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WAMC's Daily Sports Wrap


Albany, NY – Well the Colts went winless in their first 13 games... They've now won two games in the past five days.

Reggie Wayne caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Dan Orlovsky with 19 seconds left, as the Colts beat the AFC South Champion Texans 19-16. It's the first time in NFL history that a team with one win has beaten a team with at least 10 wins.

In other NFL news, Jets linebacker Calvin Pace has been fined $15,000 for his illegal hit on Eagles quarterback Michael Vick.

Among Top 25 college hoops, Syracuse topped Tulane 80-61, U-Conn held off Fairfield 79-71, Florida dumped arch rival Florida State 82-64, Georgetown beat Memphis 70-59, and Michigan downed Bradley 77-66.

On the Women's side, Ohio State dropped Washington State 79-57, Vanderbilt held off Florida State 64-59, and Georgia blew out Appalachian State 81-37.

In baseball news, Carlos Beltran and the World Series champion Cardinals have agreed on a two-year deal, reportedly worth $26 million. This move will help beef up the Cardinals lineup following the departure of Albert Pujols, who left St. Louis to go to the Angels.

Elsewhere, pitcher Gio Gonzalez says the Nationals have agreed to acquire him in a trade with the A's, pending a physical. The deal will send four of Washington's top prospects to Oakland.

To the ice, the Rangers doubled up the Islanders 4-2, Winnipeg blanked Montreal 4-0, Nashville skated past Columbus 6-5, Toronto held off Buffalo 3-2, Ottawa got past Florida 4-3 in OT, Calgary downed Detroit 3-2, Edmonton dropped Minnesota 4-1, and Los Angeles edged Anaheim 3-2 in a shootout.

In college football, Doug Martin rushed for 151 yards and returned the opening kick 100 yards to paydirt, as Boise State rolled over Arizona State 56-24 in the Maaco Bowl Las Vegas.

And in NBA news, Nets center Brook Lopez will be sidelined for a couple of months after sustaining a stress fracture in his right foot. Lopez will undergo surgery later today.

Meanwhile, the Nets made an immediate move to fill their void in the middle, acquiring all-star center Mehmet Okur from Utah in exchange for a second-round pick.

I'm Tristan O'Neill, WAMC News.