Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on September 17th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Football)……

Chargers-W-Buffalo (31-20)…QB-Philip Rivers (256Y) passing-3TDs…Melvin Gordon scores 3-TDs in lopsided win….RB-Austin Ekeler adds (77R)….Bolts defense 2-interceptions of rookie QB-Josh Allen-6-QB-sacks….Allen (18-34) 245Y-passing in loss…Bolts now (1-1)

Chargers-Bills
..S-Derwin James 2-sacks and QB-prxessure
..LB-Melvin Ingram 2-sacks on day
..DT-Justin Jones-QB hit and tackle for loss
..Rivers started (15-16) 178 in first half
..Chargers had 15-plays of plus 10-yards….have 37-plays of plus-10 in 2-games this year
..Chargers had (108-0) edge in offense in first quarter
..Chargers had (284-110Y) edge in offense at half
..Melvin Gordon left in 3rd quarter-knee issue-then head issue
..Desmond King hit with major taunting penalty
..Uchenna Nwosu hit with personal foul penalty-blow to head late in game

Chargers…DE-Joey Rosa could be out 6-more weeks with deep bone bruise in foot…is in a cast from foot up to knee.

Chargers…IR-S-Craig Mager-hamstring injury

Chargers..TE-Hunter Henry has begun limited running drills with knee brace-recovering from spring knee surgery…might be able to play in December.

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(Scoreboard)

Chiefs-W-Steelers (42-37)..QB-Patrick Mahomes ties club record 6-TD passes..Went (23-28) 326Y in game..Chiefs jumped out to (21-0) lead in first quarter…Ben Roethlisberger (452Y-3TD) in loss..Tyreek Hill caught 29Y-TD pass late to seal win..

Broncos-W-Raiders (20-19)..Brandon McManus kicks 36Y-FG with (:06) left in come from behind win…Raiders lost (19-7) lead late in game..Case Keenum (221Y) passing-led two late scoring drives..RB-Phil Lindsey (107R)…Raiders QB-Derek Carr (288P-TD)…WR-Amari Cooper (10R-116)…Raiders fall to (0-2)

Carolina-L-Atlanta..(31-24)…QB-Matt Ryan (272Y-2TD) passing-ran for 2TDs..Cam Newton (335P-3TD) in los…WR-DJ Moore caught 51Y-TD pass late.

Vikings-Tie-Packers (29-29)…Minnesota rookie kicker Daniel Carson misses 2FGs in overtime…Mason Crosby 5FGs for Packers…Kirk Cousins (425Y) passing for Vikings…Aaron Rodgers (289P) for Packers..

Houton-L-Tennessee (20-17)…Ryan Succop kicks 31Y-FG with (:60) left to win game for Titans…had 42Y-FG to tie it…Titans QB-Deshaun Watson (318P-2TD) took 4-sacks in loss…Blaine Gabbert (117P) for Titans

Saints-W-Browns..(21-18)..Drew Brees rallies Saints (243Y-2TD) passing…Will Lutz kicks 44Y-FG (:21) left…Browns K-Zane Gonzalez 2-missed field goals…2-missed point after attempts…QB-Tyrod Taylor (246P-1 TD) in loss…Hue Jackson now (1-32-1) in coaching career.

Jets-L-Miami (20-12)..Ryan Tannehill throws 29Y-TD-Albert Wilson..19Y-TD-AJ Derby in win…QB-Sam Darnold (334Y) passing-2 interceptions in loss..

Eagles-L-Tampa Bay..(27-21)…QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick throws 75Y-TD- OJ Howard..75Y-TD-DeSean Jackson…Fitzpatrick (402Y-passing-4TD) in win…Nick Foles (336Y-1 TD) for Eagles in loss….Bucs now (2-0).

Colts-W-Redskins (21-9)..Indy QB-Andrew Luck (179Y-passing-2TD)….Alex Smith (292Y-0 TD)….1st non sellout home game for Redskins since 1967.

Rams-W-Arizona (34-0)..QB-Jared Goff (354Y-passing-TD)….Todd Gurley 3TDs rushing…Brandin Cooks (7R-159Y)….Cardinals QB-Sam Bradford (90Y-passing-interceptions)….Arizona (137Y-offense) in loss…Cardinals had (60Y) offense at halftime

49ers-W-Lions (30-27)….RB-Matt Breida (138Y-rushing)….Jim Garoppolo (206P-2TD)……Matt Stafford (347P-3TD) in loss…Lions (0-2)..

