LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jared Goff hit Gerald Everett for a 40-yard scoring touchdown with 1:49 remaining to send the Los Angeles Rams past the Kansas City Chiefs, 54-51. Goff passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns as the 10-1 Rams won the highest-scoring NFL game this season. Patrick Mahomes threw for six TDs but was picked off twice in the final 78 seconds as the Chiefs fell to 9-2.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) – The Washington Redskins have signed former first-round pick Mark Sanchez to back up quarterback Colt McCoy, who became the starter when Alex Smith broke his right tibia and fibula. Sanchez has played 77 NFL games since being taken by the New York Jets in 2009, completing 57 percent of his passes for 15,219 yards, 86 touchdowns and 86 interceptions. Smith was injured while being sacked in the third quarter of Sunday’s 23-21 loss to the Houston Texans.
NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Yankees have acquired lefty James Paxton from the Seattle Mariners for southpaw Justus Sheffield and two other prospects. Paxton turned 30 on Nov. 6 and went 11-6 with a 3.76 ERA in 28 starts last season, including a no-hitter at Toronto on May 8. He joins a rotation projected to include right-handers Luis Severino and Masahiro Tanaka and left-hander CC Sabathia .
WASHINGTON (AP) – A source tells The Associated Press that catcher Kurt Suzuki has accepted a two-year, $10 million contract with the Nationals, pending a physical. He became a free agent after batting .271 with 12 homers and 50 RBIs in 2018 as Atlanta won the NL East. Suzuki also played for Washington in 2012 and ’13.
UNDATED (AP) – Duke and Kansas remain 1-2 in the newest Associated Press men’s basketball poll. Third-ranked Gonzaga and No. 4 Virginia are followed by Tennessee, Nevada, North Carolina, Auburn, Michigan and Kentucky to round out the top 10. Villanova and Syracuse slid all the way out of the Top 25. Iowa is ranked 20th and Wisconsin is ranked 25th.