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More teams earn NFL playoff berths with victories

...qualified for the NFL playoffs with wins Sunday. Next week, they will play for division...AFC North by defeating Cincinnati next Sunday. The Bengals (9-4-1) host Denver...20-3 and heads to Lambeau Field for next Sunday's showdown with Detroit for the NFC...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-21/more-teams-earn-nfl-playoff-b
Cam Newton leads way for Carolina

...and the Panthers defeated the Cleveland Browns 17-13 on Sunday to take sole possession of first place in the division.The victory sets up a winner-take-all showdown next Sunday at Atlanta between the Panthers (6-8-1) and Falcons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-21/cam-newton-leads-way-carolina
Freshman A'ja Wilson has double-double for No. 1 South Carolina women

...double-double and No. 1 South Carolina cruised past Liberty 84-44 on Sunday.Aleighsa Welch scored 15 points and Tiffany Mitchell added...the tables on Texas A&M's pressure in the second half.Sunday's game was a homecoming of sorts for both Texas A&M coach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-21/freshman-aja-wilson-has-d
Well-rested Georgia turns back Seton Hall

...and sustained the lead."Gaines scored 15 points, Marcus Thornton added 13 and Georgia easily beat Seton Hall 65-47 on Sunday night.The Bulldogs (6-3) had been off since beating Colorado on Dec. 7, but played their best game of the season despite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-21/well-rested-georgia-turns
Fox News, Fox Business off air for Dish Network users

NEW YORK - Dish Network subscribers were unable to watch Fox News Channel and the Fox Business Network on Sunday when the channels were taken down as part of contract negotiations.The Fox blackout is just the latest skirmish as cable and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-21/fox-news-fox-business-air-
Man hurt in shooting after argument, police say

One man was hospitalized after a shooting on Flintwood Drive in Augusta early Sunday, police say.Richmond County sheriff's deputies were called to the 2000 block of Flintwood Drive about 6:30 a.m., Sgt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-21/man-hurt-shooting-afte
Seahawks rout Cardinals on the road

GLENDALE, Ariz. - Luke Wilson caught three passes ? two of them for touchdowns as Seattle routed Arizona ....on Sunday night.Wilson scored on an 80-yard grab from Russell Wilson and a 20-yarder. He ended up with 139 yards in recepitons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-21/seahawks-rout-cardinals-road
Julio Jones helps Falcons beat Saints

...Jones' remarkable return from a hip injury. But the 30-14 Falcons triumph that eliminated the Saints from playoff contention Sunday may be most remembered for officials' decision to rule Graham's fourth-quarter catch a fumble instead of a touchdown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-21/julio-jones-helps-falcons-bea
Heavy-hearted Blackhawks beat Maple Leafs

...power-play goal and two assists, leading Antti Raanta and the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night.The Blackhawks played with a "CR" on their helmets after assistant equipment manager Clint Reif died earlier in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-21/heavy-hearted-blackhawks-b
Falcons beat Saints 30-14

...seven passes for 107 yards, and the Atlanta Falcons remained in playoff contention with a 30-14 victory over New Orleans on Sunday.Matt Ryan completed 30 of 40 passed for 322 yards and a touchdown, and Devonta Freeman ran for a 31-yard score for Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-21/falcons-beat-saints-30-14