BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EST:

- LANDOVER, Md. - The Philadelphia Eagles, one game out of first place with two to play, can't afford a slip-up as they visit the struggling Washington Redskins. Game starts 4:30 p.m.

- SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers try to keep their playoff hopes alive when they face the San Francisco 49ers, who were eliminated from contention last weekend and have lost three straight for the first time under embattled coach Jim Harbaugh. Game starts 8:30 p.m.

- LAS VEGAS - No. 23 Utah takes on former Mountain West foe Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Rams will be without their coach after Jim McElwain left to take the Florida job earlier this month. Game starts 3:30 p.m.

- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Utah State, hampered by injuries that forced it to play four quarterbacks, faces UTEP, a team with a strong running game, in the New Mexico Bowl. Game starts 2:20 p.m.

- NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana-Lafayette tries to win its fourth straight New Orleans Bowl when the Ragin' Cajuns meet the Nevada Wolf Pack. Game started 11 a.m.

- MONTGOMERY, Ala. - South Alabama and Bowling Green meet in the inaugural Camellia Bowl. Game starts 9:15 p.m.

- BOISE, Idaho - Air Force and Western Michigan try to cap two of the biggest turnarounds in college football when the Broncos and Falcons meet in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. Game starts 5:45 p.m.

- DALLAS - Rajon Rondo makes his Dallas debut after a trade with Boston as the Mavericks face Texas rival San Antonio, which is coming off consecutive triple-overtime losses and playing for the third time in four nights. Game starts 8:30 p.m.

- CHICAGO - North Side and South Side, there's a big baseball buzz in Chicago. Both teams made sweeping changes after 73-win seasons and sent enthusiasm soaring.

- VAL D'ISERE, France - Just four races back into her skiing career, Lindsey Vonn is on the verge of World Cup history. After clinching a second straight downhill win, the 30-year-old American now has the chance to secure a 62nd career victory in Sunday's super-G and tie Austrian great Annemarie Moser-Proll for all-time wins.

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