>>Eagles Might Have Lost Wentz For Season
(Los Angeles, CA) — The Eagles might have to go through the rest of the season without their MVP candidate. According to multiple outlets, Philadelphia is worried Carson Wentz suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during their win over the Rams on Sunday. Wentz threw for 291 yards and four touchdowns before exiting. He was replaced by Nick Foles.
>>Bears Barrel Through Bengals
(Cincinnati, OH) — Jordan Howard led a punishing Bears’ run game as they barreled through the Bengals 33-7 in Cincinnati. Howard ran for 147 yards and two scores for Chicago. Rookie Tarik Cohen ran for 80 yards and Mitchell Trubisky scored on the ground and through the air for the Bears. They ended a five-game slide and improved to 4-and-9. Chicago are at the Lions on Saturday for Week 15.
>>Bills Outlast Colts In Overtime
(Buffalo, NY) — LeSean McCoy scored the winning 21-yard touchdown with 1:33 left in overtime as the Bills outlasted the Colts, 13-7, in a snowy affair from Buffalo. Frank Gore rushed for 130 yards for the Colts, who are 1-and-6 away from home. Jacoby Brissett threw for a touchdown for Indy, which has lost six-of-seven and is officially eliminated from playoff contention.
>>Eagles And Steelers Clinch Respective Divisions
(Undated) — The Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers are heading to the playoffs. Philadelphia clinched the NFC East by defeating the Rams 43-35 in Los Angeles. The Eagles are 11-and-2. Pittsburgh locked up the AFC North when they rallied to beat the Ravens, 39-38, on “Sunday Night Football.” Pittsburgh is a half-game ahead of New England in the AFC, but the Pats play the Dolphins on “Monday Night Football.”
>>Two New Members Of Baseball Hall Of Fame
(Lake Buena Vista, FL) — The baseball Hall of Fame will have two new members. The Modern Era committee has selected starter Jack Morris and shortstop Alan Trammell to head to Cooperstown. They will be enshrined on July 29th. Morris won 254 games, but his personal highlight came in the postseason when he clinched Game Seven of the 1991 World Series for the Twins. Trammell was the MVP of the 1984 World Series for Detroit.
>>Yankees To Introduce Stanton Today
(Undated) — The Yankees’ newest slugger will be introduced today. New York has a press conference scheduled to officially bring on outfielder Giancarlo Stanton scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Eastern. The Yankees acquire the National League MVP from the Marlins for Starlin Castro and two lower-level minor leaguers.
>>Cardinals Agree To Two-Year Deal With Gregerson
(Orlando, FL) — After failing to acquire Marlins slugger Giancarlo [[ zjon-CAR-lo ]] Stanton, the Cardinals are adding an arm instead. The “Post-Dispatch” reports they’ve agreed to a two-year, 11-million-dollar deal with reliever Luke Gregerson at the Winter Meetings. It includes a third-year option.
>>Cubs Reach Deal With Morrow
(Chicago, IL) — The Cubs are bolstering their bullpen. Multiple outlets report the Northsiders have agreed to a two-year deal with relief pitcher Brandon Morrow. He could become the Cubs closer with Wade Davis now a free agent. Morrow went 6-and-0 with a 2.06 ERA in 45 games with the Dodgers last season. The 33-year-old right-hander is 51-and-43 with 18 saves and a 4.05 ERA over his 11-year career.
>>Blues Slip Past Sabres In Overtime
(St. Louis, MO) — Vladimir Tarasenko scored late in overtime to give the Blues a 3-2 win over the Sabres at Scottrade Center. Brayden Schenn and Paul Stastny gave St. Louis a 2-0 lead after two before Buffalo rallied. The Blues lead the Central Division with 44 points. They host the Lightning tomorrow.
>>Blackhawks Handle Coyotes
(Chicago, IL) — The Blackhawks scored all three of their goals in the third period to pull out a 3-1 win against the Coyotes at the United Center. Tommy Wingels put Chicago up 1-0. Artem Anisimov got Chicago the lead a minute-and-11 seconds after it was knotted up at one. Nick Schmaltz tallied the insurance goal. Corey Crawford made 31 saves the Blackhawks, who have won two in-a-row. They host the Panthers tomorrow night.
>>Oklahoma’s Mayfield Wins Heisman Trophy
(New York, NY) — Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is the winner of the 2017 Heisman Memorial Trophy. Mayfield beat out Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson and Stanford running back Bryce Love. Mayfield earned the award after finishing third in voting last season, when Jackson won it for the Cardinals. The senior threw for over 43-hundred yards and 41 touchdowns for 12-and-1 Oklahoma.
>>Illinois Welcomes Longwood Wednesday
(Champaign, IL) — Illinois is back on its home floor Wednesday night hosting Longwood at the State Farm Center. The Fighting Illini fell 89-82 at UNLV on Saturday. It was their fourth loss in five games to fall to 7-and-4 overall. The Lancers lost at VMI on Saturday to slip to 3-and-6 on the year.