Best 15-Minutes Sports—Friday—10/16

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——(Football)——

Chargers-Green Bay…Sunday matchup-Aaron Rodgers-2nd ranked QB-vs-Philip Rivers-4th ranked QB….Rodgers (13TD-2Int-70%-117QBR)….Rodgers (48-10) Lambeau Field….(90-44) in career…..Rivers (10TD-7Tovers-71%-14QBX)……Packers defense ranked #4-NFL…allowing (186Y) passing…(316YPG)….Opposing QB just (53%) completions…Clay Matthews-Julius Peppers combine (9QBX-5G)….San Diego OL allow 14-QB sacks…Defense allow league worst (5.1YPC)….Chargers defense allowed 20-plays of 20Y-or more in 5G….allowed 9-runs of 20Y or more…San Diego (410YPG) on offense…Packers (363YPG) on offense….Chargers Kick Return coverage allowing (31YPR)…..Punt coverage (11YPR)

Chargers…5-Offensive lineman miss workouts again Thursday…

(Scoreboard)

Saints-W-Atlanta (31-21)…New Orleans defense stuns Falcons-snapping Atlanta 5-game win streak….New Orleans recovers 2-fumbles-blocks punt for TD-5QB sacks…Drew Brees (312Y) passing…Ben Watson (10R-127Y) receptions.

(Schedule)

Carolina-Seattle..Cam Newton takes (4-0) Panthers against improving Seattle defense..Russell Wilson 22QBX
Arizona-Pittsburgh…Cardinals try go (5-1) behind Carson Palmer…Michael Vick remains Pittsburgh QB.
Bengals-Bills…Andy Dalton takes (5-0) offense into Buffalo against Re Ryan defense.
Denver-Cleveland…Red-hot Josh McCown-vs-Broncos defense (22QBX-14-takeaways)
Patriots-Colts…Tom Brady-vs-Andrew Luck-returning from shoulder injury.
Giants-Eagles..Red hot Eli Manning-vs-Philadelphia struggling offense.
Chiefs-Vikings…Kansas City without RB-Jamal Charles.
Miami-Titans..Dan Campbell takes over as head coach Dolphins.
Jets-Redskins…Ryan Fitzpatrick surprising (3-1) starter.
Bears-Lions…Jay Cutler-vs-Matthew Stafford (0-5) start.
Texans-Jacksonville…Houston puts Brian Hoyer back in as starting QB.
Ravens-49ers…Two troubled teams not helping Joe Flacco-Colin Kaeperneck.

(Teams)

Seattle..Suspends FB-Derrick Coleman after arrest 6pm-Felony-Hit-Run accident-flipped car-wrecked truck-left scene of accident.
Pittsburgh..NFL fines DE-Cam Heyward for wearing ‘Eye Black’ fathers name on it.
New England..Longtime Patriots OL-Sam Adams-passes away (67Y)..played for AFL-NFL Patriots.
NFL..Suspends side judge Rob Vernatchi-his clock error took (:18) off clock in 4th quarter Chargers-Steelers game.

(Injuries)

Steelers…IR-C-Maurkice Pouncey-emergency surgery-ankle infection.
Raiders..IR-DE-Justin Tuck-torn pec
Rams..IR-OT-Roger Safford-torn tricep
Washington..WR-DeSean Jackson leaves workout-hamstring flareup.
Giants..CB-Prince Amukamara-4W-shoulder injury
Giants..TE-Daniel Fells undergoes 6th surgery for staph infection leg.
Ravens..IR-RB-Lorenzo Taliaferro-broken foot.
Carolina…OT-Jordan Gross injured foot-out lineup.

(Roster)

Ravens..Sign FA-RB-Raheem Maestert-ex-Eagles
Cowboys..Workout RB-LaMichael James..RB-Isiah Pead..DE-DaQuan Bowers..DT-Kenrick Ellis.
Colts..Resign FA-RB-Ahmad Bradshaw
Seahawks..Sign FA-CB-Crezdon Butler-ex Chargers.

