Best 15 Minutes–Sports-Radio–Monday

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Padres….Sign FA-P-Casey Janssen-ex Blue Jay81-saves over 4Y span…had injury problems last two years…Becomes 32nd pitcher in Friars camp.


Padres…Young C-Christian Bethancourt arrives in camp-out of options-will have to bet out C-Derek Norris


Padres..SS-Alexi Ramirez checks into camp-early-says he wants to play 150G-this season


Padres…P-Kevin Quackenbush-minor hamstring issue-sit out couple days.
Padres…P-Andrew Cashner directed to change grip on change-up pitch


Dodgers…Slugger Yasiel Puig comes to camp (239-lbs)…weighed nearly 260-last year…had 3-hamstring injuries last summer.
Dodgers..Veteran 2B-Nick Punto retires at age (38)


Angels..Owner Arte Moreno denies he refused to spend on free agency because of luxury tax..says Halos will have (185M) payroll this year…refutes rumors club would ever consider trading OF-Mike Trout.
Angels..Manager Mike Scoscia says Albert Pujols faces extensive rehab-following foot surgery…Likely not ready for start of season.
Angels..Void contract FA-P-Christian Friedrich-returned to Rockes-shoulder issues.


Angels..ex-GM-Jerry DiPoto said working with Mike Scoscia the last two years-was a ‘pain in the butt’.


Angels..Hire Ben Francisco-Brendan Harris as scouts-former major leaguers





Pirates..P-Gerrit Cole-backs off throwing-rib issue.
Indians..P-Tommy Hunter will miss 2-months-rehab core muscle injury.
Texas..P-Tanner Scheppers-miss 3-months-knee cartilage surgery.


Cardinals..P-Ty Waldronm-shutdown-shoulder injury


Rays..OF-Stteve Souza-rib cage injury


Red Sox..1B-Hanley Ramirez shows up 15-lbs lighter..Pablo Sandoval-down 21lbs


Texas..Coach Tony Beasley-leaves club-rectal cancer surgery.




Orioles..Sign FA-P-Yovani Gallardo (3Y-35M)-ex Orioles
Indians..Sign FA-SS-Juan Uribe-ex-Giants-Dodgers
Royals..Sign FA-SS-Clint Barmes-Padres..P-Brian Duensing-Twins..Ross Ohlendorf-P-Texas..P-Mike Minor-Braves.
Washington..Sign FA-P-Burke Badenhop-ex Reds…FA-P-Juan Gutierrez-ex-Giants



Cubs..Sign FA-P-Aaron Crow-ex Royals
Texas..Sign FA-P-Jeremy Guthrie-ex Royals-Orioles
Toronto..Sign FA-C-Tony Sanchez-ex Pirartes #1-pick



Miami..Release P-Troy Patton-ex Padres-Orioles





Yankees..Report Commissioner’s office considering banning P-Aroldis Chapman from camp-spring training games-as part of domestic abuse discipline for choking girlfriend and threatening with gun.


Miami..Cuban Agent-Bart Hernandez-indicted trafficking players out of Cubs and charging them exorbinant rates of signing bonus payments…White Sox-Jose Abreau..Seattle-Leonys Martin..Cubs-Javy Lopez amongst his past clients.


Miami…Legendary slugger Barry Bonds reports to Marlins camp as hitting coach…says ‘God knows he’s a Hall of Famer’….said return to baseball ‘was not about his redemption-but to teach hitting’.


Jim Davenport …Longtime Giants player-coach-scout-passes away (82)
Tony Phillips..Former A’s-Tigers-Angels 2B-dies of heart attack (56)


Aztecs Baseball….Swept in 3-game series by Oregon Ducks…SDSU bullpen falters…Aztecs (0-3) out of gate.







Chargers…coaching staff heads to Indianapolis for the NFL combines with eyes on drafting DL in first round…OT-WR in second round…..Bolts have 3-of-top 65 picks.


Rams…Stunning release DE-Chris Long (54-sacks)..LB-James Laurinaitis..TE-Jared Cook…gives club (23M) cap savings.
Steelers..TE-Heath Miller-retires after 11-years



Arizona..Sign FA-DE-Tristan Okplalaugo-Toronto Argonauts-23-QB sacks last two years.
Browns..Release DE-Randy Starks
Atlanta..Release DT-Paul Soliai

Lions..Release LB-Steven Tulloch…DT-CJ Wilson…S-James Ihedigbo
Miami..Sign FA-CB-Chundi Chekwa-ex Raiders…FA-KR-AJ Cruz-Arena League.


