Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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(NFL Draft)

Chargers…Draft 6-players in all
..1-Justin Herbert-QB-Oregon..over (10,541Y-96TD) in career
..1-Kenneth Murray-LB-Oklahoma..331-tackles in career
..4-Josh Kelly-RB-UCLA..(2,384R-24TD) rushing in 2-years
..5-Joe Reed-WR-Virginia..(77R) last year
..6-Alohi Gilman-CB-Notre Dame..played for Irish-Navy
..7-KJ Hill-WR-Ohio State..(2,334Y)-receptions career

Chargers..Sign 19-undrafted free agents
..Breeden Fehoko-NT-LSU
..Donte Vaughn-CB-Notre Dame
..Asmar Bilal-LB-Notre Dame
..Ryan Roberts-OT-Florida State

Rams…Did not have 1st round pick..top choices
..2-Cam Aikers-RB-Florida State..(1,144Y) rushing
..2-Van Jefferson-WR-Florida..route runner (49R) last year
..3-Terrell Lewis-LB-Alabama..(6’5-262)…11-tackles loss-6 sacks

Rams..Sign 20-undrafted free agents
..Josh Love-QB-San Jose State..(3,923P-22TD) last year
..Bryce Perkins-QB-Virginia..(3,530-22TD)..transfer Arizona State
..Trishton Jackson-WR-Syracuse..(66R) last year

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( NFL-Draft)…Top name players… team-by-team

Arizona..LB-Isaiah Simmons-Clemson..Josh Jones-OT-Houston..RB-Eno Benjamin-Arizona State.

Atlanta..CB-AJ Terrell-/Clemson..DT-Marlin Davidson-Auburn..C-Matt Hennessey-Temple.

Baltimore..LB-Patrick Queen-LSU..RB-JK Dobbins-Ohio State..Ben Bredeson-OG-Michigan

Buffalo..DE-AJ Epenesa-Iowa..RB-Zach Moss-Utah..QB-Jake Fromm-Georgia

Carolina..DT-Derek Brown-Auburn..DE-Yetor Mayor-Penn State..S-Jeremy Chinn-SIllinois.

Chicago..TE-Cole Kmet-NotreDame..CB-Jaylon Johnson-Utah

Cincinnati..QB-Joe Burrow-LSU..WR-Tee Higgins-Clemson..LB-Logan Wilson-Wyoming

Cleveland..OT-Jedrik Wells-Alabama..S-Brant Delpit-LSU

Dallas..WR-Cee Dee Lamb-Oklahoma..CB-Tavon Diggs-Alabama..DT-Neville Galligere-Oklahoma..QB-Ben DiNucci-James Madison

Denver..WR-Jerry Jeudy-Alabama..WR-KJ Hamler-Penn State..C-Lloyd Cushenberry-LSU

Detroit..CB-Jeff Okudah-Ohio State..RB-DeAndre Swift-Georgia

Green Bay..QB-Jordan Love-Utah State..RB-AJ Dillon-Boston College

Houston..DT-Ross Blacklock-TCU..LB-Jon Greenard-Florida

Indianapolis..WR-Michael Pittman-USC..RB-Jon Taylor-Wisconsin..QB-Jacob Eason-Washington

Jacksonville..CB-CJ Henderson-Florida..WR-Lavisk Schenault-Colorado..CB-K’lavon Chaisson-LSU..QB-Jake Luton-Oregon State

Kansas City..RB-Clyde Hellaire-LSU..LB-Willie Guy-Mississippi State

Miami..QB-Tua Tagovailoa-Alabama..OT-Austin Jackson-USC..OT-Robert Hunt-ULL..DT-Raquon Davis-Alabama..WR-Malcom Perry-Navy

Minnesota..WR-Justin Jefferson-LSU..CB-Jeff Gladney-TCU..OT-Ezra Cleveland-Boise State…QB-Nate Stanley-Iowa

New England..S-Kyle Duffger-Lenoir-Rhyne..LB-Josh Uche-Michigan..LB-Anfernee Jennings-Alabama

New Orleans..C-Cesar Ruiz-Central Michigan..LB-Zach Baun-Wisconsin..QB-Tommy Stephens-Mississippi State

NY Giants..OT-Andrew Thomas-Georgia..CB-Xavier McKinney-Alabama…CB-Darnay Holmes-UCLA

NY Jets..OT-Mechi Becton-Louisville..WR-Denzel Mimbs-Baylor..S-Ashtyn Davis-Cal..QB-James Morgan-Florida International.

