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CTE trend: Brain disease bigger threat to football than boxing?

Is CTE prevalent in boxing? It was announced in 2017 that Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains that had been donated to science, according to a study published in the medical journal JAMA.A progressive degenerative disease, CTE is often associated...

Super Bowl LV ratings: Worst since 2007

The numbers are in, and the National Football League’s biggest game of the year — during this season of Covid — failed to top 100 million viewers this year. Super Bowl LV attracted 96.4 million viewers for ViacomCBS on Sunday, the company announced Tuesday, as the Tampa Bay...

Poll: Despite pandemic, 25% will attend gatherings to watch Super Bowl 55 between Chiefs, Buccaneers

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to grip the nation, a quarter of respondents to a poll said they planned to gather with members outside of their household to watch Super Bowl 55 between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Seton Hall Sports...

These five NFL playoff teams fit the one trend that has defined every Super Bowl team over the past four years

Apparently, defense doesn't win championships anymore One of the oldest clichés in football is that "defense wins championships," but apparently that's not so much the case anymore in the NFL. Due to several rule changes that have been put in place over the years, offenses are...

Onside kick: Success rate doesn’t make it exciting

Remember when the post-touchdown conversion was so boring? For decades in the NFL, teams had only one option after scoring a touchdown. The extra point. It equated to about a 19/20 yard field goal and the seasonal success rate was usually between 98 or 99 percent....

Will Rocky die in the Creed 3 movie?

Creed 2 (or Rocky 8) has come and gone, and Rocky lives. ... At least for now. In 2018, Sylvester Stallone reprised his role an aging former boxing champion and mentor/father figure to Adonis Creed (often called Donnie), a top contender. Many of us thought Rocky would die...