Best 15 Minutes in Sports—Monday

Posted by on March 11th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Football)…….

Chargers…Release S-Jahleel Addae…5.5M-cap savings…had released DE-Core Liuget…4M-cap savings….Chargers have 34M-cap space for free agency that starts on Wednesday.

Chargers..Re-sign LB-Denzel Perryman to (2Y-12.5M) extension.

Rams..Sign FA-S-Eric Weddle (2Y-12.5M) ex Ravens

(Roster Moves)

Steelers-Raiders…Trade-Pittsburgh deals WR-Antonio Brown to Raiders for #3-#5 draft picks…Raiders upgrade Brown contract (3Y-54M) with 30M guaranteed….Steelers take 21M-cap hit by making trade.

Steelers-Buffalo…Trade package that would have sent Brown to Bills collapsed when Buffalo wanted to swap 1st round pick to take on Brown contract-but Bills refused to upgrade Brown’s contract.

Steelers-Arizona…Pittsburgh deals RT-Marus Gilbert to Cardinals for #5 pick.

Raiders-Jers…Trade-Oakland deals OG-Kelechi Seemele to NY for 5th round draft pick

Raiders..Make contact with FA-RB-Le’Veon Bell-ex Steelers…Raiders still have 55M-in cap space.

Eagles-Patriots…Philadelphia deals DE-Michael Bennett-to New England for #5 pick.

Giants-Browns…NY trade LB-Olivier Vernon and #4 pick to Browns for OT-Kevin Zeitler and #5 pick.

Broncos-Redskins…Denver trades QB-Case Keenum to Washington for #6…will pay half of his 7.5M-guarantee salary.

Chiefs-Packers…Open trade talks about deal for LB-Dee Ford to Green Bay for #3 pick.

Chiefs..Sign FA-RB-Carlos Hyde-ex Jaguars-49ers

Lions…Set up FA-visit with LB-Anthony Barr-ex Vikings.

Miami..Sign TE-Dwayne Allen-ex Patriots
Miami..Release WR-Danny Amendola

Buffalo..Opens talks with FA-DE-Frank Clarke-ex Seahawks.

Chiefs…Release LB_Justin Houston-15M-cap savings

Jaguars……Release OT-Jeremy Parnell…S-Tashaun Gipson…DT-Malik Jackson..RB-Carlos Hyde…Clear 23M-cap space.

Arizona..Release QB-Mike Glennon….S-Antonio Bethea

Dallas..Suspended DE-David Irving announces retirement

Lions..Release OT-TJ Lang-8.8M cap savings…CB-Nevin Lawson 4.6M-cap savings

Packers..Release LB-Antonio Morrison-LB

Vikings..Ask TE-Kyle Rudolph to take payout from (7.7M) deal.

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(NFL)

49ers…Cedric Hardman-10 year veteran DT-passes away (70Y)
Washington..Longtime columnist Dan Jenkins-passes away (890)

Chiefs..Propose change in overtime rule….Each team gets 1-possession in overtime…Eliminate coin toss…Team that won coin toss at start of game-decides whether to receive or play defense in overtime.

(AAF)

SD Fleet-W-Salt Lake City (27-25)…QB-Mike Bercovici (304P)….Donny Hageman 3FG including 44Y-with (:01) left…..Fleet defense 5-takeaways…S-Kam Kelly 2-picks and fumble recover….Fleet now (3-2)…Stallions (1-4)…Attendance just over 16,000 at Stadium….Fleet now face 3-game road trip..

Orlando-W-Birmingham..QB-Garrett Gilbert (286P-2TD)…RB-DeVeon Smith (119R) in win…Steve Spurrier team now (5-0).

Memphis-L-Atlanta (23-20)…QB-Aaron Murray (306P-TD)….Legends add (129R)….Zack Mettenberger (181P) Int in loss

Arizona-San Antonio…Commanders led (14-0) at Press Time….

(IFL)

SD Strike Force-L-Cedar Rapids (65-48)….Rapids (175Y) rushing….Strike Force 2-more turnovers…QB-Derek Bernard has 6-interceptions in 3-games for San Diego…….Rapids QB-Kurt Palandich 5TD passes…..Force now (0-3) on season.

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(College)

Texas..Fires Vince Young as Athletic Department fund raiser…had been arrested on DUI last month and had failed to show up at work numerous times.

Wisconsin…QB-Alex Hornbook puts name in NCAA transfer portal.

Aztecs….1st contact workouts in spring ball on Saturday….Ryan Agnew-Mark Salazar take snaps with 1st string unit….Backup JUCO Jordan Brookshire works with 3rd unit….FB-Issac Lessard carted off knee injury….WR-JT Sullivan-foot….LT-Daishawn Dixon-foot

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….(Basketball)……

(College)

Aztecs-L-Nevada (81-53)…SDSU shoots 20% in awful second half….Jalen McDaniels held (5P) in los…Wolfpack shoot 58% in win….Caleb Martin (25P) in win….Nevada (28-3)….Aztecs lose 2nd in row.

Aztecs-UNLV…Open Mountain West Conference tourney on Thursday vs UNLV….SDSU (19-12)…Rebels (17-13).

USD-St Mary’s….play in semifinals of WCC tourney on Mondsy night…winner faces Gonzaga.

USD-W-BYU..Saturday night win…Isiaih Pineiro (27P-22R) in win
USD-W-Santa Clara..Friday night with..Isaiah Wright (23P) in 2nd round win
USD-W-Portland…20-point in 1st round tourney

Duke…announce C-Zion Williams will resume full workouts on Monday…has been out 3-weeks with strain knee…should be ready for ACC tourney.

Jim Calhoun….St Joseph’s College-Connecticut…confirms he had 4th surgery for removal of tumor near stomach…is cancer free…ex-UConn head coach.

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(NBA)

Lakers-L-Boston (120-107)…Saturday night…have lost 13-of-16 games…Kyrie Irving (30P) in Celtics win.

Lakers…Shut F-Brandon Ingram down for the year with blood clot in shoulder.
Lakers..Rule out G-Lonzo Ball for the year-bone bruise ankle

Clippers-Boston..Monday night game.

Clippers–W-Oklahoma City (118-110)…Friday nite win…LA shoots 46-free throws in game.

Oklahoma City…NBA fines G-Paul George (25,000) for abuse of referees.
Minnesota..C-Karl Anthony Towns suffers strained knee-Saturday night

NY Knixka…..Fans confront owner James Dolan at curtsied seat-yelling ‘sell the team’…security expels fans from Madison Square Garden.

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….(Baseball)……..

Padres-W-Royals…(11-6)….1B-Adelaie Rodriguez hits Grand Slam HR-2nd of spring…Jose Pirela solo HR-2R-HR….Logan Allen gets rocked (1.2inn-6R-8H)….Cal Quantrill best outing of spring (3inn-0R)…Padres now (8-4-2) in Cactus League..Sunday baseball

Padres-W-Reds…Saturday…P-Matt Sthrahm (4inn-0R)…Joey Lucchessi (4inn-2R)….C-Francisco Mejia grand slam HR…hitting (.484)

Padres-W-A’s…Friday…P-Chris Paddack (4inn-0R)…P-Luis Perdomo (1inn-3R-4H)..ERA now 13.50.

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Dodgers-W-Rockies (3-1)….Julio Urias ()3inn-0H)….Max Mincy 2R-double in win…Sunday game

Dodgers-W-Seattle…Keke Hernandez 2-solo HRs..Kenta Maeda (3inn-0R) in Saturday win

Dodgers-L-Royals..Friday game..Hyun Jin Ryu (3inn-0R-1H)

Dodgers…P-Clayton Kershaw to throw first bullpen on Monday…has been out 3-weeks with shoulder joint problem.

Dodgers..P-Joe Kelly shutdown with back issues.

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Angels-L-Mariners (9-3)….P-Tyler Skaggs pulled in first inning of game….Mariners brought up Halos bullpen…..Sunday game

Angles-L-Milwaukee..Saturday split squad..P-Trevor Cahill (2inn-3R)..10.13-ERA

Angels-L-Cubs..Saturday game..P-Gabe Canning (1inn-3R)

Angels-L-White Sox..Friday…Chisox 8R-off Cam Bedrosian-Dan Jennings

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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-OF-Adam Jones-spent 13Y-Orioles…(1Y-3.5M)…earned 15M last year
Tigers-Giants..Trade-Detroit deals C-Cam Rupp to San Francisco
Blue Jays-Orioles..Toronto ships OF-Dwight Smith to Baltimore for cash slot
Royals..Sign FA-C-Martin Maldonado-ex Angels
Twins..Sign FA-2B-Jordy Valdespin-ex Mets
Washington..Release P-Sammy Solis-arm problems
Cubs..Release P-Rob Swahili
Mets..Release SS-TJ Rivera
Royals-Cubs..Trade..KC-deals P-=Donnie Dewers for P-Stephen Redings.

Washington..pulls out of contract talks with FA-P-Craig Kimbrel..refused demand for (4Y-82M).

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(Injuries)

Astros….shutdown Jose Alltuva-soreness oblique area for a week…
Orioles..MRI-DH-Chris Davis-hip
Washington..2B-Howie Kendrick out 3-weeks-hamstring
Miami..C-Jorge Alfaro reinsured hamstring
Tampa Bay..SS-Matt Duffy-hamstring
Seattle..MRI-SS-Kyle Seager-wrist
Toronto..OF-Vlad Guerrero-out 3W-oblique
Angels..OF-Jo Adell out with hamstring-ankle injuries
Indians..P-Tristan McKenzie-out back
Reds..P-Alex Wood-sidelined back issue
Yankees…Deny SS-Troy Tulowitzki has injury problems…hitting just (.176) in spring….out year and half with heel issues with Rockies
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(MLB)

Mets..P-Tom Seaver family confirms he is suffering from dementia (74Y)…is living in seclusion in Northern California.

White Sox..Former P-Esteblan Loaiza sentenced 3Y in prison and will be deported for possession of 44 pound cocaine and attempts to see drugs out of Imperial Beach home.

Dodgers…begin 6th year of TV blackout over 66% of LA market…not further negotiations to get games on Direct TV or other Cable companies aside from Chargers network.

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….(Hockey)………

Kings-L-Arizona (4-2)….Coyotes pound 37-shots on goal in win in Saturday loss..

Ducks-W-Montreal (8-2)…Anaheim exploded for 8-goals against Carey Price…in Friday nite win

Colorado…Lose captain Gabriel Landeskog (8W)-shoulder injury.

Las Vegas..Sign F-Mark Stone (8Y-72M) extension after trade with Ottawa.

Chicago-Flyers..confirm they will open NHL season with game in Prague, Czechoslovakia…..NHL has staged opening season games in Sweden-Finland-China.

Vancouver..Opens negotiations to sign 1st round Pick Quinn Hughes and 3rd round pick William Lockwood-both University Michigan stars…now that NCAA season has concluded.

Ducks..LW-Nick Ritchie-fined (4100) for cross check in Canadiens game.

Blues..Lose hi scoring Vlad Tarasenko-10-days-shoulder injury

Rangers..Mourn passing of Hall of Fame defenseman Harry Howell (89Y)….passed in Hamilton, Ontario…..Starred for NY Rangers for 16-years…played with California Seals-LA Kings then in World Hockey kAssociation.

San Diego Gulls-L-Colorado Eagles-shutout twice (1-0) on Friday night…(2-0) on Saturday night on home ice….Gulls (66P) fall to 3rd place ins standings.

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…..(General)…………

Bay Hill Classic-Arnold Palmer Invitational….Francisco Molinari sinks 45′ putt on 18th hole to win in Orlando…..beating Matt Fitzpatrick by 2-strokes

NASCAR…Phoenix 500……..Kyle Busch grabs lead with 16-laps left-chasing down Ryan Balney to win race..

Indy Car…Grand Prix-St Petersburg….Josef Newgarden wins from front row…outruns Scott Dixon-Will Power…..Defending champ Sebastian Borders completed only 11-laps….Ryan Hunter Reay went out after 15-laps.

Tennis…Indian Wells…Serena Williams retires with viral infection in 3rd round…had lost 6-straight games when she pulled out….Roger Federer survives 6-breakpoints to win his 2nd round match…Novak Djokovic wins 2nd round match….Simona Help…Naomi Osuka also win on weekend in Palm Desert

English Premeir League

..Liverpool-W-Burnley…Roberto Firmino 2-goals…Liverpool (22-1-7)

..Manchester United-L-Arsenal…Pierre Aubameyan penalty shot…breaks 12-matching Man U win streak….Man U (17-6-7)

..Manchester City-W-Watford..Raheem Stirling 3G-in-15 minutes..(24-4-2)
..Chelsea-Ties-Wolverhampton..Ed Hazard scores in (92′)
..Hot Spur-L-Southampton..Gives up 2-goals in 5-mintes in upset loss
..Brighton-W-Crystal Palace..Andrew Knockaert scores in (74’)
..Leicester-W-Fulham-Jamie Vardy 2-goals
..Everton-L-Newcastle..Blow (2-0) lead on road-lose
..Bournemouth-W-Huddersfield…Huddersfield town lost 15-of-17 matches
..Cardiff-W-West Ham..Vic Camarosa scores key goal

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