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.

O'Brien: If I saw tape, Savage stays out

(TSX / STATS) -- Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien told reporters Monday he "never would have allowed (Tom Savage) back in the game" had he seen the video of the quarterback's hands appearing to shake involuntarily.

O'Brien also said he asked Houston's medical staff to examine Savage a second time after they initially cleared him to return to Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers at NRG Stadium. Savage sustained a concussion in the second quarter and was slow to his feet after he was drilled by 49ers defensive end Elvis Dumervil. (MORE)

Stanton didn't want to rebuild in Miami

(TSX / STATS) -- The New York Yankees officially announced Monday the blockbuster trade acquiring reigning National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins.

The Yankees also received cash considerations from the Marlins in exchange for second baseman Starlin Castro, minor league right-hander Jorge Guzman and minor league infielder Jose Devers. (MORE)

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)

Pats WR Hogan expected to face Dolphins

(TSX / STATS) -- New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan is expected to play in Monday's game against the host Miami Dolphins following a four-game absence due to a shoulder injury, multiple outlets reported.

Hogan, who officially is listed as questionable, traveled with the team on Sunday. The 29-year-old has been sidelined since New England's 21-13 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Oct. 29. (MORE)

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