Posts Tagged Professional football

Lynch’s next scripted answer: ‘You know why I’m here’

PHOENIX (AP) — A day after giving the same one-sentence response at Super Bowl Media Day, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had another scripted answer to any questions.

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Spike Lee weighs in on Super Bowl, ‘Deflategate’

In this Jan. 25, 2015 photo, writer-director Spike Lee poses for a portrait to promote the film, "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus", at the Eddie Bauer Adventure House during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP)

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Spike Lee says that when it comes to the National Football League’s “Deflategate,” ”where there’s smoke, there’s fire.”

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Packers coach Mike McCarthy thanks fans for sympathies

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Packers coach Mike McCarthy is thanking friends, fans and the NFL community for their condolences following the death of his brother last week.

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Cookie competition gets twist thanks to deflated footballs

Pictured are the Deflategate and Super Bowl cookies made at Ryke's Bakery, Catering & Cafe in Muskegon on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.  Ryke's Bakery, Catering & Cafe in Muskegon has held the competition since 2008. This year, in addition to cookies with logos of the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, there's a third option: Cookies decorated with deflated footballs. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Tommy Martino) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — An annual western Michigan cookie competition held ahead of the Super Bowl is getting a new twist thanks to all the talk about deflated footballs.

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Jets’ hiring of brother of judge in sports betting suit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets’ hiring of the brother of a judge considering New Jersey’s efforts to allow sports betting won’t affect the case, for now.

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