Weekend Sports in Brief

MIAMI (AP) — Kobe Bryant decided to drop out of consideration for a spot on this summer’s U.S. Olympic basketball team. Saying it was time t…

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passes against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half in an NFL football divisional playoff game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

NFL Today, Divisional Playoffs

SCOREBOARD Sunday, Jan. 24 New England at Denver, 3:05 p.m. EST. Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will meet for the 17th time — with a trip to S…

NFL Playoffs-Largest Halftime Leads

38 — Buffalo 41, L.A. Raiders 3, AFC Championship, Jan. 20, 1991 (51-3 final) 35 — Oakland 35, Houston 0, AFL Divisional, Dec. 21, 1969 (56-…

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passes against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half in an NFL football divisional playoff game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

Manning leads Broncos past Steelers 23-16

DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning gets to face his biggest nemesis for one more shot at glory. Get ready for Brady-Manning XVII. The NFL’s only f…