Super Bowl 50

Santana Pans Super Bowl Exclusion of Local Bands

Legendary Bay Area guitarist Carlos Santana addressed an open letter to the NFL on his Facebook page Tuesday, criticizing the organization for its decision to forgo local bands for the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, and opting to go with the British band Coldplay instead.

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Beyoncé Bashes Cops in Half-Time Show After Getting Police Escort to the Game

Beyoncé performed a tribute to the militant Black Panthers Party during Sunday evening’s halftime show at Super Bowl 50 that some, including former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, called a blatant attack on law enforcement. But the pop star might have been late to the performance if she hadn’t received a highway-clearing police escort to deliver her to Levi’s Stadium on time.

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Super Bowl 50 Commercials: Best and Worst

For a lot of those watching Sunday evening’s Super Bowl 50, the commercial breaks offered more excitement than the on-field matchup between Peyton Manning’s Broncos and Cam Newton’s Panthers. Check out some of the best and worst Super Bowl 50 spots.

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Watch: GOP Candidates Make Super Bowl 50 Picks

The GOP presidential candidates were all asked to make their Super Bowl 50 picks Saturday at the GOP Debate. John Kasich, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz all picked the Carolina Panthers to beat the Denver Broncos. Jeb Bush

Vince Lombardi Super Bowl 50 (Rick Osentoski / Associated Press)

Cam Newton Says His One-Month-Old Son Is Already Walking

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton almost brought his one-month-old son, Chosen, to Monday’s Super Bowl 50 Opening Night but he was afraid he would not able to “walk down the steps yet.” He then mentioned that his son is already walking. Follow Trent

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton almost brought his one-month-old son, …