WATCH: Lady Gaga's national anthem performance is total perfection

By: Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY

Touchdown for Lady Gaga!

The pop star gave us goosebumps when she kicked off Super Bowl 50 Sunday night, powering through (and totally slaying) The Star-Spangled Banner.

Mother Monster has toned down...

Super Bowl ads: The good, bad and ugly

By: Terry Terrones

Television commercials are an annoyance every day of the year.

Except for Super Bowl Sunday, that is.

Because of the game's diverse and massive audience, it's a unique opportunity for companies to put...

Review: Coldplay lets Beyonce, Bruno Mars overshadow band

By: David Bauder, The Associated Press

Give Chris Martin and Coldplay credit: It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be upstaged at their own Super Bowl show.

The British band invited Beyonce and Bruno Mars to...

Live blog - The commercials of Super Bowl 50

By: Terry Terrones

Happy Super Bowl Sunday! Welcome to The Gazette live blog for the commercials of Super Bowl 50. From kickoff to the final countdown I'll be taking in one of the most enjoyable aspects of the big game - the...

Ice sculpture will be carved into a Broncos work of beauty

By: Eric Singer, The Gazette

Broncos Super Bowl fever is hitting a feverish pitch, despite the frigid temperatures.

A two-ton ice sculpture will be carved into a Broncos work of beauty at the Promenade Shops at Briargate, 1885 Briargate...

Video game review: 'Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam' hits some flat notes

By: Lou Kesten The Associated Press

Role-playing games such as "Fallout 4" and "The Witcher 3" are beloved for their complexity, ambition and overwhelming variety. But those same traits scare some players away, particularly grown-ups who might not...

VIDEO: 14 Super Bowl ads that everyone (maybe) will be talking about

By: The Associated Press

NEW YORK — With Super Bowl Sunday less than a week away, a flurry of advertisers including Budweiser and LG Electronics have already released their game-day ads in the hopes of stoking excitement and building...

Gumbo cook-off and Carnivale parade lighten up winter in Manitou Springs

By: Jennifer Mulson

Gumbo cook-off, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Soda Springs Park, 35 Park Ave., Manitou Springs, $1 for two samples; parade, 1 p.m., Manitou Avenue, free; 685-5089,

Something else: To...