BALTIMORE - Baltimore celebrated with its Super Bowl champion Ravens on Tuesday, with thousands of fans in purple lining the streets and packing the team's stadium for a celebration.
They'll be enemies on Sunday, but from left, both John and Jim Harbaugh praised their parents for their coaching success.
NEW ORLEANS - Working separately, John and Jim Harbaugh each guided their team to the Super Bowl. They will be on opposite sidelines Sunday, John as head coach of the Baltimore Ravens and Jim with the San Francisco 49ers.
San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York wants the team to become Super Bowl regulars again after an 18-year hiatus.
NEW ORLEANS - When Jed York attended his first football game at age 3, he had already developed an eye for watching the way his uncle ran the San Francisco 49ers during their glory days.
The biggest story this week is not the one about the Super Bowl quarterback who could be a free agent next month.
NEW ORLEANS - Joe Flacco's expiring contract doesn't seem to concern anyone with the Baltimore Ravens, including the quarterback himself.
NEW ORLEANS - Smiling, even laughing, at questions about a report linking him to a company that purports to make performance-enhancers, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis said Wednesday he "never, ever took" the stuff.
NEW ORLEANS - Kurt Warner still winces at the memory of the helmet-to-helmet shot that Anquan Boldin absorbed in a 2008 game against the New York Jets.
NEW ORLEANS - Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco apologized for his word selection in criticizing the NFL's decision to hold next year's Super Bowl in an outdoor stadium at a cold-weather site.
Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was on the winning stage 12 years ago. Next week will be his last game, he says, and he hopes to finish his career back on that winning stage.
NEW ORLEANS - Like a savory Cajun gumbo, the Super Bowl has something for everyone's tastes.
"There is no us without Ozzie," coach John Harbaugh says of Ozzie Newsome, above, general manager of the Baltimore Ravens,
OWINGS MILLS, Md. - Ozzie Newsome just might be the happiest person in New Orleans next weekend.
Ex-Oregon star LaMichael James scores his first NFL TD on a 15-yard run in last week's 28-24 NFC title win over Atlanta.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - In a matter of weeks, LaMichael James transformed himself from a rookie spectator forced to watch the San Francisco 49ers' first three months of the season to a key contributor on a Super Bowl team.