Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on October 15th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Dodgers-W-Giants (2-1) to advance to the NLCS…winning Game 5 of Divisional series…
..Corey Knebel was starter on bullpen day..had given up (1R-5inn) prior

..Julio Urias throwing 4-strong innings
..Logan Webb went 7-innings-allowing just 1-run
..Daren Ruff hit a 402′ HR for the SF run
..Mookie Betts had 4-hits and stolen base
..Cody Bellinger’s 9th inning RBI single won the game
..Kenley Jansen threw a dominant 8th inning
..Max Scherzer benefited from 2-questionable strike 3-calls in the 9th to earn the save
..Dodgers win their 110th game…to move on to face Atlanta..
..Giants gut wrench loss go home with 109-wins
..

———-
(Schedule)

Red Sox-Houston..Game 1-ALCS-Friday…Boston may start either Chris Sale or Eduardo Hernandez-vs-Framber Valdez
———
(MLB Notes)

Cardinals..Fire Manager Mike Schildt after club knocked out of playoffs in first round last two years…(252-199) in career…St Louis won 17-in row at end of season to qualify for Wildcard play-in game

Yankees..Fire 3-coaches on Aaron Boone staff..including Phil Nevin-3rd base coach..Hitting coaches Marcus Thames-PT Pilitteri

White Sox..Tony LaRussa will return as manager despite late season fade and getting knocked out of playoffs

Houston..Star SS-Carlos Correa rejects (5Y-125M) contract extension..could be headed to free agency

Padres…Ron Washington-Bruce Bochy-Buck Showalter say ‘yet to be contacted for interview’ for vacant managerial job.
==================================
…(Football)……..

Chargers-at-Baltimore…Both teams (4-1).
..Ravens #1-offense (440YPG)
..Chargers #7-offense (411YPG)…(303YPG) passing
..Chargers (4-4) on 4th down conversions this year
..Chargers 48% conversion rate on 3rd down
..Justin Herbert (1576Y-passing..13TD-3Int..67%..104QBR)
..Justin Herbert (50TD-in-20Games) in career
..Austin Ekeler (543APY) in five games
..Keenan Allen-Mike Williams..combined (65R-7TD)
..Lamar Jackson (1519Y-passing..341Y-rushing-6.1YPC)..8TD-3Int-67%
..Mark Andrews-Marques Brown (87R-7TD) combined
————–
(Schedule)

Miami-Jacksonville..Teams combined (1-9)..play in London
Rams-Giants…LA (4-1)..Giants battered by injuries
Arizona-Cleveland..Cardinals (5-0)..Browns (3-2)..Cleveland banged up
Raiders-Denver..Raiders locker room shellshocked by Jon Gruden issues
Bengals-Detroit..Lions (0-5)
Green Bay-Chicago..Packers off to (4-1) start
Kansas City-Washington..Chiefs 6-turnovers last 3-games
Vikings-Carolina..Panthers dropped 2-in row after quick start
Dallas-New England..Cowboys (4-1)..Pats (9-12) without Tom Brady
Seattle-Steelers..Seahawks without Russell Wilson
Buffalo-Tennessee…Titans have 17 players on IR
————
(Scoreboard)..Thursday Night Football

Eagles-L-Tampa Bay (28-22)…Tom Brady (287P-TD)…Leonard Fournett (87Y)-2TD rushing…Bucs held QB-Jalen Hurts (115)…Bucs go to (5-1)
————–

(NFL Notes)

Raiders..QB-Derek Carr spoke to media about the Jon Gruden crisis
..Love the man-hate the sin
..Angry-Sick-Upset-Mad
..Coach needs our love and support…needs help
..Raiders franchise of ideals-inclusion-justice-diversity..must live it
..Emotions-condemnation to empathy-everything in between

Jon Gruden..3-top companies he endorsed-cancelled contracts..Skechers-EA Sports-Ford

Washington..Lawyers representing 40-women who sued Daniel Snyder for sexual harassment culture have contacted 6-top companies do business with NFL..demanding their CEO’s pressure league to release the 10-month investigation report with its findings.

Washington..Lawyers for victims confirm Daniel Snyder offered cash to settle out of court-but demanded non disclosure agreements-women refused

St Louis..Judge in NFL lawsuit against NFL over Rams move, fines 4-own
24,000 and 25,000 in legal fees for refusing to turn over financial ¬†documents in lawsuit filed by city…Jerry Jones-John Mara-Clark Hunt-Robert Kraft now facing contempt of court charges also

Colts..QB-Carson Went says team needs leadership after (1-4) start
Baltimore..QB-Lamar Jackson says Chargers QB-Justin Herbert ‘balling out of control’

Giants..Coach Joe Judge says ‘level of defense is unacceptable’

Raiders..DE-Carl Nassib asked for personal day away from team after Gruden incident.
——————
(Injuries)

