Harbaugh interviews for Falcons coaching position – Cosy Sports Update


NFL – Jim Harbaugh interviews with Falcons for coaching job after talking with Chargers
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has interviewed with the Atlanta Falcons for their head coaching vacancy, his second interview in two days. The Falcons announced the interview with Harbaugh, who has interest in a return to the NFL after leading Michigan to the national championship. The Los Angeles Chargers announced Monday that Harbaugh had interviewed for their head coaching vacancy. Harbaugh was the San Francisco 49ers’ coach from 2011-14 before nine seasons at Michigan. The Falcons offered no details about the interview with Harbaugh. Harbaugh is the second high-profile candidate to talk with the Falcons this week, following the team’s interview with Bill Belichick on Monday.

NFL – National Football League Playoffs – Divisional Round
Houston Texans at Baltimore Ravens, 4:30 p.m.
Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers, 8:15 p.m.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Detroit Lions, 3:00 p.m.
Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills, 6:30 p.m.

NCAAMBB – Men’s College Basketball
Akron 77, Western Michigan 66
Ohio 73, Central Michigan 61
Ball State 76, Eastern Michigan 62

Akron 77, WMU 66 – Akron takes down Western Michigan 77-66
Enrique Freeman scored 20 points as Akron beat Western Michigan 77-66 on Tuesday night.  Freeman also had 14 rebounds and three blocks for the Zips (13-4, 5-0 Mid-American Conference). Sammy Hunter scored 19 points while shooting 7 for 12, including 3 for 5 from beyond the arc. Ali Ali was 5 of 10 shooting, including 1 for 3 from 3-point range, and went 7 for 8 from the line to finish with 18 points.  The Broncos (7-10, 4-1) were led by Jefferson Monegro, who recorded 17 points. Western Michigan also got 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks from Javonte Brown. Javaughn Hannah also had 10 points and two steals. The loss broke the Broncos’ five-game winning streak.

Ohio 73, CMU 61 – Hunter scores 19 as Ohio beats Central Michigan 73-61
Jaylin Hunter scored 19 points as Ohio beat Central Michigan 73-61 on Tuesday night.  Hunter had five rebounds and eight assists for the Bobcats (8-9, 2-3 Mid-American Conference). Miles Brown scored 17 points while shooting 7 for 12, including 2 for 4 from beyond the arc. Shereef Mitchell was 5 of 8 shooting (3 for 4 from 3-point range) to finish with 13 points.  The Chippewas (8-9, 3-2) were led by Anthony Pritchard, who recorded 15 points and five assists. Aidan Rubio added 14 points and three blocks for Central Michigan. Brian Taylor also recorded 12 points and nine rebounds.

BSU 76, EMU 62 – Bailey’s 23 help Ball State knock off Eastern Michigan 76-62
Davion Bailey scored 23 points and Ball State defeated Eastern Michigan 76-62 on Tuesday night to end a six-game slide. Bailey also had seven rebounds for the Cardinals (9-8, 1-4 Mid-American Conference). Jalin Anderson scored 15 points while shooting 6 of 10 from the field and 2 for 3 from the line, and added six assists and five steals. Basheer Jihad shot 4 for 10 (1 for 4 from 3-point range) and 5 of 8 from the free throw line to finish with 14 points. The Eagles (8-9, 1-4) were led in scoring by Tyson Acuff, who finished with 21 points and four assists. Jalin Billingsley added 11 points and eight rebounds for Eastern Michigan. Orlando Lovejoy also recorded nine points and two steals.

NCAAWBB – Women’s College Basketball
Ball State at Central Michigan, 11:00 a.m.
Northwestern at Michigan State, 6:30 p.m.
Ohio at Western Michigan, 7:00 p.m.
Miami (OH) at Eastern Michigan, 7:00 p.m.
Michigan at Nebraska, 8:00 p.m.

NBA – National Basketball Association
Minnesota Timberwolves at Detroit Pistons, 7:00 p.m.

