Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

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Aztecs-L-Creighton (72-69)-OT…SDSU loses 14-point lead..season ends loss
..Creighton uses (9-0) run to tie game..(6-0) run in overtime
..Matt Bradley misses 2FT and turns ball over on final possession
..Chad Baker-Mazara 15-points in first half to trigger big lead
..Aztecs 5-minutes without basket end regulation
..SDSU missed 7-freethrows..20-fouls..
..Creighton won despite 20-turnovers…just (2-14) on 3’s
..Creighton lost 7′-C-with knee injury in overtime
..Trey Alexander 7-points in OT for Blue Jays
..Brian Dutcher now (0-3) in NCAA tourney games…SDSU (6-14)

Gonzaga-W-Georgia State (93-72)..Drew Timme (32P)..Chet Holmgren (19P-17R)…Zags had (21-0) run in 2nd half-blow game open

North Carolina-W-Marquette (95-63)..Tar Heels hit 10-3’s in first half..built 28P lead

Iowa-L-Richmond (67-63)..Jacob Gilyard (24P) in Spiders upset win over 5th seed

Michigan-W-Colorado State (75-63)..Rams shot just 34%

Providence-W-S Dakota State (66-57)..Friars snap Jackrabbits 21-game win streak

Memphis-W-Boise (64-53)..Boise shot 31%-trialed by 19 in first half

Baylor-W-Norfolk State (85-49)..Bears hit 11-3’s in win

Tennessee-W-Longwood (88-52)..Vols hit 14-3’s..shoot 60%

UConn-L-New Mexico State (70-63)..Ted Allen (37P) for Aggies in upset win..first NMSU tourney win in 30-years

Kentucky-L-St Peters (85-79)..Big upset..Daryl Banks (27P) in overtime win
Arkansas-W-Vermont (75-71)..JD Notae 17-points in 2nd half..hits 2-key free throws final seconds to seal win over Catamounts

USF-L-Murray State (92-87)..Racers hit 24-free throws in upset win..survive Jam Bouyea (36P) spree for USF

UCLA-W-Akron (53-51)…Tygher Campbell scores 8-of-final 10-points as Bruins rally from 8-point deficit to stave off upset..

Kansas-W-Texas Southern (83-56)…Jayhawks hit 11-3s..held Texas Southern to 33% shooting in blowout.

Indiana-L-St Marys (82-53)..Hoosiers held to 34%-shooting in shocking loss..
NCAA…Friday Game:
Texas-Virginia Tech
Arizona-Wright State
Seton Hall-TCU
Ohio State-Loyola
LSU-Iowa State
Auburn-Jacksonville State
Alabama-Notre Dame
Texas Tech-Montana State
Michigan State-Davidson
(College Notes)
UCLA..Coach Mick Cronin-6Y-extension..(66-29)
Mississippi State..Fires Ben Howland (134-98)-7 years

Lakers-at-Toronto…Friday game…Lakers freefall now (29-40)..lost 12-of-15
Clippers-at-Utah…Friday matchup..Clippers (36-36) on season

Lakers..Russell Westbrook responds to Minnesota trash talk on Wednesday..’Never won anything and talking to us’

Dallas..Former GM-Donnie Nelson files lawsuit against owner Mark Cuban
saying he was fired after he went to Human Resources and reported Cuban’s Exec Assistant sexually assaulted Nelson’s gay nephew during job interview..Nelson said he was fired after he told Cuban his assistant was a sexual predator and a threat to all employees.

Golden State..G-Steph Curry-sprained ligament in foot-out 4W
Indiana..F-TJ Warren-out for year-stress fracture foot
Spurs..F-Doug McDermott-sprained ankle
Brooklyn..G-Ben Simmons-epidural shot for bulging disc in back.

