Dodgers-W-Atlanta…(4-3)…Keke Hernandez hit a pinch hit solo HR in the 6th to tie the game…Cody Bellinger hit a towering home run in the 7th…..Julio Urias retired 9-batters in a row coming out of the bullpen and the Dodgers won the game to advance to the World Series…Mookie Betts robbed the Braves of a home-run to keep the game tied…..LA has been to the Fall Classic 3-times in 4-years…have not won a Fall Classic since 1988..
Dodgers-W-Atlanta (3-1)..Saturday win…Corey Seager-Justin Turner HRs..Walker Beuhler 6-shutout innings-forcing 7th game.
Tampa Bay-W-Houston (4-2)…Rays earn trip to World Series…Randy Arozorena 2R-HR..Mike Zunino HR in Rays win.
Houston..Manager Dusty Baker praises his Astros team for its ‘unity’ in a baseball season of ‘hate’…Fans-Media relentless in abuse of team in aftermath of sign stealing scandal…Team went (29-31) got to Game 7 of ALCS despite losing Justin Verlander-surgery…Gerritt Cole-free agency…Astros trailed (3-0) to Tampa..won 3-straight to get to 7th game of series before losing.
Angels..Former PR Director Eric Kay faces 4-to-20 years in prison..indicted for supplying fentanyl that killed P-Tyler Skaggs two years ago.
Marlins..Team President Mike Hill leaves team with expiration of contract…Last front office holdover exec from the Jeffrey Loria ownership era.
Yankees…facing roster overhaul because of injuries…had (256M) budget…Decisions coming on free agents Masahiro Tanaka (23M)..James Paxton (12M)..JA Happ (17M)…DJ LeMahieu (12M)..Brett Gardner (7.5M)…Jacoby Ellsbury (5M)
Phillies…Pitching coach Bryan Price announces retirement
Packers-L-Tampa Bay (38-10)….Aaron Rodgers throws 2-interceptions early…Tampa Bay reels off 38-stright points ..Tom Brady (166P-2TD)..RB-Ronnie Jones (113R) in lopsided win…Rogers 2-picks-4 sacks-10 hits in blowout loss…Packers 4-game win streak snapped
Rams-L-49ers (24-16)…Jimmy Garoppolo (268P-3TD)….SF defense stymies QB-Jared Goff…holding Rams-LA had 6-drives of one first down or none in game…Goff (198P-2TD-1 intc)….Niners intercepted Goff in end zone in 4th quarter-then ran out the clock…
Steelers-W-Browns..(38-7)..QB-Ben Roethlisberger (167P-TD)…RB-James Conner (101R)…Steelers defense (4-sacks-2 interceptions)…QB-Baker Mayfield benched in second half after throwing 2-picks.. (119P)…Browns lost 17-games in a row in Pittsburgh.
Colts-W-Bengals..(31-27)….Philip Rivers rallies Indy from (21-0) deficit for win…Rivers threw for (268Y-3TD) in second quarter…Rivers (371P-3TD)…Joe Burrow (313P-0TD)…Colts DB-Julian Blackmon key interception (:39) left in game preserve win…Bengals (0-17-1) on road in last 3-years.
Patriots-L-Broncos (18-12).Brandon McManus 6FGs for Denver..Drew Lock (189P) in win…RB-Philip Lindsey (101R)…Cam Newton (197P-67R)…2-interceptions-2 fumbles-4 sacks in loss…
Ravens-W-Eagles..30-28)..Ravens defense 6-saks..fumble recovery…stop on 2-point conversion…..QB-Lamar Jackson (186P-110R) in win…QB-Carson Wentz (213P-3TD) in loss…RB-Miles Sanders (118R)..Ravens built (24-6) leadheld on for win
Titans-W-Texans (42-36) OT…Ryan Tannehill throws tyting TD (:04) left…Derrick Henry scores TD run in OT for win….Tannehill (364P-4TD) in win…Henry scores on 94Y-TD run….Desean Watson (335P-4TD) in loss…Titans (5-0)..
