Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on May 5th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

………………(Football)………………..

Miami….Legendary Dolphins coach Don Shula passes away (90Y)….Winningest coach all time NFL (347-173-6)…31-winning seasons in 33-years….Won 2-Super Bowls with Miami…also guided Colts to a Super Bowl appearance…Went (17-0) in 1972-season…Son David-Mike also coached in NFL and college.

NFL…Preparing to release 2020 schedule end of this week…want season to start September 10th….Super Bowl would run on February 7th….NFL also has backup schedules of 12-and-14 game seasons.

NFL…Survey shows league would need 200,000-Virus tests to run an entire season for the 32-teams..Owners question whether NFL should take that many tests away from public consumption just to play games.

Patriots..Monti Ossenfort-College Scouting Director leaves organization.
Titans..Hire Ossenfort as Player Personnel Director

Kansas City…TMZ reports RB-Damien Williams robbed of 100,000-cash just after moving into new home in Los Angeles.

Tampa Bay….Football Outsiders Research group showed QB-Jameis Winston-threw 30-interceptions last year-had 10-more sure interceptions dropped by defensive players…Should have had 40-picks last year.

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(Roster Moves)

Dallas..Release QB-Cooper Rush-served as backup last year.
Chiefs..Release RB-Mike Weber-ex Ohio State
Carolina..Release RB-Marcus Murphy
Seattle..Release DT-Nazair Jones
Jacksonville..Release RB-Jeremy McNichols-ex Boise State

CFL-Saskatchewan Roughriders….Sign CBs-Tony Lippett-ex Miami…AJ Hendry-ex Houston

Colts..Decline 5th year option on DB-Malik Hooker
Cardinals..Decline option on LB-Hassan Reddick.

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…………………(Basketball)………………..

NBA….Owners conference call with Commissioner Adam Silver…in favor of pushing back start of 2020-21 season till December.

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……………….(Baseball)……………….

ESPN….Signs deal to televise games from Korean Baseball League…Starting with season opener on Tuesday…Samsung Lions-vs-NC Dinos….There are 35-US players on Korean rosters….1st game will air (10pm-Tuesday-Pacific)

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………………(Hockey)………….

NHL…Canadian Prime Minister questions whether NHL can reopen season if Canadian borders remain closed to Americans or foreigners entering the country…..NHL exploring a “4-Hub” schedule..where teams would play games in empty arenas in Edmonton-Minnesota-Toronto-Minnesota.

San Jose..Sign G-Alexi Melnichuk-KHL-St Petersburg…(1.68GAA)
San Jose..Sign F-Fredrik Landmark-Captain-Malmo-Sweden

Toronto..Sign D-Mikko Lehtonen-Jokreit, Finland..played in KHL-had 17G last year.

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……………..(General)…………….

Chelsea….Star import Christian Pulisic leaves his Hershey, Pennsylvania home to fly to England to rejoin team….English Premier League teams will open training facilities on May 18th…hope to restart schedule June 8th

Wolverhampton…Players report to camp for Covid testing…hope to begin training next Monday.

Newcastle United…Saudi group closing in on 300M-purchase of EPL team…wants to hire Tottenham manager Mauricio Pocchetino to coach..would have to pay 12M-free to hire him.

Spain…LaLiga clubs to open training facilities on Friday
Italy…Seire A clubs to begin workouts on Friday

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