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Tom Brady leads biggest comeback, Patriots win Super Bowl 34-28 in OT

Tom Brady leads biggest comeback, Patriots win Super Bowl 34-28 in OT

on February 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Football

HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports history highlighted by an unbelievable Julian Edelman catch that helped lift New England from a 25-point hole against the Atlanta Falcons to the Patriots’ fifth Super Bowl victory, the first ever in overtime. The Patriots scored 19 points in the final quarter, including a pair of 2-point […]

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Teen prostitution targeted at Super Bowl

Teen prostitution targeted at Super Bowl

on February 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Football, National News

A Washington group that fights sex trafficking is tackling teen prostitution at Super Bowl LI in Houston with a new campaign targeting guys who flock to big events like last year’s NFL championship, which had 428 sex arrests. The National Center on Sexual Exploitation has teamed with 24 partners to stop the exploitation. “This kind of activity happens at the […]

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Patriots and Falcons advance to Super Bowl

Patriots and Falcons advance to Super Bowl

on January 23, 2017, 7:36 AM / in Football

The New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons won their respective NFL conference championships on Sunday to advance to the Super Bowl. The Patriots’ offense, led by quarterback Tom Brady, sealed their 36-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers with three touchdown passes. The Falcons crushed the Green Bay Packers 44-21. Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan passed for 392 yards and 4 […]

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Clemson beats Alabama to win college football national championship

Clemson beats Alabama to win college football national championship

on January 10, 2017, 7:07 AM / in Football

The Clemson Tigers narrowly defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide, 35-31, on Monday night to win the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship. Clemson (14-1) sealed its come-from-behind upset with quarterback Deshaun Watson’s 2-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Renfrow with 1 second remaining, after a surprise onside kick. It is Clemson’s first national title since 1981. Alabama (14-1) was trying to […]

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Football fans boo Castro supporters

Football fans boo Castro supporters

on November 28, 2016, 7:01 AM / in Football, National News

By JEREMY LOTT  /  Washington Examiner What does a player for the San Francisco 49ers and the prime minister of Canada have in common? They were both loudly booed by football fans Sunday for their nice words for late Cuban strongman Fidel Castro. In Miami Sunday, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started versus the Miami Dolphins. Two days before the game, […]

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Colin Kaepernick Contract Changed… Time to Look for a New Job!

Colin Kaepernick Contract Changed… Time to Look for a New Job!

on November 23, 2016, 8:01 AM / in Football

Special thanks to Thomas…. We predicted this earlier. Things haven’t gone well for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick since his ill-advised national anthem protests that sparked nationwide backlash. In October, the controversial athlete reportedly signed a revised deal with the NFL team that effectively deleted the last three years of his contract — 2018 through 2020 — which could make him […]

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Week 9: Everything You Need to Know for #GameDay

Week 9: Everything You Need to Know for #GameDay

on October 29, 2016, 6:07 AM / in Football, Opinion

Come on this is What You Were Really Waiting For By Resurgent Insider  /  The Resurgent The Resurgent’s team of Philip Swicegood, Josh Hammer, and Dave Scharoun will be releasing its own NCAA football poll throughout the season, along with running commentary about each week’s highlights. Here are our rankings and preview for Week 9. 1. Alabama (Last week: def. Texas A&M 33-14) (This week: […]

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Quarterback Throws Parties Too

Quarterback Throws Parties Too

on October 18, 2016, 6:00 AM / in Football, National News, Opinion

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is being sued for throwing parties in a California mansion he was renting. According to news sources, Newton leased the $11 million mansion for 61 days at the cost of $123,000. The lease precluded Newton from hosting parties, smoking, or having more than eight people in the mansion at a time. After the housekeeper reported […]

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NFL protests grow as more players kneel during anthem

NFL protests grow as more players kneel during anthem

on September 12, 2016, 7:34 AM / in Football, National News

Sheep running off the cliff Protest gestures at National Football League games spread on Sunday, with Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters raising his fist during the national anthem before a game against the San Diego Chargers. Other Chiefs players locked their arms. The Seattle Seahawks also locked their arms during the Star-Spangled Banner. Four Miami Dolphins players took to […]

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White 49ers quarterback wins starting job over Kaepernick, charges of racism fly

on September 7, 2016, 6:12 AM / in Football, National News, Opinion

by Howard Portnoy  /  Liberty Unyielding That sound you hear is the other shoe dropping. It was inevitable that it would. Long before he decided that America’s national anthem was racist and that he would therefore remain seated during its ritual game-opening performance, quarterback Colin Kaepernick must have known his fate as a QB with the San Francisco 49ers was […]

