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Just another ordinary loss

Chito Victolero says all is well within the Magnolia camp, that he has "veteran enough" players who understand that 29-point losses can happen in a series. What's important is how they bounce back from that. "We had a good practice, the team is healthy and we're ready," Victolero told the Inquirer Tuesday after preparing his Hotshots for Game 4 of their PBA Governors' Cup title series against Alaska as they try to stay ahead of the best-of-seven series. "Things like that happen to any team," Victolero said of the 100-71 loss on Sunday that cut their lead to 2-1. "It also happened to us in the [Barangay] Ginebra [semifinal] series. We won the first two games and lost the third. ...Keep on reading: Just another ordinary loss.....»»

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Monster Hunter: World to get Iceborne expansion in 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Game developer Capcom announced Monday, December 10, that Monster Hunter: World (MHW) would be getting an expansion called Iceborne. The Iceborne expansion is set to be a story expansion set after the events of MHW, meaning it will require a base copy of MHW to play. During the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News8 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

LIVE UPDATES: Magnolia vs Alaska - PBA Finals 2018 Game 4

MANILA, Philippines – To move to the cusp of a championship or to equalize?  Magnolia and Alaska are expected to pull out all the stops when they duke it out in a series-defining Game 4 of the 2018 PBA Governors' Cup finals at the Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday, December 12.  The ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: News8 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

NCAA Season 94 volleyball: Lady Stags back in win column

San Sebastian College rediscovered its winning ways with a masterful, 25-22, 25-16, 25-22, drubbing of struggling Letran in the NCAA Season 94 women’s volleyball tournament at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan on Tuesday. A week after seeing its two-game winning streak snapped by defending two-time champion Arellano University, the Lady Stags crushed the Lady Knights with a blistering barrage of attacks to capture their third win in four outings. Playmaker Alexis Vea Sison maximized the firepower of SSC-R as she tallied 28 excellent sets in the Lady Stags’ 35 attack points. Iris Oliveros led the Roger Gorayeb-mentored squad’s balanced scoring with 10 points while Joyce Sta. Rita, Nikka Dalisay Maryrhose Dapol and Shane Requierme posted eight markers each. Letran dropped its third straight match after four outings. Miracle Mendoza and Katleen Dela Cruz got eight markers each to lead the Lady Knights, who gave away 30 free points off errors. Meanwhile, the Stags gored the Knights, 13-25, 25-14, 25-19, 25-19, to even their record to 2-2. Timothy Eusebio paced SSC-R with all but one of his 15 points coming off attacks while Kince Sanchez, Julius Lana and Robbie Pamittan punched 12 markers each.       The Knights fell to 10-4 mark.   --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @fromtheriles.....»»

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Tigresses arrange championship showdown vs. Lady Maroons

Games Thursday: (Muntinlupa Sports Center):  12:00 p.m. -- UE vs CSA-Biñan 2:00 p.m. -- UST vs DLSU-Dasmariñas   University of Sto. Tomas overcame a rusty start to clobber University of the East, 27-25, 19-25, 25-14, 25-20, and book a ticket to the finals of the Philippine Superliga Collegiate Grand Slam Tuesday at the Muntinlupa Sports Center. The troika of Eya Laure, Milena Alessandrini and Tin Francisco were at its best, powering the Tigresses to an impressive win that sent them to the finals against University of the Philippines. The winner-take-all finals duel is set on Dec. 20 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Rookie sensation Laure uncorked 15 points built on 13 kills while skipper Francisco had 14 hits for the Tigresses, who inched closer to sweeping the elimination round. Alessandrini chipped in 13 points on top of 13 digs while Dimdim Pacres stepped up with seven hits, including the set-clinching kill in the third and fourth sets. Despite arranging a finals duel with collegiate rival UP, UST coach Kungfu Reyes believes that a lot of work needs to be done. For one, the Tigresses committed most of their 27 unforced errors in the first two sets that led to a sluggish start. “Our offensive transition still needs to improve,” said Reyes following their crucial win that was completed in one hour and 54 minutes of play. “We had a lot of errors that we could have converted. We still have to polish our game." Judith Abil shone with 15 points for the Lady Red Warriors, who dropped their second straight game sliding to a 1-3 record......»»

