Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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Chargers-L-Vikings (39-10)…Chargers get blown out under avalanche of turnovers…Bolts 7-turnovers….3-interceptions off Philip Rivers…4-fumbles including 2-by Melvin Gordon…Vikings DE-Ifey Odenigbo 56Y-TD with fumble recovery…..Rivers 3-picks-1 fumble-3 sacks in ugly loss-Grounding Penalty…Minnesota QB-Kirk Cousins (207P-TD)…Vikings RB-Dalvin Cook goes out with shoulder injury…….Vikings scored 30-points in row after trailing early in game.. Bolts (5-9)…Minnesota (10-4)

Chargers..WR-Mike Williams…Fined (14,000) for dunking football over goal post after TD last week.

Chargers..RB-Melvin Gordon benched early in 3rd quarter after 2nd fumble of game…Played only 1-snap rest of game.

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(Scoreboard)

Rams-L-Dallas (44-21)….Tavon Austin 59Y-TD catch..Tony Pollaerd 44Y-TD run…Dak Prescott (212P-2TD)…Ezekiel Elliott (117R)….Tony Pollard (131R) in lopsided win…QB-Jared Goff (284P)….RB-Todd Gurley (10C-18Y) rushing in loss……LA (8-6)…Cowboys (7-7)

Bills-W-Steelers…Bills defense 3-interceptions….1 fumble recovery…3-sacks…Jordan Poyer intercepts pass with (1:54) left, then Levi Wallace picks off pass with (10) in end zone…t…. to preserve win in end zone….QB-Josh Allen threw 14Y-TD pass to Tyler Kroft  late 4th quarter……QB-Duck Hodges threw 4-picks in the loss…  Pittsburgh (8-6)…Buffalo (10-4)

Patriots-(34-13)…Stephon Gilmour 2-interceptions-including 64Y-TD pick…Patriots defense 4-interceptions….Tom Brady (128P-2TD)….Sonny Michel (89R)…..Bengals RB-Joe Mixon (138R)…Andy Dalton (151P-4 Int)…New England (11-3)….Cincinnati (1-13)

Tampa Bay-W-Detroit (38-17)…QB-Jameis Winston (458P-4TD)…Breshared Perriman 25-34Y-TDs…Bics défense 3-takeaways-2 sacks…Bucs (7-7) have won 5-of-6…Detroit lost 7-in row…..Lions (3-10-1)

Packers-W-Bears (21-13)…..Aaron Rodgers (203P-TD)….Packers defense 3-sacks-3 takeaways…Bears QB-Mitch Trubisky (348P) in loss …Green Bay (11-3)….Chicago (7-7)

Houston-W-Tennessee (24-21)…DeShaun Watson (243P-2TD-2Int)…RB-Carlos Hyde (104R)…Kenny Stills 2TD catches…Ryan Tannehill (279P-2TD) in loss……Texans (9-5)…Titans (8-6)

Chiefs-W-Denver (23-3)….Patrick Mahomes (340P-2TD) in snowy conditions…TE-Travis Kelce (11R-142)….Tyreek Hill 5-41Y-TD catches….QB-Drew Lock (208P) in loss…KC (10-4)…Broncos (5-9)

Miami-L-Giants (36-20)….Eli Manning (283P-2TD-3Int)…RB-Saquon Barkley (112R)…WR-Sterling Shepard (9R-111) in win..Ryan Fitzpatrick (278P-2TD) in loss…..Dolphins (3-11)…NY (3-11)

Eagles-W-Redskins (37-27)….QB-Carson Wentz (263P-2TD)…RB-Miles Sanders (122R)…QB-Dwayne Haskins (261P-2TD)….Terry McLaurin (75Y-TD) catch…Philadelphia (7-7)…Washington (3-11)

Seattle-W-Carolina (30-24)…Russell Wilson (286P-2TD)…RB-Chris Carson (133R)….Seattle defense 3-interceptions of Kyle Allen….Allen (277P-TD-3 Int)…Seahawks (11-3)…Panthers (5-9)

Raiders-L-Jacksonville (23-16)….Raiders blow (16-3) lead….QB-Gardner Minshew ()201P-2TD)…Tyrell Williams 40Y-TD catch…Derek Carr (267P-TD-4 sacks)…Oakland (6-8)…Jacksonville (5-9)…snap 5-game losing streak

Browns-L-Arizona (38-24)…RB-Kenyan Drake (137R-4TD)….QB-Kyler Murray (219P)….Baker Mayfield (247P) in loss..RB-Nick Chubb (127R)……Cleveland (6-8)….Cardinals (4-9-1)

Atlanta-W-San Francisco (29-22)…Matt Ryan TD pass to Julio Jones (“02) left…Falcons then recover fumbled lateral and score on final kickoff.inpulling off upset win…Falcons (5-9)….Niners (11-3)

Colts-New Orleans….Indianapolis (6-70)…New Orleans (10-3)…Monday Night matchup

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(Injuries)

Patriots..OG-Shaq Mason-groin..CB-Jonathon Jones-groin
Bengals..OG-John Miller-concussion
Lions..DT-Mike Daniels-arm..RB-JD McKissic-neck..G-Ken Wiggins-arm
Bears..DT-Akiem Hicks-shoulder
Houston..LG-Ben McKenney-knee
Chiefs..LB-Alex Okafor-chest
Denver..TE-Noah Fant-shoulder
Miami..LB-Rae McMillam-hamstring..CB-DeAndre Maker-knee
Washington..CB-Fabien Moreau-concussion..CB-Aaron Colvin-hamstring..CB-Jim Moreland-foot

Seattle..RB-Rashaad Penny-surgery-torn ACL
Redskins..IR-LB-Ryan Kerrigan-calf..WR-Paul Richardson-hamstring
Carolina..IR-OT-Greg Little-ankle
Bears..IR-TE-Ben Braunescher-concussion
Broncos..IR-DT-Jarred Davis-knee..IR-OG-Joe Dahl-kmnee
Eagles..IR-WR-Alshon Jeffrey-Lis’franc surgery
Steelers..WR-JuJu Smith-reinjures knee
Niners..DE-Dee Ford to miss 4W-hamstring
Broncos..CB-Cyrus Jones undergoes emergency heart-artery surgery

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(NFL)

Baltimore…Fine CB-Marcus Peters (14,000) jumping into stands and drinking fans beer after touchdow

49ers..S-Ahkello Witherspoon-fined (28,000) for helmet hit Saints game injured TE-Jared Cook.

Eagles…S-Kamu Hill facing discipline-lied to doctors about concussion

Arizona..Release DE-Terrell Suggs
Giants..Release CB-Janoris Jenkins after derogatory tweets

Dallas..Jerry Jones-says NFL testing for marijuana is “outdated war on drugs”….Medical Marijuana will be part of new CBA.

Michael Vick..hit with 70,000-tax lien failure to pay in Virginia on classic cars he owns

Vaughn Johnson..Longtime Saints LB-passes away (57)..also starred in USFL.

NFL…Thursday Night Ratings…jump 4%…averaged (15.4M) viewers this year.

President Trump…says players from Army-Navy-Air Force will be allowed to pursue pro football career and defer Military service.

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(College Football)

Heisman Trophy…LSU-QB-Joe Burrow landslide victory…received (841) first place votes….Oklahoma QB-Jalen Hurts (12) votes to finish second….Ohio State QB-Josh Fields…Ohio State DE-Chase Young finished 3rd-4th.

Army-Navy…Begin probe of video after some Cadets-Midshipmen shown giving “White Suprematist” salute on TV during game.

Navy-W-Army (31-7)…Middies QB-Malcom Perry (304R-2TD) in win.

Aztecs…land QB-Jack Sears..transfers into SDSU from USC…has 1-year left as graduate transfer.

Boston College..Hire Jeff Hafley-head coach..was Def Coor-Ohio State

Arizona State..Hire Zak Hill-Off Coor-ex Boise State Off Poor

Memphis..Promote Ryan Silfverfield to head coach replacing Mike Norvell-took Florida State job.

Arkansas…Hire Barry Odom-Def Coor…ex Missouri head coach

San Jose..Coach Brent Brennan (3Y) extension after (5-7) record

Northern Colorado…Hire former NFL player Ed McCaffrey as head coach replacing Earnest Collins…Was (26-2) as high school coach.

Virginia Tech..Hire Tracy Claeys-LB coach..was Def Coor-Washington State and former head coach Minnesota.

Murray State..Hire Dean Hood as Racers head coach-ex Kentucky assistant

Ohio State..S-Brendon White announces transer
Arkanas…QB-Nick Starkel to transfer.

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(Division 1AA Playoffs)

James Madison-W-Northern Iowa…Dukes RB-Percy Obese (124R)…JMU outguns Panthers (346-114)

Montana State-W-Austin Peay…Bobcats defense 3-takeaways..B-Isaiah Ifanse (196R).

Weber State-W-Montana…Montana QB-Dalton Sneed throws 5-interceptions…Weber State held Grizzlies (113Y) offense..also blocked punt for TD.

North Dakota State-W-Illinois State….Bison offense (194Y) offense-kicked 3-field goals.

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(Division II)

Wisconsin Whitewater-W-St John’s…Whitewater goes to Championship. game for 7th time.

West Florida-W-Ferris State…QB-Bustin Reed (299P-3TD) in upset win over (12-0) Ferris State.

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(Division III)

North Central-W-Muhlenberg…Brock Rutter throws 5TD passes in win over (13-0) Mules.

Minnesota State-W-Slippery Rock….Rock turns ball over 3-time…gives up (213R)…..Minnesota State goes to championship game (14-0)…Rock 13-game win streak snapped.

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……….(Baseball)……………

Padres-Red Sox…Touch bases on possible trade P-David Price….Padres would take on (92M) Price contract…Red Sox would get OF-Wil Myers (61M) contract and prospect.

Padres-Yankees-Pirates…Discussing 3 way trade….Padres to acquire OF-Starling Marte….Pirates would get C-Austin Hedges and 2-pitching prospects…Yankees would get OF-Manny Margot.

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Dodgers-Indians…Trade talks for SS-Francisco Lindor continue…
Dodgers…Plan move SS-Corey Seager to 3B-if Lindor trade happens
Dodgers…Meet 2nd time with FA-P-Madison Bumgarner-ex Giants..refused to go to 5Y-deal…Talks broke off.
Dodgers..Make contract offer to Yankees FA-P-Dellan Betances

Angels..Continued trade talks with Indians about deal P-Corey Kluber..refused to put both OF-Joe Adell and P-Brandon Marsh in package.

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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-P-Madison Bumgarner (5Y-85M) with deferred money and no trade clause…Rejected offers from Angels-Dodgers…Bumgarner (119-92) with Giants.

Indians-Texas…Trade-Cleveland deals P-Corey Kluber (98-58) to Rangers for top closer Emmanuel Close (2.42-ERA)….OF-DeLino DeShields (.271)…Rangers take on 18M-contract.

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OF-Tosh Tsutsugo-Yokohama Bay Stars-Japan…(2Y-12M)…Career (.284-163HRs)

Milwaukee..Sign FA-P-Brett Anderson-ex A’s..(13-9) last year
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Martin Perez-ex Rangers-Minnesota
Phillies..Sign FA-OF-Matt Szczur-ex Cubs-Padres
Royals..Sign FA-P-Jesse Hahn-ex Padres-Tampa Bay
Mets..Sign FA-P-Pedro Payano-ex Rangers
Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Rob Kaminsksy-ex Indians

Cubs..Re-sign P-Brandon Morrow (1Y-1M) deal coming off arm problems..Cubs add 1.2M-incentives…Cubs bought Morrow out (3M) in November.

Reds..P-Dan Straily-signs with Lotte Giants-Korea.
Indians-Texas..Open trade talks for Tribe P-Corey Kluber

Rockies….Teams approaching about possible trade for star 3B-Nolan Arenado..has (7Y-234M) left on contract

Seattle..Put 3B-Kyle Seager on trade block

Washington..Open talks with FA-3B-Josh Donaldson-ex Braves
Cardinals..Open talks with FA-P-Dallas Keuchel
Marlins..Open talks with FA-OF-Yasiel Puig-ex Reds-Dodgers
Milwaukee…Open talks with FA-OF-Avisail Garcia-ex Rays
Arizona..Open talks with FA-OF-Marcel Ozuna-ex Cardi gals
Cardinals..Open talks with FA-OF Shogo Akijama-Seibu Lions

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(MLB)

Commissioners Office…War of Words escalates in dispute with minor league baseball.

Texas..Fire damages part of roof at new Globe Stadium-under construction.

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……………..(Basketball)……………

NBA-David Stern…Former Commissioner in ICU after Friday emergency surgery for blood clot on brain…Was Commissioner for 30-years

Lakers-W-Atlanta (101-96)….Lakers hold Atlanta without a basket final (5:36)…Hawks went (0-10) shooting…..Lakers went final (4:14) without a basket but hit freee throws…Anthony Davis-LeBron James combined (58P-26R-5 blocks) in win….Sunday action….LA (23-3)

Lakers-W-Miami (113-110)..Friday night win..Anthony Davis (33P-10R)

Clippers-L-Bulls (109-106)…Zach LaVine (31P)…Laurie Markinson (13P-17R) on Saturday night

Clippers-W-Minnesota (124-117)..Friday night win…Kawhi Leonard-Paul George combine (88P) in wild win

Miami..Suspend G-Dion Waiters 3rd time this season…violation team rules-insubordination…Forefeits (2.6M) salary and bonus clauses.

Detroit..C-Andre Drummond becomes ill-allergic reaction to eating avocado on team trip to Mexico City.

Clippers..G-Lou Williams-calf injury
Clippers..Activate G-Landry Shamet fromm IR-had ankle injury
Clippers..Coach Doc Rivers-upset at NBA-team played 2-games-22 hours.

Charlotte..F-PJ Washington-broken finger
Dallas..F-Luca Doncic-MRI-ankle injury
Bucks..G-Eric Bledsoe-stress fracture leg

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USC…Given NCAA ‘Notice of Allegations’….for school involvement in Tony Bland-Adidas slush fund case.

SDSU…Off weekend…Aztecs (10-0) ranked 25th in country
USD-W-Cal Davis (58-54)…Toreros hold Aggies (31%) shooting..USD (6-7)

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…………(Hockey)…………..

Gulls-L-Colorado Eagles (3-1)…Saturday night loss
Gulls-W-Colorado (2-1)..G-Kevin Boyle 41-saves in Friday road win

Kings-W-Detroit…Anzi Kopitar scored 2-goals early for LA to build (3-0) lead….Red Wings have lost 13-of-15 games.. Kings (15-18-3)Sunday night game

Kings-L-Penguins (5-4)..Bryan Rust 3G-for Pittsburgh-Saturday nite

Ducks-W-Rangers (4-3)…John Gibson 4-saves in shootout win…Ducks now (14-15-4) but are 4th lowest scoring team in NHL.

Ducks..Send D-Brendan Guhl to San Diego Gulls

Flyers..F-Oskar Lindblom diagnosed with bone cancer of leg..enters University Pennsylvania medical center for treatment.

Kings..RW-llya Kovalchuck remains benched…Owed a(10.4M) on contract…Kings trying to work out deal to send him to team in KHL-Russia.

New Jersey Devils…Pull F-Taylor Hall from lineup…about to trade him to either Colorado Avalanche-or Arizona Coyotes.

Vancouver..Put C-Sven Baertshi on trade block
NY Islanders..Put D-Joe Morrow on waivers
Buffalo..D-Zach Bogosian asks for trade

Boston..Former G-Tim Thomas confirms he has brain damage from concussions in NHL…walked away from sport in 2014…has memory loss…anger issues…confusion…Revealed health issues while being inducted into US Hockey Hall of Fame.

Ontario Hockey League…Cancels 3-games of Niagra Falls team after goalie suffers near fatal skate cut on leg during game against London Knights…Doctors saved G-Tucker Tynan in emergency surgery.

Arizona..Release LW-Giovanni Fiore-ex Gulls.
Ottawa..Lose D-Dylan DeMelo-broken finger-4W
Devils..IR-G-Louie Domingue-hip injury

Detroit-Carolina…Trade..Wings deal D-Oliver Kaski to Hurricane for D-Kyle Wood.

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……….(General)…………..

President’s Cup…..Team USA rallies from behind to beat Internationals (16-14)…Tiger Woods finishes (3-0) in weekend matches…Dustin Johnson-Patrick Reed-Ricky Fowler all  score key wins in Saturday’s final matches….US won 8-matches and halved two others in 12-matches played on Saturday to rally win.

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English Premier League

..Liverpool-W-Watford..Mo Salah 2-goals…Pool now (16-0-1)
..Chelsea-L-Bournemouth…Chelsea gives up goal (84′) in loss
..Leicester-Tie-Norwich City…snapped 8-match win streak
..Hot Spur-W-Wolverhampton..Jan Bertonghen scores (91’)
..Manchester United-Tie-Everton…Man U gives up own goal  ..Manchester City-W-Arsenal….Kevin DeBruyne 2-goals
..Sheffield-W-Aston Villa..John Fleck 2-goals in win
..Burnley-W-Newcastle..Chris Wood-game winning goal
..West Ham-W-Southampton…Southies fall into 17th place-relegation

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Los Alamitos…2-deaths in first race on Saturday as winter meeting opens..both broke down on track….Comes after 37-fatalities at San Anita and 8-at Delmar.

CHRB..Racing board passes radical new rule-reducing whip use by jockey…allowed to hit horse only two times during any portion of race.

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