Best 15-Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on December 26th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers-L-Browns.,…(20-17)…All time low losing to (0-14) team in Cleveland….Josh Lambo misses 2-field goals in final 5-minutes…1-blocked..1-wide….Philip Rivers throws (322P-2TD)…costly interception…Chargers waste 9-sack effort agaisnt Robert Griffin….Bolts commit 9-penalties-7 major fouls in loss….Isiaha Crowell scores on 2-short runs….Browns won despite 2nd half failure…24-snaps-32 total yards..

CBS…Reported Saturday that Mike McCoy would be removed as coach after the final game of the season against Kansas City…Chargers are (5-10)…have lost 25-of-35 games…McCoy not yet dismissed-scheduled to meet with media on Monday afternoon.

(Schedule)

Dallas-Detroit…Monday Night Football…Lions need to win to stay ahead of Green Bay in NFC-North race…Cowboys (12-2) on season.

(Scoreboard)

Raiders-W-Colts..Lose QB-Derek Carr with broken ankle…Raiders (201Y) rushing…Andrew Luck (288P-2TD-2Int)

Miami-W-Bills..Jay Ajayi (206Y) rushing..Andrew Franks game winning FG (:47)..Dan Carpenter missed 2FG-Bills..Buffalo wasted (329P) day by QB-Tyrod Taylor and (128R) from LeSean McCoy.

Patriots-W-Jets..Tom Brady (214Y) passing-3TD..Pats (13-2)…Jets held to (239Y) offense..Malcom Butler 2-interceptions-fumble recovery for New England.

Jaguars-W-Tennessee..QB-Marcus Mariota broken leg..Blake Bortels (325P)..Jags now (3-12)

Packers-W-Vikings..Aaron Rodgers (347Y-4TD) passing..Career day for WR-Jordy Nelson (9R-154Y)

Redskins-W-Bears..Washington defense 5-interceptions of Matt Barkley..QB-Kirk Cousins (270P-TD)
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Falcons-W-Carolina..Matt Ryan (277Y) passing-2TD..Panthers (6-9)..Falcons defense 2-interceptions-2-sacks

Saints-W-Tampa Bay..Drew Brees (299Y) passing-TD..Jameis Winston (277P-2TD-2Int)

Arizona-W-Seattle..Game winning 43Y-FG (:01) left..Cards defense 6-sacks of Russell Wilson..JJ Nelson 80TD catch..Carson Palmer (284P-TD)…Wilson (350P-4TD) in loss.

49ers-W-Rams..Colin Kaeperneck game winning TD (:31)…QB-Jared Goff (90Y) passing 2Int-4-QB sacks.

Houston-W-Bengals..Bengals miss 43Y-FG last play of game…Waste Andy Dalton 86Y-TD pass…Alf Blue 24-TD run for Houston..

Chiefs-W-Broncos….Tyreek Hill 70Y-TD Run..Travis Kelce 80Y-TD reception..Dontari Poe throws TD pass in (33-10) win…Broncos went (4-0) to start season..lost 7-of-11 since-out of playoff race.

Steelers-W-Ravens..Ben Roethlisberger throws 4Y-TD pass-Antonio Brown (:04) left..Steelers scored 3TDs in 4th quarter to wipe out (27-10) lead.

(NFL)

Browns…DT-Danny Shelton-fined (36,414) for QB-hits
Rams..Fined DT-=Aaron Donald (42,500)-2 person fouls
Rams..DT-Dom Easley fined (18,231) for QB-hits
Seahawks..CB-Cassius Marsh fined (12,154) for personal foul hits
Broncos..S-TJ Ward socked with (9,115) fine for personal fouls
Giants..DT-Damon Harrison-fined (18,000) for hits on QBs
Ravens..LB-Zach Orr-fined (9,115) hit on QB
Eagles..DT-Bennie Logan fined (9,115) facemask penalty..

Giants…WR-Odell Beckham had to be restrained banging head on wall after loss to Eagles.
Jets..Fite in lockeroom between DT-Sheldon Richardson..WR-Brandon Marshall
Jets..Coach Todd Bowles hospitalized Friday nite-gall bladder issues-did coach Saturday

Bears..Activate LB-Jerrell Freeman after 4-game suspension PED.

Vikings..Team plane slid off runway in Appleton, Wisconsin-players stranded on plane 5-hours
Vikings..Players denied they mutinied against game plan-refused to cover Jordy Nelson-Packers according to game plan..had career best (9R-154Y) in game

Rams..QB-Jared Goff apologizes to fans-says team will fix problems..Goff (53%-completions-5TD-9-turnovers in7-starts this season..Rams are (5-11) on year.

