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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) reacts after a touchdown by tight end Travis Kelce during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
January 12, 2020 - 10:04 pm
The conference championships will be all about rematches, including a classic rivalry in the NFC. San Francisco will host Green Bay after the Packers held on to edge undermanned Seattle 28-23 at Lambeau Field on Sunday. These teams met in November, a 37-8 romp for the Niners, but their postseason...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
January 12, 2020 - 8:15 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes stalked up and down the sideline like a field marshal rallying his troops, the brilliant young quarterback imploring the Kansas City Chiefs to stay together even as the Houston Texans were on the verge of taking them apart. The Chiefs already faced a 24-0...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019 file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman stands on the sidelines in the second half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, in Cincinnati. Edelman was arrested Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Southern California on suspicion of misdemeanor vandalism after allegedly jumping on the hood of someone's car. Police say Edelman caused unspecified damage when he jumped on the vehicle Saturday in Beverly Hills. The 33-year-old receiver was released on a citation and is scheduled to appear in court in April. (AP Photo/Gary Landers, File)
January 12, 2020 - 7:24 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — New England Patriots star Julian Edelman was arrested in Southern California on suspicion of misdemeanor vandalism after jumping on the hood of someone's car, authorities said Sunday. Edelman, 33, caused unspecified damage when he jumped on the vehicle Saturday night on...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) reacts after a Chiefs' touchdown during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
January 12, 2020 - 5:01 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Texans and Chiefs set a postseason record for combined points in the first half on Sunday when the Chiefs rallied from a 24-0 first-quarter deficit to take a 28-24 lead into the locker room. The 52 points broke the record of 45 set by the Chicago Bears and Washington...
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San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman (26) celebrates after the 49ers beat the Minnesota Vikings 27-10 in an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 12, 2020 - 4:35 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The formula that fueled a perfect first half of the season for San Francisco was more than enough to carry the 49ers into the NFC championship game. The Niners ran for 186 yards and completely shut down Minnesota's offense in a 27-10 victory in the divisional round...
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In this photo taken March 20, 2019, former Florida International kicker Jose Borregales (30) stretches during NCAA college football practice in Miami. Borregales announced Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, that he is enrolling at Miami as a graduate transfer. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
January 12, 2020 - 3:52 pm
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Jose Borregales finally was wanted by the Miami Hurricanes. Beating them was all it took. The former FIU kicker — who played a huge role in the Panthers’ stunning upset win over the Hurricanes in November — announced in a tweet Sunday that he’s enrolling at Miami as a...
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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, left, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney shake hands after a news conference for the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip).
January 12, 2020 - 2:41 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has this drill down. The Sunday before the College Football Playoff championship game a news conference is held with the head coaches. They compliment each other's team and talk about focus and preparation. After, they shake hands and pose for...
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Arrowhead Stadium before an NFL divisional playoff football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans, in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
January 12, 2020 - 1:39 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are without Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones for their divisional playoff game against the Houston Texans after their sacks leader hurt his calf in practice this week and struggled through pregame warm-ups. Jones, who missed the Chiefs' loss to...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings interim offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Minneapolis. The Cleveland Browns are hiring Stefanski as their new coach, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press. Stefanski agreed to accept the position Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, a day after Minnesota was beaten by San Francisco in the NFC playoffs, according to the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the decision. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)
January 12, 2020 - 12:31 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns are hiring Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski as their new coach, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press. Stefanski agreed to accept the position Sunday, a day after Minnesota was beaten by San Francisco in the NFC playoffs,...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) is sacked by Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Kamalei Correa (44) during the first half an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
January 12, 2020 - 11:39 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Lamar Jackson who ran with abandon and threw 36 touchdown passes for the best team in the league failed to show up in the playoffs — again. During his marvelous second season in the NFL, Jackson was an All-Pro quarterback who carried the Baltimore Ravens to the best record in...
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