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Eagles back-up Nick Foles ready to seize chance

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles is one win away from claiming his first Super Bowl crown. Next season, he could be out of a job. The 29-year-old Texan has confounded the sceptics since stepping up to start after a serious knee injury sidelined rising star Carson Wentz in week 14 of the regular season. Foles […]

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18 simulations of Madden show Patriots rally in Super Bowl LII

EA Sports, using its Madden NFL 18 simulation, projects the New England Patriots will win their sixth Super Bowl title and Tom Brady will be named MVP for the fifth time. EA Sports predicts the Patriots will win another close game in the Super Bowl by forecasting a 24-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. Last […]

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Brett Favre to address Eagles prior to Super Bowl

Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson is turning to a familiar face to address his team ahead of Super Bowl LII. Pederson told reporters on Wednesday that former teammate and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre will talk to his players on Saturday morning, one day before the Eagles will face the New England […]

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America’s Sports Betting Ban Could Soon End

SCOTUS Oral Arguments Suggest The End is Close Have you heard the one about the 12-year-old that walked into a casino and legally placed a sports bet? No, that’s not the start of a Roy Moore joke. It’s actually a real scenario that Deputy Solicitor General Jeffrey B. Wall advocated for to the United States […]

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Dolphins-Buccaneers Game at Risk as Hurricane Irma looms

The National Football League discussed a possible postponement of this weekend’s season-opening clash between the Miami Dolphins and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday as another major hurricane barreled towards the United States. The NFL held a conference call over the approaching Hurricane Irma, which is tracking to make landfall in Florida over the weekend. […]

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The Three Times Tim Tebow Credited Faith for His Success

Tim Tebow the baseball player is now officially in the groove. “I think I’m more comfortable seeing more pitches,” Tebow said in a recent interview with TCPalm. “Playing baseball for longer — I think that helps.” His career in the minors started off strong: During his first at-bat, he hit a home run. “I feel […]

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Oakland Raiders open camp with Championship goals

ALAMEDA, Calif. — A year ago, the Oakland Raiders were the popular choice as a breakthrough team, having gone from 3-13 to a competitive 7-9 in their first season under head coach Jack Del Rio. The Raiders made that pick look pretty smart. They went 12-4, earning their first playoff appearance in 14 seasons. Taking […]

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The Big Questions as NFL teams head into 2017 Camp

Football is a game of hunches. At this time of year, with rosters just taking shape, there are far more questions than answers. From relocated teams to rehabilitated players, to rookies looking to make a splash, there are all sorts of compelling story lines. Ten questions as we head into NFL training camps, which begin […]

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Steelers owner Rooney passes away at 84

Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney died on Thursday, the team announced. He was 84. No cause of death was released. Rooney was admitted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000. He served as general manager of the club from 1975-2003. Rooney’s father, Art, purchased the Steelers in 1933 and the family has run […]

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Raiders appear on track for Las Vegas vote in late March

The Raiders appear to be on track for a vote later this month on their proposed relocation to Las Vegas. Following a presentation by the club detailing the finances of a move, multiple outlets reported Tuesday the NFL’s joint stadium and finance committees were likely to recommend a vote on the move to the league’s […]

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