Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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Chargers-L-Miami (31-24)…Dolphins intercept Philip Rivers 4X in 4th quarter…Kiko Alonso takes pick back 60Y-for go ahead TD…Rivers threw picks in end zone..14-yard line..32-yard line and 40-yard line in Miami territory….Tyrell Williams caught 51Y-TD pass to give San Diego the lead late in 4th quarter-but Chargers coughed up lead for 5th time in final quarter this season..Rivers took fierce pounding..4-picks..3-sacks..10-hits..14-pressures in game…Miami hit 6-plays of 20-yards or more to get back into game after trailing (10-0)…Rivers threw 300th TD of career-tying John Elway…Devastated coach Mike McCoy met with media for just 6-minutes..Rivers for 7-minutes…Chargers lose CB-Brandon Flowers with another possible concussion when hit by QB-Ryan Tannehill.. …

Chargers…OG-DJ Fluker-fined (9,100) for launching-helmet hit on goal-line.


Chiefs-W-Carolina..Eric Berry 42Y-TD-pick..Marucs Peters-strip fumble (:20)..Carlos Santos 4-field goals…

Broncos-W-Saints..Will Parks picks up blocked PAT kick-runs for 2-point conversion…Broncos force-recover 2-fumbles in 4th quarter in come from behind win.
Cowboys-W-Steelers..Ezekiel Elliot 83Y-TD catch..scores 3-times..Ben Roethlisberger (408P-3TD) in loss..Dak Prescott (319P-2TD)..Dez Bryant (6R-116)..Dallas (8-1)
Patriots-L-Seahawks..Seattle defense goal line stand 4-straight plays at 1-yard line-preserves win..Russell Wilson 3TDs-to-Doug Baldwin..Wilson (348P)..Tom Brady (316P)
Packers-L-Titans..Tennessee scores 47-points..DeMarco Murray (123R)-75Y-TD run..Aaron Rodgers (371P) in loss.
Redskins-L-Vikings..Vernon Davis 38Y-TD catch..Kirk Cousins 2-TD passes..Vikings lost 4-in a row.
Bucs-W-Bears..Jameis Winston (310P-2TD)..Chris Conte 20Y-TD-interceptions
Falcons-L-Eagles..Ryan Mathews (108Y) rushing-2TD
Jets-L-Rams..Greg Zeurlein 3-FGs..Case Keenum (165Y) passing.
Houston-W-Jaguars..Kareem Jackson 42Y-TD interception..Jaguars (2-7).

Arizona-W-49ers..Carson Palmer (376P-TD)..Larry Fitzgerald (12R-133)..Chip Kelly team (1-8)..

Giants-Bengals..Monday Night Football


Vikings..OT-Jake Long-Achilles
Falcons..DBs-Leodis McKelvin-ankle..Desmond Trufant-shoulder
Ravens..OGs-Alex Lewis-ankle..Jeremy Zuttah-knee
Carolina..CB-Captain Munnerlyn-hamstring
Bears..DT-Mitch Unrien-back
Bengals..LB-Rey Maualuga-knee
Packers..LB-Clay Matthews remains out-hamstring issue
Houston..CB-AJ Bouyi-ankle-hurt in Friday practice
Steelers..WR-Derrias Heyward-Bey-foot..WR-Markus Wheaton-shoulder.


Chiefs..TE-Travis Kelce-fined (24,309) for throwing towel at official.
Miami..DE-Andrdew Branch-fined (18,231) horse collar
Jets..DE-Sheldon Richardson-fined (9,100)..S-Buster Skrine (9,100) rough play.
Browns..OC-Cam Ervin-fined (9,100) for fight last week.

Isiah Pead…ex Rams-RB-criticial condition-Saturday morning car crash on interstate near Columbus, hit guard-rail-airborne-hit 2-trees-he was ejected

Rams..Groundbreaking on Hollywood Park Stadium sight begins today.

Miami..Longtime Dolphins DT-Dick Stanfel passes away (69)…part of Don Shula (17-0) team.

CFL..Montreal Alouettes–fire longtime GM-Jim Popp.


Aztecs-W-Nevada (46-16)..Rashard Penny (40-72) TD runs..Penny (208R)…DJ Pumphrey (198R)…SDSU school record (474Y) rushing…State winds up with (620Y) total offense…Rocky Long team now (9-1)…given up 3-TDs-6 games…

USD-W-Stetson (42-7)..QB-Anthony Lawrence (314P-4TD)..RB-Jonas Hodges (142R)…TE-Russ Develley-school record 19-catches…Defense held Stetson to (79Y) offense..USD defense has allowed just 3-TDs in 6-games….USD now (8-1)

USC-W-Washington (25-13)…Trojans defense 2-interceptions and safety…QB-Sam Darnold (287P-2TD)…Held Huskies to 13-first downs and 17Y-rushing…

UCLA-W-Oregon State (Bruins RBs-score 3-TDs on ground….

(Mountain West)

Wyoming-L-UNLV (69-66) 3-OT…Rebels QB-Kurt Palendech (409APY)..Rebels (401Y) rushing…Cowboys QB-Josh Allen (334P-4TD) in loss..Wyoming 4-turnovers.

Boise State-W-Hawaii..QB-Brett Rypien (338P-4TD)..RB-Jeremy McNichols (153R)..Boise (586Y) offense.

New Mexico-W-Utah State..Lobos 7th win of year..

Air Force-W-Colorado State..Falcons (485Y) rushing.


Washington State-W-Cal…Cougars QB-Luke Falk (378P-5TD)..Davis Webb (425P-3TD) ..

Colorado-W-Arizona…RB-Phil Lindsey (119R-3TD) for Buffs…

Stanford-W-Oregon..RB-Christian McCaffrey (139R-3TD)…Stanford (510Y) offense..Ducks fall to (3-7).

Utah-W-Arizona State..Utes now (8-3)..RB-Joe Williams (186R)..QB-Troy Williams (296P-4TD)

(Top Ranked Teams)

#1-Alabama-W-Mississippi State..QB-Javen Hurts (347P-100R) 5TD..Tide (10-0)

#2-Clemson-L-Pitt..Panthers qB-Nathan Peterman 5TDs..Chris Blewell 48Y-FG (:06)..Tigers QB-DeShaun Watson (580P)-3TD-3-Interceptions

#3-Michigan-L-Iowa..Hawkeyes win on field goal (:03)

#4-Washington-L-USC..Defense 2-interceptions and safety for Trojans

#5-Ohio State-W-Maryland..Buckeyes (581Y) offense

#6-Louisville-W-Wake Forest..Cardinals score 34P in 2nd half

#7-Wisconsin-W-Illinois..Badgers (363Y) rushing

#8-Texas AM-L-Ole Miss..Shea Patterson (338P-2TD) in Rebels win

#9-Auburn-L-Georgia..Dogs RB-Nick Chubb (101R)

#10-Penn State-W-Indiana…Lions defense 5-fumble recoveries



Padres…GM-AJ Preller just back from GM meetings-says priorities are to find a starting SS and upgrade quality pitching…open negotiations with OF-Jon Jay on contract.

Padres….P-Colin Rea undergoes elbow ligament transplant surgery-after 3-months of Plasma Platelet injections fail to get elbow to respond….Will miss all of 2017-season..P-Tyson Ross out till July after shoulder nerve surgery…P-Robbie Erlin out till August with elbow surgery.

Dodgers…Trade OF-Howie Kendrick to Phillies for OF-Darin Ruf-hits (.299) vs lefthanded pitching and outfielder Darnell Sweeney.

Dodgers…Sign FA-P-Pat Schuster-ex A’s reliever..(1.21-ERA) in AAA.

Dodgers..GM-Farhan Zaid says Yasiel Puig re-established himself with club at end of season-could be important part of club going forward-might not be traded.

Angels..Sign FA-P-Jesse Chavez-split last year Dodgers-Blue Jays..

(Roster Moves)

Braves..Sign FA-P’s…Bartolo Colon-Mets..(233-career wins)…P-RA Dickey-Blue Jays
Braves..Sign FA-P-Jordan Walden-ex Cardinals
Blue Jays..Sign FA-1B-DH-Kendrys Morales-Royals..(3Y-33M)
Blue Jays..Sign Cuban FA-OF-Lourdes Gurriel (7Y-22M)
Texas..Sign FA-3B-Will Middlebrooks-ex-Brewers-Padres-Red Sox
Giants..Sign FA-P-Jose Dominguez-ex Padres
A’s-Mariners..Trade-Oakland deals 1B-Danny Valencia to Seattle for minor leaguer.

Pirates..Open negotiations with FA-P-Derek Holland-ex Rangers.
Yankees-Houston..Talk Brian McCann trade..NY must pick up (17M) of contract.
Blue Jays…Offer contract to 1B-Steve Pearce-Orioles
Orioles..Open contract talks to OF-Josh Riddick-ex Dodgers-A’s


Brewers..Give 3-Y-contract extension to manager Craig Counsell.
Red Sox..Hire Gary DiSarcena as bench coach-had been with Angels last year.
Giants..Hire Phil Nevin as 3rd base coach



Aztecs-Gonazaga…SDSU heads to Spokane to face Bulldogs…Coach Mark Few (466-111) at WCC-school over 18-years…Zags have to replace Kyle Wiltjer and Domi Sabonis leading scorers…but Gonzaga now has massive front line…6’10…6’11 and 3-7-footers.

Aztecs-W-USD…San Diego struggles but beats USD (69-59)…G’s-Jeremy Hensley-Trey Kell combine for (48P) in win..use (18-2) scoring spurt in 2nd half to final pull away…Starting front line had just (10P)

#1-Duke wins over Marist
#2-Kentucky beats SF Austin
#3-Kansas-loses to #4-Indiana
#5-Oregon wins to open season


San Antonio..Coach Greg Popovich goes on rant over election of Donald Trump has president….”Sick to my stomach-Trum wins”….”He’s xenophobic-homophobic-racist”…”Half the country ignored what he said-what he did and voted for him”…”8th grade bully”…..”Values of person more important than business skills”…..”I couldn’t imagine being a woman, a Muslim, Black-Hispanic-Handicapped-I’d feel disenfranchised”

76ers..Legendary G-Alan Iverson meets with team to talk about work ethic after (0-7) start.


Lakers-W-New Orleans…DeAngelo Russell-Jordan Clarkson combined (45P)-Saturday Night
Clippers-W-Minnesota..DeAndre Jordan (18P-16R)..Saturday Night

Lakers-L-Minnesota…Andrew Wiggins scores 47P-for Twolves…



San Diego Gulls-W-Manitoba…Gulls sweep Friday-Saturday series..draw over 21,000-fans to the weekend games…

Ducks-W-Nashville win on shootout..Saturday Night

Kings-L-Winnipeg…Jets win in shootout on Sunday Nighty

Kings..G-Jeff Zatkoff-reinjures groin
Carolina..F-Brian Bickell leaves club after diagnosis with Multiple Scloerosis.



NASCAR…Phoenix 400…Joey Logano wins to advance to Final 4-after leaders crash.
NASCAR…Final 4-field set for final race-Chase for Championship…Jimmie Johnson heads the field in the race fo 5M-in bonus money next weekend in Miami.l…

Formula 1…Brazilian Grand Prix..Lewis Hamilton outruns teammate Nico Rosberg in rainstorm..race red-flagged twice…Caution car came on track 5-times because of drving rain.

World Cup….Team USA-loses-Mexico (2-1) in opening qualifying game for World Cup….lose G-Tim Howard with pulled thigh muscle..may need surgery for ‘core’ injury.USA plays at Costa Rica on Tuesday night…US was (30-0-2) in home pitch qualifying games in last 20-years.

Lindsey Vonn…US Olumpic downhill ski star breaks arm in crash-training on Copper Mountain-Colorado…3rd major injury in 3-years.

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