Raiders..WR-Henry Riggs-Alabama…CB-Damon Arnette-Ohio State..WR-Lynn Bowden-Kentucky..S-Tanner Muse-Clemson..WR-Bryan Edwards-South Carolina

Philadelphia..QB-Jalen Hurts-Oklahoma…WR-Jalen Reagor-TCU

Pittsburgh..WR-Chase Claypoole-Notre Dame..RB-Anthony McFarland-Maryland

San Francisco..DT-Javon Kinlaw-South Carolina..WR-Brandon Aiyuck-Arizona State

Seattle..LB-Jordan Brooks-Texas Tech..DE-Darrell Taylor-Tennesse…OG-Damian Lewis-LSU

Tampa Bay..OT-Tristan Wirfs-Iowa…S-Antoine Winfield-Minnesota

Tennessee..LB-Isaiah Wilson-Georgia..CB-Kris Fulton-LSU..RB-Darrynton Evans..Appalachian State..QB-Cole McDonald-Hawaii

Washington..DE-Chase Young-Ohio State…WR-Antonio Gibson-Memphis..C-Keith Ismael-San Diego State.

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(NFL Draft–Undrafted Players)

QB-Anthony Gordon-Washington State..signed with Seahawks
QB-Kevin Davidson-Princeton..signed with Browns
QB-Steve Montez-Colorado..signed with Redskins
QB-J’Mar Smith-Louisiana Tech..signed with Patriots
QB-Kelly Bryant-Missouri
QB-Brian Lewerke-Michigan State..signs with Patriots
QB-Kahlil Tate-Arizona..signs with Eagles
QB-Shea Patterson-Michigan
RB-Michael Warren-Cincinnati..signs with Eagles
RB-James Robinson-Illinois State..signs with Jaguars
RB-Lam Perine-Florida
TE-Thad Moss-LSU..signs with Redskins
WR-Michael Bandy-USD
QB-Reid Sinnett-USD..signed with Tampa Bay
Raiders..Sign 7-free agents
..K-Dom Elerbe-Utah State
..LB-Javin White-UNLV

Broncos..Sign 8-free agents
..QB-Riley Neal-Vanderbilt
..RB-Levante Bellamy-Western Michigan

Chiefs..Sign 7-free agents
..OC-Daryl Williams-Mississippi State

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Aztecs..Undrafted free agents
..LB-Ky Tezino..signs with Patriots
..FS-Luq Barcoo..signs with Jaguars
..OG-Daishawn Dixon..signs with Baltimore
..TE-Parker Houston..signs with Arizona

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(Roster Moves)

Saints..Offer FA-QB-Jameis Winston-1 year contact
Seattle..Release OG-DJ Fluker
Miami..Release RB-Sam Perine
Miami..Sign FA-CB-Kavon Frazier-ex Dallas
Houston..Sign FA-S-Michael Thomas-ex Giants
Houston..Sign OT-Laremy Tunstil to (3Y-66M) extension
49ers..OT-Joe Staley announces retirement
Atlanta..Release P-Sam Hill

49ers-Washington..Redskins deal OT-Trent Williams to 49ers for #3-5 draft picks.

49ers-Eagles..SF trades WR-Marquise Goodwin to Eagles for #5
49ers-Miami..SF deals RB-Matt Breida to Dolphins for #5
Jets-Colts..Indianapolis ships CB-Quincey Williams to Jets for #6
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(NFL Notes)

NFL…Draft sets all time record TV ratings…record (15.6M) viewers on Thursday…(8.6M) viewers on Friday.

