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Has the Mystery of Tom Brady’s Missing Super Bowl Jerseys Been Solved?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/20/2017 at 5:30pm
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Authorities found two Super Bowl jerseys worn by New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

The lost jerseys were found with a credentialed member of the international media. From KPRC:

Houston police Chief Art Acevedo said that a tip from someone in Houston led investigators to a location in Mexico, where the jerseys...

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USA Gymnastics President Resigns Amid Sex Abuse Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 6:00pm 3/16/2017 at 6:00pm
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USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny has resigned after the U.S. Olympic Committee asked him to leave due to the massive sex abuse scandal surrounding the sport:

Steve Penny informed the board of directors of USA Gymnastics of his decision to resign during a conference call Thursday, a USA Gymnastics spokeswom...

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Israel defeats Cuba for 4th straight win in World Baseball Classic

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/12/2017 at 12:00pm
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WUT!

Israel’s remarkable run in the World Baseball Classic has now carried into the second round.

After three straight wins to top Pool A in Seoul,...

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U.S. Soccer: Players Must Stand for National Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 6:00pm 3/4/2017 at 6:00pm

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started a trend last year when he decided to kneel for national anthem for social justice.

Athletes in other sports decided to follow, with leagues supporting their decisions and not really taking a stance either way.

But now the U.S. Soccer Federation has passed a bylaw that...

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Kaepernick Will End Anthem Protest….Now That He Needs a Job

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:07pm 3/2/2017 at 5:07pm

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick caused a massive storm this past NFL season when he kneeled for the national anthem as a way to protest for social justice.

Kaepernick will probably opt out of his San Francisco 49ers contract, which means he needs a new job. That could explain why he has decided not...

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Transgender Boy Wins Texas State Girls’ Wrestling Title

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 11:17am 2/26/2017 at 11:17am
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Mack Beggs, a 17-year-old junior, began the transition from girl to boy two years ago; the transition includes supplements and shots of testosterone that some feel gave Beggs an advantage.  Beggs competed for and won a Texas state girls’ wrestling title.

The Washington Post reports:

Booed and bloody, Mack Beggs dropped to his...

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Jose Canseco Issues Stern Warning Over the Rise of Robots

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/20/2017 at 5:30pm
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Former Major League baseball player Jose Canseco won’t be welcoming our new robotic overlords anytime soon.

Monday, Canseco published a flurry of tweets warning about the mechanization of jobs once held by humans. Don’t worry, robots “won’t attack and kill us like in the movies,” they’ll just steal all of...

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New Sports sex abuse scandal? Allegations against U.S. Gymnastics doctor aired

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 20, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/20/2017 at 1:00pm

Here is a story that has gone underreported in the media, but deserves so much more attention. Last September, the Indianapolis Star reported that females have accused now former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University physician Larry Nassar of sexual abuse.

By November the number reached 50 women.

Some of these women have...

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No NCAA Bracket for Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 17, 2017 at 4:30pm 2/17/2017 at 4:30pm
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Every year, President Obama filled out a NCAA bracket on ESPN.

President Trump will not continue his predecessor’s tradition.

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Brady Refuses Bait, “That’s Their Choice” He Says of Players Skipping WH Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/14/2017 at 6:00pm

As Mary blogged, six Superbowl winning Patriots players won’t be joining the rest of the team during their White House visit. Some have indicated their abstention is due to policy differences with President Trump.

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Jerry Sandusky’s Son Arrested on Child Porn, Child Sex Assault

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/13/2017 at 6:00pm

Authorities have arrested Jeffrey Sandusky, the adopted son of former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky, and charged him with child porn and child sexual assault. The elder Sandusky remains in prison for sexually abusing children for years. From The New York Post:

WTAJ reported that Jeffrey Sandusky, 41, was arraigned Monday in...

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Texas Bathroom Bill Could Preclude Texas From Hosting Future Super Bowls

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/10/2017 at 7:00pm

Houston, TX, just hosted another Super Bowl to rave reviews, but it may be the last one for the Lone Star State if the state passes its own bathroom bill. From The Houston Chronicle:

“If a proposal that is discriminatory or inconsistent with our values were to become law (in Texas), that...

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Lady Gaga wins Super Bowl LI with huge sales surge

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/7/2017 at 2:30pm
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It is hard to say who the biggest winner was Sunday night.

The overtime, comeback victory of the Patriots and its famous quarterback Tom Brady would likely top everyone’s list.

However, in the wake of an entertaining, well-executed performance devoid of blatant politicization, Lady Gaga is probably giving the Patriots a run for...

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Martellus Bennett Will Skip Patriots White House Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 6, 2017 at 8:00pm 2/6/2017 at 8:00pm

New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett has announced he will skip the team’s trip to the White House when President Donald Trump honors them. The Patriots defeated the Atlanta Falcons in a thrilling Super Bowl on Sunday night:

“I haven’t thought about it. I am not going to go,” the New...

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Best Super Bowl Ad EVER

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 3:40pm 2/5/2017 at 3:40pm

There are frequently arguments over which was the BEST Super Bowl ad.

How about EVER?

Remember this one from 2013?

 
 
 

Patriots’ Wide Receiver’s Proudest Accomplishment Isn’t Making the Super Bowl

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 12:00pm 2/5/2017 at 12:00pm
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In today’s feel good news:  Patriot’s wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell is a remarkable young man who meets with his book club every week and says that making the Super Bowl is not his proudest accomplishment.

CBS News reports:

Generally speaking, Super Bowl pregame interviews aren’t a great source of stimulating conversation. And yet...

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Usain Bolt Loses Gold Medal After Teammate’s Failed Dope Test

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 4:30pm 1/25/2017 at 4:30pm

Jamaican Olympian Usain Bolt has lost one of his gold medals after teammate Nesta Carter’s dope test came back positive. CNN reported:

The 30-year-old Bolt cemented his status as an all-time great by completing an unprecedented ‘triple triple’ in Rio 2016, becoming the only man to win all...

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