Weekend Sports in Brief
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) The NFL's wild-card weekend is over and Seattle's Russell Wilson is the lone rookie quarterback remaining.
Wilson teamed with Marshawn Lynch to lead Seattle to a 24-14 comeback victory Sunday over the Washington Redskins, who lost rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III to another knee injury in the fourth quarter.
Seattle will play at Atlanta on Sunday.
``I think I did put myself at more risk by being out there,'' Griffin said. ``But every time you get on the field, you're putting yourself on the line.''
Griffin didn't know what the injury was, and coach Mike Shanahan said he was scheduled for an MRI to determine the extent of the injury.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Anquan Boldin set a franchise record with 145 yards on five receptions, including the clinching touchdown, as Baltimore beat Indianapolis 24-9 in Sunday's AFC wild-card game.
The Ravens will play at Denver on Saturday.
Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, who served as interim coach when Chuck Pagano was getting chemotherapy for leukemia, was hospitalized with flu-like symptoms and did not attend the game.
HOUSTON (AP) - Arian Foster ran for 140 yards and a touchdown, and the Houston Texans used a stifling defense for a 19-13 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday in an AFC wild-card playoff game.
The Texans will play at New England on Sunday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - John Kuhn scored two touchdowns, DuJuan Harris added another and Aaron Rodgers connected with an NFL playoff-record 10 receivers as he threw for 274 yards in his first playoff victory at home.
Defensively, the Packers (12-5) finally managed to contain Adrian Peterson and were all over Vikings backup quarterback Joe Webb, pressed into service because of Christian Ponder's triceps injury.
The Packers play at San Francisco on Saturday.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills have reached an agreement to hire Syracuse's Doug Marrone as their next coach, two people familiar with the talks told The Associated Press on Sunday.
Marrone will replace Chan Gailey, who was fired last Monday, a day after the Bills closed their second consecutive season with a 6-10 record. The 48-year-old Marrone went 25-25 in four seasons at Syracuse.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - While Chip Kelly decided to stay at Oregon, the Philadelphia Eagles had already moved forward.
The Eagles took their coaching search to Denver on Sunday to interview Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy after a lengthy meeting with Kelly a night earlier in Arizona. The team only confirmed its meeting with Kelly after it ended.
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Jets were moving forward with their search for a new general manager, with San Francisco 49ers executive Tom Gamble appearing to be the front-runner to replace Mike Tannenbaum.
Gamble, the 49ers' director of player personnel, met with the Jets over the weekend. He also canceled a second interview with Jacksonville and postponed a meeting with San Diego for their GM vacancies, according to published reports.
New York also spoke with Atlanta director of player personnel David Caldwell this weekend.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals expect to speak in the coming week with Jay Gruden about their vacant head coaching position.
The team on Sunday confirmed plans to interview the Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator, younger brother of former Oakland and Tampa Bay head coach Jon Gruden.
CHICAGO (AP) - Arena Football League player Chandler Williams has died. He was 27.
The AFL said Sunday that Williams died while playing in a local flag football tournament in South Florida. The league did not release a cause of death.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Ron Rivera will return as coach of the Carolina Panthers next season following his team's strong finish.
Panthers spokesman Charlie Dayton said Rivera met with owner Jerry Richardson Saturday morning and was informed that he will return for a third season. Rivera has two years on his current contract.
NEW YORK (AP) - After 16 hours of tense talks, the NHL and its players finally achieved their elusive deal early Sunday, finding a way to restart a sport desperate to regain momentum and boost its prominence.
Ending a bitter dispute that wiped out a large part of the hockey season for the third time in less than two decades, the league and its union agreed to the framework of a 10-year labor contract that will allow a delayed schedule to start later this month.
On the 113th day of a management lockout and five days before the league's deadline for a deal, the bleary-eyed sides held a 6 a.m. news conference to announce there will be a season, after all.
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union head Donald Fehr both appeared drained, wearing sweaters and not neckties, when they stood side by side at the hotel and announced labor peace.
There was no announcement regarding whether there will be a 48- or 50-game season and when it will begin. Those details are expected in the next few days along with a plan for team owners to vote on the deal. The board of governors could meet in person within a few days or hold a vote via conference call.
Both the league and the players' association are working on a memorandum of understanding, which could be completed by Tuesday. Once it is reviewed, the players' ratification process can also begin.
Chip Kelly is staying at Oregon.
Two people with knowledge of the decision confirmed Sunday night that Kelly is passing up a chance to coach in the NFL to remain with the Ducks. One person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because Oregon and Kelly haven't formally announced the decision, while the other person wasn't authorized to reveal Kelly's plans. The decision was first reported by ESPN.
Kelly had lengthy interviews this weekend with the Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles, and also talked to the Buffalo Bills. Last year, he had talks with Tampa Bay.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray said Sunday night he is returning for his senior season.
Murray announced on his Twitter account he won't leave early to enter the NFL draft.
``Blessed to be the QB for the Dawgs, not ready to leave just yet. Time to get back to work & help lead this team to a championship,'' Murray said.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Ryan Aplin threw for 213 yards and a touchdown, J.D. McKissic caught 11 passes for 113 yards and Arkansas State edged No. 25 Kent State 17-13 to win the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Sunday night.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Rockets suspended first-round pick Royce White for ``refusing to provide services'' required by his contract on Sunday.
General manager Daryl Morey said Sunday that the team will continue to work with White in hopes of finding a resolution.
White will not be paid during his suspension.
White refused his assignment to Houston's D-League affiliate a week ago. The 16th overall pick in the June draft has spent most of the season on Houston's inactive list while he and the team figure out how to handle his anxiety disorder and overall mental health.
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Andy Murray kicked off 2013 with a successful defense of his Brisbane International title, holding off the up-and-coming Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 7-6 (0), 6-4 and then dedicating Sunday's victory to an absent friend.
SYDNEY (AP) - Caroline Wozniacki beat Poland's Urszula Radwanska 6-1, 6-2 in hot conditions Sunday in the first round of the Sydney International.
CHENNAI, India (AP) - Second-seeded Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia won the Chennai Open title Sunday by beating Roberto Bautista-Agut of Spain 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the final.
CHICAGO (AP) - Los Angeles Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez will return to the U.S. national team after a two-year absence, while Landon Donovan was left off the Americans' training camp roster.
LONDON (AP) - Luis Suarez was involved in a new hand ball controversy Sunday when he scored the decisive goal for Liverpool in a 2-1 victory that ousted non-league club Mansfield from the third round of the FA Cup.
On Saturday, Demba Ba scored twice in his debut as Chelsea got off to a perfect start in its FA Cup defense with a 5-1 rout of Southampton in the third round, while Robin van Persie scored an injury-time tying goal for Manchester United to tie 2-2 at West Ham and earn a replay.
PISCO, Peru (AP) - Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel took the overall lead in the Dakar Rally on Sunday by winning a treacherous second stage around Pisco.