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John Madden says Pete Carroll's blown Super Bowl call will 'torment him forever'

The Seattle Seahawks were one yard away from taking the lead in the final seconds of Super Bowl XLIX, but rather than hand the ball off to star running back Marshawn Lynch, coach Pete Carroll called a… 290 more words

NFL

The hell with the NFL

First they cover up widespread drug use, spousal abuse and even brain injury to their players. All the while getting richer and richer on an anti-trust waiver no business should have. 154 more words

Anti-trust

Bill Simmons Leaves ESPN: Six Other Recent Media Moves to Remember

News broke Friday morning that ESPN will not offer Bill Simmons a new contract, making him the biggest sports media free agent in history. The easy parallel here (in honor of Simmons) would be to make a wrestling comparison, such as Hulk Hogan leaving the WWF in 1993 and eventually landing in the WCW, where he’d become a heel in the n.W.o. 913 more words

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Madden: Manning, Brady Wanted 2006 Rule Change That May Have Led To ‘Deflategate’

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The National Football League’s report on “Deflategate” found that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs and that quarterback Tom Brady was “at least generally aware” of the rules violations. 419 more words

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John Madden Recalls Raiders Fan Favorite Marv Hubbard's Style On And Off Field

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Oakland Raiders Hall of Fame coach John Madden spoke Tuesday about the loss of one the Raider Nation favorites from the early 70s, fullback Marv Hubbard. 297 more words

Sports

Howard Cosell Was Quite Incorrect About the Future Fortunes of ESPN and John Madden

Howard Cosell passed away 20 years ago this month. In this three-part series, we look back on his contributions to sports media. The first installment  1,967 more words

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