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Game of Thrones-inspired whisky is coming: White Walker by Johnnie Walker hits shelves on December 10

Game of Thrones-inspired whisky is coming: White Walker by Johnnie Walker hits shelves on December 10. Game of Thrones-inspired whisky is coming: White Walker by Johnnie Walker hits shelves on December 10 Source link: Game of Thrones-inspired whisky is coming: White Walker by Johnnie Walker hits shelves on December 10.....»»

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Rules of the game: Dissecting ‘Memories of Alhambra’ Episodes 3-4

Warning: Spoilers ahead Jin-woo (Hyunbin) went to Granada, Spain in search of Magic. What his character clearly meant was magic in the gaming world. He was caught unprepared when he discovered that the augmented reality game that he plays just became too real for comfort. Episodes 3 and 4 of the Netflix Original "Memories of the Alhambra" answered some of the questions left hanging on the first two episodes. Mostly, we get acquainted to the rules of the game. We now know that the player doesn't lose a level, experience, attack or defence points when he dies trying to complete a mission. He just restarts the level. Players should also always use weapons to attack. Hand-to-han...Keep on reading: Rules of the game: Dissecting ‘Memories of Alhambra’ Episodes 3-4.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: 14 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Magnolia s Chito Victolero says sorry for confronting Alaska s Mike Harris

MANILA, Philippines – Magnolia coach Chito Victolero was apologetic after he confronted Alaska import Mike Harris during the Hotshots' 71-100 Game 3 loss in the 2018 PBA Governor's Cup finals on Sunday, December 9.  Victolero entered the court with two minutes left in the 3rd quarter and glowered at Harris after Magnolia ........»»

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Turner helps Pacers escape with 109-101 victory over Wizards

By Michael Marot, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner had a season-high 26 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks and Bojan Bogdanovic added 22 points Monday (Tuesday, PHL time) to help the Indiana Pacers stave off Washington's frenetic second-half charge for a 109-101 victory. Indiana extended its winning to streak to four straight, a season-best, after nearly blowing a 25-point, third-quarter lead. Bradley Beal scored 30 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. had a season-high 23 points for the Wizards, who played without injured All-Star guard John Wall. Beal certainly tried to make up for Wall's absence with the Wizards facing an 87-62 deficit with 4:04 to go in the third. He scored five of the first nine points in a 13-0 run to close the quarter. The Wizards then opened the fourth on a 9-2 run to make it 87-81 with 9:54 to play. They eventually cut the deficit to 98-97 when Beal made two free throws to cap an 8-0 spurt, and Washington even had a chance to take the lead when Oubre drove in for a layup. But Turner redirected the shot, Darren Collison knocked down a triple from the wing and the Pacers steadied themselves just in time to hold on for the victory. Collison finished with 10 points and 17 assists — his highest assist total with the Pacers. TIP-INS Wizards: Beal scored 19 points in the second half and reached the 20-point mark for the 20th time this season. ... Otto Porter Jr. left midway through the first quarter with a bruised knee and did not return. ... Thomas Bryant, who attended Indiana University, had 10 points. ... Washington came into the game averaging 13.9 turnovers, but had eight in the first half and wound up with 12. ... Austin Rivers had 13 points in place of Wall. Pacers: Turner has had double-doubles in four of the last six games. ... Bogdanovic reached double figures in his 18th straight game, the longest streak of his NBA career. He's also topped the 20-point mark in eight of the last 14 games. ... Turner's five blocks all came in the first half, with three on successive Washington possessions. ... Collison had 31 assists without a turnover before committing three late in the game. ... All-Star guard Victor Oladipo missed his 12th straight game with a sore right knee. UP NEXT Wizards: After a four-game road trip, Washington heads home to face Boston on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time). Pacers: Will seek their fourth straight home win over Milwaukee on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time)......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports21 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Bledsoe has 20 points, 12 boards as Bucks beat Cavs 108-92

By Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Bledsoe had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks shot 52 percent from three-point range in the first half of a 108-92 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night (Tuesday, PHL time). Malcolm Brogdon scored 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting, while Sterling Brown had 12 points and eight rebounds for the Bucks, who rested Giannis Antetokounmpo on the second night of back-to-back games. He was ruled out about an hour before the game with neck soreness. Leading by 18 points at the half and by as much as 26 in the third quarter, the Bucks hardly needed their All-Star forward against one of the NBA's worst teams. Cleveland's Tristan Thompson had 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting and added six rebounds, but left in the third quarter with a left foot injury. Jaron Blossomgame had 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Larry Nance Jr. scored a team-high 16 points. The Cavaliers did manage to cut the deficit in half, to 13, with 5:40 left and the Bucks playing mostly backups. It was close enough that coach Mike Budenholzer put most of his starters back in the game until the closing minutes. Otherwise, the game was decided in the first half, when the Bucks — one of the top three-point shooting teams in the league — hit 11-of-21 from beyond the arc. Bledsoe was 4-of-5 from three-point territory, with all his attempts before halftime. Brown came off the bench to provide a spark in the first half, hustling all over the court to grab boards and defend. His transition dunk after a turnover with 2:08 left in the second quarter gave Milwaukee a 57-36 lead. It didn't matter much when the 6'10" Thompson was in the game, anyway. The Cavs were outscored 50-40 in the paint and out-rebounded 58-46, even with the high-flying Antetokounmpo missing the game for Milwaukee. The Bucks finished 15-of-36 (42 percent) from three-point range for the night. TIP-INS Cavaliers: G Matthew Dellavedova scored 11 points in 16 minutes in making his debut in second stint with Cleveland. A fan favorite in Cleveland, Dellavedova was acquired from the Bucks on Friday (Saturday, PHL time) in a three-team deal that sent George Hill to Milwaukee. He played sporadic minutes this season for the Bucks. Bucks: Hill scored two points in 13 minutes in making his Bucks debut, often matched up defensively against Dellavedova. C Jason Smith, who was acquired from the Wizards in the same deal, went scoreless in four minutes in his first game with Milwaukee. ... G Pat Connaughton was inactive. UP NEXT Cavaliers: Host the New York Knicks on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time). Bucks: Visit Indiana Pacers on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time)......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports21 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

George has 31 as Thunder roll by Jazz in playoff reprise

By Murray Evans, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George went 5-of-6 from three-point range and scored 31 points, Dennis Schroder added 23 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Utah Jazz 122-113 on Monday night (Tuesday, PHL time). Steven Adams had 22 points in the first meeting between the Western Conference foes since the Jazz downed the Thunder in six games in the first round of last season's playoffs. Oklahoma City overcame a 4-of-18 shooting performance by Russell Westbrook, who nonetheless managed a triple-double with 12 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Oklahoma City has won 15 straight regular-season games at home against Utah, although the Jazz did beat the Thunder in Oklahoma City in Game 2 during their playoff series. The Thunder have gone 17-4 since starting this season 0-4. Donovan Mitchell battled foul trouble much of the game but led the Jazz with 19 points, while Rudy Gobert recorded his 23rd double-double of the season with 13 points and 14 rebounds. It was the second straight lopsided road loss in two days for Utah, which fell 110-97 on Sunday (Monday, PHL time) at San Antonio. The Thunder jumped to a 6-0 lead, causing Jazz coach Quin Snyder to call a timeout just 68 seconds into the game. Oklahoma City gradually built its lead to 17 points before settling for a 57-46 halftime advantage. George, who scored 25 fourth-quarter points during a 47-point outburst in a win at Brooklyn on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time), nearly reprised that performance in the third quarter. George hit his first three-point attempt 50 seconds before halftime, then hit his next four shots from behind the arc en route to a 17-point third quarter. That helped the Thunder build their lead to 26 points near the end of the quarter and the Jazz never seriously threatened after that, although they did cut a 29-point deficit to nine in the final minute. Reserve Epke Udoh scored 10 points in nine minutes for Utah. Jae Crowder had 13 points and Derrick Favors had 12 for the Jazz. TIP-INS Jazz: Mitchell hit a halfcourt shot at the first-quarter buzzer for his first points of the game, allowing him to avoid a second straight scoreless first quarter . Gobert was called for a technical foul with 52 seconds left in the third quarter after complaining about a foul call while trying to guard Adams . Ricky Rubio, who had averaged 18.8 points during Utah's previous eight road games, had 10 against the Thunder. Thunder: The Thunder are 14-1 this season against sub-.500 opponents, including the Jazz, who entered the game at 13-14 . Schroder received a technical foul with 6:20 left . The triple-double was the 110th of Westbrook's career. UP NEXT Jazz: Host Miami on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time). Thunder: Visit New Orleans on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time)......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports21 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Fox sparks 2nd-half rally, Kings beat Bulls 108-89

