Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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……..(Masters Golf Tourney)……..

Byron DeChambeau birdies 6-of 7-holes late in opening round and roars into lead at 6-under-66.

(66)..Byron Dechambeau 6-birds in 7-hole stretch…Brooks Koepka 4-birdies in row late in day
(67)..Phil Mickelson-5 birdies on back nine
(68)..Dustin Johnson
(69)..Jon Rahm 5-birdie round..Adam Scott-Justin Harding
(70)..Tiger Woods-birdies 13-14…Ricky Fowler-JD Holmes
(71)..Charley Hoffman

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…..(Baseball)……

Padres–Arizona…Padres led (6-1) but Robert Stock-Brad Wieck blowup coming out of the bullpen…Eduardo Escobar hit 3R-HR to tie game…(6-6) at Press Time…Austin Hedges 3R-HR..Franmil Reyes HR….Pedro Avila-1st major league start-struggles badly in 1st inning, then throw 4-dominant innings…left with (6-1) lead..

San Diego-Diamondbacks..Friday matchup..Chris Paddack-vs-Luke Weaver.

Padres…Minor League pitchers struggle at start of season
..Cal Quantrill (18.00-ERA) El Paso
..Logan Allen (19.80-ERA) El Paso
..Adrian Morejon (10.13-ERA) Amarillo
..Ryan Weathers (1.64) Ft Wayne

..El Paso off to (1-6) start
..Amarillo starting season (2-5)

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Dodgers-L-Cardinals (11-7)..Jose Martinez (4-4)..Matt Wieters 3RBIs…Harrison Bader HBP-twice with bases loaded…..Walker Beuhler (4inn-5R)…Michael Wacha (3.2inn-7R) allowed

Dodgers-Milwaukee..Friday home game..Julio Urias-vs-Corbin Burned.

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw cleared to start game Monday night.
Dodgers..DL-C-Russell Martin-back issue
Dodgers..Reacquire OF-Drew Jackson from Orioles
Dodgers..SS-Corey Seager-bruised foot-hit by pitch.

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Angels-at-Cubs..Friday matchup..Tyler Skaggs-vs-Cole Hamels

Angels..Off day Thursday

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(Scoreboard)

Indians-W-Tigers..Leonys Martin HR-RBI single..Shane Bieber (7inn-0R)

Seattle-W-Royals..Ryan Haniger-Dee Gordon 2R-triples…Dave Voglebach HR in 10th…Mariners now (13-2).

Reds-W-Miami..Yasiel Puig 2R-double..Eugenio Suarez HR..Reds (4-8)..Marlins (3-10)

A’s-W-Orioles…Khris Davis solo HR-2R-HR..A’s hit 5HRs…Dylan Bundy gives up 4-homers.

Boston-W-Toronto….Mitch Moreland HR-RBI double…Raf Devers RBI single in 9th…Red Sox (4-9)

Mets-W-Braves…..Peter Alonso 2R-HR….Amed Rosario 3R-HR….NY (8-4)…Atlanta (7-5)

Pirates-L-Cubs…Daneil Descalso RBI-single….Chicago (4-8)

Rockies-Giants…Kevin Pillar HR….Giants led (1-0) in 8th inning at Press Time….Colorado (3-9)…Giants (4-9)

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(Roster Moves)

Washington..end contract talks P-Bud Norris-fails physical.
A’s..Sign FA-P-Edwin Jackson
Orioles..Callup P-Josh Lucas from AAA
Tigers..Callup OF-JaCoby Jones…DFA-OF-Mikki Mahtook

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(Injuries)

Yankees..Activate P-CC Sabathia from DL-had offseason angioplasty surgery..will pitch on Saturday

Yankees..3B-Miguel Andujar begins throwing program to test injure labrum.

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(MLB)

Orioles..1B-DH-Chris Davis all time record slump continues…now (0-53) dating back to last September.

Scott Sanderson…..Longtime Cubs-Expos-Yankees pitcher passes away (62Y)

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…….(Football)………

(Roster Moves)

Giants..Workout FA-DE-Corey Liuget-ex Chargers
Giants..Workout FA-CB-Morris Clairborne-ex Cowboys

Jets..Workout FA-RB-Spencer Ware-ex Chiefs

Jets..Sign FA-RB-KR-Ty Montgomery-ex Packers..
Rams..Sign FA-QB-John Wolford-ex Arizona-AAF
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-S-Orion Stewart-ex Tampa Bay
Jaguars..Sign FA-S-Cody Brown-ex Salt Lake City-AAF
Vikings..Sign FA-LB-Greer Martini-ex Salt Lake City-AAF
Vikings..Sign FA-S-Jordan Martin-ex San Diego Fleet-AAF
Giants..Sign FA-CB-Henre Tolliver-ex Salt Lake City
Dallas..Release OG-Parker Ehringer

Raiders..Re-sign RB-Jalen Richards
Giants..Re-sign WR-Sterling Shepard (4Y-41M)

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(Teams)

Cowboys..OT-La’el Collins-surgery-torn rotator cuff-out 4-months

Jaguars..RB-Leonard Fournette-arrested-driving suspended license and outstanding traffic tickets.

