>>Chiefs Hold Off Raiders To Take Over First Place
(Kansas City, MO) — There’s a new leader in the AFC West. The Chiefs scored 21 points in the second quarter and held on for a 21-13 win over the Raiders in Kansas City. Both teams are 10-and-3, but the Chiefs hold the tiebreaker after sweeping the two-game season series.
>>Colts Clash With Texans For First In AFC South
(Indianapolis, IN) — First place in the AFC South is on the line Sunday when the Colts host the Texans. Indy, Houston and Tennessee are currently tied atop the division with identical 6-and-6 records. Houston won the first matchup with Indy, 26-23, in overtime in Week Six. The Colts lead the all-time series 23-to-6. You can hear that game on your radio home for Colts football, Talk 101 FM!
>>Bears Battle Lions
(Detroit, MI) — The Bears do battle with the Lions in Detroit on Sunday. The Bears notched a 26-and-6 home win over the 49ers last Sunday. Chicago is just 3-and-9 on the season, but one of those wins was over first-place Detroit in Week Four.
>>Fowler Reportedly Signs With Cardinals
(St. Louis, MO) — A former Cub is joining their biggest rival. Multiple reports say outfielder Dexter Fowler has agreed to a deal with the Cardinals. The 30-year-old Fowler hit .276 with 13 homers and 48 RBI with the World Series champion Cubs last season.
>>Blues Lose To Islanders In Brooklyn
(Brooklyn, NY) — The Blues gave up a third-period goal to Anders Lee and lost 3-2 to the Islanders in Brooklyn. Robby Fabbri and Kyle Brodziak had goals for St. Louis, which opened a four-game road trip with its second loss in the last three games. The Blues play the Devils tonight in New Jersey.
>>Bulls Hand Spurs First Road Loss
(Chicago, IL) — The Spurs have been handed their first road loss of the season. Dwyane Wade scored 20 points to lead the Bulls to a 95-91 win over the Spurs in Chicago. San Antonio fell one victory shy of the NBA’s all-time record after opening the year with 13 straight road wins.
>>Warriors Sink Shorthanded Jazz
(Salt Lake City, UT) — Steph Curry scored 26 points as the Warriors sunk the shorthanded Jazz 106-99 in Utah. Kevin Durant added 21 points and 11 rebounds as Golden State improved to 20-and-3 on the season.
>>St. Mary’s, I-State Upset
(Undated) — The only two top-25 teams in college hoops in action last night both suffered losses. Previously-undefeated and 11th-ranked Saint Mary’s lost at home to UT-Arlington, 65-51. Number-25 Iowa State was beaten by rival Iowa, 78-64.
>>Illinois Hosts Central Michigan Tomorrow
(Champaign, IL) — Illinois puts its three-game winning streak on the line tomorrow afternoon at home against Central Michigan. Tip time from the State Farm Center is 2 p.m. The Fighting Illini beat IUPUI on Tuesday to improve to 7-and-3 on the season. Meanwhile, all the locals had last night off.