As one of eight brothers who played college football, Derriel McCorvey says he has the game in his blood. Now the Louisiana lawyer is trying to make the National Football League bleed over claims that it concealed data about the dangers of concussions.
Ford Motor Co., seeking to revive sales of Lincoln vehicles, is fielding the brand’s first Super Bowl spot as well as a television commercial that portrays the U.S. president who gave the luxury line its name.
Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings became the first running back in six years to win the National Football League’s Most Valuable Player award following a season in which he fell nine yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s 28-year-old rushing record.
The New York Jets rallied past San Diego 27-21 behind three touchdown catches by Plaxico Burress, while the Green Bay Packers outscored Minnesota 33-27 to remain the National Football League’s only undefeated team.