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NPR Story
4:02 am
Mon February 2, 2015

Seattle Fans Stunned At How Super Bowl Ended

Originally published on Mon February 2, 2015 7:28 am

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DEBORAH WANG, BYLINE: This is Deborah Wang. In Seattle, fans poured out onto the streets near the Seahawks' home stadium trying to understand how it went so wrong.

Can describe how you're feeling right now?

SHANE RUBLE: So sad.

MIRANDA ABRAHAM: So sad.

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NPR Story
4:02 am
Mon February 2, 2015

New England Fans Revel In Last-Minute Interception

Originally published on Mon February 2, 2015 7:28 am

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The Two-Way
2:01 pm
Sun February 1, 2015

Patriots Beat Seahawks 28-24 In Super Bowl XLIX

Steve Bronson, from Tempe, Ariz., walks past Roman numerals for the NFL Super Bowl XLIX, on Thursday.
Charlie Riedel AP

Originally published on Mon February 2, 2015 11:46 am

They promised that Super Bowl XLIX would be a close contest, and we got what was promised. The final score was 28-24.

At halftime, it was two touchdowns each. It wasn't until late in the fourth quarter that New England caught a decisive momentum that set the stage for the rest of the game.

In the end, it was Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's 3-yard touchdown pass to Julian Edelman late in the fourth — and Seattle's stumble, allowing an interception with seconds remaining — that pushed the game decisively New England's way.

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Sports
6:38 am
Sun February 1, 2015

Super Bowl Day: Ready For 17 And A Half Minutes Of Football?

Originally published on Sun February 1, 2015 10:39 am

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The Two-Way
4:32 am
Sun February 1, 2015

At Long Last: It's Super Bowl Sunday

Football pundits say could be one of the closest, most exciting championship games ever.
Charlie Riedel AP

Originally published on Mon February 2, 2015 6:45 am

Are you ready for 17 and a half minutes of football???!!!!

That, according to a study by the Media Education Foundation, is how much live football action there was in last year's Super Bowl. And pretty much what we can expect Sunday when the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl 49.

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Movie Interviews
5:00 pm
Sat January 31, 2015

Former Basketball Player Scores As A Filmmaker

Director Deon Taylor takes questions at a special screening of his new film, Supremacy, in Los Angeles.
Eric Charbonneau Le Studio Photography

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 5:30 pm

For most of his life, Deon Taylor was all about basketball. "Ever since I can remember I've just been in love with the game," he says.

His basketball career brought him a college scholarship and took him overseas, where he played professionally. Then he pivoted: in 2002, he gave up an athletic career to become a filmmaker.

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Sports
4:52 pm
Sat January 31, 2015

In Super Bowl This Sunday, Don't Forget The Guys Behind The Superstars

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 5:52 pm

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The Two-Way
8:46 am
Sat January 31, 2015

All Is Not So Well In The NFL Ahead Of Super Bowl Sunday

At a pre-Super Bowl news conference in Phoenix, Ariz., on Friday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said it's been a "tough year" for the League.
David J. Phillip AP

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 4:19 pm

Another day, another controversy.

It's been that kind of a year for the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell talked about it all on Friday at his annual State-of-the-League address in downtown Phoenix.

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The Two-Way
7:01 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Serena Williams Wins Australian Open For 19th Grand Slam Title

Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Maria Sharapova of Russia in their women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday.
Lee Jin-man AP

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 3:35 pm

Serena Williams has beaten Russia's Maria Sharapova for her sixth Australian Open, clinching her 19th Grand Slam title.

Williams, 33, won the final 6-3, 7-6 (5).

It was the tennis superstar's first Australian Open in five years and she managed to win despite fighting a severe cold that The New York Times says "left her occasionally coughing between returns and serves in the final."

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Sports
6:37 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Super Bowl And Skullduggery: The Week In Sports

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 12:10 pm

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