Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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….(Football)…..

Chargers-W-Tennessee (20-19)..S-Adrian Phillips pass deflection on 2-point play back of end zone with (:20) preserves Chargers win…Philip Rivers threw 55-75Y-TD passes early…Rivers (306Y) passing…Titans dominated game statistically (390Y-offense)…(67-44 snaps)…(35-to-25 minutes) time of possession…but Titans got ball to 5-9-15-33 yard line without scoring TDs…Titans QB-Marcus Mariota (237Y-passing)…RB-Dion Lewis (155APY) rushing-receiving…WR-Taje Sharpe (7R-101)

Chargers Notes:
..RB-Melvin Gordon did not play-lingering hamstring issue
..LB-Melvin Ingram 2-pass deflections..tackle loss..QB sack
..DT-Brandon Mebane..QB pressure-tackle loss
..DT-Darius Philion-QB sack
..K-Michael Badgley 2-field goals
..Chargers kick cover unit gave up KReturns 31-37-38
..Rashaun Jenkins-person foul penalty-gave up TD pass
..Titans threw interception at 5-yard line-kill TD drive
..Titans drives failed to get TD-penetrated 5-19-15-33
..Titans failed on 2-point conversion end of game
..Titans-Corey Davis-Tywan Taylor costly drops wide open passes
..Titans 15-plays of plus 10-yards in loss

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(Scoreboard)

Patriots-W-Bears (38-31)..Cordarelle Patterson 95Y-KR-TD..Kyle Van Noy 29Y-TD-blocked kick…Tom Brady (277P-3TD)…QB-Mitch Trubisky (332P-81R) 2-Int-2Int-2 sacks).-

Eagles-L-Carolina (21-17)..Cam Newton (269P-49R)…Panthers wiped out 17-0 deficit…Carson Wentz (310P-2TD-Fumble-4 sacks)

Saints-W-Baltimore (24-23)..Justin Tucker missed PAT (:24) left in game-1st miss after 222-converted kicks….Drew Brees (212P-2TD)…Saints (212Y-rushing)…Joe Flacco (279P-2TD) in loss.

Rams-W-49ers (39-10)..Jared Goff (202P-2TD)..Todd Gurley (63R-2TD)..Rams defense 7-QB sacks…CJ Beathard (170P-TD-4-turnovers-7 sacks)…Rams (7-0)

Chiefs-W-Bengals (45-10)…KC goes to (7-0)…QB-Patrick Mahomes (358P-45R-4TD)..RB-Kareem Hunt (86R-55 receiving-3TD)…Chiefs (551Y-total offense)…WR-AJ Green (7R-117) in loss)

Dallas-L-Washington (20-17)..Brett Mather missed 52Y-FG on final play..RB-Adrian Peterson (99R)…QB-Alex Smith (178P0TD)…Dak Prescott (273P-TD-2 fumbles-4-sacks)…Ezekiel Elliott (15C-33Y) rushing in loss.

Colts-W-Bills (37-5)…Andrew Luck (156P-4GD)….Colts defense 5-takeaways…RB-Marlon Mack (126R)…QB-Derek Anderson 4-turnovers-2 sacks

Lions-W-Miami (32-31)…RB-Kerryon Johnson (158Y-rushing)…Lions defense 4QB-sacks…QB-Brock Osweiler (239P-2TD)..

Vikings-W-Jets (37-17)…Minnesota defense 3-Interceptions Sam Darnold…RB-Latavious Murray 7-38Y-TD runs..Kirk Cousins (241Y-passing)

Browns-L-Bucs (26-23) overtime..Chandler Catanazo 59Y-FG in overtime-had already missed field goal and PAT….Browns defense 4-takeaways-4 sacks but lost…Jameis Winston (365P-55R) in win..

Houston-W-Jacksonville (20-7)…QB-Deshaun Watson (139P)…RB-Lamar Miller (100Y-rushing)…Blake Bortels pulled after 2-fumbles….Jags lost 3-in row…Bortels (2TD-8 Tovers) in last 3-losses…Jaguars fight in lockeroom after game.

Giants-Atlanta…Monday Night Football..NY (1-5)..Falcons (2-4)

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(Roster Moves)

Raiders-Cowboys..Open trade talks for WR-Amari Cooper…Oakland wants 1st round draft pick…Cooper (22R-280Y) this season…Washington-Colts-Cleveland also interested.

Denver..Shopping veteran WR-Demaryius Thomas in possible trade.

Steelers..Owner Art Rooney Junior says RB-Le’Veon Bell will not be traded.

49ers..Release QB-Tom Savage
Jets..Release WR-Terrelle Pryor

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(NFL)

Seattle…CB-Brad McDougal fined 26,000-hit on Amari Cooper
Eagles..De-Michael Bennett fined 20,000-hit on Eli Manning
Denver..S-Darius Stewart fined 26,000-helmet hit
Bengals..LB-Vontaze Burfect fined 112,000 for 2-helmet hits

Vikings..Coach Mike Zimmer confirms he has lost ability to read out of surgically repaired right eye..has had 8-surgeries.

Seattle..Suspended LB-Mychal Kendricks-NFL hearing on his part in guilty pleas for insider trading indictment.

Dallas..WR-Terrance Williams-suspended 3G-drug violation

Denver-Arizona..Thursday night game lowest all time rating (6.6)-down 33%.

Giants..Dick Modzelewski-DT..passes away (87)…starred for. 8-years with NY..also played for Washington-Steelers in 50s-60s.

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(Injuries)

Bengals..LB-Vontaze Burfect-groin injury
Tampa Bay..LB-Keon Alexander-torn ACL
Jaguars..DT-Calais Campbell-neck..CB-Ty Payton-neck..LB-Don Dayne-knee
Houston..WR-Keke Cottee-Hamstring
lots..DT-Jihad Ward-ankle
Miami..WR-Albert Wilson-foot
Carolina..DE-Mario Addison-back
Patriots..RB-Sonny Michel-knee
49ers..LB-Rueben Foster-shoulder…S-Adrian Colbert-leg
Saints..OG-Josh LeRibeus-ankle..

Arizona..MRI-QB-Josh Rosen-toe
Arizona..MRI-TE-Ricky Seals-Jones-forearm
Dallas..WR-Tavon Austin-no surgery for groin injury
Denver..S-Darius Stewart-suffers 3rd neck stinger of season
Denver..RB-Royce Freeman-ankle
Patriots..TE-Rob Gronkowski-back
Patriots..OT-Marcus Cannon in concussion protocol
Raiders..RB-Marshawn Lynch-out 4-8 W-groin
Eagles..DT-Hloti Ngata-calf
Bucs..DE-Vin Curry-anke
Bucs..DT-Gerald McCoy-calf

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(College Football)

Aztecs-W-San Jose State (16-13)..John Baron 3FGs-including 51Y-game winner…SDSU (207Y-rushing)…Defense 1-pass interception…Spartans QB-Josh Love (215Y-passing)…SDSU staves off upset lowly ranked San Jose State, which has had 3-winning seasons in 25-years-record (106-200)…Aztecs won 6-in a row.

USD-W-Butler (42-13)…QB-Anthony Lawrence (390Y-4TD)..RB-Emilio Martinez (139Y-rushing)

USC-L-Utah (41-28)..Utes QB-Ty Huntley (341Y-4TD-passing)..RB-Zach Moss (136Y-rushing)…QB-JT Daniels pulled from game (6-16-89Y-passing) in loss…USC had (14-0) lead.

UCLA-W-Arizona (31-30)..QB-Will Speight comes off bench (204Y-passing-2TD)….RB-Josh Kelly (154Y-rushing)….Bruins win 2nd game in row after (0-4) start.

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(Mountain West)

Boise State-W-Colorado State..QB-Brett Rypien (288Y-4TD)…Broncos (472Y-total offense)…Rams (373Y-passing) in loss.

Air Force-W-UNLV…Falcons QB-Isaiah Sanders (217Y-passing-173Y-rushing)..Air Force (355Y-rushing)..UNLV (400Y-offense) in loss.

