Super Bowl Headlines

  • Has 420 lost its meaning? Marijuana luminaries on 4/20, in their own words

    We talked to 10 noted growers, activists, retailers, and experts about 420's meaning to them on the eve of the first 4/20 with commercial legalization in California.

    SFGate
  • Giants, collectors make their cases in memorabilia fraud lawsuit

    Lawyers for the New York Giants and for the collectors suing the team, quarterback Eli Manning and others for alleged memorabilia fraud traded barbs in court filings this week. The collectors' lawyers continued to assert their claims that Manning, the Giants, their equipment director and Steiner Sports were complicit in memorabilia fraud. The Giants' attorneys, in their most extensive filing to date, maintained that those suing them have yet to prove they've done anything...

    ABC News
  • NFL schedule released; champion Eagles up first

    Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to open the 2018 NFL season Thursday night, Sept. 6. The Eagles also will play at England's home of soccer when they take on the Jaguars in Week 8 at Wembley Stadium, one of four international games. The Chargers and Titans play in London, as do the Raiders and Seahawks. The Rams and Chiefs meet in Mexico City. The schedule has three three-game road trips, down from seven last year. The Saints, Rams and Ravens...

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  • Stanford’s Quenton Meeks hopes to follow Richard Sherman to 49ers

    The 49ers might not be done adding former Stanford cornerbacks this offseason. Just more than a month after signing Richard Sherman, it's possible the 49ers could be eyeing Quenton Meeks in next week's NFL draft after selecting Stanford players in the first round in each of the past two drafts. Meeks, a projected mid-round pick, has the height and length the 49ers prize at the position. In fact, his physique (6-foot-2, 205 pounds, 31¾-inch arms) is similar to...

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  • Names & Faces:

    Devin Hester, Matt Forte The two former Chicago Bears will sign one-day contracts with the team Monday and retire. Both spent their first eight seasons in Chicago. Hester, a record-setting return specialist, holds the NFL record with 20 kick-return touchdowns in 11 years with Chicago, Atlanta and Baltimore. He is perhaps best remembered for returning the opening kickoff of the Super Bowl 92 yards for a touchdown in 2007 against...

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  • What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear.

    The artist left a vault of unreleased music but no will — and Paisley Park is quickly becoming the Graceland of Minnesota.

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • Aaron Rodgers hopeful for contract extension as Packers retool

    An offseason of change for the Packers has been met with occasional displeasure by quarterback Aaron Rodgers. At the Super Bowl, Rodgers called it "interesting" that the Packers replaced quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt "without consulting me." Also that week, he spoke of the possibility he might have to finish his career elsewhere, like predecessor Brett Favre. In the wake of the Packers' decision to release his close friend Jordy Nelson on March 13, Rodgers...

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  • Names & Faces: Jason Kelce, John Amirante

    Jason Kelce The Eagles' center had another excuse to get dressed up this weekend- however not in outlandish sequins like he wore in the Super Bowl parade - when he and his girlfriend tied the knot. Kelce married Kylie McDevitt at the Logan Hotel in Philadelphia on Saturday. He wore a tan, three-piece suit - a slightly toned-down look compared with the bright green, genie-like Mummer's getup he donned for the city's first-ever Super Bowl parade in February. He's not the only...

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  • Travis Scott Files Countersuit in Super Bowl Concert Cancellation

    Travis Scott is firing back at the promoter who sued him for bailing on a Super Bowl weekend concert, while keeping the dough he'd been paid ... TMZ has learned. Travis filed a response to PJAM's lawsuit against him, but also filed his own…

    TMZ
  • Misdemeanor charge dropped against 49ers’ Reuben Foster

    Reuben Foster will not face a misdemeanor charge for possession of a large-capacity ammunition magazine because of a federal injunction, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced Monday. The 49ers' linebacker still faces felony charges for domestic violence, forcefully attempting to prevent a victim from reporting a crime and possessing an assault weapon. The D.A.'s office announced it had been advised that a judge of the U.S. District Court...

    SFGate
  • Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain clinch titles

    It was a coronation in the French capital as Paris Saint-Germain scored four times in the first 28 minutes and clinched the French league title with five games to play by beating defending champion Monaco 7-1. PSG won its fifth title in six seasons. Monaco meekly surrendered the title that it had won so impressively last season, and said after the game on Twitter that it will reimburse fans who traveled to the game in Paris for the cost of their tickets. ...

    SFGate
  • How N.F.L. Teams Use Social Media to Promote, and Control, Cheerleaders

    Cheerleaders are a regular presence on N.F.L. teams' official social media accounts, but the teams exert restrictions on how individual cheerleaders use their own personal profiles.

    www.nytimes.com
  • Michael Irvin on Eagles Skipping Trump's White House: 'Hate That We're at That Place'

    Michael Irvin says it's a damn shame some Eagles are boycotting Trump's White House ... and hopes the time-honored tradition can continue once POTUS is outta office. "I hate that we're at that place," Irvin told TMZ Sports. "Hopefully we can…

    TMZ
  • Aden Durde joins the Atlanta Falcons to become the NFL's first British coach

    Aden Durde can handle waiting a few more days ahead of the big announcement.

    The Telegraph