Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on January 16th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Football)………..

Chargers…Owner Dean Spanos booed by Lakers-Clippers fans at Staples Center when team logo was shown on Video Board during the game.

Chargers…Dean Spanos in media interviews
“LA leaders have been overwhelmingly supportive”
“We know it’s not going to be an easy task”
“We wanted San Diego to be a partner with us in Measure C-vote”
“Nothing to do with fans in San Diego-got nothing done on stadium”
“Stub Hub Center-best fan experience ever”
“Stunned criticism depicting me as a villian”

Chargers…Media Criticism harsh in San Diego, LA, across the country

UNION-TRIBUNE…
…”HE’S A VILLAIN”
…”SPANOS IS A LOSER”
…”HE’S A COWARD”
…”HE RAN AWAY LIKE A RAT”
…”THIEF IN THE NIGHT”
…”INCREDIBLE BELLIGERANCE”
…”THE NFL OWES SAN DIEGO AN APOLOGY”
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LA TIMES
…”WE DON’T WANT YOU…OWNER’S A SCOUNDREL”
OC REGISTER
…”WITNESS THEIR DYSFUNCTION”

RIVERSIDE PRESS..
…”BAD FRANCHISE-BAD OWNER”
LA DAILY NEWS..
…”DEAN SPANOS IS FRANK MC COURT.
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NEW YORK TIMES
…”CONGRATS LA-YOU NOW HAVE 2-TERRIBLE TEAMS.”

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
…”NFL, EVEN MORE, LOSES ITS SOUL”

CBS.COM
…”ONE OF MOST CLUELESS OWNERS-ONE OF THE MOST GREEDY

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USA TODAY..
…”IF SPANOS IS WILLING TO BORROW $550M TO PAY AN LA RELOCATION FEE-WHY NOT INCREASE PLEDGE TO STAY SAN DIEGO?”
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Chargers…QB-Philip Rivers says he is ‘numb’ by decision to move….’Time will make things better but the ache will never go away’…Longtime C-Nick Hardwick rips ownership for lack of loyalty to community.

Chargers..Union-Tribune poll…
Spanos decision to move…(64%) Disagree..(19%) Agree
Chargers handle talks..(72%) Disagree..(12%) Approve
Who Do you blame..(70%) Spanos..(9%) NFL..(6%) Mayor
Will You Attend Game in LA..(81%) No…(15%) Yes

Chargers…Hire Anthony Lynn-Bills as new head coach…Signs 4Y-deal…says he wants to retain Ken Whisenhunt and much of Offensive Staff…Will interview Gus Bradley-ex Jaguars head coach as Defensive Coordinator.

(Playoffs)

Patriots-W-Houston (34-16)..RB-Dion Lewis 98Y-TD on kick return..also scored on TD run and TD catch…Tom Brady (287Y) passing-2TD..survived 2-sacks-8 hits…Brock Osweiler throws 3-interceptions in 2nd half trying to play catch up..

Chiefs-L-Steelers (18-16)…Chris Boswell kicks 6FG…Steelers defense shuts off KR-PR-WR-Tyreek Hill…holds Chiefs RBs (57Y) rushing to win at Arrowhead Stadium…Ben Roethlisberger (224Y) passing…WR-Antonio Brown (104Y) receiving…RB-Le’Veon Bell (170Y) rushing in game played freezing rain conditions…

Falcons-W-Seattle (36-20)…Falcons QB-Matt Ryan (338P)-3TD…Atlanta defense 3-QB sacks…2-interceptions…1-safety…Atlanta (422Y) offense….Seahawks 7-critical penalties in game.

Cowboys-L-Packers (34-31)..Mason Crosby kicks 56Y-FG to tie game with (:98) left then kicks 50Y-FG with (:01) to win game…Aaron Rodgers threw TD passes early to give Packers (21-3) lead..QB-Dak Prescott rallied Dallas with 5-scoring drives in 6-possession span..Dan Bailey kicked 50Y-FG to give Dallas late lead before Crosby heroics…Rodgers (356Y) passing 2-TD..Prescott (302Y) passing..WR-Dez Bryant (9R-132Y)…Ezekiel Elliot (125R) in loss…Green Bay won 8-row…Rodgers (21-TD-1 Int) during hot streak.

AFC-Championship Game…Steelers-at New England.
NFL-Championship Game…Packers-at-Atlanta

(Injuries)

Atlanta..DE-Adrian Clayborn gone for season-torn bicep
Carolina..Kicker-Graham Gano-major foot surgery
Packers..OT-David Bakhtiari-knee injury..S-Morgan Bennett-thigh injury
Vikings..QB-Teddy Bridgewater may not be ready to play in 2017-rehab knee continues
Seattle..CB-DeShawn Shead-torn ACL.

(Coaching)

Steelers…Reinstated suspended LB-coach Joey Porter after police arrest charges reduced.

Packers…DB-coach Darren Perry arrested DUI
Packers..CB-Sam Shields arrested 2-counts marijuan charges.

Bills..Hire Bob Babich-LB coach-ex Chargers…Juan Castillo-OL coach-Baltimore…Mike Waufle-DL coach-Rams…Interview Brad Childress-Chiefs for Off Coor job

Browns..Hire DeWayne Walker-DB-coach-ex Jaguars

Denver..Hire Mike McCoy-Offensive Coor-ex Chargers..Bill Musgrave-QB-coach-ex Raiders…Jeff Davidson-OL coach-ex Chargers…Promote Joe Woods to Def Coor job

Washington..Hire Mike Pettine-Def Coor-former Browns head coach.

