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Carolina Panthers support Graham Gano despite clutch loss to Denver Broncos
By Dennis Georgatos, The Sports Xchange The game hanging in the balance, Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano had every confidence his last-second field-goal try would sail through the uprights. He was wrong.
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Right to protest: Obama defends NFL star Kaepernick’s national anthem boycott
US President Barack Obama has weighed in on the debate over NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s controversial boycott of the national anthem. Noting the difficulties with the stand, he ultimately backed the footballer’s constitutional right to protest. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Broncos win Super Bowl 50 rematch with Panthers, 21-20
In their quest to avenge their loss in Super Bowl 50, the Carolina Panthers missed from 50. Kicker Graham Gano was wide left on a 50-yard field goal in the waning seconds Thursday as the Denver Broncos held on for a 21-20 victory at Sports Authority Field. The game was a rematch of the Super Bowl...
101 points by Los Angeles Times | American football National Football League Super Bowl Denver Broncos San Francisco 49ers Indianapolis Colts John Elway Green Bay Packers
Broncos are built under one mantra: Elway or the Highway
Broncos GM has an unorthodox way of building his team in the offseason, but it works.         
135 points by Arizona Republic | Super Bowl Denver Broncos National Football League John Elway Super Bowl XXXII Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl XXXVI Green Bay Packers
Denver Broncos are built under one mantra: Elway or the Highway
Broncos GM has an unorthodox way of building his team in the offseason, but it works.         
135 points by Arizona Republic | Super Bowl Denver Broncos National Football League John Elway Super Bowl XXXII Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl XXXVI Green Bay Packers
Aaron Rodgers hunts house fly in 'pep talk' State Farm commercial
The Sports Xchange Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is getting a little help from linebacker Clay Matthews in his latest commerical as a pitchman for State Farm Insurance.
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Expect Broncos defense to once again be a handful — and earful — for Panthers
Chippy, chatty, talented Denver defenders look to pick up where they left off in Super Bowl rematch.         
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Bears season preview: Defensive growth chart
The Chicago Bears are proud to introduce … Leonard Floyd Arrived: April 28, 2016. 6-foot-4 and 240 pounds. Welcomed to Halas Hall by defensive coordinator Vic Fangio and outside linebackers coach Clint Hurtt. Until he makes his first Pro Bowl, Floyd will be hounded by the type of critical questioning...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bears American football Linebacker American football positions National Football League Indianapolis Colts Tampa 2 Green Bay Packers
Ten bold predictions for the 2016 NFL season
A Super Bowl rematch is in the cards. And Carlos Hyde will lead the league in rushing.         
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Week 1 Preview: Green Bay Packers at Jacksonville Jaguars
The Sports Xchange GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For the Green Bay Packers, it's the start of another attempt to reach the top of the NFL mountain.
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Seattle Seahawks might join Colin Kaepernick anthem protest on Sunday
The Sports Xchange Colin Kaepernick and the Seattle Seahawks are division rivals, but the San Francisco 49ers quarterback might have found allies to the north in his ongoing national anthem protest.
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Drew Sharp predicts every 2016 Lions game
Detroit Free Press columnist Drew Sharp predicts each game of the 2016 Detroit Lions season.        
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Drew Sharp predicts every game for 2016 Detroit Lions
Detroit Free Press columnist Drew Sharp predicts each game of the 2016 Detroit Lions season.        
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Saints, Bears change kickers
The New Orleans Saints have changed kickers, cutting veteran Kai Forbath on Tuesday and signing Wil Lutz, a rookie who spent the preseason with Baltimore.  The move comes days after it appeared that Forbath, the former UCLA kicker who took over with the Saints last season, had won a preseason competition...
4 points by Los Angeles Times | National Football League Tampa Bay Buccaneers Green Bay Packers San Francisco 49ers American football Washington Redskins Super Bowl National Football Conference
Ferguson activist found fatally shot in burned car near St. Louis
A prominent activist found shot to death in a torched car was remembered by loved ones for protesting Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson.
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Detroit News NFC team rankings
Detroit News reporter Justin Rogers ranks the teams in the NFC.        
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Sharp: Detroit Lions are on the cusp -- of .500
Detroit Free Press columnist Drew Sharp predicts each game of the 2016 Detroit Lions season.        
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Jason Garrett: Rehabbing Tony Romo might return soon
The Sports Xchange Tony Romo will not be in the lineup for the Dallas Cowboys this week, but getting coach Jason Garrett to project beyond Sunday is a lost cause.
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Chicago Bears sign QB Mark Sanchez to one-year deal
The Chicago Bears signed quarterback Mark Sanchez to a one-year contract on Friday.
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Green Bay Packers ink DL Ricky Jean-Francois
Run stuffer Ricky Jean-Francois is joining a team that allowed the fifth-fewest rushing yards in the NFC last season.
