NE Patriots: will play in Denver Sunday afternoon for the AFC Championship. It will be 17th time Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have battled. On the line is a trip to Super Bowl 50!

NFL: Divisional Round Playoffs; Denver beat Pittsburgh, 23-16 and Carolina beat Seattle, 31-24. The Panthers will play Arizona Sunday night for the NFC Championship

Boston Bruins: Tues. @ Montreal

Portland Pirates: beat Providence, 2-1
--Hosts Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Fri.

UMaine Hockey: hosts Connecticut, Fri.

Boston Celtics: @ Dallas, Mon. night

Maine Red Claws: @ Grand Rapids, Mon.

UMaine Basketball: Maine hosts UNH Mon. night; Women at UNH Mon. afternoon

MLB:

Golf: Fabian Gomez won the Sony Open.

Tennis: Australian Open; Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams won their first-round matches.