>>Colts Cruise Past Redskins
(Landover, MD) — Andrew Luck connected with T.Y. Hilton and Eric Ebron for touchdowns as the Colts cruised to a 21-9 win over the Redskins at FedExField. Luck finished 21-of-31 for 179 yards, the two TD’s and two interceptions for Indianapolis, which bounced back from a 34-23 season-opening loss to Cincinnati. Hilton ended with seven catches for 83 yards in the victory.
>>Mahomes Shines As Chiefs Top Steelers
(Pittsburgh, PA) — Patrick Mahomes tossed six touchdowns in his third career start as the Chiefs topped the Steelers 42-37 in Pittsburgh. His six TD’s tied the franchise record as the Chiefs won their first game in Pittsburgh since 1986. The son of former MLB-pitcher Pat Mahomes turns 23 today.
>>Bills’ Davis Retires At Halftime, Leaves Team
(Buffalo, NY) — Bills cornerback Vontae Davis is raising eyebrows after he decided to retire at halftime of Buffalo’s 31-20 loss to the Chargers. Coaches confirmed that Davis pulled himself out of the game at halftime and said he was done playing. He released a statement after the game stating he could no longer play at the standard he set for himself and offered an apology to the team.
(Undated) — There were upsets, nail-biters, and another tie in NFL action on Sunday. Ryan Fitzpatrick tossed four scores as the Bucs beat the Eagles 27-21. The Broncos beat the Raiders and the Saints beat the Browns on late field goals. The Vikings and Packers battled to a 29-29 tie and Blake Bortles tossed four scores as the Jaguars dropped the Patriots 31-20.
>>Bears Face Seahawks In Home Opener Tonight
(Chicago, IL) — The Bears face the Seahawks tonight in their home opener. The Monsters of the Midway are 0-1 after losing to the Packers in Green Bay in Week One. Seattle has won the past four regular season meetings with the Bears.
>>Wainwright, Cards Blank Dodgers
(St. Louis, MO) — Adam Wainwright tossed six innings of shutout ball as the Cardinals blanked the Dodgers 5-0 at Busch Stadium. Wainwright allowed only two hits and struck out nine for the victory. St. Louis first got on the board in the second when Marcell Ozuna led off the inning with a homer. Yadier Molina drove in two and Jedd Gyorko added an RBI single for the Cards, who are tied with LA for the second NL wild card spot.
>>Reds Top Cubs
(Chicago, IL) — Scott Schebler and Phillip Ervin homered as the Reds topped the Cubs 2-1 at Wrigley Field. Albert Almora Junior drove in the lone run for the North Siders with a sac-fly in the fifth. Jose Quintana allowed both runs to take the loss for the Cubs, who took two out of three in the series. Chicago still holds a two-and-a-half game over Milwaukee for the NL Central lead.
>>Orioles Beat White Sox
(Baltimore, MD) — Jonathan Villar and Adam Jones both homered as the Orioles beat the White Sox 8-4 in Baltimore. Lucas Giolito was charged with six runs in six frames for the loss. Daniel Palka belted two home runs and Yolmer Sánchez added a two-run for the South Siders, who took two of three in the series. The Sox are off today before opening a three game set in Cleveland tomorrow night.
>>South Florida Rallies To Beat Illinois
(Chicago, IL) — Blake Barnett completed 23-of-40 passes for 411 yards, two touchdowns and two picks as South Florida rallied to beat Illinois 25-19 Saturday in Chicago. The Bulls trailed 19-7 going into the fourth quarter before scoring 18 unanswered points. Mike Epstein rushed for 108 yards on 18 carries and the only touchdown for the Illini. Illinois dropped to 2-1 on the season.
>>Wade Returning To Heat
(Miami, FL) — Heat guard Dwyane Wade is coming back for one more season. Wade announced Sunday he will suit up for the Heat this year in his 16th and final NBA season. He’s been contemplating retirement all offseason. Wade returned to Miami after the trade deadline last season. He had previously spent a season-and-a-half with Chicago and Cleveland after leaving the Heat in the summer of 2016.
>>Keselowski Earns Third Straight Victory At Las Vegas
(Las Vegas, NV) — Brad Keselowski is celebrating his third consecutive victory after winning the NASCAR Cup Playoff opener at Las Vegas. Kyle Larson finished second, followed by points leader Martin Truex Jr., Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney. Truex is now just two points ahead of Kyle Busch in the standings. Keselowski sits third, 18 points behind Truex. The playoffs head to Richmond this Sunday.