Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

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….(March Madness)……

Virginia-W-Texas Tech (85-77)….Virginia hits 11-free throws in a row in overtime to pull away after the Red Raiders had fought back from a 9-point deficit in the first half and a 10-point hole in the 2nd half…..U-Va center DeAndre Hunter hit a game tying 3- out of the corner with (:05) to go in regulation to tie the game, then hit another 3-to start the overtime to give the Cavaliers the lead…..Hunter finished with (27P)….Kevin Guy added (24P) in the win…..Texas Tech star Jarret Culver went (0-8) in the first half, but rallied in the second half to bring the team back. ….Texas Tech went (1-11) from the floor to start-had 1-basket on 7-and-half minutes at the start, but then reeled off a (12-2) run…..Virginia built a 10-point lead in the second half only to see the Raiders hit 3-straight 3’s to rally back and tie the game……coach Tony Bennett guided his team to Virginia’s first NCAA title.

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(College)

UCLA…Opens negotiations with Tennessee Vols head coach Rick Barnes on contract.

Virginia Tech..Hire Mike Young-Wofford..led Terriers to 30-win season and spot in NCAA tourney.

Idaho State..Fires Coach Bill Evans I(71-141)
Montana State..Hire Danny Sprinkle..assistant Cal State Fullerton
Stetson..Hire Donny Jones-ex head coach Marshall
Tennessee Tech..Hire John Pelphrey-ex head coach Alabama

Purdue..G-Carsen Edwards files for NBA draft.

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(NBA)

Lakers..Lonzo Ball hires CAA to represent him as agents.
Boston..G-Marcus Smart-out oblique injury

Lakers…Off on Monday night
Lakers-Portland on Tuesday…LA won 6-of-9 games

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……(Baseball)………

Padres-W-Giants (6-5)….Friars rally from a 5-0 deficit after Kevin Pillar’s grand slam home run off Eric Lauer…..Fernando Tatis 2R-HR….Franmil Reyes 2R-HR rallied San Diego…..Craig Stammen-Kirby Yates sealed the win coming out of the bullpen-….Game played in a constant mist…..San Diego (7-4)…Giants fall to (3-8).

San Diego-San Francisco…Tuesday matchup..Joey Lucchesi (2-0)-vs-Derek Holland.

Padres..DL-OF-Franchy Cordero-sprained elbow…DL-P-Aaron Loup-strained elbow.
Padres..Callup 2B-Luis Urias-El Paso..P-Brad Wieck-El Paso

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Dodgers-L-Cardinals (4-3)….St Louis scores winning run on wild pitch from reliever Joe Kelly…Marcel Ozuna 2R-HR for Cards…..LA loses P-Hyun Jin-Ryu left with a groin injury-likely headed to injured list……..LA (8-3)…Monday night action.

Dodgers-St Louis..Tuesday pitchers..Ross Stripling-vs-Dakota Hudson.

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Angels-Brewers…Angels led (3-2) at Press Time….Tommy LaStella 2R-HR for Angels….Halos (4-6)…Milwaukee (8-2)

Halos-Brewers..Tuesday pitchers…Matt Harvey (0-1) 9.00-ERA-vs-Freddy Peralta.

Angels..Callup 3B-Taylor Ward from Salt Lake City.

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(Scoreboard)

Tampa Bay-W-White Sox…Rays score runs on 2-bases loaded walks-and bunt…Tampa now (8-3)

Cubs-W-Pirates..Kyle Schwarber 2R-HR..Kris Bryant RBI-double..Ben Zobrist 2RBI-single.

Yankees-L-Houston…Carlos Correa RBI single..Rob Chiniors 2R-double in comeback win….New York (5-5)…Astros (6-5)

Orioles-W-A’s…Jon Villar 2R-HR…2R-single…Trey Mancini HR.

Phillies-W-Washington…Rys Hoskins 2-solo HRs….Philadelphia (7-2)

Seattle-W-Kansas City….Edwin Encarnarcio HR-3RHR….Dave Voglebach HR..Dylan Moore HR….Mariners (10-2)

Braves-W-Rockies…Ron Acuna 2R-HR..Dansby Swanson 2R-triple…Nick Markakis 2R-single….Colorado (3-8) start..

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(Injuries)

Cubs..P-Jon Lester-hamstring injury
Yankees..P-Luis Severino reinsures shoulder 2nd time–headed MRI

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(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-1B-Tyler Austin-ex Yankees-Giants
Giants..Sign FA-C-Stephen Vogt..ex A’s-Milwaukee

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(MLB)

President Trump….blocks agreement MLB worked out to use a ‘posting financial’ system to acquire players from Cuba for a fixed fee….Would mean players would not have to defect…be exposed to human traffickers or intimidation…Deal had been approved by the Obama administration….MLB asked for a meeting with the White House to discuss the original agreement…Trump refused saying the Cuban players would be political pawns and the US was not going to pay money to the Cuban federation that would wind up in the hand of the Cuban government.

