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Mike Patrick has ended his long run at ESPN
Mike Patrick has ended his long and distinguished career at ESPN. Patrick, who began his play-by-play role with network in 1982, called his last event on Dec. 30, Iowa State's 21-20 victory over Memphis in the 2017 AutoZone Liberty Bowl, the network announced Wednesday. Patrick will be at Cameron
NFL television ratings down 9.7 percent during 2017 regular season
NFL television ratings fell 9.7 percent during the 2017 regular season, according to numbers registered by Nielsen. A typical game was watched by 1.6 million fewer people this season as compared to last season (14.9 million vs. 16.5 million). The drop comes after the NFL had hoped to stem an 8
Tom Brady's latest masterpiece is surviving the Patriot Way
DENVER -- History says Tom Brady wanted this one against the Denver Broncos?badly, even if he's not wired to make such admissions publicly. But long before he applied two layers of makeup to his miserable Mile High record, Brady won something significant just by showing up on Sunday night. The New
NFL denies banning Janet Jackson from Super Bowl almost 14 years after 'wardrobe malfunction'
It's been almost 14 years since Justin Timberlake last performed at the Super Bowl , introducing the world to the phrase " wardrobe malfunction ." On Sunday, Timberlake announced his return to the Pepsi Super Bowl LII Halftime Show, but there was no mention of Janet Jackson . That is, until her
Justin Timberlake to headline Super Bowl halftime show for 1st time since infamous 2004 'wardrobe malfunction'
Justin Timberlake will be headlining the Pepsi Super Bowl LII halftime show next year, it was announced Sunday. The singer, 36, tweeted the news along with a video featuring Jimmy Fallon . "I DO have the time. Half the timePepsiHalftime #SBLII @Pepsi @ NFL @JimmyFallon @FallonTonight," Timberlake
NFL players, coaches, owners lock arms, kneel during national anthem
NFL players across the league knelt, locked arms and even refused to come out of the locker room during the national anthem Sunday. They were joined by coaches and even owners. It comes in the wake of President Donald Trump's recent comments and tweets on protests during the anthem. It started
Prescott will be the last Cowboy standing, not Elliott
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dak Prescott was not even 10 years old when he first predicted he would win the Heisman Trophy and play for the Dallas Cowboys, and Dallas fans are most fortunate he went 1-for-2 in their favor. In fact, had Prescott won the Heisman at Mississippi State, he might not have lasted
Julian Edelman: Jimmy Garoppolo 'a stud,' has 'gunslinger-like confidence'
In an offseason where a potential trade of New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is a notable storyline, veteran receiver Julian Edelman paid him a high compliment by comparing his approach to that of two Green Bay Packers greats. "The guy is a stud. He went out and played in the
Tom Brady texts Super Bowl LI counterpart Matt Ryan regularly
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The two quarterbacks set to face off in Super Bowl LI -- Tom Brady of the New England Patriots and Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons -- communicate regularly with each other. "We've kind of kept in touch over the years," Brady said Monday morning during his weekly interview on
NFL TV viewership dropped an average of 8 percent this season
Broadcasters of NFL regular-season games on TV saw their viewership drop an average of 8 percent for the 2016 season, according to data obtained from the league, as the average game was watched by 1.4 million fewer people than last season (16.5 million vs. 17.9 million). Primetime broadcasts were