Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

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

……..(Football)…………….

NFL-Free Agent Signings….Window to sign players opens 1pm.

Chargers…lose RB-Danny Woodhead-signing with Baltimore Ravens.

Chargers…offering contract to FA-OT-Russell Okung-ex Seahawks-Broncos..has had lots of injury issues…a day after releasing OT-DJ Fluker.

Chargers..Re-Sign FA-S-Jahleel Addae (4Y-22M) 9M-guaranteed…Re-Sign FA-LS-Mike Windt to (4Y) deal.

(Roster Moves)

Cowboys..Release QB-Tony Romo-10Y starter..will give club (14.8M) cap space…Dallas takes (10.7M) cap hit this year and (8.9M) next year..

Ravens..Release DE-Elvis Dumervil..Baltimore gets (6M) cap space
Tennessee..Release DT-Al Woods
49ers..Release OC-Marcus Martin

Jacksonville..Sign FA-DE-Calias Campbell-Arizona
NY Giants..Sign FA-WR-Brandon Marshall-ex Jets
Ravens..Sign FA-S-Tony Jefferson-ex Arizona
49ers..Sign FA-WR-Pierre Garcon-ex Redskins
49ers..Sign FA-QB-Brian Hoyer-ex Browns-Bears-Texans
49ers..Sign FA-WR-Marquise Goodwin-ex Bills.
49ers..Sign FA-LB-Malcom Smith-ex-Raiders-Seahawks
Jaguars..Sign FA-S-Barry Church-ex Cowboys
Buffalo..Sign FA-FB-Mike Tolbert-ex Carolina..
Buffalo..Sign FA-FB-Pat DiMarco-ex Falcons
Buffalo..Sign FA-OG-Vlad Ducasse-ex Ravens-Giants-Lions
Lions..Sign FA-OT-Rick Wagner-ex Seahawks
Lions..Sign FA-LB-Paul Worrilow-ex Falcons

Colts-Patriots…Trade-Indy deals TE-Dwyane Allen to New England for draft pick.

Miami..Visiting with FA-LB-Lawrence Timmons-ex Steelers.
Minnesota..Visiting with FA-DT-Dom Peko-ex Bengals.
Indianapolis..Visiting with FA-OT-Kevin Zeitler-Bengals

Atlanta..Re-signs QB-Matt Schaub
Buffalo..Re-signs QB-Tyrod Taylor-gets 2Y-deal-7M bonus
Dallas..Re-signs WR-Brice Butler
Houston..Re-signs K-Nick Novak..P-Shane Lechler
Miami..Re-signs DE-Andre Branch
Redskins..Re-sign TE-Vernon Davis.
Miami…Re-signs WR-Ken Stills

(College)

Oklahoma…RB-Joe Mixon runs impressive (4.43) in 40 at Sooners Pro Day.

SDSU…President Eliott Hirschman announces leaving after 6-years to become President of Stevenson College-Maryland.

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…………….(Basketball)……………..

Aztecs-W-UNLV (62-52)….Mountain West Conference tourney…SDSU came from a 21-point deficit to beat lowly UNLV in the play-in game in the tourney….Rebels had built a (37-16) lead early in the 2nd half….before foul troubles hit them….SDSU had 1-basket in a 10-minute span in the opening half….scored 2-baskets in 21-possessions to fall into a hole..then went 9-possessions without a basket early in the 2nd half…Vegas died in the 2nd half-going 6 minutes without a basket to let State back in the game…G-Trey Kell saved SDSU in overtime…with a key assist…2-free throws…a big 3-point shot…and a defensive rebound….Aztecs will meet Boise State in 2nd round game.

(Mountain West Conference)

Utah State-W-San Jose State…Koby McEwen (27P)-hits 5-3s in Ags win.
Air Force-W-Wyoming..Falcons hit 7-3’s in first 12-minutes..had (34-8) lead..also went (29-34) from free thrown line.

Nevada-Utah State on Thursday..Wolfpack (25-6)
Colorado State-Air Force..Rams (21-10)
Fresno State-NMexico

(Pac-12 Tourney)

USC-W-Washington…Trojans win sloppy game
Washington State-L-Colorado…Buffs win 19th game of season.
ASU-W-Stanford..Sun Devils win (98-88) in overtime
Cal-W-Oregon State..Beavers finish season (5-27)

UCLA…Top seed Bruins (28-3) play tonite
Arizona….Wildcats (27-4) also in action
Oregon-Arizona State…Ducks come in (27-4)

(NBA)

Clippers-L-Minnesota (107-91)…Karl Anthony Towns (29P-14R).

Clippers-at-Memphis in Thursday night game
Lakers-Phoenix….LA trying to snap 8-game losing streak..(19-45) on year.

Lakers…John and Jim Buss reportedly want franchise to buy them out of their ownership shares…would cost 660M total for buyout.

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……..(Baseball)………

Padres-vs-Milwaukee….San Diego coming off off-day.

Dodgers-L-Milwaukee (7-2)..P-Rich Hill (1.2-inn-3R-4W)..Joe Pederson HR

Dodgers…TMZ reporting robbery at Yasiel Puig house in Sherman Oaks netted 500,000 in jewelry and cash-including 3-Rolex watches.

Dodgers…..Off day today.
Dodgers..3B-Justin Turner-lubricant injection into arthritic knee.
Dodgers..SS-Corey Seager to be held out till next week-back issue.
Dodgers..OF-Henry Ramos-out with sports hernia injury
Dodgers..OF-Alvin Toles-out with hyperextended knee.

Angels-W-Reds (9-0)…CJ Cron steals home…Kole Calhoun 2R-double…Mike Trout-RBI-triple…Ricky Nolasco 3-shutout innings.

Angels-Indiana..Thursday matchup.

Angels..P-Tyler Skaggs-having shoulder weakness issues.

(Injuries)

Mets..P-Matt Harvey-shoulder soreness
Red Sox..P-David Price cleared to do soft toss-test elbow on weekend
A’s..P-Sean Doolittle-Sergio Casilla throw live BP
Reds..P-Bronson Arroyo throws 1-inning BP-test shoulder
Cardinals..2B-Matt Carpenter-out another week-back strain.

(MLB)

Texas….Rangers officials subpoenaed to testing in human trafficking case..whether their scouts had conversations about helping Cuban player escape though the players were extorted money by agents.

Mets..OF-Tim Tebow…strikeout..double play..hit by pitch-lst exhibition game

Dodgers..reach agreement to put 10-games in April-May on KTLA-5…blackout continues for third year over large part of Dodgers market because of cable charges-Time Warner-Spectrum is charging

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…………(Hockey)………………

Gulls-W-San Jose (7-6) OT…San Diego scores 5-goals in first period…8-total goals scored in opening period…Antoine Langaniere tallies twice…Gulls pull within 2-points of lst place Barracudas. …AHL action

Ducks-at-Chicago..Thursday night action…Anaheim lost 8-of-14
Kings-Nashville…LA just (4-9) in last 13 games..scored just 26-goals.

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………….(General)…………..

PGA Tour…Valspar Invitational-Palm Bay, Florida tees off today.

Tennis..Indian Wells Tourney…Serena Williams pulls out with knee ailment.

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