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Winfield man is one of a few to attend all 49 Super Bowl games

By Jodi Weigand 1:51 a.m.
A few weeks ago, Tom Henschel of Winfield sat in the same seat in the Los Angeles Coliseum where he watched Green Bay and Kansas City take the field for the first Super Bowl 49 years ago. “It was really something,” ...

Healthy Gronkowski ready to roll in Super Bowl

By The Associated Press
PHOENIX — Rob Gronkowski’s ankle is fine. So are his forearm and knee. He’s way past those injuries that ruined his last three postseasons. You can’t ...

Getting fired by Patriots led to Carroll’s reinvention

By The Associated Press
PHOENIX — Looking back at the championships he won at Southern Cal and the Super Bowl title a season ago with Seattle, Pete Carroll can ...

Now a Patriot, RB Blount’s thrilled to have moved on from Steelers

By Jack Magruder
PHOENIX — LeGarrette Blount’s appearance at Super Bowl media day was a little like his last day as a Steeler — except he stayed for ...

Former Steelers LB Haggans to do time in Westmoreland jail

By Paul Peirce
Former Steelers linebacker Clark Haggans has been on three Super Bowl teams in the past decade, but if he watches Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, it ...

NFL notebook: Patriots employee under scrutiny in underinflated footballs probe

By Wire Reports
NFL investigators are focused on a Patriots locker room attendant in the case of the underinflated footballs in the AFC championship game, according to FOX Sports. The attendant allegedly took game balls from the officials’ locker room to another area on ...

NFL notebook: Chances dwindle for Browns receiver Gordon after failed drug test

By The Associated Press
CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon’s troubles have deepened. He might be out of chances — and time. The wide receiver for the Browns failed another drug test, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Sunday. Gordon, who ...

NFL notebook: Seahawks warned 15-yard penalty for Lynch obscene gesture

By Wire Reports
The NFL reportedly warned the Seahawks that they will be penalized 15 yards for unsportsmanlike conduct if running back Marshawn Lynch makes an obscene gesture during the Super Bowl. Lynch has been fined twice in recent weeks for grabbing his ...

Former athletes open businesses

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK — As Eddie George neared the end of his nine seasons in the NFL, the running back began pondering his next play. “Something I’d worked on for most of my adult life was coming to an end, and ...

NFL notebook: Agent denies Ravens DT Cody injured dog

By Wire Reports
The Ravens intend to cut ties with defensive tackle Terrence Cody, who’s under investigation for animal cruelty. The Ravens made no reference to the investigation Friday when it issued a one-sentence news release that said Cody’s contract will be terminated ...

Harrison man retiring to end 20-year NFL officiating career

By Bill Beckner Jr.
The elder statesman of NFL officials is getting set to take his final bow. Tom Stabile is calling it a career after 20 years in stripes. The ...

Belichick, Brady offer no explanation for deflated game balls

By The Associated Press
The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to ...

NFL notebook: Lynch fined for obscene gesture

By Wire Reports
The NFL fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday’s NFC championship game, according to multiple reports. The league did not specify what the gesture was in the win over Green Bay, ...

‘Beli-cheat’s’ reputation built over many years

By The Associated Press
Add underinflated footballs to the list of incidents giving Bill Belichick a reputation for guile and playing above the rules. Softer footballs wouldn’t explain all of ...

Starkey: Suspend ‘Beli-cheat,’ now or later

By Joe Starkey
Steelers president Art Rooney II apparently doesn’t believe “Deflate-gate” is a big deal, telling reporters Wednesday, “I wouldn’t put it on the scale of serious.” ...

NFL notebook: Packers coach McCarthy’s younger brother dies at 47

By Wire Reports
The younger brother of Packers coach Mike McCarthy died Wednesday after collapsing at a North Hills-area gym, according to multiple reports. Joe McCarthy was 47. McCarthy ...