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Antonio Brown returned a punt 71 yards for a touchdown and added a clinching 63-yard scoring grab with 2:50 to go in the Pittsburgh Steelers' 27-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night.

Harbaugh, Niners agree to part ways

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will not return for the final season of his $25 million, five-year contract he signed in January 2011.

Jets top Dolphins in what's likely Ryan's finale as head coach

When the woeful New York Jets gave up a 97-yard touchdown run to fall behind by 10 points Sunday, Rex Ryan cursed and hollered and angrily swung his arms and stomped along the sideline.

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Pats play it safe, but lose to Bills

Safe on the sideline, Tom Brady watched the Buffalo Bills finish with their first winning record in 10 seasons.

Giants finish up with loss to Eagles

Although Tom Coughlin refused to shed any light on his job status after the New York Giants missed the playoffs for a third straight season, several players offered a resounding vote of support.

Giants look to finish season strong

The New York Giants never gave themselves a chance in 2014, losing nine of their first 12 games.

Ryan and Jets finish disappointing season at Dolphins

For the second year in a row, New York Jets coach Rex Ryan comes to Miami for the finale of a disappointing season, his job in jeopardy

UCONN

Huskies are heating up

Howie Dickenman had some parting words for his close friend before leaving the XL Center court on Sunday afternoon.

No. 2 UConn plays host to No. 10 Duke

The No. 2 UConn women’s basketball team hosts No. 10 Duke at the XL Center in Hartford tonight.

COLLEGES

NCAA women's basketball top 25 roundup

Center Isabelle Harrison had 20 points and 12 rebounds and No. 8 Tennessee beat No. 10 Oregon State 74-63 on Sunday.

NCAA men's basketball top 25 roundup

Sir’Dominic Pointer used a complete game to keep St. John’s rolling.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Local roundup: Fornaro sparks Coast Guard to victory

Meghan Fornaro scored a career-high 27 points as the Coast Guard Academy women’s basketball team beat Nazareth College 75-60 in the Land of Magic Classic on Sunday.

PROFESSIONAL

NBA roundup

Trail Blazers 101, Knicks 79Wesley Matthews got a chance to practice his bow-and-arrow 3-point celebration on Sunday night.

NHL roundup

Derek Stepan scored a pair of special-teams goals and completed a hat trick into an empty net, Henrik Lundqvist made 19 saves in his 600th NHL contest, and the New York Rangers won their eighth consecutive game, 3-1, spoiling the debut of New...

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Basketball

7 p.m., ESPN2- NCAA men: Toledo at Duke.

7:30 p.m., YES, WCBS (880-AM) - NBA: Sacramento Kings at Brooklyn Nets.

9 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA women: Duke at UConn from Hartford.

9 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: San Francisco at St. Mary's.

Football

2 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Texas A&M vs. West Virginia in Liberty Bowl from Memphis, Tenn.

5:30 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Oklahoma vs. Clemson in Russell Athletic Bowl from Orlando, Fla.

9 p.m., ESPN - NCAA: Arkansas vs. Texas in Texas Bowl from Houston.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN, NBCSN - NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Boston Bruins.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins at New Jersey Devils.

Soccer

2:55 p.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Swansea City at Liverpool.

CT SUN

Sun to open 2015 season at home, June 5

The Connecticut Sun will tip off its 13th season with a home game against the Washington Mystics at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, at Mohegan Sun Arena, the team announced Thursday.