Chargers-L-Tampa Bay (28-21)…Bolts lose (14-7)…Philip Rivers throws 2-interceptions-one taken back for a TD..other at the 2-yard line late in 4th quarter…Jameis Winston survives enormous pass rush pressure early..makes big plays..finishes with (280P)-TD…Rivers sacked twice..5-hits..13-pressures…Chargers wasted strong first half RB-Melvin Gordon (94APY) in lst half..WR-Travis Benjamin dropped 79-yard TD pass..Josh Lambo missed 54Y-FG…
Chargers drop to (5-7)…Mike McCoy’s team has lost 22-of-32…team lost 8-of-last 11-at home…McCoy (17-26) in games decided by 1-TD or less.
Chargers..S-Jahleel Addae faces NFL discipline after helmet hit to knee of Bucs WR-Cecil Shorts-dislocated kneecap-3 possible torn knee ligaments..
Chargers..Put injury prone LB-Jerry Attaochu on IR with a broken foot.
Falcons-L-Chiefs..Eric Berry 100Y-return for 2-point PAT..37Y-TD interception..Albert Wilson 55Y-run with fake punt.
Broncos-W-Jacksonville..Bradlee Robey 51-TD with interceptions.
Raiders-W-Bills..Derek Carr throws 2TD passes late..Oakland rallies from (24-9) deficit..now (10-2)
Seattle-W-Carolina..Tom Rawls 65Y-TD run..Ty Lockett 75Y-TD run..Panthers (4-8)
Saints-L-Lions..Matthew Stafford 66Y-TD pass Golden Tate..Drew Brees-3 picks
Giants-L-Steelers..Ben Roethlisberger 2TD passes.
Redskins-L-Arizona..Carson Palmer 300P
Packers-W-Houston..Aaron Rodgers 2TDs in snow
Patriots-W-Rams..LeGarret Blount 43Y-TD run
Eagles-L-Bengals..Andy Dalton (323Y) passing
Miami-L-Baltimore..Joe Flacco 4TD passes..
49ers-L-Bears..Colin Kaeperneck benched (1-5) 4Y..5-sacks
Colts-Jets..Monday Night Football..QB-Andrew Luck cleared to play.
Steelers..WR-Antonio Brown fined (24,100)…LeVeon Bell (12,000) celebrating penalties
Houston..CB-Kareem Jackson-fined 24,000-helmet hit on Dontrelle Inman
Browns..WR-Corey Coleman-fined (9,100) facemask hit
Cowboys..LB-Rolando McClain suspended 1-full year-more drug violations
Vikings..Coach Mike Zimmer told not to fly-eye surgery-next week game at Jacksonville
New Orleans..Police say driver sat in car and fired 4-shots at Joe McKnight after road rage incident..McKnight unarmed…Driver had been arrested on prior Road Rage assault in 2006.
Johnny Manziel..ordered back into drug rehab for evaluation as part of plea bargain for domestic abuse case last summer.
Patriots..IR-TE-Rob Gronkowski-gone for year-herniated disc surgery-8th surgery career
Bucs..WR-Cecil Shorts-possible dislocated kneecap-torn ligaments on Jahleel Addae hit
Cowboys..Activate OT-La’el Collins from IR-foot injury
Houston..DE-Jadaveon Clowney out with elbow-wrist injury
Vikings..S-Harrison Smith-ankle injury
Seahawks..Activate LB-Mike Morgan from IR
Redskins..Release LB-David Bruton from IR list
Redskins..Release LB-David Bruton-had been on IR.
Lions..Release RB-Justin Forsett
Bowl Bids…Selection Sunday
College Playoffs…#1-Alabama-vs-#4-Washington in Peach Bowl…#2-Clemson-vs-#3-Ohio State in Fiesta Bowl
Rose Bowl..USC-vs-Penn State
Orange Bowl..Michigan-vs-Florida State
Cotton Bowl..Western Michigan-vs-Wisconsin
Holiday Bowl..Minnesota-vs-Washington State
Poinsettia Bowl…Wyoming to face Brigham Young
Aztecs-W-Wyoming..(27-24)…San Diego State wins Mountain West title…Damontee Kazee 2-big interceptions..SDSU defense 3-takeaways…Rashard Penny-DJ Penny combine (227R)…Survive Josh Allen (248P-3TD)…Aztecs 2-4th down stops in 4th quarter to preserve the win….6-turnvoers in game…Played in 5-degree windchill….SDSU headed to Las Vegas Bowl to face Houston Cougars… …Wyoming headed to Poinsettia Bowl against BYU.
USD-L-North Dakota State (45-7)…Bison dominate game..Score on 40Y-TD interception..then break off TD runs of 49-56-61 in 2nd half to pull away..QB-Anthony Lawrence (201P) TD-Interception…Torerors wind up (10-2).
#1-Alabama-W-Florida…Tide go to (13-0) with SEC championship win..Alabama 3-pass interceptions..ran for (265Y).
#3-Clemson-W-Virginia Tech..DeShaun Watson throws 3TD passes…scores on 2-runs..accounts for (373APY)…..Tigers win ACC-title game..now (12-1).
#4-Washington-W-Colorado..RB-Myles Gaskin (159R)..Huskies defense 3-pass interceptions..win Pac 12-title..at (12-1).
#6-Wisconsin-L-#7-Penn State..Lions QB-Trace McSorley (384P-4TD) in Lions win..now (11-2).
