Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on February 15th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres…Pitchers-Catcher go thru first workouts….Bullpen sessions for all pitches coming off surgeries…Tyson Ross-Chris Young-Colin Rea-Robbie Erlin-Matt Strahm.

Angels…Japanese free agent Shohei Ohtani goes thru first workout in lite rain in Tempe..Did long toss in outfield…hit 3HRs in BP…Major press conference on Thursday.

Dodgers…Begin search for 5th starter…Hyun Jin-Ryu just prove to be healthy…rookie Walker Buehler-Brxock Stewart-Ross Stripling will also compete.

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(MLB)

Union…Removes an MLB scout who wanted to watch some 30-players workout at the Free Agent camp it IMG headquarters in Bradenton…Media had already been banned.

Arizona..Diamondbacks…Get MLB approval to use Humidor for baseball’s during home games.

White Sox…Announce radio broadcasts moving to WGN-Chicago-after Cumulus broke its contract during bankruptcy proceedings.

Cleveland…Tito Franconia-Longtime major leaguer-father of manager Terry Francona…passes away (84)…played 12-years in MLB with Orioles-White Sox-Indians-Tigers…hit (.363) one season…lifetime (.282) hitter…was an AL all star.

Detroit…P-Travis Wood-confirms broken right finger in cross-bow accident in Arkansas.

Seattle…Tim Lincecum holds private free agent workout infront of 12-teams…Giants-Dodgers-Padres among teams to attend…Did not pitch in 2017.

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(Roster)

Yankees-Orioles-Tampa Bay…Discussing 3-way deal….Yankees would get SS-Manny Machardo…..Orioles to receive P-P-Jake Odorizzi…2B-Miguel Adujar…OF-Jacoby Ellsbury…..Rays would get prospects.

Washington..Sign of FA-P-Cear Vargas-ex Padres
Atlanta..Sign FA-C-Chris Stewart-ex White Sox
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Hector Santiago…ex-Angels-Twins
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-JD Martin-ex Nationals
Arizona..Sign FA-OF-Dan Robertson-exIndians
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Shae Simmons-ex Mariners

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……(Basketball)………..

Aztecs-W-Wyoming (87-77)…SDSU explodes midway thru first half with (25-8) scoring run…built 23P lead..saw Cowboys cut lead to 8-at end of game…Jordan Schakel hits 4-3’s in opening half off bench….Nolan Narain scores 14-in first half off bench to rally SDSU….Aztecs shot 53% from floor….Aztecs now (14-10)..and (6-7) in MWC….

Nevada-W-Boise State (77-72)..Caleb Martin-Kendall Stevens combine for (42)…Wolfpack score 9-points in row late in game…Broncos went (4:46) without basket end of game………Wolfpack (22-5)…Broncos (20-6)

Fresno-W-San Jose State…Jason Hopkins (20P) in win.Bulldogs (18-8)

UNLV-W-Air Force…Rebels (19-7)..Jovan Moorning scores (24P) in Rebs win

New Mexico-W-Utah State…Anthony Mathis hits 7-3’s…in Lobos win..

USD-Pacific…..Toreros (16-10)…Tigers (13-14)

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Lakers-L-New Orleans (139-117)…Anthony Davis (42P015R)…Jrue Holiday (24P)….Pelicans shoot 53%….hit 14-3’s……Lakers shot 61% in first half….but gave up 79P in first half.. …

Clippers-W-Boston (129-119)….DeAndre Jordan (30P-13R)….Clips put 7-in double figures…hit (30-of-33) free throws.

Golden State….F-Patrick McCaw-out 4W-fractured wrist

Houston..Release F-Troy Williams

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………(Football)……..

(Roster)

Raiders…Release K-Sebastian Janikowski-16Year career-spent last year on IR with back injury…414-career field goals

Jets..Put DE-Muhammad Wilkerson on NFL trade block-year full of discipline problems.

Redskins..Activate LB-Su’a Cravens from reserve list

Bengals..Sign FA-OT-Bobby Hart-ex Giants

Broncos…Interested in deal for QB-AJ Mccarran-Bengals backup

(Coaching)

Bills..Hire Terry Robiske-TE coach-ex Titans
Atlanta..Hire Bernie Parolee-RB coach-ex Raiders
Dallas..Hire Doug Nussmeier-TE coach-ex Saints-Colts…Doug Coleman-Asst Spec Teams-ex-Houston

Browns…Todd Haley-new Off Coord…says he wants as QB-who ‘competes-and-can deal with adversity’

(NFL)

Jason Brown….Longtime Rams-Ravens OC…confirms he donated 40,000-pounds of potatoes to charities to feed the poor in North Carolina…from his 1st Fruit Farms company…he retired from NFL to become a farmer and do philanthropy.

Johnny Manzeil…..says he will play in Spring League to let scouts see him perform…Yes to accept offer from CFL…Hamilton Ti-Cats

Fox TV….Confirms it will televise Thursday NFL draft on network for next 5-years…part of new Thursday night contract.

Ben Agajanian…Legendary AFL kicker passes away (98)…Kicked for LA Dons in All American Conference…then LA-San Diego Chargers…New York Giants..Steelers…Dallas Texans…Green Bay…kicked with steel boot after losing 4-toes in accident at U-New Mexico.

WEEI…Boston station suspends talkshow programs on Friday…order all employees to sensitivity training after suspension of hosts for racially tinged comments….5-major advertisers cancelled contracts with radio station.

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(College)

New Mexico….Board of Regents rejets appeal of Bob Davis for reinstatement from suspension….

Stanford…Lose B-KJ Costello-miss spring football-hip injury from end of season.

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……….(Hockey)………….

USA-L-Slovenia…(3-2)1st round Olympics…USA has (2-0) ..fatigue sets in final period…Jan Murak scored tying goal (1:37) left in game…winning goal (:38) into overtime.

Russia-L-Slovakia…(3-3)…Big upset…Russians-loaded with ex-NHLers-blows (2-0) lead…..Russians had 2-power plays in final 10-minutes

Olympics…Thursday…USA-Slovakia (7pm)…..Saturday-USA-vs-Russia

Gulls-Bakersfield….AHL action…Gulls won 6-in row.

Gulls…D-Korbian Holzer sent down from Anaheim Ducks

Kings…Call up F-Mike Mersch-LW-Ontario…scored 18-goals in AHL

Seattle…Tim Leiweke Oakview Group files 10M-application for NHL expansion team to start in 2020.

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……..(General)……….

Genesis Open….Tees off Thursday at Riviera….Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson-Dustin Johnson-Rory McIlroy lead field.

PGA….Bill Haas escapes serious injury in fatal auto accident…Killed his friend who was driving Ferrari that rear ended SUV-flipping it….Other driver injured.

NASCAR….Daytona 500-Twin qualifying races tonight….Alex Bowman will be on pole for first race…Denny Hamlin on pole for second race.

Olympics…Gold medalist Shaun White appeals for flippant comment about sexual harassment suit he settled out of court last year.

Soccer..Champions League playoffs..
..Real Madrid-W-Paris St Germain (3-1)…Christiano Ronaldo scores goal…outshines Neymar

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