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Why the Super Bowl is ‘a big moment for a lot of Black, young quarterbacks coming up’

CNN — For Doug Williams, the first Black quarterback to start and win the Super Bowl, watching the NFL Conference Championship games on Sunday was an emotional moment. Almost exactly 35 years after he won the Super Bowl with the then-Washington Redskins, Williams happily watched on as Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts led the Kansas …

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Donna Kelce becomes first mother to have two sons play against each other in the Super Bowl

CNN — Seeing your children succeed is what every parent wants. But for Donna Kelce, the success of both her sons will provide a conflict of interest. Donna’s two sons – Jason and Travis – are stars in the NFL, both stalwarts for their respective Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs, and on Sunday, …

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Empire State Building riles New Yorkers after celebrating Super Bowl-bound Philadelphia Eagles’ win

CNN — The Empire State Building was lit in green and white to celebrate the Philadelphia Eagles’ victory in the NFC Championship game on Sunday – a decision that’s sparked a bit of a backlash in the Big Apple. The Eagles advanced to the Super Bowl for the first time since 2018 after defeating the …

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Kansas City Chiefs to face Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

CNN — The Kansas City Chiefs are advancing to Super Bowl LVII following a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship game on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. After suffering a high ankle sprain last week in the Chiefs’ Divisional Round win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Patrick Mahomes led …

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Patrick Mahomes will start AFC Championship game despite ankle sprain

CNN — Star quarterback Patrick Mahomes will start for the Kansas City Chiefs when they face the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, despite suffering a high ankle sprain last week. The 27-year-old had been expected to play after he was listed as a full participant in practices all week but his …

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Jessie Lemonier: Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker dies aged 25

CNN — Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Jessie Lemonier died on Thursday aged 25, according to a statement from the Lions. “We are shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of former Detroit Lion Jessie Lemonier,” the team said on Twitter. “Jessie was a model team mate and wonderful young man …

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Sheryl Lee Ralph, Chris Stapleton and Babyface to perform in 2023 Super Bowl pre-show

CNN — The full entertainment lineup for the 2023 Super Bowl has arrived. In addition to Rihanna’s highly anticipated halftime show performance, a number of additional Hollywood heavyweights are joining the major sporting event as pre-show performers. The NFL announced on Tuesday that Emmy-winning actor Sheryl Lee Ralph will perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing” …

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Erik ten Hag criticises Man United defending in defeat to Arsenal

Erik ten Hag criticises Man United defending in 3-2 defeat by Arsenal and admits his side ‘have to change their mentality to win trophies’… but insists he can ‘improve things with coaching’ By Lewis Browning For Mailonline Published: 5:45 pm EST, 22 January 2023 | updated: 6:03 PM EST, 22 January 2023 Erik ten Hag …

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