Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on October 8th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Baseball)……

(Scoreboard)-Sunday

Dodgers-L-Braves..(6-5)….Ronald Acuna hits Grand Slam HR off Walker Beuhler in 2nd inning…Freddy Freeman hits HR in 6th….Arodys Vizcaino strikes out 3-in 9th with runners at 2nd and 3rd to preserve Atlanta win….Dodgers still lead (2-1) heading into Monday game.

Rockies-L-Brewers..(6-0)..Milwaukee sweeps series..Keon Broxton-Ozzie Arcia-Jesus Aguilar hit solo HRs…Wade Miley throws 4-shutout innings in start….Rockies failed to hit in series..Charley Blackmon (083)..Noland Arenado (182)..Trevor Story (167)..Carlos Gonzalez (111)..Ian Desmond (091),,Brewers have won 11-games in a row now dating back to end of regular season.

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(Schedule)-Monday

Dodgers-at-Atlanta..Game 4..Pitchers not named yet
Red Sox-at-Yankees..Game 3-tied (1-1)..Nathan Eovaldi-vs-Luis Severino
Houston-at-Cleveland..Astros lead (2-0)..Dallas Keuchel-vs-Mike Clevengerf

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(Teams)

Yankees…Lose OF-Aaron Hicks-hamstring
Red Sox..P-Steven Wright-MRI-knee will miss rest of this series

Texas..Will interview Phil Nevin-Mark DeRosa-Michael Young for managerial job.

Twins..Want to interview Mark DeRosa-David Ross for managing opening

Mets..Interview DeJon Watson-ex Dodgers exec for vacant GM job…will also interview ex-Texas GM-Doug Melvin and Cardinals exec Gary LaRoque….Twins GM-Thad Levine turns down offer to interview.

Padres…TV ratings on Fox Sports San Diego fell by 50% over a 2-year period…Padres telecasts this year (2.3R)-ranked 26th in baseball….were (4.1R)-ranked 9th.

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…(Football)…….

Chargers-W-Raiders..(26-10)…Philip Rivers (339P-2TD)…Bolts defense 3-sacks..fumble recovery at 49…interception in end zone-killed two drives…QB-Derek Carr (268P-TD-Intcption) in loss…Bolts (3-2)..Raiders (1-4)

Chargers Notes..
..WR-Keenan Allen (8R-90Y)
..RB-Melvin Gordon (118APY)
..Chargers (412Y) offense
..Raiders (289Y) offense
..WR-Amari Cooper 1-reception-targeted only 4-times
..Chargers (7-12) on 3rd down
..K-Caleb Sturgis made 2-field goals…missed field goal and extra point
..P-Donnie Jones..28Y-punt…55Y-punt
..OT-Trent Scott gave up sack-took 2-penalties
..LB-Melvin Ingram QB-sack-tackle for loss
..LB-Denzel Perryman-forced fumble
..PR-Desmond King 17Y-punt return
..CB-Trevor Williams beaten on 5-pass plays
..CB-Michael Davis costly pass interference penalty
..Chargers 16P-plus 10-yards…3-plays plus 20-yards
..Raiders held 6-plays plus 10-yards…4-plays plus 20-yards
..Chargers won without either starting OT-Russell Okung-Joe Barksdale.
..Chargers don’t play at home for 5-weeks…3-road games..trip to London-don’t play home till November 185th

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(NFL Scoreboard)

Rams-W-Seattle (33-31)..QB-Jared Goff (321Y-passing)..WR-Robert Woods (145APY)..RB-Todd Gurley 3TDs..QB-Russell Wilson (198P)…RB-Chris Carson (116R)..Rams now (5-0)

Chiefs-W-Jaguars (30-14)..QB-Patrick Mahomes (313P-2 Int)..RB-Kareem Hunt (87Y-rushing)..Chiefs defense 4-interceptions-5-QB sacks of Blake Bortels…Bortels (430Y-passing-1TD) in loss…KC now (5-0)..DT-Chris Jones-DE-Dee Ford both ejected for targeting hits

Broncos-L-Jets (34-16)..RB-Isaiah Crowell (219Y-rushing)..QB-Sam Drnold (198Y-passing-3TD)…Case Keenum (3i77Y-2TD) in loss….Crowell 77Y-TD run..WR-Robbie Anderson 35-76Y-TD catches…Broncos lost 3-in row.

Falcons-W-Steelers..(41-17)..RB-James Connor (110Y-rushing-85Y-receiving)…QB-Ben Roethlisberger (250P-3TD)…WR-Antonio Brown (6R-101)… including 47Y-TD catch…QB-Matt Ryan (285P-TD)…Steelers defense 6-sacks…Falcons now (1-4)

Vikings-W-Eagles (23-21)…DT-Linval Joseph 64Y-TD-fumble recovery..Vikings defense 3-sacks..2-fumble recoveries…Kirk Cousins (301P)…Dan Bailey 3-field goals…Carson Went (311Y-passing)….Eagles now (2-3)

Giants-L-Carolina (33-31)…Grahame Gano kicks 63Y-FG on final play..Cam Newton (237Y-passing-2TD)…Eli Manning (326Y-passing-2TD-2Int)..WR-Odell Beckham (8R-131Y)…Beckham threw 57Y-TD pass to Saquon Barkley also.

Packers-L-Detroit (31-23)…Mason Crosby misses 4FGs-1 PAT in terrible loss..QB-Aaron Rodgers (442Y-passing-3TD) in loss…QB-Matthew Stafford (183P-2TD) in win…

Ravens-L-Browns..(12-9)…Baker Mayfield (342Y-passing-TD-Int-5 sacks)…Joe Black (298Y-passing)…Greg Joseph 35-37Y-FG including game winner in OT.

Titans-L-Bills (13-12)…Steven Hauschka 46Y-FG on final play of game…RB-LeSean McCoy (89R)..QB-Josh Allen (85Y-passing)…Defense 2-fumble recoveries-interception-2 sacks…held Marcus Mariota (129Y-passing)

Cincinnati-W-Miami..(27-17)…Dolphins blew (17-0) lead on road…QB-Andy Dalton (248P)..RB-Joe Mixon (93R)…QB-Ryan Tannehill 2-interceptions-fumble-3 sacks in loss..Bengals (4-1)

Cowboys-L-Houston..(19-16)…Kai Fairborn kicks 4FG including game winner in OT…Brett Mather 3FGs for Cowboys…QB-DeShaun Watson (375P-1TD-1 Int)…WR-DeAnde Hopkins (9R-151Y)….Dak Prescott ((208Y-1TD-2 Int) in loss..RB-Ezekiel Elliott held to 57Y-rushing)

49ers-L-Cardinals (28-13)…Arizona defense 5-takeaways..4-sacks of CJ Beathard..WR-Christian Kirk 75Y-TD catch….RB-David Johnson 2-TDs..SB-Josh Rosen (170Y-passing)….Beathrd (349P-2TD-2Int-2-fumbles-4 sacks)

Saints-Redskins..Monday Night Football…matchup Drew Brees-vs-Alex Smith

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(Injuries)

Chiefs..LB-Justin Houston-hamstring..OT-Larent Tardif-ankle
Titans..OT-Taylor Lewan-foot
Packers..LB-Nick Perry-ankle..CB-Kevin King-chin
Lions..RB-Kerryon Johnson-ankle..CB-Jamal Agnew-ankle
Jaguars..S-Tashaun Gipson-hamstring
Jets..CB-Buster Skrine-concussion
Denver..CB-Pac Man Jones-leg
Giants..OT-Chad Wheeler-knee
Carolina..C-Ryan Kahlil-concussion
Eagles..LB-Cory Grahame-hamstring
Vikings..OT-Riley Rieff-foot
49ers..RB-Matt Brieda-ankle

Bengals..RB-Giovanni Bernard-out 4W-sprained wrist

Cowboys..Put OC-Travis Frederick on IR-immune disorder
Cowboys..Put WR-Terrance Williams on IR-foot injury
Broncos..IR-P-Marquette King-thigh injury
Titans..IR-QB-Luke Falk

Colts..14-players hurt on Thursday-S-Clinton Gaethers-neck
Colts..DE-Margus Hunt-knee injury
Giants..WR-Sterling Shepard-surgery-cyst on back
Jets..Def Coor-Kacey Rodgers leaves team-serious illness-undisclosed.

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(Roster Moves)

Buffalo…Sign FA-QB-Derek Anderson to back up rookie Josh Allen.
Houston..Release OT-Rod Johnson
dRaiders..Release DE-Tank Carradine

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(Teams)

Giants..WR-Odell Beckham says team lacks passion-energy

Seattle..Appeals indefinite suspension LB-Mychael Kendricks for ‘white collar crime’..had already paid back 1.5M-in insider trading money and had plead guilty to case..Agent asks for specific game limit on suspension.

Seattle..RB-Rashaad Penny drops to 3rd on NFL depth chart
Seattle..S-Earl Thomas fined (13,069) for obscene gesture towards bench.

Colts..OF-Denzell Good leaves team-brother killed in shooting in South Carolina

Washington..Owner Daniel Snyder puts his Maryland mansion up for sale-asking price (49M)

San Diego…Seau Family reaches out of court settlement in lawsuit against NFL-reportedly receiving close to 5M for CTE brain damage that led to suicide at age 43.

Chargers..Former S-Kevin Ellison found dead on highway in San Fernando Valley (31Y)..had history of mental health issues since leaving NFL.

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(College)

Aztecs-W-Boise State (19-13)….SDSU defense 3-interceptions…stopped on 4th down also…RB-Jordan Bird 72Y-TD run…held QB-Brett Rypien (170Y) passing…SDSU in drivers seat to host Mountain West Conference championship game.

USD-W-Morehead State (51-34)…QB-Anthony Lawrence (354P-5TD)….RB-Emilio Martinez (160APY) in road win.

UCLA-L-Washington (31-24)…QB-Jake Browning (265Y-passing)…RB-Miles Gaskins (116Y-rushing)..UCLA-QB-Dorian Robinson (272Y-passing)..RB-Josh Kelly (125Y-rushing)…Bruins (0-5)-worst start since 1943.

USC…Bye week.

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(Mountain West)

Utah State-W-BYU..Aggies defense 3-takeaways in (45-20) win.
Air Force-W-Navy..Falcons (287Y-rushing)..Middies held (178Y-offense)
New Mexico-W-UNLV..QB-Sheirion Jones (250PY-4TD)
Fresno-W-Nevada..QB-Marcus McMaryion (241P-3TD)
Colorado State-W-San Jose..QB-KJ Samules 4TD..RB-Izzy Matthews (125Y)
Hawaii-W-Wyoming..RB-Dayton Faruta (101R)..Cowboys RB-Nico Evans (192R)

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(Pac 12)

Colorado-W-Arizona State..QWB-Steve Montez (328)-2TD)..WR-Laviska Shenault (13R-107Y-4TD)

Washington State-W-Oregon State..QB-Garrett Minshew (430P-5TD)..Beavers RB-Jemar Jefferson (134R)

Arizona-W-Cal..Wildcats defense 3-interceptions of KJ Costello.

Utah-W-Stanford..RB-Zach Moss (160R) in upset win in Palo Alto..QB-Ty Huntley (199P-TD)….Stanford QB-Costello 3-turnovers in loss.

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(Top Ranked)

1-Alabama-W-Arkansas..QB-Tua Tagovailoa (334P-5DTD)…Tide now (6-0)…Razorbacks (1-5)

2-Georgia-W-Vanderbilt..QAB-Jake Fromm (276P-3TD)
3-Ohio State-W-Indiana..QB-Dwayne Haskins (455P-6TD)
4-Clemson-W-Wake Forest..Tigers (471Y-rushing)
5-LSU-L-Florida..Gators defense 2-interceptions
6-Notre Dame-W-Virginia Tech..RB-Dexter Williams (178R-3TD)
7-Oklahoma-L-Texas..QB-Sam Ehringer (314P-2TD) in upset win..Sooners QB-Kyler Murray (304P-TD)-2 turnovers…OU lost despite (532Y) offense
8-Auburn-L-Mississippi State..QB-Nick Fitzgerald (179R)
9-West Virginia-W-Kansas..QB-Will Grieer (332-4TD)
10-Washington-W-UCLA..QB-Jake Browning (265P)..Bruins (0-5)

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(College Notes)

Oklahoma..Fires Def Coor-Mike Stoopes after 48-45 loss to Texas

Nebraska..RB-Greg Bell leaves program-to transfer…15th player to exit since Scott Frost took over as head coach…Cornhuskers off to (0-5) start.

