Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday
Aztecs-L-Wyoming (82-69)…Cowboys storm thru 2nd half and blowout San Diego State…Hayden Dalton scores (36P)….Cody Kelly comes off bench hit 4-3’s….Wyoming hit 6-3’s in 4-minute span early in 2nd half..went on (10-0) run…(21-6) spurt…and finished SDSU off with a (34-11) siege in that 2nd half….Malik Pope (21P)….State shot just 41% for game and fell apart when Wyo went to a 1-3-1 zone…SDSU did not have G-Jeremy Hensley-came down with flu
(Scoreboard)..Opening night in MWC.
New Mexico-W-Air Force…Joe Gurstinger (12P-12R) for Lobos
Utah State-W-San Jose..Utags get 16P-lead in 1st half
Boise-W-Colorado State..Broncos hit 12-3’s enroute to 93-point night
Nevada-W-Fresno..Caleb Martin (18P-10R)…Wolfpack 5-in-double figures.
USD-USF..Toreros open WCC schedule against Dons..Lamont Smith team went (9-3) in non conference games.
Lakers-L-Memphis (109-99)…Tyreek Evans (32P)…hit 14-of-15 free throws…Lakers shot 37% from floor..Kyle Kouzma (4-24)…Jordan Clarkson had (3-11) start…LA now (11-22)
Portland..Owner Paul Allen-upset at poor player-evaluation of coach Terry Stotts.
Detroit..G-Reggie Jackson-out 8W-ankle injury.
Holiday Bowl…Michigan State-vs-Washington State tonight…Both teams (9-3)…Spartans run heavy load offense..QB-Brian Lewerke (2580P-540R)-22 TD…RB-LJ Scott (768Y)….Cougars led by Pac 12-passing star Luke Falk (3,593P-30TD)…has 119-career TDs-and-122-QB sacks.
Military Bowl..Navy-vs-Virginia..UVA-QB-Kurt Benkert (3,062Y) passing
Orlando Bowl..Oklahoma State-vs-Virginia Tech..Cowboys led by QB-Mason Rudolph (4,553-25TD)
Alamo Bowl..Stanford-vs-TCU…Cardinal RB-Bryce Love (1,975Y)..Frogs QB-Kenny Hill (2,838-21TD)
Foster Farms Bowl..Purdue-W-Arizona..Boilermaker QB-Eli Singular (396P-4TD)..RBG-DJ Knox (101R)..WR-Greg Philips (14R-149)…Purdue piles up (526Y) offense….Cats QB-Khalil Tate (302P) in loss.
Pinstripe Bowl..Boston College-L-Iowa..Hawkeyes defense 3-interceptions..
Independence Bowl..Florida State-W-So Mississippi..QB-Jam Blackmon 4TD passes for Seminoles.
Texas Bowl..Texas-W-Missouri..Longhorns get 2-TD passes early from 2-different QBs and coast to win
Florida State…Opens talks with Deion Sanders about becoming Seminoles secondary coach on Dan Mullen new staff.
LSU..Firing Off Coor-Matt Canada off Ed Ogeron staff.
St Louis..Federal judge will allow St-Louis anti-trust lawsuit against NFL and its 32-teams over Rams move to begin….City-County asking 1.2B in damages saying NFL violated its relocation bylaws by allowing Stan Kroenke to ‘refuse to negotiate’ a new stadium after city had done everything NFL requested to put financing package in place.
Dallas..WR-Dez Bryant says he will refuse to take a payout from 12.8M salary due next year.
Green Bay..WR-coach Luke Getsy-quits to take Mississippi State job
Giants..Suspend CB-Eli Apple for on field confrontation with coach at practice..Suspension costs him 67,000 in game checks…also leads to forfeiture of final two years of guaranteed money on contract…Incident comes a day after teammate called him a ‘cancer’
Chiefs..say rookie QB-Pat Mahomes starts this weekend vs Denver
Broncos…QB-Paxton Lynch will start on Sunday vs KC
Giants..elevate rookie QB-Dagis Webb to backup
Houston..Sign FA-QB-Josh Johnson because of concussions to two QBs…becomes 5th QB to play this season for Texans.
Steelers..Veteran LB-James Harrison says he asked team to release him 3-times this year because he was not playing..finally released last weekend…signed with Patriots.
Chargers..Sign FA-RB-Jalen Simmons-ex-Carolina Panthers
Colts..Sign FA-QB-Brad Kaaya-ex Miami Hurricane
Saints..Sign FA-DT-Tony McDaniels-ex Seahawks
CFL…Toronto Argonauts acquire Edmonton Eskimos QB-James Franklin as insurance if Grey Cup champion QB-Ricky Ray retires.
Packers..Activate FB-John Kuhn from IR
Chargers..RB-Melvin Gordon misses practice-ankle
Seahawks..Activate FB-Tre Madden from IR
Titans..RB-DeMarco Murry has torn ACL
Rams..IR-LB-Mat Longacre-back..IR-S-Marqui Chritian-shoulder
Miami..WR-Leonte Carreo-surgery for health issue-gone for year
Colts..IR-CB-Rashaan Melvin-hand injury
Padres…GM-AJ Preller raves about newly acquired Yankees P-Bryan Mitchell…’intrigued by upside’.
Reds..Sign FA-P-Daniel Wright-ex Angels.
Red Sox..Sign FA-3B-Mike Olt
Reds..Sign FA-P-Nick Senzel-ex Rangers
Reds-Giants..Reopen trade talks..OF-Billy Hamilton for prospect OF-Heliot Ramos.
Gulls-L-Tucson (4-1)…Roadrunners snap San Diego 5-game win streak…Fired 34-shots on G-Reto Berra in pulling off surprise win….Coach Dallas Eakins-upset…”I want no excuses-no explanations”
Ducks-L-Las Vegas (4-1)…Ex-Ducks D-Shea Theodore scores key goal…Golden Knights in 1st place (24-9-2)
Ducks…Veteran C-Ryan Kesler activated off IR-been out all year from hip surgery in off season.
LA Kings-Las Vegas…Thursday night matchup.
Colorado..F-Tyson Barrie-surgery-hand-out 6W
Chicago..IR-G-Corey Crawford-hip-2nd time this year
Arizona..NHL suspends D-Zac Rinaldo-6G-for sucker punch fight.
Blues..Sign GM-Doug Armstrong to 4Y-contract extension.
Soccer….Manchester City-W-Newscastle United (1-0) in EPL play…18th win in row for City…Raheem Sterling only goal of game.