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Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

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Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

Days before the Super Bowl, a lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the NFL's tax exemption.

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Murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez set to start

Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Jan. 29.

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Super Bowl XLIX by the numbers

More than 7 million of us will buy new TVs, we'll eat 1 billion chicken wings, and send 25 million tweets during the game.

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Americans aren’t the only ones watching the NFL

The NFL is enjoying a significant surge in global interest with Russia and China leading the way.

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WATCH: How a Super Bowl game ball is made

There are just a few people responsible for manufacturing every NFL game ball. Find out how they're made.

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Chocolate maker trolls Patriots with ‘deflated football’ candy

The chocolate football with a big dent in its side is good enough to (ch)eat!

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the biggest sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Jan. 28.

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No limits at Super Bowl Media Day, the ultimate freak show

If the Super Bowl is one of the greatest sporting events then Media Day is the ultimate football freak show.

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PHOTOS: Seattle Seahawks have ‘super’ fans

The team's famous "12th man" will carry the flag back to the Super Bowl in truly unique style.

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PHOTOS: New England Patriots fans have spirit

New England fans know how to cheer on their team in red, white, and blue style!

This image provided by Snickers actress Betty White in an advertisement for Snickers to air during the 2010 Super Bowl. White has been voted the Entertainer of the Year by members of The Associated Press.

WATCH: History’s most talked about Super Bowl commercials

We've rounded up the thirteen most memorable Super Bowl commercials. Which one is your favorite?

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Marshawn Lynch’s Media Day press conference

The Seattle Seahawks running back has a goal for Media Day ... and he makes sure everyone knows it.

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PHOTOS: Super Bowl Media Day 2015

The Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots hit the floor for the NFL Super Bowl XLIX media day.

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Marshawn Lynch holds an “awesomer” press conference

"You don't feel in beast mode. It feels you."

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No change for NASCAR in 2015

NASCAR won't change its new championship format.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making news today, Tuesday, Jan. 27.

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Nearly half of Americans think Patriots are cheaters, poll shows

Many sports fans believe the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots, engulfed in the so-called "DeflateGate" scandal, are cheaters.

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Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

Glendale, Arizona is suffering deep financial issues in its efforts to become a sports destination.

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No Hate Crime Charge In Northampton Swastika Case

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A pedestrian is seriously injured after being hit by a car in Williamsburg.

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Easthampton will not be holding its July 4th Fireworks celebration this year.

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A Westfield man faces charges after allegedly biting a police officer inside a cruiser.