Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

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…(US Open Golf)….

US Open-Torrey Pines…
..Louis Oosthuizen and Jon Rahm dueled down the stretch as the rest of the field fell apart….At the turn there were 9-golfers within a shot of lead…Rahm wins on dazzling final 2-holes.

..(-6)..Jon Rahm
..(-5)..Louis Oousthuizen
..(-3)..Harris English
..(-2)..Brooks Kopeka

..Oosthuizen was steady the entire day-with no mistakes till 17th hole…Teed off into penalty error then missed short putt to give up lead.

..Rahm had 3-birdies on front nine to climb back into it..had 6-pars in a row..then hit 24′ curling putt to pull into a tie at 17 and Curling birdie putt on 18-to take lead….
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..Bryson DeChambeau went 31-holes without a bogey then fell apart..had 2-bogeys, a double bogey and quadruple bogey to go from 5-under to 3-over
..Rory McIlroy hit 35′ birdie putt from rough …then missed an eagle on 24′ putt-tailed off at end.
..Xander Schauffele had 3-bogeys early-too far back to rally
..Phil Mickelson self destructed with 75-76 last two days.

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…(Baseball)…

Padres-W-Reds (3-2)…Wil Myers 2R-double…Dinelson Lamet (5inn-0R-7K)…Friars sweep 4-game series……Friars (42-32)

Padres-W-Reds (7-5)..Saturday-Ha Syong-Kim hits 2R-HR in 8th..Jake Cronenworth 2RHR…Cincinnati bullpen collapses 3rd game in a row.

Padres-Dodgers…Open 3-game series at Petco-Monday…Yu Darvish (6-2)-vs-Julio Urias (9-2)…8th meeting of season…Padres have won 4-of-7 games.

Padres..SS-Fernando Tatis-james left shoulder diving for ball on Saturday night…Likely day-to-day…Injury not a serious as injury in early season…Expected to play vs Dodgers

Padres..Drew Pomeranz throws first bullpen session-coming off shoulder impingement.

Padres..P-Matt Strahm-out all year recovering from 2nd knee surgery-does long toss.

Padres..DL-P-Pearce Johnson-elbow tendonitis.

Padres..P-Mackenzie Gore bombed in latest start-El Paso (1.2inn-6R-3HRs allowed)…5.85-ERA

Padres..Callup P-Daniel Camarena from El Paso..had (3.00-ERA)
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Dodgers-W-Arizona…(9-8)….LA bullpen blew (9-2) lead…Albert Pujols 3RHR…AJ Pollock 2R-double..RBI-double..Steve Souza RBI-double…LA (44-27)…Arizona lost 17-row…(9-50) record since late April.

Dodgers-W-Arizona…(9-3)…Saturday…Walker Beuhler 7-no hit innings…11K…Chris Taylor-Will Smith HRs

Dodgers…Expected to activate OF-Cody Bellinger…1B-Max Muncy for Padres series.

Dodgers..SS-Corey Seager likely to head to rehab outing by midweek.
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Angels-L-Tigers (5-3)..Miguel Cabrera 2R-single…….Shoei Ohtani 2RHR..Jared Walsh HR…Halos (36-36)

Angels-W-Tigers (8-3)..Saturday…Shohei Ohtani 22nd HR of season.

Angels..off day-Monday

Angels..OF-Shohei Ohtani will take part in Home Run Derby
Angels..OF-Mike Trout-out 4W-cleared for baseball work-calf injury.
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(Scoreboard)

Indians-W-Pirates..Josh Naylor RBI single for Tribe
Mets-L-Washington..Kyle Schwarber  hits 3HRs for Nats
Yankees-W-A’s..NY turns 3rd triple play of season
Orioles-L-Toronto..Reese McGuire 3-doubles for Jays..
Red Sox-L-Royals..Whit Merrifield 2RHR for KC
Houston-W-White Sox….Carlos Correa HR
Braves-L-Cardinals…1st Game..Adam Wainwright 11Ks in win
Braves-W-Cardinals..2nd game..Cards lose 1-0 at Press Time.
Cubs-W-Miami..Jason Heyward scores on passed ball
Twins-W-Texas…Byron Buxton HR for Minnesota.
Rockies-L-Brewers..Rockies hit 4HRs at home but lose
Rays-L-Mariners..Shed Long Grand Slam HR in 10th

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(MLB Notes)

MLB..Unions begin ‘Search-Seize-Suspend’ any pitcher found doctoring balls in games on Monday.

MLB..Report 3-teams have turned in a list of pitchers they want MLB to investigate for doctors\ing balls.

