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Super Bowl rematch with Falcons favors champion Patriots

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Kevin Hart will perform at Target Center during Super Bowl weekend

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9Preps Game before the Game (10/13)

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Ice palace, planned to coincide with Super Bowl, canceled from St. Paul Winter Carnival

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Dakota Days game officially sold out

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Justin Timberlake reportedly 'finalizing' deal to headline Super Bowl LII halftime show

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Report: Jay-Z turns down offer to perform at Super Bowl 52 halftime show

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Super Bowl rematch with Falcons favors champion Patriots
When the 2017 NFL schedule was unveiled in April, Sunday night’s Super Bowl rematch between the Patriots and Falcons was a game most people quickly circled. After all, the Patriots’ 34-28 victory in Houston last February was an instant classic. Tom Brady and the Pats famously rallied from a 28-3 deficit to win it on a James White touchdown in overtime   Read More ...
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Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney says she was molested by Larry Nassar
DETROIT - Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar. Maroney posted a statement to Twitter, where the 21-year-old alleges Nassar molested her for many years. “People should know that this is not just happening in Hollywood,” she wrote “It started when I was 13 years old, and it didn’t end until I left the sport,” Maroney continued   Read More ...
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Ice castle returns to Stillwater this winter, coinciding with Super Bowl
STILLWATER, Minn. — Plans for an ice palace at the St. Paul Winter Carnival have been dropped, but Minnesotans and Super Bowl visitors will still be able to tour a massive shimmering castle made of frozen water this winter.   Read More ...
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Ice castle returns to Stillwater this winter, coinciding with Super Bowl
STILLWATER, Minn. — Plans for an ice palace at the St. Paul Winter Carnival have been dropped, but Minnesotans and Super Bowl visitors will still be able to tour a massive shimmering castle made of frozen water this winter.   Read More ...
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Super Bowl champion talks success, perseverance at N.J. middle school
JERSEY CITY - Perry Williams was an 11-year-old boy living in North Carolina when he decided he would one day earn a college football scholarship, play in the NFL, and win a Super Bowl championship. His mother and grandmother joked with him, saying maybe he'll win a toilet bowl some day. "I used to tell them that I was going to be somebody one day," Williams said   Read More ...
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Kevin Hart To Perform At Target Center On Super Bowl Weekend
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Add Kevin Hart to the list of celebrities and shows the Super Bowl is bringing to Minneapolis. Target Center announced Monday that the comedian will bring his “Irresponsible Tour” to the downtown Minneapolis arena on Feb. 2, the Friday before Super Bowl Sunday. Tickets for the show will run $68 – $303. They go on sale Friday morning and can be purchased at the Target Center box office or online at www   Read More ...
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Kevin Hart will perform at Target Center during Super Bowl weekend
Kevin Hart/photo by Frank Masi. The cold weather won't keep the superstars away from Minneapolis during Super Bowl weekend. Kevin Hart, one of the biggest names in film and stand-up, will perform Feb. 2 at Target Center as part of his "Irresponsible Tour." Hart is no stranger to the Twin Cities. He appeared at Target Center in 2015 and was in the area as recently as this past August to tape an episode of his Comedy Central series, "Hart of the City   Read More ...
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‘GameDay’ will be at Michigan-Penn State game
ESPN’s “College GameDay” will be featuring Michigan this Saturday. The show’s telecast will eminate from State College, Pennsylvania, where Penn State will host Michigan next Saturday night. No. 3 Penn State is 6-0. No. 17 Michigan is 5-1. This will be the second time ESPN will have had “College GameDay” at a Michigan-Penn State game in Happy Valley. The first came in 1997   Read More ...
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9Preps Game before the Game (10/13)
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Nfl, Philadelphia si dà arie da Super Bowl. Carolina cade in casa
Nelson Agholor in touchdown. Afp. Gli Eagles volano alto. Battono Carolina in trasferta 28-23 nel Thursday Night che apre la sesta giornata Nfl e si confermano credibile pretendente al Super Bowl di Minneapolis. Se i primi quattro successi di Philadelphia (5-1) erano arrivati contro squadre abbordabili, con un complessivo 5-14 di record, stavolta l’avversario era di quelli tosti: i Panthers (4-2) di Cam Newton   Read More ...
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Oklahoma City's Big Three shooting for their 1st NBA title
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony and Paul George have accomplished nearly everything in their basketball careers. Westbrook is a two-time scoring champion, two-time All-Star MVP and the reigning league MVP. Anthony is a 10-time All-Star and three-time Olympic gold medalist. George is a four-time All-Star, former most improved player award winner and an Olympic gold medalist. None of the new Oklahoma City Thunder teammates have an NBA title   Read More ...
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Yankees, Astros playoff history is just a one-game affair Bomber fans want to forget 
Yankees and Astros have met just once before in the postseason — the Bombers’ lifeless 3-0 loss in the 2015 AL wild-card game at the Stadium. Dallas Keuchel, Houston’s Game 1 starter for Friday, hurled six scoreless innings to lead the Astros, who then lost the ALDS in 5 games to the Royals. Seven current Yankees played in that game. Masahiro Tanaka started and allowed two solo home runs in 5 innings   Read More ...
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Thanks but no thanks: 10,000 of 30,000 Super Bowl volunteers selected
The chosen ones for the 2018 Super Bowl Crew 52 received notice Thursday. The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee chose more than 10,000 volunteers from the 30,000 who applied online beginning in August. Of those, roughly 15,000 prospective volunteers showed up for in-person interviews at the headquarters in City Center on Nicollet Mall. Officially, 10,280 volunteers have been accepted, the committee said in a release, before clarifying later that there remains a group of applicants that sent videos or interviewed late that may soon be accepted   Read More ...
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Thanks but no thanks: 10,000 Super Bowl volunteers selected out of 30,000
The chosen ones for the 2018 Super Bowl Crew 52 received notice Thursday. The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee chose 10,000 volunteers from the 30,000 who applied online beginning in August. Of those, roughly 15,000 prospective volunteers showed up for in-person interviews at the headquarters in City Center on Nicollet Mall. The volunteers are needed for mostly hospitality functions during the ten-day event starting in late January and culminating with the game Feb   Read More ...
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Russia says progress in anti-doping reforms unrecognized
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has made significant leaps in its anti-doping reforms but the progress is not being recognized by the international community, sports officials from the country said on Thursday. Russia’s athletics federation, Paralympic committee and anti-doping agency (RUSADA) remain suspended after reports commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) alleged state-sponsored doping. WADA in August called on Russia’s anti-doping authorities to accept publicly the findings of the WADA-commissioned McLaren investigation, which found evidence of widespread doping and manipulation of doping tests by Russian athletes and officials   Read More ...
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Super Bowl hero Tracy Porter arrested on drug, battery charges
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' NFL insider Lindsay H. Jones previews the three must-watch games of Week 6 in the NFL. USA TODAY Sports. BATON ROUGE - A Super Bowl Saint was arrested in Baton Rouge on drug and battery charges. According to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, officers arrested Tracy Porter on Oct. 10 after a woman claimed he attacked her five days earlier   Read More ...
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Cubs lose to Washington Nationals 5-0 in NLDS Game 4, Game 5 Thursday
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 07:13PM The Washington Nationals forced Game 5 of of the National League Division Series, beating the Cubs 5-0 in Game 4 at Wrigley Field. Game 5 will be in Washington, D.C., Thursday. Game 4 was postponed from Tuesday due to weather. The NLDS is now tied 2-2. Late Wednesday morning, Cubs' manager Joe Maddon made a lineup change in response to the Nationals starting pitcher change   Read More ...
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Ice palace, planned to coincide with Super Bowl, canceled from St. Paul Winter Carnival
The $15 million ice palace was planned to be built with private donations on the grounds of the state Capitol. Organizers announced Wednesday they were not able to raise enough money to guarantee they could cover the costs. A $1.1 million ice palace built for the Super Bowl in 1992 led to the St. Paul Winter Carnival Association filing for bankruptcy, organizers noted   Read More ...
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Ice palace, planned to coincide with Super Bowl, canceled from St. Paul Winter Carnival
The $15 million ice palace was planned to be built with private donations on the grounds of the state Capitol. Organizers announced Wednesday they were not able to raise enough money to guarantee they could cover the costs. A $1.1 million ice palace built for the Super Bowl in 1992 led to the St. Paul Winter Carnival Association filing for bankruptcy, organizers noted   Read More ...
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Muhammad Ali's estate sues Fox for $30 million over unauthorized Super Bowl ad
Muhammad Ali Enterprises filed a $30 million lawsuit against Fox Broadcasting on Tuesday in federal court in Chicago, claiming the network used the late boxer’s identity in a promotional video for without permission. The three-minute video, called “The Greatest,” ran before the start of Fox’s broadcast of the Super Bowl in February, ostensibly as a tribute to the legendary boxer, who died eight months earlier   Read More ...
