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Published: Mon, February 06, 2017
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Super Bowl notes: James White has huge game

Super Bowl notes: James White has huge game

Former Rams defensive lineman Chris Long, who signed with the Patriots in March, added another Super Bowl title to the family.

Up until the Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl back in February 2015, no team had ever come back from a double digit deficit to win a championship before. Atlanta's high-powered offense cut through them in the first half. Grady Jarrett had his moment two plays later, getting Brady behind the line of scrimmage for a short loss to end the drive.

The number of Super Bowls the Atlanta Falcons have won in the more than 50 years the organization has been around. Then came this year when he converted a game-tying TD with seconds to play, then got the ball in overtime and led New England to a victory.

The score gave the Falcons a 7-0 lead. The power game isn't necessarily all backs; they'll run some double tight end, especially when Gronkowski is healthy. She kicked off her performance with a few verses of "God Bless America" and "This Land is Your Land" before breaking into an array of hits, but never made any sort of anti-Trump or political statement.

Buck got Twitter stirred up early when he twice confused Patriots receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola, but he and Aikman soon settled in, trying to chronicle what the Falcons were doing to dominate. And there was more Patriots noise in Houston, like this was Foxborough, Texas.

"When we developed the Super Bowl XL logo, that was the first time we looked at the letter 'L, ' " Jaime Weston, the leagues vice president of brand and creative, told ESPN past year. People in Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama searched for news about the Falcons. No one really knew who Malcolm Butler really was at that time. Along the way the Patriots had made two two-point conversions, the final one in the last minute to make it 28-all.

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Fourth bottom Swansea boosted their bid for survival with a 2-1 win over Southampton at the Liberty Stadium. Chelsea: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill; Moses, Kante, Matic, Alonso; Pedro, Costa, Hazard.

Democrats are already plotting to block Trump's Supreme Court pick
At a campaign rally a year ago , Trump talked about blue-collar workers - a constituency that would propel him to the presidency. Since Scalia's death, the Supreme Court has been ideologically split with four conservatives and four liberals on the bench.

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In September, oddsmakers predicted that the Falcons would win seven games during the regular season and likely miss the playoffs. A native of Levittown, Armstrong attended Bishop Egan (now Conwell-Egan) High and then went to Temple on a football scholarship.

The Patriots needed a record-setting comeback to erase three quarters of ineptitude.

If Atlanta wins, the MVP will be. A local animal shelter will use some of the turf-like carpeting that has been laid out downtown and Habitat for Humanity will see how much material they can recover from temporary structures. Some popular food items include pizza, chicken wings, chips, and, of course, beer. Bruno Mars and Beyonce saw spikes of 92% and 59%, respectively, in music sales after their recent Super Bowl performances.

In a position, game and, indeed, country where big, brash, bold sporting celebrity is the norm, a modest character is easily spotted.

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Dan Friedell wrote this story for Learning English.

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