Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

Posted by on March 9th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Basketball)…….

Aztecs-W-Fresno State (64-52)…Mountain West Tourney…SDSU continues late season surge knocking Bulldogs out of tourney…Trey Kell (17P-7R)…Malik Pope (12P)….Matt Michell (10P-5R) in win….State held Bulldogs to 37% shooting and (3-14) from the 3-point line.

Aztecs-Nevada….Semi final matchup on Friday…SDSU (20-10)……Wollfpack (27-6)…

Nevada-W-UNLV…Jordan Caroline (21P-10R)
Boise-L-Utah State..Broncos upset…Sam Merrill scores 28P in Aggies upset win.
Wyoming-New Mexico…Lobos led (51-46) late game at press time.

UNLV-W-Air Force…Brandon McCoy (23P-12R) in play-in game
Utah State-Colorado State…Rams end season with (11-21) record.

USD…Coach Lamont Smith quits 10-days after police investigation for domestic abuse case involving Oakland woman…School says it did not fire him….Smith resigned after daylong meeting with Ad-Bill McGillis.

Cal State-Northridge…Fires coach Reggie Theus after (6-24) season….was (30-63) last 3years…School then fired AD Brandon Martin for a confrontation with Theus at exit meeting.

Duke..Legendary radio voice Woody Durham passes (76Y)…worked Blue Devil games from 1971-to-2011.

Memphis…May fire Tubby Smith despite (19-12) season.

(NBA)

Lakers-at Denver…Friday matchup-LA (18-7) since mid-January
Clippers-Cavaliers…LeBron James leads Cleveland into Staples Center.

Cleveland…C-Kevin Love goes public about his panic attacks and hospitalization in-season.

Spurs…F-Kawhi Leonard says there is no friction with club over his long rehab program from repeated quad injuries.

Golden State…G-Steph Curry tweaks ankle in game vs Spurs..does not return.

Minnesota…Internal meeting to talk about signing of ex-Bulls-Cavs G-Derrick Rose.

Houston…Rockets have won season best 17-games in a row.
New Orleans..Pelicans have won 10-straight despite loss DeMarco Cousins

Golden State…Steve Kerr pleads with NBA-NCAA to workout a new plan to replace 1-and-done rule…leet player re-enter college if not drafted.

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…….(Baseball)……….

Padres…Internal meetings to discuss whether to make offer to FA-P-Jake Arrieta.

Padres-L–Cubs (10-4)…Jordan Lyles (1inn-5R6H)….Matt Strahm (1.1-inning-4R) in loss……Thursday action.

Padres..Injury prone OF-Alex Dickerson facing layoff-possible surgery-sprained elbow ligament in throwing arm….In 3-year span has had major heel injury…back surgery and now elbow injury.

Padres..Tyson Ross-third strong outing (3inn-1R)…Robbie Erlin (2.2inn-1R)…Chris Young (3-inn-1R)

Dodgers-L-Indians (4-1)…LA starter Alex Wood (4inn-0R-5K).

Angels-L-A’s. (7-3)..Tyler Skaggs (3.2inn-2R-4H)…

Angels…_Garrett Richards-best outing of spring (4inn-1R…Andrew Heaney (3inn-0R).

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(Roster Moves)

Mariners..Sign FA-OF-Inhuro Suzuki (45Y)…hit (.255) with Miami
Atlanta..Sign FA-2B-Ryan Schimpt-released by Tampa-ex Padres
Royals..Sign FA-OF-Jon Jay-ex Cubs
Royals..Sign FA-P-Ricky Nolasco-ex Angels
Toronto..Sign FA-P-Tyler Clippard-ex-Yankees-Nationals.
Arizona..Sign FA-C-Anthony Recker-ex Mets
Texas..FA-P-Tim Lincecum contract is 1M with 5M-incentives
Rockies..Re-sign FA-OF-Carlos Gonzalez

Tigers..Release P-Travis Wood-knee injury-gets 6M-from Royals contract
Tampa Bay..Release P-Evan Scribner
Tampa Bay..Release P-Dustin McGowan
Houston..Release OF-Anthony Gose.
Seattle..DFA-P-Shawn Armstrong-ex Indians
Twins..P-Mike Pelphrey retires..(68-103) record-Mets-Tigers-White Sox-Twins

(Injuries)

Royals..P-Jessie Hahn put on 60D-DL..sprained elbow ligament
Tampa Bay..P-Jose DeLeon-elbow surgery
Cleveland..DL-P-Danny Salazar-rotator cuff issues
Twins..P-Mike Kohn-out 4-months-nerve damage-shoulder
Cardinals..P-Luke Gregorson-oblique injury
Miami..P-Brett Graves-oblique injury
Mariners..1B-Ben Gamel-oblique

(MLB)

Scott Boras…Agent says he is working on deals for unsigned FA’s-Mike Moustakas..Greg Holland..Jake Arrieta..Carlos Gonzalez

Koji Uheara…ex Orilles-Red Sox reliever says he will sign to return to Japan.

Dodgers…Justin Turner criticizes Shohei Ohtani agent-says having 15-teams bid on the Japanese slugger was a waste of time…Agent upset saying it is ‘insult to Octane’s ethics”

Angels…Shohei Ohtani struggling at DH…hitting (.091

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(NFL)

Chargers…Release pricing for SSL-stadium seat licensing…Tickets in the SSL sections will cost 350-each….SSL license with range from (75,000) for top seats….(50,000) for VIP seats…..(15,000)-for club seats……club is placing best 25.500 seats that will carry seat license.

Chargers…Hall of Fame QB-Dan Fouts says the Chargers are ‘extolling money’ from fans with expense seat license taxes in new stadium set to open in 2020.

Rams…Announce SSL-stadium prices…(100,000) for All Access top seats….(80,000) for VIP seats….(25,000) for club seats.

Dallas..Jerry Jones loses appeal of major fine from NFL office for his actions on the Roger Goodall contract and interference with the Ezekiel Elliot suspension….ordered to pay 2.5M in legal fees to NFL for violations of bylaws.

New York…NFL referees Ed Hochuli (27Y)…Jeff Tripplett (21Y) announce retirement.

Oakland…DE-Aldon Smith arrested on 3rd domestic abuse incident….ex Coach Jack Del Rio says NFL failed the player by blocking him from access to the team that could have helped set up a structured environment to help him with personal problems.

Rams…RB-Tre Mason-missed 2-years with bipolar problems…cleared by doctors treating him…says he wants chance to return to NFL.

Chargers..DE-Corey Liuget goes to Stoneman Douglas High to meet with families of shooting victims in Florida.

NFL…Critical of team that asked LSU-RB-Derrius Grice about ‘sexual preferences-do you like men?’

Redskins..CB-DeAngelo Hall critical of QB-Kirk Cousins…’never committed to team-always seemed to be about his money.

Miami…Police say ex-Dolphins OT-Jon Martin, arrested for making threats on social media, had a gun-knife-axe web arrested for mental health issues.

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(Roster Moves)

Kirk Cousins…sets up FA-meetingw with Broncos next Tuesday.
AJ McCarron…QB will meet with Browns next Tuesday.
Jimmy Graham…TE will meet with Saints next week
Allen Robison…WR-Jaguars to visit San Francisco next week
Trumiane Johnson-Malcom Butler-expected to visit with Jeets next week.
Dontazri Poe..NT will visit Tampa Bay

Seahawks…Visit with FA-RB-Jon Stewart-ex-Carolina.
Seahawks..Visit with FA-LB-Brian Cushing-ex Houston
Seahawks..Ask CB-Richard Sheerman to take payout from 11M
Seahawks-Eagles…Trade-Seattle deals DE-Michael Bennet to Eagles for #5 pick and WR-Marcus Johnson.

Rams-Giants..Trade-St Louis deals LB-Alec Ogletree to NY for A#4 pick
Broncos-Rams…Trade..Denver deals CB-Aqib Taleb to Rams for #5….Denver saves 11M-cap space
Broncos-49ers…Discuss Aqib Talib deal to San Francisco
Eagles-Bills..Discuss Nick Foles for Buffalo #2 pick.
Eagles..Put DE-Vin Curry on NFL trade block
Lions…Taking trade offers for TE-Eric Ebron
Miami…5-clubs express interest in trade talks for WR-Jarvis Landry

Bills..Sign FA-RB-Chris Ivory-ex Jaguars
Bengals..Sign FA-DT-Chris Bakert-ex Tampa Bsy
Packers..Visit with FA-DT-Mo Wilkerson-ex Jets
Rams..Visit with FA-CB-Sam Shields-ex Packers
Bills..Sign FA-DE-Owa Odighuizwa-ex Giants

Patriots..breakoff talks with OT-Nate Solder-not willing to pay 11M
Patriots..Release DT-Allen Branch….TE-Martellus Bennett-save (9.7M) cap space
Cowboys..Release TE-Benson Mayowa
Seattle..Release CB-Jeremy Lane
Titans..Release RB-DeMarco Murray-had just (629Y) rushing….
Carolina..Re-sign K-Graham Gano-4-year deal.
Houston..Re-sign P-Shane Lechler
Atlanta..Re-sign K-Matt Bryant
Atlanta..OG-Andy Levitre takes 2.5M payout to stay
Jets..CB-Antonio Cromartie-retires-hip injury-did not play in 2017.

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………..(Hockey)………

LA Kings-Washington..Kings led (2-1)….Jeff Carter scores 4th goal in 1-week… in.Thursday night game

Ducks-L-Nashville (4-2)….Predators win 10th in row…Ducks playoff hopes dwindling-other clubs have games in hand…

Ducks-at-Dallas…Friday night action.

San Diego Gulls-at-Ontario…Open weekend road trip in AHL play.

Carolina….Remove GM-Ron Francis…name him President.

NHL Union…Defends retired winger Mike Peluso-suffered 10-Grand Mal seizures from fighting in NHL….Union says Peluso cannot fly from Minnesota to California for workman comp hearings….wants ‘full disability hearings’ moved to Minnesota.

Blues..Lose D-Jay Bourmeester for year-hip injury.
Canucks..F-Brock Bowser-Out 4W-sprained back
Boston..F-David Backes-suspended 3-games for head hit.

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………(General)……….

ESPN…Reporter Adrienne Lawrence files sexual harassment lawsuit against company…says she was victim of 2-years of lew comments…targeted for sex by hosts…accused them of watching porn on computers at work.

PGA Golf…Valspar Championships-Palm Beach…Corey Connors shoots (4-under-67) to take first round lead….Tiger Woods shoots (-1-70) only 3-strokes back.

NASCAR….Phoenix 500…Kevin Harvick goes for 3rd win in a row.on Sunday

Indy Car…Season opener Grand Prix of St-Petersburgh….Sebastian Borders and Josef Newgarden top drivers this year.

Tennis….Indian Wells….Serena Williams-3 aces in opening match win as she begins her full schedule comeback.

Soccer…Italy mourns passing of 31Y old star David Astori-died of enlarged heart in team hotel.

Soccer..Arsenal-troubled coach Arsene Wenger say he is not stepping down.

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