Padres-Mariners..Cactus League opener-Friday..MacKenzie Gore will start
Padres..Put P-Adrian Morejon on 60-day DL-continue rehab shoulder surgery
Padres..P-Drew Pomeranz not expected back till May-forearm rehab-surgery
Padres..SS-Fernando Tatis will be in case on wrist for 6-weeks-out till July
Padres..P-Dinelson Lamet open to moving to bullpen-groomed as closer

Dodgers…1B-Freddie Freeman expected in camp Friday night-after signing (6Y-162M) contract
Dodgers..Continue talks with FA-P-Kenley Jansen
Dodgers-Payroll now at 280M-facing huge tax bills and loss of 2nd-5rh round draft picks.

Angels..Sign FA-P-Archie Bradley-ex Arizona-Reds-Phillies
Angels..Sign FA-P-Ryan Pepera-ex Braves
Angels..Sign FA-2B-Kean Wong
Angels..Put P-Griff Canning on 60-day DL-back issues
(Roster Moves)

Reds..Sign FA-3B-Colin Moran-ex Pirates
Cubs..Sign FA-2B-Jonathon Villar-ex Mets
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Travis Jankowski-ex Padres-Reds-Phillies
Cardinals..Sign FA-OF-Corey Dickefson-ex Marlins-Bllue Jays
Giants..Sign FA-P-Matt Boyd-ex Tigers
Twins..Sign FA-P-Chi Chi Gonzalez-ex Rockies
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Robert Gsellman-ex Mets
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Daniel Norris-ex Tigers
A’s..Sign FA-OF-Billy McKinney-ex Dodgers
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Austin Brice-ex Red Sox
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Adonis Medina-ex Phillies
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Jason Adams-ex Cubs
Twins..Sign FA-P-Jose Godoy-ex Giants

(Roster Notes)

Royals-A’s..Trade talks for P-Frankie Montas
Yankees..Open contract talks Aaron Judge..(.278-158HR) in career

MLB..Announces Petco Park will host the Draft combine-Jue 14th-20th.

(Roster Moves)

Raiders-Packers..TRADE…Green Bay sends WR-Davantae Adams to Raiders…Green Bay gets Raiders #1-2 draft picks……Had been franchise tagged (18M)-told Green Bay he would not sign…Raiders sign him (5Y-142M)-28M average…Raiders pass catching group now has Adams-Darren Waller-Hunter Renfrow

Raiders..Sign FA-CB-Anthony Averett-ex Ravens
Raiders..Sign FA-Alex Bars-ex Bears
Raiders..Sign WR-Mac Hollins-ex Miami
Raiders..Sign FA-RB-Ameer Abdullah-ex Vikings

Rams..Sign FA-WR-Alan Robinson-Bears (3Y-46M)..(495R-40TD) career

Houston..Deshaun Watson meets for 2nd time with New Orleans Saints
Houston..Deshaun Watson refuses waive no trade clause for Cleveland deal

Cleveland..QB-Baker Mayfield asks for trade
Dallas..Release OT-La’el Collins-10M cap savings
Eagles..Release DT-Fletcher Cox..18M-CS
Giants..Release S-Logan Ryan
Steelers..Release LB-Joe Schobert
Seattle..Release DE-Benson Mayowa

