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...Read more »
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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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...Read more »
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....Read more »
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...Read more »
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...Read more »
"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...Read more »
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...Read more »
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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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...Read more »