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Honolulu -- Larry Fitzgerald caught five passes for 81 yards and two touchdowns, 44-year-old John Carney kicked two fourth-quarter field goals, and the NFC rallied to a 30-21 victory over the AFC on Sunday in the Pro Bowl.

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In Tucson AZ, comcast somehow accidently broadcast a pornographic clip lasting 30 seconds in front of thousands of viewers during the superbowl!


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TAMPA, Fla. — Few football franchises have so many great alumni who appear on the field to whip up the fans each time the team appears in the Super Bowl. But there was Lynn Swann, the great Pittsburgh Steelers receiver, a Terrible Towel in his han...

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Give Darnell Dockett a break. It's been a long time since the Arizona Cardinals have won their division, much less hosted a postseason game.


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Brian Westbrook scored two touchdowns as the Philadelphia Eagles ended the New York Giants' seven-game winning streak with a 20-14 upset victory on Sunday.

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O.J. Simpson is going to prison; the question is for how long.


Steelers hand Patriots rough awakening

Judy Battista IHT 02.12.2008
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FOXBOROUGH, Massachussetts: Two consecutive 400-yard passing games had New England Patriots fans so giddy about quarterback Matt Cassel that in the hours before the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the radio chatter centered on whether the Pa...

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The Denver Broncos ended the New York Jets' five-game winning streak with a 34-17 road victory in a showdown of AFC division leaders on Sunday.


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The Tennessee Titans handed the Detroit Lions a 47-10 Thanksgiving Day thrashing on Thursday to send the toothless hosts to their 12th successive defeat of the season.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Cleveland Browns quarterback Brady Quinn will miss the rest of the season with an injury to his right index finger, coach Romeo Crennel said Wednesday.


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SUSSEX, Virginia (Reuters) - Former NFL star Michael Vick pleaded guilty to state dogfighting charges on Tuesday in a plea deal that nets him no additional jail time and resolves his remaining criminal charges.

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EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (Reuters) - The New York Giants ran over the Baltimore Ravens 30-10 on Sunday to underline their status as top team in the NFC and serious threats to repeat as Super Bowl champions.


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CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Tennessee Titans won their ninth consecutive game this season on Sunday, beating the Chicago Bears 21-14 to remain the NFL's only undefeated team.

Alabama quarterback John Parker Wilson made a throw over L.S.U.'s Harry Coleman. Wilson scored in overtime, leading the Crimson Tide to victory.  Chris Graythen/Getty Images

BATON ROUGE, La. — Nick Saban had done his best to dodge the passion and rage of his return to Louisiana State, but he finally joined the fray before it was too late for No. 1 Alabama. Saban marched into the locker room at halftime here Saturday a...


Miami Dolphins quarterback Daunte Culpepper looks down field to throw during fourth quarter against the Tennessee Titans in NFL football action in Miami, Florida September 24, 2006.  REUTERS/Hans Deryk

DETROIT (Reuters) - Three-times Pro Bowl quarterback Daunte Culpepper is coming out of retirement to play for the winless Detroit Lions.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The lowly St Louis Rams shocked the Dallas Cowboys 34-14 to pull off their second successive major upset on Sunday.


Cowboys’ Adam Jones Suspended

JUDY BATTISTA The New York Times 15.10.2008
Adam Jones was suspended for the entire 2007 season for repeated violations of the league’s personal conduct policy before he signed with the Cowboys. Tony Gutierrez/Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When they acquired him during the off-season, the Dallas Cowboys gambled that Adam Jones could straighten out his life and strengthentheir secondary. Jones had a long track record of trouble, and had already been suspended f...

USC's Mark Sanchez ready to start

Gary Klein Los Angeles Times 10.10.2008
USC's Mark Sanchez ready to start

Barring a setback because of swelling, USC quarterback Mark Sanchez is set to start Saturday against Arizona State at the Coliseum after completing the eighth-ranked Trojans' entire practice today.


Tennessee Titans defensive end Dave Ball, right, hanging on to the leg of Baltimore Ravens running back Willis McGahee in the fourth quarter in Baltimore. (Joe Giza/Reuters)

Indianapolis, helped greatly by gifts from Houston, topped the Titans' comeback with an even more improbably turnaround for a 31-27 victory.

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Oakland Raiders fired embattled head coach Lane Kiffin on Tuesday after weeks of speculation over his future.