• Why this brutally ugly Patriots win was perfection for Belichick
    New England Patriots
    New York Post

    Why this brutally ugly Patriots win was perfection for Belichick

    Bill Belichick stood, as he always does after Patriots homes games, stone-faced at the interview-room podium late Saturday night wearing a pair of jeans and an expression that told you he’d rather be locked in a closet with his ex-wife. His Patriots had just dispatched the flawed Texans, 34-16, in an AFC divisional playoff game to advance to their sixth consecutive AFC Championship game, a remarkable accomplishment that should have had the venerable coach euphoric. Yet there was angst on the face of Belichick. Because there always is. But this time, that familiar look of disdain was fake, because the perfect night had just unfolded for Belichick, who had to be beaming on the interior of that

  • Fighter chokes opponent unconscious, still loses bout
    Martial Arts
    Fox News

    Fighter chokes opponent unconscious, still loses bout

    Norwegian strawweight Celine Haga should have won her Invicta FC debut just before the bell rung at the end of the third round Saturday night, but despite rendering opponent Amy Montenegro unconscious with a choke, Haga lost the fight via decision. Seconds before the bell sounded, Haga applied a choke and appeared to have Montenegro knocked out. The referee did not stop the fight, however, and it was ruled that Montenegro became unconscious after the bell - meaning the fight would go to the scorecards. Montenegro earned the victory via a unanimous decision, as all three judges scored the fight 29-28. A number of fighters tweeted in disbelief at the decision. Don't agree with that. If your out

  • 'No consolation' for Cowboys after crushing loss, but there's always next season for Dak Prescott
    Sports
    Yahoo Sports US

    'No consolation' for Cowboys after crushing loss, but there's always next season for Dak Prescott

    Once the Super Bowl dream season washed out in Dallas, down came the Texas rain. Jerry Jones was talking in a corner of the Cowboys’ locker room, sweat on his brow and disappointment in his eyes. Green Bay 34, Dallas 31, the legend of Aaron Rodgers continued, the one concerning Dak Prescott born.