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NFL star Tom Brady confirms retirement

(AFP) — NFL icon Tom Brady confirmed his retirement from the sport on Tuesday, officially bringing the curtain down on a glittering 22-season career. The 44-year-old Tampa Bay Buccaneers superstar, widely regarded as the greatest quarterback in history, made the…

Rams, Bengals seal comebacks to set up Super Bowl showdown

By Rob WoollardAgence France-Presse (AFP) — Quarterback Joe Burrow led the Cincinnati Bengals into their first Super Bowl since 1989 with a stunning upset of the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday as the Los Angeles Rams outmuscled the San Francisco…

NFL Hall of Fame Coach John Madden dies at 85

(Eagle News) — Legendary sports broadcaster and National Football League Hall of Fame Coach John Madden died unexpectedly at age 85 on Tuesday morning, December 28, 2021, the league announced in a statement. “On behalf of the entire NFL family,…

Durant carries Covid-hit Nets to win over Sixers in NBA

(AFP) — Kevin Durant finished with 34 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists as the short-handed Brooklyn Nets beat Joel Embiid’s Philadelphia 76ers 114-105 on Thursday in New York. Durant, the league’s leading scorer, delivered a key four-point play with…