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SAN DIEGO -- Justin Rose wavered just briefly before turning it on again on the way to a 3-under-par 69 in the final round to win the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Club in San Diego on Sunday, Jan. 27. Rose finished the tournament at 21-under 267 for a two-shot victory. Australia's Adam Scott shot 68 but couldn't catch Rose coming down the stretch. Rose, a 38-year-old Englishman, posted birdies on two of the final three holes. It marked Rose's 10th victory on the PGA Tour, and his first since last May's Fort Worth Invitational.
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Patrick Mahomes led two scoring drives and earned Offensive MVP honors and the AFC recorded three interceptions while registering a 26-7 victory over the NFC on Sunday, Jan. 27, in the rain-soaked Pro Bowl at Camping World Stadium in Orlando.
SAN JOSE, Calif -- Henrik Lundqvist shut out the Central Division on six saves in the first 10-minute half and the Metropolitan Division went on to a 10-5 win at the NHL All-Star Game in San Jose on Saturday night, Jan. 26. Lundqvist, who won the Save Streak goalie competition during Friday's skills challenge, had saved five of seven shots in his 10 minutes of work in the 7-4 win against the Atlantic Division in the semifinals.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Donovan Mitchell scored 24 points and dished out a career-high 11 assists to lead the Utah Jazz to a 106-102 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night, Jan. 25, at Salt Lake City. Rudy Gobert tallied 18 points and 16 rebounds for his 41st double-double of the season. Kyle Korver added 16 points off the bench. Utah won for the eighth time in nine games.
Los Angeles Rams cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman was fined $26,739 by the NFL for the helmet-to-helmet hit that didn't draw a penalty flag late in the NFC championship game against the New Orleans Saints, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Friday. The controversial non-call was a major factor in the Rams' 26-23 overtime victory last Sunday that earned the club a Super Bowl berth.
The NFL's all-time leading scorer is coming back to pad his record. The Indianapolis Colts and kicker Adam Vinatieri are close to a one-year deal for next season, according to multiple reports. Vinatieri, who would be playing his 24th season, passed Hall of Fame member Morten Andersen for the scoring record in October. Andersen scored 2,544 points during a 25-year career spent mostly with the New Orleans Saints (1982-94) and Atlanta Falcons (1995-2000, 2006-07).
LOS ANGELES — Karl-Anthony Towns scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Thursday, Jan. 24, and Andrew Wiggins added 23 points as the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves continued to find their stride under interim head coach Ryan Saunders with a 120-105 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Jerryd Bayless added 16 points and eight assists off the bench as the Timberwolves won their third consecutive game and improved to 5-3 under Saunders, who took over after Tom Thibodeau was fired on Jan. 6. The Wolves also improved to 7-3 in their past 10 games.
New York Jets safety Jamal Adams said his Wednesday tackle of the New England Patriots' mascot -- meant in good fun -- at the Pro Bowl in Orlando put the person inside the costume in the hospital. "He [Pat Patriot] was running around and everybody was booing him, so I said, 'You know what? Let me go tackle him,'" Adams told ESPN on Thursday. "I didn't hit him that hard, man. All jokes aside, I didn't hit him that hard. "I don't know what's really going on, but they did tell me he's in the hospital. My intention was never to hurt him.
The number of diagnosed concussions dropped significantly in the NFL in 2018, the league confirmed on Thursday, Jan. 24. There was a 24 percent decline in concussions in the preseason and regular season, from 281 in 2017 to 214 this season. For the regular season only, there was a 29 percent decrease from 190 in 2017 to 135. That means the average NFL team experienced one concussion every fourth game in 2018, compared to one every third game in 2017.
DENVER — Eric Staal had two goals and an assist, Charlie Coyle and Ryan Suter had a goal and an assist each, and the Minnesota Wild beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Wednesday night, Jan. 23, in Denver. Jared Spurgeon also scored, and Devin Dubnyk made 20 saves for the Wild. Minnesota, which has won four of its past five games, sits in third place in the Central Division heading into the All-Star break. Carl Soderberg and Tyson Barrie scored, and Philipp Grubauer stopped 23 shots for the struggling Avalanche. Colorado has gone 5-13-3 since Dec. 7.