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Monday Moments You May Have Missed


NFL


  • Pittsburg Steelers running back Najee Harris left Monday nights game against the Indianapolis Colts in the 2nd quarter. The 24-year-old was taken to the locker room and did not return after suffering an abdominal injury. Harris had 10 carries for 35 yards and a touchdown before leaving the game. Head coach Mike Tomlin said post game that he was still being evaluated and they would hopefully have an update on his status at some point on Tuesday.



  • San Francisco 49er's running back Elijah Mitchell suffered an MCL sprain during their win Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. The 24-year-old is expected to be out for 6 to 8 weeks. Head coach Kyle Shanahan saying Monday:

"He's pretty disappointed. He's had really bad luck. ... Hopefully, we can do our job here so when he comes back, we're still playing."



  • Philadelphia Eagles safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson went down late in the 1st quarter in Sundays matchup against the Green Bay Packers. The 24-year-old was carted to the locker room and later reported to have suffered a kidney laceration. Head coach Tom Pelissero reporting on Monday that it is a non-surgical injury and isn't expected to be season ending but they do not have a timetable for return quite yet.





NBA


  • The Phoenix Suns extended their winning streak to 5 games with a 122-117 win over the Sacramento Kings on Monday. Devin Booker scored 44 points, had 8 rebounds and 6 steals and Deandre Ayton contributed 17 points and 12 rebounds for his 9th double-double of the season. Booker saying after the game:

“That's kind of what I get paid to do. I was worried about getting everyone else involved. Late in the game we got a lot of open shots.”



  • Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam made his return to the court in Monday's 100-88 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers after missing the last 10 games with an adductor injury. Siakam contributed 18 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists in his 30 min of playing time.



  • The Dallas Mavericks plan to sign free-agent guard Kemba Walker and in return will waive guard Facundo Campazzo.





MLB


  • The reigning World Series champion Houston Astros have signed free-agent 1st baseman Jose Abreu. The 3-year contract is expected to pay the 35-year-old $19.5 million per season.



  • Detroit Tigers veteran Miguel Cabrera confirmed on Monday that the 2023 season will be the last one of his fantastic career. The 39-year-old saying on Monday:

"I think it's going to be my last year. It feels a little weird to say that. I thought I wasn’t going to say that ever. But I think it's time to say goodbye to baseball."



  • Shohei Ohtani finally received a small piece of the recognition he so deserves for a brilliant 2022 season. The MLB announcing on Monday that the 28-year-old Los Angeles Angels 2-way star won the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award for a 2nd straight year.



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