Gotta hand it to them: Brady, Pats rally for another AFC title
Jan23

Gotta hand it to them: Brady, Pats rally for another AFC title

There is no one the New England Patriots would rather have with the ball in his hands when a game is on the line than Tom Brady, even when his hands are battered and bruised. Although questionable for the Sunday game against the Jacksonville Jaguars due to a right hand injury, the ageless 40-year-old quarterback proved his mettle again while orchestrating yet another game-winning drive to send New England back to the Super Bowl....

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Underdog Eagles overpower Vikings to win NFC crown
Jan23

Underdog Eagles overpower Vikings to win NFC crown

PHILADELPHIA — Embracing their underdog standing, the Philadelphia Eagles will get to play the role once more, in the Super Bowl. Nick Foles tossed three touchdown passes, and the Eagles scored 38 unanswered points en route to a 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. LeGarrette Blount rushed for a touchdown, the Philadelphia defense forced two turnovers, and the...

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Pat Shurmur still has unfinished business with Vikings
Jan23

Pat Shurmur still has unfinished business with Vikings

PHILADELPHIA — It’s an hour-and-a-half drive from where Pat Shurmur’s 2017 season ended at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday night to where his 2018 season will begin in a few days. But before he is offered and accepts the job as coach of the Giants, the Vikings’ offensive coordinator wants to put a final bow on his tenure with Minnesota. Shurmur flew home with the Vikings on Sunday night and will be part of exit interviews with...

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NBA trade rumors: Kemba Walker to Knicks, what would it take?
Jan23

NBA trade rumors: Kemba Walker to Knicks, what would it take?

Charlotte Hornets star point guard Kemba Walker is available on the trade market and the New York Knicks could be a potential landing spot. ESPN’s Ian Begley reported on Friday that the Hornets “would like to engage” in possible trade scenarios that would send the 27-year-old Bronx native home to New York. Walker would undoubtedly provide the Knicks with their best point guard in decades should he be traded. The...

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How to get Super Bowl 52 tickets, to Minneapolis for Eagles-Patriots
Jan23

How to get Super Bowl 52 tickets, to Minneapolis for Eagles-Patriots

There is no easy or cheap way to get tickets to Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, on February 4. The league says it gives 17.5 percent of the ticket supply to the NFC champions, the Eagles, and another 17.5 percent to the Patriots. The best way to assure yourself a seat is to be a season ticket holder — and if you’re one of them you already know if you have tickets. The Eagles held a lottery hours after Sunday night’s NFC...

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