Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

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………..(NFL Free Agency)….Day 2-Spending Spree

Chargers..Re-Sign K-Michael Badgley
Chargers..Lose TE-Hunter Henry-signs with Patriots
Chargers..Lose S-Rayshawn Jenkins-signs with Jaguars
Chargers..Lose QB-Tyrod Taylor-signs with Houston
Chargers..Lose LB-Nick Vigil-signs with Houston
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Patriots..Sign FA-TE-Hunter Henry-ex Chargers (3Y-37M)

Jaguars..SignFA-CB-Shaq Griffin-ex Seattle (3Y-45M)
Jaguars..Sign FA-WR-Marvin Jones-ex Lions (2Y-14M)
Jaguars..Sign FA-TE-Chris Mankerts-ex Carolina
Jaguars..Sign FA-DT-Tyson Alualu-ex Steelers
Jaguars..Sign FA-DT-Jihad Ward-ex Ravens

Bears..Sign FA-QB-Andy Dalton-ex Cowboys (1Y-13M)
Washington..Sign FA-QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick-ex Dolphins

Houston..Sign FA-QB-Tyrod Taylor-ex Chargers (1Y-10M)
Houston..Sign FA-DE-Derek Rivers-ex Patriots
Houston..Sign FA-LB-Kevin Pierre-Louis-ex Washington
Houston..Sign FA-CB-Terrence Mitchell-ex Cleveland

Bengals..Sign FA-DE-Trey Fredrickson-ex Saints (4Y-60M)
Bengals..Sign FA-FB-Chi Awuize-ex Cowboys
Bengals..Sign FA-CB-Mike Hilton-ex Steelers
Bengals..Visit with FA-WR-TY Hilton-ex Colts

Browns..Sign FA-DE-Takk McKinley-ex Falcons

Cowboys..Sign FA-OG-Tyler Nsekhe-ex Bills

Vikings..Sign FA-DT-Dalvin Tomlinson-ex Giants
Vikings..Sign FA-LB-Nick Vigil-ex Chargers
Vikings..Release DT-Shamar Stephen

Giants..Re-sign DT-Leonard Williams (3Y-63M)
Giants..Sign FA-WR-John Ross-ex Bengals
Giants..Sign FA-RB-Cullen Gillaspia-ex Houston

Raiders..Release Pro Bowl C-Rod Hudson-take 12M-cap hit

Seattle..Set up visit with FA-C-Rod Hudson-ex Raiders
Seattle..Release LB-Shaqueem Griffin
Seattle..Sign FA-CB-Ahkello Witherspoon-ex 49ers

Denver..Pick up 16M-option LB-Von Miller
Denver..Release S-Kareem Jackson

Lions..Release QB-Chase Daniel
Lions..Release DT-Danny Shelton

Chiefs..Release RB-Damien Williams
Chiefs..Set up visit with FA-C-Rodney Hudson-ex Raiders
Chiefs..Re-sign DE-Taco Charlton

Miami..Visit with FA-C-David Andrews-ex Patriots
Miami..Sign FA-QB-Jacoby Brissett-ex Colts
Miami..Sign FA-RB-Malcom Brown-ex Rams

Saints-Jaguars..Trade..NOrl deals DT-Malcom Brown to Jags
Saints..Visit with FA-CB-Richard Sherman-ex 49ers
Saints..Sign FA-FB-Alex Armah-ex Carolina

Steelers..Release LB-Vince Williams
Steelers..Re-sign OT-Zach Banner

Titans..Sign FA-CB-Janoris Jenkins-ex Saints
Titans..Release CB-Adoree Jackson
Titans..Release OT-Dennis Kelly

Bills..Sign FA-P-Matt Haack-ex Miami
Bills..Sign FA-WR-Emmanuel Sanders-ex Saints-Broncos

Arizona..Re-sign OT-Kelvin Beachum

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NFL-Still unsigned veteran free agents

QB..Alex Smith..Mitch Trubisky..Jacoby Brissett

WR..JuJu Smith-Ken Golladay..Mike Williams..Will Fuller..Emannuel Sanders..John Brown..Antonio Brown..Josh Reynolds..Tyrell Williams..DeShaun Jackson..Alshon Jeffrey..Sammy Watkins..Gerald Everett..TY Hilton

OL..Trent Williams..Rod Hudson..Eric Fisher..Riley Reiff..Trai Turner..Alejandro Villanueva

RB..Kenyan Drake..Chris Carson..Leon Fournette
TE..Jared Cook..Kyle Rudolph

DL..Ryan Kerrigan..Ev Griffin..Melvin Ingram..Carlos Dunlop.. ..Jadaveon Clowney..Ndomakong Suh

LB..Justin Houston..KJ Wright….Kyle VanNoy..Haassan Reddick..
DB..Janoris Jenkins..Patrick Peterson..Richard Sherman..Casey Hayward..William Jackson

Seattle..Longtime special teams coach Rusty Tillman-worked for Chuck Knox-Tom Flores-has passed away suddenly.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Shutdown spring football workouts because of a positive test in program and contact tracing….Cancelled hours before opening workout on Tuesday….Team had gone thru all off season conditioining with no problems…No start up date announced…Last year’s spring workouts shutdown by Covid after 6-practices.