(Injuries)

Raiders..QB-Derek Carr-surgery on ankle today
Titans..QB-Marcus Mariota-surgery-broken leg
Seahawks..WR-Ty Lockett-surgery broken leg
Seahawks..S-Kam Chancellor-sprained foot
49ers..RB-Crlos Hyde-torn knee ligament
49ers..WR-Torrey Smith-IR-concussion
Eagles..RB-Ryan Mathews-surgery-herniated disc
Saints..CB-Devin Breaux-shoulder injury
Bengals..WR-AJ Green to miss rest of year-hamstring
Cardinals..IR-CB-Tyrann Mathieu-shoulder

(College Football)

St. Petersburgh Bowl…Miami of Ohio-vs-Mississippi State today.
Detroit Bowl..Maryland-vs-Boston College
Independence Bowl..North Carolina State-vs-Vanderbilt

New Mexico State..Struggling to schedule games as independent..Only 3-games on schedule for 2018.
Oregon state..Hire Scott Barnes-AD-from Pitt
Lamar..Hire Mike Schultz-was Off Coor at TCU
Lafayette..Hire ex-NFL Assistant John Garrett as head coach
Northern Michigan..Hire Kyle Wystrom-was head coach at Ferris State
North Alabama…Bobby Wallace retires..was (35-9) at Division II school
Florida Atlantic..Lane Kiffin hires Kendall Briles of Baylor as Off Coor.

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……….(Baseball)………..

Padres..Sign FA-P-Craig Stammen-ex Washington Nationals closer…FA-3B-Christian Villanueva-ex-Cubs.

Padres…Offer (1.75M) contracts to ex-Cubs P-Trevor Cahill and ex-Giants P-Jake Peavy…also talking to ex-Angels ace Jered Weaver…Already signed FA-P-Jhoulys Chacin-ex Rockies, FA-P-Zach Lee-ex Dodgers, and re-signed P-Clayton Richard to compete for spots in rotation.

Padres..Re-sign Pinch Hitter-1B-Brett Wallace to AAA-El Paso contract.

Toronto-Pirates..Toronto Star reports Blue Jays discussing major deal to acquire Bus OF-Andrew McCutchen.

Indians…Sign FA-1B-Edwin Encarnarcio (3Y-65)
Angels..Sign FA-OF-Ben Revere-ex Washington Nationals
Giants..Sign FA-OF-Mike Morse..FA-OF-Justin Ruggiano
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Nefi Ogando-ex-Miami
Royals..Sign FA-P-Jonathon Sanchez-ex Giants..2B-Brooks Conrad-ex Braves
Tigers..Sign C-Alex Avila-ex White Sox
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Fernando Rodriguez-ex A’s
Cubs..Sign FA-2B-Jemile Weeks-ex Padres..P-Daniel Moskos-ex Padres..C-Ali Solis-ex A’s
Atlanta..Sign FA-P-Andrew Albers-ex Twins
Arizona..Sign FA-OF-Raymond Fuentes-ex Royals
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Kris Volstad-ex Royals-Rays
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Colin Balester-ex Washington
Miami..Sign FA-P-Blake Parker-ex Brewers.
A’s..Sign FA-P-Norge Ruiz-Cuban free agent..career ERA (2.55)

Orioles..Open contract talks with 1B-Mike Napoli-ex Indians
Atlanta..Open talks with FA-C-Matt Wieters-ex Orioles.

NY Yankees..Family of Mel Stottlemyre-legendary pitcher and pitching coach…in grave condition battling cancer and infection from chemo treatments..Age 75.

Yankees-Red Sox..MLB asks NY and Boston to both give up a home game in 2018 to play 2-game weekend series in London, England….Red Sox-Fenway Sports owns Liverpool FC-soccer team and would host games.

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……………..(Basketball)……………….

Lakers-W-Clippers….LA pulls away in 2nd half building 10-point lead…Clippers played without Blake Griffin-Chris Paul with injuries….Lakers (12-22)…won just (2-of-13)…..Clippers (22-10)…

Cleveland-W-Golden State (109-108)..Christmas aftrernoon matchup…LeBron James-Kevin Love-Kyrie Irving (76P)…Kevin Durant-Klay Thompson (60P) combined…Steph Curry just (4-11) shooting.

San Antonio-W-Chicago…Spurs go to (25-6)…Lionel Aldridge-Kawhi Leonard combined for (58P)

Clippers-Denver…Monday night basketball matchup

Clippers..G-Chris Paul has iling hamstring.
Cleveland…Surgery G-JR Smith-out 4-months with thumb injury
Portland..G-Damon Lillard-out with ankle injury

Aztecs-W-U-San Francisco (62-48)…Zylan Cheatem (16P-11R) in win…SDSU takes Diamond Head Classic title…Cheatem had (16P-13R) in Friday night win…SDSU now (8-4)..

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……………(Hockey)……………………

NHL…Starts up after Christmas break on Tuesday.
Columbus Blue Jackets…won 12-in row for Coach John Tortorello.
Minnesota Wild….Surprise team with 10-wins in row.

Ducks (17-12-6) 40-points at break…3-points behind 1st place San Jose.
Kings..(17-13-4)…38 points on season.

Gulls…Come off 8-day AHL-break….Host Tucson on Monday…Ontario on Tuesday…

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