Football

February 04, 2018 - 2:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — While Philadelphia Eagles fans prepare for the Super Bowl, police are working to keep any victory celebrations firmly on the ground. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that police officers were out Sunday afternoon rolling hydraulic fluid onto light poles to keep celebrating fans...
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Villanova forward Eric Paschall (4) takes a shot over Seton Hall forward Sandro Mamukelashvili (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Philadelphia, Pa. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
February 04, 2018 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Omari Spellman had 26 points, 11 rebounds and helped No. 1 Villanova kick off a rousing day in Philadelphia sports with a 92-76 win over Seton Hall on Sunday. The Wildcats (22-1, 9-1 Big East) won their ninth straight game in front of a crowd dotted with green jerseys and...
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In this photo provided by the NHL, Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams poses backstage with his portrait at the 7th Annual NFL Honors at the Cyrus Northrop Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Peter Barreras/NFL via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 8:05 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For the third time, Tom Brady is the NFL's Most Valuable Player. Now he goes for his sixth Super Bowl title, and perhaps with it a fifth MVP trophy for the NFL championship. Brady added The Associated Press 2017 NFL MVP award Saturday night at NFL Honors to his wins in 2007 and...
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In this photo provided by the NFL, Aaron Donald of the Los Angeles Rams accepts the award for The Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year presented by Old Spice at the 7th Annual NFL Honors at the Cyrus Northrop Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Michael Zorn/NFL via AP)
February 03, 2018 - 6:55 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL Honors (all times local): 6:50 p.m. In his first season running a team, and as the youngest head coach in NFL history, Sean McVay won The Associated Press 2017 NFL Coach of the Year award. McVay, who turned 32 on Jan. 24, led the Los Angeles Rams to an 11-5...
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February 03, 2018 - 6:48 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — No rookie had more impact on his NFL team this season than New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore, The Associated Press 2017 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. 2017 Defensive Rookie of the Year = @shonrp2 @BaldyNFL breaks down his incredible 2017 campaign! #NFLHonors pic...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2012, file photo, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis reacts as he is introduced before an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions in Baltimore. Lewis was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
February 03, 2018 - 6:46 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher terrorized opposing offenses from the middle of the field. Randy Moss and Terrell Owens did the same to defenses on the outside. The two hard-hitting linebackers and two big-play receivers highlighted an eight-person class voted into the Pro Football...
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February 03, 2018 - 5:24 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the NFL Honors (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Aaron Donald is the first pure defensive tackle to win The Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award since 1999. Often the province of outside pass rushers and backs, the Los Angeles Rams star broke the trend...
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February 03, 2018 - 4:29 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Janet Jackson wants to make it crystal clear: She will not be joining Justin Timberlake during this year's Super Bowl halftime show. The pop icon says in a statement "to put to rest any speculation or rumors" as to whether she will be performing at the Super Bowl between the...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) warms up during a practice Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Minneapolis. The Patriots are scheduled to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
February 03, 2018 - 3:40 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Tom Brady is the comeback king in the playoffs. From his past two Super Bowl wins to the AFC championship game rally against Jacksonville that got the Patriots to the NFL's biggest stage for the third in four seasons, no quarterback has engineered more late-game playoff...
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Snoop Dogg, far right, poses with fans during the EA Sports Bowl at The Armory on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP)
February 03, 2018 - 12:01 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Snoop Dogg's Super Bowl week is almost as busy as that of the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots players competing on Sunday. He headlined BET's Super Bowl Gospel Celebration and debuted music from his upcoming gospel album on Thursday. He held a screening for his new...
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