Hauschka plays through pain

Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka drilled three field goals and an extra point despite playing with an ankle injury during Seattle’s 24-14 victory at Washington in an NFC Wild Card matchup Sunday. The right-footed Hauschska was playing with a left ankle injury that clearly affected his planting foot and limped off the field to the locker ...

No. 9 Minnesota rolls after slow start against Northwestern

Austin Hollins hit five 3-pointers during an impressive three-minute stretch in the second half, finishing with 19 points and sparking ninth-ranked Minnesota to a 69-51 victory over Northwestern on Sunday night.

Wilson soars in playoff debut

Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson turned in a decent performance in his playoff debut during Sunday’s NFC Wild Card game against the Redskins. Wilson was not asked to do much as he completed 15 of 26 passes for 187 yards and a touchdown pass in a 24-14 victory. Down 14-0, he led his team back into ...

Crosby no longer kicking himself

Packers kicker Mason Crosby connected on his lone field-goal attempt and three extra points during Green Bay’s 24-10 victory over Minnesota in an NFC Wild Card matchup Saturday night. Crosby booted a 20-yard field goal in the second quarter for his only kick.

Packers take care of business with win over Vikings

Playoff victories don’t get more routine than this. Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers took care of business on Saturday at Lambeau, eliminating the Minnesota Vikings in a 24-10 victory.

Daniels comes up big in playoff win

Texans tight end Owen Daniels turned in a quality performance as he topped 90 yards receiving for the first time this year during Saturday’s AFC Wild Card game against the Bengals. Daniels led the way for the Texans as he caught a team-high nine passes for 91 yards on 11 targets in a 19-13 victory.

Johnson stacked up in Wild Card

Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson tallied four catches for 62 yards during Houston’s 19-13 victory over Cincinnati in an AFC Wild Card contest Saturday night. Johnson collected only six targets from quarterback Matt Schaub as he posted his lowest reception total since Week 10 at Chicago (four). Despite averaging a stellar 15.5 yards per catch, ...

Franklin, No. 19 Aztecs have way against Roadrunners

Jamaal Franklin had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Chase Tapley scored 14 points to lead No. 19 San Diego State to a 72-57 victory against Cal State Bakersfield on Wednesday night in its final tuneup before opening Mountain West Conference play.

Jones leads No. 17 Butler to eighth straight win

Roosevelt Jones scored a career-high 24 points to lead No. 17 Butler over Penn 70-57 on Wednesday night, the Bulldogs’ eighth consecutive victory.

Conley warming up?

Grizzlies guard Mike Conley turned in his best performance of the season as he provided a spark during Wednesday’s game against the Celtics. Conley scored a season-high 26 points and dished out nine assists in a 93-83 victory. He went 8 of 15 shooting from the field, including 3 of 6 from downtown, and converted ...