Melissa Jacobs

How the NFL And Sports Can Help Us Get Back to Normal

As COVID-19 (hopefully) inches toward our rearview mirrors, America and the world are navigating how best to safely reopen and replenish economies. While the NFL can’t alone wave a magic wand and teleport us to “normal,” the league did drop an interesting nugget in its plans for the NFL Draft press release this week about ...

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Free Agency 2021: Bears QB Saga Rolls On

The thrilling period in the NFL calendar known as legal tampering of free agency rolls on with the unexpected and the very expected. The clarify, this is the period where teams can negotiate with players and reach tentative agreements before making the deals official when free agency begins Wednesday. ...

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NFL names Maia Chaka its 1st Black female official

Sarah Thomas, the first female NFL official. was hired in 2015. Since then it had been crickets in terms of adding more women officials despite Thomas's success. Until now. The NFL announced Friday that long-time official Maia Chaka has been added to its officiating roster. Sh...

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Stunner! Aaron Rodgers Announces His Engagement

The NFL world wasn't exactly dripping in suspense when it came to awarding this year's MVP. It would be Aaron Rodgers after an almost flawless season in which he threw 48 touchdowns and only five interceptions. But what happened after Kevin Hart announced Rodgers's name at the NFL Honors and the 37-year-old quarterback started ...

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Complete Guide to Super Bowl LV

Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner (literally!) and we’re going to attempt to provide a super guide to Super Bowl LV. Sports Betting Dime's has , there’s a game prop for everything from winning margin to first scoring play and everything else in between .We’ll be making an “official” pick but let’s...

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AFC and NFC Championship Preview and Predictions

In a sad reality check, there are only three NFL games left this season. Before we ponder how to spend our free time before the NFL Draft and then next year’s preseason, we have four intriguing teams vying to play in the Super Bowl in Tampa on February 7th.  ...

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Sarah Thomas Set to Become First Woman to Officiate a Super Bowl

Six years ago Sarah Thomas made history when she became the first female official in the NFL. During her six seasons reffing NFL game after NFL game, we've heard very little of her name, which is the goal of an NFL official. Largely well-regarded, Thomas has hunkered down and gained more and more respect in NFL circles. This sea...

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Nightmare COVID Outbreak For Browns as Playoffs Loom

The Cleveland Curse was broken for exactly two days. After making the playoffs for the first time since 2002, the probability of the Browns advancing to the divisional round just became slimmer. Cleveland announced it was closing its facility Tuesday after five members of the Browns tested positive for COVID-19. Among them are h...

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