Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday
..(World Cup Soccer)…1st round games
Mexico-Poland (0-0) Tie….Mexican goalie Memo Ochoa makes diving saves on Penalty show from Polish star Robert Lewandowski at 58′ mark keeping Poland off the scoresheet in an otherwise listless performance bhy both sides…Each team gets 1-point in group play
Argentina-L-Saudi Arabia (2-1)..Lionel Messi scores goal early…Argentina has 2-goals voided by off-side calls, watches Saudi score 2-goals in 4-minutes in 2nd half in stunning loss…Might be most shocking upset of all time in Cup play
Denmark-Tunisia…Play to (0-0) tie….The Danes lost a goal on a VAR-replay review and then hit the post with another shot.
France-W-Australia (4-1)…Olivier Giroud scores 2-goals-giving him 51-for his career in International Play…a Ky Mbappe scores late goal in win.
FIFA…Budweiseer has asked for 47M-rebate after Qatar banned Beer Sales tents around the stadiums just days before the World Cup started…Budweiser had a 75M-contract for sponsorship.
Angels…Pull off 3-for-1 TRADE with Brewers…Halos acquire OF-Hunter Renfroe in swap for 3-minor leaguers.
Houston..Sign FA-2B-Dixon Machado-ex Tigers
Pirates..Sign FA-1B-Lewin Diaz-ex Marlins
Giants..Visit with FA-OF-Aaron Judge-ex Yankees in San Francisco
Houston..Contacts FA-OF-Jurickson Profar-ex Padres
Yankees..Contact FA-P-Jacob deGrom-ex Mets…FA-P-Kodai Senga=Japan
Phillies..Give President-GM-Dave Dombrowski-contract extension thru 2027.
Chargers…Place K-Dustin Hopkins on IR with on-going quad issues
Rams..Surprise release of RB-Darrell Henderson..had (971Y) rushing in a year and a half.
Rams..Release LB-Justin Hollins
Denver…RB-Melvin Gordon clears waivers-is a free agent
Colts..Sign FA-DT-Khalid Kareem-ex Bengals
Atlanta..Sign FA-LB-Will Compton-ex Redskins
Patriots..Sign FA-OG-Connor McDermott-ex Jets
Falcons..Surgery-TE-Kyle Pitts-knee ligament
Ravens..WR-DeSean Jackson-will practice this week-hamstring
Giants..IR-CB-Adoree Jackson-sprained ACL-out 6W
Arizona..Fire OL-Coach Sean Kugler in midst late season collapse
Carolina…gives the starting QB job to Sam Darnold, after using Baker Mayfield and PJ Walker during the season.
Aztecs…Give full scholarship to walk on WR-Mekah Shaw…’Coach Brady Hoke-he earned this-made giant strides in the last 6-weeks…Came here as a walkon DB-position stacked against him,asked to move to WR in spring camp’.
Arizona State…Sun Devils search for new head coach-will interview Matt Rhule-ex Baylor-Carolina Panthers head coach
USC…Jury in Los Angeles rejects 55M-lawsuit filed by family of LB-Mike Gee..after he committed suicide 20-years after leaving school because of CTE..Jury ruled Gee never had concussion in college-lived normal life from 1992-till 2002..died in 2005
Washington..2-year contract extension to Coach Klaus DeBoer
Kansas..Contract extension to coach Lance Leipold thru 2029
Ole Miss..Coach Lane Kiffin denies he has decided to take Auburn job..is (18-5)
Towson State…1AA-school fires coach Rob Ambrose…was (76-76) in career at Maryland school.
College Football Poll…1-Georgia..2-Ohio State..3-Michigan..4-TCU…5-LSU…6-USC
Aztecs-L-Arizona (87-70)…Wildcats jump out to 16-point lead in first half with dominant play from big men….Aztecs go on (18-6) spurt to retake lead at half (41-40)….UA blows State off floor to start second half with (20-3) run to win game….Arizona goes to (4-0)…SDSU now (4-1) ….2nd round Maui Classic..
..Arizona shoots 59% from floor in win
..SDSU shoots just 38%
..Courtney Ramey-Ker Krisa score (21P) each for Wildcats
..Wildcats out rebound SDSU (40-3) despite foul troubles with big men
..Matt Bradley-Lamont Butler combined (3-16) shooting in loss
Aztecs-vs-Arkansas in final game of Maui Classic-Wednesday
Arizona-vs-Creighton in championship game.
New Mexico State…Police say F-Mike Peake was targeted-but not wounded in a shooting in a dorm that killed 1-University of New Mexico student and wounded another.
Lakers-L-Suns (115-105)…..Suns hit 16-3’s in pulling away for win…Devin Booker-Myles Bridges combine for (50P) in win…Anthony Davis (37P) ..Russell Westbrook (21) in loss …..LA had won 3-in a row…(5-11) on season
Clippers-at-Golden State…Wednesday game
Clippers…G-Paul George-hamstring ailment
Denver…Nuggets struggling with virus
Boston..G-Marcus Smart-ankle sprain
Kings-New York Rangers…LA had (2-0) lead at home in first period…NY scored 3-goals in 2nd half…led (3-2) at Press Time in 3rd period…Tuesday game
Ducks-NY Rangers..Wednesday game..Ducks (5-13-1)..scored only 50-goals in 19-games this year…Anaheim has lost 6-of-7 games.
Ducks..Send LW-Max Comtois home from road trip with lower body injury
San Diego Gulls-at-Tucson…AHL action on Wednesday
San Jose..Callup G-Adam Dell from AHL-Barracudas
New Jersey…Send #1 pick Alex Holtz to AHL-Utica Devils
Toronto..Put D-Morgan Reilly on long-term IR-knee injury
Arizona Coyotes..IR-F-Zach Kassian
New Jersey Devils…Win streak now at 13-games
PGA Tour…Awards Tiger Woods (15M) bonus for its Player Impact Program for his efforts to promote golf on the tour and in communities and charity work.
Manchester United…Terminates contract of longtime star Ronaldo Cristiano after his continued critical comments about the teams’coach and his teammates. He becomes an instant free agent rather than wait for the next transfer window…He had 1-goal in 10-games for United.