( Ezra Shaw )
Broncos defeat Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10 for the third Super Bowl championship in what might be the swan song for Peyton Manning.

( Nhat V. Meyer )
Kawakami: Denver defense puts it name on Mount Rushmore

By routing Cam Newton and Carolina, Broncos stand alongside Pittsburgh's Steel Curtain, Chicago's famed-46, and ever other great defense in NFL history 
( Jim Gensheimer )
Purdy: Bay Area shines through a dull Super Bowl

Why we live here is on full display while Broncos and Panthers slog away. 
M. Thompson II
( Andy Lyons )
Thompson: Superman Cam Newton finds his Kryptonite

Denver Broncos defense rough up freshly minted NFL MVP and his Carolina Panthers teammates 
Kawakami: Hall of Fame night for Super Bowl City: DeBartolo and Stabler

Holding home-field advantage, former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo and late Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler win election to Pro Football Hall of Fame. 
Guest commentary: Residents must be involved in any stadium deal with Raiders, A's

San Francisco is beaming with pride as the site for the Super Bowl. On our side of the bay, we are proud, too -- for our Oakland teams, but also for the pride we take in our good union jobs at the Coliseum and Oracle Arena and for the East Oakland neighborhood surrounding the stadiums. 
49ers icon Steve Young marvels at Manning's triumph, Newton's agony

Steve Young stood on the Levi s Stadium field as confetti still fell from the sky and marveled at the likely end to Peyton Manning s career, even if the Broncos quarterback only threw for 141 yards. 
St. Mary's Gaels
College basketball: Loss to BYU knocks Saint Mary's men out of first

Chase Fischer scored 19 points, Kyle Collinsworth added 17, and BYU knocked Saint Mary's out of first place in the West Coast Conference with a 70-59 victory Thursday night in Provo, Utah.
( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7