Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on November 9th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Football)…

Chargers-L-Raiders (31-26)..Video replay wipes out a last play TD pass to TE-Donald Parham as the Chargers game winning drive dies in the end zone on a bobbled pass…QB-Justin Herbert throws for (326Y) in gut-wrenching loss…RB’s Kalen Ballage-Josh Kelly combined for (132APY)…WR-Keenan Allen (9R-103) but teams record falls to (2-6)….Raiders ran for (166Y)…QB-Derek Carr hits big pass plays of 43-54-yards and add 13Y-critical run in Las Vegas victory….Chargers have now lost 9-straight games in AFC-West dating back to 2018…Anthony Lynn is just (7-18) since January 2018//

Chargers..OT-Bryan Bulaga reinjures back just 2-plays into game
Chargers..WR-Mike Williams injures shoulder trying to catch game-winning TD pass
Chargers..WR-Keenan Allen cleared to play..tested negative weekend.
Chargers..IR-CB-Brandon Facyson with Covid test
Chargers..Sign FA-S-Jaylen Watkins-ex Eagles

(Scoreboard)

Colts-L-Ravens..(24-10)..QB-Lamar Jackson (170P-58R) in Ravens win…Baltimore defense interception-fumble recovery..QB-Philip Rivers (227) in loss

Seattle-L-Buffalo..(44-24)..QB-Josh Allen (415P-3TD)…QB-Russell Wilson (390P-2TD-2TD-2 Fumbles-5-sacks in blowout loss.

Steelers-W-Cowboys..(24-19)..Eric Ebron TD-catch (2:14) left…Steelers defense shuts Dallas down on 2-final series…Pittsburgh rallied from 13-0 and (19-9) deficits…QB-Ben Roethlisberger (306P-3TD)…Cowboys Greg Zeurlein 4-FGs in loss….Steelers (8-0)

Saints-W-Bucs..New Orleans jumped to (28-0) lead by halftime…Drew Brees threw 3-TD passes in opening half…Tom Brady (64Y) passing in first half at Press time.

Chiefs-W-Carolina..(33-31)…QB-Patrick Mahomes (372P-4TD)…TE-Travis Kelce (10R-159)…Tyreek Hill (9R-163)…Panthers QB-Ted Bridgewater (310P-2TD) in loss…Carolina (435Y-offense) but lost

Titans-W-Bears..(24-17)..CB-Desmond King 63Y-TD-Fumble recovery broke game open for Tennessee…TE-AJ Brown 40Y-TD catch…Titans defense 3-sacks..2-fumble recoveries…Nick Foles (335P-2TD) in loss

Denver-L-Atlanta..(34-27)…QB-Matt Ryan (284P-3TD)…Drew Lock (313P-2TD) in loss..WR-Jerry Jeudy (7R-125Y) for Broncos..

Vikings-W-Lions..(34-20)..RB-Dalvin Cook (206R-2TD) including 70Y-TD run..QB-Kirk Cousins (220P-3TD)…Minnesota defense 2 picks-2 sacks…Matthew Stafford (211P-1TD) in loss..

Texans-W-Jaguars..(2725)…WR-Will Fuller 77Y-TD catch…QB-Deshaun Watson (287P-2TD) in win..Rookie QB-Jake Luton (304P) including 73Y-TD pass in loss.

Giants-W-Washington..(23-20)…NY 3-interceptions of QB-Alex Smith….NY defense 5-takeaways…QB-Daniel Jones (221P)…Giants RBs (163R) in win…Smith (325P) coming off the bench.

Dolphins-W-Arizona..(34-31)…Miami pulls off upset win…Jason Sanders 50-56Y-FGs for Dolphins late in game…QB-Tua Tagovailoa (248P-2TD)….Cardinals QB-Kyler Murray (202P-106R) 3TD in loss.

Patriots-Jets..Monday Night football..Two teams combined (2-13)

(NFL)

Jets…File complaint with Union after players discovered hidden cameras in locker-room..hidden in smoke detector units

Baltimore..NFL fines DE-Matthew Judon (35,000) for putting hands on official.

Bengals..CB-Jessie Bates fined (20,000) for his part in fight.

Raiders..Owner Mark Davis calls NFL ‘draconian’ discipline for 500,000 fine for Covid violations

Steelers..NFL fine 250,000 to team…100,000 to Mike Tomlin for facemaks violations.

(Roster Moves)

49ers..Sign FA-QB-Josh Johnson-journeyman has been with 14-teams in career.

Titans..Sign FA-P-Ryan Allen-ex Patriots
Lions..Sign FA-WR-Mohamed Sanu-ex Falcons-Patriots
Ravens..Workout FA-S-Antoine Bethea-ex Giants
Cowboys..Workout P-Marquette King-ex Raiders

Ravens..Activate FA-WR-Des Bryant
Giants..Deactivate WR-Golden Tate-criticism of team social media

Steelers..Release OG-Stefan Wisniewski..RB-Trey Edmonds

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(Injuries)

Washington..QB-Kyle Allen-fractured ankle-done for season
Chiefs..DE-Taco Charlton-fractured ankle
Titans..LB-Brennan Scarlett-fractured arm
Seattle..LB-KJ Wright-ankle..CB-DJ Reed-ankle..DT-Bryan Mone-ankle

Miami…5-assistant coaches on Dolphins staff go into isolation becuase of contact with another coach who tested positive.

Browns…QB-Baker Mayfield on IR-Covid-close contact
Miami..IR-WR-Lynn Bowden-covid test
Packers..IR-QB-Jordan Love-covid test..LB-Kris Barnes-covid test
Bears..IR-S-Deon Fush-covid test
Lions..Activate QB-Matthew Stafford from covid list
Houston..LB-Whitney Mercilus fails 3-covid tests-still on IR
Chiefs..Activate DT-Chris Jones from covid list
49ers..WR-Kendrick Bourney-activated from covid list

Miami…Assistant coach tests positive
Colts..OG-Quenton Nelson missed workouts-possible covid issue

Titans..DE-Jadaveon Clowney-possible surgery-meniscus issue
Titans..IR-P-Brett Kern-wrist
Bills..IR-LB-Matt Milano-pectoral injury
Tampa Bay..G-Ali Marpet-concussion
Cowboys..RB-Zeke Elliott-hamstring
Jets..QB-Sam Darnold deactivated-shoulder issue
Steelers..DT-Tyson Alualu-sprained knee
49ers..CB-K’wan Williams-ankle

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(College Football)

Aztecs-L-San Jose State (28-17)…SDSU turns ball over 3-times in 10-minute span in 4th quarter lose…Spartans lost QB-Nick Stanzel on 4th play with concussion….Backup QB-Nick Nash (169P-53R) in win…Aztecs QB-Carson Baker (261P)..RB-Greg Bell (109R)…SDSU offensive line gave up 3-sacks..8-tackles for loss..10-hits on QB in ugly loss.

Boise-L-BYU (51-17)…Cougars QB-Zach Wilson (359P-2TD)
Colorado State-W-Wyoming (34-24)..Rams QB-Pat O’Brien (255P-2TD)
Nevada-W-Utah State (34-9)..QB-Carson Strong (411P-3TD)
Fresno-W-UNLV (40-27)..RB-Ronnie Rivers (123R-3TD)
New Mexico-L-Hawaii (39-33)..QB-Chievan Cordero (410P-4TD) for Rainbow Warriors…Lobos (499Y) offense-lost game.

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(Pac 12)

USC-W-ASU (28-27)..Trojans rally from (24-14) deficit..QB-Keon Slovis (381P-2TD)..Slovis throws TD passes with 2:52 and 1:20 left in 4th quarter…USC (556Y) offense…Devils QB-Jayden Daniels (134P-111R)…game marred by 6-fumbles.

UCLA-L-Colorado (48-42)..Buffs RB-Jarek Brousssard (187R)…Bruins QB-Dorian Robinson (303P-109R) in loss…CU (525Y) offense…Chip Kelly now (7-18) as UCLA coach.

Oregon-W-Stanford (35-14)..RB-CJ Verdell (105R) in Ducks win

Washington State-W-Oregon State ()38-28)..Cougars RB-Deon McIntosh (147R)..QB-Jay DeLaura (227P-2TD) in debut of head coach Nick Rolovich…Beavers QB-Tristan Gibbia (329P)..teams combined (907) offense.

Washington-Cal..Cancelled by covid outbreak
Arizona-Utah..Cancelled by covid issues in Salt Lake City

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(Top Ranked)

1-Clemson-L-4-Notre Dame..Irish win (47-40) in 2OT..QB-Ian Book (310P) for Irish..RB-Kyren Williams (140R-3TD) in win…Tigers QB-DJ Ulagalelei (439P-3TD)

3-Ohio State-W-Rutgers..QB-Justin Fields (314P-5TD)
5-Georgia-L-Florida..Gators QB-Kyle Trask (474P-4TD)
6-Cincinnati-W-Houston..RB-Gerrid Doaks (184R) in win

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(Notes)

AP Poll..1-Alabama..2-Notre Dame..3-Ohio State..4-Clemson…5-Texas AM

Utah State…Fires Coach Gary Anderson late Saturday after Aggies started season (0-3) with 3-blowout losses…Went (7-6) last season in first year back as head coach.

Utah..Extension Coach Kyle Whittingham thru 2027 season.

Mountain West..Cancels Wyoming-Air Force game next weekend-outbreak at Academy
Pac 12..Moves UCLA-Utah game to Saturday-on going problems in Salt Lake City

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…..(Baseball)……..

Dodgers…MLB closes out Justin Turner investigation…no disciplinary action after Turner apologizes…

Dodgers…5-staff members and 1-family member have tested positive for covid…believe infection came from team bubble hotel…not from player.

Padres-Royals..Trade..Padres deal minor league P-Dylan Coleman (3.13-ERA) to KC as payment for P-Trevor Rosenthal.

Padres-A’s..Trade..Padres trade minor league  OF-Julio Perez (.268-11HR) as payment for Jorge Mateo deal.

Padres-Red Sox..Boston makes offer to San Diego FA-P-Garrett Richards.

Angels..Expected to name new GM-just before Thanksgiving

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(Teams)

NYMets..Fire GM-Brodie Van Wagenen…4 Assistant GMs including Omar Minaya and Allison Baird…in housecleaning by new COO-Sandy Alderson.

NYMets..Wilpon family ripped by media as they exit ownership…”Owner was Coupon Clipper in #1-market in baseball”

Red Sox..Rehire Manager Alex Cora-sat out last year under suspension for role in Astros Sign Stealing Scandal.

Tigers..Hire Chris Fetter-pitching coach from University of Michigan…Juan Nieves-ex Miami..as Assistant pitching coach…George Lombard-bench coach-ex Dodgers..Chip Hale-ex Washington Nationals…Scott Coolbaugh-ex White Sox.

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(Roster Moves)

Toronto..Sign FA-P-Robbie Ray to (1Y-8M)..ex Diamondback starter

Indians-Mets..Open trade talks for SS-Francisco Lindor..Indians asking for  OF-Jeff McNeil and SS-Andres Giminez in deal.

Yankees..Veteran C-Eric Kratz-retires

Cubs-Arizona..Trade..D-backs acquire OF-Ron Simon (333) as payment for Andrew Chafin trade

Braves-Orioles..Trade..Baltimore picks up 2B-AJ Graffinino (310) and 2B-Greg Cullen as payment for Tommy Milone trade

Tampa Bay-Phillies..Trade..Phillies send P-Rodolfo Sanchez (3.09) to Rays to complete deal

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………..(Basketball)……….

NBA…Players respond on Social Media to election Joe Biden
..LeBron James…picture smoking ‘Victory’ cigar
..Joel Embiid….’Trust the process’
..LaMarcus Aldridge…’Breath fresh air’
..Larry Nance…’You’re fired’
..Draymond Green…’LeBron-go visit the White House’

Oklahoma City..Interviews Will Weaver-top coach in Australia for Thunder head coaching job

Billy Tubbs..Legendary Oklahoma coach passes (85Y)..Leukemia…built Sooners into NCAA power with Waymon Tisdale..Stacey King..Harvey Grant..Mookie Blalock.

Mountain West Conference…ADs vote on radical scheduling plan….20-game league schedule….Teams will play same opponent in back-to-back games…Only 5-road trips…per team for 10-game portion of schedule.

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……..(Hockey)……….

Ducks…Sign #1-draft pick Jamie Drysdale…D-Erie Otters-OHL
Detroit…Lose D-Christoffer Ebin…signs with Frolunda-Sweden

Howie Meeker…passes away (97Y)…for Maple Leafs winger…won 4-Rings..worked for 30-years on Hockey Night in Canada telecasts

NHL..Confirms it is discussing January 1st start of season-no fans.

Quebec Major Junior League…Planning on implementing 7-team bubble in Canada…Each team would play 6-games in 12-days in bubble….League has been shutdown for 4-weeks by bad covid outbreak.

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……………(General)……………

Breeders Cup Classic….Authentic (Kentucky Derby winner)…goes wire-to-wire in dominant win.

PGA..Houston Open…Carlos Ortiz-Mexico wins with (65) on Sunday..finished 13-under…1st Mexican golfer to win on tour since Victor Regalado in 1978…
(-13)..Carlos Ortiz
(-11)..Dustin Johnson
(-8)..Brooks Koepka

Phil Mickelson failed to make cut shooting 76-79.

Masters…Joaquin Niemann withdraws-positive Covid test

NASCAR…Phoenix 500-Championship Race…Pole sitter Chase Elliott fails inspection..starts from back of pack…races to front to win the 1M-prize…Passed Joey Logano with 42-laps left and ran away from field…Jimmie Johnson finishes 5th in final race of career.

Soccer…Team  USA F-Christin Pulisic reinjures hamstring with Chelsea-will not join Team USA for November friendly game with Wales

English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Liverpool-Ties-Manchester City..Mo Salah scores tying goal for Liverpool
..Hot Spur-W-West Brom..Harry Kane scores (88′)
..Arsenal-L-Aston Villa..Gunners get blown out (4-0)
..Leicester-W-Wolverhampton..Jamie Vardy scores penalty shot
..Burnley-Ties-Brighton..(0-0)
..Southampton-W-Newcastle..Che Adams game winning goal
..West Ham-W-Fulham..Tomas Soucheck goal
..Chelsea-W-Sheffield..Blue unbeaten in 11-matches in row
..Crystal Palace-W-Leeds…Drops Leeds into 14th place in table
..Manchester United-W-Everton..Fernandes game winning goal

Boxing…Champion Carnelo Alvarez breaks off relationship with Oscar DeLaHoya and Golden Boy Promotions.

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