Chargers-Rams….Rams CEO-Kevin Demoff confirms Chargers have called Rams to update them on Stadium situation in San Diego and to discuss the potential “tenant” agreement San Diego signed last March giving them the right to move to LA in January…Demoff says “nothing has changed” in terms of agreement.
Chargers….Return to practice field after 6-day layoff for bye week….Team hopes to have S-Jahleel Addae..LB-Denzel Perryman back for full practice from injuries…No determination on status of concussion prone CB-Brandon Flowers.
Chargers..Pro Football Focus says the team has the worst offensive line in terms of protection of QBs-ranked 32nd…allowed 25-sacks…86-hits and 147-pressures in 10-games…Philip Rivers has 11-picks and 3-fumbles
Seahawks-W-Eagles.RB-CJ Prosise 72Y-TD run..Jimmy Grahame 35Y-TD catch.
Chiefs-L-Tampa Bay..QB-Jameis Winston (331P-TD)..Roberto Aguayo 4FGs for Bucs..
Packers-L-Washington..Kirk Cousins (375P-3TD)..Aaron Rodgers (355P-3TD)..Pack (4-6) .
Dallas-W-Baltimore..QB-Dak Prescot5t (301P-3TD)..Zeke Elliot (97R)..Cowboys win 9th in row…
Giants-W-Bears..Eli Manning (227P-2TD)..Giants defense 4QBX-Intercept..NY (7-3)..
Lions-W-Jaguars..Andre Roberts 55Y-PR-TD..Raf Bush 39-TD-Interceptions..Jags (2-8)…
Titans-L-Colts..Andrew Luck (262P-2TD)..Indy defense 5-sacks..
Arizona-L-Minnesota..Xavier Rhodes 100Y-TD-Interception..Cordarelle Patterson 104Y-KR-TD.
Steelers-W-Browns..RB-Le’Veon Bell (146Y) rushing..Cleveland (0-10)
Bills-W-Bengals..Stephon Gilmore 49-TD-Interception..Bengals (3-6-1)..
Dolphins-W-Rams..Ryan Tannehill throws 2-TDs in final 4-minutes..Jared Goff (134P) in debut..
Patriots-W-49ers..Tom Brady (280P-4TD)..Pats (8-2)..49ers (1-9)..
Houston-Raiders…Monday Night Football in Oakland..Raiders (7-2)
NFL…Issues 33-page memo refuting Harvard University 489-page report that charges NFL teams put undue pressure on team doctors to clear players to return from injuries…says doctors have clear ‘conflict of interest’…..responsibility to players health-vs-team’s desire to win.
Falcons..NFL-fines DB-Keanu Neal (24,000) for hit on wide receiver
Browns..NFL fines DE-Emmanuel Ogbah (18,000) for hit on Joe Flacco.
Packers…NFL fines DL-Mike Daniels-Leroy Guion (9,100) for hits.
Jaguars..NFL fines LB-Dexter Fowler (9,100) for flagrant foul.
Saints..NFL fines S-Kenny Vacarro for personal foul
Titans..NFL fines CB-Perrish Cox (9,100)..WR-Tajain Sharp (12,000) for celebrations
Ravens..QB-Joe Flacco criticizes Ray Lewis…90% of time don’t know what he’s saying.
Browns..QB-Robert Griffin III-returns to practice today
Packers..TV analyst says Aaron Rodgers criticsm of team and coaches in wake of losses-wrong time to say things…Rodney Harrison says “shutup and play”
Rams..Bench CB-Troy Hill-arrested DUI-8am-on way to team meeting.
Patriots..bench DE-Jamaal Sheard-poor practice habits-left behind on road trip
NFL…Issues memo to Raiders-Houston about Monday night game in Mexico…do not leave hotel…do not order room service…drink only bottled water..do not drink alcohol…eat only team meals…do not use ice in hotel…..do not use ATM.
Bills..RB-LeSean McCoy-dislocated thumb..WR-Robert Woods-concussion
Bengals..WR-AJ Green-could miss rest of year-torn hamstring
Arizona..OG-Mike Iupati-ankle..DE-Calais Campbell-neck..DE-Frostee Rucker-knee
Eagles..RB-Ryan Mathews-knee..RB-Darren Sproles-knee.
