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7hIan O'Connor

Aaron Rodgers made sure GOAT isn't out of reach

Rodgers worked his magic in the final seconds of Sunday's divisional-round game, proving he isn't far removed from Tom Brady in the conversation for greatest of all time.

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5hDarren Rovell

Super Bowl ticket prices drop after Cowboys lose

The resale market for Super Bowl tickets slumped following the Cowboys' playoff loss to the Packers. On StubHub, prices for the cheapest tickets dropped 20 percent -- from $4,195 to $3,349.

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Kelce sounds off on referees after loss (1:15)
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The Undefeated In-Depth: Serena with Common (47:49)
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Westbrook joins rare company with 20th triple-double in win (1:16)
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Kane nets two, but Pominville's goal propels Wild (0:52)
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6hBrett Okamoto

Rodriguez stops Penn at UFC Phoenix

Rising featherweight Yair Rodriguez dominated BJ Penn and spoiled the UFC Hall of Famer's return to the Octagon at age 38 with a second-round TKO at UFC Fight Night.

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J. Thomas' tally sets 72-hole PGA Tour record

Justin Thomas capped off a historic win in Hawaii by shooting 253 at the Sony Open, becoming the first player since Tiger Woods in 2009 to win back-to-back weeks by three shots or more.

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19hBill Barnwell

Pete Carroll and Bill O'Brien played it way too safe

Admitting you're the underdog goes against the NFL code. But to "take the points" and punt on fourth-and-1 when everyone knows you're in that role just helps the competition. Take note, Packers.

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Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

Roger Federer is grooving his serve right now. After six months away from Grand Slam action, he's up two sets to one against Jurgen Melzer in the opening round of the Aussie Open.

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

It took six months of rest and recovery but Roger Feder is back at a Grand Slam major, where he belongs. Australian Open crowd greeted him with a standing ovation.

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

He waited since July at Wimbledon for this: Two balls off the frame and a failed service return in his first game against qualifier Jurgen Melzer of Austria? Roger Federer nonetheless hears a fan shout "We missed you Roger" on the ensuing changeover. Then held serve at love in his first chance.

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Sunday marked the first time that 2 different players recorded a triple-double, while also tallying 7 turnovers on the same day (Harden, Westbrook), since individual turnovers were first tracked in the 1977-78 season (via Elias Sports Bureau).

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Tomlin said his defense was 'salty' after giving up a touchdown on the opening drive. Responded well.

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Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Steelers are first team to win a playoff game without scoring a TD since Colts beat the Ravens a decade ago, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Ravens, the No. 2 seed, lost to the Colts, 15-6, on Jan. 13, 2007.

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Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has the 8th season of 20 triple-doubles in NBA history. Oscar Robertson has 5 such seasons. Wilt Chamberlain has the other 2.

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Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

This is what happens when you break your own team record and rush for 170 yards in a key playoff win: everyone wants to talk to you. Le'Veon Bell credited his Steelers o-line for blocking so well that there were carries when "I wasn't even touched for six yards down the field."

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Le'Veon Bell: "We feel we can beat anybody right now."

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Westbrook clinches 20th triple-double
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Russell Westbrook gets a rebound late in the fourth quarter to lock up his 20th triple-double of the season. The Thunder defeated the Kings 122-118.

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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

With majority of money on Packers & Steelers, William Hill's US sportsbook business suffered its worst single-day loss since opening (2012).

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Bulls' Butler knocks down game-winner
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With just over 30 seconds to go and the game tied, Jimmy Butler dribbles downcourt, slips past two defenders and nails a game-winning shot. Chicago defeated Memphis 108-104.

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Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

"I've seen a lot worse not called." -- Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith on the holding penalty on tackle Eric Fisher.

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben Roethlisberger said the crossing route on the third-down completion to ice the game was the first time they ran the play all game.

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Patriots QB Tom Brady is 4-0 with 15 TD and 0 INT in 4 career home games against the Steelers.

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Le'Veon Bell's 170 rushing yards are a Steelers single-game postseason record, breaking the mark he set last week by recording 167 against the Dolphins.

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Steelers kicker Chris Boswell made an NFL postseason record 6 field goals. His 6 field goals accounted for 227 yards, the same number of yards gained by the Chiefs offense in this game.

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Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

This is what happens when you score all of your team's points in a big playoff game: You sign autographs. Heads turned in the Steelers' locker room when it was announced kicker Chris Boswell was going to the podium to address media.

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Steelers advance to AFC Championship for 16th time since AFL-NFL merger, most in the NFL in that span.

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Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Travis Kelce went off on the holding call against tackle Eric Fisher that caused the Chiefs the tying two-point conversion play in the game. "Ref No. 51 shouldn't even be able to wear a zebra jersey," Kelce said. "He shouldn't even be able to work at… Foot Locker)."

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Johnette Howard ESPN Staff Writer 

Andy Murray underway in his first Grand Slam match as the world's top-ranked player. He leads Marchenko, 4-1, in the first set of their match on opening day of the Australian Open in Melbourne. When told Saturday that staying at No. 1 is harder than getting there, Murray prompted a lot of laughter by shooting back, "I hope not."

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Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Early bets took New England from -4.5 vs. Pittsburgh to -5.5 at the Westgate SuperBook. Just like the Green Bay-Atlanta game, offshore books opened higher and early money came in on the favorite. Some offshore books are up to New England -6, but majority of Vegas books posting early line as of 8:30 p.m. PT are at -5.5 with Stations at -5 and Caesars and Stratosphere at -6. Over/under has dipped from 51.5 to 51.

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Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

The Steelers' 18-16 win over Kansas City was all resolve. This team simply makes winning plays right now. The game plan to limit Tyreek Hill worked, and even though the offense was allergic to touchdowns, the defense was salty after giving up an opening game touchdown and never looked back, getting consistent pressure all night.

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Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Safe to say Mike Tomlin is excited to be in the AFC Championship game.

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Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Eric Fisher was one of the first Chiefs into the locker room. Fisher, whose holding penalty deprived the Chiefs of a late two-point conversion that would have tied the game, had his head in his hands for several seconds.

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