Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on January 14th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(NFL-Playoffs)-Wildcard Weekend

Raiders-at-Cincinnati..Saturday…Raiders short work week after Sunday Night Game and having to travel to EST….
..Raiders allowed 40-QB sacks- turned it over 24 times..
..Raiders Defense giving up (335YPG)..
..Bengals QB-Joe Burrow (4611P-34TD)
..Bengals WR-Ja’Marr Chase (81R-1455Y-18YPC-13TD)

New England-at-Buffalo..Saturday..14-degrees-5 wind chill-snow-by kickoff
..Bills QB-Josh Allen (5170APY)
..Bills Defense..(272YPG)..30%-3rd Downs..42-sacks..30-takeaways
..Patriots..QB-Mac Jones (22TD-13Int)
..Patriots Defense..(310YPG)-30 takeaways

Eagles-at-Tampa Bay..Sunday
..Bucs-Tom Brady (5315P-43TD)
..Bucs offense (405YPG)
..Bucs lost (120R) with loss of Chris Godwin-Antonio Brown
..Bucs defense (47-sacks-27-takeaways)
..Eagles QB-Jalen Hurts (3184P-784R)

49ers-at-Dallas-Sunday
..Cowboys won 5-of-6 games
..Dallas Offense.. (407PYG)
..QB-Dak Prescott (4439P-37TD)..(104R)
..Niners Defense (310YPG-40 sacks)
..QB-Jim Garoppolo (31-14) record in SF
..WR-Deebo Samuel (1771APY)

Steelers-at-Kansas City-Sunday Night
..KC offense (396YPG)..53TD on offense
..QB-Patrick Mahomes (4839P-37TD)
..Tyreek Hill-Travis Kelce (203R) combined
..Steelers offense (315Y-offense)..scored only 33TD
..QB-Ben Roethlisberger (86QB rating)
..Steelers defense (55QB-sacks)

Rams-Arizona..Monday Night
..Rams QB-Matthew Stafford (4886Y-41TD)..19-turnovers
..Rams WR-Cooper Kupp (145R-1947Y-16TD)
..Rams offense 41TD
..Rams defense 50-sacks
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(NFL Notes)

Houston..Surprise firing Coach David Culley after (4-13) season–owe him 17M left on contract…..Also fired Off Coord-Tim Kelly.

Vikings..Interview Catherine Raiche-Eagles Asst GM for GM job
Vikings..Interview John Spytek-Tampa Bay VP for GM job
Miami..Will interview Leslie Frazier-Buffalo for head coach job
Chicago..Will interview Rick Smith-ex GM-Houston for GM job
Carolina..Interview Pep Hamilton-Houston for Off Coord
Carolina..Interview Scottie Montgomery-Colts for Off Coord
Houston..Will interview Jared Mayo-Patriots for head coach
Denver..Interview Aaron Glenn-Detroit for head coachjob
Giants..Interview Adrian Wilson-Cardinals for GM job
Giants..Interview Joe Schoen-Buffalo for GM job

Dallas..Fine WR-Amari Cooper (14,650) for violating Covid rules-unmasked at an NBA game.
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(Injuries-Illness)

Arizona..DE-JJ Watt limited practice Wednesday..has 4-different shoulder issues
Arizona..RB-James Conner-out rib injury
Steelers..RB-Najee Harris-miss workout-arm injury
Steelers..WR-JuJu Smith-first workout since shoulder surgery

Chiefs..TE-Mark Vital on Covid list
Arizona..Activate TE-Maxx Williams from Covid
Dallas..CB-Jayron Kears activated from Covid

Patriots..Have 13-players on injury list-including 11-starters
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(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay..Sign FA-WR-John Brown-ex Bills-Arizona
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(Injuries-Illness)

Arizona..DE-JJ Watt limited practice Wednesday..has 4-different shoulder issues
Arizona..RB-James Conner-out rib injury
Steelers..RB-Najee Harris-miss workout-arm injury
Steelers..WR-JuJu Smith-first workout since shoulder surgery

Chiefs..TE-Mark Vital on Covid list
Arizona..Activate TE-Maxx Williams from Covid
Dallas..CB-Jayron Kears activated from Covid

Patriots..Have 13-players on injury list-including 11-starters
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(College Notes)

Alabama..WR-Jameson Williams files for NFL draft (79R-15TD)
Alabama..OT-Evan Neal…DT-Phi Mathis files for NFL draft
Utah..LB-Devin Lloyd files for draft

Colorado..RB-Jared Broussard enters transfer portal

Ole Miss..Hire Chris Kiffin-OL coach with Cleveland Browns
Michigan..Hire Mike Elston-Def Line coach from Notre Dame.