Bears..LB-Leonard Floyd-sprained neck..TE-Zach Miller-broken foot
49ers..S-Eric Reid-torn bicep..CB-Jim Ward-concussion
Falcons..TE-Jacob Tamme gone for year-shoulder surgery.
Carolina..LB-Luke Kuechly remains in concussion protocol.
Saints..RB-Mark Ingram remains in concussion protocol
Steelers..Put WR-Darrius Heyward-Bey and Marcus Wheaton on IR list.
Rams..DE-Robert Quinn says he did not suffer seizure-but dehydration in hospital.
Aztecs-L-Wyoming (34-33)…San Diego State goes 99-yards for TD in final (:67)…then throws 2-point pass to fullback to try and win game-falls incomplete….Did not use RBs-DJ Pumphrey-Rashard Penny on final play….Cowboys score on 67-75-Yard-TD drives in 4th quarter….Wyoming winds up with (487Y) in offense and edge (84-58) in plays…SDSU defense ran out of gas in altitude in 2nd half…QB-Josh Allen (282P-2TD)..RB-Brian Hill (131R) in win…Aztecs wasted 92-93-kickoff returns for TDs in game…SDSU now (9-2).blows chance for homefield advantage in championship game..costs itself possible Cotton Bowl and 6M-payoff…willl have to play in Laramie for title in 2-weeks in likely bitter weather.
USD-W-Campbell (52-27)…RB-Jonah Hodges (158R-2TD) in Toreros win…USD takes 2-interceptions back for TDs…winds up with 4-picks and 6-QB sacks…USD finishes (10-1)..headed to 1AA playoffs next weekend.
USD…will play Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo in opening round of 1-AA playoffs…Aztecs got blown out early in season by Mustangs…winner would face top ranked North Dakota State.
USC-W-UCLA (36-14)..QB-Sam Darnold (267P-3TD)..Ron Jones (121R-2TD)..USC (527-266) yardage advantage..(43:47-to-16:13) time of possession…ran (93-51) plays…(31-10) advantage in first downs.
Boise State-W-UNLV..RB-Jeremy McNichols (206R-4TD)..Broncos now (10-1)
Nevada-W-Utah State..RB-James Butler (119R)
Fresno-L-Hawaii..QB-Dru Browns (227P-TD)..Bulldogs drop to (1-10)..
New Mexico-L-Colorado State…Rams (421Y) rushing..CSU finishes (576Y) offense..
Air Force-W-San Jose..QB-Alan Worthman (215Y) rushing..
Washington-W-Arizona State..Jake Browning (338P-3TD)..Huskies (10-1)
Washington State-L-Colorado..Buffs QB-Sefo Liufau (345P-108R) in win..CU (9-2)
Oregon-W-Utah..QB-Justin Herbert (324P-3TD) upset Ducks win in Salt Lake City
Stanford-W-Cal..RB-Christin McCaffrey (284R)-including 90-Y-TD run
Oregon State-W-Arizona..Beavers QB-Marcus McMariyou 5TDs..Wildcats lose 8th row
(Top Ranked Teams)
#1-Alabama-W-Chattanooga..Tide goes to (11-0) with win..QB-Jalen Hurts 3-TDs
#2-Ohio State-W-Michigan State..RB-Mike Weber-QB-JT Barrett (216R)..Buckeyes (10-1)
#3-Michigan-W-Indiana..RB-De’veon Smith (158R)..UM (10-1)
#4-Clemson-W-Wake Forest..RB-Wayne Gallman (161R)
#5-Louisville-L-Houston..Cougars defense 11-sacks of QB-Lamar Jackson
#6-Washington-W-ASU..QB-Jake Browning (338P-3TD)
#7-Wisconsin-W-Purdue..Cory Clement (112R)-Badgers 3-interceptions.
#8-Penn State-W-Rutgers..Nittany Lions now (9-2)
#9-Oklahoma-W-West Virginia..Joe Mixon-Sam Perrine combine (281R)
#10-Colorado-W-Washington State..QB-Sefo Liufau (453APY)..Bufs (9-2)..Cougars (8-3)
Texas..Uproar over Coach-Charley Strong after Longhorns lose in OT to downtrodden Kansas…KU had been (2-29)…1st Kansas win over Longhorns since 1928….Texas now (5-7)…University refutes reports they have fired Strong..say he will coach against TCU next weekend..
