Two men charged with murder over Kansas City Super Bowl parade shooting

[ Two men have been charged with murder over last week’s shooting at a Super Bowl parade in Kansas City. One person was killed and 22 were injured at the event, held to celebrate Kansas City Chiefs’ victory at the 2024 Super Bowl. Both men are adults and have been charged with second-degree murder and … Read more

Super Bowl parade shooting stemmed from dispute, police say

[ Police have announced that they believe a shooting at a parade held to celebrate the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl win stemmed from a dispute between several people. Gunfire outside a nearby former train station in Kansas City on Wednesday left a mother-of-two dead and 21 people injured, including eight children. Three people were … Read more

Usher’s chaotic Super Bowl half-time show couldn’t steal focus from Taylor Swift

[ You would be forgiven, almost 50 years into the tradition, for having Super Bowl halftime show fatigue. Every year at this most American of events, the world tunes in to watch a 12-minute mini show by a famous pop star, and every year it is glitzy, excessive, expensive and, if they’re lucky, newsworthy. The … Read more

Super Bowl advertisers cash in on Taylor Swift effect

[ Whether the Kansas City Chiefs or the San Francisco 49ers won last night’s Super Bowl in Las Vegas wasn’t that important to the dozens of global brands who pumped millions of dollars of marketing cash into the climax of the NFL season. More crucial was the number of people who watched the almost half-day … Read more

Kansas City Chiefs beat 49ers in overtime as Taylor Swift celebrates

[ The Kansas City Chiefs have become back-to-back Super Bowl winners for the first time in 20 years with a 25-22 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas. Needing a field goal to extend the game or a touchdown to win, Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes orchestrated the match-winning drive to end the … Read more

Why Usher isn’t paid for the Super Bowl half-time show

[ Usher is set to take the stage during half time of this weekend’s Super Bowl – like many superstar performers have done at the event in previous years. The Yeah! hitmaker has pledged to roller-skate during his time on stage at the mega sport event in Las Vegas on Sunday, 11 February and said … Read more

Taylor Swift and Usher take over the Superbowl

[ Friday Pick of the day: Ted 9pm, Sky Max Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane’s 2012 movie about a children’s teddy bear that swears like a foul-mouthed adult spawned a 2015 sequel that exhausted its one-joke premise. But that hasn’t prevented this TV series spin-off – a suitably juvenile prequel that goes back to friendless … Read more

Alabama’s senior NFL player waived by Denver Broncos

[ The Denver Broncos waived safety Kareem Jackson on Monday, a Christmas transaction that took Alabama’s longest tenured alumnus off an NFL roster. The Broncos faced a Monday deadline to restore Jackson to their 53-player active roster. Denver had received a roster exemption for Jackson last week as he practiced for the first time after … Read more