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50,000 Super Bowl simulations, one clear winner

A sophisticated prediction software ran tens of thousands of scenarios and picked one team to win 60 percent of the time. Is it the team you're rooting for?

By January 28, 2015

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Deflategate: NFL consults with physicists

Technically Incorrect: It seems one can never know enough about how temperature affects the air pressure in a football. As part of its investigation, the NFL team reportedly is researching gas physics. Really.

By January 28, 2015

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Bill Nye says Belichick is full of hot air (other scientists disagree)

The Science Guy says the only way to change ball pressure is with a needle. However, some researchers believe the Patriots coach.

By January 25, 2015

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Patriots coach invokes science in addressing deflated-football dustup

Technically Incorrect: Bill Belichick says he's not a scientist, but he offers a scientific reason why his team's footballs weren't at regulation pressure when Pats beat Colts to head to Super Bowl.

By January 24, 2015

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Fight between science and creationism continues at ESPN

Technically Incorrect: After an ESPN baseball writer tweets his creationist views, he is suspended. This week, basketball color commentator Bill Walton tries to persuade play-by-plan man Dave Pasch about science. Pasch is unimpressed.

By January 18, 2015

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James Franco thanks 'President Obacco' for saving 'The Interview'

After President Obama called him "James Flacco," the actor takes to Instagram to cheer the intended screening of his movie.

By December 23, 2014

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'Retweets equal laughs': Why comics can't get enough of Twitter

With a format tailor-made for one-liners, Twitter has become the world's biggest stand-up comedy club. TV comedy writers and an original "SNL" cast member tell Crave why the tweet's the thing.

By November 24, 2014

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NFL star mocks QB's selfie -- during game

JJ Watt of the Houston Texans cannot bear that Tennessee quarterback Zach Mettenberger posted a selfie to Twitter just before the game. So after a sack, the mockery.

By October 26, 2014

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Colin Kaepernick: NFL fined me $10,000 for wearing Beats headphones

The 49ers quarterback wore pink ones, apparently to support the NFL's breast cancer initiative. But no matter. Bose will be Bose.

By October 9, 2014

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ESPN: NFL's highest-paid player describes Surface as an iPad knockoff

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler says, despite Microsoft's NFL sponsorship, that he has no idea who makes the Surface tablets or what they're called, ESPN reports.

By October 14, 2014