Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on January 23rd, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 

..(NFL Playoffs)

49ers-W-Dallas (19-12)…Niners defense 2-interceptions..QB-Brock Purdy (214P-TD-O Int)….Dak Prescott (198P-1 TD-2 Int)…..Robbie Gould kicked 4FG..Brett Maher 2FG for Dallas…..Niners with 12th game in a row…Purdy (7-0) as starter…Cowboys have not a Divisional playoff game since 1997.

Bills-L-Bengals (27-10)..Joe Burrow (242P-2TD)…Joe Mixon (105R)….Bengals pile up (413Y) in offense and 30-first downs in the game…QB-Josh Allen (264-OTD)….Int-QB sack-8-hits…Bills fell behind never found any rythym to offense.

Chiefs-W-Jaguars (27-20)..Chiefs defense 2-takeaways in 3-minute span in 4th quarter preserve win…QB-Patrick Mahomes played with a high ankle sprain  (195P-2TD)…Backup QB-Chad Henne led team on 98Y-scoring drive…TE-Travis Kelce (14R-195Y)…KC Defense fumble recovery-interception on back to back drives sealed the win.

Eagles-W-NY Giants (38-7)…Philadelphia jumped out to (29-0) half time lead and coasted..Eagles RBs (268R)..QB-Jalen Hurts (154P-2TD)…Eagles defense held Daniel Jones (130P)..5-sacks-interception-1 fumble) in dominant win
(NFL Notes)

Carolina..Interview Sean Payton on Monday
Carolina..Interviewed Frank Reich-ex Colts on Saturday
Carolina..Will interview Kellen Moore-Dallas next week
Arizona..Interview Dan Quinn-Cowboys past Friday
Arizona..Interview Aaron Gleen-Detroit on Saturday
Arizona..Hire Dave Sears-Assistant GM
Atlanta..Interview Jerry Gray-Packers-for Def Coor
Ravens..Interview David Canales-Seattle for Off Coor
Ravens..Interview Chad O’Shea-Browns for Off Coor
Chicago..Interview Chris Harris-Denver for Def Coor
Denver..Interviewed DeMeco  Ryans-SF on Friday for head job
Houston..Interviewed DeMeco Ryans-SF on Saturday for head job
Colts..Interview Brian Callahan-Bengals for head job on Friday
Colts..Interviewed Rich Bisaccia-Packers for head job Saturday
Colts..Interviewed Dan Quinn-Dallas for head job Saturday
Miami..Will interview Vic Fangio-ex Denver for Def Coor job
Vikings..Fire Ed Donatell-Def Coord
Vikings..Interview Brian Flores-Steelers for Def Coord
Jets..Interview Chad O’Shea-Cleveland for Off Coord
Jets..Will interview Klint Kubiak-Denver for Off Coord
Chargers..Get permission to interview Zac Robinson-Rams for Off Coord
Chargers..Will interview Jerrod Johnson-Vikings for Off Coord
Titans..Hire Chris Harris-ex Denver for DB job
Washington..Interview Thomas Brown-Rams for Off Coord job
Washington..Interview Eric Studdesville-Miami-for Off Coord job

Chargers…NFL fines DE-Joey Bosa (55,644) for 2-unsportsmanlike conduct penalties and abuse of officials in last weekends playoff game

Tampa Bay..QB-Tom Brady fined (16,444) for tripping penalty

Tampa Bay…3-Bucs players tell reporters Tom Brady will leave team as free agent

Rams..GM-Les Sneed says team will ‘remodel roster’…will try to stockpile draft picks…Have to reconfigure our core..Will have to say goodbye to some contributors…Will likely have 10-draft picks in the spring

Chargers…Facing salary cap crunch..Cap figures include WR-Keenan Allen (21.7M)…CB-Michael Davis (9.4M)…OG-Mike Filer (6.5M)

Titans..New GM says team has a ‘window’ to evaluate status of QB-Ryan Tannehill.

