GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jimmy Garoppolo, starting in place of suspended Tom Brady, threw for 264 yards and a touchdown, leading the severely depleted New England Patriots to a 23-21 victory over the favored Arizona Cardinals on Sunday night.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - After seven months and 28 races, NASCAR has hit that part of the season that really matters. The start of the playoffs signifies a shift in attitude and aggression, and if there was any doubt the mindset had changed, Kevin Harvick posted a warning about his mood for the next 10 weeks.
NEW YORK (AP) - Pointing to his temple after winning the biggest of points, Stan Wawrinka wore Novak Djokovic down and beat the defending champion 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday for his first U.S. Open title and third Grand Slam trophy overall.
PHOENIX (AP) - Kelby Tomlinson's one-out single in the 12th inning drove in Brandon Belt with the go-ahead run, and the San Francisco Giants held on for a 7-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.