New England Patriots will steal Super Bowl XLIX

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Football pumps will cringe in fear. Ragged hoodies will run and hide. "Cheaters" can start making plans for an Emmy.

I hate writing this as much as I hate Tom Brady's smug grin under that silly ski cap, but I have no choice.

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Jerome Bettis elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

PHOENIX -- Jerome Bettis' wait is finally over.

Bettis, the Detroit Mackenzie star whose hard-charging running style earned him the nickname "Bus," was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday a day before Super Bowl XLIX.

The former...

This Super Bowl has plenty of talking points

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Maybe Marshawn Lynch got it right.

Perhaps the stubbornly silent Seattle Seahawks running back, who donned sunglasses, pulled his ball cap low and frustrated reporters by saying next to nothing all week, actually made an astute...

Dan Caesar's Super Bowl pick

Who: Patriots vs. Seahawks

Time: 6:30 p.m. EST, Sunday in Glendale, Ariz.

TV: NBC

Line: Even

Over/under -- 47.5

Weather: Temperature around 70, dry (roof might be closed)

Synopsis: A dandy matchup of the top seeds from the conference ...