Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on December 5th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Basketball)….

Aztecs-USD…Renew city rivalry….SDSU (5-2) coming off impressive road win at Illinois State…USD (6-2) playing rugged non conference schedule including Washington-Ole Miss-Colorado….Great matchup Aztecs F-Jalen McDaniels against USD-F-Isaiah Pinero…and backcourt matchup Gs-Devin Watson-Jeremy Hensley-vs-Ollin Carter-Isaiah Wright.

SDSU…G-Devin Watson (15PPG-41% on 3’s)…F-Jalen McDaniels (14P-8R)…F-Matt Mitchell (12P)….G-Jeremy Hemsley (11P)….C-Nathan Mensah-21 rebounds last two games.

USD…F-Isaiah Pinero (21PPG)..G-Ollin Carter (17P)…G-Isaiah Wright (12P)…Toreros averaging 37-rebounds a game….averaging (77PPG)

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Lakers-San Antonio…Wednesday night game….Lakers (14-9)…Spurs trying to rally back from three 30-point blowout losses last week….Spurs have lost 4-of-6…have given up 139-136-128-135 in last six games.

Clippers-at-Milwaukee…LA (16-7) facing hi powered Bucks led by star F-Giannis Antetokompu…Milwaukee (15-7)-second best in East…Clippers lead Pacific Division.

Clippers..G-Patrick Beverly fined 25,000-for flipping ball at fan who cursed out his mother.

Toronto…Release G-Kay Felder from NBA-G League team-was averaging (18P)…arrested on domestic abuse charges.

Phoenix…Taking trade offers on F-Trevor Ariza…Suns (4-19) this year.

76ers…G-Marquelle Fultz meets with 10-different doctors…determine he has nerve damage in his neck impacting strength issues in right shoulder…will not have surgery…but 4-to-6 weeks in weight rehab. Has lost nearly 2-seasons of career with health issues.

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………(NFL)……..

NFL…says it is investigating 3-different assault incidents involving ex Chiefs RB-Kareem Hunt and that discipline could carry over into next season…He is unsigned free agent after passing thru waivers.

NFL..suspends official Roy Ellison while investigating incident with Bills LB-Jerry Hughes in tunnel after Sunday game…Hughes accused ref of ‘slurring him’…Ellison was disciplined in 2013 also.

Green Bay…Assistant coach tweets he hopes next head coach-replacing Mike McCarthy-will hold QB-Aaron Rodgers responsible for bad plays.

Green Bay…Fires assistant head coach Winston Moss-had been with club 13-years..was right hand man to fired head coach Mike McCarthy.

Seattle..ex Seahawks CB-Brandon Browner sentenced to 8Y-prison for attempted murder of ex-wife and child endangerment incidents.

NFL…report league safety committee now discussing rule changes to punting game for 2019…..Injury report…2X-number of concussions occur on punts compared to offensive-defensive plays….Concussions on kickoffs down 64% with new rules this year.

Chargers…Former head coach Bobby Ross-family mourns death of his nephew Drew Ross-killed while on combat tour in Afghanistan last week….was on second tour of duty …killed by IED explosion in truck

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(Roster Moves)

Washington..Open contract talks with veteran FA-QB-Josh Johnson-has been with 8-different teams…currently under contract to San Diego Fleet-AAF-can invoke escape clause to go to NFL team.

Washington…Workout FA-QBs-Landry Jones-ex Steelers…Ryan Mallett-ex Patriots..TJ Yates-ex Texans…EJ Manuel-ex Bills.
Redskins..Sign FA-DE-Marcus Smith-ex Eagles 1st round pick.

