Clemson advances...Pacman is done...Tannehill will start
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Marcquise Reed scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Elijah Thomas had his second straight double-double and No. 16 Clemson beat Georgia 64-49 today to advance to the championship game of the Cayman Islands Classic. Thomas finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds for Clemson, which is 5-and-0 and off to its best start since the 2013-14 season.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Adam “Pacman” Jones’ is coming to the end of his short stint in Denver. The Broncos today waived the 14-year veteran after he’d appeared in seven games, posting nine tackles and one interception and three pass breakups.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins plan to start quarterback Ryan Tannehill for the first time in six games Sunday at Indianapolis. Tannehill threw at practice today for the first time since mid-October. Coach Adam Gase said Tannehill has progressed enough in his recovery from a throwing shoulder injury to rejoin the lineup.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Veteran Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks. The team announced the surgery and time frame today. Orpik has missed the past nine games. He has a goal and an assist in 10 games this season.
UNDATED (AP) — Lindsey Vonn says she injured her knee in a training crash and will miss the upcoming World Cup speed races in Lake Louise, Alberta. The three-time Olympic medalist didn’t specify which knee she hurt in a super-G wipeout on Monday, but she said on her social media accounts she won’t need surgery. The 34-year-old Vonn plans to retire after the season. She has 82 World Cup victories, leaving her five away from breaking the record.