Jaguars vs. Patriots: AFC Championship Game preview – NFL.com

The Backstory As foolish as it would be to undersell a supremely talented Jaguars defense capable of destroying the pocket and wreaking havoc in the secondary, it’s equally as short-sighted to overlook the most powerful head coach-quarterback-tight end triad in NFL history, bolstered by the hottest running back in the league over the past month. New England’s hallmark under Belichick ...

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Vikings vs. Eagles: NFC Championship Game preview – NFL.com

The Backstory If you had Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback: Even though both of these teams, for the most part, have benefited from strong defenses and raucous home crowds to get to this point, Keenum has done more than his fair share to earn his place as the Vikings’ starter. Foles, on the other hand, is still looking for a ...

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Washington In Focus On Wall Street As Shutdown Deadline Looms – Markets Insider

(RTTNews) – The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a modestly higher opening on Friday, with stocks poised to regain ground following the moderate weakness seen in the previous session. Upbeat earnings news may generate some positive sentiment, although lingering concerns about a government shutdown may keep buying interest subdued. The House voted 230 to 197 in favor of ...

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Nasa removes US astronaut from ISS mission – BBC News

The US astronaut Jeanette Epps has been removed from her upcoming mission to the International Space Station (ISS) just months before launch. Dr Epps was to have been the first African-American astronaut assigned to the space station crew. She would have flown aboard a Russian Soyuz flight in June but is being replaced by another astronaut. Nasa has not given ...

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