- Congressman: McAuliffe victory means gun control a winning message
- Clinton aide admits soliciting disgraced D.C. fundraiser; says actions were legal
- Joel Osteen church victimized in $600K theft
- Obama goes shopping at Gap as minimum-wage thanks
- N.J. woman charged after client dies from black-market butt injections
- CIA chief Brennan ‘determined’ to speak out more this year
- Reset? What reset? U.S.-Russia ties at worst since Cold War
- 9/11 terror recruiter released in Syrian prisoner swap
- D.C. elections board gives green light to marijuana legalization initiative
- Elephants can tell difference between human languages: study
Broncos, Patriots, Falcons win divisions
On the first weekend of December, four teams made the NFL playoffs.
Houston has not clinched the AFC South, although it has a three-game lead over Indianapolis, but it secured at least a wild-card spot on Sunday.
The Patriots (9-3) beat Miami 23-16 for their sixth straight win. It also was Tom Brady’s 10th division title, the most for any quarterback in NFL history.
Denver (9-3) has won seven in a row after defeating Tampa Bay 31-23, and with that loss by the Bucs, the Falcons (11-1) were guaranteed their division title. Atlanta beat New Orleans 23-13 on Thursday night.
The Texans (11-1) beat Tennessee 24-10, but with the Colts (8-4) winning 35-33 at Detroit, the AFC South remains undecided. Houston and Indianapolis meet twice in the last three weeks.
Baltimore (9-3) has a two-game lead on Pittsburgh and Cincinnati in the AFC North, and the Bengals still have both division rivals left on their schedule. The Ravens lost 23-20 to the Steelers on Sunday, while the Bengals won 20-13 at San Diego.
San Francisco’s 16-13 loss in overtime at St. Louis tightened up the AFC West as Seattle (7-5) defeated Chicago 23-17 in OT. The 49ers have a 1 1/2-game lead on the Seahawks.
The New York Giants (7-4) entered the weekend up two games up in the NFC East and they face Washington on Monday night.
Green Bay (8-4) and Chicago are tied atop the NFC North. The Packers have beaten the Bears already and they meet Dec. 16 at Soldier Field.
An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
- David Jolly wins in Florida, GOP keeps swing district seat
- House Democrats trying to force unemployment insurance vote
- Kim Jong-un calls for execution of 33 Christians
- Redskins bypass big splash - for now - as free agency period begins
- U.S. pilot scares off Iranians with 'Top Gun'-worthy stunt: 'You really ought to go home'
- FCC targets black conservative in TV station fight
- Hillary Clinton campaign received funds from Jeffrey Thompson
- Bill Clinton poses for photo with Bunny Ranch prostitutes
- Senate Democrats, Republicans spar over restoring unemployment benefits
- Sharyl Attkisson resigns from CBS after months of talks
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