Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on September 12th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers-L-Broncos (24-21)…Rookie K-Younghoe Koo has 44Y-field goal blocked with (:04)…Chargers 4th quarter rally falls short….Bolts climbed back from (24-7) deficit in 4th quarter….Adrian Phillips interception off a deflection led to a Philip Rivers-Keenan Allen TD…then Kori Toomer forced a fumble-Rivers promptly threw a 38Y-TD to Travis Benjamin to cut lead to (24-21)…Chargers defense nearly rallied team to win….Melvin Ingram 2-QB-sacks in 4th quarter set up long Denver 50Y-FG attempt that was missed…Rivers had just (52Y) passing in opening half as LA tried to establish the run…Trevor Siemian dominated throwing the ball and breaking off 3-runs to help Denver get the lead before the strong 2nd half comeback triggered by turnovers from Bolts…Denver finished with (321-249Y) advantage in offense….Bolts had 4-sacks-2-takeaways and a goaline stand…The Broncos had 1-sack…7-hits on Rivers and a 4th down stand also…Chargers have lost 4-in a row in Denver.

Chargers..Promoted WR-Geremy Davis to active roster from developmental squad because of injury issues Dontrelle Inman.

Chargers..Decided to have both coordinators-Ken Whisenhunt-Gus Bradley make play calls from sideline-not press box.

Saints-L-Vikings (29-9)…Minnesota QB-Sam Bradford (346P-3TD)…RG-Dalvin Cook (127Y) rushing in NFL debut…Vikes (470Y) offense…..Drew Brees (291Y) passing..Adrian Peterson (6-carries-18Y) rushing for New Orleans in loss…

(Injuries)

Arizona..RB-David Johnson-dislocated wrist-surgery-out 8-12 weeks
Arizona..OT-DJ Humphries-sprained knee

Baltimore..RB-Danny Woodhead-out-hamstring
Dallas..Surgery-CB-Orlando Scandrick-broken hand
Lions..P-Casey Redfern-out year-knee surgery

Houston..4-Players in Concussion protocol.
Jacksonville..WR-Allen Robinson-knee ligament damage
Eagles..P-Caleb Sturgis-hip injury

Steelers..DE-Stephon Truitt has strained bicep-not tear.
Titans…S-Jon Cyprien-strained hamstring..2-4-weeks.
Saints..OT-Zach Streit-knee injury

(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-RB-DJ Foster-New England
Eagles..Working out K-Josh Lambo..Nick Novak..Mike Nugent.

CFL..Ottawa Red Black-promote QB-Ryan Lindley to backup ;QB because of injuries.

(NFL Notes).

Raiders..Praise how tough Marshawn Lynch ran ball (92APY) on Sunday
Rams..Praise Wade Phillips defense…2-pick 6-TD interceptions
Giants..Coach Ben McAdoo upset at Offense..(233Y) on Sunday
Washington..Criticism WR-Terrelle Pryor-2 dropped passes
Browns….Bench WR-Kenny Britt-dropped passes-ran wrong routes
Cowboys..Praise LB-Jaylen Smith-7 solo tackles-forced fumble-lst start
Arizona..Criticism QB-Carson Palmer0-threw 3-interceptions
Bengals..Criticism QB-Andy Dalton-poor play in shutout loss.
Houston..no decision on starting QB-after benching Tom Savage Sunday

(NFL)

Patriots..Replacing Field Turf this week-unhappy with synthetic surface.

NFL..Files appeal in 5th Circuit Court asking to overturn judge decision that issued injunction against Ezekiel Elliott 6-game suspension.

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones says NFL hearing process on discipline..’needs to be fair to players.’

Don Ohlmeyer-Producer of ABC-Monday Night Football…Wide World of Sports..Super Bowls ….World Series…Network TV Superstars Show…passes away from cancer (72) in Palm Springs…won 16-Emmys…2-Peabody Awards for his creative genius in TV.

(College)

AP Poll…1-Alabama…2-Oklahoma…3-Clemson…4-USC….5-Penn State…6-Washington…7-Michigan…8-Ohio State…9-Oklahoma State…10-Wisconsin.

Missouri…Fires defensive coordiantor DeMonti Cross after just 2-games.
Georgia Tech…Cancels game with Central Florida in Orlando this weekend.

Nevada..Benches QB-Ty Gangi (47%-completion)..elevate freshman Kay Cureton.
Baylor..Benches starting QB-Anu Solomon

Rutgers..Offensive Coordinator Jerry Kill hospitalized-seizure issues after Saturday night game.
Texas AM..coach Kevin Sumlin says he will take legal action against fans who mailed his family racist letters of criticism.

