Chargers-W-Raiders (20-6)..QB-Philip Rivers (223-2TD-Int..RB-Melvin Gordon (93R-72Y-receiving)…including 66Y-TD catch…Defense- goaline stand…..Stopped Raiders twice on downs….Recovered a fumble killing another drive…Michael Badgley 2-field goals…Raiders QB-Derek Carr (244P)…Chargers won 6-games in a row-now (7-2)…Raiders now (1-8)
..Chargers big play offense stifled…had just 11-plays plus 20Y….3-plays plus 20-yards.
..Raiders 12-plays-plus 10Y….4–plays plus 20
..Chargers special teams gave up 42-run on fake punt in 1st quarter
..Chargers LB-Denzel Perryman goes out with knee injury on 2nd play of game
..Raiders drives died at 1..12..19…21..26-….5-possessions-never got TD.
Rams-W-Seahawks (36-31)..Jared Goff (318P-2TD)..went (28-39) passing..Todd Gurley RB-(120R)..Brandin Cooks (10R-100Y)….Russell Wilson (176P-3TD-4 sacks)…RB-Rashaad Penny (108R)…Rams (9-1)
Saints-W-Bengals (51-14)..Drew Brees (265P-3TD)..RB-Mark Ingram (104R)…Saints pile up (509Y) offense….Andy Dalton (153P-2 Int)….Saints won 8th in a row
Chiefs-W-Arizona 26-14)..Patrik Mahomes (249P-2TD)..Tyreek Hill (7R-117)….chiefs defense 5-sacks-2 interceptions….Arizona RB-David Johnson (98R-75Receiving)….Josh Rosen sacked 5X…Chiefs now (9-1)
Bills-W-Jets (41-10)..QB-Matt Barkley (232P-2TD)…RB-LeSean McCoy (113$)….Bills defense 3-sacks..2-interceptions ..
Bears-W-Lions (34-22)..Mitch Trubisky (355P-3TD)…WR-Allan Robinson (6R-133)….Defense had 6-sacks….Matthew Stafford (274P-2TD-2Int-2-sacks)….Bears K-Cody Parkey missed 4-icks (2FG-2PAT)
Colts-W-Jaguars (29-26)…Andrew Luck (285-3TD)….Blake Bortels (320P-2TD)…Colts won 3-in row…Jaguars lost 5-in a row and 6-of-7
Redskins-W-Tampa Bay (16-3)…Washington defense 2-Int-2FRecoveries-2-sacks..QB-Alex Smith (178P-TD)….Bucs QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick (402P-2 Int)..Bucs (3-6)
Patriots-L-Titans (34-10)..Marcus Mazriota (228P-2TD)…Cody Davis (7R-123Y)…Tom Brady (254P-3-sacks)..Pats now (7-3)
Falcons-L-Browns (28-16)…RB-Nick Chubb 92Y-TD run…(176R)….Baker Mayfield (216P-3TD) went (17-for-20)…Matt Ryan (330P-2TD) in loss…Browns 3rd win of season.
Packers-W-Dolphins (31-12)….RB-Aaron Jones (145R)…QB-Aaron Rodgers(199P)….Packers defense 6-sacks..Interception-Fumble Recovery
Cowboys-W-Eagles (27-24)..RB-Exekiel Elliott (151R)…QB-Dak Prescott (270P)…..Carson Wentz (360P-2TD) for Eagles..TE-Zach Erts (14R-145) in loss…Cowboys now (4-5)…Eagles (4-5)
Giants-49ers….Monday Night Football….Eli Manning could be making his last start in the wake of (1-7) record…Niners are (2-7) beset by injuries.
CFL-Playoff Games-1st Round
Hamilton-W-BC Lions (48-6)..QB-Jeremiah Masoli (259P-3TD) in Ticats win.
Winnipeg-W-Saskatchewan (23-18)..RB-Andrew Harris (158Y-rushing) in Blue Bombers victory
Ravens..QB-Joe Flacco on crutches in aftermath of hip injuries..Status for next week in doubt
Saints..IR-WR-Dez Bryant-ruptured achilles
Lions..WR-Marvin Jones-knee strain
Jacksonville..OT-Erdek Flowers-knee..OG-Brandon Linken-shoulder
Colts..DE-Carroll Phillips-groin..DT-Grover Stewart-ankle
Bills..LB-Mike Rolando-Concussion..CB-Taron Johnson-shoulder
Bengals..WR-AJ Green-foot injury..LB-Vontaze Burfect-shoulder
Steelers..Reports RB-Le’Veon Bell may not report to camp by Tuesday deadline-and could sit out entire season…Sources say Steelers will divorce themselves from the player at the end of season
Carolina..S-Eric Reid says he is being targeted by the NFL…says he has been drug tested 5X-in-6 weeks since signing with club.
Houston..CB-Kevin Byard fined (10,026) for taunting Cowboys by stomping on their star last weekend after interception.
Saints..WR-Michael Thomas fined 30,000-for cell phone celebration in end zone last weekend.
Jets..Owner Chris Johnston refuses to comment on start of Coast-Todd Bowles in wake of (3-7) start
Bengals..Coach Marvin Lews refuses to talk about status of defensive coaches..team giving up (464YPG)
Louisville…Fires Coach Bobby Petrine and 4-assistants in a (2-8) start…among those fired were his son and 2-son in law assistants…he will be paid 14M as a buyout
Big 12…Fines-suspensions coming from brawl Iowa State-Baylor game
Penn State..QB-Trace McSorley-knee sprain.
Clippers-Golden State..Monday night matchup…Warriors (11-2) on season.
Lakers-W-Atlanta..(107-106)…Lakers blow 15 point lead…Tyson Chandler books last shot to preserve win…LeBron James scored on a slam dunk off a missed shot for the win…James had missed 3-straight 3’s..and 2-free throws before getting game winning put back….James (26P)….Kyle Kozma (18)….Lakers had 14-3s to build lead then wilted late….LA (7-6) on season….Hawks (3-10)…Sunday night action
Minnesota-76ers…Trade-TWolves deal G-Jimmy Butler and C-Justin Patton to Sixers for F-Robert Covington..F-Dario Saric..G-Jerryd Bayles and 2nd round pick
Warriors..G-Steph Curry-hobbled with groin injury
Knicks..F-Lance Thomas-knee scope-out 4W
Houston..Discuss role of F-Carmelo Anthony-shooting jut 40% coming off the bench
Rick Pitino…Hires Drew Rosenhaus as agent to try and secure NBA coaching position after firing at Louisville.
BYU..Put on 2Y-probation…stripped of scholarship….fined 5,000…4-boosters expelled from relationship with program after funneling 12,000 in illegal benefits to G-Nick Emery.
Padres…P-Hiberto Sosa hit with 72-game suspension for positive test for steroids.
Padres-Yankees..make contact about possible trade for P-Sonny Gray.
Padres..Sell C-Brett Nicholas to Rockies…hit (.291) at El Paso
Dodgers..Former relief pitcher Kenny Howell..who spent 14Y as a coach in their farm system..passes away (57) had battled pancreatic disease and heart issues…Credited with idea of converting Kenley Jansen from catcher to relief pitcher in farm system.
Dodges..Team President Andrew Friedman says team made deal with Orioles for SS-Manny Machado despite his reputation…”Lack of hustle-was never a secret”
Commissioner Rob Manfred..to be given 5Y-extension this week
Owners Meeting..will consider additional rule changes this week at meetings in Atlanta..including (:20) pitch clock…changes in disabled list…Use of the shift….Bullpen days usage by teams..Limit number pitching changes…Length of games decreased from 3:05 to 3-hours this past season
NY Mets..JP Ricciardi leaving as Assistant to GM for another front office job.
