Good morning, here is your Monday Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories and scores from our news wire.
MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NFL: Baltimore at New England, 8:30 p.m (ESPN)
NHL: Boston at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. (NESN)
NHL: Arizona at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. (NHL)
NBA: Washington at Miami, 7:30 p.m. (NBATV)
NBA: Portland at LA Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV)
College basketball: Auburn vs. Boston College, 6:30 p.m. (FS1)
College basketball: Jacksonville St. at Maryland, 7 p.m. (ESPNU)
College basketball: South Carolina vs. Seton Hall, 9 p.m. (FS1)
AROUND THE WEB:
— Two University of Louisville players were shot early Sunday morning at a party celebrating teammate Lamar Jackson’s Heisman Trophy win.
James Harries, a junior linebacker, and Henry Famurewa, a sophomore linebacker, were shot along with an unidentified Louisville student at an off-campus apartment complex.
Their injuries are non-life threatening and the police are still looking for suspects.
— Troubled former Browns quarterback and 2012 Heisman winner Johnny Manziel showed up at this year’s Heisman Trophy ceremony to see Lamar Jackson’s win.
Manziel stood alongside Tim Tebow and other Heisman winners and gave a thumbs up as his name was announced.
Manziel then celebrated with Jackson in a hotel after the ceremony and documented it on his Instagram:
Jackson, 19, a sophomore quarterback at Louisville, became the youngest Heisman winner in history on Saturday night. He is also Louisville’s first winner.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “We used nerf balls.” — Ben Roethlisberger, on the report the Giants alerted the NFL that the Steelers used under-inflated footballs during Pittsburgh’s 24-14 win over the Giants on Dec. 4. The Steelers’ footballs were found on Sunday to be in compliance with the league rules, thus avoiding Deflategate II.
THIS DAY IN SPORTS HISTORY: In 1982, the Patriots played the Snowplow Game against the Miami Dolphins in Foxboro. The Patriots won the game 3-0 when coach Ron Meyer asked snowplow operator Mark Henderson to clear a spot for kicker John Smith to kick the game-winning field goal in the final minutes.