BRONCOS LOSE SECOND STRAIGHT
SAN DIEGO (AP) – Philip Rivers threw for 178 yards and one touchdown, passing Hall of Famer Dan Fouts to become San Diego’s career passing leader, and the Chargers held off the Denver Broncos 21-13 on Thursday night. The victory may have saved embattled coach Mike McCoy’s job.
ELSEWHERE IN SPORTS…
CLEVELAND (AP) – Game 1 for the Indians and Blue Jays in the American League Championship Series is tonight. Cleveland has the home-field advantage for the series with Game 2 following tomorrow. On the mound for the Indians is former Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber (KLOO’-bur) against Marco Estrada.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The lone Top-25 game tonight has seventh-ranked Louisville playing host to Duke. This is an Atlantic Coast Conference game with Louisville coming in with a record of 4-1 overall and 2-1 in league play while Duke is 3-3 and 0-2.
KANSAS CITY (AP) – Qualifying for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race is taking place today at Kansas Speedway. Jimmie Johnson comes in tied with Jeff Gordon with three victories at Kansas. Right behind are Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano with two wins each at the track.
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) – The second round of the LPGA event in South Korea is over and the leader is American Brittany Lang. She shot a second-round 7-under 65 to finish play at 10 under par, one shot in front of fellow American Allison Lee. Another American, Cristie Kerr, is tied for third at 7-under.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) – The second round of the first event on the 2016-2017 PGA Tour is on tap today in Napa, California. The event is the Safeway Open and the leader after 18 holes was Scott Piercy. He set a course record yesterday with a 10-under 62 for a two-shot lead over Paul Casey and Patton Kizzire.