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  • Bidding war between networks, sports leagues will increase price of cable TV

    Cable TV is about to get more expensive for millions of consumers because of a bidding war between networks and the country's most powerful sports leagues. Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and scores of rural cable providers are tacking on sports...
  • What trick will Belichick pull from his hoodie sleeve next?

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has long been a fan of trick plays. Some of them are even legal. But he won't be alone in next week's Super Bowl: Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll also went deep in his playbook to...
  • Bill Belichick's Reputation Takes Another Hit With Deflated Balls

    Add underinflated footballs to the list of incidents giving Bill Belichick a reputation for guile and playing above the rules. Softer footballs wouldn't explain all of a rout that earned the New England Patriots a spot in the Super Bowl. But it's...
  • Skittles has strong-arm approach in first Super Bowl ad, from DDB Chicago

    Skittles has strong-arm approach in first Super Bowl ad, from DDB Chicago
    Skittles, the purveyor of colorful candies and quirky commercials, is taking a strong-arm approach in its first-ever Super Bowl ad. A teaser video released Thursday features townspeople with enormous right arms, a call to action and the tag line, "It...
  • NFL fines Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for obscene gesture

    NFL fines Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for obscene gesture
    NEW YORK -- The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday's NFC championship game, a person with knowledge of the fine told The Associated Press on Thursday. The league did not specify...
  • Colts' Luck, Cowboys' Romo top picks in draft for Pro Bowl

     Colts' Luck, Cowboys' Romo top picks in draft for Pro Bowl
    PHOENIX — Like sandlot players when they were kids, Hall of Famers Chris Carter and Michael Irvin chose sides on Wednesday night. This time, they were drafting some of the best football players in the game for Team Carter and Team Irvin in their...
  • Hyde: Belichick, Brady weather storm at center of Deflate-gate

    Long before Deflate-gate, Bill Belichick replaced New York Jets coach Bill Parcells as the Pro Bowl coach. This was after the 1998 season. The Jets were AFC runner-ups and health reasons made Parcells cede to Belichick, his defensive coordinator. At the...
  • Effects Of Inflation: Once Again, We're Talking About Football

    It doesn't matter if we want Deflategate. It doesn't matter if we don't want Deflategate. We NEED Deflategate. Whether the Patriots purposely took some of the air out of their footballs Sunday as they were taking all of the air out of the Indianapolis...
  • John Fox looks, sounds part of football coach, makes strong impression

    John Fox looks, sounds part of football coach, makes strong impression
    After new Bears coach John Fox won the news conference by three touchdowns Monday at Halas Hall and the crowd started to scatter, he thanked his audience before sharing something as much for himself as the microphones. "I'm proud to be here," Fox said...
  • Aaron Rodgers: God probably doesn't care who wins football games

    Aaron Rodgers: God probably doesn't care who wins football games
    God probably isn't a big football fan, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers suggested Tuesday during a radio interview. Still feeling the sting of defeat from the Packers' loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC championship game Sunday,...
  • Marshawn Lynch's grandfather expects him to have a big game Sunday

    Marshawn Lynch's grandfather expects him to have a big game Sunday
    Marshawn Lynch hasn't said much of anything this week, but by Sunday night, when the confetti has settled on Super Bowl XLIX, the Seattle running back will have made a significant statement. That's what his grandfather thinks, at least. "I think he'...