Chiefs..Coach Andy Reid to miss Combines-Knee replacement surgery.


Cowboys..Former RB-Joe Randle arrested again (5th time-18 months)..3-counts aggravated burglary-possession drugs



Cowboys..Stephen Jones criticizes suspended LB-Randy Gregory for testing positive for drugs…had tested positive last year at combines.







Aztecs-W-San Jose State (78-56)…Malik Pope (17P) on 7-for-11 shooting…Winston Shepard (17P)…Aztecs hit 8-3’s…explode for 45P-2nd half…SDSU now (13-1) in MWC….next 3-games at New Mexico….SDSU now (20-7)



USD-L-BYU (1-33)…Cougars score (13-0) start game..led (34-9) in lst half..Toreros (8-19)-team bottoms out-worst road beating in years.


North Carolina….Angered coach Roy Williams explodes at media…saying he is not retiring…not quitting in wake of possible NCAA sanvtions for major academic fraud involving athletes in wide variety of sports….calls out columnists…’stop writing crap’.



Lakers-at-Milwaukee…Monday night matchup…Lakers (11-46)



Clippers-Phoenix…LA now (36-19)…Suns abysmal (14-42) heading into Monday game.



Lakers-L-Chicago (126-115)..Bulls shoot 55% from floor…Go (25-26) from free throw line….Derrick Rose-E’Twaun Moore combined (48P)…Mike Dunleavy adds (17P)…Bulls put 6-in double figures….Kobe Bryant-Juilus Randle combined (44P)….Lakers now (11-46) on season.



Clippers-L-Golden State…Warriors go to (49-5)..Klay Thompson-Steph Curry combine 55P-Saturday night..Clippers trailed by16…hit 13-3’s but lost..



Cleveland-W-Oklahoma City..Kevin Love (29P-11R)..Tristan Thompson (14P-14R)..Cavs (40-14)



Spurs-W-Phoenix..Tony Parker-Patty Mills combine (43P)..Spurs (47-9).



New Orleans-W-Detroit…Anthony Davis scores (59P) for Pelicans

Portland-W-Golden State..Damian Lilliard (51P) in Blazers win..


(Roster Moves)


Celtics..Release-C-David Lee..may be headed to Dallas.
Celtics..Release G-Courtney Lee
Portland..Release C-Anderson Varejo-talking to Golden State
Brooklyn..Release F-Andrea Bargnani-former 1st round pick


Knicks..Sign FA-G-Jimmer Fredette-former BYU-star-was in NBA-D-League.
Bucks..Sign FA-C-Steve Novak




Spurs…F-Kawhi Leonard-out lineup-calf issue
Cavs..G-Iman Shumpert-sprained shoulder
Oklahoma City…Assistant coach Mo Cheeks-out 6W-hip surgery






Gulls-W-Ontario….Nearly 11,000-see Saturday night win…Anton Khudobin outduels Pete Budjai in goal…San Diego won 6-of-8.


Ducks-W-Calgary (5-2)…..Ryan Kesler 2G-1A…Flames lost 24-regular season games in a row in Anaheim…Ducks now (70P)…just 2-games out of lst place in Pacific division….Ducks (12-1-1) last 14-games…(31-19-8) on year.


Kings-W-Nashville…Saturday Nite..Tanner Pearson OT-goal keys road win








Daytona 500…Denny Hamlin makes bold pass on 4th turn of final lap-leader Matt Kenseth goes high to block  him…Hamlin cuts low and then beats Martin Truex to finish line to win by 1/100th  of a second….closest finish in 57-year history of race….tough day for  drivers  who led…Kenseth grazed wall on last lap-went all the way back to 14th…Jimmie Johnson incurred pit penalty…Dale Earnhardt hit wall.




LA Open…Bubba Watson birdies 2-of-final 3-holes to win tourney for 2nd time in 3-years….holds off Adam Scott…Watson finishes (-15)…Scott (-14) despite 6-birdies and eagle..Dustin Johnson wound up (-13)….Rory McIlroy finished (-6) in first tourney this year in US.

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