NFL football

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, file photo, San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan celebrates with his dad, Mike, after the NFC Championship NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Santa Clara, Calif. Passing the family business onto the kids is a delicate chore, even when the whole world isn't watching. When it plays out in the NFL, everyone gets to see the successes and failures unveiled in real time. This year’s Super Bowl features two of those stories. San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan learned a lot of what he knows from his dad, Mike, who has three Super Bowl rings of his own back at home. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
February 01, 2020 - 1:36 am
MIAMI (AP) — San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan grew up living the life of a football coach's son. He liked it so much, he decided he wanted to be just like his dad. Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt grew up living the life of a football magnate's son. All signs pointed toward the likelihood...
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San Francisco 49ers defensive end Dee Ford listens to a question during a media availability, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in Miami, for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game against the Kansas City Chiefs. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
January 31, 2020 - 1:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Dee Ford's blunder cost Kansas City a trip to the Super Bowl a year ago. Now Ford has another chance to deny the Chiefs a championship when he faces them with the San Francisco 49ers. Ford's five-year tenure in Kansas City came to a disappointing finish last season in the AFC...
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In this Jan. 29, 2020, photo, a gambler makes bets on the upcoming Super Bowl at Bally's casino in Atlantic City N.J. Gambling industry officials expect Sunday's Super Bowl to be among the most heavily wagered-on championship games ever. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
January 31, 2020 - 1:21 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — With legal sports betting continuing to spread in the U.S., this year's Super Bowl is likely to be among the most wagered-on championship games ever. The gambling industry's trade association, the American Gaming Association, estimates $6.8 billion will be bet legally and...
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People gather trash on the beach for the Huddle for 100 beach clean up at the Historic Virginia Key Beach Park on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Miami. Climate change poses a threat to South Florida's way of life, including Miami's customary spot in the NFL's Super Bowl rotation. The game will be played Sunday in Miami for the 11th time, the most of any city. But the sea and temperature are rising, which could eventually make South Florida an unsuitable Super Bowl site. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
January 31, 2020 - 1:17 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The forecast for the Super Bowl in Miami is grim. Clear skies and temperature in the 60s are expected when the game kicks off, so weather won't be a problem. But climate change likely will be, sooner or later. The sea and temperature are rising, posing a threat to South Floridians' way...
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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2016, file photo, a New Orleans Saints helmet rests on the playing field before an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo. The Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives doing public relations damage control for the area's Roman Catholic archdiocese to help it contain the fallout from a burgeoning sexual abuse crisis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
January 31, 2020 - 1:15 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that The Associated Press may be heard in a court dispute over whether to release hundreds of confidential emails that detail the New Orleans Saints' behind-the-scenes public relations work to help area Roman Catholic leaders deal with a sexual abuse crisis...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo speaks during a media availability, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Miami, for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game against the Kansas City Chiefs. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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January 31, 2020 - 12:48 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have won games almost every way possible this season. They've won high-scoring shootouts in a dome and ugly low-scoring affairs in the mud. They've won nail biters decided by just inches in the final seconds and lopsided laughers. They've won by pounding the...
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This undated image provided by Cheetos shows MC Hammer in a scene from the company's 2020 Super Bowl NFL football spot. “U Can’t Touch This” is 30 years old this year but just as familiar as ever. (Cheetos via AP)
January 31, 2020 - 10:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans weary of a seemingly endless barrage of political news may be looking for a respite as they settle in to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday. They won't get it, although the real-world interruption should at least be brief. For what may be the first time, national politics will...
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Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, right, talks with others on the football field during practice on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Davie, Fla., for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
January 31, 2020 - 10:13 am
MIAMI (AP) — Andy Reid has won more games than any coach without a Super Bowl title, so people question whether he can win the big one. The knock against Reid throughout his 21-year coaching career has been his inability to win a championship. He was 1-4 in conference title games during 14 seasons...
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This undated photo provided by Doritos shows Lil Nas X, right, and Sam Elliott in a scene from the company's 2020 Super Bowl NFL football spot. The snack chip is betting people will connect with “Old Town Road,” the smash hit of the summer by Lil Nas X. (Doritos via AP)
January 31, 2020 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s Super Bowl won't be a politics-free zone, as both President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg will air campaign ads during the game. But most other advertisers will offer escape from impeachment and the upcoming presidential election by...
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This Jan. 27, 2020 photo shows Matthew A. Cherry during a portrait session at the 92nd Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Los Angeles. Cherry is nominated for an Oscar for his animated short "Hair Love." (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
January 31, 2020 - 9:06 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Matthew A. Cherry became an Oscar nominee, that was initially good enough for him, until he heard about the death of Kobe Bryant, a former professional athlete — just like himself — who was nominated in the same category in 2018. For Cherry, Bryant’s death is fueling his...
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