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Obama Weighs In On Measles, Deflated Footballs, Politics

President Barack Obama on Sunday encouraged parents to vaccinate their children and said the U.S. is doing everything in its power to rescue a 26-year-old woman held by the Islamic State, speaking in a wide-ranging interview also covering football and politics.

02/01/2015

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Obama Assumes NFL Will Look At Having Refs Control Footballs

President Barack Obama says he’s not sure whether the Patriots cheated when they used deflated footballs in the game that got them to the Super Bowl, but says he assumes the NFL will consider giving referees more control of the footballs.

02/01/2015

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Super Bowl Ads From Start To Finish

orget slapstick and sex in Super Bowl ads: This year, serious was the name of the game. Nationwide ran an ad on preventable childhood death. Carnival struck a somber note with a voiceover by John F. Kennedy speaking lyrically about the sea. And a public service announcement by coalition No More depicted a chilling 911 call from a battered woman to demonstrate the terror of domestic abuse.

02/01/2015

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Super Bowl The Final Act Of The NFL’s Worst Season

Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs. The disturbing headlines that began last February never slowed down for the NFL this season.

01/31/2015

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Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

Coffee With Hall-of-Famer Barry Sanders and Dr. Gregory J. O’Shanick.

01/27/2015

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In Playoffs, Ravens’ Flacco Stands Tall Among League’s QBs

In the afterglow of a playoff victory over Pittsburgh last weekend, Ravens coach John Harbaugh proclaimed Joe Flacco to be “the best quarterback in football.”

01/07/2015

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Pats Offensive Line Faces Tough Task vs. Ravens Pass Rushers

New England’s offensive line was a work in progress that wasn’t showing much progress.

01/07/2015

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A Lot Of Positives, Some Questions For Steelers As Season Comes To A Close

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 regular season as AFC North champions, but sputtered in the wild card round of the playoffs. With the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season coming to a close after a playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens, it’s time to reflect on the positives and negatives from their 2014 season.

01/06/2015

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Colts Haven’t Forgotten Last Meeting With Bengals

The Indianapolis Colts haven’t forgotten their last meeting with the Cincinnati Bengals in week seven of the 2014 regular season, and look to capitalize on Bengals letdown.

12/31/2014

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What The Ben Tate Signing Can Do For The Steelers

On Tuesday, veteran running back Ben Tate was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a proactive insurance policy should team MVP Le’Veon Bell not be ready against Ravens.

12/31/2014

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Opponent Profile: Steelers Host Ravens In Wild Card Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers finalized their regular season with a win over the Cincinnati Bengals to host the Baltimore Ravens during wild card week of the 2014 NFL Playoffs.

12/30/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Darius Rucker Lives for Football: See His Pregame Soundtrack

Rucker’s pregame soundtrack is a wildly diverse collection of music that ranges from Notorious B.I.G. to R.E.M.

12/19/2014

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