NFL….League wide flashback at President Donald Trump for comments NFL teams should “fire” players who don’t stand for National Anthem
…”Fire son of bitch”
…”Privledge to make millions-don’t disrespect the flag”
…”Fans should boycott the games”
…”Goodell trying justify disrespect to flag”
…Standing for flag is respectful..sitting-kneeling is not”
…”Visiting the White House in as honor”
…”Golden State invitation is rescinded.”
NFL…Response around sports was almost instate.
…Roger Goodell..”Trump is divisive leader”
…DeMaurice Smith…”Right of every citizen”
…John Mara-Giants…”Inappropriate comments”
…Steven Ross-Miami…”NFL is unifying leadership”
…Jed York-49ers..”Callous statement”
…Arthur Blank-Falcons..”Demonizing viewpoint”
…Steve Bisciotti-Ravens…”Highest form of democracy-protests”
…Robert Kraft-Patriots..”Deeply disappointed”
…Mark Murphy-Redskins..”Offensive comments”
…Sean Payton-Saints..”We need dignity in the White House”
…Pete Carroll-Seattle..”Time to take a stand”
…Jim Irsay-Colts..”Sports unifies country”
…Mike Tomlin-Steelers…”Stay in our lockeroom”
…Richard Sherman-Seahawks..”This president in unacceptable”
…Steven Haushka-Seattle..”White People need see inequity exists”
…Chris McCain-Chargers..President is not on our side”
…Chris Collinsworth-NBC..”Trump needs to apologize…-
…LeBron James called President “U-bum”
…Steph Curry…”Our right to feel the way we do:”
…Chris Paul…”Stay in your lane”
…Richard Petty-NASCAR owner said he would fire any employee not stand
…Richard Childress-NASCAR owner said there would be discipline his team.
NFL…Steelers stayed in lockeroom as a team in protest of Trump comments-Pittsburgh sideline empty during anthem-pittsburgh OT-Alejandro Villanueva stood entrance to field-hand over heart-for anthem
…Chiefs LB-Justin Houston turned back on flag-knelt and prayed.
…Ravens-Jaguars players linked arm on sidelines during anthem
…Giants players raised fist in black power salute
…Eagles players knelt across sidelines
…Patriots QB-Tom Brady locked arms
…Packers QB-Aaron Rodgers knelt
…Broncos LB-Von Miller led 32-players kneel down
…Carolina-DE-Julius Peppers refused to come out of lockeroom
…Miami owner Steven Ross-stood locked in arms with players
…Lions owner Martha Ford stood with Detroit players
…Chargers owner Dean Spanos-GM-Tom Telesco-locked arms with players-Melvin Ingram kneeled-5 players sat down…
…Saints-RB-Adrian Peterson sat
…Patriots fans booed 20-players who knelt during anthem.
Chargers-L-Kansas City (24-10)…RB-Kareem Hunt scores on 69Y-TD run late in 4th quarter to seal victory..Hunt finishes with (172Y) rushing..Chiefs intercept Philip Rivers 3-times in lst half…Alex Smith (155Y) passing-2 TDs early in game…Smith survives 5-QB sacks in game…Rivers (20-40) 237Y-3 picks-took 1-sack..4-hits..8-pressures….Melvin Ingram 3-sacks..Defensive standoff in 2nd half…Teams went 10-straight possessions without scoring any points…..Chargers had (68-51) edge in plays…(330-311Y) edge in offensive yardage….Chargers went 6-possesions in row without scoring in game..Attendance 25,386…4th straight non-sellout including two regular season games…Half the crowd were Chiefs fans….Bolts now (0-3) on season.
Chargers…CB-Jason Verrett to have another knee surgery on injured ligament..On IR for rest of year…will now miss (39-of-645) games in NFL career with 3-surgeries.
Chargers..RB-Melvin Gordon reinsured knee during game..had 79Y-rushing in lst half, only 1-carry from middle 2nd quarter rest of game.
Chargers..Make contact with FA-CB-Darrelle Revis-ex-Jets-currently unsigned.
Denver-L-Buffalo (26-16)…Tyrod Taylor (213P-2TD)…Trevor Siemian (259P)-threw 2-interceptions-3QB-sacks.
