Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes  dives into the endzone for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in  the AFC divisional playoff at Arrowhead stadium in Kansas City. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

The stories passed down about the Kansas City Chiefs’ playoff malfunctions might sound apocryphal, as if embellished over a game of telephone, but the(...)

Indianapolis Colts kicker  Adam Vinatieri   celebrates after making a 51-yard field goal in overtime to defeat the San Francisco 49ers 26-23 at Lucas Oil Stadium  2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photograph: Stacy Revere/Getty Images

The San Francisco 49ers’ winless streak continued following a dramatic 26-23 overtime defeat at the Indianapolis Colts which grabbed headlines due to (...)

Green Bay Packers’ Max McGee snags the star pass in the end zone to win the first ever Super Bowl against the Kansas City Chiefs in 1967

1) General inebriation Super Bowl drunkenness has a long history, back to before the big game was even called the Super Bowl. In the debut game, Pac(...)

 Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos walks off the field after losing 24-13 to the Indianapolis Colts in a the AFC Divisional Playoff game   in Denver, Colorado. Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty

Peyton Manning slumped off the field towards an uncertain future following Denver’s divisional playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, with (...)