Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on February 12th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Basketball)……

Aztecs-L-Nevada (83-58)…Wolfpack outscores SDSU (48-23) in second half-State shoots 28% in second half….C-Jordan Caroline (26P-11R) for Nevada-now (21-5)…Aztecs blown out second game in a row on road..now (1-7) on road in conference…(5-8) in conference play…last two losses by 22-25 points.

USD-L-Santa Clara (70-64)…KJ Feagin scores (32) in Broncos win over up-and-down Toreros team.

(Scoreboard)

Boise State-L-Utah State..Aggies hit 9-3’s in come from behind win
Wyoming-L-UNLV..Shakur Juiston (22P) in Rebs surprise win
New Mexico-L-Air Force..Falcons shoot 59%..Lobos hit 14-3’s-lost
Colorado State-W-San Jose..Rams without head coach Larry Eustachy

Gonzaga-W-St Mary’s..Bulldogs built 25P-lead in road win snapping Gaels 19-game win streak.

(Coaching)

Colorado State..Buying out contract troubled coach Larry Eustachy-owed 3M buyout but violated ‘Zero Tolerance’ rule for anger management incidents….CSU internal probe showed renewed anger incidents in 2015-16-17 after 2014-investigation..Players boycotted practice on Thursday over University’s slow go probe of abuse by coach.

Georgia Tech..Coach Josh Pastner facing possible termination..lawsuit over 2-sexual assault incidents and 11-harassment issues while at Memphis State.

AP Poll….Shakeup coming after #1-Villanova..#2-Virginia…#3-Purdue all lost this past week.

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(NBA)

Lakers-L-Dallas (130-123)…Mavs put 6-in double figures…shoot 54%…hit 22-free throws…Lakers get combined 68P-from Isaiah Thomas-Julius Randle-Brandon Ingram in ugly loss…team hit 16-3’s but lost.

Clippers-L-76ers (112-88)..Joel Embiid (29P-16R)…LA trailed by 15-never recovered.

Clippers-Cavs…Confirmed they were close to DeAndre Jordan trade-but Lakers stepped in at last minute with offer for younger players.

Clippers…Remain confident they can keep Jordan who has (24M) opt in clause he must exercise this summer

Cavaliers..GM-Koby Altman refutes criticism franchise is ‘marching towards death’ following 3-trades that dealt away 6-players and 1st round pick-but netted Cavs younger talent and cap space.

76ers..1st round pick Markelle Fultz has ‘nerve damage’ in right shoulder-led to loss of muscle function-cannot play.

Houston..Sign FA-G-Joe Johnson-released by Sacramento Kings.
Sacramento..Buyout contract of C-Georgios Papgianis-eat 4.7M
Memphis..Release G-Brandon Wright
Memphis..Coach JR Bickerstaff fined 25,000-abuse of officials

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……(Baseball)……..

Padres…Manager Andy Green optimistic he can find enough starting pitching to start season until some of top young prospects arrive from minor leaguers…Padres have 10-potential starters…but Tyson Ross-Matt Strachn-Robbie Erlin-Colin Rea-Chris Young are all coming off surgeries…and Jordan Lyles-Bryan Mitchell have never succeeded as starting pitchers.

Dodgers…Lose Yu Darvish out of starting rotation…Clubs lets him leave as free agent refusing to offer 6th year in contract-or do deal that would take team over 197M-luxury tax threshold.

Angels-Tampa Bay…Open trade talks about deal for Rays P-Jake Odorizzi.

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(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Sign FA-P-Yu Darvish (6Y-126M)-ex Dodgers..was (4-3) with LA…won 2-playoff games…but had (21.60-ERA) in WorldSeries

Giants..Sign FA-P-Derek Holland-ex Rangers-White Sox
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Sergio Romo-ex-Giants-Dodgers
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Dustin McGowan-ex Blue Jay
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Josh Toles-from Australia

(MLB)

Arizona..Reopen contract talks with FA-OF-JD Martinez.
Toronto..Open talks with FA-P-Andrew Cashner-ex Texas
Royals..Open talks with FA-1B-Logan Morrison-ex Tampa Bay
Braves..Opent talks with FA-3B-Eduardo Nunez-ex Red Sox
Colorado…Reopen talks with FA-1B-Mark Reynolds
Miami..Talk to OF-Jon Jay-ex Cubs

Houston-Miami..Open talks about deal for C-JT Realmuto-Marlins want P-Collin McHugh and prospects

Phillies..P-Steve Geltz suspended 100-games-3rd time offender PED.

White Sox..Hire Dave Duncan as pitching consultant

Tampa Bay…Rays and city officials negotiate sight for new stadium-Channel District to replace Tropicana Dome.

LA..Longtime OF-Wally Moon passes away…Starred for the Cardinals and the LA Dodgers after moving to LA Coliseum.

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…….(Football)…….

Colts..Hire Frank Reich as head coach-ex assistant Buffalo-Eagles-Chargers.

Hamilton Ti-Cats…Hire longtime NFL coach Jerry Glanville as Def Consultant on June Jones staff.

Houston..New GM-Brian Gaine fires 4-top assistants in front office to bring in his own people.

Carolina..Interview Lake Dawson-Titans-2nd time for vacant GM job.

