Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on February 11th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 


(Super Bowl)

Rams-Bengals…LA made 3-and-half point favorite
..Rams..Full practice Thursday in heat-high winds at Rose Bowl
..Rams..OT-Andrew Whitworth..CB-Jalen Ramsey-full practice
..Rams..TE-Tyler Higbee yet to practice
..Bengals..Full practice at UCLA-Spaulding Field
..TE-CJ Uzomah yet to practice this week

..Cooper Kupp-Odell Beckham (44R) in 3-playoff games
..Aaron Donald-Von Miller-Leonard Floyd (27-sacks) this year
..Rams 3rd down defense (18%) in playoffs
..Rams 3rd down offense (50%)
..Rams offense (409Y) in playoffs…defense (286Y) in playoffs
..Rams offense (35Min) time of possession
..Rams defense allowing just (220Y) passing in playoffs
..Rams defense-opposing QBs (55%) comp[etion rate

..Bengals..QB-Joe Burrow (12 sacks) in playoffs..(63 sacks) on season
..Ja’Marr Chase averaging (12YPC) playoffs..was averaging (18YPC)
..K-Evan McPherson (12-12) FG in playoffs…(40-45) for season
((Coaching Notes)

Raiders..Longtime assistant coach Rod Marinelli-retires

Saints..Hire Doug Marrone-OL coach..ex-Alabama
Saints..Interview Aubrey Pleasant-for Def Coord..ex Lions
Saints..Interview Curtis Johnson-ex Dolphins for Off Coord
Vikings..Hire Ed Donatell-Def Coord-ex Denver
Miami..Hire Jon Embree-Asst Head Coach-ex 49ers
Miami..Hire Wes Welker-WR coach-ex 49ers
Giants..Hire Andre Patterson-DL coach-ex Miami
Giants..Hire Tony Soprano-Junior-OL coach-ex Carolina
Giants..Hire Mike Groh-RB coach-ex Cols
Denver..Hire Ola Adams-RB coach-ex Temple
Jaguars..Hire Brenston Buckner-DL coach-ex Arizona
Jaguars..Hire Press Taylor-Off Coord-ex Colts
Jaguars..Interview Gerald Alexander-ex Miam
Bears..Hire David Walker-RB coach..ex Colts-Lions
Browns..Rehire DL-coach Chris Kiffin-ex Ole Miss
Ravens..Hire George Godsey-TE coach-ex Miami
Bears..Hire Andre Curtis-RB coach-ex Seattle

(NFL Notes)

Hall of Fame…Names those to be enshrined in August in Canton:
..DE-Richard Seymour-Patriots
..OT-Tony Boselli-Jaguars
..LB-Sam Mills-Carolina
..DT-Bryant Young-49ers
..FS-LeRoy Butler-Packers

Patriots..LB-coach Jared Mayo says ‘Rooney Rule’…Great idea-poor implementation.

Denver..Former Broncos DT-Justin Bannon sentenced to 16-years in prison on Attempted Muirder charges in shootings in Boulder two years ago.

NBA-Trading Deadline….11-deals made at Thursday deadline:

Nets-Sixers…Brooklyn sends G-James Harden (22P-10R-8A) to Sixers for G-Ben Simmons (15P-8R-7A)..G-Seth Curry (15P)..F-Andre Drummond (6P-8R) and #1-1 picks.

Kings-Pistons-Bucks-Clippers..4-team deal
..Sacramento gets Donte DiVincenzo..F-Josh Jackson..G-Trey Lyles
..Pistons..get C-Marvin Bagley (9P-7R)
..Bucks..acquire F-Sergi Ibaka #2-2 picks
..Clippers..Get G-Rod Hood..F-Semi Ojeleye

Dallas-Washington..Mavs deal F-Kristap Porzingis (19P-7R) and #2 pick..for G-Spencer Dinwiddie (12P)

Celtics-Spurs..Boston deals G-Josh Richardson (9PPG) and #1 pick for G-Derrick White (14P-3A)

Boston-Orlando..Celtics trade G-Bol Bol..G-PU Dozier #2 for #2

Toronto-San Antonio..Raptors send G-Goran Dragic and #1 for G-Thad Young

Detroit-Toronto..Pistons send C-Drew Eubanks and #1 for cap space

Pacers-Suns..Indiana deal G-Torrey Craig for F-Jalen Smith

Washington-Charlotte..Wizards send C-Montrzl Harrell (14P-6R) for G-Ish Smith-F-Vern Carey

Washington-Suns..Wiz deal G-Aaron Holiday (6P) for cap space

Boston-Houston..Celtics move G-Dennis Schroeder for G-Daniel Thies.

Lakers-Houston..Had trade talks-Russell Westbrook for John Wall but Rockets asked future #1 pick be included-LA rejected it.

New York Knicks-Chicago Bulls -Atlanta Hawks failed to execute trades.
Clippers-L-Dallas (112-105)…Luka Doncic scores 28P in lst quarter…(51) for game..Clippers lost 4-of-5…now (27-30)…Thursday game

Lakers-at-Golden State..Saturday game…Lakers now (26-30)
Clippers-at-Dallas..Saturday game
(College Basketball)

Aztecs-Air Force…Saturday game…SDSU (14-6) on season
USD-Pacific..Saturday game
UCLA-USC..Saturday Pac 12 matchup

USD-L-St-Mary’s (86-57)..Toreros shoot 37% from floor in loss..Thursday game

MLB…Commissioner Rob Manfred addressed Media-Owners meetings
..Will meet with Union in NY on Saturday-Sunday
..No plans to postpone opening of camps-February 16th
..Will approve DH in National League
..Will drop draft pick compensation for any FA who gets qualifying offer
..Propose offering draft pick compensation for teams losing top free agents
..Want 4-weeks spring training camps
..Will make new offers on Luxury Tax..Rookie Pools this weekend
(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-P-Cody Carroll-ex Orioles
Toronto..Sign FA-P-Dustin McKnight-ex Orioles

Ducks-Senators…Friday game

Gulls-San Jose…AHL action-Friday night

Edmonton..Fire coach Dave Tippett-Asst Coach Jim Playfair…Promote Jay Woodcroft from Bakersfield-AHL…Oilers (23-18-2).

Montreal..Talking to Vinnie LeCavalier about becoming Assistant GM-legendary Tampa Bay star

Vancouver..Hire Cammi Granato as Asst GM to Jim Rutherford

Boston..Brad Marchand-NHL 6-game suspension for violent high sticking incident..will lose 500,000-salaries

..Shaun White-Half pipe finals-falls in final run…fails to medal..finishes 4th in last competition of illustrious career…

..Criticism- China State media..Virtually ignored Nathan Chen Gold Medal performance on Wednesday night.

English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Liverpool-W-Leicester..Diego Joto 2-goals in win
..Arsenal-W-Wolverhampton..Gabriel scores 25’..Gunners play 30 minutes shorthanded after Red Card

Top weekend games:
..Manchester United-Southampton
..Manchester City-Norwich City
Golf….Phoenix Open-1st round
(64)..Sahith Thesgala-4 birdies in row at end of round-from Orange, Calif
(65)..KH Lee..Eagle-birdie-birdie on first 3-holes
(66)..Brooks Koepka 6-birdie day
(67)..Xander Schauffele-eagle..Charley Hoffman-3 birdies in row

Xander Schauffele…Tests clean for Covid after caddie failed morning test.

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