Colorado..Longtime Assistant GM-Jon Wil resigns

USD…Longtime baseball coach Rich Hill accepts head job at U-Hawaii…23-years with Toreros…(747-564) career record..7-West Coast title…8X to NCAA Regionals…had 93-players sign pro contracts.
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(Roster Moves)

Royals..Callup P-Anthony Swarzak
Orioles..Callup P-Tom Eshelman
Orioles..DFA-C-Chance Sisco
Miami-DFA-C-Devin Marero
Yankees..DFA-P-Kyle Barraclough
Milwaukee..Callup P-Zach Godley
Mets..Callup P-Jared Eichoff
Mets..Callup OF-Albert Almora

Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Wade LeBlanc-ex Seattle-Orioles-Padres
Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Brandon Dickson-pitched 8Y-Orix-Japan
Giants..Sign FA-P-Akeel Morris-ex Royals
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Jake Faria-ex-Angels
Reds..Sign FA-P-Josh Osich-ex Giants
Rays..Sign FA-P-Dennis Rasmussen
Toronto..Purchase P-Jacob-Barnes-Mets
Texas..Sign FA-P-Shawn Anderson-ex Twins
Seattle..Sign FA-2B-Alen Henson=ex Toronto
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(Injuries)

Tigers…P-Matt Boyd-second opinion on shoulder
Rays…P-Ty Glasgow-out 4W-with forearm injury
Rockies..P-Austin Gomber-forearm issue
Giants..OF-Alex Dikcerson…1B-Darin Ruff begin rehab stints
Arizona..C-Carson Kelly-fractured wrist
Red Sox..P-Chris Sale does first full bullpen session
Yankees..Coach Phil Nevin rejoins team after 4W-Covid list-lost 22lbs

Astros..Move 3B-Alex Bregman-60 day-DL-quad
A’s..DL-OF-Stephen Piscotty-wrist
Mets..DL-P-Joey Lucchesi-elbow
Mets..Activate OF-Jeff McNeil
Phillies..DL-OF-Matt Joyce-back
Royals..P-Ron Balonas-60 day-DL
Rockies..DL-P-Mychal Givens-back
Orioles..DL-P-Bruce Zimmerman-bicep
Mariners..DL-P-Justin Dunn-shoulder
Tigers..DL-OF-Nico Goodrum-finger
Yankees..SS-Gleyber Torres-back
Seattle..1B-Evan White-reinjures hip on rehab
Milwaukee..Activate OF-Derek Fisher
Twins..Activate OF-Byron Buxton
Reds..Move 3B-Mike Moustakas to 60-day DL-reinjures heel
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…(Basketball)…

(Scoreboard)

Clippers-L-Suns (120-114)…Phoenix G-Devin Booker (40P-12R-11A)…hit layup and two FT in final (:15)..Suns shoot 55%…Clippers trailed by 10P with 2-minutes left-rallied to trail by 2-but lost…Clipper hit 20-3’s but lost..Paul George (34P)…Reggie Jackson (23) in loss…..Game 1-playoffs

Clippers..Coach Tyronne Lue told ABC-he does not expect F-Kawhi Leonard back for this series with Suns…refuses to disclose if Leonard has ligament tear in knee.

76ers-L-Hawks.(103-96)…..Kevin Herter (27P)…Danilo Gallinari (17P) off the bench…in stunning upset win…Joel Embiid (31P) for Sixers..Ben Simmons only (5P) in awful loss….Hawks win Game 7-series

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(NBA Notes)

Celtics-Oklahoma City….Boston deals G-Kemba Walker #1-#2 to Thunder for C-Al Horford-C-Moses Brown #2 pick.

Brooklyn…Players salute F-Kevin Durant for trying to carry Nets in final games of playoffs with teammates injured…Durant had 49-points in 53-minutes in overtime loss on Saturday…had 49-points in 48-minutes earlier in week.

Dallas…Hires Dirk Nowitzki as Assistant to Marc Cuban…will lead interviews for new GM and new Coach.

Rick Carlisle..ex Mavs coach contacted by Portland-Indiana about interviewing for their head jobs.

Boston..Interview Ime Udoka-Miami..Chauncey Billups-Clippers 2ns time for head coaching job.

Lakers..Fire veteran Trainer Nina Haiek after season devastated by injuries.

Brooklyn..G-Spender Dinwiddie opts out of contract to test free agency.

Miami..Shane Battier-resigns as Director Basketball Ops.

Indiana Pacers…Ownership gives vote confidence GM-Kevin Pritchard.