By John Jackson, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — De'Aaron Fox scored 23 of his 25 points in the second half, and the Sacramento Kings rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 108-89 on Monday night (Tuesday, PHL time). Fox went 8-for-11 from the field after missing each of his first five shots in the first half. Bogdan Bogdanovic and Marvin Bagley III added 16 points apiece as Sacramento closed out a 3-1 road trip. Chicago led by as many as 14 in its ninth loss in 10 games. The Bulls were coming off a franchise-record 133-77 loss to the Boston Celtics on Saturday (Sunday, PHL time). Zach LaVine led Chicago with 19 points, and Lauri Markkanen had 13. After falling behind 17-0 on Saturday (Sunday, PHL time), the Bulls got off to a better start in this one. They led 33-26 at the end of the first quarter and 56-45 at halftime. Chicago had a 66-57 lead in the third before Sacramento closed the quarter with a 24-8 run. The speedy Fox sparked the offense with 15 points during the key stretch, but the Kings also picked up the pressure on defense. The Bulls shot 22-for-41 (53.7 percent) from the field in the first half, but were just 6-for-16 (37.5 percent) in the third. Sacramento kept up the intensity in the fourth and Chicago never made a serious push. TIP-INS Kings: Buddy Hield and Iman Shumpert each scored 14 points. Willie Cauley-Stein had 11 points and 16 rebounds. ... Sacramento improved to 14-12. It's the latest point in a season it has been above .500 since the 2005-06 season. The Kings finished 44-38 that year in their most recent playoff appearance. Bulls: G Kris Dunn (sprained left knee) and F Bobby Portis (sprained right knee) returned to the lineup after sitting out nearly seven weeks. Dunn finished with nine points in 20 minutes, and Portis had nine points in 19 minutes. ... G Justin Holiday went 1-for-6 on three-pointers. He has made at least one triple in 39 consecutive games dating to last season. He's the only NBA player with at least one three-pointer in every game this season. TIPPING POINT Less than a week into his tenure, Bulls coach Jim Boylen faced a crisis over the weekend. Following the loss to the Celtics, Boylen planned to practice on Sunday (Monday, PHL time) even though the Bulls had played back-to-back games. Some players reportedly discussed not showing up. Instead of a practice session, a lengthy team meeting was held. Before Monday's (Tuesday, PHL time) game, Boylen said everything was fine and he would continue to push hard. "I expected something like yesterday to happen," he said. "I've been waiting on it, I was prepared for it, I took it head on." UP NEXT Kings: Host the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time). Bulls: Play the Orlando Magic in Mexico City on Thursday night (Friday, PHL time) to begin a three-game trip......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports21 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Barnes, Brunson lead Mavericks past Magic 101-76

