Best 15 Minutes-Wednesday

Posted by on February 17th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Padres…Pitchers and Catchers check into camp tonite in Peoria….Meeting-Dinner with Manager Andy Green….22-Pitchers on 40-man roster…plus 12-non-roster invites

 
Padres…Key names to watch in early pitching camp..

 

Brandon Morrow-coming off arm surgery….Jon Edwards-Colin Rea further development.
Carlos Villanueva-Cards..Drew Pomeranz-A’s-veteran arrivals
Carlos Pimental-MVP in PCL in Cubs system….Juan Dominguez-ex-A’s
Josh Martin..Blake Smith-Rule 5 Draft Picks
Luis Perdomo-acquired from Rockies in deal

 
Padres…Sign FA-P-Scott Snodgrass-ex Angels..(9.62ERA) last year

 
(Teams)

 
Washington…P-Stephen Strasberg-no contract extension talks-agent Scott Boras to take him to free agency next October..making (10.8M) this year.

 
Cuba…OF-Alexi Bell-works out infront 13-teams in Mexicali…Padres-Dodgers included…(32Y)..(.319) career hitter in Cubs over 14.

 
Cuba…FA-3B-Yalieski Gurriel joined by brother Lourdes Guririel (22Y)..wants to sign as package deal…both are free agents

 
Red Sox….Sign FA-P-Carlos Marmol-ex Cubs.

 

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Chargers…Owner Dean Spanos-private interview with UT says team will do what needs to be done to get stadium built…..Nothing but positive support from franchise…Not going to talk about ugliness of the past year….Refused to say what amount of money family is willing to put into the deal…..Hired Fred Maas to represent team for need of ‘different voice’ in talks with city-county….Spanos will be involved in campaign for ‘yes vote’…..Wants community and political support…..Product on field must be better also.

 

 
NFL…Tuesday-1st day teams can franchise tag players.

 

 
NFL…Franchise Tag fees for players..QB (19.6M)..RB (11.5)…WR (14.4)…TE (9)….OL (13.5)…..DE (15>4)….DT (13.4)…..LB (14.8)…CB (13.7)…S (10.6)…K (4.5).

 

 
Roger Goodell….AP reports his salary for 2015 was (31.4M).

 

 
Buffalo…DA in Philaelphia continues investigation into LeSean McCoy assault incident involving police officers.

 

 
Cleveland…Former WR-Reggie Rucker indicted for stealing 500,000 from Jim Brown inner city charity over 4Y-period…used money to pay off gambling debts and lifestyle

 

 

(Players)

 

 
Denver…Tells LB-Von Miller he will franchise tagged while club attempts to re-sign DT-Malik Jackson-QB-Brock Osweiler.

 

 
Rams…Announce will hold OTA’s at Oxnard-as facility used by Dallas Cowboys for preseason…Negotiating to hold preseason camp and regular season workouts at UC-Irvine

 

 
Eagles..Tell QB-Sam Bradford he will not be franchise tagged.

 

 
Redskins..QB-Kirk Cousins breaks off contract talks..could be tagged this week

 

 
Patriots…LB-Jerod Mayo announces retirement after re-tearing pec muscle in shoulderi
Detroit…CB-Rashean Mathis announces retirement.
Lions..Release RB-Joique Bell
Bears..Release OT-Jermon Bushrod
Arizona..Sign FA-CB-Joel Wilkins-Australian Rules Football.
Winnipeg…CFL club signs record setting K-Justin Medlock

 

 

Carolina…LB-Luke Kuechly undergoes surgery-torn labrum-out till July.
Dallas..CB-Brandon Carr contributes 100,000-to buy bottled water for schools in hometown Flint, Michigan.

 

 

UCLA…LB-Myles Jack not cleared to take part in all workouts at NFL-combine-still recovering surgery.

 

 

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———————————-(Basketball)———————————

 

 
Miami…F-Chris Bosh put back on blood thinners-fear clot has returned to calf…career threatening issue…2nd time in a year.

 

 
Pistons-Magic…Trade..Detroit deals G-Brandon Jennings (6P)-F-Eersan Ilyasova (11P-5R) to Magic for F-Tobias Harris (13P-7R)

Charlotte-Memphis-Miami…3-way Trade…Hornets get G-Courtney Lee….Memphis gets F-PJ Hairston-C-Chris Anderson and 4-2nd round draft picks…Miami acquires G-Brian Roberts.

 

 
Sacramento Kings..Put G-Rudy Gay..F-Marco Balinelli on trade block.

 

 

Clippers…Suspended F-Blake Griffin apologizes for assault on equipment manager…”Used poor judgement-let something get out of hand”….GM-Coach Doc Rivers says he does not want Griffin to be traded.

 

 
UNLV…Stacy Augmon-assistant coach-applies for head coaching job Running Rebels….Longtime NBA players.

 

 
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———————————–(Hockey)———————————

 

 
San Diego Gulls…Callup G-Ryan Faregher-Salt Lake City as backup to Matt Hackett…3rd goalie Dustin Toporoski remains sidelined with injury.

 
Gulls…Host Texas Stars tonite…San Diego won 4-of-5 games…face Texas team (30-18-3-3)

 

 
Ducks-W-Edmtonon (5-3)..Andrew Cogliano scores shorthanded goal…Corey Perry scores 23rd goal…Anahiem (10-1-1) last 11 games.
Kings-L-Washington (3-1)….Caps score 2G-in-2Minutes late 3rd period…LA lost 7-of-11…Kings had 40-shots on goal-still lost

 

 
Kings..F-Marian Gaborik will miss 8W-likely rest of regular season with lower leg injury.

 

 
Penguins..Legendary star Mario Lemieux-owner of team-named recipient of Order of Canada award.

 

 
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———————————–(General)—————————-

 

 
Manny Pacquiao….Apologizes for statement in interview that Gays are animals in speech about Gay marriages.

 

 
Neymar…Brazilian soccer star and father-found guilty of Tax Evasion…owes 16M in back taxes…..58M-in family assets frozen.

 

 
Manchester United….Captain John Rooney says players deserve criticsim not coach Louis VanGaal…..Man U has won just 5-of-16 matches.since November.

 

 

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