Here is the latest sports news:  Cowboys crush Giants.  Packers, Jaguars win.  Indians post 18th straight victory.  Dodgers’ skid reaches 10.

>>Cowboys Crush Giants On “Sunday Night Football”

(Arlington, TX)  —  The Cowboys are opening the season with a win.  Dak Prescott threw for 268 yards and a touchdown as Dallas downed the rival Giants, 19-3, on “Sunday Night Football”.   New York was without star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in the loss.

>>NFL Roundup

(Undated)  —  Elsewhere on the opening Sunday of the NFL season, the Packers pulled away for a 17-9 home win over the Packers.  The Jaguars trounced the Texans, 29-7, in Houston.  The Ravens blanked the Bengals, 20-0, while the Falcons outlasted the Bears, 23-17.

>>Indians Win 18th Straight Game

(Cleveland, OH)  —  Make it 18 straight wins for the Indians.  Cleveland extended its franchise-record streak with a 3-2 victory over the Orioles.  It’s the longest winning streak in the majors since the A’s reeled off 20 straight victories in 2002.  The Indians host the Tigers tonight.

>>Dodgers Dealt 10th Straight Loss

(Los Angeles, CA)  —  The Dodgers are enduring their longest losing streak in 25 years.  LA was dealt its 10th straight setback with an 8-1 home loss to the Rockies.  The Dodgers have lost 14 of their last 15 games overall, but still hold a nine-game lead on Arizona in the NL West.

>>Nadal Sweeps Anderson For U.S. Open Title

(Flushing Meadows, NY)  —  Rafael Nadal [[ nah-DAHL ]] is the men’s U.S. Open champion.  The top-seeded Spaniard defeated 28th-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa in straight sets on Sunday to claim the 2017 men’s crown at Flushing Meadows.  It was his third U.S. Open title and 16th career major.

 

>>SUNDAY’S SCOREBOARD

NFL
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Miami Dolphins  (ppd)
Buffalo Bills 21, New York Jets 12
Oakland Raiders 26, Tennessee Titans 16
Baltimore Ravens 20, Cincinnati Bengals 0
Philadelphia Eagles 30, Washington Redskins 17
Pittsburgh Steelers 21, Cleveland Browns 18
Atlanta Falcons 23, Chicago Bears 17
Jacksonville Jaguars 29, Houston Texans 7
Detroit Lions 35, Arizona Cardinals 23
Los Angeles Rams 46, Indianapolis Colts 9
Carolina Panthers 23, San Francisco 49ers 3
Green Bay Packers 17, Seattle Seahawks 9
Dallas Cowboys 19, New York Giants 3

MLB National League
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Cincinnati Reds 10, New York Mets 5
Washington Nationals 3, Philadelphia Phillies 2
Atlanta Braves 10, Miami Marlins 8  (11 inn)
St. Louis Cardinals 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 0
Milwaukee Brewers 3, Chicago Cubs 1
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, San Diego Padres 2
Colorado Rockies 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 1

MLB American League
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Toronto Blue Jays 8, Detroit Tigers 2
Tampa Bay Rays 4, Boston Red Sox 1
Kansas City Royals 11, Minnesota Twins 3
New York Yankees 16, Texas Rangers 7
Oakland Athletics 10, Houston Astros 2
Los Angeles Angels 5, Seattle Mariners 3
Cleveland Indians 3, Baltimore Orioles 2

MLB Interleague
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Chicago White Sox 8, San Francisco Giants 1

WNBA Playoffs
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Phoenix Mercury 88, Connecticut Sun 83  (Round 2 – Single Elimination)
Washington Mystics 82, New York Liberty 68  (Round 2 – Single Elimination)

 

>>MONDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times Eastern)

NFL
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7:10 p.m. – New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings
10:20 p.m. – San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos

MLB National League
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7:40 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers
9:40 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks
10:15 p.m. – Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants

MLB American League
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7:07 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays
7:10 p.m. – New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays
7:10 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
8:05 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers
8:15 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals

MLB Interleague
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No Games Scheduled

WNBA Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled