Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on October 30th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Baseball)…….

(World Series)

Dodgers-L-Astros…(13-12)….World Series-Game 5…Alex Bregman RBI single in 10th inning caps wild Astros comeback for win…Houston trailed 4-0 before knocking Clayton Kershaw out of game in 5th inning…LA had to use 7-relief pitchers in game…Kenley Jansen forced to throw 34-pitches in 9th and 10th innings…Yuli Gurriel 3R-HR…Jose Altuve 3R-HR…George Springer HR…Carlos Correa 2R-HR…Brian McCann HR in comeback….Cody Bellinger 3R-HR….Yasiel Puig 2R-HR brought Dodgers back….Bellinger had RBI-triple…Corey Seager RBI-double…Teams combined for 25-runs…28-hits and 10-walks….Astros lead (3-2) heading back to Los Angeles.

LA-Houston;…Teams head back to Los Angeles-Game 6-Tuesday…Justin Verlander-vs-Rich Hill.

Houston..Yuli Gurriel suspended for first 5-games next season for using Japanese slur and ‘slant eyes gesture’ towards P-Yu Darvish during Friday night game…Astros player apologized and met with Darvish to issue formal apology.

(Teams)

Washington..Name Dave Martinez-ex Cubs as manager
Washington..Bypass John Farrell-Kevin Long after interviews

Yankees…Interview Raul Ibanez-Dodgers lead scout for manager job
Yankees…Tim Nearing declines interview request-stay in front office
Yankees..Release all 7-coaches on Joe Girardi staff

Cubs..Hire Jim Hickey-pitching coach-ex Tampa Bay
Twins..Hire Garvin Alston-pitching coach-ex A’s
Padres..Hire Skip Schumacher-1st base coach-was minor league scout
Padres..Hire Matt Stairs-hitting coach-ex Phillies
Mets..Hire Jason Bere-pitching coach-worked Indians farm system

Reds..Hire Buddy Bell as special advisor to owner

Miami..Hire Dan Greenlee-Director Player Personnel-ex Yankees
Miami..Tony Perez-Andre Dawson reject Marlins offer to work for Derek Jeter-not willing take 75% pay cuts..Jeff Conine left last week.

Royals..Deny Braves permission to interview GM-Dayton Moore
Braves..Interview Ben Cherrington-ex Red Sox GM

(Roster Moves)

Padres-Texas..discussing deal for Rangers SS-Jurickson Profar-Texas wants young pitching in trade for 24Y-SS.

Cubs-Tampa Bay…Chicago discussing trade for Rays pitching-either Chris Archer or Alex Cobb.

Washington..P-Esmil Rogers signs with Nexen in Korean League..had (3.18-ERA) in Syracuse

Reds..Sign FA-2B-Micah Johnson-ex Braves
Mariners..Sign FA-C-Ddavid Frietas-ex Braves

(MLB)

A’s…C-Bruce Maxwell-arrested in Arizona-pulling gun on deliveryman in argument.

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……(Football)……..

Chargers-L-Patriots (21-13)…Philip Rivers throws interception at goal line on final drive….Had 15-yard fumble wiped out another drive in 2nd half…Tom Brady (333Y-TD)…RBs caught 15-passes..Stephen Gostkowski kicked 2-field goals after 2-misses…Melvin Gordon (87Y-TD ru)….Rivers (212P-TD)….Chargers special teams disaster…Travis Benjamin backtracked into end zone on punt-tackled for safety….Nick Novak missed FG….Allowed 71Y-Kickoff return16Y punt return……Took penalty on a fair catch…..Very short kick on free kick.. Kickoff return men ran 4-punts out of the end zone and were tackled….forcing Rivers to start drives at 20-12-14-20 yard lines…..Chargers had 2-potential TD’s wiped out by penalties…..Also took 2-penalties for 12-on field during game…Patriots had scoring drives of 11-12-14-15 plays…..New England had (414Y) offense…..Pats (82-52) edge in snaps…Adrian Phillips beaten 6-times on pass plays…LB-Hayes Pullard 3-pass plays…Anthony Lynn failed go for 4th and 1-at Pats 34-went for 50Y-FG failed…Brady 3-sacks-7-hits-5 pressures

(Scoreboard)

Raiders-L-Bills (34-14)…RB-LeSean McCoy (151R)…Bill defense 4-takeaways-2 picks-2-fumble recoveries..Matt Milano 40Y-TD-fumble recovery…Derek Carr (313P) in loss…..

Houston-L-Seattle (41-38)…QB-Russell Wilson (452P-4TD)…Jimmy Grahame 18Y-TD (:21) left for game winner….Earl Thomas 76Y-TD interception…Tyler Lockett-Paul Richardson combine (12R-226Y)….Deshaun Watson (402P-4TD-3-Interceptions-5 sacks) in loss…DeAndre Hopkins (8R-224Y)…Will Fuller (5R0225Y)….Two teams combined (988Y) offense….

Cowboys-W-Redskins (33-19)…RB-Ezekiel Elliott (33C-150Y)-2TD…QB-Dak Prescott ((143Y) passing…Byron Jones 33TD-interception late in game…Mike Nugent 4-FGs…Kirk Cousins (268P-TF)-2 interceptions-….Cowboys defense 2-picks-2 fumble recoveries-4-sacks

Carolina-W-Tampa Bay (17-3)…Cam Newton (154P-44R)…Kelvin Benjamin 25Y-TD catch…Jameis Winston (210P)…2-interceptions-fumble…

Vikings-W-Browns..(33-16)…Kai Forth 4-field goals…Vikings defense 3-sacks-2 fumble recoveries…Case Keenum (288P-2TD)….QB-DeShone Kizer (179P) 3-QB-sacks.

Eagles-W-49ers..(33-10)…John Miles 37-Interception TD…Alshon Jeffrey 53Y-TD…Carson Wentz (211P-2TD)…XJ Beathard (167P-2 Interceptions)…Niners now (0-8)..

Bengals-W-Colts (24-23)….Carlos Dunlop 16Y-TD-interception…Andy Dalton (243P-2TD)……Jacoby Brissett (233P-2TD)…Interception-4 QB-sacks .

Saints-W-Bears..(20-12)…Drew Brees (290P)…Alex Kamara 8Y-TD reception…Mitch Trubisky (164P)..Jordan Howard (102R)

Falcons-W-Jets.(25-20)….Matt Ryan (254P-2TD)…survives 4-fumbled snaps in rain…Matt Bryant 3FGs….Josh McCown (257P-2TD)…Falcons defense 3-sacks-fumble recovery.

Steelers-W-Lions…(15-12)..JuJu Smith-Schuster 97Y-TD catch..Ben Roethlisberger (317P)…Matthew Stafford (423Y) passing for Lions but settled for 4-filed goals

Broncos-Chiefs… Monday Night Football..Denver scored just 3TDs-last-16-quarters.

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(Injuries)

Bears..TE-Zach Miller-dislocated knee…OT-Kyle Long-hand injury.
Patriots..OT-Marcus Cannon-ankle..WR-Chris Hogan-shoulder
Chargers..LB-Hayes Pullard-concussion
49ers..OT-Joe Staley-eye injury..DE-SolomonThomas-knee…WR-Pierre Garcon-knee..OG-Gary Gilliam-knee
Eagles..CB-Patrick Robinson-concussion
Bengals..DE-Michael Johnson-back
Raiders..S-Karl Joseph-groin…CB-David Emerson-Foot
Redskins.>CB-Ryan Kerrigan-groin

Chiefs..LB-Justin Houston-knee pain returns after last year surgery
Redskins..IR-LB-Mason Foster-torn labrum surgery
Ravens..QB-Joe Flacco-removed from concussion protocol.
Bills..CB-EJ Gaines-hamstring
Cowboys..K-Dan Bailey to miss 4W-groin injury
Steelers..DT-Stephon Tuitt-back…OT-Marcus Gilbert-hamstring

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(NFL)

Dallas..Report Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is leading a group of owners who want to block contract extension Roger Goodell…Conference Call among owners-‘too many problems in league office-no leadership from Goodell…no problem solving….NFL would need 24-votes from ownership to fire Goodell….may want him to step down….Owners “deeply troubled” mounting problems around the league.

Houston….Texans players protesting owner Bob MccNair’s insenstive comments last week about ‘inmates running the prison’….Players had discussed refusing to play game in Seattle…taking team logo off helmets…37 players did kneel in defiance during anthem…McNair met twice with players to apologize including stormy 90-minute meeting on Friday…and team meeting at hotel on Saturday….7-walked out of facility on Friday after practice….LT-Duane Brown “this is not over”.

NFL…Cancels Monday meeting in New York involving McNair-NFL officials-Colin Kaeperneck…Travel problems…will reschedule next week.. to discuss on going NFL social issues.

NFL…Players approach Union about constant personal foul issues involving DT-Ndomakong Suh…’crossed line of sportsmanship’ many times over course of career.

Miami..Coach Adam Gase rips players..says offense is ‘garbage’..says ‘need effort outside the building’….players ‘not willing to take their work home with them to improve’.

49ers..Donate 500,000 to Police Unions in SF-Oakland-SJose-Santa Clara to help deal with social issues within their communities.

Miami…LB-Kiki Alonso facing huge fine for violent hit on Joe Flacco in Thursday game.

ESPN…Chris Mortensen-confirming cancer has spread to a lung…after two year fight with throat cancer.

Bills..TE-Logan Thomas leaves team after death of infant daughter.

Jets..LB-Deron Lee-fined 45,000-two personal foul penalties
Jets..WR-Rob Anderson-fined 12,154-helmet hit
Ciers…CB-Marcus Peters-fined 9115-for helmet hit on QB
Seattle..LB-KJ Wright-fined 9,115-facemask
Tampa Bay..CB-Robert McClain-fined 24,309-hit on WR.
Bengals..LB-Vontaze Burfect-fined 12,159-for kick to helmet.
Packers..CB-Kentrell Brice-fined 18,231-horse collar tackle
Saints..LB-David Onyemata-fined 12,154 personal foul
Giants..LB-Keenan Robinson-fined 18,231-hit ion QB

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(Roster Moves)

Bills-Jaguars..Buffalo trades DT-Marcel Dareus to Jacksonville for 5th round pick..Dareus former 1st round pick.

Redskins..Sign FA-OG-Orlando Franklin-ex Chargers…OG-Arie Kouandijo-ex Bills.

Colts..Activate LB-Josh Perry-ex Chargers

Chargers..Worked out K-Andrew Franks-Jason Myers-Young Koo because of injury to Nick Novak.

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(College Football)

Aztecs-W-Hawaii (28-7)…RB-Rashaard Penny (253Y) rushing…SDSU runs for (334Y) in win…State now (7-2).

USD-W-Stetson (48-7)…RB-Emilio Martinez (50Y-TD run)..QB-Anthony Lawrence (271P-2TD)…Toreros (6-2)

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(Mountain West)

Air Force-W-Colorado State (45-26)…Falcons (413Y) rushing…41-minutes time of possession..Pick off Rams QB-Nick Stevens 3-times in upset win in Fort Collins.

UNLV-W-Fresno (26-16)..Rebels (155Y) rushing….hold Bulldogs (173Y) offense in upset win.

Boise-W-Utah State (41-14)…Brett Rypien (260Y) passing-3TD..Broncos remain unbeaten in conference.

Wyoming-W-New Mexico (42-3)..QB-Josh Allen (234Y-4TDD) passing…Cowgboys defense 5-takeaways.

San Jose-L-BYU (41-20)…Tanner Mangum (283P-3TD) for Cougars..Spartans drop (1-8).

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(Pac 12)

USC-W-Arizona State (48-17)..RB-Ron Jones (216R-02TD)..QB-Sam Darnold (266P-3TD)..Trojans (7-2)

UCLA-L-Washington (44-23)..RB-Myles Gaskins (169R)…Lavon Coleman (94R)…Huskies run for (333Y)..QB-Josh Rosen injured hand…UW now (7-1).

Arizona-W-Washington State (58-37)…QB-Khalil Tate (275P-146R)…Jay Taylor ()157R)…Cougars QB-Ty Helinski (509P-4TD)…WSU (54-84) passing…Cats (585Y) offense

Oregon-W-Utah (41-20)..RB-Royce Freeman (139R)…Ducks (347Y) rushing.

Colorado-W-California (44-28)…RB-Phil Lindsey (1612Y) rushing..QB-Steve Montez (347Y-3TD) passing

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(Top Ranked Teams)

1-Alabama-Bye

2-Penn State-L-6-Ohio State (39-38)..QB-JT Barrett (33-39)-328Y-4TD passing..(95Y) rushing…Buckeyes piled up 529Y) offense in come from behind win…Lions RB-Saquon Barkley 97Y-kickoff return…held (21C-44Y) rushing.

