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Cincinnati Bengals fans cheer during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)

Tailgating, face-painted fans back in force at U.S. NFL stadiums

Vaccination rates and mask rules vary across the country

 

Socially distanced fans on the field and in the stands listen as coach Urban Meyer speaks during an NFL football draft party Thursday, April 29, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP)

NFL can’t confirm Chung’s allegations of discrimination

Chung, who is Korean American, said he was told he was ‘not the right minority’ by an NFL team

 

This Oct. 3, 2019 file photo shows Ryan Reynolds at New York Comic Con. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP Photo/Steve Luciano

VIDEO: Ryan Reynolds reveals he’s ‘Bruce’ from Ottawa Public Health’s viral tweet

The Vancouver-born actor claims responsibility for a seeming social media misfire during the game

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Rob Gronkowski (87) celebrates with Mike Evans (13) and quarterback Tom Brady (12) after Gronkowski scored a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Rob Gronkowski (87) celebrates with Mike Evans (13) and quarterback Tom Brady (12) after Gronkowski scored a touchdown during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)
The Weeknd attends the LA premiere of “Uncut Gems” at ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles on December 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision, Richard Shotwell

Five things to know ahead of the Weeknd’s Super Bowl halftime show

This year’s broadcast from Tampa, Fla. will look unlike any other with the stadium limited to 25,000 screaming football fans

The Weeknd attends the LA premiere of “Uncut Gems” at ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles on December 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision, Richard Shotwell
Marc Horton and his wife Alicia pose in this 2020 handout photo. Marc Horton’s annual Super Bowl parties are usually epic, day-long events, garnering so much attention, the host says, that he had to create a waitlist for those eager to enjoy the festivities in the future. This year’s soiree in Keswick, Ont., will be exclusive to Horton and his wife Alicia however, as wild winter spread of COVID-19 meant cancelling the big bash. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Marc Horton

Solo Bowl: Canadians ditching NFL championship parties amid COVID spread

Some are moving their get-togethers to virtual platforms, while others will simply watch alone

Marc Horton and his wife Alicia pose in this 2020 handout photo. Marc Horton’s annual Super Bowl parties are usually epic, day-long events, garnering so much attention, the host says, that he had to create a waitlist for those eager to enjoy the festivities in the future. This year’s soiree in Keswick, Ont., will be exclusive to Horton and his wife Alicia however, as wild winter spread of COVID-19 meant cancelling the big bash. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Marc Horton
On Football: NFL opt outs more prevalent than many expected

On Football: NFL opt outs more prevalent than many expected

On Football: NFL opt outs more prevalent than many expected

On Football: NFL opt outs more prevalent than many expected
Goodell sends letter to NFL fans explaining plans for season

Goodell sends letter to NFL fans explaining plans for season

Goodell sends letter to NFL fans explaining plans for season

Goodell sends letter to NFL fans explaining plans for season
Camps set to open after NFL, players’ union reach agreement

Camps set to open after NFL, players’ union reach agreement

Camps set to open after NFL, players’ union reach agreement

Camps set to open after NFL, players’ union reach agreement

NFL, NFLPA still haven’t resolved all protocol for camps

NFL, NFLPA still haven’t resolved all protocol for camps

Fewer preseason games is another challenge for NFL coaches

Fewer preseason games is another challenge for NFL coaches

AP Source: NFL cutting preseason in half, pushing back start

AP Source: NFL cutting preseason in half, pushing back start

AP Source: NFL cutting preseason in half, pushing back start

AP Source: NFL cutting preseason in half, pushing back start

NFL to spend $250 million on social justice initiatives

NFL to spend $250 million on social justice initiatives

NFL tells teams they must hold training camps at home

NFL tells teams they must hold training camps at home

NFLPA pres Tretter says “hurdles” remain before NFL’s return

NFLPA pres Tretter says “hurdles” remain before NFL’s return

NFLPA pres Tretter says “hurdles” remain before NFL’s return

NFLPA pres Tretter says “hurdles” remain before NFL’s return
NFL sets protocols for reopening of team facilities

NFL sets protocols for reopening of team facilities

NFL sets protocols for reopening of team facilities

NFL sets protocols for reopening of team facilities
Burrow to join exclusive NFL company if LSU QB is top pick

Burrow to join exclusive NFL company if LSU QB is top pick

Burrow to join exclusive NFL company if LSU QB is top pick

Burrow to join exclusive NFL company if LSU QB is top pick
NFL going with virtual format for upcoming draft

NFL going with virtual format for upcoming draft

NFL going with virtual format for upcoming draft

NFL going with virtual format for upcoming draft
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after scoring against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Chiefs beat 49ers 31-20 to win Super Bowl 54

Kansas City scores 21 unanswered points in fourth quarter

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after scoring against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
This undated image provided by Michelob ULTRA shows from left, Brooke Sweat, John Cena, Kerri Walsh Jennings and Jimmy Fallon in a scene from the company’s 2020 Super Bowl NFL football spot. (Michelob ULTRA via AP)

VIDEO: Here are 10 Super Bowl ads you won’t see in Canada

You can still see them online, after a Dec. 19 Supreme Court of Canada ruling

This undated image provided by Michelob ULTRA shows from left, Brooke Sweat, John Cena, Kerri Walsh Jennings and Jimmy Fallon in a scene from the company’s 2020 Super Bowl NFL football spot. (Michelob ULTRA via AP)