Football

Mankato West and Gopher quarterback Philip Nelson
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February 18, 2019 - 7:51 am
Phil Nelson is getting lots of attention on social media about completing a pass in a football game Sunday night. It wasn't your typical pass attempt by the former Mankato West High School and Gopher quarterback: ....how? This may be the craziest completion ever. pic.twitter.com/6Ilyd9Sysz — CBS...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, former NFL football quarterback Colin Kaepernick applauds while seated on stage during W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremonies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Republican concerns that the former NFL quarterback is too controversial to honor as a black leader doomed a resolution recognizing Black History Month in the state Assembly, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. The Legislature's black caucus had proposed a resolution honoring a number of black leaders, including Kaepernick, but Assembly Republicans refused to take it up. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
February 12, 2019 - 7:08 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans erased any mention of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick from a resolution recognizing Black History Month on Tuesday, saying he's too controversial to be included in a list of influential black leaders. February is Black History Month. The...
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New England Patriots' Lawrence Guy kisses the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 04, 2019 - 6:16 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The New England Patriots' competitive but action-starved Super Bowl victory over the Los Angeles Rams was seen by 100.7 million people on television and streaming services, the smallest audience for football's annual spectacle in a decade. A boycott by disgruntled New...
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This undated image made from a video provided by Amazon shows a scene from the company's 2019 Super Bowl NFL football spot featuring Harrison Ford. Amazon pokes fun at itself as celebrities from Harrison Ford to astronaut twins Mark and Scott Kelly test products that didn’t quite work out, including an electric toothbrush and a dog collar with Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant. (Amazon via AP)
February 04, 2019 - 8:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — This year some of the Super Bowl ads that grabbed the greatest buzz were surprises, like Bud Light's "Game of Thrones" teaser. Other crowd-pleasers focused on humor, like Amazon's take on celebrity product testers. While the New England Patriots bested the L.A. Rams on Sunday in...
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New England Patriots' Tom Brady, left, embraces team owner Robert Kraft after defeating the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 04, 2019 - 2:05 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Brady quickly made it clear that winning a record sixth Super Bowl title won't change his mind about playing at least another year. As long as No. 12 is still going, New England's dynasty won't crumble. "Doesn't change anything," Brady said moments after the Patriots beat the Los...
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© Anthony Behar
February 03, 2019 - 10:47 pm
There are a number of words you could use to describe Maroon 5's halftime show performance: Empty. Boring. Basic. Sleepy. Skippable. Unfulfilling. Unnecessary. And those who came to help save the day didn't do their jobs: If you blinked you would have missed that Travis Scott and Big Boi performed...
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick gets doused after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 03, 2019 - 10:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — That super shootout everyone expected turned into a defensive standoff. The New England Patriots showed they can win that type of championship game, too. So after Tom Brady led one classic drive to win the Patriots their record-tying sixth Super Bowl, he perfectly summed up the 13-3...
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This undated image provided by Kia Motors America shows an image from the company's 2019 Super Bowl NFL football spot. (Kia Motors America via AP)
February 03, 2019 - 8:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the ads of the Super Bowl (all times EST): 8:45 p.m. Anheuser-Busch InBev has touched a nerve with its corn syrup-themed attacks ads. Several Super Bowl spots boasted that Bud Light does not use corn syrup, while trolling rival brands that do. The ads earned a rebuke...
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Super Bowl in Atlanta
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February 03, 2019 - 1:50 am
ATLANTA (AP) — It's game time. The New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams square off Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium for football's top prize. The Patriots, behind coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady, are back in the Super Bowl for the third straight year looking for their sixth...
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football at soccer field
Minnesota United FC
February 01, 2019 - 6:51 am
The public sale of tickets is underway for next fall's Saint John's-St. Thomas football game at Allianz Field in Saint Paul. This is the first "American" football game scheduled for the new home of Major League Soccer's Minnesota United. The stadium's capacity is 19,400 and the game is expected to...
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