Haws scores season-high 24, BYU beats Weber State 74-68

BYU guard TJ Haws (30) looks for a shot against Weber State in an NCAA college basketball game in the Beehive Classic in Salt Lake City, Utah, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — TJ Haws scored a season-high 24 points as BYU defeated Weber State 74-68 on Saturday night in the second game of the inaugural Beehive Classic.

We’ll learn plenty about playoff contenders this week

FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Jared Goff, left, and Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz, greet fans at Selection Square in Grant Park after the quarterbacks were selected No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in the NFL football draft in Chicago. The coolest of matchups this weekend has Goff and Wentz facing each other on Sunday. Both have matured rapidly, sparking turnarounds that could lead to, well, the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)

Call it “December Definition.”

Kenneth Faried, bench lead Nuggets past Magic, 103-89

Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried, left, knocks the ball out of the hands of Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic as they battle for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Denver Nuggets needed a spark after a miserable first quarter Friday night, and they got something more like a fire from their bench in a 103-89 victory over the Orlando Magic.

Broncos hurting along both lines with Jets up next

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian walks off the field after a 21-0 loss against the Los Angeles Chargers in an NFL football game in Carson, Calif. Broncos coach Vance Joseph is sticking with Siemian at quarterback. There aren't that many options as the Broncos try to snap an eight-game skid Sunday against the New York Jets.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are hurting in the trenches as they try to halt their longest losing skid since the AFL-NFL merger.

Vonn treated for back injury after World Cup super-G

United States' Lindsey Vonn grimaces in pain after getting to the finish area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Lindsey Vonn finished a World Cup super-G race in extreme pain Saturday and was treated by race doctors for an apparent back injury.

Toronto hosts Seattle in MLS Cup rematch

Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore warms up during practice ahead of the MLS Cup soccer final against the Seattle Sounders, in Toronto, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto FC needs to beat the defending champion Seattle Sounders to cap their record-breaking regular season with an MLS Cup crown.

Ratke gives James Madison wild 31-28 win over Weber S

James Madison quarterback Bryan Schor (17) throws a pass as Weber State linebacker Auston Tesch (53) tries to make the sack during the second half of an NCAA college football game in the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Harrisonburg, Va. James Madison won 31-28. (Daniel Lin/Daily News-Record via AP)

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ethan Ratke kicked a career-long 46-yard field goal on the final play of the game and defending FCS champion James Madison rallied to defeat Weber State 31-28 on Friday night and run its winning streak to 25.



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