Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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Chargers-Houston….Bolts play 2nd home game of season against rebuilt Texans team…Houston explosive behind QB-Deshaun Watson (472APY-1Int-2Fu-10 Sacks……WRs-Kenny Stills (15YPC)..DeAndre Hopkins (11YPC)..Will Fuller (18YPC)….RBs-Carlos Hyde-Duke Johnson (5.8YPC)….Defense led by JJ Wastt-Whitney Merciless..Jonathon Joseph..Bradley Robey..Jahleel Addae.

Chargers..C-Mike Pouncey misses workout with shoulder problems…K-Michsel Badgley-limited with groin..WR-Keenan Allen-knee-limited workout.

Chargers…Melvin Gordon holdout continues…has now forfeited 2,3M in game checks with holdout.

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(Scoreboard)

Jacksonville-W-Tennessee (20-7)……Jags defense 9-QB sacks…Calais Campbell 3-sacks..4-QB hits..4-tackles for loss……..Jaguars QB-Gardner Minshew threw 2-TDs in first 10-minutes of game…(240P-2TD) in win..

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(Schedule)

Ravens-Chiefs…Shootout QBs-Patrick Mahomet-Lamar Jackson
Denver-Green Bay…Broncos (0-2)..Defense no sacks-no turnovers-faces Aaron Rodgers.
Saints-Seattle..Teddy Bridgewater-Taysom Hill will both play QB vs Seahawks
Raiders-Minnesota..Vikings led by red hot RB-Dalvin Cook
Rams-Cleveland…Baker Mayfield-vs-Rams defense…Rams deal with DE-Myles Garrett
Bengals-Buffalo…Bills try to go to (3-0)
Dallas-Miami…Dolphins outscored (102-10) in 2-losses.
Falcons-Colts..Matt Ryan and hi powered passing attack face Colts defense
Patriots-Jets…Luke Falk-3rd string QB-starts vs Pats
Eagles-Lions..Philadelpha WR group hurting with injuries
Carolina-Arizona..Cam Newton out with sprained foot
Tampa Bay-Giants…1st round pick Daniel Jones debut as Giants QB
Steelers-49ers..Mason Rudolph starts at QB for Pittsburgh
Redskins-Bears..Chicago defense against Case Keenum.

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(Teams)

Carolina…Coach Ron Rivera storms out of press conference refusing to talk about Cam Newton foot injury.

Carolina..Kyle Allen to start at QB on Sunday

Miami….NFL to investigate Dolphins front office decision to strip-mine entire roster to try and get to 1st pick in NFL draft…..NFL Union former President Dom Foxworthy calls Miami ‘unethical-reprehensible’ for dealing away 7-veteran starters to stockpile draft picks

Redskins..S-Landon Collins calls Giants GM-Dave Gettleman a ‘liar-coward’ for how he deals with players.

Jets…Coach Adam Gase questions ‘dedication’ of CB-Trumaine Johnson-who was benched last week…Is in 2nd year of (5Y-72M) contract.

New England..WR-Antonio Brown has lost 5-major endorsements since training camp…Nike-Xenith dump him this week…had already lost Pepsi-Pizza Hut-Campbell’s Soup.

Giants..QB-Eli Manning says ‘disappointed’ demoted…’I am not dead-I am backup QB’….’Lots of football to play’.

Bengals..Praise WR-John Ross…averaging 24YPC

Dallas..Activate DE-Robert Quinn from suspended list
Raiders..Activate OG-Richie Incognito from suspended list

Troy Aikman-Fox NFL analyst…rips FS1-sports anchors for criticism of Andrew Luck on his retirement.

NFL…Monday Night Football Ratings….go up again…Week 1-(8.6Rating)…..Week 2 (8.8 Rating)

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(Roster Moves)

Packers-Raiders..Trade…Green Bay deal KR-Trevor Davis for a draft pick
Saints..Sign FA-LB-Ray Ray Armstrong-ex Browns
Miami..Sign FA-DE-Taco Charlton-ex Cowboys

Carolina..Workout G-Jon Cooper-ex Arizona-
Browns..Workout QB-Joe Callahan-ex Packers
Miami..Workout LB-Su’a Cravens-ex Broncos

Colts..Release QB-Chad Kelly.
Browns..Release RB-Elijah McGuire
Raiders..Release S-Justin Burris

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(Injuries)

Bills…TE-Tyler Kroft injures ankle in practice
Chicago..DT-Briel Nichols-broken hand
Browns..LB-Christain Kirksey-chest injury
Raiders..RB-Josh Jacobs  suffering from viral infection
Raiders..KR-Dwayne Harris-ankleinjury
49ers..DE-Dee Ford-missed workout with knee issue

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(College Football)

Aztecs-Utah State…..Litmus test for SDSU defense vs Aggies spread formation offense….SDSU defense 7-takeaways-10 sacks…33% conversion rate on 3rd downs…faces USU offense led by Jordan Love-3rd year starter (5900Y-44TD-15 Inc) this season…Aggies averaging (656YPG) in total offense.

USD-Harvard…Toreros coming off bye week face Crimson of Ivy League.

USC-Utah…Utes ranked 10th in nation led by QB-Ty Huntley-RB-Zach Moss…Trojans plagued by turnovers in loss to BYU last week.

UCLA-Washington State…Bruins (0-3)…Chip Kelly (3-12) with UCLA….Cougars explosive offense led by QB-Andrew Gardner-now (3-0) on year.

