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Tom Brady throws Super Bowl trophy

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady celebrated his seventh Super Bowl victory by tossing the Lombardi Trophy from his boat to another close by during a boat parade.

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Super Bowl ratings are in: They're a disappointment

Taking place in the middle of a global pandemic Super Bowl LV was an NFL championship game unlike any other. But the big game still brought in another Super Bowl victory for Tom Brady and a sizable — if somewhat smaller — audience.

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What the Super Bowl and America have in common

Maybe it was the ICU nurse manager Suzie Dorner conducting the coin flip during a pandemic that is still killing thousands of Americans every day -- nearly half a million deaths in less than a year -- that made it clear how much the Super Bowl is America and America is the Super Bowl. Or maybe it was the presence of Sarah Thomas, the first woman to officiate in the country's most-watched annual sporting event during a game that was heavily affected by penalties (called mostly against one team) throughout the first half. Or maybe it was the continued, noticeable absence of Colin Kaepernick -- except for his image in a historical account of what it took for Black quarterbacks to break through in the NFL.

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Highlights and lowlights of the biggest TV show of the year

As advertisers considered the delicate balancing act this year's Super Bowl required -- striking just the right tone amid a period of stark cultural and political divides and public-health unease -- many blue-chip brands opted to sit this one out.

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