Bernard Hopkins's bid to add a last chapter to a storied ring career ended Saturday with the 51-year-old former world champion spent sprawling out of the ring by Joe Smith.
As usual, the New England Patriots are pushing for the AFC's best record. With a win in Denver on Sunday they would become the first team in NFL history with eight consecutive division titles.
A lot of names come up when people start talking about the success of the New York Giants defense, but one that rarely gets mentioned is Brad Wing, a guy who is never on the field with the defense.
Seattle clinched the NFC West title as quarterback Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes to lead the Seahawks to a 24-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday.
With a no-huddle offense and no-fooling-around defense, the New York Giants snapped the Cowboys' 11-game winning streak with a 10-7 victory Sunday night, preventing Dallas from clinching the NFC East.
Kansas City took control of the AFC West with a 21-13 win against division rival Oakland in frigid conditions on Thursday.
Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck bounced back well after a week out with concussion symptoms and led the Colts to a 41-10 romp past the New York Jets on Monday.
Jameis Winston threw a go-ahead 12-yard touchdown pass to Cameron Brate midway through the fourth quarter and Keith Tandy intercepted Philip Rivers in the end zone with 2:56 left to give the Buccaneers a 28-21 win over the Chargers for their fourth straight victory.
Dallas had to work hard to extend its record winning streak to 11 games, holding off Minnesota and winning 17-15 on Thursday.
Cairo Santos' 34-yard field goal hit the left upright and bounced through as overtime expired to give the Kansas Chiefs a 30-27 overtime victory over the Denver Broncos in the NFL on Sunday night.