Raiders..Facing cap crisis…Have (97M) committed to 5-players Maxx Crosby-Davante Adams-Kolton Miller-Darren Waller.
(College Football)

Michigan..Fire Off Coord-Matt Weiss-violated University rules by tampering with Email system of others in Athletic Department

Bethune-Cookman…Newly hired head coach Ed Reed, former NFL star, fired after angry criticism of administration over Athletic Department problems, just a month after taking head coaching job.

South Dakota State..Legendary coach John Stiegelmeir retires after winning 1AA title with (14-1) season…was (199-112) with Jackrabbits

Missouri..Lands QB-Jake Garcia-transfer from Miami
Ole Miss..Lands QB-Spencer Sanders-transfer from Oklahoma State
Illinois..Lands QB-Luke Altmyer-transfer from Ole Miss

Padres..Outright P-Sean Poppin to El Paso..have 39-on active roster

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Tyler Cyr-ex A’s-Phillies
Dodgers..Hire Chris Woodard-ex Rangers manager-as infield coach
(Roster Moves)

Twins-Miami..TRADE..Minnesota deals 1B-Luis Arraez (.314) to Marlins for P-Pablo Torres (10-10) and top minor leaguer SS-Jose Salas and 3rd player.

A’s..Sign FA-P-Joe Wieland-ex Padres-Mariners-Texas
Rockies..Sign FA-2B-Harold Castros-ex Tigers
Royals..Sign FA-3B-Johan Camargo-ex Braves
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Mike Morin-ex Angels-Cardinals-Blue Jays
Cardinals..Sign FA-C-Tristan Barrera-ex Washington
Cubs..DFA-P-Anthony Kay
Seattle..DFA-P-Justus Sheffield
Pirates..DFA-3B-Miguel Andujar

Marlins..Offer contract to DH-Yuli Guirriel-ex Astros
Yankees..Open talks with FA-OF-Jurickson Profar-ex Padres
Yankees..Contact FA-2B-Josh Harrison-ex Pirates-Phillies

Mets..Workout FA-P-Zach Britton-ex Yankees-coming off elbow surgery
Houston..SS-Pedro Leon-hand surgery
(MLB Notes)
Angels..OF-Mike Trout-completely healthy-back issues-will play in WBC
Marlins..Moving 2B-Jazz Chisholm to CF
Arizona..Name female coach Ronni Gajorwrik-manager Class A team

Hall of Fame…Votes on ballots for 2023 are turned in..Voters have to decide on Carlos Beltran (Sign Stealing Issues)…along with holdover names Billy Wagner..Todd Helton..Gary Sheffield…Jeff Kent.

A’s..Mourn passing for longtime Captain-3B-Sal Bando..passes away (78Y)…became GM-Milwaukee…Career (.254) hitter with 242HRs..won 3-World Series Rings.


Aztecs-W-Air Force (70-60)…San Diego State outrebounded Falcons (45-25) dominated inside despite cold shooting night…Keshod Johnson (13P)…SDSU now (4-0) on road in conference…(15-4) overall.

USD…Off weekend

UCSD-L-Long Beach State (112-“0) 3OT….Marcus Tsohonis scored (46P) for the Beach in wild 3OT-win

UCLA-L-Arizona (58-51)…Bruins 14-game winning streak snapped in Tucson..Fell behind by 12-points early-never caught up

Georgetown…Coach Patrick Ewing may not finish the season…Hoyas have lost 29-straight Big East Conference games

Lakers-Portland….Lakers had 14-point lead early…Blazer went on a (35-7) tear and wound up with (71-46) lead…..Sunday game…Lakers (21-25)..

Clippers-W-Dallas (112-98)…Kawhi Leonard-Paul George combined for (51P)..ll…Clippers (25-24) record

Lakers-W-Memphis (122-121)…G-Dennis Schroeder Steal-Layup-Free Throw in final (07) for LA win..Russell Westbrook (29P) in comeback win…snapped Grizzlies 11-game win streak….Grizzlies had 13-point lead…

Clippers-W-San Antonio (131-126)…Kawhi Leonard (36P)….Clippers hit 15-3’s….LA shot (63%) in game

