Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

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……….(Football)……….

Chargers-Jaguars….Bolts come off bye in ‘must win’ road game…Jaguars could move into 1st place in AFC-South…LB-Denzel Perryman returns to starting job-will move to weak side LB slot.

Jaguars….(367YPG) on offense…only 7-turnovers….Getting (166YPG) rushing led by rookie Leonard Fournette..QB-Blake Bortels (10TD-5Int-11QB sacks) this year…In prior 3-years-Bortels (51-Int-29-fumbles-140-sacks)….Defense ranked #3-in NFL….#1-pass defense…has 16-takeaways….35-sacks…have allowed 10-TDs this season.

Chargers..(332YPG) on offense….(243YPG) passing…just 11-turnovers this season…Defense improving…has 26-QB sacks…9-takeaways…howedfer #31 in run defense (4.8YPPC)… have given up just 15-TDs in 8-games….Philip Rivers has 19TD in 7-career games vs Jacksonville.

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(Scoreboard)

Seattle-W-Arizona (22-16)……Russell Wilson (238P-2TD)…TE-Jimmy Grahame 2-TD catches..Drew Stanton (273P)…Larry Fitzgerald (10R-113) in loss…Adrian Peterson shutdown..(21C-29Y) rushing…Seattle unbeaten in last 5-games in Phoenix..CB-Richard Sherman ruptures Achilles tendon in loss…Thursday Night Football

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(Schedule)

Rams-Houston…Jared Goff explosive offense goes for 7th win of year.
Saints-Bills..Drew Brees and New Orleans won 6-in row
Dallas-Atlanta..Alfred Morris-Darren McFadden replace Ezekiel Elliott
Patriots-Denver..Broncos stay with Brock Osweiler at QB
Steelers-Colts..Pittsburgh shoots to improve on (6-2) record.
Vikings-Washington…Redskins rolling with QB-Kirk Cousins
Packers-Eagles..Philadelphia tries to stretch record to (9-1)
Bengals-Tennessee…Titans try stay in AFC-South race
Jets-Tampa Bay..Ryan Fitzpatrick replaces injured Jameis Winston.
Browns-Lions..DeShone Kizer (3TD-13-turnovers) in 7-games.
Giants-49ers…NY (1-7)-vs-Niners (0-9)..battle for 1st pick in draft
Miami-Carolina..Monday Night Football-Panthers try put win string together

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(NFL Notes)

Dallas..Ezekiel Elliott…3-Judge Appeals panel rejects request for injunction…orders suspension to begin immediately….Does schedule December 1st Appeals hearing for Elliott…meaning he will miss 4-full games before hearing takes place.

New England..Doctors Boston U-says autopsy on deceased TE-Aaron Hernandez shows severe CTE in 2-lobes of brain…most damage seen for young NFL player…damaged lobes controlled his brain impulses and behavior….Brain membrane badly atrophied-looked like tissue of 46-year old man…Never seen binder-nerves so badly deteriorated….Tau Protein everywhere in front lobe of brain….Brain damage at stage 3-on scale 4…Damage this severe seen in men age 67 or older who have dementia.. .
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NFL Union…Issues memo to players demanding they stand during NFL Veterans Day ceremonies honoring all deceased military.

Cincinnati..NFL fines WR-AJ Green (42,000) for throwing 4-punches in triggering fight in Jacksonville game.

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones writes angry 3-page letter to each NFL owner…demanding new contract for Roger Goodall be put up for full membership vote…saying business model of NFL has badly suffered in last 6-months because of all problems in NFL…says Goodall has made 200M in last 10-years…does not think league should commit another 200M to him in future contracts.

Tampa Bay…NFL fines QB-Jameis Winston (12,154) for slap to head of New Orleans player triggering brawl.

NY Giants..Cosch Ben McAdoo challenges players to put ‘names-next to quotes’….come see me…after players said coach has lost control of team.

Carolina…QB Cam Newton criticized by teammates for saying team resembles ‘Titanic’.

Las Vegas…OJ Simpsn ejected from bar at Cosmopolitan Hotel-drunken spree.

