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Penguins at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

Watch: Penguins pick Super Bowl winner

There was a clear champion when penguins at an Ohio zoo were asked to choose the winner of this year’s Super Bowl. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden set up two goal posts, one with the Seattle Seahawks logo and one with the New England Patriots logo. Then the zoo’s ...

Kings girls swimmers win ECC

At first, the announcement didn’t sink in to Kings High School girls swimming coach Bernie Dickman at the Eastern Cincinnati Conference meet at Anderson High School.“When the announcer said the margin was only two points between first and second, we thought it was awesome that we pulled within two points,” ...

Mason gymnasts win Centerville Elk Invitational

With a young group, DeLotell entered the season believing that the Comets may have some work to do before they were ready to compete with the heavy hitters in the area.She was wrong.Mason scored 137.45 points to edge a loaded field and claim the title at the Centerville Elk Invitational.“I ...

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady answers questions during a news conference Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Man may have discovered key to #DeflateGate

It's one of the biggest controversies, in a year of controversies surrounding the NFL, or at least the most recent. "Deflate gate" has fans and foes of the New England Patriots alike debating whether someone in the organization tampered with the footballs used by Tom Brady to get to help them ...

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch adjusts his cap during an interview for the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Phoenix. The NFL may not like those "Beast Mode" caps Lynch has been wearing during his Super Bowl press appearances, but the fans apparently do. As the league reportedly considers fining Lynch for promoting an unauthorized brand, the New Era Cap Co. is busy making more of the caps after they sold out on Lynch's website. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Young Marshawn Lynch speaks to high school media

Marshawn Lynch spoke enthusiastically to reporters, when he played high school football.  In a 2003 video clip with a Bay Area broadcaster, Lynch says, "if my lineman weren't so good — Oh my God, I don't know what [I would] do. And me, being as broke as I am, I'm about to find a way ...

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Where Seahawks and Patriots fans are on Twitter

Twitter Data is showing users where Seahawks and Patriots fans are in the United States.  An interactive by Twitter shows the most-mentioned #SB49 players on Twitter and top Tweets since the season began (9/4/14). Click here to see the interactive.  The colored bar shows which team was more discussed overall ...

Study: Which NFL playoff team's fans are 'most polite' on social media?

The Carolina Panthers fans are the most polite on social media, according to Proofpoint Nexgate, a brand research and cyber-security company. With the Super Bowl coming up on Sunday, football trash-talking is heating up on TV, and especially on social media sites. Proofpoint Nexgate researchers analyzed the social media presence ...

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Group of friends told their Super Bowl tickets are no longer available

Imagine making plans to go to the Super Bowl, only to be told that you can't see the big game.  A group of local friends paid thousands for game tickets and were told those tickets are no longer available. FOX 25 caught up with the men as they boarded their ...

In this Nov. 12, 2013, file photo, Ryan Ferguson speaks to members of the media during a press conference in Columbia, Mo., after his release from prison. A state appeals court overturned Ferguson's murder and robbery convictions for the 2001 strangling and beating death of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt. The appeals panel said the prosecutor's office had withheld evidence from defense attorneys and Ferguson did not receive a fair trial. 

Man wrongfully imprisoned for 10 years gets free trip to Super Bowl

A Missouri native who spent 10 years in prison before his murder conviction was overturned is getting a free trip to the Super Bowl, according to CNN. In 2004, Ryan Ferguson was convicted of murder in the November 2001 strangling death of Kent Heitholt. Ferguson was released from prison in 2013 after ...

The Super Bowl XLIX logo is displayed on the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. The venue will host Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks Feb. 1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Super Bowl resale tickets soar above $7k

Forbes reported Wednesday that the resale market for Super Bowl 49 tickets had soared above $7,000 on tiquiq by 10 p.m. ET.    The magazine said the only other event to break the $5,000 threshold was the 2011 Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers, which also ...