By Dave Jackson, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 19 points, rookie Jalen Brunson added 17 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Orlando Magic 101-76 on Monday night (Tuesday, PHL time). Brunson got the start at point guard in place of injured Dennis Smith Jr. (right wrist sprain) and reached a career high in points. He has scored in double figures in each of the Mavs' last three games. Luka Doncic had 11 rebounds and a season-high nine assists to offset a 2-for-11 shooting performance, finishing with seven points. Dwight Powell had 16 for the Mavericks. Dallas never trailed in winning its 10th straight at home for the first time since the 2007-08 season. The Mavericks led by as many as 28 in the fourth quarter. Jonathon Simmons had a season-high 18 for the Magic and Aaron Gordon scored 10. Orlando played without Evan Fournier, who missed the game for personal reasons. Orlando's Nikola Vucevic played 26 minutes despite turning his ankle during a loss Friday (Saturday, PHL time) against Indiana. He scored just eight but had 16 rebounds. Brunson was 5-for-5 from the field in the first half and scored 11 points, as did Barnes, who had the Mavericks' final eight to give Dallas a 52-40 lead at halftime. Brunson then gave Dallas a 61-44 lead with a triple from the right corner with 9:05 left in the third quarter. They extended the lead to 22 by the end of the period. TIP-INS Magic: Coach Steve Clifford did not detail the reasons for Fournier's absence, but said, "It's totally excused." Jonathan Isaac started in Fournier's spot. Clifford didn't know whether Fournier would miss more games. . Rookie Mo Bamba, who had played in all 26 previous games, was a DNP-Coach's Decision on Monday (Tuesday, PHL time). Mavericks: Coach Rick Carlisle on the decision to start Brunson in place of the injured Smith in the last two games: "He earned that opportunity based on his play through the first two months along with how he played in the New Orleans game (a 132-106 loss). He played a very solid game even though it was a blowout." IT'S BEEN A WHILE For perspective on how long it has been since Dallas won 10 games in a row at home, consider that the 2007-08 season was the last one the Mavericks were coached by someone other than Carlisle, who took over for Avery Johnson after that season. The Mavericks' final loss of that regular season came against the Seattle SuperSonics, led by then-rookie Kevin Durant. The SuperSonics moved to Oklahoma City after that season. UP NEXT Magic: Travel to Mexico City to play Chicago on Thursday (Friday, PHL time) and Utah on Saturday (Sunday, PHL time). Both are Magic home games. Mavericks: Host Atlanta on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time)......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: Sports21 hr. 47 min. ago Related News

Alex Compton: Game Four will be like Game Two

In as much as he wants a repeat of their Game Three blowout win, Alaska coach Alex Compton is realistic Magnolia is so smart and so talented a team to get beat badly a second straight time......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Sports22 hr. 8 min. ago Related News

Knights end Risers 14-game win streak; Stars eclipse Warriors

The San Juan Knights cut the Bataan Risers' win run at 14 Monday night, grinding out a 67-61 victory in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup.....»»

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Raptors go west, Kawhi Leonard back to Oracle where so much changed | Inquirer Sports

So much changed after Kawhi Leonard crashed to the Oracle Arena floor on May 14, 2017. The San Antonio Spurs had a 23-point lead on the Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals when Leonard.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsDec 11th, 2018Related News

Imports power Alab Pilipinas past Indonesia in debut ABL match

Defending champion San Miguel Alab Pilipinas had a dominant debut in a 94-67 whipping of CLS Knights Indonesia in the 2019 Asean Basketball League Sunday night at Sta. Rosa Sports Complex in Laguna. Alab was the last team to play this season and its masterful performance made it worth the wait. Returning Alab reinforcement Renaldo Balkman and new import PJ Ramos proved too much for the Knights as they combined for 53 points and 24 rebounds. It was a wire-to-wire win for Alab, which scored the game's first seven points and led by 30 points in the fourth quarter. Ray Parks, the reigning two-time local MVP, had 10 points while newly acquired Caelan Tiongson did a little bit of e...Keep on reading: Imports power Alab Pilipinas past Indonesia in debut ABL match.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 10th, 2018Related News

