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# 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

# 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

# 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.

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.

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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.

# nfl - Saturday 31 January, 2015

‘If you’re willing to stay up and watch, you better be ready to train’: Jamie Heaslip is pumped for the Super Bowl

Ireland’s vice captain is predicting a close finale to the NFL season, but only wants one winner.

10 steps to throwing the perfect Super Bowl party

The whole NFL season has been building up to this Sunday night. So what better reason to have the gang around to yours.

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.

Sound advice on how to avoid an altercation with a 100kg rugby player in our Comments of the Week

Also featuring Marshawn Lynch to Munster and desperation for Liverpool in the transfer market.

Here’s why Seattle Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch wears a Bane-type mask before games

It not only looks pretty intimidating but it stimulates training at high altitudes.

A definitive ranking of the 11 best Super Bowl ads ever made Too Commerical This post contains videos

A definitive ranking of the 11 best Super Bowl ads ever made

Frogs selling beer, cats selling IT solutions and old ladies complaining about beef shortages. All human life is captured at half-time of the NFL’s showpiece game.

# nfl - 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.

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.

# nfl - 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.

# nfl - 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.

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