Patriots offense will get a test


It’s no surprise that the New England Patriots lead the NFL in scoring. In the past four seasons, they’ve done that twice and finished third twice.

Cowboys’ Romo (injury), Giants Manning (INTs) both need to get well soon

For Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, the concern is about his back. The Giants’ Eli Manning, meanwhile, is looking to rebound after one of the worst starts of his career.

NFL roundup

Adrian Peterson’s hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

COLUMNS

He's back to the Kris Dunn we remember

Mohegan - His last official act in this building before Saturday...

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Bills back on practice field at Lionsí facility

After days of cabin fever, the Buffalo Bills were finally able to practice.

Blount back in Patriots backfield

There was no name over his locker stall and he had yet to officially secure the number he'll wear this Sunday.

Injury bug plagues 3-7 Giants

In his 19 years as an NFL head coach, Tom Coughlin has had to endure his fair share of injuries to his players

Blount rejoins Pats after being cut by Steelers

LeGarrette Blountís teammates are glad to have him back in a New England Patriots uniform.

UCONN

UConn football hits rock bottom in 41-0 rout

Forget about trying to take any positives from UConn’s dismal performance Saturday night.

UConn women back in action today after rare loss

UConnís had nearly a week to digest a rare defeat, an overtime loss at Stanford on Monday that ended a 47-game winning streak.

COLLEGES

Local college roundup: Coast Guard men's basketball wins a Classic

Most Valuable Player Kevin Alvarez finished with career highs of 18 points and nine rebounds Saturday , leading the Coast Guard Academy men’s basketball team to a 59-47 win over Regis in the Moe’s Queso Classic championship game.

Winston helps bail out FSU again

Quarterback Jameis Winston trotted onto the water-logged field at Doak Campbell Stadium with aspirations of a second consecutive national championship on the line. The top-ranked Seminoles were in a dogfight, once again, and needed their Heisman...

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Sunday's schedule

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PROFESSIONAL

Federer, Wawrinka give Swiss lead

Lille, France - Roger Federer will have the chance to clinch the last big prize in tennis eluding him. The 17-time Grand Slam champion and Stan Wawrinka swept aside Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in the doubles to...

Price, Canadiens beat Bruins for third time

Boston - Carey Price made 33 saves, Tomas Plekanec had a goal and an assist, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 on Saturday night.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

7:30 a.m., NBCSN - Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from United Arab Emirates.

Basketball

Noon, ESPNU - NCAA men: Florida State vs. Massachusetts from Mohegan Sun.

1 p.m., SNY, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA women: Creighton at UConn.

2 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: New Mexico vs. Texas A&M in Puerto Rico Tip-Off fifth-place game from San Juan.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Notre Dame vs. Providence from Mohegan Sun.

4 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: South Florida at North Carolina State.

4 p.m., FS1 - NCAA men: North Carolina Central at Creighton.

4:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Boston College vs. Dayton in Puerto Rico Tip-Off third-place game from San Juan.

6 p.m., CSN - NBA: Portland Trail Blazers at Boston Celtics.

6 p.m., SNY - NCAA men: Massachusetts-Lowell at Fordham.

6:30 p.m., ESPNU - NCAA men: South Carolina vs. Akron in Charleston (S.C.) Classic third-place game.

7 p.m., ESPN2, WTIC (1080-AM) - NCAA men: UConn vs. West Virginia in Puerto Rico Tip-Off final from San Juan.

9 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA men: Miami (Fla.) vs. Charlotte in Charleston (S.C.) Classic final.

Football

11 a.m., ESPNU - NCAA: FCS Championship Selection Show from Charlotte, N.C.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 - NFL: Tennessee Titans at Philadelphia Eagles.

1 p.m., Ch. 61, WMOS (102.3-FM) - NFL: Detroit Lions at New England Patriots.

1 p.m., ESPN - CFL playoffs: Montreal Alouettes at Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

4:25 p.m., Ch. 3 - NFL: Miami Dolphins at Denver Broncos.

8:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30, WFAN (660-AM), WTIC (1080-AM) - NFL: Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants.

3:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - NCAA: Louisville at Notre Dame.

Golf

1:30 p.m., Golf Channel - LPGA Tour Championship from Naples, Fla.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Boston Bruins.

10:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New Jersey Devils at Calgary Flames.

Soccer

10:55 a.m., NBCSN - Premier League: Tottenham at Hull City.

1:30 p.m., Chs. 10, 30 - MLS playoffs: New England Revolution at New York Red Bulls.

5 p.m., ESPN - MLS playoffs: Seattle Sounders at Los Angeles Galaxy.

Tennis

7 a.m., Tennis Channel - Davis Cup: France vs. Switzerland in final from Lille, France.