KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Philip Rivers tossed a pass to Mike Williams for a two-point conversion with four seconds remaining to complete the Los Angeles Chargers’ comeback in a 29-28 win over the Chiefs in Kansas City. The Chargers trailed 28-14 with under four minutes remaining before Justin Jackson scored on a three-yard run. Rivers later hit Williams for a one-yard TD before their conversion left both teams tied for first in the AFC West at 11-3.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – It appears the Philadelphia Eagles are prepared to start quarterback and reigning Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles when they take on the Rams in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Carson Wentz sat out practice for the second straight day because of a back injury that could be serious, but no definitive determination has been made regarding his status, pending further evaluation. Two people familiar with the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback’s injury have confirmed reports that Wentz has a fractured vertebra.
LAS VEGAS (AP) – The Indians, Mariners and Rays have worked out a three-team deal that sends first baseman Carlos Santana back to Cleveland and moves slugger Edwin Encarnacion to Seattle. The Rays got infielder Yandy Diaz and minor league right-hander Cole Sulser from Cleveland, the Indians acquired first baseman Jake Bauers from Tampa Bay and the Mariners wound up with a competitive balance round B draft pick. Tampa Bay will send $5 million to Seattle and the Mariners will pay $6 million to Cleveland.
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Jeurys Familia is back with the New York Mets after the two sides worked out a three-year, $30 million package for the free-agent reliever. Familia had spent his entire career with New York before being traded to Oakland last July. He set a team record with a National League-leading 51 saves in 2016, and he was 8-6 with 18 saves in 24 chances for the Mets and Athletics this year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Manny Diaz has been introduced as Temple’s new football coach after serving as Miami’s defensive coordinator this season. Diaz replaces Geoff Collins, who guided the Owls to a 15-10 record over two seasons before leaving last week to become head coach at Georgia Tech. Diaz will finish out the season for Miami in the Pinstripe Bowl against Wisconsin on Dec. 27, and Temple tight ends coach Ed Foley will run the team against Duke in the Independence Bowl the same day.