CLEVELAND (AP) – Peyton Manning shook off three interceptions and drove Denver in range for Brandon McManus’ 34-yard field goal with 4:56 left in overtime, giving the unbeaten Broncos a 26-23 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.Manning took the Broncos from their 12 to the Cleveland 16 before McManus kicked his game-winner to make Denver 6-0 for the seventh time in franchise history. The Broncos only rallied thanks to their top-ranked defense, which came up big in overtime.After Manning’s third pick, Denver recorded two sacks to push the Browns (2-4) out of field-goal range.Given another chance, Manning took over. He completed 4 of 4 passes for 39 yards on the last drive.
The extra period came after a frenetic fourth quarter during which Cleveland took the lead on an interception return only to have Manning take it back 14 seconds later with a 75-yard touchdown pass.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Kevin Durant scored 23 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 111-98 on Sunday night.Durant played 32 minutes, the most action he’s had since coming back from a broken foot that cost him most of last season. He shot 9 of 14 and had six rebounds.Rookie Emmanuel Mudiay scored 22 points for the Nuggets.Denver visits Utah on Thursday; Oklahoma City visits Utah on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Tyler Toffoli scored a breakaway goal late in the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Sunday night.Marian Gaborik also scored, Jonathan Quick made 21 saves, and the Kings beat the Avalanche for the sixth straight time and improved to 8-0-1 in their last nine meetings.
Just 23 seconds after Matt Duchene tied the score at 1-1 on the Avs’ potent power play, Toffoli intercepted Erik Johnson’s pass and raced down the ice to beat Reto Berra over his glove hand and regain the lead.
Berra, coming off a shutout at Anaheim on Friday night, finished with 38 saves.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYOFFS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
Final N-Y Mets 4 Chi Cubs 1
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Final Pittsburgh 25 Arizona 13
Final OT Detroit 37 Chicago 34
Final Cincinnati 34 Buffalo 21
Final OT Denver 26 Cleveland 23
Final Houston 31 Jacksonville 20
Final Minnesota 16 Kansas City 10
Final Miami 38 Tennessee 10
Final N-Y Jets 34 Washington 20
Final Carolina 27 Seattle 23
Final San Francisco 25 Baltimore 20
Final Green Bay 27 San Diego 20
Final New England 34 Indianapolis 27
NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PRESEASON
Final Brooklyn 92 Philadelphia 91
Final San Antonio 96 Detroit 92
Final Toronto 87 Cleveland 81
Final Memphis 90 Minnesota 68
Final Oklahoma City 111 Denver 98
Final Miami 101 Atlanta 92
Final OT Portland 116 Utah 111
NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Final OT New Jersey 2 N-Y Rangers 1
Final St. Louis 4 Winnipeg 2
Final Anaheim 4 Minnesota 1
Final OT Edmonton 2 Vancouver 1
Final Los Angeles 2 Colorado 1