Sarah Thomas will make National Football League history after becoming the first woman assigned to officiate a playoff game. Baltimore rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson is 6-1 since taking over for Joe Flacco as the starter.
The NFL playoffs kick continue Sunday with the remaining Wild Card round games. The ensuing two-point conversion - kicker Sebastian Janikowski was injured attempting a 57-yard field goal at the end of the first half - pulled the Seahawks within two. Tight end Rob Gronkowski had another season of battling injuries, missing three contests while finishing with 47 receptions for 682 yards.
China Begins Exploration of the Far Side of the Moon
A Long March 3B rocket carrying Chang'e 4 blasted off on December 8 from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southern China. A lunar rover has begun exploring the far side of the moon in the first-ever mission of its kind.
Andrew Luck wrote a happy ending to the latest chapter of his comeback season, throwing for 222 yards and two touchdowns and the Indianapolis Colts raced out to a big lead and cruised to a 21-7 win over the Houston Texans in the wild-card game. And after the extra point it was 24:14 for the Cowboys.
Tavon Austin, Seahawks, returned five punts for 73 yards, including one for 51, in Seattle's 24-22 loss at Dallas. The Texans condensed only in the fourth quarter on a 21:7, but had no Chance on the quarter-finals. Each had a sack in Philadelphia's 16-15 victory at Chicago.
President Trump plans prime-time address as shutdown continues
Trump has had little past interaction with his fellow members of the world's most exclusive club. Trump campaigned on a promise that Mexico would pay for the wall, but Mexico has refused.
The Patriots have won the AFC East 10 consecutive seasons, and are a formidable foe at home, but the Chargers will have few fears about traveling, beaten only once on the road all season, and that was against the LA Rams. Saturday was their first playoff appearance since the AFC championship game loss at New England in the "Deflategate" game in the 2014 season.
The Indianapolis Colts, as Seattle pulled in by a Wildcard in the Playoffs in the first round, and significantly fewer problems than Dallas.
Impeachment? Donald Trump says he's too successful for that
And your son looks at you and says, 'Momma, look, you won. "But I don't think it's any worse than what the president has said". Some Democrats have adopted a cautious tone when discussing the possible impeachment of President Trump .
Houston finally cracked the Colts' defense with 10:57 remaining in the fourth quarter as Watson made a six-yard touchdown pass to rookie Keke Coutee. Russell Wilson completed 18 of 27 passes for 233 yards a touchdown. Ezekiel Elliott has averaged 131.0 yards rushing in two career playoff games.