Category: NFL

USA TODAY Sports’ Tom Pelissero breaks down what Carolina needs to do to win. USA TODAY Sports Ron Rivera has led the Panthers to three straight NFC South crowns.(Photo: Bob Donnan, USA TODAY Sports) SAN JOSE — Ron Rivera has not forgotten the thunderbolt moment. It was September of 1996. Rivera, then a local TV reporter…

USA TODAY Sports’ Tom Pelissero on what the extra prep week for Super Bowl 50 might mean. USA TODAY Sports Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. (25) celebrates a play with cornerback Aqib Talib (21) against the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.(Photo: Mark J. Rebilas,…

Officials Offer Reassurances on Security at Super Bowl

Photo Heavily armed specialists with the San Francisco Police Department were all over Super Bowl City on Wednesday. Credit Chang W. Lee/The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — With anxiety heightened three months after terrorists struck a stadium amid a bloody series of attacks in and around Paris, local and federal law enforcement officials said…