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A day after retaining top spot in the NFC West courtesy of a come from behind win over the Kansas City Chiefs, the Arizona Cardinals were handed some bad news on the injury front.
It looks like the Cardinals’ number one running back, Andre Ellington, will be placed on Injured Reserve with a sports hernia – bringing his season to an early end.
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Meanwhile there will be a royal presence in the NBA tonight as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the Brooklyn Nets’ home game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The future King and Queen of the UK are in New York on behalf of the Royal Foundation who have today announced a partnership with the NBA which will see both work together to raise awareness about the importance of international wildlife conservation, develop the next generation of conservation leaders, and grow the game of basketball.
Cavs star LeBron James said today it will be an honor to play before the royal couple.
""It's a huge honor," said King James.
"The stuff that you read about, people like them are only in books growing up. And to hear that they're coming to town to see me play and they want to see me do what I do best, it's a huge honor."
Over to the NCAA and the first ever College Football Playoff line up has been revealed.
Number 1 seed Alabama will take on Ohio State while Oregon face off against Florida State. Baylor and TCU were the two unfortunate teams to miss out at the final hurdle.
And finally the result of the night in the NHL saw the Edmonton Oilers upset the San Jose Sharks 2-1 at home.
The victory was a long time coming for the Oilers who had lost their previous 11 games.