KWBG Sports for December 16th

Posted on 16 December 2016 by KWBG

SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson and Tyler Lockett led the Seattle Seahawks to a 24-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams and their third NFC West title in four seasons. Wilson threw for 229 yards and three touchdowns, with Lockett grabbing seven passes for 130 yards and a score. The Seahawks allowed just 183 yards and improved to 9-4-1 overall, and 7-0 at home.

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Vikings running back Adrian Peterson practiced yesterday while wearing a brace to support his surgically-repaired right knee. Head coach Mike Zimmer said Peterson participated in a full practice. Peterson didn’t hold firm to any return date, but acknowledged his hope of being back on Dec. 24 against the rival Green Bay Packers.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — University of Minnesota football players say they are boycotting all football activities leading up to the Dec. 27 Holiday Bowl until they get satisfactory answers from the school about the suspensions. The 10 players were punished following an internal investigation into a sexual assault case. Although police declined to charge any of the players, the school suspended them based on internal regulations involving the allegations.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies center fielder Odubel (oh-DOO’-bul) Herrera has agreed to a five-year, $30.5 million contract extension with a $12.5 million team option for 2023. Herrera has been the top player on a rebuilding franchise, hitting .286 with 15 homers, 87 runs and 25 stolen bases last season. The All-Star was acquired from Texas in the 2014 winter-meeting draft.

UNDATED (AP) — Longtime NBA sideline reporter Craig Sager has died at the age of 65 following a lengthy battle with cancer. He first announced in April 2014 that he had been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, then revealed this past March that it was no longer in remission. Sager became known for his eye-catching suits and probing questions as he worked basketball games for TNT for nearly a quarter-century.

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