Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on January 16th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)……..

Padres…GM-AJ Preller says Chase Headley is starting 3rd basemen…multiple conversations with him….He gets it….message is consistent…gives us great level of leadership…come in a be a leader…had great finish to season and post season with Yankees…has flexibility to play some 1st base…controls the strike zone…sees pitches well….

Padres…Contract extension for Brad Hand….1.75M bonus…3.5M salary….6.5M next year…7M in 2020.

Dodgers…Sign C-Yasmani Grandal (1Y-8M)…P-Alex Wood (1Y-6M)…OF-Joc Pedeson (1Y-2.6M).

Angels..Sign P-Garrett Richards (1Y-7.3M)….P-Matt Shoemaker (1Y-4.1M)…1B-CJ Cron (1Y-2.3M)…..P-Tyler Skaggs (1Y-1.8M)

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(Roster Moves)

Pirates-Giants…Trade…SF-acquires slugging OF-Andrew McCutchen in 3-for-1 deal…Bucs get P-Kyle Creek (2.76-ERA)…OF-Bryan Reynolds (.312) and third lower minor leaguer.

Pittsburgh…Have traded Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen and received 2-major league players and 5-minor leaguers in deals.

Giants-Yankees…Report NY would offer OF-Jacoby Ellsbury and OF-Clint Frazier in deal for 2B-Joe Panik….Yankees would pay 34M-of 68M-left on Ellsbury contract…deal would clear salary space for Yankees big on Yu Darvish.

Cardinals-Tampa Bay…Open trade talks-Rays would deal P-Chris Archer to St Louis for prospects.

Blue Jays..Sign FA-OF-Curtis Grandson…split last year Dodgers-Mets..hit (.212)

Reds..Open talks with FA-P-David Hernandez-ex Angels.

Mets..Adrian Gonzalez to have physical exam on back then signs 1Y-deal with New York.

Washington..Sign FA-2B-Howie Kendrick-ex Phillies
Milwaukee..Sign FA-1B-Ji Man-Choi-ex Yankees.

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(MLB)

Doug Harvey-Hall of Fame umpire-passes away (87)…umped for 31-years.

MLB-Union…Commissioner’s office opens talks with Union about rule changes to speed up the game..Make proposal on :20 pitch clock…limit visits to mound…changes in September call up rules.

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……..(Football)………

(Coaching)

Tennessee…Fires coach Mike Mularkey 48-hours after indicating they would give him contract extension…Mularkey refuses to make staff changes-led to dismissal.

Titans..Will interview Steve Wilks-Carolina..Mike Vrable-Houston..Matt LaFleur-Rams..Frank Reich-Eagles for head coaching job..

Giants..Reports that club has offered head job to Pat Shurmur-Vikings Off Coor.

Colts..Reports that Josh McDaniels-New England-will accept head job.

Detroit..Report that Matt Patricia-Patriots-will take Lions job offer.

Arizona…Scrambling to find a new head coach after Pat Shurmur backed away from offer.

Seattle..Hire Ken Norton as Def Coor…had just taken job with 49ers two weeks ago
Seattle..Hire Mike Solari-Off Line coach-ex Giants
Raiders..Hire Tom Cable-Off Line coach-ex Seattle

Cowboys…Lose LB-coach Matt Eberflus-heading to Colts as Def Cool when Josh McDaniel hired….Dallas has 6-assistant openings on staff

Cleveland..will interview Mike Mularkey for Off Coor job.
Miami..Fire DB-coach Lou Anarumo.

(Teams)

Tennessee…OT-Jack Conklin needs surgery-2 torn knee ligaments.
Denver..WR-Carlos Henderson arrested eating marijuana leaves
Seattle..CB-Jeremy Lane arrested DUI

(NFL)

NFL…Opens talks with ABC to take over Thursday night contract.

NFL..TV Ratings for all 4-playoff games fall
..Saints-Vikings (21.8) rating..down from (21.9)..down 23%
..Eagles-Atlanta..(17.4) down from (18.3..lowest since 2009
..Steelers-Jaguars..(20.4) down from (23.5)…lowest since 2002.
..Patriots-Titans..(16.6) down from (21.5)..lowest since 2009

CFL..Edmonton Eskimos..Sign FA-QB-Kevin Glenn-Saskathewant..released last week..threw for (4,038-25TD) last season.

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(College)

UCLA…QB-KJ Carta Samuels transfers in from U-Washington as graduate player-1 year eligibility left
Georgia..LB-Roquan Smith leaves school for NFL draft.
Marshall..QB-Chase Litton files for draft (25TD) passes this year
Washington..RB-Myles Gaskin will bypass draft return to Huskies

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……(Basketball)…….

Lakers…G -Lonzo Ball out with sprained knee

Lakers-L-Memphis (123-114)…Grizzlies shoot 51%…put 8-double figures…Lakers shot just 39%…Jordan Clarkson (2-13)…Julius Randle-Kyle Kouzma (8-23) from floor …Monday holiday matchup

Clippers-Houston….Rockets without G-James Harden…Clippers without C-DeAndre Jordan.

Cavs-L-Golden State…Kevin Durant (32P) in Warriors win…Cleveland lost 8-of-10

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USC…Declares DeAnthony Melton ineligible for rest of season as investigation into Adidas slush fund payments continues…Family friend accused of taking 5,000 to guide Melton towards an agent and financial advisor….Players never prove to have received any benefits…

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…..(Hockey)………..

Ducks-L-Colorado (3-1)…Avs win 7th in row…G-Jon Bernier 33-saves..Nathan McKinnon scores goal…had (41P-in-24Games) at home.

Kings-L-San Jose (4-1)…G-Martin Jones 33-saves…Sharks score twice in third period to seal win.

Montreal..Signs FA-F-Logan Shaw-ex Anaheim
Montreal..F-Philip Danault-released from hospital after exam for severe concussion.
Montreal..F-Andrew Shaw-out indefinitely with knee injury

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…….(General)………

Dan Gurney…legendary auto racer and car designer passes (86Y)…won races as driver in F-1…Indy…NASCAR…designed cars in IMSA road racing..F-1 and Indy.

Danica Patrick…reportedly in relationship with Aaron Rodgers.

English Premier League
..Manchester United-W-Stoke City…Man U scores 2-goals in 20-minutes to coast to win…Man U moves to within 12 points of first place Manchester City.

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