Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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……………(Basketball)…………

Aztecs-W-Arizona State….San Diego State jumps out to a (14-2) lead at start…lets ASU come back to take lead…then goes on (10-0) run to start second half…and blows out Sun Devils….Led (73-54) late in 2nd half at Press Time….Jordan Schakel career high (23P)…hits 5-3’s …..Nathan Mensah had double-double in opening half…was at (12P-14R) late in game…SDSU now (5-0) will climb in the rankings.

Aztecs…Host BYU next Friday in non-conference game

USD-Fullerton..Toreros (0-1) host Titans on Friday night.

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(NBA)

Clippers…Sign G-Paul George (4Y-176M) max extension
Clippers-Lakers..Open preseason schedule on Friday night
Lakers..Say LeBron James-Anthony Davis will not play vs Clippers.

Lakers-Oklahoma City..Open trade talks for holdout F-Trevor Ariza..who was traded 3-times on NBA draft day…Ariza has not reported to Thunder camp.

Brooklyn…F-Kevin Durant will not have minutes limit in preseason-coming off Torn Achilles injury
Brooklyn…NBA fines Nets-Kyrie Irving 50,000 for vioaltions of Media interview rules

Indiana..F-TJ Warren-injures arch in practice.

Minnesota Timberwolves…buy out contract of GM-Scott Layden.

NBA…says 8-more players have tested positive for the virus..bringing to 56-positive tests in 2-weeks with opening of camps.

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…………..(Football)…………..

Chargers-Atlanta….Bolts (3-9)…Chargers have lost 5-of-6 games..Falcons (4-8)…Atlanta won 3-of-5 with Raheem Morris as interim coach
..Chargers scored just 2-offensive TDs in last 23-possessions
..QB-Justin Herbert-last 2-games..completing 54% passes..1-TD..6 sacks
..Chargers defense given up (191) points in last 6-games
..Run defense allowing (4.6YPC)
..Chargers defense given up 40-touchdowns on season
..Special teams 7-MFG..3-MPAT..3-blocked punts..1-blocked FG..
..Chargers cover teams giving up (15Y) punt returns..(27Y) kick returns
..Falcons QB-Matt Ryan (3,436P-18TD)..31-sacks
..WRs Julio Jones-Cal Ridley (110R)..both (17YPC)
..RB-Todd Gurley (636Y) will play
..Falcons defense (394YPG)

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(Scoreboard)

Rams-W-Patriots (24-3)…Rams RB-Cam Akers (171Y) rushing…QB-Jared Goff (138P-TD)….Kevin Young 80Y-TD intercpetion….Rams defense 6-sacks…4th and goal stop…and Intercetpion-TD…..Cam Newton benched in 4th quarter…..Rams (9-4)..New England (6-7)

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(Schedule)

Titans-Jaguars..Tennessee (8-4) tied for first..Jaguars lost 11-in row
Vikings-Tampa Bay..RB-Dalvin Cook (1250R)..QB-Tom Brady (28TD)
Chiefs-Miami..KC (11-1)..Patrick Mahomes (3815P-31TD)
Denver-Carolina..Broncos 4-8)
Houston-Bears..Chicago lost 6-row..Texans…Deshaun Watson (24TD)
Arizona-Giants..NY (5-7) in 1st place NFC-East
Dallas-Cincinnati..Teams combined (5-18-1)
Colts-Raiders…QB-Philip Rivers (3263P-18TD)..Raiders (7-5)
Jets-Seattle..NY (0-12)..Seattle (8-4) tied for 1st place
Green Bay-Lions..QB-Aaron Rodgers (36TD-4Int)
Washington-SF..QB-Alex Smith (3-1) starter
Saints-Eagles..QB Jalen Hurts makes first NFL start

Steelers-Bills..Pittsburgh (11-1)..Buffalo (8-3)..QB-Josh Allen 26TD..Steelers defense 44-sacks-27 takeaways

Browns-Ravens..Monday Night game..Nick Chubb-Kareem Hunt (1540R)-vs-Baltimore defense.

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(NFL)

Houston..Sports Illustrated reports Texans held illegal weight training workouts at home of strength coach against NFL rules during pandemic protocols…Report says Executive Jack Easterling under cut both the Coach and GM and WR-DeAndre Hopkins.

