Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on December 21st, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 

…(College Football)…

Aztecs…Sign 25-players in recruiting and could add 5-more when spring portal opens…14-on offense…11-on defense…11-transfers..Group includes 2-QBs..4WR..4-OL..1-RB
..QB-Danny O’Neil-Indianapolis Cathedral
..QB-AJ Duffy-transfer Florida State
..OT-Nate Williams-transfer Akron
..WR-Ja’Shaun Poke-transfer West Virginia
..TE-Gabe Garrettson-transfer Butte College
..WR-Nate Bennett transfer Portland State
..DE-Marlem Louis-transfer Richmond
..CB-Bryce Phillips-transfer Tennessee State
..OT-Sai Fuimaona-transfer Hancock Junior College
..OG-Brayden Bryant-transfer North Dakota
..LB-Zach Morris-transfer New Mexico

Aztecs..Coach Sean Lewis praises Academic side for helping get recruits cleared to enroll in 3-week span

Aztecs..Coach Sean Lewis says ‘door not open’ for any player who entered transfer portal to leave…’We want players who want to be Aztecs’

Aztecs…signed only 2-players from San Diego County on first day of early signing period

Aztecs…21st player enters the Transfer Portal..OL-Kyle Twombley

USC…Former 5-star DE-Korey Foreman enters transfer portal
USC..CB-Domain Jackson to transfer
USC..LB-Tack Curtiss enters portal
USC..OT-Mike Tarquinn to transfer
USC..QB-Malachi Nelson enters portal

Oregon..Lands QB-Dante Moore-transfer UCLA
Oregon..Sign WR-Jeremiah McClellan-decommit-Ohio State
Oregon..Lands WR-Ryan Pellum-decommits from USC

Ohio State..Lands WR-Jeremiah Smith-top receiver-Florida
Auburn..Signs WR-Cam Coleman-ex Texas AM
Nebraska..Lands top QB-Dylan Raiola-ex Georgia
Ole Miss..Lands DT-Walter Nolen-transfer Texas AM
Georgia..Signs KJ Bolden-CB-decommit from Florida State
Texas AM..Lose top recruit Evan Stewart-WR-to transfer portal

Michigan…NCAA hands out ‘Notice of Allegations’…violations against UM football for illegal recruiting during Covid Blackout and illegal coaching by non staff members

Florida State…unhappy over ACC business operations..may try to leave..would owe (120M) exit fee…if tried to exit the Grant of Rights contract that runs thru 2026

Atlanta..Owner Arthur Blank refuses to give Coach Arthur Smith-vote of confidence..has (21-27) record

Carolina..Published reports Panthers will fire GM-Scott Fitterer at end of season

Rams..Raheem Mooris-Def Coord-says he wants to interview for head coaching jobs

Rams…Could rehire Brandon Staley as Def Coord-if Raheem Morris leaves

Chargers…Free Agent QB-Will Grier takes all snaps as 2nd string QB behind Easton Stick…TCU rookie Max Duggan could be re-signed to Practice squad

Chiefs..Legendary OL-Ed Budde passes away (83Y)..starred with AFL-Chiefs under Hank Stram
Giants..Former RB-Derek Ward arrested string of gas station holdups in LA..held on (250,000) bail
Steelers..WR-George Pickens says media critiques of his work ethic ‘unfair’
Broncos..Coach Sean Payton denies he was yelling at QB-Russell Wilson..was yelling about refs blown calls

(Schedule)-Thursday Night Football

Saints-Rams…Derek Carr-vs-Matthew Stafford matchup

Chargers..IR-C-Will Clapp-sprained knee
Houston..QB-CJ Stroud-remains in concussion protocol second week in a row
Jets..IR-DT-Quinton Jefferson-knee injury
Eagles..OG-Landon Dickerson-surgery-thumb
Saints..WR-Chris Olave-cleared to practice after missing last week
Titans..Activate CB-Caleb Farley from IR
(Roster Moves)

Houston..Sign FA-QB-Tim Boyle-ex Jets-Packers
Miami..Meets with veteran FA-DT-Ndomakong Suh-ex Lions-Tampa Bay
Chiefs..Sign FA-WR-Anthony Miller-ex Bears

Padres…MLB sources team has made offer of possible (2Y-15M) to Japanese relief P-Yuki Matsui-Rakuten Eagles

Dodgers…Preparing final offer to Japanese FA-P-Yosh Yamamoto..a reported (250M) package that includes a (39M) payment to Orix Buffaloes…Deal may include 5-years guaranteed with option clauses after that.

