>>Floyd Had .217 BAC During DUI Arrest
(Scottsdale, AZ) — Former Cardinals and now Patriots wide receiver Michael Floyd had a blood-alcohol-level more than twice the legal limit in Arizona during his DUI arrest last week. Police say Floyd’s BAC level was point-2-1-7. The Pats claimed Floyd off waivers after he was released by the Cardinals last week.
>>Giants Face Rival Eagles
(Philadelphia, PA) — Week 16 of the NFL season kicks off with the Giants facing the Eagles tonight in Philadelphia. The 10-and-4 Giants can clinch a playoff spot for the first time since winning the Super Bowl during the 2011 season with a win. The Eagles are out of the playoff hunt at 5-and-9.
>>Colts Prep For Raiders
(Oakland, CA) — The Colts will try to keep their playoff hopes alive and win their fifth consecutive road game when they visit the Oakland Raiders on Saturday afternoon. Indianapolis is 7-and-7 on the season and trails both Houston and Tennessee by a game for the AFC South lead. Linebacker Chris Carter missed practice on Wednesday due to a shoulder injury, and wide receiver Donte Moncrief was limited due to a hamstring injury. Kickoff is set for 3:05 p.m. on Saturday from Oakland Coliseum.
>>Bears Preparing For Washington
(Lake Forest, IL) — The Bears are preparing for Saturday’s home finale against Washington. Cornerback Kyle Fuller has been reverted back to injured reserve. Fuller was originally designated to return, but the team says he lacked a sense of urgency to return from a knee injury. Fuller didn’t play a single down this season.
>>Illinois Tops Mizzou In Braggin’ Rights Game In St. Louis
(St. Louis, MO) — Malcolm Hill had 21 points as Illinois beat Missouri 75-66 in the Braggin’ Rights game in St. Louis. The Illini have won six straight to improve to 10-and-3. Kevin Puryear had 17 for the Tigers, who fell to 5-and-6. Mizzou hosts Lipscomb next Thursday. Illinois hosts Maryland on Tuesday.
>>Louisville Outlasts Kentucky
(Louisville, KY) — Tenth-ranked Louisville took down number-five Kentucky 73-70 at the KFC Yum! Center. Louisville’s Quentin Snider scored a career-high 22 points in the 50th all-time meeting between the in-state rivals. The Cardinals improved to 11-and-1. The Wildcats dipped to 10-and-2.
>>Duke’s Allen Trips Another Player
(Greensboro, NC) — Duke guard Grayson Allen is back in the headlines for tripping another player. Allen received a technical foul for tripping Elon’s Steven Santa Ana during last night’s Duke win. Allen, who apologized after the game, was involved in two tripping incidents last season.
>>Wizards Turn Back Bulls
(Chicago, IL) — The Bulls suffered a 107-97 loss to the Wizards last night at the United Center. Jimmy Butler had 20 points and 11 rebounds for Chicago, which came up short for the fourth time in five games. Dwyane Wade netted 19 in defeat. The 14-and-14 Bulls visit the Hornets tomorrow night.