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Playoff possibilities on final NFL Sunday...American Ganong claims World Cup win

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 28, 2014 at 11:51 a.m.



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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Both the Packers are Lions are already guaranteed a playoff spot, but they'll be fighting nonetheless for the NFC North title when they meet in Green Bay tonight. Detroit is trying to capture the division title for the first time since 1993.

ATLANTA (AP) — Two team's with sub-500 records meet for the NFC South title when the Falcons host Carolina. The winner will become the first team to reach the playoffs with a losing record since Seattle in 2010. Carolina is 6-8-2, the Falcons are 6-9.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The AFC North title will be on the line when Pittsburgh hosts Cincinnati tonight. The winner claims the division and a home game when the playoffs start next week. The loser must start the long march to the Super Bowl on the road.

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seahawks are in position to wrap up the NFC West title with a win at home against the Rams today. Should the defending Super Bowl champs falter, the door will be open for Arizona to claim the division when they visit San Francisco.

SANTA CATERINA, Italy (AP) — American skier Tyler Ganong is celebrating his first World Cup win after taking the downhill in Santa Caterina, Italy. The 26-year old Squaw Valley native called it a "perfect run". He edged out Olympic champ Matthias Mayer of Austria by nine-hundredths of a second.

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