Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on January 18th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(NFL)…

Rams-W-Arizona (34-11)…Rams explode to (21-0) lead and stomp Arizona in playoff game…Matthew Stafford led offense outgained Cardinals (375-175)….Rams had big plays of 29-31-40-41 yards…Rams defense had 2-picks..2-sacks..6-hits and 10-pressures of Kyler Murray…….Monday Night Football

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(Playoffs)..Divisional Games

Saturday…Bengals-at-Tennessee…49ers-at-Packers
Sunday…..Rams-at-TampaBay…Bills-at-Kansas City

(NFL Notes)

Chargers…Will interview Chris Tabor-ex Bears…Tom McMahon-ex Broncos for Special Teams Coordinator job.

Raiders…Report owner Mark Davis is asking for permission to talk to Ed Dodds-Colts and Dave Ziegler-Patriots as possible candidates for GM job…Also will interview Jared Mayo-Patriots for head coaching job….Raiders fired GM-Mike Mayock late Monday after word leaked out about interviews…Mayock was GM for 3-years…team went (24-23)…but whiffed on the Antonio Brown signing and failed 1st-2nd-3rd round draft picks…..Davis met with interim coach Rich Bisaccia on Monday but no determination on his future.

Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger says he was ‘blessed’ to be a Steeler for 18-years.

Dallas..Jerry Jones gives Mike McCarthy-Vote of Confidence-will remain as head coach…Is (18-16) in Dallas in 2-years.

Carolina..Interview Ben McAdoo for Off Coord job-ex Giants coach
Bears..Will interview Reggie McKenzie-ex Miami-Raiders for GM job
Bears..Will interview Eliot Wolf-Patriots for GM job
Bears..Interviewed Matt Eberflus-Colts for head coaching job
Denver..Will interview Kellen Moore-Dallas..Dan Quinn-Dallas on Tuesday
Denver..Will interview Jared Mayo-Patriots on Wednesday
Miami..Will interview Brian Daboll-Buffalo..Leslie Frazier-Buffalo this week
Vikings..Interview Nathaniel Hackett-Packers for head coach job
Giants..Interviewing Brian Flores-Miami this week
Giants..Interviewed Adam Peters-49ers for GM job on Monday

NBC-TV…Drew Brees being roasted nationally for poor job as color analyst on Raiders-Bengals playoff game last weekend..Bland commentary…no insight..no opinions.
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(Injuries)

49ers..Confirm QB-Jim Garoppolo has bruised shoulder..hopes to practice on Wednesday

Tampa Bay..OT-Tristan Wirts-ankle…C-Ryan Jensen-ankle…OG-Josh Wells-groin..all will miss practice.

49ers..DE-Nick Bosa-concussion..LB-Fred Warner-ankle-will be held out of workouts

Dallas..RB-Ezekiel Elliott has torn PCL in knee

Bengals..IR-DT-Larry Ogunjobe-sprained foot
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(College Football)

Clemson..QB-Hunter Johnson-transfers in from Northwestern
Alabama..TE-Jahleel Billingsley transfers to Texas.
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…(Basketball)

Aztecs…Full team returns to practice after sitting out last week with Covid-outbreak.

Mountain West Conference…Schedule SDSU to play 3-games in 5-days..Saturday-Boise State..Monday-UNLV..Wednesday-at Utah State.

AP Poll…1-Gonzaga (14-2)…2-Auburn (16-1)…3-Arizona (14-1)…4-Purdue..5-Baylor…..UCLA ranked 9thy…USC falls to 16th…Aztecs unranked.
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(NBA)

Lakers-Utah….LA  led (52-46) at halftime…..LA had lost 3-in row..(21-22)..Monday

Clippers-W-Indiana (139-133)…LA explodes for 40P in first quarter…Nick Batum erupted for (32) in 2nd half…including 7-3’s…Reggie Jackson (26P)…..Clippers hit 18-3’s in win…….LA (22-23)…Monday game…..head out on 7-game road trip next.

Lakers…G-LeBron James apologizes for team’s poor play a day after Magic Johnson ripped the team for poor play….Dwight Howard agreed with criticism…Russell Westbrook-had no reaction

Clippers..Activate Luke Kennard-Justis Winslow from Covid list

Washington..Coach Wes Unseld remains out with Covid..Assistant Pat Delaney enters Covid list

Orlando..Head coach Jamahl Beasley and assistant coach on Covid list
Kings..G-Tyreese Haliburton on Covid list
Bulls..Activate G-Alex Caruso from Covid list

NBA..Confirms it had 105 players in Covid protocols last week…down to 15-this week.
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…(Baseball)…

Kris Bryant…veteran FA expected to receive free agent offers of (6Y-150M) from Mariners-Rockies-Mets when MLB reopens business.

Orioles..Sign FA-2B-Cesar Prieto-Cuba (22Y)…hit (.379) last two years in Cuba.

Francisco Lirano-P…Retires after 14-year career with Twins-White Sox-Pirates…Career record (112-114)
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…(Hockey)…

Kings-L-San Jose (6-2)…Timo Meier scores 4-goals in blowout win…Sharks scored 4-goals in first period off Jonanthon Quick…….Monday game….Kings had won 4-in a row….(20-14-5)

Kings-Tampa Bay..Tuesday game.

Gulls-at-San Jose…AHL game on Tuesday….Gulls (10-13-2) play 6-of-7 games on road.

Boston…Bruins retire Uniform #22-Willie O’Ree on Tuesday night…Broke the color barrier in NHL in 1958….Starred for WHL-San Diego Gulls and Los Angeles Blades.

Boston-Seattle..TRADE..Bruins deal F-Karson Kuhlman to Kraken

Montreal..Activated Josh Anderson-Tyler Toffoli-Paul Byron off the Covid list.

Edmonton..G-Stuart Skinner goes on Covid list
Columbus..D-Adam Boqvist..Vlad Gavrilov-on Covid list
Kings..F-Adrian Kempe on Covid list.
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…(General)….

Tennis-French Open…Announces all players in this spring’s tourney must be vaccinated.

Novak Djokovic…Returns home to Serbia in wake of expulsion from Australian Open tourney…Remains defiant about not getting vaccine.

Australian Open…1st round…Ash Barty..Naomi Osaka..Raf Nadal post wins…Coco Gauff was upset loss in opening round match.

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