Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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……..(Football)………..

(Super Bowl)

Chiefs-L-Tampa Bay (31-9)…Bucs defense destroys Patrick Mahomes-Chiefs led offense..handing Mahomes worst beating in his career…Tom Brady (201P-3TD) in win..Bucs defense 3-sacks..2-interceptions..2-fourth down stops…Mahomes (270P-0TD) in lopsided loss..Chiefs self destruct with 11-penalties in loss.

..Bucs scored 4-TDs on first five possesions
..Tom Brady (201P-3TD)
..Leonard Fournette-Ronald Jones combined (150Y-rushing)
..Rob Gronkowski (6R-67Y-3TD)
..Patrick Mahomes held without a TD pass-first time in career
..Tyreek Hill held to 3-receptions into 4th quarter..finished with (7R)
..Travis Kelce had 4-catches in opening three quarters..finished with (10R)
..Bucs defense had 22-QB pressures  and 8-hits on Mahomes
..Chiefs defense had 1-defensive hold..2-pass interference..1-offsides 4-down..1-taunting flag

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Kansas City…Britt Reid-son of Chiefs coach-facing drunk driving charges for rear-end accidents in which he hit a truck and then car, badly injuring 2-children late Thursday night leaving Arrowhead Stadium…He confirmed he had 3-drinks in Coaches offices after meetings just prior to 9pm-accident on freeway ramp by Stadium.

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(Hall of Fame)-8 to be Enshrined in Canton in August

..Peyton Manning-QB-Colts-Broncos..18Y-career..5X-MVP..14X-Pro Bowl..2-Super Bowl Rings..4-Super Bowl games..(71,490Y-539TD)
..Charles Woodson-CB-Packers-Raiders..9X-Pro Bowl
..Calvin Johnson-WR-Lions..(83TDs)
..John Lynch-S-Tampa Bay-Denver..Current GM-49ers..9X-Pro Bowl
..Alan Faneco-OG-Steelers-Jets..9X Pro Bowler
..Drew Pearson-WR-Cowboys
..Bill Nunn-Legendary scout Steelers
..Tom Flores-2 Super Bowl rings as Coach-Raiders

(NFL Awards Ceremony)

MVP..QB-Aaron Rodgers-Packers
Rookie of Year-Offense..QB-Justin Herbert-Chargers
Rookie of Year-Defense..DE-Chase Young-Washington
Offensive Player of Year..RB-Derrick Henry-Tennessee
Defensive Players of Year..DT-Aaron Donald-Rams
Coach of Year..Kevin Stefanski-Browns
Comeback Player of Year..Alex Smith-QB-Washington
Walter Payton Man of Year..Russell Wilson-QB-Seattle

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(NFL)

Roger Goodell..Sends letter to President Joe Biden-opening up 30-NFL Stadiums for use as Covid Vaccine Centers.

Saints..QB-Drew Brees signs 1Y-Extension contract (1.1M)…takes 22M-paycut to give team (22M) in salary cap space.

Saints..NFL about to levy a 3rd major fine to franchise for 3rd violation of Covid protocols during playoffs

San Francisco..Legendary DT-Charley Krueger passes away (84Y)..spent  entire 15Y-career with franchise in 1960s-70s

Tennessee..Former DT-Josh Evans passes away (48Y)..battled cancer

Houston..Fires 5-more front office employees including salary cap expert Kevin Krajkovis-spent 15Y with team

Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson refusing to communicate to new GM-Nick Caserio..Coach-David Culley..demanding trade…Caserio refusing to take trade offers.

Chiefs..Will give Eric Bienemy-pay raise and contract extension after Super Bowl

Dallas..Preparing (5Y-135M) extension for QB-Dak Prescott

Washington..Elevates Doug Williams to Assistant to President.

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(Coaching Moves)

Chargers lose LB-coach JoeBarry-hired as Def Coord-Packers

Ravens..hire Tee Martin as WR-coach..ex coach USC-Tennessee
Denver..hire Christian Parker-RB coach-ex Packers
Steelers..hire Mike Sullivan-QB coach-ex Army-NYG

Giants..will retain Jason Garrett as Off Coord-despite #31-ranking

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(Roster Moves)

Atlanta..Owner Arthur Blank says QB-Matt Ryan..WR-Julio Jones will not be traded

Eagles-Colts..reportedly moving closer to deal for QB-Carson Wentz

Vikings..Vote confidence QB-Kirk Cousins-will not be traded
Raiders..Re-sign 3rd string QB-Nathan Peterman

CFL-Toronto Argonauts…Sign FA-LB-Shawn Ray-ex #1 pick-Denver Broncos

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(College Football)

Todd McNair-wins case in California Court of Appeals-can refile ‘defamation lawsuit’ against NCAA for his firing in USC-Reggie Bush case.

Georgia..Hires Will Muschamps-consultant..ex South Carolina coach
Vanderbilt..Hires John Egorungwu-LB coach-Buffalo

Clemson..QB-Trevor Lawrence to have minor surgery-partial labrum tear-left shoulder.

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……………(Baseball)………………

(Roster Moves)

Dodgers…Sign FA-P-Trevor Bauer-ex Reds…Record (3Y-102M) contract…will be paid 40M-45M-17M…has opt out clauses after first and second year…(5-4) 1.73ERA last year…Career record (75-64) 3.90

Dodgers…Starting rotation will earn (84M) next-incudes 3-Cy Young Award winners

Dodgers..Signing pushes payroll over Luxury Tax limit…Payroll (238M)…will owe (7.3M) in luxury tax

Dodgers..Still trying to sign FA-3B-Justin Turner.

Angels..Sign FA-OF-Juan Lagares-ex Mets

Texas-A’s…Trade..Rangers deal SS-Elvis Andrus..C-Aramis Garcia to Oakland for OF-Khris Davis..C-Jonah Heinh..P-Dane Acker

Washington..Sign FA-SS-Jordy Mercer-ex Tigers-Pirates
Twins..Sign FA-P-Ian Hamilton-ex Phillies
Cubs..Sign FA-2B-Sergio Alcantra-ex TRigers
Texas..Sign FA-P-Mike Foltyniewicz-ex Braves
Tigers..Sign FA-2B-Jon Schoop-ex Orioles
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Albert Amora-ex Cubs

A’s..Re-sign FA-P-Mike Fiers
Atlanta..Re-sign FA-OF-Marcel Ozuna (4Y-65M)

Brewers..Open talks with FA-OF-Shin Soo Choo-ex Rangers-Indians
Reds..Open talks with FA-2B-Jon Villar-ex Orioles
Houston..Open talks with FA-OF-Jackie Bradley-ex Red Sox

Kiwoom-Korea..Sign minor league hitting star 1B-DH-David Frietas-ex-Milwaukee..career (.326-AAA)

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(MLB)

MLB looking at hiring FBI-agents to background checks on Players-Coaches-Managers-Front Office execs before they are hired in wake of massive sex scandal with disgraced Manager-Pitching Coach Mickey Calloway.

BWAA…Votes to strip name JG-Taylor Spink off Hall of Fame plaque that honors journalists enshrined at Cooperstown.

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………………(Basketball)………………

Aztecs-vs-San Jose State…Monday game…SDSU (13-4) coming off 8-day break…Spartans (5-11) won 3-in a row.

Aztecs…Coach Brian Dutcher’s comments about long layoff:
..Tried to schedule #1-Gonzaga..they were working on other games
..Houston was playing games on East Coast
..Baylor had Covid issues
..Loyola Chicago..no window to schedule us
..Wanted to schedule teams above us in the polls..not below
..We have tested clean all year-yet hurt by schools who had positive tests
..San Jose State-been road team all year..live in hotel
..San Jose State-not become a fragmented team-come together
..San Jose State-not lose season with adversity
..Mountain West Confernce-talks about pairing post season tourney down to 6-teams..but CBS-Fox networks have specific number of conference games they want to play
..Our decisions are based on safety issues-not money issues

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(NBA)

Lakers-W-Detroit (135-129) 2OT…Dennis Schroeder hits 4-free throws in row…LeBron James hits 2-jumpers late in overtime for LA win…LeBron-Anthony Davis combined (63P)…Lakers won despite Piston hitting 16-3s in game…Lakers now (18-6) on season…Detroit (6-18) nearly pulled off upst win.. …Saturday Night..

Lakers-Oklahoma City…Monday Night game

Clippers-L-Sacramento (112-110)…De’Aaron Fox-Buddy Hield combined (48P) in Kings win…Kawhi Leonard (9-21) shooting…Clippers shot just 41% from floor…LA now (17-8) on year …Sunday game

Toronto..Send #1-draft pick Malachi Flynn to NBA-G-League…was averaging just (2PPG-29%-shooting-20% from arc.

Knicks-Pistons..Trade talks…NY would send G-Dennis Smith and #2 pick to Detroit for veteran G-Derrick Rose (14PPG)

NBA..Player revolt growing about All Star Game…LeBron James-Kawhi Leonard-Giannis Antetokoumnpo-James Harden speak out league putting players at risk.

Cleveland..F-Larry Nance-Junior-fractured finger-out 6W
Houston..MRI-C-Christian Wood-bad ankle sprain
Miami..Lose G-Avery Bradley (3W) calf
Miami..Lose G-Goran Dragic-ankle
Brooklyn..F-Kevin Durant to sit out 7-more days-close contact with Covid person
Brooklyn..G-Kyrie Irving-sprained finger
Clippers..G-Paul George-swelling in foot
Cavs..G-Matt Dellavedeva-Post Concussion symptoms return

Steph Curry…scores (57P) but Golden State loses to Dallas
Nikola Jokic..scores (50P) but Nuggets lose to Sacramento

Bill Russell…Hall of Famer received Covid vaccine…”1-Shot I am not going to block”

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…………….(Hockey)………….

Gulls-W-Bakersfield (4-3)…G-Lukas Dostal 40-saves in Saturday night win…Rookies Trevor Zegras-Jamie Drysdale both scored goals…Chase DeLeo 3rd goal in 2-nights…Gulls sweep weekend series..Now (2-0) on season

American Hockey League..Postpones 3rd game of opening weekend with Covid issues hitting Hershey-Binghamton game

NHL..Considering postponing this summer’s NHL-draft in June…because 3-junior leagues have yet to return to play….Would schedule the 2021 draft in June 2022…for 2021 eligible players…then would hold second draft for 2022-eligible players the same day.

Ducks-W-San Jose (2-1)..Saturday night..Max Comtois-Troy Terry score shootout goals in win

Kings-L-Las Vegas (4-3)….Knights get 3rd period goal from Chandler Stephenson in win…Anze Kopitar and Adrian Kempe score for LA…Kings drop to (3-6-2) ..Sunday game…

Toronto..Lose F-Wayne Simmonds-6W-broken hand
Blues..Lose C-Robert Thomas-6W-broken thumb
Buffalo..D-Brandon Montour on Covid IR list..7th Sabre player test positive

Dallas..Bench G-Anton Khudobin-insubordintion issues with coach

Carolina..Hire Justin Williams-longtime player as Asst GM

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………(General)……………

PGA..Phoenix Open…Brooks Koepka storms from behind to win on Sunday…had eagles on 3rd and 17th holes to win

(-19)..Brooks Koepka wins…3-birides and eagle on final 5-holes
(-18)..Xander Schauffele..had 4-bogeys on final day..tied with Kyeong Lee
(-17)..Jordan Spieth..went from 61-on Saturday to 72-Sunday lost lead

Tennis…Tony Trabert…Legendary star 1960s-70s…passes away (90Y) in Florida..Won 5-Grand Slam events in career

English Premier League…Scoreboard

..Manchester City-W-Liverpool (4-1)…..Liverpool loses 3rd in row at home-Anfield-worst stretch since 1963…1st City win at Anfield since 2003…City (15-2-5)…

..Manchester United-Tie-Everton..Dom Calvert-Lewis scores 95 for tie
..Arsenal-L-Aston Villa..Ollie Watkins scores (2′) for only goal game
..Newcastle-W-Southampton..Miguel Almiron 2-goals for United win
..West Ham-Tie-Fulham..West Ham star Tomas Sucek-red card
..Chelsea-W-Sheffield..Blue’s Jorginho scores on penalty shot for win

..Leicester-Tie-Wolverhampton..Fabiano Silva robbed on breakaway (71′)
..Hot Spur-W-West Brom..Harry Kane-So Min score in (54′-58′)

Boxing..Leon Spinks-former heavyweight champion-passes away (67) of cancer-alcohol dementia..beat Muhammad Ali in 15-round title fight in 1987…lost title 7-months later…Unranked fighter who got bout as an Ali tuneup…mauled Ali in ring in shocking win.

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