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  • Patriots Win 4th Super Bowl With Butler's Interception

    Patriots Win 4th Super Bowl With Butler's Interception
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — In 49 Super Bowls, there has never been a more excruciating 122 seconds. It began with a touchdown pass from Tom Brady to Julian Edelman, seemingly capping an improbable comeback for the Patriots. Nearly one minute later, there...
  • True Or Not, Cheating Label Sticks To Patriots

    True Or Not, Cheating Label Sticks To Patriots
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Rob Gronkowski, one of those savage workout beasts and natural party animals who inevitably reach the point in life where two roads diverge, credits two men with helping him choose the one wiser traveled. "What makes Tom Brady so...
  • U. of I. rehiring of controversial prof imperils donor funds

     U. of I. rehiring of controversial prof imperils donor funds
    Two academic programs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have begun the process of rehiring controversial professor James Kilgore — a decision that could have financial implications for the public university system. Kilgore, who...
  • Seau, Bettis, Brown, Haley, Shields voted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Seau, Bettis, Brown, Haley, Shields voted into Pro Football Hall of Fame
    PHOENIX (AP) — One by one, the newest members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame stepped onto the stage as their names were called. When the eighth man elected Saturday, the late Junior Seau, was announced, his two sons stood with the group. "I...
  • Second-place finish at Coates Golf Classic lifts Lydia Ko to No. 1 ranking

    Second-place finish at Coates Golf Classic lifts Lydia Ko to No. 1 ranking
    OCALA, Fla. — During a closing stretch that featured one of the more tumultuous final hours in recent LPGA Tour history, teen wunderkind Lydia Ko faced a series of tough predicaments. But a query that came after the final round gave her the...
  • Hal Holbrook Celebrates 90th Birthday In Hartford

    Hal Holbrook Celebrates 90th Birthday In Hartford
    The legendary Hal Holbrook has decided to celebrate his 90th birthday in Hartford on Feb. 17. In his mind, what better place to be than at The Mark Twain House & Museum, given that among his many Tony and Emmy award winning roles, his humorous and...
  • Statement by the President on Cuba policy changes

    Statement by the President on Cuba policy changes
    Cabinet Room 12:01 P.M. EST   THE PRESIDENT:   Good afternoon.  Today, the United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Cuba. In the most significant changes in our policy in more than fifty years, we will end an...
  • Once-patient Bears organization now expects excellence in a hurry

    Once-patient Bears organization now expects excellence in a hurry
    It was with a nod to the franchise's past and year of inception that George McCaskey changed the address of Halas Hall to 1920 Football Drive in 2011 shortly after taking the reins of the Bears as chairman of the board. He's still trying to point the...
  • NFL's 2014 saw Seattle Seahawks' glory but also Ray Rice controversy

     NFL's 2014 saw Seattle Seahawks' glory but also Ray Rice controversy
    THE HIGHS • The Seattle Seahawks win their first Super Bowl ring with a 43-8 pounding of the Denver Broncos, a game pitting a smothering defense against Peyton Manning's high-octane Broncos offense. "Watching the film coming into the week, we'd...
  • Former Steelers RB Jerome Bettis, seven others elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015, announced a day before the Super Bowl, also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf, along...
  • Seau, Bettis, Haley, Brown lead NFL Hall of Fame class of 2015

    Seau, Bettis, Haley, Brown lead NFL Hall of Fame class of 2015
    PHOENIX — Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015, announced a day before the Super Bowl, also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and...