Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

Posted by on March 11th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)…………

Padres…Off day on Tuesday from Cactus League
Padres-Cubs..Split squad game on Wednesday
Padres-Seattle…Split squad game

Padres..Young Cuban P-Adrian Morejon (38.57-ERA) in spring
Padres..Brian Dozier-Greg Garcia-Jurickson Profar-3 way fight 2B
Padres..OF-Taylor Trammel (9-23) in Cactus League

Dodgers…Off day-Tuesday
Dodgers-Milwaukee…Wednesday matchup

Angels-L-Seattle (3-1)…Dylan Bundy (4inn-2R-3H)….Tuesday game
Angels-A’s…Wednesday game
Angels..Sign FA-OF-Dustin Peterson-ex Padres-Braves (.217-career)

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(MLB)

MLB…Holds conference call with CDC about start of regular season
KBO..Korean League cancels start of season-scheduled for March 28

Tigers..Name Joe Jimenez-closter
Pirates..Offer contract extensions to young players P-Joe Musgrove..OF-Bryan Reynolds..SS-Kevin Newman

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(Injuries)

Washington..P-Max Scherzer leaves bullpen session-hip tightness
Milwaukee..P-Eric Lauer headed to DL-shoulder impingement
Texas..OF-Willy Calhoun-surgery-fractured jaw-Hit by Pitch
Yankees..C-Gary Sanchez-leaves clubhouse-flu symptoms
Mets…OF-Mike Conforto-oblique injury
Rockies..P-Peter Lambert-strained forearm injury

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(Roster Moves)

Washington..Sign FA-P-Alan Webster-ex Red Sox-Cubs
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Danny Barnes-ex Blue Jays
Colorado..Release P-Harrison Musgrave.
Giant….Sign FA-OF-Josi Siri-ex Mariners

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…………..(Basketball)………….

Aztecs…C-Nathan Mensah-meets with doctors to discuss coming off blood-thinners after 10W-treatments.

Wyoming..Fire Coach Alan Edwards (8-24)..(9-24) last 2-years
Air Force..Fire Coach Dave Pilipovich (12-20) season
Missouri State..Fire Coach Rick Ray (51-104)
Western Illinois..Fire Coach Billy Wright (53-115)
James Madison.Fire Coach Louis Rowe (43-85)

Ivy League…Cancel its postseason tourney
Mid American Conference…will hold tournament but not allow fans in building
Pac 12…Commissioner Larry Scott says conference tourney will take place with fans in arena

Gonzaga-W-St Mary’s (81-64)…Zags win WCC tourney…now (31-2) on year.
UCLA..Coach Mick Cronin named Pac 12-Coach of Year (19-12) record.
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(NBA)

Lakers-Brooklyn…..LA jumped out to early first quarter lead against shorthanded Nets..LA led ((30-21) in 2nd quarter at Press Time….LA (49-13)

Clippers-Golden Staate..Clippers jumped out to (24-4 lead….led (36-26) in 2nd quarter at Press Time…..LA (43-20)

Cleveland…Ohio Governor asks Cavaliers to shutdown home arena to fans to play home games in the next couple of weeks.

NBA…Infectious Disease Doctors say there is risk spreading virus by continuing to play games in packed arenas..Called decision ‘unwise’

Euro League-Spanish League…Shut Arena Doors…games played without fans.

Washington..Sign FA-G-Jordan Bell

Donatus Montiejunas…Leading scorer in China-leaves CBA..wants to return to NBA…Suns-Minnesota-Denver interested in him.

Suns..Lose G-Cameron Johnson (8PPG)..Mononucleosis

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…………..(Football)……………

Chargers…ESPN says its sources say team will offer FA-QB-Tom Brady (2Y-64M) guaranteed contract next Tuesday.

Chargers…Have reported 63M in cap space to use.

Rams…Headed towards opening of Free Agency with just 15.5M-salary cap space…Have to deal with unsigned FA including LB-Dante Fowler..LB-Corey Littleton..OT-Andrew Whitworth…DE-Michael Brockers…K-Greg Zeurlein…QB-Blake Bortels.

Rams..Hire Justin Lovett-strength coach-ex Purdue

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(NFL)

Union…Votes JC Tretter-Browns as President of Union

Union…Outspoken OT-Russell Okung removed as member of Executive Council because of his grievance filed against Union.

Union..Players upset that veteran stars Aaron Rodgers-JJ Watt-Russell Wilson were ‘no shows’ at Player Rep meetings. in Key Biscayne, Florida.

Union…Player Rep Sam Acho says 60% of players will get 20% pay raises under new deal…plus increased pensions…and pay bumps for all off season workouts.

NFL…Rule Changes
..Chargers-Ravens proposed rule change…Hire “Sky Judge” for each officiating crew next season.
..Eagles propose use of 4th and 15 play instead of on-side kick
..Miami proposes full 15-minutes of overtime in games

Cowboys-Steelers..Invited to play in Hall of Fame Game-August 6th…Jimmy Johnson-Bill Cowher will be inducted in Canton.

NBC..Blocks ESPN from negotiating with Al Michaels to take over Monday Night Football broadcasts.

Kellen Winslow…Defense attorney asks judge to limit prison time on sexual assault convictions to 12-years…facing 18-years in prison…Lawyer says effects of CTE are part of problems Winslow has had in life…Judge will decide on 5-convictions…

XFL…Dallas Renegades Off Coor-Hal Mumme-fractured leg.

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(Teams)

Ravens…Veteran OG-Marshall Yanda-retires-13Y in NFL
Ravens..Put backup QB-Robert Griffin III-on trade block
Carolina..Sign backup QB-Kyle Allen to 1-year extension
Cleveland..Release LB-Christian Kirksey-6Y starter
Raiders..Taking trade offers for OG-Gabe Jackson..9.3M-cap figure
Cleveland-Washington…Browns offer #2nd round pick for LT-Trent Williams…

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…………….(Hockey)…………….

Ducks-Ottawa Senators….Tuesday game…Ducks (28-32-9)

Kings…Off night on Tuesday….LA has won 6-games in a row

Gulls-Tucson….Tuesday-AHL action…Gulls (29-18-6-2)…66-points…just 4-points out of 2nd place.

Colorado..Lose F-Nathan McKinnon-leg injury
Carolina..G-Petr Mrazek-cleared to play after concussion
Winnipeg..C-Mark Latest-begins conditioning drills-had heart virus

Toronto..sign F-Mikhail Abramov-scored 35-goals in Quebec League

San Jose…Sharks meet with NHL to discuss shutting down 3-home games to fans over next two weeks because of serious virus-crisis in Santa Clara County.

Austrian-German Leagues…Cancel rest of regular season because of virus.

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……..(General)…………..

English Championship League…Nottingham Forest owner Evan Marinaku quarantined with Coronavirus…had contact with 5-of his players this weekend-under evaluation.

Horse Racing…Trainer Jason Servis-trainer of Maximum Security…one of 27-indicted for horse drug scheme at tracks across the country…charged with acquiring-distributing PEDs used on horses…Servis was caught on wire tap call discussing use of PEDs for Maximum Security…charged with use of PEDs on virtually all the horses in his stable.,

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