Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

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….(World Cup Soccer)…..

Argentina-L-Croatia (3-0)….Upset of the week…Argentina commits 22-fouls…gets 4-yellow cards….allows 2-goals in final 4-minutes…Argentina now (0-1-1) and likely to miss getting to knockout round.

France-W-Peru (1-0)..Ky Mbappe scores 34th minute on tip-in shot.

Denmark-Australia (1-1) tie..Mike Jedinak scores on penalty kicks after Danes called for handball in the box.

(Schedule)-Friday games

Brazil-Costa Rica
Switzerland-Slovenia
Iceland-Nigeria

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……..(Basketball)……….

NBA-Draft-Top Picks
1..Phoenix…DeAndre Ayton-Arizona-C
2..Sacramento..Marvin Bagley-Duke- C
3..Atlanta..Trae Young-Oklahoma-G
4..Memphis..Jaren Jackson-Michigan State-PF
5..Dallas..Luka Doncid-Serbia-G
6..Orlando..Mohamad Bamba-Texas-C
7..Chicago..Wendell Carter-Duke-PF
8..Cleveland..Collin Sexton-Alabama-PG
9..NY Knicks..Kevin Knox-Kentucky-F
10.Phoenix..Mikail Bridges-Villanova-F

LA Clippers..Shai Alexander-Kentucky-6’6-PG
LA Clippers..Jerome Robinson-Boston College-6’5 -G
LA Lakers..Moritz Wagner-Michigan-F-6’11

Houston…DeAnthony Melton-USC-2nd round
Spurs..Christian Metu-USC-2nd round
Denver..Thomas Welch-UCLA-2nd round

Brandon McCoy-UNLV-not drafted
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(NBA)

San Antonio…Reject trade overtures from Lakers for F-Kawhi Leonard.
Brooklyn..Will buy out 23M- of contract of C-Dwight Howard

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……(Hockey)……….

NHL Draft-Friday Night-Top Picks
1..Buffalo-D-Rasmus Dahlin-Sweden
2..Carolina-RW-Aandre Svechnikova-Russia-40 goals
3..Montreal..C-Filip Zadina-Halifax-45 goals
4-Ottawa..C-Jesperi Kotkaniemi-Finland
5-Arizona..RW-Brady Tkachuck-Boston University

Draft Picks
..Montreal 3-35-38-56-62…5-early picks
..Ottawa drafts 4-22
..NY Islanders choose 11-12-41-43
..Flyers choose 14-19
..Rangers select 9-26-28-39-48…5-early picks…
..Detroit picks 6-30-33

LA Kings…draft 20-51-82
Ducks..23-54-79-85…have two picks in 3rd round

Trade Rumors
..Montreal-Ottawa discussing swap…3rd pick for 5th pick and other choices going to Habs
..Buffalo…taking offers on hi priced F-Ryan O’Reilly
..Carolina..shopping veteran F-Jeff Skiinner
..Washington…looking to move G-Phil Grubbier

..NY Islanders…Turn down all offers for a sign and trade for soon to be free agent star John Tavares.

(NHL)

NY Islanders…Hire Barry Trotz-Washington Caps as coach…(5Y-20M)
Washington..Alex Ovechkin-disappointed team let Coach leave

Washington..Capitals announce they are taking the Stanley Cup to Humboldt, Saskatchewan to honor team that lost 16-in bus crash.

Ottawa….GM-Pierre Dorion says ‘lockeroom was broken’ last year-reason they traded C-Mike Hoffman….says club was not aware of allegations of cyber-bullying between Hoffman’s finance and wife of D-Erik Karlsson…..Refuses to comment on possible trade of Karlsson or attempts to re-sign him.

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(Baseball)………

Padres-L-Giants (3-0)…Madison Bumgarner throws 8-innings-3 hit balls outfdueling Tyson Ross (7inn-1R)…..Manny Margot-Jose Pirela fail to get to fly balls resulting in 2-runs late in game…San Diego now (34-43)….lost 5-in row and 6-of-7…

San Diego-San Francisco…Friday matchup…Clayton Richard (6-6)-vs-Chris Stratton (8-4)…Richard has won 5-of-6 decisions…has impressive (3.00-ERA) since early season.

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Dodgers….Off day Thursday

Dodgers-NY Mets…Friday pitchers Alex Wood (2-5)-vs-Zach Wheeler (2-5)…Dodgers (21-8)….Mets lost 10-of-14 games.

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw to throw 4-inning rehab game at Omaha for Oklahoma City on Saturday.

Dodgers..To activate 2B-Chase Utley from DL this weekend.

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Angels-W-Toronto……Angels led (7-3) at press time…Kole Calhoun-Luis Valbuena 2R-HRs…Halos won just 3-of-10

Angels-Blue Jays..Friday pitchers..John Lamb-vs-Marcos Estrada.

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(Scoreboard)

Rockies-W-Mets…Nolan Arenado 3R-HR-2R-double.

Yankees-W-Seattle..Aaron Judge 2R-HR..Miguel Andujar 2R–HR…Yankees now (50-22)…Mariners have lost 5-of-7.

Red Sox-W-Twins..Mookie Betts-Andrew Benetendi HRs..Soton (50-26)

Washington-W-Baltimore…Juan Soto 2R-double…Anthony Rendon HR…Nationals (3-7)….Orioles (21-52)

Arizona-W-Pirates….Al Avila RBI double..2R-HR….D-Backs won 9-of-13

Cubs-L-Reds..Jess Winker Grand Slam HR….Chicago (42-30)

Milwaukee-W-St Louis…Eric Thames 3R-triple….Jesus Aguilar 2R-double…. Brewers (44-30)

A’s-White Sox…Rained out.

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(Injuries)

Orioles..Activate P-Andrew Cashner from DL.
Orioles..Send OF-Colby Rasmus-SS-Tim Beckham out on rehab

Tigers..Callup P-Johnny Barbato..Option P-Daniel Stumpf.

Toronto..Callup SS-Lourdes Gurriel

Pirates..Callup OF-Adam Frazier

Milwaukee..Send P-Zach Davies out on rehab

(MLB)

Yankees…confirm passing of longtime pitching coach Billy Connors-(76)..worked for NY during George Steinbrenner years.

MLB..Confirm Royals-Tigers will play regular season game next June in Omaha-right before start of College World Series.

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……(Football)……….

Tampa Bay Tribune…reporting QB-Jameis Winston could be facing 3-or-4G suspension for assault incident with a Uber driver last season.

Raiders…Sources say WR-Martavis Bryant did not fail drug test-did not miss drug test-but may face suspension for a violation of aftercare program.

Buffalo…Hall of Fame QB-Jim Kelly undergoes 3rd surgery for cancer of jaw-to help reconstructed upper mouth.

Jets…WR-Robbie Anderson put on 6-months probation after reckless driving arrest-doing (105mph) in 45mph zone.

Houston…Sign FA-OT-Rod Johnson-ex Browns.

CFL-Hamiltron Ti-Cats…release former Oregon QB-Vernon Adams.
CFL-Hamilton..Coach June Jones heaps praise on QB-Johnny Manziel..says he will play in NFL in future.
CFL-Edmonton Eskimos..Put QB-Christian Hackenberg on negotiating list.
CFL-Saskathewan…Lose QB-Zach Collaros with concussion in 1st quarter of game vs Ottawa

Miami…Chuck Klingbiel-DT-5Y starter during Don Shula era passes away heart disease (52)…was MVP in CFL with Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Hire former QB-Ryan Lindley…DE-Jordan Thomas as graduate assistants for defense…Lindley played in NFL for Arizona Cardinals-Indianapolis Colts and CFL-Ottawa Redblack.

Cal..WR-Demetis Robertson announces will transfer…5-Star recruit…had (50R-16.5YPC) as freshman…will have 2-years eligibility left.

Colorado State…lands QB-Patrick O’Brien (6’4)-transfer Nebraska..2-years eligibility left.

Rice..autopsy report on DE-Blaine Padgett-died of opiad overdose…took ‘Carfenanil’…..an opiate 10,000-times more powerful than morphine.

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….(General)……..

PGA-Traveller’s Championships…..Zach Johnson-Jordan Spieth shoot (-7) 63 for first round lead…Rory McIlroy leads big group 64.

NASCAR….Head to road course for Sunday-Sonoma Grand Prix

F-1…French Grand Prix

Indy Car…Road America race in Wisconsin.

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