Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on February 9th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…………….(Football)…………..

Super Bowl…Chiefs return to Kansas City after blowout loss…Chiefs now facing the trauma of the Britt Reid drunk driving situation just outside Arrowhead Stadium.

Kansas City..Police report says Britt Reid had bloodshot eyes, alcohol on his breath..admitted to having 3-drinks at Arrowhead Stadium..Failed sobriety tests on highway…Police waiting for Blood Alcohol results…5-year old child injured is comatose…4-year old child as severe injuries.

Super Bowl…San Diego TV ratings out…
..(45-Rating)…means 45% of market watching TV watched the game
..(75-Share)…means 75% of TV sets turned on in San Diego were watching the game.

Super Bowl…National TV ratings: …Neilsen says nationwide ratings were delayed in processing..not yet available.

Super Bowl…Commissioner Roger Goodell has told owners he wants to delay any interviews and hiring of coaches until the Super Bowl game is finished…Wants all candidates to have a legitimate chance to land jobs and put all teams on even playing field…Owners reportedly opposed

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(NFL)

Chiefs…OG-Laurent Tardif…RB-Damien Williams will return to play next season..Both sat out this year with Covid 19 concerns.

Tampa Bay..WR-Mike Evans says he is willing to take a paycut from 12M to help with salary cap issues..Use cap space re-sign WR-Antonio Brown.

Tampa Bay..coach Bruce Arians says club will negotiate a contract extension that will make Todd Bowles ‘head coach in waiting’

Vikings..Promote Klint Kubiak to Off Coord
Steelers..Hire Mike Morgan-Asst Off Line-ex Atlanta
Steelers..Hire Matt Tomsho-Quality Control-ex U Pittsburgh
Bears..Promote QB-coach John DeFillip to passing game coordinator
Chiefs..Lose RB-coach Deland McCullogh-will be Assoc Head Coach at Indiana
Ravens..Hire Keith Williams-WR coach-ex Nebraska
Titans…Hire Jason Houghtaling-Asst OL coach-ex Colgate
Eagles.Hire Jemal Singleton-RB coach-ex Bengals.
Texans..Hire Ben McDaniels-QB coach-ex Michigan
Colts..Hire Scottie Montgomery-QB coach-ex Maryland

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(College Football)

Montana State..Hires Brent Vigen as head coach..Off Coord-Wyoming
Washington State..Suspend QB-Jayden deLauria-arrested on DUI charge in Pullman..over weekend.

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…………(Baseball)……………..

Padres…Hire Chris Connolly as Senior VP-Marketing-worked for 12-years at Disney…Replaces fired Senior VP-Wayne Partello.

Dodgers…FA-3B-Justin Turner remains unsigned 2-weeks before spring training…Milwaukee Brewers latest to contact Turner…Dodgers already over Luxury Tax with payroll (238M)…owe 7M-in tax payment.

Angels..Sign DH-Shohei Ohtani to (2Y-8.5M) contract extension.

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(Roster Moves)

Reds..Sign FA-SS-Dee Gordon-ex Mariners
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Chasen Shreve-ex Mets
Twins..Sign FA-OF-Keon Broxton-ex Brewers
Twins..Sign FA-P-Andrew Albert-pitched for Orix Buffaloes-Japan
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Hunter Strickland-ex Giants-Washington-Mets

Boston..Offer contract to FA-P-Hiro Sawamura-Chiba Marines-Japan
Toronto..Offer contract to FA-2B-Marwin Gonzalez-ex Twins
Seattle..P-Yosh Hirano signs in Japan with Orix

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(MLB)

MLB-Union….Reportedly close on Health Protocols and rule changes that will allow opening of spring training camps on February 17th

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(Basketball)

Aztecs-San Jose State…Late start at Press Time…Aztecs fail to crack this weeks AP-Top 25 despite blowout wins in latest hot streak… SDSU (13-4)

AP Poll…1-Gonzaga…2-Baylor..3-Michigan
AP Poll…1st time since 1961..that college bluebloods..Duke-North Carolina..Kansas..Kentucky…UCLA were not in the top 25-rankings.

Lakers-Oklahoma City….Thunder led (60-56) at halftime at Press Time….Okl City held Lakers to 39% shooting in first half…F-Darius Bazley (17P) at halftime of Monday night game…..Lakers (18-6) record

Lakers..F-Anthony Davis out of lineup with Achilles soreness

Clippers…Off till Wednesday game vs Minnesota…Clippers (17-8)

Brooklyn..Sign FA-C-Noah Vonleh
Chicago..C-Laurie Markkanen-out 4W-sprained shoulder.

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……………(Hockey)…………..

Ducks-at-Las Vegas…Tuesday night action..Ducks (5-5-1)
Kings-San Jose..Tuesday night..Kings (3-6-2)

Kings-Minnesota..Next Saturday game postponed-Covid outbreak with Wild

Kings…Lose F-Martin Frk-with another groin injury
Kings..Send #1 draft pick Tobias Bjornfot back to AHL-Ontario

Gulls…1st round draft pick Trevor Zegras named AHL Player of Week after scoring 5-points in first 2-games of season.

Gulls..off till Wednesday game with Ontario Reign.

Gulls…D-Kodie Curran recalled by Anaheim Ducks
Gulls…Callup F-Maxim Golod from Tulsa-ECHL..had 2-goals

Toronto..Lose LW-Wayne Simmonds-4W-broken wrist
Buffalo..F-Rasmus Dahlin goes on Covid IR list..9th Sabres player ill
Edmonton..Activate G-Mike Smith from injured list
Las Vegas..Put D-Brayden McNabb on long term IR list
San Jose..D-Radim Semik-fined 5,000 for spearing incident vs Kings

Ralph Backstrom…Passes away (80Y)..won 5-Stanley Cup rings with Montreal…Longtime head coach Denver University…founded Colorado Eagles minor league hockey team

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………(General)…………..

NASCAR…Daytona Speedweek
..Tuesday-Daytona 500 Pole Qualifying
..Thursday-Daytona Twin Qualifying races
..Sunday-Daytona 500

English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Leeds-W-Crystal Palace…Leeds scores (2′) into game-wins (2-0)

Australian Open…
..Novak Djokovic-top seed-straight sets opening day win
..Ashley Barty-top seed woman plays on Tuesday

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