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  Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels thought he was getting a VIP pass to the Victoria’s Secret fashion show and ended up with nothing.  Deadspin reports that Hamels is suing the entertainment agency that was to issue tickets...

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Peyton Manning was the “big story” for the weeks of hype leading up to Super Bowl 50.  In the end the 39 year old Denver quarterback was more of a footnote.  Manning did enough.  He did not...

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Manning versus Newton. Old war horse vs young buck.   Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is 39 years old.  Carolina Panther quarterback Cam Newton is 26.  Manning was 13 when Cam Newton was born. Both quarterbacks were number one draft picks....

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Let’s make one thing clear from the start.  Peyton Manning did not beat Tom Brady in the 2016 AFC Championship game.  Brady was rattled to the bone by a Denver defense that was ready, relentless and...

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Super start under a super moon

September 28, 2015

The last thing the New England Patriots need right now is a bye. They are the very definition of juggernaut: “a large, overpowering, destructive force.”  Usually it’s late in the season when the Patriots peak.  Right...

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Cue the choir.  Judge Richard M. Berman shoots down Roger Goodell and Tom Brady’s 4 game suspension.  It’s music to the ears for every New England Patriot’s fan.  Let’s hear the choir sing it to the mountains.  Hallelujah! It’s...

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After 60 minutes of passing, pounding, and perseverance, Tom Brady looked emotionally and physically exhausted.  Taking questions at his Super Bowl post game podium, Brady looked like he hadn’t slept in a week. The 37 year old quarterback should...

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Patriots win in epic style

January 10, 2015

And this is why America loves football. If you are a Patriots fan, watching this game was a bit like riding a roller coaster with a bad stomach. If you are a “football fan,” it was one...

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There has been a lot said about “transparency” in regard to Boston’s bid to host the 2024 summer games. Some say there has been too little public discussion on whether or not this is a...

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Early in the bye week New England Patriots reciever Julian Edelman revealed to Bill Simmons of ESPN that Tom Brady goes to bed at 8:30. Somehow I wasn’t surprised, but it did make me wonder who at home was doing story time and putting the...

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