Best 15 Minutes-Sports—Tuesday
Chargers….WR-Keenan Allen placed on IR-List, surgery coming for torn ACL and cartilage in knee-Injury much more severe tha first believed…Chargers activate 1st round draft pick DE-Joey Bosa but not sure he can practice with team yet because of hamstring-working on side with team trainers.
Chargers…Not redy to add a WR-yet to roster to replace Keenan Allen…..could bring ex-Packer James Jones back, or elevate rookie Dom Williams from developmental squad.
Steelers-W-Redskins (38-16)…DeAngelo Williams (143Y) rushing..Ben Roethlisberger (300Y) passing-3TD..Antonio Brown 25-29TD..Steelers (447Y) offense.
49ers-W-Rams (28-0)..San Francisco defense shuts out LA..Rams QB-Case Keenum (130Y)-passing…2 interceptions..2-sacks…SF-QB-Blaine Gabbert (178Y) passing
Browns…IR-QB-Robert Griffin III-fractured non throwing shoulder-out 10W
Buffalo..WR-Sammy Watkins-reinjures foot third time in a year..OT-Cordy Glenn-reinjures foot.
Denver..WR-Demaryius Thomas-2nd opinion on injured hip.
Jaguars..RB-Chris Ivory-hospitalized-may have blood clot in leg
Arizona..OG-Evan Mathis-sprined foot…DE-Frostee Rucker-3W-sprained knee.
Bears..OT-Kyle Long-torn labrum
Houston..LB-Brian Cushing-6W-minor knee ligament tear.
Saints..CB-Delvin Breaux-broken fibula..TE-Josh Hill-ankle
Eagles..TE-Zach Ertz-rib fracture…CB-Leodis McKelvin-hamstring
Steelers..LB-Ryan Shazier-bruised knee
Packers..Released OG-Josh Sitton-contract disupte-had become locker room cancer.
Bills..Sign FA-FB-Jerome Felton.
NFL…Mounting criticism concussion protocols during game…Question as to whether NFL should disciple officiating crews who miss ‘blow to helmet’ calls.
NFL..New Kickoff rule…Open day 61% kickoffs resulted in touchbacks….Last year 68% were into endzone…Teams kicking to goaline force teams return kicks.
AP Poll…1-Alabama…2-Florida State…3-Ohio State…4-Michigan….5-Clemson….6-Houston…7-Stanford….8-Washington.
Big 12..Suspends crew who blew penalty call on final play-gave Central Michigan extra snap-resulted in Hail Mary TD pass-win over Oklahoma State.
Washington State..Coach Mike Leach calls his team a ‘bunch of JC players”…Cougars (0-2)
Padres-W-Giants (4-0)……Hector Sanchez 2R-HR in San Diego win
San Diego-San Frncisco…Tuesday matchup..Clayton Richard (2-3)-vs-Albie Suarez (3-3)…Richard-last 5G (30inn-3R)…0.90-ERA.
Dodgers-W-Yankees (8-2)..LA scores 4-unearned runs…Yasiel Puig HR…Jose DeLeon wins 2nd game in row….LA lead over Giants now 4-games-NL West
LA-New York…Tonight…Julio Urias (5-2)-vs-CC Sabathia (8-12)…Urias (4-0)..1.44-ERA last four starts.
Angels-L-Seattle (8-1)..Robbie Cano-Leonys Martin both hit HRs for Mariners.
Halos-Mariners…Alex Meyer (0-2)-vs-Taijuan Walker (5-10)
Washington-W-Meets..Anthony Rendon 3R-HR
Phillies-W-Pirates…Freddy Galvis HR..Gerrit Cole (2inn-5R-8BR)..Buccos lost 12-of-14
Toronto-W-Tampa Bay..Jose Bautista 2R-HR…Bench Clearing incident end of game
Boston-W-Baltimore..David Ortiz-Hanley Ramirez-Chris Young HRs..Bosox still 2G lead on Jays..Orioles now 3GB.
Tigers-W-Twins..Ian Kinsler-Miggy Cabrera HRs..Daniel Norris 11-strikeout outing
Atlanta-W-Miami..Ty Flowers 4RBI…Andrew Cashner (2inn-7R)
Reds-W-Brewers..Scott Schleber 2R-single
A’s-W-Royals..Oakland has 17-hits-gets 10-walks off KC pitchers
Indians-L-White Sox..Adam Eaton-Avisail Garcia HRs
Texas-W-Houston….Rougned Odor 2RBI
Cubs-W-Cardinals..Kyle Kendrick 8-no hit innings..Chicago (92-51)
Arizona-W-Colorado..Yasmani Tomas Grand Slam HR…Kyle Jensen 3RBI..Carlos Gonzalez 3RBI for Rockies
Angels..P-Matt Shoemaker released from hospital with new medications-after swelling on brain returned from fractured skull surgery.
Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg-Plasma Platelet injection-elbow…P-Mat Latos-leg injury in Monday night start.
Royals..OF-Lorenzo Cain-sprained hand-injured 2nd time this year
Indians..P-Danny Salazar-out 4W-forearm.
Angels..Talk to P-Tim Lincecum about minor league contract for next season.
Dodgers…Release-P-Randy Choate-Matt West
Blue Jays..Release OF-Quentin Berry
White Sox..Release P-Ryan Webb
Cubs..Give Minnesota permission to talk to Jason McLeod-Director of Scouting-about GM job.
Atlanta…C-Dwight Howard released from hospital-dehydration while on airplane flight.
San Diego State…Aztecs coach Steve Fisher testifies on behalf of Beth Burns-fired Lady Aztecs coach-suing university for (4.5M) wrongful termination…Former AD-Jim Sterk will testify on Tuesday…Burns fired after 27-win season…amidst personality clashes over ‘gender equity’ issues.
USD…Release basketball schedule…non conference games at UCLA…Host Samford-New Mexico State-Cal State Fullerton.
NHL…Will hire independent neurologist to monitor home games of every team to examine players with possible concussions.
Ducks….F-Rikard Rakell-hospitalized with illness in Goteburg, Sweden…will not play in World Cup of Hockey tourney that starts Saturday in Toronto.