Raiders-L-Washington (27-10)..Kirk Cousins throws 18-22-62Y-TD passes..Cousins (365Y) passing..Derek Carr (2int-4QB-sacks)…Raiders only 32Y-rushing….
Steelers-L-Bears (23-17)..Jordan Howard 19Y-TD run in overtime…QB-Mike Glennon (101Y) passing..Ben Roethlisberger (235P-TD)..WR-Antonio Brown (10R-101Y) in loss
Falcons-W-Lions..(30-26)…Matt Ryan (294P-2TD)…RB-Davonta Freeman (106R)…Matthew Stafford (264P-1TD) in loss…Taylor Gabriel 40Y-TD pass catch for Falcons.
Browns-L-Colts (31-28)..QB-Jacoby Brissett 61Y-TD pass to TY Hilton..Brissett 5-7Y TD runs…Breissett (259Y) passing..Hilton (7R-153)…DeShone Kizer (242P-3 interceptions)…has 7-picks for season…
Vikings-W-Bucs (34-17)…Vikes defense picks off Jameis Winston 3-times..Case Keenum (369P-3TD)…Stephon Diggs 17-59Y-TD catches…Winson (328P) 3-interceptions-2 fumbles ..
Patriots-W-Texans (36-33)…Tom Brady (378P-5TD)…Brandon Cooks..25-42Y-TD catches..Chris Hogan 7-47Y-TD catches…QB-Deshaun Watson (280P-41R) 2TDs in loss
Miami-L-Jets (20-6)…Josh McCown (249P)…Rob Anderson 69Y-TD catch..Jay Cutler (220P-Int-3QB sacks)
Eagles-W-Giants (27-24)…Jake Elliott kicks 61Y-FG with (:01) left…Eagles (193R)…Carson Wentz (176P)…Eli Manning (366P-3TD)..Sterling Sheppard 71Y-TD catch in loss.
Carolina-L-Saints (34-13)..Drew Brees (220Y-2TD)..Saints (149Y) rushing…Panthers RB-Christian McCaffrey (9R-101Y)…Saints defense 3-interceptions-4 sacks of Cam Newton.
Seahawks-L-Titans (33-27)…DeMarco Murray 75Y-TD run…Marcus Mariota throws 34-55Y-TD passes….Mariota (225P)..Titans (195R) on ground in win…Russell Wilson (373Y-4TD) in loss..
Bengals-L-Packers (27-24)…Cincinnati blows (17-3)…Aaron Rodgers completes 72Y pass in overtime to set up Mason Crosby FG…Rodgers (313P-3TD)..Bengals had 6-sacks…Andy Dalton (205P-2TD) in loss.
Jaguars-W-Ravens (44-7)…London game-Blake Bortels (244P-4TD)..Joe Flacco benched (8-18) 28Y-2Int..Jaguars defense 3-takeaways-2 sacks.
Rams-W-49ers (41-39)..Jared Goff (292P-3TD)..Todd Gurley (113R-3TD)..Sammy Watkins-Robert Woods combine (12R-2123Y)..Brian Hoyer (332P-3TD) in loss..Thursday night football.
Dallas-Arizona…Monday Night Game..Dak Prescott-Carson Palmer combined throw 8-interceptions this season…RB-Ezekiel Elliott seeks bounce back game after (8C-9Y) rushing last weekend loss.
Browns..LB-Jamie Collins-concussion..DE-Myles Garrett-ankle.
Vikings..QB-Sam Bradford-knee bruise
Steelers..LBs-TJ Watt-Bud Dupree-knee
Rams..C-John Sullivan-groin..S-LaMarcus Joyner-hamstring
49ers..DE-Tank Carradine-ankle..RB-Carlos Hyde-hip
New England..Aaron Hernandez-Boston University report-worst amount of CTE seen in a young player of all they have autopsied…early brain atrophy.
Dallas..Oral arguments set for October 2nd-in NFL lawsuit trying to overturn injunction in the 6G-suspension of RB-Ezekiel Elliott.