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Kaepernick Makes The News Again

on August 30, 2016, 7:15 AM / in Football, National News

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick‘s name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football. And many aren’t thrilled with the 49ers quarterback’s strong words about why he is doing it: To instigate change and challenge authority when it comes to […]

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49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Refuses to Stand for National Anthem During Pre-Game, Reveals Why

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Refuses to Stand for National Anthem During Pre-Game, Reveals Why

on August 28, 2016, 7:17 AM / in Football

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem during his team’s preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, citing the “oppression” of black people in America. After a photo of Kaepernick sitting out the national anthem started spreading on the internet, NFL.com’s Steve Wyche asked the quarterback for an explanation — and he […]

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Peyton Manning officially retires from NFL

Peyton Manning officially retires from NFL

on March 8, 2016, 7:13 AM / in Football, National News, People

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning officially retired from professional football on Monday after 18 seasons. News of his plan surfaced over the weekend, and he followed through as expected, saying, “There’s just something about 18 years. Eighteen’s a good number, and today I retire from pro football.” Manning, 39, won five MVP awards and two Super Bowls, first with the […]

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Broncos and Panthers win spots in the Super Bowl

Broncos and Panthers win spots in the Super Bowl

on January 25, 2016, 7:57 AM / in Football

The Denver Broncos defeated the New England Patriots 20-18 on Sunday to win the AFC’s spot in Super Bowl 50. The Broncos will face the Carolina Panthers, who advanced to the Feb. 7 big game by trouncing the Arizona Cardinals 49-15 to take the NFC championship. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, selected All-Pro this season, will lead the Panthers against five-time […]

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Alabama beats Clemson to win college football championship

Alabama beats Clemson to win college football championship

on January 12, 2016, 7:22 AM / in Football

For those like me that did not get to see the game, I thought it would be nice for you to know that the University of Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the Clemson University Tigers 45-40 on Monday night to win the college football national championship. It was Alabama’s fourth title in seven years. Alabama running back and Heisman Trophy winner Derrick […]

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TCU roars back to stun Oregon in 3OT

TCU roars back to stun Oregon in 3OT

on January 3, 2016, 6:07 AM / in Football

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Thrust into the starting role in place of the suspended star quarterback, TCU’s Bram Kohlhausen made the absolute most of his final chance with the Horned Frogs — in historic fashion. Not just for his team, but for the family that could join him at the Alamo Bowl and those who couldn’t. Starting in place of […]

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Trevone Boykin was arrested for third-degree assault

Trevone Boykin was arrested for third-degree assault

on January 3, 2016, 5:37 AM / in Football, Sports

Max Olson   /  ESPN Staff Writer In his first public comments since Trevone Boykin was arrested for third-degree assault Thursday and suspended for the Valero Alamo Bowl, TCU coach Gary Patterson expressed his disappointment over the incident and his hope that players learn from his quarterback’s mistake. “It’s unfortunate for him because Trevone has meant so much to TCU. We […]

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Ole Miss cruises to 48-20 win over Oklahoma St in Sugar Bowl

Ole Miss cruises to 48-20 win over Oklahoma St in Sugar Bowl

on January 2, 2016, 6:03 AM / in Football, Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Mississippi’s Chad Kelly was throwing touchdown passes and Laquon Treadwell was catching them in the Sugar Bowl on Friday night. No. 16 Ole Miss cruised to a 48-20 victory over No. 13 Oklahoma State to help the Southeastern Conference improve to 6-2 in bowl games this season with three teams still playing. Kelly’s four touchdown passes and […]

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Alabama and Clemson move on to College Football Playoff championship game

Alabama and Clemson move on to College Football Playoff championship game

on January 1, 2016, 9:01 AM / in Football

The No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide demolished the No. 3 Michigan State Spartans 38-0 on Thursday in the Cotton Bowl to earn a spot in the second College Football Playoff championship game. The Tide will play No. 1 Clemson, which beat No. 4 Oklahoma 37-17 earlier Thursday in the Orange Bowl, in the Jan. 11 title game in Glendale, Arizona. […]

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Clemson earns No. 1 seed in College Football Playoff

Clemson earns No. 1 seed in College Football Playoff

on December 7, 2015, 7:43 AM / in Football

The four teams that will compete in the second College Football Playoff were announced Sunday, and there are no real surprises. In the Orange Bowl, No. 1 Clemson, the only undefeated Football Bowl Subdivision team, will face No. 4 Oklahoma. Also on New Year’s Eve, No. 2 Alabama will take on No. 3 Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl. The […]

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