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San Francisco Just Got an Early 250th Birthday Present
Super Bowl 60
Finally Has a Home

Super Bowl 60 Finally Has a Home

NFL's biggest game of the year is headed to San Francisco Bay Area in 2026

(Newser) - The Super Bowl will return to the Bay Area in 2026 at the home of the San Francisco 49ers, following a vote of approval by NFL owners on Monday at their spring meetings. This will be the third time for the big game in the Bay Area, per the AP...

Dozens Complained to FCC About Rihanna's Halftime Show

Apparently some viewers found it too sexual

(Newser) - Of the 103 complaints made to the Federal Communications Commission regarding the Super Bowl, TMZ reports that "almost all of them" were regarding Rihanna's halftime show. Apparently quite a few viewers found it way too sexual, and made sure the FCC heard about it. At least two of...

Only Dude Not Watching the Super Bowl on Plane Goes Viral

Probably because he was watching 'Hitch'

(Newser) - Picture it: It's Super Bowl Sunday! Only instead of inhaling your entire 2023 allotment of bad party food while yelling at a big screen, you're stuck on an airplane with just plain bad food and a tiny screen (no yelling allowed—the FAA is sensitive about these things)....

This Super Bowl Was 3rd Most-Watched TV Show of All Time

Preliminary numbers have it behind 2015 and 2017 Super Bowls

(Newser) - Fox was hoping the matchup of two top teams in the Super Bowl and a close game would lead to a record night. Even though Sunday's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles came down to a field goal with 8 seconds remaining, Fox fell just short...

11 of the Best Super Bowl Ads and One of the Worst

The commercials during the big game did not disappoint

(Newser) - Super Bowl Sunday is about more than just the game , the halftime show , and the inevitable controversial call that will be debated for days: It's also about, of course, the commercials. The Athletic and the New York Post are among the many outlets running down the best and worst...

Why Many Fans Believe One 'Bad Call' Decided the Super Bowl

Critics say holding call on the Eagles shouldn't have been made in this case

(Newser) - The Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles were tied 35-35, and on a 3rd-and-8 at the Eagles' 15-yard line in the final two minutes of the Super Bowl, a fateful penalty call may have essentially decided the game in favor of the Chiefs . Sportscaster Greg Olsen immediately called out...

Rihanna Reveals She's Pregnant at Super Bowl Halftime Show

Rep confirms the news after the show

(Newser) - Fans went wild—those who were watching in person as well as, judging from the social media reaction, those who were watching at home—for Rihanna's halftime show at Sunday night's Super Bowl, her first live performance in seven years . Not only did the singer wow with her...

Kansas City Chiefs Win Thriller on Mahomes&#39; Heroics
Kansas City Chiefs Win
Thriller on Mahomes' Heroics
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Kansas City Chiefs Win Thriller on Mahomes' Heroics

KC defeats the Philadelphia Eagles, 38-35

(Newser) - Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are the winners of Super Bowl 57. Mahomes—hobbling around on a hurt ankle—led the Chiefs downfield for the winning drive that was capped by Harrison Butker’s 27-yard field goal with 8 seconds left, sealing a 38-35 victory, per the AP...

Super Bowl Halftime Show: Rihanna's First Live Event in 7 Years

Chris Stapleton will handle the national anthem

(Newser) - A halftime show that Rihanna promises will be “jam-packed” will sit at the center of the celebrity supplements to Super Bowl 57. But the 13-minute mini-extravaganza, her first live event in seven years, is only one part of the entertainment sideshow surrounding Sunday's big game between the Philadelphia...

On Biden-Fox Chat Before Super Bowl, a 'Strange Back-and-Forth'

Tradition looks to be broken after an apparent impasse between WH, Fox Corp.

(Newser) - It's been a mostly-followed tradition on Super Bowl Sunday that an interview with the president of the United States is aired before the big game, conducted by the news unit of whatever network is hosting the sports event. This year, however, the matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas...

Drake Just Made a Huge Super Bowl Bet

Canadian rapper plunked down nearly $1M on the Kansas City Chiefs, playing the Eagles on Sunday

(Newser) - The sports betting machine is already in overdrive ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles, but one big bet in particular is making everyone put down their beer and wings. CBS Sports reports that Canadian rapper Drake has plunked down $965K on...

Hall of Famer Sues Hotel for $100M After Accusation

Michael Irvin denies misbehaving, though he can't remember details of hotel encounter

(Newser) - Michael Irvin has filed a lawsuit seeking $100 million over accusations he says are false and are destroying his career. The Hall of Fame receiver was dropped from TV networks' Super Bowl coverage after a woman accused him of inappropriate behavior when they met briefly at a hotel Sunday night,...

Americans Place $16B on Super Bowl
Americans Place
$16B on Super Bowl

Americans Place $16B on Super Bowl

Gaming organization estimates 50M adults are wagering on Sunday's game

(Newser) - By one measure, this year's Super Bowl is drawing twice the interest last year's did. Americans are estimated to be putting about $16 billion down on Sunday's game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles, twice the amount bet last year, USA Today reports. With...

Kansas City Chiefs Heading to Super Bowl

They beat Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 Sunday

(Newser) - Patrick Mahomes scrambled for a first down on his badly sprained right ankle, then was shoved late out of bounds by Joseph Ossai, giving Harrison Butker a chance to kick a 45-yard field goal with 3 seconds left that gave the Kansas City Chiefs a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati...

Eagles Soar Into Super Bowl
Eagles Fly Into Super Bowl

Eagles Fly Into Super Bowl

They beat San Francisco 49ers 31-7 Sunday

(Newser) - Jalen Hurts had one of Philadelphia's four rushing touchdowns and the Eagles soared into the Super Bowl, forcing both of San Francisco's quarterbacks out of the game with injuries and beating the wounded 49ers 31-7 in the NFC championship game on Sunday, the AP reports. The Eagles, who...

Taylor Swift Fans Read Between Lines on NFL News

Many think league dropped a hint that she will perform at the Super Bowl show

(Newser) - To be clear, the NFL has not announced who is performing at halftime of the next Super Bowl. But fans of Taylor Swift think the league dropped a major hint that Swift herself will get the honors, reports Sports Illustrated . It's pure speculation at this point, but the NFL...

7 Super Bowl Ads People Are Talking About
7 Super Bowl Ads
Taking the Internet by Storm

7 Super Bowl Ads Taking the Internet by Storm

Including reunions for both the Sopranos and the Dr. Evil crew

(Newser) - Things people are talking about Sunday night: the winners of Super Bowl LVI, the halftime show performers (and surprise guests), the pre-game singers (and an awkward mix-up on NBC's part), and—of course—the ads. Here are seven getting particular attention, which you can also watch in our gallery:...

Rams Win Super Bowl on Late TD Drive

Los Angeles beats the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20

(Newser) - In a venue built for champions, the Los Angeles Rams carried off the crown jewel: a Super Bowl trophy, per the AP . It took a precise 79-yard drive capped by Cooper Kupp’s 1-yard touchdown reception with 1:25 remaining for a 23-20 victory Sunday over the Cincinnati Bengals to...

Women of Color Sang Before Super Bowl. NBC Mixed Them Up

Caption confused Mickey Guyton, Jhene Aiko

(Newser) - Jhené Aiko performed "America the Beautiful" before Super Bowl LVI Sunday, followed by Mickey Guyton singing the national anthem—but NBC mixed up the two women of color, captioning Guyton as Aiko during the broadcast. Uproar on social media was swift, Yahoo News reports. "All black folks don'...

Hall of Famer Says Rams Offered Him Nosebleed Seats

At that rate, Eric Dickerson prefers watching Super Bowl at home

(Newser) - When he was asked in an interview what time he'd arrive at SoFi Stadium for the Super Bowl, a former Rams star's answer was complicated. "Let's put it like this, they wanted to give me tickets in the rafters, in the 400s," Eric Dickerson said....

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