Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on November 17th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

…(Baseball)…

Angels..Sign FA-P-Noah Syndegaard-ex Mets (1Y-21M)…coming off elbow surgery in 2020…Career record (47-31)..3.31-ERA

Angels…Report Halos are talking to Justin Verlander-ex Astros…Jon Gray-ex Rockies.

Dodgers…Sources willing to let Corey Seager-Chris Taylor leave as free agents and take draft pick compensation…Willing to spend 80M to keep Max Scherzer-Clayton Kershaw-Kenley Jansen on short term contracts…No resolution on the 32M still owed to Trevor Bauer who is on Exempt list.
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(Roster Moves)

Blue Jays…Re-sign P-Jose Berrios (7Y-131)M extension.
Washington..Sign FA-P-Jefry Rodriguez-ex Indians
Texas..Shin Soo Choo signs to play again next year in Korea
Hiroshima Carp..Put 3B-Seuiyo Suzuki on posting list…hit (.313-38HRs) last year
Colorado..SS-Trevor Story rejects qualifying offer (18.4M) headed to free agency
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(MLB Notes)

Giants…Gabe Kapler named NL Manager of Year..got 28-of-30 votes
Rays..Kevin Cash wins AL Manager of Year-2nd year in a row

Mets..Hire Billy Eppler as GM…ex-GM Angels..former longtime exec Yankees under Brian Cashman.
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…(Football)…

Chargers…Lose DE-Joey Bosa and DT-Jerry Tillery with positive covid test…Report  Bosa was unvaccinated and will be out 10-days and must test clean twice in a row at end of quarantine….Chargers did not say if Bosa was a ‘close contact’ test or not….Tillery was vaccinated-could be reinstated after 5-days with 2-clean tests…3rd Chargere on covid list…LB_Dru Tranquill still out.

Green Bay..QB-Aaron Rodgers facing NFL fine again for defiance-refusing wear a mask to press conference on Sunday while unvaccinated.

Jets..Coach Robert Saleh rebuffs criticism from TV analyst Rex Ryan..Jets given up 175-points in last four games

Rams..Coach Sean McVay-says team humbled..2nd blowout loss in a row…have lost 5-straight to 49ers.
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(Roster Moves)

Ravens..Release RB-Le’Veon Bell..was averaging (2.3YPC)
Lions..Sign FA-K-Riley Patterson-ex Patriots
Jaguars..Release WR-Tyron Johnson-ex Chargers…averaged (19.9-YPC) last year
Chiefs..Activate QB-Shane Beuchele…Cardinals tried to sign him off Taxi squad
Seattle..Release QB-Jake Luton
Titans..Release OT-Bobby Hart
NY Jets..Sign FA-WR-Keelan Doss-ex Raiders
Washington..Sign FA-DT-Gabe Wright-ex Arizona
Saints..Release RB-Lamar Miller
Miami..Release DE-Jabal Sheard
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(College Football)

Virginia Tech..Fire Coach Justin Fuente (43-31)..Hokies gone (5-5)..(5-6)..(8-5)..(5-7) last four years.

LSU..Coach Lincoln Riley-Oklahoma says he will not interview in Baton Rouge for open LSU job

Illinois..Coach Bret Beliema isolated..positive Covid test

Baylor..Fined (25,000) for unruly fans storming the field after upset win over Oklahoma

College Football Playoff Poll: 1-Georgia..2-Alabama..3-Oregon..4-Ohio State..5-Cincinnati..6-Michigan….Aztecs move up to 19th in poll

NCAA Transformation Committee..Proposes allowing Division I-II-III forming own leadership Councils to develop their own constitutions to operate programs at different levels….Could vote January 10th.
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…(Basketball)…….

Lakers-at-Milwaukee….LA (8-7) on season heading into Wednesday game

Lakers…LeBron James walked off bench in midst of ugly loss to Chicago Bulls on Monday…Lakers trailed by 30-points in 3rd quarter…Bulls guards DeMar DeRozen-Lonzo Ball-Zach LaVine combined for 93 against Lakers.

Clippers-San Antonio….San Antonio led 67-66 in 3rd quarter at Press time…Tuesday game…

Cavaliers..Rookie C-Evan Mobley-out 4W-sprained elbow.

76ers…Fine G-Ben Simmons (2.1M) for missing 6-game road trip in continued dispute about his mental health.

Lakers..Sign FA-F-Stanley Johnson (6’6)..former #1 pick Detroit…assigned to NBA-G League…career average (6PPG)

Michigan..Coach Juwan Howard given 5Y-contract extension

USD-vs-UC Riverside..Wednesday game..Toreros (2-1)..Riverside coming off upset win at Arizona State.
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…(Hockey)…

Ducks-Washington….Ducks led 1-0 in 3rd period at Press Time…Ryan Getzlaf had an assist for his 1,000th NHL point..Anaheim (9-4-3)…7-game win streak…Tuesday night action

Kings-Capitals..Wednesday game…Kings won 7-of-8

Kings..Send C-Gabe Villardi to AHL-Ontario Reign

Pittsburgh Penguins…Boston Globe reporting Fenway Sports Group negotiating to buy Penguins from Mario Lemieux ownership group…Fenway owns Red Sox..Fenway Park..Liverpool Soccer team..NESN Sports network..NASCAR team

Pittsburgh…Former minor league coach Clark Donatelli indicted 4-counts sexual assault in incident in Rhode Island…Donatelli fired as minor league coach in 2018 for sexually molesting wife of his assistant coach Jarrod Skalde.

Penguins..Coach Mike Sullivan, coming off Covid test, told he cannot cross border into Canada to coach Pittsburgh on road

Washington..F-Lars Eller-positive Covid test

Las Vegas Knights..C-Jon Marchessault tests positive for Covid.  Teammate William Carrier isolated on Monday

Las Vegas..Callup C-Sven Baertschi from AHL-Henderson

Blues-Leafs..St Louis deals veteran F-Kyle Clifford to Toronto

Arizona..Coyotes (1-13-1) put C-Phil Kessell on trade block..Kessel has (393) career goals

Rangers..C-Sam Blais-out for year-torn ACL

Vancouver..Reports GM-Jim Benning could be fired this week..Canucks (5-9-1)
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…(General)…

USA-Jamaica….Disappointing (1-1) tie..Tim Weah scores at 11′ mark for USA…Michaeil Antonkio scores on blast at 22′ mark to tie….USA picks up only 1-point in tie game….Mexico would move back into first place in group with win over Canada in qualifying game…World Cup qualifying game-Tuesday

Norwich City..English Premier League team hires Dean Smith as coach..Inherits (1-8-2) team..Norwich has scored just goals in 11-mtches..Smith had been fired last week by Aston Villa

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Formula 1…Max Verstappen fined (57,000) for going into Lewis Hamilton pits and touching rear wing of his car before Brazilian Grand Prix…on Sunday

 

Audi..Report they are negotiating to buy the McLaren Team.

Alfa Romeo..F-1 team signs Chinese driving star Zhon Guanyer to drive in 2022..first driver from that country to debut in sport

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