Broncos ride defense to Super Bowl title

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver's two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title.
By Barry Wilner

Miller pounds Panthers, wins MVP

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Von Miller was second-to-none in the Super Bowl
By Howard Fendrich

Newton's rough night dooms Panthers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Cam Newton's dream season ended with a nightmare performance.
By Steve Reed

Bruno Mars, Beyonce upstage Coldplay

Give Chris Martin and Coldplay credit: It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be upstaged at their own Super Bowl show.
By David Bauder

Super Bowl ads aimed at optimism

NEW YORK -Game on. On advertising's biggest night, Super Bowl ads aimed for optimism.

Matsuyama takes advantage of Fowler's miscues

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Rickie Fowler hit two balls into the water on the par-4 17th hole to give Hideki Matsuyama an unexpected victory Sunday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
By John Nicholson

Gamecock women look to slow Stewart

COLUMBIA - South Carolina coach Dawn Staley thinks Connecticut's Breanna Stewart is a sublime player and competitor who has transcended the game. Staley would know.
By Pete Iacobelli

Hawks fall to Magic on buzzer-beater

ORLANDO Fla. - Nik Vucevic hit an 18-footer at the buzzer and the Orlando Magic beat the Atlanta Hawks 96-94, winning for only the third time in 18 games in 2016.
By Dick Scanlon

Guy's Super Bowl snared snap is enduring image

Thomson's Ray Guy, a three-time Super Bowl champion with the Raiders, produced a lasting memory in the 1984 game by saving a high snap.
By David Lee

Grant recalls fond memories of Super Bowl win

When Deon Grant thinks about the Super Bowl – which is probably quite a bit these days – one play always comes to mind first: his last play.
By Wayne Staats

Michaux: South Carolina says it's ready for UConn

South Carolina's women are a perfect 22-0 and eagerly anticipating a matchup between the Nos. 1 and 2 teams in the nation in the week after Groundhog Day.
By Scott Michaux

Catchings hoping to catch on with front-office position

NEW YORK - Over the course of her storied career, Tamika Catchings has spent many hours at the NBA and WNBA offices.
By Doug Feinberg

Paul's late 3-pointers lift Clippers

MIAMI - Chris Paul's consecutive 3-pointers in the final minutes were daggers to a Miami comeback, and his game-high 22 points helped the Los Angeles Clippers fend off the Heat 100-93 on Sunday.

Toledo prevails in Champions Tour playoff

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Esteban Toledo parred the third playoff hole Sunday to win the Allianz Championship over Billy Andrade on a cold, windy day at Broken Sound Club.

Miami holds on to top Georgia Tech

ATLANTA -Sheldon McClellan scored 22 points, but Ja'Quan ewton's 3-pointer while falling out of bounds was the shot that carried the 17th-ranked Miami Hurricanes to a 75-68 victory over hard-luck Georgia Tech on Sunday.

Ovechkin's 30th goal boosts Capitals

WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin became the third player in NHL history to reach 30 goals in his first 11 seasons, and Braden Holtby made 33 saves as the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2. has made every Super Bowl

Sometimes nine yards in a football game isn’t enough for a first down, but for Larry McDonald it was pay dirt to a bonanza at Sunday’s 50th Super Bowl.
By Wayne Ford

Notre Dame women rally past Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Madison Cable scored five consecutive points in the fourth quarter, including a big 3-pointer with two minutes remaining, to rally No. 3 Notre Dame past No. 13 Louisville 66-61.

Security heavy around Levi's Stadium

Security was heavy and visible Sunday around Super Bowl locations, from hotels in San Francisco to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

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