Bills..Release WR-Kelvin Benjamin-former 1st round pick
Bills..Release WR-Andre Holmes

Atlanta..Sign FA-LS-John Condo-ex Raiders
Falcons..Release S-Keith Tandy

Raiders..Sign FA-RB-CJ Anderson-ex Broncos-Carolina
Raiders..Sign FA-DE-Demontrae Moore-ex Giants
Raiders..Workout LB-James Burgess-ex Bills

Chiefs..Workout FA-RB-CJ Anderson-ex Broncos-but had yet to sign him

Vikings..Workout FA-QB-Bo Levi Mitchell-Won 2-Grey Cups with CFL Calgary Stampeders

Broncos..Sign FA-CB-Jamar Taylor-ex Cardinals
Broncos..Release OT-Cyrus Kouandijo

Steelers..Workout RB-Kenneth Farrow-ex Chargers
Lions..Workout RB-DeMario Richards-ex Arizona State-Patriots

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(Injuries)

Washington..QB-Colt McCoy-surgery-fractured leg.
Redskins..OG-Jon Cooper-IR-torn bicep
Seattle..OG-DJ Fluker-hamstring
Seattle..RB-Chris Carso-dislocated finger
Rams..IR-RB-Malcom Brown-broken collarbone
Steelers..IR-WR-Justin Hunter-shoulder injury
Giants..S-Landon Collins-out 4W-shoulder
Miami…IR-TE-AJ Derby-knee
Houston..Activate RB-D’Onta Foreman from PUP-out since Achilles injury last year
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(College Football)

Ohio State…Coach Urban Meyer will retire after Rose Bowl game-played by chronic migraines because of cyst on the brain…..Lead assistant Ryan Day replaces him as head coach.

Maryland..Hires Mike Lockley-Off Coord-Alabama….was (1-15) as head coach New Mexico.

Texas Southern..Hires Clarence McKinney as head coach-was assistant at Arizona.

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…..(Baseball)……

Dodgers…Deny reports group led by Magic Johnson flew to Las Vegas to meet with FA-OF-Bryce Harper of Washington Nationals.

Angels..Open contract talks with FA-P-Jokim Soria-ex Brewers-White Sox-Royals.
Angels..Preparing to make contract offer with Japanese FA-P-Yusei Kikuchi

Padres..Make contact with FA-P-Nathan Eovaldi-Red Sox
Padres..Expected to make offer to Japanese FA-P-Yusei Kikuchi-Seibu Lions
Padres..Continue trade talks about 1Y-rental for Yankees P-Sonny Gray.

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(Roster Moves)

Washington…Sign FA-P-Patrick Corbin-Arizona…(6Y-140M)…was (11-7) with 246K-in-200 innings last season.

Astros..Sign FA-C-Robinson Chirinos-ex Texas Rangers

Mets..Pull P-Noah Syndegaard off trade table-will retain him.

Mets-Miami..Open trade talks C-JT Realmuto…Miami was OF-Brandon Nimmo and IF-Amed Rosario

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(MLB)

Braves..Hire Rick Kranitz-pitching coach-ex Phillies

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…..(Hockey)…….

Gulls-Tucson…San Diego hosts Roadrunners in AHL action…Gulls stuck in last place in Pacific Division…lost 4-of-6 games

Ducks-Chicago…Anahiem (14-10-5) record…heading into Wednesday game.

Kings-Arizona Coyotes…LA trailed (2-0) in 3rd period at press time in Tuesday night action….Kings (10-16-1)

NHL…Awards expansion team for 2021-season to Seattle…Team to play in renovated 17,400-seat Key Arena downtown…Seattle team will play in Pacific Division….Arizona Coyotes will be transferred into Central Division.

Kings..F-Trevor Lewis re breaks his foot in rehab-surgery-out 8-weeks.
Red Wings..F-Anthony Mantha-surgery-broken hand-out 4W

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…….(General)…..

NASCAR…Kurt Busch leaves Stewart-Haas Racing to sign contract with Chip Ganassi racing…also brings 20M-Monster Energy sponsorship with him…has 30-career wins….replaces Jamie McMurray.

Ryan Newman…signs to drive next year with Rousch-Fenway Racing.

English Premier League
..Manchester City-W-Watford..Riyad Marhez key goal..City (13-0-2)
..West Ham-W-Cardiff..Lucas Perez 2-goals in win
..Brighton-W-Crystal Palace..Glenn Murray scores early
..Bournemouth-W-Huddersfield…2-goals in 17-minutes in 1st half

..Top Games on Wednesday
..Arsenal (9-2-3)-vs-Manchester United (6-4-4)
..Liverpool (11-0-3)-vs-Burnley
..Hot Spur (10-4)-vs-Southampton
..Chelsea (9-1-4)-vs-Wolverhampton

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