Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on November 3rd, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Houston…Texans lose QB-Deshaun Watson for year with torn knee ligament- in practice..slipped on grass surface running to line of scrimmage in hurry up offense…was not hit by any player….Watson (1,968APY0-21TD) in 7games.

Houston..Sign FA-QB-Matt McGloin to backup Tom Savage.

Colts..IR-QB-Andrew Luck-may be facing 2nd shoulder surgery….has practiced only 3-times before shoulder soreness return.

Colts..Former GM-Bill Polian criticizes Indianapolis front office for not drafting quality pass blockers to protect Luck…Luck has taken 156-QB sacks in 4-and-half years-suffering 3-different major injuries.

Packers..Activate OT-Jason Spriggs from IR
Denver..WR-Emmanuel Sanders returns to practice-ankle injury
Jaguars..Activate S-Calvin Pryor from IR
Chiefs…Activate LB-Tamba Hali from PUP
Colts..Activate OT-Tyreek Burwell from taxi squad
Bills..CB-Taiwan Jones-forearm injury
49ers..IR-WR-Pierre Garcon-neck injury
Jets..WR-Jeremy Kerley-foot injury…LB-Bruce Carter-hamstring

Seattle..move Eddie Lacey to 1st string RB

Chicago…TE-Zach Miller remains hospitalized in New Orleans recovery from Artery Graft surgery…Saints players visit him nightly.

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(NFL)

Cleveland…WR-Josh Gordon reinstated from 2-and-half year NFL drug suspensions….has not played since 2014…has missed 56-games with discipline issues.

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(Scoreboard)

Bills-L-Jets (34-21)….Jets defense 7-QB sacks…NY (194Y) rushing…Matt Forte 2TDs….Bills QB-Tyrod Taylor (285P)-2TD in loss…Thursday Night Football

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(Schedule)

Chargers…Bye Week…Coach Anthony Lynn gave team full 7-days off from practice-meetings.

Chiefs-Dallas…Cowboys may be without RB-Ezekiel Elliott.
Atalanta-Carolina..Cam Newton upset with Kelvin Benjamin trade
Tampa Bay-New Orleans..Jameis Winston (8-Tovers-7-Games)
Rams-Giants..Jared Goff-vs-Eli Manning matchup
Raiders-Miami..Oakland stayed in Florida all week to practice
Denver-Eagles..Brock Ostweiler returns at QB
Washington-Seattle…Kirk Cousins-vs-Russell Wilson
Bengals-Jacksonville…Jags very tough defense-vs-Andy Dalton
Ravens-Titans…Joe Flacco cleared from concussion to start
Colts-Texans…Houston without QB-Deshaun Watson
Arizona-49ers..Jimmy Garoppolo not yet on active roster
Lions-Packers..Monday Night matchup-Brett Hundley coming off bye week practice.

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(College Football)

Aztecs-at-San Jose State…SDSU (7-2)…Spartans (1-8)…San Jose defense giving up (493YPG)….young offense has allowed 23-QBX and 31-turnovers…2nd yer head coach Brent Brennan playing 8-freshmen among starting 22….Coach Rocky Long praised Brennan…”Transforming players into his system…..Don’t worry about outcome of games nor record-make the players better each week….takes 3-to-4 years to fix a program”

USD-Drake…Toreros (6-2)…Bulldogs (5-3)…QB-Anthony Lawrence red hot.

(Mountain West)

Air Force-Army…Falcons (4-4)…Black Knights (6-2)
Colorado State-Wyoming..QB-matchup Nick Stevens-vs-Josh Allen
Boise-Nevada…Broncos (6-2)..Wolfpack (1-7)
New Mexico-Utah State..Lobos disappointing (3-5)
UNLV-Hawaii…Warriors try to win stateside game
BYU-Fresno..Cougars shocking (2-7) record..Bulldogs 1-game lead division

(Pac 12)

USC-Arizona..QB-Sam Darold (2558P-20TD)…Khalil Tate (1810 APY)
UCLA-Utah..Bruins QB-Josh Rosen hand injury
Stanford-Washington State..Cougars Luke Falk back at QB-lost 2-in row
Cal-Oregon State..Beavers (1-7)
Oregon-Washington..Huskies (7-1)..Ducks slipped to (5-4)
Colorado-Arizona State..Buffs (5-4)..streaky Devils (4-4)

(Top Ranked)

1-Georgia-South Carolina..Bulldogs big time run game
2-Alabama-LSU..Tide yet to play ranked team
3-Notre Dame-Wake Forest..Deacons red hot passing attack
4-Clemson-NCarolina State-good ACC matchup
5-Oklhoma-11-Oklahoma State..QBs Baker Mayfield-vs-Mason Rudolph
6-Ohio State-Indians…JT Barrett now in Heisman race
7-Penn State-Michigan State..Can Lions bounce back
8-TCU-Texas..Frogs led by QB-KennyHill
9-Wisconsin-Indiana
10-Miami-Virgina Tech…battle young QBs

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…….(Baseball)……….

World Series…Game 7-Astros-W-Dodgers…28.2-million viewers…2nd highest World series since 2001…was 30% drop from last year Game 7-Indians-Cubs.

Dodgers…Yu Darvish says willing to bypass free agency and sign contract extension in LA.

Angels..Restructure OF-Justin Upton contract…gets (5Y-106M) deal…back end loaded..will get 25-28M final two years of deal…hit (.275-35HR) last year.
Angels..Release P-Huston Street-not pick up 10M-option..pitched just 26-innings in 2-years with injuries
Angels..Release P-Ricky Nolaso-not pick up 13M option

(Roster Moves)

Mariners..Release P-Yovanni Gallardo…Hishashi Iwakuma
Mariners..Sign FA-OF-Andrew Romine-Tigers
Washington..Release 1B-Adam Lind (.303-14HR)
White Sox..Release C-Giovany Soto

(Injuries)

Twins..SS-Miguel Sano ha surgery-help healing from stress fracture leg.

(Teams)

Red Sox..Hire Tony LaRussa as Consultant
Red Sox..Hire Ron Roenicke-bench coach-ex Brewers manager
Red Sox..Hire Tom Goodwin-1st base coach-ex Mets
Giants..Hire Alonzo Powell-hitting coach-ex Padres-Houston
A’s..Hire Mark Kotsay-Quality Control coach-ex Padres
Houston..Hire Joe Espada-bench coach-ex Yankees
Mets..Hire Ruben Amaro-1st base coach

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………(Basketball)………..

Lakers-L-Portland (113-110)….Lakers wipe out 18P-Blazers lead in 2nd half…Damian Lillard hits 28′-3 point shot with 7/10 of a second left in game…Lillard-CJ McCollum combine 54P in win…Portland (24-27) on free throws….Kyle Kouzma scores 22P off bench….Brook Lopez (27P) in loss….Lonzo Ball (28 minutes-0-Points) in loss.

Lakers-Brooklyn Nets…Friday night matchup…ex-Lakers 1st round pick DeAngelo Russell goes against former club

Cavaliers..Lose-C-Tristan Thompson-calf injury-out 4W

76ers..Refuse to buyout contract former 1st round pick Jhalil Okafor-will try and trade him.

Spurs..G-Tony Parker-returns to lineup-been out since playoffs-quad injury

Phoenix-Detroit…Suns reject offer of 1st round pick and G-Reggie Jackson in swamp for suspended G-Eric Bledsoe.

(College Basketball)

Aztecs-W-UCSD (98-79)…Trey Kell (14P-7A-7Reb) in exhibition win…G-Devin Watson (13P)..Jeremy Hensley (11P)…SDSU shoots 60% from floor vs
Division III team.

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……….(Hockey)…………

Gulls-Ontario….San Diego-Friday night home game vs Reign.
Ducks-Nashville…Anaheim hosts Predators

Kings-W-Maple Leafs (5-3)….LA gets 3-goals in opening period…Tyler Toffoli 2-goals…G-Jon Quick 33-saves in win…Thursday night game

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……..(General)……….

Breeders Cup….4-races today….9-races on Saturday

..Breeders Mile….Practical Joke-5-wins this year-heavy favorite
..Distaff…Red hot filly Stellar Wind leads field
..Juvenile Turf and Juvenile Fillies…14-horses in each race for 2Y-olds.

..Breeders Cup Classic…Saturday night 6pm…11-horse field…6M prize money…oddly non of Triple Crown winners in race because of injuries
..Arrogate starts #1-post position..coming off 2-disappointing losses.
..Gun Runner starts #5 slot..won Saratoga-Whitney..won 3-row..10-win career
..Collected..coming off Pacific Class victory
..West Coast…never run at Delmar.

NASCAR…Texas 500…Jimmie Johnson still looking for 1st win in Chase for Championship races.

Formula 1…Off weekend…next week Brazilian Grand Prix

San Diego Sockers-W-El Paso (9-5)…Kraig Chiles scores 2-goals in opening night MASL road win in indoor soccer.

College Wrestling….Battle of Midway…Novembe 21st….Army-vs-Fresno State to be staged on the deck of the USS Midway downtown….
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