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Mark Brunell explains why he got emotional over Deflategate

DeflateGate brought out the emotional side of Mark Brunell. In an “NFL Live” segment that immediately followed Tom Brady’s press conference on Thursday, the ESPN analyst reacted strongly toward the New England Patriots quarterback’s explanation. Brady denied any wrongdoing in the case of the deflated footballs, leading Brunell to essentially call him a liar. The 17-year...
Via NESN.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL was profiting off Marshawn Lynch's crotch grab

A keen attention to detail is widely considered a much sought-after quality when it comes to any vocation or profession. Unfortunately for the NFL, the individual or individuals responsible for putting together a framed photo collage that touts the accomplishments of the Seattle Seahawks available for purchase on NFL Shop came up woefully short in...Read More The post NFL was selling...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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NFL finally getting its own YouTube channel

It’s January 2015 and the NFL has finally done something that has been done plenty of times by teens looking to be silly and make a quick buck. The league has partnered with Youtube to create an account featuring highlights from across the league. The National Football League (NFL) and YouTube today announced a partnership that will deliver NFL content to fans around the...
Via Awful Announcing
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

20 most amazing stats in Super Bowl history

The 49th edition of the NFL’s annual showcase game, also known as the Super Bowl, will take place this Sunday. From its humble start 48 years...
Via Athlon Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady: 'My feelings got hurt' in Deflategate controversy

Tom Brady might have it all — dream job, dream wife, oodles and oodles of money — but he’s a human being just like everyone else.   That means the New England Patriots quarterback gets sad from time to time, and that apparently was the case this past week. Brady was at the center of the seemingly never-ending saga that is DeflateGate, and No. 12 took it hard. Brady discussed...
Via NESN.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Six X-factors who could make an impact in Super Bowl XLIX

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots have many Pro Bowlers and game-changing players on their respective rosters, but the lesser-known role players make Super Bowl XLIX an intriguing matchup. And those “X-factors” could turn out to be the difference in the game. With so much talent on both sides of the ball, how each coaching staff utilizes their role players will...
Via The Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five potentially fatal flaws for Patriots in the Super Bowl

We checked in on five potentially fatal flaws that could doom the defending champion Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX over the weekend.  It’s now time to look at issues the AFC champion New England Patriots may face heading into what promises to be an exciting game against Seattle. From a lack of balance on offense to the entire “Deflate-gate” scandal, here are five things...
Via Sportsnaut
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

49 Stops to Super Bowl XLIX

 Every year since Super Bowl XL, I have used this blog for my "Stops To Super Bowl" list.  Every year, I create a list of smart, dumb, inane and chat worthy items for you to use in any banter leading up to and during the Super Bowl.This year, it is 49 Stops to Super Bowl XLVIX and I'm back with some more (and some of the same) little items for you about the upcoming big game...
Via Sportz Assassin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Berman is not happy at the Pro Bowl

ESPN cameras must have caught an unsuspecting Chris Berman at halftime of the Pro Bowl.  After segueing into a break, Berman was shown on screen as he shook his head and rolled his eyes in frustration at something. Stressed Chris Berman. @awfulannouncing #ProBowl https://t.co/xhHvK7Ezdv — Mike Shaw (@Michael_Shaw) January 26, 2015   What had Berman perturbed?  Maybe...
Via Awful Announcing
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings to miss 6-9 months with Achilles injury

Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings is going to be out 6 to 9 months with a torn Achilles tendon in his left foot that he suffered in Saturday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks. We didn’t know for sure until an MRI revealed the tear Sunday morning, but Jennings also took to Twitter to let people know the diagnosis. 6/9months. — BRANDON JENNINGS (@BrandonJennings...
Via Crossover Chronicles
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Gordon tests positive for alcohol

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has failed yet another drug test and will be subject to a year-long suspension under the league’s drug policy. Browns WR Josh Gordon flunked another drug test and now will be subject to a one-year banishment, per league sources. More on ESPN @ 6 pm. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 25,...
Via Sportsnaut
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees reject A-Rod's request for apology meeting

Alex Rodriguez appears to be in a conciliatory mood, but the New York Yankees may not be on the same page as the ballplayer. The New York Daily News reports that A-Rod attempted to set up a meeting with the Yankees where he would apologize for his involvement in Biogenesis, the suspension that followed, and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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Burnell explains why he got emotional

NFL was profiting off Lynch's gesture

NFL finally getting YouTube channel

20 amazing stats in Super Bowl history

Tom Brady: 'My feelings got hurt'

Potential 'X-factor' Super Bowl players

Potential fatal flaws for Pats in SB XLIX

49 Stops to Super Bowl XLIX

Chris Berman isn't happy at the Pro Bowl

Brandon Jennings out 6-9 months

Josh Gordon tests positive for alcohol

Report: A-Rod's apology meeting request gets rejected

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