Listen Live
Delays and Cancellations

Bama, Clemson, ND and Oklahoma in CFP semifinals…Tua needs ankle surgery…Rahm Wins Hero World Challenge

UNDATED (AP) – It will be Alabama against Oklahoma and Clemson versus Notre Dame in the CFP semifinals on Dec. 29 after the Sooners moved ahead of Georgia in the final rankings. The Alabama-Oklahoma Orange Bowl will be a matchup of Heisman Trophy-contending quarterbacks in Kyler Murray for the Sooners and the Tide’s Tua Tagovailoa . The Tigers will take on the Irish in the Cotton Bowl, with the winner heading to the Jan. 7 championship game.

UNDATED (AP) – Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will have surgery on his right ankle and is expected to need two weeks to recover. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban tells ESPN that Tagovailoa has a high ankle sprain and will have it scoped. Saban is hoping Tagovailoa will be back by the time No. 1 Alabama starts practice for the Orange Bowl semifinal game against No. 4 Oklahoma on Dec. 29.

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Golden State Warriors center Damian Jones has been sidelined for a significant amount of time because of a torn left pectoral muscle. Jones got hurt with 5.7 seconds remaining in the third quarter of a loss Saturday at Detroit. He is averaging 5.4 points and 3.1 rebounds per game.

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) – Jon Rahm closed with a 7-under 65 to earn a five-stroke victory in the PGA’s Hero World Challenge. Starting in a three-way tie with Tony Finau and Henrik Stenson, Rahm took the lead when Finau made bogey on the par-3 eighth hole, and the Spaniard never trailed the rest of the way. Rahm has won three titles in each of his first two years on the PGA Tour. Tiger Woods shot 73 and finished 17th in the 18-man field.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email