Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on August 31st, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

(San Diego)

San Diego…Mayor Kevin Falconer and City Council select Brookfield Partners-ASM Global to design a Sports-Entertainment District in the Midway-Sports Arena sight..Chose Brookfield because of its affiliation with AEG-Anshutz Group which built Staples Center…London O-Arena..LA Live…T-Mobile Arena in Kansas City….Plans include a 17,000-seat arena…entertainment venues…office buildings…City turned down offer from Toll Brothers-JMI who proposed building a new Sports Arena as well as a soccer stadium for San Diego Loyal….Cost and Timeline to be developed by early 2021 after negotiations with City Council.

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(Baseball)

Padres-W-Colorado (13-2)…Eric Hosmer 3R-HR..Jake Cronenworth 2R-HR…Trent Grisham-Josh Naylor HRs……San Diego (21-15)

San Diego-Rockies..Final game of series on Monday.

Padres-Royals…Trade…Padres deal OF-Edward Olivares and minor leaguer to be named later to Kansas City for P-Trevor Rosenthal…Olivares was hitting (.176)…Rosenthal has (3.29-ERA) and and 128-career saves…starred with Cardinals before encountering elbow surgery….has been clocked at 100mph this year….Joins bullpen that is beset by problems…Padres relievers have (5.35-ERA) with 21-homers allowed.

Padres-Red Sox…Trade…Boston ships veteran 1B-DH Matt Moreland to San Diego for 3B-Hudson Potts and another minor leaugers….Moreland (34Y)..hitting (.328-11HR) in Boston…is career (.253) hitter with 174HRs in 11-years…Potts was 2nd round draft pick with power (.259) career minor league hitter

Padres-Angels…Trade… talks San Diego deals for C-Jason Castro…hitting (.198) for Halos….Friars give up P-Gerardo Reyes in straight up swapmiaght ,

Padres-Indians…USA Today reported late Sunday night the Padres-White Sox-Dodgers-Atlanta  were all interested in a deal for pitcher Mike Clevinger…but Padres balking at including Cal Quantrill…Luis Campusano…Jake Cronenberg in package….Indians were asking 3-or-4 for 1 for Clevinger.

Padres-Mariners…Discussing a deal that would send a pitcher and C-Francisco Mejia to the Mariners for C-Austin Nola

Padres…DL-P-Adrian Morejon-showed one symptom of Covid virus…must have negative test and spend 10-days on Covid list.

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Dodgers-W-Texas (7-2)…Cody Bellinger2R-HR…Corey Seager HR…Will Smith HR… …LA (26-10)…Rangers (12-20)

Dodgers…Off day on Monday

Dodgers-Texas …Trade talks for P-Lance Lynn heading into Monday deadline.

Dodgers..Recall 2B-Gavin Lux for 2nd time
Dodgers..Recall P-Tony Gonsolin for 4th time this year
Dodgers..3B-Justin Turner…minor hamstring issue

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Angels-L-Mariners (2-1)…Tim Lopes pinch hit single gives M’s win……Halos (12-23)…Seattle (14-22)

Angels..Close out series with Seattle on Monday.

Angels-A’s…Trade..Halos send 2B-Tommy LaStella (.298) to A’s for minor league 2B-Franklin Baretto.

Angels-White Sox…Trade talks for P-Dylan Bundy
Angels..Callup P-Ryan Buchter from taxi squad.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Mets..1st game..Aaron Hicks 2R-HR
Yankees-W-Mets..2nd game..Aaron Hicks HR leading to New York sweep…Yankees now (19-13)

Tampa Bay-W-Miami..Tampa hits 4HRs….Rays (24-11)

A’s-Houston…Athletics (22-12)..Postponed…both teams had positive covid tests

Indians-L-Cardinals..Dexter Fowler HR..2R-double..Cleveland (21-13)

White Sox-W-Royals..Luis Robert 3R-HR…Chicago (21-13)

Twins-L-Tigers..Jon Schoop HR

Orioles-L-Toronto..Ryan Mountcastle HR..2R-HR for Baltimore..Jays score 3-runs in final 2-innings for win

Red Sox-W-Nationals..Xander Bogaerts 2R-HR…Raf Devers 2$-HR…Boston (12-22)..Washington (11-19)

Braves-Phillies..Atlanta (18-14)….Braves scored 10-runs in 2nd inning off Jake Arrieta

Giants-W-Arizona..Alex Dickerson HR..RBI single

Cubs-W-Reds..Kyle Schwarber HR-Grand Slam HR..Jason Heyard 2HRs..Ian Happ 2HRs..Chicago (20-14)..

Pirates-W-Milwaukee..Greg Polanco HR..Josh Bell 2R-HR..Buccos (10-21)

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(MLB)

Trade Deadline….Monday afternoon.

Royals-Padres..KC sends P-Trevor Rosenthal to SD-for Edward Olivares and 2nd minor leaguer

Red Sox-Padres…Boston deals 1B-Mitch Moreland to San Diego for 3B-Hudson Potts and minor leaguer.

Pirates-White Sox..Bucs deal OF-Jarrod Dyson to Sox
Tampa Bay-Reds..Rays deal P-Cody Reed to Cinn
Orioles-Atlanta…Baltimore trades P-Tommy Milone to Braves
Tampa Bay-Cubs…Rays send DH-Jose Martinez to Chicago

Orioles-Rockies..Baltimore deals relief ace Mychal Givens to Colorado for top prospects Tyler Nevin and others.
Phillies-Pirates…Phils ship P-Austin Davis to Bucs

White Sox-Texas..discussisng Lance Lynn trade
White Sox-Indians..discussisng 4-for-1 deal for Mike Clevinger

Mets..DFA-OF-Juan Lagares
Reds..DFA-P-Pedro Strop
Giants..DFA-P-Derrick Rodriguez
Twins..DFA-P-Dan Coulombe
Mets..DFA-P-Walker Lockett
Reds..DFA-OF-Phil Ervin
Atlanta..DFA-1B-Matt Adams

Yankees..Release P-Luis Avilan
Yankees..Callup 2B-Jody Mercer from taxi squad
Reds..Option OF-Travis Jankowski to taxi squad
Braves..Callup C-Austin Jackson

Washington..Sign FA-3B-Brock Holt-ex Brewers-Red Sox
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Guillermo Heredia-ex Pirates

Reds..Callup P-Joe DeLeon.

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(Injuries)

Astros..1B-Yordan Alvarez undergoes double knee surgery
Yankees..DL-OF-Aaron Judge-calf
Yankees..Activate SS-DJ LeMaheiu from DL
Tampa Bay..P-Jalen Beeks-elbow surgery
Tampa Bay..DL-P-Chaz Roe-elbow
Tampa Bay..DL-C-Mike Zunino-oblique
Reds..DL-P-Wade Miley-shoulder
Reds..DL-P-Jess Biddle-back
Seattle..DL-P-Matt Magill-shoulder
Miami..DL-2B-Logan Forsythe-oblique
Phillies..DL-P-David Robertson-reinjures elbow
Brewers..DL-C-Manny Pina-knee injury
Boston..DL-P-Nathan Eovaldi-calf
Cubs..P-Tyler Chatwood-elbow issue
Mets..DL-P-Steven Matz-shoulder..P-Dellan Betances-lat muscle

A’s..P-Burch Smith on 60-day DL
Seattle..P-Carl Edwards on 60-day DL

A’s..SS-Marcus Semian..rib cage injury
Mets..Activate P-Michael Wacha
Brewers…Activate P-Justin Grimm

Arizona..P-Madison Bumgarner throws 70P-simulated game

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(MLB)

MLB-Union…Discussing holding playoffs at neutral sight….Dodgers Stadium-San Diego would host American League playoffs….Houston-Texas would host National League playoffs….Each sight would get 4-teams.

MLB-Union…Discussing allowing Best of 3-first round games to be played in host cities…before moving rest of playoffs to neutral sight.

NY Mets…Choose Steve Cohen 2.5B-bid to negotiate sale of team…Alex Rodriguez-Jennifer Lopez 2.1B bid was withdrawn.

Milwaukee…OF-Lorenzo Cain expresses concern racial unrest…”Country in downward spiral”.

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Lakers-W-Portland (131-122)…Lakers win opening series (4-1)…LeBron James (36P-10R-10A)-Anthony Davis (43P)…Lakers lo face winner of Houston-Oklahoma City series in 2nd round

(Scoreboard)

Clippers-W-Dallas (111-97)…Kawhi Leonard (33P-14R)….LA leads series (3-1)..

Toronto-L-Boston (112-94)…Jayson Tatum-Marcus Smart combine (42P)…Celtics lead series (1-0)..

Utah-Denver…..Nuggets led 61-56 in 3rd Qtr at press time

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(NBA Notes)

Lakers…Will make Staples Center a voting sight to drop off Mail in ballots.
Clippers..Will make Forum a voting sight to register voters to vote.

Clippers..Coach Doc Rivers says teams in ‘bubble’ are dealing with players with depression-anxiety attacks and mental health issues…including G-Paul George-separated from his family.

