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Chiefs defeat 49ers for team’s 1st Super Bowl championship in 50 years

on February 3, 2020, 7:09 AM / in Football

The Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 to win Super Bowl LIV in Miami on Sunday. The 49ers led for most of the game and were up by 10 in the third quarter. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes to lead the Chiefs to a comeback win and their first championship since the 1969 season. […]

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If God were a football fan

If God were a football fan

on January 23, 2020, 7:23 AM / in Football, People, Religion

By Richard Rowland If God were a football fan, his team would be the Patriots. I’m not into sports all that much, in fact, I can’t name one of today’s quarterbacks, other than Tom Brady. Speaking of quarterbacks, how was it, I wonder, the term quarterback was arrived at? Going back a few years, not sure exactly when, I began […]

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Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl

Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl

on January 20, 2020, 6:43 AM / in Football

The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Tennessee Titans 35-24 to win the AFC Championship game on Sunday, earning the team its first spot in the Super Bowl in half a century. The Chiefs will play the San Francisco 49ers, who defeated the Green Bay Packers 37-20 in the NFC Championship game. The Chiefs came back from a 17-7 deficit in […]

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LSU, Joe Burrow beat Clemson to win the College Football Playoff national title

LSU, Joe Burrow beat Clemson to win the College Football Playoff national title

on January 14, 2020, 6:56 AM / in Football

  LSU knocked Clemson off its title perch — and did it in a record-breaking showing. In the end, LSU had Joe Burrow. The other 129 FBS teams did not. Burrow broke the single-season passing touchdown record (finished with 60) and LSU set the single-season points record in the poll era (726, beating 2013 Florida State’s 723 in 14 games) […]

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Chiefs advance to AFC championship with comeback win over Texans

Chiefs advance to AFC championship with comeback win over Texans

on January 13, 2020, 7:58 AM / in Football

The Kansas City Chiefs came back from 24 points behind to beat the Houston Texans 51-31 on Sunday to advance to the AFC championship game. Only three teams have won after being down by more points in a post-season game. “It was just a matter of settling down, calming the storm,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said of the team’s big […]

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Drew Brees sets new NFL record for touchdown passes

on December 17, 2019, 8:40 AM / in Football

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees completed the 540th touchdown pass of his career in a 34-7 Monday win against the Indianapolis Colts, beating the previous NFL record of 539 held by former Colts and Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. The record-breaking pass came in the third quarter with a 5-yard throw to Josh Hill. Brees then padded his new record […]

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Kaepernick Gets Passed Over By Injury-Plagued Detroit Lions

Kaepernick Gets Passed Over By Injury-Plagued Detroit Lions

on December 3, 2019, 7:47 AM / in Football

The injury-plagued Detroit Lions need a quarterback but ignore Colin Kaepernick and sign two young quarterbacks instead. The Lions were one of eight teams that sent representatives to attend Kaepernick’s workout in November. Over the weekend, they signed Kyle Sloter, 25, from the Arizona Cardinals’ practice squad and Joe Callahan, 26, and put both of them on their practice squad, as Fox Business reported. #Lions […]

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Kaepernick Workout Stunt Fizzles as Former QB Remains Unemployed

on November 25, 2019, 7:30 AM / in Football, National News, Opinion

By  Paul Duke  | Colin Kaepernick’s argument regarding the state of his NFL career is falling apart faster than, well, his actual career did. The former San Francisco 49er has been out of a job for the last two years after a controversial sendoff season in which he consistently kneeled during the National Anthem to draw attention to racial injustice. Now, […]

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Michigan football a part of ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ coverage at Penn State next week

Michigan football a part of ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ coverage at Penn State next week

on October 13, 2019, 8:47 AM / in Football

“College GameDay,” ESPN’s popular pregame show, will visit State College for Michigan football‘s clash against No. 9 Penn State this upcoming weekend. The show announced its decision late Saturday night, shortly after the Nittany Lions’ 17-12 road win over Iowa. Michigan’s game against Penn State will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday on ABC. U-M is no stranger to “GameDay”. Last season, […]

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Demario Davis wins appeal, won’t be fined for wearing religious headband on the field

Demario Davis wins appeal, won’t be fined for wearing religious headband on the field

on October 10, 2019, 6:26 AM / in Football

By Calvin Freiburger (LifeSiteNews) — New Orleans Saints starting linebacker Demario Davis will not be fined after all for wearing a headband sporting the words “Man of God” and announced Tuesday that the controversy has helped raise money for charity. Last week, Davis announced on Instagram that he had been fined approximately $7,000 for wearing one of the headbands (which are being sold to […]

