Johnstown’s Jeff Richardson and most of his New York Jets teammates weren’t exactly thrilled to hear quarterback Joe Namath’s brash guarantee prior to the 1969 NFL-AFL Championship game, now better known as Super Bowl III.
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There’s a football game in there somewhere, but to find it you have to work your way through layers of pregame shows, breathless moments-before-the-kickoff thoughts, an elongated National Anthem, a halftime extravaganza designed to attract the non-football audience and, of course, the much-anticipated commercials.
Once upon a time, the Kansas City Chiefs were one of the NFL’s dominant franchises. You can look it up.
Tommy Yewcic produced one of the most impressive athletic resumes in the region's history.
Jeff Richardson was part of back-to-back national championship college football teams at Michigan State. His next gridiron stop, with the New York Jets, resulted in a Super Bowl III victory.
If this was the final game of his magnificent career, what a Super way to go out for Peyton Manning.
The region has produced some of the most recognizable names to participate in the big game either as a player, broadcaster or member of the team’s support staff.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jordan Taylor sauntered into the locker room, a spiffy custom-made charcoal suit slung over his right shoulder.
From a historical perspective, the Steelers certainly deserve a shot to host a Super Bowl now that they are happening in cold-weather regions, but there also are a few reasons why the Steelers shouldn’t play host to a Super Bowl.
NEW YORK – Among the Patriots’ rewards for winning the Super Bowl is hosting the season opener.