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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown's four-yard touchdown reception with nine seconds left gave the Pittsburgh Steelers a 31-27 win over Baltimore and the AFC North title. Le'Veon (LAY'-vee-ahn) Bell rushed for 122 yards and scored a pair of fourth-quarter TDs after the Ravens went ahead 20-10 with 14:18 left. Joe Flacco threw for 262 yards and a touchdown for the 8-7 Ravens, who were eliminated from AFC playoff contention.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs stayed in contention for the AFC West title and eliminated Denver from postseason consideration while allowing the Miami Dolphins to clinch an AFC playoff berth. Tyreek Hill ran 70 yards for a touchdown while Kansas City was building a 21-7 lead in a 33-10 win over Denver. Alex Smith was 25 of 36 for 244 yards, one touchdown and one interception as the 11-4 Chiefs stayed one game behind the division-leading Oakland Raiders.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie (KY'-ree) Irving capped his 25-point performance by hitting a fadeaway with 3.4 seconds left to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a 109-108 victory over the Golden State Warriors. LeBron James scored a game-high 31 points for the Cavs, who trailed by 14 in the fourth quarter before winning a rematch of last year's NBA Finals. Kevin Durant had a game-high 36 points for Golden State, but he also lost his balance coming off a screen on the game's final possession before the time expired.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs own the NBA's second-best record at 25-6 after LaMarcus Aldridge poured in a season-high 33 points to lead a 119-100 win against Chicago. The Spurs squandered a 20-point lead and trailed by three in the third quarter before winning their second in a row. Kawhi (kah-WY') Leonard added 25 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for San Antonio.
UNDATED (AP) — Boston blew a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter before Marcus Smart drained a 3-pointer in the final minute to push the Celtics past the Knicks, 119-114 in New York. Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had 31 points and 15 assists, while Steven Adams provided 22 points in a 112-100 triumph over Minnesota. And the Lakers ended an 11-game losing streak to the Clippers by getting 19 points apiece from Nick Young and Timofey Mozgov (TIM'-oh-fay MAHZ'-gahv) in a 111-102 victory.
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