#9-Oklahoma-W-#10-Oklahoma State..Sooners RB-Sam Perrine (239R)
#17-Western Michigan-W-Ohio..QB-Zach Terrell (290P-2TD)..Broncos intercept pass with (:14) left on Bobcats attempt to get go ahead TD..Western Michigan now (13-0).
James Madison-W-New Hampshire..Brian Schor (371P-5TD) in JMU win.
Youngstown State-W-Jacksonville State..Bo Pelini team now (10-3)
South Dakota State-W-Villanova..QB-Zac Bednarczyk (220P)\
SamHouston State-W-UT Chattanooga..QB-Jere Briscoe (363P-5TD)
Eastern Washington-W-Central Arkansas..QB-Greg Gubrud (449P)
Citadel-:L-Wofford..Terriers with big upset..
Richmond-W-North Dakota..Spiders 1st ever win in 1AA playoffs..
Notre Dame…AD gives Brian Kelly-vote of confidence after (4-8) season.
Indiana..Fires coach Kevin Wilson after (6-6) season.
Cincinnati..Tommy Tuberville quits as Bearcats coach..was (24-22)
Padres…Decide to non-tender P-Tyson Ross-coming off shoulder surgery…Not willing to pay him (10.6M) this year…Puts him on free agent market…Also non-tendered SS-Alexi Amarista…P-Jon Edwards-Erik Johnson-both coming off surgeries…Opens up 7-spots on 40-man off season roster.
Padres…Rid themselves of 26M-in salaries by virtue of Friday decisions on non-tenders and trades….Team payroll right now about 16M…Only 4-players will make above the minimum….Padres go to Winter Meetings with only 33-players on 40-man roster.
Padres-Washington…Trade..San Diego deals C-Derek Norris to Nationals for 19Y-old P-Pedro Avila..had (184K-153inn) in Class A-ball over 2-years….
Dodgers..Offer P-Rich Hill (3Y-40M) to re-sign..Yankees-Red Sox also in bidding.
Angels..Sign FA-C-Tony Sanchez-ex Pirates..P-John Lamb-ex Reds
Yankees..Sign FA-1B-Matt Holliday-Cardinals
Astros..Sign FA-DH-Carlos Beltran-split last year Yankees-Rangers
Mariners..Sign FA-P-Casey Fien-ex Dodgers..DFA-P-Zach Lee
Orioles..Sign FA-OF-Adam Walker-ex Milwaukee
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Brian Duensing-ex Twins-Orioles
Mets..Sign FA-C-Rene Rivera-ex Padres-Tampa Bay
Yankees..Open negotiations with 1B-Edwin Encarnarcion-Blue Jays
Tampa Bay..Offer deal to C-Wellington Castillo-ex Arizona
Giants..Open talks with FA-P-Mark Melancon
Pirates..Open talks with FA-P-Derek Holland-ex Rangers
Orioles..non tender P-Vance Worley
Washington..non tender OF-Ben Revere
Arizona..non tender P-Rubby DeLaRosa
Pirates..non tender P-Jeff Locke
Dodgers..non tender P-Louis Coleman
Angels..non tender OF-Gregorio Petit
Hall of Fame..Bud Selig-John Scheurholz named to Hall by the “Today’s Game Era” committee..bypassed George Stienbrenner..Lou Pinella..Davey Johnson
Twins..Hire James Rowson-hitting coach
Angels..DH-Albert Pujols-out 4-months..plantar surgery on foot
Aztecs-L-Loyola Chicago (65-58)…F-Aundre Jackson (24P)..hit 9-shots in row..finished (11-12) shooting…Aztecs hit 9-3’s in opening half…still trailed by 10…took lead by one..but fell apart…SDSU now (4-2)…has to play at Grand Canyon on Wednesday.
UCLA-W-Kentucky…Bruins win at Rupp Arena (97-92)…Issac Hamilton-TJ Leaf combine for (36P)..Bruins go to (9-0) after win over 2nd ranked Wildcats.
USD-W-Northern Arizona…Brett Bailey (26P)..Cam Newbauer (20P) in win..Toreros (3-5)
Clippers-L-Indiana (111-102)…Pacers put 5-in double figures..hit 28-free throws in game.on Sunday Night…
Gulls-Stockton….8-game winning streak snapped on Saturday night as Heat win (4-0)…
Gulls…G-Matthew Hackett-surgery torn labrum…RW-Em Etem-knee scope-out indefinitely.
LA Kings-L-Montreal 5-4)..Max Pacioretty scores 2-goals for Habs…..Sunday Night
Colorado…D-Erik Johnson-suffers broken leg-hit by slap shot
Chicago..G-Corey Crawford-out 4W-appendectormy
Formula 1…Nico Rosberg retires from Team Mercedes…5-days after winning point title…9-wins this year…31-year old driver…”Reached top of mountain”.
NASCAR…Signs deal with Monster Energy to be title sponsor next year replacing Sprint.
Tigers Woods…Finishes 15th in 17-man field in Bahamas Challenge…had a 65-one day..shot in 70’s the rest..24-birdies..8-bogeys…6-double bogeys.
Brazilian Soccer Federation….Cancels games indefinitely after plane crash-killed Chopeca team last week…Funeral services begin this week for 71-who died…..Police report say Chartered jet bypassed refueling stop and kept flying….ran out of fuel 4-miles from airport…Other pilots and tower heard May-Day calls from cockpit for 5-minutes before plane went down….3-players survived crash.l