Vikings-L-Falcons.(40-23)….Matt Ryan (371P-4TD)….Defense picks off 3-passes…Kirk Cousins (343P-3TD-3Int) in blowout loss..Falcons first win of the season..
Giants-W-Washington..(20-19)…Giants QB-Daniel Jones (112P-74R) in win…..Washington QB-Kyle Allen (280P-2TD-3Int-3 sacks) in loss..Giants first win of season.
Bears-W-Carolina..23-16)…Bears defense 3-takeaways..4-sacks…Nick Foles (198P-TD)….Ted Bridgewater (216P–0TD-2Int)..snap Panthers 3-game win streak
Lions-W-Jaguars..(43-16)..RB-DeAndre Swift (116R)…Matthew Stafford (223P-TD)…Jags QB-Gardner Minshew (243P-TD) in loss..Jags lost 4-in a row..
Miami-W-Jets (24-0)…Ryan Fitzpatrick (191P-3TD-2Int)…Myles Gaskin (91R) in win…Joe Sacco Int-3 sacks..Jets (0-5)..
Chiefs-Buffalo…Monday Night Football…both (4-1)
Cowboys-Arizona..Monday Night Football..Cardinals (3-2)..Cowboys (2-3)
Steelers..LB-Devin Bush-torn ACL
Titans..OF-Taylor Lewan-torn ACL
Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield reaggravate rib injury
Eagles..TE-Zach Ertz-foot injury
Eagles..RB-Miles Sanders-ankle injury
Giants..WR-CJ Board-neck injury-concussion
Packers..OT-David Baktahari-shoulder…OT-Ty Lancaster-shoulder
Atlanta..2-Defensive Line coaches-Tosh Lupol-Jess Simpson put in quarantine after Covid positive tests.
Rams..RB-coach Thomas Brown sidelined Achilles injury in practice
Patriots..IR-RB-Sonny Michel..OG-Shaq Mason..DE-Derek Rivers-Covid tests.
Browns..WR-Odell Beckham passes two Covid tests
Colts..4-players return to team after ‘false positive tests’
Steelers..OG-David DeCastro-ribcage injuries
Chiefs..IR-OG-Keneche Osemele-2 knee injuries
Baltimore…IR-DT-Brandon Williams-Covid test
Jacksonville..IR-DE-Josh Mauaro-Covid test
Jacksonville…Put 12-taxi squad players on IR-Covid exposure
Arizona..IR-C-JR Sweezy-elbow injury
Chiefs..Sign FA-RB-Le’Veon Bell (1Y-6M)-ex Jets
Raiders..Workout FA-DE-David Irving-ex Cowboys..reintstated from drug suspension..has missed 18-months in NFL
Broncos..Release QB-Blake Bortels-ex Jaguars
Cowboys..Workout FA-DT-Gabe Wright-ex Raiders
Jaguars..S-Josh Jones..fined (4,850) for personal foul hit
Saints..Owner Gayle Benson fights off ‘car-jacking attempt’ in New Orleans..was unharmed.
Washington Post..Reports 30-former cheerleaders are filing lawsuit against owner Daniel Snyder for the ‘Voyeur Video’ incidents.
NFL..Invokes 6-Day Quarantine rule for any free agent who will work out with team..must be tested first…away from facility.
CFL…BC Lions GM-Ed Hervey resigns..had been with team two years…Won Grey Cup with Edmonton Eskimos.
Minnesota…Legendary Star Tribune columnist Sid Hartmas passes away (100Y)…worked in Minneapolis from 1944-2020…wrote column that appeared in Sunday papers.