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Muhammad Ali Enterprises sues Fox over use of fighter's image in Super Bowl telecast
The company that owns the posthumous image of Muhammad Ali has filed a $30-million lawsuit against Fox Broadcasting Co., claiming the legendary fighter’s likeness was improperly used during its February telecast of Super Bowl LI. The suit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Illinois said the TV network did not request or receive permission to use Ali’s image in a three-minute video that aired before the start of the game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons   Read More ...
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Luis Severino redeemed: Yankees beat Indians, force winner-take-all Game 5
NEW YORK -- Breaking down Game 4 of the ALDS between the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium. *** The game: After Trevor Bauer dominated them in the first game of the series, the Yankees jumped all over the right-handed drone enthusiast in Game 4. Though Bauer allowed no earned runs in the game, an error by third baseman Giovanny Urshela in the bottom of the second sparked a four-run rally capped by a two-run double by Aaron Judge   Read More ...
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Gameday Live: Astros at Red Sox, Game 4
The Astros will try again to finish off the Red Sox in the American League Division Series when they play Game 4 at 12:08 p.m. Monday at Fenway Park. The teams could be avoiding the rain throughout the game as rain is forecast for much of the day. The Astros will send Charlie Morton to the mound to start, while the Red Sox counter with Rick Porcello   Read More ...
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Eagles guard against complacency after 4-1 start | Marcus Hayes
Malcolm Jenkins won three state titles at Piscataway (N.J.) Township High, played in two national championship games at Ohio State, and won the Super Bowl with the Saints as a rookie. LeGarrette Blount won two of the last three Super Bowls with the Patriots. The most concrete lesson either learned along the way: The only game that matters is the next game, until the last game   Read More ...
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Michael Irvin: I'd LOVE to See Justin Timberlake at the Super Bowl ... Without Janet Jackson
EXCLUSIVE Michael Irvin is PUMPED over potentially doing the Super Bowl LII halftime show ... as long as his nipplegate partner stays at home. Irvin says he was blown away by JT's set at Jerry Jones' Hall of Fame party this year ... and thinks he'd be the perfect pickup for the Big Game. "It was incredible, man. He did a hell of a job, A HELL OF A JOB," Mike told   Read More ...
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Minneapolis police brace for post-Super Bowl retirements
The Minneapolis Police Department is bracing for a wave of officers retiring next spring following Super Bowl LII, prompting concern that the city won't have enough officers on the streets with crime rates edging up in certain neighborhoods. Dozens of department veterans are waiting to "put in their papers" so they can work the big game, part of a weeklong spectacle expected to draw tens of thousands to the Twin Cities for parties, concerts and drinks, said police union President Lt   Read More ...
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Minnesota airport protests Super Bowl flights because of anthem kneeling
An airport in Brainerd, MN, spoke out on Thursday against the NFL and the potential of incoming air travel for Super Bowl LII, to be held in Minneapolis, MN next year. Brainerd Lakes Regional airport was meeting to discuss the increased Super Bowl air travel expected into and out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. With the increased air traffic, a plan was needed for if flights had to be rerouted for inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances   Read More ...
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MSU-UM game earns highest TV rating for Week 6
Last Slide Next Slide The Michigan-Michigan State primetime game on ABC earned a 3.9 Nielsen overnight, the highest-rated college football game of Week 6 across all networks. Michigan State won the annual rivalry game 14-10 in the first primetime game in the series, as it was held under the lights at Michigan Stadium. Detroit was the No. 1 local market with a 28   Read More ...
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Cubs fans excited for Game 2 of NLDS after defeating Nationals 3-0 in Game 1
Cubs fans will be packing the Park at Wrigley again Saturday to watch their team take on the Washington Nationals in Game 2 of the NLDS after taking Game 1.   Read More ...
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Troy Aikman's Game-Worn Super Bowl Jersey Could Fetch $100K
EXCLUSIVE Start saving up, Cowboys fans ... 'cause Troy Aikman's GAME-WORN Super Bowl XXVII jersey is hitting the auction block ... and it ain't gonna come cheap!! Aikman's threads -- which he wore during his 4-touchdown MVP performance against the Buffalo Bills -- have remained in original condition (unwashed) since the 1993 game. If that ain't enough to make you reach for your wallet   Read More ...
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Doping: WADA lifts suspension of Los Angeles lab
