Friday September 26th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers-Jaguars..San Diego injury list continues to grow..TE-LeDairius Green latest to come off the field with hamstring…CB-Jason Verrett-LB-Jerry Attaochu miss 2nd straight day workouts with on going hamstring…
  • Philip Rivers-passing game likely to light up Jacksonville…Big question-can Chargers run ball-averaging only 2.4YPC-and now without Ryan Mathews-Danny Woodhead….Jaguars come to town (0-3)…Ranked near bottom in virtually every stat on offense-defense…lst round pick Blake Bortels will make first NFL start replacing Chad Henne…Bortels came off bench to throw for 233Y-last weekend…
  • Jaguars offense (266YPG)-ranked 31st…Allowed 17-sacks in 3-games-most in NFL…24% conversion rate on 3rd downs-worst in league….Defense-allowed 119P in 3-games….Opponents time of possession (35:37) worst in league…Allowing (466YPG) 32nd in NFL…Blackout lifted…Sponsors pick up 3,000-tickets…Chargers-Name your Score type of game.

 – NFL-Top games of weekend –

  • Green Bay-Chicago…Bears aggressive defensive line against QB-Aaron Rogers having protection problems.
  • Eagles-49ers..Chip Kelly offense rolling with Nick Foles-big WRs-Darren Sproles…Niners defense very leaky.
  • Saints-Cowboys..Will either team stop the other team..Drew Brees bombs away vs Cowboys DBs…DeMarco Murray pounding ball vs Saints weak defense.
  • Lions-Jets…Detroit QB-Matt Stafford goes after Jets secondary….Jets QB-Geno Smith against angry Detroit pass rush.
  • Patriots-Chiefs…Tom Brady still not in sync with NEngland offense…Chiefs have 9-QBX and getting healthy on offense.
  • Carolina-Baltimore..Cam Newton without much of his running game-goes against Ravens defense.
  • NYGiants-W-Redskins (45-14)…Giants pickoff 4-Kirk Cousins passes-recover 2-Washington fumbles…Eli Manning throws 5TDs (300P) in lopsided route..NY (449Y-Off)
  • Miami..QB-Ryan Tannehill upset coach Joe Philbin-refuse to name starting QB-coach creating distraction on team.
  • Tampa Bay..Offensive Coordinator Jeff Tedford may miss entire season-complications double stent surgery.
  • Tennessee..QB-Jake Locker wrist ailment-misses all practices this week.
  • Raiders..IR-S-Tyvon Branch-foot surgery.
  • Chiefs..IR-DE-Mike Catapano for year-viral infection for last 10-weeks.
  • Ravens..Surgery-OT-Eugene Monroe-ailing knee.
  • Bears..DE-Shea McClelland remains out broken hand.
  • Cowboys..Activate DE-Anthony Spencer-out since last year with knee surgery.
  • Jets..CB-Dee Milliner leaves workouts quad injury…has already missed time with ankle-hamstring.
  • ESPN..Suspends In studio analyst Bill Simmons for calling Roger Goodell-‘liar’.
  • Atlantic City Police…say they sent Ray Rice ‘elevator video’ to Director of NFL security Jeffrey Miller-he says he never received package nor saw it.
  • Dallas…Oklahoma dancer-in updated lawsuit-says Jerry Jones paid her money for 4-years to keep quiet sexual assault.
  • Tennessee…3-NFL players confirm they spoke to ex-Titans K-Rob Bironas night before-morning of his traffic accident-said he was in good spirits.

College Football

  • UCLA-W-Arizona State (62-27)…Bruins QB-Brett Hundley threw 2-80Y-TD passes-4TDs in all…UCLA scored 100-Kickoff Return TD .Bruins also score 95TD-interception….RB-Paul Perkins (137R) in shootout win..Sun Devils 4-turnovers..Hundley (355P-72R)….ASU-QB-Mike Bercovici (488P)….Total 1202Y-Total offense.
  • Top games on Saturday.
  • 1-Florida State (3-0) plays North Carolina State (4-0)
  • 6-Texas A&M meets Arkansas
  • Missouri faces South Carolina (3-1)
  • USC-Oregon State..Matchup of throwing QBs Cody Kessler-Sean Mannion.
  • Stanford-Washington…Huskies (4-0)…UW has to control big play QB-Kevin Hogan.
  • San Diego State-UNLV…Aztecs face Rebels defense-2nd worst in college football
  • Boise State-Air Force…matchup of big play Broncos QB-Grant Headrick against Air Force option run game.
  • Texas..Coach Charley Strong-already kicked 10 players off team-now mandates updated multiple drug tests for players.

