Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on October 24th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers-W-Falcons (33-30) OT…Philip Rivers rallies team from (27-10) deficit…(371Y) passing-1 TD..Melvin Gordon 3-TDs..Josh Lambo 3FGs…Joey Bosa 2-QB sacks-2 Tackles for Loss…Tyrell Williams (7R-140Y)..career best day…Chargers survived 4-sacks-2 turnovers…Falcons self destructed in 2nd half with penalties wiping out big plays…Matt Bryant hit upright on 58Y-field goal on final play of regulation…Donzell Perryman key interception and 4th-and-1 tackle for loss..Chargers now (3-4) trying to get back into wildcard race.

(Scoreboard)

Chiefs-W-Saints..Spencer Ware 46Y-TD catch..Tyreek Hill 38Y-TD..Drew Brees (365Y) passing in loss..
Vikings-L-Eagles..Josh Huff 98Y-KR-TD..QB-Sam Bradford 6-sacks-4 fumbles..
Seahawks-T-Arizona-OT…Both kickers miss chip shot game winning field goals in final 2-minutes..
Patriots-W-Steelers..Tom Brady (226P-2TD).
Raiders-W-Jaguars..Derek Carr (200Y) passing..Sebastian Janikowski 4FGs..
Giants-W-Rams..NY defense 4-interceptions-Case Keenum..
Colts-W-Tennessee..Andrew Luck (353P-3TD)..
Bengals-W-Browns..Cincinnati TD plays of 44-48-74Y..
Redskins-L-Lions..Matt Stafford (266P)..Lions win 4th in row.
Bills-L-Miami..RB-Jay Ajayi (214R)…
Ravens-L-Jets..Matt Forte (101Y) rushing..
49ers-L-Tampa Bay..Jameis Winston 3TD passes..
Denver-Houston…Monday Night Football..QB-matchup..Brock Osweiler-vs-Trevor Siemian

(Injuries)

Chiefs..RB-Jamal Charles-scratched from Sunday game-knee swelling returns.
Bears..QB-Brian Hoyer-fractured arm…OT-Kyle Long-bicep

(NFL)

Giants…K-Josh Brown removed from roster-playced on exempt list while NFL investigates documents that had him involved in 20-domestic abuse incidents with his ex-wife…Was suspended for 1-game after 1-arrest..NFL says it had no knowledge of other events because police refused to release a ‘journal’ kept by his wife on past incidents…Union says it may appeal further discipline much like they fought on Ray Rice double jeopardy discipline when further evidence (2nd video) appeared…Information surfaced NFL intervened at Pro Bowl in a domestic incident with kicker-wife.

Ravens..WR-Steve Smith rips NFL…says System of Discipline is broken..”NFL values air in ball more than safety of families”…”Spend energy on things less important”….”Cut players for far less offenses”….”NFL knows pattern of behaviour behind closed doors”….”I will speak for the voiceless and the intimidated”

Giants..NFL fines WR-Odell Beckham (24,000) excessive celebrations..(96,000) fines this year.
Rams..NFL fines DT-Aarokn Donals (18,300) for roughing QB penalty-2nd major fine of year.
Saints..NFL fines DT-Kawann Short (18,200) punching Drew Brees in face.
Patriots..NFL fines TE-Rob Gronkowski (9,100) taunting
Bengals..NFL fines CB-Dre Kirkpatrick (9,100) facemask penalty

Detroit…Longtime Lions WR-Gail Cogdill passes away-1960’s..(79Y)
Detroit..Free Press columnist Drew Sharp dies of heart disease (56Y)

(College)

Aztecs-W-San Jose (42-3)..Donnell Pumphrey (23-27Y-TD) runs..Rashard Penny (73Y-TD)..Aztecs hold Spartans (203Y) offense…San Diego State (6-1)…Defense given up 1-TD last 3-games.

USD-W-Valparaiso (49-10)..QB-Anthony Lawrence (310Y) passing-5TD..Torerors (6-1)

UCLA-L-Utah (52-45)…Utes RB-Joe Williams-school record 332R)-4TD…Bruins QB-Mike Fafaul (40-70) 494Y-5TD-4 Int…Bruins fall to (3-5).

USC…Trojans had bye week…Now (4-3) for season.

(Mountain West)

Boise State-W-BYU..Broncos survive 5-turnovers..QB-Brett Rypien (442-3TD)
Hawaii-W-Air Force..QB-Dru Brown 25Y-TD in overtime..snap AFA 15G-win streak-home
Colorado State-W-UNLV..Nick Stevens (237P-2TD)
NMexico-W-Louisiana Monroe..Lobos score on 83Y-run..93Y-KReturn TD..
Utah State-W-Frenso State…Kent Myers (188P-66R) for Aggies.
Wyoming-W-Nevada..RB-Brian Hill (289Y) rushing for Cowboys

(Pac-12)

Washington-W-Oregon State..Jake Browning 3-TD passes ..
Washington State-W-Arizona State..Luke Falk (398P-3TD_..
Colorado-W-Stanford..RB-Phil Lindsay (131R) for Buffs
Cal-W-Oregon..Bears (316R) in win..Ducks QB-Jon Herbert throws 6TD-in loss..Teams combined for (1,086Y) offense..67-1st downs..razn combined (203) plays in game.

