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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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Tom Brady earns 4th Super Bowl MVP trophy with Epic Comeback

HOUSTON — The greatest quarterback in NFL history led the biggest Super Bowl comeback to be the MVP on Sunday night. Tom Brady rallied New England from a 25-point third-quarter deficit for a 34-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons in the first overtime game in Super Bowl history to earn his fifth Super Bowl title […]

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Super Bowl LI Features Highest Over/Under Ever

When the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons meet in Super Bowl LI, they could produce one of the most exciting title games in history. Both oddsmakers and the betting public seem to agree, making the over/under higher than all of the previous 50 Super Bowls. The previous record was set in 2010 when Super […]

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Patriots playing out as latter-day Oakland Raiders

Super Bowl News They might be loath to admit it, but the New England Patriots keep maturing into a latter-day image of their old American Football League rival, the Oakland Raiders. And if the Patriots win Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta falcons next Sunday, they will set the stage to reprise one — or […]

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Falcons Lose DE Clayborn for Rest of Postseason. Jones also Ailing

┬áThe Atlanta Falcons lost veteran defensive end Adrian Clayborn for the remainder of the playoffs after he suffered a torn biceps in the 36-20 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in an NFC divisional playoff game on Saturday. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Clayborn was injured early in the game and did not return after halftime. “I feel […]

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