NBA – Lawsuit accuses NY Knicks owner James Dolan, Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault
A woman has alleged that New York Knicks owner James Dolan sexually assaulted her a decade ago and then set her up to be molested by now-imprisoned film producer Harvey Weinstein. That’s according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles. Plaintiff Kellye Croft is seeking a jury trial and unspecified damages. She has consented to be named publicly and says she has come forward to seek accountability. Dolan is executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. He heads the NBA’s Knicks and NHL’s Rangers. His attorney says there is no merit to the allegations.

NHL – National Hockey League
Last Night
Chicago Blackhawks 2, San Jose Sharks 1 – Shootout

Blackhawks 2, Sharks 1 – SO – Boris Katchouk scores in shootout to lift Blackhawks over Sharks 2-1
Boris Katchouk scored in the ninth round, Petr Mrazek made the clinching save on San Jose’s Filip Zadina, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Sharks 2-1 in a shootout on Tuesday night. Chicago broke a three-game losing streak in the matchup of the NHL’s two worst teams while sending San Jose to its third straight defeat and 15th loss in 16 games. Chicago’s Rem Pitlick and San Jose’s Kevin Labanc scored in the first two rounds of the shootout, after which both teams misfired more than they were saved. Cole Guttman scored for the Blackhawks and Mrazek had 37 stops. Ryan Carpenter scored for the Sharks and Blackwood made 24 saves.

Last Night
Detroit Red Wings at Florida Panthers, 7:00 p.m.
Chicago Blackhawks at Buffalo Sabres, 7:30 p.m.

NHL – Forward Jason Dickinson agrees to new 2-year contract with Blackhawks
The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a two-year contract with Jason Dickinson, handing out another extension to a veteran forward. The deal runs through the 2025-26 season and carries a salary-cap hit of $4.25 million. The Blackhawks also finalized a new two-year contract with Nick Foligno last week. While the last-place team has struggled this season, Foligno and Dickinson have provided solid play on the ice and valuable leadership in the locker room. The 28-year-old Dickinson has a career-high 14 goals in 43 games this season.

Tennis – Jabeur and Wozniacki are out of the Australian Open in the second round
Sixth-seeded Ons Jabeur and former top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki are out of the Australian Open in the second round after losing to two young Russians. Jabeur was the runner-up at Wimbledon last year. She was beaten easily 6-0, 6-2 by 16-year-old Mirra Andreeva. It’s the second year in a row the Tunisian has lost in the second round. Wozniacki, who returned to the tour last year after 3 1-2 years away and started a family, was defeated 1-6, 6-4, 6-1 by 20-year-old Maria Tomafeeva, having led by a set and 2-0. Later Aryna Sabalenka and Novak Djokovic, the two defending champions, play their second-round matches in the night session. In the only men’s match completed, fourth-seeded Jannick Sinner beat Jesper de Jong 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 on the covered Margaret Court Arena.

MLB – Catcher Brian Serven claimed by the Blue Jays off waivers from Chicago Cubs
Catcher Brian Serven has been claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays off waivers from the Chicago Cubs. The 28-year-old Serven hit .130 with one RBI in 11 games for Colorado last season and batted .199 with five homers and 20 RBIs in 38 games at Triple-A Albuquerque. He was claimed off waivers from Colorado on Jan. 5, then was designated for assignment by the Cubs on Thursday when Chicago finalized its $53 million, four-year contract with left-hander Shōta Imanaga. Serven made his big league debut with Colorado in 2022, when he hit .203 with six homers and 16 RBIs in 62 games.

Wrestler Hulk Hogan helps rescue teenage girl trapped after Florida car crash
Retired wrestler Hulk Hogan and a friend rescued a teenage girl who was trapped in an overturned vehicle after a crash in Florida. Hogan said in a post on X that he used a ball point pen to puncture the car’s airbag and free the girl after witnessing the accident Sunday night in Tampa. His new wife, yoga instructor Sky Daily, took to Facebook to praise the quick action taken by her 70-year-old husband and the couple’s friend Jake Rask. The Tampa Police Department said in an email Tuesday that there were only minor injuries from the crash. Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, is in the WWE Hall of Fame and lives in the area.

