Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday

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(March Madness)-Sunday Games

Purdue-W-Butler (76-73)..Boilermakers hit 11-3’s in win.
Syracuse-W-Michigan State (56-53)..Orange zone-Spartans (8-37) from 3’s-upset loss
North Carolina-L-TexasAM (86-65)..Heels shoot 33% floor-Aggies shoot 52%-
Cincinnati-L-Nevada (75-73)..Bearcats blow 22P lead-final 11-minutes-
Clemson-W-Auburn..Tigers choke off Auburn offense-shot just 25% floor
Kansas State-W-UMBC (50-43)…Cats hold Pointers to 29% shooting
Xavier-L-Florida State (75-70)..Seminoles rally from 12-back to beat #1-seed
West Virginia-W-Marshall (94-71)..Jevon Carter (28P) for Mountaineers…Herd 18-turnovers.

(NCAA Storylines)

Virginia…Top seed Cavaliers lose to 16th seed Maryland-Baltimore County…first time in NCAA history a 16-seed beat a 1-seed….Teams were (135-0) in this matchups…Pointers hit 12-3’s in game and blew Cavaliers out in 2nd half.

Buffalo..Kentucky drilled Bulls after Buffalo had shocked Arizona.
Duke..Marvin Bagley (7-1-C) scores (22P) in win over Rhode Island
Gonzaga..Led (15-0) at start and held on beat Ohio State (90-84)
St Bonaventure..Lost to Florida after win over UCLA..just (3-19) on 3s
Purdue..Lost C-Issac Haas-broken elbow in (74-48) win over Fullerton
Marshall..Herd first NCAA tourney win in 62-years-beat Wichita State
Nevada..Trashed Texas-shot 50% from floor
Arizona..Lost Buffalo in shocker-C-DeAndre Ayton announces go NBA
North Carolina..Worst loss (25P) in Roy Williams tourney history
Michigan State..3rd seed Spartans choked by Syracuse zone..(8-37) on 3’s
Cincinnati..had (10-0) run to start..led by 22 in 2nd half..No baskets (5:45) lose Nevada

(NIT)-Sunday Games

Baylor-L-Mississippi State…Quinn Weatherspoon 3-point buzzer beater for Bulldogs
Oregon-L-Marquette..Ducks allow Marquette shoot 57% from floor
Louisville-W-Middle Tennessee..Cardinal hit 11-3’s

(NIT)-Monday Games

USC-hosts-Western Kentucky
St Mary’s-home-Washington
Stanford-vs-Oklahoma State


USD-W-Portland State..Tyler Williams hits 3-point shot with (:01)left in Toreros second straight tourney win.

(NCAA Womens)

U-Conn…Top seed Lady Huskies destroy St. Frances-Pennsylvania (140-52)…UConn had 94-points at halftime.


Georgia..Hires Tom Crean as head coach-ex Indiana-Marquette
Fresno..May interview Justin Hutson-SDSU assistant
UC Riverside..Hire David Patrick-TCU assistant
Arizona..C-DeAndre Ayton…G-Allonzo Trier both file for NBA draft
Colorado State..C-Nico Carvacho (9P-10R) will transfer out



Lakers-at Indiana..Monday night game

Lakers..Coach Luke Walton criticizes team for lack of toughness in home loss to Miami on Friday nite.

Clippers-L-Portland (122-109)…Blazers explode for 67P in 2nd half in…Sunday night

Clippers..Coach Doc Rivers fined 15,000-for criticism of NBA refs
Detroit..Coach Stan Van Gundy facing major fine..”refs screwed us all night” after Saturday loss.

Suns…Marquesse Christ-Jared Dudley..25,000-fines for flagrant fouls

Glen Davis..Ex Clipper arrested in Baltimore with 96,000-cash and 126-grams of marijuana in his room..ledger contained names drug deals

Golden State..F-Kevin Durant-out 4W-broken hand





(NFL Free Agency)…110-players change teams in 5-days.

Chargers..Sign FA-K-Caleb Sturgis-5 Year veteran-3-years with Minnesota…2-years with Miami…converted 81%FGs…111FG in career…chose Sturgis over Sebastian Janikowski.