(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Friday it has lifted a three-month partial suspension of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Olympic Analytical Laboratory. The laboratory, which had continued to carry out its regular anti-doping activities, is no longer required to obtain a second opinion prior to reporting adverse analytical findings for four specific prohibited substances, WADA said in a statement   Read More ...
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Despite TNF Victory, New England Patriots Still Far from Super Bowl Contenders
Tom Brady is a modern marvel, but he can't do everything for the New England Patriots. Sometimes it feels like the 40-year-old quarterback can do anything, but even if Brady plays at a high level, the current rendition of Bill Belichick's squad isn't capable of another Super Bowl run. Coaches will always take a poorly played victory over an outstanding performance in a loss   Read More ...
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Dakota Days game officially sold out
Dakota Days game officially sold out. VERMILLION, S.D. — Saturday’s Dakota Days football game featuring sixth-ranked South Dakota and third-ranked Youngstown State is officially sold out of all tickets available to the general public. There will be no walk-up tickets available for purchase on game day. If Youngstown State returns any of its allotment of tickets for Saturday’s game, those tickets will go on sale at 3 p   Read More ...
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Patriots Defense Appears To Be Suffering From Super Bowl Hangover [Opinion]
The eyes of the football world will be on the New England Patriots, specifically their defense, tonight when they visit Tampa Bay to kick off Week 5 of the NFL’s 2017 season against the Buccaneers. Many wondered if the Atlanta Falcons, who blew a 25-point deficit in the Super Bowl against the Patriots, would be the ones who would have a very difficult time mentally overcoming that game   Read More ...
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St. Paul considers regulations for short-term rentals, like Airbnb, ahead of Super Bowl
St. Paul leaders want to make sure residents renting out their guest rooms and homes during the Super Bowl are providing safe spaces, but some property owners and rental users say the city's proposed regulations go too far. The rules would affect people who use online rental services, like Airbnb, Expedia and VRBO, to advertise short-term rental housing. They would have to get a city license, meet certain parking and insurance requirements, and pay lodging and sales taxes   Read More ...
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New England Patriots are no longer Super Bowl LII favorites
FOXBOROUGH -- For the first time since the end of the 2016 season, the New England Patriots are no longer considered Super Bowl LII favorites. According to Westgate Superbook, the Pittsburgh Steelers are the new favorites with 9/2 odds. The Patriots have 5/1 odds, per Westgate. MGM sportsbooks have the Kansas City Chiefs and Patriots listed as 7-2 co-favorites. The Patriots have stumbled to a 2-2 start   Read More ...
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Freestyle: Canada slopestyle queen Turski retires
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada’s Kaya Turski, who would have been a gold medal contender in the slopestyle at next year’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, announced her retirement on Tuesday due to health issues. The 2013 slopestyle world champion, and eight times X Games gold medalist, was considered one of the sport’s pioneers and trailblazers although she never made an Olympic podium. Turski was a hot gold medal favorite at the 2014 Sochi Games but, coming back from knee surgery, dislocated her shoulder in her first qualifying run and failed to complete the second   Read More ...
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Tennis: Britain's Evans banned for one year over failed doping test
(Reuters) - Briton Dan Evans has been banned for one year after testing positive for cocaine, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Tuesday. Evans, 27, failed a doping test at the Barcelona Open this year and his ban has been back-dated to when the sample was collected on April 24. “The ITF accepted Mr. Evans’ account of how the cocaine got into his system and that he bears No Significant Fault or Negligence for the violation,” the governing body said in a statement on its website   Read More ...
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Ask Terez: Super Bowl or bust, first-quarter grade and LDT’s injury
Following the KC Chiefs’ 29-20 win over Washington on Monday, KC Star beat writer Terez A. Paylor answered Twitter questions about the Chiefs’ Super Bowl chances, their first-quarter grade, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif’s injury and more. Yes. I do believe this team has a legitimate chance to go to the Super Bowl, and to be clear, this is the strongest I’ve ever felt about that possibility during my five-year tenure as The Star’s beat writer   Read More ...
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New England Patriots are no longer Super Bowl 52 favorites
The New England Patriots entered the 2017 NFL season as heavy favorites to win Super Bowl 52. After the first quarter of the season, the Patriots have struggled to a 2-2 overall record, and the oddsmakers in Las Vegas have taken note. After suffering their second home loss of the season to the Carolina Panthers in Week 4, New England is no longer the consensus favorite among Vegas sportsbooks to win Super Bowl 52   Read More ...
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