Sports News, 10-21-19: District Volleyball, Titans Beat Chargers On Goal Line Fumble

LEWISPORT (10/21/19) — The 11th District Volleyball Tournament begins tonight at Hancock County High School: top seed Breckinridge County plays Cloverport at 5:30 this afternoon, followed by Meade County and Hancock County at 7. Winners will play in the final on Tuesday night at advance to the Region Tournament.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurrell Casey recovered a fumble by Melvin Gordon at the goal line with 15 seconds left, and the Tennessee Titans pulled out a 23-20 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Chargers. Gordon initially was ruled down shy of the goal line at the 1 and Casey came out of the pile with the ball. The play was reviewed and overturned the on-field ruling that Gordon was short of the goal line.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jacoby Brissett threw for 326 yards and a career-high four touchdowns to lead the Colts past Houston 30-23 to retake the AFC South lead. The 4-2 Colts have now won two straight overall and three straight in the series. Deshaun Watson threw an interception on the Texans next series before Darius Leonard sealed the win by picking off a tipped ball with 26 seconds left to seal the win.

UNDATED (10/20/19) — Elsewhere, Lamar Jackson ran for over a hundred yards and a touchdown in a 30-16 win over Seattle… Jacksonville held off Cincinnati, 27-17…Teddy Bridgewater is 5-0 as Saints quarterback with a 36-25 win over Chicago. Other Sunday winners were Buffalo, San Francisco, Minnesota, Green Bay, Arizona, the Rams and Dallas. 

UNDATED (AP) _ Ohio State has edged past Clemson to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll. The Tigers fell to fourth despite the win over Louisville on Saturday. Wisconsin dropped to 13th after being upset by Illinois. Alabama remains No. 1 and LSU No. 2. Oklahoma held its No. 5 spot, but Penn State moved up to sixth. .

UNDATED (AP) _ Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has had a procedure for a high ankle sprain and will miss Saturday’s game against Arkansas. He says it’s the same injury the 2018 Heisman Trophy runner-up suffered in the Southeastern Conference championship game last season, but to the other ankle. Tagovailoa was hurt in the second quarter of Alabama’s 35-13 win over Tennessee.

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas has won his 11th PGA Tour event and his second in South Korea in three years with a final-round 5-under 67 at the CJ Cup. The Louisville native entered the final round tied with South Korean-born New Zealander Danny Lee but pulled away on the back nine for a two-shot victory.

KANSAS CITY (10/20/19) — Denny Hamlin got a late push from Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch to win the NASCAR Cup race at Kansas Speedway and advance into the next round of eight remaining drivers including Busch, Ryan Blaney, Joey Logano, Martin Truex, Jr., Kevin Harvick, Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott. Brad Keslowski, Alex Bowman, William Byron and Clint Bowyer were eliminated.