Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on February 7th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

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NBA Trade Deadline..12-noon-Thursday afternoon

Lakers….Waiting for counter offer from New Orleans Pelicans even after breaking off talks on Tuesday night….May be re-working the original (8-for-2) proposal for Anthony Davis.

Lakers-Pistons….Deal #2 pick to Detroit for 3-point shooting guard Reggie Bullock.

Clippers-76ers…Acquire #1-1-2-2 plus F-Wilson Chandler..F-Mike Muscala..G-Lindy Shamet…dealing away F-Tobia Harris..C-Boban Marjanovic..G-Mike Scott in 10-player deal.

Sacramento-Dalls…Trade..Kings deal F-Justin Jackson..F-Zach Randolph to Mavericks for F-Harrison Barnes.

Miami-Suns..Trade..Heat deal F-Ty Johnson..G-Wayne Ellington for F-Ryan Anderson

Sacramento-Houston-Cavaliers…3-team trade…Rockeets acquire G-Iman Shumpert..F-Nick Stauskas..G-Wade Baldwin….Cavaliers land G-Brandon Knight…F-Marquiss Chriss and #1 pick…..Sacramento acquire G-Alex Burkes.

Washington-Chicago…Wizards trade G-Otto Porter to Bulls for F-Bobby Portis..F-Jabari Parker and #2 pick

Memphis-Charlotte…closing in on possible Marc Gasol trade
Memphis-Chicago…discussing deal for G-Mike Conley
Memphis-Toronto…open talks about G-Mike Conley for G-Dwight Lowrey.
Knicks-Toronto..discussing possible Wesley Matthews deal

Lakers-at-Boston…Thursday night matchup…Lakers have lost 13-of-20-games.

Clippers-at-Indiana…Doc Rivers with revamped roster tonight.

Houston-Sacramento….Ugly Wednesday nite game after Kings make two trades….Rockets led (76-45) at halftime in Sacramento…James Harden had 31-at-half….Rocket hit 19-3’s in opening half on Kings floor.

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Aztecs….return to action on Saturday-hosting Utah State (18-5)
USD..Toreros play at Loyola Marymount-Thursday nite WCC action

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…….(Baseball)………

Giants…Confirm they met with FA-OF-Bryce Harper in Las Vegas…President Larry Baer…VP-Brian Sabean…GM-Farhan Zaidai…Manger Bruce Bochy.

Washington..Sign FA-P-Jeremy Hellickson
White Sox..Sign FA-OF-Brandon Guyer-ex Indians
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Tom Koehler-ex Dodgers
Pirates..Sign FA-SS-Nick Franklin-ex Mariners
Royals..Sign FA-P-Brad Boxberger-ex Arizona
Angels..Sign FA-OF-Ty Kelly-ex Mets

Miami-Phillies…Exchange more names in possible JT Relamuto trade..Marlins now asking for C-Jorge Alfaro and P-Sixto Sanchez and another prospect in trade.

Giants..Open contract talks with FA-P-Gio Gonzalez-ex Washington-Milwaukee.

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……(Football)…….

Aztecs-National Letter of Intent Day–Sign additional 8-recruits…total 22-signed so far

..QB-Jordan Brookshire (6-3)..Lane College-Oakland (1968APY-37TD)
..DE-Jeff Blake (6’4-230)..Atlanta Christian
..WR-Noah Tumbin…Mira Mesa
..DE-Liloa Kapikoe (6’3-235)..Honolulu
..DT-John Tavai (6′-315)..El Camino College
..CB-Eric Wilson (6′)..Riverside City College
..CB-Pat McMorris (6′)..Santa Ana
..OT-Jacob Jimenez (6’5-300)..BYU transfer-Texas

Aztecs…6-players leave program-graduating early-will not play final year….CB-Jeff Clay…CB-Ron Smith…KR-Garrett Brinkley…S-Jerry Chaney…OT-Nick Gerhard…DT-Damon Moore.

