(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Talib and Crabtree start brawl.  Garoppolo hits field for 49ers.  RAms pick up huge win against Saints.  Tennessee and Schiano go different ways.  College football coaching carousel swinging at high speed.

>>Brawl Breaks Out In Raiders Win Over Broncos

(Oakland, CA)  —  Bygones were not bygones when the Raiders and Broncos met on Sunday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.  Denver cornerback Aqib Talib ripped the chain off Oakland wide receiver Michael Crabtree’s neck for the second time in two years and full-on brawl erupted.  Both players were ejected, along with Raiders guard Gabe Jackson, who was tossed for making contact with an official.  Oakland ended up winning the game, 21-14.

>>Garoppolo Makes Debut For 49ers

(Santa Clara, CA)  —  The 49ers were given a brief glimpse into the future at the end of their 24-13 loss to the Seahawks at Levi Stadium.  Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who San Francisco recently acquired in a trade with the Patriots, made his debut.  Garoppolo threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Louis Murphy as time expired.  He completed both of his throws for 19 yards.  Starter. C.J. Beathard was pulled from the game due to a possible head injury.

>>Rams Hold Off Saints

(Los Angeles, CA)  —  Jared Goff threw for 354 yards and two touchdowns as the Rams picked up a 26-20 win over the Saints at The Coliseum.  Sammy Watkins and Josh Reynolds each caught a TD for Los Angeles, which is 8-and-3.  They’re a game ahead of the Seahawks for first in the NFC West.  New Orleans fell to 8-and-3.  The Saints are tied for first with the Panthers, who they play on Sunday.

>>Schiano No Longer Going To Tennessee

(Knoxville, TN)  —  Things are getting messy with the University of Tennessee’s football program.  The Volunteers were expected to name Greg Schiano it’s next head football coach, but that’s no longer the case.  Multiple outlets are reporting the deal will not go through after a large volume of fan backlash on social media and on campus.  The anger is being directed at Schiano due to an alleged connection to Jerry Sandusky while he was at Penn State.

>>ASU Fires Graham, Texas A&M Lets Go Of Sumlin

(Undated)  —  There was also other movement in the college football coaching carousel.  Texas A&M fired Kevin Sumlin and Arizona State let go of Todd Graham.  Reports have the Aggies being interested in Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher.  Florida hired Dan Mullen away from Mississippi State after missing out on Chip Kelly.  Kelly decided to take the job at UCLA, which opened up after the Bruins moved on from Jim Mora Junior.



Philadelphia Eagles 31, Chicago Bears 3
Atlanta Falcons 34, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20
Cincinnati Bengals 30, Cleveland Browns 16
Carolina Panthers 35, New York Jets 27
New England Patriots 35, Miami Dolphins 17
Buffalo Bills 16, Kansas City Chiefs 10
Tennessee Titans 20, Indianapolis Colts 16
Seattle Seahawks 24, San Francisco 49ers 13
Oakland Raiders 21, Denver Broncos 14
Los Angeles Rams 26, New Orleans Saints 20
Arizona Cardinals 27, Jacksonville Jaguars 24
Pittsburgh Steelers 31, Green Bay Packers 28

Minnesota Timberwolves 119, Phoenix Suns 108
Miami Heat 100, Chicago Bulls 93
Brooklyn Nets 98, Memphis Grizzlies 88

Carolina Hurricanes 4, Nashville Predators 3  (SO)
New York Rangers 4, Vancouver Canucks 3  (SO)
Edmonton Oilers 4, Boston Bruins 2

Top-25 College Basketball  (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
#1 Duke Blue Devils 87, #7 Florida Gators 84  (at Portland, OR)  (PK-80 Tournament – Motion Bracket)
#5 Michigan State Spartans 63, #9 North Carolina Tar Heels 45  (at Portland, OR)  (PK-80 Tournament – Victory Bracket)
#8 Kentucky Wildcats 107, UIC Flames 73  (Adolph Rupp Classic)
#19 Texas A&M Aggies 75, #10 USC Trojans 59
#17 Gonzaga Bulldogs 76, Texas Longhorns 71  (OT)  (at Portland, OR)  (PK-80 Tournament – Motion Bracket)
#20 West Virginia Mountaineers 83, Missouri Tigers 79  (at Orlando, FL)  (Advocare Invitational)
Georgia Bulldogs 83, #21 Saint Mary’s Gaels 81(at Fullerton, CA)  (Wooden Legacy)
#23 UCLA Bruins 87, UC Irvine Anteaters 63


>>MONDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times are Eastern)

8:30 p.m. – Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens

7:00 p.m. – Cleveland Cavaliers at Philadelphia 76ers
7:00 p.m. – Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacers
7:30 p.m. – Portland Trail Blazers at New York Knicks
7:30 p.m. – Detroit Pistons at Boston Celtics
8:00 p.m. – Brooklyn Nets at Houston Rockets
8:30 p.m. – Dallas Mavericks at San Antonio Spurs
10:30 p.m. – Los Angeles Lakers at Los Angeles Clippers
10:30 p.m. – Sacramento Kings at Golden State Warriors

7:00 p.m. – Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins
7:00 p.m. – Florida Panthers at New Jersey Devils
7:30 p.m. – Columbus Blue Jackets at Montreal Canadiens
8:00 p.m. – Minnesota Wild at Winnipeg Jets
8:30 p.m. – Anaheim Ducks at Chicago Blackhawks

Top-25 College Basketball  (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
7:00 p.m. – #13 Cincinnati Bearcats host Alabama State Hornets