Joe Flacco outdueled Tom Brady, throwing three touchdown passes in the second half and leading the Baltimore Ravens to their first Super Bowl in 12 years with a 28-13 victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday for the AFC championship.
Matchups for the AFC championship game Sunday between the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.
Tom Brady became the winningest quarterback in postseason play, throwing for three touchdowns Sunday to beat Houston 41-28 and lift the New England Patriots into the AFC championship game.
The Arizona Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles are still perfect, surprising standouts on the NFL's quickly dwindling list of undefeated teams.
Aaron Hernandez left Gillette Stadium in a walking boot and carrying crutches.
Maryland was loose, smart, patient and opportunistic during its run to the men's lacrosse national title game. The Terrapins were none of those things Monday and found themselves as runners-up for the second straight season.
The Loyola lacrosse team's chatty defense gave the sport something remarkable to talk about Monday.
Loyola coach Charley Toomey received a call from one of his closest friends a few years and tipped him off to Massachusetts product Josh Hawkins.
Duke coach John Danowski couldn't explain it. Truth be told, his counterpart at Maryland, John Tillman, couldn't either.