Atlanta..NFL-Suspends DT-Ra’Shede Hageman-6G-domestic abuse.
New England..NFL fine-LB_Harvy Langi (9,100) facemask foul
Giants..NFL fine TE-Efan Engram (12,154)-taunting
Jets..NFL fine-S-Buster Skrine (24,309)-helmet hit
Steelers..NFL fine-LB-Bud Dupree (12,154) obscene gesture
Seattle..NFL fine-DE-Cliff Avrill (9,100)-facemask penalty.
Detroit..gives Lions QB-Jim Caldwell-3Y contract extension
CFL…Ryan Lindley-ex Aztecs QB…struggles in 1st start in Canada (16-36) 157Y-0TD-1 Interception…in Ottawa Roughriders loss in Winnipeg.
Aztecs-W-Air Force (28-24)..RB-Rashaad Penny scores on 20-53Y-TD runs..finishes (128R)…SDSU overcomes (9-0) deficit…5-special team breakdowns…89-minute lightning delay to beat Falcons…SDSU had 5-special teams breakdowns during game…SDSU defense held Air Force (220R)…Falcons just (2-5) throwing the ball…S-Trey Lomax with interception snuffing out final drive….State now (4-0) on season.
Aztecs..Move to 19th in this weeks AP-poll up three spots
AP Poll….1-Alalbama…2-Clemson..3-Oklahoma…4-Penn State…5-USC…6-Washington..7-Georgia..8-Michigan..9-TCU…10-Wisconsin
Padres-L-Rockies (8-4)…Charley Blackmon-Pat Vialka HRs in 9th inning off Buddy Bauman..Wil Myers-Yanger Solarte-Chris Villaneuva HR for Friars…Padres (70-86)…Finish home schedule with attendance 2.138 million
San Diego-Los Angeles…Start final 6-game road trip end of season..Travis Wood (3-3)-vs-Yu Darvish (3-3).
Padres..Shut LF-Jose Pirela down for final week of seasons-finger injury not healing.
Padres-Dodgers..San Diego would give up 3-game homestead at Petco Park to play Dodgers instead in Monterrey, Mexico.
Dodgers-W-Giants..Clayton Kershaw wins 18th game..Yasmani Grandal 2R-HR…LA has won just 8-of-last 29-games
LA…P-Hyun Jin Ryu-X rays-bruised shoulder from line drive..might come out of rotation for postseason.
LA..Activate P-Brandon McCarthy for final week of season
Wall Street Journal..reports probe of Mark Walter-CEO-Guggenheim Group-over use of funds to purchase 13M-Pacific Palisades mansion for female employee…Walter-Guggenheim own Dodgers.
Angels-W-Astros (7-5)…Snap 6-game losing streak..Justin Upton-Brandon Philips hit HRs..still trail wildcard race .
Angels-White Sox…Monday matchup-Ricky Nolasco (6-14)-gs-James Shields (4-7).
Red Sox-W-Reds..Mookie Betts 3R-double..Boston won 14-of-17
Yankees-L-Toronto..Russell Martin 3RBIs..NY still won 11-of-14
Cubs-W-Milwaukee..Ben Zobrist 2R-HR
Cardinals-L-Pirates..Starlin Marte 2R-HR
Indians-W-Seattle..Jose Ramirez HR..Tribe now (29-2) last 31-games
Orioles-W-Rays..JJ Hardy 2R-HR..Jon Schoop 3-hits
Twins-W-Tigers..Jorge Polanco-Edwin Escobar HRs..Twins sweep
Washington-L-Mets..Max Scherzer 10K outing
Braves-L-Phillies..Mikhail Franco HR
White Sox-W-Royals..Avisail Garcia 2R-HR
Arizona-W-Miami..JD Martinez 2H-2RBI..
Texas-L-A’s..Khris Davis 2R-HR
Mets..Terry Colins to retire end of year..(546-579) record in 7Y
Mets..Open contract extension talks with GM-Sandy Anderson
Mets..Express interest in talking to outgoing Tigers manager Brad Ausmus.
Tigers..Brad Ausmus fired end of season (62-92) record..(312-326) overall.
