Patriots’ Belichick has maintained his lacrosse roots

Editor’s note: This special Super Bowl coverage from Minnesota is a collaboration between Capital News Service and the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota – The Johns Hopkins…

Patriots’ late rally over Falcons powers Super Bowl’s first overtime thriller

“I’m so proud of our guys, our coaches, our team,” Brady said over the crowd’s roar. “It’s unbelievable what these guys have accomplished all season.”

Super Bowl Notebook: Practices, injuries, Goodell and more

HOUSTON – As their final week of Super Bowl preparations came to a close, the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots had almost full participation from their players, according to pool reports from the practice sites each day. Falcons star…

Falcons and Patriots to test NFL-best turnover rates in Super Bowl

HOUSTON — One of Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn’s favorite football statistics is turnover margin. It’s not reliant on only offensive and defensive successes or lapses, the second-year leader said. Instead, it combines the production to create a comprehensive idea…

Former Baltimore high school star is Patriots rookie in Super Bowl

HOUSTON — When cornerback Cyrus Jones reflects on his rookie NFL year, he compares his experiences with the New England Patriots to that of his freshman season at Alabama in 2012. He was caught in a whirlwind of adjustments for…

Belichick vs. Lombardi: Comparing Patriots’ longtime leader to a coaching legend

When Charley Casserly examines the New England Patriots, the former longtime NFL general manager sees a scheme so comprehensive and inclusive that coach Bill Belichick can succeed with almost any player.

With Patriots’ eyes on history, Atlanta looks for first Super Bowl win

When the Atlanta Falcons landed at Bush Intercontinental Airport Sunday, 24 hours before the New England Patriots were set to do the same on Monday, the teams enjoyed their final quiet moments of the season.

At 4-6, Washington Still Has Hopes for NFL Playoffs

Washington will play it’s biggest game of the season on Sunday, when the NFC-East leading New York Giants come to town.

Washington’s Road Woes Continue

Washington has the NFL’s worst record in away games since the start of the 2013 season.