BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Monday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EST:

– LANDOVER, Md. – Josh Norman faces his former team when the Washington Redskins try to stay on the path to the playoffs when they play the last-place Carolina Panthers. Game starts 8:30 p.m.

– PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – A day after his firing following a ninth straight loss, coach Gus Bradley says his one regret is he won’t be around to see the Jaguars win consistently.

– DENVER – Patriots coordinators Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia have long been considered among the best minds in football. The jobs they’re doing this season only bolster their standing.

– FRISCO, Texas – Dak Prescott bounced back from his worst game as a pro, and the Dallas Cowboys are now on the cusp of an NFC East title.

– SUNRISE, Fla. – President-elect Donald Trump nominates Florida Panthers owner Vincent Viola to serve as Army secretary. Viola is a 1977 West Point graduate.

– Villanova is No. 1 for the third straight week in the men’s AP college basketball poll. Women’s Top 25 rankings released at 1 p.m.

– HARTFORD, Conn. – The UConn women return from exam break and put their 84-game winning streak on the line against Ohio State. Game starts 7 p.m.

– MIAMI – In the day’s only college bowl game, Tulsa goes for a 10-win season when it faces Central Michigan in the Miami Beach Bowl. Game starts 2:30 p.m.

– Germany will host this season’s bobsled and skeleton world championships. They were pulled out of Russia after competitors considered a boycott in response to widespread doping in the nation.

– VAL D’ISERE, France – American skiers are taking it all off in an effort to raise money. Five female and six male racers posed for a nude calendar they hope will help them raise money.

– LA VILLA, Italy – Overall World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher skis at night in a parallel giant slalom in Alta Badia in a 32-man tournament-style bracket.

– HARTFORD, Conn. – A former UConn soccer player who lost her scholarship after making an obscene gesture to a TV camera two years ago plans to sue the school. Noriana Radwan now plays for Hofstra.

– GENEVA – Britain’s four soccer federations are fined by FIFA for displaying poppies at World Cup qualifying matches in November to honor their war dead.