>>Panthers Edge Patriots
(Foxboro, MA) — Graham Gano nailed a 48-yard field goal as time expired and the Panthers edged the Patriots, 33-30, in Foxboro. Carolina’s Cam Newton became the first quarterback in NFL history to rush for 50 career touchdowns. The Panthers are 3-and-1. New England fell to 2-and-2.
>>Bucs Beat Winless Giants
(Tampa, FL) — Nick Folk’s 34-yard field goal as time expired gave the Buccaneers a 25-23 over the winless Giants in Tampa. Jameis Winston threw for 332 yards and three touchdowns for the Bucs, who improved to 2-and-1. Eli Manning passed for 288 yards and two scores for New York, which fell to 0-and-4.
>>Seahawks Rock Colts On “Sunday Night Football”
(Seattle WA) — Russell Wilson piled up 295 passing and three total touchdowns as the Seahawks blasted the Colts 46-18 on “Sunday Night Football” at Century Link Field. Indianapolis was held to 237 total yards and turned the ball over two times, which were both returned for TDs. Jacoby Brissett threw for 157 yards and a TD. The Colts are 1-and-3.
>>Cardinals Drop Season Finale To Brewers
(St. Louis, MO) — Jack Flaherty gave up four runs in the first inning as the Cardinals lost to the Brewers 6-1 in the season finale at Busch Stadium. Randal Grichuk hit his 22nd home run for St. Louis, which had just three hits. The Cardinals finished third in the NL Central at 83-and-79.
>>Cubs Fall To Pirates, Prepare For Playoffs
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs can now get ready for the National League Division Series against the Nationals. Chicago closed out the regular season with a 3-1 loss to the Reds at Wrigley Field. Albert Almora Jr. homered in the ninth for the Cubs. They play NLDS Game One Friday in D.C.
>>Indians Clip White Sox
(Cleveland, OH) — The Indians scored three first-inning runs and held on to clip the White Sox 3-1 in the season finale for both teams in Cleveland. Chicago starter Chris Volstad surrendered three runs over six frames to take the loss. Rob Brantly homered in defeat. The White Sox finish the season at 67-and-95.
>>MLB Season Ends
(Undated) — The 2017 MLB regular season is in the books. The 162-game campaign ended for all teams yesterday. The playoffs get underway with the American League Wild Card Game between the Twins and Yankees in New York tomorrow. The Rockies and Diamondbacks meet in the NL Wild Card Game on Wednesday.
>>Kyle Busch Rallies To Win Apache Warrior 400 At Dover
(Dover, DE) — Kyle Busch passed Chase Elliott on the second-to-last lap to win the Apache Warrior 400 at Dover International Speedway. Both drivers moved on in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff as the field was trimmed from 16-to-12. Ryan Newman, Austin Dillon, Kasey Kahne and Kurt Busch were eliminated from contention.
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