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    Please use the following story in place of Super Bowl story in previous Sports Right Nows SUPER BOWL All eyes on Brady CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — The fact that Tom Brady has a cold has…

  • Lions already propose expanded replay for officiating

    PHOENIX (AP) — Changes could be afoot for the NFL rule book. Starting with what is a catch and what is pass interference. Two plays in the postseason have made those hot subjects, NFL football…

  • Belichick, Carroll coach Super Bowl from different angles

    PHOENIX (AP) — Put Bill Belichick behind a microphone and he’s C-SPAN — minus the information. Pete Carroll is more like a Lifetime movie. Or, as defensive lineman Michael Bennett puts it, “He has that…

  • Richard Sherman looking forward to fatherhood

    PHOENIX (AP) — Richard Sherman has contingency plans in place should his girlfriend give birth to their first child — a son — before Sunday’s Super Bowl against New England. Sherman doesn’t seem worried about…

  • Gronkowski and Chancellor make for must-see matchup

    PHOENIX (AP) — On some point Sunday it will happen. At least everyone hopes it happens. The biggest, most athletic tight end in football will be running downfield and be met in a full-speed collision…

  • Browns receiver Josh Gordon says he was caught drinking

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns receiver Josh Gordon said on Thursday that his latest trouble with the NFL results from having a few drinks with teammates. Gordon said in an open letter on Medium (http://bit.ly/1tzbTik )…

  • Only Brady, Wilfork remain from Patriots’ last title team

    PHOENIX (AP) — Vince Wilfork still remembers the joy of being showered with confetti on the field where the New England Patriots won their last NFL title. “It’s something that you really can’t put into…

  • AP Explains: Super Bowl stadium full of unique features

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — With its retractable roof and moveable field, University of Phoenix Stadium is unlike any stadium anywhere. Its unique design allows games to be played inside in the air conditioning when it’s…

  • NFL: ref inspected footballs properly in AFC title game

    PHOENIX (AP) — NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino says the inspection of the footballs by referee Walt Anderson before the AFC championship game was handled properly. Blandino also said Thursday the process of checking the…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    Obama calls for spending surge to burst past ‘sequester’ limits, buoyed by rising economy WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring an end to “mindless austerity,” President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and…

  • Marshawn Lynch talks about why he doesn’t talk to the media

    PHOENIX (AP) — Marshawn Lynch changed the script and fired back at his critics. After two days of giving only scripted answers, the Seattle Seahawks’ star running back gave his most extensive comments of Super…

  • NFL says reported concussions down 25 percent this season

    PHOENIX (AP) — The number of recorded concussions dropped 25 percent during the regular season, according to the NFL, even as injury reporting and trips to injured reserve list rose overall. Data released by the…

  • Tom Gamble rejoins 49ers as senior personnel executive

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tom Gamble is returning to the San Francisco 49ers as a senior personnel executive. The 49ers announced Gamble’s hiring Thursday. Gamble spent the past two seasons as the vice president of…

  • Carroll: Refs to use hand signal for ineligible receiver

    PHOENIX (AP) — Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Thursday the referees will use hand signals to indicate clearly when normally eligible receivers check in the Super Bowl as ineligible, a technique the Patriots have used…

  • Fire alarm again sounds at Patriots hotel for Super Bowl

    CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A fire alarm sounded for the second time in three nights at the hotel where the New England Patriots are staying for the Super Bowl. Quarterback Tom Brady says he didn’t…