How much are Super Bowl tickets 2021? Here are the cheapest & most expensive seats for Tampa

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    It's not easy to get a ticket to the Super Bowl, and Super Bowl 55 on Feb. 7, 2021 is no exception.

    First off, the tickets are remarkably expensive, reaching into the thousands of dollars. And second, many of the NFL's partners get tickets through their various deals, so it's not as simple as just pulling up a team website and buying a ticket or two.

    But if you're buying tickets to Super Bowl 55, you're in a bit of luck: They aren't quite as pricy as they've been in the past, for a number of reasons examined by Yahoo's Charles Robinson. The COVID-19 pandemic reduced the added festivities of Super Bowl week, the Chiefs just played in the big game last year and there's rain in the forecast. The variety of factors appears to have overridden the fact that there's reduced attendance.

    Raymond James Stadium will host this season's Super Bowl, and it can seat 65,000 regularly or be expanded to seat 75,000. The NFL has announced that 14,500 ticket-buying fans will be in attendance, along with 7夜网论坛,500 vaccinated health care workers that the league is letting in for free.

    Below, we've got all the info you need to know about attending Super Bowl 55 in Tampa between the Chiefs and Buccaneers.

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    Tua Tagovailoa raves about Ryan Fitzpatrick, roots for Jalen Hurts, revs up for Dolphins draft

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    Tua Tagovailoa, after being drafted No. 5 overall in 2020, had to wait his turn to start at quarterback for the Dolphins. But he thinks he was meant to sit behind Ryan Fitzpatrick for seven games — and will be a much-impoved second-year QB because of it.

    “I’m a firm believer that everything happens for a reason," Tagovailoa told Sporting News. "Everything played out the way it’s supposed to play out. I got to learn a lot from Fitzpatrick — he’s a great guy. At the same time, I also got the opportunity to get in the game, get some playing time"

    With Fitzpatrick heading into free agency, it's unlikely that Miami brings back the well-traveled veteran to either back up or toggie with Tagovailoa. Even though it was only one season, Tagovailoa expects to keep benefiting from the strong relationship.

    “It was big — very big — to have Ryan. A lot of the guys who have been very successful in the NFL, they’ve been mentored by guys before them. Ryan’s been in the league for 16 years. He knows the ins, the outs, the personnel, in terms of guys we’re playing against. He helped out in trying to simplify things. He was a great asset in helping me become a better football player.”

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    What channel is Cowboys vs. Eagles on today? Schedule, time for 'Monday Night Football' in Week 3

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    For the 14th straight season, the rivalry matchup between the Cowboys and Eagles will be a primetime game.

    Heading into the game, both NFC East foes find themselves 1-1, and both having found success in different ways. The Cowboys have found success passing with the return of Dak Prescott, with the team having recorded the sixth-most passing yards at 640, while the tandem of Tony Pollard and Ezekiel Elliott have helped the team rush for a total of 258 yards, the seventh-most in the league.

    The Eagles have leaned on their rushing attack to carry the offense so far this season. Jalen Hurts has recorded the sixth-most rushing yards in the first two weeks of a season all-time by a QB with 144 yards with Miles Sanders giving the team a strong running back.

    Through the early part of the season, both defenses play against their opponents' strengths. Philadelphia has held opponents to 325 passing yards, the third-fewest this season, while the Cowboys have allowed only 147 rushing yards so far, the eighth-fewest in the leag[......]

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    Suns sign Barbosa for rest of the season

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    PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns have signed forward Leandro Barbosa for the remainder of the season.

    Phoenix originally signed Barbosa to a 10-day contract on Jan. 8 after Eric Bledsoe injured his knee and then signed him to another 10-day deal.

    The 31-year-old Barbosa averaged 8.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and two assists in nine games with the Suns. He scored 21 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, against New York on J夜网论坛an. 13.

    Barbosa spent the first seven seasons of his 11-year career with Phoenix and was named the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year in 2006-07 after averaging 18.1 points and four assists per game. He's also played for Toronto, Indiana and Boston, with a career scoring average of 12 points per game.

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    Report: Several scouts believe Jabari Parker will return to Duke

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    Duke forward Jabari Parker — projected as the No. 1 pick by Sporting News — will be a surefire lottery pick if he chooses to enter the NBA draft. But that may not be enough for Parker, who is considering a second collegiate season, according to Chad Ford of ESPN.com (via Real GM).

    Multiple NBA general managers believe Parker is headed back to Duke, writes Ford. The NBA draft analyst went on to say he believes Parker will leave for the NBA.

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    For his part, Parker has until April 27 to decide whether to declare for the draft or return to school.

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    Parker is expected to be part of a much-hyped draft class, along with Andrew Wiggins, Julius Randle, Dante Exum, Aaron Gordon and Joel Embiid. Of those players, Parker and Embiid are reportedly still on the fence. Randle has yet to declare because his season is still in progress.

    Parker averaged 19.3 points and 8.8 rebounds as a freshmen, but suffered an early exit from the NCAA tournament when his Blue Devils were defeated by Mercer.

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    Magic Johnson praises LeBron James for taking a stand

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    The conversation of athletes getting involved in social issues continues. Some people claim that professional athletes should just play the game and stick to their job description, while others say athletes have a platform and they should use it.

    Magic Johnson has always been one to speak out on social issues, and he says it's the responsibility of other players, former and active, to do the same.

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    "They have to get involved socially," Johnson told ESPN. "They have to because it affects them, too. And it affects their families. They grew up in these situations; they must not forget that. They (were) once poor, they went to inner-city schools that didn't have technology or computers, they didn't have good books. 

    Johnson had high praises for one star in particular.

    "LeBron is a great example of doing a wonderful job," Johnson said. "When this first came out, when you think about everything that he stood up for — the Donald Sterling thing, when that mess happened, just now with these young people being shot down unarmed, he's been right out front, so I've got to give him a lot of credit. If he's out front being the best player, then the other guys usually follow the best guy."

    James was recently asked about the d夜网论坛eaths of Mike Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamar Rice and didn't shy away from being honest.

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    Manu Ginobili T's up ref for hitting him in the face

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    You can't disrespect Manu Ginobili — even accidentally — and think you're going to get away with it.

    As the Spurs veteran stepped to the free throw line during a game on Sunday against the Timberwolves, he took a moment to collect himself before receiving the ball. Only, the referee didn't see Ginobili wave him off and passed the rock anyway. After the ball bounced up and hit him in the face, Ginobili promptly hit the ref with a technical foul. A taste of his own medici夜网论坛ne, perhaps?

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    The ref was just lucky Ginobili didn't hit him with a flagrant 2 foul.

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    Lebron James not upset at Kevin Love over MVP pick

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    They might not be best friends, but LeBron James says there are no hard feelings between him and Kevin Love when it comes to their opinions on the NBA MVP race.

    James said he’s not worried Lo夜网论坛ve picked Thunder guard Russell Westbrook over him on his hypothetical ballot.

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    "I don't really think too much of it, really," James said Tuesday, per ESPN.com. "I don't really get involved in that. I think the voters are going to decide who is the MVP."

    On Monday's edition of The Dan Patrick Show, Love opted to pick his college teammate over his current Cavaliers teammate.

    "They're both having MVP-type seasons, but I'm going to go with Russell Westbrook," Love said. "Because every single night, you're looking at his stat sheet, they're fighting for a playoff spot even with Serge Ibaka going down now (and) Kevin Durant potentially being out the rest of the year. He is still going out there and really fighting for his team and  winning and fighting for that seventh and eighth spot in the playoffs. I think Russ is arguably having the better season."

    Those remarks come days after James posted a picture of he and several of his teammates — but not Love — on his Instagram account.

     

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    Why your NBA team would fail DeMarcus Cousins, too

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    DeMarcus Cousins totally would make your team a title contender. Totally.

    Your team really needs Cousins and has all the right assets! You can package those two mid-first round picks and that one onerous contract for the best offensive center in the NBA! Just throw in that one pick the Nets or Knicks or Lakers owe you! Just kick in that 2014 top-10 pick who you were a little disappointed with last season!

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    The Kings center has hit the trade-rumors world with renewed force this offseason amid reports that coach George Karl doesn't want him. Great. The Kings have a disheveled mess of a franchise, and now they want to get rid of the one guy who has been good the past few years. Cousins averaged 24.1 points, 12.7 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.7 blocks and 1.5 steals a game last year — and he was angry with management for most of it.

    Imagine, then, what he would do on your team. Everything would be great for everyone involved! 

    No. Your team probably would fail Cousins, too. CBS Sports found a reasonable trade offer for Cousins for all 29 other teams, and that's cool and all to bring him on. But Cousins is a challenging superstar, and we have seem the Kings fail to build around him and maximize his potential in so many different ways They've had five head coaches, major roster turnover, failed free agency moves, a change in ownershi[......]

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    Harrison Barnes and Warriors end contract extension talks

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    Harrison Barnes' long-term future with the Warriors won’t be determined until next summer.

    Warriors GM Bob Myers announced on Tuesday that the team will not sign the fourth-year forward to a deal by the Nov. 2 deadline after Barnes turned down a $64 million deal last month.

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    That means that Barnes will be a restricted free agent once the season夜网论坛 ends. 

    "He wanted to have some resolution to his extension discussions before the start of the season, which we completely understand," Myers said, via ESPN. "I think he just wants to focus on the games as they stand now. We've completed discussions, and we're not going to be able to reach a deal."

    The seventh overall pick out of North Carolina in 2012, Barnes has averaged 9.6 points per game in his first three seasons. He started all 82 games last season, averaging 10.1 points per game. 

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