Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday
Packers-Jets…QB-Aaron Rodgers does Zoom Call with Jets on Monday night…Jets officials-led by Owner Woody Johnson- flew to Los Angeles to meet with Rodgers all day Tuesday…Jets trying to renegotiate (58.3M) cap figure contract
Bears-Colts..Open trade talks…Chicago offering #1 pick to Indianapolis for picks #4-35 and #1 next year.
Ravens…Franchise tag QB-Lamar Jackson (32M)..Ravens have the right to match any offer he gets or get 2-#1 picks as compensation.
NY Giants..Franchise tag RB-Saquon Barkley (10M)
NY Giants..Sign QB-Daniel Jones (4Y-160M) extension
Tampa..Release LT-Donovan Smith-clears 9M-cap space
Miami..Release CB-Byron Jones-waived injured
Browns..Confirm they are restructuring QB-Desean Watson’s that has a (54.9M) cap figure
Philip Rivers…Legendary Chargers QB confirms 49ers-Miami reached out to him last year about coming out of retirement-elected to not come back to NFL.
Joe Mixon..Police come to his Cincinnati home at 1-30am after a shooting…Teenager in home taken to hospital…Mixon not charged in the incident. in family dispute.
John Demott..who broadcast Chargers football in the Air Coryell era…and was Padres PA announcer in early years of team…passes away (80Y) in West Palm Beach, Florida…Worked in radio-TV and for Sports Association over last 30-years in Florida.
SEC…Proposed each team play 9-game league schedule…Each team would play 3-natural rivals…other 6-games would rotate thru schedule.
Alabama..Coach Nick Saban questions rotation that would have Tide play LSU-Auburn-Tennessee each year.
Aztecs…Coach Brady Hoke ‘disappointed’ he lost RB-coach Ron Gould to the Rams…says he will take 6-or-8 weeks to search out a successor….Retired coach Jeff Horton contact Hoke but State regulations prevent an immediate hiring.
Padres-L-Angels (5-4)…San Diego now (6-6)
..Halos bang out 18-hits in win
..Adrian Morejon (2inn-5R-7H) in loss
..Seth Lugo (3inn-0R-7H) as starter
..Jordyn Adams-2R single for Angels
..Jpo Adell 2-hits for Halos
Dodgers…Off day on Tuesday
Dodges..P-Tony Gonsolin-sidelined ankle injury
USA Today…Picks Pennant races
NL West..Dodgers-Padres tie (95-67
NL East..Atlanta (98-64)
NL Central..St Louis (88-74)
AL East..Yankees (95-67)
AL Central..Cleveland (89-73)
Cubs..P-Kyle Hendricks throws first full bullpen session-coming off shoulder surgery
Reds…Sign FA-P-Chase Anderson-ex Arizona-Milwaukee-Toronto
Miami..Reopens talks with FA-1B-Yuli Gurriel-ex Astros
Cubs..Reopen talks with FA-P-Zach Britton-ex Yankees
Yankees..Sign FA-C Nick Ciuoffo-ex Tampa Bay
Lakers-W-Memphis (112-103)…Anthony Davis ‘Superman’ performances (30P-22R)…triggered Lakers (17-4) run in 4th quarter to bury outmanned Grizzlies team playing without Ja Morant-Steve Adams and 3-other players……Tuesday game…Lakers (32-33)
Lakers…Emotional ceremony retiring #16-Pao Gasol-won 2-rings with Lakers.
Memphis..Controversial guard Ja Morant remains away from team while police investigate 4-different off cocurt incidents-some involving guns
NY Knicks..Red hot with 10-game winning streak
Pistons..8-game losing streak..have lost 20-of-24
Leonard Miller-Canada…Will declare for the NBA Draft…6-7-F is playig for NBA-Ignite team in NBA-G-League…19-year old averaging (15P-8R)
Portland…(7’1-C) Ibou Badji-knee surgery-to miss rest of the year
Oklahoma City..F-Kenwith Williams-wrist surgery-gone for the year
Aztecs…head to Las Vegas-play 1st round Mountain West Tourney-Thursday…SDSU plays winner of Fresno State-Colorado State game at 12-noon on Thursday.
Mountain West-1st round games: Wednesday
UCLA..ranked 2nd in polls-heads to Las Vegas-plays on Thursday
Pac 12-1st round games-Wednesday
West Coast Conference Tournament:
..Gonzaga-W-St Mary’s (77-51)..Drew Timme (8-10) shooting (18P)…Bulldogs had 20-point lead in opening half….Built 35P lead in 2nd half…..Zags shot 59%…Gaels 29% in blowout win……..Tuesday game
Mountain West Conference….Coaches Poll names Nathan Mensah as Defensive Player of Year for 2nd yar in a row….Matt Bradly named 1st team…MWC coch names Tim Miles-San Jose State as Coach of the Year.
Aztecs-L-UNLV (71-68)….Lady Aztecs came from 11-points back to get within 1-before losing in MW-tourney…..Aztecs had 18-turnovers..had 26-foulds…Lady Rebels hit 23-free throws in win…UNLV now (30-2)…SDSU (23-10) await NCAA bid.
Ducks-L-Seattle…Kraken led (4-1) late in 3rd period…..Ducks (21-35-8) heading into game…Tuesday game
Tampa Bay…D-Victor Hedman-back injury
Toronto..C-Ryan O’Reilly-surgery-fractured finger
Ottawa…G-Cam Talbot-groin injury
Colorado..Coch Jared Bednar says F-Gabe Landeskog has had setback in knee rehab..yet to be cleared to play late in season.
Soccer…Reports that Manchester United has discussed deal with Chelse to acquire Christian Pulisic in next transfer window
English Premier League…7-bottom teams in standings fighting to stay out ofg relegation…7-teams separated by just 6-points.
NASCAR…Chase Elliott facing extended time out of the car for 1-month with fractured leg in snowboarding accident.