(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Broncos hold off Chargers.  Vikings too much for Saints.  Cardinals’ David Johnson out at least two months.  Titans-Jaguars game could be moved.  Indians win 19th straight game.

>>Broncos Hold Off Chargers

(Denver, CO)  —  The Broncos are escaping their season-opener with a victory.  Denver blocked a potential game-tying field goal with one second left to pull out a 24-21 win over the Chargers.  The Broncos nearly squandered a 17-point before getting head coach Vance Joseph a victory in his debut.

>>Vikings Too Much For Saints

(Minneapolis, MN)  —  The Vikings are opening the season in dominant fashion.  Sam Bradford threw for 346 yards and three touchdowns as Minnesota smoked the Saints 29-19 in Minneapolis.  The Vikings’ Dalvin Cook rushed for 127 yards in his NFL debut.  Drew Brees passed for 291 yards and a touchdown for New Orleans in defeat.

>>Cards’ Johnson To Miss Extended Time With Wrist Injury

(Glendale, AZ)  —  Cardinals running back and fantasy football star David Johnson is expected to miss an extended period of time with a wrist injury.  He suffered a dislocated left wrist Sunday at Detroit and could be sidelined anywhere from eight-to-12 weeks.  Johnson had over two-thousand yards from scrimmage and 20 total touchdowns last season.

>>NFL Considering Change For Jaguars-Titans Game

(New York, NY)  —  Sunday’s game between the Titans and Jaguars in Jacksonville could be affected following Hurricane Irma.  The NFL announced Monday that a decision on where the game will be played is pending after Jacksonville was hit by the storm over the weekend.  Several other sporting events could also be impacted this week.

>>Indians Win 19th Straight Game

(Cleveland, OH)  —  Make it 19 straight wins for the Indians.  Cleveland extended its franchise-record winning streak with an 11-0 trouncing of the Tigers.  The run is the longest in the majors since the A’s won 20 straight in 2002.  Ace and AL Cy Young contender Corey Kluber [[ KLOO-ber ]] is on the mound for the Tribe tonight.

 

>>MONDAY’S SCOREBOARD

NFL
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Minnesota Vikings 29, New Orleans Saints 19
Denver Broncos 24, Los Angeles Chargers 21

MLB National League
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Pittsburgh Pirates 7, Milwaukee Brewers 0
Colorado Rockies 5, Arizona Diamondbacks 4
Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants  (game in progress)

MLB American League
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Toronto Blue Jays 4, Baltimore Orioles 3
New York Yankees 5, Tampa Bay Rays 1  (at Flushing, NY)
Cleveland Indians 11, Detroit Tigers 0
Texas Rangers 5, Seattle Mariners 3
Chicago White Sox 11, Kansas City Royals 3

MLB Interleague
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No Games Scheduled

WNBA Playoffs
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No Games Scheduled

 

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

MLB National League
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7:05 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Philadelphia Phillies
7:05 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals
7:40 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers
8:05 p.m. – New York Mets at Chicago Cubs
8:15 p.m. – Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals
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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1:15 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals
7:07 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays
7:10 p.m. – New York Yankees at Tampa Bay Rays  (at Flushing, NY)
7:10 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians
7:10 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at Boston Red Sox
8:05 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers
10:07 p.m. – Houston Astros at Los Angeles Angels

MLB Interleague
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8:10 p.m. – San Diego Padres at Minnesota Twins

WNBA Playoffs
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8:00 p.m. – Washington Mystics at Minnesota Lynx
(Game One of best-of-five semifinal series)

10:00 p.m. – Phoenix Mercury at Los Angeles Sparks
(Game One of best-of-five semifinal series)