Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on February 18th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Angels Drug Trial….Jury takes less than 2-hours to return Guilty verdicts against ex-Angels PR Director Eric Kay…Giving a fatal dose of Fentanyl to P-Tyler Skaggs and causing death of Skaggs.
..Facing 20-to-30 years in prison and 1M-fine
..Sentencing on June 28th
..Jury of 10-Women..2-Men

..Prosecution closing statements:
..Young man died because of 1-Man’s demons
..Tyler Skaggs didn’t deserve to die
..One person caused this..One Man Texted and Delivered Drug..Went to his room
..One man distributed Fentanyl…Caused this death…dealt him drugs 3-years.

MLB-Union…CBA Talks last 20-minutes on Friday..Union makes new proposals:
..Want 80% of 2nd-3rd year players declared Super 2-players
..Want other 20% to be arbitration players
..Create pool of 115M for Top 150-players
..Want 12-teams in playoffs-Create new revenue stream
..Want Ads on Uniforms-Create new revenue stream

MLB-Union…Does not address the Luxury Tax threshold…the 775,000-Minimum Salary…

MLB..Report Owners told be prepared to return to New York on Monday for day to day negotiations….MLB says it must have deal by February 28th to get camps open for season to start on time.

Aztecs…Open College Baseball season with MLB4-Tourney-Scottsdale:
..Friday-vs TCU.
..Saturday vs Houston
..Sunday vs California
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…(Basketball)…

Lakers…MRI-F-Anthony Davis-ankle…out 2-to-4 weeks
Lakers…Get to All Star break (27-31)

Clippers-Houston…LA led (71-59) at halftime. at Press Time…..Luke Kennard (19P) off bench…..Thursday game…Clippers (29-31)

Suns..G-Chris Paul-MRI-sprained hand
Indiana..Release C-Tristan Thompson on buyout..may go to Bulls

NYKnicks..Lost 13-of-16…Blew 28P lead-lost to Brooklyn Nets…Coach Tom Thibodeau feuding with President Leon Rose.
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(College Basketball)

Aztecs-at-Fresno State…Saturday road game…SDSU (16-6)

USD-Portland..Toroeros getting blown out..trailed (69-50) midway thru 2nd half at Press Time in Thursday game

UCLA-Washington State..Bruins led (20-7) early in first half at Press Time…Thursday game..Bruins (17-5)
USC-Washington..Late starting game.Trojans (21-4)

UCLA-at-Washington…Saturday game
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…(Football)…

Packers..Hire Tom Clements-QB coach..ex Notre Dame-Arizona assistant
Saints..Retain Pete Carmichael-Off Coord
Patriots..Assign Matt Patricia as Off coach
Miami..Hire Sam Madison as DB coach-ex Chiefs
Vikings..Justin Rascoti as OL coach-ex Denver
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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Release S-Malcom Butler
Raiders..Sign FA-CB-Cree LeBlanc-ex Eagles
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…(Hockey)…

Ducks-L-Edmonton…Oilers led (7-3) in 3rd period. at Press Time…..Worst beating of season of Ducks…Leon Draisaitl 2-goals…Oilers had 41-shots on John Giboson by middle of 3rd period…Thursday game

Kings-Las Vegas..Friday game

Ducks-at-Vancouver…Saturday game
Kings-Arizona..Saturday game

Gulls-Ontario Reign..Saturday game…Gulls (16-20-2)

Nashville..coach John Hynes fined 25,000 for abuse of officials at end of game…team took 4-penalties at end of game.

Vancouver…Young D-Jack Rathbone-hospitalized with concussion
Buffalo..Surgery F-Drake Caggiula-herniated disc in back
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…(General)…

Olympics
..Russian skater Kamila Valieva falls twice, stumbles twice, fails to medal in freestyle
..USA-Mikaiela Shiffrin misses gate-fails to finish  in Alpine event

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Golf…LA Genesis Open-1st round
..(63)..Joaquin Nieman reels off 9-birides to shoot (-8)
..(66)..Scottie Scheffler-Jordan Spieth
..(67)..Colin Morikawa-Justin Thomas..Charley Hoffman
..(69)..Xander Schauffele..Jon Rahm

Saudi Super League…Report that 17-players have signed to be part of Super League next year-with guaranteed money for tourney appearances.

Oakland Country Club-Michigan…Historic Golf Club destroyed by massive early morning fire…Built in 1915…Hosted 14-Grand Slam events…Wide variety of Trophies-Memorabilia destroyed
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Soccer…San Diego Loyal-vs-Tijuana XOLOs in Friendly match-USD-Saturday night

English Premier League..Top weekend games:
..Liverpool-Norwich City
..Manchester City-Hot Spur
..Leicester City-Wolverhampton
..Manchester United-Leeds

UEFA…Players Vote against plan to play World Cup every other year
..75%-Players vote no
..77%-Players in Europe vote no
..63%-Players in US vote no
..49%-Players in Africa vote no
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NASCAR…Daytona Twin 150-races..Qualifier for Daytona 500-Sunday
..Race 1..Brad Keselowski chases down leaders and win….Kyle Larson-pole sitter-fades to 7th.
..Race 2..Joey Logano crashes on last lap-finishes 9th..Chris Boescher wins…Alex Bowman-pole sitter came home 4th..-
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