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The Latest: JGR, Fox Sports pay tribute to J.D. Gibbs in 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Joe Gibbs Racing and Fox Sports have paid tribute to late JGR co-founder J.D. Gibbs. The team and the television network recognized Gibbs during the 11th lap of the Daytona 500. Team owner Joe Gibbs closed his eyes during … Continue reading The Latest: JGR, Fox Sports pay tribute to J.D. Gibbs in 500

DAVIE, Fla | Dolphins expected to introduce Brian Flores of Pats as coach

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins have called a news conference for Monday and are expected to introduce Brian Flores as their coach less than 24 hours after he helped the New England Patriots win the Super Bowl. Flores, the Patriots’ linebackers coach and defensive play-caller, helped shut down the Los Angeles Rams’ high-powered … Continue reading DAVIE, Fla | Dolphins expected to introduce Brian Flores of Pats as coach

KANSAS CITY, Mo | Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 OT

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—January 20, 2019—   The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl, once more thanks to Tom Brady’s brilliance. The five-time NFL champion guided the Patriots 75 yards after winning the overtime coin toss, and backup Rex Burkhead’s 2-yard TD lifted New England past Kansas City 37-31 for the AFC … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo | Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 OT

The Latest: Pats rally, lead 24-21 late in fourth quarter

— January 20, 2019—  The Latest on the conference championship games (all times EST): 9:35 p.m. The Patriots are back on top of what’s suddenly a back-and-forth AFC championship game. After the Chiefs marched downfield to take their first lead of the game, the Patriots used 10 plays to cover 75 yards. Sony Michel finished the … Continue reading The Latest: Pats rally, lead 24-21 late in fourth quarter

NEW ORLEANS | Blown call, Zuerlein’s 57-yard FG send Rams to Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS —January 20, 2019—  A big comeback. A blown call. And, finally, a booming kick that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl. After rallying from an early 13-0 deficit, the Rams stunned the New Orleans Saints with Greg Zuerlein’s 57-yard field goal in overtime for a 26-23 victory in the NFC championship … Continue reading NEW ORLEANS | Blown call, Zuerlein’s 57-yard FG send Rams to Super Bowl

The Latest: Rams to rock throwbacks at Super Bowl

— January 20, 2019—  The Latest on the conference championship games (all times EST): 8:25 p.m. The Los Angeles Rams will rock their royal blue-and-yellow uniforms at the Super Bowl in Atlanta. The team announced the jersey selection on Twitter after beating the Saints 26-23 in overtime in the NFC championship game. The Rams wore similar … Continue reading The Latest: Rams to rock throwbacks at Super Bowl

The Latest: AFC title game between Pats, Chiefs under way

— January 20, 2019—  The Latest on the conference championship games (all times EST): 6:40 p.m. The AFC championship game is under way with the Kansas City Chiefs kicking off to the New England Patriots and seeking their first trip to the Super Bowl in 49 years. The Patriots are trying to make it back for … Continue reading The Latest: AFC title game between Pats, Chiefs under way

The Latest: Rams clinch Super Bowl berth with 26-23 OT win

— January 20, 2019—  The Latest on the conference championship games (all times EST): 6:35 p.m. Greg Zuerlein kicked a 57-yard field goal in overtime, sending the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl with a 26-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints. New Orleans received the ball to open overtime, but Drew Brees was intercepted … Continue reading The Latest: Rams clinch Super Bowl berth with 26-23 OT win

NEW ORLEANS | Zuerlein’s 57-yard field goal sends Rams to Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS —January 20, 2019—  Greg Zuerlein kicked a 57-yard field goal in overtime to send the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl with a 26-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints in the NFC championship game Sunday. The stunning finish came after New Orleans got the ball first in the extra period. Under pressure, … Continue reading NEW ORLEANS | Zuerlein’s 57-yard field goal sends Rams to Super Bowl

The Latest: Kirkwood, Watson inactive for Saints

The Latest on the conference championship games (all times EST): 2:15 p.m. There are no surprises among the Los Angeles Rams‘ and New Orleans Saints’ inactive lists for the NFC championship game. Both teams came in largely healthy and most of those not in uniform are healthy reserves. The Saints already had ruled out receiver … Continue reading The Latest: Kirkwood, Watson inactive for Saints

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif | Rams thin on playoff experience, hungry for Super Bowl run

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.  — January 17, 2019— Ndamukong Suh earned multiple All-Pro honors, Pro Bowl selections and tens of millions of dollars during his first eight NFL seasons. The imposing defensive lineman had never won a playoff game, let alone a Super Bowl. When he was free to choose his next team after the Dolphins released … Continue reading THOUSAND OAKS, Calif | Rams thin on playoff experience, hungry for Super Bowl run

LOS ANGELES  | Rams rush past Cowboys, advance with 30-22 playoff victory

LOS ANGELES  —January 12, 2019— With 1 yard between the Los Angeles Rams and the Dallas end zone on fourth down midway through in the fourth quarter, Sean McVay decided to go straight ahead. No clever plays for this high-flying offense. No elaborate schemes from their inventive coach. C.J. Anderson ran directly into the left … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | Rams rush past Cowboys, advance with 30-22 playoff victory

Barring ties, NFC playoff picture is clear, AFC more muddled

Barring ties in Week 17 — and there are some wild scenarios should certain games end in draws Sunday — the road to the playoffs is quite straight in the NFC. The path to a first-round bye in the AFC has a bunch of curves in it. Already in are NFC division winners Dallas (East), … Continue reading Barring ties, NFC playoff picture is clear, AFC more muddled

SANTA CLARA, Calif | Bears clinch No. 3 seed with 14-9 win over 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — With a dominant defense behind him, Mitchell Trubisky knows the Chicago Bears’ offense doesn’t have to do too much to keep winning. That formula has the Bears heading into the season finale with a chance to earn a first-round playoff bye. Trubisky threw one TD pass and the Chicago defense used … Continue reading SANTA CLARA, Calif | Bears clinch No. 3 seed with 14-9 win over 49ers

PHILADELPHIA | AP Sources: Carson Wentz hasn’t been ruled out for next game

PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz is sidelined with a back injury, but two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press the quarterback hasn’t been ruled out for Philadelphia’s game at the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Both people spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team hasn’t made any definitive determination. “Carson has a … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | AP Sources: Carson Wentz hasn’t been ruled out for next game

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif | Aqib Talib off Rams’ injured reserve, eyeing Detroit return

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif — Aqib Talib had barely gotten started with the Los Angeles Rams when he went down with an ankle injury. After two months as a supportive voice on the sideline while his new team soared without him, the veteran cornerback is rejoining the Rams as their playoff push really begins. The Rams … Continue reading THOUSAND OAKS, Calif | Aqib Talib off Rams’ injured reserve, eyeing Detroit return

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. | Rams take in fresh air, mountains ahead of game vs. Chiefs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — This was a respite for the Los Angeles Rams but certainly no vacation. The team kept its plans to train at the Air Force Academy and stay at the posh Broadmoor Hotel in the Rocky Mountain foothills even after the NFL moved their Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs … Continue reading COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. | Rams take in fresh air, mountains ahead of game vs. Chiefs

MEXICO CITY | The shape of Azteca a concern ahead of Mexico game

MEXICO CITY  — The abused hybrid grass of Azteca Stadium is generating concerns for its poor condition a week before it hosts an NFL regular-season game between the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs. Last May, stadium authorities changed the surface from natural to hybrid. But the intense activity in the last few months … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | The shape of Azteca a concern ahead of Mexico game

The Latest: Brees-led Saints lead Rams 35-17 at halftime

The Latest on Week 9 in the NFL (all times EST): 6:14 p.m. Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints have the Los Angeles Rams on the brink of defeat. The Saints led the undefeated Rams 35-17 at halftime. Brees had a lot to do with that. He was 17 of 22 for 211 yards … Continue reading The Latest: Brees-led Saints lead Rams 35-17 at halftime

The Latest: Vinatieri sets NFL career points record with FG

The Latest on Week 8 in the NFL on Sunday (all times EDT): 5:25 p.m. Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has scored more points than anyone in NFL history, breaking the record on a 25-yard field goal with 26 seconds left in the first half against the Oakland Raiders. That increased Vinatieri’s total to 2,547 … Continue reading The Latest: Vinatieri sets NFL career points record with FG

