Game 3 in Houston...Flacco nursing a concussion...Tiger Woods due in court
HOUSTON (AP) — The World Series moves to Houston for Game 3 tonight, after the Astros and the Dodgers split the first two games in Los Angeles. Lance McCullers Jr. starts for Houston against Yu Darvish. The Astros are 6-0 at home this postseason.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is nursing a concussion and a cut ear after last night’s 40-0 win over the Miami Dolphins. Flacco left the game near the end of the second quarter after a hit by Miami’s Kiko (KEE’-koh) Alonso sent Flacco’s helmet flying off his head.
SHANGHAI (AP) — Dustin Johnson has a one-shot lead over Brooks Koepka (KEHP’-kah) after two rounds of the HSBC Champions in Shanghai, the final World Golf Championship event of the year. Johnson got a new putter 15 minutes before he teed off, then closed with four straight birdies for a 9-under 63.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is due in court this afternoon in Palm Beach County, Florida, to resolve a driving under the influence case. The golf superstar is expected to plead guilty to reckless driving and agree to enter a diversion program. Under the deal, Woods would spend a year on probation, pay a $250 fine and court costs, attend DUI school and perform community service.
SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Mikaela (mih-KAY’-luh) Shiffrin has been voted skier of the year by the international association of ski journalists. he overall World Cup champion is the third American to receive the award. Lindsey Vonn was honored in 2009 and Bode (BOH’-dee) Miller in 2005.