NE Patriots: snapped their two-game skid and clinched a playoff spot with a 27-6 win over the Houston Texans.
--Tom Brady threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns.

NFL: Carolina remains unbeaten routing Atlanta, 38-0.
--NY Jets beat Tenn, 30-8
--Monday Night Football: NY Giants @ Miam1

Boston Celtics: hosts Cleveland tomorrow night.

Maine Red Claws: hosts Westchester, Fri.

UMaine Basketball: lost to Boston College 91-60

Boston Bruins: hosts Edmonton tonight

Portland Pirates: hosts Springfield, Wed.