Rookie forwards Brendan Shinnimin and Chris Brown each scored two goals in a 7-3 rout.
The Pats held Houston Texans running back to just 46 yards in the first meeting. But defensive tackle Vince Wilfork doesn't expect to have it that easy on Sunday.
The Pats say their 42-14 win over the Texans last month won't mean a thing in Sunday's playoff game.
Oliver Ekman-Larsson is the first of as many as four Pirates who will join the Coyotes.
Houston will need to avoid turnovers and score TDs, not field goals, to win Sunday's playoff game against the Pats.
The former manager of the Red Sox moves from the dugout to a broadcast studio for a new sports radio venture.
The new agreement remains to be signed, but it appears the first games will be played Jan. 19.
The Celtics play without the suspended Rajon Rondo, but Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett step up.
Alabama dominates Notre Dame from start to finish to repeat as BCS champions.