Dallas Cowboys moved into joint possession of the N-F-C East lead with a 38-17 win over the New Orleans Saints.Â Â Tony Romo threw three touchdowns passes -- two to Terrance Williams -- as Dallas joined the Philadelphia Eagles at 3-and-1.Houston hammered the Buffalo Bills 23-17. Detroit took the New York Jets 24-17.
Michael Ferland and the Calgary Flames kept the Colorado Avalanche ice cold with a 2-1 victory in Denver. Also, 3 three other Canadian teams in pre-season action. Peter Holland had the shootout winner as the Toronto Maple Leafs edged the Buffalo Sabres 3-2.Â Â Goalie Scott Darling made 26 saves as the Chicago Blackhawks blanked the Edmonton Oilers 5-0.Â Â And Washington Capitals got by Montreal Canadiens 2-nothing.
Junior "B" Hockey - G-O-J-H-L - Waterloo blanked Guelph 4-0, Welland blanked Ancaster 7-nothing, Elmira took Cambridge 7-6.Â Saturday night Brantford 99er's got their first win over the season 5-3 over Stratford Cullitons.
Third place in the A-L East is where the Blue Jays finish their season after a 1-0 loss to the division champs Baltimore on the final day of the regular season. Toronto finished 83-and-79, 13 games behind the Orioles and one behind the Yankees, who leapfrogged the Jays with a win.
The United States Ryder Cup team is coming home empty-handed.Â Â Â Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Justin Rose have led Europe to a relatively easy 16 1/2 to 11/ 1/2 victory over the Americans in Scotland.
Derek Jeter has ended his 20-year run in the same way he completed his final at-bat in Yankee Stadium, with an R-B-I single. Jeter went 1-for-2 with a run-scoring hit in the third inning before coming out for a pinch-hitter in the Yankees' 9-5 victory at Boston.
He received a standing ovation from Red Sox fans at Fenway Park as he left the field.