Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on January 27th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…………….(Golf)…………….

Farmers Insurance Open….Justin Rose-England scores 2-eagles-shoots (-7) 65 to take lead heading to second round at Torrey Pines..Adam Hadwin-Canadian-who shot (59)-at-LaQuinta cards (66) just a stroke back….Charles Howell III-rallies late heads group (67)…Defending champ Brandt Snedecker shoots (68) to lead group….Phil Mickelson rallies for 2-birdies late to finish (71)…Tiger Woods self destructs…4-bogeys and double bogey on final 6-holes..blows up to go (4-over)..(76)…11-shots back of leader…Woods threw tantum on course, slinging, then kicking club.

Justin Rose..”Love greens on new north course”….”North course-alot longer than advertised”….”North-feels bigger”

Phil MIckelson…”North course was long and hard”

Adam Hadwin..”Playing good golf now”……”Learning you must stay in the fairway”……”Staying focused-not panic”

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………………(Tennis)………………………

Australian Open…Serena-Venus Williams headed for all-sister showedown on Saturday….9th time in career they will meet in the finals of a tourney….Roger Federer comeback continues-outlasted Stan Warwinks in 5-set match….Rafael Nadal was playing late with hopes of making finals to meet Federer.

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…………..(Baseball)…………………

Padres…Legendary P-Randy Jones confirms he has been battling throat cancer, and has undergone chemo treatments since November.

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Brandon Morrow-ex Padres-came back from shoulder surgery last year to have (1.69-ERA) in limited appearances.

(MLB)

Seattle…Police arrest 3-men for running a high stakes robbery ring that raided expensive homes…Mariners P-Felix Hernandez lost 1.5M in jewels, cash, electronics and baseball memoriabilia….some of it recovered.

Red Sox..Sign P-Drew Pomeranz to (1Y-4.4M) extension.

Texas..Surgery P-Jake Diekman-colon removed because of colitis.

(Roster)

Mets..Open talks with FA-P-Sergio Romo-ex Giants.
Reds..Sign FA-P-Scott Feldman-ex Astros-Orioles
Washington..Re-sign 2B-Steven Drew-ex Yankees

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……………(Basketball)………………….

USD-L-Gonazaga (79-43)…Bulldogs shot (53%) from floor…Nigel Williams-Goss scores (25P)…Toreros shoot (32%)….Bulldogs go to (21-0)…

USD-at-Portland…Saturday WCC-game
Aztecs-Colorado State…Saturday game…State won (3-of-4).

UCLA…Criticism of how poorly played in loss to USC…Bruins drop (19-3)

Lakers-L-Utah…Jazz pull away in 3rd quarter…LA without Julius Randle-DeAngelo Russell..then lst round pick Brandon Ingram goes (0-5) shooting and Jordan Clarkson goes (2-10) to start game.

Clippers-at-Golden State on Saturday..Warriors (39-7)..LA (30-17)

NYKnicks…Shopping F-Carmelo Anthony..
NY-Clippers..Discuss Melo trade for 1st round picks and young players.
NY-Cleveland..Discuss Melo deal for F-Kevin Love

Cavaliers..Feud between LeBron James and owner Dan Gilbert goes public..James wants owner to make more deal and spend on luxury tax…Critical “Organization got too comfortable after winning last year”…..Cleveland has lost 6-of-8 games.

New Orleans..F-Anthony Davis hurt again-bruised thigh.

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……….(Football)………

Senior Bowl-Mobile….Aztecs RB-DJ Pumphrey plays on Saturday for South squad…Also on team is BYU-RB-Jamal Williams…Clemson LB-Brent Boulware…QB-Josh Dobbs-Tennessee and Cal’s-Davis Webb.

Utah…QB-Cooper Bateman transfers in from Alabama.

(NFL)

Concussion report…Shows head injuries this year decreased to (244) from (275) last year.

Qualcomm Stadium… Due to Chargers move to LA-Stadium lays off (1,130) workers.

(Teams)

Packers..Longtime coach Tom Clements leaving NFL team
Ravens..Promote Craig Versteeg to QB-coach.
Jacksonville..Hire Mark Collins as LB-coach-ex Jets coach-Giants star

Dallas..DE-Tyrone Crawford-major shoulder surgery
Bills..OT-Cy Kouandijo-surgery hip

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……………..(Hockey)…………….

NHL…Gets to All Star weekend with festitivites beginning in Los Angeles.

Kings-Carolina…

Gulls-at-Tucson…San Diego coming off (8-1) midweek win vs Roadrunners-go for another win tonite…3rd game of series is Saturday.

Colorado..Put F-Matt Duchene (15G) on trading block.
Boston..Brad Marchand-fined 10,000 for leg whip incident.
Colorado..Lose G-Semyon Varmalov-surgery-groin
Montreal-Tampa…Trade..Habs acquire F-Nikita Nesterov
Browns..OT-Joe Thomas says team should draft pass rusher not QB.
Green Bay..Ty Montgomery told he his moving fulltime to RB from WR.

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(Soccer)

Team USA-vs-Serbia…Friendly…Sunday-Qualcomm Stadium …first game since re-hiring of Bruce Arena from LA Galaxy of MLS.

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