FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes in the final 61 seconds, helping the New England Patriots rally for a 27-26 victory over the Cleveland Browns today. New England lost tight end Rob Gronkowski to a leg injury in the third quarter.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Boston Celtics topped the New York Knicks 114-73 today, in the most lopsided victory in the NBA this season. Jordan Crawford scored 23 points. Jared Sullinger added 21 for the Celtics, who jumped to leads of 12-0, 18-1 and 25-3 and improved their Atlantic Division-leading record to 10-12.
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox have finalized a $9.5 million, two-year contract with right-handed reliever Edward Mujica. Mujica had 37 saves and a career-best 2.78 ERA for St. Louis in 2013 and was selected an All-Star for the first time. However, he lost his job as closer with a series of bad outings in September and pitched only two innings in the Cardinals' playoff run.
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) - Daniel Stewart scored 25 points as Rider beat Quinnipiac 90-78 today. Ike Azotam scored 24 points for Quinnipiac and Shaq Shannon added 18 points, seven assists. The Bobcats made 8 of 23 shots from 3-point range, four coming from Zaid Hearst on just six attempts.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Sean Armand scored 28 points and David Laury had 19 along with 10 rebounds to lift Iona over Fairfield 83-72 today. Armand hit 9 of 17 from the field and went 9 for 11 from the line in this Mid-American Athletic Conference match-up. Maurice Barrow scored 26 points for Fairfield.
DETROIT (AP) - Juwan Howard Jr. scored 17 points and had eight rebounds as Detroit beat Rhode Island 70-68 today. Xavier Munford was 9-of-18 shooting and finished with 22 points for Rhode Island (6-5). Gilvydas Biruta had 14 points for the Rams and E.C. Matthews added 12.
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
Boston at Toronto, 7 p.m.
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL:
Boston College at Southern Cal, 7 p.m.
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