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Sports Brief: Feb. 3

Eagle Update 

Eagle men’s basketball continues their rough patch, losing two straight games against Dallas Baptist and University of Texas-Tyler. 

The team was able to bounce back and obtain a win at home against Texas A&M-Kingsville, bringing their conference record to 4-7 and 8th in the East Division and Lone Star Conference.

The women’s basketball team came up short against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Feb. 2 after a missed three-pointer at the end of regulation. This follows losing 64-61 against University of Texas-Tyler after a hard fought four quarters.

Eagle baseball will begin their season on Saturday, Feb. 4 with a four-game conference series at home against University of Texas-Tyler. 

Softball starts their season on the same day with a double header in Houston, TX, against Augustana University and Regis University.

Brady retires

Tom Brady officially retired on Wednesday, Feb. 1, via video on social media.

Brady’s message was short and sweet, as all he said was he is officially done with football for good. Brady’s alleged retirement last season lasted two weeks before his ultimate return.

Brady ends his career with seven Super Bowls, three MVP’s and six all-pros.

Super Bowl LVII

The Philadelphia Eagles will face off against the Kansas City Chiefs in the 52nd Super Bowl.

For the first time in NFL history, two brothers will be facing each other in the big game. Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce and Eagles center Jason Kelce will become the first set of brothers to play each other in a Super Bowl.

The game is on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m..

NFL Coaching Carousel 

Sean Payton returns to the NFL after being hired by the Denver Broncos. Payton coached the New Orleans Saints for 16 years before stepping away from coaching last season.

Nathaniel Hackett, who was fired by the Broncos last season, was named the offensive coordinator for the New York Jets.

The Arizona Cardinals and Indianapolis Colts are the only teams still looking for their next head coach.

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