GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Alex Smith completed 18 of 19 passes and tossed three TD passes--two to Michael Crabtree and one to Randy Moss--in leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 24-3 win over Arizona. The victory gives the 6-2 Niners a two-game lead in the NFC West.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Kobe Bryant has missed the last week of practice with an injured foot, and his status for Tuesday night's NBA season opener against Dallas is unclear. The fifth-leading scorer in NBA history is resting his sore foot.
UNDATED (AP) __ Two other NBA games are on the opening night slate. LeBron James and the NBA champion Miami Heat are hosting Boston and the Washington Wizards are in Cleveland Tuesday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP)— Interim Indianapolis Colts head coach Bruce Arians says the surprise appearance by Colts head coach Chuck Pagano's appearance at the team's staff meeting has given the entire club a boost. It's the first time Pagano has been back at the Colts practice facility since being diagnosed with a form of leukemia Sept. 26.
UNDATED (AP)— The sports world was largely spared the fury of Hurricane Sandy, which pounded the Northeast. The biggest effect may have been the NFL's decision to move its trade deadline back two days to Thursday.
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