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Super Bowl LV: Brady vs. Mahomes

The stage is set. Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will square off with Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV. Tampa Bay is the first team ever to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium. For Tom Brady, this will be his 10th Super Bowl. For Patrick Mahomes,…MORE

Detroit Lions hire Brad Holmes to be next GM

The Detroit Lions have officially started a chapter. They hire Brad Holmes to be their next general manager. Lions expected to hire Los Angeles Rams’ director of college scouting Brad Holmes as their new general manager, per source. They are finalizing a multi-year deal. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 14, 2021 Holmes was previously working…MORE

Roll Tide: Smith, Jones lead Alabama to 18th National Championship

As one reporter put it: “DeVonta Smith was uncoverable. Najee Harris was unstoppable and Mac Jones impeccable.” No. 1 Alabama won the College Football National Championship Monday night, beating No. 3 Ohio State 52-24. The win marks Alabama’s sixth time as national champions in the last 12 years under coach Nick Saban who was quick…MORE

80 percent say Tokyo Olympics should be called off or won’t happen

More than 80% of people in Japan say the Tokyo Olympics should be canceled or postponed. The Olympics are scheduled to open on July 23 — already postponed from last summer because of the pandemic. 80% say Tokyo Olympics should be called off or won’t happen — The Independent (@Independent) January 11, 2021 Tokyo…MORE

Super Idea? Texas lawmaker wants day after Super Bowl to be a statewide holiday

A Texas lawmaker is proposing the day after the Super Bowl be a statewide holiday. It’s estimated that about 17 million Americans catch “Super Bowl Fever” and call in sick to work Monday after Super Bowl Sunday. Texas House Bill 371 was drafted by State Rep. Art Fierro and would make the day after the…MORE

Town of South Park attended Sunday’s game between Broncos and Buccaneers

While the Denver Broncos have brought in many guests to fill their stadium, they brought in some “locals” to fill seats for a face-off with Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Based in Colorado, South Park has been home to many characters over the years, including Cartman, Stan, Kyle, and-if alive-Kenny. Along with filling…MORE

Drew Brees receives backlash over comments about kneeling during national anthem

LeBron James and Richard Sherman are among the pack of athletes who have called out Saints quarterback Drew Brees over his comments about players who take a knee during the national anthem. In an interview with Yahoo! Finance on Wednesday, Brees criticized players who stage pre-game protests, saying his grandfather fought to defend the U.S.…MORE

ESPN drops trailer for 9-part Tom Brady docuseries

ESPN will be following up the smash success of The Last Dance with a new docuseries on Tom Brady. On Thursday, the network dropped a surprise trailer for The Man In The Arena, a 9-part series following Brady’s career. Coming in 2021 … Man in the Arena: @TomBrady — ESPN (@espn) May 21, 2020 Brady narrated the…MORE