…(World Cup Soccer)…
USA-vs-Wales…1st round game-Monday 11am-PST
..USA led by Christian Pulisic-Chelsea
..USA Wes McKennie-Sergino Dest-cleared to play-had injuries
..USA names Tyler Adams at kicker
..Wales-led by International star Gareth Bale
..Wales first appearance in World Cup since 1958
England-vs-Iran..1st round game
..English side led by goal scorers Harry Kane-Marcus Rashford-Raheem Sterling
Mexico-vs-Poland…1st game on Tuesday
Ecuador-W-Qatar (2-0)…Opening day game..Valencia 2-goals in win..Scored on penalty shot and then a header
England..Captain Harry Kane will wear armband ‘1-Love’ protesting Qatar treatment of LGTB community…despite threat of a yellow card….England’s team will ‘kneel’ before opening kickoff in show of soladarity….9-teams will wear armbands to respect Gay Community….Team facing major FIFA fines
France…Loses star forward Karim Benzema-thigh injury in practice….already without F-Paul lPogba
Chargers-L-Chiefs (30-27)…Patrick Mahomes outduels Justin Herbert driving KC 75-yards in (1:15)…throwing game winning TD to Travis Kelce for the lead…Herbert threw an interception ending Bolts final drive…..Chargers had taken lead with 1:46 left after Keenan Allen 46Y-catch and Josh Palmer TD catch…Mahomes then went length of the field for game winning TD….Bolts (5-5)…KC (8-2)…Loss could cripple Chargers hopes for playoff spot
..Patrick Mahomes (329P-3TD)
..TE-Travis Kelce 3-TD catches (6R-115Y)
..RB-Issac Pacheco (107R)
..Justin Herbert (280P-2TD)
..WR-Josh Palmer (8R-106Y)
..WR-Keenan Allen (5R-94)
..Chiefs pile up (485Y) offense..Chargers (365Y)
..Chiefs outscored Bolts 17-7 in 2nd half
..Chiefs defense 5-sacks-10 hits-8 pressures of Herbert
..Chiefs defense 5-sacks-2 takeaways
..Mahomes 1-sack..6-hits..8-pressures in win
..Chiefs survived 4-major penalties in 1st half..2-aided Chargers scoring drives
..Chiefs offense 19P-Plus 10-yards including 12-pass plays
..Chargers offense 12P-Plus 10-yards
..WR-Mike Williams reinsured ankle on 1st catch
..LB-Kenneth Murray-neck injury
..S-Alois Gilman thumb injury…
Rams-L-Saints (27-20)…Rams fall to (3-7)..Saints QB-Andy Dalton (260P-3TD)…WR-Chris Olave (5R-102Y)…Saints defense 4-sacks..Matthew Stafford (159P-2TD) in loss…left game in 3rd quarter after taking sack-examined for concussion again-did not return to game…Saints (4-7)…Rams say Stafford will be re-examined both Monday-Tuesday.
Bills-W-Browns (31-23)..Buffalo survives slow start in game in Detroit…Bills RBs (176Y) rushing..Devin Singletary-James Cook (172Y) combined…Jacoby Brissett (324P)..Bills (7-3)..Browns (3-7).
Vikings-L-Cowboys (40-3)…Dallas defense 7-QB sacks…held Vikings (1-11) on 3rd downs…held Kirk Cousins (105Y) passing…QB-Dak Prescott (278P-2TD)..RB-Tony Pollard (189APY) including TD catches of 30-68Y..Cowboys (7-3)..Vikings (8-2) after loss..
Patriots-W-Jets.(10-3)..Marcus Jones (84Y-PR-TD) with (:05) left in game ends defensive war..Patriots held Jets (103Y) offense…(2Y-2nd half)…QB-Zach Wilson (9-22) 77Y…Mac Jones (246P) took 6-sacks..Pats win 3rd in row..now (6-4)..beaten Jets 14-times in a row..Jets (6-4).
Eagles-W-Colts (17-16)..QB-Jalen Hurts (190P-86R)….Eagles defense 4-sacks-1 takeaway….Philadelphia (9-1)..
