NFL Super Bowl

New England Patriots' Stephon Gilmore (24) prepares to intercept the ball against Los Angeles Rams' Brandin Cooks (12) during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 05, 2019 - 2:05 am
In a Super Bowl snoozer featuring a single touchdown by victorious New England and the high-scoring, newfangled, all-the-rage Los Angeles Rams managing a measly three points, the MVP trophy went to Patriots receiver Julian Edelman. Where's the love for the defense? Sure, Edelman caught 10 passes...
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The new Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores speaks during a news conference on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Davie, Fla. Hours after his team won the Super Bowl, New England Patriots linebackers coach Flores has been hired as head coach of the Miami Dolphins. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 04, 2019 - 8:45 pm
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — When Brian Flores was asked how he celebrated winning the Super Bowl, he paused for several seconds and laughed. "I kissed my wife on the field," Flores said. Then it was on to the next challenge, and a big one — fixing the Miami Dolphins. Flores, the New England Patriots'...
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People watch Super Bowl LIII at the Westgate Superbook sports book, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 04, 2019 - 8:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Football fans in three states legally bet almost $185.5 million on the Super Bowl this year, with sportsbooks ending Sunday with mixed results and Nevada operators seeing the first drop in the total amount wagered on the game since 2015. The game between the New England Patriots...
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New England Patriots' Lawrence Guy kisses the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 04, 2019 - 7:16 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The New England Patriots' competitive but action-starved Super Bowl victory over the Los Angeles Rams was seen by 100.7 million people on television and streaming services, the smallest audience for football's annual spectacle in a decade. A boycott by disgruntled New...
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New England Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty, left, holds the Super Bowl trophy as he greets fans following the football team's arrival at Gillette Stadium, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass, after defeating the Los Angeles Rams Sunday in NFL Super Bowl 53, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
February 04, 2019 - 6:36 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty said Monday he won't go to the White House if the Super Bowl champions are invited by President Donald Trump, and teammate and twin brother Jason said he highly doubts he would make the trip. A day after the Patriots beat...
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New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski (87) runs from Los Angeles Rams' Samson Ebukam (50) after catching a pass during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
February 04, 2019 - 4:34 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Rob Gronkowski rumbled down the field, got past two defenders and hauled in the football to set up New England's go-ahead touchdown. If this was the farewell performance for the Patriots tight end, he went out in playmaking style. Was it his biggest catch ever? "You tell me,"...
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Adam Levine of Maroon 5 performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 04, 2019 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — First, critics panned Maroon 5's Super Bowl halftime performance. Then social media folks went full-on snark over Adam Levine's throw pillow-like tank top design. Then he peeled off the busy brown shirt and the snark turned to outrage over his exposed nipples. The bare-chested...
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February 04, 2019 - 2:04 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals have hired Zac Taylor as their coach, heading in different direction after failing to get a playoff win during Marvin Lewis' 16 seasons. They targeted the Rams quarterbacks coach as Lewis' replacement, but weren't able to close a deal until LA's season ended with a 13-...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick answers questions at a news conference for the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 04, 2019 - 1:01 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Bill Belichick is now standing shoulder to shoulder with the NFL's all-time greatest coaching icons. When considering his place in history, Belichick's accomplishments transcend the Super Bowl era after his New England Patriots' 13-3 Super Bowl 53 win over the Los Angeles Rams on...
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New England Patriots' Tom Brady holds his daughter, Vivian, after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 04, 2019 - 8:07 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Graying but still gritty, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots came to the Super Bowl intending to stave off, for at least one more game, the inevitable onslaught of the NFL's future. Job well done. Pro football never looked flatter, older and more stuck in the days of the VCR...
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