Baseball

  • Padres-L-Giants (9-8)…Yasmani Grandal crashes Grand Slam HR in 7th after hitting solor HR in 6th…Will Venable-Rene Rivera also homer…..Padres trailed 6-0 early-took lead scoring 8-runs row-lost lead… Brandon Crawford-Brandon Belt hit HRs off Andrew Cashner .Pablo Sandoval 4RBIs-SF…
  • Padres..new GM AJ Prellar calls for organizational meetings to start on Monday as soon as season ends.
  • Padres…Shutdown P-Odri Despaigner-continues discomfort lat muscle shoulder…Last week shutdown Tyson Ross-forearm pain.
  • Padres…P-Tim Stauffer-says he wants to be a starter an prepared to leave as free agent.
  • Dodgers…Close out season with Colorado Rockies tonite…LA (91-68)
  • Angels…Begin final weekend facing Seattle….Halos (98-61)
  • NY Yankees…Hollywood Farewell script-Derek Jeter game winning walkoff RBI-single in 9th in final game in NY…5-minute standing ovation…Orioles players came out of the dugout to salute him-eventhough they lost…Yankees let Jeter walkout to SS in 9th inning by himself-entire Stadium erupted.
  • Pirates-W-Atlanta…Edinson Volquez 10K outing..wins 13th game…Bucs 1GB-Cardinals for lst place in NL Central.
  • Cincinnati-W-Brewers…Milwaukee knocked out of wildcard race..Brandon Phillips 2R-HR.
  • Mets-W-Washington..Curtis Granderson 3H-3RBIs in opening game of doubleheader…Nationals win nitecap-Gio Gonzalez 10K outing.
  • Miami-W-Phillies..Casey McGehee 3RBI.
  • Seattle-W-Toronto..Logan Morrison HR-3RHR…Mariners 2G behind Oakland for final wildcard spot with 3-left to play.
  • Yankees-W-Orioles..Derek Jeter RBI double early..then game winning RBI single in 9th in final game in New York.
  • Detroit-W-Minnesota..Miggy Cabrera-Victor Martinez HRs…Tigers have 2G-lead over Royals in AL Central..
  • Red Sox-W-Rays…Cuban rookie Rusney Castillo (.191BA) hits 3R-HR.
  • A’s-L-Rangers..Adrian Beltre walkoff 9th inning HR for Texas.
  • Royals-W-White Sox…Eric Hosmer HR-RBI single for KC.
  • Diamondbacks…Hire legendary pitcher-player agent Dave Stewart to become new GM…Hire Dodgers exec DaJon Watson as Assistant GM.
  • Twins..Josh Willingham-DH-announcing retirement.
  • Athletics…1B-Brandon Moss needs immediate hip surgery.
  • Pirates..Put pitcher Charley Morton back on DL-will miss postseason.

Basketball

  • Memphis Grizzlies…Sign-FA-Michael Beasley-F..former 2nd pick in draft-now journeyman.
  • Boston-Cavaliers…Trade-Celtics ship G-Keith Bogans to Cavs for F-Malcom Thomas (ex-Aztecs) and 3-other bench players.
  • Charlotte Hornets…F-Jeff Taylor-arrested in Michigan hotel-domestic abuse charges filed by girlfriend.
  • Clippers…Hire-Lawrence Frank as assistant on Doc Rivers staff…had been on Brooklyn Nets staff-fired early last season.

Hockey

  • Kings-Ducks open preseason against each other…Ducks newcomers Ryan Keslar-Dany Heatley score goals-impressive as was Tyler Taffoli-LA…Kings win in shootout.

General

  • Ryder Cup…lst day of action in Scotland…Foursome and Four Ball play today…US-Phil Mickelson-Keegan Bradley against Rory McIlroy-Sergio Garcia…..Bubba Watson-Webb Simpson-vs-Justin Rose-Henrik Stenstrom in top pairings…Europeans won 7-of-last 9 cup titles…
  • NASCAR…Dover 400-in Delaware….Brad Keselowski 1-point lead over Joey Logano…7-point edge over Kevin Harvick in Chase for Championship 1M-prize…bottom four drivers in point standings get eliminated after Sunday race.
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