Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on February 9th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……………….(Baseball)………..

Padres….Complete off-season roster acquisitions with signing of FA-SS-Eric Aybar-ex Angels…and former Indians-Angels OF-Collin Cowgill…..Padres major league payroll now at 20.1M….29th out of 30-major league teams.

Angels..Sign FA-P-Yusmeiro Petit-former Giants-Nationals.

Dodgers..Ex-LA reliever Brian Wilson attempting comeback as knuckleball pitcher…had 2-elbow surgeries…(3.30) career ERA.

(Roster Moves)

Red Sox..Sign ex-Padres OF-Carlos Quentin-out of baseball since mid 2014 with chonric knee problems…Has lost 30-lbs..only (34Y).

Twins..Sign FA-P-Craig Breslow-ex Red Sox-Miami..
Twins..Sign FA-OF-Drew Stubbs-ex-Reds-Texas.
Arizona..Sign FA-C-Hank Conger-ex Angels-Astros
Giants..Sign FA-2B-Gord Beckham-ex White Sox
Giants..P-Javier Lopez-announces retirement

(MLB)

Reds..P-Homer Bailey undergoes 3rd elbow surgery-this for bone chips..will miss 8W-action in spring.
A’s…P-Dan Mengden-surgery-fractured foot-out 6W.

……(Football)……..

Atlanta…Fire Def Coor-Richard Smith….Def Line coach Bryan Cox…2-days after Super Bowl…Promot Marquand Manuel to Def Coor

Browns..Hire David Lee-QB Coach-ex Bills assistant.
Miami..Interviews Andre Carter for Def Line coach job
49ers..Hire Bobby Turner-RB Coach-ex Falcons
49ers..Hire Mike MdDaniel-Off Assistant-ex Falcons
49ers..Hire Rich Scangarello-QB coach-ex Falcons
49ers..Fire 4-member strength-conditioning staff
Saints..Hire Ryan Nielsen-Def Line coach-ex NCarolina State
Chiefs..Hire Rod Wilson-Assistant Special Teams
Jets..Hire Jeremy Bates-QB coach-ex-USC assistant

(Roster Moves)

Bengals..Sign FA-WR-Chris Brown-ex Cowboys
Packers..Release CB-Sam Shields
Eagles..Release CB-Leodis McKelvin
Jets..Sign FA-Jeff Adams-OG-ex Houston

(College)

Big 12…Withholding 7.6M of Conference shared money from Baylor University-possible league fine for scandal involving sexual assaults during Art Briles tenure as head coach.

USC…Suspends K-Marcus Boermeester-violations of student code of conduct.

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…………..(Basketball)…………

Lakers-L-Detroit (121-102)..Pistons shoot 71% in 3rd quarter…score 36P in that quarter to blow game open…Andre Drummond (24P-17R) in win…Lakers now (18-37)

Clippers-W-NY Knicks…LA explodes for 31P in 4th quarter to get win..Blake Griffin (31P)…DeAndre Jordan (28P-15R)….Jamal Crawford (20P) off the bench….Clippers won just 3-of-11….Knicks now (22-32)..

Clippers-Knicks…Former NY star Charles Oakley arrested at Garden attempting to confront Knicks owner James Dolan in 2nd half of game…Taken to floor and handcuffed….Oakley has openly feuded with Dolan’s ownership methods.

NY Post..NBA columnist Bart Hubbuch files unlawsuit termination lawsuit against paper for his firing over controversial Donald Trump tweets.

Sacramento…C-DeMarco Cousins fined 25,000-suspended 1-game for drawing 16th technical of season.

Charlotte..G-Ramone Sessions-out 8W-knee surgery.
Phoenix…G-Dragen Bender-gone for year-ankle surgery.
Portland..G-Evan Turner-broken hand.
Minnesota..F-Adriene Payne-out with blood infection.

Kansas…Coach Bill Self given vote of confidence-despite off court issues with players…Jayhawks stained by 2-incidents of drug possession..2-incident of domestic abuse…Vandalism charge…and rape investigation.

Aztecs….Back to practice after awful loss to San Jose State..face Utah State next.

USD…vs-Pacific tonight…Toreros coming off worst all time loss (71-27) to St. Mary’s.

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…..(Hockey)…….

San Diego Gulls-San Jose Barracudas…

Ducks-at-Buffalo…Thursday night matchup..Anaheim lost 7-of-9
Kings-at-Florida…LA scored just 1-goal in last 12-periods.

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……….(General)……..

PGA Golf…ATT-at-Pebble Beach….Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama-with wins at Phoenix and a 3rd at Tournament of Champions-is points leader…..Justin Thomas-2-wins in Hawaii is second in points heading to tourney..

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