Utah State-W-Wyoming..RB-Darwin Thompson (109Y-rushing-2TD)..Aggies score on 99Y-kickoff return in road win in Laramie.

Fresno State-W-New Mexico..QB-Marcus McMaryion (280Y-passing-3TD)..Bulldogs now (5-1)

Nevada-W-Hawaii..RB-Toa Taua (126Y-rushing)..QB-Ty Gangi (247Y-passing)…Wolfpack (220Y-rushing) in upset win in Honolulu.

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(Pac 12)

Washington State-W-Oregon…QB-Gardner Minshew (323Y-4TD-passing)…Cougars put up (400Y) offense in win over Ducks…Oregon QB-Justin Herbert (270Y-passing) in loss…WSU (6-2)

Washington-W-Colorado..QB-Jake Browning (150Y-passing)…Huskies (201Y-rushing)..Buffs held (86Y) offense in 2nd half.

Cal-W-Oregon State…Bears RB-Patrick Laird (193Y-rushing-2TD)..Beavers fall to (1-6)

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(Top Ranked Teams)

1-Alabama-W-Tennessee..QB-Tua Tagovailoa (306Y-passing-4TD
Tide now (7-0)

2-Ohio State-L-Purdue..QB-David Plough (378Y-3TD-passing)..RB-DJ Knox (128Y-3TD-rushing)…Boilermakers (539Y-offense)….Buckeyes QB Dwayne Haskins (49-73-470Y-2TD) passing in stunning loss

3-Clemson-W-North Carolina State..QB-Trevor Lawrence (306Y-passing)

4-Notre Dame..bye week

5-LSU-W-Mississippi State…LSU defense 4-interceptions.

6-Michigan-W-Michigan State…RB-Karon Hidden (144Y-rushing)

7-Texas..bye week
8-Georgia..bye week

9-Oklahoma-W-TCU…RB-Kennedy Brooks (168Y–passing)

10-Central Florida-W-East Carolina….RB-Dennis Mack (130Y-rushing)

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(College Notes)

AP-Rankings…1-Alabama..2-Clemson…3-Notre Dame…4-LSU…5-Michigan…6-Texas..7-Georgia…8-Oklahoma…9-Florida…10-Central Florida…..Ohio State falls from 2nd to 11th.

Earlham College…Indiana school sets Division III-record with 51st loss in a row…NCAA record is Prairie View AM-lost 80 in a row in 70s and 80s.

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…….(Baseball)……

Dodgers…Travel Day to Boston for Game 1-World Series on Tuesday…Dodgers in Fall Classic 2nd year in a row…LA not won World Series since 1988….Dodgers-Boston met in World Series in 1916-when Babe Ruth pitched for Red Sox…Boston last World Series win 2013.

Dodgers-W-Milwaukee ….LA-wins NLCS Series with Game 7-victory…Cody Bellinger 2R-HR…Yasiel Puig 3RHR…Chris Taylor diving catch against left field wall snuffs out Brewers rally.

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(Teams)

Angels..Hire Brad Ausmus as manager….ex-Detroit Tigers manager…served as Assistant to Halos GM-Billy Eppler last year…Ausmus went (314-332) in Detroit.

Reds..Hire David Bell as manager..worked in Giants front office.

Joe Girardi-withdrew over weekend as candidate for both Reds-Rangers managerial jobs.

Jim Riggleman…told over weekend he would not returns as Reds manager next year.

Toronto..Interviews Ed Sprague as managerial candidate-worked with A’s last season.

Mets..2nd interviews with Kim Ng-Doug Melvin for vacant GM jobs.

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……(Basketball)…….

Lakers…Fines-suspensions for brawl during Houston Rockets game…Rajon Rondo-3 games…-Brandon Ingram 4-games for throwing punches-spitting… Chris Paul-2 games……Ingram caught on tape throwing punches at 2-different players…Rondo threw multiple punches and spit on Paul.

