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Watch ‘Chaos and Kindness’ tonight: NH family’s special Super Bowl weekend

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Watch ‘Chaos and Kindness’ tonight: NH family’s special Super Bowl weekend

- WEBVTT THE PATRIOTS' HISTORIC SUPERBOWL WIN HOLDS EXTRA SPECIALMEANING FOR ONE LOCAL FAMILYTHANKS TO RECYCLED PERCUSSION. THE BAND GOT A LETTER FROM AMYEMARQUIS, NOMINATING HER HUSBANDFOR A SUPER BOWL TRIP AFTER ASERIES OF TRAGEDIES AND TRIALSWITH THEIR CHILDREN'S HEALTH. THE BAND SAYS HELPING THISFAMILY WAS NEVER A QUESTION,BECAUSE THAT'S HOW THE GRANITESTATE ROLLWE ARE OVERSATURATED IN THISSTATE WITH KINDNESS.THAT IS WHAT WE WANT TO
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Former Patriots Super Bowl starter Lester Williams dies at 58

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Former Patriots Super Bowl starter Lester Williams dies at 58

- Former Patriots Super Bowl starter Lester Williams dies at 58 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Nose tackle Lester Williams, who started for the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX, has died at the age of 58. He died at his home in Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday, the team said. Williams played in 40 games for the Patriots during his four years in New England, after being selected in the first round of the 1982 NFL Draft
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Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons are still getting relentlessly trolled about Super Bowl LI

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Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons are still getting relentlessly trolled about Super Bowl LI

- The kickoff to the NFL season is right around the corner, but Patriots fans by no means have forgotten about Super Bowl LI. And they aren’t going to let the Atlanta Falcons forget about it, either. On Sunday, Sports Illustrated’s Jonathan Jones shared a photo of the clock Dan Quinn has in his office. Instead of numbers indicating the hours and minutes, the Falcons head coach sees the word, “Now,” regardless of the time
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Tennessee’s Christian Coleman anchors silver-medal run in 400-meter relay

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Tennessee’s Christian Coleman anchors silver-medal run in 400-meter relay

- Tennessee’s Christian Coleman was en route to holding off Usain Bolt on the anchor leg of the 400-meter relay Saturday at the IAAF World Championships, but he wasn’t fast enough to stay ahead of Great Britain. Great Britain’s Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake chased down Coleman in the final 20 meters, as Team USA had to settle for the silver medal. Coleman and Bolt took their batons simultaneously, and Coleman was pulling away from the Jamaican superstar in what Bolt has said will be his final race
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Celtics to play 76ers in regular-season game in London

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Celtics to play 76ers in regular-season game in London

- The Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will travel to London in January for a regular-season game at The O2 arena. Celtics’ season ticket holders need not worry about losing one of their 41 games to a venue overseas, as the 76ers are the home team for the Jan. 11 game. Tickets for the game go on sale in October. The game will be aired live on CSN New England and 98
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For St. Louis astronomers, this month's total solar eclipse is the Super Bowl

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For St. Louis astronomers, this month's total solar eclipse is the Super Bowl

- St. Louis sporting events have had their fair share of “Where were you when …?” moments over the years. There’s the Blues 1986 Monday Night Miracle. The 1999 Rams Super Bowl victory punctuated with “The Tackle.” And who can forget David Freese’s 2011 World Series Game 6 heroics keeping the dream alive? Now, St. Louis-area astronomers want their own unforgettable experience, and Aug
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Robert Kraft reportedly surprised Tom Brady’s mother with a Super Bowl ring

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Robert Kraft reportedly surprised Tom Brady’s mother with a Super Bowl ring

- The fact alone that Galynn Brady was able to attend this past Super Bowl was enough to get her son choked up. So the gesture by Patriots owner Robert Kraft to surprise Tom Brady’s family with a Super Bowl LI ring for the quarterback’s mother, who has recently been battling cancer, was particularly special. “She was a big inspiration for me, and RKK knew it,” Brady told ESPN’s Mike Reiss
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Tom Brady's Mom, Galynn, Receives Super Bowl 51 Ring from Patriots' Robert Kraft

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Tom Brady's Mom, Galynn, Receives Super Bowl 51 Ring from Patriots' Robert Kraft

- Per ESPN.com's Mike Reiss, despite having cancer, Galynn was able to attend Super Bowl 51 in February when her son led the Patriots to a 34-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. "He's been so supportive of my family and certainly everything my mom went through and knowing firsthand how families deal with it. He was always asking, 'How's mom doing? How is she feeling?' We didn't know up until the very end whether she was going to make it to the Super Bowl
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Patriots give Super Bowl ring to Tom Brady's mother

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Patriots give Super Bowl ring to Tom Brady's mother

- Patriots give Super Bowl ring to Tom Brady's mother FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — There’s no teammate quite like mom. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft knew how much it meant to his quarterback Tom Brady to have his mother attend Super Bowl LI. It was the only game Galynn Brady could attend while she was recovering from cancer and treatment during the 2016 football season
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Jerry Jones says biggest regret is not getting Romo to Super Bowl

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Jerry Jones says biggest regret is not getting Romo to Super Bowl

- During halftime, Jones, who is being inducted to the Hall of Fame this weekend, told his biggest regret as an owner of the Cowboys. “I’d say singularly the biggest disappointment I’ve had owning the Cowboys is not is not getting to a Super Bowl during his tenure as our quarterback,” Jones said on NBC during halftime of the Cowboys preseason opener
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Tom Brady's milestones before turning 40

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Tom Brady's milestones before turning 40

- Aug. 3 is Tom Brady's birthday. Let's take a trip down memory lane and look at some of his feats before turning 40. The New England Patriots quarterback is 71-19 in his career against AFC East rivals. Brady is the only player to be named Super Bowl MVP four times. He captured his fifth Super Bowl ring last season. He was 20-5 as the starting quarterback at Michigan
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40 things you might not know about Tom Brady

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40 things you might not know about Tom Brady

- Since his meteoric rise from backup quarterback to Super Bowl champion in the 2001 season, Tom Brady has been the franchise player of the New England Patriots. He’s won five Super Bowls, four Super Bowl MVPs, two NFL MVPs, and made 12 Pro Bowls. But most fans are more than aware of these accolades. As the Patriots legend turns 40 years old, here are 40 things you might not know about him: 1
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You Can't Stop the Atlanta Falcons

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You Can't Stop the Atlanta Falcons

- As the Atlanta Falcons historically choked away Super Bowl LI in Houston, nobody knew how to think, how to feel. Those final moments in February were an out-of-body experience. First came denial. He heard New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman scream—I caught it! I caught it!—but the player with the best vantage point of the most outrageous catch in Super Bowl history was in disbelief: Falcons safety Keanu Neal stared at the videoboard and still couldn't believe it
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Roger Goodell: Baltimore-Washington joint Super Bowl bid is ‘an interesting idea’

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Roger Goodell: Baltimore-Washington joint Super Bowl bid is ‘an interesting idea’

- Speaking at a fan forum in Baltimore on Sunday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell weighed in on the possibility of the NFL awarding another future Super Bowl to a cold-weather city with an outdoor stadium, as the league did for Super Bowl XLVIII in East Rutherford, N.J., several years ago. “Why can’t a city like Baltimore host the Super Bowl?” a Ravens season ticket holder asked
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James White ready to build off stellar Super Bowl showing

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James White ready to build off stellar Super Bowl showing

- Coming off a stellar performance in Super Bowl LI and with the ink still drying on a three-year, $12 million contract, it’s good to be James White. With training camp underway, White hasn’t slowed his momentum. He has been excellent in both the running and passing games. He’ll need to be. On Saturday, newcomer Mike Gillislee echoed the opinion of several analysts by stating the Pats backfield is “the most talented group of running backs that I’ve ever been a part of
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Swimming: Dressel grabs seventh gold to equal Phelps record

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Swimming: Dressel grabs seventh gold to equal Phelps record

- BUDAPEST: U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel equalled compatriot Michael Phelps's record of seven gold medals at a single world championships on Sunday. Dressel secured his record-equalling feat as the United States won gold in the men's 4x100 metres medley relay, in which he swam the butterfly leg. The 20-year-old had previously won individual gold medals in the men's 50m and 100m freestyle and 100m butterfly, as well as in the men's 4x100m freestyle, 4x100m mixed freestyle and 4x100m mixed medley relays
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Watch ‘Chaos and Kindness’ tonight: NH family’s special Super Bowl weekend
Watch ‘Chaos and Kindness’ tonight: NH family’s special Super Bowl weekend WEBVTT THE PATRIOTS' HISTORIC SUPERBOWL WIN HOLDS EXTRA SPECIALMEANING FOR ONE LOCAL FAMILYTHANKS TO RECYCLED PERCUSSION. THE BAND GOT A LETTER FROM AMYEMARQUIS, NOMINATING HER HUSBANDFOR A SUPER BOWL TRIP AFTER ASERIES OF TRAGEDIES AND TRIALSWITH THEIR CHILDREN'S HEALTH. THE BAND SAYS HELPING THISFAMILY WAS NEVER A QUESTION,BECAUSE THAT'S HOW THE GRANITESTATE ROLLWE ARE OVERSATURATED IN THISSTATE WITH KINDNESS.THAT IS WHAT WE WANT TO   Read More ...
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Former Patriots Super Bowl starter Lester Williams dies at 58
Former Patriots Super Bowl starter Lester Williams dies at 58 Former Patriots Super Bowl starter Lester Williams dies at 58 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Nose tackle Lester Williams, who started for the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XX, has died at the age of 58. He died at his home in Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday, the team said. Williams played in 40 games for the Patriots during his four years in New England, after being selected in the first round of the 1982 NFL Draft   Read More ...
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Broncos LB Von Miller returns to scene of Super Bowl MVP
Broncos LB Von Miller returns to scene of Super Bowl MVP SANTA CLARA, Calif. | Von Miller had some pretty good flashbacks when he arrived at Levi’s Stadium for the first time since winning the Super Bowl MVP here just over 18 months ago. The stakes were far lower for a joint practice between his Denver Broncos and the San Francisco 49ers than they were for that Super Bowl win over Cam Newton and Carolina in February 2016 but that didn’t stop the memories   Read More ...
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Super Bowl veteran gets in first for volunteer interviews
When the doors swung open on the Super Bowl LII volunteer center downtown over the weekend to the sound of Skol line drums and cheering, John Wahl of St. Louis Park was the first volunteer in line. Wahl, 84, is back for a second Super Bowl. He volunteered for the 1992 game at the the Metrodome. That year, he was stationed as a "host" at the Marriott Hotel in Minnetonka   Read More ...
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Emotional team meeting helped Falcons move past Super Bowl
Emotional team meeting helped Falcons move past Super Bowl FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — It was April 17, 70 days after the Falcons’ historic collapse in Super Bowl LI. Falcons coach Dan Quinn gathered the team together for the first time since that game. A team meeting was held and anyone could stand up and share emotions, good, bad or otherwise, in front of the entire team. “I’m not going to lie to you, there was some frustration,” said left tackle Jake Matthews about the anger in the room   Read More ...
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Odell Beckham Jr. is the right man to make Super Bowl guarantee for Giants 
Odell Beckham Jr. is the right man to make Super Bowl guarantee for Giants  Odell Beckham Jr. was the perfect Giant to point up at one of the franchise's four Super Bowl banners on Monday and guarantee a fifth one before his time is up with Big Blue. Beckham will need to carry the Giants at some point to deliver on his promise. His play this season largely will dictate whether Ben McAdoo's team sets foot in Minnesota's U   Read More ...
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Odell Beckham: Make room for another Giants Super Bowl banner
Odell Beckham: Make room for another Giants Super Bowl banner Odell Beckham Jr. is so confident he can win a Super Bowl with the Giants that on Monday, he said the team needs to make room for banner No. 5. "See that banner?" Beckham said, pointing to one of the Giants' four Super Bowl banners with a massive picture of the Lombardi Trophy. "That's all I care about. I don't know where they’d put the fifth one but they're gonna have to make room, because we need it   Read More ...
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Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons are still getting relentlessly trolled about Super Bowl LI
Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons are still getting relentlessly trolled about Super Bowl LI The kickoff to the NFL season is right around the corner, but Patriots fans by no means have forgotten about Super Bowl LI. And they aren’t going to let the Atlanta Falcons forget about it, either. On Sunday, Sports Illustrated’s Jonathan Jones shared a photo of the clock Dan Quinn has in his office. Instead of numbers indicating the hours and minutes, the Falcons head coach sees the word, “Now,” regardless of the time   Read More ...
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Tennessee’s Christian Coleman anchors silver-medal run in 400-meter relay
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Super Bowl hosts open volunteer headquarters in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS — The volunteer headquarters that will help orchestrate the Super Bowl when it comes to town next winter opens its doors this weekend.Crew 52   Read More ...
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Super Bowl hosts open volunteer headquarters in Minneapolis
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Which Patriots Super Bowl victory was more improbable?
Which Patriots Super Bowl victory was more improbable? Twitter Friday chat, and any other outlet you prefer. He’ll pick one each day (except for Saturday) to answer, then we’ll take the discussion to the comments. Chad will stop by several times per day to navigate. But you drive the conversation. Which Patriots Super Bowl win was more improbable? The game-saving interception on the 1-foot line or comeback from down 28-3 late in the third quarter? — @TOSTbmc   Read More ...
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Celtics to play 76ers in regular-season game in London
Celtics to play 76ers in regular-season game in London The Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will travel to London in January for a regular-season game at The O2 arena. Celtics’ season ticket holders need not worry about losing one of their 41 games to a venue overseas, as the 76ers are the home team for the Jan. 11 game. Tickets for the game go on sale in October. The game will be aired live on CSN New England and 98   Read More ...
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Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon says expectation is 'to go to the Super Bowl'
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Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon says expectation is 'to go to the Super Bowl'
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Small Minnesota airports prepare for Super Bowl frenzy
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Athletes struck down by gastroenteritis -- gold-medal favorite barred from running
Athletes struck down by gastroenteritis -- gold-medal favorite barred from running IAAF World Championships taking place in London Athletes staying at Tower Hotel in the city Gold-medal favorite Makwala barred from 400m final (CNN)Athletes staying at one of the team hotels for the IAAF World Championships in London have been affected by an outbreak of gastroenteritis, officials have confirmed. Approximately 30 people have fallen ill, with laboratory tests confirming two of those cases as the norovirus -- an unpleasant but rarely serious stomach bug which causes gastroenteritis (diarrhea and vomiting)   Read More ...
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St. Paul Winter Carnival plans $15 million ice palace for Super Bowl at State Capitol
St. Paul Winter Carnival plans $15 million ice palace for Super Bowl at State Capitol St. Paul Winter Carnival organizers plan to build a $15 million ice palace on the State Capitol grounds as a draw for 2018 Super Bowl visitors. It’s the first palace built by the carnival organizers, the St. Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation, since 2004 when the NHL All-Star Game was at the Xcel Energy Center. The 2004 castle was the first built since 1992 when the NFL’s Super Bowl was played at the Metrodome   Read More ...
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UND All-American, Olympic silver medalist Dan McKinnon dies
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UND hockey pioneer, Olympic silver medalist Dan McKinnon dies
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Why NBC's Mike Tirico will be skipping the Super Bowl in Minneapolis
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New England Patriots give Tom Brady's mom, Galynn, her own Super Bowl LI ring (report)
New England Patriots give Tom Brady's mom, Galynn, her own Super Bowl LI ring (report) Tom Brady said he was dedicating Super Bowl LI to his mother, Galynn. Now, the mother of the New England Patriots quarterback quarterback is reportedly getting her own Super Bowl ring. According to ESPN's Mike Reiss, Patriots owner Robert Kraft surprised the Brady family by extending the ring to Galynn, who had been in the midst of a roughly 18-month cancer battle throughout the season   Read More ...
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‘This Is Us’ Super Bowl Episode Set To Make Viewers Cry Even If Their Team Wins
‘This Is Us’ Super Bowl Episode Set To Make Viewers Cry Even If Their Team Wins This Is Us will air a special episode in NBC’s coveted post-Super Bowl slot, and it sounds like the losers of the big game won’t be the only ones crying. At NBC Universal’s TCA panel, network chairman Robert Greenblatt revealed that This Is Us will deliver a major tearjerker for the show’s special Super Bowl episode. While the post-game slot will undoubtedly score This Is Us some new viewers, Greenblatt revealed it won’t be a standalone episode   Read More ...
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Patriots give Super Bowl ring to Tom Brady's mom
Patriots give Super Bowl ring to Tom Brady's mom Patriots give Super Bowl ring to Tom Brady's mom FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — There’s no teammate quite like mom. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft knew how much it meant to his quarterback Tom Brady to have his mother attend Super Bowl LI. It was the only game Galynn Brady could attend while she was recovering from cancer and treatment during the 2016 football season   Read More ...
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For St. Louis astronomers, this month's total solar eclipse is the Super Bowl
For St. Louis astronomers, this month's total solar eclipse is the Super Bowl St. Louis sporting events have had their fair share of “Where were you when …?” moments over the years. There’s the Blues 1986 Monday Night Miracle. The 1999 Rams Super Bowl victory punctuated with “The Tackle.” And who can forget David Freese’s 2011 World Series Game 6 heroics keeping the dream alive? Now, St. Louis-area astronomers want their own unforgettable experience, and Aug   Read More ...
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Tom Brady’s mother, who recently battled cancer, receives a Super Bowl ring from Patriots
Tom Brady’s mother, who recently battled cancer, receives a Super Bowl ring from Patriots In a classy move by the organization, the Patriots and owner Robert Kraft gave Tom Brady’s mother, Galynn, who has been battling cancer, a Super Bowl ring, ESPN reported on Sunday. “She was a big inspiration for me, and (Robert Kraft) knew it,” Brady told ESPN. “It was a great surprise to all of us when the ring showed up. She deserves it   Read More ...
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Kraft gives Tom Brady’s mother a Super Bowl ring
Kraft gives Tom Brady’s mother a Super Bowl ring Monitor staff New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft had one last Super Bowl ring to drop off. The destination: Tom Brady’s mother, Galynn. According to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, Kraft recognized Galynn Brady’s struggle and fight with cancer through much of last season with a ring from New England’s historic 25-point comeback against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI   Read More ...
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Super Bowl ring given to Tom Brady's mother by Patriots
Super Bowl ring given to Tom Brady's mother by Patriots New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has five Super Bowl rings, and now his mother has one. This offseason Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who has spoken often of viewing Brady as a son, gave Brady’s mother, Galynn, who finished cancer treatments in April, a Super Bowl ring. "He's been so supportive of my family and certainly everything my mom went through and knowing firsthand how families deal with it," Brady told ESPN on Friday   Read More ...
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Betty Cuthbert, a 4-time Olympic gold medalist, has died.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Betty Cuthbert, who won the 100-, 200-meter and sprint relay gold medals at the 1956 Olympics, has died following a long battle with multiple sclerosis. She was 79. Athletics Australia on Monday confirmed that Cuthbert died overnight. Cuthbert, who added a gold medal at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo to her three from Melbourne, was the first Australian inducted into the international track and field federation's Hall of Fame   Read More ...
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Robert Kraft reportedly surprised Tom Brady’s mother with a Super Bowl ring
Robert Kraft reportedly surprised Tom Brady’s mother with a Super Bowl ring The fact alone that Galynn Brady was able to attend this past Super Bowl was enough to get her son choked up. So the gesture by Patriots owner Robert Kraft to surprise Tom Brady’s family with a Super Bowl LI ring for the quarterback’s mother, who has recently been battling cancer, was particularly special. “She was a big inspiration for me, and RKK knew it,” Brady told ESPN’s Mike Reiss   Read More ...
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Tom Brady's mom gets ring from Patriots
Tom Brady's mom gets ring from Patriots Tom Brady produced one of the best seasons of his career in 2016, which culminated in another Super Bowl ring for the quarterback whom many consider the greatest of all-time. It may have been the most emotional season of his career, as well. Brady's mom, Galynn, underwent cancer treatments throughout the season. She managed to be in attendance for New England's remarkable comeback win in Super Bowl LI, and this offseason Patriots owner Robert Kraft awarded her very own Super Bowl ring   Read More ...
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Kai Caranto from Santa Clarita leads USA 12U team to gold medal