Milwaukee…Put F-Sergei Ibaka on trade block
Miami-Suns..Trade talks involving F-Jae Crowder-for-G-Caleb Martin
Milwaukee-Houston…Trade Talks…Bucks offer 4-2nd round picks for G-Eric Gordon

Sacramento…F-Damontis Sabonis-covid issue .
Denver..F-Nikola Jokic-hamstring issue
Washington..F-Kristaps Porzingas-ankle
Lakers..F-Anthony Davis cleared full practice could play this week

Portland..Legendary voice Bill Schoenly passes away..broadcast games (28Y)..invented ‘Rip City’ image

Golden State…Coach Steve Kerr says NBA should reduce schedule to 72-games…Wear-tear on players too great…
Warriors sat out 4-regulars in Cleveland-but won without Steph Curry-Klay Thompson-Darymond Green.

Gulls-L-Coachella Valley Firebirds….(4-2)…..Firebirds score 2-goals in :25 in 2nd period to take lead and win…Gulls now (11-28)

Gulls-L-San Jose (6-0)Friday..Game marred by 21-penalties..2-fites…7-misconduct penalties

Kings-W-Chicago (2-1)…G-Phoenix Copley 18-saves in win…..Sunday game….Kings (26-17-6)

Kings-L-Nashville (5-3)-Saturday..Kings give up 2-goals in first (:40)
Ducks-L-Sabres (6-3)-Saturday-..Payton Krebs 2-goals for Buffalo

Vancouver…Fires Coach Bruce Boudreau-Assistant coach Trent Cull….Hires ex-Arizona Coyotes-Tampa Bay coach Rick Tocchett…Canucks lost 9-of-11 games….Fans on Saturday night gave Boudreau a standing ovation coming off the ice…Popular coach had told media he ‘loved coaching-keep wanting to do it’….was hired last season and drove team to payoffs

Edmonton…F-Evander Kane …Documents in bankruptcy case show he is (48M) in debts despite having (22M) in salaries…had (1.5M) in gambling debts

Montreal..Lose F-Cole Caufield for year..shoulde surgery]
Las Vegas..Max Pacioretty-re tears Achilles in ankle
Penguins..Lose F-Kasperi Kapanen-shoulder injury
Boston..Lose F-Tomas Nosek-fractured foot
Islanders..F-Cal Clutterback-shoulder issue


PGA…American Express-La Quinta
..(-27)..John Rham birdies 16th hold to break late tie and win the 8M tourney
..(-26)..Devin Thompson finished 1-stroke back
..(-25)..XanderSchauffele-Chris Kirk

..Jon Rham-Devin Thompson staged wild shootout over final 54-holes…Rham had Eagle-6 Birdies to get to top of leaderboard after Thompson has run off 5-Eagles on two days span early in tourney
Soccer…Team USA Fires GM-Brian McBride after 3-years on the job…Status Gregg Berhalter still unresolved as probe of 30-year old Domestic incident continues.

English Premier League..
..Arsenal-W-Manchester United (3-2)..Nketiah scores on back of foot deflection in 89’..Gunners (16-1-2)
..Manchester City-W-Wolverhampton..Erling Haaland hat trick..has 25-goals on season
..Liverpool-L-Chelsea..Surprise upset at Anfield
..Leicester-Tie-Brighton..Tying goal at 88′
..Aston Villa-W-Southampton..Ollie Watkins game winning goal
..West Ham-W-Everton…Jerrod Bowen 2-goals in 7-minutes
..Nottingham Forest-Tie-Bournemouth..Forest ties game in 83′
..Newcastle-Tie-Crystal Palace..Newcastle unbeaten in 15-matches

San Diego Sockers..Now off to (8-0) start after back to back wins in Harrisburgh, Pennsylvania on weekend….Sockers have won 28-regular season matches…Kraig Childs had 2-goals and 5-points in win..

Formula 1….Report Saudi International Fund makes bid 20B to buy Formula 1-Racing…Liberty Media ownership not respond to offer
Australian Open…Top seed Iga Swiatek upset losing in straight sets to Elena Rybikova….7th seed Coco Grauff also beaten….Novak Djokovic post straight sets win…Andy Murray defeated in 3rd round match.


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