>>Chiefs Beat Broncos To Extend AFC West Lead
(Kansas City, MO) — The Chiefs extended their AFC West lead with a 29-19 win over the Broncos on “Monday Night Football” in Kansas City. Marcus Peters returned a fumble by former Chief Jamaal Charles 45 yards for a score and the defense picked off Trevor Siemian three times. The Chiefs are now 6-and-2. The Broncos have lost three straight to slip to 3-and-4.
>>Dodgers Host Astros In World Series Game Six Tonight
(Los Angeles, CA) — The World Series shifts back to Los Angeles tonight for Game Six. The Dodgers will try to extend their season, while the Astros will try to complete their first-ever World Series championship. Justin Verlander will be on the mound for Houston opposite LA’s Rich Hill. If necessary, the Dodgers would host a deciding Game Seven tomorrow.
>>Bears’ Miller Stabilized Following Emergency Vascular Surgery
(New Orleans, LA) — Bears tight end Zach Miller is stable following emergency vascular surgery to repair a damaged artery in his left leg. The team announced Miller will remain in a New Orleans hospital as he recovers from the procedure. Miller was diagnosed with a torn popliteal artery after he was hurt in Sunday’s 20-12 loss to the Saints. Reports surfaced that Miller underwent emergency surgery and doctors were working to save the leg.
>>Six-Game Suspension Back On For Cowboys’ Elliott
(New York, NY) — The six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is back on. A U.S. District Court judge has denied his request for a preliminary injunction to block the suspension until the legal process plays out in court. The ruling came last night after hearing arguments from the NFL and Players’ Association earlier in the day on Monday.
>>Luck Officially Out Again
(Indianapolis, IN) — Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is going to miss another week of practice with soreness in his surgically repaired shoulder. Luck will see specialists to find the source of continued soreness in his throwing shoulder. Head coach Chuck Pagano said the focus now is not on getting Luck back on the field for 2017, but for his long-term health.
>>49ers Get Garoppolo, Seahawks Acquire Brown Ahead Of NFL Trade Deadline
(Undated) — The 49ers are making a play for the future ahead of today’s NFL trade deadline. ESPN reports the ‘Niners have acquired quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo from the Patriots for a second-round draft pick next year. Meanwhile, the Texans have reportedly dealt offensive tackle Duane Brown to the Seahawks for cornerback Jeremy Lane and a pair of future draft picks.
>>Blues Ride Three-Goal Second To Win Over Kings
(St. Louis, MO) — The Blues scored three times in the second period and went on to beat the Kings 4-2 at Scottrade Center. Vladimir Tarasenko, Jaden Schwartz and Carl Gunnarsson lit the lamp in the second, and Vladimir Sobotka’s empty-netter sealed the deal late in the third. The Blues lead the Central with 21 points. They host the Flyers on Thursday.
>>First College Football Playoff Rankings Released Tonight
(Undated) — The first College Football Playoff rankings of the season will be released tonight. Alabama is currently number-one in the Coaches’ Poll and will likely get the top spot. Georgia is second in the Coaches’ Poll, followed by Ohio State and Wisconsin. Rankings will come out each Tuesday for the next six weeks until the national semifinals are revealed December 3rd.
>>Tiger Woods Returning To Golf November 30th
(Undated) — Tiger Woods is returning to competitive golf at the end of next month. The 14-time major champion says he’ll play in the Hero World Challenge November 30th through December 3rd. The 41-year-old has been out of action since withdrawing after the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic in February. He underwent a fourth back surgery less than two months later.
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