Your Top Plays for Today
Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
--DOLPHINS RALLY, GET 3 FIELD GOALS FROM STURGIS TO BEAT JETS 16-13
The Miami Dolphins kept their playoff hopes intact by rallying for a 16-13 victory over the New York Jets when Caleb Sturgis made a 26-yard field goal with 1:57 remaining.
--LEONARD LEADS SPURS WITH 26 POINTS, WHILE DUNCAN, PARKER SIT OUT AGAINST WINLESS 76ERS
Kawhi Leonard scored a game-high 26 points and had a crucial three-point play in the final minute to help the San Antonio Spurs defeat the winless 76ers 109-103, extending Philadelphia’s club-worst losing streak to start the season to 0-17.
--RONALDO, MESSI, NEUER IN RUNNING FOR BALLON D’OR AWARD AS WORLD’S BEST PLAYER
The goalkeeper who won the World Cup will be challenging Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the Ballon d’Or. While the footballer of the year prize has switched between the world’s top scorers since 2008, Manuel Neuer of Germany is the first goalkeeper to make the Ballon d’Or top three since 2006.
--DELAYED AUSTRALIA-INDIA 1ST TEST MOVED TO ADELAIDE AFTER PHILLIP HUGHES’ DEATH
Veteran fast bowler Ryan Harris has become the first Australian player to publicly express misgivings about playing in next week’s first cricket test against India as the national team continues to grapple with the death of teammate Phil Hughes.
--DEVANTE SMITH-PELLY, MATT BELESKEY SCORE BIG LATE GOALS IN ANAHEIM DUCKS’ 3-2 WIN OVER BOSTON
Devante Smith-Pelly scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and Matt Beleskey added his career-best 12th goal, in the Anaheim Ducks’ 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.