Tuesday Sports Update – Rams Outlast Chiefs On MNF

(Los Angeles, CA) — The Rams outlasted the Chiefs 54-51 in LA in the highest-scoring game in Monday Night Football history. Gerald Everett’s 40-yard touchdown catch with just under two minutes left put the Rams ahead for good. Jared Goff threw for 413 yards and four scores as LA improved to 10-and-1. Mahomes passed for 478 yards and six TD’s as KC fell to 9-and-2.

Cowboys, Redskins In Thanksgiving Showdown

(Frisco, TX) — The Cowboys will play the Redskins on Thanksgiving at AT&T Stadium with first place at stake in the NFC East. Washington leads the division with a 6-and-4 record, but lost starting quarterback Alex Smith to a broken leg in a Sunday defeat to Houston. Dallas is 5-and-5 after winning its last two on the road.

Cowboys Tight End Out With Injury

(Frisco, TX) — Cowboys tight end Geoff Swaim will not play Thursday against the Redskins. He suffered a broken right wrist in the win Sunday in Atlanta and will need surgery. Swaim is the team’s fourth-leading receiver with 242 yards and a touchdown.

Washington Redskins Sign QB Mark Sanchez

(Ashburn, VA) — The Redskins are adding veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez. Washington signed the former New York Jets signal-caller after starter Alex Smith broke his leg during Sunday’s loss to the Texans. Sanchez will back up Colt McCoy, who is slated to start on Thanksgiving Day against the Cowboys. Sanchez hasn’t played in an NFL game since 2016.

Texans Will Face Titans Next

(Houston, TX) — The Texans are looking to extend their winning streak to eight games when host the Titans next Monday night. Houston is coming off a 23-21 road victory over the Redskins. The Texans are home for the next three games against Tennessee, Cleveland and Indianapolis.

Mavs Singing Memphis Blues Again

(Memphis, TN) — DeAndre Jordan had 17 points and 20 boards for the Mavericks, but it was not enough as they lost 98-88 to the Grizzlies in Memphis. Dennis Smith Junior led Dallas scorers with 19 points. Rookie Luka Doncia contributed 15 points and 10 rebounds. The loss snapped a four-game Dallas winning streak. The Mavs return home tomorrow to face the Brooklyn Nets.

Rockets Return To Action Tomorrow

(Houston, TX) — The Rockets will try to extend their winning streak to five games when they host the Pistons tomorrow night. Houston is 8-and-7 after starting the season 1-and-5.

Rangers Dim Stars

(New York, NY) — Tyler Seguin scored on a power play for the only Stars’ goal in a 2-1 loss to the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. Esa Lindell and Jason Spezza assisted on the Dallas goal. Stars goalie Ben Bishop left after the second period with a lower-body injury. Dallas is 4-2-and-1 in its last six road games. The Stars will play tomorrow night in Pittsburgh.

NBA
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Charlotte Hornets 117, Boston Celtics 112
Philadelphia 76ers 119, Phoenix Suns 114
Indiana Pacers 121, Utah Jazz 94
Detroit Pistons 113, Cleveland Cavaliers 102
LA Clippers 127, Atlanta Hawks 119
Memphis Grizzlies 98, Dallas Mavericks 88
Milwaukee Bucks 104, Denver Nuggets 98
New Orleans Pelicans 140, San Antonio Spurs 126
Sacramento Kings 117, Oklahoma City Thunder 113

NHL
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Buffalo Sabres 5, Pittsburgh Penguins 4 (OT)
New York Rangers 2, Dallas Stars 1
Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 2
Florida Panthers 7, Ottawa Senators 5
Washington Capitals 5, Montreal Canadiens 4 (OT)
Nashville Predators 3, Tampa Bay Lightning 2
Los Angeles Kings 2, St. Louis Blues 0
Calgary Flames 7, Vegas Golden Knights 2
Winnipeg Jets 6, Vancouver Canucks 3

Young On Hall Of Fame Ballot

(Arlington, TX) — Former Rangers infielder Michael Young is on the baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the first time. He is a seven-time All-Star, a career .300 hitter and had six seasons of 200 or more hits. He won the American League batting championship in 2005. Those named on at least 75 percent of the ballots will be inducted into Cooperstown next year.

College Basketball (Top-25 Coaches Poll)
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#1 Duke Blue Devils 90, San Diego State Aztecs 64 (Maui Invitational)
#3 Gonzaga Bulldogs 84, Illinois Fighting Illini 78 (Maui Invitational)
#6 North Carolina Tar Heels 101, Saint Francis U Red Flash 76 (Las Vegas Invitational)
#7 Nevada Wolf Pack 90, California Baptist Lancers 55 (Las Vegas Invitational)
#9 Auburn Tigers 88, Xavier Musketeers 79 (OT) (Maui Invitational)
#12 Kansas State 82, Missouri Tigers 67 (Paradise Jam)
#13 Florida State Seminoles 93, Canisius Golden Griffins 61 (Advocare Invitational)
Arizona State Sun Devils 72, #15 Mississippi State Bulldogs 67 (MGM Resorts Main Event)
#16 Clemson Tigers 72, Akron Zips 69 (Cayman Islands Classic)
#17 UCLA Bruins 80, Presbyterian Blue Hose 65 (Las Vegas Invitational)
#24 Nebraska Cornhuskers 85, Missouri State Bears 62 (Hall of Fame Classic)

College Basketball Round Up

(Undated) — In area college basketball, Texas Tech beat the USC Trojans 78-63 in the first round of the Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City. The 4-and-0 Red Raiders will play unbeaten and 24th-ranked Nebraska in the championship game tonight. Also tonight, Texas A&M will play Washington at the Vancouver Showdown in British Columbia, Number-18 TCU will host Lipscomb, 6-and-0 North Texas will host Maine, SMU will meet Bradley in Dallas and UT-Arlington will be at Indiana.

Longhorns Optimistic Ehlinger Will Play Friday

(Austin, TX) — Longhorns starting quarterback Sam Ehlinger has a AC contusion on his throwing shoulder. Texas coach Tom Herman said there is no major damage after a MRI. Ehlinger suffered the injury Saturday in a win over Iowa State and did not play in the second half. Herman is optimistic Ehlinger will play Friday at Kansas. If the Steers win they will play in the Big 12 championship game on December 1st at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

College Football Round Up

(Undated) — In gridiron action this week: On Friday, Texas will play at last-place Kansas. On Saturday, Baylor and Texas Tech will meet at AT&T Stadium in Arlington with each team 5-and-6 and needing a victory to become bowl eligible, TCU is at home against Oklahoma State and the Frogs are a win shy of becoming bowl eligible, SMU will be at Tulsa, North Texas will be at UTSA and Texas A&M will host ranked-LSU at Kyle Field.

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