Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday
Eagles-Chiefs…Sunday afternoon…Matchup Coaches-QBs-WRs-Defense
..Andy Reid (268-154) record…1-Super Bowl Ring..in 4th Super Bowl
..Nick Sirianni (25-12) as head coach..Assistant 4-years Chiefs..5-Chargers..3-Cols
..Patrick Mahomes..thrown for (5771Y-45TD) this year…(74-19) as a starter…(10-3) in playoffs
..Jalen Hurts..(16-1) this year..(4710APY-47TD)…(25-12) as a starter
..Travis Kelce (134R) this year..Career (941R-84TD)
..Davontae Smith (105R) this year..AJ Brown (95R)..Dallas Godert (65R)
..Chris Jones-Chiefs DT (17-sacks) this year
..Fletcher Cox-Eagles (67-sacks) in career
Hall of Fame…9-chosen for Enshrinement including legegary Chargers Coach Don Coryell (111-83) and architect of great offenses. Also voted in, 17-year veteran Browns OT-Joe Thomas…Jets CB-Darrelle Revis..Cowboys DE-DeMarcus Ware and LB-Zach Thomas…Bucs CB-Ronde Barber…former Cowboy Chuck Howley…former Bengals CB-Ken Riley..Jets DT-Joe Klecko.
NFL-MVP Honors…Chiefs-Patrick Mahomes got 48-of-50 first place votes…Jalen Hurt-Josh Allen each got 1-vote.
NFL-Coach of the Year-Giants Brian Daboll..
Defensive Players of Year-Nick Bosa-49ers
Comeback Player of Year-Geno Smith-Seattle
Walter Payton Award-Dak Prescott
Off Rookie of Year-Garrett Wilson-Jets
Def Rookie of Year-Sauce Gardner-Jets
Humanitarian Award-Damar Hamlin-Bills
Denver..Coach Sean Payton…reason he chose Broncos…”Triangle needs to be strong”…Ownership-GM-Head Coach…Says ‘Everyone has dirt ontheir hands” in last year’s (5-12) season.
Colts..Cancel plans for 3rd rounds of interviews…Could name head coach next week.
Green Bay…Hires Greg Silliams as DB-coach-ex Arizona
New Orleans..Met for 2nd day with QB-Derek Carr about his potential contract if he waives ‘no trade clause’ and accepts trade to Saints from Raiders.
Brett Favre…Files defamation lawsuit against Shannon Sharpe-Pat McAfee for condemning comments that Favre was ‘stealing from the poor’ in taking 1.1M in state funds to help with Athletic Programs at Southern Mississippi…Favre paid back the money saying he had no idea the state grants came from Federal Funds earmarked for poor families in that state
Miami..Longtime RB-Willis McGahee files Class Action lawsuit against NFL on behalf of 200-former players who have been denied ‘Disability’ settlements for career long injuries that have now crippled them in post career life
Big 12…Oklahoma-Texas agree on 100M-buyout to leave Big 12 to join SEC after the 2023-football season….Will pay exit fees from the 49M annual Media fees they get from joining SEC…Big 12 will now add BYU-Houston-Cincinnati-Central Florida for 2024-season.
Padres…Yu Darvish signs (6Y-108M) extension that will take him thru age-41Y…Darvis restructures deal …Darvish has (95-75) career record…Restructured deal will take average salary to (18M) and take Padres below 2nd Luxury tax level
Padres..Sign FA-OF-Rangel Ravelo..hitting (.324) Venezuelan Winter League
Angels..Owner Arte Moreno says club is committed to try and resign OF-P-Shohei Ohtani with reports Ohtani will ask for 40M per year.
MLB…Says it is prepared to take over control of televising games of 14-teams if Sinclair Diamond Broadcast group misses 1B-rights fee payments to teams that have deals with Bally Sports Regional networks…Sinclair may file for bankruptcy this month.
World Baseball Classic…Releases rosters for March Tournament…9-Dodgers…15-Padres…19-Angels will play in WBC
Team USA..Roster includes Mike Trout..Manny Machado..Nolan Arenado..Raf Devers…Julio Rodrigguez…Sandy Alcantara…Clayton Kershaw.
