NFL playoffs

NFL Playoffs 2018: Here's how the Pats can beat the Jags and advance to Super Bowl

The Patriots are looking to win back-to-back Super Bowls but will have to take out the surprising Jags first<p><i>Remember: You can stream the AFC</i> …

New England

Brady talks Friday and now status for Sunday definitely in question

For those who are wondering if too much is being made of how badly <b>Tom Brady’s</b> throwing hand is injured or not for Sunday’s <b>AFC Championship Game</b> with …

New England

GEE, WHAT WENT WRONG? Ratings Plunge For NFL Playoffs

The NFL’s playoff television rating have plunged since last year, and television executives are trying to figure out what to do about advertising for …

Conservative View

NFL announces Patriots-Vikings Super Bowl matchup on Facebook

With four teams still alive in the NFL Playoffs, there are four potential matchups for Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis this February – but according to a strange Facebook post from the NFL, the outcomes of the AFC and NFC Championship games may already be determined.<p>On Tuesday, the NFL posted an …

Sports

Rick Zamperin: Patriots and Vikings will clash in Super Bowl LII

If you’ve been keeping track on my NFL playoff picks, you will know that I have missed the mark more than a couple of times.<p>To be honest, I won’t …

New England

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NFL

Jaguars can learn from how Dolphins handed Patriots last loss

The Jaguars are a team rooted in dominance on defense, which is highlighted with a pass rush led by defensive end <b>Calais Campbell</b> and his 14.5 sacks. …

Ndamukong Suh

Tennessee Vols video show: Which former Vol will shine in conference championships?

GAINESVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 17: A fan holds a sign in support of the Tennessee Volunteers before the game against the Florida Gators at Ben Hill …

College Football

NFL roundup: Tom Brady injured at practice on Wednesday

With the NFL Playoffs entering Championship Sunday, it is no time for Tom Brady to suffer an injury, but that is what happened Wednesday.<p>The NFL …

Todd Haley

NFC Championship Game 2018: Winner, Score Predictions for Vikings vs. Eagles

While the NFC's No. 1 and No. 2 seeds' advancement to the NFC Championship Game might seem like an expected turn of events, few people in NFL circles would have pegged the Philadelphia Eagles and the Minnesota Vikings as the two teams that would be representing the conference back in the …

Latavius Murray

NFL Playoffs: Championship game quarterback rankings

<b>It’s down to four teams when it comes to deciding who will win Super Bowl LII. That means it’s also down to a quartet of starting quarterbacks.</b><p>When …

Blake Bortles

Jets should not pursue Alex Smith in free agency

KANSAS CITY, MO - JANUARY 6: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs throws a pass during the first quarter of the AFC Wild Card Playoff …

NFL

New York Jets need to run the ball and stop the run to win

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 17: Running back Bilal Powell<p>The New York Jets need to get back to the ground and pound offense and win games with the …

NFL

Patriots to decide today if they need Malcolm Mitchell as insurance

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There will be more clarity on two of the New England Patriots' more pressing roster-related questions entering Sunday's AFC …

New England

Markelle: A Silent Film

NBA<p>NFL Playoffs<p>Features<p>Podcasts<p>Bill Simmons Podcast<br>• Achievement Oriented<br>• Against All Odds with Cousin Sal<br>• Bachelor Party<br>• The Big Picture<br>• Binge Mode<br>• Channel …

Basketball

NFL Playoffs 2018: 20 Bold predictions for Conference Championship Games

Here are 20 bold predictions for the Conference Championships during the NFL Playoffs 2018.<p>After two exciting weekends of NFL Playoffs 2018, the two …

NFL

If Jaguars Ramsey is shadowing Gronkowski, it will be "Must see TV"

As the drama and anticipation builds for <b>the Jaguars</b> first appearance in the AFC Championship Game in 18 years, there are certain players and …

Telvin Smith

Nielsen Social Content Ratings, Week of Jan. 8: NFL Playoffs, College Title Game Rule

Football, of both the professional and amateur variety, dominated the Nielsen Social Content Ratings for the week of Jan. 8.<p>This past weekend’s four …

Advertising Industry

Jets wisely lower ticket prices for 2018 season

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 24: Terrence Brooks #23, Buster Skrine #41 and Morris Claiborne #21 of the New York Jets celebrate with the fans …

NFL

NFL Playoffs 2018: TV Info, Bracket Predictions and Super Bowl Odds

The Jacksonville Jaguars made the AFC Championship Game in their second and fifth years of existence (1996 and 1999) but haven't been back this century. They are one of four teams to have never made a Super Bowl (the others being the Cleveland Browns, Houston Texans and Detroit Lions).<p>The Jags can …

Super Bowl

Eagles Fan Arrested for Punching Police Horse, Officer Outside Falcons Game

Taylor Hendricks, a Philadelphia Eagles fan, was arrested after being ejected from Lincoln Financial Field during Saturday's playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons.<p>Per Tom Schad of <i>USA Today</i>, Hendricks punched a police horse and officer at the stadium following his ejection.<p>Per Philadelphia County …

Sports

PETA calls for Eagles fan who punched horse to get lifetime ban from games

The divisional round of the 2018 NFL Playoffs featured some exciting games and entertaining finishes, but it also produced a bizarre story involving …

NFL

Atlanta Falcons: 7-Round mock draft following playoff exit

Following their exit from the 2018 NFL Playoffs, we look ahead to the 2018 NFL Mock Draft and predict all 7-rounds for the Atlanta Falcons<p>It was a …

NFL

Inside the play that saved the Vikings' season -- and crushed the Saints

MINNEAPOLIS -- The "Minnesota Miracle" happened on a play called "Seven Heaven." Why do the Minnesota Vikings use that name? Because if the …

Stefon Diggs

Duron Harmon: Steelers' loss shows importance of respecting opponent

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell and safety Mike Mitchell had tweeted before their divisional-round game against …

New England

Newspaper covers of Vikings' miracle win over Saints

Headline writers and designers from newspapers around the country had a field day with the Minnesota Vikings’ miraculous 29-24 comeback victory …

Journalism

Re-seeding the Vikings and NFL playoffs

My view of the strength of the final four teams in the NFL playoffs, regardless of game site:<p>1. New England Patriots<p>Have allowed the fewest points in …

Mike Zimmer

Right or wrong, Sunday's results open Cowboys up to second guessing

FRISCO, Texas -- When the Dallas Cowboys aren't in the playoffs, a funny thing happens.<p>Everybody seems to remember the guys who were Cowboys who left …

Telvin Smith

Gators in NFL – Divisional Round

The NFL Playoffs advanced to the conference divisional rounds this weekend with 15 Gators on seven playoff rosters.

Mike Gillislee

Watch the Target Center Crowd Go Crazy as Vikings Advance in NFL Playoffs

The Minnesota Vikings won a miracle-comeback playoffs victory against the New Orleans Saints last night, courtesy of a last-second, 61-yard touchdown …

Basketball