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Jimmy Vaccaro, the dean of Las Vegas bookmakers, leaned back in his chair and kicked his black loafers up onto his desk, revealing the tube socks stretching between his shoes and his dad jeans. The NFC championship game was on his flat-screen television,...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Alan Siegel | Friday, January 30, 2015
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PHOENIX -- A look at what's ahead for the New England Patriots on Friday at Super Bowl XLIX: 10:30 a.m. ET -- Joint news conference with Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll 1:30 p.m. ET -- Roger Goodell's annual Super Bowl news conference The Patriots will...
From: ESPN | By: Mike Reiss | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Bill Belichick’s funereal demeanor is rooted in the public imagination, but as one N.F.L. network analyst said, meetings with him can be illuminating, even fun....
From: New York Times | By: RICHARD SANDOMIR | Friday, January 30, 2015
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In the biggest game of all, coaches have frequently made decisions that damaged their teams’ chances to win a championship.
From: New York Times | By: DAVID LEONHARDT | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Junior Seau is one of the 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2015 and Thursday New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady remembered Seau fondly.
From: ESPN | By: Jeff Legwold | Friday, January 30, 2015
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A mere four months ago, on an unusually balmy night in Kansas City, the New England Patriots seemed destined for a season’s worth of humiliation. The longtime Patriots quarterback-cum-talisman Tom Brady spent over three quarters of the Week 4 game...
From: New Yorker | By: Brendan I. Koerner | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Bill Belichick, the "evil genius" in a hoodie, is about to lead the New England Patriots into its sixth Super Bowl in 14 seasons. How has his coaching style evolved?...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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PHOENIX -- New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower wasn't quite sure what to think about the team's first two days at Super Bowl XLIX.  "I’ve been seeing more of y’all [reporters] and less of coaches, so I don’t know if that’s a good...
From: ESPN | By: Mike Reiss | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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PHOENIX -- New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner has a unique viewpoint when it comes to the two head coaches in Super Bowl XLIX because he's played for both of them. Browner is indebted to Seattle's Pete Carroll for giving him his NFL chance...
From: ESPN | By: Mike Reiss | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Pointed comment: I nominate Tony Shaver for college basketball Coach of the Year - no, Man of the Year - for doing his part to breathe life into a sport too often reduced to possession-by-possession bump and grind. After William & Mary hung 100 points...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Friday, January 30, 2015
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RICK TELANDER: NFL talks up decrease in concussions, but it had to be shamed into taking action
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Rick Telander | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Like an all-night rager in the apartment upstairs or a crying infant on a red-eye, the Super Bowl is one of those ineluctable public occurrences that’s seemingly impossible to stop and difficult to ignore.
From: The Rumpus | By: J. Ryan Stradal | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Bob Ryan former, long-time columnist for the Boston Globe joins Robert Siegel to talk about the two very different men, Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll.
From: NPR | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Doyel knows the Patriots fixed the AFC title game and they now belong in the same sentence as the 1919 White Sox. [0:02:08] ... that this will be there lakers they have. Bracket just got the Dallas Cowboys I had that some larger than life guys that's...
From: WEEI | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson had their say. Now let's hear from the cartoon scientists.
From: Kissing Suzy Kobler | By: Johnny Sugar | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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There were some chuckles when New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick showed up at his press conference this past weekend to discuss Deflategate, aka Ballghazi, wearing a button-down collared shirt instead of his usual hoodie—a veritably preppy...
From: Slate | By: Alec MacGillis | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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No one hits harder — or leaves a bigger impression — than the Seahawks’ thunderous strong safety, Kam Chancellor. Just ask a few of the men left in his wake....
From: Grantland | By: Robert Mays | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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NFL bettors who are accustomed to wagering on as many as 16 NFL games every week during the regular season would likely get bored by one single bet during the Super Bowl. Thankfully, there are hundreds of prop bets available for this year's big game...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Scott Polacek | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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CHANDLER, Ariz. — There was a time when Darrelle Revis had no use for the Patriots.His comments about Bill Belichick being a jerk dating back to Revis’ days as a New York Jet earned him national attention. He also backed comments made by former teammate...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Dan Ventura | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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CHANDLER, Ariz. — Ivan Fears was surprised. Informed that the 2014 Patriots are one step away from becoming the first team to win a Super Bowl with a running back by committee approach since 1987, the New England running backs coach was taken aback....
From: WEEI | By: Christopher Price | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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And discusses climate change, "something about which you should give a fuck"...
From: Salon.com | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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I woke up to a flat tire this morning, which was just great! So, I walked over to the local Dunkin’ Donuts (because I can’t afford to drop four dollars on Starbucks), and thought about a few things as I combed through my daily reads on my phone....
From: Scott's Shots | By: Ryan Hadfield | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Oh, Super Bowl media day. Not only is it a time of players basking in the moment of making it to the Super Bowl, it's also a chance for the media to hoard around members of both teams. That, however, is not all that goes into the quirky Tuesday before...
From: Bleacher Report | By: R. Cory Smith | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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PHOENIX — 1. Don't be that guy What a player doesn't want to be is this guy.  The night before Super Bowl XXIII, Stanley Wilson would make history. And not the good kind. He went on a cocaine binge and missed the game. It would go down as one of...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Mike Freeman | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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And some random stuff from the media day at the Super Bowl. Dallas Cowboys have to 'put socks back on' all over again - ESPN Dallas The Cowboys had a year that greatly exceeded all expectations, but Jason Garrett is still focused on the process, and...
