Broncos hand Pats first loss, Gronk hurt

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DENVER (AP) Filling in for Peyton Manning. Facing Tom Brady - and a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter.

None of it bothered Brock Osweiler.

The 25-year-old quarterback making his first career start in Denver felt right at home in the snow globe that was Sports Authority Field on Sunday night, where the Broncos handed the New England Patriots their first loss, 30-24 in overtime.

Bryant says he will retire after season

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kobe Bryant has decided to retire after this season, ending his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers.

The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players' Tribune on Sunday, writing a poem titled "Dear Basketball." (MORE)

Georgia coach Richt stepping down

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Mark Richt stepped down as Georgia's coach Sunday, leaving stunned players with one final bowl game with the man who ranks second in wins in school history.

Georgia announced the move as a "mutual" decision, but it looked like a firing. (MORE)

Wilson's 5 TDs lift Seahawks by Steelers

SEATTLE (AP) After spending the first half of the season hearing about their late-game failures, the Seattle Seahawks once again controlled the fourth quarter.

And no one had more ownership on Sunday than Russell Wilson. (MORE)

Report: Tigers land Zimmermann for $110M

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have reportedly reached a deal with Jordan Zimmermann that would add the free agent right-hander to a starting rotation they were hoping to upgrade this offseason.

The 29-year-old Zimmermann went 13-10 with a 3.66 ERA last season for the Washington Nationals, striking out 164 with 39 walks. The previous year, he went 14-5 with a 2.66 ERA. (MORE)

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