PBA warns coaches

Beaten black-and-blue Sunday night, Magnolia coach Chito Victolero praised the enemy for a job well done before launching his attack on officiating and asking for fairness for the rest of the PBA Governors' Cup best-of-seven title series. "Coach Alex (Compton of Alaska) did a good job (in making the adjustments)," Victolero told reporters, shortly after a 100-71 loss. "Coach Alex (also) did a good job calling the attention of the referees (after Game 2) about (how) my guards (are) playing defense." Victolero was wondering where Compton was coming from when the Alaska coach made his post-Game 2 rant on officiating. "I kept reviewing the tapes (of the first two games) and saw tha...Keep on reading: PBA warns coaches.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 10th, 2018Related News

No luxury in Game 3 blowout

Alaska coach Alex Compton said winning Game 3 to narrow Magnolia’s lead, 2-1, in the PBA Governors Cup best-of-seven Finals was a positive turn for the Aces but is no guarantee of better things to come because Game 4 will be a tougher challenge......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsDec 10th, 2018Related News

Dominant defense leads Bears over Rams 15-6

By Andrew Seligman, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Eddie Goldman led a dominant effort by the defense, and the Chicago Bears shut down Jared Goff and Los Angeles' high-powered offense in a 15-6 victory over the NFC West champion Rams on Sunday night. The Rams (11-2) missed a chance to secure a first-round playoff bye and fell into a tie with New Orleans for home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. Goff threw a career-high four interceptions and was sacked three times, with Goldman getting to him for a tiebreaking safety early in the third quarter. Bradley Sowell became the first Bears offensive lineman in 11 years with a touchdown reception when he caught a 2-yarder from Mitchell Trubisky in the third quarter. "For them to go out and do it (against) a team that had only one loss all year long ... is so powerful for our guys now because it helps us grow," coach Matt Nagy said. "It helps us grow with confidence. It helps us grow togetherness. When you teach that and you talk about it over and over and over — as a culture, as a building, everyone together as a family — and then they do it, it lights a fire. It puts us in a great position. We do talk about one game at a time. They're gonna enjoy tonight and then we're gonna get right back in it and get ready for next week." Coming off a shaky outing against Detroit, Goff was 20 of 44 for 180 yards with a 19.1 rating. NFL rushing leader Todd Gurley ran for a season-low 28 yards on 11 carries, and the Rams' three-game win streak came to an end. The Rams' only other loss was at New Orleans. But against the Monsters of the Midway, they managed just 214 yards. "Tonight was a humbling experience for me as a head coach," Los Angeles' Sean McVay said. The NFC North-leading Bears (9-4) bounced back from a wild overtime loss at the New York Giants and won for the sixth time in seven games. Trubisky was about as bad as Goff. After missing the previous two games because of a right shoulder injury, he was 16 of 30 for 110 yards and three interceptions. But Khalil Mack and Akiem Hicks had sacks. Roquan Smith, Prince Amukamara, Eddie Jackson and Kyle Fuller had interceptions, helping Chicago beat the team that came in with the NFL's best record. Goldman broke a 6-6 tie in the opening minute of the third quarter when he sacked Goff for Chicago's first safety this season. The Bears then used a trick play they call "Santa's Sleigh" to make it 15-6, when Sowell hauled in a 2-yarder from Trubisky on a play-action with defensive end Hicks. That made him the first Bears offensive lineman with a TD reception since John St. Clair against Kansas City on Sept. 16, 2017. The Rams had a big opportunity late in the third when John Johnson III returned an interception 35 yards to the Chicago 27. But Fuller picked off a wobbly pass from Goff intended for Josh Reynolds on the next play. Los Angeles' Greg Zuerlein missed a 40-yard field goal off the right upright in the opening minutes of the fourth after making a 50-yarder earlier in the game. INJURIES Rams: CB Dominique Hatfield was taken from the field on a cart with an ankle injury in the third quarter. He was hurt on the kickoff following Sowell's TD. ... C John Sullivan was evaluated for a concussion after being shaken up blocking on a run by Gurley late in the first quarter. But he returned in the second half. Bears: CB Bryce Callahan left the game with a foot injury late in the first half. UP NEXT Rams: Host Philadelphia on Dec. 16. Bears: Host Green Bay on Dec. 16......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 10th, 2018Related News