Beat 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday
Aztecs-W-Colorado State (77-68)…Freshman F-Jalen McDaniels (19P) on 8-of-11 shooting….SDSU holds Rams to 40% shooting from floor win win…Aztecs now (10-4)..
Mountain West Conference-Wednesday games
..Wyoming-at-Nevada..Cowboys (10-4)-Wolfpack (13-3)
..Fresno-at-Utah State..Bulldogs (11-4)
..Boise-New Mexico..Broncos (12-2)
AP Poll…1-Michigan State..2-Duke..3-Villanova..4-Arizona State..5-Xavier.
Clippers-W-Memphis..Blake Griffin hits 7-basketbs in 14 minutes…Clippers pull away in 2nd half.
Lakers-Oklahoma City…LA lost 7-in row and 10-of-11..Thunder just (20-17) heading into Wednesday game
Lakers..Lonzo Ball-shoulder..Brook Lopez-ankle-both cleared to practice
Cavaliers..G-Isiah Thomas cleared to play-coming off hip surgery
Sacramento..G-Frank Mason-out heel injury
Knicks..G-Frank Baker-out fractured orbital bone
Portland..G-Damian Lillard returns after 12-days-hamstring injury
Chargers…Coach Anthony Lynn-season ending press conference…l
..Believe we are building championship team
..We have laid foundation for future
..I take responsibility for not getting us to playoffs
..Coaching staff never let us down
..Hasn’t been ideal at home games in Carson
..I’d like to come back and play next year
Raiders…Refuse comment on report they are seeking waiver from the ‘Rooney Rule’ because of Al Davis longtime reputation of hiring minorities…so they can hire Jon Gruen immediately
Bengals…Give 2Y-extension to Coach Marvin Lewis…(125-112-3) in 15-years…but (0-7) in playoffs.
Arizona..Cardinals QB-Carson Palmer retires after 15Y-career…10-with Bengals…5-with Cardinals..2-with Raiders…(46,247Y-294TD)
Chiefs..IR-RBs-D’Anthony Thomas-fractured leg…Akeem Hunt-ankle
Chiefs..Sign FA-RB-CJ Spiller
Falcons..IR-OG-Andy Levitre-tricep injury
Steelers..Off Coor-Todd Haley suffered hip injury in shoving incident in bar after Sunday game.
Seattle..Coach Pete Carroll says Kam Chancellor-Cliff Avril facing retirement because of neck injuries.
Jets..Give vote of confidence QB-Christian Hackeburg…has not played a game in 2-years since being drafted…’not giving up on him’
NFL…Hall of Fame List cut to final 15….Bypassed are Jimmy Johnson..Don Coryell…Leslie O’Neal…..1st timers on list..Randy Moss..Ray Lewis..Brian Urlacher…Steve Hutchinson…Holdovers include Terrell Owens..John Lynch..Ty Law..Issasce Bruce…Bobby Beathard heads up list of seniors.u
Arizona…Interfiew Def Coor James Bettcher for vacant job…get permission to interview John DiFilippo-Eagles..Keith Armstorng-Falcons..Mike Munchak-Steelers
Bears..Contract extension to GM-Ryan Pace….Will interview Matt Nagy-Chiefs Off Coor
Browns..Interview Packers scout Alonzo Highsmith for Asst GM job…Sean Ryan-Houston-for Off Coor job.
Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones says changes coming on coaching staff…TE-Coach Steve Loney leaves
Denver…Have now fired 6-assistants…DB-coach Johnny Lynn..RB-coach-Eric Studesville..WR-coach Ty Tolbert..LB-coach Fred Pagan..OL-coach-Jeff Davidson..Special Teams coach-Brock Olivo….will retain Bill Musgrave-Off Poor
Lions..interview Mike Vrabel-Houston for head coaching job on Wednesday…Interviewed their own coordinators Jim Bob Cooter-Teryl Austin on Tuesday
Packers..Fire Dom Capers-Def Coor..DL-coach Mike Trgovak…LB-coach Scott McCurley
Houston..Fire Special Teams coach-Larry Izzo..Doug Coleman-Special Teams..DB-coach John Butler…RB coach-Charles London….Will interview Brian Gaine-Bills-for vacant GM job.
Colts..Interview Kris Richard-Seahawks for coaching job.
Miami..interview Dowell Loggains-Bears for assistant job.
Giants..Interview Eric Studesville-Broncos…Pat Shurmur-Vikings for head job.
Washington…Assistant coach Kevin O’Connell named passing game coordinator-turned down offer to join Chip Kelly staff at UCLA
Arizona..Tucson Star reporting Wildcats may dismiss coach Rich Rodriguez…involved in possible lawsuit for workplace harassment…initially cleared in university probe-but now lawsuit being filed over the case….(43-35) as Wildcats coach.
Alabama…Coach Nick Saban says College Football Playoff schedule not fair to players…said teams had 4-weeks to prepare for semi final games…but will have short work week to prepare for title game in Atlanta.
Utah..Hire Gary Anderson as assistant head coach-had quit at Oregon State in mid-season.
Wofford..Hires Josh Conklin as head coach-was Off Coor-Pitt.
Marshall..DT-Larry Aaron-paralyzed from waist down-hit by gunfire during New Year’s Eve party in Maryland.
Padres…Offer to FA-1B-Eric Hosmer (7Y-140M) for 28-year old free agent
Dodgers…Hire Marc Prior as bullpen coach-possible pitching coach in waiting…was Padres minor league pitching instructor.
Red Sox..Offer FA-DH-JD Martinez (5Y-100M) deal-ex Diamondbacks
Cubs..Offer FA-P-Jake Arrieta (4Y-110M) to remain with club.
Dodgers…Sign FA-P-Dylan Baker-ex Brewers..had (2.48-ERA) before elbow surgery
Giants..Open talks with FA-P-Scott Feldman-Astros
Toronto…Hockey royalty to take part in Memorial service for Leafs Hall of Fame goalie Johnny Bower-93Y-to be honored at Air Canada Center….1967-Leafs Stanley Cup team to take part.
Minnesota..Activate C-Zach Parise-been out all year-back surgery rehab
Nashville..F-Ryan Ellis returns…been out all year knee rehab
LA Kings-W-Edmonton…Kings score 3-straight power play goals on 5-minute man advantage after Drew Doughty hit in face by cheap shot on road.
Ducks-W-Vancouver…Ryan Getzlaf leads 3-goal outburst early as Anaheim builds lead on the road….
San Diego Gulls…Open 4-game home stand on Friday with San Jose.
Tennis….Andy Murray-Great Britain star contemplating retirement-hip injuries.
English Premier League
..Manchester City-W-Watford..Raheem Stanley scores (:38) into game..City now (20-0-2)
..Hot Spur-W-Swansea….Game played in heavy rain in Wales
..Crystal Palace-W-Southampton….Palace lost just 1-of-11 since coaching change (4-1-6)