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# us-sports - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Roger Goodell avoids talking about Trump as his antics dominate Super Bowl build-up

And Tom Brady asked: “what’s going on in the world?”

# us-sports - Friday 27 January, 2017

NBA players try predict the outcome of this weekend's National Cup Final games

Based solely on their names and pictures.

# us-sports - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

The NFL world says hotel fire alarms are a normal occurrence the night before facing the Patriots

The New England Patriots are a franchise that…

# us-sports - Monday 23 January, 2017

The Redzone: Let's face it, we're all just playing the Patriots' game

What Belichick and Brady have achieved in New England is unprecedented says Steve O’Rourke.

Patriots advance to record-setting ninth Super Bowl

It will be Tommy Terrific vs. Matty Ice in Super Bowl LI as the Patriots advance and join the Falcons.

# us-sports - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons dominate Green Bay Packers to book Super Bowl ticket

Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons dominate Green Bay Packers to book Super Bowl ticket

The Packers couldn’t run the table, as Aaron Rodgers suggested.

Fab Four - Your NFL Championship Sunday preview

Which teams are going to make it to the Super Bowl? Steve O’Rourke gazes in to his crystal ball.

# us-sports - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Here's how the Patriots can win Super Bowl LI

And no, it’s not all about Tom Brady.

# us-sports - Friday 20 January, 2017

Here's how the Packers can win Super Bowl LI

He wears number 12 and is impossibly good.

The best player in the NBA right now didn't get picked for the All-Star Game

What does Russell Westbrook have to do?

# us-sports - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Here's how the Steelers can win Super Bowl LI

Leaning on the patience of Le’Veon Bell will be key.

# us-sports - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Here's how the Falcons can win Super Bowl LI

The NFL’s top offence will play their final game at the Georgia Dome this Sunday.

# us-sports - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

A reminder that the NFL still has a serious head injury problem Injury This post contains videos

A reminder that the NFL still has a serious head injury problem

Chris Conley is the latest player to take a massive hit to the head and only miss one play.

Warriors hammer Cavs to snap four-game losing streak

It doesn’t quite make up for losing the NBA Championship but it was a satisfying victory nonetheless.

# us-sports - Monday 16 January, 2017

It's Aaron Rodgers' world and we're all just living in it

The Green Bay Packers quarterback once again defied superlatives.

# us-sports - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Seahawks can't live with high-flying Falcons

Matt Ryan showed why he is the NFL MVP favourite in an almost flawless performance.

# us-sports - Thursday 12 January, 2017

The Patriots are still enormous favourites to win the Super Bowl

New England won the Vince Lombardi trophy in more than 50% of simulations.

# us-sports - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Here's the weird contraption Aaron Rodgers uses to perfect his Hail Marys

The Packers quarterback nailed yet another deep ball attempt on Sunday.

Clemson stun Alabama with last-second touchdown to win national championship game Clutch This post contains videos

Clemson stun Alabama with last-second touchdown to win national championship game

It’s a first college football national title in 25 years for the Tigers.

# us-sports - Monday 9 January, 2017

The Redzone: Does a mild card weekend mean we need more or less playoff teams? Opinion This post contains a poll

The Redzone: Does a mild card weekend mean we need more or less playoff teams?

Roger Goodell wants more teams in the postseason, but is it a good idea?

Green Bay send the Giants packing with quarterbacking masterclass

Aaron Rodgers was unplayable last night.

# us-sports - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Is it time to rename the 'Hail Mary' the 'Aaron Rodgers' after he nails another one?

The Green Bay Packers quarterback is a magician.

Big Ben hurt as Bell tolls for Miami in NFL playoffs NFL

Big Ben hurt as Bell tolls for Miami in NFL playoffs

It was all too easy for Pittsburgh in their AFC Wild Card Game.

Miami quarterback misses just one play after taking a massive hit to the head

Matt Moore was evaluated on the sidelines.

As it happened: NFL Wild Card Weekend - Sunday, football Sunday NFL

As it happened: NFL Wild Card Weekend - Sunday, football Sunday

It was another evening of routs on the NFL’s Wild Card Sunday.

They do things quite a bit differently at half-time in Florida

On Saturday afternoon, the Florida Gators put on a half-time show with a difference.

Eat your heart out OBJ! Seahawks receiver makes the best catch of the NFL season What A Grab This post contains videos

Eat your heart out OBJ! Seahawks receiver makes the best catch of the NFL season

But it probably shouldn’t have counted as there was a foul on the play.

Raiders Cook-ed as Texans march on in playoffs

Oakland’s third-string quarterback struggled all night in Houston.

# us-sports - Saturday 7 January, 2017

As It Happened: NFL Wild Card Weekend - Saturday night's alright for football

We were there for all the action right through to 4.30am.

NFL Wild Card Weekend Preview - These are not the playoff games you were looking for

This weekend should be exciting, instead, it’s mostly just confusing.

# us-sports - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Could the Chiefs really win the Super Bowl? Ranking all 12 teams heading into the NFL playoffs

The Vince Lombardi trophy will be hotly contested this year.

The 76 million reasons NBA superstars are less likely to leave their teams in future

The NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement encourages players to stay with their current team.

# us-sports - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Brady leads Patriots to AFC top spot with win over Dolphins

Elsewhere, there was an overtime victory for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

7 (slightly) alternative sporting events to try get to in 2017

There are alternatives to Cheltenham and the Super Bowl.

# us-sports - Saturday 31 December, 2016

With one week to go, 3 teams are battling for the final 2 NFL playoff spots

The season is on the line for Detroit, Green Bay and Washington this weekend.

# us-sports - Friday 30 December, 2016

The record-breaking, history-making US sports year in pictures

It was a good year to be from Cleveland. it was a bad year to be from Cleveland.

# us-sports - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Buffalo Bills sack Rex Ryan after failing to end their 17-year playoff absence NFL

Buffalo Bills sack Rex Ryan after failing to end their 17-year playoff absence

Ryan joins a coaching scrap-heap that has accumulated during the franchise’s long drought.

Cowboys keep Lions waiting with 42-21 rout

It’s just the third time in Dallas’ history that they have won 13 games.

# us-sports - Monday 26 December, 2016

346lb defensive tackle throws TD pass as Chiefs end playoff hopes of Super Bowl champions Christmas Day Football This post contains videos

346lb defensive tackle throws TD pass as Chiefs end playoff hopes of Super Bowl champions

The Denver Broncos were beaten 33-10 in Kansas City, while the Pittsburgh Steelers edged out the Baltimore Ravens.

# us-sports - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Raiders lose Carr as Texans, Falcons, Giants reach playoffs

On a wild day with 12 games, Green Bay set up a showdown with Detroit next weekend.