Goodell: Redskins name honors Native Americans

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname has been "presented in a way that honors Native Americans." Goodell said Friday at his annual pre-Super Bowl news conference that he's been talking to Native ...

NYC mayor likes Seattle in Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) was an underdog when he started running for mayor of New York City. Now he's backing the underdog in Sunday's Super Bowl. De Blasio said Friday that he's rooting for the Seattle Seahawks against ...

Ariz. Gov. Brewer in NY for Super Bowl handoff

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is in New York City for Super Bowl weekend and a ceremonial hand-off for next year's big game in Glendale. Brewer press aide Andrew Wilder says the governor is promoting Arizona on the trip and will meet with ...

NJ memorabilia dealer sues Eli Manning and Giants

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A sports memorabilia collector in New Jersey is accusing members of the NFL's New York Giants of engaging in a scam to sell fake "game-worn" equipment for profit. Eric Inselberg of Short Hills filed suit in Bergen County ...

Super Bowl host finally gets ticket

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — He's hosting a party that he wasn't invited to. The mayor of East Rutherford, the New Jersey town where the Super Bowl is being held on Sunday, didn't have tickets to the game until he got a surprise invite this week. ...

The Sports World’s Best Kept Secret: The Super Bowl is in New Jersey

While Super Bowl XLVIII will be played in New Jersey, most of the NFL-sanctioned events leading up to the game are being held in New York.

Harvey Says Super Bowl Security Measures Have Been Extraordinary

Former New Jersey Attorney General Peter Harvey says that officials have taken extraordinary preparations for Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.

NJ governor picks Denver to win Super Bowl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie thinks Denver will win the Super Bowl. Christie, speaking on Philadelphia radio station WIP-AM's "Angelo Cataldi & The Morning Team" show Thursday, says he believes it will be a close game. But the governor ...

Super Bowl’s goal posts made by upstate NY company

DELHI, N.Y. (AP) — When the kickers in the Super Bowl line up to attempt field goals and extra points during this Sunday's NFL championship game, they'll be aiming between uprights made by an upstate New York company. The Daily Star of Oneonta ...

Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Human Trafficking Ahead of Super Bowl

Members of law enforcement are working to combat the problem of human trafficking ahead of the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium.