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Travis Scott, Big Boi to perform alongside Maroon 5 at 2019 Super Bowl

It’s official: Travis Scott will be in “Super Bowl” Mode for Super Bowl LIII. After flirting with the possibility of a Travis Scott guest performance for several months, Super Bowl halftime show organizers have now confirmed that the Astroworld album-maker will appear alongside previously announced halftime headliner, Maroon 5. Fellow rapper Big Boi is also slated to […]

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Jay-Z reportedly trying to persuade Travis Scott to withdraw from 2019 Super Bowl halftime show

Jay-Z is reportedly trying to persuade Travis Scott to withdraw from 2019’s Super Bowl halftime show, where Scott is to appear alongside Maroon 5 as a special guest. Maroon 5 secured the entertaining bid for event, hosted at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3. Both Jay-Z and Rihanna refused offers to play the halftime show, to […]

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Todd Gurley To Wear Pizza Hut First Book-Inspired Cleats Dec. 16

Nearly 35 years after launching its iconic BOOK IT! program, Pizza Hut is expanding its commitment to literacy through its partnership with the National Football League by joining forces with Pizza Hut NFL player ambassadors and team partners to shine a spotlight on the importance of reading to kids and parents across the nation. This […]

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Why Did EA Censor A Lyric About Colin Kaepernick In Madden 19?

Colin Kaepernick is already being kept out the NFL by 32 owners terrified of his protests against police brutality and racial discrimination. It looks like he might also have been completely erased from the upcoming edition of Madden NFL, too.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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What It’s Like To Navigate The NFL’s Concussion Settlement Hellscape

George Andrie has always been a devoted father to Mary Brooks and her six siblings. But with the benefit of hindsight, Brooks also sees that something was always a bit off about her dad, going back to when she was a child. The outgoing guy she always knew suddenly became less socially engaged in the […]

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Philly Came For The Cars

Philadelphia’s Super Bowl win ended predictably with rowdy fans pouring out onto the streets to celebrate. We celebrated with them when they destroyed an upscale hotel awning, got engaged among the madness, and even took away common traffic devices. But then they came for the cars. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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How An NFL Contract Negotiation Goes Down

NEW ORLEANS — Back and forth they went, both sides snapping off data points and counterpoints in a careful effort to leverage whatever they had. They were so into the task at hand that neither the thunderclaps from outside nor the 10-minute warning could interrupt their banter. They were teams of law students from…Read more… […]

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Tonight’s Jeopardy! Contestants Knew Absolutely Nothing About Football

Football is, admittedly, a somewhat complicated sport with a byzantine rulebook. However, tonight’s trio of Jeopardy! contestants fell incredibly, woefully short of answering a single question in the whole football category correctly, which is honestly kind of impressive.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Six Sitting Members of Congress Who Voted Against Martin Luther King Day

Today we honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Through the power of his words and his actions, MLK inspired people to put their lives on the line in the fight for equality between the races, a struggle that continues to this day. When we remember him, we should remember both what he achieved […]

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Good News From Virginia: Voters Don’t Care About Donna Brazile’s Fake Story

In a perfect world, Virginia’s election for governor tomorrow, between Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie, would not even be close. Gillespie has stoked the flames of racist Virginians with dog-whistle ads chastising NFL protestors, utilizing Latino gang members as modern-day Willie …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The NFL’s Stupid Pizza Wars Were Always Coming

Before he was installed by the electoral college as Supreme Grand Primate Of THE GREAT UNRAVELING, Donald Trump was just one of the more poignant accounts on Twitter. There was nothing sympathetic about him, really, because there has never been anything sympathetic about him. He has been the same way, and locked into…Read more… Continue […]

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Bomani Jones On Tom Brady’s Bizarre Training Schemes: “This Just Reeks Of ‘Con'”

You’ll want to read this ESPN feature on the seemingly, curiously ageless Tom Brady, and his new book on his training methods cooked up by adviser and business partner Alex Guerrero, who has claimed he can cure cancer and concussions. But this paragraph gives you the gist: Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Kid Rock is Not Running for Senate

As we contemplate what has become of our political scene in 2017, with a President who used to be a reality TV host, dubious billionaires seeking to dip their toe in the water, and a superPAC supporting a 2020 candidacy from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, we can all breathe a collective sigh …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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