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Bears’ Nagy says Trubisky lifted because of hip pain

Nov. 18, 2019 2:52 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy insists he pulled Mitchell Trubisky near the end of Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams because of pain in his right hip and not because he’s ready to bench his struggling quarterback. Nagy said Monday the decision to have Chase Daniel...

Tua Tagovailoa’s prognosis ‘excellent’ after hip surgery

Nov. 18, 2019 1:30 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has had surgery on his right hip. Alabama team surgeon Dr. Lyle Cain said Monday the procedure in Houston was successful. Cain described Tagovailoa’s prognosis as “excellent” and reiterated that he is expected to make a full...

Sabres’ Okposo out with 4th concussion in less than 3 years

Nov. 18, 2019 1:07 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo is out indefinitely after being diagnosed with his fourth concussion in a little more than 2 ½ years. The Sabres provided the update in posting their weekly injury report Monday, two days after Okposo was hurt in a 4-2 win over the Ottawa...

Redskins defense struggling is big reason for 1-9 record

Nov. 18, 2019 12:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Sure, the Washington Redskins weren’t picked to make the playoffs or even contend this season. Yet a defense with safety Landon Collins, cornerback Josh Norman, linebacker Ryan Kerrigan and defensive linemen Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne...

Gurley, Brown help Rams ground out 17-7 win over Bears

Nov. 18, 2019 2:53 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd Gurley was told by Rams coach Sean McVay before Sunday night’s game against the Chicago Bears that he was going to be a focal point of Los Angeles’ offense. Gurley rose to the occasion and delivered his best game of the season. The All-Pro running back had a...

Trubisky hurts hip, pulled in Bears' 17-7 loss to Rams

Nov. 18, 2019 1:55 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mitch Trubisky wanted to finish out the game, but the decision was taken out of his hands The Chicago Bears’ quarterback said he sustained a right hip injury in the first half of a 17-7 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night, which prompted coach Matt Nagy to replace him...

Ford has 21 points, No. 18 Saint Mary’s tops Cal Poly 79-48

Nov. 17, 2019 11:37 PM EST

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Saint Mary’s didn’t have much defensive energy early. Once they got it going, the Gaels were hard to stop. Jordan Ford scored 21 points, Malik Fitts added 12 and No. 18 Saint Mary’s beat Cal Poly 79-48 on Sunday night. Saint Mary’s (3-1) extended its...

Redick scores 26, Pelicans top reeling Warriors 108-100

Nov. 17, 2019 11:31 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jrue Holiday looked to find J.J. Redick shot opportunities early and often against Golden State, and Reddick validated Holiday’s approach in short order. “I’m looking for him every time,” said Holiday, who in the first quarter assisted on five Redick jump...

Kane, Dach lead Blackhawks past Sabres 4-1

Nov. 17, 2019 10:50 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Before Kirby Dach showed off his backhand Sunday night, Patrick Kane was the last player to record a multigoal game for the Chicago Blackhawks at age 18. The lanky Dach and shifty Kane are two very different forwards, but there is something about Dach that Kane remembers from when he broke...

Vucevic, Fournier help Magic hold off Wizards, 125-121

Nov. 17, 2019 10:10 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Markelle Fultz is fitting in nicely with the Orlando Magic. The former No. 1 overall pick had 19 points and the deciding defensive play in a 125-121 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday night. Nikola Vucevic had 30 points and 17 rebounds and Evan Fournier added 25 points and...