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Minnesota Touts New Indoor Stadium For 2018 Super Bowl

Minnesota political and business leaders say the cold-weather state would be ideally suited to host the 2018 Super Bowl in the Vikings’ new climate-controlled indoor stadium. Gov. Mark Dayton and a team of business and community leaders launched Minnesota’s bid on Monday while area temperatures were below zero.

01/27/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 12: Wes Welker #83 of the Denver Broncos tries to avoid the tackle of Marcus Gilchrist #38 of the San Diego Chargers during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 12, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Secondary Drama: Seattle’s Walter Thurmond Calls Out Wes Welker

The Seattle Seahawks are talking the talk, but will they walk the walk in Super Bowl XLVIII? From Richard Sherman’s rant to Walter Thurmond saying Wes Welker’s hit on Aquib Talib was uncalled for, it’s all building for an exciting game.

01/25/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JANUARY 22: Crews work to remove snow from MetLife Stadium, which will host Superbowl XLVIII next month, on January 22, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In what is being called the first ever 'cold weather superbowl,' the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will face off in front of over 80,000 fans. Cold weather welcome kits have been produced for fans that will include earmuffs, hats, mittens, hand warmers, lip balm, and tissues, among other items. After a snowstorm hit the New York region with a foot of snow earlier this week, the NFL and local authorities are doing everying possible to prepare for a snowstorm on the day of the game. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

The Biggest X-Factor Heading Into Super Bowl XLVIII

Rather than focusing on silly statistics like Denver’s 0-3 Super Bowl record when wearing their orange jerseys, this is going to be on legitimate game-changing X-Factors.

01/24/2014

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Super Bowl Preview: Seattle Seahawks Vs. Denver Broncos

The Seahawks were the NFL’s best team in the regular season and they have continued to assert themselves in the playoffs.

01/23/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Denver Broncos fans cheer during the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Details Of Super Bowl XLVIII Becoming Clearer

Details, including the referees, National Anthem singer and the color jerseys the Broncos will wear have come out in anticipation of Super Bowl XLVIII in less than two weeks.

01/22/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos hands the ball off to Knowshon Moreno #27 during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Three Seattle Questions Heading Into The Super Bowl

What does Seattle have to do in order to win the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history?

01/22/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: The New England Patriots run on the field prior to the AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Patriots 2013 Season Ends Badly, But The Journey Was Quite Good

It’s debatable whether the 2013 New England Patriots season was a success or a failure, but it certainly wasn’t boring.

01/21/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos runs off the field against the New England Patriots during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Time To Find Out If Defense Or Offense Wins Super Bowls

It’s been a while, but we finally have the teams with the two best records in the regular season facing off in this year’s Super Bowl. Can Seattle’s lockdown defense slow down Denver’s high-powered offense in the big game?

01/21/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 23: Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers passes against the Atlanta Falcons during a game at Candlestick Park on December 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kaepernick, Strong Defense Help Establish 49ers Among NFL’s Best In 2013

Although they made a deeper playoff push a year ago, the 2013 season for the 49ers was far from a letdown. The team continued to improve each week, and heading into the off season know that they have a quarterback and defense that is going to make them contenders for years to come.

01/21/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 19: Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates after he tips the ball leading to an intereption by outside linebacker Malcolm Smith #53 to clinch the victory for the Seahawks against the San Francisco 49ers during the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Strong Pass Defense, Rushing Lead Seahawks Past 49ers To NFC Championship

Super Bowl XLVIII will feature the Denver Broncos and their top offense in the NFL against the Seattle Seahawks and their top defense in the NFL thanks to Seattle’s 23-17 win over San Francisco.

01/21/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 19: Strong safety Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates after an interception in the fourth quarter as quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers walks by during the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Late Mistakes Doom 49ers, Seahawks Claim NFC Crown

The NFC Championship Game came down to the 49ers offense verses the Seahawk defense, and Seattle’s number one ranked defense prevailed. San Francisco got the ball down six with the chance to pull off the upset but couldn’t make one more big play against their opponent.

01/21/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Tony Carter #32 of the Denver Broncos breaks up a pass intended for Matthew Slater #18 of the New England Patriots in the first quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Patriots Team Grades: Super Bowl Hopes End With AFC Championship Loss To Broncos

The 2013 New England Patriots overachieved this season, but they couldn’t overcome a powerful Denver Broncos squad in the AFC Championship Game.

01/21/2014

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Monday Morning Quarterback: The Good, The Bad From Championship Weekend

The pressure was squarely on Peyton Manning’s shoulders, and the whole world was waiting to see how he would react to it in the AFC Championship game against his twin tormentors Tom Brady and Bill Belichick.

01/20/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 11: Wide receiver Percy Harvin #11 of the Seattle Seahawks is on the field after free safety Rafael Bush #25 of the New Orleans Saints was called for an unnneccesary roughness penalty in the first quarter during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Harvin Out For NFC Championship

Just like in the regular season Percy Harvin’s return to the field in the postseason was short lived as Harvin will not be playing against San Francisco this weekend.

01/18/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks scores a touchdown against cornerback Carlos Rogers #22 and linebacker Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers in the first quarter on December 8, 2013 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 19-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Carlos Rogers And Will Tukuafu Likely To Play, Same Can’t Be Said For Percy Harvin

The 3 big names dealing with injuries heading into the NFC Championship Game could all play. The 49ers figure to have both Carlos Rogers and Will Tukuafu ready to go, while Seattle’s Percy Harvin is a big question mark and will remain so up until kickoff.

01/17/2014

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