Central Maine Sports: Jan. 4, 2016
NE Patriots: lost in Miami, 20-10
-- The Pats are the 2 seed in the AFC heading into the playoffs and have a bye next weekend and will host a game in the second round. Denver, in beating San Diego 27-20, has the AFC top seed.
NFL: NY Jets were eliminated when they lost in Buffalo, 22-17. That and the Pittsburgh, 28-12 win over Cleveland, put the Steelers in the playoffs.
-NY Giants lost again, what may have been coach Tom Coughlin's final game, to Philadelphia, 35-30.
Sunday Night Football: Minnesota Vikings are NFC North champs, after beating Green Bay, 20-13.
College Football: Championship: Alabama vs. Clemson Next Mon. night
Boston Bruins: hosts Washington, Tue.
Portland Pirates: lost to Lehigh Valley, 2-1
--Fri. & Sat. @ St. John's
Boston Celtics: at Brooklyn, Mon.
Maine Red Claws: lost to Delaware, 118-112
--Thurs. @ Bakersfield