World Series…Starts Tuesday…Braves-Astros
Dodgers-L-Atlanta (4-2)…LA knocked out of NLCS..Eddie Rosario 3R-HR for Braves..to clinch pennant and head to World Series…Walker Beuhler knocked out in 4th inning of start on short rest…Rosario wins MVP-finishes NLCS with (.560-BA)…4HRs…(1,040-OPS) for series.
Houston-W-Boston (5-0)…Kyle Tucker 3RHR in final win……Astros get back to World Series…Yordan Alvarez wins MVP of ALCS (.522BA) in series…Astros scored 27-runs in playoff series with 2-outs…Held Red Sox to 1R-final-26 innings…Houston gets to Fall Classic 3rd time in 5-years.
Dodgers…Outpouring of criticism directed at GM-Andrew Friedman and his staff for electing to have Julio Urias and Max Scherzer work out of bullpen 3-times in final two playoff series leading to arm fatigue…Did not use P-David Price in any of playoff series
Padres…Interviewed ex-Cardinals manager Mike Schildt for vacant managerial job
Padres…Bobby Dickerson hired as hitting coach Phillies
Padres..P-Mackenzie Gore bombed in Arizona Fall League game..)1.1inn-3R-3H-5sW)…threw only 26-strikes i 54-pitches..ERA now (7.11) in AFL
Cubs…Jason McLeod leaves as VP-Director of Player Personnel
Mets..NY report ex-Giants GM-Brian Sabean to interview for Mets GM job
Miami..Coaches Trey Hillman-Rob Rodriguez leave Marlins
Colorado..Mark Wiley-retires-was Director of Pitching for farm system
Hiroshima Carp..Post star OF-Seiya Suzuki for free agency..).319-121HR)
Rockies..Release 3B-Josh Fuentes
Orioles..Release 1B-Pat Vailaka..P-Tom Eshelman
Colorado..P-Jon Gray rejects (3Y-18M) offer..wants (3Y-30M)
Chargers…Bye week…hope to get 4-injured players on defense back
Titans-W-Chiefs..(27-3)..Titans QB-Ryan Tannehill (270P-TD)..RB-Derrick Henry (86R)..Defense 3-takeaways-4 Sacks…Patrick Mahomes (206P)…4-sacks-3 turnovers..Chiefs fewest points since 2012…Mahome left with head injury-but not concussion..Chiefs (3-4)
Bengals-W-Ravens..(41-17)..Joe Burrow (416P-3TD)…JaMarr Chase (8R-201)…Bengals defense 5-sacks….Cinn scored on TD plays of 21-46-rushing..TD passes 35-55-82Y)…Snapped Ravens 5-game win streak…Cinn (5-2)
Packers-W-Washington..(24-10)…Aaron Rodgers (274P-3TD)….Packers defense 4-sacks-2 takeaways..Green Bay (6-1)..won 6-in row
Patriots-W-Jets (54-13)…Mac Jones (307-2TD)…Damien Harris (100R)….Pats defense 3-takeaways-2 sacks…New Engalnd (551Y) offense…worst Jets beating since 1978
Falcons-W-Miami..(30-28)….Matt Ryan (336P-2TD)…Kyle Pitts (7R-163Y)…Young Koo 3 FGs including game winner (:02) left…Tua (291P-4TD-2Int)…Dolphins (1-6)..lost 6-in row
Giants-W-Carolina..(25-3)…Daniel Jones (203P-TD)…Grahame Gano 3FGs..Giants defense int-Safety-held Panthers to (173Y)…Carolina lost 4th in row…Bench QB-Sam Darnold
Raiders-W-Eagles..(33-22)…Derek Carr (31-34) 323Y-2TD….Raiders (443-358) edge in offense…Raiders (5-2)…Eagles (2-5)
Rams-W-Lions..(28-19)…Matthew Stafford (334P-3TD)…Rams defense 2-int-2 sacks…Jared Goff (268P-TD)….Lions (0-5) in Red Zone…Had successful on-sidekick and 2-fake punts…Detroit (0-7)
Arizona-W-Houston..(31-5)..Kyler Murray (261P-2TD)…Cardinals win 7th in row in blowout..Texans lost 6-in row.
Tampa Bay-W-Bears..(38-3)..Tom Brady (211P-4TD)…Leonard Fournette-Ronnie Jones (144R) combined….Bucs defense 4-sacks…Justin Fields 3-picks-2 lost fumbles)…Bucs (6-1)..
Colts-W-San Francisco..Indy led (30-18) late in 4th quarter at Press Time..Game played in driving rainstorm…Carson Wentz (150P-2TD)…RB-Jon Taylor (107R) in win….Jim Garoppolo (190P)-2 Interceptions….Eli Mitchell (107R)…Xavier Rhodes big interception in 4th quarter led to game winning TD drive for Colts..
Saints-Seahawks…Monday Night Football
Tampa Bay..DB Coach Kevin Ross-isolation-Covid test
Chiefs..QB-Patrick Mahomes-possible concussion
Chiefs..DT-Chris Jones-groin..S-Tyrann Mathieu-ribs
Jets..QB-Zach Wilson-PCL injury-knee
Raiders..TE-Darrin Waller-heel issue..RB-Josh Jacobs-chest
Titans..OF-Roger Saffold-thigh..OG-Kendall Lam-ankle
Carolina..CB-CJ Henderson-shoulder..OG-Jon Miller-ankle
Miami..RB-Malcom Brown-quad..S-Jason McCourty-foot
Patriots..S-Devin McCourty-abdominal..DT-Carl Davis-wrist
Patriots..LB-Shaq Mason-core..OT-Harvey Lange-knee
Colts..WR-Paris Campbell-surgery-foot fracture
Denver..LB-Von Miller-ankle injury
Broncos..QB-Ted Bridgewater-foot injury
Bears..TE-Jimmy Graham-Covid test
Bears..CB-Caleb Johnson-Covid issue
Falcons..LB-Dexter Fowler-knee injury
Congress…2-Senators write letter Roger Goodell-demanding release of documents from 10-month investigation into toxic culture..that led to 40=former female employees filing lawsuit against owner Daniel Snyder.
New Orleans..S-Malcom Jenkins says ‘culture of operation’ of NFL League office must change…’NFL had all these Emails-documents from Washington probe and said nothing-did nothing until Emails were leaked.
Raiders..Report Jon Gruden hiring lawyers for possible lawsuit against the Raiders and NFL league office for his firing…Charging NFL with ‘contractual interference’…NFL had no right to terminate him since incident occurred when he was at ESPN and not NFL employee.
Houston..Report NFL has told Texans they will not place QB-Deshaun Watson on ‘Exempt’ list if he is traded….opens door fo possible trade of Watson.
Miami..Report Coach Brian Flores has lost lockeroom-no relationship with players..Miami (1-6) on season.
Arizona..coach Kliff Kingsbury cleared from Covid protocol-coached on Sunday.
Aztecs-W-Air Force (20-14)….SDSU goes to (7-0) with strong defensive performance…choke off AFA run game…Defense 2-takeaways..holds Falcons (4-16) on 3rd down…QB-Lucas Johnson (11-12) 72 passing…RBs (157Y-rushing) in win….Matt Araiza 81Y punt in win…Dallas Branch 1-handed interception in first quarter..Aztecs climb to #21 in AP poll
USD-W-Presbyterian (69-28)…Dale Lindsey becomes winningest coach in Torero history (72)..QB-Mason Randall (273P-3TD)…Exploded 4tDs in 2nd quarter…outgained Blue Hose (490-486)…Presby QB-Res Hefley (390P-4TD) in loss.
UCLA-L-Oregon (34-31)…Ducks pick off pass (:39) left snuffing out final rally….Oregon QB-Anthony Brown (296P-85R)…Ducks reeled off 34-points in a row to take commanding lead…RB-Travis Dye 4TD’s rushing….Bruins QB-Dorian Thompson (216P) in loss…6-turnovers in game
USC-L-Notre Dame..(31-16)…RB-Ky Williams (138R-2TD) for Irish..QB-Jack Coan (158P_ in win……Trojans QB-Kedon Slovis (299P-TD-Int)..RB-Ky Ingram (138R)..WR-Drake London (15R-171Y) in loss
New Mexico-W-Wyoming (14-3)..Lobos defense interception-fumble recover in upset win in Laramie…held Wyo (3-16) on 3rd downs
Fresno-W-Nevada (34-32)..QB-Jake Haener (256P-2TD)..RB-J Mims (139R) for Dogs…Wolfkpack QB=Carson STrong (476P-4TD) in loss..WR-Romeo Dubs (19R-203Y)
Hawaii-W-New Mexico State (48-34)…RB-Ded Parsons (141R-3TD) for Warriors
Utah State-W-Colorado State (26-24)..Connor Coles 4FGs for Aggies..Rams fail to get FG unit on for final kick of game
Oregon State-W-Utah (42-24)..RB-BJ Baylor (152R)..QB-Chance Nolan (208P-3TD)..Beavers block punt for TD…
Cal-W-Colorado (26-3)..QB-Chase Bargers (225P-96R) for Bears
BYU-W-Washington State (21-19)…RB-Ty Allgeir (191R) for Cougars
Washington-W-Arizona (21-16)..QB-Dylan Morris (216P-2TD) in come from behind win..Arizona (0-7) record..Wildcats had (16-7) lead
2-Cincinnati-W-Navy….Cats QB-Desmond Ritter (176P-2TD)
3-Oklahoma-W-Kansas..QB-Caleb Williams (178P-2TD)..KU led 17-7-lost
4-Alabama-W-Tennessee..QB-Bryce Young (371P-2TD)
5-Ohio State-W-Indiana..QB-CJ Stroud (268P-4TD)
6-Michigan-W-Northwestern..UM (294Y) rushing
7-Penn State-L-Illinois…Chase Brown (263Y) rushing in win..9-overtimes
8-Oklahoma State-L–Iowa State..QB-Bryce Purdy (307P-2TD)
10-Oregon-W-UCLA..QB-Anthony Brown (296P-85R) in Ducks win
AP-Poll..1-Georgia..2-Cincinnati…3-Alabama..4-Oklahoma..5-Ohio State..6-Michigan..7-Oregon..8-Michigan State…9-Iowa..10-Ole Miss
Southern Miss…leaves Conference USA..applies Sun Belt Conference
Sun Belt..Opens talks with Marshall..Old Dominion..James Madison about joining league.
Wisconsin..announced plans (177M) renovation Camp Randall Stadium
Oklahoma State..gives Coach Mike Gundy 5Y-extension.
Lakers-Memphis..Sunday night…Grizzlies led (90-87) in 4th quarter at Press Time….LeBron James (4-13) shooting…Carmelo Anthony hits 4-3’s off the bench to keep team in game…..Lakers (0-2)
Lakers…Says blowup on bench between Anthony Davis-Dwight Howard was resolved in meeting between players-coaches after Friday blowup…Argument came in 2nd quarter when Lakers were trailing by (32P) at home….Lakers fan ejected for confronting Rajon Rondo in game
Clippers-L-Memphis (120-114)-Saturday night…Paul George (41P) in loss
76ers..G-Ben Simmons to rejoin team in practice after being ejected from practice on Friday…has lost 2M in game checks so far in disputes with coaches and front office..wants to be traded.
Suns..Deny rumor that owner Robert Sarver is facing NBA investigation over racist-sexist issues in operation of his NBA-WNBA team..ESPN has report they could release this week
Boston…Chinese government bans telecasts of Boston Celtics games on CCTV-because of comments made by C-Enis Kanter about Chinese treatment of people in Tibet.
Lakers-G-Kendrick Nunn-bruised bone on knee
Denver..G-Jamal Marray-recover knee surgery-not ready major minutes.
Gulls-L-Ontario (5-1)…San Diego off to (0-3) start to AHL season-Saturday
Gulls-L-Stockton (6-2)..Lost home opener infront of (12,920) fans-Friday
Ducks-L-Minnesota (4-3) overtime..Ryan Hartman goals (:12) left
Kings-L-Blues (7-2)..David Perron 3-goals for St Louis
Chicago..F-Patrick Kane leaves team Covid issue
Chicago…Assistant coach Mark Crawford put into isolation
Chicago..2-other players under observation for close contact
Blues..F-Brandon Saad–out with Covid test
Kings..D-Drew Doughty-bruised knee
Ducks..LW-Max Jones-out for year-shoulder surgery
Las Vegas..D-Zach Whitecloud-broken hand
Penguins..D-Kris Letang-Covid issue
Ottawa..G-Matt Murray-out with concussion
Devils..Send F-Colton White to AHL
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-Alex Boulet-ex Seattle
Rangers..F-Vitali Kravtsov-refuses to return to NHL from Russia
Flyers..D-Nick Kubel-fined (2600) for knee check
Red Wings..F-Tyler Bertuzzi-now allowed to travel to Canada for road games-refused vaccines.
NASCAR…Texas 400…Kyle Larson dominant from start to finish…wins 8th race of year…Led 256-laps…Bubba Wallace involved in crash-took out 12-cars
Formula 1-USA Grand Prix..Austin, Texas…Max Verstappen edges Lewis Hamilton in duel of pit stops….pulls away at finish….Over 140,000-fans at race.
English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Liverpool-W-Manchester United (5-0)..Mo Salah 3-goals
..Manchester City-W-Brighton..City 3-goals in 1st half
..Chelsea-W-Norwich..(7-0) blowout..Mark Mount 3-goals
..Leicester City-W-Brentford..City stays in battle for lst place
..West Ham-W-Hot Spur..Mark Antonio G in upset win
..Watford-W-Everton..Josh King 3-goals
..Leeds-Tie-Wolverhampton..Leeds ties game on 94′ penalty shot