MCCAA – Michigan Community College Athletic Association
Women’s Basketball
Kellogg Community College at Southwestern Michigan College, 5:30 p.m.
Lake Michigan College at Macomb Community College, 5:30 p.m.

Men’s Basketball
Kellogg Community College at Southwestern Michigan College, 7:30 p.m.

MHSAA – Michigan High School Athletic Association
Last Night
Boys Basketball
Battle Creek Central at St. Joseph, Postponed
Loy Norrix at Lakeshore, Postponed
Mattawan 88, Gull Lake 57
Portage Central 63, Kalamazoo Central 52
Portage Northern 53, Battle Creek Lakeview 45

Edwardsburg 64, Paw Paw 59
Niles 88, Vicksburg 56
Otsego 73, Sturgis 46
Plainwell at Three Rivers, Postponed

Galesburg-Augusta at Allegan, Postponed
Gobles at Coloma, Postponed
Martin at Fennville, Postponed
Kalamazoo Hackett at Schoolcraft, Postponed
Holland Black River at South Haven, Postponed

Southwest 10
Bloomingdale at Bangor, Postponed
Lawrence at Cassopolis, Postponed
Centreville at Hartford, Postponed
Marcellus 46, Comstock 34
Decatur at White Pigeon, Cancelled

Our Lady of the Lake at Dowagiac, Postponed
Buchanan at Eau Claire, Postponed
New Buffalo at Bridgman, Postponed
Berrien Springs at Parchment, Postponed
Howardsville Christian at Mendon, Postponed
Delton-Kellogg at Climax-Scotts, Postponed
Muskegon WM Christian at Kal. Christian, Postponed

Girls Basketball
St. Joseph at Battle Creek Central, Postponed
Lakeshore at Loy Norrix, Postponed
Mattawan 40, Gull Lake 39
Portage Central 54, Kalamazoo Central 36
Battle Creek Lakeview 50, Portage Northern 34

Paw Paw 58, Edwardsburg 53
Vicksburg 70, Niles 30
Otsego 61, Sturgis 31
Three Rivers at Plainwell, Postponed

Coloma at Galesburg-Augusta, Postponed
Watervliet at Martin, Postponed
Allegan at Gobles, Postponed
Fennville at Holland Black River, Postponed
South Haven at Saugatuck, Postponed
Kalamazoo Hackett at Schoolcraft, Postponed

Southwest 10
Bloomingdale at Bangor, Postponed
Cassopolis at Lawrence, Postponed
Hartford at Centreville, Postponed
Comstock at Marcellus, Postponed
White Pigeon at Decatur, Postponed.

Bridgman at Michigan Lutheran, Postponed
Dowagiac at Our Lady of the Lake, Postponed
Berrien Springs at Parchment, Postponed
Watervliet Grace Chr. at Kal. Homeschool, Postponed
Mendon at Howardsville Christian, Postponed
Kal. Christian at Muskegon WM Christian, Postponed

Tonight            Weather Permitting
Boys Basketball
Edwardsburg at Niles, 7:15 p.m.
Saugatuck at Eau Claire, 7:00 p.m.
Berrien Springs at Parchment, 7:00 p.m.
Holland Black River at Gobles, 7:30 p.m.
Kalamazoo Hackett at Schoolcraft, 7:00 p.m.
Bellevue at Delton-Kellogg, 7:00 p.m.

Girls Basketball
Niles at Vicksburg, 7:15 p.m.
Berrien Springs at Parchment, 5:30 p.m.
Holland Black River at Gobles, 6:00 p.m.
Kalamazoo Hackett at Schoolcraft, 5:30 p.m.

Lakeshore at St. Joseph, 5:00 p.m.
Cassopolis, Marcellus at Bangor, 6:00 p.m.
Hartford, Mendon at Comstock, 6:00 p.m.
Brandywine, Buchanan, Berrien Springs at Dowagiac, 6:00 p.m.