Patriots-L-Jaguars..(31-20)…Blake Bortels (377P-4TD) for Jacksonville….Jaguars piled up (481Y) offense…WR-Keelan Cole (7R-116)…..Tom kBrady (234P-2TD) in loss.

Giants-W-Cowboys (20-10)…Giants trailed at press time….Dallas defense 6-sacks..1-fumble recovery-smother Eli Manning…hold Saquon Barkley 28Y-rushing….Dak Prescott throws 64Y-TD-Tavon Austin….Zeke Elliott 6Y-TD run…Prescott (170Y-passing)…Giants (0-2)

Seahawks-Bears…Monday Night Football…matchup Russell Wilson-vs-Mitch Trubisky.

Bengals-W-Baltimore (34-23)..AJ Green 3-TD catches in Cincinnati dominant win…Thursday night game

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(Roster Moves)

Browns..Release WR-Josh Gordon-Saturday after continues off field issues-showing up tardy for meetings and counseling….Injured hamstring in a non-football incident this past week-shooting a video

Seattle..Release DT-Tom Johnson-despite giving him a 1M-signing bonus in off season.

Bills..Release WR-Jeremy Kerley
Patriots..Release WR-Bennie Fowler
Raiders..Release DT-Gabe Wright

Seattle..Sign FA-LB-Mychal Kendricks-ex-Eagles-Browns-despite facing disciplinary action for guilty plea insider trading.

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(Injuries)

Patriots..S-Patrick Chung-DE-Trey Flowers-concussions
Denver..OT-Jared Veldheer-concussion
Detroit..S-Darius Sly-concussion
Rams..K-Greg Zeurlein-groin
Arizona..WR-Larry Fitzgerald-hamstring
Colts..DT-Hassan Ridgeway-calf..Cb-Quincy Wilson-concussion
Eagles..RB-Jay Ajayi-back..WR-Mike Wallace-ankle..OT-Jason Peters-quad
Bills..RB-LeSean McCoy-ribs..CB-Phil Gaines-elbow..KR-Taiwan Jones-concussion
Tampa Bay..DT-Beau Allen-foot
Jets..TE-Neal Sterling-concussion
Atlanta..OG-Andy Levitre-elbow
Carolina..CB-DaNorris Searcy-concussion

Falcons..RB-Davonta Freeman-out 4W-knee strain
Ravens..LB-CJ Mosely-out 2W-bruised knee
Bengals..RB-Joe Mixon-out 2W-knee scope
Bengals..DE-Michael Johnson-out 4W-sprained knee
Colts..OT-Anthony Constanzo-reinjures hamstring
Giants..DE-Oliviere Vernon-out strained knee
Eagles..RB-Darren Sproles-hamstring

Miami..IR-OG-Josh Sitton-torn rotator cuff.

Titans..OT-Dennis Kelly-hospitalized viral infection

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(NFL)

Atlanta..DT-Grady Jarrett-fined 20,000-hit on QB
Bengals..S-Shawn Williams fined 10,000-targeting ejection
Dallas..DE-DeMarcus Lawrence fined 20,000-hit on QB
Jaguars..LB-Yanick Ngakoue fined 10,000-facemask incident
Miami..DE-Andre Branch fined 10,000-taunting
Patriots..DE-Duron Harmon fined 26,000-hit on WR
Saints..DE-David Onjemata fined 40,000-2 personal foul penalties
Giants..OT-Erek Flowers fined 10,000-tripping penalty
Rams..CB-Marcus Peters fined 13,369 for obscene gesture in game
Rams..DE-Aaron Donald fined 20,000-hit on QB

Jets..LB-Dylan Donahue-suspended 14G for 2-DUI convictions
Packers..LB-Ahmed Brooks-suspended 6G-drug violation

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(College Football)

Aztecs-W-Arizona State (28-21)….San Diego State stuns 23rd ranked Sun Devils…Aztecs (311YPG) rushing in win…QB-Ryan Agnew (129Y) passing….RBs-Juwan Washington (138R)…Chase Jasmin (112R) in win…K-John Baron (36-54Y) field goals….SDSU defense with 2-4th down stops in game….SDSU defense held ASU to 4-straight 3-and-outs in 2nd half….State 36-minutes time of possession…..Sun Devils (3-11) on 3rd down in game….QB-Manny Wilkens (341Y) passing but limited to 2-touchdowns.