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Andrew Luck announces stunning retirement

on August 25, 2019, 12:23 PM / in Football

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck stunned the NFL on Saturday evening when he abruptly announced his retirement from football at the age of 29. The Colts had just played their third preseason game when Luck made the decision public; the regular season begins in two weeks. The oft-injured Luck said the decision was the hardest in his life. “I’ve been […]

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Arizona Cardinals take Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman winner Kyler Murray as the first pick in the NFL draft

Arizona Cardinals take Oklahoma quarterback and Heisman winner Kyler Murray as the first pick in the NFL draft

on April 26, 2019, 7:55 AM / in Football

The Arizona Cardinals chose University of Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the first pick in the National Football League college draft on Thursday night in Nashville, Tennessee, uniting Murray with a coach who many experts say is a perfect fit. Murray — a two-sport star at Oklahoma — became the first athlete ever to have been chosen in the top […]

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SUPER BOWL ADS LECTURE AMERICA ON GIRL POWER, WIND POWER AND OBJECTIFYING MERMAIDS

on February 4, 2019, 8:45 AM / in Football

Super Bowl advertisers used the massive platform to on a number of topics — from using clean energy and respecting the media to the proper treatment of mermaids in the age of #MeToo. CBS, the network that hosted the big game, promoted “girl power” with an ad about girls playing football — and sponsor Budweiser took the time to note that […]

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Patriots top Rams 13-3 to win sixth NFL title in lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever

Patriots top Rams 13-3 to win sixth NFL title in lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever

on February 4, 2019, 5:24 AM / in Football

By Dan Wolken  |  USA TODAY ATLANTA — In a year that saw scoring records shattered all over the NFL, perhaps it’s only fitting that the Super Bowl went retro as the New England Patriots won their sixth title in the Tom Brady/Bill Belichick era. The Patriots beat the Rams 13-3, scoring the go-ahead touchdown with seven minutes left after a grinder […]

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Jacksonville Jaguars players arrested outside London nightclub over ‘unpaid £50K bill’

Jacksonville Jaguars players arrested outside London nightclub over ‘unpaid £50K bill’

on October 29, 2018, 6:06 AM / in Football, International News

RT Four players from NFL team the Jacksonville Jaguars were arrested in London on Saturday after allegedly attempting to leave a nightclub without paying a £50,000 bar bill, which led to a brawl with security staff. The four players arrested have been named as Barry Church, D.J. Hayden, Ronnie Harrison and Jarrod Wilson, according to ESPN. The team are in the UK capital […]

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Broncos Cut QB After Arrest, Vow To ‘Help Him However We Can’

Broncos Cut QB After Arrest, Vow To ‘Help Him However We Can’

on October 26, 2018, 7:18 AM / in Football

Chad Kelly’s short stint as the Denver Broncos’ backup quarterback is over, and his former teammates and ex-coaches are trying to ignore the distraction of his dismissal while keeping him in their thoughts. The Broncos waived the second-year pro Wednesday, a day after he was arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass after being accused of entering a couple’s suburban home […]

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College Football Top 25- Week 8

College Football Top 25- Week 8

on October 22, 2018, 7:11 AM / in Football

by Cole Muzio  |   The Resurgent A shocking defeat of Ohio State provides a major shift in the college football landscape and major hole for the #4 spot. A stunning loss to Ohio State leaves only 3 sure-fire playoff teams with a massive jumble for the 4th spot. Who will grab it? The winner of the Florida-Georgia game will certainly enhance […]

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Tua tosses four TDs in Tide win

Tua tosses four TDs in Tide win

on October 21, 2018, 7:21 AM / in Football

By STEVE MEGAREE   |   The Associated Press KNOXVILLE — Tua Tagovailoa threw touchdown passes to four different receivers Saturday and No. 1 Alabama started fast yet again in a 58-21 Southeastern Conference victory over host Tennessee. Alabama had touchdowns on its first four possessions while outscoring Tennessee 28-0 and outgaining the Volunteers 217-6 in the opening period. Alabama has outscored […]

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West Virginia spoils Pruitt’s debut

West Virginia spoils Pruitt’s debut

on September 2, 2018, 6:35 AM / in Football

By STEVE REED   |   The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Will Grier got his Heisman Trophy campaign off to an impressive start, throwing for 429 yards and five touchdowns as No. 17 West Virginia defeated Tennessee 40-14 Saturday in a game delayed for more than an hour at halftime due to lightning. Leading 13-7 at halftime, the Associated Press preseason […]

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Saints acquiring QB Bridgewater from Jets

Saints acquiring QB Bridgewater from Jets

on August 30, 2018, 6:31 AM / in Football

By BRETT MARTEL  |   The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Saints have agreed to acquire veteran quarterback Teddy Bridgewater from the New York Jets for a draft pick. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade has not been announced. While record-setting quarterback Drew […]

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