NEW YORK | Rams still top AP Pro32 poll; Patriots, Chiefs tied at No. 2

NEW YORK — The Los Angeles Rams are in seventh heaven. The Rams (7-0) remain the league’s only unbeaten team after a 39-10 rout of the San Francisco 49ers. They will look to stay unbeaten when they host Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. And the Rams are the unanimous top team … Continue reading NEW YORK | Rams still top AP Pro32 poll; Patriots, Chiefs tied at No. 2

SANTA CLARA, Calif  | Gurley’s 3 TDs lead Rams to 39-10 win vs 49ers and 7-0 start

SANTA CLARA, Calif  — Todd Gurley scored three touchdowns and Jared Goff threw two TD passes as the Los Angeles Rams took advantage of four takeaways and a blocked punt to beat the San Francisco 49ers 39-10 on Sunday. The Rams (7-0) intercepted C.J. Beathard twice and recovered two fumbles to give them seven straight … Continue reading SANTA CLARA, Calif  | Gurley’s 3 TDs lead Rams to 39-10 win vs 49ers and 7-0 start

NEW YORK | Unbeaten Rams still top AP Pro32 poll; Patriots are No. 2

NEW YORK  — And then there was one. After six weeks, the Los Angeles Rams are the NFL’s last unbeaten team following their 23-20 victory over the Denver Broncos. The Rams will look to stay unbeaten on Sunday when they face the San Francisco 49ers in the final game of a three-game road swing. And … Continue reading NEW YORK | Unbeaten Rams still top AP Pro32 poll; Patriots are No. 2

The Latest: Ravens dominating Titans, lead 14-0 at halftlme

The Latest on the NFL’s Week 6 (all times EDT): 5:50 p.m. The Baltimore Ravens are dominating and embarrassing the Tennessee Titans through the first half. The Ravens lead 14-0 at halftime and have outgained Tennessee 192-69. Baltimore has converted 8 of 9 third downs, and about the only thing not to go the Ravens’ … Continue reading The Latest: Ravens dominating Titans, lead 14-0 at halftlme

The Latest: Broncos’ Kelly takes knee in 1st snap of season

The Latest on the NFL’s Week 6 (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly’s first snap in the regular season was taking a knee. Kelly replaced starter Case Keenum with 11 seconds left in the first half with Keenum on the sideline being evaluated for a concussion. Keenum was cleared after being … Continue reading The Latest: Broncos’ Kelly takes knee in 1st snap of season

The Latest: Goff gets Rams going on drive capped by FG

The Latest on the NFL’s Week 6 (all times EDT): 4:20 p.m. Rams quarterback Jared Goff didn’t take long to heat up on a 25-degree day. He completed three passes for 63 yards to move the Los Angeles Rams into field goal range, a 26-yard chip shot from Cairo Santos in the first quarter against … Continue reading The Latest: Goff gets Rams going on drive capped by FG

NEW YORK | Rams, Chiefs still are 1-2 in latest AP Pro32 poll

NEW YORK — Through five weeks, the Los Angeles Rams have handled every challenge thrown their way. Doesn’t matter if they’ve been involved in blowouts, shootouts or close games that come down to the final moments, the results have all been the same: another Rams win. And because of that, they are the unanimous top … Continue reading NEW YORK | Rams, Chiefs still are 1-2 in latest AP Pro32 poll

Eagles, Vikings stage NFC championship rematch Sunday

When last they met, the Eagles and Vikings were vying for a spot in the Super Bowl. Now, they are searching for consistency while looking up at other division leaders. “Each week — and (Eagles defensive coordinator) Jim Schwartz mentioned it and it’s true,” Philadelphia coach Doug Pederson says, “you’re two plays away from maybe … Continue reading Eagles, Vikings stage NFC championship rematch Sunday

IRVINE, California | RB Todd Gurley gets huge new contract extension from LA Rams

IRVINE, Calif. — Running back Todd Gurley agreed to a lucrative four-year contract extension through 2023 with the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday. Rams general manager Les Snead confirmed a new deal for the NFL’s offensive player of the year, calling Gurley a cornerstone of a team with Super Bowl aspirations. “He’s a big part … Continue reading IRVINE, California | RB Todd Gurley gets huge new contract extension from LA Rams