Best 15 Minutes-Sports Radio–Thursday–12/31

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(NFL)

San Diego….Mayor officially files 41-page document with NFL-detailing plans for NFL Stadium in Mission Valley…..350M-City-County Contribution…..363M-Contrbition from Chargers includes Naming Rights Fee……200M from NFL G-3 Fund…..187M-from PSL ticket licenses……Chargers would be responsible for cost-overuns and operation of new 1.1M-Stadium…..Vote on public funding to take place in June 2016.

St. Louis….Files City-County-State financing package for its Mississippi River Stadium for Rams.

Oakland…Files letter outlining what City-County has done to secure financial backing and developer, but no firm proposal.

(Teams)

Chargers….Begin Prep for Broncos game without 3-OL and without 3-of-4 starting DBs.
Chargers…LB-Denzel Perryman fined (23,152) for hit on Michael Crabtree in overtime loss to Raiders.
Chargers…Sign FA-CB-Cassius Vaughn-ex Lions…Brandian Ross-ex-Dolphins
Chargers…Coach Mike McCoy tells Denver media 100% behind Peyton Manning…tells San Diego media-‘don’t believe what you read.’
Chargers..TE-Antonio Gates praised Mike McCoy-holding team together..’Credit to him deal with things had to deal with’

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Eagles..Owner Jeff Lurie says culture of team had to change…Chip Kelly methods of running term were failing..reason for firing.
Eagles..Hire ex-Steelers GM-Tom Donohoe as Senior Director Player Personnel…..Howie Roseman may return as GM.

Colts…Reports that Owner Jim Irsay will make a run at Nick Saban-Alabama to run entire football operation-removing Chuck Pagano and GM-Ryan Grigson

Bears…legendary DE-Doug Atkins passes away (85)….6’8, 270-pound star in the 50s-60s.

(Injuries)

Cowboys..IR-WR-Dez Bryant-foot surgery
Browns…Johnny Manziel out with concussion symptoms.
Atlanta..IR-DT-Paul Soliai-calf.
Ravens..IR-WR-Marlon Brown-back
Bills..IR-TE-Charles Clay-hamstring…CB-Ron Brooks-concussion.
Bears..IR-WR-Alshon Jeffrey-hamstring…DT-Eddie Goldman-knee

(Roster)

Colts..Sign FA-QB-Ryan Lindley-ex Cardinals.
Denver..Sign FA-OG-Rob Myers-Ravens.
Ravens..WR-Steve Smith informs team he will play in 2016.

(College Bowls)

Orange Bowl…Clemson-vs-Oklahoma in playoffs….Tigers led by QB-Deshaun Watson (4400APY-41TD)…Sooners led by QB-Baker Mayfield (3389P-35TD)…Oklahoma (542Y) in total offense.

Cotton Bowl….Alabama-vs-Michigan State….Tide led by Heisman Trophy RB-Derrick Henry (1,986R-23TD)….Tide defense allows (258YPG-49-sacks-26-turnovers)……Spartans defense (35QBX-25-turnvoers)…..MSU-QB-Connor Cook (29TDs)

Peach Bowl…Houston-vs-Florida State…Seminoles without QB-Ev Golson-personal problems.

Holiday Bowl…USC-L-Wisconsin (23-21)…Badgers intercept Cody Kessler with (1:44) left in game…stop final drive on downs at midfield with (:19) left…record win…Badgers QB-Joel Stave (217P-TD)-survived getting kicked in nose by accident-came back in game…Bandgers defense sacked Kessler on 3-straight plays-fierce pass rush-held USC to (286Y)-offense….Wisconsin piled up (394Y) in win.

Music City Bowl..Texas AM-L-Louisville..Cardinals QB-Lamar Jackson (453APY-226R) 4TDs in UL-win
Birmingham Bowl..Auburn-W-Memphis..QB-Jeremy Johnson comes off bench leads 2TD drives in 2nd half
Charlotte Bowl..NC State-L-Mississippi State..QB-Dac Prescott (380P-4TD) in Bulldogs win..

(Teams)

UCLA..RB-Paul Perkins files for NFL Draft…(2900-R) last two years
Ohio State..QB-Cardale Jones files for NFL Draft-was backup this year.
Cal..QB-Jared Goff files for draft-threw (43TD) this year…all time conference record.-

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—————–(Baseball)——————————

Padres….contact White Sox FA-SS-Alexi Ramirez.

Dodgers…Sign FA-P-Scott Kazmir…(3Y-48M)…Career record (93-90)…..split last year A’s-Astros.

Washington..Sign FA-2B-Steven Drew-Yankees.
Brewers..Sign FA-OF-Eric Young-ex-Braves.
Texas..Sign FA-C-Mike McKenry-ex Rockies…P-Donnie Veal-ex White Sox-Pirates.
Arizona..Open contract talks with FA-2B-Howie Kendrick-ex-Dodgers-Angels.

Boston..Mourns passing longtime 3B-Frank Malzone-star in the 50’s-60’s…6X-All Star

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———————–(Baskeball)————————–

Aztecs-W-Wyoming (67-55)…Winston Shepard (16P-11R) in MWC opener….Held Cowboys to 6-3 point baskets…Outrebounded Wyo (5026)…Wyoming 20-fouls in game….SDSU (8-6) plays at Utah State on Saturday..

Lakers-W-Boston (112-104)…Jordan Clarkson (24P) in road win……LA (6-27)
Clippers-W-Charlotte JJ Redick-Chris Paul combine (45P)……LA (20-13)
Golden State-L-Dallas…Steph Curry sits out with leg soreness…Mavs win by 23P…Warriors (29-2)
Spurs-W-Suns…San Antonio (28-8)…Spurs built 30P-lead.
Sacramento-L-76ers…Philadlelphia wins road game…record now (3-31)

Golden State-at-Houston….New Years Eve game.
Clippers-at-New Orleans

Knicks..F-Cleanthony Early-shot-wounded in knee in robbery coming out of Strip club 4-am….Uber Cab was accosted by 4-men-armed robbery.
Boston…Celtics give Kobe Bryant a mounted piece of ‘parquet floor’ from old Garden as NBA farewell present.
Warriors…Coach Steve Kerr may return to bench this weekend-recovered from back surgery complications..-

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—————————–(Hockey)———————————–

San Jose…Talks to veteran FA-C-Mike Richards-ex LA King….released by team after drug arrest last summer.

Kings-at-Calgary….New Years Eve game
Ducks-at-Edmonton….Anaheim continues Western Canada trip

Gulls-at-Texas Stars….San Diego opens 3G-Texas road trip in AHL>

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