(College Football)

Stanford-W-UCLA….RB-Chris McCaffrey-QB-Kevin Hogan put 35-on board-lst half vs Bruins
Boise State-Utah State…Broncos (5-1) vs Aggies-Friday night football

(Schedule)

Aztecs-San Jose…Both (3-3)-Matchup RBs-DJ Pumphrey-vs-Tyler Ervin.
Air Force-Colorado State…Rams try rally from (2-4) start.
Nevada-Wyoming..Cowboys off to (0-6) start
Hawaii-New Mexico..Lobos (3-3)

USC-Notre Dame..Clay Helton takes over as interim coach.
Oregon State-Washington State…Cougars Luke Falk-hottest QB in league.
Arizona-Colorado..Anu Solomon back as Wildcats QB
Oregon-Washington…Ducks just (3-3)

Ohio State-Penn State…Buckeyes (6-0) ranked 1st…Nittany Lions (5-1)
Baylor-West Virginia..Bears averaging over 600-yards per game.
Utah-Arizona State..Utes (5-0)
Michigan State-Michigan..Wolverines won 5-in row.
Texas AM-Alabama….9th ranked Aggies-vs-10th ranked Tide.
LSU-Florida…Tigers ranked 6th-Gators 8th.

——(Baseball)——–

NYMets-W-Dodgers (3-2)…Mets win playoff series-head to NLCS series vs Cubs…Daniel Murphy single-double-HR pace Mets…Murphy scored tying run when he went from 1st to 3rd after a walk-taking third when it was not covered by Dodgers during infield shift…..Murphy then hit 3rd HR in series against Greinke to provide game winner….Jacob deGrom grinds thru 6-innings…Noah Syndegaard works out of bullpen…Dodgers 3B-Justin Turner single, 2-doubles, only offense for LA…Zack Greinke loses-now (30-6) at Dodgers Stadium….MLB-Playoffs…Home Teams just (9-12) so far…Dodgers fail to get back to World Series with 288M-payroll…..

(Schedule)

ALCS…Toronto-Kansas City….Marcos Estrada starts for Jays-vs-Edinson Volquez…Both teams play on emotional edge…Jose Bautista-Troy Tulowitzki-vs-Eric Hosmer-Mike Moustakas.

(Teams)

Padres…Interview more than 4-hours with Phil Nevin-hot candidate for the job.
Washington..Interview ex-Padres manager Bud Black.
Cardinals…Yadier Molina undergoes surgery today on torn thumb ligaments-will be sidelined 3-months.
Dodgers..Release P-Jim Johnson-reliever-left off postseason roster.

——-(Basketball)——

Lamar Odom…Medical reports next 48-hours critical….on respirator to help breathing….on life support…..not responding.

Lakers-Golden State…Play exhibition game at Valley View Casino Center-Saturday night….Lakers (0-4) vs NBA teams in preseason.
Clippers-L-Charlotte…Beaten by 42-points in game in China.

——(Hockey)——

San Diego Gulls…host Bakersfield tonite…Condors led by Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens.

Kings (0-3) start…Scored just 3-goals…Lose D-Matt Green-reinjures shoulder.
Ducks (0-2-1) start…Scored just 2-goals
San Jose…Logan Couture-injures foot in practice-hit by shot.

——(General)——-

NASCAR……Kansas 400-Chase for Championship continues…Joey Logano-Kevin Harvick hottest drivers.
Oscar Pistorius…May be granted early release from prison on Monday…has served 8-months of term on homicide case-death of girlfriend.
Eugenie Bouchard…Sues USTA for head injury suffered when she fell on slippery lockeroom floor at US Open-major concussion.
Dottie Pepper…longtime LPGA golf star-hired by CBS to replace David Feherty as on-cours analyst.

 

 

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