Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday

Posted by on October 30th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Dodgers….President Andrew Friedman says club will open contract extension talks on deal with P-Clayton Kershaw….He has till Wednesday 9pm to decide whether to opt out of contract to become free agent…is owned (32-33M) on last two years of contract.

Dodgers…Say Manager Dave Roberts will return next season….will talk about multi-year extension with him.

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(MLB)

MLB…Wednesday night 9pm-deadline for teams-played to make decisions on opt-in or opt-out clauses in contracts.

Mets..Hire longtime player agent Brodie Van Wagenen as General Manager.

A’s…Give contract extensions to President Billy Beane..GM-David Forst…Manager-Bob Melvin.

Cardinals..Hire Jeff Abbot-Houston as hitting coach…Promote minor league manager Stubb Clapp to be 1st base coach…was AAA-Manager.

Reds…say Jim Riggleman will not return to team…was (60-84) as interim manger.
..Coach Pat Kelly will not return-offered minor league job.

Orioles..Fire Joe McIlvane-Senior Advisor….6-others let go including Director of Dominican scouting.

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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Pick up (14.5M) option on contract of Paul Goldschmidt.
White Sox…Decline option (16M) contract of James Shields.

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……(Football)……….

(Teams)

Cleveland…Fire coach Hue Jackson (3-36-1)….Offensive Coordinator-Todd Haley….6th straight head coach fired by Browns…..Team is (90-222-1) since returning to NFL in 1999….Has had 2-winning seasons in 20-years. ..Greg Williams to take over as interim coach….Assistants Fred Kitchen-Al Saunders-Ken Zampese will handle play calling.

Dallas..Fire OL-coach Paul Alexander….Hire longtime NFL coach Hudson Hauck as an OL consultant.

Green Bay….Players angry at RB-Ty Montgomery-threw a tantrum on sidelines during 4th quarter of game….then was told to take a touchback on 4th quarter kickoff….Tried to run ball out of end zone-fumbled-costing Packers chance to win game vs Rams.

iNew England…Demote WR-Josh Gordon from starting lineup-late to team meetings.

Giants..Give vote of confidence QB-Eli Manning despite struggles (8TD-10Tovers-31QB sacks)

Tampa Bay…Bench QB-Jameis Winston (10Int-1 Fumble) in 5-games…Ryan Fitzpatrick returns as starter.

49ers…Stay with CJ Beathard-QB…(12-turnovers-18 sacks) this season in 6-games.

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(Scoreboard)

New England-W-Buffalo (25-6)…Devin McCourty 84-Y-TD-Interception in 4th quarter breaks open close game….Tom Brady (324Y-passing)….Stephen Gostkowski 4FGs in win….Bills QB-Derek Anderson (290Y-passing)…..Inxterception-fumble-3-sacks in loss on Monday Night Football

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(Roster)

Bills…workout FA-TE-Terrelle Pryor-ex Jets-Redskins

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(Injuries)

Chiefs..WR-Tyreek Hill-groin strain
Bears..OT-Kyle Long-foot injury
Washington..OT-Trent Washington-dislocated thumb
Bengals..DE-Carl Lawson-torn ACL
Jaguars..CB-Quentin Meeks-sprained knee
Bucs..RB-Ronnie Jones-hamstring
Bucs..DT-Vito Vea-sprained ACL
Redskins..IR-LB-Troy Apke-hamstring
Bills..LB-Tremaine Edmunds-concussion

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(Trade Deadlines)

NFL…trade deadline 1pm on Tuesday….
..Denver shopping WR-Demaryius Thomas
..Cleveland shopping LB-Jaime Collins
..Giants shopping CB-Janoris Jenkins

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(College Football)

USC…Fires OL-coach Neil Callaway….and strips Tee Martin-Off Coor of play calling duties…Clay Helton will call all plays.

Illinois….Def Coor-Hardy Nickerson quits Lovie Smith staff-Illini gave up (712Y-66P_ in loss to Maryland on Saturday.

Iowa State…Former starting QB-Zeb Noland announces he will transfer.

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…………..(Basketball)………

Lakers-L-Minnesota (124-120)…Lakers fall to (2-5) starting the season…Jimmy Butler buries 3-point shot with (:18) left to stunt LA comeback…..Timberwolves blew 10-point lead late in game…went scored once in final 9-trips down the floor….Minnesota hit 8-3’s in the final quarter….Lakers had 18-turnovers….LeBron James 29-points in loss.

Golden State-W-Chicago….wild (149-124) win…Klay Thompson scores (52P)-hit 14-3’s….a week after Steph Curry had (51) in 3-quarters…..

Clippers-at-Oklahoma City….Tuesday game

Cavaliers…Heavily criticized for firing coach Tyronne Lue despite (128-83) record…is owed 15M in salary.

Cavaliers…F-Kevin Love-out 4W-on going toe injuries.

Cavaliers…Larry Drew-asked to be interim coach wants contract extension.

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……..(Hockey)……..

Ducks-Philadelphia….Tuesday matchup

Ducks…F-Patrick Elias cleared to return to workouts-coming back from shoulder issues.

Vancouver…Lose G-Anders Nillson-hand injury-has (2.67-goals against average)
Vancouver..D-Alex Edler-out 6W-sprained knee
Toronto..C-Auston Matthews-out 4W-sprained shoulder

NHL…Report league has approached Arizona Coyotes about moving to Central Division if Seattle joins as expansion team and moves into Pacific Division.

NHL…Winnipeg and Florida report to Helsinki…play in season games on Thursday-Friday.

Ottawa…D-Mike Borowiecki ordered to NHL disciplinary hearing after head hit on Las Vegas player…. Borowiecki had served 1-game suspension last week for cheap shot hit.

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…..(General)………..

English Premeir League
..Manchester City-W-Hot Spur…Ryad Mahrez scores in 6th minute in (1-0) win

Real Madrid…hiring Antonio Conte-ex Chelsea coach-to take over.
Leicester City…Mourns passing of popular owner Khan Vicain in helicopter crash

LA Galaxy….fail to make MLS-playoffs….despite 22-goal season of international star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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