Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on February 6th, 2023  •  2 responses  • 


Padres…Fan Fest a phenomenal success-Saturday
..150,000 tickets distributed
..48,000 fans showed up
..Team indicated it may expand it to two days (Sat-Sun) next year
..Next year-Divide tickets into morning and afternoon sessions
..Fans chanted ‘Peter-Peter’ when Seider introduced
..Fans changed ‘AJ-AJ’ when Preller was introduced

Padres..Fernando Tatis..Center of Attention-met with media
..I will redeem myself
..It will be a year of emotion
..i expect to be booed on the road
..I am nervous
..This team is loaded

Padres..Manny Machado
..I have relayed my feelings to the team
..If we do not have new contract by end of season- will test free agency
..Tatis lead us to promised land-World Series-will have monster year

Padres..Juan Soto
..I have 2-years left on my deal..let future play out

Padres..Yu Darvish
..Fans are on Tatis side
..I will train in Japan and spend entire WBC tourney with Team Japan

Padres..Joe Musgrove
..Tatis-Put bad decisions behind him
..Tatis taking steps put last year behind him

Padres..Bob Melvin
..Moving Tatis to OF will protect him from many injuries
..Will moved him around in spring training then decide where he plays

Padres..AJ Preller
..Ball is in his court (Machado)..
..He’s under contract for 6-more years

Padres…The Athletic Website ran nationwide poll of Padres Questions:
..57%-Confident Padres headed in right direction
..87%-Agree with Seidler leadership
..32%-Confident with Preller leadership
..55%-Believe in Bob Melvin
..27%-Confident Fernando Tatis returns as star
..58%-Think Tatis should play RF
..15%-Agree with Bogaerts 11-year contract
..85%-Worried about Padres depth in rotation
..92%-Give Machado extension
..36%-Confident can keep Juan Soto
..24%-Confident can maintain this payroll level
..88%-Believe team can make World Series
..46%-Will win between 95-and-100 games

Padres..Fans responses to The Athletic poll:
..This could be ‘Golden Age’ of Padres baseball
..Team had not tried for decades to excel
..They have mortgaged the future-we are screwed in 2025

Padres..Lose top minor leaguer Eguy Rosario-SS..broken ankle playing Winter League ball..could be out 6-months…hit (.288-22HR) in AAA last year

Padres..Name Ryan Christensen-Associate manager..Ryan Flaherty-bench coach-game planner

Dodgers…Fan Fest-Announce they will retire #34-Fernando Valenzuela in August ceremonies.

Dodgers..Invite 27-non roster players to camp including ex Cubs-Braves OF-Jason Heyward..ex White Sox P-Dylan Covey

Dodgers..Sign SS-Miguel Rojas to 2Y-11M extension

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Robbie Erlin-ex Padres-Mariners..OF-Luke Williams-ex Arizona..OF-Yas Diaz-ex Cardinals

Angels..Make contact with unsigned FA-C-Gary Sanchez-Twins….Red Sox-P-Michael Wacha…Texas SS-Elvis Andrus
(MLB Notes)

NY Mets…Suprise move hiring Carlos Beltran as Assistant to GM…Longtime slugger was supposed to be Mets manager but was removed after he was involved in the Houston Astros sign stealing scandal in 2017.

Ownership group puts together ‘Broadcast Committee’ to come up with a plan for Regional Sports Networks with report Sinclair Diamond Broadcast will file for bankruptcy and miss rights fees payments for 2023-season…14-teams have games broadcast by Bailey Sports-a Sinclair subsidiary.

Twins..Mourn passing VP-Player Personnel-Mike Radcliff-Cancer-was (66Y)

MLB Free Agency….Top unsigned free agents still on market..SS-Miguel San..OF-Jurickson Profar..3B-Matt Moustakas…1B-Yuli Gurriel..P-Michael Wacha

Mets..Young P-Matt Allen-elbow surgery-miss half the season
(Roster Moves)

Pirates..At impasse with OF-Bryan Reynolds on extension…offered him (6Y-76M)..he is demanding (6Y-126M)…Career (.281) hitter

Tampa Bay..Relief P-Jake McGee-retires
Twins..Sign FA-P-Aaron Sanchez-ex Toronto
Reds..Sign FA-C-Nick Plummer-ex Mets..OF-Nick Martini-exRoyals
Washington..Sign FA-P-Chad Kuhl-ex Pirates
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Jake Faria-ex Arizona

Orix Buffalo..Japan-Sign FA-P-Jharel Cotton-ex Twins-A’s

Chiefs-Eagles..Begin final Super Bowl preparation before heading to Arizona for Super Bowl Week festivities.

