NFL: Saints WR Michael Thomas will miss the entire season due to a setback while rehabbing an ankle injury. Also: The Raiders released WR Henry Ruggs III Tuesday after he was charged with DUI resulting in death.
NBA: Chris Paul passed Steve Nash for third on the all-time assists list (10,336) Tuesday. He trails Jason Kidd (12,091) and John Stockton (15,806).
UCL: Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski surpassed Lionel Messi (75) and Cristiano Ronaldo (64) for the most Champions League goals through his first 100 games (81).
NCAAF: Georgia topped the first College Football Playoff rankings released Tuesday, followed by Alabama, Michigan State, and Oregon.