Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday
Aztecs head to Utah State for Thursday game…Aggies won 8-in row and (6-0) in Mountain West Conference….SDSU (8-2)
Indiana..Hoosiers announce passing F-Wayne Radford..part of Bobby Knight’s unbeaten team in 1976 with Kent Benson..Scott May..Quinn Buckner..had heart issues..was (64Y)
Lakers-W-Houston (117-100)…Lakers jump out to (28-10) lead in lst quarter…scored 71-points in first half..had 26-point lead enroute to win…LeBron James-Anthony Davis combined (45P-18R) ..Tuesday night…LA (9-3)…James Harden continues poor play-shooting (5-16)
Utah-Washington….becomes 6th game cancelled by virus on Wednesday
Brooklyn..NBA investigate video..Kyree Irving went to party-no masks worn..has missed 4-games in a row.
NBA..Fines Lakers-Markieff Morris (35,000)…Rockets-DeMarcus Cousins (10,000) for flagrant fouls-fight over weekend.
Cleveland..G-Matthew Delladvedova fails concussion protocol-remains out of workouts
Washington…Wizards shutdown practice after 2-more positive tests
San Antonio..Asst coach Becky Hammon tests positive-Covid
Chargers…Lose 3-coaches off staff…Raiders hire Def Coord-Gus Bradley…DB-coach Ron Milus…LB-coach Richard Smith…also ask for permission to interview Off Coord-Shane Steichen of Bolts
Chargers..Seattle Seahawks ask for permission to interview Bolts Off Coord-Shane Steichen.
New England..Coach Bill Belichick cancels plans for White House visit for Medal of Freedom ceremony.
Steelers..Club faces major salary cap issues..QB-Ben Roethlisberger has (41.1M) cap figure next year in final year of contract….Could restructure his contract…If they release him or retires-take (22M) cap hit.
Eagles…Refuse allegations they chose QB-Carson Wentz over Coach Doug Pederson..in making coaching change.
Eagles..Will interview Todd Bowles-Tampa Bay..
Eagles..Will interview Arthur Smith-Titans
Eagles..Will interview Robert Saleh-49ers
Jets..2nd interview with Robert Saleh-ex 49ers
Houston..Schedules interview with Eric Bienemy
Seattle..Fire Off Coor-Brian Schottenheimer after team fell apart on offense final 7-weeks season
Chicago..Def Coor-Chuck Pagano retires after 2-years on job.
Raiders..Hire Gus Bradley-Def Coord-ex Chargers
Raiders..Hires Ron Milus-DB coach-LB coach Richard Smith-ex Chargers
Washington..Interviews Martin Mayhew..ex GM-Detroit-49ers
Lions..Interview Brad Holmes-Rams a 2nd time for GM job
Carolina..interview Omar Khan-Steelers..Scott Fitterer-Seattle for GM job
Denver..2nd interview George Paton-Vikings..for GM job
Seattle..Contract extension GM-John Schnieder-thru 2027
NFL..Agrees to add 2-minutes advertising for networks to help makeup for financial hits TV partners took
NFL..Says only 3-positive covid tests Wildcard weekend.
Raiders..DUI charges dropped against RB-Josh Jacobs…tested below Blood Alcohol Count level…fell asleep at wheel of car.
Bills..Sign FA-RB-Davonta Freeman-ex Giants-Falcons
Colts..Sign FA-RB-Paul Perkins-ex Giants
Titans…Sign FA-QB-DeShone Kizer-ex Packers-Browns
Colts..LT-Anthony Constanzo retiring because of injuries
Washington..DE-Ryan Kerrigan says he will test FA market
Washington..Ron Rivera wants young developmental QB on roster
Washington..QB-Alex Smith not ready to decide on next year..2Y left on contract.
Tampa Bay..IR-LB-Kevin Minter-Covid test
Saints..Activate S-DJ Swearinger from Covid IR list
Chiefs..Activate LB-Anthony Hitchens from Covid IR list
Browns..IR-CB-Robert Jackson-hamstring..OG-Mike Dunn-calf
Browns..LB-BJ Goodson-shoulder issue
Bills..IR-RB-Zach Moss-ankle injury
Alabama-Ohio State…Championship game had lowest TV ratings in playoff history…(18.4M-vieweres) drop of 3M from a year ago.
Oklahoma…Coach Lincoln Riley (45-8)…contacted by Eagles for interview
Northwestern..Coach Pat Fitzgerald turns down 3-interview offers
Alabama..Talking to Bill O’Brien-ex Houston Texans-about Off Coor job
Tennessee..Hire Kevin Steele-Def Coord-ex Auburn
Louisiana-Monroe…Terry Bowden hires ex WVU-Michigan-Arizona coach Rich Rodrigeuz-Off Coord
Colorado..Fire Ty Simmers-Def Coord
Angels-Cubs..Open trade talks for C-Will Contreras..Cubs want young pitching in deal.
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Liam Hendricks-ex A’s
Texas..Sign FA-C-Drew Butera-ex A’s-Reds
Mets….Open contract talks with FA-P-Brad Hand-ex Indians
Miami-Boston..Open trade talks about deal for OF-Andrew Benetendi
Giants..Sign FA-SS-Aris Alcantra-ex Cubs
Texas..Veteran P-Corey Kluber to throw 30-pitch bullpen session on Wednesday infront of 23-teams…has pitched in just 8-games in two years with arm problems.
Gulls…Land Anaheim Ducks #1-pick D-Jamie Drysdale..starts season in AHL while Ontario Hockey League remains shutdown..18-year old top pick for Anaheim
Gulls…1st major roster cuts by Ducks..sent to Gulls camp:
Gulls..Sign C-Alex Dostie..D-Jeremy Roy to free agent contracts
Kings..Send F-Rasmus Kaspari…F-Sam Fagemo..F-Tyler Madden..F-Akil Thomas to AHL-Ontario Reign
AHL…Covid Roster Rule…Teams must have 14-skaters and 2-goalies active to play a game if there are any outbreaks…
NHL..Season opens on Wednesday with 5-games…Top games-Toronto-vs-Montreal….Edmonton-vs-Vancouver
NHL..Commissioner Gary Bettman says Teams will lose ‘North of 1-B this year”…..”Losing more money by playing compared to not playing”
San Jose..F-Evander Kane files for bankruptcy…has 26M-in debts-defaulting on business loans…has 29M left on contract.
Boston…announce will retire #22 uniform of former Gulls-Willie O’Ree who broke the color barrier
Carolina..Sign FA-G-Anton Forsborg-ex Edmonton
Devils..Sign FA-F-Eric Comrie-ex Winnipeg
Nashville..Sign FA-D-Lucas Sbisa-ex Winnipeg
Blackhawks..Give GM-Jeremy Colliton-2 year extension
English Premier League..Mid Week games
..Manchester United-W-Burnley..Paul Pogba scores (71′)
..Everton-W-Wolverhampton..Mike Keane goal (77′)
..Sheffield-W-Newcastle…United scores on penalty shot (73’)
IOC…Kyodo News Agency-Japan does poll of Tokyo residents…81%-want IOC to postpone July Olympics till-2022…Does not believe it is safe to import 15,000-athletes-trainers-coaches into Tokyo for 3-weeks Olympics.