Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on January 29th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Basketball)…….

New Orleans…..Star C-Anthony Davis formally asks the Pelicans to trade him…has rejected a (5Y-239M) ‘max’ contract….will become a free agent at end of 2020 season…

New Orleans….Facing a February 7th trade deadline date if they want to move him this season…Pelicans already have 4-1st round picks next year…New Orleans-Clippers-Memphis-Sacramento choices….Pelicans put out statement….”We will deal with Anthony Davis situation on our own timeline and on our own terms”

Lakers…Likely to put together trade packages…Pelicans would reportedly want Lakers 1st round pick…F-Kyle Kuzma…G-Lonzo Ball..C-Ivak Zubac in deal.

Lakers…ESPN reporting that LeBron James handlers want the team to remove Luke Walton as head coach….Lakers are (6-10) without James currently…James to return to play on Thursday.

Lakers-76ers…Tuesday night matchup..

Clippers-L-Atlanta……LA trailed by 16P in 4th quarter to lowly Hawks (15-33)…..Trae Young scored 21-points early for Atlanta….Alex Len-Jeremy Lin combined for 32-off the bench in Monday night game

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…..(Baseball)……..

Padres….Preparing contract offer for SS-Manny Machado…could be (3Y-75M) with ability to re-enter free agent market at age 30….Padres have yet to meet with Machado….Deal would make him highest paid player on franchise…ahead of Eric Hosmer (23M)…Wil Myers (20M).

Padres…Miami source says Padres would be willing to give up significant package of talent to C-JT Realmuto but only if catcher agreed to contract extension before deal….Marlins yet to giver permission to talk to his agent.

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(Roster Moves)

Miami-Reds…Trade talks continue for C-JT Realmuto…Marlins asking for C-Tucker Barnhart…P-Hunter Green and other minor leaguers in deal.

Orioles..Reopen contract talks about signing OF-Adam Jones.

Texas..Sign FA-P-Shawn Kelley-ex Washington
Texas..Sign FA-P-Chris Nunn-ex Astros
Braves..Sign FA-OF-Rafael Ortega-ex Marlins
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-OF-Emilio Bonifacio-ex-Milwaukee
Twins..Sign FA-3B-Mike Olt-ex Red Sox-Cubs
Orioles..Sign FA-2B-Jack Reinhammer-ex Mets
Mets..DFA-3B-Gabe Cecchini
Dillon Gee…Ex-Royals-Mets pitcher retires-was pitching in Japan

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(Teams)

Washington…Former Nats P-Micah Bowie in critical condition with lung-diagphram damage from failed back surgery-damaged his organs.

Giants..Peter McGowan-longtime owner-passes away (76Y) cancer…McGowan bought the team preventing its move to Tampa Bay….Signed FA-Barry Bonds…Hired GM-Brian Sabean…Hired Manager Bruce Bochy.

Cleveland..GM-Chris Antoinetti defends Indians ownership from criticism over reducing payroll….’Had 3-years of record spending-won 3-AL Central titles…Cannot sustain the losses we are incurring’

Tigers..Hire Kirk Gibson as Assistant-GM…will continue to broadcast games.

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…..(Football)……

(Super Bowl)

NFL….Media Day festivities on Monday night in Atlanta
Patriots..QB-Tom Brady says Super Bowl losses ‘leave a scar.’
Patriots..QB-Tom Brady says ‘will play in 2019-not retiring’
Rams..QB-Jared Goff says ‘not intimidated by Bill Belichecks 9-Super Bowl appearances-those teams aren’t playing us on Sunday’

Patriots..WR-Josh Gordon-suspened for drug relapse-is hospitalized in Gainesville, Florida rehab center….Was suspended for turning in diluted drug urine samples….Has been suspended 3-times by NFL…Has played just 52-games out of 112-games in career.

Rams..QB-Jared Goff…’team not concerned about 2-late season losses…have won 4-of-last 6-games played.

NFL…Former head of officiating Mike Periera says NFL must hire 8th official to be video judge on each crew…Could solve blown calls in :30 at the stadium sights…Not in favor of instant replay for pass interference-personal foul penalties…Too many delays in game…Give video judge freedom to order ‘delayed flag thrown’…or ‘pick up flag’.

NFL..Commissioner Roger Goodell will discuss Instant Replay and blown call problems in playoffs in ‘State of League’ address on Wednesday in Atlanta.

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(NFL)

NFL…NY Police Association condemns NFL for employing troubled players after Lions LB-Trevor Bates attacked 3-police officers-injuring one seriously in rage incident after arrest for failing to pay taxi cab fee…Bates remains in psychiatric hospital for evaluation.

Raiders…Not selling 2019 season tickets yet because location of home games yet to be determined.

Steelers..Owner Art Rooney turns down request from agent that WR-Antonio Brown be allowed to talk to other teams bout a trade.

Jets..Reject overtures from agent for suspended RB-Kareem Hunt-ex Chiefs…not interested in signing him.

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(Coaching Moves)

49ers..Interview Wes Welker-WR coach-ex Jets-Houston

Miami..Hire Rob Leonard-LB coach-ex Giants..Marion Hobby-DL-ex Jaguars.

Bills..Hire Terry Heffernen-Asst OL coach-ex Eastern Kentucky.

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(College Football)

USC…Hires Graham Harrell-Off Coord…former Texas Tech star…was Off Coor-North Texas State…replaces Cliff Kingsbury-defected to take NFL coaching job.

USC…WR-Josh Imatorbhebke-transferring out…3rd Trojans WR to leave program in 1-week.

UCF…QB-McKenzie Milton undergoes 5th knee surgery for dislocated kneecap and artery damage.

Notre Dame..Hire Lance Taylor-WR coach-ex Stanford.
Oklahoma State..Hire Sean Gleeson-Off Cord-ex Princeton.
Kentucky State…Hire Charley Jackson-head coach…was LB-coach-Atlanta Falcons staff
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….(Hockey)…….

Kings-Toronto…Major trade…Kings deal D-Jake Muzzin to Maple Leafs for F-Carl Grundstrom…D-Sean Duzt….and 1st round pick…Muzzin is 7-year veteran….Grundstrom scored 13G in AHL…Duzi in AHL…were both 2nd round draft picks.

Penguins-Dallas..Trade…Pens deal D-Jamie Oleksiak for Stars 4th round pick.

Dallas..D-Marc Methiot-knee surgery-gone for year.
Ottawa…Offers Captain Matt Duchess (8Y-64M) extension.

Ducks-Kings….off till Saturday coming off All Star break.

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…….(General)……

English Premier League….Tuesday top matchups

Manchester United (13-5-5)-vs-Burnley
Arsenal (13-5-5)-vs-Cardiff
Manchester City (18-3-2)-vs-Newcastle United

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