Best 15 Minutes in Sports—Wednesday

Posted by on November 6th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(FOOTBALL)……..

Chargers…Angry owner Dean Spanos left his office and came onto practice field to talk to the LA media hours after “The Athletic” website floated a story NFL owners would consider transferring Chargers to become the NFL-franchise in London….Spanos dropped “S-Bombs” denying the story-says team is committed to staying and succeeding in LA market.  Owner cursed 4-times infront of reporters…Spanos says there have never been any London conversations involving his team..Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says “Chargers would not be a viable franchise in London”…NFL League office denied story…”No substance to story-Never been a discussion about Chargers and London”

Chargers..Short practice week for Thursday night game with Raiders…OT-Sam Tevi…LB-Denzel Perryman both miss Tuesday workouts with knee issues.

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(Injuries)

Carolina..IR-QB-Cam Newton-Lisfranc foot sprain…Saw 2-specialists told him he needs extensive rest-rehab for next six months.

Jets..MRI-RB-Le’Veon Bell-knee issue

Eagles..IR-WR-DeSean Jackson-surgery abdominal wall injury.
Titans..IR-CB-Malcom Butler-surgery-broken wrist

Raiders..IR-DE-Arden Key-broken foot
Raiders..OT-Trent Brown-MRI-knee
Raiders..S-Darryl Worley-misses practice-Achilles strain

Giants..WR-Sterling Shepard removed from practice-symptoms concussion return for 3rd time this year.

Jets..IR-CB-Trumaine Johnson-earned 34M in 2-years as free agent failure.

Patriots..K-Stephen Gostkowski-has successful hip surgery

Tampa Bay..Workout FA-RB-Spencer Ware.

Packers..Activate CB-Ibrahaim Campbell-been out a year-knee

Redskins..Activate RB-Derrius Grice from IR-after knee scope.
Seattle..WR-Josh Gordon passes physical-will practice
Giants..Activate CB-Sam Beal-sidelined two years with knee issues

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(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-LB-Sam Acho-ex Miami-Bengals
Jets..Sign FA-LB-Paul Worrilow-ex Lions
Bills..Sign FA-DT-Corey Liuget-ex Chargers
Baltimore…Sign FA-KR-De’Anthony Thomas-ex Chiefs;
Miami..Sign FA-CB-Marcus Sherels-ex Vikings

Jaguars..Release LB-Malcom Smith-former 1st round pick
Miami..Release DT-Robert Nkemdehe-just off IR list-ex #1 pick
Eagles..Release S-Andrew Sendejo

Browns..Activate RB-Kareem Hunt from suspended list
Eagles..Workout FA-WR-Jordan Matthews
Jets..Elevate RB-Josh Adams from developmental squad

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(Teams)

Atlanta…Struggling head coach Dan Quinn reassigns 3-assistant coaches…Hames Raheem Morris-DB coach…Dave Brock-WR coach…Bernie Parmaless-RB coach.

Jaguars…Nick Files named starting quarterback…Gardner Minshew benched after 4-turnover game.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long says he does not believe the Group of 5-conferences will break away and try to formulate their own Division 1-playoff series because Group of 5-teams usually get snubbed from New Years Day bowl games….”TV money drives bowl games-not proper time to try a breakaway”

College Football Playoff Poll…..1st poll released ranks Ohio State-firstl….LSU is 2nd….Alabama is ranked 3rd…..Penn State was ranked 4th….Clemson is rated 5th…..Georgia-Oregon-Utah ranked 6-7-8…Top 4-teams at end of the month will qualify for playoffs.

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………..(BASEBALL)…………..

(MLB)

Commissioners Office….Will propose use of automated strike zone in lower minor league games next year….Was used in Arizona Fall League with mixed results-calls on corners of plates worked…bad calls on high and low strike zone pitches.

Cardinals..Give President John Mozeliak-Manager Mike Schildt-3 year contract extensions.

A’s..Hire Adam Rosales as minor league coach

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(Roster Moves)

Cardinals..Open contract talks to extend P-Adam Wainwright for his 16th season in St. Louis

Giants..Sign FA-2B-Keon Wong-ex Angles…P-Trevor Oaks-ex Royals…P-Rico Garcia-ex Pirates.

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………….(BASKETBALL)…………

Aztecs-W-Texas Southern (77-42)….SDSU wins opening game of season in embarasing blowout win…State outscored outmanned Tigers (30-3) in one stretch….led (50-15) at start of second half….Malachi Flynn-Jordan Schakel combined for (30P) in lopsided win..Freshman Kesha Johnson struggled (3-12) shooting from floor….Texas Southern 20-turnovers23 fouls in ugly loss…SDSU shot only 36% from floor against inferior opponent….Aztecs play on road this weekend at BYY.r….

USD-L-Cal Irvine (76-73)….Toreros lost 19-point lead at home….USD scored just 1-basket in final 10-possessions covering final 5-and-half minutes of game…Irvine went (22-for-25) from free throw line in opening night game…..

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Lakers-W-Chicago…..(118-112)…..LeBron James (30P-10R-11A) in dominant win…LA (6-1)

Clippers-vs-Milwaukee….Wednesday matchup Kawhi Leonard-vs-Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Golden State…Klay Thompson and 3-other teammates face NBA fines for leaving bench during shoving incident in game with Portland.

Detroit..F-Blake Griffin sees specialists for lingering knee-hamstring issues.

Portland..F-Zach Collins-to miss 4-months-shoulder surgery rehab
Portland..G-Rod Hood-bone bruise knee

Atlanta..NBA-suspends C-John Collilns-25 games for drug program violations.
Cleveland..NBA suspends G-Kevin Porter-1 game for bumping incident.

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………….(HOCKEY)……………

Ducks-L-Minnesota Wild (4-2)….Anaheim jumped to early (2-0) lead then watched Minnesota score 3-goals in 3rd period for win…Matt Zuccarello scored on breakaway in 3rd period that triggered Wild win…Minnesota only 2nd road win of the year… ….Anaheim (9-7) on season

Kings-L-Maple Leafs (3-1)….Toronto scores 2-goals in (:30) span to take lead…Kings drop to (5-10) on season.

San Jose…Report in Las Vegas newspaper that F-Evander Kane is being sued for 500,000 for running up gambling debts at the Cosmopolitan Hotel-Resort in Las Vegas….ran up the debts during NHL playoffs…
Leafs..C-John Tavares returns from 4W on IR list with broken finger
Red Wings..IR-F-Trevor Daley-knee injury
Boston..IR-F-Par Lindholm-shoulder injury

Arizona..Open negotiations with Russian F-Alexander Barabanov-KHL-St Petersburg…scored 46-points in 58-games last year…will be free agent end of Russian season.

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