1-Clemson-W-Georgia Tech (73-7)..QB-Trevor Lawrence (404P-5TD)
2-Alabama-W-Georgia (42-21)..QB-Mac Jones (417P-4TD)
4-Notre Dame-W-Louisville (12-7)..RB-Kyen Williams (127R)
5-NCarolina-L-Florida State (32-28)..Seminoles RBs (241R)
AP Poll…1-Clemson..2-Alabama..3-Notre Dame..4-Georgia…5-Ohio State
Aztecs…Begin game week practices…host UNLV-Saturday night at Carson.
Alabama..Coach Nick Saban-returns to team after negative Covid tests
Florida..Coach Dan Mullen tests positive
Purdue..Coach Jeff Brohm-quarantined-symptoms Covid
New Mexico..8-players and assistant coach test positive…Quarantine 12-other players awaiting tests
UNLV..Says it has 2%-positivity test rate among Rebels players
Southern Miss-UTEP..Cancelled..positive tests in Eagles team
North Carolina State..QB-Devin Leary-broken leg
Clippers..Sign Coach Tyronn Lue to 5Y-contract-head coach
Clippers..Lue-top priority bring ‘unity’ back to fractured roster
Clippers..’The Athletic’ reports roster broke up because 1-set of rules for Kawhi Leonard…other rules for team..Players say Leonard was late for practices-team flights because he lived in Rancho Santa Fe.
Lakers-Oklahoma City..Trade talks for G-Chris Paul..owed 42M next year
Lakers-Detroit..Discuss trade for G-Derrick Rose (18PPG)..Pistons want Kyle Kuzma-Alex Caruso package.
Golden State..Interested in Lakers FA-C-Dwight Howard as a starter.
76ers..Hire Peter Dinwiddie-ex Indiana..Propser Karangwa-Orlando as Assistant GMs to Elton Brand.
Rockets..Promote Rafael Stone to GM replacing Darryl Morey-has been with club since 2005.
Portland..Longtime NBA star Gary Payton says he wants to become an assistant coach.
Kansas..Troubled F-Silvio deSouza leaves Jayhawks program..has been at center of NCAA investigations in Adidas slush fund case
UMass..NCAA hands out 2-years sanctions for excessive financial benefits to basketball players over housing allowances.
LA Kings..Sign #1-pick…C-Quentin Byfield
Penguins..Sign FA-D-Cody Ceci-ex Maple Leafs
Toronto..Sign FA-C-Joe Thornton-spent 15Y-San Jose Sharks
Boston..Visit with FA-D-Karl Azner-ex Montreal
Carolina..Sign FA-F-Sheldon Rakmpal-ex Kings
Carolina..Sign FA-F-Jeremy Bracco-ex Maple Leafs
Montreal..F-Charles Hudon signs with Lausanne-Swiss League
Las Vegas..Committed (12.5M) to G-Robin Lehner-Marc Andre Fleury
NASCAR…Kansas 400…Joey Logano holds off Kevin Harvick 3-times in final laps…blocks him and goes on to win race to qualify for the final 4-championship race next week in Phoenix;..Harvick had won 9-races this season.
NASCAR…Driver Kyle Larson applies for reinstatement..Suspended this year for racial slur early in spring during interview…Ran World Series of Outlaws
Formula 1..Off weekend
Indy Car…Off weekend
Soccer..English Premier League
..Everton-Tie-Liverpool….Everton 2-goals in 9-minutes span late
..Chelsea-Tie-Southampton..Blue gives up goal in 91′
..Manchester City-W-Arsenal..Raheem Sterling goal for City
..Manchester United-W-Newcastle..Marcus Rashford goal 96′
..Sheffield-Tie-Fulham…Fulham miss penalty shot
..Brighton-Tie-Crystal Palace..Alexis MacAllister scores 90′-Brighton
..Hot Spur-Tie–West Ham..Son Min scores 1′ mark..West Ham scores 3-goals in 8-minutes for tie
..Leicester-L-Aston Villa..AV scores in 90′
Monday games…Burnley-vs-West Brom….Leeds-vs-Wolverfhampton
Team USA…Salzberg-Germany pays record 9M-for Philadelphia Union star Brendan Aronson.