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Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen caught two touchdown passes in a losing effort Sunday as Team (Michael) Irvin beat Team (Cris) Carter 32-28 in front of a sellout crowd of 63,225 at University of Phoenix Stadium in the Pro Bowl.

The Super Bowl, at its most basic level, is a game that determines the NFL championship.

The NFL and the New England Patriots would love to take the air out of the biggest controversy heading into Super Bowl week. But Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks wasn't playing along Sunday when asked about the so-called "Deflate-gate" matter, and whether he expected the Patriots would be punished if found guilty of playing with deflated footballs in the AFC championship game.

Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman discusses his NFL draft philosophy, free agency, closing the gap between the Panthers and the Seahawks and how he heard about Cam Newton’s car accident.

Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly showed off improved pass coverage skills during his third season in the NFL. The reigning Defensive Player of the Year will get one last chance to work on them Sunday in the Pro Bowl in Glendale, Ariz. -- against one of his teammates.

With the NFL investigating an accusation that the Patriots used underinflated footballs in the AFC Championship Game last week, coach Bill Belichick took a proactive approach in defending his organization Saturday afternoon in Foxborough, Mass.

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