Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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……………(FOOTBALL)…………..

Chargers-L-Broncos (23-20)…Brandon McManus kicks 43Y-FG with (:01) left after Casey Hayward takes pass interference penalty on Hail Mary pass to set up game winning field goal…McManus kicked 31-and-52Y-FGs earlier in game…Chargers fought back from (17-3) deficit to tie game on Michael Badgley 46Y-FG in final minute of 4th quarter.

..QB-Philip Rivers (265P-2TD-Int-3QB sacks in rallying team
..RB-Melvin Gordon (99Y) rushing in loss
..LB-Melvin Ingram..3-QB-pressures-2 tackles for loss
..CB-Casey Hayward gave up 2TD passes and took bad penalty
..OT-Russell Okung took 3 penalties
..OT-Sam Tevi gave up 2-sacks
..OG-Dan Feeny critical penalty
..Head Coach Anthony Lynn struggled with making time out call decisions
..LB-Dru Trunquill roughing punter flag
..Michael Badgeley-missed field goal
..PR-Trumayne Pope fumbled punt

..Broncos rookie QB-Drew Lock (134P-2TD) to get Denver early lead
..Broncos did not allow QB sack though Lock pressured 10-times in game
..Broncos won without Von Miller-Brad Chubb

..Bolts fall to (4-8)…Denver (4-8)…Chargers fall into last place in AFC-West.

Chargers…Released DT-TY McGill…S-Shai Luani..Activate WR-Jaylon Guyton from developmental squad

Chargers..NFL Network reported Bolts were considering pulling QB-Philip Rivers and inserting Tyrod Taylor if Rivers played poorly in Denver.

CBS Sports…Report says Chargers relationship with Philip Rivers is “frayed” because of his poor play…refusal to move to Los Angeles…commuting 4-hours a day to practice while living in San Diego…upset he has not ‘bought into’ move to Los Angeles…Rivers has thrown 57-interceptions last 4-years ..has lost ability to throw deep…has only 73-QB rating in 4th quarters this year…has lowest QB rating (85) in career since 2007….No contract talks during the season…becomes free agent in February.

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(Scoreboard)

Ravens-W-49ers (20-17)…QB-Lamar Jackson (105P-101) rushing in driving rainstorm…Justin Tucker (49Y-FG) late in game….Jim Garoppolo (165P-TD)…RB-Raheem Mostert (146R) in loss…….Baltimore (10-2)….San Francisco (10-2)

New England-L-Houston (28-22)…Deshaun Watson (237P-3TD)…build early lead…Tom Brady (326P-3TD)…Pats add (145Y) rushing……….Patriots (10-2)…Texans (8-4)

Chiefs-W-Raiders (40-9)…QB-Patrick Mahomes (175P-TD)…Juan Thornhill 46Y-TD Interception for KC…Derek Carr (221P-TD-2Int)…RB-Josh Jacobs (104R)…Carr now (0-6) at Arrowhead….Raiders 12-penalties 99-yards in 2nd straight ugly loss….KC (8-4)…Oakland (6-6)

Jets-L-Bengals (22-6)…QB-Andy Dalton (243P-TD)…Randy Bullock 2FGs….Sam Drnold (239P)-took 4-sacks…NY (4-8)…Cincinnati (1-11)…Record low crowd (39,084) at Paul Brown Stadium.

Titans-W-Colts (31-17)….RB-Derrick Henry (149R)…QB-Ryan Tannehill (182P-2TD)…Tye Smith 63Y-TD with blocked field goal….Adam Vinatieri misses 3-more kicks in loss…..QB-Jacoby Brissett (319P-TD-2Int-3 sacks) in loss…Tennessee now (7-5)….Indianapolis (6-6)

Eagles-L-Miami (37-31)…Ryan Fitzpatrick (365-P-3TD)…Davante Parker (7R-139Y)…Miami scores 3TDs in 13 minutes including fake FG-pass to K-JasonSanders…..Philadelphia (5-7)…Miami (3-9)

Packers-W-Giants (31-13)…QB-Aaron Rodgers (243P-3TD)……NY QB-Daniel Jones (210P-TD-3Int)….Green Bay (9-3)…NY (2-10)

