Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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……..(Football)……

Chargers-W-Jacksonville (45-10)….Bolts destroy pathetic Jaguars defense..Philip Rivers (314P)…RB-Austin Eckeler (2123APY) day…(112Rec-101R)….Chargers defense 2-sacks-12 pressures of QB-Gardner Minshew.. ….Bolts (5-8)…Jaguars (4-9)….Jaguars lose 5th blowout game in a row…Jacksonville lost 19-of-25 games dating back to last season.

..Bolts went 80Y-in 2-plays for TD…79Y-in-4 plays..84Y-in 3 plays for TDs
..Chargers 15-plays plus 10Y in game..8-plays 20-plus yards
..Austin Ekeler 84Y-TD catch run..longest TD pass of Rivers career
..Chargers (525-252) edge in offense
..Chargers Joey Bosa 2-sacks..1 tackle for loss..1-prewssure

Chargers…Distraught GM-Tom Telesco questioning “what else I could have done” to prevent Melvin Gordon holdout…which hurt the team for the better part of the first 8-weeks of NFL season.

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(Scoreboard)

Seattle-L-Rams (28-13)…QB-Jared Goff (293P-2TD)..RB-Todd Gurley (70R)….RE-kTyler Higbee (7R-116Y)….Russell Wilson (245P-0TD)…Rams defense 5-sacks in win… ….Rams jump out to (21-3) lead early…Jared Goff razor sharp throwing ball…Seahawks (10-3)….Rams (8-5)

Chiefs-W-New England (23-16)….KC snaps Patriots 21-game home field winning streak….Patrick Mahomes throws 48Y-TD pass to Mecole Hardman…Chiefs DB-Brad Breeland knocks down 4th down pass in end zone with (:50) left in game to preserve win…Mahomes (283P)….Tom Brady (169P) in loss…KC (9-4)…Patriots (10-3)

49ers-W-Saints. (48-46)…Robbie Gould 30YFG (:01) left for win..had kicked 43Y-FG with 2-minutes left also…Jim Garoppolo (349P-4TD)…WR-Emmanuel Sanders (7R-157Y)…Sanders caught 75Y-TD pass..threw (25Y-TD option pass) also in win….Drew Brees (349P-5TD) in loss..WR-Mike Thomas (11R-134Y) for Saints….San Francisco (516Y) offense…Saints (485Y) in loss….San Francisco (11-2)….New Orleans (10-3)

Ravens-W-Bills (24-17)….Lamar Jackson 61Y-TD pass Hayden Hurst….Ravens survive defense slugfest-stunt Bills 4th quarter comeback…Jackson (145P-40R) against Bills defense…Josh Allen (146P)…1-fumble-6 sacks in loss…..Baltimore (11-2)…Buffalo (9-4)

Carolina-L-Atlanta (40-20)……QB-Matt Ryan (313P-2TD)…Falcons defense 5-sacks-2-fumble recoveries-1 interception…..P;a,ode Zaccjeis 03U=TD catch for Atlanta..Panthers (5-78…Falcons (4-9)

Browns-W-Bengals (27-19)..CB-Denzel Ward (61Y) TD-interception…Baker Mayfield (192P-2 Int)…RB-Nick Chubb (106R)….Bengals RB-Joe Mixon (146R)-Andy Dalton (262P) in loss..Cleveland (6-7)…Cincinnati (1-12)

Green Bay-W-Washington (20-15)…Aaron Rodgers (195P)..RB-Aaron Jones (134R)….Redskins QB-Dwayne Haskins (170P-TD-Int)…Packers defense 5-sacks….Packers (10-3)…Redskins (3-10)

Vikings-W-Lions (20-7)..Kirk Cousins (242P-TD) for Minnesota…Vikings defense 2-picks-5 sacks……Minnesota (9-4)…Detroit (3-9-1)

Miami-L-Jets (22-21)…Sam Darnold (270P-2TD)….WR-Robbie Anderson (7R-116Y)….Ryan Fitzpatrick (245P-0TD)…Dolplhins (3-10)…NY (5-8)

Colts-L-Tampa Bay (38-35)..Jameis Winston (456P-4TD-3Int)..Mike Evans 61Y-TD catch..Colts QB-Jacoby Brissett (251P-2TD)….LB-Darius Leonard 80Y-TD-Interception in loss…Indianapolis (6-7)…Bucs (6-7)

Denver-W-Houston…QB-Drew Lock (303P-3TD) in upset win…Karrem Jackson 70Y-TD fumble recovery…Broncos defense 3-sacks-2 takeaways…QB-Deshaun Watson (292P-1TD) in loss..Texans (8-5)…Broncos (5-8)

Tennessee-W-Raiders (42-21)…QB-Ryan Tannehill (391P-3TD)..RB-Derrick Henry (103R-2TD)…..WR-AJ Brown. 91Y-TD catch for Titans…Raiders QB-Derek Carrr (263P-2TD)…..Titans (8-5)…Oakland (6-7)