ESPN…Reports more than 100-will be laid off next week in 3rd round of cutbacks…Sports Center…Radio…Digital side will lose employees.

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(Roster Moves)

Patriots..Sign FA-TE-Martellus Bennett-released by Packers
Browns..Sign FA-LB-Josh Keyes-ex Chargers…Release LB-Deon King
Colts..Release CB-Vontae Davis-who says he needs groin surgery
Saints…Sign OT-Bryce Harris-ex-49ers..Release OG-John Greco.
Redskins…Sign FA-KR-Keenan Reynolds-ex Ravens and Navy-QB

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(Injuries)

Seattle..CB-Richard Sherman-achilles injury to heel….DT-Sheldon Richardson-shoulder….OT-Duane Brown-ankle
Arizona..OT-DJ Humphries-Sprained knee

Bears..TE-Zach Miller undergoes 2-more surgeries on knee after last weeks Artery Graph surgery to save knee.

Bengals..OT-Jake Fisher to have surgery-irregular heartbeat.
Lions..OT-TJ Lang-placed in concussion protocol
Colts..DE-Henry Anderson-surgery-fractured larynx.
Miami..OG-JaWuan James-hamstring injury
Rams..RB-Malcom Brown-sprained MCL-knee

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(College Football)

Aztecs..Bye Week

USD…Pioneer Conference road trip..Toreros play at Davidson..USD (7-2)…Davidson (2-7)

(Mountain West)

Boise State-Colorado State..Matchup Brett Rypien-vs-Nick Stevens-at QB-in Ft Collins
Wyoming-Air Force…Cowboys need win to stay in 1st place chase in division
Fresno-Hawaii..Bulldogs need win on Islands to hold onto 1st place in division
New Mexico-Texas AM..Lobos (3-6) season slipping away
BYU-UNLV..Cougars staggering at (2-8)
San Jose-Nevada…Spartans (1-9)..Wolfpack (1-8)

(Pac 12)

USC-Colorado..Trojans big play offense in (8-2) season.
Washington-Stanford..Huskies (8-1) heading into Palo Alto.
UCLA-Arizona State…QB-Joseh Rosen returns from concussion.
Washington State-Utah…Cougars go for 9th win of season in Salt Lake City
Oregon State-Arizona..Beavers (1-8)…Wildcats (6-3)

(Top Ranked)

1-Georgia-vs-10-Auburn…Bulldogs try to go (10-0) in road game
2-Alabama-at-Mississppi State…Tide banged up on defense
3-Notre Dame-vs-7-Miami..irish big time run game vs Canes passing game
4-Clemson-vs-Florida State
5-Oklahoma-vs-6-TCU..Baker Mayfield-vs-Kenny Hill
8-Wisconsin-vs-Iowa…Battle of 2-run games
9-Washington-vs-Stanford…trip game in Palo Alto.

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………..(Baseball)………..

Padres…17-minor leaguers opt out for free agency
..P-Christian Betancourt-failed pitching experiment..had (14.73-ERA) San Diego…(8.21-ERA) in El Paso
..P-Mike Kelly (10-4) at AA-AAA
..3B-Diego Goris (.285-11HR) in minors
..P-Cesar Vargas (3.61-ERA) at AAA
..OF-Nick Buss (348) at El Paso

Dodgers..OF-Okoye Dickson-opts for free agency..(.314-AAA)

Angels..2B-Dustin Ackley..SS-Nick Franklin opt out from minor leagues.

(MLB)

General Managers…Open 3-days of Meetings in Orlando to lay groundwork for major trades.

Roy Halladay…NTSB interviews witnesses of plane crash-say ex-Blue Jays-Phillies pitcher was doing hi speed dives towards the water…failed to pull up in time-wing hit water flipping plane into Gulf of Mexico.

Yankees…5-hour meeting with Rob Thompson for vacant managerial job..was on Joe Girardi staff…..setting up meeting with ESPN analyst Aaron Boone.

Kansas City..Manager-Ned Yost-recovering surgery-fractured pelvis-fell out of tree
Miami..CEO-Derek Jeter to bring back manager Don Mattingly for 3rd year.
Washington..Hire Derek Lilliquist-pitching coach-ex Cardinals
Washington..Hire Tim Bogar-ex-Miami as 1st base coach
Washington..Hire Chip Hale-ex A’s-bench coach
Cubs..Promote Brandon Hyde-to bench coach

(Trades)

Miami…continue trade talks with both Cardinals-Blue Jays about deal for Giancarlo Stanton…Marlins asking 4-for-1 deal.

Miami-A’s..open trade talks deal for OF-Christian Yelich for young players.

Giants..2B-Jae Hwang leaves franchise-returns to Korea..hit (.335) in Korea..only (.154) in San Francisco.

Joe Wieland…ex-Padres prospect re-signs with Yokohama Bay Stars…had (2.48-ERA) in Japan last year.
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……..(Basketball)…….

Lakers-L-Washington (111-95)…Wizards jumped out to 21-point lead…..G-John Wall 23P-8A-5R night…Lakers (3-23) shooting 3’s in game….Lonzo Ball (3-12) shooting…(1-7) from arc…Ball now (7-27) shooting on road trip.

Cavaliers-L-Houston…Cleveland has now lost 6-of-8.

Clippers-at-Oklahoma City…LA dropped 3-in row and 5-of-6….

Cavaliers…G-Derrick Rose has setback from ankle injury.
Clippers..G-Patrick Beverly out a week with knee issues

Washington…Wizards C-Marcin Gortat criticizes teammates for poor 48-minute defensive efforts in slow start to season.

Jason Kidd…fined 15,000 for criticism of refs in Milwaukee Bucks game.

(College)

Aztecs…Open season under new coach Brian Dutcher tonite vs NAIA-San Diego Christian…debut of USF-G-Devin Watson-transfer….and freshman F-Jalen McDaniels….SDSU averaged 98-points in its two exhibition games.

USD…Open season on Sunday-vs- San Jose State..Coach Lamont Smith adds bulk to lineup with 6’8-F-AlexFlorescon from St-Louis…6-8-F-Xavier Poniero-transfxer from Portland State….G-Isiah Wright-transfer from Utah.

UCLA…Li’Angleo Ball-lawyers negotiating 20-days house arrest sentence in aftermath of arrest for stealing 200-dollar designer sunglasses from a store in China…Under house arrest-will serve sentence in hotel in China…then will be banned from travelling to China…Report UCLA considering expelling him for 1-full year for school.

Washington Post…reports that new indictment in Adidas Slush Fund scandal indicates Louisville coach Rick Pitino had conversations where it was discussed Adidas would come up with 12,700 to give to recruit Brian Bowen-who then enrolled at UL.

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…….(Hockey)…………

Kings-L-Tampa Bay…Red hot Lightning score 4-goals in first period against G-Jon Quick…..

Ducks-W-Vancouver…Jakob Silfverberg scores 2-goals as Anaheim reels off 4-straight goals in game..

Gulls…host Stockton Heat tonight at Valley View Casino Center….then Ontario Reign on Saturday night.

Gulls..Pick up 6’4-veteran-C-Eric Fehr from Toronto Maple Leafs…has scored 103-goals in NHL career with Penguins-Leafs…will give Gulls size-veteran experience on first line.

Ducks…Callup Gulls F-Kevin Roy and G-Reto Berra from San Diego.

Las Vegas…Reach buyout with Russian free agent Vadim Shipachyov…players returns 2M-signing bonus and will return to Russia…Gulls retain his NHL rights.

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……..(General)……….

NASCAE….Phoenix 500…2nd to last race in Chase for Championship….Jimmie Johnson-winless in 21-races-needs win to move onto finals.

Formula 1….Brazilian Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton has clinched points title…goes for 10th win of season this weekend.

US World Cup soccer….Sam Allardyce-former head coach in English Premier League and of England World Cupd team…says he will apply of job to replace Bruce Arena.

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