Aztecs…Promote Ron Caragher-Passing game coordinator
Aztecs…Hire Brady Hoke-DL coach-returns to program.

Aztecs..Coach Rocky Long promises major changes in off season training and spring workouts….Identified 123-things he will change after month long evaluation of the program….”I let the players change the standards of what made us successful last year-that was on me-and now it will change” …..”OK is not just OK in this program….we have higher standards”

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San Diego Fleet…Sign FA-K-Donny Hageman-ex Aztecs…Release K-Cole Murphy-Syracuse-despite hitting 3-38Y field goals in practice in rain on Monday.

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(NFL)

49ers..say they will open negotiations with Raiders to share Levi Stadium with them for 2019.

Eagles..QB-Carson Went admits ‘not best teammate’ last year while rehabbing from knee surgery.

Steelers..Police investigating domestic incident involving Antonio Brown and ex-girlfriend in Hollywood, Florida over child support payments…police report he shoved her to floor then threw her out door of apartment….She never filed charges.

Green Bay…Criticism from ex-teammates that Aaron Rodgers blew off coaching from Mike McCarthy…question whether he would be able to work with young new head coach Matt LaFleur.

Patriots..S-Patrick Chung-surgery broken arm-labrum shoulder
Saints..DE-Marcus Davenport-bone spur-toe

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(Coaching)

Patriots..Hire Greg Schiano-Def Coord-ex Ohio State
Bengals..Hire Jim Turner-OL coach-ex Texas AM
Miami..Hire Tiquan Underwood-Asst WR coach

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(Roster Moves)

Colts…OG-Matt Slauson-retires after 10Y-career.
Eagles..QB-Nick Foles buys out 2M option on contract-becomes FA
Falcons..Release K-Matt Bryant despite (20-21) on FGs…save 2.5M-cap space
Giants..Release RB-Jon Stewart…save 3.4M-cap space
Patriots..Sign FA-DT-David Parry-ex Colts
Patriots..Sign FA-OT-Ryker Matthews-CFL-Hamilton TiCats

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….(Hockey)……..

Gulls-Ontario…Reign score 2-goals in (:21) late in wild opening period….had (4-2) lead in 3rd period at Press Time….AHL action….Gulls had won 13-of-16

Ducks-at-Ottawa…..Anahiem lost 5-in row…Scored 6-goals in 5-losses….Lost 18-of-20 games…Thursday night action

Kings-at-Philadelphia….LA won 4-of-6 heading into Thursday game with Flyers.

New Jersey-Nashville…Trade..Devils deal C-Brian Boyle to Predators for 2nd round draft pick.

Rangers-New Jersey…New York deals C-Cody McLeod to Devils for 7th round pick.

Ottawa-Colorado…Senators ship F-Max McCormick to Avalanche for F-JC Beaudin…both players in AHL.

Minnesota…Lose C-Mikka Koivu…torn ACL-torn knee meniscus

Vancouver…Former captain Andre Boudrias passes away (75Y)…scored 151-goals for Cancuks-Chicago- St Louis-Montreal..

Toronto…Agent for Mitch Marner accuses Maple Leafs of lowballing his client on extension…says Marner wants same 10M-per year deal just given to teammate Auston Matthews.

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…..(General)……

PGA…1st round ATT-Pro Am-Pebble Beach on Thursday.

English Premier League

..Manchester City-Everton….City (2-0) win…Now (20-4-2)

Cardiff….Divers have recovered body from plane crash off Wales coast….body not identified ….plance was carrying French so soccer star Emiliano Sala…who had just signed a contract to transfer from Nantes to Cardiff City-was killed enroute to join new team two weeks ago.

NASCAR….Bob Hubbard-developed the Hans-Neck Device after Dale Earnhardt death at Daytona…credited for saving lives…no drivers have died since the 1991 crash…..Hubbard’s device has sold over 205,000 harnesses to drivers across the globe.

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