Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on October 13th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres….OF-Tommy Pham suffers minor stab wound outside bar after argument with 2-men who were standing by his car…Incident occured Sunday night…minor wound.

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(Playoffs)

Dodgers-L-Braves (5-1)….Freddie Freeman-Austin Riley solo HRs…Ozzie Albers 2R-HR….Max Fried (6inn-1R) shuts down LA offense…….Game 1-NLCS…

Dodgers…Add veteran P-Alex Wood to playoff roster…Gives Dodgers 15-pitchers for playoff series….Also add 1B-Edwin Rios to roster….Remove 2B-Gavin Lux

Dodgers-Atlanta….Game 2…Clayton Kershaw starts for LA Game 2-in Texas.

Astros-L-Rays (4-2)…Rays lead series (2-0)…….Game 2-ALCS….Manny Margot hits 3R-HR after Jose Altuve throwing error extending first inning….Mazrgot then flipped over right-field wall making a foul ball catch in 2nd inning ending a Houston rally…Mike Zunino solo HR..Carlos Correa solo HR…Astros had bases loaded in 9th-nobody out-scored just 1-run.

Houston-Tampa Bay…Game 3-at Petco Park on Tuesday.

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(MLB)

Joe Morgan…Legendary Cincinnati Reds 2nd baseman Joe Morgan passes away (77Y) nerve disorder….Played 22-years with Astros-Reds-Giants…Hall of Famer…Had 20-year career as ESPN broadcaster….2X-MVP….10-time All Star..5X-Gold Glove….(.271-BA….268HRs..689-stolen bases).

White Sox…Fire Manager Rick Renteria-despite making playoffs…spent 4Y with Chisox (236-309).

White Sox..Fire pitching coach Don Cooper.

Boston…Fire Jerry Narron-batting coach….Craig Bjornson-bullpen coach….this after firing Manager Ron Roenicke.

Boston..Report Red Sox will consider bringing back fired manager Alex Cora-sat out this past year in aftermath of Sign Stealing scandal in Houston.

Atlanta..OF-Adam Duvall-oblique injury

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(Injuries)

Houston…Scratch P-Zack Grienke from possible Tuesday start..shooulder soreness.

White Sox…P-Garrett Crochet has flexor strain-not damaged elbow ligament.

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………………..(Football)……………….

Chargers-L-Saints (30-27) OT….Will Lutz kicks 50Y FG early…37Y-FG in overtime….Chargers blew (20-3) lead in game…Drew Brees gets off deck after poor 1st half..(33-47) 325P…Taysom Hill scores on 9TD run (;56) left to tie game….Chargers waste Justin Herbert 4TD passing night…Michael Badgley misses PAT and 50Y-FG that hits uprights final play of game…..Monday Night Football…Chargers have lost 4-games in a row (1-4).

..Justin Herbert (264P-4TD)…3-sacks..1-fumble…10-hits..6-pressures.
..WR-Mike Williams (5R-109Y)..64Y-TD catch
..Chargers staggered mid game…had 6-drives-62 yards
..Bolts defense gave up 13-pass plays plus 10-yards
..Bolts offense had big plays of 30-36-48-60Y but struggled with drives
..Rayshawn Jenkins gave up 8-pass completions
..Nassir Adderly had 39Y-interception return…burned on TD pass
..Keenan Allen left with back injury in first half
..OT-Trey Pipkins gave up 2-sacks and 2-hits on QB

Chargers…Activated rookie DE-Joe Graziano-Northwestern….RB-Troymaine Pope from developmental squad.

Chargers..WR-coach Phil McGeoghan leaves team before Monday Night Game-personal issue

Buffalo Bills-Tennessee Titans…play Tuesday night game after weekend postponement because of outbreak of covid in Titans camp.

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(NFL)

Houston…hires Korn-Ferry search firm to help them interview candidates for vacant GM-Coaching job.

Atlanta..Name Raheem Morris-ex Tampa Bay head coach-as interim coach to replace fired Dan Quinn….Falcons (14-23) last two and half years.

Atlanta..Fires Def Coord-Ben Katwica from Dan Quinn staff

Jets…Adam Gase-head coach (0-5) considering giving up play calling duties on a troubled team.

Saints..Suspend WR-Mike Thomas for 1-game for on field practice fight.

Redskins..say Kyle Allen will return to starting QB if healthy….Alex Smith replaced him on Sunday-his first game after catstrophic broken leg 2-years ago.

Colts..Coach Frank Reich gives vote of confidence to QB-Philip Rivers despite 5-interceptions 1-fumble in 5-games this year.

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(Roster Moves)

Houston..Sign FA-K-Brett Maher-ex Dallas
Jaguars..Sign FA-DE-Jabal Sheard-ex Lions
Titans..Sign FA-LS-Matt Overton
Bucs..Sign FA-FB-Aca Ware
Houston..Sign FA-LB-Kyle Emanuel-ex Chargers-Raiders

Jaguars..Release K-Steven Haushka
Saints..Release DE-Margus Hunt

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(Injuries)

Cowboys..QB-Dak Prescott will need 6-months of rehab for fractured-dislocated ankle suffered Sunday
Cowboys..DT-Tryston Hill-torn ACL

Arizona..DE-Chandler Jones-2nd opinion on surgery for torn bicep
Bengals..IR-DT-DJ Reader-torn quad
Browns..IR-CB-Greedy Williams-nerve damage-shoulder
Vikings..MRI-RB-Dalvin Cook-groin injury
Giants..Surgery LB-Lorenzo Carter-torn achilles
Eagles..OG-Lane Johnson-2nd opinion on cyst on akle
Houston..LB-Ben McInney-shoulder

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(College Football)

AP Poll….1-Clemson..2-Alabama…3-Georgia…4-Notre Dame…5-North Carolina…USC is ranked 25th though yet to play a game….LSU (1-2) dropped from polls.

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…………..(Basketball)………………..

Lakers…return to Los Angeles after winning 17th NBA title
Lakers…LeBron James wins 4th NBA ring and 4th MVP award
Lakers..C-Anthony Davis becomes free agent..could get (32M) max extension.

Lakers..76-fans arrested in Staple Center celebration near LA Live for vandalism..and diorderly conduct.

Chicago…New head coach Billy Donovan fires 4-assistants from Jim Boylen former staff.

Houston..Will interview longtime coach-ABC analyst Jeff Van Gundy-interested in returning to coaching..

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……………..(Hockey)…………….
Las Vegas Knights…Sign FA-D-Alex Pietrangleo-ex St Louis Blues-(8Y-66M0
Las Vegas-Vancouver…Trade-Knights deal D-Nate Schmidt to Canucks for 3rd round pick

NYIslanders-Colorado…Trade..Islanders deal D-Devon Toews for #2-#2 picks

Buffalo…Sign FA-C-Taylor Hall-ex Arizona Coyotes free agent
Montreal..Sign FA-LW-Tyler Toffoli-scored 24-goals with Vancouver
Toronto..Sign FA-C-Jimmy Veysey-ex Sabres-Rangers
NY Islanders…Sign FA-F-Mattias Janmark-ex Dallas Stars
NY Islanders..Sign FA-D-Austin Czarnik-ex Flames
Flyers..Sign FA-D-Eric Gustaffson
Nashville…Sign FA-F-Brad Richardson-ex Arizona

NY Rangers..Sign #1-draft pick Alexis Lanfreniere (3Y-deal)..

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…………..(General)……………..

Auto Racing….Spanish rally driver Laura Salvo (21Y)…perishes in road course crash in Portugal.

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