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Falcons don't belong in such elite company? Guess again.

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:55:54 GMT2017-01-20T20:55:54Z

If you're wondering what the Falcons are doing in the NFL's version of the Final Four with the Patriots, Steelers and Packers, you aren't alone....



Las Vegas teen charged as adult in football player slaying

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:40:35 GMT2017-01-20T20:40:35Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A 17-year-old suspected of shooting and killing a Missouri State University football player during a fight involving their sisters in Las Vegas has been charged as an adult with murder....



Matchups for the NFC championship game

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:16:06 GMT2017-01-20T20:16:06Z

Matchups for the NFC championship game Sunday between the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons:...



Matchups for the AFC championship game

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:14:33 GMT2017-01-20T20:14:33Z

Matchups for the AFC championship game Sunday between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots:...



Steelers hoping pressure blueprint can slow down Brady

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:05:51 GMT2017-01-20T22:05:51Z

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Take it from Wade Phillips, slowing down Tom Brady is a goal often sought, but seldom achieved....



Power 5 conferences vote to stop spring practices off campus

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:10:08 GMT2017-01-20T20:10:08Z

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Any coaches wanting to follow Jim Harbaugh's lead and take a team off-campus just for practice to build their brand name and boost recruiting likely have missed that opportunity....



Column: If Raiders' move approved, fans should boycott team

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:46:24 GMT2017-01-20T20:46:24Z

OK, Raider Nation....



UCLA's Ball, Villanova's Josh Hart lead list of top players

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:28:34 GMT2017-01-20T16:28:34Z

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- It didn't take long to spot college basketball's top performers this season, not with star UCLA freshman Lonzo Ball flirting with a triple-double and Kansas' Frank Mason III scoring 30 on opening night....



Trump takes presidential oath, athletes make some calls

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:41:22 GMT2017-01-20T20:41:22Z

A look at some of the reaction around the sports world as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday:...



'Crazy' good: Federer into 4th round at Australian Open

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:52:19 GMT2017-01-20T14:52:19Z

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Roger Federer relaxed into the chair, his arms folded across his chest in a casual, confident way, and just savored a vintage Australian Open performance....