Monday December 15th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers-L-Broncos…Connor Barth kicks 5FGs-Peyton Manning-fighting the flu and a bruised thigh (233P)…Philip Rivers throws 2-picks late in game..Nick Novak misses 2FGs…San Diego took 4-major penalties..Chargers fall to (8-6) and on the oustide looking in for playoff spot….Donald Butler-LB-sprained elbow…Keenan Allen-WR-sprained ankle.
  • Chiefs-W-Raiders..Alex Smith (297P)..D’Anthony Thomas 81-PR-TD..Chiefs (8-6)..Raiders (2-12)_
  • Bengals-W-Browns..RB-Jeremy Hill (148R-2TD)..Johnny Manziel panic-stricken QB..Browns only (107Y) ofense.
  • Steelers-W-Falcons..Ben Roethlisberger (360P)..William Gay 52-Int-TD..
  • Seahawks-W-49ers..Seahawks defense 6QBX..hold Niners (67Y) offense-2nd half..Niners out of playoff race.
  • Cowboys-W-Eagles..Dez Bryant 3TD catches…Mark Sanchez 2Int-4QBX-0TD..Cowboys (10-4)-lst place
  • Giants-W-Redskins..Eli Manning (250P-3TD)…Giants defense 7QBX..Redskins (3-11)
  • Patriots-W-Dolphins..Tom Brady (287P-2TD)..New England (11-3)..Dolphins out of playoff race likely
  • Colts-W-Texans..Andrew Luck (187P-2TD)..QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick-fractured leg.
  • Ravens-W-Jaguars..Joe Flacco (221P)…Baltimore defense 8-QBX…Jaguars (2-12)
  • Packers-L-Bills..Buffalo defense 3-takeaways-QBX…Aaron Rodgers (17-42) passing..GBay 6-dropped passes..
  • Panthers-W-Buccaneers..Derek Anderson (277P)..Grahame Gano 4FGs…Tampa (2-12)
  • Jets-W-Titans…Geno Smith (179P-TD) ..game marred by brawl involving Smith-Titans DE…Tennessee (2-12)
  • Lions-W-Vikings..Matt Prater 33Y-FG in 4th quarter..Matt Stafford (153Y) passing
  • Saints-Bears..Monday Night Football..both teams (5-8)
  • Raiders..ESPN reports there will be sweeping changes in organization end of the season…Jon Gruden-Mike Holmgren-Jim Harbaugh may be coming Coach-GM.
  • Minnesota..Arbitrator Harold Henderson rules against Adrian Peterson-appeal for reinstatement…6G-suspension without pay carries over till April 15th.
  • Baltimore..Ray Rice-Wrongful termination case seeking 35M-back contract damages-release by Ravens-scheduled next week.
  • Green Bay..Ex-S-Darren Sharper indicted illegal possession 3-date rape drugs-charged 7-sexual assault incidents-faces life in prison.
  • Chicago..Offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer apologizes for leaking anonymous criticism about Jay Cutler to media.
  • New England..NFL does not fine CB-Brandon Browner for shoulder hit that injured Chargers TE-last weekend.
  • New Orleans..NFL fines LB-Curtis Lofton $8200 for fight in Carolina Panthers game.
  • Jets..Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg chides QB-Geno Smith “I show Pro Bowl flashes”…”Being an NFL QB not about a ‘flash’ on field.”
  • 49ers..Sign-FA-CB-Marcus Cromartie-Chargers
  • Browns..Release-K-Billy Cundiff…Sign-FA-K-Garrett Hartley-ex Saint.
  • 49ers..IR-DT-Glen Dorsey-Bicep injury not heal…IR-NoVorro Bowman-not ready comeback 2-torn knee ligaments.
  • Arizona..QB-Drew Stanton-2 sprained knee ligaments-out 4W.
  • Broncos..IR-RB-Montee Ball-Groin…IR-CB-Quinton Carter-failed comeback micro fracture surgery.
  • Titans..IR-Michael Oher-OT-Toe

