Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta goes from FCS to Senior Bowl star

MOBILE, Ala. — Richmond’s Kyle Lauletta threw three second-half touchdown passes and Texas-San Antonio’s Marcus Davenport scored on a 19-yard fumble recovery to lead the South team to a 45-16 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. FCS standout Lauletta more than held his own in elite quarterback company to cap the […]

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Eagles’ Schwartz spearheads huge defensive turnaround

PHILADELPHIA — Jim Schwartz inherited one of the NFL’s worst defenses and turned them into one of the best in less than two years. When coach Doug Pederson hired Schwartz to be the defensive coordinator in 2016, the Philadelphia Eagles were coming off three straight seasons ranked in the bottom four in yards allowed. Schwartz […]

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Eagles have bought into team-first approach

PHILADELPHIA — Winning is an easy sell. The Philadelphia Eagles are the first team since the 1990 New York Giants to reach a Super Bowl without a player totaling 1,000 scrimmage yards though running backs Jay Ajayi and LeGarrette Blount and wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith have done so in the past. That […]

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LeBron James becomes seventh to reach 30,000 career points

SAN ANTONIO — LeBron James has joined the NBA’s 30,000-point club. James became the seventh player with 30,000 career points when he hit a jumper with one second left in the first quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ game against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night. James was recognized by the arena before the second […]

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Warriors, Wolves, Wizards each get 2 NBA All-Star reserves

NEW YORK — Stephen Curry will be able to stock his All-Star roster with plenty of Golden State teammates. Klay Thompson and Draymond Green were chosen as reserves Tuesday, giving the defending NBA champions a record-tying four All-Stars for the second straight year. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Washington Wizards also had two reserves selected, and […]

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Mayfield, Allen embracing scrutiny at Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. — Baker Mayfield and Josh Allen are getting plenty of looks from the pros this week. Mayfield, college football’s top player, and Allen, a potential No. 1 overall draft pick, are competing at the Senior Bowl’s North practices in front of NFL coaches, scouts and executives. “Hopefully we can come out and compete […]

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The Patriots and Eagles will square off in Super Bowl 52

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. Brady led the Patriots (15-3) back from a 10-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-20 in the AFC championship game Sunday. […]

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Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl, top Jaguars 24-20

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Give ‘em a hand: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl. Brady shook off a hand injury and threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Danny Amendola with 2:48 remaining , rallying the Patriots to a 24-20 comeback victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC […]

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Patriots favored by 5-6 points over Eagles in Super Bowl

LAS VEGAS — Oddsmakers like the chances of Tom Brady winning a sixth Super Bowl ring, making the New England Patriots nearly a touchdown favorite to beat the Philadelphia Eagles. Sports books around Las Vegas opened the Patriots around a 6-point favorite Sunday to win their second straight Super Bowl. They also made New England […]

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Nick Foles goes from backup to championship game hero

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 touchdowns to lead […]

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