ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – The Dallas Cowboys picked up their fourth straight win and ended New Orleans’ 10-game winning streak by silencing the Saints, 13-10. The Saints managed just 176 total yards and had just 127 passing from Drew Brees , 39 coming in the opening half. Ezekiel Elliott ran for 76 yards and scored the Cowboys’ only touchdown on a 16-yard hookup with Dak Prescott.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) – Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has returned to the practice field for the first time since injuring his right hip on Nov. 4. Flacco threw passes yesterday and worked on handoffs with fellow quarterbacks Lamar Jackson and Robert Griffin III during an indoor practice. Although coach John Harbaugh has not named a starting quarterback for Sunday’s game in Atlanta, it appears likely Jackson will get the call.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says wide receiver Randall Cobb practiced again yesterday as the team prepares for Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. Cobb has been out since Week 9 because of a hamstring injury that has also hampered the Packers’ offense. Green Bay is 4-6-1 this season and ranks 24th in the NFL on third down conversions at 37 percent.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – The Los Angeles Angels have acquired infielder Tommy La Stella from the Chicago Cubs for $100,000 or a player to be named. La Stella batted .266 this year while appearing in a career-high 123 games. He was one of baseball’s top hitters off the bench, leading the majors with 24 pinch-hits and a .312 average while tying for the lead with 11 pinch-hit RBIs.
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) – Tiger Woods will start from way down the leaderboard in the second round of the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. Woods struggled in his first round of the PGA season yesterday, shooting a 1-over 73 that leaves him just one stroke out of last place and eight behind co-leaders Patrick Cantlay and Patrick Reed. Henrik Stenson and Dustin Johnson share second at minus-4, three shots off the lead.