Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on January 24th, 2024  •  0 Comments  • 


Hall of Fame Cooperstown
..Adrian Beltre (.286-477HR)-21 Y-Dodgers-Sea-Texas..95%-vote
..Todd Helton (.316-369HR)-17 Y-Rockies..79%-of vote
..Joe Mauer (.306-143HR) 15Y-Mariners..76%-of vote

..Bill Wagner-Astros-Phillies (422-saves)..missed by 4-votes
..Gary Sheffield (509HR)-22Y career-8 teams..failed to get in 63% vote

..Alex Rodriguez (696HR)..dropped to 34% vote
..Manny Ramirez (555HR)..fell to 32% vote
(MLB Notes)

Padres…Workout FA-P-Noah Syndegaard-ex Mets-Dodgers-Angels
Padres..Workout FA-P-Michael Lorenzen-ex Reds-Tigers

Dodgers..Sign FA-P-James Paxton-ex Mariners-Red Sox..(1Y-12M)…(64-38) 3.69-ERA…Last 4-years plagued by shoulder-forearm issues last 3-years.

Dodgers…Negotiating 1-year contract extension Clayton Kershaw-not expected to pitch till July after end of season shoulder surgery.

Angels..Sign DH-1B-Miguel Sano-ex Twins…did not play last year…(.234-Career hitter)

LA Times-layoff 115 employees-including Dodgers-Angels beat writers.

Cubs..Legendary star Ryne Sandberg confirms he has had prostate cancer surgery (64Y)
(Roster Moves)

Milwaukee..Surprise FA-signing 1B-3B-Rhys Hoskins (2Y-34M) deal-ex Phils
Washington..Sign FA-DH-1B-Joey Gallo-ex Twins-Yankees-Texas-Padres
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Jose Alvarez-ex Angels
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Koby Allard-ex Braves
Orioles..Sign FA-OF-Daniel Johnson-ex Padres


Chargers…Spent Tuesday meeting with Jim Harbaugh amid reports he wants right to bring in his own Off Coor-Greg Roman-Ravens and Def Coor-Jesse Minter-Michigan..Would mean firing of Off Coor-Kellen Moore.

Chargers..Report from Seattle-Pete Carroll has contacted team expressing interest in head coaching job.

Raiders..Hire Tom Telesco-GM-Football Operations…Spent 11Y-GM-Chargers GM…got to playoffs only 3-times…team won only 2-playoff games

Raiders..Interview Luke Getsy-ex Bears for Off Coor job
Raiders..Interview Alex Van Pelt-ex Browns-Bills for Off Coor job
Washington..Interview Bob Slowik-Houston-2nd time for head job
Washington..2nd interviews with Ben Johnson-Lions..Anthony Weaver-Balt
Atlanta..2nd interview with Aaron Glenn-Lions for head job

Jets..Fire Taylor Embree-running back coach
Jets..Hire Duce Staley-RB coach-ex Eagles
Eagles..Fire Off Coor-Brian Johnson
Eagles..Interview Kliff Kingsbury-ex Arizona for Off Coor job
Saints..Interview Brian Griese-SF..Klint Kubiak-Minnesota for Off Coor job
Giants..Interview Bobby Babich-ex Bills for Def Coor job
Bengals..Interview Andy Dickerson-ex Seattle for Off Coor job
Saints..Interview Ron Curry for Off Coor job
Carolina..Interview Dave Canales-Tampa Bay for head coach job

NFL-TV…Sunday Chiefs-Bills playoff game drew (50.3M) viewers
NFL-TV…4-Divisional games had (40M) average viewership
(College Football)

Arizona..Sources say AD-Dave Heeke was fired because of ‘Financial Operational Mismanagement’….Athletic Department had (56M) deficit…Criticized for mishandling contract of Coach-Jef Frisch…loss of important financial donors to Wildcats program.


Aztecs-W-Wyoming (81-65)…SDSU explodes in 2nd half…G-Derrion Trammel-Reece Waters-Lamont Butler combined for (41P)…Butler hit 7-baskets early….Held Cowboys to (40%) shooting…Tuesday game…SDSU (16-4)

USD-W-Portland (84-81)…F-PJ Hayes explodes for (33P) on road…Toreros (11-10)

Lakers-L-Clippers (127-116)…Clippers blister Lakers for (77P) in opening half..Kahwi Leonard (25P-11R-10A)….James Harden added (23P)….LeBron James missed game with ankle issues…Lakers (21-23)…Clippers (28-14)

Milwaukee…Bucks fire coach Adrian Griffin-despite (30-13) record in his first year..Fired because of feuds with players over systems being run….Ex-Clippers-76ers coach Doc Rivers-lead candidate for job.

Cleveland…NBA suspends C-Tristan Thompson for 25-games after testing positive for 2-different steroids.

Miami-Charlotte…NBA TRADE…Heat deal G-Kyle Lowrey (8P) and #1 pick to Hornets for G-Terry Rozier (23P).

76ers..NBA talking about Joel Embiid (70P) game
Minnesota..F-Karl Anthony Town (62P) game
Suns..Kevin Durant (43P) outing.



Gulls-Abbotsford…Game tied (1-1)…in 3rd period at Press Time…AHL game

Ducks-W-Buffalo Sabres..Anaheim led (3-0) in 3rd period at Press Time….Slump ridden Jakob Silfverberg scored 2-goals for Ducks…Tuesday game

Ducks..Callup rookie D-Olen Zellweger from San Diego Gulls Todd McLelland says LW-Pierre Luc Dubois…”needs to be difference maker’

Columbus..Activate RW-Patrick Laine-missed 14-games fractured collarbone
Chicago..#1 pick Connor Bedard-setback-recovery fractured jaw

Flyers..G-Carter Hart-leaves team-Mental Health issues

Dallas..Sexual assault trial begins for ex-Stars player Mike Ribeiro-charged with raping 2-women while in NHL


(Golf)..Farmers Insurance Open-1st round at Torrey Pines-top players tee times
..(9:12am)..Colin Morikawa
..(10:40am)..Xander Schauffele-Tony Finau
..(10:51)..Jason Day

(Tennis)..Australian Open
..Novak Djokovic storms into semi finals with win over Taylor Fritts
..Aryna Sabalenka win
..Coco Gauff victorious

(Soccer)..Nottingham Forest negotiates to sign F-Gio Reyna-Dortmund-Germany


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