Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Monday

Posted by on May 1st, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


(NFL Draft)

Chargers…Strong draft…Letter Grade (A)
1-WR-Mike Williams Clemson (98R-11TD) last year
2-OT-Forrest Lamp-Eastern Kentucky..likely move to LG
3-OG-Dan Feeney-Indiana..highly rated RG
4-S-Rayshawn Jenkins-Miami..big-can run-big upside-3 year starter
5-S-Desmond King-Iowa..4-year starter-bit undersize
6-OT-Sam Tovi-Utah..converted defensive end
7-D-Isacc Rochell-Notre Dame..can play inside-outside

Chargers…Signed 13-undrafted free agents including QB-Eli Jenkins-Jacksonville State-Alabama-1AA passing star.

San Diego State…3-players drafted-4 signed free agents
Nico Siragusa-OG-drafted by Ravens in 4th round
Donnell Pumphrey-RB-drafted in 4th round by Eagles
Damontae Kazee-CB-drafted by Atlanta in 5th round
Calvin Munson-LB-signed by Giants
Alex Barrett-DE-signed by Lions
Malik Smith-S-signed by Houston
Kwayde Miller-OT-signed by Ravens

USD..1-player drafted
Jamal Agnew-CB-drafted in 5th round by Lions


(NFL Teams)-Top Names

Arizona..LB-Haason Reddick-Temple..S-Budda Baker-Washington
Atlanta..DE-Tak McKinley-UCLA
Baltimore..CB-Marlon Humphrey-Alabama..LB-Tim Williams-Alabama
Buffalo..DB-Tre White-LSU..WR-Zay Jones-East Carolina
Carolina..RB-Christian McCaffrey-Stanford..WR-Curt Samuel-Ohio St
Cinn..WR-John Ross-Washington..RB-Joe Mixon-Oklahoma
Cleveland..DE-Myles Garrett-Texas AM..CB-Jabrill Peppers-Michigan..QB-DeShone Kizer-NDame
Dallas..DE-Taco Charlton-Michigan.
Denver..OT-Garrett Bolles-Utah
Detroit..LB-Jarrad Davis-Florida..CB-Teez Tabor-Florida
Green Bay..CB-Kenny King-Washington..S-Josh Jones-NC State
Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson-Clemson..RB-D’Onta Foreman-Texas
Indianapolis..CB-Malik Hooker-Ohio State..CB-Quincy Wilson-Florida
Jacksonville..RB-Leonard Fournette-LSU..OT-Cam Robinson-Alabama
Kansas City..QB-Pat Mahomes-Texas Tech
LA Rams..WR-Cooper Kupp-Eastern Washington
Miami..DE-Charles Harris-Miami..LB-Rae McMillan-Ohio State
Minnesota..RB-Dalvin Cook-Florida State
New England..DE-Derek Rivers-Youngstown State
New Orleans..CB-Marshon Lattimore-Ohio State..OT-Ryan Ramczyk-Wisconsin
NYGiants..DT-Calvin Tomlinson-Alabama..QB-Davis Webb-Cal
NYJets..S-Jamal Adams-LSU..S-Marcus Maye-Florida
Oakland..CB-Gaeron Conley-Ohio State
Philadelphia..DE-Derek Barnett-Tennessee..CB-Sidney Jones-Washington
Pittsburgh..LB-TJ Watt-Wisconsin..WR-JuJu Smith-USC..QB-Josh Dobbs-Tennessee
Seattle..DT-Malik McDowell-Michigan State
Tampa Bay..TE-OJ Howard-Alabama..S-Justin Evans-Texas AM
Tennessee..WR-Corey Davis-WMichigan..CB-Adoree Jackson-USC
Washington..DT-Jon Allen-Alabama..LB-Ryan Anderson-Alabama..RB-Sam Perine-Oklahoma..CB-Fabian Moreau-UCLA



Buffalo…Bills Fire GM-Doug Whaley….entire scouting staff and Pro Player Personnel Director-day after the draft….Owe him 3Y on contract just like 3Y-owed fired coach Rex Ryan.

Colts…New GM-Chris Ballard fires entire scouting staff day after draft completed.

