Best 15 Minutes in Sports–New Year’s Day-Wednesday

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“Happy New Years”

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…………(Football)……………

Chargers…QB-Philip Rivers does not take part in Meeting with Media…Cleans out his locker and left building in morning before Press Conferences.

Chargers..GM-Tom Telesco to hold season ending press conference on Thursday to discuss Rivers’ status.

Chargers…Franchise is (35-45) since John Spanos took over as President of Football Operation….Team has gone from 15th in revenue to 31st in revenue since AG Spanos became President Business Operations…..Team dead last in attendance for third year in a row since Dean Spanos moved the franchise.

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(Teams)

Dallas…Owner Jerry Jones meets 2nd day in a row with Head Coach Jason Garrett…Total 8-hours of meetings…no determination on his status as of New Years Eve.

Cleveland…Fires GM-John Dorsey after he refused to agree to restructuring of front office…held accountable for the hiring of Freddy Kitchens as coach-who was fired on Sunday night…Browns were (13-18-1) in Dorsey’s two years of rebuilding.

Browns…Get permission to interview Eric Bienemy-Chiefs Off Coor….Mike LaFleur-49ers Off Poor….bringing to 7-the number of coaches they will interview.

Browns..WR-Jarvis Landry says ‘there was no leadership from coaching staff….Kitchens interested only in ‘plays-not players’….says coaches did not know how to win.

Washington..Fire VP-Football Operations Eric Shaeffer-day after firing President Bruce Allen.

Redskins..Hire Ron Rivera-ex Carolina-as head coach (79-67-1) with Panthers.

Redskins…Will interview Steve Wilks-Def Coor-Browns….Jack Del Rio-ex Raiders-Jaguars-for Assistant Head Coach…Will retain Kevin O’Connell as Off Coor.

Giants…Will interview Mike McCarthy-ex Packers for head coaching job…..Kris Richard-Cowboys…have 5-on interview list already.

Carolina…Gets permission to interview Eric Bienemy-Chiefs Off Door on Thursday.

Miami..Hire Chan Gailey-Off Coor…former head coach and Off Poor multiple teams…has been out of coaching for 3-years.

Miami…Fire OL-coach Dave DeGuglielmo…Tony Oden-DB coach

Jacksonville..Will retain GM-Dave Caldwell and Head Coach Doug Marrone-despite 21-losses in last 32-games.

Bears..Fire assistant coaches Mark Helfrich-Off Coord…Kevin Gilbride-TE coach..Harry Hesitand-OL coach..Brock Olivo-Special Teams

Denver…President Joe Ellis-head of Trust operating the team says ‘real chance’ team will have to be sold if the Bowlen family continues internal feud over operation of the team.

Seattle..Coach Pete Carroll says NFL instant replay needs to get access to more angles to make correct calls in games….says NFL had two additional angles they should have looked at on end zone calls in Sunday loss to 49ers.

Saints..WR-Antonio Brown calls his private workout with the Saints a “PR stunt”…team did not Jake a contract offer to him.

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(Roster Moves)

49ers..Sign FA-DT-Earl Mitchell-ex Ravens
Eagles..Sign FA-RB-Elijah Holyfield-ex Carolina
Vikings..Sign FA-DE-Ed Yarbrough-ex Bills
Broncos..Sign FA-DE-Joel Heath-ex Texans

Bengals..OG-Rod Taylor-suspended for 1-full year-NFL drug violations…3rd discipline issue in a year.

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(Injuries)

Steelers…QB-Mason Rudolph had emergency surgery for serious dislocation of left shoulder that could have damaged an artery…was in ICU for 3-days after operation.

Chargers..C-Mike Pouncey to meet with neck specialists next week to determine whether he can play in 2020 or must retire.

Houston ..Activate DE-JJ Watt from IR-has been out with shoulder injury since mid season.

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(College Football)…..Bowl Schedule

Citrus Bowl…Alabama-Michigan
Outback Bowl…Auburn-Minnesota
Sugar Bowl…Georgia-Baylor
Rose Bowl…Oregon-Wisconsin

(Scoreboard)

Belk Bowl..Kentucky-W-Virginia Tech (36-28)…RB-Lynn Bowden (233R-2TD)…threw halfback option pass for TD with (:15) left.

Sun Bowl..Arizona State-W-Florida State (20-14)…Sun Devils pick off 4-Seminole passes…FSU (470-282) edge in offense but lost.

Liberty Bowl..Navy-W-Kansas State (20-17)…QB-Malcom Perry (213R) in win

Arizona Bowl…Wyoming-W-Georgia State (38017)…RB-Xan Valladay (204R) in Cowboys win

Alamo Bowl…Utah-L-Texas (38-10)…Longhorns QB-Sam Ehlinger 3-TD passes…runs for TD also

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(College Notes)

South Carolina…QB-Collin Hill…RB-Adam Prentice transfer in from Colorado State.

Wake Forest…QB-Jamie Newman-transferring out as Grad player.

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……………(Basketball)………………

Aztecs-Fresno State….Play 12-noon game….SDSU (13-0)-ranked 13th in nation…host Bulldogs at Viejas Arena…in MWC play.

Lakers-Suns….Lakers (26-7) play New Years game.

Clippers-W-Sacramento (105-87)…Kawhi Leonard (24P) in win…Tuesday night…LA (24-11).

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…………(Baseball)……………..

Minnesota…Sign FA-P-Rich Hill-ex Dodgers…(4-1) 2.45-ERA last year in injury riddled season.

Minnesota..Sign FA-P-Homer Bailey-ex A’s…(13-9) in comeback season from elbow surgeries.

Reds..Sign FA-P-Tyler Thornberg-ex Red Sox-Brewers

Texas..Open talks with FA-3B-Todd Frazier-ex Mets.

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…………..(Hockey)……………

Gulls-L-Tucson (7-4)….Roadrunners pound 46-shots on goal on G-Anthony Stularz……Gulls now (12-13-3) ..Tucson (24-7) on season….AHL action on New Year’s Eve.

Ducks-L-Las Vegas (5-1)..Jon Marchessault 2-goals for Golden Knights…Ducks fall to (16-19-5)….have won just 13-games of last 35-games played after quick (6-2) start.

Kings-Philadelphia

Penguins…F-Jake Guentzel-out 4-to-6 months-shoulder surgery
Colorado..G-Joonas Korpislo-out 4-to-6 weeks..knee meniscus

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