1. San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of Boston Red Sox great Carl Yastrzemski, homered in his first game at Fenway Park on Tuesday.
2. The New York Giants announced that rookie quarterback Daniel Jones will start in place of Eli Manning this Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
3. Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsay has requested a trade but wants to play Thursday night against Tennessee if he is still a member of the team.
4. New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will undergo thumb surgery and could miss up to six weeks.
5. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will have surgery on his right elbow and will miss the remainder of the year.
6. With his hat trick Sunday night Zlatan Ibrahimovic broke the LA Galaxy single season scoring record with 26 goals. Carlos Ruiz held the previous mark with 24 in 2002.
7. Bishop Amat at Cathedral, Friday night, 7:00 p.m.
8. The Chargers signed veteran tight end Lance Kendricks to replace Hunter Henry who is out with a knee injury.
9. Dodgers outfielder Alex Verdugo has been ruled out for the first round of the playoffs with a bad back. He may return for the NLCS.
10. “I think I’m the best to ever play in the MLS, without joking.” – Zlatan Ibrahimovic.