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UNDATED (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up playoff berths yesterday. Tony Romo threw for four touchdowns as the Cowboys crushed Indianapolis 42-7 to win the NFC East, and Aaron Rodgers passed for 318 yards and a touchdown in the Packers' 20-3 triumph at Tampa Bay. Ben Roethlisberger (RAWTH'-lihs-bur-gur) threw for 220 yards and a touchdown as the Steelers beat Kansas City 20-12 to claim a playoff spot and set up a season-ending battle with Cincinnati for the AFC North title.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State quarterback Jameis (JAY'-mihs) Winston has been cleared of the accusations he faced at a student code of conduct hearing involving an alleged sexual assault two years ago, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. Former Florida Supreme Court judge Major Harding wrote in a letter to Winston that the evidence was "insufficient to satisfy the burden of proof." A prosecutor made a similar decision a year ago when he decided not to criminally charge Winston, citing a lack of evidence.
UNDATED (AP) — Just a pair of top-25 men's basketball team were in action yesterday, a current and a former member of the ACC. Mike Tobey and Malcolm Brogdon each scored 15 points and No. 6 Virginia held Harvard to one field goal in the first half of a 76-27 rout. Jake Layman had 21 points and 11 rebounds and No. 17 Maryland beat Oklahoma State 73-64 to improve to 11-1.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers won for the 11th time in their last 14 games by clobbering one of the top teams in the NBA's Western Conference. LeBron James delivered 25 points and 11 assists as the Cavaliers whipped Memphis 105-91. Marc Gasol (gah-SAHL') scored 23 and added 11 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who played without forward Zach Randolph and fell to 21-6.
UNDATED (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings stretched their winless streak to six games as Jaome Iginla (ih-GIHN'-luh) scored on the ninth shootout round to push Colorado past the Wings 2-1. The Red Wings have scored just six times while going 0-2-4, with four of the six losses coming in shootouts. Edmonton's slump is even worse as the Oilers fell to 1-12-6 with a 6-5 shootout loss to Dallas.
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