■ All six NFL teams playing on Thanksgiving Thursday — Detroit, Chicago, Las Vegas, Dallas, New Orleans and Buffalo — will be hungry. They’re all coming off losses. B9
■ In a groundbreaking move starting in January, World Rugby will relax eligibility rules and allow national team players to switch countries — if they were born in the nation they want to represent or have a parent or grandparent who was born there.
■ Sports data analysis firm Gracenote predicts Canada will finish fifth with 23 medals at the Beijing Olympics in February: five gold medals, eight silver and 10 bronze. Norway is projected to top the medal table with 45, including 22 gold.