Chargers…Off weekend…2-games left…home-Baltimore…road-Denver….tied with Kansas City at (11-3) in AFC-West.
Chargers..NFL says if team hosts wildcard game-would be played at Stub Hub Center and not moved to bigger venue LA Coliseum
Packers-L-Bears (24-17)..QB-Mitch Trubisky (235P-2TD)….Bears Defense interception-5 sacks of QB-Aaron Rodgers (274P)
Chicago now (10-4)
Cowboys-L-Colts (23-0)…RB-Marlon Mack (139R)..QB-Andrew Luck (192P)….Colts defense 3-sacks-2-takeaways……QB-Dak Prescott (206P)….Zeke Elliott (87R)….snaps 5-game Dallas win streak…Indy won 7-of-8.
Patriots-L-Steelers (17-10)…RB-Jalen Samuels (142R-30Reeiving)…QB-Ben Roethlisberger (235P-2TD-2Int)…Tom Brady (279P-TD-Int)…Steelers stopped Pats in redzone in final series…..Patriots finish year (3-5) on road.
Rams-L-Eagles (30-23)…Rams rally from (30-13) deficit but have final drive die at 15-yard line as time expire;s….Eagles backup QB-Nick Foles (258P)…..Jake Elliott 3FGs….Eagles defense contained QB-Jared Goff for 3-quarters….held Todd Gurley (43R)….Goff (338P-2-int-Fumble-QB-sack)…Rams have lost 2-in a row…..Eagles (7-7) now just a half game out of wildcard spot.
Giants-L-Titans (17-0)…RB-Derrick Henry (170R-2TD)…..Eli Manning (229P-TD-Int-Fumble) in loss…Held Saqquon Barkley to (38R).
Lions-L-Bills (14-13)…QB-Josh Allen (204P-TD)….Robert Foster 42Y-TD catch….QB-Matt Stafford (208P-TD) in loss.
Bucs-L-Ravens (20-12)…RB-Gus Edwards (104R)….QB-Lamar Jackson (131P-46R)…..Ravens (242R) rushing in win….Batlimore (74-47) plays.
Falcons-W-Cardinals (40-14)…LB-Deion Jones 41TD-Interception…Julio Jones 21Y-TD catch..QB-Matt Ryan (231P)….QB-Josh Rosen (132P-2Int-1 Fumble-7 sacks) in loss.
Bengals-W-Raiders (23-16)….RB-Joe Mixon (129R) rushing….Bengals defense 2-takeaways-5 sacks of Derek Carr…..Carr (263P-TD)
Miami-L-Minnesota (41-17)….RB-Dalvin Cook (136R)…QB-Kirk Cousins (215P-TD)…Minkah Fitzpatrick 50Y-TD interception…Bengals snap 5-game losing streak…Raiders fall (3-11)
Redskins-W-Jaguars (16-13)…Dustin Hopkins 36FG (:01) left-had 3FGs in game….QB-Josh Johnson (151P-49R) in getting first NFL win as starter….Redskins defense (Int-Fjmble-6 sacks) of QB-Cody Kessler.
Seahawks-L-49ers (26-23)…Robbie Gould 4FGs for Niners….QB-Nick Mullens (275P-TD)….Russell Wilson (237P)….RB-Chirs Carson (119R).
Saints-Carolina…Monday Night Game…QB-Drew Brees (3700P)….Panthers lost 5 in row..
Houston-W-Jets (29-22)..QB-Seshaun Watson (294P-2TD-6 Sacks)….Sam Darnold (253P-2TD-3 sacks) in loss…Kai Forbath 5FGs for Jets…WR-DeAndre Hopkins (10R-170Y) for Texans….Houston won 10-of-11..Jets now (4-10) after Saturday game.
Browns-W-Broncos (17-16)…Cledveland defense 2-interceptions-2 sacks…Nick Chubb (100R)…QB-Baker Mayfield (188P-2TD)…Case Keenum (257P) in loss…Browns (6-7-1)…Denver (6-8)….after Saturday game.
Redskins..QB-Alex Smith-released from hospital after 4W-stay for surgeries and infection from broken leg…Careeer in jeopardy-facing long rehab period.
Packers..RB-Aaron Jones-knee injury…WR-Randall Cobb-concussion
Dallas..OG-Xavier Sua’Filo-eye injury
Giants..OC-Spencer Pulley-calf..WR-Antonio Hamilton-quad
Arizona..DT-Robert Nkemdiche-knee surgery
Chiefs..CB-Kendall Fuller-broken wrist
Eagles..IR-OT-Jordan Mailata-back injury
Houston..OT-Brandon Shell-knee…WR-Rishard Matthews-hamstring
Jaguars..Release S-Barry Church..TE-Niles Paul
Redskins..Release RB-Kapri Bibbs…DE-Marcus Smith
Raiders..WR-Martavis Bryant-suspended for 3rd time in career-drug violations..could face 1-year suspension.