Oklahoma City…G-Chris Paul-President of Players Association does Zoom call with family of Jacob Blake. to detail NBA players thoughts of support

NBA…Hands down 25,000-fines to Dennis Shroeder-Oklahoma City…PJ Tucker-Houston for fight in playoffslast week.

New Orleans..Pelicans owner Gayle Benson tests positive for Covid

NBA…130-employees at League office staged 1-day walkout in social protest…against police brutality.

Dallas..F-Kristaps Porzingas needs meniscus knee surgery.

NY Knicks..Hire ex head coach Mike Woodson as assistant on Tom Thibodeau staff…5th new assistant hired.

76ers..Will interview Jason Kidd-Tyronne Lue for vacant head coaching job.

Arizona…Nation mourns passing legendary coach Lute Olson…
(589-187) with Wildcats…1-NCAA title…went to Final 4-four times…won 15-Conference titles.

Cliff Robinson…Longtime Portland Trailblazer center passes away (53) from complications of stroke…played in NBA for 18-years.

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…………(Football)………….

Chargers…Bad weekend of injuries…..Lose S-Derwin James for 4-ro-12 weeks with torn knee meniscus in team scrimmage…..WR-Darius Jennings-calf….RB-Justin Jackson-foot….had lost WR-Mike Williams last weekend with a shoulder sprain…

Chargers…Expected to reschedule workout at So Fi Stadium this week…Players cancelled Thursday scrimmage as part of social justice meeting.

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(Roster Moves)

Jaguars-Vikings…Trade…Jacksonville deals DE-Yannick Ngakou to Minnesota for 2nd and 4th round picks…Ngakoue had refused to sign 17M franchise tag deal…Takes pay cut to 13M to fit in Vikings cap….Has 37-sacks…42-tackles for loss and 14-forced fumbles in 4-years.

Ravens..Make contact with unsigned FA-DE-Jadaveon Clowney-ex Seattle.

Miami-Raiders…Dolphins trade LB-Raequon McMillan to Oakland for draft pickBears..

Titans..Workout FA-K-Stephen Gustkowski-ex Patriots
Bears..Workout FA-LB-Alec Ogletree-ex Giants
Tampa Bay..Workout FA-K-Ryan Succop-ex Chiefs..
Tampa Bay..Workout FA-K-Cody Parkey-ex Bears
Raiders..Workout FA-QB-Kyle Lauletta-ex Giants
Raiders..Workout FA-QB-Kyle Shurmur-ex Chiefs

Jets..Sign FA-WR-Donte Moncrief-ex Colts
Seattle..Sign FA-WR-Paul Richardson-ex Redskins
Chiefs..Sign FA-C-Dan Kilgore-ex 49ers
49ers..Sign FA-LB-James Lockhart-ex Steelers
49ers..Sign FA-WR-MarQueis Gray-ex Miami
Giants..Sign FA-CB-Brandon Williams-ex Arizona
Giants..Sign FA-CB-Kei Russell-ex Bengals
Saints..Sign FA-LB-Wyn McManus-ex CFL-Calgary
49ers..Sign FA-OG-Dakoda Shipley-ex CFL-Saskatchewan
Saints..Sign FA-DE-Anthony Lanier-ex Chargers

Patriots..Sign FA-WR-Andre Barcellia-ex U Washington

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(Injuries)

Falcons..DT-Stephen Means placed on Covid List
Denver..DE-Brad Chubb-bruised knee
Denver..OG-Graham Glasgow-ankle
Lions..RB-DeAndre Swift-missed 7 practices-leg injury
Lions..CB-Mike Ford-leg
Colts..TE-Trey Burton-calf
49ers…WR-JJ Nelson-miss 4W-sprained knee

Seattle..WR-Philip Dorsett-foot
Tampa Bay..RB-Ron Jones-foot
Washington..RB-Antonio Gibson-calf

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(NFL Notes)

Tampa Bay…Coach Bruce Arians criticized by Union for saying “Protests don’t do crap”.

Seattle..Coach Pete Carroll….’Care for players-care for cause…White People have no idea what they have gone thru..”…Seahawks took off day to make sure every players in camp was registered to vote.

Miami…Owner Steven Ross reportedly telling friends..’no longer supports Trump’

Washington….Lawyers representing 12-women preparing class action sexual discrimination lawsuit against owner Daniel Snyder…Lawyers send letter to Commissioner Roger Goodell demanding NFL do ‘intervention’ with Snyder-removing him from team for 21-years of toxic culture.