Raiders..Hire Scott Turner-Passing Game Coord-ex Washington
Carolina..Hire Ejira Every-Def Coord-ex Broncos
Arizona..Bring back Lou Anaruno-Bengals for 2nd interview
Arizona..Interview Mike Kafka-Giants for 2nd time
Colts..Interview Shane Steichen-Eagles for head job
Indianpolis..Complete 2nd round of interview-have talked to 15-candidates
Denver..Release Def Coor-Ejiro Every from contract-allow him to leave
Dallas..Hire Brian Schottenheimer to be Off Coord
Saints..Hire Todd Grantham-defense staff-ex Alabama
Patriots..Hire Will Lawing-TE coach-ex Alabama
Titans..Hire Lo Locust-Asst coach..she was on Tampa Bay staff
Ravens..2nd interview Justin Outten-ex Denver for Off Coord job
Ravens..Interview Todd Monken-Georgia for Off Coord job
Denver..Interview Sean Desai-Seattle for Def Coord job
Denver..Interview Brian Flores-Steelers for Def Coord job
Dallas..Interview Brian Angelichio-Vikings for Off Coord job
Miami..Fire Matt Applebaum as Off Line coach
Houston..New coach DeMeco Ryans wants to interview 4-assistants SF staff

Raiders..Give Derek Carr’s agent permission to talk to other teams about restructure 40M-contract to facilitate trade

Bengals..Gun menacing charge against RB-Joe Nixon-dropped
Cowboys..Will Brett Maher as kicker..mis 4PAT-FG end of season games
Raiders..DE-Maxx Crosby calls Chargers DE-Joey Bosa-‘Crybaby’
Bills..GM-Brandon Beane- Josh Allen Interceptions (5) in red zone must stop

Patriots..Report Bill Belichick had to intercede in disputes with QB-Mac Jones and co-coordinators Joe Judge-Matt Patricia last year

CBS..Deny report they had intervention with color analyst Tony Romo over his lack of preparation for game broadcasts.
(College Football)

Alabama..Hire Tommy Rees-Off Coord-ex Notre Dame
Ball State..Hire Jeff Mitchell-Ath Director..ex Southern Mississippi

Big 12..Break off talks with Texas-Oklahoma over buyout clause for early release to go to SEC…Fox Network would lost 7-marquee TV games in 2023 and 2024 if Longhorns-Sooners exit early.

Aztecs-W-Boise State (72-52)…SDSU moves back into 1st place in Mountain West…State jumps to 22-point lead in first half..Nathan Mensah-Keshod Johnson combine to shoot (9-for-9) 27P in win…Aztecs (9-2) in conference (18-5) on season…SDSU at Utah State-Tuesday

USD-W-Loyola Marymont (87-79)..Toreros went on (18-0) scoring binge to get win..Steve Lavin’s club (11-14) on season

UCLA-W-Washington State..Bruins (19-4)
USC-W-Washington..Trojans (17-6)
Gonzaga-L-St Mary’s…Zags now (19-5)..Gaels (21-4)

Colorado State…Mountain West Conference possibly disciplining CSU after fans in Ft-Collins shouted the slur ‘Russia-Russia’ at Utah State guard Max Shulga-who is from Ukraine and whose family is stranded in Kiev.

Syracuse…Angry at the media-Coach Jim Boeheim says it is his decision when to retire-no one else’s especially the media…Orange in danger of missing NCAA tourney…Condemns ‘state of basketball’..’basketball in awful place’….Condemns transfer portal and NIL…’Pitt-Wake Forest-Miami tried to buy teams’…’NIL is reason Coach K-Jay Wright walked away from the game’

Eastern Illinois..Suspend leading scorer Kenyion Hodges for throwing punch at fan who heckled him during game

Brooklyn Nets-Dallas Mavericks…Blockbuster TRADE
..Nets deal G-Kyrie Irving..F-Markeiff Morris to Dallas
..Mavericks send G-Spenc Dinwiddie..F-Dorian Finney-Smith..#1-#2-#2
..Denver picks are in 2027-and 2029
..Nets took Mavs package after talks failed with Lakers
..Irving will be eligible for (2Y-78M) extension

