NFL, NFLPA looking into Savage’s return despite concussion

Referee John Hussey checks on Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage following a hard hit during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston. The 49ers defeated the Texans 26-16. (AP Photo/The Galveston County Daily News, Kevin M. Cox)

The NFL is checking whether concussion protocol was properly followed Sunday when Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to briefly return to action after a hard hit in the end zone that left him dazed and with his hands quivering.

Tours to eliminate 2-shot scorecard error for reviews

Lexi Thompson reacts to her chip shot on the 18th hole during the final round of the QBE Shootout golf tournament at Tiburón Gulf Club in Naples, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Logan Newell/Naples Daily News via AP)

Players no longer will be penalized two shots for an incorrect scorecard if they were not aware of a rules violation when they signed their card.

NL MVP Stanton now slugging for the Yankees

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2017, file photo, Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton stands on the field during a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in Miami. A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins are working on a trade that would send slugger Giancarlo Stanton to New York and infielder Starlin Castro to Miami. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, because no agreement has been completed. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Now slugging for the Bronx Bombers, Giancarlo Stanton.

Eagles’ Wentz has torn ACL, will miss season

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz gets tackles during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Los Angeles. Wentz left the game shortly after the play and did not return to the game. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

PHILADELPHIA — Eagles star quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn left ACL and will miss rest of the season and playoffs, coach Doug Pederson confirmed.

Steelers take AFC North, set up showdown with Pats

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) celebrates a 39-38 win over the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL football game in Pittsburgh, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The Steelers won the clinched the AFC North Championship with the win. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger’s record-setting day finished with a carry just as valuable as any of the franchise-record 66 passes he threw.

Crawford leads Blackhawks to 3-1 win over Coyotes

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Jordan Oesterle, front, is checked by Arizona Coyotes center Dylan Strome during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Corey Crawford made 31 saves, Artem Anisimov scored with 4:47 left in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Sunday night.

NFL Week 14: Savage hit, a win-lose for Eagles

Referee John Hussey checks on Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage following a hard hit during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston. The 49ers defeated the Texans 26-16. (AP Photo/The Galveston County Daily News, Kevin M. Cox)

Jarring as it may have been to see Texans quarterback Tom Savage lying on the ground with his hands twitching after a brutal hit in the end zone, what happened moments later was every bit as disturbing: Savage came back onto the field.

Antetokounmpo scores 37 points, Bucks beat Jazz 117-100

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks over Utah Jazz's Rudy Gobert during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The game was already well in hand for the Milwaukee Bucks, but a thunderous dunk by Giannis Antetokounmpo in the final minute provided an exclamation point on a successful stretch of three home games in four days.

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