Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo broke his left collarbone yesterday’s 20-10 win over the Eagles. Romo is scheduled to have tests today to determine how much time he will miss. The Cowboys are already without top wide receiver Dez Bryant.
The Cardinals blasted the Bears 48-23 at Soldier Field. Jay Cutler was 8-of-9 for 120 yards, a TD and an interception before leaving with a hamstring injury late in the first half. Jimmy Clausen ended 14-of-23 for 121 yards and a pick. Matt Forte had 15 carries for 61 yards for the Bears, who dipped to 0-and-2. The Bears visit the Seahawks next Sunday.
Aaron Rodgers threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns as the Packers beat the Seahawks, 27-17, in an NFC Championship Game rematch in Green Bay. James Starks replaced an injured Eddie Lacy and ran for 95 yards in the win. The Seahawks dropped to 0-and-2.
Rookie Matt Jones rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns as the Redskins beat the Rams 24-10 at Washington. Nick Foles was just 17-of-32 for 150 yards and a touchdown for St. Louis, which trailed 17-0 at the half. Kenny Britt scored the lone TD for the Rams, who slipped to 1-and-1.
The 2015 season didn’t start as planned for the Indianapolis Colts and they look to rebound versus the New York Jets on “Monday Night Football” at Lucas Oil Field. Indy comes in at 0-and-1 after losing to the Bills, 27-14, in Week One. The Jets pounded the Browns, 31-10, to get to 1-and-0.
Tommy Pham and Stephen Piscotty homered in a three-run first inning and the Cardinals held on for a 4-3 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Jon Lester allowed all four runs in six frames to fall to 10-and-11 for Chicago. Anthony Rizzo plated two with an infield single and Tommy La Stella forced in a run with a bases-loaded walk for the Cubs.
Lonnie Chisenhall plated half of Cleveland’s six runs as the Indians stopped the White Sox 6-3 at Progressive Field. John Danks gave up three runs in five to take the loss for the White Sox. Jose Abreu had a two-run single.
Denny Hamlin took the checkered flag at the myAFibRisk.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday. Hamlin led only nine of the 267 laps en route to winning the opener of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Carl Edwards, Kurt Busch, Ryan Newman and Matt Kenseth rounded out the top-five.
Illinois was no match for North Carolina, getting hammered by the Tar Heels 48-14 Saturday in Chapel Hill. UNC racked up 471 yards of offense. Wes Lunt was just 15-of-32 for 140 yards and a pick as the Fighting Illini fell to 2-and-1. Illinois hosts Middle Tennessee this Saturday.
Jason Day shot a two-under 69 on Sunday and cruised to victory at the BMW Championship. At 22-under, Day was six shots better than runner-up Daniel Berger. Day captured his fifth win of the year and moved into first place in the world rankings.
Coming up this Friday Night, It’s the Talk 101 High School Game of the Week presented by World of Powersports as the Eisenhower Panthers play host to Jacksonville. The Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy Pregame Show gets underway at 6:30p.m. and the kickoff follows at 7:00p.m. Join Scott Busboom and Glen Purvis this Friday Night from Eisenhower High School with all the action. You can also listen to the game online at www.decaturradio.com.
Coming up this Saturday afternoon, it’s Millikin University football on Talk 101 as The Big Blue are on the road taking on Aurora University. The Pepsi Pregame Show gets underway at 12:30p.m. and the kickoff follows at 1:00p.m. Join Scott Busboom and Kevin Hale this Saturday afternoon from Aurora University with all the action. You can also listen to the game online at www.decaturradio.com.