When The Whole Country Reviews A Play, Referees Can’t Always Join (New York Times) The Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman clearly broke the rules but the referees did not call a penalty and the play was not reviewable by league.
I Failed The Covington Catholic Test (The Atlantic) Next time there’s a viral story, I’ll wait for more facts to emerge.
A Super Bowl To Drive America Crazy (Wall Street Journal) The Patriots and Rams are a tantalizing match-up, but after two contentious championship games, there are hard feelings.
CBS Rejects Super Bowl Ad On Benefits Of Medical Marijuana (USA Today) A CBS spokesperson told USA TODAY Sports that under CBS broadcast standards it does not currently accept cannabis-related advertising.
Tennessee Jumps To No. 1 In The AP Top 25 Poll Ahead Of Duke And Virginia (CBS Sports) The Volunteers are the top team in the AP Top 25 for the first time since the 2007-08 season.
GOP Reaches Landmark Agreement To Juice Small-dollar Fundraising (Politico) ‘Patriot Pass’ is the Republican Party’s answer to ActBlue, Democrats’ online money behemoth.
The Chiefs’ Loss Was Heartbreaking, But The Saints’ Was Devastating (The Ringer) Kansas City had plenty of chances to win against the Patriots, and with Patrick Mahomes II under center, they’ll have plenty more. New Orleans and Drew Brees, though, face a much less certain future.
Starbucks Rolls Out Delivery Service For Coffee Drinkers (ABC News) Starbucks expanding drinks-delivery service to San Francisco, adding other cities in the coming weeks.
Patriots’ AFC Championship Win Snags Near Record Viewership For NFL & CBS (Deadline) The numbers for the Rams’ overtime win against the Saints on Sunday are good, but they are not as good as the results of the Patriots and Chiefs in the AFC game.
Facebook Thinks The New York Times’ Coverage Of It Has Gotten More Critical. It Has. (Recode) Yes, the NYT has become more critical of Facebook. With good reason.
Where Does Andy Reid Rank Among Coaches Who Never Won A Super Bowl? (Yahoo! Sports) Andy Reid had a good chance to finally get a ring, but his 20th season as a NFL head coach ended the same as the previous 19. Without a Super Bowl title. His quest to raise the Lombardi will continue.
Startup Is Launching A Remote-controlled ‘Grocery Store On Wheels’ (Washington Post) Though there is no human on board, the delivery vehicles will be operated by people from another location using “cameras and navigation systems.”