Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on August 9th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

—————————(San Diego State)———————-

San Diego State…Jim Sterk has resigned as Athletic Director to become AD at Univesity of Missouri…..Sterk had spent 6-years as SDSU…excelling in fund raising…athletic facility expansion…and raising academic standards for the program across the board…overseeing building of basketball practice facility….and helping deliver the football and basketball programs for national prominence and Mountain West Conference dominance….He had come to SDSU from Washington State of the PAC-10 Conference where he guided Cougars for 10-years….Inherits Tigers program with 91M-in revenues…At SDSU raised 15.8M for practice facility….16M-for endowed scholarships…..Replaces Mack Rhodes as AD-he left to take over scandal marred Baylor program….Earned (390,000) at SDSU….will make (600,000) with (300,000) incentives at Mizzou…He leaves with Aztecs stadium situation up in air…and with shakey situation with Mountain West Conference membership.

————————–(Baseball)———————–

Padres-Pirates…Open 9-game road trip in Pittsburgh..Luis Perdomo (5-5)-vs-Chad Kuhl (1-0)…Perdomo last 7-starts (4.07-ERA)…42-innings-19-runs….Travis Jankowski since August 1st…(12-23) 4W-6SB-11R scored….Padres (48-63)…lost 12-of-19.
Padres…OF-Hunter Renfro has bruised wrist-no broken bones after being hit on hand by pitch in El Paso.

Dodgers-W-Phillies..(9-4)..Corey Seager 2-HRs..Chase Utley-Howie Kendrick HR..LA just 1-GB Giants
LA-Philadelphia..Tuesday night matchup Kenta Maeda (10-7)-vs-Vincent Velasquez (9-3)
Dodgers…Yasiel Puig (2-3) 3RBI in opening game in Oklahoma City.
Dodgers…Put OF-Trayce Thompson on 60-Day-DL-on going back problems.

Angels-Cubs…Open road trip at Wrigley Field…Jered Weaver (8-8)-vs-John Lackey (8-7).
Angels…Ask Tim Lincecum to report to Salt Lake City-work on comeback…(9.16-ERA)…owed 2.5M for whole season.

(Scoreboard)

Blue Jays-W-Rays..Devon Travis 4-hits.
Giants-W-Marlins..Brandon Crawford (7-for-7) in 14 inning game..5-singles-double-triple..
Braves-W-Milwaukee..Matt Kemp scores winning run on dropped fly ball.
Astros-L-Twins..Carlos Gomez misplays 2-fly balls-turn into 2-Twins runs..
Reds-L-Cardinals..Yadier Molina hit by pitch with bases loaded-winning run in 5-run St Louis-9th ..
Rangers-W-Rockies..Texas scores 3-in 9th..
Orioles-L-A’s..Stephen Vogt solo HR.
Tigers-L-Mariners..Hishashi Iwakuma 7-shutout innings for Seattle..

(Injuries)

Giants..Manager Bruce Bochy-hospitalzed on road trip in Miami-overnight…had 2-stents put in in 2015.i

Arizona..Activate P-Zack Greinke from DL-out with oblique
Mariners..P-James Paxton-MRI-clean-no fracture of elbow
Arizona..DL-OF-David Peralta-3rd time-wrist.
Reds..P-Alfredo Simon goes out on rehab assignment.
Tampa Bay…3B-Matt Duffy to AAA-rehab
Blue Jays..DL-OF_Kevin Pillar-thumb
Braves..DL-P-Chris Withrow-elbow
Brewers..DL-Junior Guerra-elbow.

(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Option P-Brian Matusz to Iowa-AAA.
Red Sox..Release P-Casey Janssen
Texas..Release P-Craig Breslow
Arizona..Release P-Josh Collmenter
Braves..Sign FA-P-Chaz Roe-Orioles
Twins..Option OF-Byron Buxton to AAA-hitting (.199)
Houston..Moves Cuban FA-3B-Yulieski Gurriel from Class A-to-AA..was (8-21) in lower minors.
MLB..Declares Cuban OF-Lourdes Gurriel an international free agent…(22Y)…hit (.271) in Cuba

(MLB)

White Sox….40th Anniversary of Bill Veeck dressing his team in shorts for home games.

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—————————–(Football)———————————

Chargers…LB-Danzell Perryman-missed 5-practices-returns to practice.
Chargers…No comment on Joey Bosa family comment-“Wished we had pulled an Eli Manning”…ask for trade…Has missed 21-practices..37 meetings.

Chargers..1st depth chart for preseason games announced…rookie Derek Watt-starting fullback….TE-Hunter Henry-3rd string-behind FA-Sean McGrath….WR-James Jones-3rd team…Brandon Oliver #1-kick returner.

(Roster)

Falcons..WR-Lance Moore-retires after 10-year career.
Bills..Release PR-CB-Javier Arenas
Miami..Release CB-Ifo Olomu-re-tore ACL in knee-2nd time in 3-years.
Saints..Release WR-Hakeem Nicks

(Injuries)

Seahawks..Activate RB-Thomas Rawls from PUP
Eagles..WR-Jordan Matthews-knee strain from contact workouts
Saints..Activate OT-Terron Armstead from PUP
Browns..Activate CB-Joe Haden from PUP
Bills..Activate WR-Sammy Watkins from PUP
Denver..CB-Aqib Talib begins practice-weeks after being shot in leg
Rams..S-EJ Gaines-recovering from foot injury-now has hamstring problem

(NFL)

Hall of Fame says it will reimburse fans the cost of tickets they bought for cancelled game on Sunday…will cost them 4M-dollars.
George Yarno..Long time NFL offensive lineman…former OL coach Jaguars..coached college ball 17Y..dies of cancer at 58-years of age.

(College)

Aztecs….98-players being preseason workouts…16-veteran starters return.
USD…Toreros open camp with 10-veterans back on defense..QB-Anthony Lawrence-RB-Jonah Hodge both coming off injuries.
UCLA…Begin workouts on campus-not at San Bernadino..QB-Josh Rosen leads team…must fine new lead RB-WR-OL…Defense returns 10-veterans.
USC..QB derby continues-no starter picked yet…Junior Max Browne battling for job.
Arizona…OG-Zack Hemmila-dies in sleep at age 22.

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—————————-(Basketball)————————-

Clippers-Spurs…Both express interest in G-Ray Allen contemplating comeback.
Oklahoma City…C-Enis Kanther-disowned by family for supporting overthrow of Turkish president…taken out of family will-trust.

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(General)

Brandon Clauson…legendary Dirt Car champion…critical condition…head injuries over weekend USAC midget dirt race in Kansas…hit rail-flipped over-car hit him….has won 4-USAC championships.

—————–(Olympics)———————————-

Usain Bolt-Justin Gatlin put on shows at press conferences talking about Men’s track events.
Tennis..Novak Djokovic-knocked out lst round of play.
Tennis..Serena Williams moves to 3rd round of Olympics with easy win

Gymnastics…US tumbles badly in final day of competition-finishes 5th…

Basketball..US (113-69) Venezuala…Kevin Durant (16P)
Basketball..US (103-63) Spain…Brittany Griner (13P)…US women win 43rd game in row in Olympic competition.

Swimming..Lily King gets gold-winning 100meter women’s breastroke
Katie Ledecky finishes 2nd in semi-finals..heading to finals.

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