On Thursday Night Football, Arizona topped St. Louis 12-6.
On Sunday at 1 p.m. Washington is in the Meadowlands to face the Giants, Green Bay visits Buffalo to take on the Bills, and New England hosts Miami at Foxboro. Then later at 4:05 the Jets are in Tennessee against the Titans.
A busy trade deadline day in major league baseball yesterday nine months after winning the World Series, the last-place Red Sox unloaded five key members of their championship team. The Red Sox sent left-hander John Lester, outfielder Jonny Gomes and cash to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes, and a draft pick. Then they traded lefty reliever Andrew Miller to the Baltimore Orioles. The Bosox also shipped Lackey to St. Louis for fellow righty Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig. And Shortstop Stephen Drew was dealt to the New York Yankees for third-baseman Kelly Johnson.
In baseball news, Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics won the Home Run Derby. He edged Washington's 20-year-old Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round of the eight-player competition.
In tonight’s All-Star game, the Mets' Matt Harvey will be the starting pitcher for the National League and Detroit's Max Scherzer for the American League. Harvey becomes the first pitcher from the host team to start an All-Star game since Houston's Roger Clemens in 2004 and just the 11th overall.