Your Top Plays for Today
Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide
–ROETHLISBERGER THROWS TD IN 4TH QUARTER AS STEELERS BLOW LEAD, RALLY TO BEAT TITANS 27-24
Ben Roethlisberger threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Antonio Brown with 9:01 left as the Pittsburgh Steelers edged the Tennessee Titans 27-24.
–TY LAWSON SCORES 24 AND ARRON AFFLALO ADDS 23 AS NUGGETS SURPRISE CAVALIERS, 106-97
Ty Lawson scored 24 points and Arron Afflalo added 23 as the struggling Denver Nuggets ended Cleveland’s four-game winning streak with a 106-97 victory over the Cavaliers.
–FROM BURUNDI TO THE BIG TIME: SAIDO BERAHINO’S REMARKABLE JOURNEY TO ENGLAND’S NATIONAL TEAM
Saido Berahino’s path to becoming one of the new stars of English football began with kickabouts with his cousins on the streets of Burundi, using a makeshift ball made from plastic bags or rolled-up socks.
–CALLAHAN SCORES IN RETURN TO MSG, LIFTS LIGHTNING TO 5-1 WIN OVER FORMER RANGERS TEAMMATES
Ryan Callahan scored two goals in his first game against his former New York Rangers teammates as the surging Tampa Bay Lightning rode another big offensive outburst to a 5-1 victory.
–EGYPT A CANDIDATE TO HOST 2017 AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS; ALGERIA, GABON, GHANA ALSO IN RUNNING
Egypt is among four candidates to host the 2017 African Cup of Nations, a test for the country to show it is getting over years of violent civil unrest that also contributed to a sudden dip for its once-dominant soccer team.