Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

Posted by on March 5th, 2018  •  1 Comment  • 

……(Basketball)…….

Aztecs-W-Nevada (79-74)…SDSU wins 6th conference game in a row…wipes out 10-point deficit with strong defense…C-Kam Rooks comes off bench and goes (6-for-6) from floor to key win…Malik Pope (16P)…overcome Jordan Caroline (29P) game…Aztecs (19-10)…Nevada (26-6).

Aztecs-Mountain West Tourney…SDSU plays Fresno State in a 4-vs-5 matchup on Thursday in opening round….State will have to win 3-games in 3-days to get NCAA tourney bid in Las Vegas….SDSU has to overcome a (5-8) road record this year.

USD-L-BYU (85-79)…in opening round game in West Coast Conference tourney…Toreros trailed by 17P-came back to tie..Cougars hit 8-free throws in a row at end of game to stave off rally….USD had 14-turnovers and committee 25-fouls…BYU had just 5-turnovers…Elijah Bryant-Yoeli Childs combined for 49P in Cougars win…

USD…Hopes to get a post season tourney bid to NIT of the CIT…Must also make decision on the suspension of coach Lamont Smith.

Boise-W-Wyoming..Broncos finish (23-7)..Chris Sengelder (24P)
Fresno-L-New Mexico..Trey Simons 6-FTs in overtime..
UNLV-L-Utah State..Rebels fade end of season (8-10) in conference
Air Force-W-San Jose..Jacob Van (23P) in Falcons win.

Arizona..Coach Sean Miller reinstated by school…considering legal action against ESPN and Yahoo for report he was involved in conversations about 100,000–payoff for a recruit…..G-Allonzo Trier reinstated from PED suspension.

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(NBA)

Lakers-W-Spurs..Lonzo Ball hits 6-3 point shots…rally from 17-point deficit….Lakes have won 5-in row…now (17-7) since mid January-3rd best record in NBA-Saturday nite..

Lakers-W-Knicks..Friday night victory..shoot 56% from floor and score 128-points in win.

Lakers-Portland….Monday night action

Lakers…G-Josh Hart-surgery-broken hand-out 6W..

Clippers-Brooklyn Nets…Sunday night game

Clippers..F-Danilio Gallinari to miss 3-more weeks-fracture of hand…has played just 19-games…missed 43-with injuries.

Cavaliers..Suspended G-JR Smith-1 game for throwing bowl of soup at an assistant coach in argument.

Spurs…Coach Greg Popovich says F-Kawhi Leonard working out-not ready to return to team yet from quad injury.

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….(Football)…….

NFL Combine…Final Day of workouts in Indianapolis.

(QB)
..Josh Allen-Wyoming-dazzling with deep throws and accurate short..ran (4.75) in 40-metrics very good.
..Baker Mayfield-Oklahoma..excellent throwing drills..measured just (6’0″)…ran (4.84) in 40.
..Sam Darnold-USC..did not throw-drawing criticism..not strong in bench press…ran (4.85) in 40.
..Josh Rosen-UCLA…misfired lots of passes-not strong showing..ran only (4.85) in 40.l
..Lamar Jackson-Louisville…very strong passing display…did not run in 40…told clubs he would not workout at WR.
..Quinton Flowers-South Florida..ran (4.63)..did not want workout at WR.
..Logan Woodside-Toledo…ran impressive (4.79)…made lots of quality throws.
..Luke Falk-Washington State..ran (5.0)..very poor passing day
..Mike White-Eastern Kentucky…ran (5.1)..disappointing workout
..Mason Rudolph-Oklahoma State…recovering from surgeries
..Kyle Lauletta-Richmond…strong showing throwing ball.

(RB)

..Saquon Barkley-Penn State..weighed in at (233lbs)….ran (4.41) in 40…did 29-reps-225 bench press.
..Rashaad Penny-Aztecs..ran (4.46) caught lots of balls out of backfield..did 14-reps in bench press
..Nick Chubb-Georgia..Ran (4.48)…did 29 reps-bench press
..Ron Jones-USC..injured hamstring in 40-timing-shutdown

(WR)

..DJ Chark-LSU…ran fastest of group (4.34)
..Court Sutton-SMU…6’3-ran (4.54)
..Jordan Lasley-UCLA..weighed in 220…ran (4.50)
..Calvin Ridley-Alabama..ran (4.43)
..Mike Gesickt-Penn State..tight end ran (4.55)

(OL)

..Quentin Nelson-Notre Dame..OG did 35-reps-225.
..Kolten Miller-UCLA..did 29 reps
..Will Hernandez-UTEP..did position high 37-reps
..Braden Smith-Auburn-35-reps
..Orlando Brown-Oklahoma..6’8-346..did only 14-reps…ran poor (5.86)

(Defense)

..Vita Vera-Washington-DT…checked in 347-pounds..did 41-reps..ran (5.10)
..Shaq Griffin-Central Florida…has only 1-hand..did 20-reps…ran amazing (4:38) in 40.
..Da’Ron Payne-Alabama-DT..ran (4.91) at 311-pounds
,,Brad Chubb-DE-NCarolia State…ran (4.66)
..Davon Harris-S-Illinois State did 22-reps at 225.

