NEW YORK (AP) – Representatives from the NHL and the players union are scheduled to meet for a third straight day as the lockout drags on. The two sides met face to face for about 13 hours during the past two days.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Clippers derailed San Antonio’s perfect season with a 106-84 victory over the visiting Spurs, who drop to 4-1. DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin each had double-digit points and rebounds for the winners.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) – Walt Weiss in the new manager of the Colorado Rockies, replacing Jim Tracy, who resigned Oct. 7 with one year and $1.4 million left on his contract rather than return to a club whose assistant GM had moved into an office in the clubhouse. The 1988 AL Rookie of the Year with Oakland, Weiss played shortstop for the Rockies from 1994-97 and was a special assistant to general manager Dan O’Dowd from 2002-08.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Prized rookie quarterback Andrew Luck is among the nearly three dozen players on the Indianapolis Colts to have shaved their heads in a show of support for head coach Chuck Pagano, who is undergoing treatment for a form of leukemia. The Colts play tonight at Jacksonville.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Titans coach Mike Munchak is hoping to have Jake Locker under center for the first time in more than a month when Tennessee goes up against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Locker worked with the first team in yesterday’s practice. He’s missed five straight games since injuring his non-throwing shoulder.