Mets..Iterview Dave Magadan-Chili Davis for hitting coach job
Braves..Hire Mike Fast as analytics director-ex Astros
Milwaukee..Hire Quinton Berry as OF coach
Red Sox…Longtime broadcaster Jerry Remy to return next season…is cancer free after 3rd bout with cancer disorder-left team in midseason.
Washington..Report that Nationals had 3-for-1 trade to send Bryce Harper to Astros at trade deadline-but Washington owners backed out of deal.
Cubs..taking trade offers on 3B-Kris Bryant-who has turned down (200M) contract extension.
Houston-Seattle..discussing possible trade P-James Paxton.
Yankees-Seattle..talking about James Paxton trade
Yankees-Indians..open trade talks for P-Corey Kluber
Yankees..Meet with P-Patrick Corbin-currently free agent
Mets..Meet with FA-C-Martin Maldonado
Twins..C-Joe Mauer retires-concussions
White Sox.Sign FA-P-Evan Marshall-ex Indians
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Danny Hultzen-former Mariners 1st round pick
Seattle.Sign FA-2B-Dylan Moore-ex Brewers
Ducks-Nashville…Monday night game…Anahiem lost 9-of-11.
Ducks..Send RW-Maxime Comtois to AHL-San Diego Gulls
Gulls..Release C-Logan Shaw
Ducks…LW-Ondrej Kase cleared to practice-been out since 1st week with concussion
Kings..Send F-Matt Luff-to AHL-Ontario
Boston..G-Tuuka Rask leaves team with family issues
Montreal..C-Thomas Plakec retires after 15Y-career-injuries
Dallas..D-Dan Klingberg-broken hand-out 4W
Winnipeg..D-Dimitri Kulikov-shoulder injury-out 4W
Winnipeg…Sign FA-C-Logan Shaw-ex Ducks
Edmonton..Send Fs-Jesse Puljujari-Ka Yamamoto to Bakersfield Condors-AHL-both high draft picks
Toronto-Minnesota..Open trade talks for holdout F-William Nylander-who wants 8M-per year
Sabres-Dallas..Buffalo trades D-Taylor Fedun to Stars for draft pick
USOC….Seize contol of USA-Gymnastics…will take day-to-day control in aftermath of Dr Larry Nasser sex scandal….Uncover documents that had been removed from USA-Texas training center involving Nasser and sexual incidents with athletes…Former CEO-Steve Penney had ordered documents removed…Penney indicted tampering with evidence in case.
English Premier League…fines Everton 550,000 pounds for illegally tampering with players at soccer academies…
Manchester City…facing 25M-fines for circumvention of salary cap rules and violations of ‘Financial Fair Play’ bylaws.
Eric Wynalda….Lose home and all of his possessions in fires in Malibu area…Wife and 6-children escaped.
English Premier League
..Manchester City-W-Manchester United..David Silva-Serge Aguero score goals early…City (10-0-2)…United (6-4-2)
..Liverpool-W-Fulham..Mo Salah goal..Liverpoool (9-0-3)
..Hotspur-W-Crystal Palace..Juan Foyth game winner..Spurs (9-3)
..Arsenal-Tie-Wolverhampton…Gunners (7-2-3)..scored in 86′
..Chelsea-Tie-Everton…Blue (8-0-4)..unbeaten after 12-games
..Newcastle-W-Bournemuth..Sal Rondon game winner
..Leicester-Burnley…0-0 tie..1st home game since death of owner
..Cardiff-W-Brighton..Cardiff wins on 90th’ goal
..West Ham-Tie-Huddersfield..Felipe Anderson late goal for W-Ham
..Watford-Tie-Southampton…Southes winless in 8-matches
NASCAR…Phoenix 400….Kyle Busch leads for 117-laps..wins 8th race of season to qualify for Final 4-next week in Miami..Joins KevinHarvick-Martin Truex-Joey Logan as finalists …2-red flags in race for crashes…knocked Kurt Busch-Chase Elliott out of running for Final 4.