Tom Brady heads to his seventh Super Bowl after leading the New England Patriots to a 36-17 rout of the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday’s AFC championship game. Chris Hogan starred with 180 yards and two touchdowns.
Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons crushed the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in Sunday’s NFC championship game to advance to Super Bowl LI against the New England Patriots. Ryan threw for 392 yards and four touchdowns in another MVP-worthy showing.
The Horned Frogs have lost consecutive games for the first time under new men’s basketball coach Jamie Dixon and seek to rebound from a season-low shooting effort of 29.3 percent in Saturday’s loss to No. 6 Baylor. TCU and Oklahoma State meet Monday in Stillwater, Okla.
Northwest receiver Gavin Holmes, Mansfield Lake Ridge linebacker Bryson Jackson and Southlake Carroll offensive lineman Henry Klinge were among the Baylor Bears’ six recruiting commitments on Sunday. It was a big weekend of official visits for the Bears under new coach Matt Rhule.
Dirk Nowitzki, Deron Williams and a Justin Anderson talk about the Mavericks 13th straight win over the Lakers. Anderson led all scorers with 19 points and seven players scored in double figures for Dallas.
Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, who awed fans with his precocious talent and scintillating fastball, died at age 25 in a traffic crash in his native Dominican Republic, the team confirmed Sunday morning.