The New England Patriots beat the stunned Baltimore Ravens 23-20 in the AFC championship game Sunday after Baltimore’s Billy Cundiff missed a 32-yard field goal attempt with 11 seconds remaining that would have tied the score.
SAN FRANCISCO — The New York Giants have their own Super Bowl formula: in overtime and on the road.
As if by design, the rain started swirling through Candlestick Park as it became clear that more than 60 minutes would be needed to find a proper opponent for the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl.
This time around, the New England Patriots are not perfect, and their opponent is far from it. But quarterback Tom Brady’s return to the Super Bowl, in a rematch against the New York Giants, sets up an ideal matchup for Las Vegas sports books.
Let’s see, there are those crop circles, Stonehenge, the Mayan Prophecy, Bigfoot, the Bermuda Triangle, Julia Roberts’ marriage to Lyle Lovett and Arizona State never seeming to win in the sports that count.
You can imagine Kellen Moore’s delight if his NFL career leads to a Super Bowl, where his team will have earned the right through a tournament format to play for a championship.
HOW THEY SCORED
No. 8 Boise State (12-1) beat Arizona State (6-7) in front of about 35,000 tonight at the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas at Sam Boyd Stadium.