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SAN DIEGO - Unlike last season at about this time, the San Diego Chargers are in control of their destiny heading into Sundays game against Denver. Nike Air Max 90 Aanbieding .Last year, the Chargers needed the Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens to collapse to make the post-season. Not so this season.San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers said that was the take away from Sundays 23-14 loss to the New England Patriots, which snapped a three-game winning streak.Hey, were still in control, thats the positive, Rivers said Wednesday. But thats going to change if we dont get it done on Sunday.The Chargers (8-5) enter their home finale as the AFCs sixth and final playoff seed.We dont need any help, Rivers said. We need Chargers help.Of course, the Broncos (10-3) have their own plans.Denver could clinch its fourth consecutive AFC West title by winning its NFL-record 12th straight divisional road game if the Broncos beat the Chargers.Its about what you think would be a divisional game in December with a lot riding on it, Rivers said.Rivers and San Diegos offence struggled against New England, getting shut out in the second half. That included Rivers throwing for just one touchdown, 189 yards and being sacked four times.Weve moved past that one, Rivers said. All eyes are on Denver.The Chargers know they have to play better. Repeating last games offensive showing of one touchdown isnt a recipe for defeating Peyton Manning and the Broncos.This is one of those games where you dont need a lot of pep talks and to hype it up, Rivers said. Its playoff time for a lot of teams.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP_NFL Nike Air Max 98 Dames Sale . Bayern winger Franck Ribery marked his league return after recovering from a cracked rib by scoring two goals and setting up two more as the league leaders inflicted the heaviest home defeat on Bremen in the Bundesliga. Nike Air Max 180 Nederland . - Rookie Kyle Larson will start from the pole position Saturday night in the NASCAR race at Richmond International Raceway after a thunderstorm arrived just in time to wash out qualifying. http://www.airmaxkopennederland.com/uitverkoop-air-max-axis.html . Louis Blues and Buffalo Sabres came to an agreement on a big trade that may only offer incremental improvement to the Blues in their quest for a Stanley Cup.BOSTON - The Boston Celtics have struggled to finish off teams this season, blowing a 23-point lead against Atlanta one night before wasting an 11-point, fourth-quarter advantage against Detroit on Wednesday.Good thing for them they had overtime to fall back on against the Pistons.Jeff Green scored 32 points, including a 3-pointer as Boston opened overtime with eight straight points, and the Celtics snapped a five-game losing streak by beating Detroit 109-102.Im excited for the guys that they gutted one out when it kind of teeter-tottered toward not going their way, said Celtics coach Brad Stevens, whose team led by 11 with just over three minutes left in regulation. We needed to respond. Im not going to overreact, though. Weve only done it once.The loss was the 10th in a row for Detroit. Greg Monroe scored 15 of his 29 points after the 3:13 mark of the fourth, when the Pistons rallied from an 84-83 deficit.But Detroit never recovered after giving up the first three baskets — including 3-pointers by Jared Sullinger and Green to open the overtime.I dont really believe much in momentum, Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy said.Andre Drummond had 27 points, 14 rebounds, four steals and five blocked shots, including Greens potential game-winner at the end of regulation, for Detroit.Detroit led by six points in the second quarter and held their last lead in the third at 55-54.Boston opened the fourth quarter with a 10-3 run with Kelly Olynyk scoring seven straight points on a dunk, a 3-pointer and a reverse layup that made it 73-64. He followed that up with a defensive rebound and bounce pass for an assist on Evan Turners basket that gave the Celtics an 11-point lead with 7:25 to play.Thats when Monroe rattled off nine points in a row and, after Green made two free throws, the Pistons forward added another basket to make it 86-84 with less than a minute to play. Nike Air Max 98 Heren Sale. .He just made shot after shot after shot, Stevens said.It was 88-85 when Caron Butler sank a wide-open 3-pointer from the left wing to tie it. The Celtics had a chance to win in regulation when Green drove and attempted a floater from about six feet that Drummond swatted away.The dam got hit but didnt break. Thats the good thing, said Olynyk, who had 20 points and seven rebounds for the Celtics, who had lost six in a row at home and blown double-digit leads on their own floor five times. We played in that overtime well, got some stops when we needed to and hit some big shots.WHATS THE POINTPistons point guard Brandon Jennings had 12 assists and one point on 0-for-11 shooting. Backup D.J. Augustin was 0-for-6. Even one basket in regulation could have made a difference.Theres a lot of ifs. A lot of ifs, Van Gundy said. A lot of things that could have happened and didnt.SHOOTING SLUMPSThe teams combined to miss 121 shots, with the Celtics outshooting Detroit 39.8 per cent to 36.3 per cent. Honestly, when youre shooting 36 per cent, Van Gundy said, you dont have a lot of margin for errors to win games.TIP-INSPistons: Josh Smith fouled out with 6:47 to play. He had 12 points and 11 rebounds. ... The Pistons broke 100 for the second time this season. They needed 52 minutes, 40 seconds to do it.Celtics: First-round draft pick Marcus Smart returned after missing 10 games with a sprained left ankle. He played five minutes, missed three 3-point attempts and had two assists. ... Rajon Rondo entered the game having made just 9 of his last 30 free throw attempts. He did not go to the line against Detroit.UP NEXTPistons: Host Philadelphia on Saturday.Celtics: Host the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. ' ' '

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