GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Matt Flynn threw for 258 yards and the Packers' struggling defense forced a key fourth-quarter turnover in a 22-21 win yesterday over the Atlanta Falcons to snap a five-game winless slide. Flynn found Andrew Quarless for a 2-yard touchdown pass for the go-ahead score with about 12 minutes left for the Packers (6-6-1).
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Falcons safety Thomas DeCoud has left yesterday's game with a head injury suffered after trying to tackle Packers running back Eddie Lacy on a 1-yard touchdown run. DeCoud came in off the edge on the play at the end of the first quarter, then stayed down for a couple minutes while being evaluated by medical personnel. He walked off on his power.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Wisconsin will play South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl Jan. 1 in Orlando. The No. 19 Badgers (9-3) are playing in a non-BCS bowl for the first time in three seasons following three consecutive appearances in the Rose Bowl. South Carolina (10-2) won its final five games of the season, including double-overtime win over then unbeaten Missouri.
CHICAGO (AP) - Patrick Sharp had a goal and two assists, and the Chicago Blackhawks scored a season-high three times on the power play in a 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers last night. Marian Hossa, Brent Seabrook and Brandon Saad each had goal and an assist, and Michal Handzus and Andrew Shaw also scored. Starting goalie Corey Crawford left in the first period because of a lower-body injury.
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