Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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…….(Golf)………

Farmers Insurance Open…Rain-Winds could impact Friday round…Media barred from course in morning….2nd round likely to be delayed by 1-2″ rain overnight into mid-morning.

Leaderboard:
(-8)..Andrew Noren eagles 17th hole to move into tie with Patrick Reed reels off 4-birdies on back nine…share opening lead (64)
(-7)..Scott Scheffler
(-6)..Gary Woodland heads up 10-way tie
(-4)..Rory McIlroy
(-3)..Jordan Spieth..Jon Rahm
(-2)..Xander Schauffele-Ricky Fowler
(-1)..Phil Mickelson..bogeyed 17th-18th
(E)..Brooks Koepka
(+4).Jason Day..had 6-bogeys and a double bogey in shooting (76)

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…….(Basketball)………….

Aztecs-W-Wyoming (87-57)…SDSU sets MWC record with 63-points in first half…State hits 11-3’s…Terrell Gomez hits 4-3’s…Lamont Butler (13P) off bench….Jordan Schakel (16P)…Aztecs held Cowboys G-Marcus Williams (2-13) shooting…Wyoming shot 30% for game…..SDSU (12-4)…Cowboys (10-6)

USD-L-Gonzaga (90-62)….Zags explode for 50P in second half…Drew Timme (21P)..Corey Kispert (19P) in lopsided win…Zags (16-0)….Toreros (2-7)

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(NBA)

Lakers-L-Pistons (107-92)…Lakers go 7-minutes without a basket…outscored (19-2)…Lakers without F-Anthony Davis-quad injury…Blake Griffin (23P)….Lakers shot (41%)……..LA (14-6)

Clippers-W-Miami..(109-105)…Upset win for LA playing without Paul George-Kawhi Leonard…Clippers hit 17-3’s in win..Nick Batum (18P)….Clippers put 6-double figures in win

Golden State-New Orleans…discussing trade…Warriors shopping F-Kelly Oubre…Pelicans shopping G-Eric Bledsoe..G-Lonzo Ball.

Cleveland-Brooklyn…discussing trade for C-Andre Drummond..has (23M) salary this year.

Washington..Wizards (3-11) on season..(28-58) last two years.

NY Knicks…Former F-Harthorne Wingo passes away (73Y)…went from Ruckers League to Eastern Basketball League to NBA…Played off the bench as defensive specialist for 5-years.

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………..(Baseball)……………..

Padres…Make contact with FA-P-Adam Wainwright-ex Cardinals…wants 10M-contract…Career record with St Louis over 15Y..(167-98)..is (39Y)…Wainwright rejects offer

Angels..Report P-Trevor Bauer hesitant about joining Halos because of past relationship with pitching coach Mickey Callaway when they were in Cleveland.

Dodgers..Would need to go get another bat if they lost power hitters Justin Turner-Joe Pederson to free agency.

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(MLB)

Miami…Judge orders former Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria to pay Dade County-City of Miami (4.2M) as their share of profits of sale of franchise when new Stadium was built….Loria bought Marlins for 158M ..sold team for 1.2B after Marlins Stadium was built.

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(Roster Moves)

Mets..Offer P-Trevor Bauer-ex Reds (3Y-111M) deal…37M-average

Yankees..P-Masahiro Tanaka signs (2Y-17M) deal with Rakuten Eagles-Japan…had (78-46) record in 7-years with Yankees.

Pirates..Shopping OF-Adam Frazier in possible trade…Have already dealt P-Jameson. Taillon…P-Joe Musgrove…1B-Josh Bell.

St Louis..Re-signs P-Adam Wainwright (1Y-8M)
Milwuakee..Sign FA-P-Blaine Hardy-ex Tigers-Twins

Miami..DFA-P-Jordan Yamamoto
Brewers..Offer deal to FA-OF-Eddie Rosario-Twins
Reds..Contact FA-SS-Didi Gregorious-ex Phillies-Yankees
Washington..Sign FA-C-Alex Avila-ex Tigers-Twins
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Kohl Stewart-ex Twins-Orioles

Cubs..Workout FA-P-Carlos Rodon-ex White Sox

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……………(Football)…………….

