Lewis scores twice, Patriots secure home-field with 26-6 win

Dion Lewis ran for a touchdown and caught a scoring pass, helping the New England Patriots clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs as the top seed in the AFC with a 26-6 victory over the New York Jets on Sunday.

Vikings get to 13-3 for playoff bye by beating Bears 23-10

Minnesota’s defense turned in another dominant performance and Latavius Murray rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Vikings secure a first-round bye for the playoffs with a 23-10 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Blair breaks Southwood scoring record held by his father

Carson Blair broke his father, Todd’s record for the Knights with a three-pointer on Saturday. He scored 33 points – also earning MVP honors – as Southwood claim the Wabash County Tournament title. 

Cowboys beat playoff-bound Eagles 6-0

Dak Prescott tossed a 20-yard touchdown pass to Brice Butler early in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Cowboys beat playoff-bound Philadelphia 6-0 on Sunday, preventing the Eagles from a franchise-record 14th win.

Mad Ants hold off Drive to end 2017 with a win

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants (12-10) defeated the Grand Rapids Drive (11-12), 118-117, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Saturday night in front of a crowd of 2,735.

Big doings in NFL finales center on NFC South

The NFC won 41 of the 64 head-to-head matchups against the AFC; that .641 winning percentage is the best for the NFC since going 27-12-1 in 1970, the year of the merger.