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Atlanta, GA - 2/1/2018 - Canon loaner telephoto lenses lined up for pick-up by photographers covering Super Bowl LIII at Canon Professional Services. Bill Greene/Globe Staff

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A look at how the Globe photographers cover the Super Bowl

Directory of photography Bill Greene shares his game plan for Sunday’s Patriots-Rams showdown.

The Pat Patriot mascot led the cheers at the Patriots’ pep rally.

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Sunday at the Super Bowl: After rallying fans, it’s time for the Patriots to play ball

Thousands attended a Patriots rally in downtown Atlanta Saturday. Now all that’s left is to play the Super Bowl.

Sunday’s Globe sports section front page

A look at Sunday’s sports front page

Atlanta, GA - 2/1/2018 - Boston Globe photojournalists Barry Chin and Jim Davis head down to the field to tape off positions at Mercedes Benz Stadium. Bill Greene/Globe Staff


Patriots will have enough of a finishing kick to win this one

After two weeks of buildup, all that’s left is to see how it plays out. Here’s a sneak preview.

CBS sportscaster Tracy Wolfson takes picture of the field prior to an NFL football game between the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

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Tracy Wolfson had no idea Tom Brady’s ‘everyone thinks we suck’ line was coming

However Wolfson knew when her interview was over that it was going to go viral.

A large sign inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium was a popular spot to take souvenir photos as preparations continue for the Super Bowl on Sunday.

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Saturday at the Super Bowl: Finally, it’s starting to feel like a big game

Fans have started to pour into Atlanta, and the buzz is building toward Sunday’s kickoff.

Saturday’s Globe sports section front page

Here’s a look at the front page of Saturday’s Boston Globe sports section.

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Between Two Laptops: A Boston and an LA sportswriter chat about the Super Bowl

The Globe’s Ben Volin and the Los Angeles Times’s Sam Farmer exchanged emails on a variety of Super Bowl topics.

“I toss and turn a lot” while trying to sleep the night before a big game, said Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty (above).

Rest assured, sleep will be hard to come by for Patriots players on Super Bowl Eve

Most teams encourage players to follow nutrition plans and good habits, but how can players possibly sleep well the night before a big game?

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady prepares to throws a pass during NFL football practice, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Atlanta, as the team prepares for Super Bowl 53 against the Los Angeles Rams. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Friday’s Super Bowl practice reports: Both teams have full participation at final practices

Lawyer Milloy, the former Patriots safety, was on hand to help break down the huddle with the team’s “Awww Yeah!” catchphrase.

New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower answers questions during opening night for the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game at State Farm Arena, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)

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Dont’a Hightower back at final practice for Patriots on Friday

The linebacker was a full participant after missing Thursday’s practice because of an illness.

Ty Law made a pivotal interception in the 2002 Super Bowl.


Early Super Bowls should be landing more Patriots in Hall of Fame

Not one core Patriot from that era is enshrined, though Ty Law may break through this year.

Foxborough, MA 01/13/19- Patriots Sony Michel runs for a 30-yards gain in the second quarter. The New England Patriots play against the Los Angeles Chargers in the AFC divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019.(Matthew J. Lee/Globe Staff)

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6 questions about Patriots-Rams, answered by our football writers

Topics include what surprises each team has in store, how vital will the running game be, and which team has more talent.

Foxborough, MA - 12/14/2016 - New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett during today's walk through practice inside the Patriots indoor training facility. Patriots practice in Foxborough. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Jim McBride, Topic: 15Patriots Practice, LOID: 8.3.995617015.

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Postcard from Atlanta: A Martysaurus Rex sighting

Former Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett, now retired from the NFL, is having a good time at the Super Bowl.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - JANUARY 31: (L-R) Jon Hein, Dan Marino and Gary Dell'Abate attend SiriusXM at Super Bowl LIII Radio Row on January 31, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

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Friday at the Super Bowl: It’ll be a busy day on Radio Row

All the talking heads on various radio and television outlets will be in full roar Friday as they welcome all sorts of football guests.

Friday’s Globe sports section front page

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Which team benefits more from two weeks to prepare for the Super Bowl?

Christopher L. Gasper shares his answer in the latest installment of our Super Bowl Insider feature.

