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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Opera singer Renee Fleming sings the national anthem before the Seattle Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Fleming, Latifah Offer Stirring Super Bowl Pregame Performances

The NFL ensured there would be no mistakes during its pregame entertainment segments long ago when they chose rapper and singer Queen Latifah and the opera star Fleming to handle “America the Beautiful” and “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

02/02/2014

Peyton Manning  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Russell Wilson (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Game Day! Manning, Wilson Take Center Stage At Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl Sunday has arrived! And this year’s big game has just about everything a fan, a player, a coach — and certainly a league — could ask for, starting at QB.

02/02/2014

Mets captain David Wright (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) is rooting for the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson in Super Bowl XLVIII.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets’ Wright Pulling For Seahawks In Super Bowl

Mets captain David Wright hopes the Seattle Seahawks knock it out of the park — so to speak — on Super Sunday. Meanwhile, Yankees reliever David Robertson will be cheering on the guys in orange and blue.

02/02/2014

A TSA K-9 team inspects vendors' vehicles outside MetLife Stadium on February 1, 2014 (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images), the Lombardi Trophy (Photo by Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images), halftime performer Bruno Mars (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

5 Things To Know Heading Into Super Bowl XLVIII

After a week of interviews, practices and plenty of hype, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are ready to kick off the Super Bowl in a matchup that makes even the most casual football fans drool.

02/02/2014

Peyton Manning (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Broncos QB Peyton Manning Wins Fifth Career AP NFL MVP Award

Peyton Manning has won his fifth Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide.

02/01/2014

Russell Wilson (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images); Peyton Manning (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Scrambling Wilson And Old-School Pocket Passer Manning Ready To Clash At Super Bowl

The Super Bowl features classic pocket passer Peyton Manning of the Broncos and Seattle’s quick-footed, quick-witted scrambler Russell Wilson.

02/01/2014

Malcolm Smith #53 and strong safety Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Dominant Seahawks’ Defense On A Mission To Stop Peyton Manning

The Seattle Seahawks’ imposing and dominant defense is built on length and speed.

02/01/2014

Wes Welker (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Broncos WR Wes Welker Doesn’t Dwell On Costly Super Bowl XLVI Drop

Wes Welker swears he doesn’t dwell on his costly drop in the Super Bowl two years ago that could have sealed New England’s win over the New York Giants

02/01/2014

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Keidel: Manning’s Manifest Destiny?

What will matter most? The fact that Seattle has no players with Super Bowl experience, or their youth and speed and top-ranked defense? Or will the game be won by Denver’s suddenly stout rush defense and Peyton Manning’s blessed right arm?

01/31/2014

Malcolm Smith #53 and strong safety Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Silvio: Seahawks Poised To Become One Of Great Defenses In Super Bowl History

The Seahawks defense has the same kind of relentlessness that the Bears, Giants and Ravens had in their glory years. There is a lightning-like speed and viciousness that is common to all four teams.

01/31/2014

Marshawn Lynch (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jones: 12 Things To Chew On Before Super Bowl XLVIII

The Seahawks believe this will be a different game — much different — than the AFC Championship, played in Denver’s altitude and against the Patriots and their beat-up defense.

01/31/2014

Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos addresses the media at the Westin Hotel on January 30, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will meet in Super Bowl XLVIII at Metlife Stadium on February 2, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Broncos, Seahawks Focus On Football As Super Bowl Draws Near

Almost there. Last up: the coaches. Denver’s John Fox and Seattle’s Pete Carroll were scheduled to hold their final news conferences Friday morning, the last time everyone will hear from the teams until after the Lombardi Trophy is awarded.

01/31/2014

Peyton Manning (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) and Richard Sherman (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jones: Sherman And Peyton Steal The Spotlight Leading Up To The Big Game

They have been the most compelling figures during Super Bowl 48 pregame media availabilities for players — which, as of Thursday, are over. Until after the game.

01/30/2014

Broncos head coach John Fox speaks to the media on January 29, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will meet at Super Bowl XLVIII at Metlife Stadium on February 2, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

‘Weather-Proof’ Broncos Get To Work At Jets Complex

The Broncos braved the cold for their first full practice of Super Bowl week, working in pads for nearly two hours after a 30-minute walkthrough session Wednesday.

01/30/2014

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

Boomer & Carton: Archie Manning Talks Super Bowl, Eli Allegations

Archie Manning joined the show this morning shortly after learning about the allegations of Eli Manning and the Giants creating fraudulent memorabilia.

WFAN–01/30/2014

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