>>Eagles Win Super Bowl 52
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 to win Super Bowl 52 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. It’s the first Super Bowl victory in franchise history for the Eagles. New England is 5-and-5 in 10 Super Bowl appearances after the loss.
>>Super Bowl 52 Offensive Shootout
(Minneapolis, MN) — Super Bowl 52 is bringing the offensive fireworks. The Patriots and Eagles combined for 1,151 total yards in Philadelphia’s win to put itself atop the record books. The previous record was when the Redskins rocked the Broncos 42-10 in Super Bowl 22. Washington and Denver totaled 929 yards. The 74 combined points fell one-point short of the Niners and Chargers record of 75 points in Super Bowl 29.
>>Eagles’ Foles Named Super Bowl MVP
(Minnesota, MN) — Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was named MVP of Super Bowl 52 after he led them to a 41-33 win over the Patriots at U.S. Bank Stadium. Foles completed 28 passes for 373 yards and scored four touchdowns to help Philadelphia earn its first title in franchise history. The former Arizona Wildcat also became the first player in league history to throw a touchdown and catch one in the Super Bowl.
>>Colts’ Linebacker Jackson Killed By Drunk Driver
(Indianapolis, IN) — Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson is dead after being hit by a suspected drunk driver. The 26-year-old was one of two men that were killed early Sunday in Indianapolis, after the driver of a Ford F-150 drove onto the emergency shoulder and struck the rear of the car and hit both Jackson and another man. The Colts issued a statement, saying they were heartbroken to hear the news of his passing.
>>Illinois Falls At 18th-Ranked Ohio State
(Columbus, OH) — Illinois spent the first part of Super Bowl Sunday on the court. The Fighting Illini lost 75-67 at 18th-ranked Ohio State. Mark Alstork scored 19 points to lead Illinois, which had won its previous two games. The Illini are now 12-and-12 overall and 2-and-9 in the Big Ten. They host Wisconsin Thursday.
>>Blackhawks Host Flames Tomorrow
(Chicago, IL) — The Blackhawks wrap up a home-and-home against the Flames tomorrow night at the United Center. Chicago took a 4-3 overtime loss in Calgary on Saturday. The Blackhawks have dropped two in-a-row. They’re last in the Central Division with 56 points, but only five points out of the second Wild Card spot in the West. Calgary is four points ahead of Chicago.
>>Blues Host Wild Tomorrow
(St. Louis, MO — The Blues begin a two-game homestand tomorrow night against the Wild. They will also welcome the Avalanche to Scottrade Center on Thursday. St. Louis won 1-0 Saturday at Buffalo. The Blues have won four-of-five and are third in the Central Division with 67 points, four out of first place.
>>Woodland Wins Phoenix Open In Playoff
(Scottsdale, AZ) — Gary Woodland beat Chez Reavie on the first playoff hole to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale. Woodland earned his third career PGA Tour victory. He fired a seven-under 67 in Sunday’s final round to finish at 18-under for the tournament. Reavie carded a five-under 66 on Sunday.
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