Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on December 26th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers…Back to practice field now concerned with ailing RB-Melvin Gordon-sprained ankle late in Sunday win over Jets…Would leave Brandon Oliver as only healthy back….Rookie Austin Eckeler has broken finger and cannot run the football….If both out…Chargers have only 1-RB on developmental-Russell Hansbrough-Missouri-never played in game….On IR-Andre Williams..Kenneth Farrow

Giants..S-Landon Collins-broken forearm.
Titans..RB-DeMarco Murray-sprained knee
Steelers..WR-Antonio Brown out another 2-weeks-torn calf.
Jaguars..WR-Jalen Strong-torn ACL

(Scoreboard)

Steelers-W-Houston (34-6)..Pittsburgh defense 6-sacks-interception-fumble recovery…Ben Roethlisberger (226P-2TD)….Texans both QBs-left game to go into concussion protocol…Steelers now (12-3)..Houston (4-11) in injury ravaged season.

Raiders-L-Eagles (19-10)…Jake Elliott kicks 45FG (:22) left…Eagles recover last second lateral and score final TD….Raiders wasted great defensive effort….missed field goal….threw 2-inerceptions…lost 3-fumbles…all in final quarter…Eagles had (216Y) offense….Raiders now (6-9) on season.

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(Teams)

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones vote of confidence to Jason Garrett-made playoffs just twice in seven years.

Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott criticizez Dez Bryant after dropped passes and fumbled pass…”guess I have to hit him in the facemark so he won’t drop it”

Denver..Coach Vance Joseph could be fired after one year…8-losses in a row..and double digit blowout losses

Detroit..Coach Jim Caldwell in hot water…wasted another season of QB-Matt Stafford career without playoff game.

Chiefs..May start Pat Mahomes at QB and rest starters in final game of season..Chiefs to host wildcard playoff game.

Giants..Questions asked why rookie Davis Webb did not see playing time in blowout-shutout loss to Arizona.

Raiders..Report that coach Jack DelRio and Off Coor Todd Downing on thin ice for team’s failure to make playoffs.

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(Bowl Games)

Cactus Bowl….UCLA-vs-Kansas State…Bruins without record setting QB-Josh Rosen-not cleared from concussion protocol.

Heart of Dallas Bowl…Utah-vs-West Virginia…Mountaineers QB-Will Grier will play-deciding not to file for NFL draft.

Quick Loan Bowl…Duke-vs-Northern Illinois.

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……(Basketball)…….

Aztecs…Travel day…SDSU heads to Laramie to open Mountain West Conference season at Wyoming on Wednesday…..Top 5-teams in MWC-SDSU..Boise..UNLV..Nevada..Fresno have a combined record of (59-17) as conference schedule opens.

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(Scoreboard)

Lakers-L-Minnesota (121-104)……Timberwolves take lead in 4th quarter on 18-8 spurt…Taj Gibson-Jimmy Butler combine (46)…Kyle Kouzma (31) in loss…LA played without Lonzo Ball-Brandon Ingram-Brooke Lopez with injuries…Lakers now (11-21) on season

Rockets-L-Thunder…Oklahoma City Big 3..Westbrook-George-Anthony combine for 75P….Houston loses 3rd game in a week.

Warriors-W-Cleveland…Kevin Durant (25P-7R-5 Blocks) in Golden State Christmas Day win.

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…….(Baseball)…….

Padres…Report of differing opinions in Padres front office as to whether team should sign Royals 1B-Eric Hosmer to (6Y-120M) contract…giving him as much as 25% of entire payroll…considering team might not be ready for playoff run for 2-years…..Adrian Gonzalez could come on a 1Y-5M rental.

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(MLB)

Miami Marlins…Miami Herald reports two other groups proposed buying team but increasing payroll and retaining Giancarlo Stanton…other groups offered 800-to-900M for franchise..MLB took 12-Billion offer from Derek Jeter group knowing there would be a firesale.

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(Teams)

Yankees-Pirates…Trade talks for P-Garritt Cole continues….Pittsburgh asking for OF-Clint Frazier…and young pitchers Chance Adams and Miguel Andujar in deal.

Miami-Washington…Discuss trade C-JT Realmuto for top prospect C-Juan Soto and a pitcher.

Twins…Preparing FA offers for P-Yu Darvish and DH-Mike Napoli.

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(MLB)

Jerry Kindall…former Indians-Cubs infielder…and 24-year veteran head coach at University of Arizona passes away (82Y) in Tucson on Christmas Eve.

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………(Hockey)…….

NHL…Teams return to action Wednesday night after Christmas break.

Arizona…D-Zak Rinaldi faces suspension for open ice hit, then sucker punch triggering a brawl…Repeat offender of cheap shots.

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