Steelers-W-Cardinals (23-17)…Diontae Johnson 85Y-Punt Return TD in win..QB-Duck Devlin now (4-0) as starter….Pittsburgh defense 3-interceptions..5-sacks in win….Kyler Murray (194P-2TD) in loss…Pittsburgh (8-5)…Arizona (3-9-1)

Giants-Eagles…Monday Night Football…Eli Manning returns to starting lineup…Giants (2-10)…Philadlelphia (5-7)

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(Injuries)

Ravens..TE-Mark Andrews-knee injury
Seahawks..RB-Rashaad Penny-knee injury
49ers..C-Weston Richburg-knee
Denver..TE-Noah Fant-foot

Aztecs-New Mexico Bowl…SDSU (9-3) will face Central Michigan (8-5) in Albuquerque…State bypassed for Arizona Bowl and Frisco Bowl.

Holiday Bowl…USC-vs-Iowa

Chick-Filet Bowl..LSU-Oklahoma
Fiesta Bowl..Clemson-Ohio State

Rose..Oregon-Wisconsin
Cotton..Penn State-Memphis
Orange..Florida-Virginia
Sugar..Baylor-Georgia
Citrus..Alabama-Michigan
Outback..Minnesota-Auburn
Sun..Arizona State-Florida State
Belk..Virginia Tech-Mississippi State
Liberty..Kansas State-Navy
Arizona..Wyoming-Georgia State
Alamo…Utah-Texas
Birmingham..Cincinnati-Boston College
Gator..Kentucky-Indiana
Armed Forces-Ft Worth..Tulane-So Mississippi
Mobile..Louisiana-Miami Ohio
Santa Clara..California-Illinois
Texas..Western Kentucky-Western Michigan
Music City..Tennessee-Louisville
Phoenix..Washington State-Air Force
Orlando..Notre Dame-Iowa State
Pinstripe..Wake Forest-Michigan State
Independence…Miami-Louisiana Tech
Motor City…Eastern Michigan-Pitt
Military…North Carolina-Temple
Houston..Oklahoma State-Texas AM
Cure…Liberty-Georgia Southern
Boca Raton…Florida International-Georgia State
Las Vegas…Boise State-Washington
Hawaii…BYU-Hawaii
Potato Bowl…Ohio-Nevada
New Orleans..Appalachian State-UAB

Gaasparilla….Marshall-Central Florida
Bahamas..Buffalo-Charlotte
Frisco..Kent State-Utah State

Missouri…Offers job to Ed Drinkwitz-Appalachian State
Arkansas..Offers job to Sam Pittman-OL coach-Georgia
Penn State…Gives coach James Franklin 6Y-extension
Howard..Fires coach Ron Prince-allegations player abuse
Indiana..Coach Tom Allen-7Y-extension
Virginia Tech..names Justin Hamilton Def Coor-replacing Bill Foster

UNLV..Feuding with Raiders over clause in contract allowing Rebels 3-early season home dates for non-conference games.

Michigan..Confirms passing longtime coach Bump Elliott (94Y)..Hall of Fame coach…also longtime AD at Iowa..

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………….(Baseball)……………..

Winter Baseball Meetings….Open at San Diego Marriott Marina on Monday…..Trade Rumors-Free Agency will be big stories

(Trade Rumors)

..Red Sox..Shopping OF-Mookie Betts in deal
..Cubs..Shopping 3B-Kris Bryant..C-Will Contreras
..Indians..To trade SS-Francisco Lindor
..Pirates…Shopping OF-Starlin Marte
..Padres..Shopping C-Austin Hedges..OF-Wil Myers
..Dodgers..Shopping OF-Joc Peterson
..Tigers..Shopping P-Matt Boyd.
..Arizona..Taking offers on P-Robbie Ray

(Free Agency)

..Yankees…Preparing (7Y-250M) offer for P-Gerrit Cole-Astros
..Phillies..Meet with FA-3B-Anthony Rendon-Washington
..Dodgers..Meet with FA-P-Stephen Strasburg-Washington
..Angels…Preparing (7Y-200M) offer to Stephen Strasburg
..Cardinals..Make offer FA-P-Madison Bumgarner-Giants
..Mets..Open talks with FA-P-Rick Porcello-Red Sox
..Red Sox..Visit with FA-P-Rich Hill-Dodgers
..Cubs..Offer minor league deal to FA-P-Brandon Morrow-coming off elbow-forearm injuries over last two years.

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(MLB)..Commissioner Rob Manfred-Owners issues

..Minor League restructuring-MLB wants to fold 42-lower minor league teams and 4-leagues in money saving moves…and to improve minor league working conditions.

..MLB-Union move towards agreement-Opioid Testing

..MLB to invoke rule changes..(:20) pitch clock..3-batter minimum for relief pitchers…Roster Changes…DL-changes…Pace of Play rules

..Houston sign stealing investigation

..Hall of Fame Veterans Committee vote….name Marvin Miller-former head of Union who revolutionized Players Rights and brought them Free Agency…..Ted Simmons-longtime catcher-coach-GM named for induction in 2020.

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(Roster Moves)

Mets..Sign FA-P-Brad Brach-ex Padres-Orioles-Cubs
Tigers..Sign FA-OF-Jorge Beneficio-ex Royals
Milwaukee..Sign FA-Keon Broxton-ex Mets-Orioles-Mariners
Texas..Sign FA-P-Jordan Lyles-ex Brewers
Royals..Sign Fa-P-Trevor Rosenthal-ex Nationals
Twins..Sign FA-C-Alex Avila-ex White Sox
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Dan Winkler-ex Giants
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Tayron Guerrero-ex Miami
Arizona..Sign FA-Junior Guerra-ex Brewers
Indians..Sign FA-OF-Beau Taylor-ex Toronto

Washington..Re-sign FA-2B-Howie Kendrck (1Y-6M)

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(Teams)

Giants..Hire Donnie Ecker-hitting coach-ex Reds
Pirates..Hire Don Kelly-Bench coach-ex Tigers

Washington..Agent Scott Boras disagrees with Nationals owner Mark Lerner statement ‘can sign only 1-of our name free agents’

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………….(Basketball)…………

Aztecs-W-San Jose State (59-57)…Malachi Flynn hits 3-point shot with 9/10th second left in game rallying SDSU for win…State won despite shooting (32%)…Flynn was (3-13) shooting……..SDSU (10-0)

USD-W-Holy Cross (68-51)…Toreros go off on (15-0) scoring run in 2nd half to blow game open…C-Yauhen Missalski (12P-6R) in win…..Toreros (4-8)

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Lakers-Minnesota….Lakers led (118-105) late in 4th Quarter at Press Time….Anthony Davis (44P)…LeBron James (24P)……LA (20-3) heading into the game.

Clippers-W-Washington (135-119)…Kawhi Leonard (35P-11R)…Paul George (27P)…Clippers hit 15-3’s…Shoot 52%….LA (17-7).

Lakers-W-Portland (136-113)…Anthony Davis (39P)..LeBron James (31P) in blowout win on Friday night
Clippers-L-Milwaukee (119-91) on Friday night…Bucks built 36P-lead.

Clippers-at-Indiana…Monday night action

NYKnicks..Fire coach David Fizdale after (4-18) start…NY lost games this past week by 37-44 points…Fizdale (21-83)…..Top candidates to replace him Mark Jackson..Tyronne Lue…Jason Kidd.

Cleveland….Report Cavs players in revolt against new coach John Beilein…’thinks he’s running college program’……long video sessions…long practice sessions…Cavs lost 10-of-11.

New Orleans..Vote confidence coach Alvin Gentry..(6-17) record..still does not have 1st round pick Zion Williamson back from meniscus surgery.

Portland…Lose F-Rod Hood-torn Achilles
Golden State..G-Steph Curry-2nd surgery on hand.
Chicago..MRI-G-Otto Porter-second foot injury

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………..(Hockey)………….

Ducks-L-Winnipeg (3-2)…Mark Schiefele 2-goals for Jets…Sunday game…Anaheim (12-14-4).

Kings-L-Calgary (4-3) on Saturday night…Milan Lucic goal-assist…Kings lost (2-0) lead….LA now (11-18-2)

Gulls-W-Colorado (4-3)OT….Jacob Larsson scores in overtime..Gulls battled back from (2-0) deficit at home

Gulls..C-Sam Carrick called up by Anaheim Ducks…had 10-goals this season.

Ducks..LW-Nick Ritchie-(6-to-10W) severe knee ligament sprain.
Leafs..F-Andreas Johnsson-possible fractured leg
Vancouver..Activate F-Michael Ferland from IR-had concussion

Detroit..Sign FA-F-Eric Tangradi-had played in KHL-Russia

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………..(General)…………..

English Premier League

..Manchester City-W-Manchester United..Marcus Rashford scores penalty shot
..Everton-W-Chelsea..Dominic Lewin 2-goals in upset win
..Liverpool-W-Bournemouth..Mo Salah goal..Liverpool (15-0-1)
..Hot Spur-W-Burnley..Harry Kane 2-goals
..Leicester City-W-Aston Villa..Jamie Vardy 2-goals..now (12-2-2)
..Newscastle-W-Southampton..Federico Fernandez scores (87′)
..Sheffield-W-Norwich City…United scores in (49′-52′)
..Crystal Palace-Ties-Watford…(0-0-)
..Wolverhampton-Tie-Brighton..Diego Jota 2G for Wolves

..Arsenal-West Ham…Monday match.

San Diego State..Fires longtime coach Lev Kirshner…19Y with Aztecs…just finished (4-12-2) season….went (4-26) in Pac 12 last 3years…had been to NCAA tourney 3-times in 19-years.

Boxing…Heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz-Imperial gets pounded and loses his title to Anthony Joshua in 12-round battering in Africa….Ruiz showed up at bloated (283lbs)…lost (119-110) on 3-refs cards.

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