Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on December 19th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

….(Football)……

Aztecs-Ohio….DXL-Frisco Bowl-Texas-5pm….
..San Diego State…Battered offensive line-Losing LT-LG-Injuries OC…..Aztecs lost ‘chunk plays’ on offense because or injuries.
..SDSU (354YPG)….RBs (4.0YPC)….16-turnovers….allowed 30 QB-sacks….SDSU lost 4-of-5 games to end the season.
..Aztecs fade end of season…offense averaging (350YPG) final 3-games…..Aztecs defense allowed (447YPG)…final 3-games.

..Bobcats averaging (470YPG) on offense
..Ohio defense giving up (399YPG)

..Ohio finished (8-4) on year.
..RB-AJ Ouellette (1,181Y) 6.2YPC
..RB-Malik Irons (848Y) 6.6YPC
..QB-Nathan Rourke (2,228Y) passing..(816Y) rushing…35TDs
..QB-Nathan Rourke-2 Year starter (6151APY)…71TDs
..Bobcats scored 66TDs this season.
..Ohio…RBs average (6.1YPC)…WRs (14.4YPC)

Aztecs…National Letter of Intent-early signing period begins on Wednesday…San Diego State to sign 8-to-10 early recruits.

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(Scoreboard)

Boca Raton Bowl…Northern Illinois-L-Alabama Birmingham..(37-17)…Blazers QB-Tyler Johnston (373Y-4TD)….WR-Savier Ubosi (7R-227Y-3TD) in lopsided win over Huskies…

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(College Football Notes)

Big 10-Big 12…Says College Football Playoff system should evaluate expanding from 4-teams to 8-teams.

Georgia….QB-Justin Fields considering transferring-was top recruit 2018.
Nevada…LB-Nephi Swell-transfers to BYU
Missouri…QB-Shaun Robinson-TCU-transfers in….Last week Mizzou landed Clemson QB-Kellyi Bryant.

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(NFL)

Chargers…RBs Melvin Gordon to practice-could play Sunday vs Baltimore Ravens…RB-Austin Ekeler-WR-Keenan Allen-not practice.

Atlanta..Report Falcons may fire both Off Coord-Steve Sarkisian…Def Coord-Marquand Manuel at end of the season.

Carolina…QB-Cam Newton says he will continue to play despite shoulder woes…Panthers lost 6-in a row.

Baltimore..Coach John Harbaugh says club is comfortable with QB-Lamar Jackson running the ball…has (86C-5Games)

Washington…LB-Montae Nicholson and girlfriend both arrested for assaulting another driver in road rage incident…Nicholson charged with public intoxication.

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(Roster Moves)

Houston..Release WR-Sammi Coates
Colts..Sign FA-S-JJ Wilcox-ex Jets-Cowboys-Steelers
Rams..Release KR-Pharoh Cooper

Eagles..Workout OT-Tyreek Burwell-ex Chargers
Saints..Workout OT-Nick Becton-ex Chargers

Washington..Sign FA-RB-Russ Hansbrough-ex Chargers

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(Injuries)

Saints..C-Max Unger-concussion…OT-Jermon Bushrod-hamstring…club already without OT-Terron Armstead-knee

Rams..RB-Tod Gurley-treated for knee inflammation-may not practice mid week.

Bengals..IR-LB-Malik Jefferson-foot
Lions..IR-DT-D’Shawn Hand-knee
Colts..IR-LB-Sia Mooire-neck..DT-Al Woods-knee
Packers..IR-DT-Ken Clarke-elbow

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……(Baseball)……..

Dodgers…Reportedly interested in making a 3-of-5 year contract offer to OF-Bryce Harper…would be willing to pay 30M per year with right to opt out after 3rd or 4th year that would allow Harper to go back into free agency at (30Y).

Angels..Sign FA-P-Matt Harvey-ex Reds-Mets…(7-7) last year in Cincinnati…signs (1Y-11M) deal

Yankees…Meeting on Wednesday with FA-SS-Manny Machado.
Meets..Open talks with FA-3B-Mike Moustakasa-ex Royals-Brewers

Cubs..Sign FA-2B-Daniel Desclaso-ex Cardinals-Arizona
Royals..Sign FA-OF-Terrance Gore-ex Blue Jays
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Rex Brothers-ex Rockies
Phillies..Sign FA-1B-Phil Gosselin-ex Arizona
Boston..Sign FA-P-Zach Putnam-ex White Sox
Mets..Sign FA-P-Zach Lee-ex Dodgers-Tampa Bay
Pirates..Sign FA-C-Steve Baron-ex Cardinals
Reds..Release 2B-DJ Peterson
Texas-Milwaukee…Trade..Rangers deal P-Mike Minor to Brewers…for prospects.

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(MLB)

Yankees..Hire Carlos Beltran to be Assistant General Manager

Penny Marshall…Hollywood actress…director “A League of
Their Own”…passes away (76)….of complications from diabetes

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…(Basketball)……

Lakers-L-Brooklyn Nets (118-110)….Fall behind by 13-furious comeback falls short…..LeBron James 36P-13R in loss…Lonzo Ball (23P)…..Nets G-DeAngelo Russell (22P-13A) led 6-in double figures…Brooklyn hits 14–3’s………LA (18-13)

Suns…Waive G-Austin Rivers just acquired from Washington
Memphis…Will sign G-Austin Rivers off waivers

Toronto..coach Nick Nurse-fined 15,000 for criticism of refs over calls against F-Kawhi Leonard.

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……(Hockey)……

Gulls-San Jose Barracudas…..Gulls go after 2nd straight home ice win against 1st place San Jose on Wednesday night.

Ducks-L-New York Rangers (3-1)…..Rangers score 3-goals in 3rd period to win….Ducks only 15-shots on goal on G-Alexi Georgiev…..Ducks won 10-of-12….now (19-11-5)

Kings-Winnipeg….LA led (3-1) in 3rd period at press time…..Austin Wagner 2-goals…Jets (22-9-2)…..Kings (11-20-3)

Kings…C-Gabe Villardi leaves Team Canada at World Junior Tourney with more back ailments after just 1-practice

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…….(General)…….

Manchester United…Fires Coach Josie Mourinho after 2-and-half years on job….Is owed 30M by Board of Directors….Mourinho constantly criticized roster he put together…tirades against team…and media…..Owners allowed him to spend 500M on transfer fee players he wound up criticizing….benched MF-Paul Pogbo…..Sacked after watching Liverpool take 36-shots on goal in weekend game….Man U off to worst start since 1990….in 6th place in EPL.

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