Lakers-L-Houston….James Hardin-Chris Paul combined (54P) in Saturday night debut of LeBron James at Staples Center..James scored (28P)…Lakers off to (0-2) start

Clippers-W-Houston (115-112)…Tobias Harris (23P)…Clippers go 26-for-26 from free throw line….James Hardin-Chris Cappella combine (52P)….Rockeets hit 15-3’s-but loss…Sunday night game

NYKnicks..F-Kevin Knox out with ankle injury
Memphis..F-JaMychal Green-out 4W-fractured jaw
Denver..G-Will Barton-hip injury

Bulls..Release C-Omar Asik…pays off 14M contract.
Cavaliers..Front office exec critiques LeBron James…”tire off the tread”

Minnesota…Fans boo F-Jimmy Butler…Coach-Tom Thibodeau for training camp feud over Butler demands to be traded.

NBA-Union…Negotiations for 18Y olds to enter draft hit a snag…NBA willing to allow high school players to be drafted…but wants access to all players physicals heading into draft….and prospects must attend draft camp workouts.

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…….(Hockey)…….

Ducks-L-Sabres (4-2)…..Sabres rally from 2-0 deficit…score 4-in row….Jeff Skinner-Kyle Okposo score in (:88-span)…..Ryan Miller forced to make 41-saves in loss in.Sunday night hockey…Ducks retired #9-legendary star Paul Karina….Anahiem lost 2-in row on weekend.

Kings-L-Buffalo….Jeff Skinner scores 3-goals for Sabres…Kings lose 4th in a row…hold players only meeting for 20-minutes after game on Saturday night….Outscored (21-5) in losing streak

Ducks-L-Las Vegas…Outshot (44-18) in road loss on Saturday night

Gulls-W-Milwaukee..Rookie Troy Terry 2-goals-Friday night
Gulls-W-Bakersfield..G-Jared Coreau 45-saves-Saturday night-San Diego won 3-in a row.

Boston..F-David Backed suffers 3rd concussion of career.
Montreal..IR-F-Thomas Plekanec (back issue
Arizona..Surgery D-Chris Dvorak-torn pectoral

Las Vegas..Sign F-Alex Tuch (7Y-34M) extension

NY Islanders…former owner Charles Wang passes away (74Y)…had bought club but moved into out of Nassau Coliseum to Barkley Center in Brooklyn.

Washington..NHL holds 7-hour hearing into disciplinary appeal of 20G-suspension of F-Tom Wilson.

Vancouver…Don Cherry-Hockey Night in Canada…criticizes Canucks coach for not sending player on ice to retaliate against Florida Panther player who intentionally gave rookie Elias Peterson a concussion last week.

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…(General)……

NASCAR….Kansas 400-Chase for Championship…Chase Elliott wins 2nd race in 3-week span to move to final 8-in points race

Formula 1…US Grand Prix-Austin…Kimi Raikkonen wins 1st race since 2013-outrunning Max Verstappen…..Pole sitter Lewis Hamilton lost lead on first turn…then made mistake on late pit stop-finished 3rd….Sebastian Vettle spun in race-wound up 15th-finished 4th….l

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FC-Barcelona..confirms star F-Lionel Messi-broken radius bone near elbow..will be out 4-W

Manchester United…Coach Josie Mourinho apologizes after shoving incident with Chelsea assistant when game tying goal happened in extra time

English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Chelsea-Tie-Manchester United..Ross Barkley goal in 96′ for Blue..Chelsea now (6-0-3)…Man U (4-3-2)

..Manchester City-W-Burnley…City scores 2-goals in 2-minutes..City now (7-0-2)

..Liverpool-W-Huddersfield..Mo Salah win winning goal…Liverpool stays in tie for 1st place (7-0-2)

..Newcastle-L-Brighton..Newcastle winless in 9-matches
..Tottenham-W-West Ham…Erick Lamela wins it on header
..Watford-W-Wolverhampton..Score 2-goals in (:58)
..Cardiff-W-Fulham…1st EPL win for Cardiff
..Bournemouth-Tie-Southhampton…Southies not scored in 4-games
..Everton-W-Crystal Palace..Score goals in 87th-89th minutes

..Arsenal-Leicester City…Monday game

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