Sports News for Monday November 7, 2016

>>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.

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