Steelers..Restructure contracts of Stephon Tuitt-David DeCastro…clear 13M-cap space to re-sign Le’Veon Bell.

Eagles..OT-Lane Johnson says New England’s ‘Patriot Way’ is a fear based organization-creates robot players not having any fun…

Vikings..Hire John DiFelippo-Off Coor..ex-Eagles
Tampa Bay..Fire Jay Hayes-DL coach
Lions..Hire Bo Davis-DL coach-ex Alabama
Miami..Hire Renaldo HNill-Assistant DB-coach..was at U-Pittsburgh
Houston..Hire Luke Richaesson-Strength coach-ex Broncos
Giants..Refused permission to interview Kevin Stefanski-Vikings for vacant Off Coord job in New York.

Dallas..Longtime Assistant coach-scout-Jim Garrett-passes (87Y)…father of Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett…worked in NFL for 37-years.

Boston Herald…Suspends columnist Ron Borges who wrote column. Tom Brady would hold out-demanding contract be restructured…Borges took information from a false tweet account posing as Agent Don Yee.

WEEI…Suspended talkshow host Christian Fauria for tasteless imitation on air of agent Don Yee…joking about Herald story.

Buffalo…Legendary Bills QB-Jim Kelly-cancer survivor-undergoes gall bladder emergency surgery.

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(College Football)

New Mexico…Suspended Coach Bob Davie for 30-days following interviews with 35-Lobo players-charged coach with racial overtone comments…using ‘N-word’….Anger incidents…Hazing of players….racial insensitivity.

Michigan..Interviews ex-NFL coach Cam Cameron..and ex-Florida coach Jim McElwain for offensive consultant roll on Jim Harbaugh staff

Iowa State..Star QB-Kyle Kempt granted 6th year eligibility because of prior injuries while with Cyclones.

Army..former Cadet player Charles Shretzman files lawsuit against school and NCAA saying his Lou Gehrig-ALS disease was caused by football injuries-not military service…was told to play while hurt.

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……(Hockey)…..

Gulls-W-San Jose…Complete weekend sweep

Gulls-W-San Jose.. (4-1) Sunday-Eric Fehr scores 15th goal..Kallie Kosilla 13th…Reto Berra 33-saves…..

Gulls-W-San Jose (3-2)…Saturday night…wipe out (2-0) Barracuda lead for road win.

Ottawa…Fire team President Tom Auselmi…Contract extension GM-Pierre Dorian.

Kings..F-Trevor Lewis sent home from road trip with shoulder-neck injury.

Kings..RW-Dustin Brown facing NHL 1-game suspension for knee check that caused injury.

Toronto..ex-Maple Leaf Tiger Williams arrested 2-sexual assault cases while on trip to Latvia.

Sabres..C-Jack Eichel-out high ankle sprain

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……(General)……..

Golf-ATT Pebble Beach…Ted Potter uses (62) on Saturday to get lead and coasts to win (-17)..Phil Mickelson strong weekend heads group in 2nd place that included Jason Day (-14)…Dustin Johnson fades at finish (-14)-fell out of lead group…Jordan Spieth (-8)….Rory McIlroy failed to make cut (-7)

USA Gymnastics…Convicted sexual assault molester Larry Nassar-transferred to high security US Penitentary prison in Tucson, Arizona..serving 175-years in prison.

USA Swimming…Internal report that a swimming coach may have abused 15-16 year old children.

USOC…CEO-Larry Probst says he turned over information about Larry Nassar assaults in 2015 to FBI…says FBI conducted its own timeline investigation…USOC beginning own ‘in house probe-Who knew what-when?”

US Soccer…Votes Treasurer Carlos Cordiero as President in 3-round election run off…got 69% of votes to defeat Kathy Carter-who was Marketing Director…former player Kyle Martino finished 3rd…Eric Wynalda finished 4th in voting.

Daytona…Speed week opens with new spoiler rules in place…changes on pit row-5 crew members over wall…speeds likely to go up 8mph….

Daytona Clash…Brad Keselowski comes from 17th to win opening Clash race..teammate Joey Logan finishes 2nd.

Daytona Qualifying…Alex Bowman-replacing Dale Earnhardt in the
’88’…grabs pole for Daytona 500 with (195.6) timing….Denny Hamlin will start second (195.2)….slump ridden Jimmie Johnson will start third.

Daytona Twin Qualifying…Races come up on Thursday.

English Premier League
..Tottenham-W-Arsenal..Harry Kane scores on header (48-minute mark)…Gunners had 6-scoring chances in final 5-minutes could not tie game.
..Manchester City-W-Leicester City..Sergio Aguero scores 4-goals in City win on road.
..Manchester United-L- Newcastle United..Matt Ritchie scores in 65th minute in upset win over Man U.
..Liverpool-W-Southampton..Mohammad Salah scores again
..Everton-W-Crystal Palace…Toffies score 2-goals in 11-minutes
..Stoke-Tie-Brighton..Matt Ryan-goalie makes penalty shot save late to preserve Stoke City tie.
..Swansea-W-Burnham..Swant climbs out of relegation zone to 15th place.
..Huddlesfield-W-Bournemouth..Steve Mournia 2-goals in win.
..West Ham-W-Watford..’Chicharito’ scores goal in win

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