Chargers-L-Broncos (27-19)…Denver picks off 3-Philip Rivers passes…4-QB-sacks….took 13-hits…RB-Melvin Gordon over 100-rushing…CB-Bradley Roby 47Y-TD off interception for Denver….Casey Hayward 26Y-TD with a pick..Travis Benjamin 15Y-TD catch…Chargers got to 23-yard line-failed score…had 4-plays from 2-yard line-threw passes on all 4-plays-never tried to run ball…Special teams a disaster…Josh Lambo missed FG…had PAT blocked..club failed on 2-point conversion…San Diego now (3-5) on season….Denver defensive coordinator hit on sidelines-taken to hospital-did not break leg-club not sure whether he suffered a concussion.
Falcons-W-Packers..Matt Ryan TD pass to Moe Sanu with (:11) left-Ryan finished with 3-TDs..Aaron Rodgers 4TDs in loss
Patriots-W-Bills..Tom Brady (315P)-4TD in New England win..threw 2-53-yard TD passes..
Seahawks-L-Saints..Drew Brees rallies New Orleans to 4th quarter win…
Eagles-L-Cowboys..Dak Prescott throws TD passes to Dez Bryant-Jason Witten in win..
Chiefs-W-Colts..Nick Foles threw 2TD passes coming off bench-Alex Smith concussion..
Raiders-W-Tampa Bay..Derek Carr (513P-4TD)..Seth Roberts 41-TD catch in OT..Raiders 5th road win..Raiders 23-penalties..
Jets-W-Browns..Ryan Fitzpatrick 2TD passes..Cleveland (0-8)..
Texans-W-Lions..Brock Osweiler 2-TD passes..
Carolina-W-Arizona..Panthers 8QB-sacks-interception-fumble recovery-Carson Palmer..
Bengals-Tie-Redskins..Kirk Cousins (458P)..Game had 3-missed FGs and missed PAT..
Vikings-Bears..Monday Night Football
Jacksonville…Fires Off Coord-Greg Olson..team ranked 25th in offense..31st rushing..32nd in 3rd downs…Nathaniel Hackett-former Off Coor-Buffalo replaces him…Owner Shad Khan says Coach Gus Bradley not in danger of beind fired.
Broncos..Activate RB-Juwaan Thompson from Developmental squad.
Green Bay..NFL-Fines LB-Clay Matthews (18,000) for helmet hit.
Jacksonville..NFL-Fines DT-Malik Jackson (24,000) for ejection..CB-Jalen Ramsey (9,100) for personal foul…WR-Maquise Lee (12,121) for racial slur.
Lions..NFL-Fines WR-Anquan Bolden (6,100) for throwing ball into stands
Rams..Suspend WR-JJ Worton-6G for off season assault
NFL Network…Analyst Brian Baldinger faces discipline-says on TV-Eagles should put bounty out to injure Cowboys RB-Ezekiel Elliott.
Marty Schottenheimer..family confirms 73Y-old coach has on-set Alzheimers…was honored in Cleveland yesterday.
San Diego State-W-Utah State..Aztecs go to (7-1) pounding out (40-13) win..Donnell Pumphrey (223R)…SDSU ran for (400Y) in game…Defense had 3-sacks-6-tackles for loss-2-takeaways..held Aggies to (252Y) in game..Defense has given up 3-TDs in 4-games…Pumphrey moves to #5 on all-time NCAA rushing list.
USD-W-Marist..(27-3)..RB-Jonah Hodges (175R-45Rec) scores 2-TDs..Toreros go to (7-1).
USC-W-California (45-24)..QB-Sam Darnold 5TDs..RB-Ronnie Jones (223R)…Trojans ran for (398Y) in win..USC now (5-3).
UCLA..Bye Week..Bruins (3-5) on year
Air Force-W-Fresno state..Falcons (327Y) rushing.
Boise State-L-Wyoming..Brian Hill (146R)..Josh Allen (274P-3TD) Cowboys upset win..
UNLV-L-San Jose..QB-Kerry Potter 3TD passes..
New Mexico-W-Hawaii…Lobos (237Y)-rushing
Washington-W-Utah..Huskies get 58Y-TD-Punt Return 3-minutes left
Oregon-W-Arizona State..QB-Justin Herbert (489P-4TD)..Ducks (734) Offense..
Washington State-W-Oregon State..QB-Luke Falk 5TD passes
Stanford-W-Arizona..Christian McCaffrey (169Y) rushing-2TD..
