Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

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World Series-Braves-Astros..Game 1…Atlanta led (5-1) in 7th inning at Press Time…Jorge Soler lead off home run…Adam Duvall 2R-HR off struggling Framber Valdez….Braves lost starting pitcher Charley Morton with fractured ankle..had spikes catch on the mound with a delivery….Game 2-on Wednesday night…Max Fried-vs-Jose Urquidy


(MLB Notes)

Padres…Interview ex Marlins-White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen-has not managed since 2012…won 1-World Series with White Sox in 8-years…1-year with Miami Marlins…(747-710) record..Career marred by homophobic slur of reporter…also praised Fidel Castro offended Cuban-American fans in South Florida San Diego talking to Luis Rojas about coaching job on staff of whomever they hire.

Mets..Ask permission to interview Matt Arnold-Asst GM-Brewers for the vacant NY President of Baseball Operations job.

Giants..Assistant GM-Scott Harris-elects not to interview for Mets job

Rockies…Remove Steve Foster as pitching Darryl Scott to replace him-had been bullpen coach

Red Sox..Fire 1B-coach Tom Goodwin

St interview ex-Padres bench coach Skip Schumacher for Cardinals coaching job.

Mets..Retain Pitching coach-Jeremy Heffner

MLB..Honors Angels’ Shohei Ohtani with ‘MLB Achievement Award’…first player in 88-years to be an All Star at two positions

(Roster Moves)

Cardinals..DFA-P-Justin Miller
Royals..OF-Bubba Starling-retires..former #1 pick..(.204) career BA


(NFL Notes)

NFL in New York to get update on St-Louis lawsuit against NFL over Rams move..Buffalo Bills stadium situation…NFL probe of Washington EMails involving Jon Gruden-Bruce Allen

NFL..Roger Goodell refuses to release investigation report into Redskins ‘toxic’ probe and lawsuits filed my women…”Protect the identity of 139-people who testified in case”….NFL reiterates it fined owner Daniel Snyder 10M dollars…removed him from operation of team and 5-top VPs exited team

NFL..Says it has not completed investigation of sexual misconduct with Deshaun Watson and 22-lawsuits filed againts him…waiting for Houston police to make a decision on charges.

Washington…12-former Redskins employees write letter to NFL demanding release of report on 10-month investigation of owner Daniel Snyder and ‘toxic culture’ of franchise operation…Call NFL handling of probe a ‘whitewash’

Denver..Amazon owner Jeff Bezos drops out of bidding on Broncos team…Bowlen Family Trust asking 4B-for team

Houston..Report Miami has offer 2-#1 picks…2#2 picks and a 3rd round pick in a trade for QB-Deshaun Watson…Trade deadline is next Monday

New England….Ex-Patriots safety Patrick Chung arrested on domestic abuse case in Massachusetts-freed on 10,000 bond

Washington..Coach Ron Rivera says team is ‘in the market’ for a franchise QB for the future.

Steelers..Coach Mike Tomlin walks out of press conference after asked question about his name linked to USC coaching job..’Have best job in football…no interest in leaving..boosters don’t have big enough blank check for dare you ask that question” …Tomlin (154-87-1) record with Steelers
(Roster Moves)

Chargers..Sign FA-K-Dustin Hopkins-ex Redskins…made (84%) field goals…163-field goals in Washington..

Chargers..Release K-Tristain Vizcaino..7-missed kicks with Bolts in 7-games

Seahawks..Release OT-Ced Ogbuehi
Raiders..Sign FA-OC-Hroniss Grasu-ex Bears
Miami..Sign FA-RB-Duke Johnson-ex Bills
Ravens..Activate DE-Derek Wolfe from IR

Seattle..CB-Marquise Blair-fractured kneecap
Raiders..S-Ha Ha Dix-placed on Covid list
Saints..OT-Andrus Peat-torn pectoral muscle
Saints..K-Will Lutz-setback following groin surgery
Packers..WR-Davante Adams-WR-Alan Lizard-placed on Covid list
Arizona..DE-JJ Watt-shoulder..WR-DeAndre Hopkins-hamstring-miss workout
(College Football) Brian Harsin refuses to answer question about vaccine status…facing possible termination if unvaccinated by December 8th

Aztecs..Coach Brady Hoke (7-0) talks about team:
..Fresno State..most balanced team seen…won at UCLA
..QB-Jake Haener-proficient-good skill-veteran OL around him
..Bulldogs defense as good as we have faced
..Rivers-Mims are big backs who can accelerate
..OL-TE-great blockers-will be a physical game
..This has been historic start-we are for real
..Guys played together for 3-years in all phases
..We play hard-we play together-there is good chemistry
..Our team is mentally-physically tough
..We have an astonishing kicking game-we change field position
..Misconceptions around country…don’t care what people think
..I don’t care about style points-just want to win
..It will be a challenge facing the top 3QBs in league in next 4-weeks
..Fresno’s Jake Haener is alot like San Jose’s Nick Nash-extends plays
..Haener perfect for their RPO game
..We must disrupt Haener in the pocket
..Fresno makes you defend sideline to sideline with skill people
..We punished Air Force in 1st-2nd quarter last week
..Aztecs Matt Araiza…51Y-FG..81Y punt..5-kicks into end zone..MVP on team
..I am in favor of 12-team playoff…give everyone from Group of 5-a chance

Lakers-W-Spurs..(125-121) OT..Anthony Davis (35P)..Russell Westbrook (33P) in win without LeBron James-ankle injury…Survived 13-3’s by Spurs and 51-point off the bench explosion by San Antonio…Lakers now (2-2)

Lakers-at-Oklahoma City-Wednesday night
Clippers-Cleveland-Wednesday game

NBA..Chicago surprise team-off to (4-0) start..Golden State (3-0)

Portland..G-Norm Powell-out-knee tendon issue
Orlando..Sign FA-G-Mychal Mulder-ex Golden State
Quinn Cook..Ex-Lakers G-signs with Lokomotiv-Russia

George Raveling…Legendary USC-Iowa-Washington State coach..going to donate orginial copy of ‘Martin Luther King’ -I Have a Dream archives of his Alma Mater-Villanova University

NHL…Fines Chicago Blackhawks 2M-for ‘coverup’ of sexual assault of two players in 2010 by team video coach…Blackawks front office held meeting during playoffs…refused to go to police…Video coach was terminated but given letter of reference….Brian Aldrich was then arrested on next job for sexually assaulting a teenage player.

Chicago…11-year veteran GM-Stan Bowman..VP Hockey Operations Al McIssac fired from job on Tuesday…Bowman said he turned information on assault over to Team President John McDonogh-expected people above him to deal with the issue…McDonogh never told Wirtz family ownership about the incident…Family did not know till 2020 lawsuit was filed

Team USA…Scotty Bowman also steps down as GM of Olympic hockey team.

NHL…Gary Bettman will meet with veteran Florida coach Joel Quennville and Winnipeg GM-Ken Cheveldayoff-who were on Blackhawks staff when that sexual assault meeting was held.

Ducks-Winnipeg…Tied (1-1) midway thru Press Time…Sonny Milano scored first goal of season for Ducks…Tuesday game…Anaheim (2-3-1)

Ducks..Release former 2nd round draft pick Alexander Volkov-clears waivers..will eat his 925,000 contract…removed from roster.

Ducks..Send C-Sam Carrick..LW-Sonny Milano back to San Diego Gulls
Kings..Send F-Arthur Kaliyev-Rasmus Kupari back to AHL-Ontario Reign

Blackhawks…Jonathon Toews-Henrik Borgstrom-positive Covid test..brings to 7-coaches and players on Covid list

Arizona..Lose G-Carter Hutton-knee injury
Blues..F-Ryan O’Reilly-Covid test

Soccer..Manchester United talking to Antonio Conte as possible head coaching job..Former coach Inter Milan and Chelsea

Italian-Serie A….Inter Milan reports financial losses (248M)…Juventus (246M)..AS Roma (215M) losses during 20-21 seasons because of pandemic.

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