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Rodgers delivers improbable win

Packers defeat Cowboys by a toe, face Atlanta next

After another improbable throw from Aaron Rodgers that propelled the Green Bay Packers to a playoff win, coach Mike McCarthy was asked if it was the best one yet from his star quarterback.

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Steelers take advantage of Chiefs’ costly mistakes

Eric Fisher stood all alone in the middle of the field as the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrated a 2-point conversion that would have tied the game, well aware that the flag laying a few yards away was thrown at him.

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Top quarterbacks compete for Super Bowl berths

Tom Brady vs. Ben Roethlisberger. Aaron Rodgers vs. Matt Ryan.

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Tennis: Australian Open: Venus advances, Halep out on first day

Venus Williams went onto Rod Laver Arena right after Shelby Rogers’ upset win over fourth-seeded Simona Halep, a result which sent the former French Open finalist out in the first round of the Australian Open again.

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*Update* - NAZ Suns crush Drive, win 2nd straight

NBA D-League - Northern Arizona 121, Grand Rapids 90

With the 13th annual NBA D-League Showcase right around the corner, the Northern Arizona Suns finished the first half of the 2016-17 season on a strong note.

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Packers visit Cowboys for Prescott’s playoff debut

Aaron Rodgers has been unbeatable on a seven-game run that carried Green Bay to the divisional round.

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Chiefs aim to get even for loss to Steelers

Alex Smith endured watching film of the Kansas City Chiefs' meltdown in Pittsburgh earlier this season "a bunch of times" this week, still trying to figure out where everything went wrong.

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Lewis scores 3 TDS, Patriots advance to AFC title game 34-16

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots are headed back to a familiar spot: the AFC championship game.

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Ryan leads Falcons to NFC title game, beating Seattle 36-20

Matt Ryan hardly resembled a quarterback who can't win the big games.

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Bernier gets shutout, Ducks beat Coyotes 3-0

Hampus Lindholm, Nick Ritchie and Ryan Kesler scored, and Jonathan Bernier earned his first shutout of the season in the Anaheim Ducks' 3-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night.

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Devin Booker has 39 points, Suns beat Spurs in Mexico

NBA - Suns 108, Spurs 105

Devin Booker scored a career-high 39 points for the second straight game in Mexico City and the Phoenix Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 108-105 on Saturday in the fifth regular-season game in the country.

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Thomas stretches lead to 7 at Sony Open

Justin Thomas made a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole Saturday for a 5-udner 65 to tie the 54-hole score record on the PGA Tour and build a seven-shot lead going into the final round of the Sony Open.

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Padres hit 13 3-pointers in 90-66 rout over Badgers

Parsons scores 15 points, but Prescott commits 17 turnovers in loss

PRESCOTT — Cameron Parsons scored 15 points, Kody Jones and Paxton Henry each had nine, but the Prescott boys’ basketball team surrendered 13 3-pointers and committed 17 turnovers in a 90-66 loss to Marcos de Niza on Friday night.

Bagdad QB Loveall sets state records in passing TDs, yards

Loveall: ‘I never thought I would break any state records’

BAGDAD — Israel Loveall came into the 2016 campaign with two goals in mind: One, win a state championship; and two, go undefeated. Check and check. What the junior quarterback didn’t envision, however, was smashing record books along the way.

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Is it time for NFL teams to scale back shotgun offense?

Might be hard to believe while watching Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson or Ben Roethlisberger in the playoffs this weekend, but it wasn't all that long ago that the shotgun formation was something of a curiosity in the NFL, used less than once every five plays in 2006.

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NFL’s divisional round has familiar feel this time (DOWNLOADS)

NEW YORK — The divisional round of the NFL playoffs has a familiar feel.

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Perlini scores twice, Coyotes top Jets 4-3

GLENDALE — Rookie Brendan Perlini scored twice, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Radim Vrbata each had three assists, and the Arizona Coyotes scored four first-period goals and held on for a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night.

Local Briefly: Golf results

Antelope Hills Men's Golf Club played its Jan. 9 tournament on the South Course in Prescott ...

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Arrieta, Harper, Machado, Britton get big MLB deals

NEW YORK — Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta, Washington star Bryce Harper and Baltimore standouts Manny Machado and Zach Britton got big-money deals Friday as more than 100 major leaguers reached agreements for 2017 and left just 27 players on track for salary arbitration.

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Thomas sets 36-hole record, leads by 5 at Sony Open

HONOLULU — Justin Thomas finished with another eagle and put himself in the PGA Tour record book again Friday in the Sony Open.

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Bears claw rival Lee Williams in OT thriller

Workman scores game winner to even Bradshaw Mountain's region record at 1-1

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Bradshaw Mountain High’s girls’ soccer team bounced back from a Grand Canyon Region-opening loss at Class 4A No. 1-ranked Flagstaff earlier this week by posting a 3-2 overtime victory over Lee Williams.

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Badgers fall to rival Eagles 2-nil

FLAGSTAFF — Sierra Hazlett and Calista Chaffin each scored second-half goals for Flagstaff to edge the No. 3-ranked Prescott girls’ soccer team 2-0 on Tuesday afternoon.

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Playoff Preview: Cowboys’ Bryant faces Packers again after a catch that wasn’t

FRISCO, Texas — Dez Bryant still gets stopped all the time by people who are sure the officials blew the replay on the Dallas receiver’s famous catch that wasn’t in a playoff loss at Green Bay two years ago.

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Fresh off a victory, Thomas joins 59 club

HONOLULU — Staring over the top of a bunker on his final hole, the prudent play for Justin Thomas might have been to make sure he got out of the sand and avoided a big number. But then, Thomas didn’t care about a big number.

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Player Profile: 19-year-old NAZ Suns forward Jones Jr. known for his hops

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Long-limbed, tall and slender, Northern Arizona Suns rookie forward Derrick Jones Jr. glides as easily through the air as he does across a basketball court.

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