# US sports

This year
# Super Bowl Sunday
The artist vs the grafter: Super Bowl LVII is a tale of two quarterbacks
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs meet Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL showpiece tonight.
# NFC Championship
The Philadelphia Eagles are going back to the Super Bowl
The Eagles steamrolled the injury-hit San Francisco 49ers 31-7 to win the NFC Championship.
Last year
# Road to the Super Bowl
Cowboys still have a shot at NFC top seed after win over banged-up Titans
Dallas beat Tennessee 27-13 in Thursday night’s NFL game.
# golden boys
Warriors on brink of NBA Finals return as Curry, Wiggins sink Mavs
The Warriors can finish the job with a win in Dallas on Tuesday.
# Sun Down
Pelicans shock Suns in NBA playoffs while Heat, Grizzlies win
Pelicans level series against the Suns ahead of game three in New Orleans.
# Golden State of Mind
Steph Curry 'very optimistic' that he'll win fitness race for Warriors' playoff opener
The Warriors opener their series against Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets on Saturday.
# Philly Special
James Harden shines on 76ers debut as Philadelphia rout Minnesota
The Sixers beat the Timberwolves 133-102 on Friday night.
# LA story
Stafford and Kupp lead late touchdown drive to clinch home Super Bowl for the Rams
The Los Angeles Rams eclipsed Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 to win Super Bowl LVI.
# Tom-pa Bay
Clinical Brady leads Bucs to wildcard rout against the Eagles
The Bucs raced into a 31-0 lead before a late Eagles rally.
# The Kings And I
LeBron catches fire to lead late Lakers comeback against the Kings
The LA Lakers rallied from a late seven-point deficit to beat the Sacramento Kings 122-114.
# Monday Night Football
Pittsburgh Steelers beat Cleveland Browns in Ben Roethlisberger’s last home game
Both teams scored two touchdowns, leaving the Steelers’ Chris Boswell to kick four field goals and secure a winning lead.
# Clutch
DeMar DeRozan nails buzzer-beater as Bulls win their sixth straight game
LeBron James scored 43 points as the LA Lakers beat Portland.
All time
# Suns Come Up
LeBron injures ankle as Suns power past Lakers
The Suns improved the NBA’s best record to 25-5.
# Kupp Ya Boya
Seattle Seahawks rue errors as Los Angeles Rams secure victory
The Seahawks let multiple late opportunities slip through their fingers.
# Playoff race
Dallas Cowboys strengthen grip on NFC East with victory over New York Giants
Trevon Diggs completed his NFL-leading 10th interception of the season.
# zach attack
Zach LaVine inspires Chicago Bulls to narrow victory over Brooklyn Nets
Pat Connaughton scored seven three-pointers in the Milwaukee Bucks’ 124-102 win over the Miami Heat.
# Suns Shine
Phoenix Suns take 17th straight win as Golden State Warriors beaten 104-96
The two teams sit atop the league with 18-3 records.
# Welcome back
LeBron shines with 39 points as Lakers beat Pacers in overtime
Kevin Durant passed Allen Iverson last night to move into the top 25 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
# Golden Boy
Steph Curry inspires Golden State Warriors victory over Brooklyn Nets
The Warriors, Jazz and Clippers won.
# deflating
Tom Brady intercepted twice as Washington stun Tampa Bay Buccaneers
It was a difficult afternoon for seven-time Super Bowl winner Brady, who threw two picks in the first quarter.
# LA story
The Los Angeles Lakers hold on to beat the Miami Heat in overtime
Miami’s Herro missed two three-pointers in the final nine seconds.
# About Aaron
'I'm in the crosshairs of the woke mob': NFL star Rodgers denies lying about vaccine status
Rodgers will miss this weekend’s marquee match-up against the Kansas City Chiefs after testing positive for Covid.
# Call it a Comeback
Bucks level NBA Finals series against Suns in Game 4 thriller
Khris Middleton scored 40 points as the Bucks won 109-103.
# NBA Finals
Devin Booker stars as the Suns blow away the Bucks in Game 2
Phoenix are two wins from the NBA title.
# NBA Finals
Chris Paul shines as Phoenix Suns take Game 1 over Milwaukee Bucks
The Suns won 118-105 as they set after their first NBA title.
# eastern promise
Milwaukee Bucks hold off Atlanta Hawks to clinch third NBA Finals appearance
The Bucks will return to the finals for the first time since 1974.
# Phoenix night
Phoenix Suns canter into NBA Finals with defeat of Los Angeles Clippers
The victors will face either the Milwaukee Bucks or Atlanta Hawks in the Finals.
# LA Night
Los Angeles Clippers defeat Phoenix Suns in do-or-die NBA playoff game
The Suns had led the best-of-seven series 3-1.
# best in the west
Suns break Clippers' hearts in Game 2 with last-second alley-oop
Phoenix open up 2-0 lead in Western Conference finals.
# best of the west
Booker's 40-point triple-double gives Suns edge over Clippers
The Suns beat the Clippers 120-114 in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
# ball don't lie
Atlanta Hawks capitalise on 76ers collapse to edge ahead in series
The Hawks outscored the Sixers 40-19 in the fourth quarter.
# The MVP
Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic named runaway winner of 2021 NBA MVP
Serbian centre is the lowest draft pick ever to win the MVP award.
# Don Deal
Donovan Mitchell leads Utah Jazz to victory in Game 1 thriller against LA Clippers
The Jazz dug out a three-point win over their Western Conference rivals.
# LA story
Kawhi Leonard and Clippers force Mavericks series to Game 7 on Sunday
Leonard finished with 45 points and went five for nine from three.
# blaze of glory
Dame Lillard delivered an all-time great NBA playoff performance - and the Blazers still lost
Lillard sent the game to overtime, and then to double-overtime, finishing with 55 points before the Nuggets prevailed.
# Classless
Russell Westbrook furious after fan pours popcorn over his head during game
76ers condemn ‘classless, unacceptable behaviour’.
# new york state of mind
Derrick Rose leads the way as New York Knicks win first play-off game since 2013
The Utah Jazz also levelled against the Memphis Grizzlies and the Philadelphia 76ers had a second straight victory over the Washington Wizards.
# Playoff Picture
New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks clinch places in NBA playoffs
The Lakers kept their hopes of a top-six spot alive with a narrow win over Houston.
# Business end
Brooklyn Nets rally from 21-point deficit to defeat the Denver Nuggets
A 16-point scoring spree from Blake Griffin sparked Brooklyn’s resurgence.
# Trade for Teddy
Denver Broncos land Teddy Bridgewater from Panthers in draft-eve NFL trade
Broncos send a sixth-round draft pick to bring quarterback to Denver.