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Super Bowl XLIX

Patriots vs. Seahawks | Sunday, 6:30 p.m. | Glendale, Ariz. | TV: NBC

Patriots vs. Seahawks | 6:30 p.m. (NBC)

Live updates: Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona

The big game is finally here. Globe reporters bring you the latest throughout the day.

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick (L) and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll meet at center field during warm-ups ahead of the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game in Glendale, Arizona February 1, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)


Coach Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll met at midfield before Super Bowl XLIX.

Deflategate speculation ‘led to hurt feelings’ for Tom Brady

In an interview with NBC’s Bob Costas, the Patriots quarterback talked more about the controversy.

Only one Deflategate football was two pounds underinflated, report says

Several new details emerged on Sunday regarding the NFL’s investigtation into the Deflategate controversy.

Super Bowl XLIX inactives: Jonas Gray out for Patriots

The running back leads the list of inactives for New England.

Tom Brady starts Super Bowl Sunday with video post on Facebook

The latest entry on the Patriots’ quarterback’s always entertaining social media page is a music-driven highlight video.

Alex Speier

// Russell Wilson may be short, but game’s heights within his grasp

The NFL scout’s handbook practically mandates a tall quarterback, but the Seahawks found the guy who breaks the mold.

Dan Shaughnessy

// Patriots tackle unfinished business in Arizona

Provincialism aside, the Seahawks are worthy opponents, but this game is all about the Patriots.


// Super Bowl scouting report: Patriots’ keys to victory

A look at how New England and Seattle stack up against each other.

Christopher L. Gasper

// Bill Belichick, Pete Carroll have more in common than you think

The coaches go about their business differently, but the end result is the same.

// Bill Belichick’s coaching greatness is unquestioned, but his legacy is complicated

Detractors point to Spygate and Deflategate, but supporters say that jealousy is behind much of the criticism.

// Jonathan Kraft has been stepping out of his father’s shadow

The president of the Kraft Group is a sharp-edged chief executive whose focus rarely wavers from family, philanthropy, and making it big in business.

// Dont’a Hightower has grown into his role as signal-caller

The Patriots linebacker has found his groove on defense.

Ask Ben Volin

Have a question for Globe NFL reporter Ben Volin? Submit it here for Volin to consider for his next Q&A feature.

Belichick era database


// Patriots during the Bill Belichick era

Look back on the Boston Globe’s coverage of every game the Patriots have played since Bill Belichick became the head coach in 2000.

From the archives

Super Bowl XLVI

// Giants break Patriots’ hearts again

Look back at complete coverage of the Patriots' loss loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI.

Past seasons

2013 season recap

// An ugly end in Denver

Track the high and low points of the Patriots’ 2013 season before their eventual loss to the Broncos in the AFC title game.

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