Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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…(Golf)…

PGA Championships-Ocean Course-South Carolina..Phil Mickelson builds big lead-holds on to win his 6th major in career…Oldest player to win a Grand Slam event on tour at age 50…Mickelson finished (-6) 282…Luis Oosthuizen strong finish (-4)..tied with Brooks Koepka-faded on final day (-4)..

Phil Mickelson…earns 5Y-exemption at US Open by virtue of win…45th career win

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…….(Auto Racing)……..

Indy 500-Qualifying..Fast 9-qualifying…
..Scott Dixon-last driver on grid-runs (231.68) to grab pole
..Carlos Herta-rips off (231.65) to grab 2nd spot on grid
..Rinus Veekay-Dutch star (231.5) to take 3rd spot in front row

Last Row Qualifying…Will Power brushed the wall but qualified 32nd to start race…Simona deSilvestro qualifies 33rd with all women team…Charlie Kimball (Orange County) failed to gain speed failed to qualify…Track heated up to 120-degrees on Sunday

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Formula 1-Grand Prix-Monaco..Max Verstappen grabs lead on lst lap..retakes lead after pit stop-storms to win…also moves into points lead in F-1…Lewis Hamilton has problems all weekend…started 7th..never in race.

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NASCAR-Circuit of America…Chase Elliott wins rain-shortened road course…Race ran 54-laps in rain..the stopped because of water on the course and foggy conditions.

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……..(Baseball)………

Padres-W-Mariners (9-2)….Fernando Tatis hits 441′-HR….adds 447′-Grand Slam HR…Yu Darvish (7inn-1R)….San Diego (30-17)…9-wins in a row…Goes (9-0) on homestand…Tatis-since coming off Covid list (11-for-14)…4HRs…8-extra base hits-8RBIs in 3-games….Sunday game

Padres-W-Mariners (6-4)..Saturday game..Friars score 3R on 3-errors..Ryan Weathers (4inn-1R-6H)..Dinelson Lamet (3inn-1R).

Padres-W-Mariners (8-1)..Friday game..Trent Grisham HR..Fernando Tatis 3RHR..Chris Paddack (6inn-1R)

Padres-at-Milwaukee…Monday…Blake Snell-vs-Brandon Woodruff….San Diego plays 16-of-22 on road starting with this game.

Padres..OF-Wil Myers activated from DL
Padres..OF-Trent Grisham-bruised heel
Padres..3B-Manny Machado-bruised shoulder
Padres..P-Dan Altavillar-elbow soreness resurfaces while rehabbing

Padres..P-Mackenzie Gore (7.94-ERA) in El Paso….Anderson Espinoza (16.88-ERA) at Ft Wayne.
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Dodgers-W-Giants (11-5)….Dodgers sweep series from 1st place SF…Gavin Lux-Grand Slam HR….Max Muncy HR….Julio Urias 2R-double..RBI-single in win….LA (29-18)…Won 7-in row….Won 12-of-14. after Sunday game.

Dodgers-W-Giants (6-3)..Saturday..Max Muncy-Austin Barnes HRs
Dodgers-W-Giants (2-1)..Friday..Christian Taylor 2RHR

Dodgers..off day Monday
Dodgers..Cody Bellinger continues rehab at Oklahoma City
Dodgers..Callup P-Nate Jones
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Angels-W-A’s (6-5)….Jared Walsh HR..RBI single for Halos…Matt Olson HR…….Halos (20-27)..Sunday game

Angels-L-A’s (3-0)..Saturday..Matt Olson HR in win
Angels-L-A’s..(8-4)..Chad Pinder 3RHR…A’s hit 4-HRs

Angels..Active P-Junior Guerra-from disabled lsit
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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-White Sox..Aaron Judge bases loaded walk in 9th
Twins-W-Indians..Kyle Garlick-Max Keplar 3R-HRs
Blue Jays-L-Rays..Tampa wins 10th in a row..3-bases loaded walks 9th
Houston-L-Texas..Adolis Garcia RBI single in 10th..
Royals-W-Tigers..Carlos Santana 2R-HR in 9th
Nationals-W-Orioles..Kyle Schwarber 2RHR
Red Sox-L-Phillies..Zach Wheeler 12Ks..Brad Miller 3RHR
Brewers-W-Reds..Chris Yelich HR-RBI single.
Mets-L-Miami..Chris Poteet retire 14-in row in win..
Braves-W-Pirates..Austin Riley 2HRs-5RBIs
Cubs-Cardinals..
Rockies-W-Arizona..Trevor Story walkoff HR
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(MLB Notes)

Pirates..P-Felipe Vasquez found guilty 15-counts of sexual assault..Corruption on minor..Pornography…Having affair with 14Y-old girl he thought was 18…Facing 27-to-42 years in prison.

Miami..Manager Don Mattingly says baseball has an epidemic-calling it “unwatchable”…Strikeouts at all time high…batting averages all time low….Too much emphasis on home runs-launch angle-velocity…the shift…relief specialists.

MLB…Confirms only 14-of-30 teams have reached 85%-Vaccination rates which was goal of Commissioner.
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(Roster Moves)

Giants..Callup P-Scott Kazmir-ex Tampa Bay-Angels-Dodgers..not pitched in majors since 2016.
Giants..Callup P-Nick Tropeano-ex Angels

Tampa Bay-Milwuakee..Trade-Rays deal SS-Willy Adames-P-Trevor Richards to Brewers for two minor league pitchers.

Atlanta-Arizona..Trade..Braves deal OF-Devi Estrada to D-Backs for P-Yoan Lopez

Yankees-Texas..Trade talks for 2B-OF-Delino DeShields.
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Sal Romano-ex Reds
Seattle..Callup P-Hector Santiago-ex Angels-White Sox
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Williams Jerez-ex Anrizona-Giants
Seattle..Sign FA-P-Daniel Zamora-ex Mets
Mets..Callup OF-Brandon Drury-ex Arizona
Boston..DFA-P-Austin Brice
Reds..Callup P-Brad Brach-ex Orioles
Reds..DFA-Carson Fulmer
Milwaukee..Release SS-Dee Gordon
Brewers..DFA-OF-Billy McKinney
Indians..Callup P-Kyle Nelson
Indians..Option P-Triston McKenzie to AAA
A’s..Callup P-Cam Bedrosian-ex Angels-Reds
A’s..Option P-Adam Korolek
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(Injuries)

Cardinals..P-Miles Mikolas-reinjures elbow in 1st outing of year..MRI scheduled
Cardinals..Activate P-Carlos Martinez from DL
Mets..DL-1B-Peter Alonso-hand
Mets..P-Tommy Hunter-back issue
Twins..DL-P-Kenta Maeda-hamstring
A’s..DL-P-Trevor Cahill-oblique
Toronto..DL-Cavan Biggio-neck
Washington..DL-P-Will Harris-hand
Phillies..DL-C-JT Realmuto-hand issue
Reds..DL-OF-Nick Senzel-knee issue
Reds..DL-P-Wade Miley-foot strain
Indians..DL-OF-Franmil Reyes-oblique
Royals..P-Jess Hahn put on 60-day DL

Cubs..OF-Jason Heyward–hamstring
Phillies..P-Vincent Vasquez-numbness in fingers
Yankees..Surgery OF-Aaron Hicks-wrist
Cubs..Surgery P-Jason Adams-dislocated ankle
Texas..Surgery P-Kohi Arihara-shoulder

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Aztecs….sweep 3-games at Air Force…score 50-runs in Colorado Springs…now (28-17) on season…head to New Mexico next weekend.

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……..(Basketball)…………

(NBA Playoffs)

Lakers-L-Suns (99-90)….Phoenix jumps to early lead…staved off 2-runs in second half…Built 16-point lead in 2nd half….Devin Booker (34P)..DeAndre Ayton (21P-16R)….Chris Paul injured shoulder twice in game…LeBron James (18P)…Anthony Davis struggled all day (5-16) shooting (13P)…Kyle Kuzma (0P) in loss……Game 1-playoffs..

NY Knicks-L-Atlanta (107-105)…Trae Young hits 7-foot floater layup with (0.9) left for Hawks win…Young (32P) in win…Alec Burks (27P) off bench for NY..Game 1-series…

Utah-Memphis…..Grizzlies trailed by 13-early…came back to take (49-43) lead at halftime at Press time…1st game of series.

Wizards-L-76ers..(125-118)…Tobias Harris (37P)…Joel Embid (30P)….in win…Brad Beal (33) in loss..Game 1-of series.
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Clippers-L-Dallas (113-103)..Luka Doncid (21P)..Mavs hit 17-3’s..LA (11-40) on 3’s

Portland-W-Denver (123-109)..Damian Lillard-CJ McCollom combine (55P)…Blazers hit 19-3’s in upset win.

Milwaukee-W-Miami (109-107)OT…Heat shoot only 36% from floor

Brooklyn-W-Boston (104-93)..Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving-James Harden combine (87P)
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(NBA Notes)

Lakers..NBA yet to discipline LeBron James for violation protocols by going to photo shoot with group of investors last week

Indiana…Pacers officials meet to discuss status of coach Nate Bjorkman after team getting knocked out of play-in playoffs.

