Super Bowl

ATLANTA | Super Bowl planners: Shutdown brings ‘uncharted territory’

ATLANTA —Jan 15, 2019— A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s mayor is concerned about the waits that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl. The ongoing partial government shutdown is “uncharted territory” amid planning for one of the world’s biggest … Continue reading ATLANTA | Super Bowl planners: Shutdown brings ‘uncharted territory’

We love LA: Could two LA teams meet in the Super Bowl?

—January 08, 2019—The miss by Bears kicker Cody Parkey won’t be easily forgotten in Chicago, but at least Parkey isn’t alone. PodcastOne Sports Now co-host Jim Litke tells the story about the snapper for the New York Giants in a wildcard game and reminds listeners about Tony Romo’s fumble of an extra point snap that … Continue reading We love LA: Could two LA teams meet in the Super Bowl?

NEW YORK | Saints, Rams, Bears highlight top 3 in AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK — The road to the Super Bowl in the NFC will go through the Big Easy. Though the Saints’ path to get to Atlanta could be challenging: The top three teams in the latest AP Pro32 poll are all from the NFC. The Saints received all 12 first-place votes for 384 points in … Continue reading NEW YORK | Saints, Rams, Bears highlight top 3 in AP Pro32 poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Chiefs take confidence from shootout loss to Rams

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs walked out of Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles late Monday night confident that they could beat the Rams if they should get a rematch in the Super Bowl. If only they don’t have to beat themselves, too. For all the positives the Chiefs did during their 54-51 … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Chiefs take confidence from shootout loss to Rams

NEW ORLEANS | Brees, Saints singe sinking Eagles, 48-7

NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees passed for 363 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints won their ninth straight with a 48-7 demolition of Philadelphia on Sunday that marked the Eagles’ worst loss by far since they won last season’s Super Bowl. Brees completed 22 of 30 passes and did not turn the ball over, … Continue reading NEW ORLEANS | Brees, Saints singe sinking Eagles, 48-7

NEW YORK | Seahawks’ Kendricks banned 8 games for insider trading

NEW YORK — The NFL has suspended Seattle Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks for eight games for his role in an insider trading scheme. The suspension announced Tuesday for a player who won a Super Bowl with Philadelphia last season includes time served. Kendricks pleaded guilty in September to one count of securities fraud and one … Continue reading NEW YORK | Seahawks’ Kendricks banned 8 games for insider trading

Johnny Miller retiring after 3 decades at NBC Sports

Johnny Miller is retiring after three decades of calling the shots the way he sees them. Miller said Monday he will make his last call from the Phoenix Open the first weekend in February, ending a career as the lead golf analyst for NBC Sports that made him as famous as the 63 he shot … Continue reading Johnny Miller retiring after 3 decades at NBC Sports

Eagles, Vikings stage NFC championship rematch

When last they met, the Eagles and Vikings were vying for a spot in the Super Bowl. Now they are searching for consistency. “Each week — and (Eagles defensive coordinator) Jim Schwartz mentioned it and it’s true,” Philadelphia coach Doug Pederson says, “you’re two plays away from maybe being 0-4 and two plays away from … Continue reading Eagles, Vikings stage NFC championship rematch