Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on December 14th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

 

…(Football)…

Rams-W-Arizona (30-23)….Rams QB-Matthew Stafford (287P-3TD)…WR-Cooper Kupp I(13R-123Y)….Aaron Donald 3-QB sacks…Rams defense 2-interceptions….Defense held Cards twice on 4th down plays….Kyler Murray (373P) 0TD-2 Int in loss…WR-AJ Green (7R-102Y)…….Monday Night Football…LA (9-4)…Cardinals (10-3)


(NFL Notes)

Chargers…LT-Rashawn Slater tests positive for Covid-Monday morning…Has been vaccinated…Must pass 2-clean tests in a row to play on Thursday vs Chiefs.

Chargers…9-veteran players led by RB-Austin Ekeler missed practice on Monday-walkthru.

Chargers..Coach Brandon Staley comments:
..Justin Herbert-Makes challenging stuff look easy
..We are witnessing something special
..An MVP-QB-Looks like guy plays for us
..Derwin James-still swelling in hamstring
..We put up 5-recovery stations to help our players on Sunday night
..NFL Covid outbreaks…way of NFL life right now
..OT-Rashawn Slater must test clean twice to play Thursday-has a chance
..CB-Asante Samuel remains in concussion protocol-starting 4th week-could play

 

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(Injuries)

NFL..League confirms 37-players put on Covid list on Monday
..Washington DT-Jonathan Allen
..Rams..CB-Jalen Ramsey..TE-Tyler Higbee..
..Miami..RB-Philip Lindsay..RB-Sal Ahmed..RB-Myles Gaskin
..Chiefs..WR-Josh Gordon
..Lions..CB-Jerry Jacobs
..Bengals..LB-Clay Johnston
..Vikings…RB-Alex Mattison

Falcons..S-Eric Harris-Torn Pectoral
Bears..QB-Justin Fields-bruised hand
Browns..RB-Kareem Hunt-ankle
Broncos..RB-Melvin Gordon-sprained thumb
Giants..DT-Leonard Williams-hyperextended elbow
Giants..QB-Daniel Jones-MRI on ailing neck in Los Angeles
Washington..QB-Taylor Heinicke-elbow-knee issues
49ers..DE-Dee Ford will not return this year-knee issues

(NFL Notes)

Jacksonville..Coach Urban Meyer denies he made derogatory comments towards players and coaches.

Raiders..QB-Derek Carr..’Team needs to build character’
Washington..Ex QB-Robert Griffin..’Career spoiled-ruined-trashed by Redskins’
Giants..Coach Joe Judge..’No quit on field’

NFL..Places 5-teams in advanced Covid Protocols..daily testing entire organization and full masks after Covid outbreaks..Lions-Vikings-Bears-Houston-Falcons
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(College Football)

Oklahoma..Lands Ohio State transfer QB-Quinn Ewers
South Carolina…Lands Oklahoma QB-Spencer Rattler as transfer
USC..QB-Kedon Slovis enters transfer portal..threw (30TD) in 2019..(11TD) injured season
Hawaii..QB-Chev Cordeiro transfers in conference to San JHose State
Texas AM..QB-Zach Calzadas enters transfer portal
Auburn..QB-Bo Nix to transfer

Miami Hurricanes..Talk to ex Carolina-LSU Off Coor Joe Brady about UM Off Coord-job

Aztecs…Associated Press All American team…P-Matt Araiza-1st team..DE-Cam Thomas-OG-Will Dunkle named 2nd team.
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…(Baseball)…

Padres-Cubs….Sources say teams were close to Trading Deadline deal on August 1st….Padres would have shipped 1B-Eric Hosmer and a catching prospect to Cubs for either OF Kris Bryant for 1B-Anthony Rizzo in a rental deal…Cubs backed out, sending Rizzo to Yankees and Bryant to Giants.

Dodgers…Report slugger Yasiel Puig was involved in 3-sexual assault lawsuits in his final 2-years in LA…Reason why they got rid of him in 2018
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(Roster Move)

Fred Galvis…Signs with Soft Bank Hawks-Japan..ex-Phillies-Padres-Orioles
Seiya Suzuki…MLB freezes free agent bids for Japanese star-will have 3W window when CBA approved
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(MLB Notes)

St Louis..Fired Cardinals manager Mike Schildt hired by MLB-Director On Field Operations

Mets..3-finalists for manager..Buck Showalter-Joe Espada-Matt Auatraro

Cubs..Hire Johnny Washington-Asst hitting coach..ex Padres coach

Roland Hemond…Longtime GM-White Sox-Orioles-Braves-Arizona..passes away (92) in Colorado
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…(Basketball)…

Lakers-76ers-Knicks..Discussing 3-way trade that would put G-Ben Simmons in LA…Knicks could wind up with Russell Westbrook…Sixers to get Evan Fournier-Kevin Knox and #1-#1 in deal

Clippers-Suns….LA led (56-44) at halftime at Press Time…in strong defensive performance…Monday game..Coming into game….LA (15-12)…Phoenix (21-4)

Lakers..Off Night on Monday…head on road for Wednesday game in Dallas
Lakers..(15-13) after beating Orlando…Lakers went on (23-0) run to take lead-win

Brooklyn..Nets confirm talking to G-Kyrie Irving about getting vaccine-ending holdout
Boston..Puts G-Dennis Schroeder on trading block (17P-5A) per game
NYKnicks..Shopping F-Kevin Knox in possible deal

Chicago..NBA cancels Tuesday-Thursday games..Bulls have 10-players our with Covid tests

Denver..Signs veteran FA-G-Isaiah Thomas to G-League contract..has played for Nuggets-Cavs-Celtics before hip injuries sidelined him.

AP-Poll…1-Baylor..2-Duke..3-Purdue…4-UCLA…5-Gonzaga…..10-USC
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…(Hockey)….

LA Kings-at-Tampa Bay…Tuesday game
Kings..Put D-Alex Edler on IR-ankle injury

Ducks…off till Wednesday game with Seattle
Ducks..Callup G-Lukas Dostil from San Diego Gulls (2.83GAA)_

 

Calgary..NHL cancels 3-Flames games after Trainer and 5-players test positive
New Jersey..D-Christian Jaros-isolation-Covid test
Nashville..F-Ryan Johannsen-covid test issue
Colorado..F-Gabe Landeskog-out 2W with leg injury
Blackhawks..F-Reece Johnson-broken collarbone

Dallas..Put G-Anton Khudobin on waivers to send him to AHL-could be claimed by NHL team
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…(General)….

Soccer
..Christian Pulisic asks Chelsea to sell him to FC Barcelona so he can be a starter
..Wes McKennie..Money troubled Juventus discussing his sale to Tottenham Hot Spur

Manchester United..Shuts down practice facility..4-players test positive for Covid

English Premier League…Tuesday schedule
..Manchester City-vs-Lees
..Manchester United-vs-Brentford…Game could be canceled by Covid issues
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Formula 1….Team Mercedes files formal protest over last lap rule change in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix that cost Lewis Hamilton the win and the Points Championship….Max Verstapped beat Hamilton on a restart on final lap after Safety Car allowed all lapped cars to pass..setting up the Verstappen-Hamilton showdown on final green flag lap…Mercedes says Safety Car did not have that jurisdiction and race should have ended under caution.

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