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Favre Repaying $1.1M for No-Show Speeches, Auditor Says

JACKSON, Miss. — Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre is repaying $1.1 million in welfare money that he received for multiple speeches where he did not show up, the Mississippi state auditor said Wednesday. Auditor Shad White said his office received $500,000...
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Trade Reunites Gronkowski With Brady in Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. — Four-time All Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski is back in the NFL, reunited with Tom Brady. Brady's new team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, completed a trade for the retired New England star, sending a...
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Virus Shutdowns Will Likely Make NFL Draft Most Bet on Ever

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — For those who haven't mastered the odds of Belarussian soccer or Russian table tennis, this week's NFL draft gives U.S. gamblers their first opportunity in weeks to bet on an event about which they actually know something. With major s...
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Katie Sowers Trailblazer as 1st Woman Coach at Super Bowl

MIAMI — Katie Sowers answered questions on topics ranging from whether it hurt getting her ears pierced (no) to if she wants to be an NFL head coach one day (yes). For the full 60 minutes of the San Francisco 49ers' portion of media night on Monday, Sowers ...
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Tight Security Promised for Super Bowl in Miami

MIAMI — Florida and federal law enforcement agencies preparing for the Super Bowl this Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens say they are ready for anything, including a detonated bomb or massive food po...
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After Cashing in on QB Gambles, Niners, Chiefs in Super Bowl

A little more than two years ago, a pair of teams gambled on quarterbacks who had all kinds of potential but were far from a sure thing. Both teams guessed right. The Kansas City Chiefs will meet the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on Feb. 2 in Mia...