In a nutshell: as of 12:05 a.m. Thursday by Hartley Miller


–It is day one of the Masters in Augusta, the first time the tournament is held in November. Defending champ Tiger Woods is trying to capture his 6th Green Jacket. There are four Canadians in the field: Corey Conners, Adam Hadwin, Nick Taylor and Mike Weir.

UPDATE: Paul Casey shot a 7-under-65 to take the first-round clubhouse lead at the Masters. Tiger Woods got off to a good start with a 4-under-68.


–Week 10 of the NFL season begins tonight (5:20 PT) with Indianapolis at Tennessee. The 6-2 Titans lead the 5-3 Colts by one game in the AFC South.


–Shane Bieber of the Cleveland Indians is the unanimous winner of the AL Cy Young Award. Bieber went 8-1 and led the majors with a 1.63 ERA and 122 strikeouts in 77 1/3 innings. The NL Cy Young Award went to Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer, who went 5-4 with an NL-best 1.73 ERA in 11 starts.


–The Prince George Spruce Kings play three preseason games this weekend in the Kootenays. The Spruce Kings, who have won three of their four exhibition games, visit the Cranbrook Bucks Friday and Saturday and the Trail Smoke Eaters on Sunday.