Today in Sports History: January 18

By Brandon Zhu

In 2004, the New England Patriots beat the Indianapolis Colts 24-14, in the AFC Championship game. The Patriots had a league best 14-2 regular season record. During the game, the Patriots  intercepted Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, the league’s MVP, four times. Patriots quarterback, Tom Brady, threw for 237 yards and one touchdown to lead the Patriots to their second Super Bowl in three years. The Patriots went on to defeat the Carolina Panthers in the Super Bowl 32-29. Tom Brady led the team with three passing touchdowns and threw for 354 yards. Brady was named Super Bowl MVP for the second time in his career.

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