Green Bay…Officials deny they are trying to force out QB-Aaron Rodgers by drafting QB-JordanLove…..call headlines ‘Divorce’…’End of Road’-absurd…Rodgers under contract till 2023.

Houston..Coach Bill O’Brien shown on TV in angry exchange with Detroit Lions officials after Detroit backed out of a deal for 3rd round draft pick.

Harland Svare…former coach of Chargers-Rams…ex Chargers GM..passes away (85) from dementia and covid virus…did draft Dan Fouts out of Oregon….ex-Giants-Rams LB.

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(College Football Notes)

Washington State..Autopsy on S-Bryce Beekman…died of drug overdose fentanyl and alcohol.

Michigan..Facing lawsuit from 300-athletes that school retained longtime trainer Paul Anderson who was aware team doctor Robert Anderson had sexually assaulted wide variety of players ofer 24-year period.

Rutgers…facing 200M-shortfall in budget…coaching staffs take paycuts

Mountain West Conference…Commissioner Craig Thompson releases NCAA survey of 114-ADs in Division 1-football
..99% believe there will be a season
..44% believe season will be delayed-start in October
..20% believe season will be shortened to 8-games
..11% want to see fall season delayed till early spring.

Marino Casem…legendary coach Alcorn State-Southern University passed away (85)

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………………(Basketball)……………

NBA…Announces team facilities will be opened next Friday-based on if states allow group meetings.

NY Knicks..President Leon Rose-retaining GM-Scott Perry for time being.

Aztecs…F-Matt Mitchell files for NBA-draft…averaged (12P-4R) for Aztecs

Wake Forest..Fire coach Danny Manning (30-88) in ACC games
Memphis..Precious Achiuwa (6’9-F) files for NBA draft (15P-10R)
Greece..Top player Alex Pokusviski (6’9-F) files for draft
Italy..Top player Paul Eboua (6’9-F)..files for draft

Greg Brown..Top recruit (6’9-F) turns down offer to join NBA-G League ‘Select team’…will sign to play at Texas.

Arizona..Hires Jason Terry-longtime NBA guard as an assistant coach..ex Dallas Mavericks star

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………………..(Baseball)…………..

MLB….Vice President Mike Pence says he believes the Virus-Risis will be over by Memorial Day weekend…Baseball discussing a 1-month spring training camp starting in June…season to open July 1st.

NY Mets…Alex Rodriguez putting together bid to buy both the Mets and controlling interest in SNY-sports network.

White Sox..P-Bart Johnson-former 1st round picks passes away..spent 8-years with team

Baltimore…former bonus baby P-Steve Dalkowski passes away (80)…threw 100mph in the 1950s…finished minor league career (995-innings-1396 strikeouts-1,354 walks) in 8-years in minors.

Cape Cod League…Wood bat college league announces cancelling 2020 season because of virus-crisis.

Alex Cora…fired Red Sox manager…meets with officials in Puerto Rico about becoming GM of the island’s World Baseball Classic team.

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………………(Hockey)…………….

NHL…TSN does survey of teams….at least 15 say “hard no” to staging NHL draft end of June while playoffs might be going on.

Vancouver..Offer contract to LW-Mathias Brome-Orebro-Sweden (17G)
Flyers..Sign FA-LW-Lins Sandin-HV71-Sweden..(19G)
Edmonton..Negotiate with D-Theord Lennstrom-Frolunda-Sweden
Calgary..Negotiate with D-Johann Kinnvall-HV71-Sweden

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………………(General)…………….

Soccer…Chelsea players vote against taking a payout to help front office employees.

Formula 1…Advance revenue share money to 4-teams having financial difficulty.

NASCAR…North Carolina Governor considering allowing NASCAR teams to reopen their garages to prepare for restart of season later in summer.

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