Best 15 Minutes Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on October 12th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 


Chargers…Auditions for holder on Field Goals begins…QB-Kellen Clemens..WR-Griff Whalen take turns….P-Drew Kasor removed from that role.

Chargers..LB-Nick Dzubnar torn knee ligment surgery…Chargers lost 5-players to torn ACLs…3-Achilles…1-Knee Meniscus…1-Collarbone surgery.

Chargers..3-starting OL, Dunlop-Barksdale-Franklin take part in limited workouts on Tuesday, hoping to play on Thursday vs Broncos…

Denver..says QB-Trevor Siemian will start after missing 2-weeks with sprained left shoulder.


Minnesota..IR-OT-Andre Smith-knee
Browns..IR-QB-Charlie Whitehurst-knee
Rams..CB-Trumaine Johnson out high ankle sprain.


Arizona..Sign FA-RB-Kerwynn Williams..Release QB-Zach Dysart
Ravens..Sign FA-OG-Vlade Ducasse-ex Jets-Bears-Vikings
Lions..Sign FA-RB-Justin Forsett-ex Ravens
Miami..Release RB-Isiah Peade..OT-Billy Turner..OT-Dallas Thomas
Miami..Sign FA-OT-Sam Young..CB-Chimdei Chikaw
Miami..Workout OT-David Foucalt-ex Carolina..OT-Terry Poole-Seahawks
Vikings..Sign FA-OT-Jake Long-ex Rams-Dolphins
Giants..Sign FA-S-Coty Sensabaugh-ex Rams
Jets..Sign FA-WR-Jeremy Butler-ex Tampa Bay..
Jets..Workout FB-Marcel Reece-ex Raiders
Rams..Sign FA-CB-Dwayne Gratz-ex-Jaguars
Saints..Workout DE-Bjoern Werner-ex Colts
Browns..Release QB-Charley Whitehurst
Browns..Activate QB-Kevin Hogan from Developmental squad


49ers..Name Colin Kaeperneck-starting QB
49ers..Bench QB-Blaine Gabbert-31st rated QB-NFL
Eagles..Arbitrator rules OT-Lane Johnson must serve 10G-PED-suspension
Colts..Seeking OL help-Andrew Luck-20 sacks this season
Dolphins..QB-Ryan Tannehill 201-sacks in 3-plus seasons
Dallas..Ex Cowboys DE-Greg Hardy says he will join MMA bouts

NFL-TV Ratings continue to fall for 5th week in row…Monday Nite Football (6.5R) down 24%….Sunday Nite Football (10.2R) beaten by Presidential Debate (37R)


San Diego State…Interviews on campus for vacant AD job include Jeff Comphor-AD-East Carolina….Mark Massari-Associate AD-Oregon State.

LSU-Florida-Dispute makeup date for game postponed by hurricane…both have non conference games on November 19th against 1AA schools…LSU would buyout South Alabama….Florida buyout Presbyterian….but makeup game is in Gainesville, LSU would forefeith playing a home game.



Dodgers-W-Washington (6-5)..Chase Utley RBI-single in 8th…Adrian Gonzalez hit 2R-HR…Joc Pederson 2-RBIs early in game…Clayton Kershaw-pitching short rest-11K in (6.2-innings)…but LA bullpen gave up 3-runs…Daniel Murphy 4-RBIs for Nationals.

Dodgers-Nationals..Game 5-Thursday Nite…Julio Urias-vs-Max Scherzer likely starters in Nationals Park.

Giants-L-Cubs (6-5)..Cubs rally for 4-runs in 9th inning against 5-Giants relievers to eliminate San Francisco playoffs…Ben Zobrist with RBI-double..Javy Baez with RBI-single win game….San Francisco starter Matt Moore 10K-2 hits allowed in 8-innings-was pulled despite throwing just 89-pitchers…Bullpen then blew up…33rd blown save this year from San Francisco bullpen..


Padres…Evaluation of roster shows Padres will have a payroll of (42.5M) for next year with players currently on roster….Padres will also pay 32M of salaries to players no longer hear-including Jed Gyorko-James Shields-Melvin Upton….Padres payroll last year was (110M)

Red Sox..Manager John Farrell and entire coaching staff to return next year.
Atlanta..Extend contract Brian Snitker as manager…Hire Ron Washington as 3rd base coach…Hire Chuck Hernandez at pitching coach

A’s..Mayor Libby Schaff says her lst priority ts to build new baseball stadium for Athletics.


Angels..Surgery-OF-Kole Calhoun-8W rehab-oblique injury
Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg-discomfort in elbow trying to throw after PPI injection.
Nationals..C-Will Ramos-knee surgery-out 7-months-may not play till July.



Derrick Rose…Takes stand to testify in 21M-rape lawsuit filed by former girlfriend…Describes steamy text he received from ex-girlfriend before date…She charges date-rape by Rose and 2-friends in Los Angeles..Charged it was date-rape with drugged drink…Testimony she had 6-drinks and a bottle of wine….Waited a year before filing rape charge with police…..Rose said he had dated woman for 18-months and sex was part of relationship.

Atlanta…F-Tiago Splitter out 4W-hamstring injury.

Lakers-Portland…Preseason Game



NHL…Opens season tonite
…LAKings-at-San Jose….LA without Marian Gaborik-Milan Lucic
…Calgary-at-Edmonton…Oilers debut F-Milan Lucic
…Toronto-at-Ottawa-debut of teenage star Austin Matthews for Leafs

San Diego Gulls…Veteran C-Michael Sgarbossa joins AHL team-last cut from Anaheim Ducks camp.

Ducks..Release veteran G-Yann Danis-ex New Jersey Devils

Kings..Send veteran D-Rob Scuderi to Ontario-AHL to start season.

Calgary..Give F-Johnyy Gaudreau (6Y-48M) contract extension.
NJ Devils..Sign FA-C-PA Parenteau from Islanders.
Carolina..Sign FA-D-Jakub Nacladal-ex-Calgary..D-Kllas Dahlbeck-ex Arizona
Toronto..Sign FA-F-Seth Griffith-ex Boston..scored 77P-in-57G in AHL.
Minnesota..Sign FA-F-Tumu Pulkkien-ex Detroit..scored 65G in AHL-2 years.



Tiger Woods…Postpones comeback from back surgery…Pulls out of this weeks Safeway Open at Napa…says health is fine…but his golf game-shot making needs more work…not sure of when he might play next.


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