Jacksonville…WR-Chris Conley implores NFL QBs-Tom Brady-Drew Brees-Patrick Mahomes-Russell Wilson-Deshaun Watson to become politically involved in social justice issues in nation.

Patriots..CB-Devin McCourty says he is ‘numbed’ by what is happening in America.

Seattle..Cancel team scrimmage for social justice meeting
Bengals..Take team to Underground Railroad Learning Center

Washington…Family members say Redskins ordered RB-Derrious Grice into anger managment counseling…quit after 3-sessions…then was involved in 3-domestic abuse cases in 3-months at home.

CFL…Legendary WR-Tommy Joe Coffee passes away (83Y)…played 14Y in CFL…made Hall of Fame with Hamilton Ti-Cats

Dallas..Legendary WR-Michael Irvin confirms he was deathly ill for 3W with covid.

Colts..Say will have just 15%-capacity for home games
Arizona..No fans to attend home games

Rams…1st full scrimmage..QB-Jared Goff (19-for-26) 3TDs

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(College Football)

Alabama…Report that over (1,200) students have tested positive for virus in first week on campus.

NCAA…Will meet to talk about status of bowl games…there are 76-teams playing Division 1-games….there are 41-bowl games

Big 10-Conference…met thru weekend to discuss early start to football season…Considering starting in January…Discussing using domed stadiums in Detroit-Minneapolis-Indianapolis….playing 2-games each weekend at each sight to play schedule.

Pac 12 Conference…no discussions yet about trying to start season on same calendar as Big 10.

Texas-North Carolina State-Auburn..cancel workouts because of covid tests.

Kansas State..confirm 8-players had covid symptoms last week

North Carolina State…return to practice on Monday after week off for covid outbreak on campus.

LSU..WR-Ja’Mar Chase opts out for season for NFL

UCLA..files 200M lawsuit against Under Armour for breach of marketing contract.

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(Scoreboard)

Las Vegas-Vancouver….Late start at Press Time

Islanders-Flyers….Tied (1-1) in 3rd period at Press Time

Colorado-L-Dallas (5-4)…Stars score 3-goals in (4:27) in first period…hold on for win…Dallas leads (2-1)

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(NHL Notes)

Florida Panthers…Interview Ed Olczyk-NBC-former Blackhawks star for vacant GM job.

NHL…Investigating allegations former Florida GM-Dale Tallon used racial slurs in argrument inside bubble in Toronto

Flyers..Coach Alain Vigneault apologizes for comments ‘have no idea what is going on outside of NHL playoff bubble’…response came to questions about social unrest

Arizona..Fire Assistant coach John McLean from Rick Tocchett staff.

Boston..LW-Nick Ritchie faces suspension for 2-fights and 5-minute major for cross checking player into boards leading to injury.

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………..(General)…………..

PGA…BMW Championships….Jon Rahm birdies 15-16 in battle with Dustin Johnson…Johnson hits 45-foot putt on 18 to force playoff….Rahm hits curling 66’-putt on first extra hole to win tourney.

PGA…Tiger Woods miserable weekend….finishes last 3-roundswith 12-bogeys and 3-double bogeys….finished far back in the pack.

NASCAR…Daytona 400…William Byron grabs lead after late wreck to win race and qualify for championship playoffs…Matt DiBenedetto also qualifies….11-car wreck on 1st lap…8-car wreck late in race knocked Kyle Busch out of lead.

NASCAR…Jimmie Johnson fails to qualifying for playoff in final year on tour….Was involved in both major crashes on Saturday night.

Indy Car…Gateway 250…..Saturday…Scott Dixon outruns Takuma Sato to win….Marco Andretti and 2-teammates-Alex Rossi-Zach Veach wiped out in 1st lap crash at start of race.

Indy Car…Gateway 200…Sunday…Josef Newgarden had lead late..won race out of pits and had lead when final caution came out-race ended under yellow….

Indy Car…Roger Penske confirms he is negotiating to put Music City Grand Prix race in Nashville next year.

Formula 1…Belgium Grand Prix…Lewis Hamilton wins from pole…89th career win…Teammate Val Bottas is second…Team Ferrari finished disastrous 13th-14th..

Tour de France…..begins on Monday after summer cancellation

Tennis…US Open…. 1st round on Monday….Novak Djokovic-Serena Williams are favorites….Rafael Nadal..Roger Federer…and 6-of top 8-women are not playing because of ilness-injuries-covid crisis…No fans allowed at Billie Jean King tennis center

Kentucky Derby….Horses arrive at Churchill Downs for next weekends Run for the Roses.

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