The Weeknd and NFL release limited-edition wardrobe collections

To coincide with his upcoming Super Bowl halftime performance, The Weeknd teamed up with the NFL, Roc Nation and Bravado to create limited-edition Super Bowl-themed apparel. As part of the collaboration, the NFL Foundation is also auctioning off a custom Wilson football signed by the Grammy-winning singer, and donating proceeds from the sale to the charity Feeding […]

One Lee County paramedic is excited for the Bucs to play on Sunday

One Southwest Florida paramedic is using music to support the Bucs. While it may seem like life is all fun for Lorenzo Hogans II, the past year has been anything but. COVID-19 has taken its toll on Hogans, not only professionally, but also personally. Because of this Hogans hopes Super Bowl Sunday, between the Tampa […]

The Weeknd vows to tone it down for his Super Bowl show

The Weeknd may be known for his graphic music videos and performances featuring blood and violence, but the three-time Grammy winner says he will tone down his act during the Super Bowl halftime show. The pop star said he will “keep it PG” during his headliner slot on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. […]

Tampa Bay makes best of Super Bowl week amid sour economy

There have been four previous Super Bowls in Tampa, some amid war and economic distress, but none have faced the challenges this year’s event encounters because of the coronavirus pandemic and its fallout. Tickets for the Feb. 7 game are limited to about a third of the capacity of Raymond James Stadium. There will be […]

Brady, Mahomes prepare for 5th matchup after splitting 1st 4

There was a regular-season shootout and a playoff masterpiece the first season that Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady met on a football field. Brady came out ahead in those two meetings, but Mahomes has gotten the edge the past two times they met. Now as they are set to meet on football’s biggest stage of […]

‘I have to go’: Fans who’ve been to every Super Bowl book in

The Super Bowl is going to look different this year for three friends who’ve attended every installment of the big game. But Don Crisman, Tom Henschel and Gregory Eaton have tickets in hand and say they will be there, as they have every year since the first AFL-NFL World Championship Game in 1967. The trio, […]

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Experts say Super Bowl is a great time to buy a television

With the Super Bowl just over a week away, everyone wants the best view of the game they can get. So, experts say, now is a perfect time to get a new television. Here’s what you need to know to score a great deal: When it comes to TVs, there are quite a few options […]

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Spotting fake Super Bowl websites and apparel

Counterfeit Super Bowl gear is already popping up and so are fake websites ready to steal your money and personal information. But how does one go about spotting these fake products? Jerseys, shirts and hats are on sale commemorating the Buccaneers’ return to the Super Bowl but, buyer beware. The game can bring out the […]

Brady’s parents survived COVID-19, will attend Super Bowl

Tom Brady says his parents are doing well after recovering from COVID-19 early this season and will be among family in the stands to root for him and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in next week’s Super Bowl. “They’re doing great, so I think that’s the best part about all of it is they came through […]

Protecting yourself from Super Bowl scammers

The Super Bowl means super opportunities for scammers. One group says we spent $17 billion last year alone on things related to the Super Bowl. The host committee is working to help keep your personal information safe. The crowd may only be at one-third of capacity, but there are still plenty of volunteers and merchandise […]