NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The final AFC wild-card berth has come down to a two-run chase between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers. The New York Jets eliminated themselves from contention with last night's 14-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Mark Sanchez threw the last of his four interceptions just after the two minute warning and fumbled a snap deep in Tennessee territory with 25 seconds left to seal the Jets' doom.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors are back home following a sensational 6-1 road trip that included wins at Brooklyn, Miami and Atlanta. The East Coast trek has the Warriors sitting fifth in the NBA's Western Conference heading into tonight's game against the New Orleans Hornets, who own the worst record in the West at 5-18.
DENVER (AP) -- The Denver Nuggets have a rare home game as they host the San Antonio Spurs. The Nuggets have played just seven of their first 25 games in Denver, going 6-1. They take on a Spurs team that leads the league with 11 road wins and is second in the West at 19-6.
UNDATED (AP) -- The highest-ranked men's basketball team in action tonight is Arizona, which tips off at home against Oral Roberts. The early games have seventh-ranked Ohio State hosting Winthrop, No. 9 Kansas entertaining Richmond and 20th-ranked Michigan State at Bowling Green. Later on, it's 25th-ranked N.C. State against Stanford and No. 18 San Diego State versus Point Loma Nazarene.
UNDATED (AP) -- Western Michigan will hold a news conference today to introduce new head football coach P.J. Fleck, who's been an assistant coach in the NFL and college since 2006. Fleck has worked for Bucs coach Greg Schiano (shee-AH'-noh) the past three years, serving as the receivers coach at Rutgers before following Schiano to Tampa Bay this season to do the same job.
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