Peyton Manning and Denver Broncos could be headed for split

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Peyton Manning is inching toward a historic repeat.

If he doesn't decide to retire in the next few days, the Denver Broncos will almost certainly release the iconic quarterback just like the Indianapolis Colts did four years ago under equally extraordinary circumstances.

Halftime at the big game is among the top culture

NEW YORK (AP) -- Warren Duncan has something in common with Madonna, Beyonce, Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen and Prince - and doesn't hesitate to let his grandchildren know about it every year about this time.

All performed at the Super Bowl halftime show, although it wasn't quite the spectacle in Duncan's time that it is now. He was at snare drum for the Florida A&M University marching band at Super Bowl III in 1969, when the New York Jets upset the Baltimore Colts.

APNewsBreak: Lady Gaga to sing national anthem at Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lady Gaga is set to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday.

The NFL told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Gaga will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, where the Carolina Panthers will take on the Denver Broncos.

The biggest blowouts in Super Bowl history


The Super Bowl has produced plenty of memorably tense moments and unfathomably wild finishes.

NFL Latest: Broncos have a chance to get No. 1 seed

The latest from NFL games on the 17th Sunday of the regular season (all times EST):


The road to the Super Bowl in the AFC is up for grabs.

Raiders could be saying goodbye to Coliseum

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — From the costume-clad crazies in the Black Hole who turn football Sundays into Halloween, the infield dirt that serves as an obstacle early in the season to the crumbling infrastructure, the Oakland Coliseum has provided a unique setting.

Mayfield walks, dances into star role at Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield's exceptional dance moves have drawn hundreds of thousands of views on social media.

His moves on the field are worth a few clicks, too. His ability to extend plays is the main reason he's shaken and shimmied all the way from two-time walk-on to a second-team AP All-American who finished fourth in the Heisman Trophy balloting.

Ole Miss DL Nkemdiche will not play Sugar Bowl; NFL next

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi defensive lineman Robert Nkemdiche has played his last college football game.