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NFL: Washington Football Team replacing cheerleading team with co-ed dance squad
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NFL: Washington Football Team replacing cheerleading team with co-ed dance squad

The move is part of the organisation's rebranding effort and not related to a confidential settlement reached with members of the 2008 and 2010 cheerleading teams

Super Bowl LV: Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Tom Brady joins sporting immortals after seventh title
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Super Bowl LV: Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Tom Brady joins sporting immortals after seventh title

Asked in a Super Bowl half-time radio interview if he thought the Tokyo 2020 Olympics would go ahead, US President Joe Biden said any decision "has to be based on science". "I hope we can play, I hope it's possible, but it remains to be seen," he said.

Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams hails 'unreal' Tom Brady, says she was at her ‘vintage’ best in first round win
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Australian Open 2021: Serena Williams hails 'unreal' Tom Brady, says she was at her ‘vintage’ best in first round win

As Serena completed her first-round victory, fellow American Brady was lifting his seventh Super Bowl title

Super Bowl LV: Tom Brady completes magnificent seven after Tampa Bay Buccaneers rout Kansas City Chiefs 31-9
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Super Bowl LV: Tom Brady completes magnificent seven after Tampa Bay Buccaneers rout Kansas City Chiefs 31-9

Brady — who became the oldest man to play in the Super Bowl — etched another remarkable chapter in his 21-year career as the Buccaneers shattered the Chiefs' dreams of back-to-back NFL championships.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Tom Brady stands in the way of Kansas City Chiefs' second straight Super Bowl title
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Tom Brady stands in the way of Kansas City Chiefs' second straight Super Bowl title

Today, Tom Brady is the most successful player in the NFL's modern era. Even when he throws interceptions on three consecutive series, which he did on Sunday at Lambeau Field, he and his team still find ways to win.

NBA Finals: Coronavirus pandemic induced reshuffle hurting NBA television ratings
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NBA Finals: Coronavirus pandemic induced reshuffle hurting NBA television ratings

Game 1 of the NBA Finals was watched by 7.41 million people according to figures on the Sports Media Watch website, compared to 13.4 million viewers for 2019's game one in late May.

NFL: Washington franchise drops 'Redskins' name and logo with Indian head after 87 years
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NFL: Washington franchise drops 'Redskins' name and logo with Indian head after 87 years

Native American advocates and experts have long criticised the Washington Redskins name they call a “dictionary-defined racial slur.”

Everything you need to know about Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, the NFL icons partnering Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in charity golf match
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Everything you need to know about Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, the NFL icons partnering Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in charity golf match

The 126 titles and 20 Majors between the two golf legends are known all over. The same cannot necessarily be said of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, who are partnering Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods respectively.

Coronavirus Outbreak: NFL moving five scheduled games in London, Mexico City back to US stadiums
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Coronavirus Outbreak: NFL moving five scheduled games in London, Mexico City back to US stadiums

All five NFL regular-season games will be played at the stadiums of the host teams, two sources in the know of the switch said on the condition of anonymity because the decision has not been announced publicly

First night of NFL draft draws record 15.6 million viewers, shattering record set six years ago
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First night of NFL draft draws record 15.6 million viewers, shattering record set six years ago

The NFL draft was the first live US sporting event since the coronavirus pandemic. The draft originally was to be held in Las Vegas but is taking place virtually.

NFL: Tom Brady embarks on 'new football journey,' signs two-year contract with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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NFL: Tom Brady embarks on 'new football journey,' signs two-year contract with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tom Brady, the 42-year-old quarterback who spent the first 20 years of his career with the New England Patriots, announced his decision in an Instagram post and thanked the Bucs for the opportunity

NFL: Tom Brady not to return to New England Patriots after 20 years, six Super Bowl titles
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NFL: Tom Brady not to return to New England Patriots after 20 years, six Super Bowl titles

Tom Brady has ended his long-term relationship with New England Patriots thereby ending a 20-year association.

Shakira, Jennifer Lopez dazzle at Super Bowl 2020 half-time show as Kansas City Chiefs clinch title
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Shakira, Jennifer Lopez dazzle at Super Bowl 2020 half-time show as Kansas City Chiefs clinch title

Shakira, Jennifer Lopez were the main attractions of the Super Bowl 2020 half-time show on Monday

Super Bowl 2020: Logistics of pulling off a halftime show which lasts 13 minutes and costs $13 million
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Super Bowl 2020: Logistics of pulling off a halftime show which lasts 13 minutes and costs $13 million

The popular Super Bowl halftime show is only 13 minutes long, but the million-dollar-a-minute extravaganza takes thousands of people, months of planning and near military precision to pull off.

Twitter says several NFL teams' accounts hacked ahead of the Super Bowl on 2 Feb
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Twitter says several NFL teams' accounts hacked ahead of the Super Bowl on 2 Feb

Twitter says it has locked the compromised accounts and is investigating the situation.

17 percent women willing to refrain from sex for a year for Super Bowl tickets: Survey
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17 percent women willing to refrain from sex for a year for Super Bowl tickets: Survey

What would you give up to watch your favourite team play live in a Super Bowl? A kidney? Abstain from sex for a year or break up with your significant other?

Colin Kaepernick snubs private NFL workout over liability waiver, holds public session
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Colin Kaepernick snubs private NFL workout over liability waiver, holds public session

Colin Kaepernick was scheduled to take part in NFL's planned private workout but switched plans about 30 minutes before the start, saying he had concerns over a liability waiver the league wanted him to sign as well as not having a public workout.

Three years after first taking the knee, Colin Kaepernick to audition for NFL while already commanding bigger stage
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Three years after first taking the knee, Colin Kaepernick to audition for NFL while already commanding bigger stage

In the past three years, Colin Kaepernick has become one of the most prominent, and influential, public figures in American culture, even if he is rarely seen on a TV screen.

Emo band American Football plots new musical territory, 20 years after their breakout album
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Emo band American Football plots new musical territory, 20 years after their breakout album

Illinois emo/indie veterans American Football released their debut self-titled record in 1999 and quit. For a band that was on a break for 15 years, they’ve now got two albums out in three years and LP3 was even more breathtaking.

Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid reach confidential settlement with NFL over collusion grievance against league
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Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid reach confidential settlement with NFL over collusion grievance against league

With a public hearing looming and the threat of owners facing depositions, the NFL settled collusion cases brought by Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid.