Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday
Padres…Begin Exit Meetings with players after losing in NLCS…Club facing decisions on what to do with impending free agents-Wil Myers-Trent Grisham-Mike Clevinger.
Dodgers..Begin off season evaluation of roster…Pending decisions on they tender offer to slump ridden OF-Cody Bellinger….Do they pick up 16M-option on Justin Turner…do they make qualiffying offer of 19M to Clayton Kershaw…do they re-sign P-Craig Kimbrel.
Dodgers…Report on MLB.com that LA may go after FA-OF-Aaron Judge-Yankees…Would move OF-Mookie Betts to 2B…Would not pick up option on contract of Justin Turner, Chris Taylor, and would move on from David Price-Craig Kimbrel….Dodgers had payroll of 290M last year.
Yankees…Expected to begin contract talks with soon to be FA-OF-Aaron Judge..had already rejected a 30M-per year extension in season…Hit (.068) in playoffs.
Miami..interview ex mets manager Luis Rojas for Marlins managerial job..Rojas was Yankees coach this year.
Tigers..Fire Asst GM-David Chadd..had 2Y left on his contract.
World Series…Astros-Phillies begins on Friday.
Chargers…Stagger to bye week-devastated by injuries
..CB-JC Jackson-Dislocated kneecap-Torn patella tendon…season ending injury..gave up 17-completions-4TD-4 Pass Interference penalties in 5-games this year.
..WR-Mike Williams..Having MRI-high ankle sprain
..RB-Austin Ekeler-minor ankle sprain
..DE-Chris Rumph-strained knee
Chargers…Coach Brandon Staley-Monday press conference:
..I will not give up Play Calling responsibility on defense
..Vote of confidence for entire assistant coaching staff
..We have not run the ball consistently
..We have been poor 3rd and 4th and short
..QB-Justin Herbert-experiencing tough times around him
..JC Jackson-gone for year-ruptured patella tendon
..WR-Keenan Allen-lost explosiveness running routes
..Lack explosiveness in offense with injuries
..We lack continuity on offense
Patriots-L-Bears (33-14)….Bears pound out (243Y-rushing)…QB-Justin Fields (179P-83 Rushing) in lopsided win…Bears defense 3-interceptions-1 fumble recovery….Bailey Zappe replaces benched Mac Jones-throws 2TDs but 2-interceptions… …Monday Night Football
Denver…Report Coach Nathaniel Hackett could be fired within the next week…Team off to (2-5) startl….Incoming owner Rob Walton inherited Hackett-who was hired by the Bowlen ownership group
Colts…Coach Frank Reich benches QB-Matt Ryan…names rookie Sam Ehlinger as starter for rest of season..Ryan 9-Int-11 Fumbles-23 QB sacks this year..also has sprained shoulder
NFL..Investigates report 2-referees asked for autograph of Tampa Bay WR-Mike Evans
Pittsburgh..Coach Mike Tomlin excited about rookie QB-Ken Pickett-despite throwing interceptions at the 15 and the goal line in final 2-possessions of loss on Sunday
Packers..QB-Aaron Rodgers…’we can fix what’s wrong with offense’
Tampa Bay…QB-Tom Brady…’no one quitting on this team’
NBA Legend Magic Johnson is heading up a group that wants to buy minority ownership of the Las Vegas Raiders.
Seattle…WR-DK Metcalf-strained patella tendon-knee
Cleveland..TE-David Njoku-sprained ankle
Cowboys..CB-Jourdan Lewis-fractured foot
Denver..LB-Baron Browning-hip issue
Miami..CB-Brandon Jones-sprained knee
Giants..TE-Daniel Bellinger-surgery fractured eye socket
Jets..RB-Breece Hall-torn ACL-knee
Tampa Bay..CB-Antonine Winfield-concussion
Jacksonville-NY Jets..TRADE..Jaguars deal RB-James Robinson for Jets #5 pick
Denver…Sign FA-RB-Marlon Mack-ex Colts-Texans
AP Poll…1-Georgia…2-Ohio State..3-Tennessee..4-Michigan…5-Clemson…6-Alabama…7-TCU…8-Oregon…9-Oklahoma State…10-USC & Wake Forest
Aztecs-L-UCLA (89-87) in closed scrimmage
..Bruins jumped out to 18-2 lead
..F-Jaedon LeDee (14P-10R)
..G-Darrion Tramell (24P)
..G-Matt Bradley (18P)
..Tygher Campbell-Jaime Jacurez combined (57P) for UCLA
Lakers…Reports team reopened trade talks to try and move Russell Westbrook and his 47M-contract.
Lakers-Charlotte..Discussing 4-player deal for Terry Rozier-Gordon Hayward
Lakers-Indiana..Revisit trade G-Buddy Hield
Lakers-Spurs…Discussing possible deal for G-Josh Richardson
Spurs..Sign FA-C-Charles Bassey-ex 76ers
New Orleans..C-Zion Williamson-hip bruise
New Orleans..F-Brandon Ingram-concussion
Clippers-at-Oklahoma City…Tuesday game
Lakers…Off till Wednesday game at Denver
LA Kings-Tampa Bay…Tuesday game
Ducks…Off till Wednesday game with Lightning
Vancouver..Captain JT Miller rips fans for throwing their 150-dollar jerseys o ice to protest teams (0-6) start
Vancouver..Lose D-Tucker Poolman with recurring concussion issues
Vancouver..Lose D-Quinn Hughes..F-Brock Boeser with hip injuries
Ottawa..C-Josh Norris-shoulder injury
Winnipeg..Coach Ric Bowness suffering from possible long covid relapse
Montreal..G-Carey Price says he is not retiring….will agree to go on Long Term IR list for on going knee issues..will give Canadiens (7.5M) cap space to do deals.