The Patriots have the third best record in the AFC behind the Houston Texans (10-1) and the Baltimore Ravens (9-2).
Rondo defends himself: "I don't think I did anything dirty. ... I don't think it was more than just a pushing war."
Andrew Libby led the Thornton Academy to the Class A state championship with a 37-23 win over Lawrence High of Fairfield.
Westbrook's Joel Bancroft is an assistant coach for Penn State in the Division I women's semifinals.
Three players from the trenches are among the 12 nominees.
High school football is on the brink of having a radically new look starting next fall.
Cheverus scores six times in the third period, but gives up a late goal in an 8-8 tie with Portland-Deering.
Celtics Coach Doc Rivers says Rajon Rondo over-reacted and calls his team soft after a Nets victory.