Best 15 Minutes Sports–Monday

Posted by on October 17th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers…Return to practice today after 3-days off for weekend mini-bye..Begin preparing for Atlanta Falcons next week-road trip.

(Scoreboard)

Raiders-L-Chiefs..RB-Spencer Ware (131R)..Chiefs Defense Int-FuRec-2QBX-Derek Carr.
Falcons-L-Seahawks..Steven Haushka 44FG (:93) left..Matt Ryan (335P-3TD) in loss
Patriots-W-Bengals..Tom Brady (376P-3TD)..Pats (5-1)..
Packers-L-Cowboys..Zeke Elliott (157R)..Dak Prescott 3TD)
Steelers-L-Miami..RB-Jay Ajayi (204R)-62TD run..
Ravens-L-Giants..Eli Manning (403P-3TD)..Odell Beckham 56-75Y-TD catches..
Carolina-L-Saints..Drew Brees (465P-4TD)..Wes Lutz 52FG (:11) left wins it ..
Colts-L-Texans..Indy blows (23-9) lead..Lamar Miller (149R)..BOsweiler (269P)..
Bills-W-49ers.LeSean McCoy (140R-3TD)..Bills RBs-(312R)..
Eagles-L-Redskins..Malcom Jenkins 64-TD-Interception..
Tennessee-W-Browns..Marcus Mariota (284P-3TD)..Browns (0-6)..
Jaguars-W-Bears..Blake Bortels (51TD) late 4th quarter …
Rams-L-Lions..Matt Stafford 4TD..Matt Prater 34FG (:93) left..

(NFL)

NYJets..Mourn passing DE-Dennis Byrd-killed in head on auto crash in Oklahoma…Teeange driver went left of center hit Byrd…Byrd suffered severe spinal chord injury paralyzed him..Came back to learn how to walk…became an advocate for quadraplegics-Was 50

Jacksonville..DE-Quentin Groves passes away in sleep from sleep apnea problems-Age-32

Houston..LB-DeMeco Ryans sues Texans franchise..Harris County Stadium for career ending Achilles injury playing on faulty turf in Texans new stadium.

Raiders..Nevada Governor to sign bill today authorizing 750M-Hotel Tax funding to build NFL Stadium for Raiders-UNLV.

NFL..Refuses comment they instructed network TV partners to stop showing sideline shots of players continued protests during national anthem.

NFL..TV Ratings continue to plunge…Last week..Monday Nite football down (28%)…Sunday nite (18%)……Thursday nite (20%) nite.

49ers..RB-Carlos Hyde fined (9,100) for taunting.
Houston..DE-Jadaveon Clowney fined (9,100) for facemask
Bills..DE-Adolphis Washington..fined (18,000) for helmet hit.

(Injuries)

Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger-MRI-scope-torn meniscus-could be out 2-to-6-weeks
Chiefs..CB-Marcus Peters-concussion
Seattle..DE-Michael Bennett-hyperextended knee
Ravens..DE-Terrell Suggs-forearm injury
Browns..S-Jordan Poyer-lacerated kidney
Colts..TE-Dwight Allen-ankle
Browns…IR-OG-Joel Titonio-fractured foot.
Carolina..IR-CB-Robert McClain-torn hamstring
Ravens..Shutdown DE-Elvis Dumervill-1 game back-more foot issues

(College Football Scoreboard)

#1-Alabama-W-Tennessee..Tide (422R) now (7-0)
#2-Ohio State-L-Wisconsin
#3-Clemson-W-NCarolina State..QB-DeShaun Watson (378P)
#4-Michigan-bye
#5-Washington-bye
#6-Texas AM-bye
#7-Louisville-0W-Duke..QB-Lamar Jackson (181P-144R) 3-TDs
#10-Nebraksa-W-Indians..QB-Tommy Armstrong (208P)..Husker defense 2-Int.
#11-Baylor-W-Kansas..Bears defense 4-interceptions.
#12-Ole Miss-L-Arkansas..RB-Rawleigh Williams (180R)
#13-Houston-W-Tulsa..QB-Greg Ward (396APY)
#14-Florida State-W-Wake Forest..QB-Deondre Francois (319P)
(#15-Boise State-W-Colorado State..RB-Jeremy McNichols (217R)
#16-Miami-W-North Carolina..QB-Mitch Trubisky (289P)
#17-Virginia Tech-L-Syracuse..Orange QB-Eric Dungey (417APY)
#18-Florida-W-Missouri..QB-Luke Del Rio (236P-2TD)
#19-Oklahoma-Kansas State..QB-Baker Mayfield (346P-4Td)
#20-West Virginia-W-Texas Tech..QB-Sky Howard (318P)

(Mountain West)

Aztecs-W-Fresno State (17-3)..SDSU runs for (292Y)..RB-DJ Pumphrey (220R)
New Mexico-W-Air Force..Lobos run for (373Y) in upset win at Cotton Bowl
Boise State-W-Colorado State..Jeremy McNichols (217R)
Nevada-L-San Jose..RB-Malik Roberson (139R)..
Hawaii-L-UNLV..QB-Dalton Sneed (279P-2TD_..

(PAC 12)

USC-W-Arizona..QB-Sam Darnold (235P-5TD)..Trojans (554) offense
UCLA-L-Washington State..Cougars 3TD-s rushing..UCLA now (3-3).
Utah-W-Oregon State..RB-Joe Williams (179R) for Utes
Notre Dame-L-Stanford..RB-Bryce Love (129R)
Arizona State-L-Colorado..QB-Sefo Liufau (265P) for Buffs-CU now (5-2)

Purdue…Fires Coach-Mike Hazen with (9-33) record…was (3-24) in Big 10..came from Kent State 3-years ago

AP Poll..1-Alabama..2-Ohio State..3-Michigan…4-Clemson..5-Washington…6-Texas AM…7-Louisville…8-Nebraska

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—————–(Baseball)———-

Dodgers-W-Cubs (1-0)…Adrian Gonzalez solo HR…Clayton Kershaw 7-shutout innings-2 hit ball on 2-days rest…Reliever Kenley Jansen strikes out 4-of-6 batters in 2-inning save…Series tied (1-1) coming back to LA…Games 3-4-5 at Dodgers Stadium-Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday. …

Dodgers…Off day in NLCS as series moves to Los Angeles.

Indians-Toronto…Game 3-ALCS in Skydome tonite in Toronto…Tribe leads (2-0) in series..Toronto’s big bats…Encarnarcion-Bautista-Donaldson-Tulowitzki combined (3-25) in series so far…Jays hitting (.158) in series…Josh Tomlin-vs-Marcos Strohman.

(MLB)

Rockies..Will interview Bud Black-ex Padres…Ron Wotus-Giants..Brad Mills-Braves..Bo Porter-Braves..Sandy Alomar-White Sox for vacant Colorado managerial job.

Arizona..Hires Mike Hazen-Red Sox, as VP-General Manager
Boston..May promote Frank Wren to become GM in place of Hazen
A’s..Interview Chip Hale for coaching job-ex Diamondbacks manager

NYMets..Reportedly gave Tim Tebow 100,000-signing bonus to send him to Arizona Fall League…off to (0-9) start so far.

(Injuries)

Cardinals..P-Zach Duke-elbow surgery
Toronto…2B-Devan Travis-will miss rest of postseason with deep bone bruise.
Washington..P-Shawn Kelly-reinjures forearm-may face more surgery.
Angels..P-Garrett Richards-Platelet Plasma injection into elbow-2nd time.

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————————–(Basketball)————————

Cavaliers..Sign G-JR Smith (4Y-57M) extension-will end holdout.
Washington…Surgery C-Ian Mahinmi-out 6W-knee scope.

Lakers-L-Golden State…Trailed 74-47 at one point…LA in preseason (2-4)..

UCLA..Former Bruins C-Freg Slaughter passes away…was center for John Wooden’s teams in (62-63-64)..teammaed with Walt Hazzard-Gail Goodrich.

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—————————————-(Hockey)——————————–

Gulls-L-Ontario…Reign scores 2-goals in 5-minutes..
San Diego…Opens AHL season with (1-1) record…off till next weekend-host Texas Stars…

Ducks-L-Islanders..Josh Bailey scores (:54) into overtime..Ducks (0-3) on 5-game season opening road trip…

Kings..Lose G-Jon Quick-severe groin injury-may be torn
Ducks…Sign F-Rikard Rackell (6Y-45M)-contract ends holdout-scored 20G-last year.
Ducks..D-Hampus Lindholm remains in Sweden-unsigned
Ducks..Send F-Joseph Cramarossa-to San Diego-AHL.

Buffalo..Lose F-Evander Kane-6W-3 broken ribs
Jets..F-Bryan Little-out 8W-knee injury.

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————————————-(General)—————————

NASCAR…Kansas 400…Kevin Harvick gets jump over Carl Edwards with 30-laps to go..wins in Chase for Championship…Jimmie Johnson-strong 4th place finish

NASCAR…To announce new rules for 2017-including reducing rear spoilers to decrease downforce…Concern cars may get airborne.

Formula 1…Off weekend-headed to Texas for US Grand Prix next weekend.

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