Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on February 14th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Super Bowl)….

Rams-W-Bengals (23-20)…Matthew Stafford leads Rams on 16-play scoring drive with TD pass from 1-yard line to Cooper Kupp  withy 1:25 left in game to give Rams the win…Aaron Donald sacks Joe Burrow on 4th and 1-play at 49-yard line to preserve win…Rams survived the loss of WR-Odell Beckham and 2-injured tight ends.
..Matthew Stafford (283P-3TD-2Int)
..Cooper Kupp (8R-92Y) 2TD..9-touches on final 16-play drive
..Rams defense 7-sacks..7-pressures..11-hits on Joe Burrouw
..Burrow (263P-1TD)
..Tee Higgins (4R-100Y including 75Y-TD
..JaMarr Chase (5R-87)…

Rams..coach Sean McVay says he will coach in 2022-23..but admits he wants to find ‘balance’ in nis life away from football demands

Rams..OT-Andrew Whitworth  contemplating retirement at age 40 after Super Bowl game.

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(NFL Notes)

Tony Dungy…Writes letter to Roger Goodell asking changes in Rooney Rule.
..System is broken
..NFL Minority Hiring Board has failed
..Ban all Interviews till day after Super Bowl
..Impose 10-day hiring blackout after Super Bowl
..Teams must post priorities looking for in interviews
..Continue Rooney Rule mandate..2-minority interviews for each position

Vic Fangio…Ex Broncos coach turns down offers..will sit out 2022

Bills..Hire Kyle Shurmur-ex Vikings..Quality Control
Bears..Hire Carlos Polk-ex Raiders-Jaguars..Spec Team
Bears..Hire David Walker-ex Colts-Lions..RB coach
Denver..Hire Tyrone Wheatley-ex Morgan State..RB coach
Broncos..Hire Dom Capers-ex Carolina-Vikings-Steelers..Consultant
Broncos..Hire Dwayne Stukas-ex Rams..Spec Teams
Colts..Hire Ron Milus-ex Chargers-Raiders..DB coach
Jaguars..Hire DeShea Townsend-ex Bears..DB coach
Jaguars..Hire Bill Shuhey-ex Bears..LB coach
Jaguars.Fire Darrell Bevell-ex Off Coord
Miami..Interview Frank Smith-Charges for Off Coord job
Miami..Promote Josh Boyter to Def Coord
Vikings..Interview Wes Phillips-Rams for Passing Game Coord
Vikings..Interview Mike Pettine-ex Browns for LB coach
Vikings..Hire Chris Rumph-ex Bears for DL job
Vikings..Hire Chris Kuper-ex Broncos for OL job
Saints..Interview Scottie Montgomery-Colts for Off Coord job
Giants..Hire Mike Kafka-ex Chiefs for Off Coord job
Raiders..Hire Mick Lombardi-ex Patriots for Off Coord job
Raiders..Hire Rob Ryan-ex Ravens for LB coach job
Raiders..Hire Carin Bricello-ex Patriots for OL job
Raiders..Fire Trey Scott-Player Personnel Director
Steelers..Interview John Spytek-ex Tampa Bay for GM job
Rams..Will interview Greg Olson-ex Raiders for Off Coord job
Seattle..Fire Mike Solari-OL coach
Seattle..Hire Sean Desai-ex Bears-Assistant Head Coach

 

Green Bay..Prepared to offer QB-Aaron Rodgers (2Y-90M) extension to remain with team.

Arizona..Dispute with QB-Kyler Murray grows…he believes he is being made scapegoat…Cardinals upset he is self-centered..immature..finger pointer

Chiefs..Off Coord-Eric Bienemey meets with Andy Reid on Monday to discuss future…has had 15-coaching interviews over 4-years..never hired.

Seattle…NFL RB-Adrian Peterson arrested at LAX while on flight to Houston in domestic incident with his wife…Taken off plane and held on 50,000-bail on Sunday morning…Released from jail in afternoon.

NFL..MVP-QB-Aaron Rodgers
NFL..Def Player Year-TJ Watt
NFL..Off Player Year-Cooper Kupp
NFL..Coach of Year..Mike Vrabel
NFL..Walter Payton Award..AndrewWhitworth

CFL..Toronto Argonauts sign Chad Kelly-ex Colts-Bills to 4-year contract.
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…(Basketball)…

Clippers-Golden State…Monday game
Clippers-W-Dallas..(99-97) Saturday..Reggie Jackson (24P)

Lakers-L-Golden State (117-115) Saturday..Steph Curry-Klay Thompson combined (55P)..Warriors hit 25-free throws…Lakers lost 7-of-9..(26-31) on season

Lakers..GM-Rob Pelinika..’This is group we believe in’ after failing to make Russell Westbrook trade…25-games left to ‘make a splash run’

Lakers..Report team may try to sign G-Goran Dragic if released by San Antonio

Chicago..G-Zach LaVine..to see knee specialist in Los Angeles
Bucks..Lose F-Pat Connaughton-4W-broken hand
New Orleans..F-Larry Nance-knee surgery-out 6W

Boston..Sign FA-C-Luke Kornet-ex Bulls
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(College Basketball)

Aztecs-W-Air Force (76-64)-Saturday..Nathan Mensah (14P-6R)..SDSU shoots (62%)…SDSU now (15-6)

USD-W-UOP (60-54)..Marcellus Earlington (14P)..Torerors (14-12)

UCLA-L-USC (64-57)..Drew Peterson (27P) for Trojans..Jaime Jacquez-Johnny Jurzang shoot (6-27) from floor in loss…Trojans (21-4)..Bruins (17-5)
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…..(Baseball)……..

MLB-Union…Owners make 16-Point 30-page proposal to Union
..Luxury Tax go from 214M-to 216-218-222M by 5th year of deal
..Delete loss of draft pick  for any team going over 214M-threshold-1st year
..Tax rate teams over threshold will be 50%-Year One..70%-year Two..100%-Three
..Draft pick penalty..lose #2 pick in draft exceed 234M-limit 2nd year in row
..Draft pick penalty..lose #1 pick in draft if exceed 234M limit 3-years in row
..Minimum salaries increase 615,000..650,000..725,000 next 3-years
..15M-Bonus Pool for Top 30-rookies each year
..1M-Bonus for Rookie Player who wins ..MVP..Cy Young-Rookie of Year
..500,000 Bonus for players 2nd in voting…250,000 for 3rd place voting
..Bonus Draft Pick..2-draft choices to any team whose rookie wins awards
..Option Rule..Limit teams to optioning player 5-times i one year
..Pre Draft Physicals..Guarantee slot pay to players who present physicals
..Draft Lottery for 3-worst teams
..Drop Draft Pick compensation for free agents  who sign elsewhere
..Drop draft Pick compensation for players with Qualifying offers
..Designated hitter in National League
..14-team playoffs..7-in each league
..Draft-Follow Clause..allows teams to retain pick-place in Junior College
..Open spring training camps to all Minor Leaguers-March 16th

Angels..Day 5-of Tyler Skaggs-Eric Kay Drug Trial in Ft Worth
..Kay made 30-calls on burner phone to known drug dealer in 2-days
..Kay purchased Opioids from clubhouse attendant Umpires Room
..Kay made cell phone calls to drug dealer and attendant hours after death-Skaggs

Jeremy Giambi..Died of suicide gunshot wound..age 47
White Sox..Mandate all minor leaguers must have vaccine-boosters
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(Roster Moves)

Rockies..Sign FA-P-Zach Lee-ex Dodgers
Dodgers..Sign FA-OF-Stefan Romero-Orix Buffaloes (96HR-3Y) Japan
Phillies..Sign FA-2B-Yairo Munoz-ex Red Sox
Seattle..Sign FA-OF-Erick Mejia-ex Royals
Seattle..Sign FA-Asher Wojciechowski-ex Yankees-Orioles
White Sox..Sign FA-C-Randy Read-ex Washington
A’s..Sign FA-1B-Eric Thames-ex Brewers-Washington..starred in Korea
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…(Hockey)……

Gulls-W-San Jose (6-1)..Friday…Gulls (15-20-2)

Ducks-L-Seattle (5-4)..Kraken game winning goal (1:42) left..Issac Lundestrom 2-goals for Ducks…Ducks drop into 4th place tie with Kings.

Flyers..Trade offers from Colorado-Tampa Bay for F-Claude Giroux
Toronto..LW-Nick Ritchie put on trade block
Minnesota-Montreal..Wild trade G-Andrew Hammond to Habs
Ducks..Reported 11M beneath NHL Salary Cap-can take on payroll at deadline

Flyers..F-Sean Couturier-back surgery-out for year
Oilers..D-Zach Kassian-broken jaw..D-Duncan Keith-concussion
Penguins..Asst Coach Todd Reirden-serious knee injury in practice
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…(General)……

Golf-Phoenix Open..Scott Scheffler hits 3-birdies in a row on back nine-comes from 3-strokes back to force playoff-then eliminates  Patrick Cantlay on 3rd overtime hole to win first tourney on PGA tour…Sahith Theegala bogeyed 17th and missed putt on 18 to fail to make playoff…Brooks Koepka finished 4th

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Olympics
..Team USA-W-Germany (3-2) in come from behind win-moves to quarterfinals in hockey
..Team USA-W-Canada (2-0) in opening group game..Killed off 2-man advantage at end of game
..Hockey seeds heading to knockout round..1-USA..2-Finland..3-Russia..4-Sweden…get first round byes…Canada-must take part in play in game-Tuesday

Speed Skating..Erin Jackson wins golf-1st African American to win gold in 500-meter event
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(Soccer)

English Premier League..Scoreboard:
..Manchester City-W-Norwich..Raheem Sterling 3-goals for City
..Manchester United-Tie-Southhampton (1-1)..Man U troubles continue
..Everton-W-Leeds..Score 2-goals in 13-minutes
..Newcastle-W-Aston Villa..United with surprise win
..Wolverhampton-W-Hot Spur..Raul Jiminez goal 6′ for Wolves
..Liverpool-W-Burnley..Fabinho game winning goal
,,West Ham-Tie-Liecester..West Ham scores in 45-57′ for tie
..Brighton-W-Watford..Neil Maupay game winner goal
..Crystal Palace-Tie-Brantford
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