Best 15 Minutes in Sports—Wednesday

Posted by on January 2nd, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

..(Football)…..

Rose Bowl…Ohio State-W-Washington (28-25)…Buckeys QB-Dwayne Haskins (351P-3TD)…OSU jumped out to (28-3) lead…Huskies score 3-TDs in final quarter….Jake Browning (3-13P)..RB-Myles Gaskin (121R) in loss…final game coaching for UrbanMeyer…Ohio State win 8th Rose Bowl.

Sugar Bowl….Texas-W-Georgia…Longhorns led (28-14) late in 4th quarter at press-time…QB-Sam Ehlinger 3-rushing TDs…Bulldogs lost last two games of season.

Fiesta Bowl..LSU-W-Central Florida (40-32)…Joe Burrow (394P-4TD)..Nick Rosette (117R)…Tiges snap Knights 25-game win streak..spanning two years.

Citrus Bowl..Kentucky-W-Penn State (27-24)…RB-Ben Snell (140R)…UK wins 10th game of season.

Outback Bowl..Iowa-W-Mississippi State (27-22)..QB-Nat Stanley (214P-2TD)

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(College Notes)

Houston..Offers coaching job to West Virginia coach Dana Holgorson.
West Virginia..Want to interview U-Cincinnati coach Luke Fickle.
Liberty..Hire longtime CFL-Coach Kent Austin as Off Coord.

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(NFL)

Chargers..2019 schedule released…..Home scheduled loaded with great QBs….
..Houston-Deshaun Watson
..Colts-Andrew Luck
..Steelers-Ben Roethlisberger
..Vikings-Kirk Cousins
..Chiefs-Patrick Mahomes

Chargers…easy road schedule includes Cincinnati8-Detroit-Jacksonville-Miami-Tennessee

Chargers…TV Ratings for 2018 season in San Diego market….averaged (15.2R) for year…slight bump up for 2017 (14..2R)…….Ratings however still huge drop-off….Chargers final 4-years in San Diego-team had average rating (26.7) with high of (31.4) in 2010 year.

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(Coaching)

Arizona…To interview ex-Dolphins coach Adam Gase on Wednesday.
Arizona..Will interview Dan Campbell-Saints on Friday

Atlanta..Fires TE-coach Wade Harman…4th assistant fires this week.
Atlanta..Interviews Dirk Koetter-ex Bucs-for Off Coord job

Bengals..Interview Zach Taylor-Rams Off Coord-for head coaching job.

Browns..Interviewed Gregg Williams-Def Coord-for head job on Tuesday
Browns..Interviews Kevin Stefanski-Vikings for head coach job on Wednesday
Browns..Will interview Dan Campbell-Saints end of week.

Denver..Interview Vic Fangio-Bears-next Monday
Denver..Interviewed Chuck Pagano-ex Colts-on Tuesday
Denver..Interviewed Zach Taylor-Rams on Monday

Lions..Fire Off Coord-Jim Bob Cooter

Packers..Set up interviews with Josh McDaniels-Patriots this week…
Packers..Get permission to interview Matt LaFleur-Titans

Jaguars..Interview Darrell Bevell-ex Seattle for Off Coord job.

Miami..Interview Daren Rizzi-special teams coach for head job.

Jets..Intervie Jim Caldwell-ex Lions-Colts for head job.
Jets..Get permission to interview Eric Bienemy-Chiefs..Kris Richard-Dallas

49ers..Vote of confidence to Def Coord-Robert Saleh.

Tampa Bay…Will interview George Edwards-Vikings Def Coord for head job.
Tampa Bay..Get permission to interview Eric Bienemy-Chiefs

Washington..Coach Jay Gruden–yet to meet with ownership about future-team lost 7-of-8.

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(Teams)

Steelers..WRAntonio Brown asks team to trade him…Pittsburgh would take 21M-salary cap hit….Ryan Clark-ex Steeler says Brown is selfish-with no integrity…for his constant clashes with teammates and criticism over play calling.

Titans..DE-Brian Orapko-retires after 10-year carreer

Cowboys..DE-Tyrone Crawford cleared to practice after pinched nerve neck-issue.

Seattle..OG-JR Sneezy will practice on Wednesday

Raiders..former WR-Warren Wells passes away (76)…starred for Raiders in 70s before being sent to prison.

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(Roster Moves)

Lions..Sign FA-QB-Connor Cook-ex Raiders
Raiders..Sign FA-QB-Nathan Peterman-ex Bills
Gians..Sign FA-DT-Jake Ceeresna-CFL-Edmonton Eskimos-had 12-sacks

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………(Basketball)…..

Aztecs-W-Cal State Porridge (65-60)…SDSU rallies from 19-point deficit with 15 minutes left to win game…F-Jalen McDaniels (20P-13R) in win….

UCLA….Hottest name to replace fired Steve Alford….Virginia coach Tony Bennett.

Clippers-76ers….Philadelphia jumped out to 19-point lead at halftime…..Sixers scored 76P in first half at Staples Center….New Years Night game.

Lakers-Oklahoma City….Wednesday night matchup

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………(Baseball)…………..

Mariners…Win bidding war for Japanese FA-P-Yusei Kikuchi….signs (3Y-43M) with option for 4 additional years (66M) additional….or Player option for a 4th year-13M..
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Reds..Sign FA-P-Anthony Bass-ex Padres…(3.38-in AAA) last year.

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…..(Hockey)…….

Kings-L-Las Vegas (2-0)…..Golden Knights outshoot Kings (48-17) in lopsided win…Kings G-Jack Campbell made 46-saves in loss…New Years night game

Gulls-at-Bakersfield…Wednesday night AHL matchup

Gulls..Sign FA-RW-Johno Mayo…has scored 17-goals for Greenville in ECHL.

Arizona Coyotes…CEO says club will be sold to new group only if they commit to keeping team in Phoenix….Coyotes 27th in attendance…missed playoffs 6-years in a row…have yet to come up with plans for new arena.

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……(General)………

English Premeir League-Holiday Games
..Leicester-W-Everton…Jamie Vardy game winning goal
..Arsenal-W-Fulham…Pierre Aubameyang scores goal
..Hot Spur-W-Cardiff…Harry Kane scores 3′ mark in win

Arsenal…Coach Unai Emery fined (10,210) for abuse of officials.,

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