Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thanksgiving-Thursday

Posted by on November 22nd, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs-L-Iowa State (87-57)…Cyclones hit 14-3’s-blew out SDSU early…Aztecs shot just 35% from floor…Derek Watson just (3-11) shooting…Jalen McDaniels held to 10P….SDSU comes home with (3-2) record…after Maui Classic

Duke-L-Gonzaga (89-87)…Bulldogs drive to basket entire first half..build 11 point lead…withstand furious 2nd half comeback when Devils tied game with (1:37) left….Zags block final shot of game with (:01) to preserve win…Gonzaga shot 52%-hit 10-3’s in win…Rui Hachemira (20P) for Bulldogs…..RJ Barrett-Zion Williamson combined (45P) in loss……Title game-Maui Classic

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Lakers-W-Cavaliers (129-115)….LeBron James (32P-14R)…..Lakers rally from 8-points back in 4th quarter…put 6-in double figures…

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Cavs…Fans gave LeBron James huge standing ovation to start pregame introductions.

Cavaliers..F-Kevin Love-could miss another 6W-with injury issues in rehab

Cavaliers..Attempting to trade G-JR Smith after he left the team
Rockets…Give agent for F-Carmelo Anthony-permission to make a deal with another team.

76ers…Young G-Markelle Fultz-asks team to trade him…been hurt most of two years he has been in Philadelphia.

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…….(Football)……..

Chargers…IR-DE-Corey Liuget-torn quad-surgery in New York City……Sign FA-DT-TY McGill-ex Eagles.

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(Schedule)-Thanksgiving Day Games

Atlanta-New Orleans…Saints won 9-in row..matchup QBs Drew Bree’s (25TD-1 Int)-vs-Matt Ryan.

Washington-Dallas…Cowboys go for 3rd win in a row…Colt McCoy starts at QB-Redskins

Bears-Detroit….Chicago QB-Mitch Trubiskey likely out-replaced by journeyman Chase Daniel as starter.

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(Teams)

Packers..QB-Aaron Rodgers donates 1M-to Fire Relief in Northern California near his home in Chico.

Cowboys..Owner Jerry Jones confirms NFL asked him to consider selling his team and taking over formation of expansion team in Los Angeles…turned them down a couple of years ago.

Vikings..Coach Mike Zimmer-upset at 30th ranked running game

Cleveland..Browns trying to snap 25-game road losing steak..1-shy of all time NFL record.

Eagles..Reports loss of assistant coaches John DiFilippo-Frank Reich have hurt development of offense.

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(Injuries)

Bengals..WR-AJ Green returns to practice
Browns..Activate CB-Terrance Mitchell from IR list
Vikings…LB-Anthony Barr cleared to practice from hamstring
Jets..QB-Sam Darnold practices one day-sits out next
Bucs..OG-Evan Smith needs surgery-torn labrum both hips

(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-K-Zane Gonzalez-ex Browns
Broncos..Promote CB-Brendan Langley from developmental
Saints..Release OG-Chaz Green

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(College Football)

College Football Playoff Poll…1-Alabama..2-Clemson..3-Notre Dame..4-Michigan..5-Georgia…6-Oklahoma.

Brown University….fires coach Phil Estes after (1-9) season…been at Ivy League school 21-years.

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…..(Baseball)……

NY Mets…Confirm they have been besieged with trade offers for P-Noah Syndegaard.

Giants…P-Casey Kelly signs with LG Twins-Korea
Twins..Sell P-Alan Benewtiz to Rakuten Eagles-Japan

Dodgers-Yankees..Trade..LA deals OF-Tim Locastro to NY for P-Drew Finley.

Angels-Miami…Halos acquire P-Dillon Peters for P-Tyler Stevens.

Arizona..Sign FA-2B-Kelby Tomlinson-ex Giants

Tampa Bay..Hire Rod Linares-3B coach-ex Astros
Astros..Hire Don Kelly-1B coach-ex Tigers player

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..(Hockey)……

Kings-L-Colorado……Avalanched pepper rookie goalie Cal Peterson-knock him from game….Colorado led (6-1) in 3rd period at press time.

Ducks-W-Vancouver (4-3)…..Kallie Kosilla scores key goal late…Ryan Getzlaf gets 6th goal of year….Ducks win on home ice…Canucks lost 7-in row.

Gulls-L-Ontario Reign (4-3)….Gulls jump out to (3-0) lead in 1st period…then die in final 2-periods…..Waste early goals from rookies Sam Steel-Troy Terry-Max Jones….had 2-man ‘6-on-4’ advantage at end of game-couldn’t score….allowed 37-shots on goal in loss.

Ducks-Penguins…Report Pittsburgh interested in trading for Ducks F-Jacob Silfverberg.

Leafs-Chicago….Report Toronto talking to Blackhawks about trade that would send holdout F-William Nylander to Chicago for F-Boris Saad.

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…(General)……

Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson…final practice round of golf in Las Vegas before Friday’s 9M-Winner Take All exhibition “The Match”

Soccer…USA team coach Dave Sarachan says he will not be retained after 11-months of interim work….Team went (3-5-4) in friendly matches after failing to make World Cup….Sarachan started 23-different rookies in those matches to give them experience…..New head coach likely to be named in December.

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