Clemson..Ex Tigers RB-CJ Fuller (22Y)..died of seizure-stroke on Friday.

John Gagaliardi..Legendary Division III coach-passes away (91Y)…coach at St John’s College-Minnesota..in Hall of Fame..(481-138-11) career record.

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…….(Basketball)……

Lakers-L-Clippers (103-87)..NBA preseason action…LeBron James sits out game.. Lakers now (1-3) in preseason

Lakers..Say LeBron James and Lonzo Ball will both play in Wednesday exhibition game..Ball recovered from off season knee surgery.

Clippers…Judge rules ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright will stand trial for murder-is mentally competent..charged with hiring shooter to kill husband to collect 1M-insurance policy

Spurs..Lose G-Lonnie Walker-8W-knee surgery

Houston..G-Chfris Paul criticizes fans for constant barrage of criticism of new teammate Carmelo Anthony.

Dallas..3-women come forward say 18-year veteran front office employee involved in sexual harassment for years…called HR department of team a disaster…NBA has already sanctioned Mavericks team..Owner Mark Cuban-unaware-donates 1M to women’s counseling program.

Adidas Slush Fund Trial…Father of basketball recruit Brian Bowen says 4-schools offered his son between 20-and-200,000 to sign with them, including Oregon-Arizona-Kansas-Louisville.

NBA…says it will put preseason games next fall in Japan-China-India-Dubai.

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……..(Hockey)……..

Gulls-L-Tucson (6-4)…Gulls wilt in 3rd period-allow 4-goals…outshot (40-22)…had (3-1) lead in game on road….Home opener against Roadrunners next Friday.

Gulls..Sign FA-LW-Peter Sivak-(36Y)-scored 162-goals in ECHL
Gulls..Sign FA-RW-Ryan Tesnik-(25Y)-scored 62-goals in ECHL

Kings-Detroit…Sunday night

Ducks-W-Arizona (1-0)…Rookie Maxime Comtois scores 2nd goal of season..G-John Gibson (41) saves.

Ducks-Red Wings…Monday Night matchup.

Ducks..Veteran C-Anton Rodin-asks for release to sign in Davos-Switzerland

Ducks…F-Julius Nattinen-released last week..signs in Helsinki

NHLPA…Union reportedly reached out to help ex Red Wings star Joe Murphy-who has mental illness issues and has been living in homeless shelters in Kenorwa, Ontario….NHL Assistance Fund-headed by Matthieu Schneider stepped in to help.

Toronto..GM-Brandon Shanahan continued assault on holdout William Nylander….”Take less money to keep good team together”…John Tavares took 11M leaving money on table from other clubs.

Calgary…Lose D-Travis Hamonic-facial fractures in fight opening night
New Jersey..Lose F-Jesper Bratt-fractured jaw-hit by deflected shot

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……(General)……..

Formula 1-Japanese Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton leads from start to finish-wins 10th race of season…Val Bottas finishes 2nd…Sebastian Vettle spins out after controversial passing move-winds up 6th…..Max Verstappen disciplined for 2-different on course accidents.

NASCAR…Delaware 400-Chase for Championship…Chase Elliott wins big race…stays out does not pit and end of race-held off Denny Hamlin for victory…3-yellow flags-final 60-laps of race bunched up field.

English Premier League
..Manchester City-Tie-Liverpool..(0-0)…City Riyad Mahrez miss. penalty shot in 85th minute…both teams..(6-0-2)…City has not won a game at Anfield in 15-years…Liverpool has not lost to City in last 4-matches.

..Arsenal-W-Fulham..Gunners 5-goal outburst
..Chelsea-W-Southhampton..Eden Hazard goal
..Burnley-Tie-Huddersfield..Huddersfield still winless
..Wolverhampton-W-Crystal Palace..Wolves unbeaten last 6G
..Everton-W-Leicester City..Guy Sigurdsson scores in 77′
..Tottenham-W-Cardiff…City had to play 10-men for 33-minutes
..Bournemouth-W-Watford…Josh King 2-goals
..Manchester United-W-Newcastle..Alexis Sanchez scores 90th’

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