Chargers..Visit with FA-OC-Mike Pouncey-ex Pro Boxer Miami Dolphins…has had hip problems last couple of years.


Jets-Colts..NY deals #6 pick plus 3-second round choices to Colts to move up to the #3-selection-to select QB.

(Free Agent Signings)

Vikings..Sign FA-DT-Sheldon Richardson-ex Seahawks
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-DE-Vin Curry-ex Eagles

Patriots..Sign FA-DE-Adrian Clayborn-ex Falcons
Patriots..Sign FA-OT-Matt Tobin-ex Seattle
Patriots..Sign FA-RB-Jeremy Hill-ex Bengals

Ravens..Sign FA-WR-Michael Crabtree-ex Raiders
Ravens..Sign FA-WR-John Brown-ex Arizona

Arizona..Sign FA-OT-Justin Pugh-ex Giants
Lions..Sign FA-RB-LeGarrett Blount-ex Eagles

Houston..Sign FA-S-Tyrann Mathieu-ex Arizona
Houston..Sign FA-WR-Sammie Coates-ex Browns
Houston..Sign FA-LB-Jon Baldemosi-ex Patriots

Chiefs..Sign FA-QB-Chad Henne-ex Jaguars
Bengals..Sign FA-LB-Preston Brown-ex Bills
Bengals..Sign FA-QB-Matt Barkley-ex Eagles-49ers

Jets..Sign FA-LB-Kevin Pierre Louis-ex Chiefs
Jets..Sign FA-LB-Avery Williamson-ex Titans
Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Kyle Wilber-ex Cowboys
Raiders..Sign FA-DE-Tank Carradine-ex 49ers
Raiders..Sign FA-LS-Andrew DePaolo-ex Bears
Raiders..Sign FA-P-Colby Wadman-ex Colts
Raiders..Sign-FA-CB-Shareece Wright-ex Bills
Raiders..Sign FA-CB-Rashaan Melvin-ex Colts

Steelers..Sign FA-LB-Jon Bostic-ex Colts-Bears
Seahawks..Sign FA-WR-Jaron Brown-ex Arizona
Seahawks..Sign FA-S-Maurice Alexander-ex Jaguars

Carolina..Sign FA-OT-Zach Banner-ex-Browns
Bears..Sign FA-QB-Tyler Bray-ex Chiefs-Saints
Giants..Sign FA-CB-Curt Riley-ex Titans

Seattle..Sign FA-TE-Ed Dickson-ex Carolina
Tampa Bay..sign FA-C-Ryan Jensen-ex Ravens

(Free Agent Visits)

Steelers..Matt Slater-Special Teams-ex Patriots
Seattle..Terrelle Pryor-TE-ex Redskins
Redskins..Orlando Scandrick-ex Cowboys..Jon Hankins-DT-Colts
Arizona..Jordan Matthews-WR-ex Buffalo
Lions..Jon Freeny-LB-ex Patriots-Saints…Mike Davis-RB-ex Seattle
Colts..Benson Mayowa-DE-ex Cowboys
Seattle..Markus Wheaton-WR-ex Bears-Steelers
Bills..Russ Bodine-OC-ex Bengals
Dallas..Cam Fleming-OT-ex Patriots
Miami..DeMarco Murray-RB-ex Titans
Raiders..Ryan Grant-WR-ex Redskins

(Roster Cuts)

Eagles..Release DE-Vin Curry-9M cap savings
Colts..Release DT-Jon Hankins
Cowboys..Release CB-Orlando Scandrick
Vikings..Release CB-Jarius Wright
Titans..Release DT-Karl Klug

(Football Notes)

CFL-Ottawa Red-Black..sign FA-CB-Josh Johnson-ex Jaguars

Navy..Confirms former LB-Caleb King-killed in F-18 crash over Key West, Florida over weekend…was navigator on plane .





