Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on December 18th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Football)…..

Chargers…Activate TE-Hunter Henry from PUP-list-team has 21-day window to work him out-prepare to rejoin active roster…could be ready for playoff games.

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(Scoreboard)

Saints-W-Carolina (12-9)….Alvin Kamara-Mark Ingram combine (130R)…Drew Brees (203P)…..Saints defense interception in end zone….4th down stop on final play of game…..Saints defense interception-fumble recovery-4 sacks…..Cam Newton (131P)…New Orleans (12-2) retains home field advantage….Panthers lose 6th in a row.

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(Teams)

Rams..QB-Jared Goff 3-straight poorly played games…(1TD-7 Int) in last 3-games.

Rams…NFL ref restrained CB-Marcus Peters from trying to get at fan in LA Coliseum at end of Eagles game.

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden says he hopes owner Mark Davis will reconsider and play 2019 season in Oakland Coliseum-despite city lawsuit against the team.

Raiders..Making overtures about playing games next year either at Stanford’s Palo Alto Stadium or at Cal Berkeley-Memorial Stadium.

Browns..Reports Cleveland will not consider giving full time head coaching job to Gregg Williams-currently interim coach.

Denver..GM-John Elway made contact with Mike Shanahan about coming out of retirement to be head coach next year….Broncos (6-8) this year.

Denver…Veteran players Shane Ray-Su’a Cravens upset they were declared inactive yesterday by coach Vance Joseph.

Broncos..Ex-QB-Chad Kelly faces court hearing for felony trespassing arrest in October-led to his Denver release

Eagles…QB-Nick Foles will remain the starter next week.

Ravens…QB-Lamar Jackson (3-1) remains the team starter.

Steelers..Coach Mike Tomlin-vote of confidence to K-Chris Boswell…despite missing 7FGs and 5-PAT kicks.

Giants..Coach Pat Shurmur says Eli Manning will remain starter and be on team next year.

Vikings..Owner Zigi Wulff-vote of confidence to Coach Mike Zimmer.

Miami..Owner Steven Ross refuses comment on status of Coach Adam Gase-may miss playoffs 2nd year in a row.

ESPN…announce that Monday Night Football broadcasts team Joe Tessitore-Jason Witten-Booger McFarland will return next year

CFL…British Columbia Lions new head coach DaVone Claybooks fires 7-assistants from staff he inherited.

Indoor Football League…Announces San Diego Strike Force will be 10th team in league beginning in February….Will play 14-game schedule…7-home at Pachanga Center-Sports Arena….Will have 40-man training camp…25-man active roster…Team colors Sky Blue-Black-White…..Will hold tryout camp January 5th in Pasadena….January 12th in San Diego….Each players on roster has potential to make 1,000-per week with team….League includes historical Arena Football League teams Iowa Barnstormers…Arizona Rattlers.

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(Roster)

Jacksonville…Workout FA-CFL-QBs-Bo Levi Mitchell-Calgary…Mike Reilly-Edmonton.

Packers..Sign FA-RB-Kapri Bibbs-ex Redskins-Broncos

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(Injuries)

Falcons..IR-RB-Ito Smith-knee
Bengals..IR-WR -Tyler Boyd-sprained knee
Dallas..OG-Xavier Su’a Filo-hospitalized-scratched eye ball.
Packers..IR-RB-Aaron Jones-sprained knee
Miami…MRI-RB-Frank Gore-foot
49ers..IR-CB-Ahkillo Witherspoon-knee
Titans..IR-CB-Logan Ryan-broken leg.

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(College)

Aztecs….Suspend OG-Daishawn Dixon and DT-Nobel Hall for bowl game for breaking team rules-refuse to discuss what violations were…Suspensions come 2-weeks after LT-Ty Roemer was suspended and left the program…..Aztecs has enow lost top 3-lineman heading to bowl game.

Aztecs….final walk thru practice leading into Wednesday night Frisco Bowl game against Ohio University in Texas.

Aztecs…LT-Ty Roemer (6’7-315) leaves school-files for NFL draft..had been 2-year starter at SDSU..still had 2-years eligibility left.

