Sports : Monday, 1/2/17


Green Bay 31, Detroit 24

–Aaron Rodgers threw for 300 yards and four touchdowns as the Packers wrapped up the NFC North Division Title, their fifth in the past six years, at Ford Field in Detroit. Geronimo Allison caught four passes for 91 yards and a touchdown, Davante Adams caught two touchdowns and Aaron Ripkowski caught another for Green Bay. The Packers finished the regular season on a six game winning streak and “ran the table”, as Rodgers said they would. The Packers finish 10-6, the Lions 9-7. Both teams made the playoffs on account of Washington’s loss to the Giants earlier in the day. 

Minnesota 38, Chicago 10

–Sam Bradford threw for three touchdowns as the Vikings demolished the Bears at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Vikings finish the season 8-8, the Bears conclude with a 3-13 record. 

NFL Playoff Schedule: 

Saturday, January 7th

AFC: #5 Oakland at #4 Houston (3:35 pm Central)

NFC: #6 Detroit at #3 Seattle (7:20 pm Central)

Sunday, January 8th

AFC: #6 Miami at #3 Pittsburgh (12:05 pm Central)

NFC: #5 NY Giants at #4 Green Bay (3:40 pm Central)

College Football: 

Bowl Games Today: 

Cotton Bowl: Wisconsin vs. Western Michigan. Pregame coverage at 10am, kickoff at Noon on KFIZ

Outback Bowl: Iowa vs. Florida

Rose Bowl: USC vs. Penn State

Sugar Bowl: Auburn vs. Oklahoma

Men’s College Basketball: 

Big East: 

Seton Hall 69, Marquette 66. 

Big Ten: 

Minnesota 91, Purdue 82 (OT)

Nebraska 67, Maryland 65

Iowa 86, Michigan 83 (OT)

Illinois 75, Ohio State 70

Penn State 60, Rutgers 47

Women’s College Basketball: 

Big Ten: 

Michigan 73, Wisconsin 56