Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EST:
- FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady and the Patriots play the surging Chiefs in the AFC's divisional round. Kansas City won 10 straight to close the season, then crushed Houston 30-0. Game starts 4:35 p.m.
- GLENDALE, Ariz. - The Packers, who found their offense last weekend, face Arizona in the NFC's divisional round. The Cardinals beat Green Bay by 30 points three weeks ago. Game starts 8:15 p.m.
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- CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Panthers coach Ron Rivera says the Seattle Seahawks are starting to feel a little like a division opponent. On Sunday, the teams meet for the sixth time in four years.
- DENVER - So what if Antonio Brown and DeAngelo Williams are out and Ben Roethlisberger is hurt? It's the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Denver Broncos are taking nothing for granted Sunday.
- HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is expected to win top honors - horse of the year - at the Eclipse Awards. Horse of year announcement at 10:30 p.m.
- MELBOURNE, Australia - Six-time champion Serena Williams is not worried about her left knee or what may await at the Australian Open, which starts Monday.
- HONOLULU - Brandt Snedeker holds a one-shot lead over Kevin Kisner going into the third round of the Sony Open. Fifteen players are separated by only four shots at the halfway point.
- KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals and pitcher Ian Kennedy agree to a $70 million, five-year contract, the AP is told. The right-hander went 9-15 with a 4.28 ERA for the Padres last season.
- LOS ANGELES - Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers go for their 11th consecutive victory when they host the Sacramento Kings, who are 6-12 on the road. Game starts 10:30 p.m.
- NORMAN, Okla. - No. 2 Oklahoma has a chance to move up to No. 1, but must beat a No. 11 West Virginia team that knocked off No. 1 Kansas earlier in the week. Game start 5 p.m.
- ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks trade forward Carl Hagelin to the Pittsburgh Penguins for forward David Perron and defenseman Adam Clendening.
- NEW YORK - Deontay Wilder fights Wilder Szpilka in one of one of two heavyweight title fights at Barclays Center. Card starts 10 p.m.
- MOSCOW - The Russian track and field federation elects a politically connected former coach as its new president. The country is trying to end its suspension from Olympic track and field.
- WENGEN, Switzerland - Aksel Lund Svindal wins a World Cup downhill on the Lauberhorn course to take the overall standings lead. It was the Norwegian's fourth victory in five downhills this season.