Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on October 29th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……………(FOOTBALL)………….

Chargers..Fire Off Coord-Ken Whisenhunt-in 4th year on job….Team staggering on offense…#23 in scoring..#28 in run offense…#31 in Red Zone TDs….Whisenhunt was in 2nd tour of duty-had worked also for Marty Schottenheimer…..Head coach Anthony Lynn made strange comment….’Win as a team-Lose as a team’…then terminated Whisenhunt….QB-coach Shane Steichen could take over as play caller.

Chargers….Starting LT-Russell Okung-1 game back after treatment for blood clots-ailing with calf injury….played 36-snaps in Chicago.

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(Scoreboard)

Steelers-W-Miami (27-14)….Steelers rally from (14-0) deficit…QB-Mason Rudolph survives awful first quarter…finishes with (251Y) passing..2TD..WR-JuJu Smith (5R-103)…RB-James Conner (145Y) rushing before leaving with shoulder injury…Steelers defense 4-takeaways-4 sacks of QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick….Pittsburgh (3-4)…Dolphins (0-7)..Monday Night Football.

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(Injuries)

Houston…DE-JJ Watt needs surgery-torn pectoral in shoulder…4th major injury of career

Ravens..QB-Joe Flacco out with neck injury…(6TD-5Int-26-sacks) in 8-games this year….Will be replaced by rookie Brandon Allen.

Jets..QB-Sam Darnold ailing-thumb injury.
Jets..LB-CJ Mosely will miss another 6W-with groin rein jury
49ers..RB-Matt Breida-ankle injury
Broncos..IR-LB-Corey Nelson-bicep injury

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(Roster Moves)…NFL Trading Deadline-Tuesday afternoon

Jets-Giants..Trade…Jets deal DT-Leonard Williams to Giants for #3-#5 picks.

Miami-Arizona..Trade..Dolphins deal RB-Keyan Drake to Cardinals for #5 pick.

Cleveland-Eagles..Trade-Browns deal LB-Gneard Avery to Eagles for 4th round pick.

Denver..Shopping CB-Chris Harris-DE-Derek Wolfe
Giants…Shopping OT-Nate Solder..LB-Alec Okafor..CB-Janoris Jenkins
Jets..Shopping WR-Robby Anderson
49ers..Shopping QB-CJ Beathard
Rams..Shopping CB-Aqib Talib
Redskins..Shopping OT-Trent Williams..CB-Josh Norman
Tampa Bay..Shopping TE-AJ Howard
Lions..Shopping CB-Darius Slay

Miami..Activate DT-Robert Nkemdeche from PUP
Miami..Sign FA-CB-Xavier Crawford-Houston

Atlanta..Workout Young Too-Elliott Fry

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(Teams)

Bears…Vote of confidence to QB-Mitch Trubisky…K-Eddie Pineiro
Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield critical of teams continued mistakes
Patriots..Bill Belichick honored for 300th career win.
Bucs…Coach Bruce Arians critical of NFL League office-need to hold officials ‘accountable’ for blown calls.

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(College)

Arizona..Fire Defensive Coordinator Marcel Yates…LB-coach John Rushing…Wildcats defense ranked #118 in college football.

Aztecs..Hire Tyler Mariucci as Assoc AD-to run Aztec Club and oversee marketing of new Aztecs football stadium.

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………..(BASEBALL)………….

(World Series)

Astros-Nationals…Game 6-Houston….Astros lead (3-2)…..Road team has won all 5-games in Fall Classic…Stephen Strasburg-vs-Jason Verlander on Tuesday night…Astros hit (.311) in 3-wins in Nationals Park….Washington hit (.173) at home..

Washington..Outscored (19-3) in losing 3-straight home games to Astros.

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(Teams)

Padres…Press conference on Thursday to introduce Manager Jason Tingler.

Pirates..Fire GM-Neil Huntington…had held job for 12-years.

Yankees..Fire pitching coach Larry Rothschild…on job for 9-years.

Royals..Dale Sveum removes himself from list of candidates for manager’s job.

Giants..Interview ex Phillies manager Gabe Kaplar-2nd time.
Giants..Will interview Joe Espada-Astros after World Series-will be 3rd interview.

Mets..Will interview Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy for job.

Arizona…Bryan Price rejects offer to become D-Backs pitching coach.

White Sox..FBI investigating scandal that White Sox employee gave 35,000 charity ticket vouchers to outside source for resale on black market over last three years.

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(Roster Moves)

Dodgers-Indians…Open trade talks for SS-Francisco Lindor
Angels…DFA-1B-Justin Bour..OF-Kaleb Coward..P-Nick Tropeano off 40-man roster
Twins..DFA-OF-Ron Torreyes..OF-Ryan LaMarre
White Sox..DFA-P-Manny Banuelos
Seattle..DFA-OF-Ryon Healy..P-Chase Bradford.

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………….(BASKETBALL)………..

Clippers-Charlotte Hornets….LA led (57-52) at half time at Press Time…Kawhi Leonard-Landry Shamet combined for (31P)….Shamet hit 6-3’s in opening half….Monday NBA action…Clippers (2-1)..playing 3-games in four nites.

Lakers-Memphis Grizzlies..Tuesday game….Lakers (2-1).

Cavaliers…Lose F-John Henson-4W-hamstring.

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…………..(HOCKEY)……………

LA Kings…Promise roster changes in wake of (4-8) start…Coach Todd Krueger…’we now know who on this roster cannot play up here’.

Ducks..Standing pat with roster despite (7-6) record and losing streak.

Gulls…Off to (0-6) start-worst in franchise history in AHL..no roster changes yet.

Devils..F-Connor Carrick out 6W-broken finger
Blues..F-Vlad Tarasenko-shoulder surgery-will miss 5-months
Columbus..IR-F-Ryan Murray-broken hand..D-Alex Trexior-knee
Flyers..F-Scott Laughton-out 4W-broken fingre
Edmonton..F-Josh Archibald-out 8W-broken foot
Islanders..F-Matt Martin-F-Tom Kuhnhackl-both out 4W-injuries

Calgary..Put F-Tobias Reider on NHL waivers.

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