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Peyton Manning, la gran leyenda de la NFL, dijo que quería retirarse tras jugar la última temporada, pero aunque esa era su intención, le costó más de un mes hacerlo oficial y finalmente este lunes, el quarterback de los Broncos de Denver, anunció su retiro en una emotiva conferencia de prensa.
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The NFL kicks off on Sept. 10, bringing to an end weeks of preseason training for the teams. But the players weren’t the only people learning a new game book. Teams from San Francisco to New York have brought in consultants to teach boomer coaches how to better interact with millennial players.
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As the low-key buffer between folksy “Dandy Don” Meredith and pontificating Howard Cosell on ABC’s Monday Night Football , Frank Gifford became such a sportscasting institution that some younger viewers might not have realized that he was once one of the game’s top players.
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If you’re lucky enough to attend Sunday’s NFL playoff game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers, bring your noise-canceling headphones. It might also be a good idea to tie down your valuables before you leave home. Seismographers from the University of Washington have found that the crowd noise at CenturyLink Field is so loud that it generates earthquakes. Minor ones, so far, but this is a big game.
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La violencia en las relaciones de pareja puede ser difícil de percibir porque en muchos casos se considera normal por los mismos cónyuges y, en el caso de las mujeres, ellas no buscan ayuda porque ni siquiera se dan cuenta de que son víctimas, según los especialistas.
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There are more than 18,000 retired NFL players. Some time ago, more than 4,500 of these former players - a full quarter of them - sued the NFL over traumatic brain injuries that they claim caused dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other conditions.
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Maybe this is what President Obama needs to get his way with Congress - scads of football legends lined up behind him. These players were a bit past their peak bench-pressing days - and more than 4o years past their first of back-to-back Super Bowl wins - but still in possession of the record for an undefeated season and postseason. (They remain the only undefeated team in NFL history.)
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When defensive end David "Deacon" Jones, who died on June 3 at age 74 in Southern California, joined the Los Angeles Rams in 1961 as an obscure 14th-round pick out of Mississippi Valley State, it was the derring-do of quarterbacks, running backs and receivers that put fans in the seats and kept them glued to the TV set. Jones helped to change that by making defense just as exciting.
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