Trick plays stand out in a Super Bowl a little like clown suits at a cocktail party.
As the NFL investigates how footballs got deflated during the AFC Championship game, and detractors accuse the team of cheating, very little air seems to have gone out of Patriots Nation and its Super Bowl euphoria.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Thursday he doesn't know how footballs became deflated during the game that got his team to the Super Bowl.
U mad bro? They're three little words that thrust Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman into the national spotlight a few years ago, and they're words he's still answering questions about today.
Because he had never experienced the moment before, Kevin Williams was at a loss for what to do.
Add underinflated footballs to the list of incidents giving Bill Belichick a reputation for guile and playing above the rules.
All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman still expects to play in the Super Bowl despite injuring his left elbow in the NFC championship game.
Two Hollywood superstars, one from Seattle, the other from Boston, have made an epic Super Bowl wager that will have one superhero in costume visiting sick children in the winning city.
The Super Bowl location in sunny Arizona will present a dilemma for league officials as they grapple with a question that is faced by many pro sports teams in an era of retractable roofs: whether to play the game with the stadium open or closed.
The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated.
We've had "Beast Quake" -- both the original and the sequel -- and "Kam Quake" -- the vibrations from the excited crowd as Kam Chancellor returned an interception 90 yards against the Panthers last week.
Kearse's response was a moment that will be remembered in Seattle Seahawks history in the same regard as Richard Sherman's deflection in the NFC championship game against San Francisco.
Marshawn Lynch's now-famous moniker "Beast Mode" has become nearly as popular as the 12th Man in Seattle.
A day later, it was still hard to fathom how the Seattle Seahawks are headed for their second straight Super Bowl. Even for those directly involved in Seattle's stunning comeback to win the NFC title.