Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

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…………(FOOTBALL)…………

Chargers…Designate S-Derwin James from IR list coming off foot surgery…Would give team a 3W-window to have him work with team and determine if he is ready to play.

Chargers..Activate S-Adrian Phillips from IR-eligible to play this weekend vs Denver-been out with broken forearm.

Chargers…OT-Russell Okung could return to workouts also-been sidelined 2W with groin strain.

Chargers..Release WR-Dontrelle Inman from IR-making him a free agent..had (5R-76Y) before getting injured at midseason.

Chargers..Will have to prepare for 2-quarterbacks…Kyle Allen has been starter last four games…Denver activating Drew Lock from IR and he could play this weekend too.

Chargers…CB-Michael Davis begins 2-game suspension for violation of NFL drug policy….Banned from practice-meetings-facility.

Chargers..Activate CB-Tevaughn Campbell from developmental squad-takes Michael Davis place on roster.

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(Scoreboard)

Rams-L-Ravens (45-6)…QB-Lamar Jackson leads Ravens to 6-TDs on first 6-possessions….Jackson finishes (169P-85R)-5 TD passes in blowout win……RB-Mark Ingram (111R)…Ravens stampeded to (480-221Y) edge in offense….(31-14) edge in first downs…Defense added 2-interceptions-2 sacks in lopsided win……Monday Night Football….LA (6-5)…Baltimore (9-2)

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(Teams)

Broncos…Hire Brittany Bowlen as VP-projects…Daughter of late owner Patrick Bowlen…Family has been involved in lawsuits over internal operation of franchise according to family trust left by owner.

Steelers..Coach Mike Tomlin to decide on Wednesday whether to sit QB-Mason Rudolph and start rookie 3rd string QB-Devlin Hodges this week against Cleveland.

Steelers..Coach Mike Tomlin says his team must keep its ’emotions’ in check for Sunday game, two weeks after Myles Garrett fight that led to 33-fines.

Detroit…XFL-bans Lions from signing QB-Josh Johnson-who had just signed to play in XFL-spring league.

Cowboys..Owner Jerry Jones critical of coaching staff in wake of another loss…Cowboys wins have come against teams with combined (16-46-1) record…Dallas (0-4) vs teams with winning records.

Detroit…Coach Matt Patricia refuses comment he has taken over ‘play calling’ from Def Coor-Paul Pasqualoni….Lions collapsing with (3-7-1) record

Green Bay…Coach Matt LaFleur calls team play on West Coast games ‘unacceptable’ after 2nd blowout loss in 4-weeks…Lost to 49ers-Chargers this month…Losing (37-8)…(26-11) in those road games.

Jaguars..Coach Doug Marrone under fire…Jacksonville (9-18) last year and a half…Refuses comment on possible benching of QB-Nick Foles to put rookie Gardner Minshew back in lineup.

Bengals…Bench starting QB-Ryan Finley…was (0-3) as starter (2TD-2Int-2Fumbles)…completed just 47% of passes…had (65-QBRating)

Washington..Criticizes rookie QB-Dwyane Haskins-was on sidelines taking a selfie with fan when he was supposed to be on the field to take final snap of game in kneel down.

New England-Dallas…Fox TV ratings for Sunday game…(19.5-Rating)….(40-share)….highest regular season TV rating since 2007 season.

New Orleans..WR-Mike Thomas on record setting pace..has (104R) in 11-games this year.

Raiders..QB-Derek Carr says team has to respond when ‘punched in the mouth’….Raiders blown out by NY Jets.

Eagles..Offens staggering…Carson Went has led 1-touchdown drive in last 24-possessions.

Seattle..QB-Russell Wilson…Carrer record now (84-38-1)….This season (24TD-3Int).

Tennessee…QB-Ryan Tannehill now (4-1) as starter.

Detroit…Starting QB-Jeff Driskel out with hamstring…Starter Matthew Stafford has fracture in back…leaving 3rd string QB-David Blough as only QB in practice.

CFL…Winnipeg fans salute Blue Bombers after dominant win in Grey Cup championship game-beating Hamilton Ti-Cats….QB-Zach Collaros came from 3rd team on depth chart to win 3-playoffs games after injuries to 1st and 2nd string QBs.

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(Injuries)

Carolina..NT-Dontari Poe-torn quad
Bears..OT-Bobbie Massie-high ankle sprain
Colts..IR-TE-Eric Ebron-has surgery on both ankles
Giants..WR-Golden Tate-placed in concussion protocol
Giants..S-Jabrill Peppers has transverse fracture of back
49ers..DE-Damontre Moore-fractured forearm
Raiders..WR-Hunter Renfrow-punctured lung-broken rib
Lions..QB-Jeff Driskel-hamstring

Eagles..OG-Brandon Brooks admits he is suffering from anxiety attacks and is back on medication for mental health issues..became sick during Sunday game.

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(Roster Moves)

Carolina..Sign FA-K-Greg Joseph-ex Browns…K-Joey Slye has 7-missed field goals and 4-missed PATs
Carolina..Release S-Rashaan Golden-former #3 draft pick

Jaguars..Sign FA-DT-Carl Davis-ex Cleveland

Eagles..Release WR-Jordan Matthews

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(College)

New Mexico..Fires Coach Bob Davie….(36-83) in 8-years on job…Lobos just (2-21) in conference last 5-years.

UNLV…Fires Coach Tony Sanchez….Rebels (19-40)…(12-27) in MWC.

USC…AD Mike Bohn to meet this week with Coach Clay Helton to discuss his future…Trojans finish season (8-4) with bright young freshman QB-Kedon Slovis.

UCLA..Finish season next Saturday-vs-Cal…Bruins (4-7) record as bowl drought continues…Attendance at Rose Bowl could reach record setting low this weekend.

San Diego State…Losses ┬áto Nevada-Hawaii likely ruin chances of major bowl bid…Aztecs could be headed to New Mexico Bowl vs Conference USA opponent for Arizona Bowl vs Sun Belt Conference team…Aztecs close out season Saturday vs BYU.

Rutgers..Begins search for new head coach after 4W negotiations to bring Greg Schiano back failed over his demands for new practice facility and 25M buyout if he was terminated.

Hank Bullogh…former Michigan State star…longtime NFL assistant coach..passes away (80Y)…

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………..(BASEBALL)…………..

Padres….Contacted by at least 4-teams who are interested in possible trade for starting C-Austin Hedges….Padres not sure they would trade Hedges to Colorado in a divisional trade for P-Jon Gray.

Padres..Lose OF-Nick Martini (.244)…Claimed on waivers by Reds after being taken off the 40-man roster last week.

Padres….Dismiss bullpen coach Doug Bottler….promote Ben Fritz from minor leagues to replace him…..Reassign Rod Barajas to quality control coach…Skip Shucker to game prep coach

Dodgers..P-Rich Hill undergoes surgery for forearm flexor-ligament injury….Will be out till June…Had (2.45-ERA) in LA last season despite forearm and knee injuries.

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(Roster Moves)

Mariners..Put C-Omar Narvaez on trade block…hit (.276) last year

Cubs-Royals..Open trade talks for 2B-Whit Merrifeld…Royals demanding pitching in trade.

Atlanta..Sign FA-C-Travis D’Arnaud-ex Tampa Bay.

A’s..Sign FA-P-Jaime Schultz-ex Dodgers-Tampa Bay

Reds..Sign FA-P-Justin Shafer-ex Blue Jays

Cardinals.Release P-Dom Leone

Tigers-Pirates..Pittsburgh deals P-Dario Agrazal to Detroit in cash deal.

Yankees-Seattle..NY ships P-Nestor Cortes to Mariners for cash.

Toronto..Sign FA-P-AJ Cole-ex Indians

Tigers..Sell P-Drew VerHagen to Nippon Ham Fighters-Japan.

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(MLB)

Twins..Hire Edgar Varela as hitting coach.

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……………(BASKETBALL)…………..

Aztecs-W-Tennessee State (62-49)….Aztecs struggle all night shooting (35%)…win game at free throw line (17-of-18)…….Tigers had 23-fouls and 18-turnovers in loss……SDSU (6-0) as they go to the Las Vegas Invitational Tourney.

Lakers-W-San Antonio (114-104)….Leron James (33P-14Asst)….Anthony Davis (19P-12Ass) in win……….LA (15-2)…Spurs (6-12)

Clippers-at-Dallas…Tuesday NBA matchup…Clippers (12-5)

Oklahoma City…G-Ham Diablo-Out 6W-sprained elbow.

AP Poll…1-Duke..2-Louisville..3-Michigan State..4-Kansas…5-Maryland…6-North Carolina…7-Virginia…8-Gonzaga….9-Kentucky….10-Ohio State.

LaMelo Ball….Scores season high (32P-11R-13A) in New Zealand in development league…will file for NBA draft next spring.

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…………….(HOCKEY)……………..

Ducks-NY Islanders…Ryan Getzlaf scores early….Ducks led (1-0) at Press Time…….Anaheim lost 8-of-9 games .coming into game

Kings-San Jose….Erik Karlsson early goal for Sharks….led (1-0) at Press Time….LA (9-13-1) heading into game

Toronto Sun…Reports that players criticized fired head coach Mike Babcock for intimidating young players on the roster and being a bully.

Calgary Flames…Investigating report that coach Bill Peters used racial slurs against a player in 2009.

Blues..D-Robert Bortuzzo suspended 4G for cross check injured Nashville player.

Toronto…D-Alex Kerfoot suspended 2G-for board incident in Colorado game.

Tampa Bay-Buffalo…Trade..Lightning deal D-Matt Spencer to Sabres.

Boston…Lose F-Patrice Bergeron-Reinsures groin 2nd time this season.

Kitchener Rangers…OHL team fires Jay McKee as head coach-was former NHL defenseman.

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…………..(GENERAL)………………..

English Premier League
..Everton-Considering firing coach Marco Silva…might bring back David Moye-former manager at Everton-Manchester United-West Ham.
..Hot Spur…New coach Jose Mourinho says Tottenham not interested in signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic…Team already has striker Harry Kane…Ibrahomic scored 30-goals for LA Galaxy but opted out of MLS schedule.

..Newcastle-L-Aston Villa….Aston Villa scored 2-goals in 4-minute span in first half…and wins easily in Monday game

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Delmar….Cancels racing on Thanksgiving Day because of heavy rains in forecast….Move 100,000 Red Carpet Stakes race to Saturday….200,000-Hollywood Turf Cup to Sunday

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