Budweiser Didn't Pay for Manning's Post-Big Game Shout OutNo, Anheuser-Busch didn't pay Peyton Manning to say he'd be drinking a lot of Budweiser after winning the Super Bowl. The company's verified Twitter account said late Sunday, "We didn't know the shout out was coming either, but we're glad it did."
Audi Tearjerker, 'Puppymonkeybaby' Among Big Game WinnersWith 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it's a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers, there were winners and losers off the field, too. Here are the advertisers whose gamble paid off, and those who dropped the ball. Missed the game? No problem. Advertisers will be running their Super Bowl spots ad nauseam on TV and online. Ads can also be found on YouTube, CBS Sports and Twitter.
5 Of The Most Memorable Super Bowl HalftimesColdplay tries to make its mark before 100 million people Sunday at halftime of the Super Bowl. Here are five of the most memorable shows, for different reasons.
Cam Newton: 'I'm An African American QB That Scares People'Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has suggested for the first time that race may play a factor in why he's become such a lightning rod for public criticism. The league MVP candidate said Wednesday, "I'm an African-American quarterback that scares people because they haven't seen nothing that they can compare me to."
Buccaneers Hired Brett Maxie As Defensive Backs CoachThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired former NFL player Brett Maxie as defensive backs coach.
FSU Settling Lawsuit With Woman Who Accused Winston Of RapeFlorida State University said Monday it's settling a lawsuit with a former student who said she was raped by former star quarterback Jameis Winston. FSU will pay Erica Kinsman $250,000 and her attorneys $700,000, university President John Thrasher said in a press release. He said FSU is settling to avoid spending millions on the lawsuit.
Ex-Prosecutor, Football Star On Trial In Wife's 2006 DeathA star football player at the University of Illinois, Curtis Lovelace returned to his western Illinois hometown with a law degree, later serving as a prosecutor who held lawbreakers accountable and as the local school board president.
Bills Hire NFL's First Full-Time Female Assistant CoachThe NFL has its first full-time female coach.
Brady Looks Forward To His 17th Meeting Against ManningNew England quarterback Tom Brady enjoys his rivalry with Denver's QB, none other than Peyton Manning.
Dirk Koetter Promoted As Buccaneers New Head CoachThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers are turning their rebuilding project over to Dirk Koetter. The longtime NFL offensive coordinator on Friday became the team's fifth coach since 2008, succeeding Lovie Smith, who was fired after going 8-24 over the past two seasons.
Blog Calculates Patriots As Most-Injured Team In NFL This SeasonIf it seems as if New England is more injured than everyone else in the NFL, that's because it's true.
Carolina Panthers Place Charles Tillman on Injured ReserveThe Carolina Panthers placed starting cornerback Charles Tillman on the injured reserve this week, a rare injury for the 15-1 Panthers. Here is a look at the team's injuries heading into the NFL playoffs.