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Dallas School Co-Founded by Deion Sanders Closes
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Dallas School Co-Founded by Deion Sanders Closes

The North Texas academy co-founded by NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders remains in financial disarray and will close immediately, the Texas education commissioner said Friday. Commissioner Michael Williams said in a statement that a state-appointed board of managers voted to... Read »

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Why the Patriots — or the Seahawks — Will Win

Why the Patriots — or the Seahawks — Will Win

Belichick or Carroll? Brady or Wilson? Blount or Lynch? Take your pick Read »

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Federal Officials Tackle Super Bowl Counterfeiters

Federal Officials Tackle Super Bowl Counterfeiters

Agents from the Department of Homeland Security are working undercover with local officials across the Phoenix area,... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Goodell:

Goodell: "Deflategate" Probe "Thorough and Objective"

The NFL is conducting a "thorough and objective" investigation into whether the New England Patriots... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Coach: Sherman's Decision to Play Super Bowl If Baby Arrives Early

Coach: Sherman's Decision to Play Super Bowl If Baby Arrives Early

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says it will be Richard Sherman's decision whether to play in Sunday's Super... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Richard Sherman's Dad Loves Life as LA Garbage Man

Richard Sherman's Dad Loves Life as LA Garbage Man

Many of the players in Sunday's Super Bowl grew up in Southern California, players such as Richard Sherman of the... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Belichick, Carroll Coach Super Bowl From Different Angles

Belichick, Carroll Coach Super Bowl From Different Angles

Put Bill Belichick behind a microphone and he's C-SPAN — minus the information. Pete Carroll is more like a Lifetime... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Marathon Champ Banned for 2 Years for Doping

Marathon Champ Banned for 2 Years for Doping

Athletics Kenya says on Friday it has banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo two years for doping. Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Big Red Tape Ball

Big Red Tape Ball

The UConn women's basketball team is hoping to roll through the NCAA tournament with the help of a little known... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Maya Moore Heads to Olympics

Maya Moore Heads to Olympics

Time Square was transformed into an Olympic Village has the countdown to London kicks off and we caught up with... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
UConn Falls to Cincinnati

UConn Falls to Cincinnati

Point guard Troy Caupain scored a career-high 20 points on Thursday night before leaving with his second technical... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
5 Unexpected Stars Could Be Super Bowl MVP

5 Unexpected Stars Could Be Super Bowl MVP

Sometimes, the biggest offensive stars in the game are overshadowed by bit players, backups and defenders. Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Arizona New Rideshare Regulations

Arizona New Rideshare Regulations

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday said he stopped state regulators from citing drivers for rideshare companies... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Super Bowl Commercial by

Super Bowl Commercial by "No More"

No celebrities or NFL players facing the camera, saying "No more." This ad simply depicts a 911 call of a... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
Secret Guest to Sing With Katy Perry at Super Bowl

Secret Guest to Sing With Katy Perry at Super Bowl

Lenny Kravitz will join the pop star at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. Perry said her performance... Read »

Jan 30, 2015
NFL Concussions Down 25 Percent

NFL Concussions Down 25 Percent

The number of recorded concussions dropped 25 percent during the regular season, according to the NFL, even as... Read »

Jan 29, 2015
WATCH: Timelapse Shows Super Bowl Field Rolled Out

WATCH: Timelapse Shows Super Bowl Field Rolled Out

Watch as this timelapse video shows workers sliding the grass field into place prior to Super Bowl XLIX at... Watch »

Jan 30, 2015
Kitten Bowl Sunday

Kitten Bowl Sunday

Football tampering is inevitable when felines take the field Sunday in Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl. Read »

Jan 30, 2015
Fun for Super Bowl Fans in Phoenix

Fun for Super Bowl Fans in Phoenix

Kevin Nathan talks to Patriots and Seahawks fans in Phoenix to see what they are doing for fun leading up to the... Watch »

Jan 29, 2015
Super Bowl-Bound? What Not to Pack When You Fly

Super Bowl-Bound? What Not to Pack When You Fly

If you’re one of the lucky fans who’s flying into Phoenix, Arizona for this Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX, you’ll want to... Read »

Jan 29, 2015

Super Bowl XLIX

New England VS. Seattle
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