Kyrie Irving helps Celtics pull away to beat Grizzlies

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) controls the ball against Grizzlies guard Andrew Harrison (5) in the first half of Saturday's game at Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Kyrie Irving scored 20 points, Jayson Tatum had 19 points and nine rebounds and the Boston Celtics pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 102-93 on Saturday night.

Knicks shut out Anthony in 2nd half, beat Thunder 111-96

Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony (7) looks to pass the ball as he is guarded by Knicks forward Michael Beasley (8) during the second quarter of Saturday's game at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Carmelo Anthony got the cheers but the New York Knicks got the win, shutting out their former All-Star in the second half and beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-96 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.

Stafford-led Lions beat Bears 20-10, stay in playoff picture

Lions cornerback Nevin Lawson (24) deflects a pass intended for Bears wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) during the second half of Saturday's game at Detroit. (AP Photo/Rey Del Rio)

Matthew Stafford struck a balance between making plays and avoiding mistakes to keep the Detroit Lions in the playoff picture.

Holiday shopping at Fenway Park, for fans and team alike

Red Sox manager Alex Cora talks with members of the media on Tuesday at Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

The Boston Red Sox held a Christmas carnival at Fenway Park on Saturday for fans who — like their favorite team — still have some shopping to do.

Kemp back in LA, Gonzalez out in 5-player deal with Braves

Matt Kemp of the Braves waves to a fan after a game against the Brewers on June 24 at Atlanta. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik)

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Holiday shopping at Fenway Park, for fans and team alike

Red Sox manager Alex Cora talks with members of the media on Tuesday at Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

The Boston Red Sox held a Christmas carnival at Fenway Park on Saturday for fans who — like their favorite team — still have some shopping to do.

Kemp back in LA, Gonzalez out in 5-player deal with Braves

Matt Kemp of the Braves waves to a fan after a game against the Brewers on June 24 at Atlanta. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik)

Matt Kemp is returning to the place where he began his major league career, reacquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that creates more financial flexibility for the reigning NL...

Parade of relievers keep rolling as winter meetings end

Relief pitcher Fernando Rodney is leaving Arizona to sign a one-year, $4.5 million deal with the Minnesota Twins, The Associated Press reported on Thursday. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

The baseball winter meetings became a parade of relief pitchers as teams tried to boost their bullpens

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Chargers, Chiefs meet with AFC West title (almost) at stake

The Chargers visit the Chiefs on Saturday night knowing the winner has the inside track on the AFC West title and a playoff berth

With Rodgers back, Packers OL must stave off Panthers' rush

Packers offensive guard Jahri Evans (73) blocks during last Sunday's game against the Browns at Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

When Aaron Rodgers returns from a broken collarbone on Sunday against Carolina, he will take snaps behind an offensive line that has stabilized following an injury-filled start to the season.

Giants rookie RB Wayne Gallman getting more playing time

New York Giants running back Wayne Gallman, left, is upended by Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Anthony Hitchens during the first quarter of Sunday's game in East Rutherford, N.J. (Adam Hunger/AP Photo)

If last week was any indication, rookie Wayne Gallman might be the featured running back in the New York Giants' offense

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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws during practice on Wednesday at the Don Hutson Center in Ashwaubenon, Wis.   (Adam Wesley/The Post-Crescent via AP)

The Green Bay Packers stayed afloat in the postseason race while hoping for nearly two months that Aaron Rodgers would return.

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Kyrie Irving helps Celtics pull away to beat Grizzlies

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) controls the ball against Grizzlies guard Andrew Harrison (5) in the first half of Saturday's game at Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

Kyrie Irving scored 20 points, Jayson Tatum had 19 points and nine rebounds and the Boston Celtics pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 102-93 on Saturday night.

Knicks shut out Anthony in 2nd half, beat Thunder 111-96

Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony (7) looks to pass the ball as he is guarded by Knicks forward Michael Beasley (8) during the second quarter of Saturday's game at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Carmelo Anthony got the cheers but the New York Knicks got the win, shutting out their former All-Star in the second half and beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-96 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.

