Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday “Happy New Year”

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(NFL)-Black Monday

Arizona..Fire Steve Wilks (3-13) after 1-year on job
Arizona..Asks peremission interview Zach Taylor (Off Corrd-Rams)..Marvin Lewis (ex-Bengals)

Bengals..Fire Marvin Lewis (131-122-3)..(0-7) playoffs over 16-years
Benglas..Will consider Bill Lazor-Hue Jackson as in-house candidates

Cleveland..Will interview Mike McCarthy-ex Packers..Josh McDaniels-Patriots..Matt Eberflus-Colts..Dan Campbell-Saints…Freddy Kitchens-Off Coord

Denver..Fire Vance Joseph (11-21) over 2-years
Denver…Top candidates-Mike Shanahan-Mike Munchack-Steelers..Vic Fangio-Bears

Packers..Will interview Josh McDaniels-Patriots..Brian Flores-Patriots..Pat Fitzgerald-Northwestern.

Miami..Fire Adam Gase (23-25)…demote VP-Mike Tannenbaum..Name Chris Grier-GM
Miami..Will interview Vic Fangio-Bears…possibly Jim Harbaugh-Michigan.

Minnesota…Vote confidence GM-Rick Spielman-Coach Mike Zimmer

Jets..Fire Todd Bowles (24-40)…
Jets..Will interview Kris Richard-Dallas..Eric Bienemy-Chiefs..Matt Campbell-Iowa State…Todd Monken-Tazmp Bay

Raiders..Hire Mike Manock-NFL Network-as GM

Tampa Bay..Fire Dirk Cotter (19-29)
Tampa Bay…Will interview Bruce Ariens-ex Arizona..Mike McCarthy-ex Packers

Atlanta…Fire 3-coordinator…Off Coord-Steve Sasrkisian…Def Coord-Marquand Manuel…Special Teams Coord-Keith Armstrong.
Atlanta..Will interview Dirk Koetter for Off Coord job

Jacksonville…Fire 4-assistants…RB coach Tyrone Whatley..OL coach Pat Flaherty…DB-coach Perry Fewell…DL-coach Marion Hobby….had already fired Off Corrd-Nathan Hackett at midseason.

Pittsburgh…Report WR-Antonio Brown was inactive for Sunday final game because of disciplinary action…had a confrontation on Wednesday in practice with QB-Ben Roethlisberger….then blew off team meetings and workouts…showed up expecting to play on Sunday-was suspended.

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(Injuries)

Houston…DE-JJ Watt-elbow issues
Eagles..QB-Nick Foles bruised chest
Rams..OT-Andrew Whitworth-knee
49ers..OG-Laken Tomlinson-torn knee ligament.

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(College)

Holiday Bowl….Utah-L-Northwestern…Utes see (20-3) lead disappear in error prone 3rd quarter….Northwestern takes a fumble back 82Y-for a TD….recvoers another fumble and intercepts 2-passes all in 3rd quarter…..explode for 4-TDs and 28-points in third quarter in rain….Wildcats finish with 6-takeaways of QB-Jason Shelley in come from behind win…

Military Bowl..Cincinnati-W-Virginia Tech…RB-Mike Warren (166R)…Bearcats defense 2-takeaways…UC come from behind win after lost starting QB.

Sun Bowl…Stanford-W-Pitt..RB-Cam Scarlett (93R)-2 TDs…recovered fumble in end zone

Santa Clara Bowl…Michigan State-L-Oregon…Justin Herbert (166P-TD) in Ducks (7-6) win over Spartans defense.

Liberty Bowl…Oklahoma State-W-Minnesota…..QB-Taylor Cornelius (336P-4TDs)…RB-Chu Hubbard 90145R) in Cowboys win…Mizzou QB-Drew Lock (373P) in loss

Gator Bowl…Texas AM-W-North Carolina State…..Aggies RB-Trae Williams (236R-3TD) in lopsided (52-13) win.

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(Schedule)

Rose Bowl…Ohio State-Washington….QB-Dwayne Haskins-vs-Jake Browning…Urban Meyer final game as Buckeyes coach.

Sugar Bowl…Texas-Georgia…QB matchup Jake Fromm-vs-Longhorns defense

Citrus Bowl..Penn State-Kentucky…Final game Lions QB-Trace McSorley

Fiesta Bowl…LSU-vs-Central Florida…Knights (12-0)…won 25-games in a row

Outback Bowl…Iowa-Mississippi State.

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(College Notes)

Houston..Will interview Dale Hogorson-West Virginia
Miami..Hire Manny Diaz-just left Temple a month after being hired
Miami…Mark Richt retires after criticism over bowl loss
Ole Miss..Hire Rich Rodriguez..ex-Arizona coach as Off Coord

Temple..Received (6.5M) in buyouts of contracts Geoff Collins-Manny Diaz

Boise State..RB-Alex Mattison files for NFL draft
Duke..QB-Daniel Jones files for NFL draft
Fresno State..LB-Jess Allison-CB-Mike Bell-file for NFL draft.

College Football Playoffs….TV ratings for both games dropped…..Oklahoma-Alabama (10.4-rating)…..Clemson-Notre Dame (10.3)….last years rating was (13.4)
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………..(Baseball)……….

Padres…Continue talks with Indians about P-Corey Kluber….Tribe not interested in 20M salary of Will Myers…still want Hunter Renfroe-Joey Luchessi-Austin Hedges in a package for 2-time Cy Young Award winner.

Dodgers…Intersted in veteran FA-OF-Adam Jones-ex Orioles…would give them right-handed OF-bat in heavy left-handed hitting lineup.

Angels..Sign FA-P-Alex Meyer-ex Twins-has battled arm problems two years in a row.

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(Roster Moves)

Washington..open contract talks with FA-2B-Marwin Gonzalez-ex Astros
Atlanta..open talks with FA-P-Criag Timbrel-Willing to offer just 3Y deal
Reds..open talks with FA-P-Derek Holland-ex Giants
White Sox…Sign FA-P-Donn Roach-ex Padres
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Robby Scott-ex Reds

Yuisei Kikuchi…Faces Wednesday deadline-sign FA-contact…wanted (6Y-42M) deal.

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…..(Basketball)……

UCLA….Fires Coach Steve Alford after (7-6) start including 5-blowout losses…..Alford gets (3.6M) in buyout….had become very caustic of young players….calling them ‘7th graders’….took Bruins to NCAA tourney 4-times but never to Sweet 16….1st in season firing of a UCLA coach in 100-years of basketball…..accused of creating a toxic atmosphere.

Clippers-76ers….Tuesday matchup.

Denver…Release F-Nick Young
Golden State..F-Andre Iguodala-fined 25,000 for firing ball at fan
Boston..G-Kyree Irving-eye injury
Charlotte…C-Cody Zeller–broken hand

Aztecs-Cal State Northridge….Tuesday afternoon game.

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……..(Hockey)……….

LA Kings-Las Vegas…New Year’s Day game…

LA Kings-W-Colorado (3-2)…Dustin Brown overtime goal…..Kings won 5-of-6…..Monday game

Ducks-L-Tampa Bay (2-1)….Brayden Point scores goal (:32) into overtime….Lightning finish December (12-0-1)….Ducks have lost 6-in a row….after losing 7-in row earlier in season……..Monday matchup

Kings…activate G-Jack Campbell from IR….send G-Cal Peterson to Ontario despite (2.60) goals against average.

Gulls-at-Bakersfield…Wednesday game…Guills play 7-of-8 on road this month.

Edmonton-Chicago…Trade..Oilers acquire D-Brandon Manning..F-Robin Morrell for D-Jason Garrison..F-Drak Cagguila.

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