>>Rams Knock Off Seahawks
(Seattle, WA) — The Rams took advantage of three turnovers as they topped the Seahawks, 23-17, at CenturyLink Field. Akeem Ayers returned a fumble 45 yards for a score, and Case Keenum hit Kenny Britt for a touchdown, helping the Rams to a 16-3 lead at halftime. Todd Gurley finished with 85 yards and a score for St. Louis, which improved to 7-and-8. The Rams wrap up the season at the 49ers on Sunday.
>>Colts Down Dolphins
(Miami, FL) — Frank Gore ran for 85 yards and two touchdowns as the Colts kept their faint playoff hopes alive with an 18-12 win over the Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium. Third-string quarterback Charlie Whitehurst led two scoring drives for Indianapolis after replacing Matt Hasselbeck, who suffered a shoulder injury early in the second quarter. The Colts’ defense had six sacks, including a safety to open up the scoring as the team snapped a three-game skid. Indianapolis wraps up the regular season next Sunday at home against Tennessee.
>>Bears Beat Bucs
(Tampa, FL) — The Bears put up 13 straight points in the fourth quarter to pull out a 26-21 win over the Buccaneers. Jay Cutler threw for 156 yards and a touchdown to help the 6-and-9 Bears stop a three-game slide. The Bears wrap up the season at home against the Lions Sunday.
>>Jeffery, McClellin Inactive For Bears
(Tampa, FL) — Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and linebacker Shea McClellin did not suit up for the Bears in yesterday’s win. Jeffery was sidelined with a hamstring injury while McClellin is in the concussion protocol. Meanwhile, running back Matt Forte suffered a back injury but says it isn’t serious.
>>Hurricanes Clip Blackhawks
(Chicago, IL) — Eddie Lack came within 3.6 seconds of a shutout in Carolina’s 2-1 win over Chicago. Brent Seabrook scored in the closing moments to break up the shutout. Corey Crawford stopped 25 shots for the Blackhawks, who have lost their last two. The ‘Hawks visit the Coyotes tomorrow night.
>>Stars Blank Blues
(Dallas, TX) — Kari Lehtonen kicked aside 22 shots for his first shutout of the season and 33rd of his career, as the Stars blanked the Blues 3-0 to split the home-and-home series at American Airlines Center. Brian Elliott allowed two goals on 37 shots for St. Louis, which was coming off a 3-2 shootout win over Dallas at home on Saturday. The Blues host the Predators tomorrow night.
>>Bulls Host Raptors
(Chicago, IL) — The Bulls open a three-game homestand tonight against the Raptors. Chicago will also host Indiana and the Knicks during the stay. The Bulls suffered a 118-111 loss to the Mavericks their last time out on Saturday. Chicago dipped to 16-and-12 with the setback.
>>Pacers Host Hawks
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Pacers are back in action tonight when they host the Hawks at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Indiana is coming off a 102-88 win over the Timberwolves Saturday night that ended the team’s three-game losing streak. It will be the first matchup between the two teams this season. Tipoff is slated for 7:00 p.m.
>>Indiana Falls In New Era Pinstripe Bowl
(Bronx, NY) — Griffin Oakes missed a controversial 38-yard field goal in overtime as Indiana fell to Duke 44-41 in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. Devine Redding ran for 227 yards and a touchdown and Nate Sudfeld thew for 389 yards and three scores as the Hoosiers gained 667 yards of total offense. Indiana finishes the season 6-and-7.