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Peyton Manning unanimous CBSSports.com NFL MVP

Peyton Manning was CBSSports.com's NFL MVP and it wasn't even remotely close.<p><b>Offensive rookie of the year | Defensive rookie of the year | Comeback</b> …

Peyton Manning

Super Bowl XLVIII: Seattle Seahawks Are Favorites to Win

The Denver Broncos are the popular pick to win Super Bowl XLVIII against the other No. 1 seed, the Seattle Seahawks. Denver’s record-breaking offense and versatile defense are perceived as too dominant for Seattle to handle.<p>In actuality, Denver is the underdog for “the big game.”<p>One fact makes this …

Super Bowl Ads 2014: Ranking Top Leaked Commercials Set for Big Game

As we all continue to wait for the start of Super Bowl XLVIII with bated breath, we can't overlook the second-most entertaining aspect on Sunday: Super Bowl commercials. Even though the big game is still a couple of days away, that hasn't stopped different sources from leaking some ads that will be …

Nike Releases Super Bowl XLVIII Cleats for Earl Thomas

The Seattle Seahawks are preparing to play in Super Bowl XLVIII, and Earl Thomas is going to be wearing some sweet cleats for the big game.<p>Nike released the official pictures for the cleats that Thomas will be wearing. They're traditional mid-cut Air Jordan VI green and navy cleats, also featuring …

Super Bowl weather forecast: Could game be played just in time?

Could the weather break just right for Super Bowl XLVIII?<p>Via WeatherUnderground.com, the updated forecast for Sunday evening in East Rutherford, New …

The Highest-Paid Players In The Super Bowl

In addition to Peyton Manning, who is by far the highest-paid player in this year's Super Bowl, the Broncos also have two other players (Champ Bailey, Ryan Clady) that had cap hits of at least $10 million this season.<p>Those three players are the only Broncos players with cap hits over $5.0 …

NFL

Super Bowl 2014 Point Spread: Betting Trends That Favor Broncos over Seahawks

<b>Where:</b> MetLife Stadium; East Rutherford, N.J.<p><b>Date and Time:</b> Sunday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. ET<p><b>TV:</b> Fox<p><b>Live Stream:</b> Fox Sports Go<p><b>Spread:</b> Broncos -2.5, per Vegas Insider (as of Jan. 31)<p><b>Over/Under:</b> 48.5, per CBS Sports (as of Jan. 31)<p>With two weeks in between the conclusion of the conference championship …

Sidelined By Brain Injury, Ex-NFL Player Copes With 'Desperation'

The home of Sean Morey bears the impressive signposts of his 10-year career in the NFL: a Vince Lombardi trophy for his Super Bowl championship with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2006. A hefty Super Bowl ring. A framed photograph showing Morey in midair, launching himself like a missile to block a …

Prosecutors say ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez talked in code about case

Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez used "coded messages" to communicate about his murder case in jailhouse phone calls, Massachusetts prosecutors said in a request for access to recordings of his calls.<p>In the calls, Hernandez discussed the murder of Odin Lloyd, including his "belief about …

Football helmet design can alter concussion rate, study finds

Super Bowl viewers might want to keep an eye on the helmets crashing together in Sunday’s game between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos. A new study says that the lids worn by opposing quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson, not to mention the dreadlock-filled helmet of Seattle …

Richard Sherman

For Europe, the Mulsanne fit for a Bentley Boy

When a motor company’s history is as colourful as Bentley’s, basking in past glories now and then is entirely acceptable. Enter the Birkin Mulsanne, a limited edition of the British luxury carmaker’s flagship sedan inspired by one of the racing world’s – and Bentley’s – most winning …

Bentley Motors

With Metrocab, London taxi gets a jolt

In London, the new vehicular frontier appears to be the humble taxi cab.<p>Here comes the Range Extended Electric Metrocab, a hybrid people-mover that began plying Central London streets this week in a limited trial. The cab, cutting a profile that its producers say is "sympathetic" to archetypal …

Chevrolet Volt

Why do we use steering wheels instead of joysticks?

Strictly speaking, the steering wheel is obsolete.<p>Technology now allows us to control a vehicle's trajectory using drive-by-wire or steer-by-wire systems. Simply put, this means electrical signals can alter the movement of a car’s wheels, rather than relying on a mechanical connection between the …

Rolling gunships: Eight vehicles packing firepower

Military

Week in pictures: The £16,500 Aston

Le Mans

Best of Top Gear: The boys race across Botswana

With the countdown to Season 21 reverberating through every corner of the internet, it’s only fitting to revisit some of the moments – indeed, the episodes – that have stoked the Top Gear legend.<p>In this instant classic from Season 10, Jeremy, Richard and James are given their marching orders in …

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