Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on February 8th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Football)…

Rams..Off day in final week preparations for Super Bowl.  Back on practice schedule on Wednesday
Rams..RB-Darrell Henderson cleared for full workouts this week
Rams..DT-Sebastian Day activated from IR

Bengals..Arrive in Los Angeles-will do workouts at UCLA’s Spaulding Field
Bengals..Coach Zach Taylor….’QB-Joe Burrow is as big stage player’….’Defense has arrived-7 takeaways in 3-playoff wins’

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(Coaching)

Houston…Meets twice with former Bears-Tampa head coach Lovie Smith and may offer him head coaching job-promoting him from Def Coord…Was (92-90) as head coach-but (8-22) when fired by Bucs…Only other finalist was ex-Miami coach Brian Flores.

Saints…Have decided to promote Def Coord Dennis Allen to head coach rather than hire from outside…Allen was (8-28) with Raiders….Were trying to set up interview with Tampa Bay Off Coord-Byron Leftwich..met over weekend with Chiefs-Eric Bienemey..Changed mind on Monday afternoon.

Packers..Hire Rich Bisaccia-Special Teams Coach-ex Raiders
Packers..Fire Steve Sabo-Director Pro Personnel
Houston..Promote Pep Hamilton to Off Coord
Raiders..Hire Tom McMahon-Special Teams Coach-ex Denver
Raiders..Interview Joe Judge-ex Giants for Special Teams job
Giants..Interview Steve Wilks-ex Arizona for Def Coord job
Ravens..Hire Zach Orr-LB coach-ex Jaguars
Bills..Hire Aaron Kromer-OL coach-ex Rams

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(NFL Notes)

Saints..RB-Alvin Kamara arrested for punching man in Casino elevator fractured eye socket and causing concussion

Patriots..QB-Mac Jones says Josh McDaniel will do great job with Raiders..’is great offensive mind’

Kansas City..Report Eric Bienemey may leave Chiefs..contract expired…has spent 7-years with Chiefs with Andy Reid

Eric Dickerson..Commenting on health issues..”Ours is a slow death”

Brian Flores..suing NFL…says Raiders have intentionally deleted black players on its roster….’Under Reggie McKenzie as GM-Raiders roster was 87%-Black…Under Jon Gruden-Mike Mayock-deceased to 67%.
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…(Basketball)….

Lakers-Milwaukee….Tuesday game…Bucks (34-21)….Lakers (26-28)
Clippers-at-Memphis..Tuesday…LA (27-27)..Grizzlies (37-18)

Brooklyn…Nets (3-7) in road games since activating Kyrie Irving as a part-time player.

Portland…Trade talks open with Knicks-Pelicans for G-CJ McCollum

Brooklyn-76ers…Would demand James Harden-Tyreese Maxey and #1 pick for G-Ben Simmons.

Indiana…Activate Domanas Sabonis from Covid list
Washington..P-C-Daniel Safford on Covid list
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(College Basketball)

AP Poll..1-Auburn (21-1)..2-Gonzaga (19-2)..3-Purdue (20-3)..4-Arizona (19-2)…5-Kentucky (19-4)…..12-UCLA (16-4)…21-USC (19-4)

Aztecs..Travel day-head to San Jose State for Wednesday game.
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…(Baseball)…

MLB…Owners open 3-days of meetings in Orlando to discuss work stoppage and failed negotiations with Union….Report owners may be about to make new proposal.

MLB-Union…National Labor Secretary Martin Walsh says his office would volunteer to enter negotiations as a sounding board…Owners proposed  adding Mediator-Union rejected that.

Union…says it rejected Mediator because it would take 3-weeks to find right selection…trying to hammer out new deal by February 16th so not to postpone opening of camps.

St Petersburg….Has presented plans for Tampa Bay Rays for a 27,000-seat covered roof stadium in Ybor City for 892M-dollars.

Texas..Hires longtime C-Nick Hundley as Assistant General Manager…Worked for MLB last year.

MLB…’The Athletic’ releases its rankings for Farm Systems:
..1-Dodgers…have 4-of top 62 prospects
..15-Padres…have dropped from 1-5-7 over the last 4-years-trading prospects
..23-Angels..have invested heavily in young draft picks-yet to play.
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(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Sign FA-C-John Hicks-ex Tigers-Rangers
Twins..Sign FA-OF-Daniel Robertson-ex Brewers
Reds..Sign FA-P-Pedro Payam-ex Tigers
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…(Hockey)…

Toronto..Sent veteran F-Nick Ritchie-Kyle Clifford to AHL-Toronto Marlies
Blackhawks..Fire AHL-trainer-accused with sexual harrassment

Arizona Coyotes..Arizona State Board of Trustees looking at proposal from NHL club to expand hockey facility to 11,000 fans…Coyotes would pay for expanded training facilities…NHL locker rooms…Construction would delay opening till mid December meaning Coyotes might have to play 10-to-15 road games to open next season…Coyotes trying to purchase land to build new arena-but might take 4-years to accomplish.

Vancouver..D-Quinn Hughes-goes on Covid list
Devils..D-Jack Hughes on Covid list
Penguins..OF-Evgenyi Malkin on Covid list
Carolina..F-Jesperi Kostkanaiemi on Covid list
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…(General)…

Olympics…USA skier Mikaila Sheffrin-fell in 1st run on Slalom and failed to qualify..was 2-time Gold Medalist

USA..Vincent Zjoue-figure skater-tests positive for Covid withdraws

China..Tennis star Peng Shuai says the media misinterpreted her comments about relationship with Government official….confirms she had affair at age 17…and then got reinvolved with him…says she was never sexually assaulted….Shuai says she is retiring from tennis.

English Premier League….Top Tuesday games:
..Manchester United-Burnley
..Everton-Newcastle
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