Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on October 8th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(FOOTBALL)…………

Chargers…Awaiting medical update on C-Mike Pouncey-who has neck discomfort.

Chargers..Release CB-Trevor Williams-had started season on IR list.

Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn very emotional at Monday press conference..Broncos players say they ‘out-toughed’ Chargers in the game…Denver QB-Joe Flacco said ‘so many people wearing Orange in the stands-it was a home game’.

..Mike Pouncey seeing neck specialist-will know on Wednesday
..Melvin Ingram close to returning-could play next weekend
..We are not panicking-we have what it takes
..We need to look at ourselves and get back to work
..Melvin Gordon has to get more reps-he was rusty
..(0-4) in red zone-we have to score
..8-straight possessions without an offensive TD-Denver caused that
..Run defense not very good
..Denver more physical…ran the ball better…stopped our run
..Uchenna Nwosu..bright spot in game.

———–

(Monday Night Football)

Browns-L-49ers (31-3)….Niners destroy Cleveland and bury QB-Baker Mayfield….Browns QB (8-22) 100..-2Int…2Fumbles…4 QB sacks…Matt Brieda 83Y-TD run..5Y-TD catch…George Kittle 22Y-TD catch..Tevin Coleman 19Y-TD run…San Francisco (449-180) edge in total offense…..Niners now (5-0)

———–

(NFL)

New England…Prosecuting Attorney in Jupiter, Florida has filed an appeal asking judge to lift the ban on use of “Massage Parlor” video in Kraft case…saying 35-of-39 people on video had gone to parlor for sex, including Kraft on 2-Difterent occasions…Judge in case had ruled innocent people caught on tape would be tainted by the video…Prosecutor says there were only  ‘4’ innocent people on tape.

Washington..Redskins fire Coach Jay Gruden in wake of (0-5) start….Offensive line coach Bill Callahan will take over as Interim Coach…Gruden (35-49-1) but team damaged last two years by devoting injuries at QB-WR-TE-RB….Owner Daniel Snyder has now hired-fired 8-different head coaches-none left with winning record.  Team President Bruce Allen says team has ‘talent to win’…also says team ‘needed discipline’….team will not trade holdout LT-Trent Williams.

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones faces NFL fine for calling referees ‘Little Darlings’ who cannot take criticism…Coach Jason Garrett hit with sideline penalty for questioning refs calls in loss to Green Bay.

Atlanta..Owner Arthur Blank gives vote of confidence to coach Dan Quinn..Falcons starting season (1-4) with deplorable play on defense.

XFL…Spring football league will hold draft of free agent players on Tuesday and Wednesday…League will assign 1-starting QB to each team…8-teams in league start play in February.

————-

(Roster Moves)

Patriots..Release TE-Ben Watson

Bills-Raiders…Trade-Buffalo deals WR-Zay Jones to Raiders for 5th round draft pick

Titans..Sign FA-K-Cody Parkey-ex Bears
Titans..Release K-Cairo Santos-missed 4FGs-Sunday
Jets..Sign FA-DE-Bronson Kafusi-ex Eagles
Steelers..Sign FA-QB-Taryn Christonall-ex Cowboys

————-

(Injuries)

Chiefs..DT-Chris Jones-out with groin injury
Chiefs..DT-Xavier Williams-out 6W-high ankle sprain
Steelers..QB-Mason Rudolph released from hospital with minor concussion.
Broncos..CB-Devonte Bousby-released from hospital with sprained neck
Jets..QB-Sam Darnold to get 2nd opinion on enlarged spleen issue
Eagles..RB-Darren Sproles-MRI-quad injury
Colts..DE-Kenobe Turay-broken ankle
Bears..DE-Akeem Hicks-dislocated elbow
Giants..WR-Sterling Shepard-out indefinitely..2nd concussion of season
Giants..RB-Wayne Gallman in concussion protocol
Ravens..CB-Tony Jefferson-out for year-torn ACL
Jaguars..TE-James O’Shaugnessy-out for year-torn ACL
Arizona..RB-David Johnson-sprained wrist

================

…………(BASEBALL)………..

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Dodgers-L-Washington (6-1)…Ryan Zimmerman 3R-HR fuels Nats win…Dodgers gamble on starting P-Rich Hill-blows up….Hill gets knocked out in 3rd inning…Kenta Maeda could have started-relegated to bullpen…Reliever Pedro Baez gives up 3-R HR….Series tied (2-2) going back to Los Angels for final game on Wednesday…

Yankees-Twins..NY led (3-0) in 7th inning at Press Time….Gleyber Torres color HR….Didi Gregarious RBI single…Minnesota had lost 12 in row in postseason to Yankees…Twins lost 15-in row overall in playoff games.

Tampa Bay-W-Houston (10-3)…Rays stay alive in series…Zach Greinke gives up 3-homers in 3-innings..Kevin Kiermaier 3R-HR..Ji Man Choi HR..Willy Adames HR..Brandon Lowe HR….Astros lead series (2-1).

Braves-L-Cardinals (5-4)…..Yadier Molina RBI single ties game….Molina sac fly wins game……..Ozzie Albers 2R-HR for Braves….Paul Goldschmidt HR…Marcel Ozuna 2-solo HRs for St Louis early in game…Series tied (2-2)…….Game 5- back in Atlanta.

————

(Schedule)-Tuesday

Astros-Tampa Bay….Game 4-at Tropicana Field

———–

(MLB)

Angels…Meet with ex-Cubs manager Joe Madden to discuss managerial job.

Phillies..Front office execs continue dialogue about future manager Gabs Kepler

Raul Ibanez…Dodgers scout-removes himself from consideration for Giants managerial job.

Miami…Fire coaches Brian Schneider-catching coach….Dean Treaner-bullpen coach from Don Mattingly staff.

Baltimore..Andy Etchebarren-longtime catcher and minor league coach-manager..passes away (78Y).

Oakland..MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred warns City of Oakland…’if you proceed with lawsuit blocking A’s purchase of land at Oakland Coliseum sight, you risk losing the team to another city ‘Las Vegas’.

================

………(BASKETBALL),,,,,,,,,,

Houston…GM-Daryl Corey in hot water with NBA for tweet supporting protestors in Hong Kong….NBA disavows the tweet…trying to protect its NBA business relations with the country.

NBA…Bans scouts from watching any private workouts of former high school star LaMelo Ball…’not eligible for NBA draft’…team can only watch him in all star or exhibition games-banned from any personal contact…Ball is playing for the New Zealand Breakers in their pro league.

Toronto…Sign G-Kyle Lowrey to (2Y-64M) extension.

===============

……….(HOCKEY)………..

LA Kings-at-Calgary…Tuesday game…Kings (0-1) on year.
Ducks-at-Detroit…Play Wednesday on road..Ducks off to (2-0) start.

San Diego Gulls…Off till Friday-Saturday road games at San Jose-at Stockton.
Ducks..Callup Gulls RW-Maxime Comtois to NHL club

NJ Devils..Sign FA-D-Joe Morrow-ex Winnipeg.
Vancouver-Detroit..Trade-deal D-Alex Biega to Winss for LW-Dave Pope

San Jose…In conversation with veteran FA-RW-Patrick Marleau-played last year in Toronto…Sharks off to (0-3) sports.

Flyers..Veteran NHL goalie Michael Leighton-announces retirement.

================

……….(GENERAL)………..

Baltimore Sun…Reports that Mayor of City Jack Young has met with Stronach Group to discuss rebuilding of Pimlico Park race course to retain the “Preakness” race….Stronach ownership would turn over track and land to the city…City would undertake 375M-in renovations and create parcels of land for sale and build entertainment center as part of new track..Stronach would continue to operate Laurel Race Track in Maryland.

Manchester United…Tottenham Hot Spur….2-legendary franchises under enormous criticism for poor starts….Man U-roster called ‘toxic’….Hot Spurs players ‘lost desire to compete’.

======================

Leave a Comment:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *