Super Bowl LIII

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick
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John Tomase
February 03, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Bill Belichick's love of history is well-known, from Sun Tzu to David Halberstam, but he'd be the last person to believe it will play any role in Super Bowl LIII. In this case, however, he's wrong. The Patriots won't lose to the Rams on Sunday because history demands it. The greatest dynasty in NFL...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
February 03, 2019 - 12:02 pm
ATLANTA -- The Chiefs don't mess around. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the fan who shined the green laser on Tom Brady a few times in the AFC championship game two weeks ago has been identified, banned from Arrowhead Stadium for life and soon will face charges from the Kansas City district...
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Ryan Hannable
February 03, 2019 - 11:31 am
ATLANTA -- Rob Gronkowski clearly was not himself for most of the 2018 season. He missed three games due to nagging ankle and back injuries, while totaling just 47 catches for 682 yards and three touchdowns. According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport , in Week 5 he dealt with Achilles tendonitis and...
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Mike Cratty
February 03, 2019 - 8:00 am
The Patriots are in the Super Bowl for the third straight year and a record 11th time overall. They're looking for their sixth win, which would tie the Steelers for the most ever, while their opponent, the Rams, is looking for their second franchise title and first as the Los Angeles Rams. Tom...
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Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay
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Ryan Hannable
February 03, 2019 - 7:30 am
1. It’s been well-documented how big of difference there is between Bill Belichick and Sean McVay when it comes to experience in the Super Bowl, and it is already showing before the game has started. On Friday, McVay admitted to NFC pool reporter Chareaen Williams that the Rams have not once used...
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Ryan Hannable
February 02, 2019 - 6:22 pm
ATLANTA -- Super Bowl weekend is off to a good start for the Patriots. On Saturday, cornerback Ty Law was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his second year as a finalist. Law was selected by the Patriots in the first round of the 1995 draft and is one of the best corners ever to come...
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Ryan Hannable
February 02, 2019 - 4:32 pm
ATLANTA -- On Thursday, the final day of Patriots media availability, Josh McDaniels revealed the team uses sleep tanks, which give people the equivalent of four hours of rest in roughly 45 minutes. He didn't go into much detail, but Sports Illustrated's Conor Orr got on the case . James Ramsey,...
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Usain Bolt
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John Tomase
February 02, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Ever wonder Usain Bolt would look like in an NFL uniform? We'll have to settle for his 40-yard dash at the Super Bowl Experience. Watch for yourself below as the Jamaican sprinter and world record holder in the 100 and 200 meters blasts through the course in 4.22 seconds despite wearing sneakers...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff
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Ryan Hannable
February 02, 2019 - 1:11 pm
ATLANTA — Well, here we are, the Patriots’ third straight trip to the Super Bowl and fourth in the last five years. Finishing the regular season 11-5 and being the No. 2 seed in the AFC, the Patriots were not supposed to be in this game, but thanks to an upset win over the Chiefs in the AFC title...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
February 02, 2019 - 12:24 pm
ATLANTA -- Tom Brady is ready for Super Bowl LIII. In an interview for Patriots All-Access, Brady was reminded he took a nap before his first Super Bowl 17 years ago. That won't happen this weekend. “I probably won’t nap," he said. "We had a longer break before the warmup in that particular game,...
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