Chargers-L-Broncos (20-13)..Broncos jump out to (17-0) first half lead…survive Bolts second half comeback to post stunning road victory…RB-Philip Lindsey (114R-33Rec) to key win…Flacco (182P-TD-Int-Fumble)…Courtney Sutton (70Y-TD) catch early in game…Brandon McManus 2FGs in win….Philip Rivers (211P-0TD-2 Interceptions)….Chargers self destructed…Rivers threw interception in end zone…Austin Ekeler fumbled again at 1-yard line..Chase McLaughlin missed FG….RB-Melvin Gordon (12C–312Y) in first game after holdout…Broncos won despite 11-penalties..Interception-Missed Field Goal..Giving up 2-sacks…6-hits..5-pressures of Sacco…..PR-Desmond King had 58Y-punt return for TD…..DE-Joey Bosa QB-sack..2-pressures-tackle for loss….LB-Uchenna Nwosu QB sack-forced fumble-tackle for loss-2 pressures…DT-Jerry Tillery-1st QB sack of career….LT-Trent Scott allows another QB-2 pressures….C-Mike Pouncey leaves with neck discomfort…Chargers went 8-possessions with 0-points on Sunday….Bolts (2-3)…Denver (1-4).
Chargers…RB-Melvin Gordon unleashes criticism over reaction to his 64-day-9 week contract holdout…”I was ignored-all the talk was about Zeke Elliott…No One cared Melvin Gordon was out of camp….Former NFL players criticized me-they should know the business….NFL TV analysts-bunch of puppets”
Raiders-W-Bears (24-21)…RB-Josh Jacobs (123R-2TD)….AQB-Derek Carrr (229P)-hit 9-different receivers in game…Raiders defense 2-picks-4-sacks-6 QB-hits on Chase Daniel….Bears QB (231P-2TD-2Int) in loss…Raiders (3-2).
Chiefs-L-Colts (19-13)…RB-Marlon Mack (132R)…QB-Jacoby Brissett (151P)…Chiefs QB-Patrick Mahomes (321P=-1TD-3 sacks……Mahomes injured ankle when kicked by teammate…DT-Chris Jones left with groin injury….KC knocked from unbeaten ranks now (4-1)…
Bengals-L-Arizona (26-23)…QB-Kyler Murray (253P-99R)…K-Zane Gonzalez 4-FGs in win…Andy Dalton (262P-2TD) in loss….Cardinals (1-3-1)….Cincinnati (0-5).
Bills-W-Titans (14-7)…Buffalo defense 5-sacks..blocked field goal…QB-Josh Allen (219P-27Ru)….Bills win 3rd game of season on road..Buffalo now (4-1)…Titans (2-3)
Saints-W-Bucaneers (31-24)…Saints QB-Ted Bridgewater (314P-4TD)…WR-Mike Thomas (11R-182Y)…Saints defense 6-sacks…Jameis Winston (204P-2TD) in loss….New Orleans (4-1)…Bucs (2-3)..
Vikings-W-Giants (26-10)…Kirk Cousins (306-2TD)…RB-Dalvin Cook (132R)…Vikings defense allows just (214Y-4 sacks)…Giants QB-Daniel Jones (182P-TD-Int-4 sacks) in loss…Vikings (3-2)..NY (2-3)..
Eagles-W-Jets (31-6)…Eagles defense 10-QB sacks….Score on 51Y-Interception…44Y-fumble return….Jets QB-Luke Falk (120Y) passing…4-turnovers-10-sacks taken..Eagles (3-2)…Jets (0-4)..
Steelers-L-Ravens (26-23)…Ravens Justin Tucker kicks 4FGs..Game winner in OT….QB-Lamar Jackson (139P-70R)-took 5sacks…Pittsburgh QB-Mason Rudolph (131P-TD) before leaving with concussion…Ravens (3-2)…Pittsburgh (1-4)..
Patriots-W-Redskins (33-7)…Tom Brady (348P-3TD)…RB-Sonny Michel (91R)…WR-Julian Edelman (9R-110)…Pats defense 6-sacks-2 takeaways of Colt McCoy..
Carolina-W-Jacksonville..(34-27)…RB-Christian McCaffrey 84Y-TD run…(176Y-rushing..237 all purpose yards)….Carolina (285Y-rushing)….Jaguars QB-Gardner Minshew (374P-3 fumbles) in loss…Carolina (3-2)..Jacksonville (2-3)..
