Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on February 20th, 2024  •  0 Comments  • 

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…(Daytona 500)…

William Byron survives 2-wild wrecks to hold off the field to win wreck-filled-rain delayed Daytona 500…Alex Bowman finished 2nd…Christopher Bell was third.

Ross Chastain had lead on restart with 5-laps left-went high-tried to cut low-blocked by Byron then clipped  from behind and lost lead and wrecked.

Race was red-flagged with 8-laps left after wild 18-car wreck wiped out bunch of cars running upfront.
NASCAR…Daytona drivers-owners hire former NFL lawyer Jeffrey Kessler to represent them in potential Anti-Trust lawsuit against NASCAR leadership…Team owners want a bigger slice of the new 7.7B-media rights deal.



Angels…Star CF-Mike Trout meets with owner Arte Moreno asks him to sign 1-of remaining big name free agents on market…Trout says he does not want to be traded…Angels are 50M below luxury tax.

Angels..3B-Anthony Rendon says ‘Baseball is not his top priority-faith-family is’…Rendon is in middle of (7Y-245M) contract but has had 4-straight injury riddled seasons.

Dodgers..DH-Shohei Ohtani takes first live BP..hits 1-HR in 15 pitches
Dodgers..P-Walker Beuhler will lnot pitch in Cactus League games

Padres..Impressed with ex-Yankee Michael King in working on new pitches under coach Ruben Niebla.
(Roster Moves)

Brewers..Resign P-Brandon Woodruff-2Y deal-will rehab entire 2024 season
Cubs..Sign FA-OF-David Peralta-ex Dodgers-Arizona
Mets..Sign FA-DH-Luke Voit-ex Yankees-Padres
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Liam Hendricks-ex White Sox..had cancer-elbow issues
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Kaleb Ort-ex Phillies
Pirates..Sign FA-OF-Canaan Njiba-ex Seattle talks with FA-3B-Matt Chapman-ex Blue Jays

Giants..OF-Mike Yastrzemski-shoulder impingement
Red Sox..P-Kenley Jansen cleared to throw-had lat soreness
(MLB Notes)

Yankees..Juan Soto refuses to talk about impending free agency…Says he trusts Agent Scott Boras…Says will enjoy playing at Yankees Stadium……says Yankees have ‘lethal lineup’ with Soto-Judge-Stanton…’Gappers-Walks-HRs’ will be in the middle of lineup…Looking forward to the ‘Right field porch’.

Yankees..Slugger Giancarlo Stanton says he will ‘change the narrative’ about his time in New York..has had 4-straight seasons of injuries…Former 59-HR hitter hit just (.190) last year.

Cubs..Owner Tom Ricketts says he has had no talks with Scott Boras about Cody Bellinger…not wanting to ‘undermine his GM’….Boras says owner needs to show he wants to retain Bellinger.

Washington…Nationals owner Mark Lerner says club will not be sold.



Aztecs-at-Utah State…Tuesday Mountain West Conference showdown…SDSU (20-6)…USU (21-5)….Aztecs coming off huge wins over Colorado State-New Mexico…Aggies (15-1) at home this year…USU led by F-Great Osobor (17P-9R) and G-Ian Martinez-Darius Brown-combined (24P) per game..Aztecs have lost 4-straight on the road

Aztecs..Vault into 19th spot in AP Poll.

AP Poll..1-U Conn (24-2)..2-Houston (22-3)…3-Purdue (23-3)…4-Arizona…5-Tennessee.

St Johns….Angry coach Rick Pitino…’this is most enjoyable season ever had’…St Johns has lost 8-of-10…Blew 19-point lead in loss to Seton Hall.

Arizona..Give coach Tommy Lloyd extension thru 2029.

Brooklyn..Nets fire coach Jacques has lost 18-of-24 games
Brooklyn..Name Kevin Ollie-longtime assistant as Interim coach
Brooklyn..GM-Sean Marks on thin ice…Looking for 3rd head coach-6 years

Lakers..LeBron James says he wants to finish his career with Lakers-not willing to opt out of the final year of his (51.1M) contract

Minnesota..Sign G-Mike Conley to (2Y-21M) extension
Cleveland..Sign FA-F-Peter Nance-was in G-League (13P-8R)

NBA..Commissioner Adam Silver wants to see ‘ effort ‘ in All Star game…LeBron James ‘players need to care’..Larry Bird-‘All Star players need to compete’

NBA..Under fire after East beat West in All Star game (211-186) with the East hitting 42-3 point shots in game-no defense played.

76ers..Sign FA-C-Darius Bazley..averaged (20P-9R) in G-League
Milwaukee..Sign FA-G-Ryan Rollins-ex Washington Wizards



NFL..Negotiating Salary Cap next year..could go from (221M-to-250M)
NFL..Tuesday-first day teams can ‘Franchise Tag’ players in free agency

NFL..Top players who could be franchise tagged-Giants RB-Saquon Barkley..Tampa Bay WR-Mike Evans..Carolina-DE-Brian Burns…Jaguars LB-Josh Allen…Chiefs CB-L-Jarius Sneed…Raiders RB-Josh Jacobs

Chargers..OC-Corey Linsley restructures contract-teams gets (10M-cap space)

49ers…WR-Brandon Aiyuk (14M) heading into last year of deal-wants (20M)
Tampa Bay..WR-Mike Evans wants (20M)..teammate Chris Godwin earns (18M)
Raiders..Shop WR-Hunter Renfrow-making (11M)
Jets..Shop QB-Zach Wilson for possible trade
Ravens..Interested in Titans RB-Derrick Henry..Baltimore has 4-FA-RBs

Patriots..Release DE-Lawrence Gay..S-Adrian Phillips
Patriots..OG-James Ferentz-retires

Rams..Hire Dave Ragone-QB coach-ex Atlanta
Rams..Hire Nate Schellhasse-Iowa-passing game coordinator
Raiders..Hire Rich Scangarello-QB coach-ex Kentucky
Miami..Hire Ron Bradford-Special Teams..ex University Montana

Chiefs..NFL fines LB-Nick Bolton (8200) for horse collar tackle-Super Bowl
(College Football)

Pac 12..Promotes Teresa Gould-Interim Commissioner-replacing George Kliavkoff

Arizona..Hired Desiree Francois-ex Missouri-takes over as AD of money troubled Wildcats program.


Ducks-W-Buffalo (4-3)…John Gibson 34-saves…Troy Terry goal-2 assists in Ducks holiday road win…Monday game

Kings-Columbus Blue Jackets…Tuesday game

Gulls-at-Bakersfield..Tuesday game..Gulls led by rookie G-Tomas Suchanek (11-3-2)..(2.24-GAA)…(.929-Save Percentage)

Vancouver..1st place Canucks bombed in (10-7) road loss by Minnesota Wild
St Louis..G-Jordan Binnington-fined (5,000) for hi sticking incident
San Jose..F-Logan Couture-placed on IR-groin

Vancouver..D-Jacob Truscott-U Michigan draft pick-says he will not sign with team-asks to be traded.

Lanny McDonald…Legendary goal scorer released from Calgary hospital after 2-week stay for heart attack.



English Premier League:
..Everton-Tie-Crystal Palace…Everton scores in 84′ to tie game


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