>>Colts Clip Packers For First Win At Lambeau Field Since 1988
(Green Bay, WI) — Frank Gore ran for 60 yards and two touchdowns as the Colts clipped the Packers 31-26 for their first win at Lambeau Field since 1988. Andrew Luck finished 23-of-36 for 281 yards, one TD and two interceptions as Indy moved to 4-and-5. Jordan Todman returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown for the Colts. Indy is on a bye this week.
>>Raiders Top Broncos
(Oakland, CA) — The Raiders are alone in first place in the AFC West. Latavius Murray rushed for 114 yards and three touchdowns as the Raiders beat the Broncos, 30-20, on “Sunday Night Football” in Oakland. The Raiders are 7-and-2 for the first time since 2001. Denver is 6-and-3.
>>Cowboys Clobber Browns
(Cleveland, OH) — Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes as the Cowboys clobbered the Browns, 35-10. Dallas has won seven in-a-row since a season-opening loss to the Giants. Cleveland is 0-and-9.
>>Seahawks Host Bills
(Seattle, WA) — Week Nine of the NFL season wraps up with the Seahawks hosting the Bills tonight in Seattle. The Seahawks lead the NFC West at 4-2-and-1. Buffalo is 4-and-4.
>>Blackhawks Beat Stars In OT
(Chicago, IL) — Marian Hossa’s goal in the final minute of overtime gave the Blackhawks a 4-3 win over the Stars. Artem Anisimov, Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews scored in regulation for Chicago, which improved to 9-3-and-1. Scott Darling made 32 saves. The ‘Hawks visit the Blues on Wednesday.
>>Report: Rockies To Hire Black
(Denver, CO) — The Rockies have reportedly found their next manager. Multiple sources say the Rockies are hiring Bud Black. The 59-year-old Black managed the Padres from 2007-to-2015. He replaces Walt Weiss, who resigned in October.
>>Cubs Decline Option On Hammel
(Chicago, IL) — The World Series champion Cubs are declining the 12-million-dollar option on veteran pitcher Jason Hammel. He will receive a two-million-dollar buyout. Hammel went 15-and-10 with a 3.83 ERA in 30 starts during the regular season but did not pitch in the playoffs.
>>Edwards Wins At Texas
(Fort Worth, TX) — Carl Edwards took the checkered flag in the rain-shortened AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Edwards clinched a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship Four with the victory. Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr., Chase Elliott and Kyle Busch rounded out the top five.
>>Illinois Knocks Off MichiganState
(Champaign, IL) — Illinois is celebrating its first conference home win of the season. The Illini beat Michigan State 31-27 Saturday in Champaign. Illinois is now 3-and-6 overall and 2-and-4 in the Big Ten. MSU has lost seven straight. The Illini play at number-eight Wisconsin Saturday.
>>Five-Million Attend Cubs’ Victory Parade
(Chicago, IL) — An estimated five-million people turned out in Chicago on Friday for the Cubs’ World Series victory parade. Fans lined the streets as players rode buses from Wrigley Field to a rally at Grant Park. The Cubs won the World Series last week to end a 108-year title drought.