Carolina..Coach Ron Rivera-disappointied WR-Kelvin Benjamin came to camp (238lbs) for OTA workouts

Colts..LB-David Parry pleads guilty stealing golf cart-DUI

Bears..Deny report that GM-Ryan Pace made trade up with San Francisco to draft QB-Mitch Trubisky without telling Coach John Fox.

Bengals..Owner Mike Brown says club will no longer allow reporters to ask RB-Joe Mixon about his violent assault incident at Oklahoma.

Dallas..Report DE-Randy Gregory failed another NFL drug test-his 7th failure in 3-years.

Raiders..Say they did extensive background check on CB-Gareon Conley-Ohio State who is facing a rape charge.

Denver-49ers..Trade..Broncos dealt RB-Kaprii Bibbs to San Francisco as part of draft pick trade.

Cleveland..Release TE-Gary Barnidge.



Padres-W-Giants (5-2)…Hector Sanchez pinch hit 2R-HR in 9th inning..Wil Myers 3R-bomb in 12th against collapsing bullpen…Padres ralley to win 2-of-3 in San Francisco..Friars now (11-16)….

San Diego…Off day-Monday…only 2nd off day of season..Padres in stretch play 38-games in 40-days.

Padres..OF-Travis Jankowski-out 4W-hairline fracture foot
Padres..P-Anderson Espnioza-shutdown 2nd time with elbow soreness
Padres..P-Jared Cosart-2nd bullpen session-could be ready for rehab start
Padres..Workout for Cuban FA-OF-Luis Robert..reportedly seeking a 25M package-would cost Padres an additional 25M-tax money

Dodgers-W-Phillies (5-3)..Andrew Toles 3R-HR..Justin Turner-3-hits-now with 16G-hitting stgreak..Hyun Jin-Ryu (6inn-1R)..LA now (14-12)

LA-Giants…Monday matchup..Clayton Kershaw (4-1)-Johnny Cueto (3-1)

Dodgers..P-Rich Hill-48 pitch bullpen session-may go on rehab assignment.
Dodgers..P-Scott Kazmir continued extended spring training workouts-still having hip-mechanical issues.
Dodgers..2B-Logan Forsythe-OF-Franklin Gutierrez-both cleared to come off DL
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Max Muncy-ex-A’s

Angels-W-Texas (5-2)..JC Ramirez 9K in 5-innings..Kole Calhoun HR..Halos now (14-13)…

Halos…Off on Monday

Angels..DL-P-Tyler Skaggs-oblique injury
Angels..DL-1B-CJ Cron-bruised foot


Yankees-L-Orioles..Mark Trumbo-Wellington Castillo RBI-singles in 11th

Mets-L-Washington..Anthony Rondon (6-6) 3HRs-10 RBI leads Nationals (23-5) blowout win..Matt Weiters 2-HRs..Bryce Harper HR..Mets pulled P-Noah Syndegaard with lat strain in 2nd inning.

Blue Jays-W-Rays..Jose Bautista RBI-double..P-Alex Sanchez injures hamstring in 1st inning.
Cubs-L-Red Sox..Kris Bryant HR for Chicago..Boston’s-Hanley Ramirez 2R-HR..Bosox rally late

Mariners-L-Indians..Michael Brantley 2R-HR..Francisco Lindor 2R-double

Tigers-W-White Sox..Jose Iglesias 3RBI

Pirates-L-Marlins..Marlins Justin Bour 4H-6RBI day.

Braves-L-Brewers..Domingo Santos solo HR-3R-HR
Astros-W-A’s..Carlos Gonzalez 3R-HR..Dallas Keuchel 9Ks..Houston (16-9)

Twins-W-Royals..Miguel Sano 3R-HR..2-run scoring singles

Reds-W-Cardinals..Scott Schleber RBI single-RBI double

Rockies-L-Arizona..Dan Descalso 2R-HR in 13th


Mets..P-Noah Syndegaard-coming off bicep injury-strains lat-shoulder
Mets..DL-OF-Yoenis Cespedes-hamstring
Arizona..DL-P-Shelby Miller-will have elbow surgery
Nationals..DL-OF-Adam Eaton-season ending knee ligament surgery
Pirates..DL-3B-David Freese-hand injury
Giants..DL-SS-Brandon Crawford-groin
Mariners..DL-P-Evan Scribner-forearm
A’s..DL-P-Sean Manaea-shoulder

Giants..P-Madison Bumarner-out till August 1st shoulder joint injury
Mariners.P-Felix Hernandez-out 4W-shoulder fatigue
Boston..P-David Price throws 30-simulated game-test elbow
Rangers..P-Tyson Ross-to test ailing back-throwing off mound
Reds..P-Homer Bailey-bullpen session to test elbow
Texas..3B-Adrian Beltre-not cleared baseball activity-calf issues
Mets..1B-Luca Duda-sent on rehab outing
Phillies..P-Aaron Nola-setbac with back ailment while throwing

Rockies..Activate 1B-Ian Desmond from DL
Toronto..Activate P-Alex Sanchez
Yankees..Activate SS-DiDi Gregorious
Texas..Activate P-Sam Dyson from DL


Toronto..DFA-C-Jarrod Saltalamacchia
Texas..Options SS-Jurickson Profar to AAA.
Yankees..DFA-2B-Peter Kozma
Miami..Sign FA-P-Joe Gunkel-ex Dodgers




Clippers-L-Utah (104-91)..Gordon Hayward (27P) for Jazz-who win the series..Derek Favors (17P-12R) off bench…Jazz build 16-point lead-never threatened in Game 7…Chris Paul just (2-11) shooting in final 3-quarters…Jamal Crawford hit 5-baskets off bench in 2nd half to try and rally LA….Clippers fail to advance in playoffs past 2nd round for 4th year in a row.

Boston-W-Washington…G-Isiah Thomas scores (33P)…Jae Crowder adds (24P)…Boston hit 19-3’s…to take opening game of 2nd round series

Indiana…Larry Bird-steps down as Pacers VP-GM..will be consultant
Orlando..Negotiating to hire Cleveland GM-David Griffen

USC..F-Bennie Boatwright..F-Chin Meter..G-Elijah Steart all withdraw from NBA draft.

UCLA..G-Lonzo Ball..elects not to attend NBA workouts combine….Adidas-Nike-Under Armor elect not to sign UCLA star to shoe contract because of interference with father LaVarBall.



San Diego Gulls-Ontario….Gulls can win AHL playoff series with a road win tonight..Gulls lead series (2-1).


Ducks-W-Oilers (6-3)….Anaheim scores 3-goals in 12-minutes at start…blows lead…rallies to win in 3rd period…Jakob Silfverberg 2G..Rikard Rakell scores on breakaway…..Goalie John Gibson makes big saves on 3-on-1 and 2-1 breaks in 3rd period to stop Oilers rally…Edmonton still lead series (2-1).

Blues-L-Nashville…Pekka Rinne 21-saves in Predator’s win…Nashville leads (2-1) in series


Draft Lottery….New Jersey Devils get 1st pick…Dallas Stars choose 2nd…Philadelphia Flyers land 3rd pick……Colorado-had worst record in league fell to 4th in lottery…Vancouver chooses 5th….Expansion Las Vegas Golden Knights will draft 6th in opening round

New Jersey…Devils open talks to bring F-Ilya Kovachuk back from KHL-scored 34-goals last year.

Buffalo Sabres…Interview LA Kings assistant Mike Futa..Columbus assistant Bill Zito..Penguins Bill Guerin-Jason Botterill for vacant GM job

Arizona Coyotes..Fire coaching staff of AHL-Tucson Roadrunners team.



NASCAR…Richmond 400…Joey Logano, forced to make transimission change before race, starts dead last…goes from worst to first to win race.

Indy Car…Grand Prix-Phoenix..Simon Pagenaud wins 1st ever oval race in career..won points title last year based on strength on road courses.

Formula 1-Grand Prix-Russia…Val Bottas-Team Mercedes stunning win…Sebasitan Vettle finishes 2nd-but accuses Felipe Massa of blocking him on last lap pass to allow Massa’s teammate Bottas to coast to win…Race marred by 1st lap airborne crash of Roman Grossjean.

PGA Golf..Zurich Classic-New Orleans…Jonas Blixt and Scott Brown teams will have playoff on Monday to determine winner in 4-ball tourney.

LPGA..Texas Shootout…Haru Nomura makes birdie on 6th playoff hole to beat Christie Kerr.

Soccer…Tottenham Hotspur announces deal to play home games in 2018-Wembley Stadium…while new 800M-soccer stadium is being built at White Hall Lane Stadium-which has been Spurs home since 1899


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