Jaguars..Hire Perry Fewell-DB coach-ex Giants..Pat Flaherty-OL coach-ex Giants…Ty Wheatley-RB coach-ex Michigan…did interview Chip Kelly for possible Off consultant job

Rams..Hire Joe Barry-LB-coach-ex Redskins

49ers..Interview Tom Cable-Seattle for head coach job

Eagles..Interview Mike Groh-WR coach-ex-Rams

(NFL)

Raiders..Inform NFL-Goldman Sachs prepared to become 650M-investor to replace Shledon Adelson in Las Vegas package.

Baltimore..David Modell…son of late Browns-Ravens owner-passes away (55)

(College Football)

Western Michigan..Hires Tim Lester-Northwestern as head coach
West Virginia..Hires Jake Spavital-Off Coor-was at Cal.
Oregon..Hires Mario Cristobal as Off Coor-was at Alabama
TCU..Hires Sonny Dykes-ex Cal coach-as offensive consultant
Nebraska..Hires Bob Diaco-Def Coor-ex head coach U-Conn

Alabama…OT-Cam Robinson..WR-Adr Stewart file for NFL draft.
Alabama..Backup QB-David Cornwell transfers to Nevada-Reno.

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…………(Baseball)……………

Padres..Sign FA-P-Trevor Cahill-ex Cubs-A’s pitcher for starting rotation.
Padres..Sign 1B-Wil Myers to (6Y-80M) extension..hit 25HRs last year
Padres..Sign 3B-Yanger Solarte (2Y) extension..hit (.286) last year.

Rangers..Sign FA-P-Tyson Ross to (1Y-6M) deal with 4M-incentives-ex Padres
Arizona..Sign FA-C-Chris Ianetta-ex Mariners-Angels
Washington..Sign FA-P-Neil Cotts-ex Cubs-White Sox
Rockies..Sign FA-OF-Chris Denorfia-ex Cubs-Padres
Arizona..Sign FA-P-JJ Hoover-ex Reds
Milwaukee..Sign FA-P-Neftali Feliz-ex Texas-Pirates

Indians..Talk to FA-OF-Jose Bautista-ex Blue Jays
Tigers..Talk to FA-P-Anthony Bass-pitched in Japan..ex-Padres-Astros
Orioles..Talk to FA-1B-Chris Carter-ex Brewers-Astros
Mets-Phillies..Trade talks..Mets want 2-prospects for OF-Jay Bruce

Dodgers-Braves…Trade-LA deals 2B-Micah Johnson to Atlanta-minor leaguers

Washington..Signs OF-Bryce Harper (13.6M) 1-year deal..earned 5M last year.
Rockies..Sign 3B-Nolan Arenado (2Y-29M) extension
Cubs..Sign P-Jake Arrieta (1Y-15.6M) extension
Royals..Sign 1B-Eric Hosmeer (1Y-12M)
White Sox..Sign 3B-Todd Frazier (1Y-12M)

(MLB)

Cubs..Hire David Ross-former catcher-as Assistant to GM

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……………(Basketball)…………..

Aztecs-W-Utah State (74-55)…Matt Shrigley comes off bench hits 4-three point shots in first half..Aztecs hit 12-shots in a row..SDSU finishes with 10-3 point bombs..State now (10-7)

USD-W-BYU (88-75)..G-Olin Carter scores (28P)..F-Cam Neubauer (22P-9R)..Toreros pull off upset win in WCC-play..USD now (9-9)-

UCLA-W-Utah…Bruins go to (18-1)…Hit 9-3’s…wiped out 9P-lead in 2nd half.

Lakers-L-Detroit..Pistons score 59P in opening half..hold onto win (102-97)…Lakers fall to (15-30) after Sunday Night action

Clippers-W-Lakers….DeAndre Jordan (24P-21R) in Clippers win

Clippers-Oklahoma City…Monday night action
Cleveland-Golden State…Monday night..Cavs (29-10)..Warriors (34-6)

NBA…Fines Boston-Jae Crowder (25,000)…Washington-John Wall (15,000) for near fight in bench clearing incident in game.

NYKnicks..coach Jeff Hornacek benches starters after they surrendered in a (21-2) scoring burst by Toronto Raptors.

Knicks..Lose F-Lance Thomas-fractured orbital bone-concussion-hit with elbow.
Utah..Lose F-Rod Hood-deep bone bruise-hyperextension of knee

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………..(Hockey)……

Anahiem Ducks-L-St Louis (2-1) in OT…Pat Berglund scores (:51) into overtime for Blues in Sunday Night game

LA Kings-Tampa Bay….Monday night NHL action.

San Jose..D-Dylan DeMelo-out 8W-broken wrist.
Flyers..Release F-Boyd Gordon
Colorado-Arizona..Trade-Avalanche deal D-Cody McLeod to Coyotes for pick.
San Jose..F-Joe Thronton faces suspension for spearing incident Paul Stasny-Blues

San Diego Gulls-at-Iowa in Monday Night AHL action.

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………(General)………..

PGA…Sony Open….Justin Thomas hits eagles in 1st and 2nd round to take 5-stroke lead…set PGA record with 36-hole low score (124) after shooting (59-64)…Was 22-under par heading to final round…coasts to win.

Rory McIlroy…faces MRI for back issues…says he injured himself doing too much work on driving range..

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