Atlanta..NFL fines LB-Deion Jones 33,248) for fight on field
Dallas..NFL fines RB-Ezekiel Elliott (26,739) helmet hit
Saints..LB-Demario Davis-fined (26,738) helmet hit
Atlanta..S-Damontae Kazee-fined (26,738) repeat offender helmet hit
Colts..CB-Mike Adams fined (26,738) helmet hit
Jets..S-Buster Skrine (20,000) personal foul
Jets..DE-Henry Anderson (10,00) personal foul
Packers..LB-Cory Linsley fined (10,000) for rough play
Miami..LB-Kiki Alonso (20,000) personal foul
Titans..OT-Taylor Lewan (13,369) personal foul
NFL..Reinstate referee Roy Ellison-docked (9,300) for player confrontation.
Atlanta..Mourns passing longtime OT-Bill Fralic (56Y)-cancer
Dallas..Jury rules former DT-Josh Brant-guilty of DUI manslaughter in death of teammate Jerry Brown in drunk driving accident…Brown family awarded 25M-Brant sentenced to 6-months prison-10Y probation…Brant is currently scout for Cowboys.
Washington..LB-Mason Foster apologizes for homophobic slur on Instagram…also messaging “F— this team…F-those fans”
NFL..Admits Bengals QB-Jeff Driskell did score TD vs Chargers on QB-scramble…would have given Cincinnati lead in game a week ago.
NFL…Admits penalty flag should have been thrown on Seattle’s Bobby Wagner launch to block critical field goal in game on Monday night vs Vikings.
Fox TV…NFL TV rating for Chargers-Chiefs (12.4)….Overall TV ratings for Thursday night games up 7% for the season.
Aztecs…Arrive in Dallas for final prep for Wednesday Frisco Bowl game against Ohio University.
Oregon…Lands top recruit in nation..6’5-DE-Kayvon Thibodeaux-Westlake Village..chooses Ducks over Alabama-Florida State
New Mexico Bowl..Utah State-W-North Texas..QAB-Jordan Love (361P-4TD) for Aggies in (52-13) win over Big Green.
Cure Bowl…Tulane-W-Louisiana Lafayette..RB-Daris Bradwell (150R-2TD) in GreenWaves ()41-24) win.
Las Vegas Bowl..Fresno State-W-Arizona State…RB-Ron Rivers 68Y-TD run-finished (212Y) rushing in Bulldogs (31-20) win over Sun Devils.
Camellia Bowl..Georgia Southern-W-Eastern Michigan..RBs Wes Kennedy-West Fields combine for (198R) in win.
New Orleans Bowl..Appalachian State-W-Middle Tennessee…Mountaineers QB-Zac Thomas (177P-3TD) in win.
Eastern Washington-W-Maine..Erik Barrier 7-TD passes in Eagles win over Black Bears.
North Dakota State-W-South Dakota State..QB-Easton Stick (169P-147R)…Fighting Sioux (439Y) rushing in win.
(Division II) Championship
Valdosta State-W-Ferris State…QB-Rogan Wells (349P-5TD) in win
(Division III) Championship
Hardin-Baylor-W-Mount Union..QB-Jase Hammack (1478P-2TD) in win
North Dakota State..Promotes Matt Entz to head coach-replacing Chris Klieman who took Kansas State job.
Akron..Hires Tom Arth head coach-ex Tennessee Chattanooga-John Carroll coach.
Kentucky..RB-Ben Snell files for NFL draft (3,754Y) rushing in career
Kansas State..RB-Alex Bernes files for draft (2,616R) last 2-years.
Padres….Fernando Tatis…GM-AJ Preller says he is ‘glove ready’ to play in majors…needs to show he is ‘bat ready’….Teams wants him to remain as SS in farm system.
Padres..Sign Ian Kinsler-ex Tigers-Red Sox to play 2B…could move Luis Urias to SS to start season.
Padres..Refuse comment on whether they would explore FA-Troy Tulowitzki as possible 3B-candidate..could sign him for mininum\…(.290-244HR) in career.
Padres-Pirates…San Diego trades P-Chris Melendez-Rule 5-minor league pick to Buccos for cash….had (1.54-ER) in Summer Dominican League.
Padres…ex-2B-Carlos Asuaje-who signed with Texas last week-sold to Lotte Giants-team in Korean League.
