NFL PLAYOFFS/DENVER BRONCOS
Denver–The Denver Broncos can pull out the game plan and scheme from December 16th. That’s the last time they played the Baltimore Ravens, this week’s opponent in the AFC Divisional playoffs. The Ravens defeated the Indianapolis Colts in yesterday’s wild card game in Baltimore, 24 to 9 to earn a rematch with the AFC’s top seeded team. The Broncos and the Ravens kick off this Saturday afternoon at 2:30 with pregame coverage beginning at noon on KMTS.
NUGGETS KNOCK OFF THE LAKERS AGAIN
Los Angeles, CA–The Denver Nuggets beat the Lakers last night at the Staples Center in L.A. 112-105. Ty Lawson led the Nuggets with 21 points and 10 rebounds. The Nuggets host the Orlando Magic Wednesday night.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL/CU BUFFS
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) – Carrick Felix scored 20 points, Jordan Bachynski had 16 points and nine blocked shots, and Arizona State pulled away from cold-shooting Colorado down the stretch to beat the Buffaloes 65-56 on Sunday night.
UNDATED (AP) – Next Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks try to keep their road success going following yesterday’s 24-14 win over Washington when they travel to Atlanta to play the Falcons in an NFC divisional playoff. That game will be followed by Houston traveling to New England to play the Patriots, who had a first-round bye in the AFC.
MIAMI (AP) – Tonight’s BCS Championship matches two of the most storied programs in college football. Top-ranked and undefeated Notre Dame is about a nine-point underdog against once-beaten and No. 2-ranked Alabama, which is going for its third national championship in four years.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Oklahoma City Thunder are trying for their second road win in two games when they travel to Washington to take on the 4-28 Wizards. The Thunder are coming off a 104-92 win at Toronto yesterday.
KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) – They’re hoping to put back on their caps and get some golf in at Kapalua where the opening round of the season-opening Tournament of Champions has been pushed back for three days because of high winds. The plan now is to play 36 holes today and finish the 54-hole event tomorrow.