Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on December 14th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(College Football)….

Mississippi State….Head coach Mike Leach passes away (61Y) from massive heart attack on Sunday..Free spirited coach was head coach Texas Tech-Washington State-Mississippi State…Record (158-107)..Developed legendary ‘Air Raid’ passing attack…Came off LaVelle Edwards BYU-coaching tree….Hired young coaches Lincoln Riley-Josh Heupel-Dave Aranda

Navy…Fried head coach Ken Nuiamataola says he was hindered because Navy would not allow ‘redshirts’ or transfers into the academy…’Not operating on same field as other academies.’

North Texas State..Hires Eric Morris-head coach-was Off Coord-Wash State
Jackson State..Promotes TC Taylor to head coach-replacing Deion Sanders
Kent State..Hires Kenni Burns-head coach..was Off Coord-Minnesota
Sacramento State..Promotes Andy Thompson-Def Coord to head coach
Purdue..Hires Ryan Walters as head coach-was Def Coord-Illinois
South Carolina..Hire Dowell Loggains-Off Coord-ex Arkansas-Jets OC

California Board of Regents..Meets Wednesday to vote on whether to block UCLA from moving to the Big 10-Conference.

Ohio State..RB-TreVeyon Henderson-undergoes foot surgery
Clemson..DE-Miles Murphy files for NFL draft
ASU..QB-Emory Jones enters transfer portal for 2nd time

Aztecs…QB-Braxton Burmeister drops out of grad school-leaves team
Aztecs..TE-PJ Murphy enters transfer portal-2nd player to leave team
Aztecs..DT-Jonah Tuvai named 2nd team All American
Aztecs..Coach Brady Hoke says he expects 4-top-6 players to transfer out
Aztecs..Hoke says he hopes to sign 6-to-8 transfers in early December

Chargers…Decision to be made Wednesday morning on activating DE-Joey Bosa from IR…3-other injured Bolts will return to practice.
(NFL Notes)

Tennessee..Coach Mike Vrabel says he had ‘no input’ into firing GM-John Robinson

Patriots..Off Coord-Matt Patricia says he has not problem with ‘exchange of ideas during games with QB-Mac Jones’

Vikings..Vote of confidence for Def Coord-Ed Donatell…Minnesota given up 400-yards plus last five games.

Colts..QB-Matt Ryan could remain starter-has (13TD-13Int-14 Fumbles-35-sacks)

NFL…Looks into possible mishandling of concussion to WR-Davante Parker in Patriots-Monday game

Arizona..QB-Kyler Murray-torn ACL in hyperextended knee on Monday night…faces 8-to-12 months rehab.

Houston…RB-Damean Pierce-ankle issue
Steelers..QB-Ken Pickett still in concussion protocol
Browns..IR-LB-Jeremiah Koramoah-foot injury
Cowboys..Activate OT-Tyron Jones to roster
(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Release CB-Trayvon Mullen
Raiders..Release OG-John Simpson
Raiders..Sign FA-OG-Netane Muti-ex Browns
Buffalo..Sign FA-WR-Cole Beasley-had retired
Eagles..Sign FA-S-Anthony Harris-ex Vikings
Denver..Sign FA-WR-Freddy Swain-ex Dolphins

Rockies..Sign FA-P-Pierce Johnson-ex Padres…(2Y-10M)
Giants..Sign FA-P-Ross Stripling (2Y-25M)..was (38-38)
Giants..Sign FA-P-Sean Manaea-ex Padres
Cleveland..Sign FA-C-Mike Zunino-ex Tampa Bay-Seattle
Miami..Sign FA-P-Chi Chi Gonzalez-ex Rockies-Yanikees
Royals..Sign FA-C-Jackson Reetz-ex Nationals
Minnesota..Sign FA-P-Patrick Murphy-ex Washington
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Ben DeLuzio-ex Cardinals
Arizona..Sign FA-P=Ruyan Hendrix-ex Reds
Twins..Sign FA-P-Jose DeLeon-ex Reds-Pirates-Toronto
Yankees..Sign FA-P-James Norwood-ex Phillies-Padres
A’s..Sign FA-C-Yobel Pozo-ex Texas
Washignton..Sign FA-P-AJ Alexy-ex Texas

Tampa Bay..DFA-P-JP Feyereisen

Miami..Offers contract to FA-P-Alex Reyes-ex Cardinals
(MLB Notes)

Miami..Hires Rod Barajas as coach…spent 9-years with Padres
Miami…Hires Jody Reed-Jon Jay-John Mabry-Brandt Brown to Skip Schumacher staff

Phillies..Mourn passing of P-Curt Simmons-last of 1950-Whiz Kids..(93Y)..spent 13-years with Phillies and 20 years in majors also with Cardinals..(193-183) record.

Lakers-L-Boston (122-118)….Jayson Tatum explodes for 44P…Jaylen Brown (25P)…Boston blowout Lakers without its two centers-Robert Williams-Al Horford…Boston scored 37P in lst quarter…hit 9-3’s in first 12-minutes of game….Boston hit 19-3’s in game…shot 57% in opening half….Lakers lost despite (70P) from Anthony Davis-LeBron James…Tuesday night game

Clippers-vs-Minnesota..Wednesday game

Atlanta..G-Trae Young-fined (25,000) for throwing ball at fans

Detroit..G-Cade Cunningham-surgery-shin-will miss rest of year (19P-6R)

Lakers-Knicks..Report open trade talks-LA looking at possible deal for Gs-Evan Fournier-Cam Reddish..would give up Gs-Kendrick Nunn-Patrick Beverly

NBA..Renames its Post season Awards:
MVP-Michael Jordan Trophy
Defensive Player of Year..Hakeem Olajuwon Trophy
Rookie of Year-Wilt Chamberlain Trophy
6th Man Award-John Havlicek Trophy
Most ImprovedPlayer-George Mikan Trophy

U-Texas..Head Coach Chris Beard suspended-Charged with Felony Strangulation of Female Partner

Aztecs..Coach Brian Dutcher discusses (8-3) team
..Survived Maui hangover
..3-games in 72-hours took real toll on team
..Will spend next 10-days working on shooting and defensive standards

Ducks-L-Toronto (7 -0)…Scorching hot Mitch Marner sets up 2-goals …Leafs outshot Ducks (42-28)…Tuesday game…Ducks (7-20-3),,.Ducks are (-60) in goal differential.

Kings-L-Buffalo (6-0)…Sabres goalie Craig Anderson 40-saves…Kings give up 3-goals on outnumbered rushes.

Gulls-Abbotsford….AHL action-Wednesday…Gulls (6-18),,,lost 8-in row and 12-of-13…Gulls are (-50) in goal scoring differential.

Las Vegas..D-Shea Theodore joins injury list-out week
Las Vegas..D-Zach Whitecloud-out a month
New Jersey..Send G-Mackenzie Blackwood to Utica-AHL on rehab deal

(World Cup)

Argentina-W-Croatia (3-0)..Lionel Messi  scored 34’…Julien Alvarez 2-goals in semi final game

France-vs-Morocco…Wednesday semi final game

Team USA-Greg Berhalter…Report feud with teenage star Gio Reyna-coach criticized Reyna  for poor practice habits and threatened to send him home…Demanded he apologize to team in Saudi Arabia

Cristiano Ronaldo…says Neymar needs Psychiatric help for being emotionally destroyed by Brazilian media and fans
Formula 1-Ferrari…Fires top 2-executives after finishing last in ownership points..Hires Fredric Vasseur from Team Sauber as President-GM….Vasseur developed young drivers Lewis Hamilton-Nico Rosburg.

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