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Wayne Kostroski, founder of Taste of the NFL, held a news conference with other leaders to detail events surrounding the Super Bowl that will raise money to combat hunger.
ESPN News' Dan Graziano has his predictions of end-of-season honors
The impact of Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale will be viewed heavily through an economic lens, and while many will look at the scoreboard or tax dollars for results Wayne Kostroski will be measuring the outcome by the number of needy people he feeds.
San Diego made it interesting, but unlike last year, the Denver Broncos held up in the end, defeating the Chargers 24-17 to earn a ticket to the AFC Championships next Sunday.
It’s the offseason and the NFL is making the headlines. That should speak for itself. However, if you aren’t impressed, arguably the biggest free agent signing recently took place. Not only was he one of the biggest free agent signings of all time, but he also happened to land in a particularly special place. This is because their previous quarterback was praised and hated at the same time, he would make the news regardless of how he played.
Ahhh, summer. Hot dogs are on the grill, the pool is cleaner than it has been for months, and boardshorts and bikinis are flying off the racks. The temperature is rising, and lemonade is flowing.
1. G-20 leaders split over attacking Syria
The self-proclaimed “Worldwide Leader in Sports” first took the sporting news throne in 1979, and since then nobody has dared to challenge the ESPN monopoly. Though the Disney owned media outlet has sat comfortably atop the nearly nonexistent competition for roughly 35 years, it’s first worthy opponent has finally emerged. This is because as of August 17th, Fox has transformed its low traffic Speed and Fuel networks into FS1 and FS2, which model themselves after ESPN and ESPN2 and provide TV viewers with an alternative to the cable powerhouse.
1. Mizzou linebacker Michael Sam comes out
(NewsUSA) - What do shoes have to do with choosing the perfect shingles for your roof?
1. Appeals court tosses out net neutrality rules
1. Tea Partiers force a showdown over ObamaCare
The countdown to Super Bowl XLIX is on with the latest supersized promotion in the epicenter of what will be Super Bowl Central in downtown Phoenix: a 13-foot-tall solar countdown clock.
1. Israel steps up airstrikes after volley of rocket fire from Gaza
1. Sen. Thad Cochran's GOP primary battle appears headed for a runoff
1. NELSON MANDELA'S CONDITION IMPROVES AS OBAMA LANDS IN SOUTH AFRICA The condition of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela is improving, according to his ex-wife Winnie. President Barack Obama, who landed in Johannesburg on Friday, is visiting the spot where Mandela spent 18 years in an apartheid prison, but insisted that he doesn't need a "photo op" with the former South African president. [Reuters] ………………………………………………………………………………
So he blew up your brackets. Get over it and root for Tom Izzo, anyway. His Michigan State Spartans are the only ones coming to the Final Four bearing gifts. A stimulus package, you might even say.
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1. Deadline hits for early 2014 ObamaCare coverage
In a season marked by injuries and the loss of a key player to suspension, Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians has preached “next man up” as the team has raced to an 8-1 start.
Jeff Scurran was on one adventure when he finished chronicling another. The current Catalina Foothills head football coach was in a villa in Tuscany when he put the final touches on the first draft of his first novel.
1. Seattle approves a $15 minimum wage
PHOENIX – The countless Arizonans who play fantasy football for prizes may no longer have to wonder whether they are breaking the law.