Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

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ALCS…Astros-Rangers…Houston led (10-3) on way to evening series at (2-2)..Alex Bregman 2R-triple…Jose Abreu 3RHR…..Astros scored 6-runs early against Andrew Heaney-Dane Dunning.

NLCS…Phillies-L-Arizona (2-1)…Ketel Marte RBI single in 9th for Dbacks win…Diamondbacks jump on Craig Kimbrel gives up 2-hits-2 walks in 9th inning…Arizona climbs back into the series…Phillies lead (2-1)…

(MLB Notes)

MLB…Police confirm 4-Dominican Republic baseball academies robbed by gunman…Gang hits on Cardinals-Marlins-Tigers-Cleveland facilities robbed at gun point


Cubs..P-Michael Fulmer-elbow surgery-will miss all of 2024 season
(Roster Moves)

Rockies..Clear P-Ty Blach from 40-man roster
Washington..Outright OF-Mike Chavis-from 40-man roster

Chargers-Chiefs…Sunday..Matchup of Andy Reid’s offense-Brandon Staley’s struggling defense…Chargers coming off a short week-having played on Monday…Chiefs have reeled off 5-wins in a row (5-1)…Bolts (2-3)

..Patrick Mahomes (80-20) as starter in KC (238TD-61Int)
..Mahomes (7-2) vs Chargers with 99-QB rating
..Mahomes (42-10) at Arrowhead Stadium
..Justin Herbert (27-28) as starter..(103TD-37I(nt)
..Herbert (2-4) vs Kansas City but won twice at Arrowhead
..Chiefs (384YPG) offense…(282YPG) defense
..Chiefs 17-sacks-9 takeaways
..Chiefs TE-Travis Kelce (36R-12YPC)..WR-Rashee Rice (21R)
..Chargers (365YPG) offense…(391YPG) defense
..Defense ranked #31…pass defense ranked #32
..Chargers WR-Keenan Allen (12YPC)…Josh Palmer (14YPC)

Chargers…QB-Justin Herbert admits he is still playing with pain in his left hand because of fractured finger…limited in practice and taking snaps under center…Joey Bosa limited in practice with on going toe issues

Chiefs..QB-Patrick Mahomes says KC needs to go to ‘up tempo offense’ to find its big plays

(NFL Schedule)

Eagles-Miami……Matchup explosive offenses…Miami averaging (498YPG)-offense…(393YPG) on defense….QB-Tua Tagoviola (1,876-14TD-5Int)..has (114-QB rating)…WR-Tyreek Hill (19YPC)…Jaylen Waddle (12YPC)…RBs averaging (6.5YPC)…Miami offense (44%) on 3rd downs….Eagles (395YPG) offense…(298YPG) defense..QB-Jalen Hurts (1,795APY)…Eagles defense 20 sacks-8 takeaways

Lions-Ravens..Baltimore QB-Lamar Jackson (1,610APY)…Ravens defense (260YPG)-24 sacks…Detroit QB-Jared Goff (11TD-3Int-105 QB Rating)….Lions have won at Green Tampa Bay

Raiders-Bears..QB-Jim Garoppolo ruled out with back bruise
Cleveland-Colts..Backup QBs start for both teams
Bills-Patriots..New England on (1-5) tailspin
Washington-Giants..NY has lost 3-OL in 1-week
Falcons-Tampa Bay..Matchup Baker Mayfield-Desmond Ridder
Steelers-Rams…LA without top 2-running backs
Seattle-ArizonaBoth coming off losses
Packers-Denver..Broncos off to (1-5) start..Russell Wilson 19-sacks
49ers-Minnesota..Monday Night Football..Brock Purdy-vs-Kirk Cousins

Bye Week..Bengals..Cowboys..Titans..Jets..Carolina..Houston
(Thursday Night Football)

Saints-L-Jaguars (24-16)…Travis Etienne scores on 2-and-17 yard TD runs..Jaguars score on 24Y-interception TD..Trevor Lawrence had (155P-40Y rushing) in game in 4th quarter at Press Time.

Cleveland..QB-Deshaun Watson goes thru limited practice..admits he has minor tear of rotator cuff

Arizona..Kyler Murray on practice field for first time since knee surgery last year

Raiders..QB-Jim Garoppolo not cleared to practice-back bruise
Giants..IR-OG-Shane Lemieux…NY lost 4-OL in a week
Texans..S-Eric Murray-surgery-meniscus
Saints..Activate RB-Jamal Williams off PUP
(NFL Notes)

Washington…Former VP-Jason Friedman has filed an 8M-damages suit against former owner Daniel Snyder and his lawyer for defamation…Friedman went public with information the Commanders were witholding revenue sharing from fellow owners in a scandal that led to the sale of the team..
(College Football)

Aztecs-Nevada…SDSU (3-4) faces winless Wolfpack (0-5) at Snapdragon.