(Top 20)

1-Alabama-W-6-Texas AM..RB-Damien Harris (128R) for Tide
2-Ohio State-l-Penn State..Nittany Lions 60Y-TD blocked field goal-4th Qtr ..
3-Michigan-W-Illinois..UM-QB-Wilton Spreights (252P-2TD)
7-Louisville-W-NCarolina State..QB-Larm Jackson (433APY) in win
8-Nebraksa-W-Purdue..QB-Tommy Armstrong (301APY) in win
10-Wisconsin-W-Iowa..RB-Cory Clement (134R)
11-Houston-L-SMU..Ben Hicks throws 3TD passes-opening half
12-West Virginia-W-TCU..QB-Sky Howard (231P-4TD)
16-Oklahoma-W-Texas Tech..(66-59)..Baker Mayfield (584Y) passing..Pat Maholmes (734Y) passing-..two teams combined for record (1,708) yards..there were (203-plays) in game..
17-Auburn-W-Arkansas..Tigers school record (532Y) rushing..
20-Western Michigan-W-Eastern Michigan..QB-Zach Terrell (398P-3TD)..Broncos (7-0)

Pac 12..Fines Washington State Mike Leach (10,000) for abuse of officials

AP Poll….1-Alabama…2-Michigan moves up..3-Clemson…4-Washington…5-Louisville…6-Ohio State drops from 2nd slot…7-Nebraksa…8-Baylor..9-Texas AM-fell 3-spots..10-West Virginia moved up.

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———————(Baseball)———————-

Dodgers-L-Cubs (5-0)..Cubs jump on Clayton Kershaw 2R-opening inning..Will Contreras-Anthony Rizzo hit solo HRs….Kershaw pitching 4th time in 11-days in postseason…Kyle Hendricks throws 2-hitter…Chicago goes to World Series first time since 1945…Have not won since 1908……

Cleveland Indians…5-days rest for battered pitching staff as World Series begins..Indians not won World Series since 1948..

Padres…Club officials tell CW-6 they did not ask for permission to talk to White Sox-Executive Vice President Kenny Williams…he is not candidate for vacant Presidents-CEO job.

Tigers..Hire Lloyd McClendon-hitting coach..was AAA-manager Toledo farmclub.
Seattle..Hires Scott Brosius as coach on staff.

Atlanta..Minor League pitcher Matt Marksbury in CCU-following emergency colonoscopy and surgery..went into coma during seizure.

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—————————-(Basketball)—————————–

NBA…Weekend talks over Collective Bargaining agreement…NBA agrees to keep Draft at age 18-rather than eliminate “1-and-Done” rule….Not change “Opt Out Rule” on free agent contracts either..Still negotiating other ‘fine print’ issues.

Spurs..G-Danny Green to miss 3-weeks start of season..quad injury
Houston..G-Pat Beverley-knee scope-out 6W
Toronto..C-Jared Sullinger-foot surgery-to miss start of season
Lakers..Finish preseason (2-6) prepare to open season this coming week.

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———————————–(Hockey)————————–

LA Kings..Crisis situation…lose G-Jeff Zatkoff with groin injury…goes on IR…already lost G-Jon Quick-3 months-groin surgery.

Montreal..Jacques Demers-former NHL coach-re-hospitalized-possible further stroke complications…was recovering from stroke but confined to wheelchair..some paralysis and speed impairment…Coaches Canaidens to Stanley Cup..former star coach WHA…Returned home on Sunday nite

Dallas…6-forwards hurt in 2-games..Patrick Sharpe-concussion…Pat Eaves-groin…Ales Hemsky-groin most serious.

Ducks-W-Vancouver..Nick Ritchie game winning goal on Sunday night

San Diego Gulls…6-roster changes…Anaheim Ducks recall D-Shea Theodore..F-Mike Sgarboss and Joseph Cramarossa….Gulls get LW-Mason Raymond….1st round draft pick D-Jacob Larsson and F-Nick Sorenson.

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————————(General)———————

NASCAR…Talladega 499….Chase for Championship..Joey Logano wins after leaders Martin Truex-Brad Keselowski blow engines in race..

Formula 1…US Grand Prix-Austin, Texas..Lewis Hamilton win lst race since January-outrunning teammate Nico Rosberg

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