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Patriots beat Steelers, set up Super Bowl versus Falcons1/23/2017 9:12:14 AMFOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots scored the first 19 points of the second half to turn a tight contest into a romp as they beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 36-17 on Sunday to set up a Super Bowl clash against the high-scoring Atlanta Falcons.Falcons beat Packers 44-21 to reach Super Bowl1/23/2017 6:12:11 AM - Matt Ryan piloted high-flying Atlanta to a 44-21 rout of the Green Bay Packers in the National Football Conference (NFC) Championship game on Sunday as the Falcons advanced to the Super Bowl for just the second time.Federer ready to restore order against Zverev1/23/2017 6:01:32 PMMELBOURNE - Seeing world number 50 Mischa Zverev and wildcard Denis Istomin upset the top two players in the world at Melbourne Park shows more players believe they can take shake up the established order and that can only be good for tennis, says Roger Federer.Nadal thrilled by return to grand slam quarter-finals1/23/2017 5:56:07 PMMELBOURNE - Rafa Nadal returned to the grand slam big-time by weathering a furious Gael Monfils fightback to win 6-3 6-3 4-6 6-4 and reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Monday.China's Xi says Winter Games must have no 'grandiose' projects1/23/2017 3:15:00 PMBEIJING - Money must be spent properly for the 2022 Winter Olympics that China is to host and no "grandiose" projects must be allowed, President Xi Jinping said on Monday, as he toured sites for the Games.Manor F1 talks ongoing but money needed1/23/2017 4:45:23 PMLONDON - Administrators for the Manor Formula One team say talks with interested parties have intensified but a firm financial commitment has yet to be secured as a deadline looms.Pliskova into last eight, hungry for grand slam success1/23/2017 3:17:08 PMMELBOURNE - Karolina Pliskova reached the Australian Open quarter-finals for the first time on Monday and is keen to prove right those tipping her for grand slam success.Figure skating: Chen lands record five quads at U.S. nationals1/23/2017 6:27:11 AM - Teenage prodigy Nathan Chen became the first skater to land five quads in a single programme as he claimed his first national title at the U.S. figure skating championships on Sunday in Kansas City, Missouri.Double Olympic champion Adams turns professional1/23/2017 5:57:57 PMLONDON - Double Olympic boxing gold medallist Nicola Adams turned professional on Monday, announcing a debut bout in Manchester on April 8 before a "Leeds homecoming" on May 13.Top surviving seed Raonic safely into last eight1/23/2017 3:33:00 PMMELBOURNE - Third seed Milos Raonic came safely through a potentially tricky match against Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6(6) 3-6 6-4 6-1 on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals for the third straight year.