Falcons-L-Houston (53-32)…QB-Deshaun Watson (426Y-5TD)-career best day…WR-Will Fuller (14R-217Y-3TD)…Texans piled up (592Y) offense….Matt Ryan (330P-3TD) in loss…Texans (3-2)..Falcons (1-4).
Packers-W-Cowboys (34-24) upset win in Dallas..RB-aaron Jones (107R-75Rushing) 4TD…QB-Aaron Rodgers (238P)….Dak Prescott (483Y-2TD-3 Int-3 sacks) in loss….Dallas ran up (563Y) but lost game…Packers (4-1)..Cowboys (3-2).
49es-Browns..Monday Night Football…San Francisco off to (3-0) start..Browns (2-2) with up and down performances.
Steelers..QB-Mason Rudolph taken to hospital with concussion…hit in jaw by helmet of Ravens S-Earl Thomas..
Steelers..LB-Mark Barron-hamstring..WR-James Washington-hamstring
Bears..DT-Akeem Hicks-elbow..DE-Aaron Lynch-knee
Denver..CB-Devante Bosby-concussion..LB-Justin Holland-knee
Bengals..OT-Andre Smith-ankle..WR-Alex Erickson-concussion
Bills..C-Mitch Morse-knee..LB-Matt Milano-hamstring..DE-Trent Murphy-concussion
Tampa Bay..OT-Demar Dotson-hamstring
Rams..LB-Clay Matthews-Surgery-broken jaw-out 4W
Rams..WR-Brandin Cooks-put in concussion protocol
Jets..QB-Sam Darnold-examination enlarged spleen-aftermath of mono
Colts..CB-Roc Ya Sing-hip
Patriots..RB-Rex Burkhead-sprained foot
Eagles..NFL fines DE-Derek Barnett (28,000) helmet hit on Packers player.
Eagles..NFL fines 4-players combined (85,000) for helmet hits vs Green Bay
Vikings..Fine WR-Stefon Diggs (200,000) missing 4-practices-meetings
Browns..NFL Fines WR-Odell Beckham (14,000) for facemask penalty
Ravens..NFL Fines-CB-Marlon Humphrey (14,000) for choking incident
Dallas..NFL Fines DE-DeMarcus Lawrence (21,000) for helmet hit
Denver..NFL Fines LB-Von Miller (21,000) for QB hit
Tampa Bay..NFL Fines OT-Donovan Smith (28,000) crackback hit
Steelers..NFL fines QB-Ben Roethlisberger 5,000-for wearing Apple Watch with computer on sidelines
Raiders..NFL to hold Appeal Hearing for Vontaze Burfict on 12G-suspension for helmet hit on Colts players..Burfict-repeat offender has been disciplined by league 14-times in career for violent play.
Jets..RB-Le’Veon Bell says Vontaze Burfict is a ‘dirty player-thug’.
Vikings..CFL-QB-Bo Levi Mitchell-Calgary…says Minnesota offered him deal and then pulled contract after Mitchell said he would come to camp to take Kirk Cousins starting QB job….Cousins under fire for a career record (5-27) vs teams with winning records-making 32M a year.
Falcons..Coach Dan Quinn under fire for poor start…players team meeting told “Do Your Job”-not worry about other guys.
Rams..Lineup changes coming…team has given up (893Y-85Pts) in back to back losses.
Jaguars..DT-Marcel Darius arrested possession of marijuana at traffic stop
Packers..Release DT-Fadol Brown
Jets..Sign FA-QB-David Fales-ex Bears..FA-OG-Conor McDermott-ex Bills
Steelers..Release TE-Xavier Grimble
Raiders..Workout FA-S-Will Blackmon-ex Seattle
Vikings..Workout FA-WR-Ryan Grant-ex Raiders..WR-Bennie Fowler-ex Giants.
Aztecs-W-Colorado State (24-10)…SDSU Defense dominant..3-interceptions-1 fumble recovery..2-stops on 4th down…4-QB sacks…hold Rams RBs (2.5YPC)…S-Luq Bacoo (3-interceptions)….LB-Ky Tezino 13-tackles…QB-Ryan Agnew (16-20) 147-3TD..WR-Kobe Smith (7R-101Y)…SDSU goes to (4-1)…Rams (1-5).
USD-W-Marist (31-7)…QB-Reid Sinnett (341P-3TD)…Toreros 4-interceptions in game.
UCLA-L-Oregon State (48-31)…Beavers score 3TDs in (3:18) in opening quarter..Jumped out to (21-0) lead…QB-Josh Luton (285P-5TD)…WR-Ike Hodgins (10R-123Y)…Bruins defense gave up (448Y)…Chip Kelly now (4-14) as head coach.
