(Undated) — Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Georgia are the top-four in the penultimate College Football Playoff rankings. The Bulldogs moved into the fourth spot after previous number-four Michigan lost at Ohio State on Saturday. The Buckeyes are now sixth, right behind fifth-ranked Oklahoma. The final rankings and playoff semifinalists will be announced on Sunday.
(Chicago, IL) — Shea Theodore scored twice as the Golden Knights pounded the Blackhawks 8-3 at the UC. Dylan Strome scored in his debut with the Hawks. Gustav Forsling and Erik Gustafsson also lit the lamp for Chicago, who dropped 9-11-and-5. The Blackhawks head to Winnipeg tomorrow to play the Jets.
>>Redskins Claim LB Foster From 49ers
(Ashburn, VA) — The Washington Redskins are bringing in troubled linebacker Reuben Foster. The ‘Skins have claimed Foster off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers, who released him Sunday following another domestic violence arrest. Foster was arrested at the 49ers’ team hotel in Tampa on Saturday night on one count of first-degree misdemeanor domestic violence.
(South Bend, IN) — TJ Gibbs and D.J. Harvey scored 19 points each as Notre Dame edged Illinois 76-74 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in South Bend. Trent Frazier missed a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer for the Illini, who dropped to 2-and-5. Aaron Jordan led Illinois with 23 points and Giorgi Bezhanishvili added 22. The Illini open Big Ten play at Nebraska on Sunday.
>>Louisville Upsets Michigan State In Overtime
(Louisville, KY) — Ryan McMahon scored 24 points as Louisville outlasted eighth-ranked Michigan State 82-78 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Jordan Nwora added 14 points for the Cardinals, who improved to 4-and-0 at home and 4-and-2 overall. Joshua Langford and Kyle Ahrens [[ Arns ]] had 15 points each for the visiting Spartans, who had their five-game winning streak snapped to slip to 5-and-2.
>>Dodgers’ Kemp, Indians’ Brantley Win Comeback POY
(Los Angeles, CA) — Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp and Indians outfielder Michael Brantley are the Players Choice Comeback Players of the Year. Kemp batted .290 for the Dodgers and hit 21 home runs while earning his first All-Star nod since 2012. Brantley overcame two injury-plagued seasons to take AL honors after batting .309 with 17 home runs for the Tribe.
>>M’s Reportedly Looking To Move Cano
(Seattle, WA) — The Mariners are reportedly looking to move second baseman Robinson Cano. Seattle is in salary shedding mode, and Cano has five years and 120-million-dollars left on his contract. He was suspended 80 games this past season for a drug violation. The M’s have reportedly reached out to both the Mets and Yankees about a possible deal for the 36-year-old.