Super Bowl 2014: The stars, performers and parties – CBS News

CBS NewsSuper Bowl XLVIII kicks off Sunday evening at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., and as sports fans pull on their jerseys and get ready to watch the Denver…

Super Bowl XLVII daily briefing: History is against Peyton Manning following NFL … – Philly.com

Philly.comThe last four MVP winners to play in a Super Bowl in the same season have lost. SB Nation 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage. If Saturday night was any indication of…

Panthers’ Luke Kuechly is Defensive Player of the Year – NFL.com

NFL.comNEW YORK — Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has spent just two years in the NFL, and he already has reached the pinnacle of individual achievement for a defensive player.…

Sources: Justin Bieber questioned, plane searched in New Jersey – CNN

CNNTeterboro, New Jersey (CNN) — Pop star Justin Bieber was interviewed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers who said they detected an odor of marijuana on the singer’s private…

Eli Manning feared neck surgeries would end Peyton Manning’s career – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPeyton Manning is all set to play in his third Super Bowl, but just a couple years ago Eli Manning thought his older brother might have played…

Budweiser’s ‘Puppy Love’ Super Bowl Commercial Is Irresistibly Heartwarming – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleBudweiser is once again poised to win over the hearts of Super Bowl viewers with “Puppy Love,” the sequel to last year’s incredibly popular “Brotherhood.” The actor Don…

NYC Turns Times Square Into Super Bowl Boulevard – ABC News

ABC NewsAssociated Press. Laughter and shrieks echoed through Times Square on Wednesday as bundled-up football fans slid down a gleaming toboggan run, the centerpiece of a Super Bowl-themed outdoor street…

Super Bowl Boulevard chock full of free fun – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsCrews and volunteers labored in the frigid Tuesday temps to turn a 13-block stretch of Broadway into Super Bowl Boulevard — a free public fan celebration that’s…

Kragthorpe: Seahawks ride old-school bus to Super Bowl – Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake TribuneNewark, N.J. • The Seattle Seahawks seem out of place in New Jersey, and not just because they’re nearly 3,000 miles from home. They’ve arrived in Super Bowl…

Super Bowl ticket scam busted, two arrested says DA – CBS News

CBS NewsQueens District Attorney Richard Brown announces the arrests of alleged Super Bowl ticket counterfeiters, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Queens DA’s Office via CBS New York. Shares. Tweets; Stumble. Email;…

Manning’s ‘Omaha’ shouts may be good for business – Washington Post

Washington PostOMAHA, Neb. — Unless Peyton Manning changes his habits, the Super Bowl-watching world will get to hear “Omaha!” again and again this Sunday. The Denver Broncos quarterback’s word choice…

Super Bowl Attracts a Marijuana Message – New York Times

New York TimesNow the group has spent $5,000 to rent several 60-foot-wide billboards in New Jersey, within easy driving distance of MetLife Stadium, where the Broncos will play the Seattle…

NFL to block mobile video streaming at Super Bowl – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Smartphone usage has skyrocketed at sporting events, as anyone who’s attended a recent game can tell you. Look around the stands and you’ll see fans checking stats, sharing…

Super Bowl weather: Haters who don’t like the game outdoors in NJ – current list – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.comThroughout the past few weeks and months, we’ve brought you stories about critics who have spent their time naysaying about the Super Bowl being played outdoors at…

Paul Pierce scores season-high 33 points, but effort wasted by Brooklyn Nets – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPaul Pierce went from celebrating his career with the Celtics to nearly carving out his first special moment with the Nets. A day after the standing ovations…

Seahawks embrace Super Bowl stage with preparation – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERSEY CITY, N.J. – All season long, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has preached to his players about every game being a championship moment. And now that they’re here,…

Rangers Win First Game at Yankee Stadium (Sun Delay and Ice Repairs Included) – New York Times

New York TimesMarc Staal was greeted by Brian Boyle (22) after scoring for the Rangers in the first period. Barton Silverman/The New York Times. Maybe it was because they were…

