(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  NFL protests grow.  Patriots rally past Texans.  Eagles outlast Giants.  D’backs clinch top NL wild card.

>>Silent Protests During National Anthem At NFL Sites

(Undated)  —  Fired up by tweets from President Trump, NFL players are taking their silent protests during the national anthem across the U.S. and in England.  Teams around the league demonstrated after President Trump called for fans to boycott NFL games and for professional athletes to be suspended or fired for not standing for the national anthem.

>>Brady’s Five TD’s Lift Patriots Past Texans

(Foxboro, MA)  —  Tom Brady’s touchdown pass to Brandin Cooks with 23 seconds left gave the Patriots a 36-33 win over the Texans at New England.  Brady passed for five scores to help the Pats improve to 2-and-1.  DeShaun Watson threw for 301 yards, two TD’s and two interceptions for Houston, which dropped to 1-and-2.

>>Eagles Stun Giants In Nail-Biter

(Philadelphia, PA)  —  Jake Elliott drilled a 61-yard field goal as time expired to give the Eagles a wild 27-24 win over the Giants.  Philadelphia improved to 2-and-1 despite allowing 24 points in the fourth quarter.  Odell Beckham Jr. had two touchdown grabs for New York, which fell to 0-and-3.

>>D’backs Clinch Top NL Wild Card Spot

(Phoenix, AZ)  —  The Diamondbacks will host the National League wild card game.  Arizona locked up the top NL spot with a 3-2, walk-off win over the Marlins.  The Diamondbacks have won 90 games after winning only 69 a season ago.  Meanwhile, Colorado has a two-game lead on Milwaukee for the second wild card spot.

>>Kyle Busch Wins At New Hampshire

(Loudon, NH)  —  Kyle Busch took the checkered flag at the ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.  Busch edged Kyle Larson to lock up a spot in the Round of 12 in the NASCAR playoffs.  Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr. rounded out the top-five.

 

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

NFL
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Jacksonville Jaguars 44, Baltimore Ravens 7  (at London, England)
Buffalo Bills 26, Denver Broncos 16
New England Patriots 36, Houston Texans 33
Philadelphia Eagles 27, New York Giants 24
New York Jets 20, Miami Dolphins 6
New Orleans Saints 34, Carolina Panthers 13
Minnesota Vikings 34, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17
Indianapolis Colts 31, Cleveland Browns 28
Atlanta Falcons 30, Detroit Lions 26
Chicago Bears 23, Pittsburgh Steelers 17  (OT)
Tennessee Titans 33, Seattle Seahawks 27
Kansas City Chiefs 24, Los Angeles Chargers 10
Green Bay Packers 27, Cincinnati Bengals 24  (OT)
Washington Redskins 27, Oakland Raiders 10

MLB National League
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Washington Nationals 3, New York Mets 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 4, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Philadelphia Phillies 2, Atlanta Braves 0
Chicago Cubs 5, Milwaukee Brewers 0
Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Miami Marlins 2
Los Angeles Dodgers 3, San Francisco Giants 1
Colorado Rockies 8, San Diego Padres 4

MLB American League
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Minnesota Twins 10, Detroit Tigers 4
Toronto Blue Jays 9, New York Yankees 5
Baltimore Orioles 9, Tampa Bay Rays 4
Chicago White Sox 8, Kansas City Royals 1
Oakland Athletics 8, Texas Rangers 1
Cleveland Indians 4, Seattle Mariners 2
Los Angeles Angels 7, Houston Astros 5

MLB Interleague
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Boston Red Sox 5, Cincinnati Reds 4

NHL Preseason
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Nashville Predators 5, Columbus Blue Jackets 3
Florida Panthers 4, Tampa Bay Lightning 2
Colorado Avalanche 5, Minnesota Wild 1
St. Louis Blues 4, Pittsburgh Penguins 1
Vegas Golden Knights 4, Anaheim Ducks 2

WNBA Finals
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Los Angeles Sparks 85, Minnesota Lynx 84
(Sparks lead best-of-five Finals, 1-0)

NASCAR
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ISM Connect 300  (at Loudon, NH)
1. Kyle Busch
2. Kyle Larson
3. Matt Kenseth

PGA
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TOUR Championship  (at Atlanta, GA)
1. Xander Schauffele -12
2. Justin Thomas -11

 

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

NFL
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8:30 p.m. – Dallas Cowboys at Arizona Cardinals

MLB National League
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4:10 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
7:05 p.m. – Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies
7:40 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at New York Mets
8:15 p.m. – Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals
8:40 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Colorado Rockies
9:40 p.m. – San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks
10:10 p.m. – San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers

MLB American League
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1:05 p.m. – Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees
7:10 p.m. – Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox
8:05 p.m. – Houston Astros at Texas Rangers
8:10 p.m. – Los Angeles Angels at Chicago White Sox
10:05 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics

MLB Interleague
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No Games Scheduled

NHL Preseason
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6:00 p.m. – New Jersey Devils at Ottawa Senators
7:00 p.m. – Philadelphia Flyers at New York Rangers
7:00 p.m. – New Jersey Devils at New York Islanders
7:00 p.m. – Chicago Blackhawks at Boston Bruins
7:30 p.m. – Pittsburgh Penguins at Detroit Red Wings
7:30 p.m. – Montreal Canadiens at Toronto Maple Leafs
8:00 p.m. – Calgary Flames at Winnipeg Jets
8:30 p.m. – Colorado Avalanche at Dallas Stars
9:00 p.m. – Carolina Hurricanes at Edmonton Oilers
10:00 p.m. – Anaheim Ducks at Arizona Coyotes

WNBA Finals
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No Game Scheduled