Best 15 Minutes Sports–Friday

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Chargers-Broncos…Sunday Must-Win game for San Diego to try and climb back into AFC-Wildcard race…Broncos will be without RB-CJ Anderson-had scope knee surgery for torn meniscus..Chargers WR-Travis Benjamin-WR-Tyrell Williams both limited in practice knee issues..CB-Brandon Flowers goes thru full week of practice after missing 4-games-concussion…Philip Rivers (6-5) vs Broncos in career…but San Diego just (9-25) in Denver since Dan Fouts era…Denver (34-7) at home since 2012.

Chargers…Offense averaging(365YPG)…San Diego averaging (275Y) passing per game-3rd best in NFL…Bolts have 15-turnovers however-3rd most in NFL…have also allowed 17-QB-sacks….K-Josh Lambo ranked 1st in field goals (17)…Melvin Gordon leads league in TD’s (10)…Bolts been in Red Zone 33X-tops in league…have scored 16-Red Zone TDs-2nd best in NFL….Tyrell Williams (17YPC)…Hunter Henry (16YPC)..Travis Benjamin (12YPC)…PChargers defense allowing (366YPG)….have allowed 24-trips into red zone-2nd most…allowed 16TD in red zone-3rd most.

Broncos..Dominant on defense…(291YPG) #3 in NFL…allowing just (175Y) passing-tops in NFL…have 22-QBX and 62 Hits on QBs-lead the league…13-takeaways-3rd most in NFL..Opposing QB’s completing just 55% passes.

(Schedule)

Packers-Falcons..Aaron Rodgers-vs-Matt Ryan-throwing contest
Patriots-Bills..Tom Brady (132QBR) rating since return
Seattle-New Orleans..Russell Wilson-ailing shoulder-vs-Drew Brees
Eagles-Cowboys..RB-Ezekiel Elliott vs Phila defense..Dak Prescott-vs-Carson Wentz.
Redskins-Bengals..Cincinnati now (2-4)
Chiefs-Colts..Andrew Luck coming off (373Y) passing day vs Alex Smith.
Jets-Browns..Cleveland (0-7)..Ryan Fitzpatrick to start at QB for NY
Raiders-Tampa Bay..Jameis Winston vs Raiders defense (430YPG)
Lions-Houston..Detroit goes for 5th win in a row..Brock Osweiler stays at QB
Arizona-Carolina..Cam Newton returns at QB for (1-5) Panthers.
Vikings-Bears..Jay Cutler comes off thumb injury at QB-Chicago-Monday Nite Football.

(Scoreboard)

Jaguars-L-Titans (36-22)-Tennessee RBs (214R)….DeMarco Murray (123R)…Titans at halftime had outgained Jacksonville (354-60)…CBS announcers said Jaguars players had quit on coach Gus Bradley…QB-Blake Bortels (337P-3TD) most in second half..Ugly Thursday Night Football

(Injuries)

Bills..CB-Aaron Williams remains out-neck injury-blindside hit
Carolina..OT-Michael Oher-out with concussion
Dallas..DE-DeMarcus Ware-practices-coming off back issues

(Roster)

Seahawks..Release RB-CJ Spiller
49ers..Release DT-Ian Williams
Oakland..DE-Aldon Smith applies reinstatement after 1-year suspension

(NFL)

Las Vegas…Sands Casino owner Sheldon Adleson says he will walk away from financing NFL Stadium if Raiders demand a huge share of Stadium profits.

Dallas..Police arrest 2-men who broke into home of DeMarco Ware-stole Super Bowl Rings and jewelry-cash-computers

NFL..TV ratings at mid season-down across the board…Down 12% overall…Thursday-Sunday-Monday Night Games down 21%.

NFL..Roger Goodell says player arrests down 40% from last year with new Personal Conduct Penalties put in place.

Miami..NFL fines WR-Jarvis Landry (24,000) for violent hit badly injured Buffalo CB-Aaron Williams neck last weekend

(College Football)

Aztecs-at-Utah State…Friday night football…Aggies (26-4) at home last 5-years…RB-DJ Pumphrey (1246Y) rushing…(1391APY)….Utags led by QB-Kent Myers (1752APY) run and throw…San Diego State defense ranked 6th in the nation…(285YPG)..12-turnovers-19 sacks-32% on 3rd down rates….Last 3G…SDSU allowing just (182YPG)…1-TD last 3-games..allowed teams in Red Zone just 2X

USD-at-Marist College…Key Pioneer Conference game (6-1) Toreros.

USC-W-Cal…Trojans explode..QB-Sam Darnold throws 4TDs in lst half…Ron Jones has TD run 36 plus 61Y-run…USC put up record 453-yards in lst half.. Darnold 5-TD passes thru 3-quarters…Trojans ran for more than (350Y) in lopsided win…in Thursday Night Football

UCLA-Bye Week.

(Pac 12)

#4-Washington (7-0)-vs-Utah (6-1)..QB-Jake Browning-vs-Utes defense
Arizona State (5-3)-vs-Oregon (2-5)..Ducks defense-worst in nation
Washington State (5-2)-vs-Oregon State-QB Luke Falk-Cougars-big thrower
Stanford (4-3)-vs-Arizona (2-5)

(Mountain West)

Air Force-at-Fresno..Bulldogs make coaching change
Boise State-at-Wyoming..Broncos QB-Brett Rypien-vs-RB-Brian Hill-Cowboys
UNLV-vs-San Jose State
New Mexico-vs-Hawaii..Lobos lead nation in rushing.

(Top-20)

#1-Alabama..Bye Week with (8-0) record
#2-Michigan-vs-Michigan State..Wolverines go for 8th win in row
#3-Clemson-vs-#12 Florida State..DeShaun Watson-vs-Deondre Francois
#4-Washingston-vs-#17-Utah..QB Jake Browning-vs-Utes defense.
#5-Louisville-vs-Virginia..QB-Lamar Jackson (26TDs)
#6-Ohio State-vs-Northwestern..Buckeyes need bounceback win
#7-Nebraska-vs-#11-Wisconsin..QB-Tommy Armstrong vs Badgers defense
#8-Baylor-vs-Texas
#9-Texas AM-vs-New Mexico State
#10-West Virginia-vs-Oklahoma State.

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———————(Baseball)——————–

Cubs-Indians…Game #3-World Series tonite..Josh Tomlin-vs-Kyle Hendricks….Cubs best home record in baseball (62-25)…Indians (43-40) on road this year…Cubs getting hot at home plate…Anthony Rizzo (8-21) spree..Kyle Schwarber (3-7)…Will Contreras (.380)….Javy Baez (.219)

Padres…Fire-Tarrik Brock-1st base coach..Eddie Rodriguez-infield coach.

Padres..Confirm C-Christian Bethancourt will move to mound in Panama Winter League.

Padres..Ron Fowler and Family make 25M-donation for SDSU School of Business.

Houston..Coach Trey Hillman quits to take manager’s job in Korea.

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——————-(Basketball)———————-

San Diego State…Aztecs media day…players believe front line will be more athletic than last year with Malik Pope-Zy Cheatem and transfer from Washington Valentine Izundu..even with loss of Sky Spencer-Angelo Choll-Winston Shepard.

(Scoreboard)

Clippers-W-Portland (114-106)…LA opens season on road with win…Clippers outscore Blazers (20-8) to start 4th quarter coast to win…Marcus Spreights comes off bench to score 15P in 1st half.. Blake Griffin-Chris Paul combine (54P) in win.

(Schedule)

Lakers-at-Utah….Friday matchup

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————–(Hockey)————-

San Diego Gulls…Open 4G-road trip in Winnipeg tonight vs-Manitoba Moose…

Gulls…Acquire LW-Emerson Etem-sent down by Anaheim Ducks…Etem has 22-careeer goals in NHL with Ducks-NY Rangers…D-Shea Theodore sent back to Gulls

Ducks..Sign D-Hampus Lindhold (6Y-32M) extension..will report in a week.
New York Islanders…Goalie Kevin Poulin signs in KHL in Russia.
Edmonton Oilers…Off to (6-1) start..best since 1985-Wayne Gretzky era

(Schedule)

Anaheim-hosts-Columbus Blue Jackets

(Scoreboard)

Kings-W-Nashville (3-2) OT…Jeff Carter scores OT-game winnng goal..Tyler Tofolli scored with (1:40) left in regulation to force OT.

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——————-(General)———————

NASCAR…Martinsville 400-on Sunday…Kyle Busch-Kevin Harvick 4-wins each…Jimmie Johnson 3-wins head final 8-field still in running for 5M bonus

Formula 1..Mexican Grand Prix

English Premeir League…Concerned-TV ratings in England dropped 21%

San Diego Sockers..Open season Saturday Night at Valley View Casino Center vs Turlock…Sockers led by hi scoring Kraig Chiles…add 25-goal scorer Max Toloute from Kansas City Comets.

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