LANDOVER, Md. (AP) – Marshawn Lynch ran for 131 yards and a touchdown in helping the Seattle Seahawks win their first road playoff game since 1983 by beating Washington 24-14 last night. The Redskins raced out to an early 14-0 lead before the Seahawks rallied by knocking Redskins QB Robert Griffin III out of the game and moving on to play at Atlanta next Sunday.
BALTIMORE (AP) – It was the old-style Baltimore Ravens, who used a suffocating defense to hold Indianapolis to just three field goals in their 24-9 win over the Colts. That means Ray Lewis & Co. are next going to Denver to play Peyton Manning and the top-seeded Broncos, who are riding an 11-game winning streak.
MIAMI (AP) – It’s a dream matchup tonight for the BCS Championship when top-ranked and undefeated Notre Dame take on once-beaten and No. 2-ranked Alabama for the title. Alabama is going for its third national championship in four years and trying to become the first school to win back-to-back BCS titles.
MIAMI (AP) – The Miami Heat went on a 21-0 run to end the game while holding Washington scoreless over the final 7:07 in scoring a 99-71 win over the Wizards last night. LeBron James led the Heat 24 points.
NEW YORK (AP)- After 113 mostly bitter days in the NHL labor lockout, the league and its players forged a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement following a 16-hour marathon bargaining session. The season — either 48 or 50 games — is expected to start within a couple of weeks.