The six finalists for the Heisman are: Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M), Jameis Winston (Florida State), AJ McCarron (Alabama) Jordan Lynch (Northern Illinois), Tre Mason (Auburn) and Andre Williams (Boston College). The trophy will be awarded Saturday.
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan refused to answer questions about his future with the team. He also said that he is considering benching QB Robert Griffin III to protect him because the team is giving up too many sacks.
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy says QB Aaron Rodgers still hasn’t been cleared by doctors to return from a fractured collarbone, but that he will be re-examined on Wednesday.
Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart will miss at least one game with a torn MCL in his right knee. Coach Ron Rivera said Stewart will be re-evaluated in 10 days, and may still be able to return this season.
Tonight’s Monday Night Football match-up features the Cowboys (7-5) visiting the Bears (6-6) at 8:40 ET/5:40 PT.
WIS-TV in Columbia, SC: South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney got a speeding ticket on Saturday for going 110 mph in a 70 mph zone.
Paul Pierce (hand) and Deron Williams (ankle) both hope to return to the Nets for Tuesday’s game against the Celtics.
DeAndre Jordan will be in the line-up tonight for the Clippers at Philadelphia. He had been a gametime decision because of a right foot injury.
Six NBA games are set for Monday night, with just four NHL games on tonight’s schedule.
The lone college basketball game involving a ranked team features #23 Iowa hosting Fairleigh Dickinson at 7 ET/4 PT.