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Patriots show championship mettle in wild win over Chiefs

The Patriots prevailed with a last-second field goal in an impressive back-and-forth contest that had the atmosphere of a playoff game.

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Pats take back-and-forth battle with Chiefs

Patrick Mahomes threw four TD passes in the second half, but Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski set up the Patriots to win on a field goal at the buzzer.


Gronk's big play sets up winning field goal


Brady dives for 4-yard TD run


Hill racks up 3 TDs, 142 receiving yards

Tyreek Hill breaks loose for three touchdown catches against the Patriots.


Devin McCourty says Pats gave great effort to stop Chiefs

Devin McCourty speaks on Patrick Mahomes, the Chiefs' offense and how the Pats were able to pull off a win on Sunday night.


Edelman: Mahomes is 'playing lights out'

Julian Edelman is excited for Patrick Mahomes as he sees a bright future for the young quarterback.


Brady says Pats haven't seen 'their best'

Tom Brady praises Patrick Mahomes and Tyreek Hill, then reflects on Sunday's game that came down to the wire.


Mahomes tosses 4 TDs in loss to Pats

After a tough opening 30 minutes, Patrick Mahomes throws four touchdowns in the second half as Kansas City falls short to New England.


Mahomes: Chiefs 'need to find ways to win' tight games

Patrick Mahomes has faith in Kansas City to put away close games moving forward.


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Red Sox don't let Astros get out of their reach

Boston's hitters came through in key moments, the bullpen dominated and David Price did just enough to help keep the ALCS interesting.

Betts scores from first without ball being put in play


Bradley's 3-run double takes lucky hop off the wall


Betts: We have to continue this play in Houston

Mookie Betts discusses the Red Sox coming back after an early deficit and how David Price and Rick Porcello battled on the mound.


Bradley says 'it feels good' to come up big in playoffs

Jackie Bradley Jr. breaks down his bases-clearing double in Game 2 and David Price's outing.


Perez explains why Bradley Jr. is better than his stats

Eduardo Perez and Tim Kurkjian discuss the difference Jackie Bradley Jr. made in Game 2 and why he's better than what his stats say.


Price: This isn't about me, it's about the team

David Price explains postgame that it isn't about his getting a postseason win. It's about the Red Sox trying to win a World Series.


Hinch believes Cole's performance got stronger throughout outing

A.J. Hinch started up the bullpen early, but gained confidence in Garrit Cole as the game progressed.


Cora: Sale should be fine and join us in Houston

Alex Cora talks about Chris Sale going to the hospital and whether he will be available in Houston.


Red Sox bullpen was good enough in Game 2

Eduardo Perez breaks down Boston's Game 2 victory against Houston to even up the ALCS.



The Unpredictables: The NFL's weirdest Week 6 realities

Brock Osweiler went off, Adam Thielen looks unstoppable, and the Chiefs just might feel OK about a heartbreaking loss. What just happened?

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Let's overreact to NFL Week 6: Cowboys will conquer the NFC East?

By hanging 40 on the Jaguars, Dallas proved it could contend in a free-for-all division race. Plus: Is Adam Thielen the best wide receiver in the NFL?

Top Plays

Roethlisberger connects with Brown for game-winning TD


Ravens break franchise record with 11 sacks vs. Titans

The Ravens' defense records 11 sacks against the Titans, setting a franchise record in a 21-0 win.


Triple-covered Williams snatches unreal 45-yard TD

Philip Rivers heaves a deep a shot to a triple-covered Tyrell Williams, who leaps and snatches the ball from two Browns' defenders for a 45-yard touchdown.


Joseph comes up with game-winning pick-six for Texans

Johnathan Joseph secures the interception and returns it 28 yards for the game-winning touchdown.


Wild multiple-lateral final play almost wins it for Bucs

The Buccaneers' final play consisted of a series of laterals deep in Atlanta territory, but the ball goes out of bounds at the 5-yard line.


You got Mossed: Funchess snags incredible TD catch over Dunbar


Usain Bolt

Bolt offered deal by Champions League hopefuls

An ambitious club in Europe have offered Usain Bolt a two-year contract, with the Olympic sprint legend set to end his stay in Australia.

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What's it like to face Usain Bolt on a soccer pitch?

"I wasn't really focusing on Bolt too much, I was more worried about Ross McCormack and also Jordan Murray," defender Josh Symons told ESPN.

College Football

Meet the ESPN college football midseason All-America team

From Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor to Houston DT Ed Oliver and everyone in between (including some guy named Tua), these are the first half's best players.

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Clemson's Trevor Lawrence leads freshman All-America team

Lawrence might be this year's most high-profile freshman, but he's not the only one who has made a difference.

College Football

Bowl projections after Week 7

A chaotic Week 7 has shuffled our bowl projections, resulting in plenty of new possible matchups.

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Power 5 conference power rankings

Find out how every Power 5 team stacks up against conference foes after seven weeks of competition.

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Ranking your NBA team's 2018-2019 drama

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    Is there any Stranger Thing than what the Lakers did this summer? Is there anyone Leftover in Cleveland? Did we just turn all 30 NBA teams into TV dramas? Yes ... yes, we did.