Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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Chargers-W-Raiders (30-27) OT…Justin Herbert scores on QB-sneak from 1-yard line after completing a 53Y-pass to get team into scoring position…rallying Chargers in ugly win…Herbert hit Jaylen Guyton on a post pattern against porous secondary…Chargers missed 2-opportunities to win the game on 2-missed field goals by Michael Badgley…Raiders threw costly interception in 4th quarter when they were on their way to winning in regulation…Raiders lost QB-Derek Carr with groin injury in 1st quarter…Backup QB-Marcus Mariota (2226P-88R) nearly led Raiders to victory…Herbert (314P-2TD) in win…Young WRs Ty Johnson-Jaylen Guyton combined for (9R) in game….Raiders had (449Y) offense and 75-62 edge in plays…but lost…Raiders had 19-play drive that ate up (10:50) in third quarter…Raiders secondary horrid..CB-Trayvon Mullen had 3-pass interference penalties and a facemask. Chargers snap 9-game losing streak in AFC West…Now (5-9)…Raiders fall to (7-7) have lost 3-of last 4-games…Bolts won 2-games in row.

Chargers..DE-Joey Bosa left with concussion in 4th quarter
Chargers..WR-Mike Williams-back issues

Chargers..OT-Brian Bulaga-out-concussion protocol
Chargers..WR-Keenan Allen-hamstring issue
Chargers..RB-Austin Ekeler-quad issue-but played

Chargers..owner Dean Spanos informs employees team is giving each business side employee (110-employees)…a Covid Hardship Allowance.

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(Schedule)

Buffalo-Denver..Bills (10-3)..QB-Josh Allen (3641P-28TD)..Broncos (5-8)..Saturday game

Green Bay-Carolina..Packers (10-3)..QB-Aaron Rodgers (3685P-39TD-4Int)..Panthers (4-9)…Saturday game

New England-Miami…Patriots (6-7)..QB-Cam Newton 5TD..Dolphins (8-5)

Seattle-Washington..Seahawks (9-4)..QB-Russell Wilson (36TD-12Int)..Washington won 4-of-5 with Alex Smith as QB.

Arizona-Eagles..Jalen Hurts makes 2nd start at QB for Philadelphia…QB-Kyler Murray (3943APY-33TD)

Chiefs-Saints..KC (12-1)..Saints (10-3)..QB-Patrick Mahomes (4208-35TD)…Taysom Hill remains starting QB

Browns-Giants..Cleveland (9-4)..Baker Mayfield (23TD)

Rams-Jets..LA (9-4)..WRs Cooper Kupp-Robert Woods (155R) combined

Vikings-Bears..Chicago lost 6-of-7…RB-Dalvin Cook (1352R-14TD)

Titans-Detroit..Tennessee (9-4)..RB-Derrick Henry (1352R-14TD)

Colts-Texans..Indy (9-4)..Houston (4-9)..QB-Philip Rivers (3509P-20TD)..QB-DeShaun Watson (27TD-6Int)

Ravens-Jaguars..Baltimore (9-4)..Jacksonville lost 12-in row

Dallas-49ers..Cowboys (4-9)…San Francisco (5-8)

Tampa Bay-Atlanta..Bucs (8-5)..Tom Brady (30TD-11 Int)

Pittsburgh-Cincinnati…Monday Night Football..Steelers (11-2)..lost 2-in row…Bengals (2-10-1).

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(NFL)

NFL Owners…Continue internal debate…Roger Goodell wants 17-game schedule and only 2-preseason games…Owners want to keep 3rd preseason game to retain revenue streams.

Rams…5-players quarantined after 1-tests positive for Covid..4-others isolated because of close contact.

NFL..Investigating incident-Ravens corner Marcus Peters ‘spit’ on Browns WR-Jarvis Landry.

49ers..Coach Kyle Shanahan says Def Coord-Robert Saleh is ready for a head coaching job.

Lions..Interview Tom Dimitroff-ex GM-Atlanta
Lions..Will interview Scott Pioli-ex Chiefs GM..Longtime assistant Patriots

Baltimore..Former Ravens RB-Lorenzo Taliffero passes away (28Y)-heart attack…played 3-years with Ravens and 1-year in CFL.

