Best 15 Minutes Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on October 18th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Dodgers-Cubs…Game 3-NLCS at Dodgers Stadium…Rich Hill-vs-Jake Arrieta…Series tied (1-1) but LA hosts the next 3-games (Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday)

Dodgers..Announce 20-year old rookie Julio Urias will start Game 4-for LA…he is (5-0) with 1.90-ERA since July in limited starts.

Cubs..Juggle batting order…Kris Bryant-Anthony Rizzo-Ben Zobrist-Addison Russell a combined (3-for-29) in the series so far…..Cubs deny that Ben Zobrist was caught stealing Yasmani Grandal signs the first two games of the series.

Indians-W-Blue Jays (4-2)….Mike Napoli and Jason Kipnis hit HRs early….Tribe uses 6-relief pitchers from 2nd inning on to win Game 3-of ALCS….Tribe leads series (3-0)….Indians had to pull starter Trevor Bauer in 1st inning after cut on pinky reopens while pitching…had injured finger fixing a drone-one of his hobbies.

Cleveland-Toronto..Game 4-ALCS tonight…Aaron Sanchez-vs-Mike Clevenger or Josh Tomlin.

(MLB)

Arizona..Name Mike Hazen-Red Sox as new General Manager…Torey Lovullo-Red Sox coach-lead candidate to become Diamondbacks manager.

Seattle..P-Taijuan Walker undergoes surgery for ankle bone chips…P-Steve Cishek undergoes surgery for torn hip labrum.

Union-MLB confirm negotiating to introduce an International Draft-would start in 2018..go 10-rounds..each round would have a bonus slot system similar to what current draft has for US-Canadian players

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Chargers….Walkthru practice yesterday beginning preparations for Atlanta Falcons game on Sunday…..Team likely to go into pads to practice on Wednesday….Brandon Flowers again out of practice for 3rd week in row with concussion protocol.

Chargers..CB-Jason Verrett to have reconstructive knee surgery for torn ACL on Wednesday now that swelling has subsided…Rehab time 5-months.

(Scoreboard)

Arizona-W-NY Jets (28-3)….RB-David Johnson scores on 58Y-TD run in lst half…Finishes with (111Y) rushing-3TD..Carson Palmer (213P-TD)…Cardinals defense interceptions off Ryan Fitzpatrick-Geno Smith.

(Teams)

NFL…Owners will meet in Houston to discuss Las Vegas Stadium proposal….Vote may be taken in about 6-months after evaluation.

Las Vegas..Governor signs bill authorizing 750M-Hotel Tax Money be put towards 1.8B-NFL Stadium for Raiders…Casinos putting in 600M…Raiders-NFL-500M

49ers..QB-Colin Kaeperneck will remain the starter after passing for (187Y) and running for (66) last weekend.

Rams..Staying with QB-Case Keenum after (27-for-32) passing day

Bengals..NFL looking at discipline LB-Vontaze Burfect for stomping incident of Patriots running back LeGarrett Blount and blow to knee of TE-Martellus Bennett.

Carolina..DT-Kawaan Short facing fine for punching QB-Drew Brees in the mouth on Sunday.

Saints..Coach Sean Payton says instant replay should be used to help officials judge pass interference calls.

Green Bay..Deny QB-Aaron Rodgers has arm issues..completing just 56% of his passes.

(Injuries)

Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger undergoes minor meniscus surgery on knee-will be out minimum 2-weeks.

Baltimore..DE-Terrelle Suggs has possible tear of bicep
Browns..WR-Terrelle Pryor-hamstring injury..has (33R) this year.

Denver..Coach Gary Kubiak returns to work after missing a week due to complex migraine headaches..did not suffer a ‘mini-stroke’ a week ago.

Miami..CB-Reshard Jones-torn rotator cuff.
Packers..CB-KJ Dillon-torn ACL…CB-Kevin Johnson-broken foot

(Roster)

Denver..Sign FA-OT-Billy Turner-ex Dolphin.
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-RB-Antone Smith-ex Texans

Montreal..CFL team releases top receiver Duron Carter after he threw punch at QB-Rakeem Cato on sidelines during game…son of WR-Chris Carter.

Saskatchewan…CFL team signs ex-USC-NY Jets running back Joe McKnight-runs for (150Y) in lst start.

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——————–(Basketball)—————————

LA Clippers….Coach Doc Rivers says club not interested in signing FA-C-Chris Bosh of Miami Heat…released after failing physical for on going blood clot issues.

Dallas Mavericks…Sign FA-C-Jaleel Cousins-South Florida…brother of Sacramento Kings C-DeMarcus Cousins.

Bucks-Bulls…NBA Trade..Milwaukee sends G-Michael Carter-Williams to Chicago for G-Tony Snell.

Sacramento…Kings meet with G-Ty Lawson-missed team flight on road trip..has had problems with alcohol abuse.

NBA-Union…Resume CBA Talks on Wednesday…discussing change in Draft Age eligibility…outlawing “Opt Out Contracts”…Change in 50-50 split of revenues.

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—————–(Hockey)——————–

Anaheim Ducks….play at New Jersey Devils…Ducks off to (0-3) start.
Kings…LA plays at Minnesota…Kings are (0-2)

Ducks..Release veteran F-Mason Raymond-ex Vancouver Canuck.
Arizona..Send veteran D-Zyb Michalek to AHL-Tucson Roadrunners.

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——————-(General)——————–

Olympics…Tyson Gay-medal winning sprinter…15Y old daughter shot and killed…hit by bullets in crossfire of two gangs in autos…restaurant parking lot….Gang members arrested.

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