Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on January 23rd, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…………….(Golf)……………

Farmers Insurance Open…1st round-Tee Times-Thursday
..9-30..Rory McIlroy-paired with Brandt Sneaker on North Course
..9-40..Tiger Woods-Jon Rahm on North Course
.10-30..Justin Rose-Jordan Spieth-Jason Day-South Course
.10-40..Phil Mickelson-Rickie Fowler-Xander Schauffele-North

..Tiger Woods-82 wins…can break Sam Snead record (83) wins
..Tiger Woods-comes off bounce back season-won Masters in 2019
..Phil Mickelson-won ATT-Pebble Beach last year-2W since 2013

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…………(Basketball)………….

Aztecs….Now (20-0)…go for all time school record 21st win at UNLV on Saturday
Aztecs…F-Aguek Atop-reinjures shoulder 2nd time this year

USD…Off till Saturday home game with Santa Clara.

Evansville…Purple Aces fire coach Walter McCarty in midst of Title IX violations…sexual misconduct charges involving female students on campus…Additional allegations surfaced during initial investigation…Todd Lickliter named head coach

Big 12…Hands down harsh suspensions for brawl in Kansas-Kansas State game…..Jayhawks star Silvio deSoursaa hit with 2G-suspension..for hard foul…taunting…and throwing punches at 3-different players….Teammate David McCormick hit with 8-game suepsnion for going into stands to throw punches at another player….4-other players suspended game on Tuesday night that spilled into the stands.

Morgan Wooten…Legendary high school coach-DeMantha-Washington, DC, passes (88Y)

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Lakers-W-NY Knicks (100-92)…Anthony Davis (28P)-LeBron James (21P)…….LA (35-9)
Clippers-L-Atlanta (102-95)…LA sits F-Kawhi Leonard…..John Collins (33P)…Hawks hit 11-3’s……..LA (31-14)

Lakers-at Brooklyn…Thursday night road game

Dallas…Contact FA-Joakim Noah about going thru workouts

New Orleans…C-Zion Williamson-NBA debut after 5-months rehab-knee surgery.

Dallas..confirm C-Dwight Powell-ruptured Achilles tendon
76ers…G-Josh Richardson-hamstring
Denver..Lose C-Mason Plumlee-4W-broken foot
Cavs..Lose C-Ante Zizic-reinjures groin
Detroit..G-Reggie Jackson-cleared to play-out since October-back
Washington..F-Rjui Hachimujra-cleared to play-out 6W-groin
Washington..F-Moritz Wagner-cleared to play-out 3W-ankle.

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……………(Baseball)………………

NYMets..Hire Luis Rojas as manager…was on coaching staff…Replaces fired Carlos Beltran…Rojas only managed in Dominican Winter League.

Astros..Interviewed Dusty Baker-Buck Showalter among four in first group of interviews.

Red Sox..Yet to begin interview process to replace fired Alex Cora.

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(Roster Moves)

Phillies..Sign FA-2B-Neil Walker-ex Pirates-Mets-Marlins
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Francisco Liriano-ex Pirates-Twins
Mets..Sign FA-C-Rene Rivera-ex Padres-Tampa Bay-Twins
Brewers..Sign FA-P-Mike Morin-ex Angels-Mariners
Braves…Sign FA-1B-Pete O’Brien-ex Arizona…OF-Shane Robinson-ex Yankees-Cardinals
Angels..Sign FA-P-Jacob Barnes-ex Royals
Angels..Sign FA-P-Jake Thompson-ex Phillies-Lotte Giants-Japan
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Hector Santiago-ex Angels-White Sox-Twins
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Danny Hultzen-ex Mariners #1 pick
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Rex Brothers-ex Yankees-Rockies
Cubs..Sign FA-OF-Noel Cuevas-ex Rockies

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………….(Football)……………..

Chargers…Report team might Franchise Tag-QB-Philip Rivers (27M)
Chargers..Would transition tag TE-Hunter Henry (9M)
Chargers..Would let RB-Melvin Gordon test free agent market
Chargers..CBS reports Tom Brady’s first choice if he left Patriots

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(Teams)

Antonio Brown…Charged with Assault of Moving Van Driver…..Had refused to pay 4,000-bill when driver arrived to deliver furniture from California….Brown and another man assaulted the driver, broken into the truck, took his furniture then vandalized the truck.

Patriots…2nd round draft pick CB-Joejuan Williams-arrested possession of drugs and illegal painkillers in traffic stop

NY Giants..Eli Manning retires from NFL…Giants QB-16-years…Won 2-Super Bowl rings…had (117-117) career record….(366TD-244Int) in career.

Denver…Fires Mike Sullivan-Director of Football Operations.

Browns…Interview George Paton-Vikings..2nd time for GM job

Jaguars…Hire Jay Gruden-ex Redskins for Off Coord job

Patriots..Owner Robert Kraft says first priority is to re-sign QB-Tom Brady.

Green Bay…Vote confidence Def Coord-Mike Pettine despite 3-blowout losses on West Coast games this year.

Arizona..Hire Jim Dray-ex Browns-TE coach

Dallas..Facing enormous Salary Cap problems-trying to re-sign QB-Dak Prescott..WR-Amari Cooper..CB-Byron Jones..DE-Robert Quinn…LB-Sean Lee..WR-Randall Cobb.

Cincinnati-Miami….Dolphins interested in trade for #1 pick…want to select QB-Joe Burrow

Detroit..Entertaining trade offers for #3 pick..teams interested in jumping up to take QB-Tua Tagovailoa.

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(College Football)

Boise State…files lawsuit against Mountain West Conference citing attempt to breach TV agreement MWC had agreed to when Boise State rejoined the league….Threaten to leave conference.

Hawaii…Hire Todd Grahame as Rainbows coach…ex Arizona State-Pitt coach…(95-61) career record

Syracuse…Zach Barnett-former Aztecs Def Coord-quits just 2-weeks after taking job…to become Def Coord-Mississippi State-Mike Leach staff.

Texas..DTs-DeAndre Giles-Gerald Williams..enter Transfer portal

Maryland..Hire Mike Helo-Special Teams coach-ex Colorado State

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………….(Hockey)…………

San Diego Gulls….Head to Grand Rapids for Friday-Saturday road game in American Hockey League….Gulls (17-16-4)

NHL…Takes break for NHL All Star Weekend.

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………(General)…………..

Indy Car…..Charley Kimball signs full year deal with AJ Foyt team…will have Tony Kanaan as teammate.

LA Galaxy….Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez¬†goes thru first full workout with MLS team on Thursday morning.

English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Manchester United-L-Burnley…Chris Wood goal
..Hot Spur-W-Norwich City…Tottenham wins on goal (79′)
..Leicester-W-West Ham..Ayoze Perez 2-goals..but lose Jamie Vardy with foot injury…Leicester (15-6-3)

..Liverpool-vs-Wolverhampton-Thursday game…Liverpool (20-0-1)

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