Tom Brady of the New England Patriots calls for a two-point try in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. The Patriots converted that attempt to send the game into overtime. Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Elsa/Getty Images

Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons — depicted here with one finger raised in the NFC Championship Game — helpfully illustrates an important number: the total Super Bowls the Falcons organization will have won, if they win Sunday. Tom Pennington/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Designer Nick Graham, astronaut Buzz Aldrin and scientist Bill Nye pose on the runway at Graham's New York Fashion Week show. JP Yim/Getty Images for Nick Graham hide caption

toggle caption
JP Yim/Getty Images for Nick Graham

New York's Fashion Week Show Celebrates Life On Mars

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/512844402/513128628" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

The Denver Broncos' Super Bowl victory against the Carolina Panthers was the third most-watched broadcast in U.S. television history. CBS also streamed the game online. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Julie Jacobson/AP

A Skeptical Review Of CBS' Super Bowl Online Streaming Success

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/466031675/466047502" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell holds a press conference on October 8, 2014 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Andrew Burton/Getty Images

A Year On, Did NFL Anti-Domestic Violence Efforts Work?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/465841229/465934709" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Many consider Apple's 1984 Super Bowl ad, directed by Ridley Scott, one of the best Super Bowl ads ever. YouTube hide caption

toggle caption
YouTube

Super Bowl Ads Past And Present: How Do They Stack Up?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/465703585/465857477" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera salutes the fans as he leaves the field after a win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Jan. 3, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Grant Halverson/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Carolina Panthers Coach Ron Rivera Has Charlotte's Latino Community Fired Up

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/465725352/465901871" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning meets with Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton after an NFL game in Indianapolis in 2011. Manning and Newton will square off in the 50th Super Bowl, in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday. The two quarterbacks were No. 1 overall draft picks 13 years apart. AJ Mast/AP hide caption

toggle caption
AJ Mast/AP

Super Bowl 50's Quarterbacks: So Talented And So Different

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/465273284/465387422" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Advertisers used to guard their commercials until they aired on TV. Now, advertisers harness the power of Internet virality and release ads before the big game. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images