Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on February 8th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Basketball)….

Aztecs-at-Utah State..Wednesday night…SDSU (18-5)..Aggies (19-5)….
..SDSU just (4-5) in Logan
..Aggies (13-2) at home this year
..Utah State averaging (80PPG)..
..Aggies 5-scorers in double figures-Steve Ashworth (16PPG)

Colorado State…Coach Nico Medved apologized to Utah State players for the racial slur fans yelled at Aggies G-Max Shugal-native of Ukraine…Fans yelled “Russia”

Minnesota-Illinois..Big 10-game cancelled because of Covid issues
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Lakers-Oklahoma City…Thunder piled up (76P) in wild first half…Had (76-66) lead at halftime at Press Time…..LeBron James only 36-points away from becoming NBA’s greatest all time scorer, passing Kareem Abdul Jabbar’s career totals…LeBron had 20-points in 16 minutes in opening game….Thunder shot 59% in opening half and hit 12-3’s to get the lead.

Clippers-vs-Dallas..Wednesday night..Kyrie Irving debut for Mavericks

NBA..Trade Deadline Noon-Thursday…Hot Names on Trade Board:
..Denver..Bones Hyland
..Spurs..Josh Richardson
..Golden State..James Wiseman
..Minnesota..DeAngelo Russell
..Bulls..Alex Caruso
..Portland..Josh Hart
..Atlanta..John Collins
..Utah..Mike Conley..Jarred Vanderbilt
..Toronto..Fred VanVleet..OG Anunoby
..Knicks..Cam Reddish
..Cavs..Caris LeVert
..Miami..Kyle Lowrey

Miami-San Antonio…TRADE…Heat deal C-Dewyane¬†Dedmon for #2 pick

Minnesota Timberwolves….NBA delays payment purchase date to March 31st for group involving Baseball star Alex Rodriguez-who has not been able to come up with the remaining 200M cash owed to purchase 40%-ownership of the team.
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…(Football)…

Chiefs…WRs-JuJu Smith..Kadarius Smith..CB-LaJarius Snead..LB-Willie Gay went thru full Tuesday workout prepping for Super Bowl.

Green Bay…QB-Aaron Rodgers says he has not decided yet on playing in 2023.

New England..Coach Bill Belichick says Tom Brady was the ‘Greatest Player and had the Greatest Career’ in the NFL

Titans..Promote Tim Kelly to Off Coord
Titans..Hire Charles London-ex Falcons as QB coach
49ers..Hire Steve Wilks-ex Carolina as Def Coord
Vikings..Hire Brian Flores-ex Steelers-Miami as Def Coord
Houston..Interview Marquand Manuel-Jets for Def Coord job
Houston..Interview Chris Harris-Washington for Def Coord job
Denver..Interview Ron Curry-Saints for Off Coord job
Denver..Interview Mike Westhoff-ex Miami-Jets for Spec Team job
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(College Football)

USD..Opens spring workouts-Top priority replacing QB-Judd Erickson (13TD-2Int-5 games)…Top candidates incoming freshman QB-Dom Nankil-Mater Dei-early enrolled..backup Grant Sargent…Toreros coming off (5-5) season.

Notre Dame..Interview Byron Leftwich-ex Tampa Bay..for Irish Off Coord job

Iowa..Reduce salary of Off Coord-Brian Ferentz by 50,000..School was ranked 123rd in nation on offense.
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…(Baseball)…

(Roster Moves)

Cleveland..Sign FA-P-Philip Diehl-ex Reds
Twins..Sign FA-P-Parker Bugg-ex Marlins
Phillies..Sign FA-P=Kyle Hart-ex Red Sox

Miguel Sano…ex-Twins holds workout for 4-teams…unsigned FA despite (162HRs)…but hit 204..233..083 thru 3-injury plagued seasons

Cleveland..Hire Amanda Kamkona as Minor League hitting coach
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…(Hockey)…

Ducks-W-Chicago (3-2) OT…Frank Vatrano scores game winner in OT…Ducks have won 5-of-6 games……Tuesday game..

Kings…Off till Friday game vs Penguins

NHL Union..Players Association hires Marty Walsh-from Biden Administration-Secretary of Labor..to replace Donald Fear as Union Chiefs

Vancouver..Report Canucks fielding trade offers for G-Thatcher Demko…has (3-10-2) record in injury ravaged season.

LA Kings..Possible trade offers for veteran goalie Jonathon Quick, in final year of contract.

Sabres..Sign Dylan Cozens-F-to (7Y-49M) deal.
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…(General)…

Soccer…English Premier League-Schedule
..Manchester United (13-5-3)-vs-Leeds on Thursday

Manchester City..Coach Pep Guardiola under fire for team’s poor play…F-Erling Harland (31-goals) has stopped scoring.

NASCAR…Drivers want meeting with officials over crash marred ‘Clash at Coliseum’ on Sunday in Los Angeles…Called race a disaster and disgrace..25-Yellow flags…2-drivers had concussions from drought driving

LIV Golf…Former CEO of Saudi Super League testifies in deposition that Saudi’s spent (748M) in startup funds..and (250M) in guarantees to 48-players last year…Deposition states LIV had ‘virtually no revenue’ last year despite putting on 14-tournaments.
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