Best 15 Minutes Sports-Radio — Thursday

Posted by on January 28th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Farmers Insurance Open…..1st round begins at 9am today to avoid fog…….9:20am-Defending champ Jason Day…….9:30-Ricky Fowler……10:20-Phil Mickelson

 

 

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NFL…….Committee on LA meets today with USC-officials-negotiate a rental agreement that would allow 2-teams to play home games in 2016-17-18 in the LA Coliseum that will be shared with the Trojans….Rights to sell NFL signage and club seating…..Coliseum Commission willing to amend USC lease to allow 2-more tenants to raise money to help pay off 270M-in renovations SC has planned for historic sight

 

 

San Diego…Chargers removed name “San Diego” from team website and facebook page without explanation.

 

 

Chargers…Coaches spend extensive time with Ole Miss-LT-Laremy Tunsil….Notre Dame-OT-Ronnie Stanley……Ohio State-DE-Joey Bosa…..Clemson-DE-Shaq Lawson at Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.

 

 

Oakland….Raiders-City-Coliseum Commissioner discussing offer of 9-acre tract of land on Coliseum sight for construction of Raiders Stadium…..Problems arise from decrease of parking spaces and lack of space for other business developments.

 

 

Carolina…QB-Cam Newton-criticized for his ‘over the top celebrations’ on the field drags race into the issue saying an ‘African American QB scares alot of people…..nothing can compare with me”……RB-Mike Tolbert tells fans-critics…”Don’t like our dancing-then stop us from winning”…….TE-Greg Olson…..”We’re (17-1) that’s who we are”.

 

 
(Coaching)

 

 

Patriots..Fire Harold Nash-strength coach.
Eagles..Hire Chris Wilson-DL Coach-UMissouri
49ers..Hire Bob Bicknell-WR coach…Jerry Azzinaro-DL coach..Mike Clay-SpTeams…all from Eagles staff.
Cowboys..Interview Al Golden-DB coach…ex-Miami Hurricanes-Temple Owls coach
Browns..Hire Andrew Berry-Director Player Personnel-ex Colts

 

 
(Teams)

 

 
Titans..Say they will entertain offers to trade out of lst pick in draft.
Cowboys…May take a look at QB-Robert Griffin-Washington or QB-Johnny Manziel-Cleveland…if released.
Bills..GM-Doug Whaley says club will look at drafting QB in April
Miami…NT-Ndomakong Suh will be asked to restructure down his (23.4M) salary for next year.
Patriots..LB-Jerod Mayo-surgery-torn tricep
Browns…Coach Hue Jackson says QB-Johnny Manziel has not returned any of his calls since taking Browns coaching job 14-days ago

 

 
(College)

 

 
Senior Bowl…Scouts flocking to watch QB-Cody Kessler-USC-Kevin Hogan-Stanford
Oregon State…QBs-Seth Collins-Nick Mitchell both transfer.
Colorado..QB-Davis Webb-Texas Tech-transfer in…threw 46TD in year and half with Red Raiders\
California…Interviews Jake Spavital-Texas AM for Bears Off Coor job.
Michigan…Hires Warde Manuel-UConn-as new AD.

 

 
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Padres…..Amongst 20-teams expressing interest in attending Tim Lincecum-Giants-Free Agent workout in February.
Dodgers…Manager Dave Roberts admits he has not yet had contact with slugger Yasiel Puig….wants him in camp well below 255-weight…Puig say she weighs 244-lbs.
Angels-Tigers….Halos deal 2B-Kod Eaves to Tigers for OF-Jeff Marte…hit (.275-25HR) in minors last year.

 

 

Nationals..Sign FA-P-Bronson Arroyo-ex Reds.
Giants..Sign FA-P-Vin Mazzaro-ex Indians….OF-Grant Green-ex Angels.
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Nick Greenwood-ex Cardinals.

 

 
Tampa Bay…Contacts FA-SS-Ian Desmond….Rays would have to give up 1st round pick to sign him.
Royals..Details Ian Kennedy contract…(7.5M) this year…(13.5M) next year…has opt out clause or (16M-16M) final two years.
Washington…Yoenis Cespedes turned down (5Y-100M) contract offer…too much of money deferred.

 

 
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Clippers-W-Atlanta (85-83)….LA forces 23-Hawks turnovers….LA (30-16)
Warriors-W-Dallas…..Golden State outscores Mavs (15-4) first four minutes of game…then (27-10) spurt-3rd Q……Warriors (42-4)…(22-0) at home.
Spurs-W-Houston….San Antonio wins by 31-points…Now (39-7) for season…(25-0) home.
Oklahoma City-W-Minnesota….Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrooke combine (51P)
Cleveland-W-Phoenix…Cavs shoot 55% floor…now (32-12) on season.

 

 
Lakers-Chicago….Thursday night matchup….LA (9-38) on season.

 

 

NBA….Criticism-Bypass Luke Walton-Warriors-Dave Blatt-ex Cavs coach-to coach All Star game……Name Greg Popovich-Spurs…..Tyronn Lue-just hired in Cleveland to run teams.
Cleveland…LeBron James takes heat as reputation ‘Coach Killer’….Cavs have dumped Paul Silas-Mike Brown and Dave Blatt while LeBron was on roster.
Brooklyn….Interview GM-candidate Danny Ferry-2nd time

 

 

USD-Pepperdine….Toreros (6-13) on season.

 

 

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Anaheim….F-Shane Horcoff will lose 350,000-salaries during 20G-PED suspension.
Kings…Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Miller leaves team for heart bypass surgery.
Chicago….GM-Stan Bowman given 3Y-contract extension.
Boston…G-Jonas Gustavsson taken to hospital-irregular heartbeat during game.

 

 

Kings-Colorado…..Drew Doughty scores Shortlanded goal in game….LA (30-15-3) entering last nights game.

 

 

San Diego Gulls…D-Shea Theodore sent down by Ducks….had (2G-4A-6P) in 13-game debut with NHL club.

 

 
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——————————(General)————————————-

 

 
Australian Open…..Men’s semi-finals matchup coming….Roger Federer-vs-Novak Djokovic…..Andy Murray beats David Ferrer to move to semis also…..Serena Williams gets to finals with straight set win over Agnieszka Radavanska……..Johanna Konte-W-Zhang Shuai……Angeliqaue Kerber upsets Victoria Azarenka.

 

 

BBC….Report ITF-International Tennis Federation-will begin probe that 18-ranked players were approached to throw games in tournaments.

 

 

LA Galaxy….Sign English World Cup Defender-Ashley Cole….was playing for Roma in Italian League.

 

 

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