Mets..Bryn Alderson-Asst GM-leaves franchise
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Caleb Smith-ex Arizona
Cleveland..Sign FA-OF-Zach Collins-ex Toronto-Pirates
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OF-Charlie Culberson-ex Rangers-Dodgers
Cleveland-Reds..TRADE..Reds acquire OF=Willie Benson for OF-Justin Boyd
Cleveland..Sign FA-P-Jason Biloris-ex White Sox
NBA-Trade Deadline…16-trades made at Deadline-Thursday
..Lakers-Utah-Minnesota..Lakers acquire G-D’Angelo Russell..F-Malik Beasley…C-Jared Vanderbilt….Utah picks up G-Russell Westbrook and #1 pick…Timberwolves land G-Mike Conley and F-Damian Jones-F-Juan Anderson
..Lakers-Orlando…LA ships G-Patrick Beverly to C-Mo Bamba
..Lakers-Denver..Lakers deal C-Thomas Bryant for G-Davon Reed-#2-2-2
Clippers-Denver…LA acquires G-Bones Hyland for #2-2
Clippers-Houston-Memphis..Clippers lands G-Eric Gordon and #2-2-2 ..Houston gets G-John Wall-G-Danny Green..Memphis lands F-Luke Kennard.
Clippers-Charlotte..LA sends G-Reggie Jackson for C-Mason Plumlee
Nets-Suns..Brooklyn sends Kevin Durant-F-TJ Warren to Suns for 4-1st round picks…G-Cam Johnson..F-Michael Bridges.
Spurs-Toronto..San Antonio sends C-Jakob Poelti for #1-2-2-C-Khem Burch
76ers-Portland..Blazers acquire G-Matisse Thybulle..Soxer lands F-Jaden McDonald #2-2..Charlotte lands F-Svi Mykhailiuk #2-2-2 picks
Knicks-Portland..NY sends G-Cam Reddish to Blazers for G-Josh Hart
Nets-Milwaukee-Pacers..3-team deal..Bucks land F-Jae Crowder…Nets get #2-2…Pacers get G-George Hill…F-Serge Ibaka..G-Jordan Nwora #2-2-2
Boston-Oklahoma City..Thunder send F-Mike Muscala for F-Justin Jackson
Golden State-Detroit-Atlanta-Portland…3-way trade..Warriors send C-James Wiseman to Pistons…Hawks get G-Saddiq Bay..Portland lands F-Kevin Knox and 5-2nd round picks
Atlanta-Houston..Hawks send G-Justin Holladay-F-Frank Kaminski for Garrison Matthews-Bruno Rodriguez
Spurs-New Orleans..San Antonio sends G-Josh Richardson to Pelicans for G-Devontae Graham and 4-2nd round picks
Suns-Oklahoma City..Phoenix ships C-Dario Saric-#2 pick to Thunder for C-Darius Bazely.
Lakers-L-Bucks (115-106)…Giannis goes off for (38P)…Khris Middleton adds (22P) off bench…Anthony Davis (23P) in loss…LeBron James sits out with ankle issue again….Thursday game (25-31)
Lakers-at-Golden State..Saturday game
USD-L-Santa Clara (80-75),,,Toreros let 12 point lead get away from them on the road…Broncos score 49P-in second half…Hit 12-3’s in comeback win……Thursday Game..Toreros (11-15)
Aztecs-vs-UNLV…Saturday game…SDSU (19-5)
Ducks-Pittsburgh…Friday game..Anaheim won 4-of-5
Blues-Rangers…TRADE..St-Louis sends RW-Vlad Tarasenko and D-Niko Mikkola for #14 draft picks and C-Sammy Blais-F-Hunter Skinner…Tarasenko has scored (262-goals) in career.
Maple Leafs..Lose G-Matt Murray-ankle issue
Devils..Lose F-Jack Hughes-shoulder
Calgary..D-Rasmus Andersson-leg injury in scooter accident
Seattle..F-Andrew Burakovsky-knee injury
Vancouver..F-Jack Studnicka-out of lineup with Covid issue
San Diego Gulls-vs-Coachella Valley Firebirds..AHL action-Friday
..(-5)..Adam Hadwin heads up group tied for the lead
..(-4)..Xander Schauffele tied with Jason Day
..(-3)..Charley Hoffman-Jon Rahm-part of 8-way tie
Soccer…Mexico World Cup team hires Diego Cocca from Club Tigres to replace fired coach Tata Martino.
English Premier League…Teams will take a knee before all matches this month in “No Room for Racism” drive.
English Premier League..Top weekend games:
..Manchester City (14-4-3)-vs-Aston Villa
..Newcastle United (10-1-10)-vs-Bournemouth