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Packers, Steelers and Cowboys head to playoffs

- The Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys booked their places in the playoffs after victories on Sunday while the New England Patriots earned a first round bye for the postseason.

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Lightning strike in Florida sends fans to hospital after NFL game

- A lightning strike in a parking lot outside a stadium in Tampa, Florida, after a National Football League game on Sunday landed about a dozen people in the hospital, an emergency response official said.

21 Dec 2014

Steelers beat Chiefs, return to playoffs

- The Pittsburgh Steelers clinched their first playoff berth in three seasons when they defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 20-12 on Sunday.

21 Dec 2014

Vonn will have to wait until 2015 for record

VAL D'ISERE, France - Lindsey Vonn will have to wait until the New Year for a record-equalling women’s World Cup victory after she crashed in a Super-G won by Austria’s Elisabeth Goergl on Sunday.

21 Dec 2014

Boxing great Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

- Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia and is expected to recover because the illness was caught early, a spokesman said on Saturday.

People 20 Dec 2014

FIFA official says England had best bid for 2018 World Cup

LONDON - England's failed bid to host the 2018 World Cup "was by far the strongest contender", FIFA official Harold Mayne-Nicholls was quoted as saying on Sunday.

21 Dec 2014
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Pictures of the year: Sports

Our top sports photos of the year.

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Best of the Asian Games

Highlights from the 17th Asian Games.