FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots keep winning with comebacks. The Patriots trailed at halftime in the past three games but beat Denver and Houston 34-31 and Cleveland 27-26. They topped the Browns with two touchdowns and a recovered onside kick in the last 61 seconds on Sunday.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots have placed tight end Rob Gronkowski on injured reserve with a damaged right knee. Gronkowski was hurt midway through the third quarter of the Patriots' 27-26 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. He was hit on the right knee by safety T.J. Ward after a 21-yard reception.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, right-hander Clay Buchholz and lefty Andrew Miller are all on the mend. Manager John Farrell expects all three to be ready for the start of spring training.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Notre Dame topped Bryant 70-59 last night in the second round of the Gotham Classic at Purcell Pavilion. Jerian Grant hit a late 3-pointer and scored 23 points for Notre Dame. Alex Francis scored 17 points and Joe O'Shea finished with 13 for Bryant.
NEW YORK (AP) - Columbia beat Massachusetts-Lowell 78-39 last night. Meiko Lyles had 11 points, eight rebounds and made all three of his 3-point attempts for Columbia. UMass-Lowell had no players score in double figures. Parris Massey set a career-high with eight points, but the River Hawks shot only 29.4 percent from the field.
(AP) - The UConn women's basketball team stays the unanimous Number 1 in The Associated Press poll after winning its only game of the week. The Huskies routed UC Davis by 60 points Thursday and don't play again until December 17th against Number 2 Duke because of exams.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - An attorney for a so-called "right-hand man" of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez wants more detail from Massachusetts prosecutors about the accessory to murder charge he faces. Ernest Wallace's lawyers filed the request yesterday in Fall River Superior Court ahead of a brief hearing.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Curt Schilling knows criticism is coming. He expects it. The former All-Star pitcher is replacing Orel Hershiser on ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" broadcast crew next season, giving him a wider audience for his opinions.
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
Boston at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m.
Boston at Calgary, 9:30 p.m.
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL:
Albany (NY) at Brown, 7 p.m.
Hartford at CCSU, 7 p.m.
Dartmouth at Illinois, 8 p.m.
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL:
Bryant at Dartmouth, 7 p.m.
UMass-Lowell at Rhode Island, 7 p.m.
Georgetown at Yale, 7 p.m.
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