• Falcons receiver blames Lady Gaga's halftime show for part in Super Bowl collapse
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    Falcons receiver blames Lady Gaga's halftime show for part in Super Bowl collapse

    The Atlanta Falcons blew a 28-3 lead in Super Bowl 51 before losing to the New England Patriots in overtime. It was a game that many sports fans will never forget. You also may remember that the Falcons went into the locker room at half up 21-3 with all the momentum. Then, the halftime show happened. The Super Bowl halftime show, which featured Lady Gaga, made for a 30-minute halftime compared to the 12-minute intermission in the regular season. Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu said the long layoff contributed to the epic Super Bowl meltdown. Sanu said on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football on Friday when asked about the halftime show’s negative effect: “It definitely did. Because usually,

  • Capitals GM on renting Kevin Shattenkirk, managing player egos
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    Capitals GM on renting Kevin Shattenkirk, managing player egos

    Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan didn’t enter the trade deadline looking to make a dramatic splash. The guy was St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, the most prized puck-moving back-liner on the trading block. The cost was their first-round pick in 2017, some (hilariously complicated) conditional picks, along with forwards Zach Sanford and Brad Malone.

  • This is how badly the Washington Redskins have financially botched things with Kirk Cousins
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    This is how badly the Washington Redskins have financially botched things with Kirk Cousins

    If the journey to the next Kirk Cousins contract were a car ride, the Washington Redskins would have sideswiped every parked vehicle on the street by now. The Redskins have internal problems. On Wednesday, he is due – and from all accounts from league sources, about to receive – a franchise tag that