Pimps arrested, victims rescued in Super Bowl-related sex trafficking

The exterior of Metlife Stadium before the start

(Credit: Metlife Stadium before the start of Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014. (Dave Lyons))

The FBI and local law enforcement agencies recovered 16 minors and arrested 45 pimps and their associates in sex peddling associated with the Super Bowl, the FBI announced yesterday.

The minors ranged in age from 13 to 17 and included high school students and children who had been reported missing, the FBI said. More than 70 women and children were provided services and referrals to programs...

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Stars tackle post-Super Bowl party scene

Leonardo DiCaprio (Getty Images/Yoshikazu Tsuno)

(Credit: Leonardo DiCaprio (Getty Images/Yoshikazu Tsuno) )

Celebs and athletes rushed the Big Apple after Sunday's Super Bowl at nearby MetLife Stadium.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Paris Hilton were both at the Chelsea nightclub Avenue, where Swizz Beatz and DJ Jeffrey Tonnesen spun tunes.

Nearby at Marquee, several players from the champion Seattle Seahawks were celebrating, among them game MVP Malcolm Smith, Percy Harvin, Sidney Riceand Golden Tate.


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Beyonce and Jay Z touch down at post-Super Bowl party

Beyonce and Jay Z (Getty Images/Christopher Polk)

(Credit: Beyoncé and Jay Z (Getty Images/Christopher Polk))

Beyoncé and Jay Z rocked the stage at DirecTV's pre-Super Bowl bash on Saturday, so on Sunday night they were content to watch others do the performing.

The power couple headed to Hennessy's post-game party at Spring Studios, where they took in sets by rapper Nas and Beyoncé's former Destiny's Child bandmate Kelly Rowland.

The pair sat at a private table, where Rowland joined them after...

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Bruno Mars parties in NYC after Super Bowl halftime performance

Bruno Mars (Getty Images/Elsa)

(Credit: Bruno Mars (Getty Images/Elsa))

From one party to another!

After nailing his Super Bowl halftime performance on Sunday night, Grammy winner Bruno Mars headed to TAO Downtown with family and close friends.

Arriving around 10 p.m., the 28-year-old was "ready to get the party started," doing a round of shots at the bar with his crew and hightailing it to the dance floor when a Michael Jackson tune came on, said a spy....

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Record 24.9M tweets sent during Super Bowl

Percy Harvin?s touchdown scored the most buzz.


The game wasn't exactly a nail-biter, but a lack of suspense on the field didn't stop football fans from taking to Twitter during this year's Super Bowl.

The social network set a new record: Twitter logged more than 24.9 million tweets over the course of the game, up from last year's 24.1 million, the tech giant said yesterday.

The most buzzed-about moment, the Seahawks' touchdown from...

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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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John Mara: No reason not to have Super Bowl in NY area again


(Credit: NY Giants owner John Mara (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images))

Enjoy Super Bowl XLVIII in the New York area? Well, Giants co-owner John Mara wants another one.

Mara said as much in comments Sunday morning on ESPN Radio’s “The Ian O’Connor Show.”

“If we can be assured that we’d get the same cooperation from all the different government entities that were involved, which has been tremendous so far, I don’t see any reason why we shouldn’t consider...

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Food, drink prices through roof at Super Bowl XLVIII

Food at the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium

(Credit: Food at the Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2, 2014. (Newsday/Jim Baumbach))

Fans attending Super Bowl XLVIII yesterday were spared no expense once settled within the confines of MetLife Stadium.

Signs at concession stands advertised $11 cups of hot chocolate -- $20 in a mug -- $9 for a souvenir soda and $12-$14 for a beer.

"I expected the prices to be up there," said David Peter, 27, of Vancouver, British Columbia. "I didn't know they'd be way up there."


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In the end, hours-long commute was worth the hassle, fans say

Left, a young Seattle Seahawks fan cheers before

(Credit: Super bowl fans cheer on Feb. 2, 2014, at MetLife Stadium. (Timothy Clarty/Getty)))

Hours-long train commutes, clogged lines through security checks and even feeling overdressed for the relatively mild temperatures didn’t dampen the moods of football fans who trekked to the MetLife Stadium for what many deemed a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience — Super Bowl XLVIII.

Chris Ilsley, 34, of Hicksville, said people headed for the big game were “corralled” for at least a half-hour...

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