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Buccaneers top Saints 30-20

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) calls a play at the line of scrimmage against the New Orleans Saints during the second half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Tom Brady’s best game in three tries against New Orleans has the Buccaneers moving on in the NFL playoffs and Saints quarterback Drew Brees headed home — perhaps for good

Kevin Na has a big finish and wins the Sony Open

Chris Kirk putts on the 13th green during the third round at the Sony Open golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

Kevin Na had to rally to win the Sony Open

Chiefs beat Browns 22-17 as Mahomes leaves with concussion

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne celebrates after a run during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

The Kansas City Chiefs forced the Cleveland Browns to punt in the waning minutes Sunday with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes out with a concussion

Red Sox bring back LHP Martin Perez

Red Sox bring back LHP Martin Perez on one-year deal with club option

72 tennis players in lockdown after virus cases on flights

Spain's Rafael Nadal, center, arrives at Adelaide Airport ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship, Adelaide, Australia, on Jan. 14. (Morgan Sette/AAP Image via AP)

A further 25 players have been forced into hard quarantine in Australia ahead of the season’s first tennis major after a fifth positive coronavirus test emerged from the charter flights, taking the total number of competitors in lockdown to 72

Knicks blow out Celtics 105-75

New York Knicks' Mitchell Robinson (23) falls on Boston Celtics' Jeff Teague during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Julius Randle scored 20 points with 12 rebounds and RJ Barrett had 19 and 11 to help the New York Knicks snap a five-game losing streak and beat the Boston Celtics 105-75

Rodgers, Packers beat Rams to reach NFC title game

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Jones (33) is chased down by Los Angeles Rams' Jordan Fuller (32) and Rams' Darious Williams during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)

Aaron Rodgers made sure he’d get the opportunity to play an NFC championship game at home for the first time in his Hall of Fame-caliber career

Bills advance to AFC championship

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Ed Oliver (91) celebrates after stopping Baltimore Ravens' J.K. Dobbins in the backfield during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

The Buffalo Bills advanced to their first AFC championship game in 26 yards after Taron Johnson scored on a 101-yard interception return to seal a 17-3 win over the Baltimore Ravens

COLUMNS

Contradictory H.S. sports rules leave many of us befuddled

Spring football never had a real chance in Connecticut.

Hard-luck Friars have been on wrong side of fantastic finishes

Providence is one of frontrunners for the Big East's Hard Luck Team of the Year award. The Friars...

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Red Sox bring back LHP Martin Perez

Red Sox bring back LHP Martin Perez on one-year deal with club option

Yankees reportedly reach deals with free agents Kluber, LeMahieu

Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu celebrates at second base after hitting a two-run double during a game against the Marlins last season in New York. The Yankees and the 32-year-old AL batting champion are working on finalizing a six-year deal with a reported $90 million on Friday. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin, File)

The New York Yankees made a pair of big moves on the free agent market, reaching a deal with right-hander Corey Kluber worth $11 million for one year and agreeing to a $90 million, six-year contract to keep DJ LeMahieu.

Lindor, Bryant, Bellinger, Seager get big-money deals

Francisco Lindor, Kris Bryant, Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager were among 112 players who agreed to one-year contracts ahead of the deadline to exchange proposed arbitration salaries with their teams

PRO FOOTBALL

Saints' Brees sees playoff clash with Brady's Bucs as fate

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts after a touchdown by Alvin Kamara in the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Chicago Bears in New Orleans, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he envisioned a playoff matchup with Tom Brady and the Buccaneers since Brady decided to leave New England for Tampa Bay last spring

Similarities abound for Browns, Chiefs

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett runs off of the line of scrimmage during a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 3 in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin)

The Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs have rarely met and never in the playoffs despite their long and storied histories

Meyer believes Jacksonville 'is the place' he can win in NFL

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, and Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer answer questions during a 2013 safety clinic for mothers of youth football players in Columbus, Ohio. Meyers has accepted the head coaching position with the Jackonsville Jaguars. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

Urban Meyer feels as if Jacksonville has everything he needs to make a successful move to the NFL

Packers' potent offense faces big test from Rams' defense

Aaron Jones and the top-seeded Green Bay Packers host the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday in the NFC Divisional Round at Lambeau Field. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

No NFL team scored more points during the regular season than the Green Bay Packers

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Knicks blow out Celtics 105-75

New York Knicks' Mitchell Robinson (23) falls on Boston Celtics' Jeff Teague during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Julius Randle scored 20 points with 12 rebounds and RJ Barrett had 19 and 11 to help the New York Knicks snap a five-game losing streak and beat the Boston Celtics 105-75

Nets win in Harden's debut

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic, right, guards Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

James Harden delivered 32 points and a triple-double in his Brooklyn debut, Kevin Durant scored a season-high 42 points in his first game back with his former teammate, and the Nets showed off their potent potential in a 122-115 victory over the...

