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Brees ‘received death threats’ over flag comments

Brees ‘received death threats’ over flag comments

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The wife of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said on Sunday they received death threats over his comments about athletes protesting during the American national anthem. “Until we experienced the death threats, we experienced the hate, did I realize that these words were speaking directly to us. How could anyone who knows us or […]

Brees sorry for ‘hurtful, insensitive’ kneeling remarks

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees apologized on Thursday after his criticism of NFL kneeling protests drew a furious backlash. In a statement on Instagram, Brees said his suggestion that kneeling to protest racism and police brutality was “disrespectful” to the US flag had been “hurtful and insensitive”. “I would like to apologize to my […]

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9-part Brady NFL documentary set for 2021 release

Record Six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady will reveal details of his 20 years and nine trips to the NFL championship game with New England in a documentary he will co-produce alongside ESPN. The nine-part series “Man In the Arena – Tom Brady” will air in 2021 and its announcement Thursday came four days after […]

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YouTube star  pays $800K for dinner with Brady

YouTube star Logan Thirtyacre has won a coronavirus charity auction that includes dinner with Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady after he laid down a $800,000 bid. The 25-year-old Thirtyacre, who has amassed a fortune on his puppet show skits based on the Super Mario Brothers arcade game, told TMZ he had been willing to […]

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Tampa mayor apologizes for booting Brady from city park

Tom Brady received an apology Saturday from Tampa Mayor Jane Castor for his ejection from a city park, but she took issue with his would-be trademark “Tompa Bay”. The 42-year-old Brady, who signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last month after 20 seasons with New England, was working out in a downtown park Monday when […]

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Titans, 49ers advance in NFL playoffs

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Derrick Henry rushed for 195 yards and completed a dazzling touchdown pass to Corey Davis as the Tennessee Titans reached deep into their bag of tricks to shock the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens, 28-12, on Saturday in the NFL playoffs. Henry has carried the Titans on his back in the post-season and […]

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