Falcons..Sign FA-CB-Casey Hayward-ex Raiders
Falcons..Sign FA-RB-Danien Williams-ex Chiefs
Ravens..Sign FA-DT-Michael Pearce-ex Vikings
Bills..Release WR-Cole Beasley
Bills..Sign FA-DT-Jordan Phillips-ex Arizona
Bills..Sign FA-DE-Shaq Lawson-ex Jets
Carolina..Sign FA-LB-Damian Wilson-ex Jaguars
Bengals..Sign FA-TE-Hayden Hurst-exAtlanta
Bears..Sign FA-WR-Bryan Pringle-ex Chiefs
Denver..Sign FA-OT-Tom Compton-ex 49ers
Detroit..Sign FA-TE-Garrett Griffin-ex Saints
Green Bay..Sign FA-P-Pat O’Donnell-ex Bears
Houston..Sign FA-LB-Jalen Maybin-ex Lions
Houston..Sign FA-QB-Kyle Allen-ex Washington
Houston..Sign RB-Dare Ogunbowale-ex Jaguars
Miami..Sign FA-WR-Trent Scherfeld-ex 49ers
Miami..Sign FA-FB-Alex Ingold-ex Raiders
Minnesota..Sign FA-OG-Austin Schlottman-ex Denver
Patriots..Sign FA-RB-Ty Montgoermy-ex Saints
Jets..Sign FA-DE-Jacob Martin-ex Houston
49ers..Sign FA-DT-Hassan Ridgeway-ex Eagles
Washington..Sign FA-OG-Andrew Norwell-ex Jaguars
(NFL Notes)

Tampa Bay..Re-work contracts WR-Mike Evans-Shaq Barrett..create 20M-cap space
Rams..Re-do contract DE-Leonard Floyd-create 12M-cap space
Bills..Re work contract CB-Micah Hyde-clear 4.5M cap space
Green Bay..Re-do contract WR-Randall Cobb ..6M cap space

Seattle..Coach Pete Carroll confirms talked to Colin Kaeperneck-interested in comeback..has not played since end of 2016-season.

Dallas..DE-DeMarcus Lawrence says he was insulted Cowboys asked him to take 9M paycut

Dallas..DE-Randy Gregory reneged on Cowboys deal after they inserted language about losing guaranteed money in his contract if off field issues.

Eagles..Give GM-Howie Roseman 3Y-extension

Kings-W-San Jose (3-0)…Anzi Kopitar power play goal..Cal Peterson 29-saves in Kings win…Thursday game

Ducks-Florida Panthers..Friday game…Ducks lost 5-in a row….8-of-10 games

Ducks-Blackhawks..Trade talks..Anaheim wants LW-Dom Kubalik (9G)

Gulls-Henderson Knights..Friday game…Gulls have won 3-in a row….(22-25-2)
Gulls..Sign D-Drew Helleson-Boston College star-to tryout contract

Montreal-Florida..TRADE..Habs deal D-Ben Chiarot to Panthers for #1-4 picks and college F-Ty Smilanic

Seattle-Calgary..TRADE..Kraken deal F-Calle Jarnkrac to Flames for #2-3-7

Florida-Flyers..Open trade talks for Claude Giroux.
Rangers-Dallas..Trade talks for F-Alex Radulov
Minnesota..Wild shopping C-Jack McBain-Boston College-not sign with Wild

Dallas..Put D-Andrej Sekera on waivers

Ottawa..Lose D-Thomas Chabot-broken hand
Ottawa..D-Jake Sanderson-out knee injury

Vancovuer..President Jim Rutherford leaves team Covid issues

Golf….Greg Norman-Saudi Super League…Announces Tour schedule for next year…8-tourneys…Included London-Saudi-Bangock…New Jersey-Boston-Chicago-Portland…Report will play tourjeys on Trump courses….Super League yet to announce who will be on 48-man roster to play.

PGA…Valspar Championships…4-way tie for first place
(-64)..Jhon Vegas-eagle first hole..6-birdies
(64)..Sam Burns 9-birdies including 17th-18th
(64)..David Lipsky-Adam Hadwin

Soccer..English Premier League-Thursday
..Everton-W-Newcastle (1-0)

EPL-Weekend games
..Manchester City-Brighton
..Liverpool-Manchester City
..Hot Spur-West Ham

NASCAR…Atlanta 400-Sunday
Indy Car..Texas 400..Jimmie Johnson first race on hi speed oval
Formula 1..Bahrain Grand Prix..Team Mercedes strugging to find speed for Lewis Hamilton against Team Red Bull-Max Vestappen.

Formula 1..Sebastian Vettle pulled off grid-tests positive Covid

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