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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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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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Eagles eye maiden title in Patriots Super Bowl showdown

Thirteen years ago the New England Patriots secured their third Super Bowl title in four years with victory against the Philadelphia Eagles. It was a win demonstrative of the dynasty that, since 2001, has been forged in Foxborough. They suit up again, their eighth Super Bowl appearance this century, in Minnesota on Sunday. And, just […]

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Kaepernick pays the price for protest with his career

Colin Kaepernick was named GQ’s Citizen of the Year 2017, appearing on this month’s cover, yet he still has no NFL team. In protest, he filed a collusion grievance against the NFL last month, arguing that he is being shut out of the league due to his politics. So what does his situation say about […]

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NFL Viewing Ratings Slide as Protests Continue

Last month The Student reported on protests in American sport during the national anthem, with sports stars taking a knee during the national anthem in protest against police violence towards black people in the USA. The protests have continued and expanded since then and viewing ratings and business has taken a sharp decline for American […]

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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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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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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 […]