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(NFL)

Dallas..Jerry Jones-Cowboys owner will appear at appeals hearing on Monday-Tuesday into 2M-penalties imposed by Roger Goodell over his threatened lawsuits against league and for interfering in Ezekiel Elliot suspensions-appeals.

Miami..Ex-Dolphins OT-Branden Albert-felony charges-attacked security guard in jewelry store after being tasered for braeking display case glass.

Buffalo..QB-Jim Kelly to have reconstructive jaw surgery after cancer reappears in mouth.

NFL…Franchise tag deadline is Tuesday afternoon…Only Miami-WR-Jarvis Landry and Detroit DE-Ziggy Ansah have been tagged so far…Still possible…RB-Le’Veon Bell..DE-DeMarcus Lawrence..LB-LeMarcus Joyner..WR-Sammy Watkins.

(Teams)

Rams-Miami..Trade..LA deals LB-Robert Quinn to Dolphins for #3
Miami-Bears..Discuss trade WR-Jarvis Landry for RB-Jordan Howard

Denver-Minnesota…Bidding war likely for QB-Kirk Cousins.
Arizona..Interested in FA-QB-Ted Bridgewater-Vikings
Chicago..Interested in FA-WR-Albert Wilson-Chiefs
Saints..Sign FA-S-Kurt Coleman-Redskins
Miami..Gives agent for FA-WR-Jarvis Landry permission to work trade
Miami..WR-Jarvis Landry signed 16M-franchise tag deal

Chargers..Meet with QB-Mason Rudolph-Oklahoma State…Kyle Lauletta-Richmond at NFL combine…Lamar Jackson-Louisville (13,715APY) 119-TD.

Minnesota..Says QB-Sam Bradford has degenerative knee issue
Minnesota..Criticism WR-Laquon Treadwell-needs workout structure
Baltimore..Criticism WR-Breshard Perriman-injury prone
Patriots..OG-Antonio Garcia-blood clots of lungs-missed last year

Patriots..Will lose FA-OT-Nate Solder-club not willing pay 11M deal
Patriots..RB-Dion Lewis-FA interest from 49ers-Houston
Giants..Interest in Carolina OT-Andrew Norville…K-Grahame Gano
Giants..Moving CB-Dominque Rodgers-Cromartie from CB-to-S

Raiders..Consider cutting RB-Marshawn Lynch-WR-Michael Crabtree-save 14M cap space
Seattle..Shopping DE-Michael Bennett..has 7.4M-cap figure
Colts..Will not re-sign RB-Frank Gore
Atlanta..Release DE-Derrick Shelby…TE-Levin Toiloto

CFL…Legendary Montreal QB-Anthony Calvillo-talks to Toronto Argonauts about assistant coaching job.

(College)

Aztecs..Cancel spring football Red & Black Game…scheduling conflicts on campus with NCAA basketball regional tournament games

NCAA…Evaluation of change in kickoff rules..would allow team to fair catch kickoff inside own 25-yardline…

USC..Hires Tom Drevno-as assistant..was Off Coord-Michigan

Michigan..DT-Maurice Hurst-fails combine physical-heart issue
Indiana..Arrest CB-John Albomonte-dealing marijuana on campus
Rice..De-Blain Padgett-dies in sleep in dormitory
Utah..DT-Viane Moala-transfers in from Hawaii

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…..(Baseball)…….

Padres-L-A’s (12-4)…Eric Hosmer 2R-HR..Clayton Richard (3inn-3R-3H)…Craig Stammen (2inn-2R-2H)..relievers Tom Wilhelmsen combine give up (2inn-7R-7H-2HR) …

Padres-W-White Sox (7-6)..Fernando Taatis (4-4) 5RBI…Manny Margot HR….Rookie P-Joey Lucchesi (2inn-0R-1H)…Eric Lauer (2inn-0H)…Brad Wieck (1inn-4R-2H-2W-2HRs)..

Padres..Shut P-Colin Rea down after shoulder soreness following (2inn-0R) outing…first action since elbow surgery end of last season.

Dodgers-W-Giants (9-3)…Yasmani Grandal 2R-HR…Yasiel Puig single-double…Chase Utley RBI double..

Dodgers…Shutdown P-Tom Koehler-shoulder capsule strain-out 3W.

Angels-W-Rockies (7-6)…Justin Upton 3RBI-hits 2R0HR…Matt Shoemaker (2inn-3R-4H)..

Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani-clocked 100mph in 2nd start…8-strikeouts of 12-batters faced in exhibition game.

