Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on January 27th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

 

(Golf)

Farmers Open….1st round-Torrey Pines…Birdie explosion in the sunshine:
(-9)..Billy Horschel..9-birdies enroute to (63)
(-8)..Michael Thompson..4-birides on first 5-holes
(-7)..Kevin Tway
(-6)..Jon Rahm..Ricky Fowler
(-5)..Daniel Berger-Eagle 1st hole..
(-4)..Xander Schauffele-4 birdies in a row..Dustin Johnson-Justin Thomas-Cam Davis-had 4-birds and eagle on front nine
(-2)..Jordan Spiieth..Bryson DeChambeau-had early eagle..Jason Day..Brooks Koepka
(E)..Patrick Reed-defending champ
(+4).Phil Mickelson..5-bogeys in 6-hole span
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…(Basketball)…

Aztecs-L-Utah State (75-57)       Aztecs get hit with hailstorm of 3’s….USU hit 10-3s…..Outrebouned (35-21)…Leg-weary and fatigued with 3rd game in 5-nights…. Aggies had (23-9) scoring spurt early in second half to blow game open…….SDSU got blown out at the end….Matt Bradley (19P)..Chad Baker-Mazzara (15) in bad loss……Wednesday game…SDSU (11-5)…Aggies (11-9)

USD-Pepperdine..Thursday game

UCLA-W-Arizona (75-59)…Bruins shot 50% floor…held Wildcats to 30%-shooting..put 4-players in double figures…UCLA (14-2)…Arizona (16-2)

USC-Stanford..Thursday game..Trojans (17-2)

Louisville..Fires coach Chris Mack…team was (11-9)..had lost 5-of-6…Mack had been suspended to start the season for NCAA violations involving assistant coaches…former head coach at Xavier.
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(NBA)

Clippers-W-Orlando (111-102)….Clippers rally from 14-down to win again come from behind…Luke Kennard comes off bench to score (17)….Nick Batum hit 4-3’s….Clippers have 15-baskets from the arc……LA (25-25)..Wednesday game

Clippers….2nd biggest comeback in NBA history-erasisng 35-point Washington lead in road win on Tuesday

Lakers-at-Philadelphia…LA (24-24)…Sixers (28-19) heading into Thursday game.

Lakers..Sign F-Stanley Johnson to 2-year contract extension..(6P-2R)

Lakers-Detroit..Trade talks for F-Jerami Grant
Cavaliers-Indiana..Trade talks for G-Caris LeVert
Atlanta-76ers..Rejects trade package of Ben Simmons-Tobias Harris in 5-player deal

Portland..Lose C-Cody Zeller for 10W-knee surgery
Bulls..F-Derrick Jones-fractured finger-out 6W
Dallas..G-Tim Hardaway-fractured foot-out 3W..averaging (14PPG)
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…(Football)…

Chargers…Refuse comment on merits of Michael Aguirre lawsuit against Dean Spanos, the NFL and 32-teams ove move of franchise in 2017.

Chargers…DE-Joey Bosa pulls out of Pro Bowl-injury issues.

Tampa Bay..WR-Antonio Brown considering defamation lawsuit against Bucs after revealing they offered him 200,000-to get mental health counseling

Giants..Owner John Mara says team has no interest in Houston QB-Deshaun Watson..Gives vote of confidence to QB-Daniel Jones

Saints..Ownership says it will conduct full scale interiews to replace Coach Sean Payton.

Jaguars..Open contract talks with Byron Leftwich-Tampa-for head job
Vikings..Hire Kwesi Mensah as GM..ex-Cleveland-SF exec
Saints..Will interview Aaron Glenn-Detroit for head job
Giants..Interview Leslie Frazier-Buffalo-2nd time for head job
Raiders..Interview Todd Bowles-Tampa on Thursday for head job
Raiders..Interview John Spytek-Tampa Bay for GM job
Raiders..will interview Brad Hunt-Steelers…Ruston Webster-Titans
Raiders..Report New England’s Dave Zielger may have 2nd interview-interested in bringing Josh McDaniels with him as head coach
Ravens..May offer Def Coord job to Mike McDondal-current Def Coord-UMichigan
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(Roster Moves)
49ers..Activate WR-Mo Sanu from IR
Packers..Sign FA-QB-Kurt Benkert-Danny Etling
Eagles..OG-Brandon Brooks retires after 10-years
Atlanta..TE-Lee Smith retires
Ravens..Special teams star Anthony Levine-retires
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(College Football)

