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Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) pulls in a pass as Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Bradley Fletcher (24) closes in during the second half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

For DeSean Jackson, revenge is sweet

- The Washington Times

DeSean Jackson grabs four catches for 126 yards to help lead the Redskins past the Philadelphia Eagles, with whom he spent the first six seasons of his professional career.

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Indiana Pacers forward David West, center, flips a pass to guard C.J. Miles, front, as Denver Nuggets forward J.J. Hickson, back, looks on in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Gallinari leads Nuggets past Pacers, 76-73

- Associated Press

On a rough shooting night for both teams, one solid offensive stretch late in the game helped the Denver Nuggets come out on top.

San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (21) runs past San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Melvin Ingram to score on a 52-yard touchdown run during the first quarter of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Novak's 40-yard FG lifts Chargers past 49ers

- Associated Press

Philip Rivers looked at the 21-point deficit on the scoreboard at halftime and even he wondered whether the San Diego Chargers had it in them to come back. The season depended on it, so Rivers took charge.

North Carolina forward Brice Johnson (11) dunks as forward Kennedy Meeks (3) and Ohio State forward Sam Thompson (12), guard Shannon Scott (3) look on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in CBS Sports Classic on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

No. 24 North Carolina beats No. 12 Ohio St 82-74

- Associated Press

Playing in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.

Vancouver Canucks' Jannik Hansen, center, of Denmark, is tended to by a trainer as Radim Vrbata, of the Czech Republic, and Henrik Sedin, right, of Sweden, watch after he was checked during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

Canucks' Hansen taken to hospital after hit

Associated Press

Canucks forward Jannik Hansen is expected to be OK after it appeared he collapsed on the bench Saturday night after taking a hit during Vancouver's game against the Calgary Flames.

News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EST

Associated Press

Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night.

NFL Capsules

- Associated Press

Nick Novak kicked a 40-yard field goal nearly 5 minutes into overtime after Philip Rivers rallied San Diego back from a 21-point deficit in the second half, keeping the Chargers' slim playoff hopes alive with a 38-35 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday night.

Dallas Mavericks guard Ricky Ledo (1) shoots between San Antonio Spurs' Boris Diaw, left, and Jeff Ayres, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)

Ellis leads Mavericks over Spurs 99-93

Associated Press

The star of Rajon Rondo's debut with the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night was Monta Ellis - the teammate whom the Mavericks hope helps Rondo form a lethal backcourt combination that will make them championship contenders.

Saturday's NBA Capsules

Associated Press

Monta Ellis equaled his season high with 38 points, including 11 during the final four minutes, to spark a late rally as the Dallas Mavericks beat the depleted San Antonio Spurs 99-93 Saturday in Rajon Rondo's debut with the Mavericks.

Arizona State's Shaquielle McKissic dives for the ball before Lehigh's Justin Goldsborough, left, can get it during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tempe, Ariz., on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Cheryl Evans)

Mountain Hawks beat Sun Devils 84-81 in 3OT

- Associated Press

A disappointing loss two days earlier and cross-country trip could have set up Lehigh's players another big fall, particularly facing a Pac-12 team on the road.

Women's Top 25 Capsules

- Associated Press

Ariel Massengale scored 14 of her 18 points in the second half and No. 10 Tennessee beat No. 7 Stanford 59-40 on Saturday for its fifth consecutive victory.

Top 25 Capsules

- Associated Press

Devin Booker had 19 points and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points in an 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

College Bowl Capsules

- Associated Press

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl.