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The Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers meet on Feb 7.

A matchup for the ages

Jacob Milligan, Reporter // February 6, 2021

The Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will square off in the 2021 Super Bowl on Feb 7.  A rematch of Week 12, a Chiefs 27-24 victory will pit quarterbacks Tom Brady and Partick Mahomes...

The Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers meet on Feb 7.

Baked Carolina chicken wings and legs

Ian Hilton, Reporter // February 3, 2021

Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching, with one major difference this year — COVID-19. Although restrictions have been lifted for businesses like restaurants and barber shops, masks and social distancing...

To cure Super Bowl hangovers, watch more sports

Matthew Ferreira // February 10, 2019

Sunday's big game brought with it the dreadful fact that the NFL season has come to an end. For many football fans, this can feel as if the dark ages have started all over again. But fear not, there are...

Maroon 5, Travis Scott deliver sub-par performance

Mitchell Kret // February 5, 2019

Super Bowl LIII will likely be remembered as one of the least entertaining Super Bowls to date, and the halftime show was the laughably bad icing on the cake. Adam Levine sounded (and looked) way past...

Wildcat Rumble: The boys are back in town

Ricardo Tovar // February 2, 2019

Welcome to the second Wildcat Rumble of the spring semester! Sports editor of The Orion Ricardo Tovar is joined by Andrew Baumgartner (former sports editor of The Orion) and Alex Grant (former managing...

Madden 18 might be able to predict the winners of Superbowl 52. Screenshot from game

Can ‘Madden 18’ predict the Super Bowl winners? Probably

Ulises Duenas // February 3, 2018

Why listen to sports experts when a computer can do all the work for you? "Madden 18" uses sophisticated technology to accurately simulate the outcome of any NFL match-up. The Philadelphia Eagles and...

Despite strong postseason, Eagles still face uphill battle in Super Bowl LII

Austin Schreiber // January 27, 2018

On Feb. 4, the defending champions, the New England Patriots, will face off against the Philadelphia Eagles. Kickoff is scheduled at 3:30 p.m. PST and will be held at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.Both...

Tom Terrific does it again

Patrick Pace // January 31, 2017

Tom Brady is like a fine wine, he just gets better with age. After (unfairly) being suspended for the first four games of the season for his role in "DeflateGate," Brady led his team to his 7th Super...

Duffys Tavern in downtown Chico, where the contest will take place. Photo credit: Aurora Evans

Duffy’s Wing Fling brings new excitement to classic bar

February 4, 2016

On Super Bowl Sunday, Duffy's will open its doors to the football fans and wing-lovers of Chico during the first annual Super Bowl Sunday Wing Fling. "The 'Wing Fling' is basically a revival of the...

Patrick Pace, sports columnist. Photo credit: Cam Lesslie

You can’t stop Cam from dancing

February 2, 2016

Cameron "Cam" Newton is the consensus favorite to win the 2015 NFL MVP Award this season, and he and his team, the Carolina Panthers, will be playing the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl on Feb. 7. These...

Nick Martinez-Esquibel. Orion file photo.

From sports superstars to has-beens

December 16, 2015

Growing up as a kid, my superheroes didn't wear capes or have super powers. My superheroes did their work on the football field or the basketball court. I have nothing against Superman or Batman; I mean,...

Injuries make football hard to love

Nick Martinez-Esquibel // October 12, 2015

In every relationship there are parts you love and parts you hate. My relationship with football is no different. There are parts of football that I absolutely adore, but at the same time, I find myself...

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