New England Patriots Down Kansas City Chiefs In Overtime For Super Bowl Berth (New York Times) It will be the Patriots vs. the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl after New England beat the Chiefs, 37-31, on Sunday.
Trump, Democrats Float Proposals To End Shutdown, But Wide Gaps Remain (Wall Street Journal) Sides show no signs of movement on funding border wall or agreeing on related immigration overhauls.
Ball Does Lie: The Saints Just Lost On Worst Missed Call In NFL Playoff History (The Ringer) Missed pass-interference penalties can be challenged in the Canadian Football League. Those plays might be reviewable in the NFL next season, too, after the worst missed call in recent memory likely cost the Saints a Super Bowl berth.
Lessons In Creative Problem Solving From MLK (Fast Company) Wisdom from Martin Luther King Jr. can do more than just motivate and inspire. His words hold meaning for anyone trying to reach a goal.
Commissioner Has Authority To Take Action Over Rams-Saints Outcome, In Theory (NBC Sports) There’s language in the rulebook that could, in the right circumstances, allow the Commissioner to take extreme action in the face of a grossly unfair result.
Streaming Video Is Too Expensive For Walmart, But Not For Costco (Motley Fool) Costco is still pursuing its own plans to launch a streaming video service despite an increasing number of competitors in the space.
Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman On If He Committed Pass Interference Vs. Saints: ‘Hell Yeah’ (USA Today) “I did my part,” Robey-Coleman said with a smile. “Referee made the call. We respect it.”
Netflix: Fortnite Is A Bigger Rival Than HBO (Washington Post) The online shooter accounts for an enormous amount of consumers’ screen time, Netflix said in a shareholder letter Thursday, making it a formidable foe in the global war for Internet users’ attention.
Tony Romo Brilliantly Saw Several Key Patriots Plays Coming Down The Stretch In AFC Championship Win (Awful Announcing) During Sunday night’s Patriots-Chiefs AFC Championship Game broadcast on CBS, the former quarterback put his clairvoyance on full display.
Sports Betting Debuts In South Philly Near Stadiums (South Philly Review) The first legalized sports gambling business opened in South Philly.
Tate Martell’s Lawyer Gives Insight Into Why The QB Transferred (247) “We want it to be fair to everybody. It’s just a situation that didn’t work out. We don’t want to be negative.”
Kamala Harris Announces She Is Running For President In 2020 (Fox News) She plans a formal campaign launch in Oakland on Jan. 27. The campaign will be based in Baltimore, with a second office in Oakland.