Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Sunday. A full Sports Digest will be sent about 3 p.m. All times EST:
DETROIT (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have earned home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.
Some teams surge toward the playoffs. Look at Denver, Seattle, Washington and Green Bay.
Others struggle to stay in the mix: try the Steelers, Bengals, Giants and Bears.
DETROIT (AP) Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson has had a record-breaking night.