Giants-L-Lions (31-18)…Lions RBs (160R-4TD) on ground..RB-Jamal Williams 3TDs rushing….Lions defense 3-takeaways..B-Daniel Jones (341P-50R) in loss..RB-Saquon Barkley held (22Y) rushing..Lions (4-6) win 3rd in a row..Giants now (7-3)..
Raiders-W-Denver (22-16) OT..Derek Carr throws TD pass to Davante Adams in overtime capping see-saw game…Carr (307P-3TD)…Adams (7R-141Y)..RB-Josh Jacobs (I109R)…Raiders defense 3-sacks..Russell Wilson (247P-0TD) in loss..Raiders (3-7)..Broncos (3-7)
Bengals-W-Steelers (37-30)…QB-Joe Burrow (355P-4TD-2Int) outduels rookie QB-Ken Pickett (265P-1TD)..WR-Tre Higgins (9R-148Y) in win..Cincinnati (6-4)…Steelers (3-7)….
Falcons-W-Bears (27-24)..Falcons defense 4-sacks-Interception..Cordarrelle Patterson 103Y-KR-TD….Falcons (149Y) rushing…QB-Justin Fields (153P-85R) in loss..Falcons (5-6)..Bears (3-8)..
Ravens-W-Carolina (13-3)…Ravens defense 4-sacks..3-takeaways…QB-Lamar Jackson (209P)…Baker Mayfield (196P-0TD) in loss…Ravens (7-3)..Panthers (3-7).
Washington-W-Houston (23-10)…QB-Taylor Heinicke (193P)…Washington (153R)…Defense 2-picks-5 sacks….Houston held (148Y-offense) in ugly loss..RB-Dameon Pierce (8Y-rushing)..Davis Mills 2-picks…Commanders won 5-of-6..Houston (1-8-1)..
49ers-Arizona…Monday Night Football…Kyler Murray-hamstring issues…SF (5-4)..Cardinals (4-6)
(CFL Grey Cup)
Winnipeg-L-Toronto..(24-23)..Argonauts upset (15-3) Blue Bombers…Ex-UCLA QB-McLeod Bethel Thompson (203P)..Argos defense 1-interception…RB-AJ Ouellette 2TDs rushing for Toronto….Argos defense held QB-Zach Collaros to (189P)-1TD in upset victory.
Tennessee..Offensive Coordinator Todd Downing-DUI Arrest-Friday morning
Washington..Pays 250,000-back fees to season ticket holders who were due deposit returns…Settles out of court lawsuit
Washington..Fine QB-Taylor Heinicke and other players for bringing liquor onto team flight
Denver..Head Coach Nathaniel Hackett turns over play-calling to Klint Kubiak
Odell Beckham Junior…Headed to Dallas-NY Giants for physical exams Friday-Saturday..Could sign free agent contact by end of weekend
CFL..BC Lions star QB-Nathan Rourke contacted by 12-NFL teams who will bring him in for free agent workout…Threw for (3349Y-25TD-70%) as CFL Rookie.
