LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even before the fourth lead change of the fourth quarter, well before the 1,001st yard of combined offense was tallied, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams already knew this was a classic. Two powerhouse NFL teams at the peak of their brilliance dueled deep into the night at an ecstatic Coliseum, racking up eye-popping numbers that stretched the box score and credulity.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - The Latest on the Maui Invitational college basketball tournament (all times local): 9 p.m. Rui Hachimura scored 23 points, Zach Norvell Jr. added 15 and No. 3 Gonzaga held off Illinois 84-78 in the opening round of the Maui Invitational. Gonzaga (4-0) withstood Illinois' 10-0 run to go up nine with 97 seconds left, but Trent Frazier scored on a four-point play to pull the Illini within 80-78.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Amid a disappointing showing that fell well short of Stanley Cup expectations, the St. Louis Blues fired coach Mike Yeo a quarter of the way into the season and named Craig Berube as his interim replacement.
Brooklyn forward Caris LeVert felt the pain in his right foot, and thought it was just a sprain. That is, until he looked down. A week removed from dislocating his right foot - a grotesque injury that looked so much worse than what it actually was - LeVert spoke out Monday about what happened and his plans for the future.
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams and Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins were each named finalists for two of the nine awards to be presented Dec. 6 at the ESPN college Football Awards Show at the Hall of Fame in Atlanta.
MIAMI (AP) - Josh Richardson's shoe toss was predictably costly. The NBA fined the Miami Heat guard $25,000 on Monday, one day after he threw one of his sneakers several rows into the stands midway through the fourth quarter of a loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Michigan running back Karan Higdon pondered the question for a moment, smirked and glanced up at tight end Zach Gentry next to him. Then Higdon leaned forward to the microphone and predicted a Michigan victory over Ohio State.
NEW YORK (AP) - Dressed in a sharp gray suit and tie, Manny Pacquiao looked every bit the senator he is. It was his other job, though, that he was working Monday when the eight-time champion announced a Jan. 19 defense of his WBA welterweight belt against Adrien Broner.
NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL will return to Mexico City with a regular-season game next year. Less than a week after the league moved the high-profile Chiefs-Rams matchup from Azteca Stadium to Los Angeles because of the poor playing condition at the Mexico venue, the NFL and Mexico's president-elect confirmed the 2019 game. It will be the third match of a contract signed in 2016.