#1-Alabama-Bye week..Tide (8-0)
#2-Michigan-W-Michigan State..Spartans (217R) still lost
#3-Clemson-W-#12-Florida State..DeShaun Watson (378-2TD)..Game winner (2:08) left
#4-Washington-W-#17-Utah..RB-Myles Gaskins (151R)..Huskies (8-0)
#5-Louisville-W-Virginia..QB-Lamar Jackson (451APY)-4TDs
#6-Ohio State-W-Northwestern..QB-JT Barrett (294APY)
#7-Nebraska-L-#11-Wisconsin..Badgers intercept Tommy Armstrong 2X-win in OT
#8-Baylor-L-Texas..RB-D’Onta Foreman (250R-2TD)..qB-Shane Beuchels (291P-2TD)
#9-Texas AM-W-New Mexico St..Aggies QB-Trevor Knight 2-TDs
#10-WVirginia-L-Oklahoma State..QB-Mason Rudolph (273P)-3TD
#14-Florida-W-Georgia..Gators held Dogs (21Y) rushing.
#15-Auburn-W-Ole Miss..Kar Pettaway (206R)…Rebs lost despite Chad Kelly (465P)
#16-Oklahoma-W-Kansas..Baker Mayfield 4-TD passes
#18-Tennessee-L-South Carolina..Vols miss 58Y-G with (:05)
Penn State..Jury awards former assistant coach Mike McQueary (7.3M) in damages for defamation by University after he turned Jerry Sandusky in for sexual assault of young boys..will determine today damages for possible Whistleblower retaliation.
California..Coach Sonny Dykes criticizes league for TV scheduling..had Bears play 2-games in 6-days including Thursday TV game while USC had 11-days off.
Baylor..Law firm investigating sexual assault coverup..says 17-women were assaulted by 19-players on campus but coach Art Briles did not take action against players…says culture existed ‘football program above the law”.
North Carolina..School officials meet for 6-hours to discuss NCAA investigation of Academic fraud over 18-years-involving 1,500-athletes who took bogus African American studies programs-grades without doing course work…School hit with 5-charges including ‘lack of institutional control’.
World Series….Cubs-W-Indians (3-2)…Jon Lester goes 6-innings-gives up 1-home run..Aroldis Chapman 3-shutout innings out of bullpen…Kris Bryant solo HR…Cubs make 4-bid defensive plays…Indians lead series (3-2) going back to Cleveland for Games 6-7 on Tuesday-Wednesday
Commissioner-Rob Manfred…Opposed to mandating DH be used in all World Series games…says he would like a ‘single set of rules’ both both leagues the entire season…Not willing to change rules just for World Series.
Miami..Police report says Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez had a blood alcohol count (.147) and cocaine in his system at time of violent boat crash that killed him and 2-friends..Boat was doing more than 70mph at 3am whe it hit a jetty…Fernandez was not at wheel…had been on a cell phone call moments before crash and was telling driver where to go to get to harbor.
Arizona..Interviews Alex Cora-14Y major league player-and ESPN analyst…has never been a coach nor manager.
Pirates..Promote Tom Prince to bench coach from minor leagues…Kim Bartee to 1st base coach from farm system.
Blue Jays..Fire veteran scout Ed Lynch.
Dodgers…Former GM-Fred Claire-recovering from surgery-skin cancer of lip.
White Sox..Sign FA-OF-Rymer Liriano-ex-Milwaukee-San Diego-missed all last year-facial fractures hit by pitch.
Reds..Sign FA-1B-Art Charles-hit (.352-29HR) in independent ball-ex Phillies farmhand.
Giants..Sign FA-1B-Kyle Blanks-ex Padres-A’s-plagued by foot injuries last year.
Lakers-L-Oklahoma City (113-96)..Russell Westbrook (33P-12’R-16A)…Julius Randle-DeAngelo Russell combine for 40P…
Clippers-W-Utah (88-75)..Blake Griffin (18P-10R)….
Clippers-Phoenix Suns…..Monday Night Basketball
Cavaliers..Meet with Kevin Garnett to discuss possible coaching job.
Chicago..G-Dwayne Wade fined (25,000) for throat slash gesture in game.
Ohio State..Hires former #1-draft pick…C-Greg Oden as student assistant…NBA career ended with 3-microfracture knee surgeries…played only 104-games in career.
LA Kings-L-Chicago (3-0)..G-Corey Crawford 32-save shutout….
Ottawa..G-Craig Anderson leaves team to be with young wife-diagnosed with cancer.
Tim Lieweke…who led construction of Staples Center for Lakers-Kings…forms Oak View Group to take over operation of Key Center-Seattle..to renovate..will then attempt to get NBA-NHL expansion teams.
Gulls…Get F-Emerson Etem..D-Shea Theodore back from NHL Anaheim Ducks
Gulls…Off till next Friday-play 2-weekend games in Stockton.
Gulls-Manitoba Moose…San Diego loses back-to-back 1-goal games in Winnipeg..now (2-3-1) to start season
NASCAR…Martinsville 400-Chase for Championship..Jimmie Johnson survives 29-laps of caution-then outruns pack to win 2nd race in the Chase series….
Formula 1…Grand Prix of Mexico…Daniel Ricciardo wins after Sebastian Vettle is stripped of podium and dropped to 5th place for dangerous defensive driving at end of race.
San Diego Sockers…Open season blasting Tulare in MASL action…Kraig Chiles scores 3-goals in lst half…Sockers jumped to (9-0) lead..