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Luke’s Triple Option: So, you don’t want football to end after the Super Bowl

Luke’s Triple Option: So, you don’t want football to end after the Super Bowl

There are 172 teams between the NFL and major college football, and for 171 of them, the season is already over. The Patriots will cruise to a Super Bowl victory next week because the universe owes us nothing, and Patriots fans will pretend that their 30th championship in the last 20 years is just as meaningful as the last 29.

Football: Huskies need renewed defensive effort against URI

Football: Huskies need renewed defensive effort against URI

The good news is that the winless UConn Huskies will finally face a team ranked outside the Top 25 this weekend. The bad news is they will still have a very capable and undefeated team to contend with when face the 2-0 University of Rhode Island at Rentschler Field this Saturday at 12 p.m.

Column: Best and worst sports cities of 2017

Column: Best and worst sports cities of 2017

In this final column of the calendar year, instead of counting down the best moments of the year, let’s take a look at the bigger picture of the 2017 sports world by finding out the year’s best and worst cities for the four major sports. I’ll limit the process to cities with three teams or more in the MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL.