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Special teams will take home the Lombardi Trophy

Mat McClanahan

February 3, 2017

Filed under Sports

Finally, the best Sunday of the year is upon us. America’s newest pasttime stages its two most elite teams as they battle it out for the grandest prize of them all, the Lombardi Trophy. Super Bowl Sunday is here and make no...

Leatherneck tennis swept by Redbirds at Illinois State

February 2, 2017

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — The Western Illinois tennis team took on Illinois State in a Sunday evening (Jan. 29) road matchup. The Leathernecks were unable to top the Redbirds, falling by a score of 4-0 to move to 3-2 on the season...

The inevitable death of the Pro Bowl

Campbell Atkins

February 2, 2017

Filed under Sports

In the middle of a two-week break before the Super Bowl sits another annual contest in the NFL. This contest contains just some of the risk but none of the glory. In theory, it’s a matchup between the most elite players from...

High-powered offense headlines Super Bowl LI

Conor Fredland

January 30, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Sunday, Feb. 5, two remarkable teams are set to play each other for the ultimate prize in the NFL, The Lombardi Trophy. Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas (the first time it has been in Texas since 2011) is going to be a clash...

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