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The science behind how NFL quarterbacks throw perfect spirals

NFL quarterbacks like Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, and Drew Brees make throwing a perfect spiral look easy, but it’s far more complicated than it seems. To take a closer look, we spoke to NCAA football coach Ryan Larsen, who breaks down the steps that go into throwing a perfect spiral, […]
The science behind how NFL quarterbacks throw perfect spirals
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15 things you may not have known about Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes is set to play in his second straight Super Bowl on Sunday. Last year, he led the Chiefs to a comeback victory over the 49ers and was named Super Bowl MVP. Off the field, Mahomes loves ketchup, collects sneakers, and is pretty good at beer pong. Visit Insider’s […]
15 things you may not have known about Patrick Mahomes
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Sports billionaires got $98.5 billion richer during the pandemic

During the pandemic, billionaires who own sports franchises added $US98.5 billion to their net worths. That includes the owners of the two teams headed to the Super Bowl. Some players opted out of the last NFL season over coronavirus concerns. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Over the past […]
Sports billionaires got $98.5 billion richer during the pandemic
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15 football players who left the game behind and became actors

Football players don’t have the longest shelf life – many retire when they’re still young. Some football players turned to acting as their second careers. Terry Crews, beloved star of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” played in the NFL before becoming an actor. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Acting isn’t the most […]
15 football players who left the game behind and became actors
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15 stunning football photos taken at the perfect time

Iconic football photos capture NFL players in the midst of stunning touchdowns, interceptions, and upsets. Ahead of Super Bowl LV, we looked back at some of the most adrenaline-packed photos in NFL history. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Sports photographers through the years have captured stunning photos of NFL […]
15 stunning football photos taken at the perfect time
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NFL players whose children followed in their footsteps

The odds are against players hoping to be drafted – sometimes families beat those odds multiple times. The Matthews clan has produced seven professional football players spanning three generations. Other prominent families include the Mannings, Randy Moss and his son Thaddeus, and the Longs. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
NFL players whose children followed in their footsteps
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Alabama fans flooded the streets of Tuscaloosa after the Crimson Tide’s national championship win, bucking COVID-19 protocols and endangering the entire community

The Alabama Crimson Tide defeated Ohio State in Monday night’s CFP national championship game. Alabama fans – many of whom were unmasked – subsequently flooded the streets of Tuscaloosa to celebrate the victory. The impromptu party bucks COVID-19 health recommendations and puts society’s most vulnerable at risk. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Alabama fans flooded the streets of Tuscaloosa after the Crimson Tide’s national championship win, bucking COVID-19 protocols and endangering the entire community
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Notre Dame president who tested positive for COVID-19 after SCOTUS super-spreader event scolds students for storming the field after beating Clemson

Notre Dame students flooded the field at Notre Dame Stadium after the Fighting Irish upset the then-No. 1 Clemson Tigers in overtime. University President Rev. John I. Jenkins chastised fans for not taking coronavirus safety protocols seriously while celebrating, as COVID-19 cases in the region have spiked considerably in recent […]
Notre Dame president who tested positive for COVID-19 after SCOTUS super-spreader event scolds students for storming the field after beating Clemson
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Tom Brady was called out by PolitiFact’s Truth-O-Metre for claiming suicide deaths outpaced COVID-19 casualties in recent months

Tom Brady received a “False” rating on PolitiFact’s “Truth-O-Metre” on Tuesday. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback claimed in an Instagram story that there have been “more suicide deaths than coronavirus deaths [in the] last two months.” According to PolitiFact, “there are no national numbers that back this up” and that […]
Tom Brady was called out by PolitiFact’s Truth-O-Metre for claiming suicide deaths outpaced COVID-19 casualties in recent months
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Big Ten schools change minds, vote to start football season in October

The Big Ten has voted to start their football season on October 24. In August, the Big Ten, alongside the Pac-12, postponed their fall college football season, citing potential medical risks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Big Ten’s council of presidents and chancellors had been meeting for several days on whether […]
Big Ten schools change minds, vote to start football season in October
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NFL owner Dan Snyder ‘more or less propositioned’ a cheerleader for his longtime friend, according to latest bombshell report on his handling of the Washington Football Team

Washington Football Team owner Dan Snyder “more or less propositioned” one of the members of his NFL team’s cheer squad back in 2004, according to a new bombshell report from The Washington Post. Then-Washington Redskins cheerleader Tiffany Bacon Scourby told The Post Snyder had approached her at a charity event […]
NFL owner Dan Snyder ‘more or less propositioned’ a cheerleader for his longtime friend, according to latest bombshell report on his handling of the Washington Football Team
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Dak Prescott wrote a letter to the governor of Oklahoma calling for the release of a Black man on death row, joining multiple high-profile athletes in his fight for justice

Dak Prescott penned a letter to Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt to advocate for the release of Julius Jones, a Black death row inmate the Dallas Cowboys quarterback believes was wrongfully convicted of murder. Jones has been on death row for 20 years but says incompetence from his attorneys and racial […]
Dak Prescott wrote a letter to the governor of Oklahoma calling for the release of a Black man on death row, joining multiple high-profile athletes in his fight for justice
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Journalists covering Washington’s NFL team detailed accusations of brazen sexual harassment from team executives in a scathing tell-all from The Washington Post

A scathing article published by The Washington Post Thursday evening detailed accusations by employees of a culture within Washington’s NFL team as rife with misogyny and sexism. Fifteen women accused team higher-ups, including multiple employees close to owner Dan Snyder and members of the personnel department of sexual harassment and […]
Journalists covering Washington’s NFL team detailed accusations of brazen sexual harassment from team executives in a scathing tell-all from The Washington Post
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12 things you may not see in sports after the coronavirus pandemic

When sports eventually return following the coronavirus pandemic, there will be guidelines and rules in place to keep athletes, staff, and fans safe. Handshakes and high-fives may be banned in most sports, giving way to socially distant alternatives. Many sporting events this season may not have crowds at all, as […]
12 things you may not see in sports after the coronavirus pandemic
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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he battled pornography and alcohol addiction and has ‘fallen as short as anybody’

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he battled alcohol and pornography addictions earlier in his life. While speaking at ManUp Pittsburgh– a conference that “teaches men to be godly leaders for their families” – Roethlisberger admitted that he’s “fallen as short as anybody.” “People don’t realise all the time that […]
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he battled pornography and alcohol addiction and has ‘fallen as short as anybody’
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Trump says Fauci has ‘nothing to do with’ football after the infectious disease expert said the NFL should adopt ‘bubble’ protocol to restart games

President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to minimise Dr. Anthony Fauci’s warnings that professional football may be unable to restart this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. “Tony Fauci has nothing to do with NFL Football,” the president tweeted, referring to the nation’s top infectious disease expert who is helping […]
Trump says Fauci has ‘nothing to do with’ football after the infectious disease expert said the NFL should adopt ‘bubble’ protocol to restart games
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Trump’s latest comments on Colin Kaepernick were surprising, but he still used talking points championed by those who don’t believe the QB deserves another chance

President Donald Trump has long vilified athletes for kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police brutality. Colin Kaepernick – who crafted the gesture in 2016 when he played for the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers – has taken the brunt of Trump’s and his allies’ criticism that kneeling is […]
Trump’s latest comments on Colin Kaepernick were surprising, but he still used talking points championed by those who don’t believe the QB deserves another chance
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16 athletes with the longest careers

From golf to basketball, these athletes loved their sport so much that they played for decades. George Blanda played for the NFL for 26 years as a quarterback and kicker. Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina is still competing at 44 – she had already won an Olympic gold medal by the time […]
16 athletes with the longest careers
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The 10 highest-paid athletes in the world for 2020, according to Forbes

Forbes has released its annual rankings of the world’s highest paid athletes for 2020. Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer tops this year’s list with $US106.3 million in total earnings. Three soccer legends, three NBA stars, a golf icon, and two NFL quarterbacks round out the top 10. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
The 10 highest-paid athletes in the world for 2020, according to Forbes
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Sports radio legend Mike Francesa ridicules and laughs at anonymous NFL player who claims he was sexually assaulted mid-flight in lawsuit against United Airlines

Mike Francesa made light of an unnamed NFL player’s claim that he was sexually assaulted mid-flight. On his radio show, “Mike’s On,” Francesa questioned how an NFL player “could not protect himself from the advances of a female passenger” and asked if “we’re supposed to take this seriously.” The anonymous […]
Sports radio legend Mike Francesa ridicules and laughs at anonymous NFL player who claims he was sexually assaulted mid-flight in lawsuit against United Airlines