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(Roster Moves)

Yankees..Sign FA-1B-Adam Lind-ex Nationals…hit (303-14HRs)
Orioles..Sign FA-3B-Danny Valencia-ex Twins
A’s…Release DH-Brandon Moss
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Alan Webster-ex Red Sox
A’s…Sign FA-P-Jairo Lebourt-ex Tigers-Reds
Washington..Sign FA-OF-Alejandro deAza-ex White Sox.
Toronto .Sign FA-P-Nick Tepesch-ex Rangers
Tampa Bay..DFA-2B-Ryan Schimpf
White Sox…Sign FA-P-Robbie Ross-ex Red Sox
Phillies..Send #1 pick-Mickey Moniak to minor league camp (.236-Class A)
Orioles..Open talks with FA-2B-Neil Walker

(Injuries)

Boston..P-Drew Pomeranz-strained forearm flexor tendon
Tigers..P-Travis Wood-torn ACL in knee
Cardinals..P-Bud Norris-hamstring
Yankees..OF-Jacoby Ellsbury-oblique…OF-Clint Frazier-concussion
Rockies..3B-Shawn O’Malley-broken hand..1B-Pazt Valaika-oblique
Angels..1B-Jafre Marte-out with groin issue

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(MLB)

Rusty Staub…legendary Expos-Mets 1B-gravely ill in Florida…Staph infection and kidney disorder.

Sammy Stewart…formeer Orioles relief pitcher passes away in his sleep (63Y)….had 45-saves in career…Pitched 10-years…life deteriorated after baseball…arrests for cocaine addiction…drug dealing..was homeless for a while before MLB stepped in to help him regain sobriety.

Free Agency…Week 3-of spring training…Top unsigned veteran free agents include Mike Moustakas…Carlos Gonzales…Mark Reynolds…Jon Lucroy…Jon Jay…Neil Walker….Greg Holland..Alex Cobb…Lance Lynn.

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……(Hockey)…….

San Diego Gulls-Stockton…AHL action…Gulls have won 10-of-12

Ducks-W-Chicago (6-3)…Rikard Rakell scores 27th goal…John Gibson 37th saves…Ducks move into 3rd place in Pacific division…now (6-1-1) last 8-games….Sunday game

Kings-L-Blackhawks…Chicago scores 4-goals in 3rd period for Saturday night win.

Ducks..Sign last year’s 2nd round draft pick..6’2-F-Maxime Comtois..87-goals at Victoriaville in Quebec League.

Gary Bettman…says Calgary Flames financial issues are serious…team cannot stay in Olympic Saddledome…..City-Flames not negotiating after talks over funding for 500M-arena collapse….Bettman says he has not been invited to negotiations

NHL…Lawsuit for 10.5M-filed by referee Don Henderson against Calgary D-Denis Wideman has been sent to an arbitrator for hearing…Henderson career ended when he was cross checked from behind by Wideman in a game two years ago.

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…….(General)……..

PGA Golf-WGC-Mexico City…Phil Mickelson rallies to win on playoff hole to beat Justin Thomas….Mickellson breaks 97-tourney drought…first win on tour since 2013….Thomas took a 2-stroke lead with an eagle on 18th hole…but then watched Mickellson come from 2-strokes back to tie on 18th and force playoff.

NASCAR…Las Vegas 400…Kevin Harvick dominates…leading 209-of-267 laps to win 2nd race in a row…won last week in Atlanta also.

English Premier League
..Manchester City-W-Chelsea (1-0)..City now (24-1-3)
..Liverpool-W-Newcastle…Mohammad Salah 31-st goal of year
..Aresenal-L-Brighton..Gunners lost 3-in row..scored 1-goal
..Everton-L-Burney…Burney snaps 12-match winless streak
..Leicester City-Ties-Bournemouth..Leicester ties game in 97th minute
..Southhampton-Ties-Stoke City..G-Jack Butland 3-key saves late
..Hot Spur-W-Huddersfield…Tottenham unbeaten in 17-matxches
..Watford-W-West Brom..Troy Deeny-late goal wins it
..Swansea-W-West Ham…Swansea climbs out of relegation zone.

MLS-Season opens
..LA Galaxy-rebuild roster led by Ola Kamara of Columbus Crew..and G-David Bringham…and midfielder Perry Kitchen.
..LAFC-expanison team debuts led by coach Bob Bradley…Mexican veteran Carlos Vela..Omar Gaber-Egypt..Laurent Ciman-Belgium…Uruguay star Diego Rossi…veteran Marcos Urena ..

LA Galaxy-Portland…Sunday night game

LAFC-W-Seattle (1-0)….Diego Rossi scores on scorching shot from 16-yards out early in game…LAFC survives Sounders barrage in second half for upset win in their first ever game…

USOC…Olympic gymnast star Aly Raismann filed massive lawsuit against USOC and USA Gymnastics..CEO-Steve Penney..Dr. Larry Nassan…for allowing sexual abuse to continue for nearly 5-years under Nassan-who was convicted and senteneced to 175Y in prison…..Report now that a male teenage gymnast has reported Nassan touched his genitals while being treated for back injury.

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One Response to “Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday”

  1. Annelyse says:

    thanks, keep Lee Hacksaw Hamilton safe

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