Best 15-Minutes-Friday-August 28th

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—(Baseball)—

Padres-L-Nationals (4-2)…Ex-Padres Joe Ross throws 1-hitter..Jason Werth HR…Andrew Cashner falls to (5-13)..

San Diego-Phillies..Open weekend series at Citizens Bank Ballpark…Ian Kennedy (8-11)-vs-Aaron Nola (4-1)….Kennedy…Last 7-starts (4-1) 1.75-ERA….Phillies were (29-62) at All Star Break-since then (21-15).

Dodgers-W-Reds (1-0)..Zack Greinke (7inn-0R)..(14-3) 1.61…LA won 3-row…Reds lost 12-of-13…LA 2-and-half lead over Giants

Los Angeles-Cubs…LA opens homestand..Clayton Kershaw (10-6) 2.29-ERA-vs-Jason Hamell (7-5)….Cubs led by young bats Anthony Rizzo-Kris Bryant-Kyle Scwarber-combined (57HRs)

Angels-W-Tigers (2-0)..Matt Shoemker (7inn-1 hitter)…C-Carlos Perez throws out 2-on bases

Halos-Indians..Open weekend series on Lakefront…Andrew Heaney (5-2)-vs-Danny Salazar (11-7).

(Scoreboard)

Cubs-L-Giants..Marlon Byrd 3R-HR backs Madison Bumgarner pitching
Mets-W-Phillies..Yoenis Cespedes 2R-HR..Travis D’Arnaud 3R-HR..Mets won 7-row..19-of-25
Blue Jays-L-Rangers..Texas scores 2R on error…Edwin Encarnarcion stretches hitting streak to 22-straight for Jays..Jays 1-and-half back NY..
Cardinals-W-Arizona..Kolton Wong-Matt Carpenter RBI-doubles..
Pirates-W-Marlins…Padro Alvarez HR for Bucs..
Royals-W-Orioles..Mike Moustakas 2-run scoring singles.
White Sox-W-Mariners…Carlos Rodon throws shutout into 7th inning for Chicago…
Twins-L-Rays…Billy Butler RBI single-scores on passed ball….

(Injuries)

Dodgers..OF-Yasiel Puig tweaks hamstring for 4th time this season..Adrian Gonzalez-minor bruised knee.
Giants..SS-Brandon Crawford-oblique issues
Padres…OF-Wil Myers takes batting practice to test ailing wrist this weekend.
Padres…P-Josh Johnson to throw simulated game.
Blue Jays..OF-Desmond Jennings-reinjures surgically repaired knee..
Orioles..OF-Adam Jones-whiplash neck
Natiohals..OF-Denard Span-reinjures hip

(Roster)

Dodgers…Release 2B-Alberto Callaspo.

—(Football)—

Chargers..LB-Mantei Te’o misses 5th straight practice with shoulder stinger.
Chargers..OG-Johnnie Troutman does not believe he will go on 8W-IR with broken arm-hopes to be back in 4-weeks.
Chargers-Seahawks…Saturday night…Philip Rivers-Melvin Gordon-starters expected play entire first half.

(Injuries)

Browns..QB-Johnny Manziel (elbow)-out rest preseason…QB-Connor Shaw (thumb)..
Bills…RBs-Fred Jackson..Anthony Dixon..Bryce Brown return to practice.
Giants..S-Nat Behre-surgery-blood clot-calf-likely gone for year.
Colts..S-Greg Toler-out sprained neck

(Team)

Steelers..WR-Martavis Bryant hit with 4G-suspension-drug violation.
49ers..Send LB-Ahmad Brooks home from road trip after indictment-sexual assault.
Jets..DT-Sheldon Richardson-facing a 2nd suspension for Speeding-Resisting Arrest-already 4G-drug suspension.
Green Bay..DT-Latroy Guion-3G suspension for off season drug incident

Washington..Criticism QB-RGIII…Lacks Pocket Awareness at QB.
Houston…QB-Ryan Mallett-AWOL from practice…Angry not named starting QB..Coach said he overslept
Houston..NT-Vince Wilfork-‘awed’ by Texans defensive talent-JJ Watt-Bryan Cushing-Jadeveon Clowney-Whitney Mercilus.
Bills..QB-EJ Manuel will start vs Steelers.

(Roster)

Jets..Workout0Sign-FA-QB-Josh Johnson-just released by Bengals.
Browns..Sign FA-QB-Pat Devilin

(Schedule)-Tonight

New England-Carolina
Tennessee-Kansas City
Detroit-Jacksonville

(College)

SDSU..Signs Home-and-Home schedule Eastern Michigan….Signs home games with Weber State-Sacramento State.
UCLA…Names Josh Rosen-starting QB…True freshmen
UNLV..Dismisses RB-Atleee Tenpenny…transfer from Alabama.
Virginia Tech…Drops idea of fining players if they get in trouble off-field by taking away their ‘Cost of Stipend’ fee.
Virginia Tech…Charley Coffey-who was head coach during Don Strock days in 1970s-passes away.

—(Basketball)—

Darryl Dawkins…’Chocolate Thunder’-former 76ers-Nets center passes away (55Y)..played in NBA 14Y-right out of high school.

Chicago…Derrick Rose-hit with sexual assault lawsuit by former girlfriend-accused gang rape…Agent calls it ‘shakedown’.
Clippers-Mavericks…Both put in contract offers on FA-C-Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis

SDSU..Aztecs add another transfer (6’6-F) Teki Gill-Caesar from University of Missouri..former Canadian-will sit this year-have 3-years left.

—(Hockey)—

San Diego Gulls…AHL announces hockey schedule. Gulls open with 2-home games October 10th-vs-Grand Rapids…16th-vs-Bakersfield…Gulls will play 13-home games on Friday…12-on Saturday…1-on Sunday.

LA Kings…C-Mike Richards-charged by RCMP with illegal possession Oxycontin after Border Crossing Arrest in Manitoba in June.
Kings..Sign Russian D-Damir Sharipzyanov-played in OHA last season.
Blues…St. Louis signs FA-C-Scott Gomez-ex NJ Devil.

Chicago…Chico Macki-16-year veteran Blackhawks-passes away at (76Y) in Ontario.

—(General)—

American Pharoah….Triple Crown winner runs at Travers Stakes-Saratoga this weekend.

Tony Stewart….NASCAR driver hit with wrongful death suit in 2014-accident that killed dirt track driver Kevin Ward.
NASCAR….Off weekend…Just 2-races left in Chase for Championship

Indy Car….Drivers in Mourning…Close out regular season schedule with Sonoma Grand Prix.
Formula 1…Off weekend till next weekend’s race-Italian Grand Prix.

Formula 1…Confirms it is beginning testing on Bubble-Canopy to protect drivers from debris entering cockpit during crash…Concerned about drivers getting trapped in a fire…and Weather-visibility.

PGA…Barclay’s Invitational…Bubba Watson-Spence Levin shoot (65)…tie for lst round lead…Awful round Jordan Spieth (74)-

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