Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Friday

Posted by on July 14th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

…….(Baseball)………

Padres-Giants….Start 2nd half of season….Clayton Richard (5-8)-vs-Johnny Cueto (6-7)…..Padres (38-=50)….won 4-of-6 heading into break…(23-20) since early June…Giants…(34-56)…just (17-32) on road this year.

Dodgers-Miami…Brandon McCarthy-vs-Dan Straily in Friday game…Blue (61-29)…have won (26-of-30) since June 7th.

Angels-Tampa Bay…Halos get Mike Trout back in lineup…Angels (45-47) in injury plagued season.

(Roster Move)

Cubs-White Sox…Blockbuster trade…Cubs acquire P-Jose Quintana (4.89-ERA)…for 4-Class A ballplayers including top 2-minor leaguers…OF-Eloy Jiminiez…P-Dylan Crease (2.79-ERA)…were ranked 1-2 in farm system-both at Class A-Myrtle Beach….Also included OF-Matt Rose (14HR) and 2B-Bryan Fleet.

Yankees-Brewers…Trade..New York acquires 1B-Garrett Cooper for P-Tyler Webb..Cooper hitting (.366-17HR) at Colorado Springs.

Rockies-Marlins..Discussing deal that would send P-AJ Ramos to Colorado.
Phillies-Marlins..Talking trade of OF-Christian Yelich to Philadelphia.
Dodgers-Tigers..Discussing deals for either P-Justin Verlander or reliever P-Justin Wilson.

Washington..Option P-Sammy Solis to AAA.

(Injuries)

White Sox..P-Nate Jones-surgery-elbow ligament…gone for year.
Tampa Bay..OF-Colby Rasmus-hip issues-leaves team for rest of season.

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…………..(Football)…………..

NFL…Informs Rams-Chargers..they will each pay (645M) relocation fee to move into Los Angeles…Payments will be made over 11-year period…Each 30-other NFL team will receive 55M as their share of relocation fee.

NFL…Informs Raiders their territorial fee to move to Las Vegas will be (378M) to be shared by 31-other teams.

Chargers….NFL Source…Decision to move into 30,000-seat Stub Hub Center will cost the team about 30M in incoming revenue for the 10-home games each year…Chargers will likely be out total of 100M over 3-year span they must play in soccer stadium till move into Hollywood Park Stadium.

Seattle..Pro Bowl CB-Richard Sherman-part of NFL Union Players Council says players should be prepared to ‘go on strike’ in order to get guaranteed contracts like players in NBA are receiving.

Packers..Team President Mark Murphy gives public vote of confidence to GM-Ted Thompson and Coach Mike McCarthy despite playoff failures in recent years.

Dallas..Cowboys owner Jerry Jones donates 10.6M-to his alma mater-Arkansas-football program-for new lockeroom-weight room facilities.

Minnesota..QB-Teddy Bridgewater cleared to practice without knee brace when camp opens end of month..made fast recovery from surgery.

Kansas City..Ex-Chiefs OT-Kevin Sampson-arrested gun-marijuana charges.

LA…OJ Simpson-imprisoned for 9-years on armed robbery charges-will go to Parole Hearing on Monday…convicted in 2008…could be released on October 1st if given parole.

(College)

Kansas State…Star OT-Scott Frantz announces he is gay-says teammates and coaches have embraced him for coming out.

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………..(Basketball)……………..

Lakers-W-Cleveland 92-83)…1st round pick Lonzo Ball another triple double night..(16P-10R-13A) in victory….Playoff game-Las Vegas Summer League…Lakers play Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.

Knicks-Rockets…Trade Talks continue…New Orleans Pelicans surface as 3rd team now in proposed Carmelo Anthony-Ryan Anderson-draft pick trade…Deal could be made by the weekend.

Utah..Release veteran F-Boris Diaw.
Utah..Sign FA-F-Ekpe Udoh-played in Turkey last year
Utah..Sign FA-F-Jonas Jerebko-ex Celtics
Atlanta..Sign FA-F-Ersan Ilyasova-ex Milwuakee Bucks

New Orleans..Visit with FA-G-Rajon Rondo-ex Bulls-Celtics
Spurs..Release F-Jonathon Simmons-renouncing rights.

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…………..(Hockey)…………….

Carolina Hurricane…Club to be sold for 500M…Buyer is Chuck Greenberg-former CEO of Texas Rangers….would committ to keep team in North Carolina…owner Peter Karmanos going thru money troubles.

LA Kings..Sign FA-F-Andrei Loktionov-played last 3-years for Yaroslavl in KHL in Russia.

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…………..(General)…………….

Wimbledon….Venus Williams moves to finals with (6-4, 6-2) win over Johanna Konta…will face Gabrine Muzuruza in the finals…on Saturday

Wimbledon..Men’s semi-finals-Roger Federer-vs-Thomas Berdych….Sam Querrey-vs-Miron Celic on Friday

PGA..John Deere Classic-Illinois….Charles Howell shoots (8-under-63) for first round lead…Zach Johnson-Rory Sabatini in group (65).

LPGA-US Women’s Open…Trump National Course in New Jersey…Shanshan Feng-Korea is lst round leader ..Amy Lang (67)…Lydia Koe (68)…Christie Kerr (69)…Lexie Thompson (71).

NASCAR…Run New Hampshire 400 this weekend in Loudon.
Indy Car…Grand Prix of Toronto
Formula 1..English Grand Prix at Silverstone

NASCAR…Penalizes Kyle Larson’s team 75,000-fine..suspend crew chief for 3-races after post race inspection violation in Kentucky.

Soccer…Former USSF exec Chuck Blazer-at center of FIFA kickback scandal for skimming on TV rights fees-dies of cancer (73Y).

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