Padres…Turn in 40-man protected list…cut loose 1B-Brett Wallace…sell P-Leonyl Campos to Toronto…DFA-OF-Ossie Arcia…Do protect SS-Javy Garcia despite hitting (.202) in Class A-ball…Add P-Walker Lockett and OF-Frenchy Cordero to 40-man roster.
Padres….Offer contract to Korean League slugger Eric Thames…has hit 124-HRs in Korean League in 3-years.
Dodgers..Open trade talks with Tampa Bay for 2B-Logan Forsythe…still discussing deal with Twins for Brian Dozier and Tigers for Ian Kinsler…LA balking at giving up young P-Jose DeLeon in deal..
Astros..Sign FA-OF-Josh Reddeck-Dodgers (3Y-40M) deal.
Astros-Yankees..Trade-Houston acquires C-Brian McCann for 2-minor league pitchers.
Texas..Sign FA-P-Andrew Cashner-ex Padres-Marlins..(1Y-10M)
Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Brett Cecil-ex Blue Jays (4Y-30M)
Tampa Bay-Seattle..Trade-Rays deal OF-Richie Shaffer to Mariners.
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Dave Rollins-ex mariners
Miami..Preparing 20M-per year deal for Dodgers relief ace Kenley Jansen.
Miami..Opens contract talks with Cubs FA-P-Travis Wood
Toronto..Opens talks with FA-OF-Dexter Fowler-Cubs.
Yankees..Talking with FA-3B-Edwin Encarnarcio-Toronto..P-Rich Hill-Dodgers.
Twins..Release 3B-Trevor Plouffe..hit (.247-24HRs)
Yankees..Release P-Nathan Eovaldi..CF-Dustin Ackley
Astros..Place 1B-Jon Singleton on waivers
Royals..P-Tim Collins-opts out of deal to test free agency.
Dodgers..Raise ticket prices in every ticket category between 20% to-120%….Raise parking (27%) for coming season.
Mets..OF-Tim Tebow completes play in Arizona Fall Legue (.194) with 20K-70AB-0 HRs.
Aztecs-at-California…SDSU (2-2) plays Golden Bears in Sacramento….F-Malik Pope may be cleared to play first game of season..been plagued with knee issues.
Lakers-L-Chicago Bulls (118-110)…Jimmy Butler scores 40-in win on Sunday Night basketball.
Clippers-W-Chicago…Blake Griffen (26P)….Saturday Night Game.
Clippers-Toronto Raptors…LA now (12-2) heading into Monday Night Game..
Golden State…coach Steve Kerr fined (25,000) for criticizing refs…”we pay 3-refs to work a game-and none of them ever see travelling when everyone else in arena does”. .
LeBron James-criticizes Knicks coach Phil Jackson for use of word “posse” in discussing his marketing partners…LeBron used word “retarted” when criticizing a reporter’s questions.
Detroit..Coach Stan Van Gundy chides Jackson…”understand your players”….”be aware of language meaning and attitudes”….”posse” is code word loaded with bad history.
Sacramento…Kings coach Dave Joerger-blows up lineup…moves hi-scoring DeMarcus Cousins to center-will go to small-quick lineup around him…Kings (4-9) record.
Memphis..F-Chandler Parsons-out with bone bruise knee
San Diego Gulls-W-San Jose…San Diego takes Friday-Saturday night games on thrilling shootout win on Friday..then G-Matt Hackett 37-saves in Saturday nite win…Gulls draw more than 16,000-for weekend home games…Gulls have won 4-in a row..
Gulls…Lose F-Ondrej Kase-called up by Anaheim Ducks…D-Shea Theodore also called up Sunday night..
Kings-W-Ducks (3-2)…Jeff Carter scores 2-power play goals in (:74) second span when Ducks take a 5-minute fighting major…..Kings-Ducks-Oilers jammed atop the Pacific Division…Sunday Night NHL hockey
Ottawa..Lose F-Bobby Ryan-hand injury on slash.
Arizona..F-Brad Richardson-surgery-multiple fractures of leg.
Columbus..F-Matt Calvert-36-stitches in head-with shot.
NASCAR….Miami Ford-400-Jimmie Johnson comes from 40th place to win the Chase for Championship….Grabbed the lead after leader Carl Edwards crashed trying to protect lead and block Joey Logano….big wreck including a fire-brought out red flag…..Final 10-laps …Johnson outran field to win his 7th championship….ties him with Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for career points titles..