Miami..Derek Jeter-incoming President wants Jack McKeon-Andre Dawson-Tony Perez-Jeff Conine removed from front office.
Atlanta..no determination on manager Brian Snitker status for 2018.
Washington..OF-Bryce Harper to return to lineup Monday-out since August 13th-serious bone bruise of knee.
Washington..P-Shawn Kelly may have reinsured forearm-has had 2-elbow surgeries in career.
Tigers..P-Alex Wilson-fractured leg from line drive.
White Sox..P-Carlos Rodon-may need shoulder surgery
Orioles.._Zach Britton-stem cell injection in knee.
NYKnicks-Oklahoma City…Blockbuster trade..F-Carmelo Anthony (24PPG) to Thunder for F-Doug McDermott (14PPG)…C-Enis Kanther (12P-4R) and 2nd round pick….Anthony has 2-years left on contract…waived no trade clause..(7Y) with Knicks..team was (117-211)…10-time All Star.
Memphis-Phoenix..Trade..Grizzlies deal G-Troy Daniels to Suns for #2 pick
Suns..Sign FA-C-Anthony Bennett-former lst round pick-Cavs-Toront0-Minnesota…only 23Y old.
Milwaukee..Sign FA-G-Gerald Green-ex Celtics
76ers..Sign FA-G-Kris Humprhies-ex Hawks
Minnesota..Sign FA-G-Aaron Brooks-exPacers
Toronto..Sign FA-F-Andy Rautins-ex Bucks
Oklahoma City..Sign FA-G-Trey Burks-ex Utah
Chicago..Sign FA-F-Jazrell Eddie-ex Suns
Washington..Surgery-F-Markieff Morris-out 8W-hernia injury
Knicks..C-Jokim Noah-cleared to practice-coming off shoulder surgery
Oklahoma City..G-Russell Westbrook-PRP injection in knee
Suns..F-Alan Williams-torn meniscus in knee
Chicago..Negotiating to buyout G-Dwayne Wade-owed 23M on deal.
Lakers…Sell ad on jersey to Commerce sight “Wish”..(3Y-36M) deal.
Lakers..Open training camp with Media Day-roll out Lonzo Ball era
Clippers..Open camp with Media Day on Monday-rebuilt roster
San Diego Gulls…Receive 12-players from Anaheim Ducks in 1st roster cuts…included in group C-Julius Nattinen-Sweden..rookie G-Angus Redmond…..College FA-Alex Dottie…veterans Stu Bickel-Nick Kerdiles-Jeff Schuyltz-Keaton Thompson…Still in Ducks camp D-Jacob Larsson…D-Marcus Petterson…high draft picks Max Jones-Sam Steel-Gio Fiore….Gulls open camp on Monday
Ducks..Send 5-young draft picks back to junior hockey including goal scorers Maxim Comstois and Antoine Morand in Quebec League.
Ducks-L-Las Vegas (4-2)…Sunday night preseason game…Tomas Hyka scores 4th goal in 3-games for expansion Golden Knights..Ducks rookie Gio Fiore score his first goal
Kings-W-Vancouver (4-3) in China-Johnny Brodzinski goal…drew over 13,000 in Beijing for game..LA won both games in China.
San Jose..1st round draft pick F-Dylan Gambrell leaves camp to return to Denver University
Las Vegas..Send top draft picks-Cody Glass-Nick Suzuki back to Junior Hockey…they were 6th-13th players taken in first round.
PGA..Tournament of Champions-Atlanta…..Xander Schauffele hits 3′-birdie putt on 18th to win nipping Justin Thomas…Thomas with 2nd place finish..wins the 10M-Fex Ex bonus prize for best season-had 5-wins during the year..
NASCAR…New Hampshire 400….Kyle Busch avoids wreck at halfway mark of race..runs away from Kyle Larson at end of race to win.
Indy Car…James Hinchcliffe may leave Sam Schmidt Racing..could ge headed to Chip Ganassi.
Indy Car..Foyt Racing..interested in veteran driver Tony Kanaan.
..Manchester CityW-Crystal Palace..Palace (0-6) yet to score goal.
..Chelsea-W-Stoke City…Blue scores (4-0) win.