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Tom Brady does a u-turn on retirement, says he will return to Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Tom Brady does a u-turn on retirement, says he will return to Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFL superstar quarterback Brady, who turns 45 in August, says he wants at least one more chance at a championship.

Super Bowl LVI: Los Angeles Rams, Cincinnati Bengals ready for blockbuster
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Super Bowl LVI: Los Angeles Rams, Cincinnati Bengals ready for blockbuster

The first NFL championship game of the post-Tom Brady era sees the Rams play host at their gleaming $5.5 billion SoFi Stadium against a Bengals side chasing a first Super Bowl crown.

Deaf musicians Wawa, Sean Forbes part of Super Bowl halftime show for first time
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Deaf musicians Wawa, Sean Forbes part of Super Bowl halftime show for first time

Wawa and Forbes will use their hands, body and facial expressions to deliver unique renditions of the songs in American Sign Language as the superstars sing on stage in an inclusive and accessible show.

Washington's NFL team unveils new name as 'Commanders'
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Washington's NFL team unveils new name as 'Commanders'

The move comes 20 months after the club "retired" the name Redskins. They opted for Washington Football Team for the past two seasons while a decision on a new name was considered.

Tom Brady announces retirement after 22 seasons and seven Super Bowl titles
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Tom Brady announces retirement after 22 seasons and seven Super Bowl titles

Brady has long stated his desire to spend more time with his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, and three children despite still playing at the top of his game.

US sport on alert as Covid cases surge in NFL, NBA, NHL
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US sport on alert as Covid cases surge in NFL, NBA, NHL

The NFL, NBA and National Hockey League were scrambling to counter a sharp uptick in coronavirus cases as the Geneva-based World Health Organization warned the new Omicron variant was spreading at an unprecedented rate.

NFL's Aaron Rodgers stands by remarks on COVID-19 vaccination, hit with modest fine on misleading status
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NFL's Aaron Rodgers stands by remarks on COVID-19 vaccination, hit with modest fine on misleading status

NFL fined the Packers $300,000 and issued $14,650 fines to Rodgers and wide receiver Allen Lazard for violations of league and players' union protocols.

Tom Brady makes NFL history on winning return to New England
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Tom Brady makes NFL history on winning return to New England

Brady became the NFL's all-time leader in passing yards after completing a 28-yard throw to teammate Mike Evans

NFL: Age-defying Tom Brady eyes encore with Tampa Bay Buccaneers as season kicks off
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NFL: Age-defying Tom Brady eyes encore with Tampa Bay Buccaneers as season kicks off

It is almost 20 years since Brady's NFL odyssey began. The 44-year-old remains at the sharp end of one of the most unforgiving crucibles in professional sport, where the average career span is just 3.3 years.

Las Vegas Raiders' Carl Nassib comes out as NFL's first openly gay player
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Las Vegas Raiders' Carl Nassib comes out as NFL's first openly gay player

The 28-year-old five-year veteran said in a video posted on Instagram he hoped his example would boost visibility of other gay athletes.

Former rugby, NFL star Jarryd Hayne found guilty of rape, to be sentenced on 6 May
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Former rugby, NFL star Jarryd Hayne found guilty of rape, to be sentenced on 6 May

Hayne — best known outside Australia for a short-lived attempt to break into the NFL — was convicted on two counts of sexual intercourse without consent in the New South Wales state District Court, officials said.

NFL: Tom Brady eyes eighth Super Bowl after inking contract extension with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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NFL: Tom Brady eyes eighth Super Bowl after inking contract extension with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

After media reports indicating Brady had agreed terms on a new deal with Tampa Bay, the 43-year-old quarterback confirmed the move on social media.

One year on from COVID-19 enforced shutdown, US sport inching back to normalcy
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One year on from COVID-19 enforced shutdown, US sport inching back to normalcy

NBA decision to halt season triggered a domino effect, with baseball, football, golf, ice hockey and other sports swiftly following suit either by suspending their seasons or cancelling events altogether.

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 rakes in half a billion dollars in ads as spots go for $5.6 million for 30 seconds
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Super Bowl rakes in half a billion dollars in ads as spots go for $5.6 million for 30 seconds

Car companies, fast food chains and delivery apps were among those clamouring to get their brands in front of the 96.4 million people who watched

Super Bowl draws 96.4 million viewers, lowest in 14 years despite record streaming audiences
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Super Bowl draws 96.4 million viewers, lowest in 14 years despite record streaming audiences

The average audience of 5.7 million watching online at any given minute was up 65 percent on last year's Super Bowl, CBS said

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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: President Joe Biden says 'remains to be seen' if USA sends team to Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: President Joe Biden says 'remains to be seen' if USA sends team to Games

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.

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.

Year of athlete activism as sports across the world embrace protests
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Year of athlete activism as sports across the world embrace protests

The killing of unarmed Black man George Floyd during his arrest by police in Minneapolis in May proved to be a catalyst for change, prompting athletes from multiple sports to speak out against systemic racism and police brutality.