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# nfl - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Study finds 1 in 6 NFL players go broke within 12 years of retiring

Career length and total earnings have little effect on whether an NFL player will declare bankrupt.

Ulster turn to GAA, virtual reality and the NFL for marginal gains

Ulster turn to GAA, virtual reality and the NFL for marginal gains

Head coach Neil Doak has an open mind when it comes to making his team better.

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# nfl - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

NFL star Aaron Hernandez convicted of first degree murder

The ex New England Patriot will now serve a mandatory life sentence.

# nfl - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Tom Brady is great at American football… not so much at baseball

You’d expect more from a four-time Super Bowl winner.

# nfl - Monday 13 April, 2015

JJ Watt could jump on top of Lady GaGa’s head from a standing start

The Houston Texans’ player might just be some kind of super hero.

# nfl - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Cowboys sign British warehouse worker to play defensive end

After just five games of American Football under his belt, Efe Obada has earned himself an NFL contract with the Dallas Cowboys.

# nfl - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Take note GAA… the NFL could change how teams score to encourage more entertainment

The times they are a changin’ Stateside.

# nfl - Monday 30 March, 2015

Tom Brady and Michael Jordan had the BEST craic hanging out together this weekend

Two of the most famous names in US sport spent the weekend together.

# nfl - Friday 27 March, 2015

NFL eyes Germany, Mexico games, more in London

The league would have staged four regular season games in London this year were it not for England hosting the Rugby World Cup in September and October.

# nfl - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Wales’s performance guru has been poached by an American football team

Adam Beard is off to the U S of A.

The NFL banned the genius formation the Patriots fooled the NFL with in the playoffs NFL

# nfl - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Head injury concerns forcing the NFL to redefine manhood

Former WWE star and concussion campaigner Chris Nowinski says he expects more young players to retire.

# nfl - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

NFL player retires at age 24, says football isn’t ‘worth the risk’ in groundbreaking decision NFL

NFL player retires at age 24, says football isn’t ‘worth the risk’ in groundbreaking decision

“I just want to live a long healthy life, and I don’t want to have any neurological diseases or die younger than I would otherwise,” he said.

# nfl - Friday 13 March, 2015

Rory McIlroy and Tom Brady to tee-up together at Augusta

How tall is Brady?

# nfl - Monday 9 March, 2015

# nfl - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Jarryd Hayne swaps the oval ball of rugby league for the slightly smaller oval ball of the NFL

The 27-year old has signed a deal with the San Francisco 49ers.

# nfl - Monday 23 February, 2015

A wannabe NFL player may have just broken a world record at the Combine

12′ 3″ is a very, very long way to jump.

# nfl - Sunday 22 February, 2015

A-Rod, the Don and the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring a look at football’s racism problem.

# nfl - Friday 20 February, 2015

The NFL Combine kicks off today but here’s why it doesn’t really matter

Okay, it does matter, but not always.

Straight outta… Carson? Raiders and Chargers plan joint stadium near LA

Apparently NFL teams are like buses.

# nfl - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

An NFL player could lose his lucrative contract if he fights his UFC champion brother… for charity

New England Patriots’ Chandler Jones could be in breach of contract if he fights UFC champion brother Jon, as planned.

# nfl - Friday 6 February, 2015

The greatest catch of the NFL season has been immortalised in flip book form

And it looks even better animated.

# nfl - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Rapper Snoop Dogg’s son to hit gridiron at UCLA

Cordell Broadus caught 39 passes for 602 yards and 11 touchdowns this past season.

# nfl - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Tom Brady is giving away his MVP truck to the unknown rookie who sealed the Super Bowl with an interception MVP

Tom Brady is giving away his MVP truck to the unknown rookie who sealed the Super Bowl with an interception

“I would love to do that. I’m going to figure out how to make that work.”

Breaking down the play that won the Super Bowl for the New England Patriots

We break down the most important play of the Super Bowl

# nfl - Monday 2 February, 2015

The story of two Irish fans sneaking into the Super Bowl is the best thing you’ll read tonight

Richie Whelan and Paul McEvoy flew over without a ticket but that didn’t stop them getting in.

How newspapers in Seattle and New England reacted to the Super Bowl

There are some crackers in here.

Patriots beat the Seahawks 28-24 for thrilling fourth Super Bowl win

It all kicked off in Arizona in a memorable finale to the championship showdown.


As it happened: Relive Super Bowl XLIX play-by-play

We had the best of the action from the Super Bowl right here.

Patriots and Seahawks tied at 14-14 at half-time in Super Bowl

An entertaining finish to the half saw the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks locked at 14-14 in the Super Bowl.

# nfl - Sunday 1 February, 2015

The42′s basic guide to American football and the NFL

Will Super Bowl XLIX be your first American football experience? We’re here to help!

5 steps to staying awake for the Super Bowl and still being an active member of society on Monday

And, for once, it doesn’t involve a bucket of coffee.

Who should you support in the Super Bowl, the Seattle Seahawks or the New England Patriots?

The big game is on tonight and we can help you decide who to root for.

A tour of an NFL stadium was the perfect time for Jackie Tyrrell to show off his free-taking skills

The Kilkenny hurler surely impressed Brian Cody with this accuracy.

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.

Did you know you can play American football in Ireland after the Super Bowl is over?

Because gridiron is not just for our American cousins.

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.

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