Aztecs…QB-Braxton Burmeister goes thru lst off season conditioning drills after registering for classes after transfer from Virginia Tech…SDSU has 5-QBs in camp

Oklahoma State..Hires Derek Mason-Def Coord-ex Vanderbilt head coach

Big 10-Conference…Will vote on eliminating Divisional play…negotiating to have non-conference games with Pac 12-ACC.

PAC 12…Lining up non conference games with Big 12-and-Big 10 teams and will likely vote to drop 2-divisions in league.
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…(Baseball)…

Padres….Report says Casey Wasserman group will set up face-to-face meeting with Japanese free agent slugger OF-Seiya Suzuki once MLB lockout ends…Wasserman reportedly has 8-contract offers from MLB teams..Suzuki (.319-121HR) in last 4-years in Japan.

Padres..Hire Mike Schildt as Consultant…former Cardinals Manager-was (252-199)

Padres..Sign FA-P-Angel Felipe-ex Tampa Bay (9-12)…24Y..6’5
Padres..Sign FA-3B-Aderlin Rodriguez-30Y..hit (.290-29HR) Toledo-AAA
Padres..Sign FA-P-Luis Madrazo..Dominican Republic (24Y)
Padres..Re-sign FA-P-Daniel Camarena..career (5.32-ERA)

Texas..Sign FA-P-Nick Tropeano-ex Angels-Yankees-Orioles

Twins..P-Kenta Maeda begins throwing program after elbow surgery

MLB-Union..may go back to negotiating table end of the week or weekend after Monday-Tuesday sessions but roadblocks reappeared:
..MLB rejects Union request drop revenue sharing from 100M-to-30M
..MLB rejects Union request Luxury Tax increase from 210M to 273M by 20206
..MLB rejects Union proposal-Players given service time for postseason games

..Union rejects plan for 50%-tax rate and loss of draft picks teams over Luxury Tax thresholds
..Union rejects MLB propposal Luxury Tax go from 210M to 214-220M
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……(Hockey)…

Gulls-L-Colorado (5-3)….Gulls hit rock bottom on offense with anemic showing…..Give up 3-power play goals early…were outshot (23-1) in 2nd period at home-club worst period…..Eagles wind up with (40-18) shot advantage in bad loss……AHL action-Wednesday…Gulls (13-16-2)

Ducks-L-Toronto (4-3) OT-Shootout…..Ducks goalie John Gibson looked at 44-shots-stood on his head but gave up 3-goals in shootout in tough loss…Ducks get a point out of the game…Wednesday game…

Anaheim-at-Montreal…Thursday
Kings-at NY Islanders..Thursday

Ducks..Activate D-Simon Benoit from Covid List….Send G-Ollie Ericksson-Ek to San Diego Gulls

Vancouver..Hires Patrick Allvin-General Manager…had worked for Jim Rutherford in Pittsburgh.

NHL..Ruling expected on Thursday in Evander Kane-Covid violation case
Edmton..met with FA-F-Evander Kane and agent-just released SanJose

Flyers..Season ending surgeries F-Sean Courturier and D-Ryan Ellis
Winnipeg..D-Josh Morrissey on Covid list
Penguins..F-Jason Zuker-surgery-core injury
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…(General)…

Soccer…World Cup Qualifying games:
..USA-El Salvador..Thursday in Columbus..Game time temperature 24-snow
..Mexico-Jamaica-Thursday
..Canada-Honduras-Thursday

Canada in first place (16P)…USA (15P)…Mexico (14) with 6-games left in qualifying.

NASCAR…Kyle Larson completes testing in Phoenix on new 670-horse power Next Gen car that debuts this year….says cars quicker in corners…but drivers dealing with increase in ‘dirty air’ turbulence in traffic.

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