BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
November 26, 2012, 11:44 am
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Some of the sports stories covered by The Associated Press on Monday. A full Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EST:

- PHILADELPHIA - The Eagles play the Panthers in a prime-time matchup between teams with the NFC's worst records. Michael Vick and LeSean McCoy are out with concussions for Philadelphia. Game starts 8:30 p.m.

- BEREA, Ohio - Browns President Mike Holmgren is leaving the team immediately rather than stay as an adviser through the end of this season. His exit raises more questions about a possible return to coaching.

- OWINGS MILLS, Md. - The Ravens needed a miraculous play to beat San Diego, and they got one. Baltimore keeps finding ways to win as it moves closer to a second straight AFC North title.

- NEW YORK - The Knicks and Nets play for the first time in Brooklyn, making up the game that was postponed because of Superstorm Sandy. The first-place Knicks lead the Nets by a game. Game starts 7 p.m.

- WASHINGTON - The 0-11 Washington Wizards try again for that elusive first win, this time against the San Antonio Spurs, who already have 11 victories. Game starts 7 p.m.

- TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - No. 2 Alabama has few big problems going into the SEC championship, but the Crimson Tide is starting to run low on wide receivers. Kenny Bell is the third lost for the season to injury.

- COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, one of the top candidates for the Heisman Trophy, speaks with the media for the first time this season. Conference call 3 p.m.

- STANFORD, Calif. - Stanford coach David Shaw likely will have suitors calling soon. His team is ranked No. 8 and plays for the Pac-12 title Friday night against No. 17 UCLA.

- BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana faces North Carolina on Tuesday night. It's one of the marquee matchups in this year's ACC-Big Ten challenge and maybe one of the best college basketball games all season.

- AMSTERDAM - IOC President Jacques Rogge supports proposals to double the length of doping bans to four years as a way of keeping drug cheats out of the Olympics.

- NEW YORK - Full World Series shares for the San Francisco Giants are worth a record $377,003 each.