Best 15 Minutes Sports-Wednesday–12/16

Posted by on December 16th, 2015  •  0 Comments  • 

—————–(Football)———————

 
Chargers….Release S-Jimmy Wilson-signed off Miami Dolphins free agent list….gave up 2-TD passes…11-receptions as nickle safety this season…Wilson leaves with 1M-salalry, 1.2M-signing bonus…2nd veteran axed this year after failing as free agent signing…Wilson-Jacoby Jones given a combined (3.9M) this year.

 

(NFL)

 
St. Louis….NFL agrees to add 100M in loans to fund build new NFL stadium…..As part of deal-St Louis agrees to give Ticket Surcharge profits to NFL club….NFL team agrees to upgrade rent from 750,000-year to 1M per season to city….Team remains on hook for any cost over-runs.
New England…Tom Brady says he supports Donald Trump-calling him ‘good friend.
Broncos…QB-Peyton Manning returns to practice on Wednesday…Brock Osweiler will start against the Steelers.
USA-Today…Predicts 4-coaches to be fired at end of season…Chuck Pagano-Colts..Jim Caldwell-Detroit…Mike Pettine-Browns….Mike McCoy-Chargers.
Miami…Interim coach Dan Campbell (5-8) record…’it stings’-no improvement.
Cincinnati…NFL investigates LB-Vontaze Berfect-hits to knees-has been fined 77,000-in career.

 
(Roster)
Patriots…Sign FA-RB-Montee Ball-ex Broncos
Redskins…Sign FA-TE-Alex Smith-ex Bengals.
Bucs..Sign FA-DE-DeQuan Bowers-former lst round pick.
Carolina..Sign FA-CB-Robert McClain-ex Falcons
Jaguars..Sign FA-RB-Jonas Gray.
Falcons..Release TE-Leonard Hankinson

 
(Injuries)
Ravens…IR-DE-Chris Canty-torn pectoral
Titans..IR-RB-Dexter McCluster-broken wrist
Carolina..RB-Jon Stewart misses practice-strained foot.
Houston..QB-Brian Hoyer concerned about 2-concussions in 4W
Giants..OT-Erek Flowers-examined concussion.
49ers..OT-Alex Boone-sprained MCL

(College)

UCLA…offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone hospitalized for tests-unknown ailment

 
-0-

——————–(Baseball)————————
Padres…Sign FA-C-Eric Kratz-35Y-journeyman…becomes 3rd catcher Friars have acquired this season-joining Christian Bethancourt-Braves…Josmil Pinto-Twins…Kratz career (.218) hitter with Phillies-Pirates-Royals-Toronto.
Dodgers…Meet with Japanese FA-P-Kent Maeda-Hirshoma Carp…(14-8) 2.09ERA last year-won the Cy Young Award for Japanese baseball….is unrestricted free agent.

 
(MLB)
Pete Rose….Press Conference in Las Vegas….Thanked Rob Manfred for opportunity to go thru a hearing on his case…..Says he will continue to be a ‘friend to baseball’……calls himself a Hall of Fame Associate.
Hall of Fame….Says it has no plans to address with Board of Directors-possible lifting of Pete Rose ban on ballot.
Phil Pepe….Longtime Yankees beat writer passes away (80)….Worked for NY Herald Tribune…World Telegram…Journal American and at WCBS from 1957-to-2001.

 
(Rosters)
Nationals..Sign FA-P-Nick Massett-ex Reds
Brewers..Sign FA-3B-Will Middlebrooks-Padres..OF-Alex Presley-Houston
White Sox..Sign FA-C-Hector Sanchez-Giants
Rays…Sign FA-P-Dana Evelund-ex A’s-Dodgers-Reds
Orioles..Sign FA-3B-Alfred Marte-ex Angels
Rockies…P-Jeff Francis retires-shoulder issues
Orioles..Open contract talks 1B-Hyun Kim-Korea (.326) BA

 
-0-
—————(Basketball)————–

 
Lakers-W-Milwaukee…..LA rips off (15-4) scoring run to start second half-built 17P lead…..Bucks had beaten Golden State to snap their 24-game win string….Kobe Bryant scored 19-points early in game.
Clippers-Bucks…..LA (15-10) heading into tonights game.
Golden State-Phoenix….Warriors (24-1) after winning streak snapped.
NBA…Fines Sacramento G-Rajon Rondo-25,000-1G-Suspension for homophobic slur at Referee Doc Kennedy……NBA ref annouced over weekend he was gay.
-0-

 
—————–(Hockey)————————-

 
San Diego Gulls…Acquire G-Anton Khudobin-29Y-had (2.70GAA) with Ducks…played last year with Carolina Hurricane.
Gulls….Ranked 2nd in Attendance in AHL (8,296)…Hershey is lst…Average attendance in AHL is 5,300….
AHL…Pacific Division Attendance…Gulls (8296)…Ontario (7839)…Bakersfield (5472)….Stockton (4672)….San Jose (3911).
Glen Sonmor….former coach Minnesota North Stars-University of Minnesota-dies (86Y).
NYR-Minnesota…Trade…Wild acquire Rangers C-Jarrett Stoll.

Arizona…G-Mike Smith-out 8W-oblique surgery.
Montreal…Release F-Zack Kassian-after extended stay rehab center
Blues..Send LW-Dave Bolland to AHL-signed 27M deal in offseason.
Toronto..Calls up G-Jon Bernier-3 shutouts in row for AHL-Marlies.
-0-

 
————————(General)——————-

 
Chelsea….Coach Jose Mourinho says players have quit….Team (4-9-3)….1-point away from relegation.

British Open….Royal St. Andrew Committee pulls 2020-Open from Turnberry, Scotland course-owned by Donald Trump for Trump staztements on Mexicans, Muslims and women during campaign speeches.

Leave a Comment:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *