American Football League http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26795/all en NFL-Alicia Keys to perform anthem at Super Bowl http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/nfl-alicia-keys-perform-anthem-at-super-bowl <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Reuters) - Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys will perform the national anthem before the Super Bowl in New Orleans on February 3, the National Football League (NFL) said on Friday.</p> <p>Keys, who has previously been involved in other performances at two previous Super Bowls, will start an North American tour to promote her 'Girl on Fire' album in March.</p> <p>The NFL had previously announced that female vocalist Beyonce will perform the halftime show. (Reporting by Simon Evans in Miami; Editing by Gene Cherry)</p> American Football League National Football League Super Bowl Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 20:45:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736385 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday Jan 22 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-schedule-at-0001-gmt-sunday-jan-20 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>TENNIS</p> <p>Australian Open (till 27)</p> <p>Sharapova to face familiar foe in quarter-finals</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/reuters-sports-schedule-at-0001-gmt-sunday-jan-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football American football in the United States American Football League National Football League Sports in the United States Super Bowl Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 01:00:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736753 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-NFL-Players' effort to determine Pro Bowl's future http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/preview-nfl-players-effort-determine-pro-bowls-future <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 25 (Reuters) - Being picked for the National Football League's (NFL) all-star game is an honour reserved for top players. It is a tradition, now in its 63rd year, that began more than a decade before the first Super Bowl was played.</p> <p>But for the elite band of players chosen to represent either the American Football Conference or National Football Conference in Sunday's Pro Bowl in Hawaii, it can also be a mixed blessing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/preview-nfl-players-effort-determine-pro-bowls-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Football League National Football League Super Bowl MVPs Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 01:00:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739723 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday Jan 29 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/reuters-sports-schedule-at-0001-gmt-monday-jan-28 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Tuesday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>GOLF</p> <p>PGA Tour: Farmers Insurance Open, San Diego, California</p> <p>Tiger eases to Torrey Pines victory</p> <p>SAN DIEGO - Tiger Woods withstood a late bogey, double-bogey, par, bogey wobble in strengthening winds to clinch his 75th PGA Tour title by four shots at the fog-delayed Farmers Insurance Open on Monday. (GOLF-PGA/ (PIX), moved, by Mark Lamport-Stokes, 450 words)</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>NFL</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130127/reuters-sports-schedule-at-0001-gmt-monday-jan-28" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States American Football League Baltimore Ravens Kobe Bryant National Basketball Association National Football League Sports in the United States Super Bowl Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 00:45:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740297 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-NFL-New Orleans aims for a perfect '10' as Super Bowl hosts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/nfl-new-orleans-aims-perfect-10-super-bowl-hosts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Refiles to fixes typo of first name of Mary Matalin in 8th par)</p> <p>By Larry Fine</p> <p>NEW ORLEANS, Jan 28 (Reuters) - New Orleans joins Miami as the most frequent host of the Super Bowl when it stages its 10th NFL title game on Sunday, but Mayor Mitch Landrieu said the city was already the big winner.</p> <p>"We are aiming for a perfect 10," Landrieu told a media conference on Monday in an official welcome to Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/nfl-new-orleans-aims-perfect-10-super-bowl-hosts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States American Football League National Football League Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 04:30:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740855 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL: Super Bowl factfile http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/nfl-super-bowl-factfile <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Factfile on Super Bowl 47:</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO 49ers (11-4-1) v BALTIMORE RAVENS (10-6)</p> <p>When: Sunday, February 3</p> <p>Venue: Superdome (Capacity 70,000)</p> <p>Time: 6:30 pm EST (2330 GMT)</p> <p>Trophy: Vince Lombardi (first given out in 1967)</p> <p>Prize money: Winning team, $88,000 per player; loser $44,000 each</p> <p>Super Bowl records: 49ers 5-0, Ravens 1-0</p> <p>Performers: Halftime, Beyonce; Anthem, Alicia Keys</p> <p>Commercials: Cost is a record $4 million on average for a 30-second spot</p> <p>Previous Super Bowls in New Orleans: Nine</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/nfl-super-bowl-factfile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States American Football League National Football League AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:30:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742375 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday Feb 2 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/reuters-sports-schedule-at-0001-gmt-friday-feb-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>NFL</p> <p>Countdown to the Super Bowl</p> <p>Brothers go head-to-head in Super Bowl like no other</p> <p>NEW ORLEANS - A National Football League (NFL) season where nothing seemed to follow the script has produced a classic Super Bowl encounter with a subplot fit for a Hollywood blockbuster. (NFL-SUPERBOWL/ (PREVIEW, PIX), moved, by Julian Linden, 950 words)</p> <p>- -</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/reuters-sports-schedule-at-0001-gmt-friday-feb-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football American football in the United States American Football League National Football League National Football League season San Francisco 49ers Sports in the United States Super Bowl Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:31:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742381 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL-Super Bowl facts and figures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/nfl-super-bowl-facts-and-figures <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 1 (Reuters) - Facts and figures about Sunday's Super Bowl in New Orleans:</p> <p>Date: February 3, 2013</p> <p>Kickoff: 6:30 p.m. ET (2330 GMT)</p> <p>Teams: Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers</p> <p>Site: Superdome in New Orleans. This is the 10th Super Bowl to be played in New Orleans and the seventh at the Superdome.