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NFL Changes Week 17 Schedule, Cancels ‘Sunday Night Football’ New Year’s Eve Game

December 30, 2017 3:00 pm

2018 College Football Playoff Semifinals TV Coverage Is Even More Mega on ESPN

December 30, 2017 6:00 pm


Host Darren McMullen on Why ‘NFL Football Fanatic’ Is About More Than a Search For a Team of His Own

January 01, 2018 12:00 pm


NFL Playoffs 2018 Wild-Card Weekend TV Schedule and Preview

January 06, 2018 8:00 am


What’s On: Aiming to be seen as the Super Bowl for college sports, the College Football Playoff National Championship game (ESPN) will for the first time present a celebrity Halftime Performance show. The headliner: Kendrick Lamar

January 08, 2018 12:05 pm

All the Ways to Watch the Georgia vs. Alabama National Championship Game

January 08, 2018 2:00 pm


‘Hamilton’ Star Leslie Odom Jr. to Sing ‘America the Beautiful’ at Super Bowl LII

January 15, 2018 5:00 pm
The performance will be televised live prior to kickoff.


2018 NFL Playoffs: Sunday’s Conference Championship Games

January 20, 2018 12:00 pm
Who will go to the Super Bowl?


Vince McMahon Relaunching the XFL—Why the Football League Could Work This Time

January 25, 2018 2:00 pm
The WWE chairman is expected to announce a second attempt at the football league.


ESPN and ABC to Simulcast 2018 NFL Pro Bowl

January 28, 2018 9:00 am


Fox Gets NFL’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ in 5-Year Deal Beginning With 2018 Season

January 31, 2018 1:00 pm
The big question: Will Fox get better games or get rid of those hideous color rush uniforms?


Revisit 4 of the Best Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ever

February 03, 2018 5:00 pm
You know Queen Bey made the list, but see who else did.


Super Bowl Ads

First half (my opinion)




Dodge RAM

Second Half


NFL ad with Eli Manning

Runner up: Amazon ad with plenty of star power


No clear loser, several ads were boring


Justin Timberlake’s Super Bowl Halftime Show: Fans and Critics Weigh in on Twitter

February 05, 2018 11:45 am

Super Bowl LII Overnight Ratings Are In: How Do the Early Numbers Look for NBC?

February 05, 2018 12:00 pm
The Philadelphia Eagles’ first Super Bowl win featured lots of offense, and the overnight TV ratings show it was a hit with viewers, too.


Ask Matt: Fox’s Thursday Football Fallout

March 06, 2018 9:00 am


NFL Draft 2018 TV Schedule: Three Days, Seven Rounds, Five Different Networks

April 25, 2018 6:00 pm
The Cleveland Browns have the first overall pick this year.


What’s On: Fox presents live coverage of the 2018 NFL Draft: Round 1

April 26, 2018 7:00 am


Statement from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

— NFL (@NFL) May 23, 2018


New Helmet Rule Could Make NFL Unrecognizable

June 29, 2018

NFC Championship

In overtime

  • Los Angeles Rams - 26
  • New Orleans Saints - 23
AFC Championship

In overtime

  • New England Patriots - 37
  • Kansas City Chiefs - 31

Super Bowl LIII
  • New England Patriots - 13
  • Los Angeles Rams - 3