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(Injuries)

Bengals..QB-Brandon Allen-bone bruise in knee
Dallas..RB-Ezekiel Elliott-calf issue
Chiefs..WR-Tyreek Hill-hamstring tweak
Chiefs..OT-Eric Fisher-neck issue..OG-Mike Remmers-neck injury
Giants..IR-CB-James Bradberry-Covid list
Giants..Off Coord-Jason Garrett tests positive Covid

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(College Football)

Aztecs…NCAA rules all transfers can play immediately…allows Mississippi State transfer Jalen Mayden to play in 2021-will have 3-years eligibility left.

USD…Announces 6-game Pioneer League schedule…
..Open March 13th at Presbyterian
..Road games at Marist..at Valpariso
..Home games vs Davidson-Butler-Stetson.

UCLA..Coach Chip Kelly says team will not go to a bowl game.

Arizona..Starting QB-Grant Gunnell enters transfer portal-has 3Y left.

Oregon..Coach Mario Cristobal-extension (6Y-27M)
Kansas..Vote confidence Coach Les Miles..Jayhawks (0-9) this year

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(Schedule)…Championship Weekend

ACC..Notre Dame-Clemson…Irish ranked #2..Tigers #3..Matchup QB-Ian Book-RB-Kyren Williams vs Tigers QB-Trevor Lawrence-RB-Travis Etienne.

Big 10..Ohio State-Northwestern..Buckeyes led by QB-Justin Fields (1400P-15TD) vs Wildcats defense

Big 12..Oklahoma-Iowa State..Sooners led by QB-Sean Rattler (24TD)-vs-Cyclones QB-Brock Purdy (17TD)

SEC…Alabama-Florida…Tide ranked #1..QB-Mac Jones (3321P-27TD)..RB-Najee Harris…Gators #6..led by QB-Kyle Trask (3717P-40TD)

Pac 12…USC-Oregon…Friday afternoon game..Trojans QB-Kedon Slovis (50TD) in year and half..Ducks QB-Tyler Shough (1389-11D)

AAC…Cincinnati-Tulsa..Bearcats unbeaten shooting for New Year’s Day bowl game.

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……………..(Basketball)…………….

NBA…Will allow teams to dress 15-players per game due to Covid crisis.
NBA…Will allow NBA-G League players on ‘2-way contracts’..to play as many as 50-games this season.
NBA..Confirms it gave 549-Covid tests last week..1-positive test

Clippers..Assistant Coach Chauncey Billups…G-Greg Jackson cleared Covid protocol…return to team practices.

Lakers..G-Dennis Schroeder-sprained ankle

Houston..NBA reports teams are backing away from trading for Rockets G-James Harden because of personality issues…demand to have ball in hand all the time…and lack dedication to team rules and defense.

Aztecs-BYU….Friday afternoon game….SDSU (5-0) vs Cougars (6-2)

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…………..(Baseball)……………

NY Mets-Colorado…Open trade talks about possible player deal for 3B-Nolan Arenado…Mets willing to take on (6Y-199M) of his remaining contract.

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-C-Joe Odom-ex Mariners
Cubs..Sign FA-P-John Holder-ex Yankees

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………………(Hockey)…………..

NHL….Meeting with Ontario Health Minister…to discuss opening of training camps….Province of Ontario wants 4-weeks shutdown which would prevent Leafs-Senators from opening training camps.

TSN…Canadian network reports NHL considering moving all 7-Canadian teams to play games in US because of outbreak in Canadian provinces and goverment refusing to give NHL teams a ‘waiver’ to form bubbles to play games.

NHL…continues talks about opening season with 4-hub cities in US to play regular season games.

Chicago…Blackhawks ownership says it has no interest in changing team nickname despite what Cleveland Indians-Washington Redskins did.

St Louis..Veteran forward Alex Steen retires from NHL after 16-years back issues

Washington…Caps lose G-Henrik Lundqvist-will sit out season wtih¬†heart condition…Won (459G) as New York Rangers

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…………..(General)……………..

Indy Car…Announces it is moving Long Beach Grand Prix from April date to September 26th date-as final race on season calendar.

English Premier League
..Manchester United-W-Sheffield…Marcus Rashford 2-goals in win
..Burnley-Aston Villa..Play (0-0) tie

EPL-Top games on weekend
..Liverpool-Crystal Palace…Liverpool (8-1-4)
..Hot Spur-Leicester..Tottenham (7-2-4)..City (8-5)
..Manchester United-Leeds…Red Devils (6-3-2)
..Chelsea-West Ham…Blues (6-3-4)

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