Tuesday-Best 15 Minutes Sports–10/20

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—–(Football)—–

Chargers…Coach Mike McCoy praises leadership of QB-Philip Rivers after record setting (503Y) passing day in Green Bay…..Gave defense strong endorsement for play vs Packers-holding them to 4-3-and-outs in game….Refuses to critique troubled CB-Brandon Flowers-allowed 5TD passes already this season-taken 3-major penalties…ranked 108th out of 111-CBs in the NFL…Is on a 22M-guaranteed contract…. .Injuries-Eric Weddle-significant groin injury-has started 89-games in as row……..Jahleel Addae-back…Keenan Allen-hip flexor……..OG-Orlando Franklin says he hopes to start this weekend.

NFL…Says it will hold a ‘Fans Forum’ with League executives-October 28th-Spreckles Theatre.

(Monday Night Football)

Giants-L-Eagles (27-7)…Eagles defense 3-sacks-3 takeaways…DeMarco Murray (109Y) rushing…Eli Manning (189Y) passing-2-picks…Sam Bradford (280Y) passing-threw 3-interceptions….Philadelphia (3-3)…Giants (3-3).

(Injuries)

Cardinals..WR-Darren Fells-3W-strained knee.
Bills..DT-Kyle Williams-sprained knee..OT-Seantrel Henderson-concussion..WR-Sammy Watkins-ankle..WR-Percy Harvin-hip.
Denver..WR-Emmanuel Sanders-sprained shoulder…LB-Shane Ray-4W-Sprained Knee
Lions..RB-Zac Zenner-hospitalized-collapsed lung-cracked ribs.
Packers..WR-Ty Montgomery-sprained ankle.
Chiefs…WR-Jeremy Maclin-concussion.
Patriots..OT-Marcus Cannon-toe
Steelers..IR-OT-Kelvin Beachem-Torn ACL…QB-Michael Vick-minor tear of hamstring.
Titans..QB-Marcus Mariota-sprained knee-MRI-no tear ligament…C-Brian Schwinke-Year-Dislocated ankle.

(Teams)

Denver..RB-Ronnie Hillman rips fans-boo Peyton Manning-calls them ‘fake fans’…Manning 10-interceptions this year.
Miami..DE-Olivier Vernon faces fine-apologizes for hit on knee Titans QB-Marcus Mariota.
Redskins..Vote of confidence QB-Kirk Cousins-8-Int-6Games…Averaging league worst 4.6Y-per pass.
Colts..Coach Chuck Pagano takes blame for failed fake punt formation-led to losing ball at Colts 36Y-line to Patriots.

(Roster)

Saints..Sign FA-K-Kai Forbath-ex-Redskins.
49ers..Workouts-C-Samson Setele…RB-Pierre Thomas.

 
—–(Baseball)——

Padres-Houston…Trade Rumor….Padres offer P-Craig Kimbrel to Astros but asking for 3-top young pitchers….Francis Martes (8-3) 2.04-AA-A….Josh Hader (3.03ERA) A-AA….Joe Musgrove (12-1) 1.88-ERA-A-AA….Astros willing to part with just 2-minor league arms-not all three.
Padres…Dusty Baker expresses interest in interviewing for San Diego job…Padres not interested…Baker (840-715) career record.

(Playoffs)

Blue Jays-W-Royals (11-8)……Toronto erupts for 6R-in 3rd inning…Troy Tulowitzki 3R-HR…Josh Donaldason 2R-HR off Johnny Cueto…Jays plated 8R-in-2innings off Cueto…..KC leads series still (2-1).
Toronto-Kansas City….Game 4-Tonite….RA Dickey-vs-Chris Young

Cubs-Mets…Game 3-Wrigley Field…Jacob deGrom (16-8) vs Kyle Hendricks (8-7)….DeGrom (225K-204-innings)….Cubs went (7-0) vs Mets in regular season…now down (2-0) in NLCS.

(Teams)

Tigers…P-Daniel Norris confirms he is facing surgery-thyroid cancer.
Mariners…Interview Phil Nevin-ex Padres…Charlie Montejo-Rays-for vacant managerial job.
Yankees..Fire hitting coach Jeff Pentland.
Washington..Fire entire Nationals medical staff.
Phillies…Interview Matt Slater-Cardinals exec….JJ Picollo-Royals exec for vacant Phillies GM job.
Tigers…Pitching coach Jeff Jones retires.

 
—–(Basketball)——

Lamar Odom..Doctors in Las Vegas begin evalution of motor skill issues-possible damage-after drug overdose last week….Concern about Lung-Kidney damage.

NYKnicks…1st round pick Kristan Porzingas-struggling…just (3-11) shooting in preseason.
Warriors…Sign FA-Xavier Henry-former Lakers guard.

 
——(Hockey)——

TSN-Toronto…Reporting Ducks considering early season coaching change…Randy Carlyle-ex-Ducks-Leafs coach might be new coach to replace Bruce Boudreau after bad start…Ducks just (1-4) this season.

Columbus….Off to (0-6) start considering axing coach Todd Richards.

Gulls….Young D-Shea Theordore returns from Anaheim Ducks…will join team on 3-game road trip.

 
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