3-Georgia-W-Florida..RB-Sonny Michel (137Y) rushingl.

4-TCU-L-Iowa State..Cyclones defense 2-interceptions
5-Wisconsin-W-Illinois..Badgers defense 3-takeaways
7-Clemson-W-Georgia Tech..QB-Kelly Bryant j(202P-2TD)

8-Miami-W-North Carolina..Canes QB-Malike Rosier (356Y-3TD) passing
9-Notre DamepW-NCarolina State..RG-Josh Adams (202R)
10-Oklahoma-W-Texas Teach..QB-Baker Mayfield (281P-4TD)..RB-Rod Anderson (181R)
11-Oklahoma State-W-West Virginia..QB-Mason Rudolph (216P-3TD)..RB-JD King (146R)

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(Teams)

Florida..Fires coach after 3-losses in row… 12.6M buyout of contract of coach Jim McElwain over poor season.

Dartmouth..Assistant coach Dion King-removed from press box by security after punching out window in fit of anger over special teams mistake.

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AP Poll…1-Alabama…2-Georgia…3-Ohio State…4-Wisconsin…5-Notre Dame…6-Clemson..7-Penn State..89-Oklahoma…9-Miami…10-TCU

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………(Basketball)……….

Lakers…Lose to Toronto–Utah over weekend…Lonzo Ball (32-Minutes-2 Baskets-was Minus-15) vs Toronto….(36-Minutes-3 Baskets-was Minus-19) vs Utah.
LA blew 17-Point lead vs Toronto.

Brooklyn Nets…franchise sale…Joseph Tsai-Chinese internet owner-buys 49% of team from Russian owner Mikhail Prokohov.

Clippers..G-Austin Rivers-fractured pinkie.

76ers..G-Markelle Fultz-sprained shoulder-out 3W.

Oklahoma City…Team charter suffered damaged nose cone-hit by bird on approach to landing in Chicago.

Chicago…F-Nikola Mitotic asked for trade after suffering severe facial fracture-sucker punched by teammate.

Suns…Attempting to package both C-Tyson Chandler and G-Eric Bledsoe in potential trade.

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……..(Hockey)……….

Kings-at-St Louis…Monday matchup….LA is off to an amazing (9-1-1). start.
Kings…W-Boston..Tyler Toffoli scored in OT win on Saturday

Ducks…W-Carolina…G-Ryan Miller makes 4-saves in shootout
Ducks…W-Tampa Bay…Rikard Rakell scored 2-goals in Saturday win. bger y

Las Vegas..put D-Jason Garrison on waivers…owed 4.6M

New Jersey-Arizona…Trade…Devils deal G-Scott Wedgeood for 5th round pick…
Arizona…Coyotes off to (0-10-1) start.

Gulls…W-San Antonio on Saturday night…scored 4-goals in opening period
Gulls…L-Texas Stars on Friday night-game had 18-penalites
Gulls..D-Stu Bickel facing AHL discipline-took triple misconduct penalty and fighting major and instigator in Friday game
Gulls..C-Kallie Kosilla..D-Steve Oleski returned from NHL-Ducks

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……..(General)…………

NASCAR…Martinsville 400…Kyle Busch pushes his way to win in Chase for Championship..pushed Denny Hamlin off he track…Brad Keselowski had pushed Chase Elliott out of the lead just prior to Busch catching pack and then taking the lead.

Formula 1…Grand Prix-Mexico…Mas Verstappen wins race…Lewis Hamilton cuts tire on opening lap incident with Sebastian Vettle…finishes back in pack…

English Premeir League…
..Manchester U-W-Tottenham…scores in 81st minute of (1-0) win.
..Manchester City-W-West Brom…Scores 2-goals in 15 minutes
..Arsenal-W Swansea…2-goals in 2nd half
..Crystal Palace-W-West Ham…score in 95th minute of injury time
..Chelsea-W-Bournemouth…Chelsea tries to climb out of relegation zone
..Leicester City-W-Everton…Battle of two teams fired their coaches in last group of weeks.

Tiger Woods…pleads guilty to driving under influence 5-drugs…reckless driving charge…Fined…put on 1-year probation…will be drug tested for a year….Attend counseling…must do 50-hours community service work.

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