Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on December 20th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Football)……..

Chargers….IR-TE-Hunter Henry-lacerated kidney-takes 6-weeks to heal.
Charges..Activate OT-Brett Boyko from developmental list
Chargers…4-Players named to Pro Bowl….DE-Joey Bosa…CB-Casey Hayward….QB-Philip Rivers…WR-Keenan Allen…..4-more named Alternates..RB-Melvin Gordon…LB-Melvin Ingram..OT-Russell Okung….DE-Corey Luiget.

(Injuries)

Packers..IR-QB-Aaron Rodgers-continue rehab shoulder-started last weekend.
Colts..QB-Andrew Luck returns from Europe for exam-possible bicep surgery
Broncos..IR-LB-Shane Ray-surgery-on wrist for 2nd time
Steelers..RB-James Conner-surgery-knee
Dallas..OT-Tyron Smith-MRI-shoulder-knee
Lions..IR-S-TJ Jones-shoulderxrger
Bucs…TE-OJ Howard-foot..TE-Cam Brate-knee..LB-Adazrius Blanton-Broken leg.

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(Teams)

Browns..GM-John Dorsey says Hue Jackson will return as coach next year despite (1-29) record.

Dallas…RB-Ezekiel Elliott returns to practice after 6W-suspension-domestic abuse

Patriots..Coach Bill Belicheck bans Tom Brady personal trainer Alex Guerrero from sideline access…team flights…hotels and wants him removed from Gillette Stadium…Belicheck refuses to detail reasons… Guerrero has developed reputation for treating NFL players with alternative Chinese methods…is treating at least 17-Pats players in a special clinic…Some Pats players have not taken part in off season program with team to workout instead with Guerrero’s TB-12 Clinic

Giants..S-Landon Collins says rookie CB-Eli Apple needs to grow up.

Bengals..say Andy Dalton wil not be benched for QB-AJ McCarron.
Miami..Coach Adam Gase says players are playing to save their jobs
Steelers..Coach Mike Tomlin says NFL must ‘revisit the pass catch rule”
Denver..GM-John Elway wants QB Paxton Lynch to play some in final 2-games
Arizona..GM-Steve Keim says ‘big changes’ coming off season-miss playoffs again

Washington..Day 2-of Scott McCloughan contract grievance-owed 2.8M-terminted because of alcoholism issues.

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(NFL)

Carolina..Reports that former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo wants to put in bid to buy majority control of Panthers from disgraced owner Jerry Richardson…Price would be 1.2B for 48%.

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(Roster)

Steelers..Sign RB-Stevan Ridley-ex Patriots
Browns..Workout K-Roberto Agauyo-ex Bucs

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(College)

San Diego State…Signs WR-TJ McSullivan-Mt Carmel star…as grayshirt…sat out last year with knee injury…Aztecs hope to sign 2-JUCO players to enroll in January and 15-to-18 recruits in all on Wednesday-first day of early signing period.
Aztecs…OG-Antonio Rosales-out most of season with high ankle sprain-cleared to start in Armed Forces Bowl vs Army.

Washington State…Coach Mike Leach signs extension thru 2022…gets 3.5M deal plus 400,000-in salaries for assistants.

Florida Atlantic..giving coach Lane Tiffin-10Y extension
Kent State..hire coach Sean Lewis-was Off Coor-Syracuse
Rutgers…Jerry Kill retires as Off Coor because on seizure problems

(Bowls)

Boca Raton….Florida Atlantic-W-Akron (50-3)…RB-Devin Singletary (124Y) rushing….QB-Jason Driskel (220P)….FAU (577-146) edge in offense.

Fresco Bowl…SMU-vs-Louisiana Tech on Wednesday night.

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……..(Baseball)………….

Adrian Gonzalez…5-teams expressing interest in ex-Dodgers-Padres star….Indians-Mets-Mariners in contact with veteran 1B-could be DH also in American League…Source says Gonzalez wants to play for Padres.

Yu Darvish…met for 4-hours with Cubs on Monday…met with Astros on Tuesday….scheduled to met with Texas on Wednesday..

Matt Kemp….Dodgers attempting to package Kemp contract (43M) over 2-years…talked to Toronto-Detroit.

Miami…Cubs express interest in possible Manny Machsrdo trade…now 5-teams involved in trade talks with Marlins…..Arizona-St Louis-Boston-Yankees also involved.

Cardinals-Blue Jays…Reopen trade talks about SS-Josh Donaldson.

Texas..P-Martin Perez-surgery on non throwing elbow

San Francisco…P-Tim Lincecum scheduling preview workout…attempting comeback i n 2018 after missing 2017-season…had (9.18-ERA) in 2016.

MLB…Bills for luxury tax…Dodgers owe (36M)….Yankees (15.7M)…..Giants (4M)….Tigers (3.7M)

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(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-C-Nick Hundley
Phillies..Sell OF-Hyun Soo-Kim to team in Korea
Phillies..Sign FA-C-Eric Fryer-ex Cardinals
Milwaukee..Sign FA-P-Erik Davis-ex Washington
Mariners..Sell P-Andrew Albers to Orix Buffaloes-Japan
A’s..Acquire P-Jacob Bray from Orioles
A’s..Acquire PC-Jonah Heim-ex Tampa Bay

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………(Basketball)……

Lakers-at-Houston….LA (10-18)….Rockets (25-4)
Clippers-Phoenix…LA (11-18)

Lakers..C-Brook Lopez-gone 3W-ankle sprain
Bucks…F-Jabari Parker sent to NBA-G-League to rehab from knee surgery
Milwaukee..Release G-Gary Payton

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………(Hockey)……….

Ducks-L-New York Rangers (4-1)…G-Henrik Lundqvist 38-saves…Tuesday night action

NY Islanders…Empire State Development signs deal to build new Arena at Belmont Park property for NHL club.

Arizona-Pittsburgh…Trade…Coyotes deal G-Michael Leighton to Penguins for F-Josh Archibald and G-Sean McGuire.

Pittsburgh-Dallas..Trade..Stars deal D-Jamie Oleksiak to Pens for draft pick

Edmonton-Florida…Oilers deal F-Greg Chase to Panthers for pick

Arizona..send 1st round pick Dylan Strome back to AHL-Tucson franchise.

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……..(Soccer)………

MLS…Will announce Nashville gets expansion franchise on Wednesday for 2020-season…..Other expansion slot will go to either Sacramento-Cincinnati…..Two more teams to be announced next year for start up in 2021.

Tiger Woods…signs to play in the February Genesis Open to kickoff 2018-schedule.

Justin Gatlin…Former US 100-meter record holder-fires his coach Dennis Mitchell and his agent…they were caught in sting…attempting to sell 250,000 in PEDs to Holly wood actor….Gatlin had served 2-priror drug suspensions in early 2000-but came back clean to win world title.

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