Monday, February 8
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 last night to win the franchise's third Super Bowl title. Thanks to Super Bowl MVP Von Miller and the Orange Rush, Peyton Manning can go out on top. Manning was 13 of 23 for 141 yards and one interception. The victory was his 200th career win and second Super Bowl championship. He became the first QB to win an NFL title with two teams.
NEW YORK (AP) — For the second year in a row, an NFL-sponsored Super Bowl ad has focused on ending domestic violence. The NFL donated airtime for the spot from No More, an advocacy group that works to combat domestic violence and sexual assault. The ad's timing may raise eyebrows. On Friday, Dallas police said they're launching a criminal investigation into a domestic-violence assault complaint filed against Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA is reviewing whether the act of jumping on a player's back to intentionally foul him should be interpreted as a flagrant foul. Dwight Howard and Andre Drummond have both been subjected to the act. Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens says a memo from the NBA says that act will now be ruled as a flagrant 1 foul. But a league spokesman says there has not been a rule change, only that league officials are discussing how the play should be interpreted.
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating the death of an Ohio Wesleyan University soccer player whose body was found in a creek in central Ohio. Delaware police say the body of 19-year-old Luke Gabbert was found on Saturday in Delaware Run Creek in the city about 20 miles north of Columbus.