Yahoo Sports AM: Super Bowl preview

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🏈 NFL Awards: Lamar Jackson won his second MVP award at Thursday’s NFL Honors gala. Other winners included Christian McCaffrey (OPOY), Myles Garrett (DPOY), Kevin Stefanski (COY), C.J. Stroud (OROY) and Will Anderson Jr. (DROY).

🏈 Class of 2024: The NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2024 was also revealed Thursday, and Devin Hester became the first to get in primarily as a kick returner. The rest: DE Dwight Freeney, WR Andre Johnson, DE Julius Peppers, LB Patrick Willis, LB Randy Gradishar, DT Steve McMichael.

⛳️ Record score: Cristobal del Solar shot a 13-under 57 (!!) on Thursday at the Korn Ferry Tour’s Astara Golf Championship in Bogota, Colombia. It’s the lowest score ever recorded in a PGA Tour-sanctioned event, and matches the lowest round in any pro tournament.

🏀 Trade deadline: The biggest trades of the relatively quiet NBA trade deadline included the Thunder landing Gordon Hayward from the Hornets, and the Knicks landing Bojan Bogdanović and Alec Burks from the Pistons. Winners and losers.

The game

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Super Bowl LVIII kicks off on Sunday (6:30pm ET, CBS) in Las Vegas, where the Chiefs hope to cement their standing as a dynasty and the 49ers seek revenge for their loss four years ago.

Kansas City struggled at times this season. But after dispatching the Dolphins, Bills and Ravens last month, they’re full of confidence ahead of their fourth Super Bowl in five years.

San Francisco was arguably the NFL’s best team for much of the season. After two comeback playoff wins over the Packers and Lions, they’re on the precipice of their first title in 29 years.

Game info:

America will be watching: Last year’s Super Bowl was watched by a record 115.1 million people — roughly one-third of the U.S. population. With the NFL setting viewership highs…


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Publish date : 2024-02-09 13:13:50

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