Thursday, January 17, 2013
A limited number of tickets to the Jan. 20 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough go on sale to the general public on Thursday, Jan. 17.
For the ninth time in 20 playoff appearances, the New England Patriots are just one game from advancing to the Super Bowl. That game will be played at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. against the Baltimore Ravens. It is the second consecutive season the Patriots and Ravens will meet in the AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium. New England beat Baltimore in last season’s AFC title game, 23-20 to advance to Super Bowl XLVI. The Patriots are 7-1 all-time in AFC Championship Games, including 4-0 in Foxborough (3-0 at Gillette Stadium) but just 1-1 against the Ravens in the postseason. Baltimore defeated the Patriots, 33-14 in the 2009-10 AFC Wild Card game at Gillette Stadium on Jan. 10, 2010. However, the Patriots are 6…
Monday, December 31, 2012
Your group of local patch editors weighs in on the standout sports moments of the year.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Editor's Note: The following is part of a special "end-of-the-year" series in which local editors from your nearby Patch towns highlight their favorites in various topics. Jonathan Friedman - Editor, Attleboro-Seekonk Patch From my earliest days through college, I was a competitive swimmer. I was never good enough to be an Olympian, but I have a tremendous respect for those who are. And every four years, it is exciting to see swimming in the spotlight. Special kudos go to Michael Phelps, who looked like he had lost his magic when he didn't even win a medal in his first individual event, the 400 IM (first time since 2000 that had happened), but then regained it later in the week with spectacular wins in the 200 IM and 100 butterfly, while…
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Vote in our poll and tell us what you expect out of tomorrow's game in the comment section below.
With Dedham's football teams not starting up again until the summer, fans will have their eyes glued to tomorrow's AFC Championship game between the 14-3 New England Patriots and the 13-4 Baltimore Ravens. Hot off a 45-10 victory over Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos last weekend, the Patriots have only to survive this weekend in order to secure a spot in the 2012 Super Bowl. A victory tomorrow would lead to New England's fifth Super Bowl appearance in 11 seasons, and yet another opportunity for Brady to solidify his position among the upper most echelon of NFL quarterbacks, along side four-time Super Bowl champions Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw. Do you think Brady and the Patriots will get that opportunity, or are the Ravens harbingers …