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Ohio State’s Jeff Heuerman Becomes First Player Ever To Win CFB Playoff, Super Bowl

Jeff Heuerman made history tonight.  Ohio State’s former tight end became the first football player ever to win both the College Football Playoff and the Super Bowl with Denver’s win against Carolina.  Heuerman, a tight end for the Broncos, missed the 2015 season (his rookie campaign) with a torn ACL, but he’s still on the roster, so he’ll receive a ring. The third-round...
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Video: Cam Newton’s Cowardly Decision Might Have Cost The Panthers Super Bowl 50

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was undoubtedly the NFL’s best player this season. But one play during Super Bowl 50 – which he’d likely take back – will likely haunt him for a long, long time.  Carolina, trailing 16-10 late in the fourth quarter, was facing a 3rd-and-9 from its own 25-yard-line. Newton, after dropping back to pass, was sacked by Denver’s Von...
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Watch: Budweiser’s Incredible Anti-Drunk Driving Ad Featuring Helen Mirren

While most of tonight’s Super Bowl commercials have featured attempts at humor, a few have dealt with serious topics. Budweiser’s latest ad – which is more like a PSA – was the most on-point of the event. In the below clip, British actress Helen Mirren goes on a 60-second rant against drunk driving – criticizing anyone who would make such a decision. It’s being praised...
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Video: Was Super Bowl 50′s Halftime Show The Best Ever?

Super Bowl 50′s halftime show, which featured Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Beyonce, is getting rave reviews – at least online. Some are even debating whether it belongs in a class of its own.  The performance, which lasted just under 12 minutes, featured a number of Coldplay’s hits, a gender-themed dance-off between Bruno Mars and Beyonce, and a tribute to past Super Bowl halftime...
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Did Beyonce almost fall down during Super Bowl halftime show?

The playing surface at Levi’s Stadium at Super Bowl 50 hasn’t been great. Players on both the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos have struggled to gain proper footing. Some have resorted to changing their cleats mid-game.  The halftime show stage apparently wasn’t much better.  Did Beyonce almost fall down during her performance? It looks like it.  Beauty and balance...
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Ohio State’s Michael Thomas Says Former Buckeyes’ Star DE Noah Spence Is “The Next Von Miller”

The star of Super Bowl 50 so far?  Denver Broncos’ outside linebacker Von Miller, whose sack and forced fumble of Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton led to the first touchdown of the game. Miller has been wreaking havoc on Newton and his offensive line all game.  Michael Thomas says one of his former Ohio State teammates reminds him of the Broncos’ stud pass rusher...
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Beer company trolls Seth Rogan after Super Bowl commercial

It isn’t just the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers who are going at it during Super Bowl 50. Nope – the beer companies are getting involved too. Moments after Bud Light aired it much-hyped “Bud Light Party” commercial in the second quarter, Pabst Blue Ribbon took to Twitter with a slight on both its rival and its spokesman – Seth Rogen. Essentially, they called...
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Here’s The Hilarious Doritos Baby Commercial From Super Bowl 50 That You Missed

It’s obviously still early, but Doritos is the clubhouse leader for best commercial of Super Bowl 50.  Doritos is airing two commercials during the big game this year, and the first was shown early in the first quarter. It’s getting rave reviews. The 30-second spot features a couple who is in the hospital for the birth of their child. We won’t spoil the rest. Check out the...
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Video: Tom Brady Got Booed So Hard Before Super Bowl 50

Prior to Sunday’s kickoff between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers, the NFL decided to honor the previous Super Bowl MVPs by bringing them on stage for all in attendance to see.  Everything went as expected, until New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady walked out and got booed ridiculously hard by the fans in attendance. It was an interesting moment, to say the least...
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How Long Was Lady Gaga’s National Anthem At Super Bowl 50?

If you’re watching Super Bowl 50, you know that Lady Gaga just killed the National Anthem. How long did it take, though? The over/under for Gaga’s performance, according to a number of sports books, was 2 minutes and 20 seconds. But the pop star did in fact go over that mark – at least according to most publications. Good Morning America officially clocked her at 2 minutes...
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Photo: Gus Malzahn and His Wife Are At The Super Bowl To Cheer On Cam Newton

One of Cam Newton’s college coaches will be cheering him on from the stands at the Super Bowl this evening.  Gus Malzahn and his wife, Kristi, have traveled out to Santa Clara, Calif., to watch Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos at Levi’s Stadium.  The Auburn coach was Newton’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach during his 2010 Heisman...
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Cam Newton's cleats have 'MVP' and stats written on them

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has never been one to shy away from fashion statements, and that was no different as he took the field for pregame warm-ups prior to Super Bowl 50. Less than 24 hours after being named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player, Newton took the field in some awesome gold cleats that not only featured the letters “MVP,” but also featured his statistics...
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Photos: Auburn Changes Social Media Color Schemes To Support Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