Padres-W-Dodgers (2-1)..Tyson Ross (4inn-1R)..Hunter Renfroe-Fred Galvis HRs…Clayton Kershaw (5inn-0R) for LA..
Padres-A’s…Tie game-Saturday..Robbie Erlin (3inn-1R)
Padres-L-Royals..Friday..Chris Young (2.1inn-8R-7H) allowed
Padres..Send young C-Luis Torrens to AAA-El Paso

Dodgers-L-Milwaukee (7-3)..Manny Banuelos (3inn-6R) allowed..
Dodgers-L-White Sox..Saturday..Hyun Jin-Ryu (3inn-5R-7H)

Angels-W-Texas (4-2)..Nick Tropeano (5inn-1R)…Shohei Ohtani (0-4) as hitting (.083).
Angels-L-Seattle..Saturday..John Lamb (3inn-4R-5H)

Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani shelled again-Friday-vs-Colorado..(1.1inn-7R-7HG)….this spring (8.1-inn-17R-18H-19K)…27.00-ERA….Ohtani also (2-20) .100-as DH this spring.


(Roster Moves)

Washington..sign FA-P-Jeremy Hellickson-ex Tampa-Phillies
Atlanta..sign FA-P-Anibal Sanchez-ex Tigers-Twins
Seattle..sign FA-P-Josh Smith-e A’s
A’s..sign FA-P-Trevor Cahill-ex Padres-Royals-Cubs
Miami..sign FA-P-Sean Burnett-ex Washington-Pirates
Toronto..sign FA-2B-Danny Espinosa-ex Angels
Toronto..sign FA-P-Sam Moll-ex A’s-Reds
Royals..sign FA-P-Justin Grimm-ex Cubs
Yankees-Twins..Trade..NY deals OF-Jake Cave to Minnestoa

Orioles..option SS-Ruben Tejada-2B-Joey Rickard to AAAi
Twins..DFA-1B-Kennys Vargas
Texas..release P-Jon Neise


A’s..P-Jharel Cotton-elbow surgery-out year
Mets..P-Jason Vargas-broken hamate bone-non throwing hand
Phillies..P-Jared Eickhoff-out 8W-lat strain shoulder
Toronto..OF-Anthony Alford-out 6W-hamstring
Mets..1B-Dom Smith reinjures quad 3rd time
Texas..P-Cole Ragans-elbow surgery..8th pitcher this spring elbow surgery.


Ed Charles..Longtime NYMets-Oakland A’s 3B-passes away (84Y)..helped Mets win World Series.





Ducks-W-NJ Devils (4-2)…Ryan Getzlaf-Jakob Silfverberg scores 2-goals in (5-minjtes) early in game..Sunday night game…Ducks now have 86P and climb into tie for 6th place in Western Conference playoff race.

Kings-L-Devils…New Jersey goalie makes 38-saves in (3-0) shutout win at Staples Center.

San Diego Gulls-L-Bakersfield….Gulls jump out to early lead-2 goals in (:26)…then lose on Saturday night.

Ducks…Lose D-Kevin Bieksa-4W-surgery hand-scar tissue

Carolina..Hurricane suspend search for GM…4-candidates withdraw from interviews.





NASCAR…Auto Club 400-Fontana….Martin Truex starts on pole..leads 125-laps..wins easily…snapping Kevin Harvick 3-race win streak…Harvick crashed on lap 35…Jimmie Johnson finishes 9th-gone 28-races without win.

PGA Golf….Bay Hill-Arnold Palmer Invitational….Rory McIlroy birdies 5-of-final-6 holes to shoot amazing (64) on Sunday towin…first win since 2016-oddly on day Palmer passed away…Tiger Woods shoots 3-rounds of sub -70-golf to finish a strong 5th place.

NCAA Wrestling…Penn State wins team championship 7th time in 8-years…4-Nittany Lions wins weight classes…Big upset-Arizona State-Zahid Valencia upsets 2-time champion Marc Hall……Kyle Snyder-Ohio State wins 3rd straight heavyweight title.

English Premier League
..Manchester City-Brighton..postponed by snow
..Manchester United-West Ham…postponed by snow

Liverpool-W-Watford..Mohammed Salah scores 4-goals-36 on year
Everton-W-Stoke City..Cenk Tosun scores 2-goals
Crystal Palace-W-Huddlesfield..Palace scores on penalty shot
Bournemouth-W-West Brom…score 2-goals in 7-minutes early

Indian Wells Tennis…Roger Del Potro fights off 3-match points-rallies to come from behind to beat Roger Federer



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