Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on July 21st, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

………..(High School Football)…………..

CIF…10-Commissioners vote to postpone all fall sports in entire state…Will move entire fall sports schedule to a winter schedule…The postponement will impact 800,000 student athletes…Will compress 3-sports seasons into 2-sports calendars…Also ban any travel teams
..Football camps will open December 14th
..Football season will open January 8th
..Football schedule will run Jan-Feb-March
..Football sectional playoffs in April
..Football state finals April 17th
..Basketball state finals June 19th
..Baseball state finals June 26th

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(NFL)

NFL-Union..Continue negotiations about opening of training camps

..NFL proposes if season is cancelled before Week 6-players will not get full guaranteed contracts…and lose a year in free agency….Players contracts would carry over into 2021.

..NFL propose 16-player practice squad-allowing 6-veteran players to be part of squad

..NFL proposes no limits on moves from practice squad to active roster.

..NFL proposes just 1-preseason game..August 27th

..NFL approves daily testing for 2800 players with turnaround time on tests 24-hours…Daily tests for 2-weeks..then possible alternating days after that..Union agrees..

NFL Players Association…Considering filing a grievance with NLRB over teams forcing players to report in ‘unhealthy working conditions’.

New Jersey…Governor Phil Muprhy¬†informs Giants-Jets ‘no fans’ will be allowed for regular season home games at Met Life¬†Stadium in Meadowlands.

Washington…Owner Daniel Snyder hires longtime exec Terry Bateman as Chief Marketing Officer.

Antonio Brown…Ex Steelers-Raiders-Patriots receiver says he has decided not to play this year…”Risk greater than reward”…

Peyton Manning…fires shot at Chargers…asked what it would be like to play in an empty stadium…responded “Go ask a Chargers player in LA”

NFL..Lawyer Jeff Pash says ‘NFL will plow the road to show US how to exist with pandemic’

Rams..Coach Sean McVay says NFL-‘should consider delay opening camps’

Seattle..Coach Pete Carroll ‘NFL needs to think about pushing camps back’

49ers..CB-Richard Sherman says ‘NFL ignore safety recommendations o the specialists they hired’

Seattle..QB-Russell Wilson…’Where are the health protocols for players and families?’

Chiefs-Texans…Rookies reported to camp for 2-days of Covid-testing

Miami-Tampa Bay..Push back reporting date of rookies from Wednesday till Friday.

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………………….(BASEBALL)…………………

Padres…Announce Chis Paddack will start opening day vs Madison Bumgarner-Arizona on Friday….Dinelson Lamet will start on Saturday against Zach Grienke…Garrett Richards will start on Sunday against Robbie Ray.

Padres-Angels….Halos led (1-0) in 6th inning at press time….P-Garrett Richards survived long first inning…went 5-innings…1-run…5-hits…5-strikeouts….Richards throwing error led to erly Halos run…..Richards threw 79-pitches….Fernando Tatis-Manny Machado strong defensive plays…..Austin Hedges threw out Mike Trout trying to steal base……Wil Myers-Eric Hosmer-Manny Machado combined (0-6) at plate vs Halos pitcher Griff Canning….Exhibition game-Petco Park

Padres-at-Anaheim…Wednesday game

Padres…Friday deadline to name 30-man roster…rest of taxi squad will practice at USD.

Dodgers..Activate OF-Terrance Gore-ex Royals to roster
Dodgers..Activate P-Pedro Baez from DL-had the virus

Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani 5-strong innings in simulated game
Angels..3B-Anthony Rendon remains out of action with oblique injury

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(MLB)

Blue Jays….Meet with officials at PNC-Park-Pittsburgh….and Camden Yards-Baltimore about relocating 30-home games there….

Blue Jays…Players go to Union say they do not want to play games in Buffalo Bisons minor league park.

Washington…Nationals invite Dr Anthony Fauci to throw out 1st pitch of season Thursday before Nats-Yankees game….Honor usually preserved for President of US.

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(Roster Moves)

Phillies..Release P-Anthony Swarzak
Reds..Release 2B-Derek Dietrich
Giants..P-George Kontos retires

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(Injuries)

Houston..P-Roberto Osuna-tests positive for virus
Houston..P-Brad Peacock-shoulder ailment flares
Houston..P-Austin Pruitt-shutdown-elbow injury

Braves..DL-Cole Hamels-tricep injury
Blue Jays..DL-P-Chase Anderson-oblique
Royals..DL-P-Jakkob Junis-covid virus
Pirates..DL-3B-K’Bryan Hayes-virus

Mets..P-Jacob deGrom throws 60-pitch sim game
Yankees..P-Luis Cessa reinstated after passing virus test
Seattle..P-Yosh Hirano reports-cleared virus test Japan

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………………….(BASKETBALL)…………………

NBA..Confirms testing inside bubble…(346-Players)…0-positive tests

Clippers…Joakim Noah moved into starting C-role..team without Ivica Zubak-Montrzl Harrell.

Houston..G-Russell Westbrook reports to Orlando-will be tested and spend 48-hours in isolation

Sacramento..C-Marvin Bagley-MRI-reinjures foot in practice.

Bucks..Lose-F-Pat Connaughton-yet to report-positive virus test

Charles Barclay…rips former NBA G-Steven Jackson who has been outspoken in criticizing Jewish people…”How beat hatred with more hatred”

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………………..(HOCKEY)……………

NHL….announces testing of players last week who moved into Phase 3….(2,618 Tests)…only 2-positive tests.

Montreal………C-Maxi Domi cleared to report to camp…Has Stage 1-Diabetic condition.

LA Kings…F-Nik Prokhorkin signs with KHL-Magnitogorsk.

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…………….(GENERAL)……………….

PGA…Tiger Woods says he hopes to play ‘soon’ after up and down performance at Memorial Tourney….had back stiffness both Friday and Sunday.

NASCAR…Meeting with rookie driver Auinn Houf who cut across two lanes causing crashes on way to pits….3rd set of accidents Houf has been involved in over last 4-weeks of racing.

English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Everton-W-Sheffield…Richarlison scores game winner
..Wolverhampton-W-Crystal Palace..Dan Podence game winner
..Brighton-Tie-Newcastle..Brighton climbs out of relegation with tie

EPL-Schedule
..Manchester City-vs-Watford
..Arsenal-vs-Aston Villa

San Diego Loyal-L-LA Galaxy II….Loyal outplayed at home..lose first game of season (1-0).

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