Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on November 4th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

………….(Football)……………..

NFL-Union….Propose possible expansion of playoffs if more regular season games are cancelled….Discussing 16-team playoffs….4-division winners plus 4-wildcard teams in the AFC-NFC…League concerned more Covid outbreaks per team could lead to more game cancellations with no way to make up games so each team could play 16-regular season games.

NFL…orders all players to wear masks when they go on  the field after games to shake hands with opponents.

Denver…GM-John Elway…Team President Joe Scott leave facility after testing positive with Covid…Broncos already without 2-assistant coaches who tested positive last two weeks.

Chargers…LA Times reports the Spanos family spent over 400,000-dollars on campaign contributions..for Republican candidates…initiatives this month.
..Dean Spanos-Michael Spanos 325,000
..Susie Spanos 35,000
..AG-John Spanos 63,000

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(Injuries)

Ravens..Put DE-Matt Judon..LB-Patrick Queen on Covid-IR list
Bears…OG-Jason Sspriggs…Germain Ifedi on Covid IR list
Bears..OT-Bobbie Massie-out 4W-leg injury
Cowboys..QB-Andy Dalton placed on Covid IR list
Packers..RB-Jamal Williams…LB-Kaval Martin on Covid IR list
Seattle..WR-Phil Dorsett-reinjured sprained foot in rehab
49ers…Doctors recommend QB-Jim Garoppolo have ankle surgery
49ers..RB-Tevin Coleman-reinjures sprained knee

Broncos..Injured LB-Von Miller-says he expects to rejoin team-Week 10.

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(Roster Moves)

Cowboys…Bench rookie starting QB-Ben DiNucci….Cooper Rush or Garrett Gilbert will start this weekend.

Ravens…Sign FA-S-Daryl Worley-ex Cowboys-Raiders

Chiefs-Miami..Trade..KC deals RB-DeAndre Washington to Dolphins
Miami-New England..Trade…Patriots acquire WR-Isaiah Ford from Dolphins
Giants..Sign FA-OG-Kenny Wiggins-ex Lions-Chargers

Titans..Release LB-Vic Beasley
49ers..Release WR-Dante Pettis
Seattle..Release TE-Luke Willson
Titans..Release S-Jonathon Joseph

Tampa Bay…Activate WR-Antonio Brown-will play this week against Saints.

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(College Football)

Wisconsin-Purdue…Cancels Big 10-Game this weekend…27-Badgers players-staff now have the virus…2nd cancellation in a row for UW.

Florida..coach Dan Mullen fined 25,000 for his part in ugly brawl at halftime of game with Missouri over cheap-shot to his QB-Kyle Trask….3-players ejectedin game.

Ole Miss..TE-Damarcus Thomas suffers bruised spinal column after hit in practice…Spent night in hospital…Released today with full feeling in arms-legs.

LSU…Ed Ogeron says team will fix its shortcoming….Tigers (2-3) start to season.

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………………(Baseball)……………

Angels…Drug dealing trial of PR-Director Eric Kay will start December 14th…facing charges he obtained drugs for P-Tyler Skaggs-who overdosed and died two years ago….Facing 14Y in prison.

Cubs…Put veteran 3B-Kris Bryant on trade glock…Washington-Atlanta interested in possible deal.

Padres….Disappointment….Rockies Nolan Arenado wins his 8th Gold Glove Award ahead of Manny Machado at 3B….SS-Fernando Tatis was not even nominated as a finalist….Trent Grisham surprise winner of Gold Glove in CF.

Dodgers…Mookie Betts wins Gold Glove in Right Field.

Angels..P-Griff Canning gets Gold Glove for pitches.

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…………….(Baseball)……………..

NBA-Union….Talks on 2021-season seem stalled…Union against a proposed 50-game season which would entail more pay-cuts….League wants to start season December 22nd….Union wants January 18th start.

NBA-Union…discuss a ‘Play in Tourney’ to determine 7th and 8th slots in each conference….

76ers….Fire Alex Rucker…VP-Basketball Operations as front office shakeup continues

LaMelo Ball…report that he is falling on draft boards because of poor interviews with top 3-teams.

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……………(Hockey)…………..

Dallas Stars…Veteran G-Ben Bishop will miss 5-months rehabbing from knee surgery…F-Tyler Seguin will sit out 6-months with hip surgery

Red Wings…Sign D-Anthony Mantha to (5Y-23M) extension.

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…………….(General)……………….

Indy Car…….Driver Jimmie Johnson continues off season testing with Chip Ganassi Racing….Johnson calls his practice runs at Indianapolis…and Barber Motorsports Park in Alabama….’challenging’.

Soccer…Team USA calls up 17-year old teenage sensations Gio Reyna and Yunas Musah to join US National team for Friendly game with Wales on November 12th….Christian Pulisic also called back from Chelsea in EPL.

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