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December 17, 2018

NFL

Monday night football

UNDATED (AP) — In Monday night football tonight, it’s New Orleans at Carolina.

The Saints already have clinched the NFC South title and now are vying for the NFC’s top seed.

Saints left tackle Terron Armstead will be sitting out tonight’s game because of a chest injury.

Armstead is the Saints’ second-highest paid offensive player after Drew Brees but has missed the past four games.

T25 COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Men’s college basketball

UNDATED (AP) — In Top 25 college basketball tonight, No. 10 Florida State plays Southeast Missouri State. Game time is 7 p.m. Eastern. And No. 20 Arizona State is at Vanderbilt.

Here’s the rest of the college basketball schedule:

EAST

Longwood at Cornell, 7 p.m.

SOUTH

Davidson at Wake Forest, 7 p.m.

Wesleyan University at High Point, 7 p.m.

Wilmington at Morgan St., 7 p.m.

Houston Baptist at Samford, 7:30 p.m.

Gardner-Webb at Georgia Tech, 7:30 p.m.

Covenant at Lipscomb, 7:30 p.m.

Texas Southern at Tulane, 8 p.m.

California Baptist at SE Louisiana, 8:30 p.m.

MIDWEST

Incarnate Word at Ill.-Chicago, 8 p.m.

SIU-Edwardsville at Drake, 8 p.m.

Ball St. at Valparaiso, 8 p.m.

Chicago St. at Northwestern, 9 p.m.

W. Illinois at N. Illinois, 9 p.m.

SOUTHWEST

Bethany (KS) at UTSA, 8 p.m.

FAR WEST

Florida A&M at Utah, 8 p.m.

N. Dakota St. at Montana, 9 p.m.

N. Colorado at New Mexico St., 9 p.m.

Pepperdine at Oregon St., 10 p.m.

Seattle at Portland, 10 p.m.

Rider at Washington St., 10 p.m.

MLB

Source: Mets want Wilson Ramos

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Mets have agreed to a $19 million, two-year contract with free agent catcher Wilson Ramos.

The agreement signals an end to the Mets’ pursuit of Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto. Instead, New York turned to a two-time All-Star coming off a strong year with the Tampa Bay Rays and Philadelphia Phillies.

The deal is pending a physical.

Ramos would get $8.25 million next year and $9.25 in 2020, and the Mets would have a $10 million option with a $1.5 million buyout.

NHL

Crawford on injured list

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford will be sidelined again with a concussion.

Crawford left Sunday’s 7-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks with 1:30 left in the first period after the back of his head struck the right post during a goalmouth pileup.

The 33-year-old Crawford was pulled from a Dec. 23, 2017, game at New Jersey with a concussion and then missed the remainder of the 2017-18 season and the first five games of 2018-19.

PIMLICO OVERHAUL

Mayor eyes overhauling racetrack without moving Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says that she believes the Pimlico Race Course could be demolished and rebuilt without having to move the Preakness.

Pugh told The Baltimore Sun on Friday that demolition and construction can be done in phases to keep the race at its current location. The Maryland Stadium Authority study that was released last week estimated a complete rebuild of the nearly 150-year-old track would take three years.

The mayor is endorsing a proposed $424 million overhaul of the Baltimore track that hosts the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown.

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