Dodgers..Sign FA-OF-Travis Swaggerty-ex Pirates-White Sox

Angels…Open contract talks with FA-P-Blake Snell..might go as high as a 5-year contract worth (125M) total.

Angels..Sign FA-OF-Jake Marisnick-ex White Sox-Tigers-Padres-Cubs
(Roster Moves)

Brewers-Mets..TRADE..Milwaukee ships P-Adrian Houser..OF-Ty Taylor to Mets for P-Coleman Crow

Toronto…Meet with FA-3B-Rhys Hoskins-ex Phillies…FA-3B-Justin Turner-ex Red Sox-Dodgers.

Milwaukee..Sign FA-C-Eric Haase-ex Washington
Pirates…Sign FA-P-Issac Mattson-ex Twins (3.62-ERA)
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Ryan Burr-ex Tampa Bay
Miami..Sign FA-P-Rod Munoz-ex Pirates
Astros..Sign FA-P-Tayler Scott-ex A’s
Arizona..Sign FA-C-Ron Hernandez-ex Red Sox
Braves..Sign FA-P-Taylor Widener..pitched in Korea

White Sox..DFA-P-Luis Patino-ex Padres-Rays
(MLB Notes)

Cubs..Hire Darren Holmes-bullpen coach
Boston..Hire Dillon Lawson-ex Yankees-as minor league hitting coach
Arizona..Diamondbacks discussing TV-streaming rights deal with Amazon
A’s..P-Sean Newcomb-left knee surgery-injured it while rehabbing right knee surgery

Lakers-L-Bulls..(124-108)..G-DeMar DeRozan (27P) in explosive win..Chicago hits 18-3’s..shoots 54%…Bulls had 8-players in double figures..

Clippers-Mavericks..Clippers led (104-102) in 4th quarter at Press Time…Clippers had 13-point lead in 1st half…shot 54% from floor

Lakers..G-Gabe Vincent cleared to play after knee issues
Bulls..Lose G-Torrey Craig-sprained foot
Orlando..Activate C-Wendel Carter-been out broken hand

Detroit..Pistons losing streak at 24-games

Memphis..Ja Morant scores (34P)..hits game winner..rallies Grizzlies from 24-point deficit in win over New Orleans in first game back from 25-game gun suspension.

Sacramento…Court documents say rookie C-Chance Comanche has admitted to strangling woman to death and burying her in desert in Las Vegas…Comanche was playing for NBA-G League..Stockton Kings

Oregon State-Washington State…Beavers-Cougars decide they will not play interlocking schedule with Mountain West in basketball…Will play basketball in the West Coast Conference for two years thru 2025-season….All sports except football-baseball will be aligned with WCC

Oregon State-Washington State…Source indicates Beavers-Cougars will pay 14M to do interlocking football schedule for 2-years with Mountain West Conference.

Aztecs…F-Jay Pal sees two doctors to determine if he has broken nose suffered  in prior game…Could be fitted with plastic shield once determined how long he will be out

USD-South Dakota…Thursday game…Toreros (8-4) on season

UCLA…reeling after another loss…29-game Pauley Pavilion win streak snapped with Tuesday loss to Cal State-Northridge.

USC..Bronny James hits back to back 3’s in Trojans win…Coach Andy Enfield continues minutes limit to help him build up endurance.



LA Kings-Seattle Kraken…(0-0) late in lst period at Press Time…Wednesday…Kings (18-6-4)

Ducks-Flames..Thursday night game

Gulls-Rockford…San Diego led (1-0) in 2nd period at Press Time…AHL action…Gulls (5-2-1) in last two weeks

Ducks..Callup G-Anthony Stalock from Gulls
Ducks..Send D-Robert Hagg back to Gulls

Las Vegas..Former 1st round Pick Nolan Patrick-retires-chronic migraines from concussions two years ago..only (25Y)

Washington..Sign FA-D-Evan Bear-ex Oilers-Canucks-Hurricanes
Flyers..Callup G-Calvin Peterson from AHL
Minnesota..Lose D-Mats Zuccarello-shoulder issue


Please follow and like us:

Leave a Comment:

Your email address will not be published.