More NBA games off, coaches vow to improve mask-wearing

Orlando Magic head coach Steve Clifford lowers his mask to shout instructions to his players during a Jan. 9 game against the Mavericks in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

The NBA gave Orlando coach Steve Clifford a call recently, telling him he had to do a better job of keeping his mask on during games

PRO HOCKEY

Rangers beat Islanders 5-0

New York Rangers' Mika Zibanejad (93) celebrates a first-period goal by Pavel Buchnevich, not seen, against New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Pavel Buchnevich and Artemi Panarin each scored twice and Alexandar Georgiev stopped 23 shots for his fifth career shutout, leading the New York Rangers to a 5-0 win over the Islanders

No offense, but Bruins are not scoring enough

Bruins left wing Anders Bjork (10) attempts to get by New Jersey center Jesper Boqvist (90) during the first period of Saturday's NHL game in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

No offense, but Bruins are not scoring enough

Bruins open with shootout win over Devils

Boston Bruins center Brad Marchand (63) scores a goal past New Jersey Devils goaltender Makenzie Blackwood (29) during the shootout of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist, then scored the only goal in the shootout as the Boston Bruins beat New Jersey 3-2 to spoil Lindy Ruff’s debut as Devils coach

CT SUN

Miller signs four-year extension with Connecticut Sun

In this Sept. 27, 2020, file photo, Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller questions a foul call against the Las Vegas Aces during Game 4 of a WNBA semifinal round playoff series in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

The Connecticut Sun announced Tuesday that general manager and head Ccach Curt Miller has signed a four-year contract extension through the 2024 WNBA season.

Hiedeman accepts qualifying offer to return to Sun

In this Aug. 16 filep ohot, Natisha Hiedeman of the Connecticut Sun, right, drives to the basket against Breanna Stewart of the Seattle Storm at Feld Entertainment Center in Palmetto, Florida. (Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Connecticut Sun announced Friday that reserve guard Natisha Hiedeman has signed the qualifying offer extended by head coach and general manager Curt Miller.

MORE PRO SPORTS

Steele takes lead in Sony Open

Brendan Steele lines up his putt on the ninth green during the third round at the Sony Open golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

Brendan Steele didn't have to wait long for a chance to redeem himself in the Sony Open

Rangers beat Islanders 5-0

New York Rangers' Mika Zibanejad (93) celebrates a first-period goal by Pavel Buchnevich, not seen, against New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Pavel Buchnevich and Artemi Panarin each scored twice and Alexandar Georgiev stopped 23 shots for his fifth career shutout, leading the New York Rangers to a 5-0 win over the Islanders

Nets win in Harden's debut

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic, right, guards Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

James Harden delivered 32 points and a triple-double in his Brooklyn debut, Kevin Durant scored a season-high 42 points in his first game back with his former teammate, and the Nets showed off their potent potential in a 122-115 victory over the...

Saleh's hiring by Jets source of pride for Muslim community

In this Sept. 13, 2020, file photo, San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh is shown during a game against Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Robert Saleh has already made history that extends far beyond any football field

Australian Open arrivals hit by three COVID-19 positive tests

Japan's Naomi Osaka arrives at Adelaide Airport ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship on Thursday. Arriving players will serve a 14-day quarantine period ahead of the first Grand slam tennis tournament that is set to get underway on February 8 in Melbourne. (Morgan Sette/AAP Image via AP)

A group of elite tennis players preparing for the Australian Open will be confined to their hotel rooms for the next 14 days

No offense, but Bruins are not scoring enough

Bruins left wing Anders Bjork (10) attempts to get by New Jersey center Jesper Boqvist (90) during the first period of Saturday's NHL game in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

No offense, but Bruins are not scoring enough

Saints' Brees sees playoff clash with Brady's Bucs as fate

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts after a touchdown by Alvin Kamara in the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Chicago Bears in New Orleans, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Saints quarterback Drew Brees says he envisioned a playoff matchup with Tom Brady and the Buccaneers since Brady decided to leave New England for Tampa Bay last spring

Similarities abound for Browns, Chiefs

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett runs off of the line of scrimmage during a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 3 in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin)

The Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs have rarely met and never in the playoffs despite their long and storied histories

ON THE AIR

Basketball

11 a.m., ESPNU — High school boys: Legacy Early College (S.C.) vs. La Lumiere (Ind.) in St. James Invitational from Springfield, Va.

Noon, MSG, NBA TV — NBA: Orlando Magic at New York Knicks.

1 p.m., ESPNU — High school boys: iSchool of Lewisville (Texas) vs. Oak Hill Academy (Va.) in St. James Invitational from Springfield, Va.

2:30 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA men: St. John's at UConn.

2:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Minnesota Timberwolves at Atlanta Hawks.

3 p.m., ESPNU — High school boys: IMG Academy (Fla.) vs. Sunrise Christian Academy (Kan.) in St. James Invitational from Springfield, Va.

4 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: St. Joseph's at La Salle.

5 p.m., TNT — NBA: Phoenix Suns at Memphis Grizzlies.

5 p.m., ESPNU — High school boys: Montverde (Fla.) vs. Wasatch (Utah) in St. James Invitational from Springfield, Va.

7 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Florida State at Louisville.

7 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Arkansas at South Carolina.

7:30 p.m., TNT, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Milwaukee Bucks at Brooklyn Nets.

9 p.m., ESPN — NCAA men: Kansas at Baylor.

9:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: New Mexico at UNLV.

10 p.m., TNT — NBA: Golden State Warriors at Los Angeles Lakers.

Hockey

Noon, NBCSN — NHL: Columbus Blue Jackets at Detroit Red Wings.

5 p.m., NESN, NBCSN — NHL: Boston Bruins at New York Islanders.

7:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Buffalo Sabres at Philadelphia Flyers.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: North Dakota at Denver.

10 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Arizona Coyotes at Vegas Golden Knights.

Soccer

2:55 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Newcastle United at Arsenal.

7 p.m., FS1 — Women's exhibition: Colombia at United States from Orlando, Fla.

Winter Sports

1 a.m. (Tuesday), NBCSN — Bobsledding World Cup from St. Moritz, Switzerland. (taped today)