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Kansas City Chiefs to face Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

CNN — The Kansas City Chiefs are advancing to Super Bowl LVII following a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship game on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. After suffering a high ankle sprain last week in the Chiefs’ Divisional Round win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Patrick Mahomes led …

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Anton Walkes: Charlotte FC soccer player dies at age 25 following boating accident

CNN — Anton Walkes, a defender for Major League Soccer team Charlotte FC, has died from injuries suffered in a boating accident at age 25, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) said in a statement. The FWC said that, around 3 pm on Wednesday, FWC officers attended a two-vessel accident near the Miami …

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NFL picks possible neutral site location for possible AFC Championship game following Bills-Bengals cancellation

CNN — The NFL has announced Atlanta as the host city for the AFC Championship game should the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs meet in the conference title game. Previously, the NFL owners approved the unprecedented post-season plan to host a game at a neutral site following the cancellation of the Bills’ game against …

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Damar Hamlin could be released from a Buffalo hospital in the next day or two

CNN — A week after suffering a cardiac arrest while playing the Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin appears to be healthy enough to be released from a Buffalo hospital within 24 to 48 hours, Michael Hughes, senior vice president and chief administrative officer at Kaleida Health, told CNN on Tuesday. Doctors are finishing …

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Damar Hamlin tweets his thanks after he moves from Cincinnati to Buffalo hospital 7 days after collapse

CNN — Damar Hamlin was released from the hospital on Monday, a week after the Buffalo Bills safety’s heart stopped and he had to be resuscitated on the field during an NFL game, Dr. William A. Knight said Monday during a video news conference. Knight said he went with Hamlin to the airport, where he …

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Georgia Bulldogs defeat Ohio State Buckeyes to advance to the College Football Playoff Championship

CNN — The Georgia Bulldogs have advanced to the College Football Playoff Championship after defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes 42-41 in the second semifinal College Football Playoff game Saturday. Trailing by six points late in the 4th quarter, defending national champion Georgia mounted a 72-yard drive capped by quarterback Stetson Bennett’s third touchdown pass of …

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Before dramatic Buffalo Bills victory, game was paused due to fans throwing snowballs onto field

CNN — The Buffalo Bills claimed victory in a last-second 32-29 win over the Miami Dolphins Saturday night, a dramatic win after the game was briefly paused due to fans throwing snowballs onto the field. During the break at Buffalo’s Highmark Stadium, officials announced that if anyone on the field is hit with a snowball, …

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LeBron James and Billie Jean King lead tributes to American journalist Grant Wahl

CNN — The death of prominent journalist Grant Wahl at the World Cup in Qatar has led to an outpouring of shock and grievance across the sports world, with NBA star LeBron James and tennis great Billie Jean King leading the tributes to the American. Wahl, 49, died after collapse while covering Friday’s Argentina-Netherlands match. …

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Iranian protesters celebrate World Cup defeat, as fears surround players’ return

CNN — Iran’s World Cup defeat to the United States was met by cheers and celebrations in Tehran and other Iranian cities on Tuesday evening, as protesters hailed the country’s exit from the tournament as a blow to the ruling regime. The nation was eliminated from the tournament in Qatar after its 1-0 loss on …

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