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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

NFL legend Jerry Rice, a three-time Super Bowl Champion, helped FedEx with the final delivery of the Vince Lombardi Trophy to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center ahead of Super Bowl LVIII on Feb. 11. Rices delivery was assisted by longtime FedEx Express courier Bob Fini and FedEx HBCU Student Ambassador, Chanelle Houston on Wednesday in Las Vegas.

Column | Super Bowl Sunday is a polarizing, interesting holiday

By Conor Hutchison, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

The Super Bowl has gained unrivaled cultural relevance over the last 58 years, entering the exclusive, “unofficial holiday” category. Similar to actual holidays, like Thanksgiving, which falls on the...

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt (90) reacts near teammate linebacker Alex Highsmith (56) after sacking Baltimore Ravens quarterback Tyler Huntley during the second half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 6 in Baltimore.

The Pitt News Sports Desk predicts Super Bowl winner

By The Pitt News Staff January 11, 2024

With the NFL Playoffs starting this Saturday, The Pitt News Sports Desk is here to offer hot takes and predict the winner of Super Bowl LVIII.  Never bet against Patrick Mahomes // Brian Sherry, Sports...

Bradley Cooper and his mother Gloria Campano in a scene from the T-Mobile 2023 Super Bowl NFL football spot.

8 Best Super Bowl Commercials from 2023

By Maria Scanga, Senior Staff Writer February 14, 2023
For many of the millions of Super Bowl viewers, the commercials are the best part of the action. Here’s a ranking of the eight best.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) puts on his helmet during an NFL football Super Bowl team practice, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023, in Tempe, Ariz.

The Pitt News Sports Desk gives their picks for Super Bowl 57

By The Pitt News Staff February 9, 2023
Another year, another Super Bowl. This time, the Philadelphia Eagles will take on the Kansas Chiefs in Arizona on Feb. 12. The Pitt News Sports Desk gives their takes on the big game.
SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, before Sunday’s upcoming Super Bowl game.

The Pitt News Sports Desk gives their picks for Super Bowl 56

By The Pitt News Staff February 10, 2022
The Pitt News Sports Desk gives their picks and predictions on this year’s Super Bowl matchup between the Bengals and Rams.
Tyler Boyd celebrates with Pitt students after defeating Notre Dame in 2013.  TPN File Photo

Sports Podcast | Super Bowl

By Brian Sherry, Jermaine Sykes, and Sinead McDevitt February 9, 2022
Brian Sherry and Jermaine Sykes discuss the teams heading to the Super Bowl this Sunday.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers play against the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV at Raymond James Stadium at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7.

Prediction: Mahomes, Chiefs will go back-to-back on Sunday

By Sam Krimins, Staff Writer February 5, 2021
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers look to take down the defending Super Bowl champs the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against San Francisco 49ers defensive linemen Arik Armstead during the second half of the 2020 Super Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, on Sunday, Feb. 2.

Chiefs face unforgiving history in title defense

By Jack Clay, Staff Writer February 3, 2020
And as an Eagles fan, I was rooting for former Philadelphia and current Kansas City head coach Andy Reid to get his first ring and a well-deserved cheeseburger. But my Eagles are a cautionary tale for how quickly Super Bowl champions can fall from grace.
Editorial: PETA, stay in your lane

Editorial: PETA, stay in your lane

By The Pitt News Editorial Board February 2, 2020
PETA has a history of controversial takes, and while the organization does a lot of important work, it’s extremely problematic to put animal rights on the same level as human rights.
Hard Rock Stadium in is readied in anticipation of Sundays Super Bowl, featuring the Kansas City Chiefs against the San Francisco 49ers.

What to watch for on Super Bowl Sunday

By Ben Mankowski, Staff Writer January 31, 2020
The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs will face off Sunday at 6:30 p.m. to conclude an NFL season to remember.
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