Professional football

January 22, 2018 - 2:11 am
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January 22, 2018 - 12:43 am
NFL-CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES Pats returning to Super Bowl...Eagles blast Vikings to reach Super Bowl UNDATED (AP) — The New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl for the eighth time since Tom Brady took over as quarterback during the 2001 season. And the Philadelphia Eagles have...
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January 22, 2018 - 12:34 am
NBA Monday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at CHARLOTTE 10 (209½) Sacramento Utah 2½ (206) at ATLANTA at NEW ORLEANS 6½ (225) Chicago at HOUSTON OFF (OFF) Miami Philadelphia 2½ (208½) at MEMPHIS at MILWAUKEE OFF (OFF) Phoenix Washington 2 (214) at DALLAS at DENVER 3 (212) Portland at LA CLIPPERS OFF (...
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Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson looks out over the crowd as confetti falls after the team's 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 12:03 am
SCOREBOARD Sunday, Feb. 4 Philadelphia vs New England, 6:30 p.m. EST. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title. They'll face a Philadelphia Eagles team looking for their first Lombardi Trophy. The Patriots will try to match the Pittsburgh...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Corey Graham, left, intercepts a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings' Adam Thielen, right, during the fourth quarter of the NFC championship NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
January 21, 2018 - 11:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Vikings would have traveled anywhere to play in their first Super Bowl since 1977. This year, though, the game is in their stadium. They won't be in it. "I mean, we would've loved to play in the Super Bowl if it was in China," coach Mike Zimmer said Sunday night after the...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles celebrates after the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Eagles won 38-7 to advance to Super Bowl LII. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 21, 2018 - 11:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With one quarter remaining, Eagles players on the field and sideline already were dancing. A bit later, after their stunning and resounding 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings earned them the NFC championship, they listened as nearly 70,000 made the Linc shake with "Fly Eagles...
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New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) breaks up a pass intended for Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Dede Westbrook (12) during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
January 21, 2018 - 11:31 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — So many times during the Patriots' run of success over the past two decades, the defense was watching as Tom Brady sealed another victory. In Sunday's 24-20 AFC championship victory over the Jacksonville , the defense got its chance to secure the Patriots' record 10th Super...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles throws during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
January 21, 2018 - 11:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles stood tall in the pocket, ignored the pressure and made one big throw after another. On the biggest stage of his life, Foles silenced the critics who thought the Eagles couldn't get to the Super Bowl without MVP candidate Carson Wentz. Foles threw for 352 and three...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Zach Ertz celebrates a touchdown with fans during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
January 21, 2018 - 10:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of Philadelphia Eagles fans have taken to the streets to celebrate following their team's 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC championship game. The Eagles will be playing in their first Super Bowl since they lost to this year's AFC champions the New England...
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