Your Top Plays for Today
The Associated Press
Dec. 24, 2013
Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
--NINERS FAREWELL CANDLESTICK PARK WITH WIN TO CLINCH PLAYOFF SPOT
The San Francisco 49ers bade farewell to Candlestick Park with a fitting victory over Atlanta which sealed a playoff spot.
--SPURS GAMBLE ON UNTRIED SHERWOOD AS COACH
Tottenham has appointed Tim Sherwood as coach for the remainder of the Premier League season, giving him his first managerial role.
--TOUR DE FRANCE CHAMP CHRIS FROOME EXTENDS DEAL WITH SKY
Tour de France champion Chris Froome of Britain signs a new deal with the Sky team.
--INIESTA SIGNS NEW CONTRACT WITH BARCELONA
Midfield playmaker Andres Iniesta has signed on with Spanish champion Barcelona until 2018.
--RODMAN LEAVES NORTH KOREA WITHOUT KIM MEETING
Dennis Rodman leaves North Korea after visit to help organize basketball game without word if he met the nation's leader.