>>Committee Wants Cowboys’ Jones To End Lawsuit Threat Over Goodell Negotiations
(New York, NY) — The NFL wants Cowboys owner Jerry Jones to stop threatening to sue over commissioner Roger Goodell’s potential contract extension. The “New York Times” reports the league’s Compensation Committee has issued a cease-and-desist warning to Jones. It comes after the committee held a conference call on Monday to discuss Goodell’s contract.
>>Panthers Clobber Dolphins On MNF
(Charlotte, NC) — Cam Newton threw for 254 yards, rushed for 95, and tossed four touchdowns as the Panthers crushed the Dolphins 45-21 on “Monday Night Football” in Charlotte. Carolina piled up a franchise record 548 yards from scrimmage as they improved to 7-and-3. The 4-and-5 Dolphins have dropped three-straight.
>>Colts At Center Of Criticism On Concussion Protocol
(Boston, MA) — The founder of a brain injury protection advocacy group says the NFL’s concussion protocol is a “fraud.” Concussion Legacy Foundation CEO Chris Nowinski leveled his criticism after a hit left Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett holding his head but put back in the game on Sunday. Nowinski said Brissett showed the clearest signs of a concussion so far this season. The Colts said Brissett passed through concussion testing only to develop symptoms after the game.
>>Colts Enter Bye Week
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Colts head into their bye week looking for answers. Indy lost for the fourth time in five games this past weekend. At 3-and-7 overall, they are in last place in the AFC South. Jacksonville and Tennessee are tied at the top at 6-and-3, Houston is also reeling at 3-and-6. Indy will host the Titans out of the bye on November 26th.
>>Flames Burn Blues With Five-Goal Third
(Calgary, Alberta) — The Blues gave up three goals in the final five-and-a-half minutes and lost 7-4 at Calgary. Vladimir Tarasenko tallied twice for St. Louis, which lost its second straight. The Flames scored five goals in all in the third period. The Blues play the Oilers Thursday in Edmonton.
>>Blackhawks Host Rangers Tomorrow
(Chicago, IL) — The Blackhawks welcome the Rangers to the United Center tomorrow night. Chicago started its two-game homestand with a 7-5 loss to the Devils on Sunday. The Blackhawks have lost three-of-four to drop to 8-8-and-2. New York is in the midst of a six-game winning streak.
>>Yankees’ Judge, Dodgers’ Bellinger Win Unanimous Rookie Honors
(Secaucus, NJ) — Major League Baseball’s Rookie of the Year Awards are both unanimous selections. Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger both received all 30 first-place votes to take home the honor on Monday. Judge hit a rookie-record 52 home runs this year, while Bellinger blasted 39.
>>Astros’ Beltran Announces Retirement
(Houston, TX) — Houston Astros outfielder Carlos Beltran is calling it a career. The 40-year-old slugger has announced his retirement on The Players’ Tribune website. Beltran said he’s blessed to have played this game for 20 seasons and for so many great organizations. The nine-time All-Star punctuated his career with a World Series championship this season.
>>Cavs Rally To Beat Knicks
(New York, NY) — The Cavaliers erased a 23-point deficit to beat the Knicks, 104-101, at Madison Square Garden. Cleveland outscored New York by during the fourth quarter behind Kyle Korver making five threes. Korver scored 19 of his 21 points during the final 12 minutes. The Cavs are 7-and-7.