Browns-L-Steelers (20-13)…QB-Duck Devlin (212P-TD)…CB-Joe Haden key interception late in 4th Q preserves win…QB-Baker Mayfield (196P-TD-Int-5 sacks) in loss.. Cleveland (5-7)..Pittsburgh (7-5)

Carolina-L-Washington (29-21)….RB-Derrius Grice (129R)…Adrian Peterson (99R) as Redskins trample Panthers..QB-Dwayne Haskins (147P-5 sacks()….Washington defense interception-fumble-7 sacks…Carolina QB-Kyle Allen (228P) in loss….Panthers now (5-7)……Redskins (3-9)

Tampa Bay-W-Jacksonville (28-11)….Bucs LB-Devin White 14Y-TD fumble recovery…QB-Nick Files benched after 3-turnovers in 3-series……Bucs (5-7)…Jaguars (4-8)…coach Doug Marrone-President Tom Coughlin could both be fired.

Rams-W-Arizona (34-7)….QB-Jared Goff (424P-2TD)…RB-Todd Gurley (95R)…Rams defense 6-QB sacks…Kyler Murray (163P) in lopsided loss…Rams (549-198) edge in offense…LA (7-5)…Cardinals (3-8-1)

Minnesota-Seattle….Monday Night Football…Seahawks (9-2)..Vikings (8-3)….Matchup QB-Russell Wilson (24TD-3Int) 112-QBRating-vs-Kirk Cousins and big play WRs.

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(Teams)

Arizona..NFL suspends CB-Josh Shaw for 2020 season-implicated in betting on NFL games this season while on injured reserve…No determination if he bet on his own team….Coaches-teammates not aware he was betting on games…NFL refuses to answer questions whether he bet at sports books in Las Vegas or bet illegally

Cleveland..Coach Freddie Kitchens caught wearing Tee-Shirt says “Pittsburgh Caused It”.

Washington…Ex-NFL Tight End Terrell Pryor stabbed in chest and shoulder by woman in domestic dispute on Saturday….Surgery-stable condition…Woman charged with attempt to murder in incident in Pittsburgh…Pryor went to hospital at 4:30am.

Washington…Post reports GM-Bruce Allen could be fired at end of year…Redskins (44-79) during his reign of running team for Daniel Snyder.

Eagles..Sign OG-Lane Johnson (4Y-72M) extension

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(Injuries)

Broncos..OG-Ron Leary-concussion..DE-Derek Wolfe-Dislocated elobw..LB-Jerry Attaochu-calf
Titans..CB-Adore Jackson-knee….LB-Daren Bates-shoulder
Jets..LB-Arthru Mauket-calf
Bengals..S-Brandon Wilson-hand
Colts..TE-Chester Rodgers-knee
Miami..RB-Kalen Balledge-iknee
Giants..CB-Corey Ballantine-concussion
Cleveland..CB-Greedy Williams-shoulder..CB-Robert Jackson-ankle
Carolina..TE-Greg Olson-concussion
49ers..CB-Jacq Tartt-ribs..DT-DJ Jones-ankle
Jaguars..CB-DJ Hayden-neck..DE-Josh Allen-concussion
Bucs..CB-Jamel Dean-shoulder..G-Alex Capps-shoulder
Redskins..CB-Trey Quinn-head..CB-Montez Sweat-quad..OT-Morgan Moses-back
Chiefs..DE-Frank Clark-shoulder..RB-Darrell Williams-shoulder

Broncos..LB-Von Miller-knee strain
Eagles..RB-Jordan Howard-shoulder issues
Browns…CB-Damarius Randall-concussion symptoms
Cowboys..OG-Connor Williams-surgery-torn ACL
Cowboys..MRI-WR-Amari Cooper-bruised knee
Lions..IR-QB-Jake Driskel-hamstring
Houston..IR-OT-Tytus Howard-knee
Arizona..QB-Kyler Murray-groin issue

Seattle..DE-Jadaveon Clowney-cleared concussion protocol
Jaguars..Activate LB-Jake Ryan from IR-been out 2Y-knee surgery.
Seattle..Activate OG-Ethan Pocic from IR-had back issues

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(Roster Moves)

Broncos..Waive QB-Brett Rypien
Bengals..Release OT-Andre Smith
Atlanta..Release P-Ryan Allen

Lions..Sign FA-QB-Joe Callahan-ex Packers..QB-Kyle Sloter-Arizona

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(College Football)

Aztecs-W-BYU (13-3)….QB-Carson Baker (172P-TD)….SDSU defense 2-Interceptions-1 Fumble Recovery-2 Stops on 4th Down..2-sacks-6 tackles for losses…Kept BYU out of end zone despite QB-Zach Wilson (316P)..Cougars miss 2FGs…SDSU (9-3)

USD-L-Northern Iowa (17-3)…Knocked out of 1AA playoffs…Northern Iowa 3-interceptions…held Toreros RBs (26Y-on-28 carries)…QB-Reid Sinnett (187P-0TD)…USD only (213Y) offense-had been averaging (498-per game)

UCLA-L-California (28-18)….Bears RB-Chris Brown (118R)…QB-Chase Garbers (270APY) in win….Bruins allowed 5-sacks…Dorian Robinson (278P-TD-Int) in loss…UCLA finishes (4-8)….Chip Kelly now (7-17).

UCLA…Coach Chip Kelly denies reports he wants to be released from his contract after 2-disappointing seasons…Says he is “100%” committed to turning Bruins program around….Kelly is (7-17) at UCLA.

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(Top 10)

1-LSU-W-Texas AM…QB-Joe Burrow (352:P-3TD)

2-Ohio State-W-Michigan..RB-JK Dobbins (211R-4TD)..QB-Justin Fields (304P-4TD)…Buckeyes (477Y) offense

3-Clemson-W-South Carolina..QB-Trevor Lawrence (295P-3TD)

4-Georgia-W-Georgia Tech..QB-Jake Fromm (254P-4TD)

5-Alabama-L-Auburn…Zac McLain 100TD-interception for Auburn…Tigers also score on 29TD-interception…QB-Bo Nix (173P)..RB-Ja Whtlow (114R)…Tide loss despite QB-Mack Jones (335P-4TD)…RB-Najee Harris (146R)…1st time Alabama will not be in College Football Playoffs.

6-Oregon-W-Oregon State..QB-Justin Herbert (174P-TD)

7-Utah-W-Colorado..QB-Ty Huntley (165P-2TD)…Utes (207) rushing

8-Penn State-W-Rutgers..Lions (252Y) rushing

9-Oklahoma-W-Oklahoma State..RB-Kennedy Brooks (160R)

10-Minnesota-L-Wisconsin..QB-Jack Can (280P-2TD) for Baders in upset win

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(Mountain West)

Boise-W-Colorado State..QB-Jaylon Henderson (252:-2TD)..Defense 2-interceptions..Broncos (11-1)

Air Force-W-Wyoming…QB-Donald Hammond (121P-TD)…Cowboys throw 3-interceptions..Air Force (10-2)

UNLV-W-Nevada-Overtime..QB-Kenyon Oblad (229P-3TD)…RB-Chares Williams (138R)…End of game marred by brawl teams-fans in Reno…Rebels finish (4-8)..Wolfpack (7-5)

Utah State-W-New Mexico…Aggies Defense 4-takeaways..QB-Jordan Love (172P-3TD) in win..USU finishes (7-5)…Lobos (2-10) in Bob Davie final game

Fresno State-L-San Jose State..QB-Josh Love (290P)…Bulldogs RB-Ronnie Rivers (177R) in loss…Spartans (5-7)…Fresno finishes (4-8)

Hawaii-W-Army…QB-Cole McDonald (250P-3TD)…Army (411Y) rushing but lost…Rainbows (9-4)

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(Pac 12)

Arizona State-W-Arizona…RB-Eno Benjamin (168R)…Devils defense 3-Int….ASU (7-5)…Wildcats (4-8)

Washington-W-Washington State…Huskies win Apple Cup..QB-Jacob Eason (244P-2TD)…Cougars QB-Anthony Gordon (308P-2TD)…UW defense had 3-picks.

Oregon-W-Oregon State..Ducks win Civil War game..QB-Justin Herbert (174P-TD)….Oregon (10-2)

Stanford-L-Notre Dame…Irish QB-Ian Book (255P-4TD)…Cardinal finish season (4-8)

Utah-W-Colorado…Utes RBs (207R) in win..Utah (11-1)

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(1AA Playoffs)

Villanova-L-SE Louisiana..QB-Chason Virgil (474P-3TD)
Holy Cross-L-Monmouth..RB-Pete Guerrieero (270R)
Albany-W-Central Connecticut..QB-Jeff Undercuffler 6TDs
Austin Peay-W-Furman..QB-Javaughn Craig 3-TDs
Illinois State-W-SE Missouri..RB-James Robinson (41C-297R)
Nicholls State-W-North Dakota..RB-Julian Gums (172R)
Kennesaw State-W-Wofford..RB-Jon Murphy (221R-3TD)
Northern Iowa-W-USD..Panthers defense 3-interceptions

(Division II Playoffs)

Notre Dame-Ohio-W-Kutztown State…Notre Dame (12-1)
Valdosta State-L-West Florida…Valdosta finishes (10-1) after upset
Colo State Pueblo-L-Minnesota State…Minnesota now (12-0)
Colo Mines-L-Texas AM-Commerce..Mines (12-0) season over
Lenoir Rhyne-W-Carson Newman..Rhyne now (12-0)
NW Missouri-W-Lindenwood..Northwest scores 63P in win
Ferris State-W-Central Missouri..Ferris now (11-0)
Slippery Rock-W-Sheppard…Rock now (12-0)

(Division III)

Mt Union-L-North Central (59-52)…Purple Raiders lost despite (688Y) offensive day from QB-DeAngelo Fulford…teams combined (1412Y) …Loss end (11-0) Mt Union season

Salisbury-W-Union…Maryland school now (11-0)
Wesley-L-Delaware Valley…Valley now (11-1) after upset win
Muhlenberg-W-Brockport State..Mules now (12-0)
Wisconsin Whitewater-W-Wartburg…Whitewater (11-1)
Wheaton-W=Central..Wheaton now (12-0)
Hardin Baylor-W-Huntingdon…Baylor (12-0)
Chapman-L-St John’s-Minnesota…Chapman season ends (10-1)

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(College Notes)

Missouri..Fires Coach Barry Odom after (6-6) season..was (66-66) overall
South Florida..Fires Coach Charley Strong after (4-8) season
Boston College..Fires Steve Addazio (44-44)
Texas..Fires 3-assistants..DC-Todd Orlando…2-wide receiver assistants..demotes OC-Tim Beck..

Michigan..Angry Jim Harbaugh feuds with media-refusing to answer questions he called ‘insults’…Harbaugh (0-5) vs Ohio State

Texas..Vote of confidence Coach Tom Herman..Longhorns (7-5)
Nebraska…Coach Scott Frost in hot water..Huskers (5-7)

Colorado State..Coach Mike Bobo job in trouble (28-35) record..Only (12,235) fans showed up for home game

Pat Sullivan..former Heisman Trophy winning QB-Auburn..ex Head coach TCU-Samford..passes away cancer (69)…was in College Hall of Fame..

AP Poll..1-LSU..2-Ohio State….3-Clemson..4-Georgia…5-Utah…6-Utah…7-Oklahoma…Alabama drops to 9th.

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…………..(BASEBALL)…………….

Padres…Report that 8M-bonus P-Drew Pomeranz received will be deferred money over 4-year period.

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(Roster Moves)

Pirates…OF-Starlin Marte asks for trade to contending team…Pittsburgh wants frontline pitcher.

Yankees-A’s….Open trade talks for P-Blake Treinen.
Angels..Ex-1B-Justin Bour-signs with Hanshin Tigers
Twins..Sign FA-P-Mitch Horacek-ex Orioles
Seattle..Sells P-Taylor Scott to Hiroshima Carp-Japan

MLB…Monday deadline for teams to make contract tender offers.

Seymour Siwoff…legendary founder of Elias Sports Bureau…passes away (99Y)…..founded MLB statistical firm 70-years ago

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……………..(BASKETBALL)……………..

Aztecs….SDSU now (8-0) after impressive wins in Las Vegas Invitational over Creighton-Iowa….Open Mountain West schedule this week against Colorado State…Could crack Top 25 in ratings this week.

USD-L-St Bonaventure (70-61)…..Bonnies put 4-in double figures…USD hit 10-3’s in loss……Sunday game in Boca Raton tourney…Toreros (3-6)

Duke..L-G-Cassius Stanley-indefintely-calf injury

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(NBA)

Lakers-L-Dallas (114-100)…Mavs snap LA 10-game win streak…Luca Doncic (27P)….Anthony Davis-LeBron James combine for (52P)….Mavericks hit 17-3’s in win …..Sunday matchup…Lakers (17-3)…

Clippers-W-Washington…LA scores (82P) in first half blowout…led (82-59) at Press Time..Sunday game…

New Orleans…Zion Williamson-1st pick in draft-still not cleared to do heavy running or basketball related activity…been out since August-knee meniscus surgery

Memphis..G-Ja Morant-out-back strain
Orlando..F-Al Aminu-surgery-meniscus-knee
Washington..G-CJ Miles-wrist surgery-could miss rest of year

Houston..James Hardin (60P) in win vs Atlanta..Rockets won by (47).

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…………..(HOCKEY)…………..

Gulls-W-Tucson (6-2)….Sam Carrick scores 2-more goals in Saturday win…Gulls now (8-9-1) this year.

Gulls…D-Jacob Larsson sent down by NHL-Ducks

Ducks-L-Winnipeg (3-0)…Friday setback…G-Connor Hellebuyck shutout..Ducks (11-12-4).

Kings-W-Winnipeg (2-1)..Nik Prokohorkin scores 3rd goal in week
in Saturday win.

Calgary…Fires Coach Bill Peters in wake of racial slur incident 10-years ago and abuse of players incident in Carolina….Peters had apologized for racial incident…said he had apologized to his AHL team 10-minutes after incident occurred in 2009….Carolina Hurricane incident was handled internally four years ago… does not appear to have been reoccurrence after that.

New Jersey…Devils put F-Taylor Hall on trade block..becomes free agent end of season.

Arizona-Detroit….Coyotes deal G-Eric Comrie to Red Wings for minor leaguer.

Montreal….Coach Claude Julien erupts at team in locker room tirade…’tired of losing’.

Detroit..IR-G-Jimmie Howard
Chicago..Lose D-Duncan Keith-groin injury.
Montreal..Lose D-Paul Byron-4W-knee scope surgery

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……………(GENERAL)……………

Formula 1-Abu Dhabi Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton wins from pole position to checkered flag….Built 18-second lead and coasted to win…over Max Verstappen…Hamilton wins 11th race of season…5th win at Abu Dhabi course…84th win of career.

London Guardian…Report that Ferrari will make a strong contractual offer to Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton-who is headed to his final year of F-1 contract…Mercedes reportedly laying off 10,000-workers across Europe to maximize profits…has yet to make Hamilton a contract offer…British driver has won 7-racing titles.

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English Premier League
..Liverpool-W-Brighton..Allison scores (76′)..Liverpool (13-0-1)
..Manchester City-Tie-Newcastle..Newcastle ties game (88′)
..Manchester United-Tie-Aston Villa..AV scores in (66′) to tie
..Leicester-W-Everton..Jamie Vardy goal…game winner (94′)
..Hot Spur-W-Bournemouth..Dele Alli 2-goals for Tottenham
..Crystal Palace-W-Burnley..Will Zaha goal (46′)
..Southampton-W-Watford..Southies score 2G-in-5 minutes
..Arsenal-Tie-Norwich..Pierre Aubameyang 2G for Gunners
..Sheffield-Ties-Wolverhampton..Sheffield scores at (2′) mark
..Chelsea-L-West Ham..Blues upset..fall to (8-4-2)

Arsenal..Fire coach Unai Emery..winless in 7-matches
Watford..Fire coach Qui Sanchezp-Flores (1-5-4) in last 10 games

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