Best 15-Minutes-Sports-Wednesday—10/21

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——(Baseball)——

Cubs-L-Mets (5-2)…Daniel Murphy hits HR in 5th straight playoff game…6th home run in postseason….Yoenis Cespedes scores on wildpitch….Mets get two runs when Kyle Schwarber misplays flyball….Anthony Rizzo slow to throw home on another play….Jacob deGrom 7-innings-gave up 2-solo HRs in windy Wrigley….Mets lead series (3-0).-…

Chicago-New York…Game 4-at Wrigley…Jason Hammel-vs-Steven Metz

Royals-W-Blue Jays (14-2)…Kansas City jumps on RA Dickey 4-R in lst inning…adds 9-more off bullpen…Ben Zobrist 2R-HR..Alex Rios solo HR…Lorenzo Cain 3RBIs….Alcides Escobar 4RBIs…..Kansas City leads series (3-1)…Can go to World Series with win at Skydome today….Jays asked SS-Cliff Pennington to pitch at end of game to save staff-first time since 1916-a position player has pitched in a postseason game.

Kansas City-Toronto…Game 5….Edinson Volquez-vs-Marcos Estrada.

(Teams)

Washington..Interviews Andy Green-Diamondbacks coach for vacant Nationals job.
Mariners…Interview Jason Veritek-Red Sox front office exec for Mariners job.

Yankees..P-Masahiro Tanaka-surgery for bone spur on elbow.
Phillies..DFA-OF-Dominoc Brown
Blue Jays…Sign FA-P-Pat Vindette-Oakland A’s
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Vance Worley-ex Pirates.
Cubs..Sign FA-OF-Eddie Juilo Martinez-Cuba

 

 

——(Football)——

Chargers…Return to practice field today-likely without Eric Weddle-Jahleel Addae-Keenan Allen with injuries.
Chargers…NFL Weekly stats….#1-Total offense (433YPG)…..Philip Rivers ranked #1-Attempts-Completions-Yards.
Chargers…Sign FA-DL-Chuka Ndulue-was on Broncos taxi squad..San Diego had to put rookie DE-Darius Philon on IR..lost defensive end Mitch Unrien-signed with Bears.

(Teams)

Seahawks..RB-Freddy Jackson crashes new Corvette outside Seattle training facility-not injured-car wrecked..denies report he was drag racing Marshawn Lynch
Browns..NFL investigating reports QB-Johnny Manziel hit girlfriend multiple times in roadside incident…admitted he was drinking.
Kansas City..Coach Andy Reid says no plans to give up play-calling despite Chiefs woes.
Eagles…Coach Chip Kelly-Vote of Confidence-Sam Bradford (9-Int-6G).
Steelers..Landry Jones-takes all snaps as starting QB-Pittsburgh.
Seattle..Reinstate suspended RB-Derrick Coleman-still facing felony hit-run charges-leave scene auto accident.
Saints..LB-Coach Joe Vitt breaks wrist-tears achilles chasing man who tried to steal his car at 4am.
Steelers..NFL wins appeal of 5800-fine to Cam Heyward for wearing eye-black with father’s name on them…Heyward agrees to honor father thru charity work..Craig ‘Ironhead’ Heyward died of brain cancer.

(Roster)

Lions..Sign OT-Michael Ola-from Chargers taxi squad.
Saints..Release LB-Anthony Spencer-knee issues..Sign FA-WR-TJ Grahame-Bills…FA-OT-Ryan Seymour-ex-Browns
Falcons..Sign FA-LB-Philip Wheeler-ex Raiders.
Browns..Release RB-Shane Draughn

(Injuries)

Giants..TE-Daniel Fells-released from hospital after 19-day stay-7 surgeries-staph infection-ankle..faces 2-more operations.
Giants…DE-Jason Pierre Paul meets with team doctors to examine hand wounds from July 4th fireworks explosion..
Bills..IR-WR-Marquise Goodwin-rib injuries.
Patriots..Activate WR-Brandon LaFell-PUP-been out all year foot injury.

(College)

San Diego State…Coach Rocky Long calls Utah State-best defense in Mountain West Cofnerence..Aztecs-Aggies play Friday nite see who is best team MWC.
South Carolina..Reports Gamecocks interested in talking to Rich Rodriguez-currently at Arizona..formerly West Virginia-strong deep South recruiter.
Ohio State..Bench QB-Cardale Jones..will start JT Barrett…83% completion rate red zone-rushed for (102Y) last weekend off bench.

 

 

——(Basketball)——

Lamar Odom…Family has him transported to Cedars-Sinai Hospital for evaluation of kidney failure and possible transplant-after drug overdoes last week.
NBC-TV…Criticized for interviewing owner of Brothel-where Odom OD-and showing two prostitutes in interview.

NBA-GM Survey…Pick Cavaliers to win championship…Cleveland (63%)..San Antonio (25%)…Golden State (17%).

Louisville..Rick Pitino says former Assistant must come clean with NCAA about his role hiring Escort service-Prostitutes for recruits and their guardians over a 4-year period, while Andre McGee was an assistant at Lousivlle. Pitino cleared of any wrong doing.

 

 

—–(Hockey)——

LA Kings..Miss 2-days of practice because of power failures in El Segundo-impact practice facility and ice.
Blackhawks…Lose D-Duncan Keith-6W-Meniscus surgery.
Ottawa…Lose F-Clarke MacArthur-D-Marc Methot with concussions.
NYRangers…Waive RW-Tanner Glass-their tough guy forward.

Flames..Bench G-Jonas Hiller…disappointed Karri Rammo…may start rookie Joni Ortio..Calgary (1-4)
Columbus…Off to (0-6) start-benches G-Serei Babovsky..will start Curtis McElhinney.

SD Gulls..Open 3G-roadtrip in San Jose vs Barracudas tonight.
Gulls..Pick up forward Chris Wagner-from Ducks…scored 15-goals last year Norfolk-AHL.
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