Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on June 29th, 2020  •  2 responses  • 

………….(BASEBALL)…………….

Padres….52-man roster to report for first testing on Wednesday at Petco Park
Padres…Yet to determine if staggered practices or split fields at USD-Petco
Padres…Considering sending taxi squad to Peoira complex once season starts
Padres…Could still add 2B-Brian Dozier and OF-Juan Lagares to roster
Padres…MLB mandates only 35-working media members in press box

Dodgers..AddP-Josiah Gray-top ranked minor leaguer to spring training roster

Angels..Add OF-Joe Adell-former 1st round pick to spring training roster.

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(MLB)

MLB-Union…Continue dialogue about clauses in players contracts….Vesting options….Escape clause dates….Trying to determine how to pro rate bonuses for innings pitched…stars..games played.

Minnesota…Announce that coaches Bob McClure and Bill Evans will not be part of staff this year because of healthy concerns because of prior conditions and age.

Red Sox…Put P-Chris Sale on 60-day DL-recovering from elbow surgery.

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Roster Moves)

Washington..1B-Ryan Zimmerman opts out-will not play because of birth of baby and family member with MS.
Washington..P-Joe Ross opts out for private reasons

Arizona..P-Mike Leake opts out for family medical reasons.

Giants…#1 draft pick-OF-Hunter Bishop tests positive for virus-taken off spring training roster

Mets..Sign FA-OF-Melky Cabrera-ex Pirates…P-Erasmo Ramirez-ex Pirates…SS-Gord Beckham-ex Padres…P-Hunter Strickland-ex Nationals.

Miami..Signs FA-P-Nick Vincent-ex Giants-Mariners-Padres
Miami..Signs FA-SS-Sean Rodriguez-ex Pirates

Seattle..Release OF-Carlos Gonzalez…P-Wie Chen
A’s..Sign #1 pick-OF-Tyler Soderstom (3.2M) package

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…………………..(FOOTBALL)……………….

Patriots….Sign FA-QB-Cam Newton to (1Y-7.5M) contract to compete for starting job….Newton was (68-55-1) in career with Panthers…but was (23-23) the last 3-years with 2-surgeries….Career stats (192TD-108Int) 86-QBR-291-QB sacks.

Patriots..Report that ex Carolina Off Coor-Norv Turner gave Bill Belicheck strong recommendation on behalf of Newton…said QB was (6-2) as starter…18-TD-4 Int before he suffered shoulder injury in 2018….”Can still play the game”

Patriots…NFL details discipline for latest violation for illegally taping Bengals coaches.
..1.1M-fine
..Stripped of #3 draft pick
..Banned all video crews from taping games
..Expel video coordinator for life from working for any team.

Raiders…Owner Mark Davis against giving up 3500-lower bowl seats in sold out new Stadium so NFL teams can sell tarp ads…says ‘Not Fair to ban longtime supporters in new stadium.

Arizona..QB-Kyler Murray conducts 10-man passing camp with all top skill players in North Dallas over objections of NFL medical officers.

NFL…League doctors say with opening of training camps…32-different health issues in 32-different stadiums in all these cities and states.

Arizona..Release WR-Jermiah Braswell-DUI arrest-drove car into Lake Erie

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(College Football)

Wake Forest…Coach Dave Clauson says he will ‘isolate’ himself from his wife once camps open…she is cancer survivor.

Alabama….Mayor Carbon Hill, small town, resigns after angry tweet directed at Crimson Tide players who put out video about ‘Black Lives Matter’……Mayor Mark Chambers had also been critical of rights given to homosexuals and transvestites in the state…saying Alabama should ‘kill the problem’.

Tulsa…Golden Hurricanes land 2-transfer RBs….Dineric Prince-Texas AM…Anthony Watkins-Missouri.

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………………….(BASKETBALL)……………………

Lakers….Sign FA-G-JR Smith to replace Avery Bradley on roster for playoffs…Smith ex-Knicks-Cavs veteran…14-year veteran (10.8PPG) career

Cleveland..Sign FA-F-Jordan Bell-ex Golden State

NBA-Commissioner Adam Silver…..Admits “Risks involved” in attempting to play season in a bubble.

Brooklyn Nets..G-Spencer Dinwiddie tests positive for virus

Memphis…G-Ja Morant apologizs for designing Grizzlies uniform, putting “F-12”  on back of jersey nameplate…in gang language, that means “F— the cops”…put in on instagram then deleted it after mounting criticism.

Klutch Sports…Big Agency lands rights to represent G-Anthony Edwards-University of Georgia-possible first pick in draft.

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………………..(HOCKEY)………………..

LA Kings….Land 2nd pick in draft…projected to take (6’4-C) Quinton Byfield from Sudbury Wolves-OHA….(32G-82P-43 Games) this past winter

Ducks…Land 6th pick in draft…Projected to take D-Jamie Drysdale-Erie Otters of OHA.

NHL…Confirms 15-players tested positive for virus this past week out of 250-tests…Brings to 26-players in two week span.

Casey Wasserman Sports…Agents purchases Acme Sports…will begin representing NHL players.

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…………….(GENERAL)…………………

Fox Sports….Opts out of remaining 7-years of TV contract with PGA….turning contract over to NBC…giving up US Open.

English Premier League
..Crystal Palace-L-Burnley..Bill Mee scores on header for win

..Manchester United-vs-Brighton…Tuesday game

Alexi Lalas….apologizes for angry tweet….”Have to have courage now to stand up for Anthem”…..Lalas was fired two weeks ago as coach of USL-Las Vegas team.

Alex Zanardi…former Indy car driver remains in grave condition after 2nd surgery for brain damage suffered in Paralympic bike crash…Lost both his legs in Indy race…came back to win Gold Medal in Paralympics.

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2 Responses to “Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday”

  1. Angelo Georgiou says:

    Great update, but you attributed something to Alexi Lalas incorrectly. Eric Wynalda was the recently fired coach of Las Vegas Lights FC.

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