Auburn University’s social media platforms have a different color scheme this evening.  Carolina Panthers’ blue.  In support of their former star quarterback, Cam Newton, the Tigers have switched up their color schemes for the Super Bowl.  We have a new color scheme for our social platforms. What do you think @Panthers? #WarEagle #SB50 pic.twitter.com/Jgzx4HbCCM — Auburn...
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Video: Georgia 5-Star ATH Signee Richard LeCounte III Throws Down A Nasty Dunk

Richard LeCounte III, a five-star Georgia commit in the 2017 class, is ranked the No. 2 athlete in the country by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  The Riceboro, Ga. native showed off some of his athleticism on the basketball court this weekend.  Check out this dunk thrown down by LeCounte in a recent game.  @LilEasy_35 pic.twitter.com/DHl8zGfuqi — Young Keenan.. (@I_Be_Keenan...
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Where Is Super Bowl 51? 2017 Super Bowl Time, Date, Location, Stadium

The 2017 Super Bowl will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.  The game, Super Bowl LI, is the 51st Super Bowl in NFL history. The AFC Champion will play the NFC Champion to decide the champion of the 2016 NFL season.  The contest will be televised by FOX.  It’s expected to kick off at roughly 6:30 p.m. E.T.  Super Bowl 51
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Photo: Clemson’s Deshaun Watson Sent Cam Newton A Pre-Super Bowl Message

With the Super Bowl now just hours away, many people are taking to social media to provide their final thoughts before kickoff. One of those people was Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, who had a message for Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton prior to kickoff. He posted that message to Instagram Sunday afternoon.   Keep Dain’ on em Cam! Me & my boy @treviont_32...
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Cam Newton doesn't disappoint with Super Bowl outfit

Cam Newton has arrived at the Super Bowl.  Unsurprisingly, he’s done it in style.  The Carolina Panthers quarterback walked into Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., roughly three hours before kickoff. Look who's here. Cam Newton has arrived. pic.twitter.com/D9UO3rDGvu — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) February 7, 2016 Cam's here pic.twitter.com/9ovTS0fkOK —...
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Super Bowl 50: Why Is Steph Curry A Carolina Panthers Fan?

Steph Curry is the best basketball player in the world. The Golden State Warriors’ star point guard might also be the biggest Carolina Panthers’ fan on the planet.  Why? Curry, 27, grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, where the Panthers play. He attended college at nearby Davidson, whose campus is roughly 30 minutes away from the downtown area.  The greatest shooter ever makes...
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Super Bowl 50: How Much Does Food, Concessions Cost At The Super Bowl?

The average cost for a ticket to this year’s Super Bowl is nearly $5K.  Thankfully, the game gets less expensive once you’re inside the gates.  Not that much less expensive, though.  Here are the general food and concessions prices at this year’s Super Bowl at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.  Super Bowl 50 concession prices (H/T @stadiyums) pic.twitter.com/jbhCFl48h7...
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The College Football Programs With The Most Super Bowl Appearances

Which college football program will have the most former players in tonight’s Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos?  Ohio State.  There will be five former Buckeyes playing in the game; four Panthers - Ted Ginn Jr., Corey Brown, Kurt Coleman and Andrew Norwell; one Bronco – Bradley Roby.  All-time, which programs have the most appearances in the Super...
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What Are The Best Super Bowl Snacks?

Twitter/DannyAller Super Bowl 50 is set to kick off Sunday afternoon, so people all over the country are scrambling to make final arrangements for their Super Bowl Party. And if you are one of the lucky few who plan to host your football-fanatic friends, you’ll want to keep one thing in mind when deciding on snacks – quick and easy.  Don’t spend time planning any kind of...
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Video: Watch Nebraska 4-Star Commit Isaiah Roby Throw Down A Sick Dunk

Nebraska’s men’s basketball program will be getting a surge of athleticism next season.  Meet Isaiah Roby, a four-star small forward in the 2016 class committed to the Huskers.  He recently did this in a game.  pic.twitter.com/DRym21fJH2 — Zay Roby (@roby_isaiah) February 7, 2016 Tim Miles is definitely excited about this prospect.  Roby is ranked the No. 22 SF and No...
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What’s The Average Cost Of A Super Bowl 50 Ticket?

Tickets to Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, Calif. at Levi’s Stadium have reached record-high costs.  According to Seat Geek, the average cost for a ticket to the game between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos is $4,841. Last spring’s fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had an average ticket price of $4,672, which was the previous high total for a sports...
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Cardale Jones predicts he will play in Super Bowl

Cardale Jones has won a Big Ten championship and a national title. The former Ohio State star now has his eyes set on another prize: a Super Bowl.  With Super Bowl 50 set to kick off on Sunday, Jones, who’s undefeated as a starting quarterback, made a prediction about his NFL career on Twitter.  Jones will be in the Super Bowl one day, he says. One day, I'll be getting ready...
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What Does The “C” Patch Stand For On Super Bowl Jerseys For Carolina, Denver?

Super Bowl 50 – being played between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos – will see players wearing a number of interesting patches. Some were created specifically for the event. Others have been worn all season long. If you’re wondering about the “C” you see on some star’s jerseys? Well here’s the answer. The “C” patch is actually a patch given to team...
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