New England Patriots defensive end Keionta Davis (58) watches from the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars won 31-20. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

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Talking music with Patriots defensive lineman Keionta Davis

We asked the second-year pro about what he’s listening to right now, and what he listens to before games.

It’s not uncommon to see a daily scrum at Stephon Gilmore’s locker.

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The best Patriots to interview? Here’s one reporter’s list

Stephon Gilmore has been one of the most accommodating Patriots when it comes to dealing with reporters.

FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 29: Willie McGinest is inducted into the New England Patriots hall of fame during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium on October 29, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

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Postcard from Atlanta: Why aren’t more Patriots in the NFL Hall of Fame?

“I think there’s a bunch of guys that belong from our foundational teams,’’ said Willie McGinest.

Tom Brady spoke with media members Wednesday afternoon.

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Thursday at the Super Bowl: The last we’ll hear from the Patriots until Sunday

The final media sessions for both Super Bowl teams will be held Thursday, then players and coaches are off the hook until after the game.

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Thursday’s Globe sports section front page

Columns by Chris Gasper and Tara Sullivan highlight our Super Bowl coverage Thursday.

Wade Phillips is the Rams’ defensive coordinator.

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What should the Patriots expect from Wade Phillips’s defense?

Reporter Ben Volin offers his thoughts on the challenge Tom Brady and the Patriots face in the Super Bowl.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 14: Former football player Phil Simms attends On Location Experiences' 51 Days To Super Bowl LI Celebration at STK Rooftop on December 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for On Location Experiences)

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Postcard from Atlanta: Interviewing Phil Simms is a full-circle moment

Part of the craziness of Super Bowl week is keeping track of the interview opportunities beyond the two teams involved.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is shown during a tour for the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Wednesday at the Super Bowl: Roger Goodell to speak, and both teams will practice

The NFL commissioner has been silent on some NFL issues, especially the officiating in the NFC Championship Game.

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Will the Patriots run more or pass more in the Super Bowl?

Watch Globe Patriots reporter Nora Princiotti’s response, and submit a question of your own for our reporters at the Super Bowl.

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Video: A tour of the media center at the Super Bowl

Take a look at the place where broadcasters and journalists from all over the world set up shop to cover the Super Bowl.

Kyle Van Noy.

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Not all interviews are strictly football at the Super Bowl

Patriots linebacker Kyle Van Noy was happy to talk about sneakers at Opening Night.

Bill Belichick listened to a question during media night.

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Tuesday at the Super Bowl: No practices, but more media opps

Just a short time after media night appearances, several Patriots will discuss the Super Bowl at Tuesday press conferences.

Tuesday’s Globe sports section front page

Here’s a look at the front page of Tuesday’s Boston Globe sports section.

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Video: Ben Volin outlines his Super Bowl coverage strategy

Globe NFL reporter Ben Volin is in Atlanta and will be writing every day ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl.

The Boston Globe sports staff arrived bright and early at the media center for Super Bowl LIII Monday morning.

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Monday at the Super Bowl: What to expect

Here’s the schedule for team appearances, plus a look at the stories the Globe sports department is working on.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - JANUARY 27: An exterior view of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium is seen on January 27, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Justin Heiman/Getty Images)

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A look at the Globe’s game plan for covering the Super Bowl

The goal is to come up with engaging stories and smart commentary — all without duplicating storylines we might have covered before.

Prakash Dhamshala crosses over the Northside Drive pedestrian bridge from the Vine City MARTA station, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Atlanta, on his way to the Georgia World Congress Center in front of an evolving Super Atlanta Skyline that is being transformed by giant graphics on buildings and rising structures for Super Bowl LIII. The big game will be held on Feb. 3, 2019, at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

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A guide to Atlanta, from the sports landscape to the best places to eat and drink

Globe assistant sports editor Rachel G. Bowers, who is from Georgia, has the inside scoop on the Super Bowl host city.

Workers use a lift to install a Super Bowl 53 wrap on the outside of Mercedes-Benz Stadium as it is transformed for the big NFL football game, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

How to watch, stream, and listen to the Super Bowl

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are chasing their sixth championship together. Here’s how to tune in. Kickoff is 6:30 p.m.

New England Patriots' Tom Brady answers questions during opening night for the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game at Minute Maid Park Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

A schedule of events for Super Bowl week, from Foxborough to Atlanta

There will be a lot more than a football game going on, so here is a detailed guide.