Bears..IR-RB-Damien Williams-knee..already without David Montgomery
Cowboys..CB-Trevon Diggs miss practice-ankle
Raiders..Activate QB-Marcus Mariota from IR
Steelers..QB-Ben Roesthlisberger has pectoral shoulder injury now
Rams..DT-Aaron Donald-sat out practice-bruised knee
Seattle..RB-Chris Carson-out with neck injury..LB-Bobby Wagner-hamstring
——————–
(College Football)

Aztecs-vs-San Jose State…Friday night football…SDSU (5-0)..Spartans (3-2)..State moves into teeth of schedule playing Air Force-Nevada-Boise..Have gone (5-0) against teams with combined (8-20) record

Aztecs..Defense allowing (277YPG)…(50YPG) rushing…(227P)…18-sacks..45 tackles for loss..26%-third down rate…9-takeaways…3TDs on returns-blocked kicks…averaging (54Y) per punt

USD-vs-Drake..Both teams (2-4) this season

UCLA-at-Washington..Bruins (4-2) led by power run game..UW (2-3)
USC-off weekend
———–
(Mountain West)

Air Force-at-Boise..Falcons (5-1)..Broncos (5-3)
Fresno-at-Wyoming..Bulldogs (4-2)..Cowboys (4-1)..Jake Haener star QB
Hawaii-at-Nevada..Wolfpack (4-1)..QB-Carson Strong 6TDs
Utah State-at-UNLV
Colorado State-at-New Mexico
————
(Pac 12)

Oregon-Cal..Friday night game..Ducks (4-1)
Arizona-at-Colorado..Teams combined (1-9)
Stanford-Washington State..Both teams (3-3)
Arizona State-at-Utah..Sun Devils (5-1)
———–
(Top Ranked Teams)

1-Georgia-Kentucky..SEC clash
2-Iowa-Purdue
3-Cincinnati-Central Florida
4-Oklahoma-TCU
5-Alabama-at Mississippi State
6-Ohio State..Bye
7-Penn State..Bye
8-Michigan..Bye
9-Oregon-Cal
10-Michigan State-Indiana
====================================
…(Basketball)…

Brooklyn Nets…Withdraw contract extension to holdout G-Kyrie Irving-refuses to get vaccine-banned from camp and games

Lakers..Sign FA-G-Frank Mason-ex Kings-Bucks-76ers
Cavs..Sign FA-F-Ed Davis-ex Lakers
Memphis..Release F-Sean McDermott
Houston..Release G-Tyler Bey
Toronto..Sign FA-F-Alex Antetokounmpo-was in Spain
Bulls..Sign FA-G-Bryce Alford-ex UCLA
Oklahoma City..F-Mamadie Diakite-fractured hip
NY Knicks..C-Nerlens Noel to miss start of season..hip-knee issues

NBA Union…says 96% of players are vaccinated

==========================
…(Hockey)….

Gulls..Open training camp in San Diego..26-players
Gulls..GM-Bob Ferguson says all 100% players vaccinated

Gulls..Coach Joel Bouchard-Passion Play Coach.
..Demand Intensity..Attention to Detail..There will be no complacency
..Roster on paper means nothing..roster on ice does
..We must build our identity
..See me in 2-weeks and will tell you what kind of team we have
..We don’t waste time on ice
..We have players knocking on NHL door

Gulls-at-Ontario…Open season Saturday on road..Play 4-of-5 on road

Kings-Las Vegas….LA led (3-1) in 2nd period at Press Time…in opening home game…Philip Danault scored goal in 1st game..Dustin Brown added early goal also ….Thursday
Ducks-Minnesota..Friday home game in Anaheim..Ducks (1-0)

Ottawa..Sign C-Brady Tkachuk (7Y-57M)
Seattle…6-players on Covid list
Columbus..Lose F-Emil Bemtrom-6W-oblique injury
Tampa Bay//D=Zach Bogosian-6W-back injury

Washington..Sign FA-D-Dennis Cholowski-ex Seattle

Sportico…Ranked NHL teams by value…Toronto (2B)..NY Rangers (1.8B)..Montreal (1.5B)….Arizona least value (410M)..Florida (520M)
============================
…(General)

Soccer..Team USA (3-1-2) in World Cup qualifying..off till early November game against Mexico…Coach Gregg Beerhalter praise ‘mentality’ of roster to overcome adversity.

English Premiere League..Top Games:
..Liverpool-Watford
..Manchester United-Leicester City
..Manchester City-Burnley
..Chelsea-Brentford
————-
NASCAR…Texas 500..Round of 8..Kyle Larson-Denny Hamlin start upfront

Formula 1..Off weekend..head for US Grand Prix next week
Indy car..Season completed

NHRA..Announces Tony Stewart will field 2-teams in drag racing next year
==========================

Leave a Comment:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *