Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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…….(NFL Draft)…..1st Round on Thursday…….

Chargers…..Stung when 4-top defensive players come off the board in 1st round of draft, wind up with last big player on their board….Bolts draft Jerry Tillery-DT (6’7-295LB) from Notre Dame…..Chargers had targeted Clemson DT-Dexter Lawrene and DT-Jeff Simmons-Mississippi State-but both taken earlier in round.

Rams….Trade out of 1st round by dealing 31st pick to Green Bay Packers.

Raiders…Surprise early 1st round pick-Clemson DE-Clelin Ferrell using 4th pick on player most projected to be drafted in 20th slot…also draft RB-Josh Jacobs-Alabama… and S-Jonathon Abram-Mississippi State with other first round picks.

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Arizona…Use 1st pick to take Oklahoma QB-Kyler Murray….still retain QB-Josh Rosen
49ers…Take Ohio State-DE-Nick Bosa with 2nd pick
Jets…Retain pick-take Alabama DT-Quillen Williams
Raiders…4th pick was a surprise…Clemson DE-Clelin Ferrell
Tampa Bay..choosing 5th-LSU-LB-Devin White
Giants…Used 6th pick to draft Duke QB-Daniel Jones-well ahead of where he was slotted
Jaguars…Had DE-Josh Allen-Kentucky fall to them at 7th slot
Detroit ..8th pick-TE-TJ Hockenson-Iowa
Buffalo..DT-Ed Oliver-Houston fell to them at 9th position
Steelers…traded up to use 10th pick on Michigan LB-Devin Bush.

Washington drafted Ohio State QB-Dwayne Haskins
Giants used a 2nd choice in first round for Clemson DT-Dexter Lawrence
Tennessee took DT-Jeffrey Simmons-Mississippi State
Baltimore took Oklahoma WR-Marquise Brown
Washington traded to add DE-Marquise Sweat-Mississippi State
New England chose Arizona State WR-N’Keal Harry with final pick in opening round.

(Trade Rumors)

49ers…Shopping DE-Solomon Thomas to open up cap space
Houston..Shopping DE-Javedeon Clowney-refuse sign franchise teg.
Tampa Bay..Shopping DT-Gerald McCoy

Pittsburgh-Denver…Steeles gave up 1st-2nd-3rd round pick to move up to 10th pick in first round
Green Bay-Seattle…Packers moved up 7-slots to get Seahawks pick at #21
Eagles-Ravens….Philadelphia dealt a late 1st-4th-6th…to move up 3-positions to get Ravens choice #22

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(NFL)

Chiefs…Controversy erupts when KCTV-Kansas City obtains taped recording of Tyreek Hill and his fiancee talking about the player hitting his son with a belt and breaking his arm……Tape became public 3-hours after Hill had issued statement…saying he was innocent of any charges of child abuse-says he did cooperate with Police probe of 2-incidents of child neglect-abuse and has cooperated with NFL probe…..Police in Kansas City say they believe a crime of child abuse occurred-but not enough evidence to charge anyone…..3-year old son-broken arm-remains away from family….Child Protection Agency removed him from home.

Jacksonville..Former Jaguars DT-Roy Miller says he is innocent of child abuse charges…was arrested on Wednesday night….Involved in bitter divorce case.

AAF….Ken Farrow-RB-says AAF has not paid medical bills of players injured in games…Players are being billed by hospitals.

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(Indoor Football League)

San Diego Strike Force….Off weekend…team is (1-7) on season.

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(College Football)

Pac 12-Network…Report says total revenues of network are off by 8M from a year ago….Ad revenue dropped 22%….Digital Revenue down 30%.

Wyoming…Lands transfer RB-Trey Smith-U-Louisville.

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………(Baseball)………….

Padres…Off day on Thursday

Padres-Washington Nationals..open long East Coast road trip….Matt Strahm (0-2)-vs-Max Scherzer (1-2).

Padres…Facing Nationals top 3-starters…Scherzer-Stephen Strasburg-Jeremy Hellickson.

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Dodgers-W-Cubs (2-1)….Cody Bellinger sacrifice fly for win… …..LA lost 3-of-5 games
Dodges-Pirates…Friday matchup…Hyun Jin-Ryu-vs-Chris Archer

Dodgers…Move Julio Urias and Ross Stripling to the bullpen.

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Angels-Yankees…..Angels led (6-4) at Press Time….Kole Calhoun-Tommy LaStella 2R-HRs……P-Trevor Cahill roughed up (4inn-4R-10-baserunners)…..Halos had lost 10-of-12….(9-16) on season.

Angels-at-Kansas City…Friday road trip…Tyler Skaggs-vs-Danny Duffy.

Angels..Demote Cody Allen from closer’s role..had (5.40-ERA)
Angels..DH-Shohei Ohtani takes live batting practice..could be activated next week.
Angels..P-Andrew Heaney-throws bullpen session-1st since cortisone shot in elbow.
Angels..3B-Zack Cosart-strained neck

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(Scoreboard)

Arizona-W-Pirates..Jared Dyson RBI-triple…Christian Walker RBI-double..Zach Greinke 2-hitter…..D-backs won (9-of-11) …

Braves-L-Reds…Eugenio Suarez single-double -3RBI….Cincinnati (10-15)

Phillies-L-Marlins…Starlin Castro 2R-HR…Miami (8-17) record

Red Sox-W-Tigers..Raf Devers 2R-double….Mookie Betts RBI-double….Boston won 5-of-7

Astros-L-Indians..Leonys Martin HR…..Houston (15-10)

Texas-L-Seattle…Mariners had (11-0) at Press Time…Tim Beckham 2R-HR…Ryon Healy 3R-triple

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(Roster Moves)

Yankees-Indians…New York purchases OF-Cam Maybin from Tribe in cash deal…career (.254) hitter.

Seattle..Sign FA-P-Tyler Cloyd-ex Braves-Phillies
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Jon Neise-ex Mets-been out of MLB for 2-years
Indians..Callup P-Tyler Clippard
Tigers..Release P-Eduardo Paredes

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(Injuries)

Yankees…DL-OF-Clin Frazier-ankle…14th player on DL
Cubs..Sent P-Carl Edwards out on rehab assignment

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……….(Basketball)…………..

(Scoreboard)..Thursday

Denver-L-San Antonio…Spurs outscore Denver (30-18) in 4th quarter…DeMar DeRozan (25P)….Series tied (3-3)

(Schedule)

Golden State-at-Clippers….Warriors hold (3-2) lead

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(Teams)

Lakers…Report that GM-Rob Pelinka wrote critical Emails to owner Jeannie Buss indicating he was disatisfied with poor work ethic of President Magic Johnson.

Sacramento…Hires law firm to investigate sexual assault lawsuit against newly hired head coach Luke Walton filed by former TV reporter

Sacramento…Interviews longtime NBA-college coach Jeff Hornacek for possible lead assistant on Walton staff .

Celtics…Legendary guard John Havlicek passes away (79Y) from long illness….played 16-years for Red Auerbach.

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……….(Hockey)…………..

NHL…..League aplogizes to Las Vegas Knights…Refs erred calling 5-minute cross checking penalty on hit that injured Joe Pavelski….gave San Jose a 5-minute man advantage…they scored 4-power play goals and won 7th and deciding game in NHL playoff series.

(Scoreboard)…Thursday-2nd round series begin

Dallas-L-St Louis….Vlad Tarasenko 2-goals for Blues…in opening game of series.

Boston-W-Columbus in OT….Charley Coyle ties game in 3rd period…scores game winner in overtime for Bruins…….

(Schedule)

San Jose-Colorado…Sharks have home ice advantage

NY Islanders-Carolina…..Islanders have home ice…Hurricane coming off tough 7-game series vs Washington.

San Diego Gulls…return home to await next round of AHL playoffs….facing either Bakersfield or Colorado….Gulls have an impressive (7-0-2) road record streak…and (18-6-4) road record in since December.

Toronto..Lose F-Zach Hyman for 6-months-knee surgery

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……..(General)………….

NASCAR….Talladega 500-Sunday……Drivers to deal with new Goodyear tire compounds and different aero package.

Formula 1…Grand Prix of Azerbaijan….Lewis Hamilton has won 2-of-first 3-races of season for Team Mercedes.

Indy Car…Teams arrive at Indianapolis fo rmonth of May leading up to Indy 500.

Indy Car…Owners Roger Penske-Chip Ganassi-Michael Andretti propose that any race team that commits to run entire schedule-should be guaranteed a starting spot on the grid for Indy 500

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English Premeir League…top weekend games

..Liverpool (27-1-7)-vs-Huddersfield
..Hot Spur-vs-West Ham
..Manchester City (29-4-2)-vs-Burnley
..Manchester United (20-9-7)-vs-Chelsea

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San Diego Sockers (25-1)-vs-Monterrey Flash in 1-game Western Conference playoff game…Sunday night at Sports Arena…winner moves to the championship game.

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