Best 15 Minutes-Tuesday-12/8

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Chargers..Coach Mike McCoy furious at offensive line after allowing 4-sacks, 11-hits, 10-pressures and taking 4-penalties in loss to Denver Broncos….”I was pissed” that no one came to aid of Philip Rivers after roughinlg incident with Von Miller….Failures of OL forced Rivers to deal 4X with plays of 3rd and 16-or longer…. .No decision made on fumble prone RB-Melvin Gordon-whether he or Donald Brown starts next weekend….Good news on WR-Dontrelle Inman-has cervical strain, no disc or vertebrae damage after getting hit on crossing patter in Broncos loss…..No update on Brandon Flowers knee injury…McCoy-knew Tom Telesco was given 3Y contract extension in August by ownership….Say “I know where I stand with ownership”…McCoy talking about (3-9) team “we created this mess”‘


Carolina..Coach Ron Rivera-upset at media with questions why QB-Cam Newton was left in game after blow to head….Rivera said QB went thru concussion protocol and went back on the field….Told media “Don’t question my integrity:


Rams..Fire Frank Cignetti-Offensive Coordinator-St. Louis floundering on offense.




Broncos..S-David Bruton-knee strain…S-Omar Boldin-groin
Colts..QB-Matt Hassleback-sent to doctors neck issue.
Giants..DE-Jason Pierre Paul said doctor initially wanted to amputate his right hand after July 4th fireworks incident.
Steelers..CB-William Gay put in concussion protocol.
Houston..OG-Booker Brooks-hospitalized stomach issues
Bills..CB-Steven Gilmore-dislocated shoulder
Cowboys…RB-Darren McFadde-concussion
Redskins..DT-Stephen Paea-turf toe
Ravens…Longtime assistant coach Clarence Brooks-fighting cancer



Browns…Re-insert Johnny Manziel as starting QB after demoting him to 3rd string a week ago.
Colts..Say QB-Andrew Luck not ready to return to play yet-lacerated kidney.
Steelers..Bench KR-Jacoby Jones-mishandled 2-kicks on Sunday.
Eagles..Demote RB-DeMarco Murray-played only 14-snaps on Sunday
Giants…Ex-WR-Plaxico Burress pleads guilty-income tax evasion-not paying 46,000-taxes due on 1-M he made a year ago…Faces a year in prison.


Seahawks..Release CB-Cary Williams-ex Ravens.
Eagles..Release WR-Miles Austin


Dallas-W-Washington (19-16)…Dan Bailey kicks 54FG (:09) left give Dallas win..Game was field goal battle till final minute..Darren McFadden scored on 6Y-TD run (1:14) left…Kirk Cousins threw 28TD-DeSean Jackson (:44) left….then Cowboys used huge kickoff return an couple of Matt Cassell completions to get into field goal range for win.


USC….Steve Sarkisian-ex Trojans coach-files 30M-Discrimination lawsuit against school for wrongful termination after 2-alcohol related incidents…31-page document says USC made no effort to help with his disabilit, rather ‘kicking him to the curb’…..Said he was fired via EMail, hours after he entered a 75-day intensive rehab program…..Sarkisian admitted family divorce and pressures of coaching at USC-led to drinking binges….Seeking 12.6M back salaries and damages also.

USC…Discussing Ed Ogeron return to Trojans as possible defensive coordinator.
Washington..Fire-WR-coach Brent Pease.
Montana State..Hire-Jeff Choate-Washington as head coach
Dixie State..Interviews Gary Crowton-former BYU coach for vacant job.
North Carolina…Gives 7Y-extension for Larry Fedora as head coach.