USD-L-Harvard (36-14)…Crimson (268Y) rushing vs Torerors…RB-Aaron Shampkin. (178Y) rushing-4TD for Harvard….Torerors QB-Anthony Lawrence (298Y) passing.

USC-L-Texas (37-14)…Longhorns QB-Sam Ehlinger (223P-2TD)….Trojans QB -JT Daniels (322P-0TD-1 Int)….WR-Armon St-Brown (9R-167) in loss.

UCLA-L-Fresno State (38-14)…Bruins allow (420Y) offense…Bulldogs QB-Marcus McMaryion (270Y) passing….Bruins QB-Dorian Robinson (151Y) passing 1-TD….Chip Kelly now (0-3)

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(Mountain West)

Boise State-L-Oklahoma State…QB-Brett Rypien (380P-3TD) in loss….Cowboys pile up (422Y) offense.

Utah State-W-Tennessee Tech….Aggies (320Y) rushing in 73-12 victory

Hawaii-L-Army..Black Knights (303Y) rushing-4TDs on ground…Warriors QB-Cole McDonald (321Y) passing in loss.

Wyoming-W-Wofford..QB-Ty Vander Waal (224Y) passing-game winning TD (:17)

Colorado State-L-Florida…Gators defense recovers 3-Rams fumbles

Nevada-W-Oregon State..Wolfpack Res (156Y) rushing…defense gets 5-QB-sacks of Beavers QBs

San Jose-L-Oregon…Justin Herbert (309P) for Ducks in win

New Mexico-W-New Mexico State..RB-Ty Owens (110Y) rushing..Ahmari Davis 4TDs on ground for Lobos.

UNLV-W-Prairie View..Lexington Thomas (124Y) rushing for Rebels

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(Pac 12)

USC-L-Texas….QB-JT Daniels (322P-0TD) in Trojans loss

UCLA-L-Fresno State…Bruins fall behind (16-0) never catch up…Chip Kelly now (0-3)

Washington-W-Utah..RB-Myles Gaskins (143Y) using..QB-Jake Browning (155Y) passing for Huskies.

Washington State-W-Eastern Washington…QB-Gardner Minshew (470Y) passing 2-TDs..Cougars (524Y) offense.

Stanford-W-Cal Davis..QB-KJ Costello (249Y) passing

Cal-W-Idaho….QB-Chase Garbers (234Y) passing-3TD

Arizona-W-Southern Utah…QB-Khalil Tate (349Y) passing…Cats (268Y) rushing

Colorado-W-New Hampshire..Travon McMillan (162Y) rushing 2-TD for Buffs.

Arizona State-L-San Diego State…Sun Devils allow (311Y) rushing in upset loss

Oregon-W-San Jose Starte..QB-Justin Herbert (309P-3TD)

Oregon State-L-Nevada..Beavers QBs throw (459Y) passing but still lose.

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(Top Ranked Teams)

1-Alabama-W-Ole Miss…Tide QBs throw for (276Y) passing-4TD in 62-7 win

2-Clemson-W-George Southern..RB-Trevor Etienne (162Y) rushing

3-Georgia-W-Middle Tennessee..RB-Elijah Holifield (100Y) rushing

4-Ohio State-W-15-TCU….Buckeyes QB-Dwayne Haskins (344Y) passing

5-Oklahoma-W-Iowa State..Sooners QB-Kyler Murray (349Y) passing-3TD)

6-Wisconsin-L-BYU..Cougars (191Y) rushing-hold Jon Taylor (117Y) on ground.

7-Auburn-L-LSU…Cole Tracy 42Y-field goal (:03) left for upset win

8-Notre Dame-W-Vanderbilt..Irish hold on 4th down stop with (:67) left.

9-Stanford-W-UC Dvis..QB-KJ Costello (214P-2TD)

10-Washington-W-Utah..RB-Myles Gaskins (143Y) rushing.

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(College Notes)

Florida State…off to (0-3) start under new coach Willie Taggart
Nebraska…off to (0-2) start with coach Scott Frost-worst since 1957.

Davidson-W-Guilford (91-61) in Division III..Davidson (964Y) offense..(685Y) rushing…had 9-TDs of 40Y or more in win…2-teams combined for (1,662Y)offense

San Jose State….(0-14) in revenue games outside conference…Defends practice of taking big pay-day games..saying it has made (9.4M) over last 5-years to help fund athletic department….received (1.5M) this month from games at Oregon-Wasington State.

Washington State…Former star QB-Jason Gesser cleared of any sexual misconduct in working place harassment claim…works in fundraising for Cougar Club.

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…….(Baseball)………

Padres-W-Texas (7-3)…Rookie C-Francisco Mejia grand slam HR in 9th inning…Hunter Renfroe HR early in game…….Friars (60-90) on season

Padres-Giants..Monday night matchup…Bryan Mitchell (1-3)-vs-Andrew Suarez (6-11).

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Dodgers-L-Cardinals (4-0)….LA trailed at press time…Marcel Ozuna HR…Jed Gyorko RBI single…LA half-game behind Rockies in pennant race

Dodgers-Colorado…Showdown series on Monday…Hyun Jin-Ryu (4-3)-vs-Jon Gray (11-7)

Dodgers..Pull starter Alex Wood out of rotation…will use him in bullpen rest of season.

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Angels-W-Mariners (4-3)..Justin Upton (3R-HR)…Kole Calhoun game winning HR ….

Halos…Off on Monday

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(Scoreboard)

Rockies-W-Giants…DJ LeMaheiu sacrifice fly…Rockies back in first place by half-game.

Arizona-L-Houston…Justin Verlander (7inn-1R-11K)…D-Backs lost 12-of-16.

Cubs-L-Reds…Scott Schebler-Phil Ervin HRs….Cubs still 2-and-half infront of Brewersl

Brewers-L-Pirates..P-Trevor Williams 6-shutout innings for Bucs.

White Sox-L-Orioles..Adam Jones-Jon Villar solo HRs…Baltimore (43-106)

Yankees-L-Toronto..Randal Grichuck RbI-double

Phillies-L-Miami…Lewis Brunson RBI-triple

Red Sox-W-Mets..Brandon Holt 2R-HR…Bosox (103-47)

Tigers-W-Indians..Jim Adduci 3R-HR for Detroit

A’s-L-Tampa Bay..CJ Cron 2R-HR

Washington-W-Atlanta..Bryce Harper 2R-HR…Anthony Rendon HR

Twins-W-Royals…Jorge Polanco-Max Keplar HRs for Minnesota

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(Injuries)

Cubs..reliever Brandon Morrow throws 19P-simulated game-been on DL since July 15th-could return next week

Cubs..P-Pedro Stop on DL-hamstring injury

Pirates..OF-Greg Polanco-shoulder surgery-out 9-months

Pirates..P-Chad Kuhl-shutdown workouts-forearm issues again

Yankees..reliever Aroldis Chapman throws bullpen session-been on DL with knee issue.

Giants..MRI-1B-Brandon Belt-knee issue

Dodgers..Reliever Adam Liberatore knee surgery out 8W

Arizona..P-Clay Bucholz-PPR injection in forearm-out rest of year

Orioles..P-Luis Ortiz-leg injury

Tampa Bay..P-Jeremy Hellickson-wrist injury

Braves..Activate P-Arodys Vizcaino from DL-had forearm issue
Yankees..Activate OF-Aaron Judge to pinch hit-play OF-been out broken wrist

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(MLB)

Boston..Manager Alex Cora criticizes President Trump calling his tweets about death toll in Puerto Rico hurricane disrespectful to tragedy that happened.

John Dowd…former MLB investigator in Pete Rose case….quoted in Bob Woodruff book….”Trump is f-ing liar…troubled person…cannot tell the truth”

Giants…Reports that GM-Bobby Evans may be fired at end of 2nd straight disappointing season….President Brian Sabean will return

Orioles..MLB wants meeting to discuss leadership of Baltimore franchise suffering thru (42-105) season.

MLB-Luxury Tax….Red Sox owe 11.3M on tax on (238M) payroll…Washington owes 2M on (203M) payroll…Only clubs paying tax….Yankees-Dodgers both got below the 197M-tax threshold.

MLB..Declares Cuban defectees Victor-Victor Mesa and brother Victor Mesa-Junior free to sign free agent contracts….22-year old VV Mesa hit (.354) in Cuban league a year ago.

Cincinnati…P-Homer Bailey says he will not workout of bullpen…has (1-14) record with 6.09-ERA…is still owed 26M on contract…has had 3-elbow surgeries

Billy O’Dell…1st Baltimore Orioles bonus baby dies at (85Y)…won 105-games in career in 1950-60s with Orioles-Giants.

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…….(Basketball)…….