Scott Boras…Agent says contract extensions other agents are agreeing to are ‘snuffing out’ amount of money young players could earn in arbitration or free agency….Was critical of Braves (5Y-100M) deal given to 2nd year outfielder Ronald Acuna….27-young players have signed contract in 3-months, bypassing arbitration or free agency.

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……..(Football)………..

Chargers…Visit with QB-Drew Locke of Missouri on Monday.

San Diego Fleet..CB-Kareem Kelly signs FA-deal with Steelers.
San Diego Fleet..DE-Shakir Soto signs FA-deal with Cowboys

Aztecs..Coach Rocky Long says he turned down 3-Graduate transfer players who told him they would come to play in fall, but not likely go to class to work towards Graduate Degree…but be on campus to get ready for NFL draft…..”Against the spirit of the Graduate transfer rule-Mandates every player take 9-hours of fall credits”.

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(Roster Moves)

Chiefs..Sign FA-LB-Jerry Attaochu-ex Chargers-Jets
Vikings..Sign FA-QB-Sean Mannion-ex Rams
Miami..Sign FA-Wr-Ricardo Lewis-ex Browns

Bills..Visit with FA-P-Marquette King-ex Raiders-Broncos
Carolina..Visit with FA-DT-Allan Bailey-ex Chiefs
Falcons..Visit with FA-DT-Tyler Davison-ex Saints
Vikings..Visit with FA-WR-Jordan Taylor-ex Denver
Seattle..Visit with FA-DT-Ulrich John-ex Patriots

Denver..Workout QB-Drew Locke-Missouri on Tuesday
Denver..Workout QB-Dwayne Haskins-Ohio State on Monday

Titans..Sign FA-QB-Logan Woodside-ex San Antonio AAF
Titans..Sign FA-TE-Keith Towbridge-ex Atlanta Legends AAF
Washington..Sign FA-OT-Salis Uhatafe-ex Salt Lake City AAF
Miami..Sign FA-DE-Jay Elliott-ex San Antonio AAF-7 QB sacks
Arizona..Sign FA-OT-Andrew Lauderdale-ex Arizona AAF.
Arizona..Sign FA-OG-Jeremiah Poutasi-ex Salt Lake City AAF.
Carolina..Sign FA-DT-Destiny Vaeo-ex Eagles.
Raiders..Sign FA-WR-Di’Mornay Pierson-El..ex Salt Lake City AAF.

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(Teams)

Dallas..DE-DeMarcus Lawrence to miss 5-months-torn labrum surgery-shoulder on Wednesday

Lions..Replacing Field Turf at Ford Field-7M investment

NFL..Suspend AAF-RB-Jhurrel Presley for 2-games-drug violation.

AAF-XFL…..AAF ownership approached Vince McMahon in December about possible merger…Monday problems surfaces before training camps even opened….XFL rejected proposals.

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……..(Hockey)…….

NHL…Draft Lottery on Tuesday……Colorado Avalanche-Ducks-New Jersey Devils all in running for top 3-picks….Avs hold Ottawa Senators first round pick…Top players USA-C-Jack Hughes…Finnish RW-Kappo Kakko.

Buffalo..Fires Phil Housely as coach…Will interview Todd McLelland-ex San Jose-Edmonton

Florida…Panthers hire Joel Quenneville-ex Blackhawks coach…won 3-Stanley Cups.

Edmonton..Oilers ownership says it will hire a GM and let him choose coach…says interim coach Ken Hitchcock is free to look for another job.

Minnesota..Fire 4-front office execs including Assistant GM-Andrew Burnette.

Minnesota..F-JT Brown arrested on public drunkardness hours before final game of season vs Dallas.

New Jersey…Gives 3Y-contract extension to GM-Ray Shero.

Ducks..sign LW-Kyle Olson…4th round draft pick from Tri Cities-WHL…(21G)…assign him to San Diego Gulls for playoff run.

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…….(General)……..

NASCAR…Former driving star Sterling Marlin undergoing exploratory nerve surgery on the brain…to treat him for deteriorating Parkinson’s disease…is only (61Y).

Soccer..Chelsea-W-West Ham…Eden Hazard 2-goals in English Premier League win.

Masters…Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson arrive for practice rounds at Augusta.

Olympic Cycling….In mourning over the suicide death of Gold medal-2 time world champion Kelly Catlin-Stanford University-who committed suicide….Suffered a concussion in training this winter, tried to kill herself in February then did kill herself with nitrous oxide overdose…had been battling depression since the first injury….the family has donated her brain to Boston University CTE research center.

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