The Morning Roundup 1/14/19

Yesterday had several exciting matchups that clarified the games for Championship weekend in the NFL. However, there was plenty of action between basketball and soccer. Your morning roundup begins now.

NFL

The New England Patriots used a strong first half to cruise to a comprehensive victory over the Los Angeles Chargers and clinch a berth in the AFC Championship Game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The NFC will see another rematch with the New Orleans Saints gearing up to face the Los Angeles Rams.

New England Patriots 41-28 Los Angeles Chargers
New Orleans Saints 20-14 Philadelphia Eagles

NBA

The Orlando Magic produced the most surprising result of the day as they defeated the Houston Rockets who are one of the best teams in the Western Conference. With their victory over the Dallas Mavericks, the Golden State Warriors extended their winning streak to four games and look to be getting on track. The NBA action concluded with the NBA-worst Cleveland Cavaliers knocking off the listless Los Angeles Lakers who have really struggled without talisman LeBron James.

Philadelphia 76ers 108-105 New York Knicks
Toronto Raptors 140-138 Washington Wizards
Milwaukee Bucks 133-114 Atlanta Hawks
Orlando Magic 116-109 Houston Rockets
Golden State Warriors 119-114 Dallas Mavericks
Denver Nuggets 116-113 Portland Trail Blazers
Cleveland Cavaliers 101-95 Los Angeles Lakers

Current standings

NCAA Men’s Basketball

There were no upsets in yesterday’s games with both Top 25 teams in action winning fairly comfortably.

No. 2 Michigan 80-60 Northwestern
No. 6 Michigan State 71-56 Penn State

Current rankings

Soccer

English Premier League

Everton 2-0 Bournemouth
Tottenham 0-1 Manchester United

Current table

La Liga

Atlético Madrid 1-0 Levante
Athletic Bilbao 2-0 Sevilla
Barcelona 3-0 Eibar
Real Betis 1-2 Real Madrid

Current table

Ligue 1

Nantes 0-1 Stade de Rennes
Dijon 1-1 Montpellier
Toulouse 1-2 Strasbourg
Marseille 1-1 Monaco

Current table

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