Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on February 3rd, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Football)…

NFL..Confirm  it will begin investigation into charges against Miami owner Steven Ross and Browns owner Jim Haslam amid charges they offered to bribe coaches for teams losing games to get high draft picks.

Miami..Lawyer for fired coach Brian Flores says he has evidence of the bribes offered to Flores to lose games…and Documentation of Owner’s Steve Ross’ treatment of his head coach

Cleveland..former head coach Hue Jackson says owner Jim Haslam delivered him him and 3-front office execs bonuses at end of losing seasons 2-years in a row when team went (1-31)….Jackson says he was presented a blueprint plan of how to rebuild team…included metrics of roster tear-down..age demograpcish of players and stockpiling of draft picks….Said moeny was delivered end of each losing season…

Super Bowl…Bengals will be home team and will wear ‘Black Jersey’…Rams will be road team wearing ‘White’

Bengals…Announce they will move practice to UCLA-Spaulding Field-February 8th thru 12th to avoid winter weather in Cincinnati.

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones-continues critique of WR-Amari Cooper…’big contracts bring big expectations’.

Raiders..Hire Champ Kelly as Asst GM-ex Bears exec

Tampa Bay…GM-Jason Licht says 2nd round pick Kyle Trask-ex Florida star will be given opportunity to replace Tom Brady…threw for (7386Y-69TD) with Gators.

.Eagles..QB-Jalen Hurts-undergoes ankle surgery..will be ready for OTAs in April.
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(Coaching)

Vikings…Interviewed Jim Harbaugh on Wednesday…was (44-19) with 49ers…(61-24) at Michigan…He rejected offer on Wednesday night saying he would remain in Ann Arbor..

Saints..Complete interview with Brian Flores-ex Miami-for head job
Miami..2nd interview with Mike McDaniel-49ers for head job

Bills..Hire Joe Brady-ex Carolina..for QB coach
Bears..Hire Alan Williams-ex-Colts-as Def Coord
Denver..Fire-Mike Munchak-Off Line coach
Denver..Hire Justin Outten-ex Packers as Off Coord
Denver..Hire Ejiro Evero-ex Rams..as Def Coord
Denver..Hire Butch Berry-ex 49ers as OL coach
Denver..Hire Klint Kubiak-ex Vikings as QB coach
Giants..Hire Shea Tierney-ex Bills as QB coach
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(College Football)

USC…Oklahoma transfer QB-Caleb Williams enrolls in classes..becomes 13th transfer in Trojans program.

Aztecs..Sign 2-recruits..CB-Josh Hunter-Mater Dei…WR-Hassan Mahasin-Daly City

Aztecs..CB-Rashard Scott enters transfer portal…13th SDSU player to leave.
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…(Basketball)…

Lakers-Portland…LA led (54-53) at halftime at Press Time….Blazers had 37P-second quarter to get back into the game…Wednesday night…LA (24-27)..have lost 6-of=8)…Blazers (21-30) in injury riddled season.

Lakers-Clippers…Thursday game in Los Angeles…Clippers (26-27)..

Lakers…Charles Oakley goes public saying LeBron James told him he would never sign with NY Knicks because James Dolen owns the franchise.

Lakers-Brooklyn…Trade talks…Lakers offer G-Kent Bazemore for F-Paul Millsap.

Boston..Discussing dealing G-Dennis Schroeder-have offers from Cleveland-Chicago-Clippers

Houston-Miami..Rockets discussing trading C-Christian Wood to Heat
New Orleans-Portland..Trade talks Pelicans want Blazers F-Robert Covington
New Orleans-Sacramento..Pelicans interested in Kings F-Harrison Barnes
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(College Basketball)

USD-Gonzaga..Thursday game at Pavilion…Toreros (13-9)..surprise team in WCC…Zags (17-2)…led by big men Drue Timme-Chet Holmgren-combined for (31P-14R) per game…USD is (22-77) all time vs Bulldogs.

UCLA-at-Arizona..Thursday..Bruins (16-2)..Wildcats (17-2)
USC-at-Arizona State..Thursday..Trojans (18-3)

Aztecs…Travel day on Thursday-head to Ft Collins to play Colorado State (16-3) on Friday night.
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…(Baseball)…

MLB…Hires Omar Minaya to create Amateur Scouting Initiatives…Will work to create components of an ‘International Draft’…former GM-Expos-Mets..Worked for Padres-Dodgers-Angels

White Sox..hire Nick Delmonico as minor league hitting coach

St Louis..1B-OF-David Green passes away (68Y)…1st native of Nicaragua to reach Major Leagues.
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(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-P-Luis Ortiz-ex Orioles
Giants..Sign FA-P-Wei Hugang-ex Texas
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…(Hockey)…

Gulls-Colorado….Bo Groulx scores goal…Gulls led (2-1) in 3rd period at Press Time….Gulls opening a 4-game homestand trying to climb back into the playoff race…AHL action…Gulls (13-18-2)

Kings-Detroit..Wednesday game….Kings (23-16-7)

NHL…Goes on All Star break on Thursday
Washington..Hi-scoring Alex Ovechkin goes on Covid list-miss All Star game
Oilers..Activate D-Tyson Barrie from IR

Vancouver…Report may have 5-trade offers for JT Miller-has (5.2M) cap figure

Kings…Open trade talks to acquire a D-Arizona Jakob Chychrun…D-Montreal Ben Chariot…D-Las Vegas-Mark Giordano.

Ducks..Send G-Lukas Dostal..D-Jacob Larsson..D-Greg Pateryn to AHL-San Diego Gulls
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…(General)…

Soccer…World Cup qualifying:
..USA-W-Honduras (3-0)…Christian Pulisic came off the bench in 65′ and scored…Weston McKennie scored off a header….Walker Zimmerman rammed home a rebound in US….USA now has 21-points with 3-games left in qualifying in 2nd place…….Played in frigid St Paul (5-degree weather)

..Canada-W-El Salvador (2-0)..Canadians extend lead in group race with 25-points

..Mexico-W-Panama (1-0)..Raul Jiminez scores on 82’ penalty shot…Mexico stays tied with US 21-points in group play

Inter Milan…MLS club purchases USA-D-DeAndre Yellin from team in Turkey
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(Golf)

ATT-Pebble Beach Open…1st round on Thursday…Patrick Cantalay-Jason Day head the  field

Saudi Invitational..Phil Mickelson-Dustin Johnson headline 20-PGA tour players who are playing in big money tourney

Phil Mickelson…Says possible emergence of Euro Super League would provide big money guarantees to veteran players on Pro Tour…says he will look at it.
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NASCAR…Confirms it spent 1M to install Quarter Pile Paved track inside LA Coliseum for this Sunday’s Busch Clash race.
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Olympics…IOC…Confirms 11-athletes of 379-tested positive for Covid-Monday…Confirms 67-athletes are in isolation in last 7-days.

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San Diego Legion Rugby sign deal to play home games at SDSU’s Snapdragon Stadium in 2023.  …following San Diego Wave-Women’s soccer will also relocate there.

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