September 22, 2014

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Officials still shed no light on reasons for Super Bowl blackout

NEW ORLEANS — The cause of a 34-minute blackout at the Super Bowl remains under investigation, but public records released Monday show that Superdome officials were worried about a power outage several months before the big game. An Oct. 15 memo released by the Louisiana Stadium & Exposition District, which oversees the Superdome, says tests Read More…

Power to the Ravens: Baltimore overcomes blackout, 49ers rally to win Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS — From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever. The outage flipped the momentum to the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31. America’s biggest Read More…

Super Bowl: Ravens Ray Lewis not on top of his game, but still finishes his career on top

NEW ORLEANS — Before he could bask in a shower of confetti, before he could put his fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy and before he could head into retirement as a champion, Ray Lewis had one final task: stop the San Francisco 49ers on three plays 5 yards from the end zone. After two passes Read More…

Super Bowl: Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco stays calm and cool, now can expect to collect

NEW ORLEANS — Quarterback Joe Flacco put off contract talks with the Baltimore Ravens until after the season was done. Seems like a terrific decision now, huh? Capping a perfect postseason, the unassuming and unheralded Flacco completed 22 of 33 passes for 287 yards and three first-half touchdowns Sunday, earning Super Bowl MVP honors for Read More…

Super Bowl: Colin Kaepernick leads huge 49ers comeback, but can’t finish the job

NEW ORLEANS — Colin Kaepernick got tripped up and tossed down, then still nearly led the greatest Super Bowl comeback in just his 10th career NFL start. Rarely rattled on an impressive path to the Super Bowl, San Francisco’s second-year quarterback finally showed some inexperience on football’s big stage. Not to mention some guts. After Read More…