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(Mountain West Conference)

Boise-Air Force…Friday night shootout….Broncos have to slowdown Falcons triple option run game.
Wyoming-Tulsa…Cowboys off to (3-0) start
New Mexico-New Mexico State…Lobos coach Bob Davie not cleared to coach
Nevada-UTEP…Wolfpack struggling on offense..UTEP has QB problems
San Jose State-Arkansas…Spartans go to Fayetteville
Fresno State-Sacramento State..Bulldogs play 1AA team
Colorado State-Toledo…Rams lose QB-Collin Haill for year with knee injury
Hawaii-Central Arkansas…Warriors look to rebound after beating last week vs Washington

(Pac 12)

California-Ole Miss…Golden Bears head to Oxford to play SEC team
Oregon-Stanford…Cardinal defense in disarray has to deal with Ducks QB-Justin Herbert
Arizona State-Colorado…Sun Devils come off big win against Michigan State

(Top 10)

1-Clemson-Central Michigan
2-Alabama-Southern Mississippi
3-Georgia-7-Notre Dame..Bulldogs face Irish big thrower Ian Book
4-LSU-Vanderbilt…QB-Joe Burrow big play thrower
5-Oklahoma..bye week
6-Ohio State-Miami…Buckeyes RB-JK Dobbins on a tear
8-Auburn-Texas AM
9-Florida-Tennessee…Gators have lost QB-Felipe Fields
10-Utah-USC..Utes head into LA Coliseum

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(College Notes)

UCLA…Athleteic Director Dan Guerrero to retire June 30th-2020…Been at school since 2002.

Alabama..coach Nick Saban says top recruit DE-Antonio Alfonso ‘quit on team-school-himself’

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……………(BASEBALL)…………

Padres-L-Milwaukee (5-1)…Lorenzo Cain HR…Ryan Braun RBI-double….Padres struck out 16-times in game….San Diego lost 7-of-8 games…now (69-84) on season….Brewers won 12-of-14

Padres-Arizona…Open final homestead of season..Eric Lauer (8-9)-vs-Merrill Kelly (11-14)

Padres..shutdown P-Andres Munoz has thrown career high 58-innings out of bullpen this year.

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Dodgers…….Off day on Thursday.

Dodgers-Colorado…Friday matchup..Clayton Kershaw (14-5)-vs-Peter Lambert (3-5)…LA (98-55)…  .Rockies (66-87)

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Angels-L-Yankees…(9-1)…Dj LeMahieu 3R-HR..Brett Gardner HR..Cam Maybin HR…Clint Frazier 2R-HR…Yankees win 100th game of season…Angels (69-84)…lost 19-of-25.

Angels-Astros..Weekend series in Houston…Jaime Barria (4-9)-vs- Zack Greinke (6-1)

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(Scoreboard)

Mariners-W-Pirates (..Shad Long 3-hits for M’s
Red Sox-W-Giants..Xander Bogaerts 3RBIs for Boston
Atlanta-W-Phillies..Ron Acuna 2R-HR (40th) of season
Toronto-W-Baltimore..Lourdes Gurriel 2R-double…Vlad Guerrero HR
Indians-W-Tigers..Franmil Ryes 2R-HR
Cardinals-W-Cubs…Harrison Bader RBI single-RBI double
Royals-L-Twins….Miguel Sano HR..Nelson Cruz 3R-HR for Twins

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(Injuries)

Cubs…P-Cole Hamels pulled from rotation-shoulder fatigue
Houston..P-Aaron Sanchez-shoulder surgery-may need 8-months rehab
A’s..P-Blake Treinen-back issues-to miss playoffs.

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(Teams)

Yankees..P-Domingo German suspended while MLB investigates domestic abuse case-reportedly slapped-injured girlfriend in restaurant infront of MLB official.

Red Sox..Fire VP-Operations Frank Wren…Ed Bane-Senior Scouting Director
Phillies..GM-Matt Klentack gives vote confidence-Manager Gabe Kepler.

DEA…Says it is not investigating anyone in Angels organization in probe of how P-Tyler Skaggs obtained opioids.

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…………..(BASKETBALL)………….

76ers….Believe acquisition of Al Hereford…Josh Richardson will be proper fits to work with C-Joel Embed..G-Ben Simmons.

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…………..(HOCKEY)…………

Kings-Las Vegas…NHL Preseasons game…scoreless late in 2nd period at Press Time

Kings..Hire Ron Hextall as assistant to GM-Rob Blake…ex-Flyers GM

Winnipeg…Holdout  LW-Patrick Laine apologizes for criticism of players on roster around him.

Winnipeg..D-Dustin Byfuglien-remains away from camp-contemplating retiring-concussion issues

Buffalo..Lose D-Brandon Montour-4-weeks-hand injury

Ottawa…Sign D-Thomas Chabot to (8Y-64M) extension.

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………(GENERAL)…………….

NASCAR….Richmond 400-Saturday night…2nd race in Chase for Championship..Martin Truex-Kevin Harvick lead points race.

Indy Car…Grand Prix-Laguna Seca..final race of season…Josef Newgarden leads Alexander Rossi in points race

Formula 1…Grand Prix-Singapore….Lewis Hamilton-Team Mercedes-8 wins this year.

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English Premeir League…Top games
..Manchester City (3-1-1)-vs-Leicester
..Liverpool (3-0)-vs-Chelsea (2-1-2)
..Manchester United (2-1-2)-vs-West Ham
..Hot Spur (2-1-2)-vs-Leicester
..Arsenal (2-1-2)-vs-Aston Villa.

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