</p> <p>At stake: The winning team receives the National Football League's (NFL) Vince Lombardi Trophy, named in memory of the winning coach of the first two Super Bowls.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/nfl-super-bowl-facts-and-figures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States American Football League Business Entertainment National Football League Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:16:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742983 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday, Feb. 1 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-et-friday-feb-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb. 1 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>The duty editor is Steve Ginsburg, 202-898-8427</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>National Football League</p> <p>Brothers share stage as Super Bowl coaches</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/reuters-us-sports-schedule-at-2-pm-et-friday-feb-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States American Football League National Football League Social Issues Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:15:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5743455 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL: Super Bowl factfile http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/nfl-super-bowl-factfile <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Factfile on Super Bowl 47:</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO 49ers (11-4-1) v BALTIMORE RAVENS (10-6)</p> <p>When: Sunday, February 3</p> <p>Venue: Superdome (Capacity 70,000)</p> <p>Time: 6:30 pm EST (2330 GMT)</p> <p>Trophy: Vince Lombardi (first given out in 1967)</p> <p>Prize money: Winning team, $88,000 per player; loser $44,000 each</p> <p>Super Bowl records: 49ers 5-0, Ravens 1-0</p> <p>Performers: Halftime, Beyonce; Anthem, Alicia Keys</p> <p>Commercials: Cost is a record $4 million on average for a 30-second spot</p> <p>Previous Super Bowls in New Orleans: Nine</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/nfl-super-bowl-factfile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States American Football League National Football League AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 22:45:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743662 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL: Goodell to step up crackdown on illegal hits http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/nfl-goodell-step-crackdown-illegal-hits <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he plans to continue to focus on improved player safety by escalating his crackdown on players who repeatedly dish out illegal hits.</p> <p>Speaking during his annual state of the league address Friday, Goodell said he wants to see even tougher penalties on players who cause injuries with their hits and the only way to do that is by banning them from games.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/nfl-goodell-step-crackdown-illegal-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States American Football League National Football League Roger Goodell AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:15:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743713 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL: Super Bowl returns to the Big Easy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nfl-super-bowl-returns-the-big-easy-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New Orleans will return to the center of US sport's grandest stage by hosting Super Bowl 47 on Sunday, a major milestone on the southern city's road to recovery from Hurricane Katrina.</p> <p>It is the first Super Bowl here since the Big Easy was hit in 2005 by the massive storm, which killed close to 2,000 people and caused billions of dollars of damage in four American states.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/nfl-super-bowl-returns-the-big-easy-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States American Football League Business Disaster National Football League AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 14:46:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744474 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-NFL-Super Bowl extravaganza hit by power failure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-nfl-super-bowl-resumes-after-35-minute-power-failure <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Overhead lights went out across half the stadium</p> <p>* Cause of power failure being investigated by NFL</p> <p>By Larry Fine</p> <p>NEW ORLEANS, Feb 3 (Reuters) - The biggest U.S. sports event of the year and parties across the world were interrupted by a 35-minute power outage during the Super Bowl at the Superdome on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/update-1-nfl-super-bowl-resumes-after-35-minute-power-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football in the United States American Football League National Football League Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 02:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744946 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-NFL-Super Bowl extravaganza hit by power failure http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/rpt-update-2-nfl-super-bowl-extravaganza-hit-power-failure <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Overhead lights went out across half the stadium</p> <p>* Problem with electrical load, root cause unknown</p> <p>By Larry Fine</p> <p>NEW ORLEANS, Feb 3 (Reuters) - The Super Bowl, the biggest U.S. sports event of the year, was interrupted by a 35-minute power outage at the Superdome on Sunday, and officials said the problem appeared to be with the electrical load coming into the stadium.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130203/rpt-update-2-nfl-super-bowl-extravaganza-hit-power-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American football American football in the United States American Football League Human Interest National Football League Sports in the United States Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 04:30:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744976 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL play-offs super bowl result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/nfl-play-offs-super-bowl-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 4 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the NFL Play-offs Super Bowl match between San Francisco and Baltimore on Sunday (home team in CAPS) 1 2 3 4 T SAN FRANCISCO 3 3 17 8 31 Baltimore 7 14 7 6 34</p> American Football League National Football League Super Bowl Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 05:15:54 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5744985 at http://www.globalpost.com