ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves pitcher Charlie Morton has had surgery to repair the fractured right fibula sustained in the World Series opener. Morton was struck by a liner off the bat of Houston’s Yuli Gurriel (YOO’-lee gur-ee-EHL’). Braves manager Brian Snitker says it’s expected Morton will be fine for spring training. Morton is anticipated to be at Truist Park this weekend.

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defenseman Morgan Rielly to an eight-year, $60 million contract extension today with an average annual value of $7.5 million. The 27-year-old Rielly is the longest-serving current Maple Leaf after being drafted fifth overall in 2012. He has been an alternate captain since 2016. Rielly has four assists in eight games this season. He has 59 goals and 250 assists in 580 career regular-season games and four goals and 15 assists in 32 playoff games.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Devils center Jack Hughes will be sidelined at least another five weeks with a dislocated left shoulder. The Devils say the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 draft was examined by the team’s orthopedic surgeon. The re-evaluation showed the dislocation was stable and Hughes is on course with his rehabilitation. Hughes was hurt on Oct. 19 against Seattle in the Devils’ second game of the season. Hughes will be re-evaluated in five weeks. His return is still uncertain.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan has cleared concussion protocol and will play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Tennessee won’t have seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones, who will miss his third game with a hamstring injury. The Titans also will be without fullback Khari Blasingame. They initially ruled running back Darrynton Evans out with a knee injury. The Titans put Evans back on injured reserve soon after issuing the injury report. That ends Evans’ season under NFL rules.

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls forward Patrick Williams will be sidelined for four to six months after he hurt his left wrist Thursday night in a 104-103 home loss to the New York Knicks. The team says the 20-year-old Williams needs surgery to repair torn ligaments. Williams was selected by Chicago with the No. 4 overall pick in last year’s draft. He averaged 9.2 points and 4.6 rebounds in 71 games during his rookie season.

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