Best 15 Minutes-Sports–Monday–12/14

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Chargers-L-Chiefs (10-3)…Chiefs defense 5-sacks-Interception..Goal line stand…Aex Smith 44TD pass to Albert Wilson…Smith (191P)….KC (150R)….Malcom Floyd dropped sure TD pass….Philip Rivers (263P)….Melvin Gordon (14C-35R)…San Diego (3-10)…lost 8-of-9 games…Chiefs win 7th row….OT-King Dunlop injured ankle again…OT-Chris Hairston allows 3-sacks-takes key penalty…
Chargers…IR-DE-Corey Liuget-on going foot injury….IR-CB-Brandon Flowers-knee injury…Activate DE-Darius Philion from 8W-IR-rookie from Arkansas.


Carolina-W–Atlanta..Cam Newton throws 46-74TD-Ted Ginn.
Pittsburgh-W-Cincinnati..Steelers defense 3-picks..Andy Dalton breaks hand..
New England-W-Houston..Tom Brady 2TD passes..Pats 6-sacks..NEng (11-2)..
Dallas-L-Green Bay..Eddie Lacy (124R)
Seattle-W-Baltimore..Russell Wilson (292P-5TD)
Denver-L-Oakland..Khalil Mack 5-QB sacks..Derek Carr 2TD passes…
Eagles-W-Bills..Sam Bradford (242P)..Bills 15-penalties
Colts-L-Jaguars..Jacksonville puts up 51-points on board.
Jets-W-Titans..Chris Ivory (101R)..Ryan Fitzpatrick 2-TDs
Tampa Bay-L-Saints..Drew Brees (312P)..
Lions-L-Rams…Todd Gurley (140R-2TD).
Redskins-W-Bears..Kirk Cousins (300P)
Browns-W-49ers..Isiah Crowell (145R)..

Monday Night Football….Giants-at-Miami

Bengals..QB-Andy Dalton-fractures hand trying to make tackle-could be out for year
Bengals..TE-Ty Eifert-concussion
Seattle..RB-Thomas Rawls-broken ankle..Seahawks-Kam Chancellor-back
Carolina..TE-Greg Olson-knee bruise..RB-James Stewart-foot
Browns-WR-Brian Hartlline-concussion.
Bucs..WR-Vincent Jackson-knee..DT-Gerald McCoy-ankle
Colts..QB-Matt Hassleback-shoulder.
Packers..CB-Sam Shields-concussion
Texans..QB-Brian Hoyer-possible concussion

Chiefs..RB-Jamal Charles confirms stem cell surgery-help knee rehab
Saints..WR-Brandon Cooks-in concussion protocol
49ers..IR-RB-Carlos Hyde-season long injuries
Redskins..IR-Steven Paea-DT-turf toe
Falcons..IR-Matt Bryant-K-Quad.
Ravens..QB-Matt Schaub-knee-shoulder injuries
Bears..IR-WR-Marquess Wilson-broken foot.
Jaguars…LB-Paul Posluszny-broken hand
Giants..DE-Robert Ayers-neck injury
Miami..IR-TE-Brandon Williams-broken foot

Giants…Release DE-Damonte Moore-3rd round pick..had fight in lockeroom-criticized for tardiness during season…work habits…feuds with coaches.
Steelers..K-Chris Boswell-fined (8,600) for cheap shot in game
Giants..OT-Justin Pugh-fined (17, 363)
Titans..Report GM-Ruston Webster could be fired end of season..Tenn (3-10)
Packers..Coach Mike McCarthy takes over playcalling from Tom Clements.


NFL-Roger Goodell…confirms will form committee to re-define “Catch Rule”
NFL-Sony…Feud-Movie “Concussion”-Sony used NFL film clips-violent hits-with words “coverup” in promos for the movie.

Heisman…Alabama RB-Derrick Henry wins Award (378-votes)..Stanford RB-Christian McCaffrey (290)…Clemson OB-DeShaun Watons (148)….Henry (1928Y-339 Carries-23TD) leading Tide to (12-1) record.

BYU…Will interview Navy coach Ken Niumatatolo-Monday..(10-2) this year.
East Carolina..Hires-Scotty Montgomery-Duke Off Coor over Brady Hoke.
Virginia…Bronco Mendenhall brings in 6-assistants from BYU.
Rutgers…Fires 9-assistant coaches that were on Kyle Flood’s staff.
Maryland..Hires Mike London-Virginia..Scott Shaefer-Syracuse as assistants.
Bowling Green..Hires Mike Jinks-Texas Tech assistant as head coach.
Eastern Kentucky…Hires Mark Elder-Tennessee Off Coor as head coach
Tulane..Hires Willie Fritz-Georgia Southern as head coach.
Penn State..Hires Joe Moorhead-Off Coor-was head coach at Fordham.
Ohio State..Hires Greg Schiano-Def Coor..former Rutgers-TBay head coach

Maryland..Removes name “Byrd Stadium”…documents show former President of School-Henry Byrd was racist-segregationist
Mountain West Conference…Discussing expansion-looking at Texas El Paso-Rice…not making move on Brigham Young.

(1AA Playoffs)
Sam Houston State-W-Colgate..QB-Jeremiah Briscoe (358P-4TD)
North Dakota State-W-N Iowa..Bruce Anderson 95KR-TD for Bison.
Richmond-W-IllinoisState..Spiders RB-Jacobi Green (137R-4TD)
Jacksonville State-W-Charleston Southern..RB-Troy Pope (250R-3TD)
(Division II-Playoffs)
Shephard State-Upsets-Grand Valley State..West Virginia school (12-0)
NW Missouri-W-West Georgia….Northwest now (14-0)
(Division III-Playoffs)
Mount Union-W-Wisconsin Whitewater..Purple Raiders (13-0)
St Thomas-W-Linfield-Oregon…Minnesota school (14-0)

Padres….Manager Andy Green says roster overhaul will make team more athletic.
Padres…Sign FA-P-Phil Humber-ex White Sox…P-Ryan Bucther-been with 5-organizations…Padres now acquired 18-minor leaguers plus OF-John Jay..P-Drew Pomeranz…San Diego dealt away 7-veterans off roster.
Padres…Re-sign P-Frank Garces-who was not tendered contract last month.

Dodgers…Open contract talks with Royals FA-P-Johnny Cueto
Cardinals-Rockies..Open trade talks for OF-Carlos Gonzalez
Cubs-Indians..Open trade talks SS-Javy Baez for P-Daniel Salazar.
Washington-Reds..End trade talks P-Aroldis Chapman during MLB probe of domestic abuse-gun incident.

(Roster Moves)
Cubs…Win bidding war for FA-OF-Jason Heyward (8Y-184M) deal..32M-per year…Joins lineup with Anthony Rizz–Kris Bryant-Ben Zobrist-Kyle Schwarber-Jorge Soler-Javy Baez.
Astros-Phillies…Complete 7-player trade…Houston gets relief ace Ken Giles-2B-Jon Arausz…Phillies get P-Mark Appel-P-Vin Velasquez-P-Brett Olberhaltzen and 2-other minor leaguers.
Pirates-Phillies…Trade-Buccos deal P-Charley Morton to Phillies-for minor leaguer.

Phillies..Sign FA-P-Matt Harrison-ex Texas Rangers
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Ernest Frieri-ex-Angels.
Indians..Sign FA-OF-Rob Grossman-ex Astro.
Angels..Sign FA-P-Nick Buss-ex-Diamondbacks
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Matt Purke-ex-Rangers
Mariners..Sign FA-P-Steve Cishek-ex-Cardinals..FA-OF-Ed Lucas-Texas
Mets…OF-Michael Cuddyer-retires-15Years…Neck-Shoulder Injuries-walks away from 12.5M-on final year of deal…”Not right to take their money”
Washington..P-Aaron Barrett-recovering elbow surgery-says overuse ruined him..pitched in 30-of-first 60-games-warmed up 15-other times.

Atlanta..Autospy showed ex-Braves pitcher Tommy Hunter dies of alcohol and cocaine poisoning at age 29.

Golden State-L-Milwaukee….Warriors (24-0) lost on road..Greg Monroe (28P)..Bucks put 5-double figures….Warriors had played double overtime game on Friday in Boston-won…fatigued-lost Saturday.
Clippers-Detroit….Monday night road matchup….LA (14-10) season.
Lakers…Now (3-21)-loss Houston
Cleveland…Former Cavs power forward John “Hot Rod” Williams dies (53)-Cancer.
76ers..Sign Coach Brett Brown to contract extension despite (38-150) record…Sixers talking to Mike D’Antonio about coming in as coaching consultant.

Gulls…Acquire LW-Jiri Sekac-from Ducks…former Czech goal scoring star.
Gulls…G-Matt Hackett 32-saves in posting shutout win in Bakersfield.
Kings-Ottawa…LA continues East Coast road trip tonite..W-Pittsburgh..L-Buffalo.
Ducks….Off weekend after home ice loss to Carolina…Now (11-13-5)
Penguins..Fire Coach Mike Johnston-team was 28th in scoring…Career record (58-37-15) but team very streaky last two years.

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