Padres…..Trade Rumors everywhere at Winter Meetings.
Padres-Cubs….Talk about Andrew Cashner-Javy Baez trade….or James Shields-Starlin Castro trade.
Padres-Brewers…Talk about Andrew Cashner-Jean Segura deal.
Padres-Yaniees…Discuss Andrew Cashner-Brett Gardner deal….or James Shields-Gardner-Rob Reifsnyder trade

Dodgers-Miami…Trade talks for P-Jose Fernandez in swap for Yasiel Puig….LA wants to move Andre Ethier instead.
Dodgers-Reds…Make 2-for-1 deal…P-Aroldis Chapman to LA for 2-minor leaguers yet to be named…(2.17ERA-546K-319Inn)
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Hishashi Iwakuma-Seattle Mariners-3Y deal
Dodgers…Talk Ian Kennedy-P-Padres
Dodgers…Disucss posting 20M-fee for rights to talk to Japanese Cy Young winner Kent Maeda (27Y)-Hiroshima Carp.


Angels…Open talks with OF-Jason Heyward-Atlanta…Justin Upton-Padres…Angels don’t want to go over 189M-threshold for luxury tax.
Angels..Put P-CJ Wilson on trade block-Owed 20M next year

(Trade Rumors)


Boston-Seattle…Trade-Red Sox send P-Wade Miley to Mariners for P-Carson Smith-P-Roemis Elias.
Yankees-Miami…Jose Fernandez-for-P-Ivan Nova-P-Luis Severino
Yankees-A’s…Brett Gardner for 2B-Brett Lawrie
Cubs-Tampa Bay…Javy Baez-SS for P-Matt Moore or P-Jake McGee.
Cubs-Yankees…Brett Gardner for SS-Starlin Castro.
Reds-Yankees…Shopping OF-Jay Bruce-3B-Todd Frazier
Milwuakee-Seattle..Discuss deal 2B-Adam Lind


(Free Agents)
Detroit…Opens talks with OF-Yoenis Cespedes-Alex Gordon.
Mets…Negotiate with 2B-Ben Zobrist
Cardinals..Open talks with P-Mike Leake.
Houston…Negotiate with 1B-DH-Chris Davis.
Miami…Open talks with P-Ian Kennedy
Boston..Negotiate with P-Scott Kazmir
Atlanta..Contacts C-Ty Flowers
Yankees..Talk SS-Asdrubal Cabrera.
Red Sox…Talk P-Scott Kazmir
Royals..Sign FA-P-Chris Young-ex Padres-Rangers
Tigers..Sign FA-C-Jarrod Saltalamacchia-ex Arizona
Royals..Sign FA-P-Joakim Soria-Tigers
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Mark Lowe-ex Red Sox-Mariners


Cubs…Rookie of Year-Kris Bryant files grievance against Cubs-purposely kept him in minor leagues so he could not qualify a year towards free-agency…Bryant was on major league roster 171-days…needed 172 to get a full year towards free-agency.




Lakers-L-Toronto (102-93)..Kyle Lowry (27P)..5-Raptors-double figures..Lakers fall to (3-18)
Clippers-W-Minnesota (110-106)…JJ Redick hits 6-free throws in row…LA bench scores 52P in road win…in final :10 of game..8-fouls taken..15-free throws…21-player substitutions by the two coaches.`
Spurs-W-76ers…San Antonio (15-4)…Sixers now (1-21)

Golden State-at-Toronto…Warriors (22-0) heading into Canada.

76ers…Hire Jerry Colangelo as ‘Consultant’..Legendary Phoenix Suns owner will evaluate (1-21) organization.
Brooklyn…G-Rondae Hollis-Jefferson-broken ankle.



LA Kings-Columbus Blue Jackets….Tonite

Carolina…President Don Waddel denies team is for sale and will sell and move to Quebec City.
Vancouver..F-Brandon Prust-5,000-Fine-Spearing Boston’s Brad Marchand-“best money ever spent-stop his cheapshots’

Montreal..Release Alexander Semin-former 40-goal scorer
Kings..Release G-Ray Emery-ex Flyers-Ottawa netminder-had been with AHL team in Ontario.

Gulls…G-John Gibson-named 1-of NHL’s “3-Stars of Week”….had 2-shutouts in 3-starts…(0.76-GAA)

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