Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

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……………(Olympics)…………..

IOC…Considering-Postponement Tokyo Summer Games…moves comes after Canada-Australia said they would not send athletes, and US-Norway-Brazil indicated they were considering pullout….Dick Pound-IOC Committee said not enough time to plan a pushback to fall…IOC will consider 2021 reschedule date.

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……….(General)…………

English Premier League….Conference call to discuss pushing end of season schedule back to June 30th to try and complete season.

UEFA…Postpone Champions League finals playoffs-may not reschedule.

Arsenal…Discussing possible sale of goal scoring star Pierre Aubameyang (49G) to Manchester United…Asking transfer fee of 60M.

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………….(Football)…………….

(Free Agency)…8-Signings on Monday..2-Trades…Total 149-signings…13-trades in 1-week.

Chargers…Lose LB-Nick Dzubnar-signs with Tennessee

Carolina-Washington..Trade-Panthers deal QB-Kyle Allen to Redskins for #5th round pick.

Washington-Seattle..Trade-Redskins deal S-Quinton Dunbar to Seahawks for #5th round pick,

Carolina..Sign FA-QB-PJ Walker-ex Houston-XFL…threw (1335Y-15TD-5 Int) in 5-games before XFL suspended play.
Carolina..Sign FA-LB-Takir Whitehead-ex Raiders

Patriots..Release K-Stephen Gostkowski…(3.5M) cap savings
Patriots..Sign FA-S-Cody Davis-ex Carolina

Giants..Sign FA-RB-Dion Lewis-ex Houston

Chiefs…Sign FA-QB-Jordan Ta’amu-XFL-St Louis Steelhawks

Titans..Sign FA-LB-Nick Dzubnar–ex Chargers

Bears…Sign FA-LB-Bark Mingo-ex Houston

Saints..Sign FA-S-Dietrich Nichols-ex Houston
49ers..Sign FA-LB-Joe Walker-ex Arizona
49ers..Sign FA-DT-Kerry Hyder-ex Cowboys

Dallas..Veteran Pro Bowl C-Travis Frederick retires-immune system deficiencies resurface…Cowboys take (11.5N) cap hit.
Dallas..Open talks with FA-NT-Dontari Poe-ex Atlanta
Dallas..DE-Randy Gregory files for reinstatement-suspended 4X by NFL for drug violations

Washington..Release S-Coty Sensabaugh
Washington..Release S-Montae Nicholson
Washington..Release S-Kayvon Webster

Ravens..Re-sign S-Jimmy Smith

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(NFL Notes)

Competition Committee….Holds conference call with coaches to discuss rule changes…Sky Judge proposed hirings…Pass Interference-replay rules.

Rams..Introduce 2-new logos….LA lettering with Rams horns….Rams head silhouette…New colors..Royal Blue and Sun Yellow.

Minnesota…Ron Marciniak-longtime scout-dies (88Y)

Jets..Donate (1M) to United Way of NY to fight virus
Browns..Donate 1.5M-to Cleveland food bank
Vikings…TE-Kyle Rudolph donates 60,000 to Minneapolis-St Paul Food Bank

ESPN…Peyton Manning rejects offer to become lead analyst on Monday Night Football.

Tom Brady…Boston report QB left Patriots-tired of the ‘Joyless Atmosphere’ perpetuated by Bill Belicheck.

Dallas…Cowboys salary cap…Have committed (51.4M) to 3-players on offense…Dak Prescott (28.5M)..Amari Cooper (12M)…Zeke Elliott (10.9M)…3-players take up nearly 25% of salary cap

Atlanta…Falcons now have 11-former first round picks on offensive side of ball-led by QB-Matt Ryan..WR-Julio Jones..TE-Hayden Hurst..RB-Todd Gurley.

Arizona State..announces passing of RB-Benny Malone of diabetes (68Y)….teamed with Woody Green to rush for combined (2,499Y) on Frank Kush’s team in 1973.

Ohio State..Lands RB-Trey Sermon-transfer from Oklahoma.

Saskatchewan-CFL…Roughriders sign former Buffalo Bills OT-Cyrus Kouandijo.

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…………………..(Basketball)…………….

NBA…Extends date for NBA draft early entrants till April 26th.

NBA..Says players will be paid on April 1st-but says league may invoke bylaw “Act of God-Clause” and not pay salaries after that because of cancelled games.

NBA…New Orleans GM-David Griffin ┬ásays he believes NBA will re-start schedule and play into August.

Brooklyn Nets..G-Kyrie Irving donates (323,000) to Brooklyn Food Bank.

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………………….(Hockey)……………….

NHL-Board of Governors….Conference Call to discuss plans to restart season possibly in May and impact of NHL salary cap

Minnesota Wild…Sign F-Adam┬áBeckman (48G)-Spokane Chiefs-WHL….Damien Grioux (44G) Saginaw in OHL.

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