Who will win Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks? Our sports staff has varying opinions.
Down 21 points, the Wizards rallied to force overtime against Toronto. Despite the surge, it’s clear they still have trouble matching up with their foes from the north.
Quinn Cook and Tyus Jones made a pair of 3-pointers in the final 1:16, erasing the remnants of an 11-point and handing the Blue Devils a 69-63 victory over the Cavaliers.
Djokovic beat Murray 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in Sunday’s final, relegating the Scotsman to runner-up status for the fourth time in four tries in the Australian Open final. Murray had lost twice previously to Djokovic — in 2011 and 2013 — and to Roger Federer in 2010.
The Green Bay Packers’ quarterback won his second MVP award Saturday night, and Watt, the Texans defensive end, took top defensive honors.
Seau, who committed suicide at age 43 in 2012, was the only first-time eligible candidate in the Hall’s class of 2015. Also getting in Saturday, a day before the Super Bowl, were modern-day players Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields.
John Wall led all scorers with 28 points and Bradley Beal had 26 points for the Wizards, who could have pulled into a tie with Toronto for second place in the Eastern Conference with a victory.
Weber landed awkwardly with three minutes remaining in VCU’s 64-55 loss to the Spiders and spent the rest of the game on crutches with ice on his right knee.
Pacioretty scored 3:08 into overtime, Carey Price made 36 saves and the Montreal Canadiens edged the Washington Capitals 1-0 on Saturday for their fifth consecutive win.
Smith-Rivera scored 24 points and No. 21 Georgetown held Creighton without a field goal for more than 17 minutes in a 67-40 victory Saturday.
Codi Miller-McIntyre scored 19 points and Dinos Mitoglou and Mitchell Wilbekin each scored 15 points as Wake Forest held on to beat Virginia Tech, 73-70, on Saturday.
Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory despite a hacking cough on Saturday night.