Jacksonville Headlines

  • Football fans get out of control again in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA - Binge drinking for hours in stadium parking lots, a few Philly fans flexed their beer muscles with throws that were as on point as Nick Foles connecting with his receivers. Sure, the Vikings' fans who walked through Lincoln Financial Field at the NFC Championship Game had to expect the boos, the four-letter words, the obscene gestures, the shouts to go home, the, well, the misconduct list goes on for churlish Eagles fans. On a few occasions,...

  • Ex-lawmaker asks for another 30 days before going to prison

    Former Florida congresswoman Corrine Brown is asking a federal judge to extend by 30 days the date she must report to prison for her fraud conviction. Brown's attorneys filed the request Monday in federal court in Jacksonville. The 71-year-old Corrine Brown was sentenced to five years...

    ABC News
  • Carnival Cruise passenger travelling to Bahamas falls to her death from ship's cabin balcony

    The woman, who has not been identified yet, plunged "several decks below", Carnival Cruise Line spokesman Vance Gulliksen said.

    International Business Times UK
  • Oddsmakers like Patriots to win 3 straight Super Bowls

    Tom Brady and the Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title. The Patriots will try to match the Pittsburgh Steelers' six Super Bowl trophies. Oddsmakers in Las Vegas like the chances of Brady, who is 40 years old and in his 17th season as New England's quarterback, winning a sixth Super Bowl ring, making the Patriots nearly a six-point favorite to beat the Eagles. Betting on this Super Bowl is expected to smash the existing record of...

  • Jaguars collapse seals Patriots' 10th trip to Super Bowl

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Jacksonville linebacker Myles Jack put his thumb and forefinger about an inch apart as it sank in for him that the Jaguars had fallen just short - just like the Falcons and the Seahawks and the Rams and so many other Patriots opponents had before. "Close, ...

  • Brady, Belichick headed to 8th Super Bowl with Patriots

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Give 'em a hand: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading back to the Super Bowl. Brady shook off a hand injury and threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Danny Amendola with 2:48 remaining, rallying the Patriots to a 24-20 comeback victory over Jacksonville in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday. Brady, wearing a black bandage on his right hand after needing stitches to close a cut that happened on a play at practice last week, showed...

  • Woman falls to her death aboard Carnival Cruise ship

    A woman about a Carnival Cruise line ship died Friday after falling several decks from the balcony of her cabin.

    NY Daily News
  • No Gronk? No problem. Tom Brady, Patriots, rally past Jacksonville to reach Super Bowl

    Tom Brady in a big game is about as much a certainty as the proverbial death and taxes. Down two scores in the AFC Championship Sunday, facing one of the … Click to Continue

  • Gamecock star Gilmore’s big play helps Patriots clinch spot in Super Bowl

    Former South Carolina Gamecocks player and current Patriots defensive back Stephon Gilmore advanced to Super Bowl LII in New England’s 24-20 victory in the AFC championship game, and will play in the NFL’s biggest game for the first time.

  • Sports calendar, Jan. 21-22

    SUNDAY College basketball Men ...

  • Jacksonville defense thwarts NJIT for 63-61 win

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Jace Hogan scored six of his 12 points in the final minutes as the Jacksonville defense thwarted NJIT in the last seconds to hold on for a 63-61 win on Saturday. Trailing by two in the final thirty seconds, the Highlanders had two chances to tie ...

  • Government shutdown cancels college events, NFL foreign broadcasts

    The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S. wanting to follow the NFL's conference playoff games on TV and radio. Hours after the partial shutdown took effect, the academy postponed several collegiate events, including Saturday's men's and women's basketball games at Fresno State. The American Forces Network, which broadcasts American radio and television...

  • Woman dead after falling from balcony of Carnival cruise ship

    A woman fell from her balcony on a Jacksonville-based cruise ship and died, a Carnival spokeswoman said. Early Friday morning, the cruise line said, the guest fell from her balcony on the Carnival Elation and landed several decks below. "The ship’s medical team responded immediately, but, unfortunately, she passed away," a statement from Carnival Cruise Line reads, in part. "The incident was reported to all proper authorities and CARE Team support was offered to fellow travelers and her...

  • Jacksonville Jaguars are one game away from the 2018 Super Bowl

    When Jacksonville Jaguars committed to playing at least one regular season game a year in London, the successful sell of the NFL to a loyal UK audience was already a given.

    Mail Online
  • Sports calendar, Jan. 20-21

    SATURDAY Boxing 6p Welterweights: Errol Spence Jr. vs.

  • Brady mum on status for AFC title game after hand injury

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady is staying mum on his status for the AFC championship game after suffering a right hand injury earlier in the week. Brady said a bit contentiously only, "We'll see," on Friday when asked whether he would play in Sunday's conference title game against Jacksonville. The quarterback wore red gloves and responded to several other questions about how much he practiced or how he sustained the injury by saying, "I'm not talking about...

  • Jaguars don't fear Patriots' history in AFC title matchup

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The week started with a little trash talk from the underdog . The rest of it was dominated by speculation about a certain 40-year-old quarterback's injured throwing hand . Plenty of intrigue for when the Jaguars and Patriots meet in Sunday's AFC championship game? New England ...

  • Spors calendar, Jan. 19-21

    FRIDAY Baseball 11a Giants: Evan Longoria news...

  • Cunningham, Holmes lead USC Upstate past Jacksonville 91-85

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Mike Cunningham scored 14 of his 26 points in the final seven minutes to help USC Upstate pull away and beat Jacksonville 91-85 on Thursday night in its Atlantic Sun Conference home opener. Deion Holmes scored 28 points on 11-of-19 shooting to lead USC Upstate (6-15, ...

  • All eyes on Tom Brady as he misses practice with hand injury

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady hasn't missed many starts during his 18-year NFL career, and no one in Patriotsland thinks former 49ers quarterback Brian Hoyer will be under center for Sunday's AFC Championship Game. Nonetheless, after Brady sat out the Patriots' practice Thursday - and did not speak to reporters as scheduled - there was plenty of speculation about the 40-year-old quarterback's health. Brady sat out with a right-hand injury after being limited by...

  • Rory Mcllroy’s patience tested as he returns with 3-under 69

    Rory McIlroy's patience was tested Thursday on his comeback from an injury-filled and winless 2017, needing three late birdies to register a 3-under-par 69 that left him three strokes behind first-round leaders Tommy Fleetwood and Hideto Tanihara at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Fleetwood, the defending Abu Dhabi champion and last year's European Tour money-list winner, continued his excellent form by hitting all 18 greens in regulation. Top-ranked Dustin Johnson drove his...

  • Jaguars-Patriots Matchups

    Matchups for the AFC championship game Sunday between the Jacksonville Jaguars and New England Patriots: ___ When the Jaguars (12-6) have the ball: That impressive performance in Pittsburgh very likely will be needed for the Jaguars to have a chance. That means QB Blake Bortles (5) must get time from ...

  • Cunningham, Holmes lead USC Upstate past Jacksonville 91-85

    Mike Cunningham scored 14 of his 26 points in the final seven minutes to help USC Upstate pull away and beat Jacksonville 91-85 on Thursday night in its Atlantic Sun … Click to Continue

  • Jacksonville teacher keeps students focused with Jaguars meme

    A Jacksonville middle school teacher has a nifty way of getting her students to pay attention in history class ahead of Sunday's big game: She posted a meme that replaced American patriots' portraits with Jaguars players. Amanda Swearingen, who teaches eighth grade U.S. History at James Weldon Johnson Preparatory, edited an image of the founding fathers to include quarterback Blake Bortles, running back Leonard Fournette, cornerback Jalen Ramsey and linebacker Telvin Smith. In a Facebook post...