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…………(Baseball)……………

Padres…Off day on Monday
Padres-at-Minnesota..Travis Wood (2-2)-vs-Kyle Gibson (9-10)

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Dodgers-Giants..Long rain delay in San Francisco-waited for 4-hours to play
Los Angeles-San Francisco…Tuesday matchup..Clayton Kershaw (16-3)-vs-Johnny Cueto (7-7)

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Angels…Off day on Monday

Halos-Houston..Garrett Richards-vs-Justin Verland in Tuesday matchup…Astros have hit (217HRs)…have 11-batters with 10-homers or more this year…George Springer (31HR)…Jose Altuve (23HR)

Angels..P-Alex Meyer to have torn labrum surgery-will be out 12-months

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(Scoreboard)

Indians-W-Tigers..Tribe wins 19th in row..Francisco Lindor 2R-double..Jose Ramirez 3RBI

Yankees-W-Tampa Bay..Todd Frazier 3R-HR

Rockies-W-Arizona..Nolan Arenado 3R-HR..RBI double

Orioles-L-Blue Jays..Ryan Goins 2R-HR

Pirates-W-Milwaukee..Andrew McCutchen 2R-HR..Bucs hit 3 homers

Mariners-L-Rangers..Delino DeShields HR for Texas

White Sox-W-Royals..Jose Abreu RBI-single..RBI-triple

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(Injuries)

Indians..Lose OF-Brad Zimmer for season-broken wrist.
Cardinals..OF-Dexter Fowler out lineup-bruised knee
Pirates..2B-Josh Harrison on 60-day DL
Arizona..P-Randall Delgado goes on 60-day DL
Cubs..Activate C-Will Contreras from DL
Rockies..Activate P-Tyler Anderson from DL
Tampa Bay..send P-Nathan Eovaldi out on rehab
Texas..Activate P-Matt Bush from DL
Mariners..OF-Jarrod Dyson-surgery-sports hernia
Tigers..P-Mike Fulmer-elbow ligament surgery
Toronto..P-Alex Sanchez out with strained elbow

(Roster Moves)

Phillies..Callup P-Henderson Alvarez
Arizona..Release P-Louis Coleman
Pirates..Callup P-Dan Runzler
Tigers..Callup OF-Tyler Collins
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Zach Curtis
Tigers..Release P-Arcenio Leon

(MLB)

Miami…Marlins Park suffers wind damage to rubber coating around outer edges of roof

Mel Didier…longtime scout-passes away (90Y)…built Montreal and Toronto farm system…worked for Tigers-Dodgers-Braves also in 60-year career.

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………….(Basketball)…………….

NBA…Forwards to owners for a vote-changes in Draft Lottery….Top 3-teams will all have equal chance to win lottery first pick…will be voted on next week by owners.

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…….(Hockey)…………

Chicago…Hall of Fame defenseman Pierre Pilot passes away (85)….played 14-years with Blackhawks in 50s-60s.

Chicago..Sign FA-F-Cody Franson-Leafs..D-Mark Stuart-Winnipeg..F-Drew Miller-Red Wings…F-John Mitchell-Colorado.

Edmonton..Sign FA-F-Chris Kelly-Ottawa..14-year veteran-scored 123-goals

Vancouver..President Trevor Linden says club will not trade Daniel-Henrik Sedin.

Calgary..Sign FA-Joseph Crammarossa-ex Ducks forward.

Ottawa..Sign FA-F-Chris VandeVelde-ex Flyers

San Diego Gulls…rookie F-Sam Steel scores 2-goals in win over San Jose….F-Gio Fiore-scores a goal-Jack Kopeka scores 2G in win over Arizona…Ducks rookie team plays Colorado on Tuesday in final game of Prospect Tournament.

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…………(General)……………

Soccer…TV analyst..former US star Alexi Lalas rips US team…says they are tatooed millionaire-about to fail to land spot in World Cup….says there is no leadership on the roster.

English Premier League…Crystal Palace fires coach Frank DeBoer after (0-4) start…had been on job just 77-days…shortest tenure in history of league for a head coach

New York State…agrees to pay 22M to the family of Russian Heavyweight boxer Mago Abdusalamov-suffered brain damage in a fight in New York in 2013…3-ring side doctors being sued-failed to execute proper post fight exam for head trauma-did not take him to the hospital…Permanent brain damage-cannot talk nor walk.

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