Patriots survive Jets scare to earn first-round playoff bye
Jonas Gray scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 1-yard run early in the fourth quarter after the Patriots intercepted Geno Smith, and New England clinched a first-round playoff bye with a 17-16 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.
Dion Waiters steps up in fourth as hot-shooting Cavaliers down Grizzlies
LeBron James had 25 points and 11 assists, Dion Waiters scored 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Cavaliers handled one of the West's best teams, beating the Grizzlies 105-91 on Sunday.
Tony Romo puts on show as Cowboys rock Colts, seal playoff berth
Dallas ended a four-year playoff drought Sunday in a dominating 42-7 victory over the Colts, with Tony Romo throwing four touchdown passes and breaking Troy Aikman's franchise record for yards passing.
Police: Teen fires shots, runs from officers in the Bronx
Police say 17-year-old Raymond Leonardo tried to run from cops, then surrendered his weapon without incident.
Tom Coughlin wears NYPD tribute
New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin is wearing a black strip on his left shoulder and a peace sign under the "NY" logo on his blue pullover for the Giants' game against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
Jameis Winston ruling: No violation
Jameis Winston attorney David Cornwell confirmed to ESPN's Joe Schad that the Florida State Seminoles quarterback was ruled to have not violated university conduct code.
Local sports teams pay tribute to fallen NYPD officers
In St. Louis, Giants coach Tom Coughlin wore a black strip on the left shoulder and a peace sign under the "NY" logo on his pullover for the team's game against the Rams.
Raiola says stomp was not intentional
Lions center Dominic Raiola said his stepping on the leg of Chicago Bears defensive lineman Ego Ferguson was "not intentional" and that he did not see Ferguson on the ground.
Former NYPD Commissioner: Slain Officers 'Brought Back Horrible Memories'
The shooting deaths of two city police officers "brought back horrible memories" for former New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.
Knicks fall to East-leading Raptors 118-108
Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points for the New York Knicks, but that wasn't enough as they lost their fifth straight 118-108 to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
Johnny Manziel (hammy) exits game
Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel left Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers late in the first half with a hamstring injury and did not return.
Falcons eliminate Saints from postseason hunt, stay alive in NFC South
Julio Jones returned from a hip injury to catch seven passes for 107 yards, and the Atlanta Falcons remained in playoff contention with a 30-14 victory over New Orleans on Sunday.