Best 15-Minutes Sports-Friday–9/18

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—–(Baseball)—–

Padres-Colorado…Open Weekend series-Coors Field…Ian Kennedy (8-14)-vs-Chad Bettis.

Dodgers-Pirates..Open Weekend series in LA…Zack Greinke (17-3)-vs-Jeff Locke (8-10)l…Dodgers won (17-of-22)..Bucs lost 3-of-4
Dodgers…DFA-P-Mat Latos from roster…Had (6.66-ERA) in LA after trade with Reds…Activate Carlos Frias from DL.

Angels-W-Twins (11-8)..Mike Trout Grand Slam HR-Solo HR..Twins 5R-1st..Halos 6R-2nd inning…
Halos-Minnesota…Andrew Heaney-vs-Mike Pelphrey tonite.

(Scoreboard)

Astros-L-Rangers..Texas completes sweep..Mitch Moreland 3R-HR..Shin Soo-Choo 4H..Rangers 2-and-half lead over Astros..

Blue Jays-W-Braves..Jays hit 3HRs in game..Marco Estrada 3-hitter..Toronto 3-and-half over Yankees.

Cubs-W-Pirates..Anthony Rizzo 2R-HR (30th)..Clayton Richard 2R-double..Jung Kang-broken leg-hurt double play takeout play

Cardinals-W-Brewers..John Lackey 7-shutout innings..Redbirds 5-game lead over Pirates..

Rays-L-Orioles..Adam Jones keys 4R-rally-8th inning..

Royals-W-Indians..Omar Infante 7-RBI..3R-HR-2R-Double-2R-Single for KC.

Washington-L-Miami..Justin Bour-Martin Prado HRs..

A’s-W-White Sox..Billy Butler 3R-HR in 9th for Oakland..

(Injuries)

Cardinals..Evaluate P-Adam Wainwright-recovering Achilles injury-hopes to pitch in postseason.
Pirates..SS-Jung-Ho Kang-injures knee-taken out on double play ball…Out 8-months-broken leg-torn cartilage
Giants..DL-2B-Joe Panik-put on 60-day DL-back.
Brewers..P-Jimmy Nelson-head cuts-concussion-hit by linedrive on mound
Boston..DL-P-Joe Kelly-shoulder
Cubs..Activate OF-Jorge Soler-from DL
Angels..1B-Albert Pujols-ongoing arch injury-hitting (.219) since All Star break
Yankees..P-Ivan Nova-pulled from rotation-arm fatigue

(Teams)

Brewers…Interview Chaim Bloom for vacant GM job-Tampa Bay exec.
Seattle…Interview Dana Brown-Blue Jays for vacant GM job.
A’s…Billy Beane promoted to President…David Forst to be promoted to GM.
Houston..Mourns passing broadcaster Milo Hamilton (88Y)…Broadcast games from 1952-to-2012…St. Louis Browns-Cubs-White Sox-Braves-Astros

—–(Football)——

Chargers-Bengals…Travel day San Diego…Play at Cincinnati-Sunday….QB-Andy Dalton (40-23-1) career….(21-10-1) at Paul Brown Stadium…..Challenge for San Diego defense lockup WR-AJ Green (14.8YPC) 35TD in career-makes big plays….Dalton double threat-runs read option….San Diego must contain Bengals pass rush Geno Atkins-Michael Johnson-Carlos Dunlop-Dom Peko and very fast LB group….Jahleel Addae-Jacoby Jones miss practice again-ankle issues.

(Scoreboard)

Broncos-W-Chiefs (31-24)…Peyton Manning throws 3TDs…Bradley Robey runs 21Y-TD-Fumble Recovery (:27) left in game to cap comeback…Chiefs had (14-0) lead early…Broncos defense 3-Fumble Recoveries-2 Interceptions-4-QB-Sacks….Manning (256P-3TD) after awful start-Broncos went no-huddle in 2nd quarter climb back into game…Devastating loss for Chiefs

(Schedule)

Patriots-Bills…Tom Brady (9-4) vs Rex Ryan teams.
Eagles-Cowboys…Dallas has to play without WR-Dez Bryant
Seahawks-Green Bay…Packers pass rush vs weak OL allowed 6-sacks last week.
49ers-Steelers…Strong physical 49ers offense vs weak Steelers defense.
Tennessee-Cleveland..Marcus Mariota makes 2nd start after 4TD-debut
Bucs-Saints…Jameis Winston coming off 2-Int-2-Fumble-4-Sack debut.
Colts-Jets…Monday Night Game

(Injuries)

Bills..RB-LeSean McCoy-miss practice-hamstring tightness.
Lions..QB-Matthew Stafford admits elbow-shoulder went numb after big hit last weekend San Diego
Texans…RB-Arian Foster begins running after hernia surgery.
Bucs..WR-Mike Evans-returns to practice after hamstring issues for 3-weeks.

(Teams)

Colts..Reports of major split between GM-Ryan Grigson-Coach Chuck Pagano-front office interference…Pagano rejected 1Y-extension.
Chiefs…Gone 21G-without WR catching touchdown pass.
Texans..DE-Jadeveon Clowney will be limited to 3rd down pass rush package-played 30-snaps last week-coming off microfracture surgery
Jaguars..QB-Blake Bortels rips fans who criticize playcalling…”Kindergartners”
Vikings..QB-Ted Bridgewater admits lost composure in face of 49ers blitz last week
Vikings..RB-Adrian Peterson…(10C-31Y)…uncomfortable taking handoffs out of shotgun formations.
Bucs..QB-Jameis Winston-humiliated-worst beating of career last week

(NFL)

New England..Reinstates 2-suspended assistants implicated in Deflate-Gate.
NFL…Hall of Fame List…108-candidates up for election..New names added WR-Terrell Owens…QB-Brett Favre…Siemeon Rice
NFL…History-95-Years Ago this weekend…League was formed with Decatur Staleys, Duluth Eskimos, Canton Bulldogs, Dayton Triangles…1920

(College Football)

San Diego State-South Alabama…Aztecs struggling on offense…South Alabama with 9-transfers from UAB-team-coming off bowl game…LB-Jake Fely ruled out after concussion symptoms surface after he was involved in a rear-end auto accident early in the week.

UCLA-BYU…Bruins led by Paul Perkins-Josh Rosen face Cougars team (2-0) without star QB-Taysom Hill-hurt 3rd year row.
USC-Stanford…Trojans Cody Kessler-RB-Trey Madden against Cardinal veteran QB-Kevin Hogan.

#1-Ohio State-Northern Illinois….#2-Alabama-Ole Miss….#3-TCU-SMU….Michigan State-Air Force…Oregon-Georgia State…Oregon State-San Jose State…Washington State-Wyoming…..Arizona-Northern Arizona….California-Texas….Arizona State-New Mexico.

Colorado State-Colorado…Air Force-Michigan State….UNLV-Michigan…..Utah State-Washington….San Jose-Oregon State…Wyoming-Washington State….Utah-Fresno..

Rutgers..Suspends Coach Kyle Flood-3G…50,000-Fine-illegal contact with professors about players grades.

——(Basketball)——

Steve Lavin…Formers UCLA-St. John’s Coach-hired by Pac 12-Network as in studio analyst.

Lakers..Kobe Bryant-full medical clearance for camp-recovered torn rotator cuff.

Houston…Funeral Service Saturday for Moses Malone-passed away (60Y) heart disease-legendary ABA-NBA star.

—–(Hockey)——

Ducks..D-Clayton Stoner facing charges of illegal hunting-killing Grizzly Bear-Northern British Columbia…faces fine 50K-to-250K.

Islanders-Maple Leafs…Toronto trades 5-young prospects for Islanders F-Mike Grabner.

Islanders..Sign FA-F-Steve Bernier-Devils.

Ducks…Open on-ice training camp today…64-players in camp led by newcomers Carl Hagelin-Rangers…Kevin Beiska-Canucks.

Kings…Open camp with 63-players-including newcomer Milan Lucic-Bruins.

——(General)—–

NASCAR-Chase for Championship….Chicagoland 400….Jimmie Johnson-Kyle Busch with 4-wins each head the field….Final 10-races for 5M-prize money.
Formula 1…Runs Grand Prix of Singapore on Sunday. .

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