Lakers-Golden State…ESPN had 5.6M-viewers for Play In game last week.
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……..(Football)………….
(NFL Notes)

Houston…Report Texans QB-Deshaun Watson will not give deoposition in 22-lawsuits for sexual misconduct until February 2022-after Super Bowl…NFL will have to decide whether to put him on Commissioner’s Exempt List or let him play

New England..Former Patriots OT-Eugene Chung-NFL assistant coach says 1-NFL team he interviewed with told him..’not right minority’….Chung in South Korean.

Chargers..Report owner Dean Spanos trying to move ownership lawsuit from Los Angeles County to San Joaquin County in Northern California.

Denver…Promotes Darren Mougey to Director of Player Personnel….ex Aztecs QB-TE…has been lead pro scout for Broncos

Eagles..RB-Donnell Pumphrey retires from NFL because of injuries..re-enrolls at San Diego State and will apply for Grad Assistantship in coaching.

Dallas..RB-Ezekiel Elliott given citation after 3-of his dogs get loose and bite 2-people.

Patriots..Team plane used to transports 500,000-doses of vaccines to Central America.

Jacksonville..Special teams coach Brian Schnieder leaves team with personal problems.
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(Roster Moves)

Patriots-Falcons..Open trade talks for Atlanta WR-Juilo Jones…New England has 15M-cap space…Offering 3rd round pick…Atlanta wants 2nd round pick

Falcons…Also discussing Julio Jones trade with Raiders-Titans.

49ers..Release WR-Marquise Lee
49ers..Sign FA-WR-Bennie Fowler-ex Broncos-Giants
Raiders..Release DE-David Irving-ex Cowboys
Vikings..Workout FA-CB-Bashaud Breeland-ex Broncos-Bengals
Houston..Sign FA-OT-Geron Christian-ex Washington
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………..(Hockey)…………..

Gulls-L-Bakersfield (3-2) in OT….Adam Cracknell-ex Gulls-triggers (3-1) break that led to gave winning goal for Condors (:49( into overtime….Series tied (1-1)….Final game Monday in Bakrsfield in series…..AHL playoffs…Winner tomorrow faces Henderson Silver Knights in championship series.

(NHL Scoreboard)

Oilers-L-Winnipeg (5-4) OT….Jets score 3-goals in (3;03) late in third period…then win early in OT…Nic Ehlers scores twice for Jets…….Edmonton led (3-1) but flurry of goals came against netminder Mike Smith….Leon Draisaitl 2-goals…Jets lead series 3-games to none…Connor McDavid yet to score in series…

Boston-W-Washington (3-1)……Patrice Bergeron 2-goals..Bruins win series (4-1)

Carolina-L-Nashvill (4-3)….Luke Kunin 2-goals for Preds..game winner OT..series tied (2-2)..

Avalanche-W-Blues (5-2)…Colorado sweeps series four straight…Blues had to play without leading scorer David Perron-Covid test..
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Leafs-W-Montreal (5-1)..Leafs score 5-goals in row..Series tied (1-1)
Islanders-W-Penguins (4-1)..NY  2-power play goals…Series tied (2-2)
Tampa-W-Florida (6-4)..Alex Killorn 2-goals..Lightning lead (3-1)
Las Vegas-W-Minnesota (4-0)..Mark Stone shorthanded goal..Knights led (3-1)
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(NHL Notes)

Toronto..Captain John Tavares out 2W with concussion after on-ice collision with Montreal Corey Perry in playoffs.

Minnesota..Lose F-Marcus Johansson with broken arm.

Carolina..coach Rod Brind’amour facing NHL fine for criticism of referees…’We are playing Nashville and the referees.

Buffalo..Lose C-Dale Weise-signs to play in Sweden.

Seattle..Hires Troy Boddie-Maple Leafs scout-to be Director of Operations of AHL-franchise in Palm Springs.

Vancouver…3Y-extension to Coach Travis Green.
Buffalo..Interviews Rich Tocchet-ex Arizona cosch
Buffalo..Interviews Bruce Boudreau-ex Ducks-Minnesota coach
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…….(General)…….

San Diego Loyal-L-Louisville….Loyal fall to (0-4) in USL play.
San Diego Sockers..Open construction on 6,300-seat arena in Oceanside

English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Manchester City-W-Everton..City 5-goal explosion..Serge Aguayo 2G
..Manchester United-W-West Brom..Juan Mata scores 49′
..Liverpool-W-Crystal Palace..Sol Mane 2-goals
..Hot Spur-W-Leicester..Harry Kane goal..Gareth Bale 2G
..Arsenal-W-Brighton..Nic Pepe 2-goals
..Aston Villa-W-Chelsea..Villa penalty shot 52′
..Newscastle-W-Fulham..United wins on penalty shot
..Leeds-W-West Brom..Phil Bamford goal
..West Ham-W-Southampton
..Sheffield-W-Burnley

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