Best 15 Minutes-Sports Headlines-Wednesday 11/4

Posted by on November 4th, 2015  •  0 Comments  • 

—–(Football)——

Chargers…WR-Keenan Allen placed on IR-gone for the year-Still hospitalized-Lacerated Kidney-Internal bleeding-had medical procedure-Finishes season with club leading (67R)…..Chargers IR-Allen…LB-Tourek Williams-foot…RB-Brandon Oliver-toe…..Re-sign OC-JD Walton..Promote Greg Ducree-CB-Jevontee Herndon-WR from Developmental squad…..Chargers fail to make deal at trade deadline-had talked to New England-Dallas about Eric Weddle deal according to NFL reporters-team denies they were trying to make trades.

Chargers…Release disappointing KR-PR-Jacoby Jones despite giving him a 1.6M-signing bonus and a salary of 900,000-this year. He had (-4Y) in 8-games on punt returns this season.

(Roster)

Denver-San Francisco…Trade-Broncos acquire TE-Vernon Davis for #6-#6 picks.
Denver-Cleveland…Broncos fail to deal #1-pick to Browns for OT-Joe Thomas..could not work out salary cap issues.
Patriots-Titans…New England fails to make trade for Tennessee CB-Jason McCourty
Redskins…Shopped QB-Robert Griffin III-no one wanted to take on 16M contract next season.
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49ers..Sign FA-RB-Pierre Thomas-ex Saint
Ravens..Workout WR-Hakeem Nicks-ex Colt-Giant.
Cowboys..Release RB-Joe Randle-had gone AWOL last week-facing NFL discipline.

(Teams)

Titans..Fire Coach Ken Whisenhunt (3-20) record…Mike Mularkey takes over as interim coach…Whisenhunt lost 31-of-35-games as head coach dating back to Arizona Cardinals deal.

Colts..Fire-Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton as team struggles with 16th ranked offense and declining play QB-Andrew Luck.
Lions…Coach Jim Caldwell rips media for negativity on (1-7) team…calls Media Center “Dungeon of Doom”

49ers..Bench QB-Colin Kaeperneck-replacing him with Blaine Gabbert.
Colts..QB-Andrew Luck will remain starter despite 12-interceptions and 54% completion rate.
Jets..DT-Mo Wilkerson rips teammates for ‘loafing on defenese’ in loss to Raiders.

(College Football)

College Football Playoff Poll…. 1st Bowl poll out…1-Clemson..2-LSU..3-Ohio State…4-Alabama…5-Notre Dame..6-Baylor..7-Michigan State…8-TCU…9-Iowa….Committee says strength of schedule victories a key…but many teams still have ‘big games’ ahead of them.

——-(Baseball)——–

Padres…Pick up option on contract of reliever Joquin Benoit to return next season….Do not pick up option on SS-Clint Barmes-becomes free agent.

Royals….World Series parade in Kansas City-30 Year drought ends with World Series win.

Washington…Naitonals negotiations collapse with Manager Bud Black….”Deeply offended” when Nats offer him a (1Y-1.6M) deal with option.
Washington..Hires Dusty Baker-ex Giants-Reds-Cubs manager.
Mets…2Y-Contract extension to Manager Terry Collins.
Dodgers..Interview Dave Roberts for vacant manager’s job.
Angels..Hire Charles Nagy-Pitching Coach
Texas…Interviews Doug Brocail-Astros-for vacant pitching coach job.

(Roster)

Blue Jays..Pick up options on OF-Jose Bautista (14M)..Edwin Encarnarcio (10M)…RA Dickey (12M)
Phillies…Do not pick up option on P-Cliff Lee (27M) coming off two years elbow issues.
Red Sox..Pick up option P-Clay Bucholz (13M)
Tigers..Not pick up 10M-option P-Joe Nathan
Cubs..Release P-Tsyoshi Wada-returns to Japan.
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Dan Otero-A’s.
Washington..Releases P-Casey Janssen.

——-(Basketball)——

Lakers-L-Nuggets (120-109)…Kenneth Faried (28P-15R)…Nuggets shoot 50%-6 in double figures…Kobe Bryant (11P)…Lou Williams (24P) off bench…Lakers now (0-4) start to season..

Clippers-Golden State….Early season matchup tonite in Oakland….Both teams (4-0)….Warriors-Stephen Curry (37P-60% shooting) this season.

Memphis-Miami…Open trade talks Heat G-Mario Chalmers.
Cavs..G-JR Smith-quad injury…already without Kyrie Irving-Iman Shumpert.

——-(Hockey)——-

Kings-W-Blues (3-0)….Jhonas Enroth shutout…Jeff Carter goal..Anzi Kopitar shoulder injury…….LA won 8-of-9
Montreal-L-Ottawa….Habs (11-3)….Lost 3-of-last 4

Gulls-W-San Antonio (3-2) OT…Nick Ritchie scores 2-goals…(8G-in-8Games)…John Gibson (31-saves)…Gulls (7-1) record
Gulls….Hi scoring F-Max Friberg called up by Anaheim.

Ducks-Florida…Anaheim off to (2-7-2) start host Panthers tonight.

——(General)——-

NASCAR….Hands out 2-race suspension to Matt Kenseth for intentional wreck at Martinsville 500…..Kenseth-10 laps down-knocked 1st place Logano into the wall late in race….Retaliation for Logano-Kenseth incident in Kansas 400-two weeks ago.

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