Dallas Cowboys, Kane Brown Dedicate Thanksgiving Halftime to Help Rescue Christmas

The Salvation Army’s 130th annual Red Kettle Campaign launched the season of giving on Thanksgiving Day and is urging everyone to help rescue Christmas for over 100 million Americans who are already or just a mere financial event away from living in poverty.

This holiday fundraising campaign kicked into high gear at AT&T Stadium Thursday afternoon with a special nationally televised halftime performance during the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game against the Washington Football Team.

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Argentine Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dies At 60

Updated 1:45 p.m. ET

Diego Armando Maradona, who rose from the slums of Buenos Aires to lead Argentina’s national team to victory in the 1986 World Cup, lost his way through substance abuse and then pursued a second career as a coach, died Wednesday at the age of 60, according to media reports.

He reportedly suffered a heart attack at his home in a suburb of Buenos Aires.

Argentina’s 3-2 victory over West Germany in 1986 made Maradona a national hero.

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Barcelona win as Sergino Dest scores historic U.S. goal, Konrad debuts

Sergino Dest became the first U.S. international to score for Barcelona in their 4-0 Champions League win over Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday.

Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman fielded a team without talisman Lionel Messi and midfielder Frenkie de Jong, with both players staying behind in Spain to rest because of a club and country fixture pileup in recent weeks.

The Catalans seemed to miss Messi in the final third, as they dominated possession throughout a scoreless first half but never created any legitimate scoring chances.

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Henry’s TD Run In OT Lifts Titans Over Ravens 30-24

BALTIMORE (AP) — Derrick Henry ran for a 29-yard touchdown with 5:21 left in overtime to cap another memorable performance against the Baltimore Ravens, and the Tennessee Titans rallied for a 30-24 victory Sunday.

Running against a patchwork Ravens defensive line, Henry finished with 133 yards on 28 carries. It was his sixth 100-yard game of the season and put him over 1,000 yards for the third consecutive year.

It was reminiscent of Henry’s outing last January,

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Taysom Hill runs for 2 TDs, lifts New Orleans Saints to win in 1st start at QB

NEW ORLEANS — Taysom Hill laughed when asked if he paid any attention to the scrutiny and criticism surrounding the New Orleans Saints’ decision to start him at quarterback on Sunday.

No, insisted the fascinating and polarizing 30-year-old curiosity, who is now 1-0 as a starter in the NFL after leading the Saints to a 24-9 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

“Not to be rude or disrespectful in any way,

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Wilson throws 2 TDs, Seahawks hold off Cardinals 28-21

SEATTLE (AP) — It was a flashback performance for the Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll enjoyed the show.

A bruising running game. Russell Wilson making plays without being asked to do everything. And the Seahawks defense coming through in key moments to shut down Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals for a 28-21 win Thursday night.

Wilson still did his part, throwing for two touchdowns and rebounding from his worst performance of the season just a few days ago.

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France, Spain, Italy and Belgium will play the ‘Final Four of the UEFA Nations League

The Nations League 2020-21 already has its final draw . The 55 teams that started the adventure have already taken their place after six intense days fighting from one end of Europe to another in the middle of the pandemic. The coronavirus has been the protagonist in the groups. But many studs and scribbles later, the League of Nations already has its final four drawn, its promotions and its relegations definitively.

Italy and Belgium joined Spain and France in the final phase to be played between October 6 and 10 next year. 

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Sixers trading Horford to Thunder, acquiring Danny Green

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The team is trading Horford to the Oklahoma City Thunder, a source confirmed to NBC Sports Philadelphia. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who first reported the trade, the Sixers are receiving Terrance Ferguson and Danny Green, while Oklahoma City is receiving a lightly-protected 2025 first-round pick, the 34th pick in Wednesday night’s draft and the rights to Vasilije Micic.

ESPN’s Bobby Marks notes the trade cannot happen until the Lakers’ reported trade with the Thunder is completed,

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The greats of Europe look back: the future of Ramos or Alaba, the companion of Piqué, the injuries at Liverpool …

LWinter comes and defenses suffer. Soccer has not escaped the cold. This end of the year (and beginning of the season) is wreaking havoc on the immune systems of the biggest clubs in Europe. Neymar, Haaland, Mbappé, Sancho, Lautaro … TOP attacking players get their ears ringing every time they talk about the next bombshell in the transfer market. However, the uncertainties in the rear today mark the agenda of the best teams.

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Sources: Phoenix Suns agree in principle to acquire Chris Paul from Oklahoma City Thunder

The Phoenix Suns have agreed in principle on a deal to acquire Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star guard Chris Paul, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

The deal sends Paul and Abdel Nader to the Suns for Kelly Oubre Jr., Ricky Rubio, Ty Jerome, Jalen Lecque and a 2022 first-round pick, sources told ESPN.

Suns owner Robert Sarver is bringing the future Hall of Fame guard and franchise leader to Phoenix, delivering star Devin Booker a running mate.

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