Aztecs…QB-Joe Green (6’4) Sammamish Skyline High-Washtington State announces he will sign with SDSU on Wednesday….threw for (5,100Y-44TD) in 2-years in Pacific Northwest.

Ohio State..RB-Mike Weber announces he is filing for draft…will play in Rose Bowl.

Stanford..RB-Bryce Love will bypass Sun Bowl-toprepare for NFL draft…has had injury riddled season.

Indiana…Lands QB-Jack Tuttle..transfers in from Utah.

Georgia Tech…new head coach Geoff Collins fires all 11-assistants from Paul Johnson staff.

Sacramento State…Hire Troy Taylor as head coach…Was Off Coord-Utah…prior to that assistant at Cal-Eastern Washington….built Folsom High into state football power.

USC…Hires Greg Burns-DB coach-was at Oregon State
Utah State..Hires Jason Phillips-Passing Coord-ex Oregon State
Utah State..Hires Mike Sanford-Off Coord-ex Kentucky
Western Kentucky…Hires Mike Goff-OL coach-ex Chargers-Chiefss
James Madison..Hires Curt Cignetti-head coach-ex Elon College.

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……….(Baseball)……….

Dodgers-Miami…Reopen trade talks about deal for C-JT Realmuto….Marlins asking for P-Dustin May and C-Kei Ruiz in possible trade.

Dodgers-Giants…SF reports Giants new GM Farhan Ziadi interested in talking about deal for unhappy OF-Yasiel Puig.

Dodgers..Hire Tim Neavrett-former Red Sox-Pirates announcer to work with Charley Steiner-Rick Monday on radio broadcasts, and do fill in work on TV.

Angels..Open contract talks with FA-C-Yasmani Grandal-ex Dodgers.

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(Roster Moves)

Manny Machado…begins free agent tour…met with White Sox on Monday…will meet with Yankees on Wednesday…Phillies on Thursday.

Houston….Sign FA-OF-Michael Brantley-ex Indians…(2Y-32M)
Houston-Miami…discuss trade C-JT Realmuto for OF-Kyle Tucker.

Red Sox..reject contract demands of relief ace Craig Kimbrel-wanted (6Y-100M) deal.

Pirates..Open talks with FA-3B-Troy Tulowitzki-ex Blue Jays.
Miami..Open talks with FA-P-Bud Norris-ex Astros-Orioles-Cardinals

Mets..Sign FA-C-Will Ramos-ex Washington
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Raji Davis-ex Indians

Yankees..DFA-P-Parker Bridwell-ex Angels

Texas..Resign FA-P-Matt Bush..SS-Chase D’Arnaud..P-Tim Dillard.

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….(Basketball)………

Clippers-Portland…..Game tied in 3rd quarter at presstime…. Clippers wiped out 12-point first quarter deficit….LA (17-12)….Monday Night action.

Lakers-at-Brooklyn….LA continues East Coast road trip….LA (18-12)

Oklahoma City….NBA refs restrained C-Steve Adams from going into stands to attack a heckler over weekend.

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……(Hockey)……

Ducks-W-Pittsburgh (4-2)…..Ducks score 3-goals in 2nd period….rallied from (2-0) deficit on road……….Anaheim (19-11-5)…Monday Night game……Ducks won 4-in a row…9-of-10….11-of-13.

Ducks-at-New York Rangers…Tuesday matchup
Kings-Winnipeg Jets…Jets (22-9-2)…Kings (11-20-3)

Flyers…Fire Dave Hakstol-team in last place in Eastern Conference…firing comes a week after GM-Ron Hextall was dismissed.

NHL…5-head coaches fired in last 44-days…Kings-Chicago-St Louis..Edmonton…now Flyers.

Chicago..G-Corey Crawford suffers 3rd concussion in 3-years for Blackhawks.

Flyers…Callup G-Carter Hart from AHL.

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…(General)…..

Manchester United…2-former star rip into Coach Josie Mourinho for failure of season…Roy Keane-Gary Neville say Mourinho ‘has lost the club’….’Mistake of life benching Paul Pogba’……’Midfielders cannot receive nor pass the ball’.

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