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Police Search For Motive In Kansas City Mass Shooting

Reuters reports: Three people were in custody in Kansas City, Missouri, on Thursday, facing questions about what led to a deadly mass shooting near the city’s Super Bowl victory rally and who was behind it. At least one person was killed and 21 others wounded by gunfire on Wednesday outside the city’s landmark Union Station, where thousands of fans had …

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Officials Worried Swift May Attend Super Bowl Parade

Kansas City’s NPR affiliate reports: Kansas City Manager Brian Platt [photo] expects Taylor Swift to help drive more people to the event — if even to get a glimpse of the superstar. He suggests that fans may start lining up along the parade route the night before the celebration. “That’s gonna be a whole second level of security issues that …

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Disney Axes Comments On Traditional Super Bowl Ad

Los Angeles’s NBC affiliate reports: Patrick Mahomes, you and the Kansas City Chiefs have just won the Super Bowl! What are you going to do next? We already know what’s next. He’s going to Disneyland … again. The quarterback won his third Super Bowl MVP award on Sunday after guiding the Chiefs to a 25-22 overtime win against the San …

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CBS: Record 202M Watched Part Or All Of Super Bowl

USA Today reports: The Kansas City Chiefs’ dramatic overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers was the most-watched television event in history, according to preliminary television ratings released Monday. The Chiefs and 49ers reached an estimated 123.4 million average viewers on CBS’s broadcast of Super Bowl 58 on Sunday night. A total of 202.4 million watched all or part of …

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Deep State Plant And Her Pro-Vax BF Win Super Bowl

The Associated Press reports: With the run she’s having, how could Taylor Swift be on anything other than the winning side? She embraced her boyfriend Travis Kelce and the couple locked lips on the field at Allegiant Stadium after his Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers 25-22 in the Super Bowl. Moments earlier, Swift smiled with her eyes …

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Super Bowl Security: Drones, Dogs, And Lots Of Feds

NBC News reports: Super Bowl LVIII will feature a tough defensive scheme that has nothing to do with a football. This one is about stopping drones. The NFL and federal law enforcement officials are taking a hard line Sunday to keep players and fans safe from unauthorized drones at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas where the Kansas City Chiefs will …

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Taylor Swift Saves The Day In Super Bowl Ad [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: It’s hard to explain the Taylor Swift effect to anyone who is not a Swiftie, but a new heartwarming commercial by skincare brand Cetaphil ahead of Super Bowl Sunday does a pretty good job. The video, which has been viewed over five million times, shows a “real-life father and daughter living in New York” who are struggling …

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Super Bowl Advertisers To Target Female Consumers

Axios reports: Beauty and health food brands are buying up ad spots for the Super Bowl on Sunday — a testament to football’s growing popularity among women and young people. Pop stars and influencers such as Taylor Swift and Alix Earle helped drive an unprecedented ratings bump for the NFL from the sidelines this season. Now consumer brands want to …

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New Jersey Stadium To Host 2026 FIFA World Cup Final

The New Jersey Advance reports: The winners of the 2026 World Cup men’s soccer tournament will hoist the vaunted gold trophy at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, FIFA announced Sunday. Gov. Phil Murphy was among the first to spread the stunning announcement from the worldwide soccer body that the East Rutherford venue will host the tournament’s final game. FIFA previously …

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NFL Strikes Licensing Deal With Maker Of Swift’s Jacket

The sports business site Sportico reports: The NFL has reached a licensing deal with the designer of Taylor Swift’s viral custom puffer jacket, Kristin Juszczyk, the wife of San Francisco 49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk. Juszczyk has been granted a license to use NFL marks in men’s and women’s apparel designs, the league said, declining to disclose financial terms. She previously …

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Game With Taylor Swift’s BF Broke Viewership Record

CBS Sports reports: If you were watching the AFC championship game on CBS over the weekend, then give yourself a pat on the back, because you were part of television history. The game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens had an average audience of 55.473 million, making it the most-watched AFC title game in NFL history. The viewing …

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Taylor Swift’s Boyfriend Is Going To The Super Bowl

Fox Sports laments: Kansas City Chiefs star tight end Travis Kelce truly set the tone in the AFC Championship Game against the Baltimore Ravens with an impressive touchdown grab to get his team ahead first on the road. And of course, Taylor Swift was ecstatic in her suite after watching it all unfold. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes went 5-for-5 on …

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Buffalo Bills Kicker Deletes Social Media After Threats, Fans Donate $100,000 To His Favorite Cat Rescue Group

NBC News reports: Buffalo Bills kicker Tyler Bass has deleted his social media accounts after he apparently received online threats following his missed game-tying field goal in Sunday’s divisional playoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The bullying has prompted a nonprofit cat adoption group, Ten Lives Club, to raise money on behalf of Bass. In a statement on Facebook, …

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Taylor Swift Helps NFL To Record Playoff Viewership

The Messenger reports: Sunday’s NFL showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Buffalo Bills is officially the most-watched playoff game ever. Pop superstar Taylor Swift notably supported her boyfriend Travis Kelce at the game, which his team won 27-24. According to CBS, the NFL Divisional Playoff Game surpassed 50 million viewers, averaging 50.393 million throughout the game. Viewership peaked …

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Casino Moguls Allowed To Buy Dallas NBA Franchise

The Associate Press reports: The NBA on Wednesday approved the sale of controlling interest of the Dallas Mavericks from Mark Cuban to the families that run the Las Vegas Sands casino company. The deal was approved just shy of a month after the families of Miriam Adelson and Sivan and Patrick Dumont announced their intention to buy the club. The …

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Orlando Arena Sheds DeVos Family “Scamway” Name

The Orlando Sentinel reports: After a year in the market for a naming rights partner, the Magic’s home arena has a new name: Kia Center. The Magic announced the sale of its arena naming rights to Kia America on Wednesday, replacing Amway Center as the new name for the tax-payer funded venue in Orlando. The partnership will include new indoor …

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Feds Accuse NFL Team Employee Of Embezzling $22M

The Huffington Post reports: A former Jacksonville Jaguars employee faces wire fraud and illegal monetary transaction charges after allegedly stealing more than $22 million from the football franchise over the span of a few years. According to documents filed this week in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Amit Patel used his position overseeing the NFL …

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DeSantis Budgets $1M To Sue Over FSU Playoffs Snub

Meidas Touch reports: Ron Desantis, who loves spending millions and millions of taxpayer dollars to enrich his lawyer friends to fight his culture war issues in court, is at it again. In his new budget unveiled today for 2024, he included an item to allocate $1 million dollars to the state university system to fund a lawsuit against the College …

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FL Republicans Rage Over FSU Football Playoff Snub

Florida Politics reports: Florida leaders are ripping into the decision to leave Florida State University out of this year’s College Football Playoff with some demanding answers about the snub. FSU is the first undefeated Power 5 conference champion to be left out of the playoff or its predecessor in the past 25 years. The selection committee — after ranking FSU …

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College Football Bowl Game To Feature Edible Mascot

Sports Illustrated reports: College football fans might have thought that food celebrations at bowl games reached their zenith at the Duke’s Mayo Bowl, where the winning coach gets a tub of mayonnaise dumped over his head. However, the bar has now been raised. (Or lowered, depending on your opinion.) The new Pop-Tarts Bowl won’t just have a mascot that interacts …

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