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The Minnesota Vikings are the talk of the rust belt as they begin their path to potentially being the first team to ever host a Super Bowl.Minnesota will take on the New Orleans Saints on Sunday afternoon in what will likely be the best game of the divisional playoffs. (read more)


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Continuing a recent trend where fans from other teams are donating money to support charities, Minnesota Vikings fans are pouring money into Thomas Morstead’s foundation, What You Give Will Grow.Morstead made a touchdown-saving tackle on a punt return early in Sunday’s Divisional Playoff Game between New Orleans and Minnesota. (read more)

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A Philadelphia Eagles fan was ejected from Satuday’s NFC playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons for being intoxicated and not having a ticket to the game.Since, 22-year-old Taylor Hendricks has been arrested for punching a police horse while attending a game he didn’t have a ticket to in the first place. (read more)

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Joel Embiid will not be welcome on the French national basketball team if Orlando Magic swingman Evan Fournier has any say in the matter.Earlier this week when the Sixers played the Celtics in London, Embiid was asked about the possibility of playing for France some time in the future. (read more)

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The divisional round of the 2018 NFL Playoffs featured some exciting games and entertaining finishes, but it also produced a bizarre story involving an Eagles fan.The 22-year-old fan was ejected from Saturday’s Falcons-Eagles game at Lincoln Financial Field for being intoxicated and not having a ticket, but that’s not what made headlines. (read more)

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In the wake of the recent trades that shipped Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole out of Pittsburgh, speculation has turned to the status of veteran Josh Harrison — another player that has long been mentioned as a candidate to be dealt. The veteran utilityman issued his thoughts on the matter today to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. (read more)

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Manny Machado is expected to attend the Baltimore Orioles’ upcoming Fan Fest event despite being the subject of trade rumors this offseason.During Major League Baseball’s winter meetings, one of the biggest topics of discussion was the Orioles reportedly shopping Machado, who prefers a move to shortstop. (read more)

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We are down to four teams left standing in the NFL postseason. The New England Patriots will host the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Minnesota Vikings will travel to take on the Philadelphia Eagles for the NFL Conference Championship Games this weekend. (read more)

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Once the NFL Conference Championship Games were set, the immediate narrative set forth by pundits and fans alike was that the remainder of the postseason will pit the big, bad Patriots with GOAT Tom Brady against a bunch of teams that have never won anything (in the modern era, at least) and a slew of quarterbacks the public only knows through mockery, if at all.Sure, it’s not like that notion is (read more)

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Jurgen Klopp says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is thriving in midfield. Liverpool fans continue to bask in the afterglow of an impressive 4-3 victory over league leaders Manchester City. (read more)

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Having so many big-name MLB free agents still available with Spring Training approaching can create a little chaos. It makes things interesting because teams are presented with opportunities they didn’t anticipate on getting, but it also causes some front offices to start overthinking things. (read more)

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Tom Brady had high praise for the Jaguars on Tuesday when he appeared on WEEI’s “Kirk and Callahan” and stated that they are “certainly the best team” the Patriots have faced this season.Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith doesn’t believe Brady was being sincere, though. (read more)

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The Pittsburgh Pirates appear to be transitioning into a rebuilding phase after they failed to make the playoffs in each of the past two seasons, and star outfielder Josh Harrison does not want to be a part of it.In a statement released to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic on Tuesday, Harrison made it clear that he is unhappy the Pirates traded Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole. (read more)

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Are the Cleveland Cavaliers trying to play mind games with the Golden State Warriors both on and off the court?ESPN’s Chris B. Haynes reported after Monday’s game between the rival teams that the Warriors did not have hot water in the shower after their win at Quicken Loans Arena. (read more)

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Derek Jeter has been serious about his plans to remove the home run sculpture from Marlins Park from the moment he bought the Miami MLB team. Any plans to remove the statue would be complicated and require Miami-Dade County approval, but it sounds like Jeter has some political backing. (read more)

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Now that the NBA season has hit its second half and the trade deadline is mere weeks away, rumors of deals are starting to heat up around the water cooler.Some teams such as the Los Angeles Lakers will look to be active as a way to sell off contracts for a run in free agency this summer. (read more)

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Jimmy Butler expects the most out of himself and his teammates, and it appears that losing to the Magic — a team that had previously lost its last seven games — wasn’t something the Timberwolves believed would happen.The Magic outplayed the Timberwolves in the fourth quarter and emerged victorious in Tuesday’s game 108-102, snapping Minnesota’s five-game win streak. (read more)

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