Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on December 17th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers..OT-Russell Okung likely done for season-reinsured groin in Sunday loss to Vikings.

Chargers…Players say 80-90% fans in Carson were wearing Minnesota Vikings colors.

Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn not benching QB-Philip Rivers despite 3-interception-1 fumble game in 7-turnover loss to Vikings.

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(Scoreboard)

Saints-W-Colts (34-7)….Drew Brees sets NFL records….going (29-30) for 307Y-4TDs in landslide win….Brees has 540-TDs and completed 96% of his passes in that game-both records…..Brees completed 22-passes in a row during the game….Monday Night Football….New Orleans (11-3)…Indianapolis (6-8)

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(Teams)

Seattle..WR-Josh Gordon suspended for rest of season and playoffs for 2-more violations of NFL Drug Program…Failed drug test and violation of PED rule….Coach Pete Carroll said team had no knowledge the violations occurred while he was with Seattle over the last five week…Gordon has now been disciplined by the NFL 5X in 7-years for drug violations.

Jacksonville…Arbitrator rules Jaguars illegally fined players 700,000 by demanding they do off season rehab at team facility.

New England…Fox TV shows Pariots video-photog shooting 8-straight minutes of Bengals coaches on the sidelines.

New England..Suspends videographer who got caught shooting Bengals coach a week ago.

Washington…Ex-Ohio State-Florida coach Urban Meyer was guest of Redskins owner Daniel Snyder at game on Sunday…Rumored to be ‘hot candidate’ for vacant Washington job.

Carolina..Bench QB-Kyle Allen…threw 15 interceptions..took 45-sacks in 7-games as starter replacing injured Cam Newton….Rookie Will Grier-West Virginia-will start Sunday.

Cleveland..RB-Kareem Hunt upset at team for coming out flat in ‘must win game’ in Arizona on Sunday.

Denver…Broncos LB-Von Miller says the losing season “defeats my soul”

Steelers..Contemplating benching rookie QB-Duck Hodges after 4-interception game in Sunday loss to Buffalo.

Bears..QB-Mitch Trubisky upset at play calling in Sunday loss against Green Bay…”should have called roll out passes-to help OL with blitz”

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(Roster Moves)

Chiefs…Claim DE-Terrell Suggs on waivers from Arizona Cardinals
Saints..Sign FA-CB-Janoris Jenkins-ex Giants
Bengals..Sign FA-P-Kaare Vidvik-ex Vikings-Jets

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(Injuries)

Dallas…Report Dak Prescott has hairline fracture of index finger ┬ábut intends to play
Rams..QB-Jared Goff dealing with bruised thumb
Rams…K-Greg Zeurlein-quad injury-may not play this weekend.
Chiefs..IR-LB-Alex Okafor-torn pectoral
Seattle..S-Quandree Diggs-serious ankle injury
Tampa Bay..WR-Chris Godwin-major hamstring injury
Atlanta..DT-Takk McKinley-shoulder injury
Dallas..LB-Luke Gifford-broken forearm
Lions..OG-Ken Wiggins-surgery-bicep
Lions..DT-Mike Daniels-on IR-Knee injury
Rams..CB-Troy Hill-surgery-thumb injury
Vikings..RB-Dalvin Cook cleared to play next weekend-shoulder issue

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(College Football)

Aztecs…S-Luq Barcoo named 3rd team AP-All American..8-interceptions

Joe Burrow…LSU-Heisman Trophy winner-gives speech-talks about poverty in Southeast Ohio where he lived…helps raised 300,000 for Athens Pantry Food Bank in one day.

Texas..Hires Chris Ash-Def Coord-ex head coach Rutgers.

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…………(Baseball)………….

Indians..Open contract talks with FA-2B-Cesar Hernandez-ex Phillies
St Louis..Open talks with Korean FA-P-Kwang Kim

Reds..Sign FA-P-Wade Miley..went (14-6) with Astros
Brewers..Sign FA-OF-Avisail Garcia-ex Tampa Bay..(.282-20HR)
Brewers..Sign FA-P-Josh Lindblom…spent 3Y in Korea
Mets..Sign FA-P-Ric Porcello-Red Sox…FA-P-Michael Wacha-Cardinals
Pirates..Sign FA-C-Luke Maile-ex Blue Jays
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Adam Warren-ex Padres
Texas..Sign FA-C-Blake Swihart-ex Red Sox..P-Arturo Reyes-ex Cardinals..P-Bryan Flynn-ex Royals..P-Tim Dillard-ex Brewers..

Mets..DFA-P-Steve Nogosek

Pirates…Hire Oscar Marin-Pitching coach…worked in Texas-Seattle organizations

Yahoo Sports…Quotes 4-MLB GMs as saying they agree with Commissioner Office move to fold 4-lower minor leagues and fold 42-rookie league and Class A-teams…..”Problems widespread-enormous waste of money-bad facilities-bad travel”

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…………(Basketball)…………..

Lakers-at-Indiana…Tuesday matchup…Lakers (23-3)
Clippers-Phoenix…Clippers (20-8) start to season-play Tuesday

Boston..Lose C-Robert Williams-3W-hip injury
Kings..Activate G-DeAaron Fox-been out 18-games with ankle injury

Toronto Star…says Raptors would want 2-1st round picks from Knicks as compensation if they hire Masi Ujuiri as President Basketball Operations.

New Orleans…Unrest over coach Alvin Gentry grows in wake of 12-game losing streak.

Golden State…Warriors plunge to (5-23) record…lost to Sacramento even though Kings had 29-turnovers in game.

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Aztecs…Climb to 20th in AP college polls….SDSU (10-0) plays Wednesday vs SD Christian…then Saturday vs Utah.

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………….(Hockey)…………

New Jersey-Arizona……….Devils-Coyotes blockbuster trade…..Devils deal LW-Taylor Hall (208-goals) and D-Blake Speers to Coyotes for #1-#3 draft picks and 3-minor league prospects….Hall becomes a free agent at end of season…Devils are paying 3M-of his 6M-contract.

Kings..Release RW-Ilya Kovalchuck to sign in KHL-Russia….Paid 2.6M-roster bonus but gives up (4.9M) in salary this year and next…had not played in game since November 9th.

Chicago….Suspends Assistant coach Marc Crawford for 1-month…aftermath of probe of his abuse of LA Kings players while head coach…Blackhsawks that Crawford was in counseling for anger management since 2010 and continues that now.

Ducks-at-Philadelphia..Tuesday game…Anaheim plays 4-road games in next 6-nights..

Kings-at-Boston..Tuesday night

Ducks..Callup C-Sam Carrick-D-Jacob Larsson from San Diego Gulls…Send D-Josh Mahura to Gulls.

Kings..Callup D-Kale Clague from AHL-Ontario Reign.

Gulls…Callup LW-Jack Kopacka from ECHL-Tulsa…had 4-goals in 5-games.
Kings..Former Kings LW-Vlad Tsyplakov passes away in Belarus-age (50)…Played 6Y in NHL-scored 69-goals for Kings-Sabres.

Buffalo..Send young F-Casey Mittelstad to Rochester AHL-had scored just 4-goals.

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…………(General)…………

Yahoo…..Lays off 150-staff members in major cutback…Reporters for Yahoo Sports..Huffington Post and AOL websites.

English Premier League soccer
..Brighton-Ties-Crystal Palace..Will Zaha key goal for Palace.

Everton..Hires Carlo Ancelotti as new Toffies head coach..Former manager at Chelsea-Real Madrid-Bayern Munich.

NASCAR-Indy Car….Bill Simpson-pioneer in crash development equipment passes away (79Y)…Developed parachutes-firesuits for drag racing…Neck harnesses…4-way seat belts Indy Car-NASCAR.

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