76ers..C-Joel Embiid fined 35,000 for abuse of officials.

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…(Football)….

NFL….DeMaurice Smith-Union Chief…..’No excuse for players to about being uneducated…they work with he best doctors in the world and have access to all the medical information on the vaccine…Smith upset only 51% players who were vaccinated.

Chiefs..TE-Travis Kelce writes letter to NFL players asking them to get the vaccine now.

Chargers..coach Brandon Staley says QB-Justin Herbeert has the ability to become a ‘Coach on the Field’.

Houston…Attorney Rusty Harden says the NFL has yet to contact QB-Deshawun Watson about the 22-lawsuits filed against him…NFL been investigation allegations for 4-months.

Houston..Attoney Tony Buzbee breaks off any settlement talks with Deshaun Watson on lawsuits.

Houston…DT-PJ Hall arrested in assault case

Buffalo…Proposes new Stadium to Erie County…Been in current stadium since 1973-been renovated twice.

Seattle…Opens contract extension talks with OT-Duane Brown..S-Jamal Adams.

Jets…Coaches say #1 pick-Zach Wilson is ‘wired to win’

Ravens..Praise FA acquisitions OT-Alejandro Villanueva..OG-Kevin Zeitler

Buffalo..WR-Cole Beasley criticizes NFL to trying to force players to get vaccines.

49ers..DT-Jordan Willis-suspended 6G-PED violations
Houston..OT-Marcus Cannon has knee scope
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(Roster Moves)

Bears..Sign FA-TE-Jake Butt-ex Broncos
Bears..Sign FA-DT-Mike Pennell-ex Chiefs
Lions..Sign FA-WR-WR-Chad Hanson-ex Houston
Jaguars..Sign FA-WR-Laquon Treadwell-ex Vikings
Chiefs..Sign FA-WR-Darius Shepard-ex Packers
Chiefs..Release DT-Martin Rankin
Patriots..Release K-Roberto Aguayo
Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Darron Lee-ex Jets
Raiders..Sign FA-CB-DeVante Busby-ex Denver
Chargers..Sign FA-WR-Michael Bandy-ex USD (163R)
Steelers..Workout FA-OT-Trai Turner-ex Chargers-Carolina
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(College Football)

Arizona State…Yet to move to remove head coach Herman Edwards while NCAA investigates ‘whistleblower’ evidence of Recruiting violations during Covid shutdown.

Fox-ESPN…Both audition NFL QB-Robert Griffin III for analysts job on college football.
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… (Hockey)..

(Scoreboard)

Montreal-Las Vegas…Game tied (1-1) in overtime at Press Time…Habs led series (2-1)

Montreal..Coach Dom Ducharme informed he may have two false positive tests…could be reinstated after sitting out Habs last playoff game.

Las Vegas..GM-Brad McCrimmon leaves club after positive Covid test.

Islanders-W-Tampa Bay (3-1)…NY scores 3-goals in 2nd period for win..Series tied (2-2)

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Sports Arena..California Department of Housing blocks deal with Brookfield Developers plans to build new sports arena…Says City of San Diego violated Law by not making parcels of land available for low cost housing apartments before making parcels available to Brookfield…City ordered to rework proposal for 64-acres of land in Midway District.

Buffalo…Legendary RW-Rene Robert suffers major heart attackin Florida…is (72Y)…Scored (222G) for Sabres.

Seattle..NHL Expansion team to interview U-Wisconsin Coach Tong Granato..Bruins assistant Joe Sakko for vacant head coaching job…Rick Tocchett has 3rd interview with team.
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…(General)…

Formula 1….French Grand Prix…Max Verstappen passes Lewis Hamilton with 5-laps to go-wins race in Paris…Hamilton gambled on tires with only 1-pit stop..Verstappen made 2nd stop and had fresher tires…Merecedes team has now gone three straight races without a podium finish.

Indy Car…Road America…Alex Palou wins when Josef Newgarden transmission fails with 2-laps left.

NASCAR..Nashville 400..Kyle Larson powers to 4th win in last 5-weeks with dominante race….Race delayed by massive traffic jam.

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FIFA….Bans fans from attending next 2-home games that Mexico’s World Cup team plays for taurant of racial slurs the last two International games El Tri played.

San Diego Loyal-W-Phoenix…Jack Dixon scores 2-goals in Loyal win before 5800-fans at USD-biggest crowd of the season…Loyal now (3-4-2) in middle of long homestand.
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Tokyo Olympics…Chief Medical Officer urges IOC to ban all fans from attending games because of Covid outbreaks still raging in the country.
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