Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on February 5th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(Super Bowl)……….

Patriots…Monday Press Conference
..Bill Belicheck-‘Players won this Super Bowl-we devised schemes-theyhad to execute it….No one gave us credit..no one believed in us…we did’
..Tom Brady-‘Coming back for 2019-season….It was not easy but we did it again…Such a team of heart-will’.
..Rob Gronkowski-‘Will take a few weeks to decide about playing in 2019.’
..Julian Edelman-‘MVP award is about us-our team-not about me’

Rams..Monday Press Conference
..Sean McVay-‘I am numb…I got outcoached….Didn’t do enough to help my QB out’….’Nothing wrong with Todd Gurley-just no running lanes’
..Jared Goff-‘They went quarter zone-had never seen that before….Pass rush-blitz package was dominant….They kept changing their defense in final (:15) of playclock at line of scrimmage.

NFL…TV Ratings for Patriots-Rams-lowest in 10-yers….(44.9R)…lowest since 2009-Super Bowl….(57.4R) in Boston….(44.6R) in Los Angeles…in New Orleans-fans boycotted (26.1R)

NFL….Waiting for Raiders to present home dates at SF Giants stadium for 2019…2-weekend dates available in August for home preseason games….weekend September 8th and 21st available for regular season home games.

NFL Draft…Order of selection finalized….1-Arizona..2-49ers..3-Jets…4-Raiders..5-Tampa Bay…6-NYGiants……Raiders will choose (2-24-27)…Packers will choose (12-30)

NFL Management Council…..Rules that Steelers can franchise or transition tag Le’Veon Bell for 2019 season because he did not sign tender in 2018.

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(Coaching)

Bengals…Tuesday press conference head coach Zac Taylor-ex Rams.
Dolphins..Hire Brian Flores-Patriots as head coach
Cowboys..Kellen Moore will call offensive plays this year as Off Coord.
Bengals..Interview Jack Del Rio for Def Coord job
Miami-Jacksonville…Contact Dom Capers about consultant job-longtime NFL Def Coord
Eagles..Hire GJ Kinne-Off consultant-ex Arkansas.

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(College Football)

Florida State…Expels QB-Deondre Francois after domestic abuse video shows up of him involved in 2nd incident with girlfriend.

USC..WR-Koy Moore-will not sign with team because of coaching turmoil…4th WR-secondkey recruit to defect in a month.

Southern Mississippi…Interviewing Art Briles-ex Baylor head coach for Occ Coord job.

North Texas..Hires Patrick Cobbs as RB-coach
Georgia Tech..Hires Tashard Choice as RB-coach was at NTexas
Fresno State..Hire Danny Langsdorf as Off Coord-ex Oregon State
Indiana..Hire Kalen DeBoer as Off Coord-ex Fresno State

Aztecs..Announce 2019 schedule-12-games….good home schedule…open at home with Weber State…also play BYU-Fresno State-Nevada in home games…Road games at UCLA..Hawaii..New Mexico State…Colorado State among others.

USD…Opens spring football workouts-top priority to replace record setting QB-Anthony Lawrence….5-candidates
..Reid Sinnett (6’4-senior) was backup last two years
..Mason Randall (6’2-junior)
..Alex Farine (6’1-junior)
..Bryce Fledderman (6’5-sophomore)
..Derek Klien (6’5-freshman)
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……….(Baseball)………….

Padres…Prepared to have 9-pitchers battle for final 3-spots in pitching rotation….Joey Luchessi-Eric Lauer slotted 1-2…..Among other 9-pitchers going for rotation spots-Matt Strahm-ex Royals…Robbie Erlin….Brian Mitchell-ex Yankees…Chris Paddack…-Luis Perdomo…Logan Allen……Cal Quantrill………Jacob Nix…Brett Kenneday… …….P-Danelson Limet may be ready to pitch in late May or June….Ex-Angel Garrett Richards could be ready by September 1st.

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(Roster Moves)

Marlins-Reds….Swap names about possible deal for C-JT Realmuto….Reds now offering C-Tucker Barnhart…SS-Jon India and a top minor league pitcher.

Pirates..Open talks with FA-OF-Cam Maybin-ex Padres-Tigers-Mariners

Giants-Yankees..Open trade talks about OF-Jacoby Ellsbury-owed 47M on New York contract.

Pirates…Sign FA-P-Francisco Liriano-ex Tigers-Twins.
A’s..Sign FA-P-Jerry Blevins-ex Mets
Braves..Sign FA-P-Ben Rowen-ex Brewers
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Christian Bergman-ex Rockies-Mariners
Texas..Sign FA-P-David Carpenter-ex Braves
Marlins..Sign FA-P-Austin Brice-ex Orioles

Indians-Marlins..Trade-Marlins deal P-Nick Wittgren to Tribe for minor leaguer

Indians..DFA-P-AJ Cole

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(MLB)

Hall of Fame…Jeff Idelson-announces retirement as President in Cooperstown…has been with Hall since 1994.

Cubs…Owner Tom Ricketts says he had nothing to do with racially tinged E-mails that were leaked to the media-written by his aging father Joe Ricketts.
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…….(Basketball)………….

Aztecs-at-New Mexico…Tuesday night MWC matchup….Aztecs (13-8)…Lobos (9-12)….SDSU is (7-6) at Pit all time.

Lakers-at Boston…Tuesday night…..LeBron James questionable with groin soreness.

Clippers-at-Indiana…Tuesday night.

Lakers-New Orleans…Reports Monday night that Lakers upgrade trade offer for Anthony Davis…..Pelicans would deal Davis and F-Solomon Hill to Lakers for Kyle Kozma..Brandon Ingram…Lonzo Ball…Rajon Rondo…Lance Stephenson….Michael Beasley and two #1 draft picks….making it an 8-for-2…10-player trade.

Portland-Cleveland…Trade….Trailblazers deal F-Nick Stauskas…G-Wade Baldwin and #2-#2 for Cavs G-Rodney Hood.

Knicks-Toronto..Open trade talks about deal for NY forward Wes Matthews (14PPG)

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….(Hockey)……….

Ducks-L-Toronto (6-1)…Andres Johnsson scores 2-goals-adds 2-assists….Leafs outshoot Ducks (44-25)……..Anahiem has lost 17-of-19 games…..Ducks now (4-15-5) in Toronto in history of franchise…Monday night action….

Kings-W-NY Rangers (4-3) OT…..Adrian Kempe 2-goals…Tyler Toffoli scores (:21) into overtime in LA road win…..

Ducks-at-Montreal…Tuesday night game
Kings-at-New Jersey…Tuesday night action

Gulls…off till Wednesday night game with Ontario.

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……….(General)…….

English Premeir League…Confirms search crews have located plane wreckage in English Channel of Piper Cub that crashed carrying newly signed French soccer star Emiliano Sala last Monday….Confirmation there is 1-body in the wreckage….No determination if divers will try to get to wreckage at bottom of channel.

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