Kawhi Leonard…confirms worked out this summer with ex-Lakers legend Kobe Bryant.

San Antonio…Report Spurs were prepared to trade Kawhi Leonard to 76ers but Philadelphia refused to give up C-Joel Embid or F-Ben Simmons in package.

NY Knicks..Negotiating buyout of F-Joakim Noah-owed 18M on contract

Boston…G-Jabari Bird-Prosecuting Attorney says Bird choked girlfriend 12-times in 4-hour domestic abuse rage incident last month….Still jailed without bond.

Miami…GM-Pat Riley confirms that LeBron James asked him to consider returning to coaching in 2009-his first year with Heat because of problems with young head coach Eric Spoelstra.

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…..(Hockey)…….

Gulls…confirm C-Kallie Kosilla will be out till November-recovering shoulder surgery.

Gulls..former F-Scott Sabourin signs with NHL-Calgary Flames.

Ducks..C-Ryan Kesler remains out of workouts in camp-rehabbing hip issues
Ducks..F-Patrick Eaves out of workouts-shoulder injury-missed last year immune disorder disease

Ducks…Rookies Jack Kopacka-Sam Steel-Isac Lundestrom most impressive in early workouts at camp…all playing on top 3-lines.

Ducks..F-Nick Ritchie remains out of camp in contract dispute

Kings..C-Gabe Vilardi out of workouts again with on-going rehab issues from back surgery a year ago.

NHL….Holdouts continue around NHL involving restricted free agents…still out of camp…Las Vegas D-Shea Theodore..Toronto F-William Nylander….Oilers D-Darrell Nurse…Ducks F-Nick Ritchie.

NY Islanders…GM-Lou Lamoriello hires Jacques Lemaire as special consultant..former head coach NJ Devils.

Detroit…F-Henrik Zetterberg-retires-back-nerve damage issues..scores (337G) in career.

Nashville..G-Andes Lindback-signs to play with Davos-Switzerland League

NY Islanders..G-Robin Lehner confirms he suffered panic attack during game last season in Buffalo…hosptialized with Bi-Polar…ADD…stress syndrome…and addicted to pain killers and alcohol…spent spring and summer in rehab.

Ottawa…C-Jean Pageau-torn Achilles tendon.
Blackhawks..G-Corey Crawford not cleared to play-concussion setback from last year
Florida..F-Jamie McGinn-back surgery
Vancouver..F-Antoine Rousell-concussion
Las Vegas..F-Ryan Reafges-20-stitches-eye injury

Montreal..assistant coach Kirk Mueller confirms he’ spent summer being treated for Lyme disease.

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(Roster Moves)

Calgary…Sign FA-D-Andrew O’Brien-ex Dallas
Calgary..Sign FA-C-Gilbert Broule-played in KHL-Russia-former 1st round pick Columbus
Calgary..Sign FA-F-Scott Sabourin-ex Gulls

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…….(General)……….

English Premier League
..Liverpool-W-Tottenham..Spurs held to 3-shots on goal…Liverpool (5-0)
..Chelsea-W-Cardiff City…Eden Hazard 3-goals
..Manchester City-W-Fulham…post 3-0 shutout
..Manchester United-W-Watford…Man U scores in 35th-38th minutes
..Crystal Palace-W-Huddersfield…Palace upset win
..Arsenal-W-Newcastle Unites…Gunners score 2-goals in 9-minutes
..Bournemouth-W-Leicester City..Ryan Frazier 2-goals in upset win
..Wolverhampton-W-Burnley..Wolves get 1st win since relegation
..Everton-West Ham

..Brighton-Southampton…Monday game

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NASCAR…Las Vegas 400…1st race in Chase for Championship…Brad Keselowski wins 3rd race in row..out runs field after red-flag restart..race run in searing 99-degtree heat

Indy Car…Sonoma Grand Prix-last race of season…Ryan Hunter-Reay wins race…..Scott Dixon wins points title with 2nd place finish

Formula 1-Singapore Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton huge win..now has 40-point lead in championship points race….Max Verstappen comes from behind to finish 2nd…Sebastian Vettle fades after poor pit stop-tire decision finishes 3rd..

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Boxing…Canelo Alvarez pounds his way to win over Gennday Golovkin to win both WBC-WBA middleweight boxing titles….Alvarez won on 1-card (115-113)…other two cards scored it (114-114) each….Loss snapped Golovkin record 20-fight victory streak in title defenses.

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