Chargers..Hire-Shane Day-QB coach-49ers
Chargers..New Special Teams coach Darius Swinton:
..Play fast-physical-fundamentally sound
..I am like a golf caddie with my kickers…see what they see..adjust.

Houston..New head coach David Culley interviews Lovie Smith-ex Illinois for Def Coor job….Josh McCoun-ex QB for QB coach job.

Houston..Hire Pep Hamilton as QB coach-ex Chargers
Lions..Interview Marc Brunell for QB coach job-ex Jaguars star
Atlanta..Hire Des Kitchings-South Carolina for running back coach job
Vikings..Hire Keenan McCardell-WR coach
Vikings..Promote Ryan Ficken to Special Teams coach
Bears..Hire Chris Rumph-Def Line coach-ex Houston
Eagles..Interview Michael Clay-49ers for Special Teams coach
Jaguars..Hire Sanjay Lai-ex SeattleĀ for WR coach job
Colts..RB-coach Tom Rathman-retires
Atlanta..Hire Ted Monachino-LB coach-ex Bears
Atlanta..Hire Jon Hoke-DB coach-ex Maryland
Michael Strachan-Fox TV-studio analyst-tests positive for Covid

NFL..will award 15—3rd round draft picks in Rooney Rules compensation:
..49ers will receive 6-picks for losing black GM-coach
..Ravens will receive 3-picks for losing black coach
..Rams will receive 3-picks for losing GM candidate
..Saints will receive 3-picks for losing GM candidate

Pittsburgh..Owner Art Rooney says Ben Roethlisberger must take pay cut from (41M) cap figure contract.

Green Bay..QB-Aaron Rodgers reportedly wants all 3-years left on contract to be guaranteed.

Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson formally asks for trade…would accept deal to Miami-Jets-Carolina…Owed (21M) a year for next five years.

Colts..owner Jim Irsay says he would be interested in talking to Andrew Luck about returning to NFL at age (31Y)

Colts-Lions…Indianapolis preparing for trade talks for QB-Matthew Stafford…owed (22M) a year for next three seasons.

Jets..Coach Robert Saleh-glowing vote confidence for QB-Sam Darnold

Bills…FB-Special teams star Pat DiMarco-retires

Washington…Coach Ron Rivera confirms he is “cancer free” after undergoing chemo treatment all last season for skin cancer.

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(College Football)

Auburn…Hires Nick Eason-Def Line coach-ex Bengals coach

Senior Bowl-Mobile…Saturday..featuring Alabama QB-Mac Jones..WR-Devonta Smith.

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……………….(Hockey)……………….

Ducks-Arizona..Tied (2-2) in 3rd period at Press Time…Jakob Silfverberg goal for Ducks….Anaheim was outshot (35-15) into 3rd period.

Kings-L-Minnesota (5-3)….Wild score 3-goals in 9-minutes in opening period and get win….Kings scored 2-power play goals and a shorthanded goal but lost.

Las Vegas-St Louis…Game cancelled…1st player and 4th-coaching staff member test positive for Covid.

Carolina…Hurricane call up 7-players from taxi squad to play this weekend…Have had 6-games cancelled by Covid.

Chicago..Sign FA-D-Madison Bowey-had been in San Diego Gulls camp.

San Jose..Santa Clara County tells Sharks they can play home games in that city on February 13th.

AHL..Moves Stockton Heat to play games this year in Canadian Division..will be 1-of 5-teams in division….Pacific Division left with 6-teams.

LA Kings..Sign FA-D-Brandon Guance-ex Syracuse Crunch..will play for Ontario Reign.

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……………..(General)………….

English Premier League
..Liverpool-W-Hot Spur….Liverpool scores goals (47′-49′)

EPL…Top weekend games
..Manchester United (12-4-4)-vs-Arsenal
..Manchester City (12-2-5)-vs-Sheffield
..Leicester City (12-5-3)-vs-Leeds
..Liverpool (10-3-7)-vs West Ham
..Hot Spur (9-3-6)-vs-Brighton

IMSA…Rolex-24 Hours-Daytona…starts 12-noon on Saturday.

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