On to Minneapolis

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/22/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Chin012118Patriots-JaguarsAFCChampionship_Spt9.jpg Big plays put the Patriots back in the big game

New England trailed, 20-10, in the fourth quarter, but Tom Brady bailed out his team.

Chris Hogan lifted Danny Amendola after he made a touchdown in the fourth quarter as the Patriots took the lead.

The Big Picture

Photos: Patriots win the AFC championship

The Patriots beat the Jacksonville Jaguars and are headed to the Super Bowl once again.


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Nick Foles threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns as Philadelphia breezed past Minnesota.

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Nonstop flights between Boston and Minneapolis were checking in at more than $1,000.

Foxborough, MA 1/21/2018 Patriots Chris Hogan lifts Danny Amendola after he made a touchdown in the fourth quarter. The New England Patriots host the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Jan. 21, 2018.(Barry Chin/Globe Staff)

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Danny Amendola saved the day for the Patriots

He came up big in the clutch once again with two TDs and a key conversion in the fourth quarter.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper.jpg Outcome of Patriots-Jaguars was inevitable

It was only a matter of time before the Patriots overtook Jacksonville.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/AFCslider1.jpg Here’s a closeup photo of Tom Brady’s un-bandaged hand injury

For all the attention recently paid to Tom Brady’s hand injury, it wasn’t until after Sunday’s game that we actually got a clear view.

Foxborough, MA 1/21/2018 New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola (80) and New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan (15) celebrate Amendola's game winning reception. The New England Patriots host the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL AFC championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Jan. 21, 2018.(Barry Chin/Globe Staff)

Andrew Mahoney

Here are the key plays that helped the Patriots flip the script

Several well-executed plays were crucial as New England rallied from 10 points down to win the AFC Championship Game.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/22patsfans209-001.jpg ‘Freaking amazing’: Patriots fans exuberant after comeback

“They came through in the end, as they always do,” said one fan watching in a Boston bar.

Brigham and Children’s each get $50m gift

The donations by Robert Hale Jr. and his wife, Karen, are among the largest received by each hospital.

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A 6-foot 5-inch defenseman for the Boston College men’s hockey team is “out indefinitely” after being assaulted at a restaurant on Boylston Street.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/19/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Saglio_Solar-4.jpg Is Eversource throwing shade on solar users?

The utility will soon start charging customers for the privilege of soaking up sun, and the solar industry is fighting back.

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The parties couldn’t reach an agreement Sunday, meaning 1 million civilian federal workers are now temporarily unemployed.

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A new Washington Post-ABC News poll is a sign that two groups that have recoiled from Donald Trump’s presidency will play a decisive role in November.

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Periods of light rain will accompany a generally warm Monday in Greater Boston.

Ashland Fire Department

Dozens of animals die in barn blaze on Holliston farm

A blaze destroyed a barn, killing most of the animals trapped inside at a Holliston farm Sunday morning, fire officials said.

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Opinion | Margery Eagan

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They’re underpaid, exploited, and objectified — in a game with a lousy history of violence against women.


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