Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

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………(Football)………….

Chargers….Coach Mike McCoy emphatically denies he has been offered a contract extension or that he has signed an extension….denying written reports nationwide he had been given a 3-year extension….

Chargers…McCoy says he believes team will win next year when he has chance to roll the new players they have uncovered this year into a roster that has many of the injured veterans coming off IR.

Chargers..McCoy says RB-Melvin Gordon remains day-to-day..not sure he will practice during this short work week leading to Saturday game in Cleveland.

(Scoreboard)

Carolina-W-Washington…RB-James Stewart (128R)…QB-Cam Newton (300P-2TD) in Panthers win in Monday Night Football.

(Injuries)

Titans..IR-DT-Karl Klug-ruptured Achilles.
Giants..RB-Shane Vereen reinjures tricep.
Bears..IR-WR-Eddie Royal-toe injury
Colts..IR-LB-ARthur Jones-hamstring

(Teams)

Jaguars…Interested in talking to ex-Giants coach Tom Coughlin.
Jaguars…Name Doug Marrone as interim head coach
Rams..Willing to give up draft pick compensation to hire right coach.
Bills..Players give Coach Rex Ryan a vote of confidence-want him to stay.
Browns..Coach Hue Jackson says Robert Griffin stays as starting QB.
49ers..Refuse comment on status of GM-Trent Baalke..team (6-24) last two years.
Texans..QB-Tom Savage stays as starter after benching of Brock Osweiler.
Cowboys…DE-Randy Gregory-suspended since last year-drugs-may be reinstated

(Roster)

49ers..Sign FA-LB-Carl Bradford-ex-Packers
Arizona..Release CB-Tharold Simon

(College)

Minnesota..Coach Tracy Claeys told players he would be fired if they boycotted Bowl Game.

Virginia Tech-Louisville..ACC-fines them (25,000) each for not informing league office they were given access to Wake Forest game plans.

West Virginia..Defensive Coordinator Tony Gibson buys (20,000) in Christmas Gift Cards for needy coal miners families in West Virginia.

UT-Chattanooga..Hires Tom Arth-John Carroll-as Mocs head coach

Indiana State..Mike Sanford-Senior leaves to join Western Kentucky staff coached by his son.

LSU..Hires longtime NFL special teams coach Bobby April.

Furman..Hires Clay Hendricks from Air Force as head coach of Paladins.

(Bowls)

Miami Beach Bowl….Tulsa-W-Central Michigan (55-10)…Hurricanes QB-Dane Evans (304P-5TD)..RB-DeAngelo Brewer (105R) in win.

Boca Raton Bowl..Western Kentucky-Memphis…play tonight.

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……………….(Baseball)………………….

Washington…Opens contract talks with Orioles FA-C-Matt Wieters.
Tampa Bay…Meet with FA-DH-candidate Ryan Howard-ex Phillies.
Mets-Blue Jays..Begin trade talks for OF-Jay Bruce.
Seattle-Tampa Bay…Talking OF-Seth Smith for P-Drew Smyly deal.

Giants..Sign FA-SS-Jimmy Rollins-ex White Sox-Dodgers-Phillies
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Daniel Hudson
Tigers..Sign FA-SS-Brendon Ryan-ex Cardinals..FA-OF-Alex Presley-Brewers
Houston..Sign FA-C-Juan Centeno-ex Twins

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…………….(Basketball)…………………….

Lakers-at-Charlotte…LA now (11-19) on season.
Clippers-Denver…LA is (20-8) this season.

Clippers..F-Blake Griffin out 2-weeks-minor knee scope
76ers..Bench C-Nerlens Noel
Portland..G-Damian Lillard rips teammates for lack of defense after 45-point loss
Sacramento..Wants sit down with DeMarco Cousins and Sacramento Bee reporters

USD…Hires Bill McGillis-as AD..was at Southern Mississippi and South Florida prior

AP Poll…1-Villanova (11-0)….2-UCLA (12-0)…3-Kansas

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………………(Hockey)………………

Ducks-W-Maple Leafs (3-2)…Cam Fowler key goal late..Anaheim won 5-of-7.

Kings-at Columbus…Blue Jackets are (20-5-4)
Ducks-at Montreal…Habs are (20-7-4)

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