Sandrine Gruda collected 26 points and 15 rebounds to help France stun the U.S. women’s national team 76-72 in an exhibition game in Paris.It was the first loss for the Americans in an international game since they bowed to a team from the Czech Republic in 2011.
Bob Condotta: Other than the last drive in regulation, this was a nice return to form for the Legion of Boom after the uncharacteristic performance in the San Diego heat last week. Kam Chancellor forced a fumble and then intercepted Peyton Manning with a little more than two minutes to go.
After a poor second half that included a costly interception, Russell Wilson came up with a moment in overtime that turned out to be another one of those that will define him: A beautiful drive in which he out-Manninged Peyton Manning to pull the victory back to the Seahawks.
Denver’s revamped defense, which includes three high-priced free-agent additions, performed much better against the Seahawks on Sunday than it did the last time it faced Seattle – a 43-8 defeat in Super Bowl XLVIII. But it still fell short in overtime, 26-20.
The Seahawks hadn't mustered much offensively in the first half and appeared to be struggling again late in the second quarter until Seahawks Ricardo Lockette and Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib figured in a couple of key plays on Seattle's first touchdown drive.