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Monday morning sports
2018-12-31

Sports
12/31/18
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The Indianapolis Colts are in the playoffs for the first time since 2014. Their 33-17 demolition of Tennessee last night put the exclamation point on a 10-6 season that began 1-5.
Quarterback Andrew Luck who threw 3 touchdown passes against the Titans for the second time this season. Indy will return to Houston to take on the division champion Texans on Saturday at 4:35 p-m. The teams split their two games this year.

The Bears and Vikings met in Minneapolis but it was the Bears who played like they were playing for their playoff lives (they weren’t) and the Vikings like they were ready to pack it up for the golf course. Tarik Cohen scores on the 3 yard touchdown run to give the Bears a 19-10 lead over the Vikings. Chicago beat Minnesota 24-10 and will face Philadelphia at Soldier Field on Sunday at 4:40 p-m.

The Detroit Lions closed out their season with a shut out win of the Green Bay Packers. Zach Zenner scores on the 13 yard touchdown run to give the Lions a 21-0 lead over the Packers. Detroit beat Green Bay 31-0

Baltimore 26, Cleveland 24
Pittsburgh 16, Cincinnati 13

A tough weekend for area college football fans.

Notre Dame forgot to pack their offense on the plane to the Cotton Bowl and lost to Clemson 30-3 in the national semifinal game. Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney speaks to reporters after defeating Notre Dame 30-3 in the College Football Playoffs semifinals. He says freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence got the offense going early.

Florida crushed Michigan 41-15 in the Peach Bowl. Florida Head Coach Dan Mullen spoke to ESPN on the field after the game and says he credits sticking to the game plan and big plays to the effectiveness of the run game.

Auburn gave the Purdue Boilermakers a bruising in the Music City Bowl, 63-14.

HS BASKETBALL:
Hall of Fame Tournament
Center Grove 48, Westview 43
Valparaiso 58, Westview 55

East Noble 51, Warsaw 34
Eastside 57, Heritage 56
Hamilton 52, Garrett 48

NBA:
Orlando 109, Detroit 107
Toronto 95, Chicago 89

NCAAM:
Michigan 74, Binghampton 52



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