Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday
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Chargers…Sportico website reporting that Dea Spanos-Berberian is putting her rentire stock in Chargers up for sale….Some 24%-stock…..15% of Chargers stock and 9% stock of Chargers Trust….Value on open market (161.5M)….Up for debate is whether Dean has the first option to buy out his sister and if he can raise the capital to buy that stock of franchise or whether she can offer the stock to the highest outside bidder….Dea Spanos feuded with Dean Spanos over the financial problems the team has encountered since moving from San Diego to Los Angeles and the amount of debt Dean had taken out with bank loans to pay NFL territorial fees, and for consturction of training facilitiues they are building….She alledged in court documents the team had taken on over 353M-in debt and had stopped funding the Chargers Foundation.
Green Bay…Packers management says QB-Aaron Rodgers refused all requests to meet with ownership in off season about his future with team, at which point Packers decided he did not want to play there and would be willing to trade the NFL-MVP
Colts..GM-Chris Ballard says the team will explore a trade for Baltimore Ravens QB-Lamar Jackson, currently a franchise tagged quarterback.
Baltimore..Lamar Jackson says he has asked the Ravens to trade him to another team….Baltimore coach John Harbaugh says ‘he is our quarterback’…Ravens offered Jackson a 5Y-deal with 122M-guaranteed over first three years…Jackson wants entire 5Y deal, worth over 150M-full guaranteed.
49ers..GM-John Lynch says Brock Purdy ‘is our starting QB’ if he is ready for training camp after elbow surgery.
Denver..Coach Sean Payton says WRs Jerry Jeudy-Courtland Sutton are ‘off the trading block’
Arizona…Gives permission to WR-DeAndre Hopkins to seek a trade to another team
Washington Post…says Commanders owner Daniel Snyder has refuse to interview with Mary Joe White-conducting NFL probe of toxic workplace culture and Snyder’s financial irregularities in running the NFL team.
Denver..Coach Sean Payton says NFL has ‘crisis situation’ with roughing the QB-calls…Implores league to allow coaches to use instant replay challenge on roughing passer calls-no calls.
Chargers..Coach Brandon Staley says team wants unhappy RB-Austin Ekeler to remain and not request trade becuase of contract dispute.
Bills..Sign FA-S-Taylor Rapp-ex Rams
Atlanta..Sign FA-DT-Joe Gaziano-ex Chargers
Bengals..Sign FA-S-Sidney Jones-ex Raiders-Seattle-Dallas
Saints..Sign FA-WR-Bryan Edwards-ex Raiders
49ers..Sign FA-OG-Matt Pryor-ex Colts
(College Football Notes)
Utah State…WR-Josh Davis in stable condition after cardiac issue on practice field with arrythmia episode
George Washington University…Changing nickname of school from ‘Colonials’
Padres-W-Mariners (4-2)..Xander Bogaerts 2R-double..Seth Lugo (6inn=2R)..final Cactus League game
Padres…P-Cole Hamels will remain in extended spring training to continue rehab
Padres..OF-Fernando Tatis left behind because of drug suspension-stays in extended spring training…Will join AAA-El Paso in camp and then be eligible to play in PCL rehab games April 5th thru 20th then report to San Diego
Dodgers-L-Angels (5-4)…Mike Trout-Taylor Ward hit HRs…Noah Syndegaard bad outing (5inn-5R-9H)…ERA (5.79)
Angels..IL-OF-Jarrad Walsh-concussion symptoms…C-Max Stassi-hip issue
Tampa Bay..SS-Wander Franco-quad
Reds..IL-1B-Joey Votto-continue rehab rotator cuff surgery
Angels..Promote OF-Jake Lamb to 25-man roster
White Sox..Release-P-Bryan Shaw
Twins..Option P-Jeff Hoffman to AAA
Tampa Bay..Option P-Luis Patino-Yon Chirinos to AAA
White Sox..Option OF-Leury Garcia to AAA
Orioles..Otpion P-Grayon Rodriguez to AAA
Brewers..Sign 1B-Luke Voit to 25-man roster…DFA-2B-Keston Hiuera
Reds..Callup FA-P-Derek Law
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Dan Culombe-ex Twins
Cubs..Option P-Rowan Wick to AAA
Mets..Option P-Tyler Megil to AAA
Orioles..Release OF-Nomar Mazara-OF-Franchy Cordero
Cubs-Tigers..TRADE..Chicago deals 2B-Zach McKinstry to Detroit
Texas..Release C-Sandy Leon
Giants..Hire Joe Panik-assistatn GM
Yankees..Name SS-Anthony Volpe-starter-only 22Y
Clippers-Bulls…LA led (77-66) at Prtess Time in 4th quarter
Lakers…off till Wednesday game with Bulls
Dallas…G-Kyrie Irving argues with fan in Charlotte-gets fan ejected
Mavericks…End of season skid continues…losti 7-of-9
Mavericks..NBA rescinds 16th technical foul and suspension to Luka Doncic
Boston..F-Jayson Tatum-out hip issue
Sixers…C-Joel Embiid remains out calf…James Harden-achillies still out
Washington..G-Brad Beal could miss rest of season on going knee issues
Ohio State..F-Bryce Sensabaugh-files for NBA draft (16P-5R)
Kentucky…G-Sahvir Wheeler enters transfer portal
Charles Briscoe-former NBA agent-indicted for theft of 13M-from 4-players investment funds..including Dwight Howard.
March Madness…Report that ticket prices for Final 4-have plunged in Houston because Texas-Houston did not make final weekend….Tickets selling for 279-dollars now selling for 99-dollars
Ducks-L-Colorado (4-1) in third period at Press Time
Kings-at-Calgary..Tuesday game…Kings just 2-points out of 1st place
Kings..C-Blake Lizotte suspended 1-game for cross check penalty
Ottawa…NHL President Gary Bettman says there are still 6-syndicates negotiating to buy Senators franchise.]
Soccer…Tottenham Hot S;pur fires coach Alntonio Conte after 16-months on the job
USA-W-El Salvador (1-0)…Ricardo Pepi comes off bench and scores game winning goal early in 2nd half
Manchester United..announces will play ‘friendly game’ on US Tour vs Wrexham at Snapdragon Stadium on July 25th