Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on March 21st, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…………(Football)………….

Chargers…Lose FA-LB-Mantei Te’o….signs contract with New Orleans Saints…was 3-year starter in San Diego….missed most of last year-torn Achilles…had injuries to both feet earlier in career…Missed 26-games in 4-years in San Diego…Chargers gave up 2nd and 4th round draft picks to trade up to get him in 2013-draft.

Chargers..Sign FA-KR-PR-Kenjon Barner-ex Eagles-Carolina…(25Y-KR-6Y-PR) in NFL…at Oregon (4200APY-48TD)

Chargers..Re-sign FA-OT-Kenny Wiggins…FA-DE-Tenny Palepoi

(Roster Moves)

Raiders..Sign FA-QB-EJ Manuel-former Bills starter
Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Jelani Jenkins-ex Miami
Steelers..Sign FA-RB-Knile Davis-ex Packers-Chiefs
Steelers..Sign FA-CB-Cory Sensabaugh-ex Giants
Saints..Sign FA-LB-Mantei Te’o-ex Chargers
Saints..Negotiate with FA-CB-Malcom Butler-Patriots
Jets..Sign FA-QB-Josh McCown-ex Browns
Lions..Sign FA-DT-Jordan Hill-ex Jaguars
Colts..Sign FA-TE-Brandon Williams-ex Seahawks
Giants..Sign FA-CB-Valentino Blake-ex Titans

Patriots..Release RB-Tyler Gaffney.

Steelers..Visit with DT-Tyson Alualu-ex-Jaguars
Raiders..Visit with LB-Zach Brown-ex Bills
Jets..Visity with QB-Chase Daniels-ex Eagles-Chiefs
Bears..Visit with DE-Ricky Francois-ex Redskins

(NFL)

Rules Committee…Will vote on recommendation to shorten regular season overtime to just 10-minutes…postseason will stay at 15-minutes…Scoring rule remains in effect-TD wins game on opening possession…Field goal allows other team to get ball.

Rules Committee..Will vote on rule that player flagged for helmet hit penalty must stay off field for time equal to injured player is out of game.

New England…NFL Security and FBI recover stolen Super Bowl equipment of QB-Tom Brady and Denver LB-Von Miller…the last 2-Super Bowl MVPs…Mexican reporter Mauricio Ortega from LaPrensa-with NFL credentials-caught on video in lockeroom….was id’d when NFL review 20,000-credentials with photos…

(College)

San Diego State-Mayor…Meet Tuesday to discuss Aztecs desire for bigger football size
for stadum to be built by “FS” investors….UT report shows Aztecs averaged just 25,617-paid fans per home game last year, though school announced average attendance was 32,000 plus.

Penn State…Jury selection begins in child endangerment trial of former president Grahame Spanier…in aftermath of Jerry Sandusky sex scandal…Charges that Spanier did nothing to prevent Sandusky’s actions after being made aware of allegations.

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……..(Baseball)………….

Padres-W-Texas (3-2)…Christian Bethancourt hits walkoff HR in bottom of 9th….Padres (8-15) worst record in Cactus League

Padres-Giants…Tuesday game

Padres..10-roster cuts..Release P-Paul Clemens
Padres..Option P-Tyrell Jenkins-Andre Rienzo-Zach Lee-Carlos Asuaje amongst others sent to El Paso.

Padres..P-Christian Friedrich-scratched from throwing session-shoulder-bicep soreness.

Padres..P-Carter Capps…(1inn-1R-2H-2W)-first outing since elbow surgery.

Dodgers-L-Indians (14-5)..P-Brandon McCarthy (4inn-5R-6H)…Chase Utley (3-4) HR…Indians hit 3-HRs…Yan Diaz 4-RBI.

Dodgers-Brewers…Hyun Jin-Ryu starts..has (1.80-ERA) over two starts

Dodgers..1B-Adrian Gonzalez-retweaks ailing right elbow…OF-Yasiel Puig out with calf tightness..P-Sergio Romo still out with back stiffness…OF-Andre Ethier-MRI on ailing back.

Dodgers…Manager Dave Roberts left club over weekend-passing of his father…returned on Monday.

Angels…off on Monday.

Angels-Reds…Tuesday game.

(World Baseball Classic)

Team USA-vs-Japan in semi-final game at Dodgers Stadium-Tuesday night

Puerto Rico-Netherlands…Wladamir Balentin-Carlos Correa swap 2R-HRs in 1st inning early in game…Bullpens dominant all evening long…Tied (3-3) heading to 11th inning

(Roster Moves)

Royals..Release P-Brandon League-ex Mariners-Dodgers.
Braves..Release P-Jon Danks-ex White Sox
Mets..Option OF-Tim Tebow-Class A-Columbia..hit (.200) in spring

(Injuries)

Red Sox..Exam P-Drew Pomeranz-tricep injury
Indians..P-Cody Anderson-surgery-torn elbow ligament
Miami..DL-3B-Martin Prado-could be out 2-months with hamstring
Mets..OF-Jay Bruce-sidelined hip injury
Tigers..OF-JD Martinez-CT scan foot
Yankees..SS-DiDi Gregorius-possible blood clot shoulder
Giants..P-Will Smith-MRI-elbow pain

Rockies..Crisis with P-Chad Beitts-begins chemo for return of cancer…P-Chris Rusin-oblique..P-Rayan Gonzalez-elbow surgery…P-Chad Qualls-forearm….1B-Ian Desmond-broken hand surgery…OF-David Dahl-fractured rib

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………(Basketball)…….

Clippers-W-NY Knicks…LA scores 63-in lst half..Knicks went (3-19) on 3’s-never got back in game on Monday

Lakers-Clippers…Tuesday….Lakers (1-13) since Magic Johnson takeover…Lakers lost 40-of-50 since December..

Lakers-Bucks..NBA fines for bench clearing incident…Greg Monroe (35,000)..Nick Young (25,000)…DeAngelo Russell (10,000)

Hawks..F-Kent Bazemore-C-Paul Millsap both out-knee issues.
Minnesota..Sign FA-F-Omri Casspi-ex Kings-Pelicans

(NIT)

Colorado State-L-Cal State Bakersfield…Rams give up 52-in lst half-never recover

Boise State-L-Illinois State…Illini blowout Broncos (38-22) in 2nd half

Akron-L-Texas Arlington…Zips shoot 33%-lose on road

Central Florida-W-Illinois State..Redbirds-#1-seed lose-finish year 28-wins.

TCU-Richmond…Tuesday night NIT game
Ole Miss-vs-Georgia Tech…tonight.

Washington Huskies..Hire Mike Hopkins-longtime Syracuse assistant.
Syracuse..Contract extension to Jim Boeheim to remain-head coach
LSU..Interview Will Wade-VCU (51-20)
Wichita State..Wife of coach Greg Marshall-ejected from arena-cursing

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…………(Hockey)……………

Kings-L-Edmonton (2-0)..Oilers G-Cam Talbot 35-save shutout…..LA (34-31-7) playoff hopes slipping away….Oilers (39-24-9)

Kings-Calgary..NHL looks at video of Drew Doughty getting elbow to face by Flames Matt Tkachuk-hands out 3-game suspension.

Ducks..Sign FA-C-Mitch Hults-Lake Superior State-scored 20-goals this year…RW-Austin Ortega-Nebraska-Omaha…scored 70-goals in 4-years-is from Escondido.

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