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Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

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…(Baseball)…

Padres-W-White Sox (3-1)…Wednesday game
..Matt Waldron (2inn-0R-1H)..2nd strong outing
..Jhony Brito (3inn-1R-1H)
..Brett Sullivan 2RHR in win

Padres-A’s..Thursday game

Padres..Sign FA-OF-Tim Locastros..ex Mets-Yankees-Cubs

Padres..Option 10-players to minor league camp including P-Drew Carlton..P-Kevin Kopps..OF-Robert Perez.

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Dodgers-L-Texas (6-4)..Wednesday game
,,Yosh Yamamoto (2inn-0R-1H) in debut game..threw 16-strikes in 19-pitches
..Rangers score 3R on outfield error..Interference call..Wild pitch

Dodgers-Reds..Thursday game

Dodgers..P-Walker Beuhler clocked at 94-95mph in 1st BP session

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Angels-L-Rockies (3-1)….Wednesday game
..Tyler Anderson (2inn-2R-4H-1W)
..Luis Garcia-Hunter Strickland-Adam Cimber (3inn-0R) out of bullpen

Angels-Cleveland..Thursday game

Angels..P-Robert Stephenson pulled from workouts-shoulder soreness

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(Roster Moves)

Orioles..Sign FA-P-Juilio Teherean-ex Braves-Brewers
Orioles..Sign FA-2B-Kolton Wong-ex Cardinals-Seattle
Yankees..Sign FA-OF-Jahmai Jones-ex Brewers
Rockies..Sign FA-OF-Sam Hilliard-ex Orioles
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(Injuries)

A’s..2B-Aledmys Diaz-hip injury
Orioles..P-Mason Thompson-season ending elbow surgery
Seattle..P-Matt Brash-out indefinitely shoulder issues
Cleveland..Shutdown P-Trevor Stephan-elbow-out 3W
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(MLB Notes)

Boston..Red Sox confirm passing of Stacey Wakefield-cancer…wife of ex Red Sox P-Tim Wakefield-who died of cancer in October

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…(Basketball)…

Lakers-Clippers….Clippers run roughshod over Lakers…Led (71-54) late in 3rd quarter at Press Time…Lakers (31-28)….Clippers (37-19) heading into the game.

Clippers…G-Paul George remains out of lineup-knee soreness
Chicago..G-Lonzo Ball shuts down running workouts-has had 3-knee surgeries
Pelicans..F-Trey Murphy-calf issue
Portland..C-D’Andre Ayton-sprained hand

Detroit..Release F-Mike Muscala-buyout
Charlotte..Sign FA-F-Alek Pokusevski-ex Thunder

Cleveland..G-Max Strus hits 4-3’s in (:69)  then hits 59-foot three pointer to beat Dallas Mavericks…Luka Doncic scored (45P) in loss.
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(College Football)

USD-vs-Loyola Marymont…WCC game-Thursday
UCLA-at-Washington..Pac 12 game-Thursday..Bruins (14-13)
USC-at-Washington State..Thursday game

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…(Football)…

Caleb Williams…USC QB says he’d be glad to to the Chicago Bears #1 or Washington Commanders #2 in draft

Chiefs..Franchise tag CB-L’Jarius Sneed (19M) and will put him on the trade block.

Eagles..Shopping LB-Hassan Riddick
NY Jets..Will not resign OTs Mekhi Becton-Duane Brown
Denver…Shop WR-Jerry Jeudy-Tim Patrick for draft picks
Miami..Deny attempting to trade WR-Jaylen Waddle
Eagles..Report want to make offers to FA-RBs Austin Ekeler-Tony Pollard
Jets..Give QB-Zach Wilson permission to seek a trade

Washington..Fed Ex ends its (15M) a year Stadium naming rights deal for Commanders.

Patriots..GM-Eli Wolf says he will change how team deals with Media…’open feeling in this building…less hard ass-vibe’

Miami..WR-Tyreek Hill sued by woman he ran over at a football camp for kids-breaking her leg.

Cleveland..QB-Deshaun Watson cleared to begin throwing drills March 1st-coming off shoulder surgery.

LA Rams..Prepared to jump into free agency…Rams have a 1st round pick and (40M) cap space

 

CFL-Winnipeg…Former Grey Cup winning DE-Craigh Roh-passes away from cancer (33Y)

NFL..Proposed change in kickoff rules…want 1Y trial…Kickoff teams and return teams cannot move until the ball is returned…(2023)…only (587) kicks returned…(1,970-touchbacks-92 fair catches)….Sources ‘don’t want ceremonial kick returns’

NFL Players Survey…Ranking facilities and player amenities
..Ranks Miami-Minnesota for best overall facilities
..Ranks Chiefs 26th-thru-32nd in every category for poor training facilities-locker rooms-meeting rooms-dietary guidance….The Chargers were ranked 30th by players.

Chiefs..Announce 800M in upgrades for Arrowhead Stadium and training facility beginning in 2026.

Falcons..Announce 200M in upgrades at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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(College Football)

USD…Toreros hire new Athletic Director…Kimya Massey-spent 9-years at Oregon State as Asst AD..replaces fired William McGarry.

Kansas…Coach Lance Leipold given pay raise from 5M-to-7M thru 2029.

UCLA..LB-Lai Latu-says neck problems been cleared-hopes to be #1 pick aftermath of neck issues…Had 23-sacks-36-tackles for loss in 2-years.

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…(Hockey)…

Gulls-L-Texas Stars (4-3)…Stars jumped to (4-1) lead…Gulls rally but fall short…Gulls outshot Stars on road (41-31) yet lost……Wednesday-AHL game….Gulls lost 6th-in a row…(18-23-8)

Kings-at-Vancouver…Thursday game

Gary Bettman…Meets with Winnipeg Jets owner Mark Chipman and Media…’Jets fans need to come to games-support lst palce team’….Jets season tickets have gone from 13,300 to 9500 in 3-years and team is #29-in attendance.

Ducks..Shopping C-Adam Henrique and willing to pay (2.5M) of his (5.8M) salary

Calgary-Dallas-Devils…3-way trade leading into the deadline next week:
..Stars get D-Chris Tanev and a college prospect
..Flames get #2-#4 and college prospect
..Devils get #4 pick in deal

 

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…(General)…

PGA Tour…Cognizant Classic tees off in West Palm Beach-Thursday
LIV Tour..Saudi Jeddah Open tees off on Friday

LIV..John Raham says he has spoken to Rory McIlroy about reasons he left PGA Tour to go to LIV…Says Tiger Woods has refused to respond to request to meet

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