Tuesday Tidbits In Case You Missed Something
Arizona Cardinals veteran defensive end J.J. Watt announcing on Tuesday that this 2022 season will be his last. The 33-year-old, 3 time Defensive Player Of The Year made the news public via twitter late Tuesday morning.
Denver Broncos CEO and co-owner Greg Penner is now making it clear that the team's next head coach will report directly to him. This declaration coming shortly after a major cleaning out of their coaching staff. Handed their walking papers were head coach Nathanial Hackett, special teams coordinator Dwayne Stukes and offensive line coach Butch Barry. Penner saying later on that general manager George Paton will be involved in the coaching search.
Former Baltimore Raven and Pro Football Hall Of Famer Ed Reed has come to an agreement to become Bethune-Cookman's new head coach. Reed played for Baltimore from 2002-2012.
The Los Angeles Lakers successfully put a stop to the 4 game slide they were on by beating the Orlando Magic 129-110 on Tuesday night. Russell Westbrook had a triple-double, LeBron James contributed 28 points with 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic making NBA history on Tuesday night. The 23-year-old blew up the court with a 60 point triple-double, carrying 21 rebounds and 10 assists. The Mavericks beat the New York Knicks 126-121.
The Boston Celtics continue to stay on top of the league, this time beating the Houston Rockets 126-102. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown combining for 77 points. Brown scoring 14 of his 39 points in the 3rd quarter after getting knocked on backside, the play resulted in a flagrant foul. Brown saying after the game:
“Sometimes you get a smack in the face, it’s exactly what you need in the middle of a game. Like, ‘Jaylen, what the hell are you doing?’ Smack in the face, then proceed to score the ball.”
Carolina Hurricanes beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-0 on Tuesday night making it their 9th straight win. Antti Raanta made 24 saves for his 1st shutout since March. Martin Necas, Jesper Fast, and Jordan Martinook all scored for Carolina, extending their franchise-record points streak to 15 games.
The Ottawa Senators stopped a 3 game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. DeBrincat and Tim Stutzle scored 2nd period goals for the Senators and Alex DeBrincat had the only goal of the shootout. Goaltender Cam Talbot made 49 saves including 26 in the 3rd.
St. Louis Blues defenseman Torey Krug has been placed on the long-term injured reserve and will be re-evaluated in 6 weeks siting a lower-body injury.