Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

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***Program Note….Hacksaw on TV….Saturday KUSI…6:30am and 9:50am Sports Reports

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…(Baseball)…

Padres-L-Arizona (8-2)…Friars (5-6-2)
..P-Blake Snell pulled in 2nd inning (1.1inn-4W-2H-3R) allowed
..P-Chris Paddack (3inn-3R-4H)
..P-Dinelson Lamet-another perfect inning
..Tim Hill gives up 2R-HR
..CJ Abrams-Jake Cronenworth-Brandon Dixon throwing  errors
..Padres misplayed 2-double play balls
..Jorge Alfaro threw out 2-runners

Padres-Pirates…Trade Talks reopened for OF-Bryan Reynolds (.302-24HR) last year..(.290) career hitter…Reports Pirates want P-Chris Paddack-Adrian Martinez-C-Vic Caratini and a prospect.

Padres..P-Aaron Northcraft leaves game with ankle sprain
Padres..Name Yu Darvish-opening day starter-April 7th

Padres..Payroll now at (224M)…Club not willing to go oer the (230M) Luxury Tax threshold.

Padres..Send OF-Trayce Thompson..2B-Dom Leyba..3B-Matt Batten to El Paso

 

Dodgers-L-Texas (8-2)..LA now (4-6-4)
..P-Ryan Pepiot (2inn-3R-5H)…ERA (13.50)

Angels-W-Brewers (10-5)…Halos (7-4)
..Justin Upton 2RHR-Grand Slam HR
..P-Shohei Ohtani (3inn-3R-2H-3W)
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(MLB Notes)

MLB-Rule Changes for 2022
..DH for National League
..Extra Inning-Ghost Runner at 2nd base
..28-man roster month of April-unlimited pitchers
..26-man roster begins in May..Limit 13-pitchers per staff
..10-Day DL in April
..15-Day DL in May

Royals..Mike Matheny-contract extension thru 2023

LA Times…Reports Southern California gambling ring broke that was run by former Oakland A’s minor league pitcher Wayne Nix and 3-associates…Placed large bets on sporting events-including bets my pro athletes on games..Used accounts in Costa Rica…FBI records show Nix took huge bets:
..245,000 from an NFL player
..4,000 from a MLB coach
..5M-bet on a Super Bowl game
..Best from an NBA player agent
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(Roster Moves)

Pirates..Acquire OF-Josh Van Meter-ex Arizona
Braves..Release 3B-Brock Holt
Twins..Sign FA-P-JC Ramirez-ex Angels-pitched in Mexico-China
Twins..Sign FA-P-Jake Petricka-ex Angels
Houston..Sign FA-OF-Preston Tucker-hit (.311) Kia Tigers-Korea
Cleveland..Release C-Sandy Leon

Giants..Option P-Wie Huang to AAA
Cardinals..Option P-Zach MacAllister
Rockies..Option OF-Scott Schleber
Texas..Option P-Dan Winkler
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(Injuries)

Arizona..SS-Nick Ahmed-Cortisone injection in shoulder
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Aztecs-at-Nevada…SDSU (5-19)…(0-9) in Mountain West Conference.

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…(Basketball)…

Lakers-Utah….Jazz led (66-55) at halftime at Press Time……Donovan Mitchell (19P) in first half….LA (31-44)….Lost 16-of-21…

Lakers..F-Anthony Davis expected to be in lineup-Friday game with New Orleans…G-LeBron James-game time decision with ankle

Clippers-L-Chicago (135-130) OT…Gruesome loss for Clippers…Let 16-point lead slip away…Committed two bad fouls final (:05) regulation…lost in OT…DeMar DeRozan (50P) inluding 6-free throws at end of game….Paul George-Reggie Jackson combined (51P) in loss..LA (37-40)

NBA..Announces salary cap will jump from 112M-to-122M next year
Denver..G-Jamal Murray goes thru first workout coming off knee surgery

UCLA..Give coach Mick Cronin 6Y-extension..will make (4.1M) per year…(68-30) record with Bruins

Wisconsin..G-Johnny Davis files for NBA draft (19P-8R-2A)
Georgetown..6-Hoya players to transfer..Team lost 22-in a row..(6-25)

Seton Hall..Hire Shaheen Holloway-St Peters-NCAA Cindarella team

John Wooden Award…3-finalists..Drew Timmie-Gonzaga..Keegan Murray-Iowa..Ochai Agbaji=Kansas…Oscar Tshibrve-Kentucky.

NCAA-Women’s Tourney-Final 4-Friday
..UConn-vs-Stanford
..South Carolina-vs-Louisville

NCAA-Final 4-Saturday
..Duke-North Carolina..Tar Heels led by Gs-Caleb Love-RJ Davis…Blue Devils paced by F-Paolo Banchero

..Kansas-Villanova..Jayhawks loaded led by G-Remy Martin.
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…(Football)…

Tampa Bay..QB-Tom Brady told the day he announced his return that Coach Bruce Arians was going to retire.

Dallas…Lawyer for Jerry Jones says Cowboys owner paid 3M to Arkansas woman and her daughter including 2-trust funds and college education…Daughter has filed suit saying Jones is her biological father from an affair 25-years ago….Lawyer says family is seeking 21M-from Jones who never met the daughter.

Washington…Owner Daniel Snyder under investigation for misappropriation of money…Congressional Oversight Committee to hold hearings Snyder had 2-different sets of financial books to hide money related to Salary Cap

NFL..Report Owners Committee has been formed to discuss whether teams should share in the 790M-damages Stan Kroenke had to pay St Louis to settle Rams lawsuit…Congress has been investigating ‘toxic workplace culture’ of Redskins franchise

Tampa Bay..NFL-WR-Antonio Brown has yet to have ankle surgery-is unsigned free agent.

Raiders..Open contract extension talks with QB-Derek Carr-will make (19M) this year in final year of the deal.

Bengals..Confirm they are negotiating to construct an indoor practice facility for team.
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(Roster Moves)

Rams..Sign FA-LB-Bobby Wagner (5Y_50M)-ex Seahawks
Bears..Sign FA-FB-Dane Cruikshank-ex Titans
Saints..Sign FA-OG-Forrest Lamp-ex Chargers-Bills
Falcons..Sign FA-S-Dean Marlowe-ex Bills
Arizona..Workout FA-WR-Malik Turner-ex-Cowboys
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San Diego Strike Force-at-Northern Arizona…Saturday game in Flagstaff…Strikeforce (0-2)….lost (48-10) in home opener to Arizona Rattlers.

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…(Hockey)….

Gulls-Iowa Wild…Friday night game…San Diego (26-26-3) during hot streak

Ducks-Dallas Stars..Friday game..Anaheim lost 10-in a row

Kings-Calgary…Tied (1-1) in 3rd period at Press time…Thursday game on road

Arizona..F-Clayton Keller-broken leg-out 4-months.
Toronto..G-Petr Mrazek-out 6W-groin injury
Carolina..Lose F-Jesperi Kotkaniemi-3W-knee injury

Tampa Bay..Sign Nick Perbix-St Cloud State…31-points-31 games
Nashville..Sign F-Spencer Stastney-Notre Dame
Montreal..Sign F-Lucas Candotta-UMass-Lowell

Boston University..Fires coach Albie O’Connell after failing to make NCAA tourney…May promote Jay Pandolfo to head coach-ex Bruins assistant.

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…(General)…

(Soccer)…World Cup Draw-9am-Qatar

..USA placed in 2nd pod-ranked 15th in world…In group with Mexico..Germany-Netherlands-Denmark-Uruguay-Switzerland-Croatia

..English Premier League..Rule change-2023-teams can make 5-substitutions in a game next year.

..EPL-Top Weekend games:
..Liverpool (21-2-6)-vs-Watford
..Manchester City (22-3-4)-vs-Burnley
..Manchester United (14-7-8)-vs-Leicester
..Hot Spur (16-10-3)-vs- Newcastle

San Diego Sockers…(21-0-1) closing in on near perfect season
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NASCAR…Runs Richmond 400-on Sunday
Indy Car…Off weekend-runs Long Beach Grand Prix next week
Formula 1..Off weekend-runs Australian Grand Prix next weekend

Formula 1..Will stage race in November 2023 in Las Vegas..Would be 3rd race in US..joining Austin-Miami on schedule.
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Golf..Valero Open-1st round
..(65)..Russell Knox 4-birdies in a row on back nine..shot -7
..(66)..Rasmus Hojgaard
..(67)..Matt Kuchar
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