Best 15 Minutes Sports-Radio–Thursday

Posted by on February 18th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres…Pitchers & Catchers Report…Physicals…Team Meeting last night….Padres invite 19-roster players to camp…Included are AAA-P-Jose Dominguez..Carlos Pimental…Johnny Hellweg…Phil Humber….plus 2B-Skip Schumaker..2B-Jemile Weeks….1B-Adam Rosales.

 

 
Padres…Sign FA-2B-Nick Noonan-former Giants 1st round draft pick….Career (.268) hitter in AAA…..(.197) with Giants.

 

 
MLB…Releases Signing Pool Money for June draft and international Signings in July…..Padres will have (12.7M) to sign all their draft picks-4th hightest amount in MLB…..Padres have 6-of-top 85 picks in draft…..Friars will have (3.3M) in International signing pool.

 

 
(Injuries)

 

 
Phillies…P-Matt Harrison will miss 2016-season-ex Rangers starter has more back problems….
Texas…DH-Josh Hamilton reports to camp with knee issue-possible arthritits
Giants…Manager Bruce Bochy recovering from torn labrum and bone spur shoulder..

 

 
(Players)

 

 
Rockies…Make contact with FA-SS-Ian Desmond-Washington Nats.
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Ryan Webb-ex Indians-Orioles-A’s

 

 
(Free Agency)

 

 
Top FA players still unsigned.

 

 
OF-Dexter Fowler…SS-Ian Desmond…3B-David Freese….1B-Pedro Alvarez…OF-Austin Jackson….SS-Juan Uribe…OF-Dom Brown…OF-Will Venable…OF-David Murphy….1B-Justin Morneau
P-Yovani Gallardo…Cliff Lee..Tim Lincecum

 

 
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————————————-(Football)———————————–

 

 
Chargers…Polls on potential Stadium vote do not show positive response…Competitive Edge Research Poll…51% say they would vote “yes” for Stadium financing if it included no taxes…..Wall Street Journal-NBC poll shows only 33% would vote “yes”-balking at 350M contribution……..UT-Poll shows only 36% residents vote yes for funding stadium-revolt against 350M local contribution.

 

 
Chargers….Internal discussions searching for another pass catching TE-interest in TE-Coby Fleener-Indianapolis Colts…..Also interested in C-Alex Mack-Browns.

 

 
(Coaching)

 

 
Cleveland..Hue Jackson to meet with Jim Brown to discuss how to handle problem players Johnny Manziel-Josh Gordon.

 

 
Browns…Will erect statue honoring legendary RB-Jim Brown outside Stadium.

 

 
Cowboys..Hire Greg Jackson-safety coach-was at UMichigan.
Rams..Hire John Lilly-TE coach-was at Georgia.
Redskins..Hire Kevin Carberry-OL coach-was with Cowboys
Vikings..Hire Brent Salazar-Strength coach-was at Kansas City..Vikings had 7-torn pec muscles last two years.

 

 
(Players)

 

 
Jets…P-Kyle Brindza-out with torn achilles-will miss entire year.
Patriots..Release CB-Leonard Johnson
Colts..Sign FA-TE-Cam Clear-Steelers

 

 
Denver..RB-Montee Ball facing “Substantial Battery” charge-Police say he threw girlfriend thru a table during drunken rage.
Colts..LB-Jonnie Newsome-arrested-possession marijuana

 

 
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———————————-(Basketball)——————————–

 

 
NBA…Trading deadline at 12-noon-Pacific today.

 

 
Houston-Charlotte….Ongoing discussions Dwight Howard trade…Hornets can take on (22M) contract…Rockets want a lst round pick and quality player.

 

 

Houston-Miami….Rockets discuss Howard for F-Hassan Whiteside-Josh McAdam-Udonis Haslam.

Houston-Utah..Discuss G-Ty Lawson for G-Trey Burks

 

 
Cleveland-Boston-NYK…Discussing big trade involving Kevin Love to Celtics..Carmelo Anthony to Cavs….Knicks would pick up draft picks and expiring contracts.

 

 
Cleveland-New Orleans-Boston….Discuss Kevin Love to Celtics…Cavs get F-Ryan Anderson…Pelicans get lottery pick (Brooklyn) and other players from Boston.

 

 
Cleveland-Orlando…Discuss C-Anderson Varejo-for-F-Channing Frye.

 

 

Clippers-Orlando..Discuss Channing Frye for G-Lance Stephenson

 

 
Chicago-Knicks…Shopping F-Pao Gasol (17P-11R-3A) who becomes free agent end of year

 

 
Clippers-San Antonio….2nd half NBA schedule starts….LA (35-18)…Spurs (45-8)

 

 
Atlanta…C-Tiago Splitter-hip surgery-will be out 8-months.

 

 
(College)

 

 
USD-BYU….Toreros (8-17)….Cougars (19-8) heading into Thursday night game.

 

 
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—————————————-(Hockey)———————————–

 

 
Anaheim Ducks-Vancouver Canucks….Ducks (4-1-1) on 7-game road trip heading into Vancouver tonite….Ducks (10-1-1) streak….Ducks (17-4-2) since Christmas.
Kings-Blues…LA continues tough road trip….Kings lost 7-of-11 games.
Gulls-L-Texas Stars (6-3)…Texas goalie Manny Legace-ex LA King-42-saves…Starts jumped to early lead-Gulls never caught up.

 
Gulls..G-Anton Khudobin returned to team from Anaheim.

 
Calgary…G-Karri Ramo-torn ACL-Meniscus-gone for year.

 
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———————————–(General)————————

 

 
Daytona….Twin 125-qualifying races today…Chase Elliott starts on pole in first race…Matt Kenseth on pole in other race.

 
LA Open…Rory McIlroy makes first US appearance today at Riviera…in field with Jordan Spieth….Phil Mickelson takes weekend off.

 
Nike…Discussing cancelling endorsement contract with Manny Pacquiao after Anti-Gay Slurs during interviews.

 
Manchester United…Striker Wayne Rooney out 2-months with sprained knee ligaments.

 

 

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