Clippers-Brooklyn Nets…Monday game

Clippers-W-Knicks (134-120) OT….Clippers blew 17-point lead in regulation…Kawhi Leonard-Paul George combined (65P)…Norman Powell (23P) off the bench…Clippers (30-25)

Lakers-L-New Orleans (131-126)…Pelicans erupt for (42P) in 3rd quarter…Brandon Ingram (35P)…Anthony Davis (34P)-LeBron James (27P) in loss…Pelicans snap 10-game losing streak…Lakers (25-29)

Brooklyn…Controversial G-Kyrie Irving was traded before Thursday deadline…Owner Joseph Tsai refused to Irving (Y-198M) max contract…Irving averaged (27P-5R-5A) this year…

Lakers-Nets..Trade would involve Russell Westbrook…top prospects and #1
Clippers-Nets..Trade would involve John Wall, prospects and #1

Lakers-Utah..Reopen trade talks about possible Russell Westbrook deal for G-Mike Conley

Lakers-Charlotte…Open talks Russell Westbrook trade
Clippers-Dallas..Open talks involving C-Christian Wood
Toronto..Shop Gs-Fred VanVleet and AG Amunoby
Cleveland-Portland..Open trade talks about Blazers G-Josh Hart
Utah..Talking trade of F-Jarred Vanderbilt with Portland..Philadelphia

Golden State..G-Steph Currey suffers minor tear of ligament and muscle in leg..Could be out 3-to-5 weeks

NBA..Suspend Orlando Mo Bamba 4-games for part in fight….Minnesota G-Austin River 3-games for his part in fight…Fight Jaden McDaniels (20,000) coming off the bench.

NBA..Suspend Memphis G-Dillon Brooks 1-game..78,000-fine for flagrant foul on Cleveland’s Donovan Mitchell-who was fined 20,000 for flagrant foul.

Dallas..Luka Doncic-out with heel injury

Gulls-L-Coachella Valley (4-0) Saturday night…give up 3-goals in 3-and-half minutes in opening period…Gulls now an AHL-worst (12-34)

Gulls-L-Coachella Valley (2-1)-Friday..gave up game winning goal (:90) left

Vancouver…Troubled Canucks call up Vasily Podkolzin-Nils Amon from AHL
Vancouver..Open talks to sign 6’8-D-Nikita Tryamkin

San Jose-Rangers..Open trade talks F-Timo Meier in deal for F-Alex Lafreniere and #1 pick

Montreal-Calgary..Discuss deal for F-Josh Anderson

NY Islanders…Sign C-Bo Horvat to (8Y-60M) extension..had obtained him in major deal with Vancouver last week.

Ottawa..Fire AHL-coach Troy Mann
Washington..Sign F-Dylan Strome to (5Y-25M) extension

Ottawa..Commissioner Gary Bettman says 15-groups have put in bids to buy the Senators franchise

Golf-ATT-Pebble Beach….Final round on Monday after 50MPH winds forced suspension of play on Saturday
..(-15)..Justin Rose used an eagle to jump into lead Sunday
..(-13)..Peter Malnati heads 3-way tie in 2nd spot

LIV-Saudi International Tourney…Phil Mickelson-Bryson DeChambeau-Cam Smith fail to make cut in opening tournament.
NASCAR…Clash at the Coliseum-Sunday night race in Los Angeles…Martin Truex-Bubba Wallace went back and forth in the lead in accident marred race at the LA Coliseum as they reached 75-lap part of race at Press Time.

Fomula 1…Team Red Bull signs engine deal with Ford for 2026 season
Soccer..English Premier League Scoreboard:
..Manchester City-L-Hot Spur…Harry Kane scores 14′ in upset win-267th goal
..Everton-W-Arsenal…(1-0) win…Gunners now (16-2-2)
..Manchester United-W-Crystal Palace..Marcus Rashford goal
..Liverpool-L-Wolverhampton…Give up 2G in 7-minutes
..Leeds-L-Nottingham Forest…1-0 loss
..Newcastle-Tie-West Ham…Callum Wilson scores 3′ mark for United
..Brentford-W-Southampton..2-goals in 3-minutes
..Brighton-W-Bournemouth..Game winner in 87′
..Leicester-W-Aston Villa…City scores in 41-47′
..Chelsea-Fulham..0-0 tie

Sockers-W-Mesquite…Sockers now (10-0) on season in indoor soccer

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