True patriots: Super Bowl Sunday predictions

Two good quarterbacks, two good offenses, one Bill Belichick. The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will head down to Houston for Super Bowl LI this Sunday.

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Our sports staff’s prop bets for Super Bowl LI

Student Life’s sports staff has assembled prop bets for Sunday’s Super Bowl.

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Goodell meets with media to discuss NFL ratings

In response to the decline in NFL television ratings, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has organized press conference to answer report questions.

Aaron Brezel, Rohan Gupta and Jon Lewis | Staff Reporters

High-octane Falcons offense at a historical disadvantage

Julio Jones is fueling an Atlanta Falcons offense that has bullied its way to the Super Bowl, pounding opposing defenses to the tune of 39 points per game during its current six-game winning streak.

| News Editor

Brady and the Belichick effect

Bill Belichick makes cast-offs into Pro Bowlers, only to have them turn into pumpkins after signing big contracts elsewhere. No one is doubting Tom Brady’s place in the “greatest ever” argument, but maybe it’s a good idea to talk about the possibility that Boston’s prodigal son is one of those pumpkins.

| Senior Sports Editor

Football falls short in NCAA playoff game at Oshkosh

The Washington University football team will have to go at least another year without an NCAA playoff win, after losing in their first-round matchup to the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 49-13 on Saturday.

Jon Lewis | Contributing Reporter

Football team searches for its first ever NCAA playoff victory

On Saturday, Nov. 19, the Washington University football team will travel to Oshkosh, Wis., to take on the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in the first round of the NCAA playoffs. It will be just the program’s third appearance in the postseason, and its first since 2013.

Jon Lewis | Contributing Reporter

Football wins SAA championship, secures third ever playoff bid

As the clock ticked down to zero on the Washington University football team’s 43-34 win over the University of Chicago in Chicago on Saturday, the team’s celebrations were slightly subdued.

Jon Lewis | Contributing Reporter

Football outlasts Hendrix, stays in race for SAA title

Fittingly, Senior Day at Francis Field this Saturday, the seniors were the ones who stepped up for the Washington University football team, in a narrow 49-46 victory over conference rival Hendrix College. Holding on to a 42-39 lead with just over a minute left in the game, the Bears had the ball in a third and seven on their own 20-yard line.

Jon Lewis | Contributing Reporter

Football falls to No. 25 Case Western, ends win streak

The Washington University football team’s five-game winning streak came to an end Saturday, as the Bears fell 56-38 to No. 25 Case Western Reserve University at Francis Field.

Lily Wu | Contributing Reporter