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Former QB Bernie Kosar jokes about Dwight Clark’s ALS diagnosis
Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar chose to joke to ESPN radio in Cleveland about Dwight Clark's ALS diagnosis.
-1 points by Daily News | Cleveland Browns National Football League Super Bowl San Francisco 49ers NFC Championship Game American football Detroit Lions Green Bay Packers
Vince Young wants back in NFL, hires agent
Alex ButlerFeb. 15 (UPI) -- He hasn't taken a regular season snap since 2011, but Vince Young is eying a return to the NFL.
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Second German shepherd ever to win Westminster Dog Show
Rumor the German shepherd has become America's top dog.
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Stafford only Lion among Pro Football Focus’ top 101
The Lions quarterback checked in at No. 99 as the NFL’s ninth-ranked quarterback, according to PFF.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | American football National Football League American football positions Detroit Lions National Football Conference Green Bay Packers Denver Broncos Canadian football
Alabama DE Jonathan Allen adds Lombardi to trophy collection
The Sports Xchange Alabama defensive end Jonathan Allen capped his collection of college football awards Saturday by being named winner of the Rotary Lombardi Award, the Rotary Club of Houston announced.
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Las Vegas likes Patriots, 3 NFC teams for next Super Bowl
Sick of the New England Patriots?Here’s an update that’ll add green to your gills.The Pats are betting-line favorites to return to the Super Bowl next year and pick up a sixth Lombardi Trophy that would tie them with Pittsburgh for NFL honors.New England draws 7-to-1 odds from betting-site Pregame, about double the 17-1 chances accorded the next AFC team, Denver.Pessimistic about the Chargers’ chances of collecting a first Lombardi Trophy, oddsmakers assigned 80-1 odds to the Los Angeles-bound franchise.
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Green Bay Packers cut RB James Starks
The Sports Xchange The Green Bay Packers released running back James Starks on Tuesday.
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Packers release veteran backup RB James Starks
The Green Bay Packers have released James Starks, a seven-year veteran who struggled this season and didn't play after Week 14 following a car accident.
24 points by The Denver Post | Green Bay Packers Super Bowl Brett Favre National Football League Bart Starr Green Bay Wisconsin San Francisco 49ers Vince Lombardi
Ultimate party fills Boston streets
Title-hungry Patriots Nation cheered the Super Bowl champs from end-to-end of a raucous parade, sending the battle-worn players into the offseason with the roar of 1 million fans gone wild ringing in their ears.
56 points by Boston Herald | Super Bowl Super Bowl XXXVI National Football League Super Bowl XLII Vince Lombardi Trophy Green Bay Packers Bill Belichick Vince Lombardi
Only at Pebble can the wind and rain be appealing for golf
A wicked day of weather at Pebble still brings out the crazy, fun side of golf         
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Patriots take victory lap, parade Boston for Super Bowl win
BOSTON (AP) — Snow, rain and chilly temperatures didn't dampen the joy of New England Patriots fans exulting in their team's latest championship Tuesday.
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Lady Gaga to guest-judge on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’
The appearance, airing in March, will mark Gaga’s "Drag Race" debut.
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Tom Brady's wife urged him to retire after Super Bowl comeback
The Sports Xchange If Gisele Bundchen had her way, Tom Brady would have called it a career after winning his record fifth Super Bowl championship on Sunday.
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New York Giants' Victor Cruz has 'strong possibility' for release
Alex ButlerFeb. 7 (UPI) -- Salsa extraordinaire Victor Cruz might not be dancing in the New York Giants' end zone anytime soon.
3 points by UPI | National Football League Green Bay Packers United Press International New York Giants American football San Francisco 49ers Washington Redskins New York Jets
The Latest: Thousands jam Boston for Patriots victory parade
BOSTON — The Latest on the Boston parade celebrating the New England Patriots' fifth Super Bowl win (all times local):12:55 p.m.Snowflakes, raindrops and sticky confetti aren't dampening the mood at Boston's Super Bowl parade for the New England Patriots.Owner Robert Kraft, MVP quarterback Tom Brady, backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo and other players are leaning over the sides of World War II-era amphibious duck boats to wave at a wildly cheering crowd of several hundred thousand fans.
7 points by Boston Herald | National Football League Super Bowl Super Bowl XXXVI New England Patriots Tom Brady Vince Lombardi Trophy Roger Goodell Green Bay Packers
TV Ratings: ‘The Bachelor’ Wins, ’24: Legacy’ Has Soft Time Slot Debut
As happens with nearly every scripted series that premieres after the Super Bowl — irrespective of network — Fox’s “24: Legacy” had a soft time slot debut the day after the Big Game. The expansion of the Jack Bauer universe brought in a 1.5 rating in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and 6.19 million viewers. Hi-tech... Read more »
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The Latest: Patriots' Super Bowl parade underway in Boston
BOSTON — The Latest on the Boston parade celebrating the New England Patriots' fifth Super Bowl win (all times local):11:35 a.m.The Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots are getting their moment in the snow.World War II-era amphibious vehicles known as duck boats are carrying MVP quarterback Tom Brady, head coach Bill Belichick and the rest of the team through downtown Boston.