From: Blogging the Boys | By: Tom Ryle | Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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There was a moment, Monday afternoon, when the media collectively shrugged. “I don’t know what to believe anymore,” conceded Michael Felger, host of the popular afternoon sports radio program “Felger & Mazz.” Ben Volin, who has penned stories...
From: Boston Sports Media Watch | By: Ryan Hadfield | Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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PHOENIX — Friday is the last day of media availability before the big game on Sunday, although the players’ final access came on Thursday. The real big event on Friday is Roger Goodell’s state of the league address. The Patriots and Seahawks will...
From: WEEI | By: WEEI | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Football addicts and football haters can agree on one thing: America loves to talk about Deflategate.
From: Time | By: allisonmcnearney | Friday, January 30, 2015
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It looks like people are starting to come forward to take credit for the NFL “deflategate” scandal. Several oddly familiar faces cropped up on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in a video where they said they were the ones who deflated the footballs Tom Brady...
From: The Wrap | By: Jason Hughes | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Little reporter steals Super Bowl media dayAPJerod Mayo's adorable daughter grilled the Patriots and asked questions every kid wants to know during a Super Bowl presser.See Belichick belly laugh ... really More to see Right tax forms to file this yearSecret...
From: Good News Now | Friday, January 30, 2015
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PHOENIX — Everyone knows the Bill Belichick of today. 20 seasons as a head coach, 15 of those with New England. Five Super Bowl appearances. Three Super Bowl titles. A very guarded and reserved man at his meetings with the media. But, what was the...
From: WEEI | By: Ryan Hannable | Friday, January 30, 2015
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CHANDLER, Ariz. — Bill Belichick raised some eyebrows last week when he compared Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s elusiveness to Hall of Famer Roger Staubach.Staubach thought Belichick was right on the money, though....
From: Boston Herald | By: By Jeff Howe | Friday, January 30, 2015
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They're just that good
From: The Daily Caller | By: W. James Antle III | Friday, January 30, 2015
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There's a football game being played this weekend, apparently.
From: Very Smart Brothas | By: Damon Young | Friday, January 30, 2015
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As promised, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski and a bunch of other Boston dudes came together on Jimmy Kimmel Live Thursday night to put DeflateGate to bed once and for all before the New England Patriots take the field for Super Bowl XLIX on...
From: Mediaite | By: Matt Wilstein | Friday, January 30, 2015
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There has been much talk recently about deflated footballs. A controversy exploded, after the New England Patriots were discovered to be using flat footballs. The story was that the Patriots deflated the balls to gain an advantage in passing and catching...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Phoenix (AFP) - Tom Brady and the scandal-tainted New England Patriots will aim to strike a blow for the old order in Super Bowl 49 on Sunday as they face a formidable Seattle Seahawks team bidding to forge a dynasty.  After a build-up dominated by...
From: Business Insider | By: Rebecca Bryan | Friday, January 30, 2015
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TEMPE, Ariz. — You might expect to see Bill Belichick in his signature hoodie at...
From: NESN | By: Jarrett Bell, NFL Pool Reporter | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Who will win this Super Bowl? The answer is coming Sunday night from Glendale, Ariz., and there are compelling arguments for both sides. The line reflects as much, with the Seattle Seahawks opening as favorites before the Patriots were bet to 1-point...
From: Las Vegas Review-Journal | Friday, January 30, 2015
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South Sider making an impact on special teams with the Patriots — his recovery of a muffed punt helped kick-start New England's rout of the Colts in the AFC title game
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Mark Potash | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Bill Belichick built in additional work on special teams during the Patriots' Wednesday practice. Despite a handful of injuries, every Patriot participated in preparation for Super Bowl XLIX.
From: NFL.com | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Reporting from Thursday's practice before the Super Bowl Pool reports for Super Bowl week are provided by Jarrett Bell of USA Today (Patriots) and Peter King of Monday Morning Quarterback (Seahawks). Patriots TEMPE, Ariz. - You might expect to see Bill...
From: Pats Pulpit | By: Rich Hill | Friday, January 30, 2015
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PHOENIX — The Patriots held their second practice in Arizona of the week Thursday afternoon at the Arizona Cardinals‘ practice facility. Despite showers in the area and an option to go indoors, the team practiced outside in shorts and shells. It...
From: WEEI | By: Ryan Hannable | Friday, January 30, 2015
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It has been a long while since I have at...
From: The Useless Tree | By: Sam Crane | Friday, January 30, 2015
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PHOENIX — Nothing against the tired debate over the Patriots' deflated footballs or Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch's hot air, but the week's most compelling comments for a visitor from Chicago came courtesy of the NFL's most refreshing retread...
From: Chicago Tribune | By: David Haugh | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Put Bill Belichick behind a microphone and he's C-SPAN — minus the information.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Rob Gronkowski, Vince Wilfork and Brandon LaFell discuss Bill Belichick’s motto to “do your job” and what it means to this Patriots’ team....
From: Pro Football Talk | By: NBCSports.com | Friday, January 30, 2015
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If it’s any consolation to the New England Patriots, it appears one of their biggest...
From: NESN | By: Sam Galanis | Friday, January 30, 2015
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