LOS ANGELES -- Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and nine rebounds, Maya Moore scored 12 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 77-74 on Tuesday night for sole possession of first place in the Western Conference.Fowles and Moore combined to score Minnesotas first 18 points of the fourth.Moore hit a 3-pointer in transition to extend Minnesotas lead to 61-54. She knocked down another 3 with the shot clock winding down and after a Los Angeles miss, Moore made a fast-break layup for a 68-58 lead with 3:53 left.Minnesota was up by 12 with 1:47 left but Los Angeles charged back and Chelsea Gray hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 2.1 seconds left to pull the Sparks to 76-74. With a second left, Lindsay Whalen made the first free throw and intentionally missed the second to run out the clock.Whalen finished with 10 points and Rebekkah Brunson had 11 rebounds for Minnesota (25-5), the top-ranked team in the AP power poll. 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CHICAGO -- Jordan Howard ran for 117 yards and a career-high three touchdowns and the Chicago Bears handed San Francisco its 11th straight loss, beating the 49ers 26-6 on a snowy Sunday.The 49ers (1-11) extended their franchise-record losing streak and set a club low with 6 yards net passing on a day when Colin Kaepernick got lifted for Blaine Gabbert.The Bears (3-9) finished with a season high in points and picked up a rare win in a matchup between two of the NFLs worst teams.Matt Barkley, making his second start with Jay Cutler sidelined by a season-ending shoulder injury, went nearly the entire first half without a completion.But he led a touchdown drive near the end of the second quarter and finished 11 of 18 for 192 yards.Howard, who came in with two rushing touchdowns, scored on a 1-yard run near the end of the first half.A fifth-round draft pick from Indiana, he added a 2-yard touchdown on the opening drive of the third and a 5-yard run midway through the quarter.Howards three rush TDs are tied for the second-most by a Bears rookie in a game.Kaepernick completed just 1 of 5 passes for 4 yards and was sacked five times. He also ran for 20 yards on six attempts before Gabbert replaced him in the fourth quarter.Gabbert was 4 of 10 for 35 yards and sacked for a safety near the end of the game.Carlos Hyde ran for 92 yards, but the 49ers remained winless since they shut out Los Angeles in the season opener.The Bears led 7-6 after a first half that was ugly.Neither team completed a pass in the first quarter -- something that hadnt happened in an NFL game since the Jets and Patriots did it on Nov.dddddddddddd 13, 1988, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.San Francisco had minus-14 yards passing in the half and didnt get a completion until Kaepernick connected with Vance McDonald on a 4-yarder midway through the second quarter.Barkley went almost the entire half without one before completing four for 64 yards on a touchdown drive that gave Chicago a 7-6 lead.He finally hit Deonte Thompson with a short pass with 1:43 remaining. Two completions to Cameron Meredith -- a 28-yarder and 17-yarder -- put the ball on the San Francisco 12. And Howard ran it in from the 1 to give Chicago a 7-6 lead with 31 seconds left after Tramaine Brock got flagged for pass interference against Daniel Brown in the end zone.INJURIESBears LB Leonard Floyd was back in the lineup after missing a game because of a concussion. Chicagos first-round draft pick, Floyd left the field on a stretcher following a scary collision with teammate Akiem Hicks trying to make a tackle in a loss at the New York Giants two weeks ago. ... LG Josh Sitton was active but did not start after missing a game because of a right ankle injury. ... WR Alshon Jeffery served the third game of a four-game suspension for violating the NFLs policy on performance enhancers, while LB Jerrell Freeman served his second game.UP NEXT49ers: Host New York Jets on Sunday.Bears: Visit Detroit on Sunday.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL ' ' '