7 points by Boston Herald | National Football League Super Bowl New England Patriots Vince Lombardi Trophy Super Bowl XXXVI Green Bay Packers Tom Brady Super Bowl XLII
NFL 2017 Odds: First coach to be fired, NFL MVP, Super Bowl champions
Alex ButlerFeb. 7 (UPI) -- Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay might have confidence in coach Chuck Pagano, but outsiders are giving him no chance to keep his job.
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The Latest: Patriots fans revel at parade in snowy Boston
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Boston parade celebrating the New England Patriots' fifth Super Bowl win (all times local):
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Patriots ready to party at duck boat rally
Party on, Patriots.Despite a snowy forecast, the streets of Boston are lined with fans ready for a duck boat parade.The Pats just arrived on the scene, and it sounds like the're excited to celebrate their improbable Super Bowl LI victory too.And I don't drink Gatorade... https://t.co/sWtFjYY4UD
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Tom Brady on parade day: '#LETSGOOOOOOOOO!'
Pats players are ready to party, Duck Boats are lining up, and the first hardy battalions of an expected 1 million fans are beginning to gather this morning for the 11 a.m. kickoff of the Super Bowl champion Patriots' rolling victory rally - the unstoppable team's fifth in 15 years.
115 points by Boston Herald | Tom Brady Super Bowl American football Super Bowl XXXVI Boston Green Bay Packers National Football League Super Bowl XL
Mindset separates Detroit Lions from Super Bowl regulars
Herman Moore knows how hard it is to make a Super Bowl. He made NFC title game as a rookie never won again in playoffs.        
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Patriots defensive coordinator's shirt sends message to Goodell
Roger Goodell may think the Patriots are cheaters, but the team’s defensive coordinator thinks the NFL commissioner is a clown.
181 points by Daily News | National Football League Super Bowl Vince Lombardi Trophy Green Bay Packers Vince Lombardi Super Bowl XLII New England Patriots New York Giants
Super Bowl ads touch on political themes, while Lady Gaga steers clear
Doug G. WareFeb. 6 (UPI) -- Because so many people watch the Super Bowl for the ads, some companies took this year's opportunity to speak to viewers in an increasingly divided society.
5 points by UPI | Super Bowl Adolphus Busch Green Bay Packers Washington Redskins National Football League Eberhard Anheuser Super Bowl I New England Patriots
Fire up the duck boats: Patriots take victory lap in Boston
BOSTON (AP) — The New England Patriots are taking their victory lap.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | National Football League Super Bowl Vince Lombardi Trophy Roger Goodell Green Bay Packers Tom Brady New England Patriots American football
Brady didn’t just have best Super Bowl ever. He played greatest football game ever.
The entry point of Tom Brady’s professional football career made sense late Sunday night, as he stood on the podium and confetti fell on his shoulders and he cradled another Lombardi Trophy, the totem of his fifth Super Bowl title. NFL teams passed on Brady 198 times in the 2000 draft. Everybody kno...
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Judges who ruled in Brady case unanimous in praise of game
NEW YORK (AP) — Three Manhattan judges who ruled in the "Deflategate" case differed on the law but unanimously praised this year's Super Bowl on Monday.
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Broadcaster Jim Gray on Tom Brady's post-Super Bowl exchange with Roger Goodell: Not contentious, but not warm
Roger Goodell stepped toward Tom Brady, gained the attention of the record-setting, five-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback by touching him on the left arm, and then reached in for a handshake. After the divisive Deflategate investigation that became a federal case. After the NFL commissioner...
59 points by Los Angeles Times | National Football League Super Bowl Vince Lombardi Trophy New England Patriots Roger Goodell Vince Lombardi Green Bay Packers Super Bowl XLIII
Brady and Goodell’s MVP moment as awkward as expected
When Roger Goodell said it would be an “honor” to present Tom Brady and the Patriots with their Super Bowl hardware, he misspoke. Awkward was more like it. The day after they briefly shared the podium for the Vince Lombardi Trophy ceremony — Brady led the Patriots to the greatest Super Bowl comeback in history on...
27 points by New York Post | National Football League Super Bowl Vince Lombardi Trophy Super Bowl XLII Vince Lombardi Bill Belichick Green Bay Packers Tom Brady
Royal Oak man wins $1 million in Super Bowl bet
Royal Oak resident Dominic Mirabella, 39, is $1 million richer after his winning bet on the New England Patriots        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Tom Brady National Football League Super Bowl American football New England Patriots Green Bay Packers Super Bowl XL Super Bowl XXXVI