• Patriots rally to beat Falcons in historic Super Bowl
    NFL

    Patriots rally to beat Falcons in historic Super Bowl

    What a Super Bowl! (And no, I’m not just talking about Lady Gaga, though she killed it.) It was, in the words of Tom Brady, “a hell of a football game.” The New England Patriots made an impressive comeback in the fourth quarter to win their fifth Super Bowl ever, this time against the Atlanta

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  • Get ready for politically-charged Super Bowl commercials
    Entertainment

    Get ready for politically-charged Super Bowl commercials

    We all know the ads are the best part of the Super Bowl (#kiddingnotkidding). But seriously, all the hype surrounding these commercials is usually worth it. The last couple of years have been disappointing, with very few memorable ads. Here’s hoping 2017 is better. As President Donald Trump settles into office, several companies are debuting

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  • Return of conference battle makes Pro Bowl more competitive
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    Return of conference battle makes Pro Bowl more competitive

    The future of the NFL Pro Bowl is in question, and it has been for a while. The all-star game draws lower television ratings than regular-season games do. Over the last two years, 80 players declined Pro Bowl invites, a league record. But this year, the NFL made a change that seemed to create a

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  • Chargers moving back to Los Angeles after 56 years
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    Chargers moving back to Los Angeles after 56 years

    The San Diego Chargers are no longer the San Diego Chargers. Thursday morning, chairman Dean Spanos announced via Twitter that the team will move to Los Angeles after 56 years in San Diego. This is actually, in a way, a return home for the team that came to existence in LA 57 years ago (though

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  • NFL thinking of getting rid of ‘Thursday Night Football’?
    NFL

    NFL thinking of getting rid of ‘Thursday Night Football’?

    Reports are going around that the NFL might be planning to call “Thursday Night Football” quits. According to Pro Football Talk, the league is thinking about either eliminating Thursday night games or limiting the number of them. If changes are made, it won’t be until after the 2017 season. CBS and NBC signed contracts in

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  • Former Texans player Andre Johnson retiring after 14 years
    NFL

    Former Texans player Andre Johnson retiring after 14 years

    Tennessee Titans wide receiver Andre Johnson is retiring from the NFL after 14 seasons, the team announced Monday. Johnson spent the majority of his career (12 seasons) with the Houston Texans, where he was a seven-time Pro Bowler. He’s still the franchise leader in receiving yards, receptions, and receiving touchdowns. He’s retiring at age 35

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  • Obama, Kelly and Kaepernick: Race and racism in sports
    College News

    Obama, Kelly and Kaepernick: Race and racism in sports

    Yesterday, President Barack Obama appeared at North Carolina AT&T University to talk about race, racism, and sports. Racism is a hot-button issue in this country, especially recently, with many athletes protesting police treatment of African Americans. Obama on making a stand The president said the key to realizing how to address a problem is understanding

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