In NFL wild card playoff action yesterday, Baltimore handled Indianapolis, 24-9. The Ravens defense held Andrew Luck and the Colts without a touchdown on the day and Joe Flacco hurled a pair of touchdown passes. Also, Seattle came back to beat Washington, 24-14. The Seahawks trailed early by 14, but came storming back to win on the road behind Marshawn Lynch’s 132 yards and a touchdown. Next week, Baltimore heads to Denver on Saturday at 4:30. Green Bay travels to San Francisco on Saturday at 8. Seattle visits Atlanta at 1 on Sunday and New England welcomes Houston Sunday at 4:30.
The Cleveland Browns have moved on from their pursuit in Oregon head coach Chip Kelly. Browns owner Jimmy Haslam will reportedly renew the search from “square one”. Kelly had heavy interest from Cleveland and Philadelphia, but decided to stay in Oregon. The Browns other top candidate, Doug Marrone, reached a deal to coach the Buffalo Bills over the weekend. The Browns are believed to have interest in former Arizona head coach Ken Wisenhunt.
The NHL has a reached a tentative deal for a new collective bargaining agreement. The two sides announced the framework for a new deal, that just requires some minor adjustments before it will be sent to the board of governors to approve, likely coming on Wednesday. The tentative deal would be a 10-year deal. For the first year, the salary cap will sit at $60 million but teams can spend up to $70.2 million. However, next year it will cap at $64.3 million. The league is currently suggesting April 5th as the trade deadline for this season. Details have not yet been released on the schedule for the opening of the season, but it is believed both sides are looking for a 48-50 game schedule starting around January 15th.
In NBA action last night, Miami dominated Washington, 99-71. Oklahoma City bested Toronto, 104-92. Charlotte outlasted Detroit, 108-101 in overtime. Memphis topped Phoenix, 92-81 and Denver defeated the LA Lakers, 112-105.
In NCAA basketball Top 25 play yesterday, #2 Michigan handled Iowa, 95-67. #6 Kansas ousted Temple, 69-62. #7 Syracuse bested USF, 55-44. #9 Minnesota toppled Northwestern, 69-51 and #13 Florida blew past Yale, 79-58.
In the Godaddy.com Bowl last night, Arkansas State topped #25 Kent State, 17-13.
On your radio dial tonight, it’s the Sports Fan presented by J&K Contracting. That’s on 970 WATH and it’s from 6:36 to 7. Also, on 970 WATH from 6:06 to 6:36, it’s the Semeka Randall coaches show and on Power 105 at 7, it’s the head coach Jim Christian show.
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