(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Vikings head to NFC Title Game. Jags take down Steelers. Lions going with Patricia as next head coach. Warriors face Cavs on MLK Day. Williams eliminated from Australian Open.

>>Vikings Pull Off Stunning Win Against Saints

(Minneapolis, MN) — A heartbreaking playoff loss turned into an NFC Championship Game appearance for the Vikings in a matter of seconds. Case Keenum connected with Stefon Diggs for a 61-yard touchdown as time expired to give Minnesota a 29-24 win over the Saints in the NFL’s Divisional Round. The Vikings will take on the Eagles for the right to go the Super Bowl on Sunday in Philadelphia.

>>Jaguars Advance With Win Over Steelers

(Jacksonville, FL) — The Jaguars and Patriots will meet in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. Leonard Fournette ran for 109 yards and three touchdowns to help the Jaguars beat the Steelers, 45-42, at Heinz Field in the Divisional Round. New England advanced by pounding the Titans, 35-14.

>>Lions Likely To Land Patriots DC Patricia For Head Coach

(Detroit, MI) — The Lions are reportedly closing in on their next head coach. ESPN reports the Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia is likely to land the job. The two sides would still need to agree on a contract once the Pats’ season comes to an end. The 43-year-old Patricia would be reunited with Lions GM Bob Quinn, who worked in several roles in the Patriots front office from 2000-2015.

>>Warriors And Cavs Square Off On Martin Luther King Day

(Cleveland, OH) — The Warriors and Cavaliers meet in an NBA Finals rematch at Quicken Loans Arena to headline the Martin Luther King Day schedule. There’s 11 games on the slate, including five on national TV. The night wraps up with Chris Paul making his return to the STAPLES Center as the Rockets take on the Clippers.

>>Venus Williams Eliminated At Australian Open

(Melbourne, Australia) — Venus Williams’ run at the Australian Open is over quickly. Williams lost in the first round in straight sets to Belinda Bencic. Venus lost in last year’s Australian Open Final to her sister, Serena. Serena isn’t play in the first major of the season this year.


NFL Playoffs (Divisional Round)
Jacksonville Jaguars 45, Pittsburgh Steelers 42
Minnesota Vikings 29, New Orleans Saints 24

Miami Heat 97, Milwaukee Bucks 79
New Orleans Pelicans 123, New York Knicks 118 (OT)
Indiana Pacers 120, Phoenix Suns 97
Minnesota Timberwolves 120, Portland Trail Blazers 103

Detroit Red Wings 4, Chicago Blackhawks 0
Calgary Flames 4, Carolina Hurricanes 1
Pittsburgh Penguins 5, New York Rangers 2
Vancouver Canucks 3, Minnesota Wild 2 (OT)

Top-25 College Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
#3 Virginia Cavaliers 68, North Carolina State Wolfpack 51

Sony Open in Hawaii (at Honolulu, HI)
1. Patton Kizzire (-17) (Won in playoff)
2. James Hahn (-17)
3. Tom Hoge (-16)
4. Three tied at (-15)

>>MONDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

12:30 p.m. – Charlotte Hornets at Detroit Pistons
1:00 p.m. – Toronto Raptors at Philadelphia 76ers
2:00 p.m. – Milwaukee Bucks at Washington Wizards
3:00 p.m. – New York Knicks at Brooklyn Nets
3:00 p.m. – San Antonio Spurs at Atlanta Hawks
3:30 p.m. – Miami Heat at Chicago Bulls
5:30 p.m. – Los Angeles Lakers at Memphis Grizzlies
8:00 p.m. – Sacramento Kings at Oklahoma City Thunder
8:00 p.m. – Golden State Warriors at Cleveland Cavaliers
9:00 p.m. – Indiana Pacers at Utah Jazz
10:30 p.m. – Houston Rockets at LA Clippers

1:00 p.m. – Dallas Stars at Boston Bruins
3:00 p.m. – Anaheim Ducks at Colorado Avalanche
4:00 p.m. – San Jose Sharks at Los Angeles Kings
7:30 p.m. – New York Islanders at Montreal Canadiens

Top-25 College Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
9:00 p.m. – #2 West Virginia Mountaineers host #12 Kansas Jayhawks
7:00 p.m. – #6 Duke Blue Devils at #19 Miami Hurricanes

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