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(Portland, OR) -- Jeld-Wen Field will soon become Providence Park. The Portland Timbers have announced the change, which will name the stadium after Providence Health Services. Timbers owner Merritt Paulson says the partnership is for 15 years and will include new signage and a new logo for the stadium. Jeld-Wen Windows & Doors of Klamath Falls will continue to serve as one of the Timbers' Founding Partners.
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith, the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl 48, is insisting his mother share in the spoils of victory. Smith told TMZ that Chevrolet is customizing the pickup truck he was given for being voted MVP so he can hand it over to his mom in California. He says Mom "wants to go gun-metal with the black rims." Smith ran back an intercepted pass for a touchdown and recovered a fumble in the Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos.