Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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…..(College Playoffs)

LSU-W-Oklahoma (63-28)…QB-Joe Burrow (49i3P-7TD) in blowout win…Tigers scored (49P) in first half…..LSU finishes with (692Y) total offense in overwhelming victory over Sooners in Peach Bowl win…Oklahoma QB-Jalen Hurts (212P) in lopsided loss.

Ohio State-L-Clemson (29-23)…..Fiesta Bowl-Nite of big plays….Buckeyes built (16-0) lead…JK Dobbins (68Y-TD) run….added (64Y) run early in game…..Trevor Lawrence (67Y-TD) run put Clemson back in game late in 1st half…Lawence drove Tigers 94-yards for go ahead touchdown pass to Travis Etienne with (1:49) left in 4th quarter…….then Clemson defense picked off QB-Justin Fields in end zone with (:34) to seal the win….Lawrence (259Y) passing and added (107R)….Etienne caught 3-passes for 98Y-and-2TDs…..Fields threw for (320P) but 2-picks in loss…Dobbins (174R) in loss….Clemson has won 29-games in a row…Buckeyes 19-game win streak snapped.
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(Scoreboard)

Cotton Bowl..Penn State-W-Memphis (53-39)..Lions (396R) in win…Penn State withstood QB-Brady White (454Y) passing day

Orlando Bowl…Notre Dame-W-Iowa State (33-9)…QB-Ian Book (247P)..RB-Tony Jones (135R) in Irish win.

Phoenix Bowl..Air Force-W-Washington State (31-21)…Falcons (371Y) rushing…Cougars QB-Alex Gordon (351P-3TD) in loss

Holiday Bowl..Iowa-W-USC (49-24)…Hawkeyes defense 3-takeaways..AQB-Nate Stanley (2134P-2TD) in win…Trojans QB-Kedon Slovis (260P) before leaving with elbow injury early 3rd quarter.

Texas Bowl…Texas AM-W-Oklahoma State (28-21)….Aggies (248Y) rushing.

Pinstripe Bowl..Michigan State-W-Wake Forest (27-21)..QB-Brian Llewerke (320P) for Spartans in win.

Military Bowl..North Caolina-W-Temple (55-13)…QB-Sam Howell (294P-3TD) in Tar Heels win.

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(Schedule)…Monday games

Orange Bowl..Virginia-vs-Florida
Santa Clara Bowl..California-vs-Illinois
Music City Bowl..Mississippi State-vs-Louisville
Dallas Bowl…Wetern Kentucky-vs-Western Michigan

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(College Notes)

Miami…Hurricanes-fire Dan Enos-Off Coord.

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(NFL Scoreboard)

Chargers-L-Chiefs (31-21)…Mecole Hardman 104Y-Kickoff Return TD…Damien Williams 84Y-TD run to start 3rd quarter to drive KC to win and home field advantage in opening of NFL playoffs..Chiefs QB-Patrick Mahomes (174P-TD)…Damien Williams (124R)…Philip Rivers (281P-2TD-@ Int) in loss…….Bolts (5-11)….Lost 11-of-12 to Kansas City…Chiefs won 6-in row to finish the season.

..Rivers threw interception in end zone..finishes year with 20-picks-23 turnovers
..Chargers finish season with 31-turnovers on season
..Chargers finish season with 7-turnovers in red zone
..Melvin Gordon-Austin Ekeler finished (23-receptions-92Y)
..Keenan Allen (94-92Y)..hits 100-catch mark this season
..Chargers failed on key 4th down plays on offense
..Chargers gave up 46Y-pass..84Y-run..104Y-KReturn
..OL allowed 3-sacks-9-hits-8 pressures on Rivers..took 4-penalties
..WR-Andre Patton dropped 2-wide open passes in 4th quarter
..Chargers offers 14-plays plus 10-yards…only 3-plays plus 20
..Defense allowed pass plays 25-29-46 yards in loss

Chargers…2020 schedule…Home games-vs-Atlanta..Carolina..New England..Jacksonville..Jets…Road game at Buffalo-Tampa Bay-Miami-New Orleans-Cincinnati.

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(Scoreboard)

49ers-W-Seattle (26-21)…San Francisco stops Seahawks on goalie pass at half yard line on 4th down to preserve win….Niners win NFC West….Jim Garoppoilo I(285P)…Deebo Samuel 30Y-TD run on reverse…Russell Wilson (233P) in loss….San Francisco (12-3)..Seahawks (11-4)

Jets-W-Bills (13-6)…..Sam Darnold (199P)…Jets defense 2-picks-1-interception of backup QB-Matt Barkley..NY (7-9)..Buffalo (10-6)-did not play QB-Josh Allen

Browns-L-Bengals (33-23)….RB-Joe Mixon (162R-2TD)…QB-Andy Dalton (190P) in win…QB-Baker Mayfield (279P-3TD-3Int-6 QB sacks)…..Cleveland (6-10)..Cincinnati (2-14)…worst record in 52Y-history of franchise

Packers-W-Lions (23-20)…Mason Crosby 3FGs-kicks 33Y-game winner with (:02) left in comeback win…QB-Aaron Rodgers (238P-2TD)…RB-Aaron Jones (100R)…..Lions QB-David Blough (122P) in loss..Green Bay (13-3)..Detroit (3-12-1)-Lions were (1-12) after (2-0-1) start

Vikings-L-Bears (21-19)..Eddie Pineiro 4FGs including game winner (:10) left….Mitch Trubisky (207P)…RB-David Montgomery (113R)….Mike Boonse (148R) in loss….Sean Mannion 3-turnovers in game…Vikings sat QB Kirk Cousins…Minnesota (10-6)..Chicago (8-8)

New England-L-Miami (27-24)…Ryan Fitzpatrick throws game winning TD pass (:29) left…Fitzpatrick (320P-TD)…Tom Brady (221P-TD-Int)…Miami Defense Eric Rowe 35TD-Interception……Patriots (12-4)..Dolphins (4-12)

Atlanta-W-Tampa Bay (28-22)….QB-Matt Ryan (313P-TD)-survived 6-sacks….Atlanta defense 3-takeaways in win….Jameis Winston (201P-2TD-2 Int)….RB-Ron Jones (101R)…Devin White 91Y-TD-fumble return for Tampa ..Bucs (7-9)..Falcons (7-9)

New Orleans-W-Carolina (42-10)…QB-Drew Brees (253P-3TD)….Defense 3-takeaways-2 sacks…LB-AJ Klein 14Y-TD-interception..New Orleans built 35-3 lead in first half…Saints (13-3)..Panthers (5-11)

Washington-L-Dallas (47-16)…Dak Prescott (303P-4TD)..WR-Mike Gallup 3TD catches…RB-Zeke Elliott (122R-2TD…QB-Case Keenum (206P) in loss….Redskins (3-13)…Cowboys (8-8) miss playoffs.

Raiders-L-Denver (16-215)…Broncos knock down 2-point conversion on final play of game to hold on for win…Drew Lock (177P-TD)…Derek Carrr (391P-TD)….Lock goes (4-1) as starter…Raiders lose 5-of-final 6 games….Oakland (7-9)..Broncos (7-9)

Rams-W-Arizona (31-24)…QB-Jared Goff (319P-3TD)…..Rams defense 2-interceptions-2 fumble recoveries-1-QB sack….Kyler Murray (325P) in loss…..Cardinals (5-10-1)…LA (9-7)…Rams fail make playoffs

Eagles-W-Giants (34-17)…Carson Wants (289P-TD)…RB-Boston Scott 3TD runs….Daniel Jones (301P-TD-Int-4 sacks) in loss….Phila (9-7)…NY (4-12)
Eagles win NFC-East

Colts-L-Jaguars (38-20))….QB-Gardner Minshew (295P-3TD)….Jags defense 3-sacks-2 fumble recoveries…Indy (7-9)…Jacksonville (6-10)

Steelers-L-Ravens (28-10)…..RB-Gus Edwards (130R)…Just Tucker 4FGs in win…Robert Griffin III (155APY)….Ravens defense 2-sacks-2 fumble recoveries….Baltimore (14-2)…Pittsburgh (8-8)…Steelers fail make playoffs second year in a row

Titans-W-Texans (35-14)…RB-Derrick Henry (211R-3TD)..QB-Ryan Tannehill (198P-2TD….Titans defense 4-sacks of AJ McCarron….Tennessee (9-7)..Houston (10-6)

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(Teams)

Washington…Removes Bruce Allen-President Football Operations…Will search for a new GM and then hire a new coach…Under Allen-Washington had just 3-winning seasons in 10-years…(41-69) last 6-years.

Redskins…Owner Dan Snyder will interview Ron Rivera-ex Carolina coach on Monday…Will also talk to Marvin Lewis-ex Bengals..for vacant head coaching job.

Cleveland..Fires coach Freddie Kitchens late Sunday night after (6-10) first season as head coach

Jacksonville..Reports Coach Doug Marrone being fired..lost 21-of-32 games over last two years..

Dallas…Owner Jerry Jones-refuses to answer questions about status of coach Jason Garrett…after team fails to make playoffs…Garrett has only 2 playoff wins in 10-years as head coach.

Seattle…Workouts FA-WR-Antonio Brown-ex Steelers-Raiders-Patriots..but yet to offer him a contract.

Atlanta…Ownership decided to retain GM-Tom Dimitroff-Coach Dan Quinn for 2020.

Atlanta..CB-Jordan Miller-4 games suspension for PED test.

Ravens..Sign CB-Marucs Peters to (3Y-extension)
Houston.Sign DE-Whitney Mercilus to (4Y-extension)

Dallas..LB-Sean Lee contemplating retirement-injury issues.
Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield rejects idea he needs off season tutor.

Buffalo…Former AFL-star WR-Elbert “Golden ¬†Wheels” Dubenion passes away (86Y)….Spent 9-years with Buffalo…caught (35TD) passes in early years of AFL.

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………….(Baseball)…………..

Padres…Make posting bid to Japanese FA-OF-Shogo Akiyama-Seibu Lions…(31Y)…Career (.301-116HR)….Have till January 2nd to sign him.

Miami..Sign FA-OF-Corey Dickerson-ex Pirates-Phillies
Dodgers..Release P-JT Chargois-to sign in Japan.

Baltimore..FA-P-Chris Tillman-cleared full workouts coming off shoulder surgery sidelined him for 18-months.

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………………(Basketball)…………..

Aztecs-W-Cal Poly (73-57)….SDSU goes to (13-0) on season…Defense force 23-turnovers..hold Poly (34%) shooting…G-Malachi Flynn (14P) in win.

USD-W-Whittier (93-67)…Braun Hartfield (20P) in win….Toreros (7-8)

Lakers-Dallas Mavericks…Lakes led (84-69) in 4th quarter at pr5ess time…Dwight Howard (15P) off bench for LA…Anthony Davis (21P)…Sunday game

Lakers-W-Portland (128-120)…Kyle Kuzma (25P) off bench for LA….Lakers bench scores season high (72P) to aid LeBron James-Anthony Davis……Saturday night…Lakers (25-8)

Clippers-L-Utah…(120-107),,,Donavon Mitchell (30P)…Jazz put 6-in double figures…Utah outscores Clippers (27-15) in final quarter in comeback win….Saturday night…Clippers (23-11)

Houston..Activate G-Eric Gordon-injured list-knee surgery
Sacramento..F-Dwayne Desmond asks team to trade him
Houston..Sign FA-F-William Howard from NBA-G Legue

Evansville University…Coach Walter McCarty suspended while school probes possible sexual misconduct issues over last year and half-Title ¬† IX-violations.

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……………(Hockey)………..

Gulls-L-Ontario (3-2) overtime….Carl Grundstrom scores 2-minute in overtime as San Diego loses lead and home losses continue to pile up…….Saturday night game…San Diego (12-13-1-1)

Gulls-W-Ontario..(6-1)…Road win on Friday….score 3-goals in 3-minute span…

Kings-L-Vancouver (3-2)….Canucks Elias Peterson scores game winning goal with 7:25-left in 3rd period….Jeff Carter scored for Kings……Saturday night game

Ducks-L-Flyers (2-1) in OT….Kevin Hayes scores early in OT for win……Sunday night game.

Ducks-W-Las Vegas (4-3)..Frikday night win..score 3-goals in (:97) span.

Kings-W-San Jose (5-2)….Martin Frk scores 2-goals for Kings.

Kings..Lose #1 draft pick Rasmus Kupari-knee injury at World Junior Championships.
Red Wings..Lost D-Anthony Mantha-4W-shoulder injury
Toronto…Lose F-Trevor Moore-concussion
Boston..IR-D-Torrey Krug-shoulder
Buffalo…IR-RW-Jeff Skinner-out 4W-shoulder
Toronto..F-Ilya Mekeyev-gone 3-months-surgery-skate cut-damaged wrist artery.

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…………..(General)…………….

English Premier League

..Liverpool-W-Wolverhampton…Sadio Mane game winner..Liverpool (18-0-1)
..Manchester City-W-Sheffield..Sergio Aguero-Kevin DeBruyne goals
..Manchester United-W-Burnley..Anthony Marital goal (95′)
..Chelsea-W-Arsenal..Tommy Abraham scores (87′) for win
..Watford-W-Aston Villa..Troy Deeney 2-goals
..Brighton-W-Bournemouth…Score in (3′) to take lead
..Everton-W-Newcastle..Dom Lewin 2-goals
..Southampton-Tie-Crystal Palace..Danny Ings goal for Southies
..Hot Spur-Tie-Norwich City..Harry Kane penalty shot (83′) gets tie
..Leicester-W-Ham…Demari Gray game winner..City moves back into 2ndf place

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