NFL, NJ Transit to review Super Bowl traveling operations

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New Jersey Transit and the NFL will review operations during the first "Mass Transit Super Bowl" that left throngs of fans waiting hours for a train, officials said Monday.

There were about 33,000 people trying to get home after the game, blowing out estimates by the host committee, which predicted 12,000 people would use mass transit on Game Day. NJ Transit set a ridership record before the...

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Seahawks trounce Broncos to win Super Bowl XLVIII

Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen celebrates with the

(Credit: Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen celebrates his team's Super Bowl XLVIII win. (Getty Images))

UPDATED 2/2/14, 10:58 P.M.: The Seahawks started on the right foot 12 seconds into the game.

On the first offensive play, a bad Broncos snap settled near the back of the end zone, where it was downed for a safety. 

From there, things only got better for Seattle. The Seahawks defense more than lived up to its lofty reputation in bringing the city its first NFL championship with...

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Brain damage doesn't worry football fans


(Credit: Broncos' Knowshon Moreno during Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014. (Tom Pennington/Getty))

"They know what they are getting into."

That is the overwhelming refrain of football fans from around the world who gathered in New York City Sunday to watch the Seahawks and Broncos battle, despite growing evidence that veterans of the game risk a heightened incidence of brain damage and early onset dementia.

"Man up, dammit! If you're going to participate, you run the risk," said Matt...

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Suspected counterfeiters busted with phony Super Bowl tix

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(Credit: Police charged two men for allegedly selling phony Super Bowl tickets. (NYPD))

Two men charged with hawking “well-crafted” counterfeit tickets to the Super Bowl were each sacked with 79 counts of forgery, the Queens district attorney’s office said Tuesday.

Damon Daniels, 43, of the Bronx and 32-year-old Eugene Fladger of Philadelphia are accused of running a counterfeit ticket operation that first caught the attention of law enforcement officials in December, when the...

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Super Bowl Week kicks off in New York

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(Credit: Crews help create the toboggan run on Super Bowl Boulevard. (Charles Eckert))

Whether Mother Nature interferes or not, the Big Apple is ready for some football.

This week, the NFL and the city will kick off the countdown to Sunday’s Super Bowl — being held for the first time in the New York City area, at MetLife Stadium — with a wide array of events, games and promotions throughout Manhattan.

Although the big festivities don’t start until Wednesday, the city began...

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De Blasio cheers NFL for bringing Super Bowl to city

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(Credit: A rendering of the Super Bowl Boulevard toboggan run. (NFL))

Mayor Bill de Blasio should be doing an end-zone dance: His team, the New England Patriots, is a contender for the Super Bowl and his city is hosting the Big Game.

"I want to commend the NFL because they broke with the history and decided to go to a major city that happened to be in the north and play in an outdoor stadium," de Blasio told reporters at a news conference. "It's going to have...

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Yellow taxis to promote Super Bowl

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(Credit: The Taxi and Limousine Commission backed Super Bowl promotions for taxis (courtesy of TLC))

Up to a thousand New York City yellow taxis are going to help kick off the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium by draping their cars with football ads.

The Taxi and Limousine Commission approved the initiative to slap a Super Bowl design on the vehicles' trunk, hood and roof, even though Commissioner David Yassky said he has rejected about a dozen similar requests as "visual clutter."


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