Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on October 20th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Dodgers-W-Braves (6-5)….Dodgers come back from the dead..Cody Bellinger hits 3RHR in bottom of 8th…Mookie Bets RBI double gives team the leag…Kenley Jansen strikes out the side in the 9th….LA was 4-outs away from going down (3-0) in the game before rally……Dodgers 4R rally in 9th offset Braves scoring 4R in 2nd..when Gavin Lux dropped a flyball in the sun at the centerfield war..and Corey Seager failed to field a hot shot ground ball that led to Atlanta rally….Seager hit a 2RHR in lst for LA…Braves lead series (2-1)……Game 3-NLCS

LA-Atlanta…Game 4 on Wednesday..Julio Urias will start for Dodgers…Braves may go with bullpen day.

Dodgers…Teams that started (0-2) in playoffs…were (14-73) winning series
Dodgers..(2-18) Runners in scoring position…
Dodgers..Hitting (.191) in postseason
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Red Sox–L-Astros (9-2) ….Jose Altuve HR in 8th to tie game….Carlos Correa 9th inning double led to 7R-explosion in Asstros win…Houston starter Zach Grienke knocked out in 2nd inning-but Astros bullpen shut the Sox down….Series tied (2-2)….going to Wednesday game…

Boston-Houston..Game 5-on Wednesday
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(MLB Notes)

Padres..SS-Fernando Tatis says he will not have surgery for chronic dislocation of left shoulder…hit (.282-42HR-97RBI-25-stolen bases)

Yankees..Give Manager Aaron Boone-3Y contract extension
Yankees..Say they will bid on a shortstop in free agency

Toronto..Will increase payroll-enter free agency..been in playoffs just 3X-in-28 years

Giants..Will pick up 22M-option on C-Buster Posey.

Yankees..P-Jameson Taillon-surgeryi on ankle…2B-DJ LeMahieu-surgery-sports hernia
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…(Football)…

Chargers…Coach Brandon Staley comments after blowout loss to Ravens
..QB-Justin Herbert was out of sync looking at Ravens defense
..Ravens blitz packages confused blockers
..Gave up too many yards in special teams situations
..Need to evaluate K-Tristan Vizcaino..7-missed kicks in 6-games
..Hope to have Kenneth Murray-Dru Tranquill-Justin Jones back after bye

Raiders..Report Jon Gruden is still owed 40M on remaining 5-years deal
Raiders..Former President Amy Trask..’no relationship with Jon Gruden-knew how he felt about women in football’

Lions..Coach Dan Cempbell contemplating QB-change after (0-6) start …Jared Goff no-TD passes last 8-quarters.

Washington..Coach Ron Rivera-vote confidence QB-Taylor Heinicke (9TD-6Int)

Seattle..Will continue to monitor QB-Cam Newton private workouts

Dallas…S-Damontae Kazee arrested DUI-3am on Tuesday
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(Roster Moves)

Houston..DE-Whitney Mercilus released…57-career QB sacks
Houston..WR-KR-Andre Roberts-released
Tampa Bay…Shopping RB-Ronald Jones in trade
Tampa Bay..Release WER-Jaydon Mickens
Saints..Sign FA-OG-Forrest Lamp-ex Chargers
Saints..Sign FA-RB-Lamar Miller-ex Houston
Jaguars..Release K-Josh Lambo-was (0-3) this year
Ravens..Sign FA-OT-James Carpenter-ex Seattle
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(Injuries)

Titans..WR-Julio Jones reinjures hamstring
Titans..CB-Caleb Farley-#1 pick-torn ACL
Titans..WR-Cam Batson-torn ACL
Rams…RB-Jake Funk-placed on IR-knee
Rams..TE-John Mundt-placed on IR-torn hamstring
Browns..IR-RB-Kareem Hunt-strained calf…14 Browns players hurt
Bills..TE-Dawson Knox-broken hand
Ravens..OT-Ronnie Stanley to have 2nd ankle surgery
Falcons..OT-Kaleb McGary placed on Covid list
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(College Football)

