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Newfound maturity rediscovers the quality of American Football’s glory days

After a record achieves cult classic status long after its release, their creators often struggle to recapture this accidental magic that initially made them so compelling. No group better exemplifies this problem than American Football. Achieving cult status with their genre-defining self-titled midwestern emo album, highlighted by the high school breakup single ‘Never Meant,’ the […]

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Sport

New England Patriots win Super Bowl LII as Brady stars again

Last Sunday, The National Football League season reached its zenith as the New England Patriots played the Los Angeles Rams in the fifty-third annual Super Bowl. The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta was the stage for the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in history, as the Patriots ground out a 13-3 victory. This season’s finale was notable for […]

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Sport

Foles-inspired Eagles upset Patriots in record-breaking Super Bowl LII

The Philadelphia Eagles banished memories of their defeat at the hands of the New England Patriots in 2005, winning a thrilling shootout 41-33 in Super Bowl LII against the same opponents, to claim their first ever Super Bowl title on a night when records galore fell in Minneapolis. Victory for the unfancied Eagles completed a […]

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Sport

Players’ personal lives are forgotten when a deal is struck

On paper, it looks like top sportstars have it all; fancy cars, grand mansions, adoring fans, and an annual paycheck that most of us would happily live off for the rest of our lives. But as the NBA trade deadline draws to a close, and the NFL’s free agency begins, the harsh realities of life […]

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Sport

Patriots stun Falcons with record comeback to win Super Bowl LI

Just when we thought we’d seen it all, this was a game for the ages. The New England Patriots delivered the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history from 28-3 down to beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime, on a night when records galore tumbled at NRG Stadium in Houston. The Falcons were left to […]

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Sport

New England Patriots to face Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI

Super Bowl LI in Houston on Sunday will see the New England Patriots face the Atlanta Falcons for the sport’s biggest prize: the Vince Lombardi Trophy. New England overcame Pittsburgh in the AFC Championship game while Atlanta crushed Green Bay in the NFC Championship game, signing off at the Georgia Dome in style ahead of […]

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Sport

International Series success puts UK franchise on the table

There have been 17 games since 2007. Scarcely could it be believed that nine years ago the NFL rocked up on these shores, and it is safe to say they are not going anywhere soon. All signs from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell regarding developments in the UK point to the establishment of a franchise on […]

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Sport

Kaepernick anthem row casts new light on racial inequality

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has found himself at the centre of controversy after he opted to kneel during the American national anthem before a week one NFL game coinciding with the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. In the NFL it is customary for players to stand when the national anthem is […]