Super Bowl 50 Pick: Never Tell Me The Odds (CSC)

<img alt=”” src=”https://cdn0.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7JPKJSsRp-QnbbB2bbNZlljU8Sg=/0x1089:2877×3007/1310×873/cdn0.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/48708381/usa-today-8793401.0.jpg” /> <p>The NFL’s premier event is finally upon us, Super Bowl 50, and the champion of the 2015 season will be crowned this Sunday night. Let’s break down who the Super Bowl champion will be.</p> <p>Here we go folks, that bittersweet time for every football fan. As much as&nbsp;<a target=”_blank” class=”sbn-auto-link” href=”http://www.sbnation.com/super-bowl”>Super ..

Brees, sisters connected by more than NFL experience


Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:14:05 GMT
By Joel a. Erickson
jerickson@theadvocate.com

SAN FRANCISCO — Nanette Prolo and Paula Piatt had no idea what they’d gotten themselves into.
Prolo and Piatt had won one of Verizon’s Minute50 prizes, a prize for a promotional campaign that asked fans to text a number every hour on the 50th minute while..

LOUISIANA’S ‘SUPER’ MOMENTS

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:13:00 GMTBy SCOTT RABALAIS | srabalais@theadvocate.com1
Super Bowl I: Jim Taylor (Baton Rouge, LSU) scores the first rushing touchdown in Super Bowl history, a 14-yard run in the second quarter for Green Bay against Kansas Cit..

Dual threat Newton rewriting records despite critics (AFP) (Yahoo Sports)

Cam Newton may divide opinion with his carefully choreographed touchdown routines but a consensus is rapidly building that the Carolina Panthers star may be the greatest dual threat quarterback the sport has ever seen. The 6ft 5in (1.96m), 250lb (113kg) Panthers signal-caller has electrified the National Football League since his professional debut in 2011 with ..

Trio making a difference off the field


Sat, 06 Feb 2016 05:08:05 GMT
By Joel a. Erickson
jerickson@theadvocate.com

SAN FRANCISCO — Eli Manning, Benjamin Watson and Anquan Boldin met more than a decade ago.
Back in 2003, Manning and Watson were rookies preparing for their first NFL action. Boldin was coming off of a surprising rookie year, and all three trained at the ..

Throwback Thursday: The most iconic play in Saints history (Yardbarker)

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The New Orleans Saints faithful won’t be able to help but think about that Super Bowl championship they won six years ago, as they’ll join 30 other teams who are sadly not playing in the big game. AROUND COVER32 Super Bowl History: Watch the top ten Super Bowl commercials ..

MAGNIFICENTSEVEN


Sat, 06 Feb 2016 03:13:12 GMT
BY SCOTT RABALAIS
srabalais@theadvocate.com

Growing up, Doug Williams never thought about playing in the NFL, much less leading a team to victory in the Super Bowl and etching his name as a Super Bowl MVP.
But in the 28 years since, not a day has gone by that he hasn’t remembered it.
“Every day, y..

Dual threat Newton rewriting records despite critics (AFP) (Yahoo Sports)

Cam Newton may divide opinion with his carefully choreographed touchdown routines but a consensus is rapidly building that the Carolina Panthers star may be the greatest dual threat quarterback the sport has ever seen. The 6ft 5in (1.96m), 250lb (113kg) Panthers signal-caller has electrified the National Football League since his professional debut in 2011 with ..