#SportsReport: Dodgers Tie NLCS At One Game Apiece
In baseball, the Dodgers beat the Cubs 1-0 to even the series 1-1.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have hired away Boston Red Sox GM Mike Hazen, to become the Diamondbacks' executive VP and general manager. Hazen was with the Red Sox front office for five years and previously also spent five seasons with the Cleveland Indians.
In the NFL, Buffalo bested San Francisco 45-16, New England won against 35-17, Kansas City won against Oakland 26-10, Detroit won against Los Angeles 31-28, Jacksonville edged Chicago 17-16, Miami doubled up Pittsburgh 30-15, New Orleans won against Carolina 41-38, Houston beat Indianapolis in overtime 26-23, Dallas defeated Green Bay 30-16, and it was Tennessee over Cleveland 28-26.
Tonight at 8:30 p.m. the Jets face Arizona.
A banged-up Odell Beckham Junior turned a short fourth-and-1 pass into a winning 66-yard catch and run with 1:24 to play Sunday as the New York Giants snapped a three-game losing streak with a stunning 27-23 victory over the hurting Baltimore Ravens. The win was the 700th in franchise history.
The Patriots are watching a couple of injuries after yesterday's win over Cincinnati. Linebacker Elandon Roberts left yesterday's game early in the second quarter with a head injury while defensive lineman Woodrow Hamilton left in the fourth quarter with a shoulder injury.
Tom Brady's homecoming for the New England Patriots Sunday was a 35-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Brady was 29-of-35 for 376 yards and three touchdowns. One of those TD passes went to Rob Gronkowski, who had a career day with 7 catches for 162 yards. The Patriots play at Pittsburgh next Sunday.
Brendan Steele rallied from five shots off the pace to shoot a 7-under 65 in the final round and win the Safeway Open. Steele finished at 18 under par to edge Patton Kizzire by a shot. It was Steele's first victory in 141 starts on the PGA Tour dating to his rookie season when he won the Texas Open.
Doug Garwood shot an 8-under 64 in the final round to run away with the SAS Championship for his first PGA Tour Champions title. The 53-year-old won in his 44th start on the 50-and-over tour. Bernhard Langer had a 70 to finish second.
Ryan O'Reilly scored twice and had a four-point game for the first time in his career as Buffalo routed Edmonton 6-2. O'Reilly got his second goal when Oilers goalie Cam Talbot misplayed a shot from beyond center ice. Brian Gionta also had two goals in the Sabres first win of the season.
In the NHL, the Islanders beat Anaheim 3-2 and i9t was Vancouver over Carolina 4-3.
The Boston Bruins wrap up a three-game road trip to open the NHL season tonight at Winnipeg. Boston comes into tonight with a 1-1 record after losing at Toronto Saturday night, 4-1.
In the WNBA, Minnesota beat the Sparks 85-79.
The ATP has suspended Nick Kyrgios for at least three weeks and fined him an additional $25,000 for "conduct contrary to the integrity of the game." The men's tennis tour announced the sanctions Monday after an investigation into the Australian player's conduct during a second-round loss to German qualifier Mischa Zverev at the Shanghai Masters. Kyrgios had already been fined a total of $16,500 for failing to give a full effort, unsportsmanlike conduct and verbal abuse of a spectator. The ATP says the 21-year-old Kyrgios will be suspended for eight weeks through Jan. 15 — a day before the start of the Australian Open. However, it says the suspension will be reduced to three weeks if Kyrgios agrees to enter "a plan of care under the direction of a sports psychologist or an equivalent plan approved by the ATP." That means he would eligible to return on Nov. 7.
Former MIT swimmer Margaret Guo has been named the NCAA's woman of the year recognizing academic and sports excellence along with community service and leadership. Guo was honored last night during a ceremony in Indianapolis. She is the first MIT athlete to win the honor and just the fourth Division Three athlete to win the award.
Franklin Pierce University hockey coach Bruce Marshall has passed away at the age of 54. The school says Marshall died on Saturday. In addition to coaching at the New Hampshire university, the Massachusetts native also coached UConn, leading the team as it moved up to Division I level.
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his 22nd and 23rd goals of the season to break a tie for the Golden Boot lead and the New York Red Bulls beat the Columbus Crew 3-2 Sunday. New York secured a bye in the knockout round after Toronto FC tied Montreal 2-2.
New Jersey's first expanded black bear hunt in more than 30 years has ended, just days after lawmakers advanced a measure that would remove the animals from a list of game species. Hunters killed 549 bears during the six-day hunt that ended Saturday.
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