(Mountain West Conference)
New Mexico-L-San Jose (32-21)..QB-Josh Love (405P-2TD) for Spartans…Loos turn ball over 6-times in loss…San Jose wins 3rd game of season.
Utah State-L-LSU (42-6)..Aggies outgunned (601-159) in Baton Rouge..QB-Jordan Love (130Y-3 Interceptions).
Air Force-L-Navy (34-25)..Middies QB-Malcom Perry (144P-111R) in Navy win.
Boise State-W-UNLV (38-12)..QB-Hank Bachemeir (299P-2TD)..Broncos (507Y) offense..go to (5-0) on season.
Washington-L-Stanford..QB-Davis Mills (293P)..RB-Cam Scarlett (151R)…Huskies allow (482Y) in stunning loss…Washington now (4-2)
Oregon-W-California..QB-Justin Herbert (214P-TD) in Ducks win..Oregon (4-1)
Arizona-W-Colorado…Wildcats QB-Khalil Tage (404Y-3TD) in road win…Cats now (4-1)
3-Georgia-W-Tennessee..B-Jake Fromm (288P-2TD) for Dogs
4-Ohio State-W-Michigan State..RB-JK Dobbins (172R)
5-LSU-W-Utah State..Tigers QB-Joe Burrows (344P-5TD)
6-Oklahoma-W-Kansas..QB-Jalen Hurts (228P-2TD)
7-Auburn-L-10-Florida..Gators defense 3-interceptions
8-Wisconsin-W-Kent..RB-Jon Taylor (186R-4TD)
9-Notre Dame-W-Bowling Green..QB-Ian Book 5TDs in (52-0) win
AP Poll…1-Alabama..2-Clemson…3-Georgia-Ohio State..5-LSU…6-Oklahoma..7-Florida…8-Wisconsin…9-Notre Dame..10-Penn State
Tennessee..Expel LB-Jeremy Banks- for video…”Where I come from we shoot cops”
Air Force..RB-Joe Saucier-expelled for use of cocaine and trafficking charge
Washington State..Fire Def Coor-Tracy Claeys-allowed (105P) last 2-games
Missouri..QB-Kelly Bryant-leg injury on late hit
St Thomas University..Division III-program asked to leave MIAC-Conference-will move to Division 1 Summit League….St Thomas voted out because they dominated league play.
Padres…CEO-Ron Fowler sounds off on disappointing last place team.
..We are at a crossroads-we must get the next managerial hire right
..We need sense of urgency in the clubhouse
..People need to get it in gear and win
..Long List of issues we must address this winter
..Managerial search-Experience very important
..I want Ability to lead players
..Want manager to balance analytics-and feel for game
..Dislike phrase-What do you expect it’s San Diego.
..Wil Myers has not played to his 20M a year contract
..Wil Myers is the best athlete on the team
..We have to fix Wil-he knows it-baseball knows it
..Priority-lead starting pitcher and left-handed bat for outfield
..Team needs to play 9-full innings..not 6-or-7
..We will look at trading prospects for the right veteran
..Winning in minor leagues must translate to major league
..Business of Baseball is about winning games-nothing else
..We have one of best front offices in baseball
..We must get way we play baseball right
..We must play meaningful games in September-October.
Padres…Managerial interviews begin this week…Team has spent the last week doing background checks on Manager Joe Maddon.
Dodgers-W-Washington (10-4)….LA explodes for 7-runs with 2-outs in in 6th inning against Patrick Corbin…Justin Turner 3R-HR…Russell Martin 2R-double…Keke Hernandez 2R-double…Martin added 2R-HR in 9th….LA now leads (2-1) in series.
Braves-W-Cardinals (3-1)…Adam Duvall 2R-single in 9th….Dansby Swanson RBI double…Atlanta leads series (2-1)…can win it on Monday.
Astros-Tampa Bay..Houston leads (2-0)
Yankees-Twins..NY leads (2-0)..Minnesota lost 15-playoff games in a row
Dodgers-Washington..Game 4-of series….Rich Hill-vs-Max Scherzer
Braves-Cardinals…Game 4-of series
Braves..Upset OF-Ron Acuna loafs on bases…has 8-hits of 330′ feet or more than were just singles.
Cardinals..P-Ryan Helsley…Family of Cherokee heritage…says Braves fans ‘Tomahawk Chop’ is disrespectful to Native American citizens.
Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg postseason ERA now (0.64)
Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw-post season record now (9-11) with (4.33-ERA)
Orioles..Fire Bullpen coach John Wasdin..3rd member Brandon Hyde staff exit
Phillies..Fire Pitching Coach Chris Young
Giants..VP-Farhan Zaidi says first priority is to hire new GM to work with him
Houston..Owner Jim Crain says team cannot afford 200M-committment to P-Garrit Cole when he heads to free agency.
Mets..To interview Joe Girardi-Buck Showalter for manager’s job
Giants..Will interview Mark Kotsay for manager’s job
Cubs..Interview Mark Loretta on Friday…will interview Will Venable-Dave Ross
Toronto..Ex-manager John Gibbons wants to manage
Milwaukee…Front office to meet with Mike Moustakas-Yasmani Grandal try to get them not to ‘Opt Out’ of contracts.
MLB Union-Owners..Meet to discuss possible addition of Opioid Drug Testing this offseason…Will evaluate use of ‘Medical Marijuana’.
Lakers-W-Golden State (123-111)…Opening preseason game…Lakers jump out to (11-0) run…LeBron James-Anthony Davis combine (37P-13R-10A) in win…Lakers heading to China for 2-preseason games.
New Orleans…10,000-fans show up for debut scrimmage of 1st round draft pick Zion Williamson.
Minnesota…Sign C-Karl Anthony Townes to (5Y-190M)…extension..avergaged (22P) a game last year.
San Antonio-Knicks…Feud…Coach Greg Popovich angry that F-Marcus Morris backed out of free agent contract deal with Spurs to sign 2Y-deal with Knicks.
Dave Blatt…former head coach Cavaliers…resigns coaching job in Greece as his health (MS) takes a turn for the worse.
LA Sparks…WNBA-team fired longtime GM-Penny Toler for use of racial slurs and obscenity laced tirade in locker room during playoffs.
San Diego Gulls-L-Bakersfield…(2-1)..AHL season opener…Gulls give up 2-goals in 2-minutes in shaky opening period lose in Kevin Dineen coaching debut.
Ducks-W-Coyotes (2-1)..Cam Fowler 3rd period goal in opener..gives Coach Dallas Eakins his first victory.
Ducks-W-San Jose (3-1)..Saturday night win…Ryan Getzlaf goal…John Gibson 35-saves as Anaheim goes (2-0) to start season.
Kings-L-Oilers (6-5)..James Neal scores 2-goals including game winner…Connor McDavid 1G-3Assists in Edmonton opening night win.
Ducks..Off till Tuesday game in Detroit
Kings..Off till Tuesday game in Calgary
Flyers..Send F-Nolan Patrick to specialists for ‘Migraine Headache’ issues
Winnipeg..Team officials meet with D-Dustin Byfuglien about his retirement
Dallas..F-Blake Comeau-out 4W-knee
Dallas..D-Roman Polak-out fractured vertebrae
Dallas..Upset with Bruins announcer Jack Edwards who commented that Polak had ‘self induced injury-hockey karma’ for trying run Bruins player on boards when he got hurt.
Penguins..Sign FA-LW-Stefan Noesen-ex Gulls-Ducks-Ottawa
Blues..Sign D-Brayden Schenn to (8Y-52M) deal.
NASCAR…Delaware 400…Kyle Larson ends 75-race winless drought with victory…Joey Logano exits with broken axle…Chase Elliott blew engine.
NASCAR….Rick Hendrick Racing meeting with driver Jimmie Johnson to discuss future…Johnson gone 88-races without a win.
Formula 1…Driver Juan Correa undergoes 17-hours of surgery on shattered leg for veign-artery damage…Will need 1-year of rehab to walk…Doctors saved leg from amputatation…Correa had been in a coma for 3-weeks after fatal crash that took like of another Formula 3-drivers in Spain.
(English Premier League)
Manchester City-L-Wolverhampton..Adama Traore scores in (80′-94′) minute in Wolves upset win
Tottenham-L-Brighton..Aaron Connaly scores 2-goals in upset with over Hot Spur.
Manchester United-L-Newcastle…Red Devils lost (1-0)…fall to 12th place in standings.
Liverpool-W-Brighton..James Milner scores on penalty kick in extra time…Reds now (8-0).
Burnley-W-Everton..Jeff Hendrick score (72′) in upset win
Aston Villa-W-Norwich City..Wesley 2-goals
Chelsea-W-Southampton..Blue score 2-goals in 7-minutes
Arsenal-W-Bournemouth..David Lutz scores (9′)
Crystal Palace-W-West Ham..Pat VanAanholt scores (5′)