Sunday, January 20, 2013
The New England Patriots host the Baltimore Ravens at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the AFC Championship Game. Here’s a roundup of where and when to catch the games this Championship Weekend.
The New England Patriots host the Baltimore Ravens Gillette Stadium in the AFC Championship Game Sunday, battling for the right to go to their second straight Super Bowl, and sixth in the Tom Brady/Bill Belichick era. The NFL Championship Weekend begins today at 3 p.m. on Fox when the Atlanta Falcons host the San Fransisco 49ers to determine the NFC champion. Then, at 6:30 p.m., on CBS, the Patriots kick off against rival Baltimore. There is some recent history between the two teams, beginning in 2009, when the Ravens marched into Foxboro and stunned the heavily favored Patriots, 33-14 to knock the home team out of the playoffs. New England got some revenge in the AFC Championship Game last year, beating the Ravens 23-20 to advance to the …
Sheriffs plan to make donations to local shelters.
Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian and Baltimore City Sheriff John W. Anderson spoke by phone Friday and agreed to a friendly wager on the outcome of tonight's Patriots-Ravens AFC Championship game. “It was great to speak with Sheriff Anderson today. I always enjoy having the opportunity to talk with my colleagues from other parts of the country,” said Sheriff Koutoujian. “He was clearly optimistic the Ravens will win Sunday, but I’ll take Tom Brady and Bill Belichick any day - especially this Sunday.” Should the Patriots win, Sheriff Anderson has pledged to send Maryland Crab Soup from Bo Brooks Restaurant to Middlesex County, while if the Ravens win Sheriff Koutoujian has committed to send New England Clam Chowder from Legal Sea Foods…
Wednesday, January 16, 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 tomorrow, 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 6-2…
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The Patriots are on a bye week but there is still a lot of football action this weekend. Find out where to catch the NFL Playoff games in Framingham.
Saturday, January 5
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are back in the playoffs and will be in search of their fourth Super Bowl championship since 2002. The Patriots clinched a playoff spot and ended the season with a 12-4 record. Also, thanks to their Dec. 10 win over the Houston Texans (also a 12-4 team), the Pats earned a bye in the first round of the playoffs. While there will not be a Patriots game this weekend, there will still be plenty of action. It's also a good chance to watch the upcoming competition. To see how the Patriots stack up aginst potential second-round opponents, check out this video on Patriots.com. Games this weekend (Wildcard) AFC NFC Where to watch in the Framingham: There are a number of local places to catch the game. Here …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Patriots President Jonathan Kraft told media Sunday The Kraft Group and his family will be donating $25,000 to those affected by the Newtown tragedy. On Sunday, the Patriots honored the 26 victims of the school shooting with a special moment of silence.
New England Patriots President Jonathan Kraft told 98.5 The Sports Hub Sunday the Kraft family and Kraft Group will be donating $25,000 to help those affected by last Friday’s shooting in Newtown, Conn. that took the lives of 26, people, including 20 elementary school children. “Your heart just sinks and you get nauseous and you never would expect anything like that would ever happen [in Newtown] … it’s just horrible,” Jonathan Kraft said. … “Our family [and] the Kraft Group donated some money and we encourage other people who are in a position to do that to do it.” Friday’s tragedy hit close to the Kraft family because of a box company they own in Newtown with a factory less than two miles from Sandy Hook Elementary School. “We’ve run a …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
The New England Patriots will wear black-ribbon logos on their helmets and hold a moment of silence before Sunday night's game against the San Francisco 49ers in Foxborough.
Foxborough will be center stage of the National Football League world for the second time in six days Sunday night when the New England Patriots host the San Francisco 49ers in primetime on NBC's Sunday Night Football. But even a game with so much significance on playoff positioning will simply be less important in the wake of Friday's tragedy in Newtown, CT. The New England Patriots, along with the rest of the country, will have the 26 victims of Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on their minds and in their hearts during Sunday's game at Gillette Stadium. In recognition of Friday's tragedy, the Patriots plan to honor the 20 children and six adults killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School by wearing black-…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Framingham High will host Natick at 10 a.m. at Bowditch Field. This is one of the oldest football rivalries in the Commonwealth - more than a century old. GO FLYERS!
Our daily column, 5 Things You Need to Know Today, will help you to get your day started and offer you some fodder for water cooler conversation. 1. It's Thanksgiving, so besides family and food, there's football! Framingham High will host Natick at 10 a.m. at Bowditch Field. This is one of the oldest football rivalries in the Commonwealth - more than a century old. Natick, which has a better record this season, is favored to win, but GO FLYERS! Admission is $7. 2. The Framingham Turkey Classic Road Race starts at 8 a.m. There is no same day registration as the race sold out. The race, sponsored by the Framingham Police Association and Framingham Fire Department Local 1652, raises money for the Veterans Outreach Center — MetroWest Chapter…
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Tonight is good night to have multiple televisions, or at least a DVR.
At 7 p.m. the 64th Prime Time Emmy Awards show begins, with host Jimmy Kimmel stirring the pot, on ABC. Meanwhile, CBS will be broadcasting a segment featuring President Obama and Mitt Romney in separate but, presumably, equal interviews on "60 Minutes" to help voters get inside their heads. That will air from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. ET. And at 8 p.m., the New England Patriots will take the field againt the Baltimore Ravens, making it a big night for television viewers across a multitude of interests. What will you be watching?
Sunday, September 9, 2012
This neighborhood is ready for some football and the New England Patriots.
This Framingham neighborhood held its 2nd Annual Brook Tailgate, as the New England Patriots take on the Titans. Thanks to Cristina Sandza-Donovan for sending this photo to Framingham Patch. *** Framingham Patch loves to hear what's going on in your neighborhood. Send us photos anytime at email@example.com
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Kick-off is Sunday at 6:29 p.m. on NBC.
Are you ready for some football or ar you just ready for the game to be over already? Unless you have been away on vacation half-way across the world, the New England Patriots will battle the New York Giants Sunday in the Super Bowl Sunday. Do you plan to tune in? Tell us in our poll!