USD-vs-Drake..Toreros (1-5) on year
(Pac 12)

USC-Utah..Trojans look to rebound after Notre Dame loss..Utes still without QB-Cam Rising

UCLA-Stanford..Bruins try to bounce back after loss at Oregon State

Washington-Arizona..Huskies QB-Michael Penix now in Heisman race
Oregon-Washington State..Ducks play in Pullman

Bye week-Colorado..Oregon State..Cal..Arizona
(Mountain West)

Air Force-Navy..Falcons (6-0) ranked 19th in nation heading to Annapolis
Hawaii-New Mexico..Both teams on tailspin
Colorado State-UNLV..Rebels off to (5-1) start
Utah State-San Jose State

Bye week-Fresno State..Wyoming
(Top 10)

1-Georgia..Bye week
2-Michigan-vs-Michigan State
3-Ohio State-vs-7-Penn State..Huge game in Beaver Stadium
4-Florida State-vs-Duke..Blue Devils upstart power in ACC
5-Washington-Arizona State..QB-Michael Penix in Heisman Race
6-Oklahoma-Central Florida..QB-Dillon Gabriel on hot streak
8-Texas-Houston..Longhorns coming off loss
9-Oregon-Washington State..Matchup Bo Nix-vs-Cam Ward
10-North Carolina-Virginia..Tar Hells face (1-5) Cavs team
(College Notes)

Texas AM…Huge unrest over poor showings by coach Jumbo Fisher

Michigan..Big 10-confirms investigating UM ‘sign stealing’ illegal scouting by UM assistant coaches.

LA Lakers-Suns…NBA Preseason…Lakers led 46-40 late in 2nd quarter at Press Time

Clippers-Denver…Clippers led 44-40 late in 2nd quarter

Lakers..Sign FA-F-Louis King-ex 76ers..averaged (16P-4R) NBA-G League
Clippers..Refuse to put G-Terrance Mann in any trade for James Harden


76ers..War with G-James Harden continues…has not been with team since Sunday..demanding to be traded

76ers..GM-Daryl Morey says LA Clippers ‘not serious’ about trade offers for James Harden

Spurs..Release C-Khem Burch
Brooklyn..Release C-Darius Bazley
Bucks..Sign FA-F-Glenn Robinson

Milwuakee…Veteran coach Terry Stotts-resigns..will not start season with team
Washington..G-Jordan Poole scores (47P) in 21-minutes in preseason game

Memphis…ESPN report says G-Ja Morant and his father Tee…run the streets…hang out at seedy bars and strip clubs….says father is enabler of son’s behavior…allowed so to hang out with a ‘posse with rap sheets’

Aztecs..Saturday afternoon preseason scrimmage with Arizona State at Viejas Arena.

San Diego Gulls-Ontario Reign…Home opener for (3-0) Gulls-Friday


Kings-W-Minnesota Wild…(7-3)…Pierre Luc Dubois 2-goals for Kings

Ducks-Dallas Stars..Ducks led 1-0 in 2nd period at Press Time…Troy Terry scored opening period goal

Vancouver-Nashville..Trade talks..Canucks to send F-Connor Garland to Preds for D-Dante Fabbro


Phil Mickelson sounds off at LIV-Championships-Doral-Miami
..LIV open door for more PGA players to come for 2024
..Our rosters will improve next year
..Players want to come..they like the LIV-team format
..Agents of PGA stars are contacting LIV
..Majors..need to protect themselves-make sure LIV stars invited

LIV…Teams Championships tee off at Doral Course-Miami
(Auto Racing)

NASCAR…Miami 400…Kyle Larson-William Byron-Martin Truex 1-2-3 points race

Formula 1..US Grand Prix-Austin

Formula 1..Star Leonard Hamilton fined (52,000) for track violation..walking across track after wreck while green flag racing was still up

Formula 1…Report 4-teams were close to bankruptcy during Covid years and they are opposed to letting Andretti-Cadillac come on board as 11th racing team in a year..Not want to share the 200M-bonus money the other 10-teams get.

English Premier League…Top games:
..Manchester City-Brighton
..Manchester United-Crystal Palace
..Hot Spur-Fulham

IOC..Negotiating with Switzerland to ‘country-host’ the 2030 games….Switzerland would utilize 12-different cities as venues and believes it could create a record 1.7B in revenue with the ‘country-wide’ proposal…Switzerland has not hosted games since 1948

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