Best 15 Minutes

Tuesday June 9th, 2014

Hockey

  • LAKings-W-NY Rangers-relentless forechecking-phenomenal goaltending…(3-0) win..Jeff Carter score (:01) left lst period..Mike Richards score late 2nd period..Goalie-Jon Quick stonewall Rangers-made 13-saves row 2nd period..finish 32-save night..Kings lead series (3-0) heading back to LA…Kings (15-6) in postseason now since being down (3-0) in San Jose series-Possessed.

Basketball

  • San Antonio-at-Miami-Game 3-tonite..Heat now have home-court advantage in series tied (1-1)..Heat (40-9) at home this year..Spurs best road record NBA (30-11) regular season-but just (3-5) in postseason in road games
  • NYKnicks-Hire-Derek Fisher-longtime Lakers star-head coach..(5Y-25M) contract..Won 5-rings playing for Phil Jackson-LA
  • Cleveland-Offered-John Calipari-Kentucky-head job-rejected (6Y-70M) package-stay at UK..Interview-Mark Price next.
  • NCAA-lawsuit-ex-UCLA star Ed O’Bannon testifies in 40M-marketing suit-players deserve to be paid-said basketball demands at UCLA-spend 45-hours a week on basketball and 12-hours a week on academics…Like that everywhere.
  • Manhattan College-reinstated head coach Steve Massiello-been suspended for lying on resume he had his college degree-finished independent study classes to earn degree.

Baseball

  • Padres-Phillies tonite-battle of woeful teams…Padres (28-35)-worst hitting team in baseball..Phillies (25-36)-183M payroll…Ian Kennedy starts vs AJ Burnett.
  • Dodgers-W-Cinn (6-2)..Scott Van Slyke HR-2RHR…Yasiel Puig plays after injuring hip over weekend.
  • Angels-W-Athletics (4-1)..Halos won 4-row..Mike Scoscia ejected-replay overruled Mike Trout HR
  • Washington-W-San Francisco..Nationals won 9-of-11-red hot..Ian Desmond 5RBs
  • Cleve-Trash-Texas (17-7)..Lonnie Chisenhall 9RBI-Hit 2-2RHR-added 3RHR
  • Seattle-Bury-Tampa Bay..Rays lost 13-of-14
  • Baltimore-Beat-Boston..Red Sox lost 6-of-7
  • Atlanta-Club-Colorado..Rockies in free-fall-lost 10-of-11
  • Toronto-W-Minnesota..Jays (21-7) in last month.
  • Texas-Pittsburgh talk trade-Rangers looking at Pirates lst baseman Gabby Sanchez..Bucs want pitching
  • Mets option starting catcher Travis D’Arnaud-AAA..had (.189) batting average
  • Detroit-Miguel Cabrera-ailing-hamstring
  • Arizona-Eric Chavez-3B-knee injury
  • Colorado-Michael Cuddyer-LF-reinjures shoulder
  • Twins-Sign-lst round draft pick Nick Gordon-SS to 3.8M-bonus deal
  • Dodgers-Sign-Alex Verdugo-P-2nd round pick

Football

  • Chargers-Mantei Te’o goes thru lst on field workout with team since offseason foot surgery-no setbacks
  • NEngland-Visits-Kevin Williams-DT-Vikings-6X-Pro Bowler
  • Baltimore-rookie-NT-TIm Jernigan-Florida State-who played at 360-last year-shows up for OTAs (323)
  • Cleveland-WR-Nate Burleson-broken leg-then broken arm last 2-years..cleared begin workouts with Browns
  • Seattle-will operate RB by committee..Marshawn Lynch will rotate with Christian Michael.
  • NYGiants-WR-David Nelson-hospitalized with mosquito bite-became ill while on charity relief mission to Haiti.
  • Cleveland-Release-Quentin Groves-LB…Release-Larry Grant-LB
  • Kansas City-impressed with CFL-rookie Wes Dressler-KR- and ex-Jets RB-KR-Joe McKnight in camp
  • Buffalo-Jim Kelly-icon QB-released from Erie County Medical Center after 6-rounds Chemo for Cancer of Jaw-Sinus Cavity..Doctors will wait 3-months to determine next course of treatment.
  • USC-3Y-30-Scholarship NCAA-Probation expires this morning after Reggie Bush scandal.
  • Michigan lands big XF-RB..Ty Issac leaves USC for UM ¬†General

General

  • Horse Racing-Steve Coburn-apologizes for tirade against rules after California Chrome was beaten in Belmont Stakes-that only horses that run in 20-horse field in the Kentucky Derby should be eligible to run in the Preakness-Belmont.
  • Team Mexico-Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez-benched-will not start World Cup for El Tri.
  • Team USA arrives in Brazil-4 days training in Amazon heat before weekend World Cup opener with Ghana.
  • ¬†Amy VanDyken-6X Olympic gold medal swimmer-serious condition-broken back in ATV accident in Arizona.