New Jersey saw $385M in sport bets in Super Bowl run-up

Football 02/13/19, 15:45

Gamblers betting on the NFL playoffs online or over their phones during the January run-up to the Super Bowl helped make more than $385 million in sports bets in New Jersey. It was the highest monthly total yet for the state whose U.S. Supreme Court victory cleared the way for legal ...

NFL playoff ‘do-over’ lawsuit moved to federal court

Football 01/28/19, 12:26

A federal judge was set to hear arguments Monday in a longshot-lawsuit seeking a possible do-over of the NFC championship game that ended with a Los Angeles Rams victory over the New Orleans Saints after officials failed to call a late-game penalty.At issue is the failure of officials to call ...

Sarah Thomas 1st female on-field NFL playoff game official

Football 01/13/19, 15:32

Sarah Thomas is the first woman to work an NFL playoff game as an on-field official.Thomas was the down judge in Sunday's divisional round game between New England and the Los Angeles Chargers. That's a first, according to the league's Twitter account .Thomas was hired in 2015 and was already ...

Grounded: Cowboys’ running game, defense struggles vs. Rams

Football 01/12/19, 23:33

The Dallas Cowboys advanced to the divisional round of the NFL Playoffs on the strength of their running game and run defense. On Saturday night, it proved to be their downfall.The Cowboys allowed their most rushing yards in a postseason game, while Ezekiel Elliott was held to 47 yards in ...

Rivers, Chargers look to end dominance by Brady, Patriots

Football 01/12/19, 16:54

Tom Brady typically shrugs off any mention of records or milestones he sets.But even he had to chuckle at the one he and Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers will mark when they meet in Sunday's divisional playoffs.Brady, who will be 41 years and 163 days old, and Rivers, at 37 years ...

Rivers versus Brady in divisional round of NFL playoffs

Sports 01/06/19, 21:03

Philip Rivers has come up empty against Tom Brady every time.He gets another shot next weekend.Rivers directed the Los Angeles Chargers to a 23-17 playoff victory at Baltimore on Sunday, setting up another high-stakes matchup with Brady and the New England Patriots. For all of Rivers' success during his 15 ...

Ravens lose Lamar Jackson’s playoff debut, 23-17 to Chargers

Football 01/06/19, 16:47

Of all the discouraging stats for Lamar Jackson in the rookie sensation's NFL playoff debut, this was probably the worst: At halftime Sunday, his combined total of fumbles and interceptions (three) was higher than his number of completions (two).A day before his 22nd birthday, Baltimore's Jackson became the youngest quarterback ...

Chargers hold off Jackson, Ravens 23-17 in playoff opener

Football 01/06/19, 16:32

Michael Badgley kicked five field goals, and the Los Angeles Chargers contained rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens to carve out a 23-17 victory Sunday in the opening round of the NFL playoffs.The Chargers (13-4) will next face the second-seeded New England Patriots (11-5) on the road Sunday. ...

Seahawks a rare 1-and-done in playoffs with loss to Cowboys

Sports 01/06/19, 01:29

A rare one-and-done for the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL playoffs. A first for Russell Wilson.These Seahawks weren't back in the playoffs long, though they stretched out the Dallas Cowboys until after the 2-minute warning Saturday night.After missing the playoffs last year for the first time with Wilson at quarterback, ...

All 12 playoff coaches are tied to Bill Walsh or Parcells

Football 01/05/19, 02:39

There is no denying the impact on the coaching world that Bill Walsh and Bill Parcells have had. The hard evidence is apparent again as the NFL playoffs begin.All 12 of the coaches have some sort of tie-in to either three-time Super Bowl champion Walsh or two-time winner Parcells. Yes, ...

Browns hit road, interview Saints’ Campbell for coaching job

Football 01/04/19, 19:24

The Browns took their coaching search on the road to interview New Orleans tight ends coach Dan Campbell.The 42-year-old Campbell met Friday with Browns general manager John Dorsey and other members of Cleveland's front office while the Saints practiced during their bye week in the NFL playoffs.Campbell, who played for ...

Goff, Rams return to playoffs with experience, determination

Sports 01/03/19, 19:32

Before Jared Goff led the Los Angeles Rams into the NFL playoffs last year, his only adult experience in a postseason football game was at the 2015 Armed Forces Bowl.Leading California past Air Force on a cold Tuesday afternoon in Fort Worth is a little bit different than taking on ...

Ravens enter playoffs as 1 of the league’s hottest teams

Football 12/31/18, 16:27

John Harbaugh was still fired up one day after the Baltimore Ravens finally ended a three-year NFL playoff drought.Over the course of this whirlwind season, Baltimore has gone from a team on the cusp of spiralling downward to one that poses a formidable challenge to any opponent.Baltimore clinched the AFC ...

Ravens look for QB Lamar Jackson to run less, throw more

Football 11/19/18, 16:56

In a league that relies heavily on the forward pass, the Baltimore Ravens have gone old-school in their bid to reach the NFL playoffs.With quarterback Lamar Jackson leading the way , the Ravens rushed for 265 yards Sunday in a 24-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Jackson ran 27 times ...

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