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A Philadelphia Eagles fan chants while waiting for the team to arrive at Philadelphia International Airport a day after defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 05, 2018 - 7:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lady Luck was most certainly not the side of Las Vegas sports books during the Super Bowl as some reported six- and seven-figure losses in part due to a seemingly deep-pocketed mystery bettor and the many records set during the game, which allowed gamblers to cash in on proposition...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9), gestures after throwing a touchdown pass to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, against the New England Patriots during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 05, 2018 - 4:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 103.4 million people watched the Super Bowl on NBC, a 7 percent drop from last year that indicates that television's biggest event may have peaked in popularity. The Nielsen company said it's the smallest Super Bowl audience on television since 2009 despite the underdog...
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson, left, hugs owner Jeffrey Lurie as they celebrate after beating the New England Patriots in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 05, 2018 - 3:43 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Not only was the Philadelphia Eagles' knockout of New England a thrill-a-minute slugfest, it produced some of the biggest calls the Super Bowl has ever seen. For once, the whistles didn't go the Patriots' way, such as Philly's two second-half touchdowns that survived reviews at...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2018, file photo, New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia leaves the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans in Foxborough, Mass. The Detroit Lions have hired Patricia as their coach. The expected hiring came a day after the Patriots lost to the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
February 05, 2018 - 2:44 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions hired Matt Patricia on Monday, doubling down on the franchise's hope it can copy the New England Patriots' formula for success. The expected hiring of the defensive coordinator came a day after the Patriots lost to Philadelphia in the Super Bowl. "This position...
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Philadelphia Eagles fans celebrate the team's victory in the NFL Super Bowl 52 between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in downtown Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 05, 2018 - 11:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia was cleaning up Monday after pockets of Super Bowl victory celebrations turned unruly overnight, with rowdy Eagles fans smashing department store windows, looting a gas station convenience store and toppling a number of the city's famously greased light poles. The...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles holds up the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 05, 2018 - 7:36 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as Super Bowl MVP. Foles' journey mirrored Brady's 16 years ago and ended late Sunday night, with green-and-white confetti falling as delirious...
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This photo provided by Ram Truck Brand shows a scene from the company's Super Bowl spot. The Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash. The ad shows people doing service-oriented tasks set against audio of King's speech, which urges people to be "great" by serving the greater good rather than being successful. It was supposed to highlight the volunteer program Ram Nation. (Ram Truck Brand via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 6:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Ram truck ad that used a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., is drawing a backlash. The ad shows people doing service-oriented tasks set against audio of King's speech, which urges people to be "great" by serving the greater good rather than being successful. It was supposed to...
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New England Patriots' Tom Brady sits on the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 05, 2018 - 1:07 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The ball had just been whacked out of Tom Brady's right hand at the worst possible moment for the New England Patriots, giving the Philadelphia Eagles the ball just before the two-minute warning. Brady sat on the turf, resting his arms on his knees with a pose of resignation...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick walks off the field after the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won 41-33. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 05, 2018 - 1:02 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Patriots' loss in the Super Bowl likely will be the last game for New England's two coordinators, both almost certain to be named head coaches elsewhere in the next few days. Offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels led a typical Patriots offensive showcase Sunday night, as New...
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This photo provided by PepsiCo shows Peter Dinklage in a scene from the company's Doritos Blaze Super Bowl spot. For the 2018 Super Bowl, marketers are paying more than $5 million per 30-second spot to capture the attention of more than 110 million viewers. (PepsiCo via AP)
February 04, 2018 - 11:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — This year's Super Bowl ads ran the gamut from tame humor to ... tame messages about social causes. After a divisive year, advertisers during the Big Game worked overtime to win over audiences with messages that entertained and strove not to offend. The slapstick humor and sexual...
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