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# american-football - Today’s News

THAT Friends episode and 6 more of the best American football moments from popular culture

Ahead of the Super Bowl, we look at some of the sport’s most memorable appearances in films, TV and books.

# american-football - Yesterday’s News

One of the players lining out in the Super Bowl was a lethal speedster in rugby sevens

Nate Ebner could have probably played international rugby if he wasn’t a New England Patriot.

# american-football - Friday 30 January, 2015

‘I still get people coming up to me and saying the show was the first time they saw the NFL’

We spoke to Myles Dungan about the NFL highlight show he used to present on RTÉ.

Head, heart & the million little doubts that creep in between – The42′s Super Bowl preview

This is one of the tougher Super Bowls in recent memory to call.

QUIZ: Are you a Super Bowl champ or chump?

How well do you know America’s biggest game?

Katy Perry delivered the perfect one-liner at her Super Bowl press conference Dark Horse This post contains videos

Tom Brady’s diet is so strict that he eats avocado-based ice cream as a treat

Those Super Bowl rings don’t win themselves.

# american-football - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Marshawn Lynch has finally broken his silence ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl Super Bowl XLIX This post contains videos

Marshawn Lynch has finally broken his silence ahead of Sunday’s Super Bowl

The Seahawks’ running-back actually said something interesting today.

Tom Brady is sick… but don’t worry, he looked okay in training last night

The Patriots take on Seattle on Sunday night.

# american-football - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Patriots or Seahawks – who do you think is going to win Super Bowl XLIX? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Patriots or Seahawks – who do you think is going to win Super Bowl XLIX?

The countdown is on to next Sunday’s showdown.

# american-football - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Coaches Film: Why Gronk will be the Patriots’ not-so-secret weapon in the Super Bowl

He’s big, he’s bold and he’s a very easy redzone target.

‘We took a risk and it backfired’ – Paraic Duffy on moving the Mayo v Kerry replay from Croke Park

The GAA Director-General says lessons have been learned from last August’s controversy.

# american-football - Monday 26 January, 2015

‘Opponents’ celebrate touchdown and JJ Watt refuses to slack off — It’s the Pro Bowl!

Nobody told JJ that this game is designed to make quarterbacks and receivers look good.

# american-football - Saturday 24 January, 2015

The NFL acknowledged the ‘Deflate-gate’ investigation with a statement yesterday

The NFL confirmed they are investigating the New England Patriots use of under-inflated footballs.

# american-football - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Olivia Munn didn’t have a clue who Aaron Rodgers was the first time they met NFL This post contains videos

Olivia Munn didn’t have a clue who Aaron Rodgers was the first time they met

Guess being a Super Bowl-winning quarterback isn’t such a big deal after all.

# american-football - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Vegas screwed up the betting for the Super Bowl and it could cost them millions

You see, the bookies don’t always win.

11 of 12 footballs found to be ‘not properly inflated’ in NFL investigation

The New England Patriots remain under investigation for tampering the footballs during the AFC Championship Game.

# american-football - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Coaches Film: How Russell Wilson’s perfect pass sent the Seahawks back to the Super Bowl

We take a closer look at the NFC Championship’s decisive play.

# american-football - Monday 19 January, 2015

The Redzone: Packers made to pay for conservatism while Seahawks pull out all the tricks

It was a long, long night of NFL action but we’ve a very predictable Super Bowl at the end of it all.

The New England Patriots are being investigated by the NFL for apparent use of deflated footballs

There were suspicions as to whether the footballs were fully inflated and the investigation has now been confirmed.

# american-football - Sunday 18 January, 2015

As it happened: NFL Championship Games – Colts @ Patriots and Packers @ Seahawks

We brought you the best videos, tweets and more from tonight’s two big games.

The final countdown –’s NFL Championship Games preview

Will there be any surprises this week?

# american-football - Friday 16 January, 2015

Remember kids… tattoos are permanent

Belichick yourself before you wreck yourself.

This is what a $1.2 billion stadium looks like

It’s a long way from Semple, we’ll give the Atlanta Falcons that.

# american-football - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Coaches Film: Here’s one way the Packers could beat the Seahawks on Sunday

It’s time for Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay offence to be brave.

# american-football - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Coaches Film: The Patriots prove that necessity is the mother of all invention

We’ve taken a look at our favourite play from this weekend’s NFL action.

# american-football - Monday 12 January, 2015

Will the Ducks fly together or can Ohio State ruffle their feathers?

College football’s National Championship Game takes place tonight.

The Redzone: The refs were right on Dez Bryant call, it’s the rules that are wrong

But it’s the NFL, not the officials, who have questions to answer after the Dez Bryant ‘catch’.

# american-football - Sunday 11 January, 2015

As it happened: NFL Divisional Round Sunday night hangout

This is where all the cool kids were hanging out for the NFL games.

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea previews the divisional round of the NFL playoffs

We’re approaching crunch time in the postseason.

Seahawks power past Panthers for playoff win, Patriots rally for victory over Ravens

Super Bowl champions Seattle moved a step closer to a return to the NFL’s title game.

# american-football - Saturday 10 January, 2015

The bandwagon fan’s guide to the NFL playoffs

Because who doesn’t love a good bandwagon.

# american-football - Thursday 8 January, 2015

The Packers invented a giant metal gizmo for Aaron Rodgers to practice with

It’s no surprise that Rodgers holds the NFL record for most 70-yard+ passes.

# american-football - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

# american-football - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Coaches Film: Why the ‘fat guys in the trenches’ will be crucial for the Cowboys against the Packers

We break down the most important five players on the Dallas team.

# american-football - Monday 5 January, 2015

The Redzone: Cowboys Ted, Cowboys

Dallas are through to the Divisional round of the playoffs after farcical scenes last night.

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