Pittsburgh candy company creates deflated football chocolate named 'Bradie' ball

A Pennsylvania candy company is taking #DeflateGate into the chocolate realm. Sarris Candies near Pittsburgh is getting into the Super Bowl spirit with a sweet treat in honor of the controversy swirling around deflated footballs used by the New England Patriots. >> Read more trending stories   Sarris’ candy makers ...

An overall views as the New England Patriots answer questions during the NFL Super Bowl media day, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 in Phoenix. (Doug Benc/AP Images)

Super Bowl Media Day kicks off in Phoenix

  Fans watch from the stands as media outlets interview players on the floor before the Super Bowl.  Here are some notable social media moments from the event: <div class="storify"><iframe src="//storify.com/cmgnationalnews/super-bowl-media-day/embed?header=false&border=false" width="100%" height="750" frameborder="no" allowtransparency="true"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/cmgnationalnews/super-bowl-media-day.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/cmgnationalnews/super-bowl-media-day" target="_blank">View the story "Super Bowl Media Day" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div>

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft reads a statement during a news conference Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Chandler, Ariz. The Patriots play the Seattle Seahawks in NFL football Super Bowl XLIX Sunday, Feb. 1, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Report: NFL zeroing in on Patriots employee responsible for under inflated footballs

The NFL is reportedly zeroing in on the Patriots employee responsible for the under inflated footballs used in the AFC Championship against the Indianapolis Colts.  Sources tell FOX Sports reporter Jay Glazer that a room attendant allegedly took the footballs in question away from the locker room and to another ...

Lynch gave an "exclusive" Skittles press conference, released as a campaign by the candy company.

Watch Marshawn Lynch's Skittles 'press conference'

So what's on Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch's mind?  http://youtu.be/u5PgOk1Hjcc Lynch gave an "exclusive" Skittles press conference, released as a campaign by the candy company on Monday.  More popular and trending stories The running back is known for giving short answers in post-game interviews with the media.

Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman appears hurt after a play during the second half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Brandon Browner says he wants teammates to break Richard Sherman’s elbow

Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner raised the trash talk to another level when he told ESPN Monday that he would encourage his teammates to hurt Seattle players Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas during the Super Bowl: "I'm going to tell my teammates to go hit Richard Sherman's elbow and Earl Thomas's ...

WATCH: Bill Nye weighs in on 'deflate-gate,' calls out Belichick

Is New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick the new "science guy" after Saturday's press conference about "deflate-gate"? Bill Nye doesn't seem to think so. >> Read more trending stories The TV host, scientist and former mechanical engineer weighed in on Belichick's claim that rubbing the footballs caused them to deflate: “I’m ...

WATCH: 'Saturday Night Live' tackles 'deflate-gate' scandal

This weekend's "Saturday Night Live" tackled the latest big NFL controversy – "deflate-gate." >> Read more trending stories In the skit, cast member Taran Killam played New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, and Beck Bennett posed as head coach Bill Belichick. Watch the full video above or click here. For the ...

'Deflate-gate': Belichick says Patriots 'followed the rules'

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Saturday again addressed the NFL's "deflate-gate" controversy, describing how his team prepares its footballs and defending his players from rumors that they are cheaters. "At no time was there any intent whatsoever to try to compromise the integrity of the game or to ...

This Monroe man caught the game winning touchdown ball after Jermaine Kearse spiked it. See the touchdown frame by frame here &gt;&gt;&nbsp;http://kiro.tv/KearseTD-PHOTOS

Fan returns NFC Championship ball to Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse

Seattle Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse has "The Ball" back. http://twitter.com/DeborahKIRO7/status/558769140207333376 The fan who caught Kearse's game-winning touchdown ball at the NFC Championship met with Kearse at the Seahawks' practice facility Friday afternoon and traded Kearse the ball for a signed game-worn jersey, according to Seattle's KIRO-TV. >> Read more trending stories ...

Ernie Banks, Chicago's 'Mr. Cub,' dies at 83

Baseball great Ernie Banks, or “Mr. Cub,” as he was known, died of unspecified causes Friday in Chicago. He was 83 years old. Banks was the first black player on the Chicago Cubs roster. Over the course of his career from 1953-71, he launched 512 home runs and snagged a ...

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