San Diego State..Confirms it spent 100,000 to buy a wrap around ad in USA-Today for Monday’s Alabama-Georgia game….The front page ad plugged ‘A New Era” with Brady Hoke and featured information about Snapdragon Stadium…SDSU also bought billboards that will be in downtown Indianapolis for the month of January when the NCAA Convention is held.
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…(Basketball)…

Clippers-L-New Orleans (113-89)…Brandon Ingram (24P)…Pelicans hit 14-3’s……Thursday game…Clippers (21-22) on year

Lakers..Travel day-Play in Denver on Saturday
Clippers-at-San Antonio-Saturday

Lakers..G-Russell Westbrook (2-14) shooting in ugly loss at Sacramento

NY Knicks-Atlanta..TRADE..Knicks deal F-Kevin Knox and #1 pick to Hawks for G-Cam Reddish..F-Solomon Hill and #2 pick

NBA..Bans Brooklyn Nets from playing Kyrie Irving at home games..Nets were willing to pay 5,000-fine for violation of NY City rules about playing unvaccinated player

NBA..Voids Denver-Detroit trade..Bol Bol failed physical in Detroit

Portland..G-Danian Lillard-surgery-tendon damage in abdomen-will miss 8W
Utah..C-Hassan Whiteside on Covid list..C-Rudy Gobert still o Covid list
Suns..G-Chris Paul remains out workouts for Covid testing
Bulls..F-Derrick Jones-out 6W-Bone bruise-knee

Portland..Hire Andrae Patterson as Assistant GM-was with Cleveland.
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UCLA-L-Oregon (84-81) OT…Bruins went on (8-2) binge in final (:74) to force overtime…Jacob Young hit back to back jumpers-grabbedkey rebound in OT for the Ducks.

USC-Oregon State..Beavers led (42-37) at halftime at Press Time

USD-W-Portland (66-63)..Marcellus Ellington (21P-10R) in Toreros OT win

Arkansas..Head coach Eric Musselman leaves team-for emergency rotator cuff surgery.
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…(Baseball)…

MLB-Union….MLB makes 7-point proposal to Union about economic issues in lockout…Players not receive proposals well….Proposal:

..Increase Luxury Tax Threshold 210M=to-214M
..Elimination Super 2-Category for Arbitration
..Pay increases for 3rd-4th year players
..Designated Hitter in National League
..Draft Lottery for top 3-teams in baseball
..Drop Draft pick compensation for free agency
..Offer bonus picks to small market teams who call up young players have big
years
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(Roster Moves)

Angels..Sign FA-P-Kyle Barraclough-ex Texas-Washington-Miami-Giants
Angels..Sign FA-OF-Mag Sierra-ex Marlins

Royals..Sign FA-P-Arodys Vizcaino-ex Braves
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Keyan Middleton-ex Angels
Arizona..Sign FA-OF-Borden Bishop-ex Seattle
Braves..Sign FA-P-Jackson Stephens-starred in Mexico-Venezuala Leagues

Seiyo Suzuki..Japanese FA-says he will report to Japan training camp opening on February 1st…Will wait for settlement of MLB tallsk to decide on free agent offers in MLB.
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…(Hockey)…

Kings-Penguins…LA led (2-1) in 3rd period of OT at Press Time…..Anzi Kopitar goal for LA…Thursday game

Ducks-at-Minnesota…Friday road game

Gulls-Abbortsford Canucks..Friday game

Ducks..Goalie John Gibson named to All Star Team
Ducks..Troy Terry named to Ballot for Fans Vote
Kings..F-Adrian Kempe named to All Stat team

Ducks..G-John Gibson..D-Simon Benoit on Covid list
Gulls..D-Brandon Guhle called up from San Diego
Gulls..Sign FA-D-Mike McKee from Tulsa

Oilers..G-Mike Smith-out with thumb injury
Winnipeg..F-Paul Stasny-G-Eric Comrie on Covid list
Minnesota..F-Joel Ericksson-Ek on Covid list
San Jose..F-Alex Barabanov on Covid list

Steve Carlson…Star of movie Slapshot…fighting cancer

NHL..Investigating Evander Kane broke NHL protocols by traveling to Canada…Was suspended for 21-games for use of forged Covid card.
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…(General)…

Novak Djokovic…Seeded #1-Australian Open though Government has not decided on revoking Visa to play in tourney.

Sony Open-Hawaii…Jim Furyk (-8-62) in opening round…3-golfers at (63)

Farmers Insurance Open…Defending champ Patrick Reed…Jordan Spieth latest to commit to play in late January tourney.

San Diego Loyal..sign Coach Landon Donvovan to extension…(20-17-11) in 2-years in USL play.

English Premier League…Top Games
..Manchester City-Chelsea
..Manchester United-Aston Villa
..Leicester-Burley
..Hot Spur-Arsenal
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