Best 15 Minutes Sports Radio–Tuesday–1/5

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Chargers…Mike McCoy will return for 2016-season after Monday morning meeting with Spanos ownership….Refused to say if he was given additional years on his deal…..Said he would take a couple of weeks with managerment to evaluate his coaching staff….3-hours later Chargers fire 6-assistants…..Let go Off Coor-Frank Reich…..both OL coaches Joe D’Allesandris and Andrew Deeds….Defensive line coach Don Johnson….TE-coach Pete Metzelaars…..wide receiver coach Fred Graves….Midseason-team dumped Special teams coach Fred Graves…..8-assistant coaches-including Def Coor-John Pagano remain on the staff.

Chargers….Owner Dean Spanos ends silence with short interview on team website, says if “NFL says no to Chargers request to move to LA, he will sit down with Mayor to re-examine City-County proposal

Giants…Tom Coughlin-12Y-head coach announces he will not return….Won 2-Super Bowls…..4-straight years without making the playoffs…indicates he still wants to coach….GM-Jerry Reese still employed.

Colts…Coach Chuck Pagano meets for 4-hours with owner Jim Irsay….and surprisingly is given a contract extension….no decision on the status of GM-Ryan Grigson-who was also under fire…Pagano is (41-23) in Indy.

Saints..Coach Sean Payton meets with GM-Mickey Loomis….Reports are Payton wants permission to talk to other clubs though he still has 2-years left on his deal…Saints reportedly want a 2nd round pick from any club that hires him.

Lions….Coach Jim Caldwell’s future still up in air after meeting with ownership of team…..Get permission to interview GM-candidates Bob Quinn-Patriots and Trent Kirshner-Seahawks for vacant GM’s job-both Directors of Pro Personne.

Browns…Fire 3-more front office execs who worked with deposed GM-Ray Farmer….Fired coach Mike Pettine on Sunday night….will interview Teryl Austin-Browns Def Coor-for head coaching job.

Titans..Fire GM-Ruston Webster.

49ers…In contact with deposed Eagles coach Chip Kelly-who is interested in San Francisco job.

Miami…Interviews ex-Falcons coach Mike Smith on Monday….will interview ex-Broncos-Redskins-Raiders coach Mike Shanahan on Tuesday….Asked permission to interview Patriots assistants Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia during bye week….names Charlie Grier as GM-elevated from staff.

(Injuries)

Carolina….CB-Charles Tillman-gone for postseason-torn ACL.
Houston…OT-Duane Brown-out for rest of season-torn quad.
Jets…DT-Mo Wilkerson-broken leg.
Steelers..RB-DeAngelo Williams-sprained ankle-no fracture.
Seahawks..RB-Marshawn Lynch-returns to practice-out 6W-abdominal wall surgery.

(NFL)

NFL….Competition Committee says NFL Point After Kicks went from 99.3% covnersion last year to 94.3% this year-lowest since 1979….NFL moved PAT kicks back making them a 32Y-kick.

NFL…All 3 teams Chargers-Raiders-Rams made their request proposal for relocation to LA to NFL office…Monday was 1st day window opened.

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————————(Baseball)————————————

Padres….Continue search for starting SS…..talking to Alexi Ramirez-White Sox….Ian Desmond-Washington.

Reds…Contact P-Bronson Arroyo-guage interest-recovering from elbow surgery.

Marlins…Open contract talks with FA-P-Edwin Jackson-Cubs

Miami-Yankees…Open trade talks-possible deal for New York starter Ivan Nova.

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——————–(Basketball)——————————

Lakers…GM-Mitch Kupchack says LA cannot ‘move on as a team’ until Kobe Bryant leaves and retires……Says future is bright with 5-young players and upwardsof 30M-cap space for next year;.

Bulls…MRI-on G-Derrick Rose-leg problems.
Brooklyn….G-Jarret Jack-surgery coming for torn ACL.
Denver…C-Ken Faried returns to lineup after scary strained neck injury.
Oklahoma City…F-Kevin Durant-sprained toe

(Scoreboard)

Golden State-W-Charlotte…..Draymond Green another triple double (13P-15R-10A)…Warriors (32-2)
Cleveland-W-Toronto….Cavs won 13-row..Kyrie Irving (25P)
Spurs-W-Milwaukee…San Antonio now (30-6)

Lakers-vs-Golden State…..LA (8-27) facing Warriors tonite at Staples Center.

San Diego State…..Robbery apartment G-Winston Shepard while on road trip to Utah State….Forced entry took 10,000 of valuables-all basketball memorabilia..

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————————————-(Hockey)——————————–

LA Kings-L-Colorado (4-1)…Jerome Iginla key goal….Kings (25-12-2)…..snap streak-had won 5-in row and 12-of-16.
Tampa Bay….former 1st round draft pick Jon Drouin asks team for trade.desrdesis nou-

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