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Just how evil can the Yankees get? Imagine this dream/nightmare 2018

7:30 AM ET It’s that time of year again, with spring training just a month away, when we drop the last letter of our name — turning ESPN into ESP — and predict the New York Yankees‘ future. Last season we had some fun and, as it turns out, our “dream 2017” scenario wasn’t that far off. Let’s hop back in the DeLorean to...

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[BN] Blitz newsletter: Bills bring Brian Daboll back home to fix the offense – Buffalo News

Welcome home, Brian Daboll. “A football coaching career that has included stops with the best of the best, the New England Patriots and University of Alabama, has brought Daboll full circle as the St. Francis High School graduate Sunday was named the new offensive coordinator of the Buffalo Bills,” Vic Carucci writes in his introduction to a coach with whom many in Western New...

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Pelicans’ Anthony Davis: Posts massive stat line in OT win – CBSSports.com

Davis recorded 48 points (17-20 FG, 2-6 3Pt, 12-15 FT), 17 rebounds, four steals and three blocked shots in 50 minutes during Sunday’s 123-118 win over the Knicks. Davis turned in one of the biggest performances of the season on Sunday, as his fantasy point total hovered in the mid-80;s, depending on the scoring format. His last 10 games have been ridiculous, as he’s...

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The Debrief: First thoughts on conference title games – NFL.com

Gregg Rosenthal catches you up on everything you need to know as we turn from the Divisional Round to Conference Championship weekend. Well, that was fun. If anyone needed a refresher on why football is our greatest, most heart-stopping, maddening, unpredictable, electric and beautiful sport, this Divisional Round weekend did the trick. (Unless you are a Saints fan. Or a Steelers, Falcons or Titans...

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In a shocker, Patriots will host Jaguars, not Steelers, in AFC title game

5:38 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Surprise, surprise! The highly anticipated rematch between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game won’t take place, as the Jacksonville Jaguars spoiled the party. Next they will look to do the same to the Patriots’ Super Bowl hopes when the teams meet Sunday at Gillette Stadium (3:05 p.m. ET). Reasons to be excited:...

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History repeating? Eagles to host Vikings in NFC Championship Game

10:03 PM ET Next Sunday’s NFC Championship Game is set. The Philadelphia Eagles will host the Minnesota Vikings, who pulled off a thrilling 29-24 walk-off win on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Reasons to be excited: The Eagles showed Saturday they’re still contenders even without Carson Wentz by muscling past the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 in the divisional round. The new formula is to...

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Matt Patricia reportedly spurning the Giants in favor of the Lions shows just how far Big Blue has fallen – New York Daily News

The Giants sunk to unimaginable depths in 2017 and on Sunday absorbed another major body blow when Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, their top choice for head coach, reportedly chose the Detroit Lions over New York. This happened on the same day, no less, that Tom Coughlin’s Jacksonville Jaguars punched their ticket to the AFC Championship Game in Foxborough to contrast with...

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Curse no more: Case Keenum’s desperate heave saves Vikings

9:35 PM ET MINNEAPOLIS — Keenum to Diggs. Just like they drew it up. With time running out and the window to punch their ticket to the NFC Championship Game closing, Case Keenum exorcised all of the Minnesota Vikings‘ playoff demons with one heroic, career-defining throw. Trailing by one point, Keenum dropped back and stepped up into the biggest play of his life, launching...

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