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New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) talks with coaches during the second quarter against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Editorial: Antonio Brown should be benched

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 15, 2019
The accusations led many to wonder whether or not Brown would play in his first game for the Patriots. He did — but he definitely should have been benched.
Dukes Zion Williamson (1) glides to the basket for a dunk in the opening minutes of play against Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, on March 14.

Take 5: March is lacking madness

By Staff March 27, 2019
Even with Rob Gronkowski announcing his retirement, the Steelers still seem to be in the spotlight when it comes to drama. According to one of our writers, that may never end, even after losing Bell and Brown.
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) and quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrate a 13-3 win against the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Sunday.

Take 5: Super Bowl, Super Bowl and more Super Bowl

By Staff February 7, 2019
The Rams seem like a franchise destined for multiple Super Bowl appearances in the coming decade and that may be true, but don’t expect to see them back in the big game next year — or even for a few years.
Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman hoists the Lombardi Trophy after the New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams, 13-3, in Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Sunday.

Column: Patriots-Rams Snoozer Bowl was one to forget

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor February 5, 2019
Sunday’s Super Bowl was an anticlimactic, painfully boring viewership experience, and if you claim to think otherwise, you’re lying to yourself.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick is doused with Gatorade after winning Super Bowl XLIX on February 1, 2015, at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

What are the odds: Super Bowl edition

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer February 1, 2019
There's the game itself, featuring the veteran New England Patriots against the young Los Angeles Rams. But more importantly, we are going to look at all of the Super Bowl prop bets.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) hands the ball off to Antowain Smith (32) during Super Bowl XXXVI at the Louisiana Superdome.

Top storylines heading into Super Bowl LIII

By Andrew Kelly, Staff Writer February 1, 2019
The game, featuring two of the league’s most highly touted coaches and some of its most prominent players, is sure to make headlines around the globe.
Super Bowl LIII will be played at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams.

Q&A: Pitt grad Randy Lieberman prepares to host Super Bowl LIII

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor January 31, 2019
In the lead-up to this year’s Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and St. Louis Rams, former Pitt News sports writer Randy Lieberman reached out to us to provide an up-close angle at the event.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski runs down the field after making a catch in Super Bowl LII Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Eagles won, 41-33.

Take 5: Gronk’s future is uncertain and Lakers should pass on Davis

By Staff January 30, 2019
It’s possible that Gronk may decide to walk away from football under his own power after this season. Because of his multiple injuries, he has been forced to undergo numerous surgeries, each no doubt costing a serious physical and mental toll.
NFL senior director of event operations Eric Finkelstein takes questions from the media during a Super Bowl photo and interview opportunity inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta during preparation for the game on Jan. 22.

Super Bowl Scoop: Covering America’s Greatest Spectacle from the beat writers who’ve been there

By Ben Bobeck, For The Pitt News January 30, 2019
If it weren’t for journalists, most people would have no idea what’s going on at the Super Bowl. But while they’re bringing you the news, their jobs aren’t always easy. The Pitt News spoke with some journalists to find out the scoop on covering the Super Bowl.
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles raises his fingers for a two-point conversion attempt against the Chicago Bears.

What are the odds: Bet on Foles, Rivers in NFL playoffs

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer January 11, 2019
When it comes to the NFL playoffs, Nick Foles has proven that you should never bet against him.
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