Pittsburgh..ex Steelers RB-Rashard Mendenall says QB-Ben Roethlisberger in a ‘racist’

Green Bay…President Mark Murphy says expose on lockeroom problems Aaron Rodgers-Mike McCarthy-full of half truths.

New England..Boston Globe and Fox TV file Freedom of Information suit seeking release of sex video that was part of owner Robert Kraft arrest.

Buffalo..Former RB-Cierre Wood arrested at Las Vegas hospital following death of 5Y-old daughter of girlfriend….Chardes with child abuse in incident.

Arizona..Begin installing new shotgun offense under Coach Kliff Kingsbury.

Atlanta..Spending 8M to install new Field Turf in Stadium.

CFL…Begins negotiations to sell Montreal Alouettes to new investor group led by Cliff Starke….Als (21-51) since Grey Cup glory years.

AAF…2-class action suits filed in California on behalf of players over cancellation of season….Names in suit founder Charlie Ebersole…Bill Polian….owner Tom Dundon.

Indoor Football League…San Diego Strike Force hosts Cedar Rapids..Sunday night…Strike Force (0-6)…allowed 91P last weekend…worst defense in league.

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……..(Basketball)……….

Lakers…Exit meetings with GM-Rob Pelinka…Coach Luke Walton…..LeBron James does not take part in sessions…16-other players do.

Lakers..Owner Jeannie Buss…GM-Rob Pelinka refused to meet with media to discuss end of season and Magic Johnson resignation.

NBA Playoffs….1st round matchups announced….Clippers to face Golden State…Oklahoma City-vs-Portland….Houston-Utah in top opening series.

Memphis..Fire JB-Bickefstaff (48-97) in year and half.
Sacramento..Fire Dave Joerger after (39-43) season
Sacramento..Fire Assistant GM-Bfandon Williams
Cavs..Fire Larry Drew after (19-57) season.
Suns..Name James Jones fulltime GM
Suns..Hire Jeff Bower-ex Pistons-VP Basketball Operations

Southern Miss…Coach Doc Sadler quits to become assistant coach at Nebraska..Was (20-13) with Golden Eagles this year.

Nevada…Top young F-Jordan Brown announces he will transfer….interested in going to Arkansas with coach Eric Musselman.

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……..(Hockey)……….

(NHL Playoffs)..Thursday games

..Calgary-Colorado…Matt Tkachuck scores key goal on deflection infront of net…Flames led (2-0) in 3d period at Press Time-very chippy game

..Toronto-W-Boston…Mitch Marner scores on penalty shot-finished with 2-goals…Frederic Andersen 37-saves on road..Leafs lead series (1-0)

..Washington-W-Carolina….Nik Bakstrom 2-goals for Capitals…Washington scores 3-goals in 10-minutes in 2nd period

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(Schedule)-Friday

St Louis-Winnipeg..Blues go for 2nd road win in row
Las Vegas-San Jose..Sharks up (1-0) after blowout win
Columbus-Tampa Bay…Lightning lost home ice advantage
Penguins-Islanders…Pittsburgh trails series (1-0) at Nassau Coliseum

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Gulls-at-Tucson….Friday-Saturday games…San Diego holding onto 3rd place in playoff race..just 2-points ahead of Colorado…and 3-points ahead of Tucson….Gulls (77P)…Colorado (75)…Tucson (74)….Colorado hosts San Jose both Friday-Saturday….Tucson host Gulls both Friday-Saturday.

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NHL Union…Appeals 1Y-suspension to Kings D-Slava Voynov by league office for domestic abuse…Left NHL for 3-years-served jail term…deported to Russia…Union says he is being penalized a second time.

Las Vegas..Opens negotiations with RW-Nikita Gusev-KHL-St Petersburg…scored 82P in 62-games

Calgary..Signs G-Artyom Zagidulin…had (1.98GAA) in KHL.

Montreal..Release G-Anti Niemmi-was backup to Carey Price.

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(NCAA) Frozen Four-Semi Final Games

Minnesota-Duluth-W-Providence…Justin Richards scores 2-goals….Bulldogs to the Championship game on Saturday

Denver University-L-U Mass…DU scores 2-goals to force overtime after U-Mass had 2-goals in (:19) early in game…
U-Mass gets 38-saves from G-Filip Lindberg and wins 15-minutes into overtime…U Mass moves to the title game.

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…….(General)………

NASCAR-Richmond 400…Kyle Busch 3-wins this year…Denny Hamlin 2-victories heading to Virginia.

Indy Car…Long Beach Grand Prix…..Grahame Rahal heads the field for road course race.

Formula 1…Grand Prix of China….Ferrari-Mercedes battle continues….Lewis Hamilton-Sebastian Vettle-Charles Leclerc.

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