College Football

  • Heisman Trophy..Oregon QB-Marcus Mariota-90% vote-2nd highest total ever..2nd-Wisconsin RB-Melvin Gordon..3rd-Alabama-WR-Amari Cooper.
  • Auburn..TE-Jakell Mitchell-freshman-killed early Sunday morning in shooting at his apartment off campus.
  • Wisconsin…Offers head coaching job Pitt-Paul Chryst.
  • Oregon State…Hires Gary Anderson-Wisconcin….Anderson had issues with academic entrance requirement upgrades at Wisconsin-hurt recruiting.
  • Navy-W-Army…Middies beat Black Cadets 13th year in a row.
  • 1AA Playoffs..Illinois State-W-Eastern Washington-Redbirds (338R) in upset win at Cheyney-EWU-QB-Vern Adams (425P-3TD) in loss.
  • North Dakota State-W-Coastal Carolina…RB-John Crockett (227R)..Bison (500Y) offense in Fargo Dome.
  • Sam Houston State-W-Villanova..QB-Jared Johnson (303P-3TD)
  • New Hampshire-W-Chattanooga…UNH 2-TDs in (2:19) blow game open.
  • Division II-Playoffs…Minnesota State-W-Concordia…Colorado-Pueblo-W-West Georgia in semi finals.
  • Division III-Playoffs..Mt. Union (70-12) Wesley….Wisconsin-Whitewater-W-Linfield….Mount-Whitewater play Friday in Stagg Bowl finals.

Baseball

  • Padres…Continue trade talks OF-Justin Upton-Atlanta..Braves asking for 2-young pitchers..possibly Jesse Hahn-Matt Wisler.
  • Padres…Offer contract P-Brandon Morrow-Blue Jays.
  • Mariners..Sign FA-OF-Melky Cabrera-Toronto (3Y-$42M)
  • Tampa Bay..Sign-FA-2B-Eugenio Velez-Giants.
  • Blue Jays..Sign-FA-P-Wilton Lopez-Rockies
  • Texas..Sign-FA-P-Kyuji Fujikawa-Cubs
  • Arizona-Boston..Trade-Red Sox acquire P-Zeke Spruill for P-Miles Smith.
  • Korea..SS-Jung Kang (27Y) will be posted for free agency today…Mets-Giants interested.
  • MLB-Bud Selig-Frank Robinson-hit with Racial Discrimination lawsuit by longtime employee Sylvia Lind-Fail to promote Hispanics-Women to upper level management positions in MLB…Only 2-of-52-executive jobs in MLB held by those minorities.
  • Sy Berger…Founded Topps baseball cards in 1952..came up with idea for Baseball Cards-Bubblegum..passes at (91).

Basketball

  • Lakers-W-Minnesota (100-94)..Lakers (27-34) FThrows..Kobe 26P..Carlos Boozer 22P…Lakers (8-16)
  • Golden State-W-New Orleans (122-120)..Warriors won 16-row…(21-2)…Steph Curry (34P)
  • Washington-W-Utah..Wizards (17-6)
  • Spurs-W-Denver..San Antonio (17-7)
  • Toronto-W-NYKnicks..Knicks fall (5-21)
  • Tonight….Lakers-at-Indiana....Clippers-Detroit
  • Cleveland..G-Dion Waiters-Matt Dellavedova-hospitalized-stomach problems.
  • Knicks..G-Inman Shumpert-4W-dislocated shoulder.
  • Clippers..C-Spencer Hawes-bruised knee
  • Clippers…Fine-Matt Barnes-$25,000-abuse of fans during game
  • Clippers..Reopen talks with FA-G-Ray Allen-ex Miami Heat-Boston Celtic.
  • Kentucky…Injury-Lose F-Alex Poythress (6’8) will miss year with torn knee ligament.

Hockey

  • Kings-L-Toronto…Leafs win in overtime shootout..Kings after good start (15-10-6)…Leafs (9-1-1)…Kings missed 3-shots on shootout.
  • Ducks…Off night…Anaheim won 7-row..
  • Penguins…Star Sidney Crosby comes down with mumps…13th NHL player afflicted in a month.
  • Dallas…Team President Tom Gagliardi-fined $140,000-polluting lake in British Columbia.
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