ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons joined the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC championship game. The Falcons advanced with a 30-28 win over Seattle. Matt Bryant kicked the game winning 49-yard field goal with eight seconds left to give the Falcons the win. They will host the Niners next Sunday for the right to advance to the Super Bowl.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots are back in the AFC title game for the second year in a row. Last year they beat the Ravens to advance to the Super Bowl and this year they will face Baltimore once again in the conference's top game. The Pats advanced with a 41-28 win Sunday as Tom Brady passed for three scores.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — There are no unbeaten teams in men's major college basketball. Second-ranked Michigan was beaten by arch-rival Ohio State, the 15th-ranked team in last week's poll, 56-53. Deshaun Thomas led the way for the Buckeyes with 20 points.
UNDATED (AP) — The NHL is back and fans have something to cheer about. Training camps opened Sunday and the shortened 48-game season will start next Saturday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong has his highly publicized interview with Oprah Winfrey Monday. He told The Associated Press on Sunday that he is "ready to speak candidly". The interview, which is taking place at Armstrong's home in Austin, Texas, will be aired Thursday on the Oprah Winfrey Network.