Eric Sondheimer has been covering high school sports for the Los Angeles Times since 1997 and in Southern California since 1976. Get his latest from the field and follow all our prep sports coverage and analysis here. Kai Caranto from Santa Clarita helped the USA Baseball 12U national team win the gold medal on Sunday at the WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup in Taiwan   Read More ...
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Tom Brady's Mom, Galynn, Receives Super Bowl 51 Ring from Patriots' Robert Kraft
Tom Brady's Mom, Galynn, Receives Super Bowl 51 Ring from Patriots' Robert Kraft Per ESPN.com's Mike Reiss, despite having cancer, Galynn was able to attend Super Bowl 51 in February when her son led the Patriots to a 34-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. "He's been so supportive of my family and certainly everything my mom went through and knowing firsthand how families deal with it. He was always asking, 'How's mom doing? How is she feeling?' We didn't know up until the very end whether she was going to make it to the Super Bowl   Read More ...
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Patriots give Super Bowl ring to Tom Brady's mother
Patriots give Super Bowl ring to Tom Brady's mother Patriots give Super Bowl ring to Tom Brady's mother FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — There’s no teammate quite like mom. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft knew how much it meant to his quarterback Tom Brady to have his mother attend Super Bowl LI. It was the only game Galynn Brady could attend while she was recovering from cancer and treatment during the 2016 football season   Read More ...
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Watch: Usain Bolt Loses Final 100-Meter Race at World Championships, Justin Gatlin Wins Gold
Watch: Usain Bolt Loses Final 100-Meter Race at World Championships, Justin Gatlin Wins Gold This marked Coleman's first individual global championship gold medal. After Saturday's final, he still owns the fastest time of 2017 with his 9.82 from the NCAA Championships. Bolt already owns world championship gold medals in the 100 meters from 2009, 2013, 2015 and 2017. Bolt did not win in 2011 due to a false start. Bolt did manage to win his 14th world championship medal, which tied fellow Jamaican Merlene Ottey for the most medals by an athlete all-time   Read More ...
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Usain Bolt closes 100 metres career with bronze medal
Usain Bolt closes 100 metres career with bronze medal Usain Bolt drew curtain on his 100 metres career at the IAAF World Athletics Championship by clinching the bronze medal in London – the venue for his Olympic record in 2012 – by registering a time of 9.95 seconds. He was stunned by an emotional Justin Gatlin of USA and Christian Coleman of USA who took home the gold and silver medals respectively with times of 9   Read More ...
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'Beer for everyone' if Eagles win Super Bowl... and Bud Light is buying
'Beer for everyone' if Eagles win Super Bowl... and Bud Light is buying Philadelphia Eagles fans have another reason to cheer for their team this season. They could get free beer out of it. Offensive tackle Lane Johnson promised reporters he'd buy beer for fans to celebrate a Super Bowl win if it happened, according to CSN Philly and our own Daniel Gallen. Lane Johnson: If [we] won a Super Bowl, hey, I'm giving out to beer everybody   Read More ...
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New Orleans Saints Fans To Troll Atlanta Falcons With Billboard Detailing Super Bowl Collapse Near New Stadium
New Orleans Saints Fans To Troll Atlanta Falcons With Billboard Detailing Super Bowl Collapse Near New Stadium The rivalry between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons is one that knows very few bounds, and fans of the black and gold have just taken trolling to another level. The Falcons made it to last season’s Super Bowl LI, and they had a very convincing lead at halftime that seemed like a sure thing. From there, they suffered a ridiculous collapse and lost to the New England Patriots, and Saints fans aren’t going to let them forget it   Read More ...
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Jerry Jones says biggest regret is not getting Romo to Super Bowl
Jerry Jones says biggest regret is not getting Romo to Super Bowl During halftime, Jones, who is being inducted to the Hall of Fame this weekend, told his biggest regret as an owner of the Cowboys. “I’d say singularly the biggest disappointment I’ve had owning the Cowboys is not is not getting to a Super Bowl during his tenure as our quarterback,” Jones said on NBC during halftime of the Cowboys preseason opener   Read More ...
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Tom Brady's milestones before turning 40
Tom Brady's milestones before turning 40 Aug. 3 is Tom Brady's birthday. Let's take a trip down memory lane and look at some of his feats before turning 40. The New England Patriots quarterback is 71-19 in his career against AFC East rivals. Brady is the only player to be named Super Bowl MVP four times. He captured his fifth Super Bowl ring last season. He was 20-5 as the starting quarterback at Michigan   Read More ...
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