Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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College Football Championship Game….Michigan-vs-Washington..Monday Night in Houston…Matchup of explosive Huskies QB-Michael Penix-vs-Wolverines highly ranked defense.

Pac 12..Commissioner George Kliavkoff criticizes 10-schools that bolted the league…’Blame the schools not being patient’….’We rebuilt football in two years time’….’A new TV contract would have come’….Schools bolted after waiting 13-months for a new TV media deal that came in underpriced.

Boise State..Visits with QB-Malachi Nelson-transfer from USC
Ohio State..Lands Will Howard-QB-Kansas State-decommit from USC
Penn State..Lands WR-Julian Fleming-transfer Ohio State
Alabama..OT-JC Latham..LB-Chris Braswell..DE-Dallas Turner-file NFL draft
Clemson..RB-Will Shipley files for NFL draft
Texas..CB-Xavier Worth..DL-Byro Murphy..RB-Jon Brooks file for NFL draft
Georgia…Lands WR-Michael Jackson-ex USC

Kansas State..Hire Matt Wells as Off Coor-ex Utah State-Texas Tech coach
Oklahoma..Fires Def Coord-Ted Roof

Michigan..QB-JJ McCarthy says 80% of teams steal signs by looking at video

Chargers-Chiefs…21-players of both teams miss Thursday practice ..Patrick Mahomes will not play for Chiefs..Blaine Gabbert will start.

Chargers…Washington Post reports Jim Harbaugh wants Chargers head coaching job…but also wants (15M) per year salary and player personnel control.

Chargers…San Diego TV ratings…averaged (8.4M)…down 60% from when team was in San Diego

Rams-49ers…QBs Matthew Stafford-Brock Purdy will sit this weekend.
Houston-Colts..Both teams (9-7) fighting for 1st place in AFC-South
Browns-Bengals..Joe Flacco will sit this weekend for Cleveland
Detroit-Minnesota..Lions to sit QB-Jared Goff..Vikings to start Nick Mullens-QB
Jaguars-Titans..Trevor Lawrence hopes to start at QB for (9-7) Jags-need win
Jets-Patriots..Could be Bill Belichick’s final game at home..Pats (4-12)
Saints-Atlanta..Must win game for New Orleans
Tampa Bay-Carolina…Bucs (8-8) must win to finish 1st
Packers-Bears..Green Bay trying for 9ith win
Raiders-Broncos..Antonio Pearce final game as interim coach
Eagles-Giants..Philadelphia lost 4-of-5 games in late season collapse
Seattle-Arizona..Seahawks trying to get 9th win of season
Dallas-Washington..Ron Rivera’s likely final game as head coach
Bills-Miami..Fight for 1st place in AFC-East..Miami (11-5)..Buffalo (10-6)
Steelers-Ravens..Baltimore to sit QB-Lamar Jackson
(NFL Notes)

Miami…Tyreek Hill’s children accidentally set fire to home with cigarette lighter…Extensive roof damage and water damage to home

Detroit..WR-Amor St Brown upset bypassed for Pro Bowl..has (112R-1137Y)

Dallas..WR-Cee Dee Lamb wants to re-do his 17M-contract..wants (20M)

New York Giants..RB-Saquon Barkley says he will test free agency-‘Wants fresh start’

NFL Union…Players vote top coordinators…Detroit-Aaron Glenn-Def Coord….Frank Smith-Miami-Off Coord
(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Sign FA-RB-Dalvin Cook-ex Vikings-Jets
Bears..Sign FA-LS-Matt Overton-ex Aztecs-Dolphins
Cowboys..Release WR-Martavius Bryant

49ers..Activate KR-Ray Ray McLeod from IR
Rams..Activate CB-Duke Shelley from IR
Cowboys..IR-RB-Deuce Vaughn-knee


Padres..Sign FA-CF-Bryce Johnson-ex Giants..hit (.148)
Padres..Sign FA-OF-Oscar Mercado-ex Cardinals-Guardians
Padres..Sign FA-C-Kevin Plawecki-ex Texas-Washington
Padres..Re-sign FA-P-Daniel Camarena-pitched at AA last year
(Roster Moves)

Yankees…Preparing a weekend offer to FA-P-Blake Snell..may be a (7Y-175M) but contains club opt-out clauses.

