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Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

Days before the Super Bowl, a lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the NFL's tax exemption.

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Murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez set to start

Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Jan. 29.

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Super Bowl XLIX by the numbers

More than 7 million of us will buy new TVs, we'll eat 1 billion chicken wings, and send 25 million tweets during the game.

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Americans aren’t the only ones watching the NFL

The NFL is enjoying a significant surge in global interest with Russia and China leading the way.

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WATCH: How a Super Bowl game ball is made

There are just a few people responsible for manufacturing every NFL game ball. Find out how they're made.

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Chocolate maker trolls Patriots with ‘deflated football’ candy

The chocolate football with a big dent in its side is good enough to (ch)eat!

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the biggest sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Jan. 28.

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No limits at Super Bowl Media Day, the ultimate freak show

If the Super Bowl is one of the greatest sporting events then Media Day is the ultimate football freak show.

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PHOTOS: Seattle Seahawks have ‘super’ fans

The team's famous "12th man" will carry the flag back to the Super Bowl in truly unique style.

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PHOTOS: New England Patriots fans have spirit

New England fans know how to cheer on their team in red, white, and blue style!

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WATCH: History’s most talked about Super Bowl commercials

We've rounded up the thirteen most memorable Super Bowl commercials. Which one is your favorite?

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Marshawn Lynch’s Media Day press conference

The Seattle Seahawks running back has a goal for Media Day ... and he makes sure everyone knows it.

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PHOTOS: Super Bowl Media Day 2015

The Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots hit the floor for the NFL Super Bowl XLIX media day.

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Marshawn Lynch holds an “awesomer” press conference

"You don't feel in beast mode. It feels you."

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No change for NASCAR in 2015

NASCAR won't change its new championship format.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, Jan. 27.

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Nearly half of Americans think Patriots are cheaters, poll shows

Many sports fans believe the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots, engulfed in the so-called "DeflateGate" scandal, are cheaters.

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Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

Glendale, Arizona is suffering deep financial issues in its efforts to become a sports destination.

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Former Red Sox pitcher Monbouquette dead at 78

The right-hander also player for the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, and San Francisco Giants.

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