Rams..WR-Cooper Kupp will miss 8W-following ankle surgery
Rams..OC-Brian Allen surgery thumb
Saints..DE-Cam Jordan-eye injury
Patriots..IR-DT-Chris Barmore-knee..P-Jake Bailey-back
Washington..RB-JD McKissick to miss rest of season-neck surgery
Washington..DE-Chase Young-not activated-not ready-rehab knee-not complete
Packers..Activate WR-Randall Cobb from IR
Bengals..Activate DT-DJ Reader from IR
Panthers..Activate S-Jeremy Chinn from IR
Broncos..IR-LB-Jonas Griffith-2nd time-elbow issues
Ravens..OT-Ronnie Stanley reinjures ankle he had surgery on
Bears..QB-Justin Fields-shoulder bruise
Jets..RB-Michael Carter-chest injury
Rams..Sign FA-OT-Zach Thomas off Bears taxi squad-ex Aztecs star
Chargers..Release WR-Keelan Doss
Bills..Sign FA-LB-AJ Klien-ex Bears
Aztecs-W-New Mexico (34-10)..QB-Jaylen Maden (286P-2TD)..RB-Criston Kenon (102R)…SDSU won 5-of-6..now (7-4)
USD-W-Morehaed State (14-9)..Defense 4-takeaways..QB-Judd Erickson 2TDs..Toreros finish (5-5)..Dale Lindsey now (80-30)
USC-W-UCLA (48-45)…Trojans qualify for Pac 12-title game..stay in playoff hunt..QB-Caleb Williams (502APY)..WR-Jordan Adderson (12R-178Y)..RB-Adam Jones (120R)…Trojans defense 3-interceptions..1-fumble recovery…Bruins QB Dorian Robinson (309P-4TD-4 turnovers)….USC (648Y)..UCLA (507Y)…Combined (1,155) yards in total offense…Trojans (10-1)..Bruins (8-3)
Oregon-W-Utah (20-17)..QB-Bo Nix (287P-TD)..Ducks (9-2)
Washington State-W-Arizona (31-20)..QB-Cam Ward (192P-59R)-Cougars
Oregon State-W-ASU (31-7)..RB-Damien Martinez (138R-2TD)
Washington-W-Colorado (54-7)..QB-Michael Penis (229P-TD)
Cal-W-Stanford (27-20)…Bears 3TD in 10 minute span..Cardinal fall (3-8)
Boise-W-Wyoming (20-17)..QB-Taylen Green 38Y-TD late 4th quarter
Air Force-W-Colorado State (24-12)..RB-Brad Roberts (183R) Falcons
San Jose-L-Utah State (35-31)..RB-Calvin Tyler (125R-3TD) Aggies
Fresno-W-Nevada (41-14)..QB-Jake Haener (361P-2TD)..RB-Jake Mim (156R)
UNLV-L-Hawaii (31-25)..QB-Brayden Schager 3TD passes in UH win
1-Georgia-W-Kentucky..RB-Kenny McIntosh (143R)
2-Ohio State-W-Maryland..RB-Dallen Hayden (146R-3TD)
3-Michigan-W-Illinois..K-Jake Moody 4FG
4-TCU-W-Baylor..Frogs win on 40Y-FG-(:01) left
5-Tennessee-L-South Carolina..Spence Rattler 6TD passes for Gamecocks
6-Oregon-W-Utah..Ducks QB-Bo Nix (287P-TD)
7-LSU-W-UAB..QB-Jay Daniels (297P-111R) for Tigers
8-USC-W-UCLA..QB-Caleb Williams (502APY)
9-Alabama-W-Austin Peay..RB-Jase McClellan (156R) for Tide
10-Clemson-W-Miami..QB-DJ Uiagalelei 3TD for Tigers
(College Football Notes)
Virginia…Virginia Tech-VMI-Liberty-Old Dominion wear UVA jerseys in honor of victims killed in shooting last week on campus….ACC-Big 10 schools hold moment of silence for UVa players-families.
North Carolina State…Raleigh police arrest former player for stalking and threatening head coach Dave Doenen.
Tennessee..QB-Herndon Hooker-out for year-torn ACL-knee
AP Poll..1-Georgia..2-Ohio State..3-Michigan…4-TCU…5-USC…6-LSU..7-Clemson..8-Alabama..9-Tennessee…10-Oregon..
Padres…Meet with FA-1B-Jose Abreu-ex White Sox…reportedly wants (2Y-40M)
Padres..Mets with Japanese FA-P-Kodai Senga on Thursday..wants (5Y-75M)
Padres..Re-sign P-Jose Castillo
Padres..Non tender-C-Jorge Alfaro
Dodgers..Non tender OF-Cody Bellinger..Refuse to pay (18M) a year..hit (.205)-last 3-years
Dodgers…Agent says Cody Bellinger contacted by 5-teams within first hour of being non-tendered…Giants-Mets interested.
Dodgers..Non tender IF-Edwin Rios-once promising prospect
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Jake Reed-ex Red Sox
Dodgers..Have freed up 100M in budget space by letting 7-players get onto free agent market.
