Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on November 3rd, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

World Series….Braves-W-Astros…Atlanta hammer home runs early in blowout win….Led (7-0) at Press Time. in 9th inning….Jorge Soler 3RHR..Dansby Swanson 2RHR..Freddie Freeman HR-and-RBI double…Max Fried throws 6-shutout innings in biggest start of his career after 2-bad outings…

Atlanta gets 12-home runs in postseaosn from players they got at trading deadline..Joe Pederson..Adam Duvall..Jorge Soler..Eddie Rosario.

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(MLB Notes)

Rockies..Likely to offer Jon Gray 1-year qualifying offer (18.4M)…he rejected 3-year-40M contract extension.

Braves..Activate 3B-Jon Camargo to World Series roster

Washington..Hire Gary DiSarcena-3rd base coach..ex-Angels-Mets-Red Sox
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..(Football)…

(NFL Notes)

Raiders..WR-Henry Ruggs-arrested DUI-Manslaughter charge…Involved in fiery rear end collision in Las Vegas at 3:39am-Tuesday..Ran into SUV that exploded killing other driver.

NFL..Lawyers meet to discuss Stan Kroenke possible indemnity payments to other NFL owners if he loses St Louis lawsuit over move of Rams…Also if Kroenke bears responsibility for entire payment if NFL settles case out of court?

St Louis…Missouri Supreme Court denies NFL request that St-Louis-vs-Rams-lawsuit be moved out of that city to neutral location.  7th time judges have ruled against NFL claims.

Chargers..Sign deal with Continental Developers, who will purchase and pay for 14-acre Training Facility in El Segundo..Will then lease the 100M facility to Spanos Family…3-level building..with sports medicine clinic on main floor…Football offices on 2nd floor…Business offices on 3rd floor…Hire Guensler Architecture to design the 145,000 square foot facility that will also include 3-grass playing fields.

Jets..Hire former QB-John Beck as QB consultant to work with 1st round pick Zach Wilson.
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(NFL Trade Deadline)…Big deals fail to happen.

Steelers-Chiefs..TRADE..Pittsburgh deals LB-Melvin Ingram for #6
Chiefs-Jets..TRADE..KC moves OG-Laurent Tardif for TE-Daniel Brown
Houston-SF..TRADE..Texans swap DE-Charles Omenihu for #5

Steelers..Sign FA-K-Josh Lambo-ex Jaguars-Chiefs (128FG) career
Carolina..Sign FA-QB-Josh Love-ex San Jose State
Washington..Sign FA-RB-Wendell Smallwood-ex Eagles
Titans..Sign FA-RB-Donta Foreman-ex Houston
Packers..Release LB-Jaylon Smith-ex Cowboys
Rams..Release WR-DeSean Jackson desite big numbers-limited role..had only 8-receptions this yer

Houston-Miami…Trade talks ends-QB Deshaun Watson failed to settle 22-sexual misconduct lawsuits out of court.
Browns..Do not trade WR-Odell Beckham Junior
Colts..Decide to keep RB-Marlon Mack
Eagles..Retain DT-Fletcher Cox
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(Injuries)

Giants..Lose WRs-Dante Pettis-shoulder..Sterling Shepard-quad
Rams..KR-Tutu Atwell-season ending shoulder surgery
Packers..Activate WR-Marquez Scantling from IR
49ers..TE-George Kittle..K-Robbie Gould..RB-Jeff Wilson cleared practice
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(College Football)

College Football Poll…1) Georgia…2) Alabama..3-Michigan…4-Oregon…5-Ohio State…6-Clemson

Aztecs..Coach Brady Hoke comments after loss to Fresno State:
..Very disappointed with mistakes early in game
..Allowed too many big plays..failed on 3rd downs all night
..Did not feel team had fatigue from physical Air Force game week before
..Give Fresno credit..they improved on defense and in Off Line
..Lucas Johnson is starting QB moving forward
..Will not open QB competition for starters job
..Will Haskell-played well off bench-has limited playbook-alot of his plate
..Lucas Johnson took step forward..still needs to make good decisions
..Johnson needs to make right decision on timing throws
..Johnson recruited to Georgia Tech to run ball..we will use that strength
..Disappointed refs call on voiding Matt Araiza onside kick
..Trip to Hawaii is tough..5-and-half hour flight..Covid protocols
..Will invoke bubble protocols-team hotel
..Interested to see small venue they play in-expect full house fans

Clay Helton…ex USC coach hired at Georgia Southern on 800,000 a year contract…had 10M buyout from Trojans.

College Football Playoff Committee….Meets in Dallas on Wednesday to begin debate on expansion of playoffs to 12-teams possibly in 2023

Connecticut..meets with Conference USA about joining them as a member to remain Division 1…Huskies are independent this season.
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…(Basketball)….

Lakers-Houston…Rockets led (43-42) late in 2nd quarter at Press Time…Tuesday night

Clippers-Minnesota…Wednesday..LA (2-4)

Lakers..G-Taylor Horton-Tucker returns to practice after thumb surgery

Boston..G-Marcus Smart criticizes teammates Jayson Tatum-Jaylen Brown for lack of defense in teams (2-5) start.

Brooklyn..Coach Steve Nash says F-Blake Griffin will remain in lineup…averaging just (4P-4R) 27% shooting as a starter

Brooklyn..Lose F-Nik Claxton-viral infection

Aztecs-St Katherines College…SDSU plays exhibition game against NAIA school
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…(Hockey)…

Ducks-NJ Devils…Ducks led (2-0) at Press Time….Ryan Getzlaf-Troy Terry score on power play goals…Tuesday game

Kings-St Louis Blues..Wednesday game

Chicago..Assistant coaches Mark Crawford-Jim Waite come off covid list
St Louis..F-Kyle Clifford goes on Covid list..4th player to miss time
Columbus..C-Max Domi placed on Covid list

Montreal..Likely to activate G-Carey Price after he finished 30-day rehab program for substance issues.
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…(General)…

Breeders Cup Classic….Favored horse Knicks Go will start in 4th spot in gate on Sunday…Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit will start 8th.

Soccer..Tottenham Hot Spur hires Antonio Conte..inherits (5-5) team

FIFA…Swiss government indicts former President Sepp Blatter and Assistant Michel Platini for accepting 2M-in bribes and kickbacks…facing prison time

English Premier League:
..Wolverhampton-W-Everton…Wolves score in 28-32′ for victory
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