Watch: Devils’ Jaromir Jagr has Hall of Fame-caliber assist – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJaromir Jagr moved past Mario Lemieux in career assists on Sunday afternoon with a Hall of Fame move. The New Jersey Devils winger looked like he was going to…

Score Hears: Local Stanley Cup heroes tell their Yankee Stadium treasures – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe Pope, Ali and of course Derek Jeter all performed at the old Yankee Stadium but not the NHL. But times change as do stadiums and this…

Teletovic’s career night leads Nets over Mavs – Reuters

ReutersTeletovic’s career night leads Nets over Mavs. NEW YORK — Coming into Friday night, Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic had a career-high of 19 points. Within six minutes of coming…

Devils 2, Capitals 1: Familiar formula for defeat sends Washington to seventh … – Washington Post

Washington PostNEWARK – The formula for the Washington Capitals’ destruction is becoming familiar. Combine a few bad penalties with some sloppy decisions in the defensive zone, mix in a few…

Celebrities swarming Super Bowl ads – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOne celebrity is no longer enough for Super Bowl advertisers. Big Game commercials are becoming a team sport, too. In an era when Super Bowl marketers are paying $4…

Goodell: NFL would consider allowing medical marijuana – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK – Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the NFL would consider allowing athletes to use marijuana to treat concussions and other head injuries if medical experts deemed it…

Gov. Christie signs education bills on dyslexia screening, social media training – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

Gov. Christie signs education bills on dyslexia screening, social media trainingThe Star-Ledger – NJ.comView/Post Comments. Among the bills Gov. Chris Christie acted upon on Tuesday were 11 related to education,…

American Idol: Harry Connick Jr.’s Hilariously Bad Audition – People Magazine

People MagazineThere have been a lot of awful auditions over the past 13 seasons of American Idol, but there was one so bad Wednesday night that it might even top…

‘Survivor’: San Jose ‘beauty’ among new cast announced by CBS – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsMorgan McLeod is proving that it pays to be beautiful. The San Jose resident and former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader is one of 18 new cast members…

‘Twin toilet’ shocking visitors to Olympic venue – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWhen a BBC reporter recently went to use a bathroom at the cross-country skiing and biathlon center in Sochi, he thought he was seeing double. His picture showing two…

How safe is Sochi? Travelers weigh their options as Olympics near – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Tracey Madigan was looking forward to watching hockey games at the Olympics with her three kids this year. Now, she’s scrambling to cancel their plane tickets because Sochi…

Myers’ Super Bowl Confidential: Manning’s audible led away from Seattle – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPeyton Manning and the Broncos were a perfect match when he was a free agent two years ago. He was looking for a team good enough to…

AP Source: Players Wanted A-Rod out of Union – ABC News

ABC NewsSeveral angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed. The…

Super Bowl story lines: Seahawks, Broncos should provide great theater – USA TODAY

USA TODAY15 on a 36-degree day more likely to resemble the conditions they’ll face in the Super Bowl. Denver at least got the lay of the land on balmy summer…

Poll: Do you agree with Gov. Chris Christie’s call to lengthen school days … – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

Poll: Do you agree with Gov. Chris Christie’s call to lengthen school days …The Star-Ledger – NJ.comChris Christie has called for a major schedule change for students across New Jersey:…

Gov. Chris Christie sworn in for second term – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsGov. Chris Christie’s inaugural day call for bipartisanship was quickly heeded Tuesday by the state legislators investigating his alleged abuses of power. About 30 minutes before the…

How Chris Christie is trying to turn bridge-gate into a partisan scrum. And … – Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)Christie’s office not only denied Zimmer’s allegations — and CNN documented the fact that her story had changed somewhat from an interview last week — but also took…

Morning Win: Richard Sherman gave people what they wanted and now they are … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWe’re now a full day out of the famous interview between Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and Fox sideline reporter Erin Andrews, and you’ve probably read all (or a lot)…