Jazz win in Boston for first time since 2008

Utah's Donovan Mitchell (45) drives to the basket between the Celtics' Jaylen Brown, left, and Aron Baynes during the second quarter of Friday night's NBA game in Boston. The Jazz beat the Celtics 107-95. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Ricky Rubio scored 22 points, Gorbert, Favors hurt as Utah Jazz beat the Boston Celtics 107-95

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Zuccarello scores PP goal in OT as Rangers beat Bruins 3-2

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers (36), celebrates his goal with Chris Kreider as Patrice Bergeron of the Bruins, left, skates away in overtime of Saturday's game at Boston. The Rangers won 3-2. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Mats Zuccarello scored a power-play goal 1:56 into overtime to lift the New York Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday.

Nash helps Rangers beat Kings 4-2

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) stops a shot by Los Angeles Kings left wing Jussi Jokinen (36) as he is checked by Rangers defenseman Brendan Smith during the first period of New York's 4-2 win over Friday night at Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Rick Nash scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:27 remaining to lead the New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Kings

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David Krejci of the Bruins, right, battles Christian Djoos of the Capitals for the puck during the second period of Thursday's game at Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Alex Chiasson scored two third-period goals, the second on a short-handed breakaway with 8:29 left, and the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Thursday night.

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Zuccarello scores PP goal in OT as Rangers beat Bruins 3-2

Mats Zuccarello of the Rangers (36), celebrates his goal with Chris Kreider as Patrice Bergeron of the Bruins, left, skates away in overtime of Saturday's game at Boston. The Rangers won 3-2. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Mats Zuccarello scored a power-play goal 1:56 into overtime to lift the New York Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday.

Foles replaces Wentz, but Eagles still have work to do

Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) reacts from the bench during the fourth quarter of a game against the Cowboys on Dec. 10 at East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Nick Foles isn't getting a three-week grace period in replacing Carson Wentz as the quarterback with the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles.

Angry Saints aim to improve playoff prospects vs. Jets

Jets quarterback Bryce Petty throws a pass during a preseason game against the Giants on Aug. 26 at East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Saints running back Alvin Kamara dismisses the notion that anxiety is creeping into New Orleans' locker room following two losses in the club's past three games.

Stakes are high as streaking Steelers host Patriots

In this Jan. 22 file photo, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger jogs off the field losing to the Patriots in the AFC Championship NFL in Foxborough, Mass. More than 10 months after a blowout loss to New England in that game, Pittsburgh believes it is better equipped to handle the Super Bowl champions this time around. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs could be on the line when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the New England Patriots

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Basketball

12:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: Florida State at Texas.

2:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Stony Brook at Providence.

3 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: North Carolina at Tennessee.

4 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Ohio State at Cincinnati.

4 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Florida A&M at Georgia Tech.

4:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Iona at St. John's.

6 p.m., YES, WCBS (880-AM) — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Brooklyn Nets.

6 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: San Francisco at Stanford.

Football

1 p.m., Ch. 3 — NFL: New York Jets at New Orleans Saints.

1 p.m., Ch. 61, WFAN (660-AM), WTIC (1080-AM) — NFL: Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3, WTIC (1080-AM), WMOS (102.3-FM) — NFL: New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Dallas Cowboys at Oakland Raiders.

Golf

11 a.m., Golf Channel — Father/Son Challenge from Orlando, Fla.

3 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Father/Son Challenge from Orlando, Fla.

Skiing

6 p.m., NBCSN — FIS World Cup Women's Super G from Val d'Isere, France. (taped today)

Soccer

9:15 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Manchester United at West Bromwich Albion.

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen at Hannover.

11:30 a.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Liverpool at Bournemouth.

Winter Sports

1 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 — Speed Skating U.S. Olympic Trials from Kearns, Utah.

4 p.m., NBCSN — Curling U.S. Olympic Trials from Blaine, Minn.

7 p.m., NBCSN — Men's World Cup Luge from Lake Placid, N.Y. (taped today)