Angels-Twins..TRADE..Halos acquire SS-Gio Ursheal (.285-13HR) for minor league pitcher
Mets..Make contact with Astros FA-P-Justin Verlander
Tampa Bay..make offer to FA-OF-Dom Smith-ex Mets
Boston..opens talks with FA-P-Kodai Senga-Japan
Orioles..make contact with FA-P-Jameson Taillon..P-Chris Bassett-ex Yankees
Giants..meet with FA-P-Kenley Jansen-ex Braves-Dodgers
Pirates-Reds..TRADE..Bucs deal SS-Kevin Newman to Cinn
Reds-Twins..TRADE.Cinn deals SS-Kyle Farmer to Minn.
Tampa Bay-Milwaukee..TRADE-Rays deal P-Javy Guerra to Brewers
Miami-Mets..TRADE..NY acquires P-Eleiser Hernandez..PJeff Brigton
Mets..Non Tender OF-Dominick Smith
Cardinals..Non Tender P-Alex Reyes
Washingrton..Non Tender 1B-Luke Voit…P-Eric Fedde
Detroit..Non Tender IF-Jem Candalario
Miami..Non Tender 3B-Brian Anderson
Red Sox..Non Tender OF-Frenchy Cordero
Seattle..Non Tender C-Luis Torrens
Cubs..Non Tender OF-Raf Ortega
Brewers..Non Tender P-Luis Perdomo..P-Trevor Gott
Rockies..Sign FA-P-Brent Suter-ex Brewers
Cardinals..Sign FA-OF-Oscar Mercado-ex Cleveland
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Nate Webb-ex Royals
Cubs..Sign FA-OF-Rylan Brannon-ex Braves
Reds..Sign FA-P-Ben Lively-ex Phillies
Washington..Sign FA-Elijah Mejia-ex Royals
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Junior Fernandez-ex Pirates
Mets..Sign FA-P-William Woods-ex Braves
Tigers..Sign FA-OF-Bligh-ex Tampa Bay
A’s..Billy Beane leaves as President Baseball Operations to become Assistant to the Owner.
Aztecs-Ohio State…1st round Maui Classic-Lahaina..Both teams (3-0-Monday)
USD-San Diego Christian..Monday game..Toreros (3-1)
New Mexico-New Mexico State..Game cancelled after shooting in dorm at UNM killed 1-student wounded another
Clippers-W-Spurs (119-97)..Clipper hit 21-3’s…LA (10-7)
Clippers..G-Paul George examined for knee soreness
Lakers-W-San Antonio 121-92)…Anthony Davis (30P)..Lakersshoot 53$ from floor…..Sunday…LA (5-10) after being Spurs almost all rookie lineup.
Lakers-W-Detroit (128-116)..Anthony Davis (38P)-Friday night win
76ers..F-Ty Maxey-out 4W-fractured foot
Memphis..G-Ja Morant-sprained ankle
Bulls..Bench G-Zach LaVine
Brooklyn..G-Kyrie Irving reinstated after 8-game suspension
Brooklyn..Kyrie Irving..’Apologize deeply for social media posts…Do Not hate Jews…Must Heal the hurt…Meetings have been moving-impactful’
Golden State..NBA-Fine F-JaMychal Green (20,000) abuse of refs
Ducks-at-St Louis…Monday game..Anaheim (5-12-1)
Ducks-L-Blues (6-2)-Saturday..Blues 3-goals in 7-minutes in 2nd period
Ducks..Send down D-Drew Helleson to Gulls
Kings-L-Seattle (3-2) OT..Jordan Eberle game winning goal..LA (11-9-1)
Gulls-W-Grand Rapids (6-1)-Saturday..Glen Gawdin-2 goals in win
Gulls-L-Grand Rapids (6-5)-Friday..San Diego trailed (3-0) and (4-1)..gave up 4-power play goals
Gulls..Callup F-Evan Weinger-Tulsa-ECHL-leading scorer
Gulls..Callup G-Daniel Manella from Tulsa
Boston..Bruins now (11-0) at home
Devils..New Jersey won 12-in a row
Sabres..Sign FA-F-Tyson Jost-ex Minnesota Wild
Sabres..Lose G-Eric Comrie-3W-groin issue
Jets..D-Nik Ehlers-groin surgery
F1..Grand Prix-Abu Dhabi…Max Verstapped runs away from field to win 15th race of season..an F1 record.
LPGA…Pulls Kia Classic from Aviara after 10-years run..plagued by poor turnouts