FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes in the final 61 seconds, helping the New England Patriots rally for a 27-26 victory over the Cleveland Browns yesterday. New England lost tight end Rob Gronkowski to a leg injury in the third quarter.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Chargers beat Eli Manning and the New York Giants 37-14 yesterday, eliminating the Giants from the playoff picture. Philip Rivers found rookie Keenan Allen for two of his three touchdown passes. Manning dropped to 0-3 against San Diego since 2004.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Geno Smith led the New York Jets to a 37-27 victory over the Oakland Raiders yesterday. Smith threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score. Chris Ivory had a touchdown run, Nick Folk kicked three field goals and Antonio Allen blocked a punt and returned it for a score to help the Jets in the AFC playoff hunt.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Boston Celtics topped the New York Knicks 114-73 yesterday, in the most lopsided victory in the NBA this season. Jordan Crawford scored 23 points. Jared Sullinger added 21 for the Celtics, who jumped to leads of 12-0, 18-1 and 25-3 and improved their Atlantic Division-leading record to 10-12.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 4-1 last night. Jason Chimera, Steve Oleksy and Mikhail Grabovski scored second-period goals. Washington defenseman Nate Schmidt added a goal in the third for the Capitals, who beat Nashville at home on Saturday.
TORONTO (AP) - Carl Soderberg and Torey Krug scored second-period power-play goals and the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 yesterday. The Bruins were coming off a Saturday night win over Pittsburgh where Shawn Thornton had a takedown of Brooks Orpik. The Bruins were without the suspended Thornton as well as Loui Eriksson and Chris Kelly, who were both injured in the game.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox have finalized a $9.5 million, two-year contract with right-handed reliever Edward Mujica. Mujica had 37 saves and a career-best 2.78 ERA for St. Louis in 2013 and was selected an All-Star for the first time. However, he lost his job as closer with a series of bad outings in September and pitched only two innings in the Cardinals' playoff run.
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Daniel Stewart scored 25 points as Rider beat Quinnipiac 90-78 yesterday. Ike Azotam scored 24 points for Quinnipiac and Shaq Shannon added 18 points, seven assists. The Bobcats made 8 of 23 shots from 3-point range, four coming from Zaid Hearst on just six attempts.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Sean Armand scored 28 points and David Laury had 19 along with 10 rebounds to lift Iona over Fairfield 83-72 yesterday. Armand hit 9 of 17 from the field and went 9 for 11 from the line in this Mid-American Athletic Conference match-up. Maurice Barrow scored 26 points for Fairfield.
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