Clemson visits NC State...Redskins activate Hall...Tanaka stays with the Yankees
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Number-six Clemson has a must-win game at number-20 North Carolina State today. A victory would not only keep the Tigers in the college football playoff race, it could all but decide the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Atlantic Division race.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have activated safety DeAngelo Hall off the physically unable to perform list. That means he could make his season debut Sunday at the Seattle Seahawks. Hall hasn’t played since Week 3 of the 2016 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee.
NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka has decided to stay with the New York Yankees and not exercise the right to opt out of the remaining three seasons of his contract. Tanaka was 13-12 with a 4.74 ERA, the highest of his four seasons with Yankees, and he allowed a career-high 35 home runs.
HOUSTON (AP) — Even though they haven’t officially been invited — the World Champion Houston Astros have not made a decision yet on whether they will visit the White House to meet with President Donald Trump. Manager A.J. Hinch said the club needs time to make the decision, saying, “We’re not going to allow anything to polarize this moment that we want to celebrate with our fans.”
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma (aw-ree-EH’-muh) is becoming a talk show host. The Hall-of-Famer is keeping his day job as coach of the 11-time national champion Huskies, but plans to interview sports figures, authors, actors, and anyone else he finds interesting for a new podcast called “Holding Court with Geno Auriemma.”