Bears…Close facility on Friday after 3-positive tests

Buffalo..GM-Brandon Beane signs 4Y-extension

49ers..CB-Richard Sherman says team has serious cap problems-does not expect to return next year

Cincinnati…Report team might consider coaching change…Zac Taylor is (4-23-1) in two years.
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(Roster Moves)

Raiders..Reportedly in contact with FA-RB-Marshawn Lynch
Broncos..Veteran S-Darien Stewart announces retirement

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(Injuries)

Baltimore..WR-Dez Bryant tests negative two days in a row..Possible test on Monday was ‘false positive’
Baltimore…Puts Dez Bryant on Covid IR list
Arizona..WR-Larry Fitzgerald says he lost 9-pounds in 1-week with Covid
Ravens..Activate WR-Willie Snead from Covid list
Carolina..RB-Christian McCaffrey ruled out with quad injury
Houston..Activate LB-Brennan Scarlett from IR list
Saints..Activate OT-Terron Armstead from Covid list
Steelers..Put LB-Vince Williams on Covid IR list
Cowboys…CB-Chi LOwuize on Covid IR list
Houston..RB-David Johnson missed practice with illness
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(College Football)

Aztecs-BYU…SDSU (4-3)..Cougars (9-1)..Weather forecast 20-degrees and snow at kickoff….Aztecs (8-38-1) in rivalry…Cougars (245-80) home games in Provo
..Cougars (522YPG) on offense
..QB-Zach Wilson (2964P-27TD-264R-8TD)
..BYU defense (300YPG-25 sacks-18 takeaways)
..Aztecs defense (269YPG-12-takeaways-27% on 3rd downs-..18-sacks..61-tackles for losses)

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(Mountain West Conference)

Nevada-San Jose..Friday matchup..Wolfpack (6-1)..Spartans (5-0)
Boise State-Wyoming..Broncos (4-1)..Cowboys (2-3)
Utah State-Colorado State..USU (1-5)..Rams (1-3)
Fresno State-New Mexico..Bulldogs (3-2)..Lobos (1-5)
Hawaii-UNLV..Rainbow Warriors (3-4)..Rebels (0-5)

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(Pac 12)

UCLA-USC..Trojans (4-0)..Bruins (3-2)…Matchup Kedon Slovis-Dorian Thompson at QB.

Arizona State-Arizona..Two teams are combined (0-6)
Colorado-Utah..Buffs (4-0)..Utes (1-2)
Washington-Oregon..Huskies (3-1)..Ducks (3-2)…Cancelled late Thursday afternoon..Huskies virus outbreak
Stanford-Oregon State..Cardinal (2-2)..Beavers (2-3)
Cal-Washington State..Bears (1-3)..Cougars (1-2)

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(Top Ranked Teams)

1-Alabama-Arkansas
2-Notre Dame..(10-0) season completed
3-Clemson..season completed
4-Ohio State-Michigan-cancelled
5-Texas AM-Ole Miss cancelled.

West Virginia-Oklahoma-cancelled
Texas-Kansas cancelled

Cincinnati-Tulsa cancelled

Purdue-Indiana cancelled

Army-Navy…to be played at West Point..first time since 1943 played at Michie Stadium

Utah State..Naming Blake Anderson-Arkansas State as head coach..had 6-winning seasons in 7-years
Baylor…Closes practice facility-another outbreak. virus
SEC..Signs TV contract deal with ABC-ESPN..leaving CBS…10-year deal.

Umpire Brian O’Nora…among 13-men arrested-Youngstown, Ohio..running prositution ring.

Billy DeMars…longtime minor league-major league coach passes away (95Y)..played for Browns-A’s-Braves

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…………….(Hockey)………………

NHL..Board of Governors given proposal Divisional realignment: Would have All Canadian Division…Eastern Division…Midwest-South…West Division.

Toronto-Ottawa-Winnipeg-Vancouver-Calgary-Montreal-Edmonton

Boston-Buffalo-NYI-NYR-NJ-Philly-Pittsburgh-Wash

Tampa-Florida-Nashville-Carolina-Columbus-Detroit-Chicago-Minnesota

San Jose-LA-Anaheim-Vegas-Colorado-Arizona-Dallas-St. Louis

Finland…League orders players to don ‘full face shields’ once league starts up after shutdown for Virus.

ECHL..Minor league to open season on Friday though 11-teams have shutdown….Kansas City Blades to play without 8-players-positive test and head coach.

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………………..(General)…………….

Formula 1…Abu Dhabi Grand Prix…Points leader Lewis Hamilton-cleared to race…tested positive for Covid 2-weeks ago.

NASCAR…Jimmie Johnson goes thru 2-days of tests on Daytona road course for Rolex 24-hours of Daytona.

Soccer..Team USA bombs El Salvador (6-0)..USA is (3-0-1) in friendlies during pandemic shortened season.

English Premier League…Top weekend games:
..Manchester City-Manchester United…City (5-2-3)..Red Devils (6-3-1)
..Chelsea-Everton..Blue (6-1-4)
..Liverpool-Fulham
..Hot Spur-Crystal Palace..Tottenham (7-1-3)
..Leicester-Brighton…City (7-4)

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