Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday
49ers..Trey Lance-QB-North Dakota State
Carolina..Jaycee Horn-CB-South Carolina
Eagles..DaVonte Smith-WR-Alabama (trade from Dallas)
Bears..Justin Fields-QB-Ohio State (trade from Giants)
Cowboys..Micah Parsons-LB-Penn State (trade from Eagles)
Jets..Alijah Vera-Tucker-OG-USC (trade from Vikings)
Later 1st round picks:
Titans..Caleb Farley-CB-Virginia Tech
Vikings..Chris Darrishaw-OT-Virginia Tech
Green Bay…QB-Aaron Rodgers-Agent David Dunn demand trade hours before start of draft…Rodgers has 1Y-21M guaranteed on contract..and 3Y-66M overall..wanted all 3-years guaranteed…Packers dragged feet on issue…Rogers incensed team traded for QB-Jordan Love last year rather than take WR-OT that would have helped team to Super Bowl…Agent went to Green Bay twice to discuss contract-no deals done…President Mark Murphy…GM-Brian Gutekunst…Coach Matt LaFleur each went to West Coast to meet with Rodgers..No solution to situation..
Packers-Saints..discussed Aaron Rodgers trade..Saints offered #1 ..QB-Jameis Winston and other picks…Green Bay wanted multiple #1s.
Packers-Patriot..New England offered #1-#1 plus other picks
Packers-49ers..discussed Jimmy Garoppolo and #1 plus other picks..Both teams would have taken massive cap hits..Packers take 31M cap hit…Niners take 25M hit.
Packers-Denver..Broncos refused to deal multiple #1s-settled instead for Teddy Bridgewater-Carolina trade
Patriots-Atlanta..New England discussed deal for WR-Julio Jones
Saints..Tried to trade up inside top 10-picks for DB
Atlanta..Shopped #4 pick
Detroit..Willing to deal #7 pick
Carolina..Took offers on #8 pick
Tampa Bay..Signs WR-Antonio Brown to (1Y-6.8M) extension
Seattle..Sign FA-DT-Robert Nkediche-ex Arizona Cardinals #1 pick
Jaguars..Worked out FA-QB-Tim Tebow as a TE-H back
Patriots..Worked out QBs-Kellen Mond-Texas AM..Kyle Trask-Florida..Davis Mills-Stanford…Ian Book-Notre Dame-possible Friday selections.
Chargers..Looked at USC-OG-Ali Vera Tucker…Michigan DE-Kwity Paye this week as backup choices if top OTs-CBs were off the board.
Aztecs…Spring game Friday afternoon…closed to the public…Will run upwards of 90-snaps to give QBs Lucas Johnson-Jordan Brookshire-Jalen Maden quality snaps…Coach Brady Hoke indicating he would not name a starting quarterback after spring..would wait till summer drills that begin with off season workouts on June 1st.
Padres-Giants…Open Friday weekend series…Yu Darvish-vs-Logan Webb….Padres (14-12)…Giants (16-9)
Padres..P-Ryan Weathers continues rest-stretching after inflammation uncovered near elbow joint…Has not had an MRI yet…Doctors do not believe there is any ligament issue..Will likely miss at least 1-start if there are no setbacks…Had same injury in minors-was out 3-weeks.
Padres..Dinelson Lamet will make scheduled start on Sunday vs Giants-coming off forearm issue.
Padres..Awaiting update on OF-Tommy Pham-might have retweaked calf running bases on Wednesday
Dodgers-L-Milwaukee (2-1)..Travis Shaw 2RHR off Trevor Bauer….Bauer throws complete game in loss..Thursday night….LA (16-10)
Dodgers-Brewers..Friday game..Julio Urias-vs-Fred Peralta
Angels..Off day-Thursday…Halos are (12-11)
Angels-at-Seattle..Friday matchup..Andrew Heaney-vs-Chris Flexen
Angels…Drug trafficking trial of former Angels PR-exec Eric Kay-set for August 16th in the Fentanyl-Oxycodone death of P-Tyler Skaggs.
White Sox-W-Tigers..1st game..Carlos Rodon 12-strikeout outing
White Sox-W-Tigers..Jose Abreu 2R-single in sweep of twinbill
Orioles-W-Yankees..Ced Mullens sac fly in 10th inning
A’s-W-Rays..Matt Chapman HR..RBI double
Cardinals-W-Phillies..Matt Carpenter 3RHR for St Louis
Seattle-W-Houston..Taylor Trammell HR
Cubs-W-Atlanta..Anthony Rizzo 3H..leads 16-hit assault
Texas-W-Boston..Kyle Gibson (6inn-1R) for Rangers
Rockies-Arizona..Colorado led (3-0) Press Time..Trevor Story RBI triple..Charley Blackmon RBI double
Seattle..DL-P-Marco Gonzales-forearm strain
Milwaukee..DL-P-Zack Godley-finger injury
Phillies..OF-Bryce Harper-exam for concussion-hit in face with pitch
Atlanta..P-Mike Soroka-cleared begin throwing program for shoulder
Tampa..Send SS-Wander Franco to AAA to start that season
Texas-Seattle…Trade..Rangers deal P-Leon Hunter to Mariners
Mets..Sign FA-C-Deivi Grullon
Lakers-at-Sacramento..Friday game…Lakers (36-26)…Lost 13-of-21…F-Anthony Davis says team needs ‘sense of urgency’ in midst of injuries…Lakers in 5th place..game and a half ahead of Dallas-but Mavs hold 2-games in hand on schedule.
Lakers…LeBron James could return to play next Wednesday vs Clippers..has missed 20-games with high ankle sprain.
Clippers..Sign G-Yogi Ferrell to 2Y-extension
Houston..G-Kevin Porter fined 50,000 by NBA for Covid protocol violation-hosting party at strip club
Charlotte..G-LaMelo Ball cleared to practice after wrist surgery
Spurs..Lose F-Derrick White-sprained anile
Ducks-Kings…Friday game…3rd time they have met in a week
Ducks..Veteran goalie Ryan Miller will retire end of season-wants to go into player development…(40Y)…390-career wins…(.914) save percentage..Starred in St Louis-Vancovuer-Buffalo
Boston…2nd round draft pick D-Linuss Arnesson signs to play in Sweden next year.
Gulls-Tucson..Friday AHL action..Gulls (22-13-1)
AHL..Announces teams in Pacific Division will hold a playoff to determine the division champion…Will be no AHL-Calder Cup playoffs this year.
Kentucky Derby…Run for the Roses-Saturday-Churchill Downs
..Essential Quality-favored-starts 14th post position..(5-0) this year
..Rock Your World-starts 15th
..Known Agenda starts 1st post position.
NASCAR…Kansas City 400..Brad Keselowski on pole
Indy Car..Texas 300-350..Saturday-Sunday races
Formula 1..off weekend..run Portuguese Grand Prix next week
PGA Golf..Valspar Championships-Palm Harbor, Florida
..(64)..Keegan Bradley…5-birdies in 7-holes on back nine
..(66)..Ryan Moore heads 5-way tie
English Premier League-Top games
..Leicester City (19-9-5)-vs-Southampton
..Manchester United (24-4-5)-vs-Liverpool (15-9-9)
..Manchester City-vs-Crystal Palace
San Diego Loyal…Open USL season-Friday on road-vs-Phoenix Rising.