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Does Manning bear blame for Welker’s latest concussion?

When former Patriots receiver Wes Welker committed a much-publicized (and lamented) drop in Super Bowl XLVI, few blamed his quarterback for throwing a grossly inaccurate pass. Now that current Broncos receiver Wes Welker has sustained his third concussion in his last 10 games played, some are blaming his quarterback for throwing a ball to a…

New York Giants: What to Look for This Weekend

It’s been about two-and-half years since the New York Giants hoisted the Vince Lombardi Trophy following their 21-17 win over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium. This weekend, the Giants return to the scene of that glorious triumph, albeit under much different circumstances. Show More Summary

No looking back for Giants' Super Mario

It’s a YouTube staple and an NFL Network highlight, a key piece of Super Bowl lore. But to Mario Manningham, it’s nothing more than a memory. It is Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5, 2012, and Manningham’s Giants trail the Patriots, 17-15, with less than four minutes to play, pinned on their own 12. Show More Summary

No looking back for Giants' Super Mario

It’s a YouTube staple and an NFL Network highlight, a key piece of Super Bowl lore. But to Mario Manningham, it’s nothing more than a memory. It is Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5, 2012, and Manningham’s Giants trail the Patriots, 17-15, with less than four minutes to play, pinned on their own 12. Show More Summary

Jake Ballard retires from the NFL

Tight end Jake Ballard, who started 13 regular-season games and three postseason games for the 2011 Giants, has retired from the NFL.  Ballard tore an ACL during New York’s Super Bowl XLVI win over the Patriots. “Yesterday I made the difficult decision to retire from the game of football,” Ballard said in a statement.  “I…

'Hard Knocks': Atlanta Falcons look to 'Rise Up' over injuries and losses

An old truism states that it's not about how you fall, it's about how you get back up. And that, in a nutshell, is how you might describe the 2014 Atlanta Falcons.Two seasons ago, the Falcons were a quarter away from Super Bowl XLVII...Show More Summary

Giants Insider: Mario back to prove he can be Super again

It’s hard to view Mario Manningham as anyone other than the player who made the superb, balletic catch down the left sideline as part of the Giants’ game-winning drive in Super Bowl XLVI.

NFL wants $16.6 million for M.I.A.’s middle finger

Pro football knows how to play hardball. The NFL has opted to apply the screws to M.I.A., who made a guest appearance during the halftime show of Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis — and who fired off an unscripted middle finger to someone/anyone/everyone/no one. In 2012, the league filed an arbitration claim against M.I.A., seeking…

NFL continues to nickel and dime M.I.A. for her Super Bowl XLVI halftime middle finger

5 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

Two years ago, Sri Lankan rapper M.I.A. stirred up what was really only a minor controversy (at least on the Janet Jackson boob scale) by very quickly flashing a middle finger during her appearance as part of Madonna's halftime show at the Super Bowl in Indianapolis.  The NFL was pissed, as it had every right […]

Report: NFL seeking $16.6M from M.I.A. over Super Bowl middle finger

The NFL is seeking $16.6 million from performer M.I.A. for flashing her middle finger during the Super Bowl XLVI haltime show, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

NFL Wants M.I.A. To Pay $16.6 Million For Middle Finger Incident

The National Football League wants M.I.A. to pay up in a big way. The 38-year-old rapper famously took the stage at the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show in 2012, making waves when she held out her middle finger to the crowd. In new documents obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, the NFL is requesting $16.6 million from M.I.A. Show More Summary

Justin Tuck Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Giants and More

The New York Giants seem to have hit a wall since their Super Bowl XLVI victory, having missed the playoffs in each of the past two seasons. One of the key members of their championship-contending nucleus has been defensive end Justin...Show More Summary

The 2014 Season Should Determine Tom Coughlin's Fate

After the New York Giants won Super Bowl XLVI, it seemed Tom Coughlin had earned himself a lifetime membership as the team's head coach. But nothing is forever, especially in this league. It was revealed at the NFL Scouting Combine,Show More Summary

Thursday's Women's Gold Medal Ice Hockey is Most-Streamed Game in NBC Sports Digital History Excluding Super Bowl XLVI

Thursday’s women’s hockey Olympic gold medal game between Team USA and Canada is now the most-streamed event in the history of NBC Sports Digital, excluding Super Bowl XLVI.

Despite blowout, Super Bowl XLVIII is the most-watched TV event in US history

7 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

This is stunning. With a 43-8 blowout and a game over in the first half, there seemed to be no chance that Super Bowl XLVIII would break Super Bowl XLVI's viewership record of 111.3 million people. Instead, people stayed to watch and...Show More Summary

How the US Hoped the Super Bowl Would Teach Russia About Sochi Security

7 months agoNews : ABC Headlines Blog

SOCHI, Russia — In 2012, an unlikely group rolled up to the Super Bowl in XLVI in Indianapolis. While everyone else in the stadium was glued to the action on the field, David Rubincam and a gaggle of Russian officials were more interested in the...

Welker never thinks about his Super Bowl drop

Wes Welker has caught 841 passes in his NFL career, plus another 79 in the postseason, and yet one of his most memorable plays was a pass he failed to catch. That pass, a costly drop late in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVI, a game the Patriots would go on to lose to…

Super Bowl Predictions 2014: Early Forecast for Current Prop Bets

The Super Bowl is arguably America's most cherished sports event for a multitude of reasons. One of the fun side effects of the two-week hoopla is the plethora of prop bets that emerge. The full list of prop bets for Super Bowl XLVIII...Show More Summary

M.I.A. Called Her Super Bowl Middle Finger A ‘Punk Rock’ Display Of Female Empowerment

11 months agoSports : With Leather

The NFL has been quietly suing rapper M.I.A. because she flipped off the cameras during her live performance with Madonna at Super Bowl XLVI, and the league is demanding that she pay $1.5 million (which will go to charities) and offer up a public apology. Show More Summary

NFL Seeks $1.5M from M.I.A. Over Super Bowl Finger

(NEW YORK) — M.I.A. said she’s been subjected to a year and a half of legal harassment by the NFL since she extended a middle finger while performing alongside Madonna at the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show in 2012. About a month after the Super Bowl, the NFL took action with the American Arbitration Association, demanding $1.5 million from M.I.A. Show More Summary

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