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………(Basketball)

Aztecs…Go thru 2nd workout at NCAA tourney at Indianapolis Convention Center…

Aztecs..Coach Brian Dutcher press conference comments:
..Players-Coaches-locked down hotel rooms
..Quarantined completely in rooms-meeting rooms
..Meals delivered
..Study Halls
..Practice Session
..Film breakdowns
..No interaction with other players-teams
..No outside access away from hotel
..Will practice at Hinkle Fieldhouse 1-time on Wednesday
..Smaller court…Interesting sightlines…Good backdrops

New Mexico..Hires Richard Pitino-just fired Minnesota..was (56-94) with Golden Gophers

Utah..Fires coach Larry Krystkowiak..went (8-11) in Pac 12…(12-13) on season.

UNLV..Releases 2nd year coach TJ Otzelberger from contract to take Iowa State job…Was (29-30) with Rebels…UNLV looking now for 6th coach in last 10-years.

Iowa State..fired coach Steve Prohm after Cyclones went (2-22)

Indiana..Coach Rick Pitino-Iona..says no interest in Hoosiers job

NCAA..Reports have had just 5-positive tests of 2300-Covid tests given since Sunday in Indianapolis.

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(NBA)

Lakers-Minnesota…Tied (26-26) at Press Time…LA (25-13)..Tuesday game

Clippers-Dallas…Wednesday matchup

LeBron James…becomes an investor in Fenway Sports Group as Red Sox-NASCAR minority owner

Sacramento..Lose C-Marvin Bagley-broken hand..3rd injury of year.
Phoenix..G-Jared Dudley-torn MCL-not have surgery yet

Toronto..G-Fred Van Vleet cleared by doctors to begin conditioning after 15-days isolation for serious case Covid…G-Malachi Flynn still out of action.

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…………..(Baseball)……..

Padres-L-White Sox (4-3)…Friars (7-9)
..Padres make 4-errors in first 4-innings
..Joe Musgrove (4inn-3R-5BR)
..MacKenzie Gore (2inn-1H-2W-2K)
..Wil Myers RBI double
..Jurickson Profar (.048-BA)
..Robert Hassell (.105)
..Jorge Ona (.143)
..Ha Kim (.150)
..CJ Abrams (.259)

Padres..P-Austin Adams-sidelined elbow issue
Padres..SS-Fernando Tatis sits out 3rd day row
Padres..San Diego County gets to (6.8) level-moves to Red Tier-will allow for fans at Petco Park to start season.

Dodgers-L-Milwaukee (7-2)…LA falls to (8-5)
..Clayton Kershaw (3inn-6R-8H-2HRs)
..Trevor Bauer (3inn-1H-1R-5K)
..Luis Urias-Kolten Wong HRs off Kershaw

Angels-W-Cleveland..(17-8)..Angels now (8-6)
..Shohei Ohtani 2R-HR..Hitting (.579)
..Albert Pujols 2H..(.435)
..Griff Canning (4inn-2R)
..Jess Chavez (0inn-6R-5H)

Angels..P-Junior Guerra added to 40-man roster
Angels..P-Felix Pena-hamstring issue

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(Injuries)

Giants..Shutdown P-Alex Wood-back issues
Giants..P-Reid Nunez-sprained elbow
Orioles..P-Felix Hernandez..elbow issue

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(Roster Moves)

Tampa Bay…Option out P-Luis Patino..Breanden McKaye..1B-Josh Lowe.

White Sox..Sign FA-OF-Billy Hamilton-ex Royals-Reds-Indians
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(MLB)

Reds..Move 3B-Eugenio Suarez to SS
Toronto..Contract extension Manager-Charley Montoyo

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……………(Hockey)…………….

Ducks-Colorado….Avs led (6-4) in 3rd period at Press Time…….Ducks had (4-2) lead on goals by Adam Henrique-Troy Terry……Colorado scored 4-goals in a row to take lead…Nazim Kadry 2-goals..Nathan McKinnon one goal in comeback…G-John Gibson ailing with lower body injury….replaced by backup Ryan Miller….Anaheim (8-15-6)

Kings-St Louis…Wednesday game…Kings (11-10-6)

Toronto..Lose G-Frederik Andersen-groin
Buffalo…11-game losing streak..Coach Ralph Kreuger says team in ‘dark place’

KHL-St Petersburg…Young D-Timur Faizatdinov-passed away…19Y-old player hit in head with slap shot during game.

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………(General)……………

Delmar…Announces it will open for summer meet in July

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