Aztecs…Bench starting QB-Jordan Brookshire after pulling him last 2-games…Coach Brady Hoke comments:
..Brookshire-we gave him 1-day to be disappointed-back to practice
..Lucas Johnson will start at QB
..Freshman Will Haskell will be backup QB
..Haskell-attentive student-very athletic-will have limited package for him
..OL struggle in pass protection..Brookshire’s troubles involve OL too
..Air Force game..we both run football..we both play very good defense
..Preparing for option..must stop fullback on dive
..Must have everyone with eyes open
..We will give them lots looks confuse their offensive line
..Air Force should be (7-0)..out-toughed Boise State on road
..Air Force is ranked 11th in nation on defense-more than just run game
..Air Force is elite team
..To win championship-you must win tight games..we have
..Cam Thomas-Caden McDonald-two uniques talents..they put stress on OL..get off blocks..get to ball quickly…they practice at full speed..they are film addicts after practice

Washington State..Nick Rolovich-4 assistants fired for not taking state mandated vaccine.

Tennessee..SEC fines Vols 250,000 for fans throwing debris on field interrupting game against Ole Miss.

American Athletic Conference…receives applications from 6-schools who want to join..Florida Atlantic…UAB…Texas-San Antonio…Rice…North Texas and Charlotte all apply….AAC lost Cincinnati-Houston-Central Florida to Big 12-expansion
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…(Basketball)…NBA-Opening Night

Lakers-Golden State….LA led (85-78() to start 4th quarter at Press Time…Lakers jumped to 10P lead early…Warriors  came back to tie…Lakers pulled away in 3rd quarter…LeBron James-Anthony Davis combined 51-points thru 3-quarters….Steph Curry (4-18) shooting thur 3-quarters…Klay Thompson did not play.

Milwaukee-W-Brooklyn (127-104)…Giannis Antetokounmpo (32P-14R) in Bucks win…Kevin Durant (32P) in loss..Nets without Kyrie Irving.
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NBA…11-games on Wednesday slate including Suns-Denver
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76ers..Suspend G-Ben Simmons for opening night…ejected from practice for sulking and refusing to go on floor to practice twice.

76ers..C-Joel Embiid-‘we are about winning games…have not talked to Ben Simmons-will not baby sit Ben Simmons’…will lose 227,000-game check.

Adam Silver..Commissioner says he hopes Kyrie Irving gets vaccine to play in Brooklyn

Golden State..re-sign FA-G-Gary Payton.
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…(Hockey)…

Ducks-L-Edmonton (6-5)…Oilers score 3-straight goals in 3rd period in come from behind win…Zach Kassian 2-goals…Leon Draisatil 2-goals….Sam Steele scored twice for Anaheim..Tuesday game

Kings-L-Nashville (2-1)..Predators score 2-goals in opening four minutes of 3rd period for win..Tuesday game

NHL..San Jose F-Evander Kane will forefeit (1.7M) in salaries for 21-game suspension for violation Covid protocols.

Maple Leafs..Lose F-Nick Robertson 10-weeks-broken leg
Colorado..C-Nathan McKinnon cleared from Covid protocols
Vancouver..Activate RW-Brock Boeser from injured list
Seattle..Activate F-Yonni Goude from injured list-had shoulder issues
Nashville..Sends #1 pick C-Cody Glass to AHL-Milwaukee

Ducks…Callup Gulls C-Sam Carrick and LW-Sonny Milano
Ducks..Place LW-Max Jones-virus…C-Mason McTavis-groin back on IR list
Gulls..callup LW-Max Gold…F-Greg Printz from ECHL-Tulsa
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…(General)..

Soccer-Team USA….Hi scoring rookie Ricardo Pepi files paperworks…asks MLS-Dallas FC to work out Transfer deal to play in Europe…Liverpool..AC Milan..Wolfsburg all interested in 15M purchsse.

Indy Car..Chip Ganassi racing signs former Indy 500-star Sebastian Bourdais to drive IMSA series next year..Bourdais yet to land an Indy car ride
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