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Lions boost playoff hopes with rout of Bears
Calvin Johnson shines in Detroit's 34-17 win over the Chicago Bears.
RG III calls benching a 'coach's decision'
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III didn't have much to say about coach Jay Gruden's decision to bench him, merely calling it a "coach's decision."
Megatron fastest to 10,000 receiving yards
Calvin Johnson already holds the Detroit Lions' franchise record for career receiving yards. Now, he's the fastest in NFL history to 10,000 yards receiving as well.
Texans' Clowney has 'a lot of pain' in knee
Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney said his surgically repaired knee is swelling on him and caused him to play with a great deal of pain in the Houston's last game.
Mavs' Cuban: Realignment could benefit NBA
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says a conference realignment that would result in a total of eight teams, including the Mavs, switching conferences, could help level the playing field between the NBA's two conferences.
Mettenberger checks himself into 'selfie rehab'
Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger made a tongue-in-cheek guarantee Wednesday not to take another selfie before this week's game.
Clifford sits Stephenson late: 'Not a star' yet
Hornets coach Steve Clifford believes Lance Stephenson's problems adjusting during his first season in Charlotte are partly due to the guard's struggles to live up to external expectations.
Gonzaga's Perkins (broken jaw) out indefinitely
Gonzaga freshman Josh Perkins suffered a broken jaw when he was kicked by Georgia's Kenny Gaines in the second half of the Zags' 88-76 win on Wednesday night.
Louisville delivers Pitino's 700th college win
Montrezl Harrell had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 6 Louisville beat Cleveland State 45-33 on Wednesday night for coach Rick Pitino's 700th college victory.
LeBron, Cavs get back to .500 with Wiz rout
LeBron James scored 29 points, Kevin Love added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a 113-87 win over the Wizards on Wednesday night.