Wentz out for season with torn ACL

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(TSX / STATS) -- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz has a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the remainder of the season and playoffs, coach Doug Pederson announced Monday.

The 24-year-old Wentz, who was expected to be an NFL MVP candidate this season, underwent an MRI on Monday morning after suffering the knee injury in Sunday's 43-35 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.

It usually takes a player six to nine months to recover from the required surgery.

ASU leaps to No. 5, 'Nova atop AP poll

(TSX / STATS) -- Arizona State, unbeaten and coming off Sunday's win at then-No. 2 Kansas, has moved into the Associated Press college basketball top 10 for the first time since 1981.

Meanwhile, Villanova is the new No. 1 after Duke lost at unranked Boston College on Saturday. The Blue Devils were a unanimous pick at the top spot last week. (MORE)

NFL, Verizon reach deal to stream games

(TSX / STATS) -- The NFL and Verizon announced on Monday a multi-year deal that will allow games to be streamed on Verizon mobile and digital platforms.

Sports Business Daily reported that Verizon will pay the NFL close to $500 million a year -- about twice the annual price of the largest U.S. wireless carrier's previous four-year deal with the league worth $250 million annually. Sources told ESPN that Verizon will pay approximately $2.5 billion in a five-year deal with the NFL that lasts through 2022. (MORE)

Steelers rally by Ravens to clinch North

(TSX / STATS) -- PITTSBURGH -- Call them the Cardiac Kids.

The Pittsburgh Steelers won another game on a Chris Boswell field goal in the final minute to defeat the Baltimore Ravens 39-38 on Sunday night in a wild game at Heinz Field. (MORE)

Eagles outlast Rams to secure NFC East

(TSX / STATS) -- LOS ANGELES -- Carson Wentz couldn't wait to congratulate his Philadelphia Eagles teammates after they prevailed over the Los Angeles Rams, 43-35, in a battle between NFC divisional leaders at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sunday.

Unfortunately, Wentz gave his high-fives in the locker room, where he sat out the fourth quarter with a knee injury. (MORE)

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