• This image provided by Audi shows a scene from the company's "The Commander" spot for Super Bowl 50. The ad features the new Audi R8 V10. (Audi via AP)

    Audi tearjerker, ‘Puppymonkeybaby’ among Super Bowl winners

    NEW YORK (AP) — With 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it’s a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers, there were winners and losers off the field, too. Here are the advertisers whose gamble paid off, and those who dropped the ball.

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  • This photo provided by AXE shows a still from the company's "Find Your Magic" Super Bowl 50 spot. (AXE via AP)

    Super Bowl 50 advertising winners and losers

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers during Super Bowl 50 — and there were clear winners and losers off the field, too.

  • Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried, right, goes up to dunk during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Mudiay, Nuggets hand Knicks 5th straight loss

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie Emmanuel Mudiay scored nine of his 15 points during a decisive fourth-quarter run, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading New York Knicks 101-96 on Sunday.

  • Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) takes aim for the basket past Sacramento Kings center Kosta Koufos (41) and center DeMarcus Cousins (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

    Johnson, Nets have season-best night in beating Kings

    NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Johnson had season highs with 27 points and 11 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets had their best offensive performance of the season in beating the Sacramento Kings 128-119 on Friday night.

  • Emergency officials gather near the site where two police officers were shot in the Bronx section of New York, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Two police officers were shot while on patrol in a public housing project on Thursday night and suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and a suspect was in custody, authorities said. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    2 NYC police officers wounded in public housing shooting

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two police officers were shot and wounded by a gunman they encountered in the stairwell of a public housing project they were patrolling, and the gunman later killed himself, authorities said.

  • Hermannsson leads LIU Brooklyn over Mount St. Mary’s 77-74

    NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Hermannsson scored 21 points, Jerome Frink had 19 and LIU Brooklyn beat Mount St. Mary’s 77-74 on Thursday night.

  • Indiana Pacers forward Lavoy Allen (5) blocks a shot attempt by Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    C.J. Miles scores 27, Pacers beat Nets 114-100

    NEW YORK (AP) — Once the Indiana Pacers starting pushing the tempo in the second quarter, the Brooklyn Nets ended up in a hole that was just too deep.

  • Brooklyn Nets guard Donald Sloan (15) and Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (11) go after a loose ball as Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson (1) defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Drummond, Jackson help Pistons edge Nets 105-100

    NEW YORK (AP) — Reggie Jackson was nearly on the bench, his coach believing he was being beaten by cramps.