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WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap


Albany, NY – Well the New York Mets are losing their only batting champion in team history...

Sources say free agent shortstop Jose Reyes is taking his talents to South Beach, agreeing on a six-year, $106 million dollar deal with the Marlins. Reyes led the NL with a .337 average last season.

To the NFL, in East Rutherford... Mason Crosby connected on a 30-yard field goal as time expired, giving the Packers a 38-35 win over the Giants. Green Bay's 12-0.

In Buffalo, Chris Johnson rumbled 153 yards and two scores, as Tennessee rolled over the Bills 23-17. Buffalo's lost five straight.

In Washington, Mark Sanchez connected with Santonio Holmes on a go-ahead touchdown pass with less than five minutes remaining, as the Jets soared to a 34-19 win over the Redskins.

Elsewhere, New Orleans knocked off Detroit 31-17, San Francisco embarrassed St. Louis 26-0, Baltimore bounced Cleveland 24-10, Pittsburgh pounded Cincinnati 35-7, New England held off Indianapolis 31-24, Denver dropped Minnesota 35-32, Arizona rallied to beat Dallas 19-13 in OT, Miami downed Oakland 34-14, Houston got past Atlanta 17-10, Kansas City surprised Chicago 10-3, and Carolina routed Tampa Bay 38-19.

In college football, Alabama is getting another crack at LSU - this time with a national championship at stake. The Crimson Tide held onto the number 2 spot in the standings and will take on the top-ranked Tigers for the BCS championship.

Rounding out the BCS bowl games: Oklahoma State will play Stanford in the Fiesta Bowl, Oregon and Wisconsin will square off in the Rose Bowl, Clemson and West Virginia will tangle in the Orange Bowl, and Michigan will take on Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl.

To the NHL, Colorado doubled up Detroit 4-2, Minnesota skated past Anaheim 5-3, and Vancouver crushed Calgary 5-1.

And in golf, Tiger Woods birdied his final two holes, as he held off Zach Johnson by one shot to win the Chevron World Challenge. It's the 83rd title worldwide for Woods, but his first since the Australian Masters in 2009.

I'm Tristan O'Neill, WAMC News.