Best 15 Minutes Sports-Wednesday–12/2

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——(Baseball)——-
Boston….Red Sox sign FA-P-David Price-Toronto…record (7Y-217M) contract….(9-1) with Jays in pennant race…Career record (104-56).
Detroit…Tigers sign FA-P-Jordan Zimmerman-ex Washington National….(5Y-110M)
Twins..Sign Korean slugger FA-1B-Byung-ho Park…(4Y-12M)…hit 105-HRs last two years in Korea.
Zack Greinke…Dodgers 200-game winner next big free agent pitcher on the board…reportedly wants (6Y-150M) at age 31.
Johnny Cueto…Royals pitcher wants (140M) package.
Indians…Sign FA-P-Joba Chamberlain-ex Yankees-Tigeers-Royals
Giants..Sign FA-SS-Grant Green-ex-Angels
Mariners…Negotiate with Nori Aoki-Giants-FA-OF
Mariners-Orioles…Open trade talks about 3B-DH-Mark Trumbo.
Lotte Giants….Japanese team posts FA-3B-Jae Hwang…hit (.290-26HR) last year.
Dodgers…Introduce Dave Roberts-Manager…”I like grit” on my roster…Old School player-New School front office…..”Dream Job”.
Dodgers..Don Newcombe-taken to hospital from press conference-heart issues-age 89.
Dodgers..Vin Scully-88-says 2016 will be his final year broadcasting.
Marlins…Offer hitting coach job to Barry Bonds-legendary Giants-Pirates slugger.
Padres…Unveil new “Military Blue” Salute to Veteran jerseys to be worn on Sunday home games…4-shades blue-gray-black….Also unveil Friday nite “Bring Back Brown uniforms”….white…Brown lettering trimmed with gold piping…”SD” on left breast pocket…..Alternate all Brown jersey-flaired Padres across front in gold..

Padres…Deadline 11:59pm tonite-make tender contract offers to arbitration eligible players-Alonso-Cashner-Ross-Middlebrooks-Wallace.

——–(Football)——–
Chargers….Return to workouts to prepare for Broncos game….Waiting for update on status DJ Fluker-concussion…King Dunlap-ankle.
Chargers…Offensive coordinator Frank Reich interviewed for vacant Maryland coaching job yesterday in Jacksonville.
NFL…Owners full day meetings in Dallas…John Mara-Giants owner-part of Committee on LA-says “vote” on which teams move to LA will likely occur in January meeting…..Stan Kroenke-Dean Spanos make separate speeches to owners on Tuesday afternoon…..Owners tomorrow will discuss possible lease at LA Coliseum for rental use starting in 2017….and to determine “Territorial Fee” any team that moves into Los Angeles market…..Internal dicusssions on whether to add 1-team in 2016…..committ to 2-teams simultaneously…..or postpone entire proposal to 2017.

St. Louis….Rams owner Stan Kroenke met on Monday with Missouri governor Jay Nixon to discuss why Rams refuse to negotiate the deal St. Louis and Missouri have put together on new stadium.

NFL…Demotes Pete Morelli crew after mistakes in 49ers-Arizona game-lost count of downs….2-weeks ago-blew penalty call-gave extra play-FG-resulted in Ravens loss.

NFL-Union….Hold Conference Call to discuss players hiding head injuries-possible concussions from trainers during games
(Injuries)
Steelers…Ben Roethlisberger took himself off the field-says he feared concussion-put into protocol
Browns..QB-Josh McCown-broken collarbone-4th straight game knocked out with injuries-gone for season.
Browns..CB-Justin Gilbert-concussion protocol.
Arizona…Put RB-Chris Johnson on 6W-IR-fractured tibia…could come back and play in Super Bowl
Bills..IR-DT-Kyle Williams-knee surgery.
Rams..WR-Steadman Bailey remains in ICU after shooting last weekend-in stable-improved condition.
(Roster)
Browns…Sign FA-WR-Terrelle Pryor-ex-Bengal-Raiders.
Miami..Release DT-CJ Moseley.
Broncos..Sign FA-S-Josh Bush.
Bills..Sign FA-DT-TJ Barnes-ex Jets.
Patriots..Sign FA-KR-Damaris Johnson-ex Eagles..averaged 25Y per return.
(College Football)
Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long says QB-Maxwell Smith will delay knee surgery-try rehab-get strength back-hope to play in Bowl game…..Smith walking with knee brace-no crutches-on way to rehab yesterday……SDSU will be down 2-DTs with injuries heading into Air Force game…..Have only 6-healthy defensive lineman…..

Mountain West Conference….Aztecs RB-Donnell Pumphrey named Offensive Player of Year (1,797) all purpose yards…Damontee Kazee named Defensive Player of Year (7-interceptions)…..Rashard Penny-named Special Teams Player of Year (32Y-KR) average….Rocky Long named Coach of Year (9-3) record.
Georgia…Offers head coaching job to Kirby Smart-Def Coor-Alabama
UHouston…Reach 3Y-contract extension coach Tom Herman after (11-1) season.
Central Florida…Hires Scott Frost-head coach-was offensive coordinator Oregon.
Maryland-South Carolina-Miami….all set up interviews with just fired Georgia coach Mark Richt.
Temple…Coach Matt Rhule elects to stay with Owls-withdraws name from Missouri job.
Texas Tech…Fire 3-defensive coaches.

College Football Playoff Poll…1-Clemson..2-Alabama..3-Oklahoma…4-Iowa….5-Michigan State..6-Ohio State..7-Stanford..8-Notre Dame..9-Florida State..10-North Carolina

——–(Basketball)—————–
Lakers-L-76ers (103-93)…Lakers hit all time low…blow 14P-lead and lose to (0-18) 76ers-who had lost 28-straight games dating back to last year…Sixers hit 13-3’s in the game…Kobe Bryant (7-26) shooting….LA lost 7-games in row.

Lakers-at-Washington….Wednesday night matchup.
Clippers-Indiana….LA (10-8) on season.
Golden State-Charlotte…Warriors (19-0) start to season.
Clippers..G-Chris Paul-out with ribcage injury.
Charlotte…F-Al Jefferson-calf strain
76ers…Assign security guard to work with Jahlil Okafor after 4-off court incidents in 2-months.
Detroit…G-Reggie Jackson-fined 25,000-for abuse of fan at game.

NYKnicks…Jimmer Fredette scores 37P-in lst start in NBA-D-League game playing for Westchester Knicks.
Aztecs-W-Long Beach State (76-72)….Ben Perez comes off bench scores 10P in 11-minutes…Trey Kell-Daqyari Allen hit 3-point shots late to stave of multiple Long Beach runs to tie game….Aztecs (5-3)-face USD on Sunday afternoon.
————(Hockey)————-
Kings-W-Vancouver (2-1) in overtime…Anzi Kopitar scores on 22-foot slap shot…Kings outshot Canucks (40-16)…LA (15-8-1)…
Kings…D-Matt Greene-shoulder surgery-out indefinitely-been hurt all year.
Ducks-Tampa Bay….Matchup tonite…Ducks (9-11-5) on season.
Minnesota..D-Ryan Suter rips coach Mike Yeo-tired of his angry man act.
Rangers..D-Kevin Klien-out 3W-oblique
Edmonton….Coach Todd McLelland…”Team needs to compete-needs harder edge”
Columnbus…Coach John Tortorella puts team thru ‘gasser skating drills’-upset at team conditioning.

—–(General)——–

Tijuana XOLOs…Introduce flamboyant coach Miguel Herrera as coach….Signs 2Y-contract….Coached Club America….then coached Mexican World Cup team.

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