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  • Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant (3) reacts after kicking the game-winning field goal against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFC divisional playoff NFL football game Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, in Atlanta. The Falcons won 30-28. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    NFL playoffs: Falcons edge Seahawks on late field goal

    Matt Bryant kicked a 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left and the Atlanta Falcons bounced back after blowing a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter, defeating Russell Wilson and the gutty Seattle Seahawks 30-28 in an NFC divisional playoff game Sunday.


  • Pats' Gronkowski needs surgery on arm

    Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski needs surgery on his broken left arm, a person with knowledge of the injury told The Associated Press.


  • Hershey Bears goalie Braden Holtby (1) makes one of his 40 saves in the first period of their AHL hockey game against the Toronto Marlies, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Hershey, Pa. The Bears won 4-2. (AP Photo/Lebanon Daily News, Glen Gray) THE PATRIOT-NEWS OUT.

    Washington Capitals: How I spent my NHL lockout

    Capitals players were skating for a long time before the official start of camp Sunday. But their most recent game experience varies. Here's how each guy spent the NHL lockout


  • Tampa Bay Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier takes the ice for the team's first hockey practice since the end of the NHL labor lockout, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, Dirk Shadd)

    Guy Boucher has Lightning bonding in a hurry

    After holding their first post-lockout workout Sunday on home ice in Tampa, the Lightning will travel about 2 1/2 hours south for four days of practice and team activities starting Monday in Estero, Fla.


  • AP Source: Eagles interviewed Brian Billick

    The Philadelphia Eagles have interviewed former Ravens coach and current Fox analyst Brian Billick for their coaching vacancy, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press on Sunday.


  • Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams of the US perform the gangnam style dance during the Kids Tennis Day at Melbourne Park ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Novak Djokovic ready to make Australian Open history

    The No. 1-ranked is hoping his opener against Paul-Henri Mathieu is the first of seven matches this month at the venue where he's had the most success in Grand Slam tennis. His five-set, 5-hour, 53-minute win over Rafael Nadal in the final last year has already been written into Australian Open folklore, and followed his titles at Melbourne Park in 2008 and 2011.


  • Washington Capitals' Brooks Laich celebrates his power-play goal in the second period against the Boston Bruins in Boston on Saturday, March 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Brooks Laich doesn’t skate in Caps’ opening practice

    Brooks Laich was the only Washington Capitals player in town who didn't take part in the first practice of training camp Sunday as he deals with an apparent groin injury.


  • Kaepernick gives 49ers new look in NFC title game

    Colin Kaepernick stood in a cramped corner of the 49ers' locker room smiling and chatting with Alex Smith late Saturday night when a stranger interrupted the two quarterbacks.


  • Ohio State's DeShaun Thomas (1) drives as Michigan's Trey Burke (3) tries to keep up during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won 56-53. (AP Photo/Mike Munden)

    Michigan unbeaten no more as Buckeyes prevail

    Deshaun Thomas had 20 points and scored the first and last baskets in a 16-0 first-half spurt and No. 15 Ohio State beat second-ranked Michigan 56-53 on Sunday, probably denying the Wolverines their first No. 1 ranking in more than 20 years.


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