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From Immigration To Diversity, Super Bowl Ads Play Political Football

With Americans’ attention more finely tuned to the political climate under U.S. President Donald Trump, brands that dove headfirst into that conversation generated the most reaction from viewers during Sunday’s Super Bowl. For much of the evening, the chatter around commercials by Airbnb, Coca Cola Co, and Budweiser was more exciting than the Super Bowl itself.

February 6, 2017
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Patriots Rally To Stun Falcons For Super Bowl Victory

With the win in Houston, the Patriots’ Tom Brady becomes the first quarterback to win five Super Bowl championships and, at 39, the second oldest at his position to win the NFL’s biggest prize.

February 5, 2017

Judge Tosses Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ NFL Suspension

The ruling is unlikely to be the last word on the matter, which has dominated sports radio, made national headlines and inspired nicknames like “Deflategate” and “Ballghazi.”

September 3, 2015

U.S. Judge Questions NFL’s ‘Deflategate’ Case Against Brady

A federal judge fired tough questions at an NFL lawyer about whether Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s “Deflategate” suspension is supported by the evidence.

August 13, 2015

The Sound And The Fury Of Deflategate

Once somebody like Tom Brady has been targeted for something like “Deflategate,” it’s almost impossible for them to get even-handed treatment in the media.

May 20, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Bill Clinton’s Future Plans

Former President Bill Clinton appeared with David Letterman, and discussed his chances of returning to the White House — as long as Hillary asks him.

May 13, 2015

Former NFL Star Jailed For Life For Murder

Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday for the first-degree murder of a semi-pro football player two years ago.

April 15, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘There’s No Place Like Homophobia’

Jon Stewart suggested the creation of a new word, to be named in honor of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R).

February 12, 2015

Late Night Roundup: From Deflated Fooballs To Deflated Truth

With the Super Bowl coming up, the late night shows had a last look at the under-inflated footballs scandal.

January 30, 2015

For The Patriots, Without Apology

The case for rooting for New England.

January 29, 2015

Finally, A Reason To Pay Attention To The Super Bowl

“Ballghazi” is much ado about nothing — and it’s working to perfection.

January 28, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: Deflated News

The ongoing sports scandal involving “deflated balls” was obviously prime material for the late night comedians.

January 23, 2015

Hernandez Challenges Lloyd Case Evidence

New York (AFP) – Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez on Monday urged a judge to dismiss the murder charge against the ex-NFL star in the killing of Odin Lloyd for lack of evidence, the Boston Globe reported. In a pre-trial hearing before Judge E. Susan Garsh in Fall River, Massachusetts, attorney James Sultan said the case […]

June 17, 2014