Mets-Red Sox..Meet with FA-P-Shoto Imanaga-but asking price may be (5Y-100M)

Mets..Sign FA-OF-Harrison Bader (1Y-10M)…ex Yankees-Cardinals
White Sox..Sign FA-OF-Brett Phillips-ex Angels-Tampa Bay
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Chad Kuhl-ex Pirates-Washington
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Logan Allen..ex Padres-Cleveland-Red Sox
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Cody Poteet-ex Royals
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Andrew Vasquez-ex Phillies
Yankees..Sign FA-OF-Bubba Thompson-ex Royals-Reds
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Michael Plassmyer-ex Tampa Bay
Houston..Sign FA-OF-Chris Gittens-Rakuten-Japan (.299)
Twins..Sign FA-P-Ryan Jensen-ex Miami
Houston..Sign FA-P-Declan Cronin-ex White Sox
Milwaukee..Sign FA-C-David Garcia-ex Texas

Tampa Bay…SS-Wander Franco remained jail till Friday hearing…Accused of paying a Dominican Republic mother cash to have a relationship with under-age daughter…Passport seized…Mother of girl also arrested


Aztecs-UNLV…Saturday game in Mountain West…SDSU (12-2)

USD-Gonzaga..Saturday game..Zags coming off home court loss to SDSU

USD-L-St Mary’s (81-74)….Toreros Deuce Turner (34P) in loss..Thursday game

UCLA…Skid falls to (6-8) record with new roster
USC..Now (7-7) with Bronny James return.

Lakers..Reports player conflict with head coach Darvin Ham over player rotation  and handling of starters…Ham had benched DeAngelo Russell…Austin Reaves..Rui Hatchimura this season…Ham says ‘team has no rhythm because of siege of injuries’…Lakers (3-9) since winning NBA Cup tournament.

Lakers-Memphis..Friday game…Lakers (17-18)
Clippers-New Orleans..Friday..Clippers (21-12)

Utah-W-Detroit..wild Jazz victory (154-148)
Sacramento-W-Orlando (138-135)

Cleveland..Buyout contract G-Ricky Rubio-owed (7M) by Cavs
Brooklyn..Fined 100,000-by NBA for sitting 3-starters in December 27th game
Golden State..F-Draymond Green cleared to practice with team on Friday
Orlando..F-Franz Wagner-ankle injury


Kings-L-Detroit..(4-3) OT….Kings lost (2-0) lead at home..Thursday game

Ducks-Winnipeg..Friday game..Ducks (13-24)

Gulls-Bakersfield..AHL action on Friday…Gulls (9-16-5)

Kings…Lose former #1 pick-Tobiuas Bjornfot-claimed on waivers by Las Vegas Knights…Kings were trying to get him thru waivers to send back to AHL

Ducks..Put RW-Troy Terry on IR-shoulder injury
Ducks..RW-Ryan Strome out of lineup-upper body injury
Ducks..Activate C-Issac Lundestrom

Minnesota..IR-D-Jared Spurgeon with shoulder issue
Penguins..F-Matt Nieto-out 6W-knee surgery
San Jose..D-Matt Benning-hip surgery-=out for year
Montreal..F-Christian Dvorak-surgery pectoral muscle-out for year
Blues..IR-D-Justin Faulk-upper body injury

Arizona..D-Jason Zucker-suspended 3-games-boarding penalty

PGA..Sentry Championships-Hawaii..
..(65)..Collin Morikawa-Camilo Villegas tied for lead
..(65)..Xander Schaufele-Patick Cantlay tied for 2nd

Soccer…Ky Mbappe informs Paris St Germain he will not re-sign with them and will test the transfer market in summer.

English Premier League…off weekend for FA-Cup tourney games

NCAA..Reaches 8Y-920M-contract with ESPN to televise Women’s NCAA Tourney and 39-other championship events in Olympic sports.


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