Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on January 21st, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

………(Football)……….

Chargers-Colts…Legendary QB-Philip Rivers retires at age 38…played 17-years in NFL…16-with Chargers…Finishes career with (63,440Y-421TD-95QBR)…Played 240-starts in a row-2nd on all time list to Brett Favre…Career record (134-106)…(5-7) playoffs…Finishes 5th in NFL history in passing stats.

Chargers..Fire OL-coach James Campen-was with team 1-year

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(NFL Coaching Moves)

Washington…Hire Martin Mayhew as GM…ex-GM-Lions..Asst GM-49ers

Chicago..Will interview Mike Singletary-Def Coord…ex 49ers head coach
Lions..Interview Jack Urban-Off Coord…Ravens QB coach
Steelers..Interview Hank Fraley…ex Eagles OL coach

Houston..Will interview Marvin Lewis-ex Bengals for head job
Houston..Will interview Jim Caldwell-ex Colts-Lions for head job

Seattle..Interview Kirby Wilson-Raiders RB coach for Off Coord job

Detroit..Sign Coach Dan Campbell-6Y contract-hired from Saints

Carolina..Hire Tony Sporano-Junior-OL coach-ex Jaguars

Raiders..Retain Def Line coach Rod Marinelli on Gus Bradley staff

Ravens..John Harbaugh-Vote Confidence Greg Roman as Off Coord

NY Giants..WR-Corey Coleman-suspended 6G-PED violations

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(Injuries)

Kansas City…QB-Patrick Mahomes goes thru full walk-thru workout
Tampa Bay..WR-Antonio Brown misses workout-knee bruise

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(College Football)

Pac 12 Conference….Fires Commissioner Larry Scott after failure of Pac 12-Network to generate revenues promised.

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………….(Baseball)…………..

Dodgers…Make contact with FA-P-Trevor Bauer…asking for 36M per year on short term contract.

Padres…Reopen contract talks with FA-P-Trevor Rosenthal..offer 1Y-5M-contract…same deal offered to closer Kirby Yates who left team

Angels..Sign FA-P-Jose Quintana-ex Cubs-White Sox starter..Career (83-77) 3.73-ERA

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(Roster Moves)

Toronto..Sign FA-OF-George Springer (6Y-150M) contract-ex Astros
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Chris Devenski-ex Astros
Royals..Sign FA-P-Wade Davis-ex Rockies

Toronto..Offer contract to FA-OF-Michael Brantley-ex Astros

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……………(Basketball)……………

Lakers-at-Milwaukee…LA opens rugged 7-game road trip on Thursday night..Lakers (11-4) on season.

Clippers-Sacramento…LA led (99-85) in 4th quarter at Press Time…Kawhi Leonard (28P)…Wednesday game…Clippers (10-4)

Cleveland-W-Brooklyn…Wild OT-game…Cavs won (147-135) in overtime..Kevin Durant (38)..Kyrie Irving (37)..James Harden (21) for Nets…Cavs (42P) from Collin Sexton…Cleveland had 7-in double figures.

NBA…Cancels more Washington Wizard games for Covid issues…Wizard had 6-in row postponed

76ers..F-Kyle O’Quinn signs to play in Turkey

Denver..F-Greg Whittington-surgery-knee..out 6W
Dallas..G-Josh Richardson…in 10-day quarantine-still not cleared to play
Detroit..G-Killian Hayes…miss 8-more weeks-hip surgery

Aztecs..Coach Brian Dutcher..SDSU (9-4) head to Air Force
..Losing more games now would be disastrous
..This team responds to pressure…wired to play hard
..Matt Mitchell wearing knee brace-not allowed to run
..Mitchell-2 weeks layoff-could be 10-days or 17-days
..Mitchell-have to see how he responds to pain of bone bruise
..MWC back-to-back schedule..Easy on coaches-just tweak game plan
..Our team handled playing at 4,000-feet at Utah State okay
..Nathan Mensah-only player with fatigue issue
..Lamont Butler will get extended minutes-he’s earned it
..Butler-he is now on scouting board-they will defend him differently
..We must be aggressive-not be passive..must hunt for shots
..Playing 7,000-feet altitude and playing Air Force-style will be hard
..We will face a ‘Princeton offense’ and Air Force zone defense
..Can you win on road-we have to…now Utah State goes on road

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……………(Hockey)……………..

Ducks-Minnesota…..Wild led (3-2) in 3rd period at Press Time-on Power Play and Shorthanded goals…Wednesday game…Anaheim (1-2)

LA Kings-Colorado….Thursday game..Kings off to (0-3) start

Washington…Capitals fined 100,000 for violation of Covid protocol…Alexander Ovechkin threw party for teammates in hotel room….4-Caps players have tested positive.

NHL…Postpones 2-more Carolina Hurricane games because of Covid

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……………(General)……………

Tiger Woods…will be out 2-months following 5th back surgery.

English Premier League
..Manchester City-W-Aston Villa…City scores in 70-90′
..Manchester United-W-Fulham…Paul Pogba scores 65′

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