>>Cowboys Storm Past Cardinals
(Glendale, AZ) — The Cowboys pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 28-17 win over the Cardinals on “Monday Night Football.” Dak Prescott accounted for three touchdowns for Dallas, which outscored Arizona 14-3 in the final quarter to improve to 2-and-1. The Cardinals fell to 1-and-2.
>>Bears’ Demps Out With Broken Forearm
(Lake Forest, IL) — Bears safety Quintin Demps is out indefinitely with a broken forearm. Demps suffered the injury in last Sunday’s overtime win over the Steelers. Head coach John Fox says he isn’t sure if Demps will be placed on injured reserve. The Bears hit the road to face the Packers Thursday night.
>>Colts’ Luck Could Practice This Week
(Indianapolis, IN) — Colts quarterback Andrew Luck could practice for the first time this week. Head coach Chuck Pagano said Monday that there is a chance Luck could return as early as tomorrow. Luck was placed on the physically unable to perform list in July after offseason shoulder surgery. He missed all of training camp and has yet to practice or play this season. Luck has already been ruled out for the Colts’ Week Four game at Seattle this Sunday. Jacoby Brissett will start in his place.
>>Cardinals, Weaver Crushed By Cubs
(St. Louis, MO) — Luke Weaver was roughed up for eight runs in just three innings of work as the Cardinals lost to the Cubs 10-2 at Busch Stadium. Addison Russell’s three-run double highlighted a four-run first for Chicago, which reduced its magic number to one to clinch the NL Central. Jed Gyorko and Luke Voit homered for St. Louis.
>>White Sox Double Up Angels
(Chicago, IL) — James Shields’ solid outing lifted the White Sox to a 4-2 win over the Angels to open a four-game series in Chicago. Shields improved to 5-and-7, working seven innings of two-run ball with eight strikeouts. Nicky Delmonico had two hits and two RBI for the Sox, who have won four-of-five.
>>Yankees’ Judge Hits 49th, 50th Homers To Break McGwire’s Rookie Record
(Bronx, NY) — Yankees rookie slugger Aaron Judge is rewriting the record books. Judge smacked his 49th and 50th home runs of the season in New York’s 11-3 win over the Royals in the Bronx. Judge broke Mark McGwire’s single-season rookie record of 49 home runs set with the Oakland A’s back in 1987.
>>Thunder Introduce Anthony
(Oklahoma City, OK) — Carmelo Anthony is officially a member of the Thunder. The 10-time All-Star was introduced by Oklahoma City after being acquired in a deal with the Knicks. The 33-year-old Anthony joins reigning MVP Russell Westbrook and the recently-acquired Paul George in OKC.
>>Illinois Hosts Nebraska Friday
(Champaign, IL) — After a bye, the Illinois football team returns to action this week. The Fighting Illini host Nebraska in their Big Ten opener Friday night in Champaign. Kickoff at Memorial Stadium is at 7 o’clock. Illinois is 2-and-1 with wins over Ball State and Western Kentucky and a loss at USF. The Huskers are 2-and-2 after beating Rutgers last Saturday.
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