Cubs..Open talks with ex-Rockies-Blue Jays SS-Troy Tulowitzki
Mets..Open talks with FA-C-Yasmani Grandal-ex Dodgers
Washington..Open talks with FA-P-Dallas Keuchel-ex Astros
Washington..Meet with FA-2B-Josh Harrison-ex Pirates
Washington..Meet with FA-2B-Marwin Gonzalez-ex Astros
Phillies..Meet with FA-P-Andrew Miller-ex Indians
Reds..Meet with FA-P-Anibal Sanchez-ex Braves
Reds..Meet with FA-P-Mike Fiers-ex A’s
Twins..Meet with FA-P-Kelvin Herrera-ex Royals
Indians-White Sox…Tribe trades 1B-Yonder Alonso to Chicago for OF-Alex Coll..Alonso hit (23HR) last year.
Texas-Phillies..Discuss trade Rangers P-Mike Minor to Phillies
Tigers-Mets..Discuss trade OF-Nick Castellanos to NY
Mets…Sign FA-C-Will Ramos-ex Tampa Bay-Washington
White Sox..Sign FA-C-James McCann-ex Tigers
Nationals….Sign FA-1B-Matt Adams-ex Cardinals
Arizona..Sign FA-OF-Matt Szczur-ex Padres
Angels..OF-Jabari Blash signs to play for Rakuten Eagles-Japan
Giants..Sell P-Albert Suarez to Yakult Swallows
Yankees..Mourn passing of Joan Stienbrenner (84)..wife of late Yankees owner.
Cardinals..1st round draft pick Griffin Roberts-suspended 50G-for second drug offense…was top pick last June.
Red Sox…will pay Luxury Tax bill (12M) this past season for going over threshold….Washington pay (2.3M)….Only 2-teams over limit.
Lakers-L-Washington (128-110)….Wizards hit 50% shots…hit 13-3’s….Washington jumped to (26-8) lead…score 71 in first half…held LeBron James to (5-16) shooting……
Lakers…G-LeBron James-Lonzo Ball become 1st Lakers to each have triple double in game since 1982….LeBron (24P-12R-11A)…Lonzo (16P-1-R-10A) in win in Charlotte on Saturday night.
Clippers-L-Oklahoma City (110-104)…Paul George (33P) in Thunder win
Clippers-Portland..Monday night matchup
Phoenix-Washington…Trade….Suns deal F-Trevor Ariza to Wizards for G-Austin Rivers-F-Kelly Oubre….
Phoenix-Washington-Lakers…3-team trade collapses when Suns back out of deal at last minute…would have involved 7-players and draft picks.
Lakers-Suns…LA rejected request of Josh Hart-for-Trevor Ariza trade straight up.
Sacramento…C-Marvin Bagley-out 14-days-bone bruise on knee
Indiana…F-Myles Turner fined 15,000-for obscene gesture to fans
UCLA..C-Shareef O’Neal undergoes successful heart surgery for irregular heart beat…is sitting out year on medical redshirt.
USD-W-Northern Colorado (85-65)……Ollin Carter-Isaiah Pinera combine (35P) in win…Toreros now (9-3) on year..best start ever.
Aztecs…Off till Saturday game vs BYU.
Gulls-W-San Jose…Adam Cockrell scores in overtime in debut victory…snapping 5-game losing streak….host San Jose on Wednesday night.
Kings-L-Penguins..Phil Kessell PPGoal in overtime…Matt Cullen scored shorthanded goal for Pittsburgh also.
Ducks-W-Columbus….Daniel Spong scores both goals in Anaheim road win.
Ducks-at-Pittsburgh…Monday night NHL action.
Detroit..D-Mike Green-out 5W-knee injury
Las Vegas..F-Eric Haula-knee surgery-out 4W
Blackhawks..G-Corey Crawford-possible concussion-hit head on goal post diving for shot
Rangers..F-Jasper Fast-rib injury-out 4W
Sabres..Suspended F-Patrick Berglund-walked out on team
English Premier League
..Manchester City-W-Everton..Gabriel Jesus 2-goals..City (14-1-2)
..Liverpool-W-Manchester United..Xheridan Shaquiri 2G..Liverppool back into 1st place (14-0-3)
..Arsenal-L-Southampton..Dan Ings 2-goals in Saints win..Gunners (10-3-4)
..Hot Spur-W-Burnley..Tottenham scores in 90′
..Leicester-L-Crystal Palace….15th place team pulls off upset
..Chelsea-W-Brighton..Eden Hazard goal..Blues now (11-2-4)
..Watford-W-Cardiff….end 6-match winless streak
..Wolverhampton-W-Bournemouth..Raul Jimenez goal 12’
..Newcastle-W-Huddersfield..United climbs to 14th place
..West Ham-W-Fulham…Fulham won just 2-of-17 matches