Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

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….(College Football)….

Alabama-L-Clemson (44-16)…Tigers blow open game open in 2nd quarter…reel off 30-points in a row….Defense dismantles Tide offense…2-interceptions…forced fumbles….3-stops on 4th down including snuffing out fake field goal attempt…..QB-Trevor Lawrence (347P-3TD)…RB-Travis Etienne (86R-2TD)…WR-Justyn Ross (6R-153Y)…..Clemson puts up (482Y) offense….Bama QB-Tua Tagovailoa benched in 2nd half…….National Championship game….4th time Tide-Tigers have meet in the Division 1-playoffs…Clemson first team in history to go (15-0)..

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USC…Report newly hired Off Coord-Kliff Kingsbury resigning because AD-Lynn Swann would not let him interview for NFL jobs.

Ohio State..QB-Dwayne Haskins files for NFL draft…likely to be 1st QB taken in draft…thew for (4,831Y-50TD-70% completions) for Buckeyes.

Notre Dame…WR-Miles Boykin (59R) files for NFL draft

Washington..CB-Byron Murphy files for NFL draft.

Iowa State…RB-David Montgomery (2,362R) files for NFL draft

Ohio State…Fires Greg Schiano as Def Coord after 3-years on job
Ohio State..Hire Greg Mattison-Michigan…Jeff Hafley-49ers-as co-defensive coordiantors.

Western Kentucky…Hires Mike Goff-OL coach-ex Chiefs-Chargers OG
USC..Hires Greg Burns-DB coach-was at Oregon State
Utah State..Hires Jason Phillips-Off Coord-was at Oregon St
James Madison..Hires Curt Cignetti as coach-ex North Carolina State

College Football Hall of Fame…Names ex-Miami-Washington State-Oregon State coach Dennis Erickson for enshrinement….also names QB-Vince Young-Texas..QB-Jake Plummer-Arizona State..RB-Lorenzo White-Michigan State…WR-Rocket Ishmail-Notre Dame..S-Troy Polamalu-USC to Hall.

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(NFL)

Chargers….TV ratings for playoff game in San Diego bumped up…..
..Chargers-Ravens rating San Diego on Sunday (30.7)..highest since team moved…but still below last time Charges in postseason
..Chargers rating in LA was (18.7)…highest of year…but below the Bears-Eagles (18.9).

(NFL Coaching)

Packers…Hire Matt LaFleur as head coach…was Off Coord-Tennessee

Cleveland..Interview Mike McMcCarthy for head job on Monday-ex Packers coach
Cleveland..will interview Fred Kitchens-Off Coord for head job on Tuesday.

Tampa Bay…Bruce Arians-2nd interview-ex-Arizona Cardinals

Jets..Interview Kliff Kingsbury-USC for head coaching job
Jets..Interviewed Jim Caldwell-ex Lions-Colts head coach

Miami..Interviewed Kris Richard-Cowboys for head job

Denver..Interview Vic Fangio-Bears for head job on Monday

Atlanta…offers Dirk Koetter-Tampa Bay-Off Coord job

Seattle..Pete Carroll gives Brian Schottenheimer-vote of confidence as Off Coord-calls criticism of playoff loss ‘garbage’

Steelers..Fire James Saxon-running back coach…had already fired Joey Porter as LB coach.

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(Roster Moves)

Buffalo..Sign CFL-FA-WR-Duck Williams-Edmonton (134R) 2-years
Miami..Sign CFL-FA-LB-Sam Eguavoen-Saskatchewan
Eagles..Sign CFL-FA-WR-Marken Michel-Calgary
Bears..Sign CFL-FA-DT-James Varghten-Calgary

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……(Baseball)………….

Padres-Indians…Trade talks for P-Corey Kluber ended when Tribe asked for a ‘4-for-1’ package from San Diego.

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(Roster Moves)

Phillies…will meet face to face on Saturday with Bryce Harper-Scott Boras.

Milwaukee-San Francisco…open trade talks for Giants veteran P-Madison Bumgarner.

White Sox..Sign FA-P-Kelvin Herrera-ex Royals
Twins..Sign FA-P-Blake Parker-ex Angels
Mets..Sign FA-P-Hector Santiago-ex White Sox-Angels
Orioles..Sign FA-C-Carlos Perez-ex TExas

Rockies..Open talks with FA-2B-Brian Dozier-ex Dodgers
White Sox…Offer contract with FA-OF-John Jay.

Braves..Sell P-Josh Ravin to Chiba Lotte Marines-Japan.

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(Teams)

Mets…Star 3B-David Wright retires…will become Assistant GM

Pirates..Hire David Epstien-ex Angels-Padres..as Assistant GM\
Pirates..Hire Jeff Bannister-ex Texas manager..as Assistant GM

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…………(Basketball)……….

Lakers-W-Dallas…(107-97)….Lakers rally from 22-point deficit in 2nd half….Brandon Ingram (29P)….Lonzo Ball (21P)…Michael Beasley. scores 13-off the bench……..LA lost 6-of-8 since LeBron James injury..

Clippers-Charlotte….Tuesday matchup atStaplesCenter.

Minnesota…will talk to fired Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg about vacant Timerwolves coaching job, after firing Tom Thibodeau.

Houston-Chicago…Trade…Rockets deal G-Michael Carter Williams to Bulls for 2nd round draft pick.

Cleveland..Release G-Patrick McCaw.

Aztecs-Wyoming…Tuesday night Mountain West Conference game….SDSU (8-6) has lost 4-of 7….Cowboys come in at (4-11)….SDSU has beaten Wyoming 10-straight time…..Wyoming is (10-27) at Viejas Arena.

USD…off till Saturday game with Pepperdine.

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…………..(Hockey)…………..

LA Kings-L-San Jose (3-1)……Joe Thornton key goal in Sharks win….Kings lost (4-of-6)……Monday night NHL action

Ducks….with club tying 8-game losing streak-off till Wednesday-host Ottawa.

Ducks..Call up C-Ben Street..D-Jake Dotchin-had just been sent back to San Diego Gulls.

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….(General)…………

Mexico…Hirtes Tata Martino has head coach of World Cup team…had led Atlanta to MLS-Cup title.

NASCAR…..Stewart-Haas Racing…hires Daniel Suarez from Joe Gibbs Racing….Suarez becomes 7th veteran driver to change teams for 2019.

..Martin Truex signed with Joe Gibbs Racing from Furniture Row Racing
..Kurt Busch signed with Chip Ganassi Racing
..Ryan Newman signed with Rousch-Fenway Racing.

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