Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday
Chargers…Strong finish to draft after impressive 1st round acquistion
..1-OG-Zion Johnson-Boston College..Rock solid right guard
..2-FS-JT Woods-Baylor..big athletic safety
..4-RB-Ike Spiller-Texas AM..4-year productive starter
..5-DT-Otito Igbibua-UCLA..big strong inside tackle
..6-CB-JaSir Taylor-Wake Forest..strong special teams
..7-FB-Zander Horvath-Purdue..heavy duty runner-receiver
..7-SS-Deane Leonard-Mississippi State..special teamer
Chargers..Sign 14-undrafted free agents-Including
..OT-Andrew Trainer-William & Mary.
Aztecs…SDSU 4-drafted..4-signed as undrafted free agents
..DE-Cam Thomas-Arizona Cardinals
..TE-Daniel Bellinger-NY Giants
..P-Matt Araiza-Buffalo Bills
..OT-Zach Thomas-Chicago Bears
..OG-Will Dunke-Philadelphia Eagles-free agent
..RB-Greg Bell-Detroit Lions signing
..FS-Taylor Hawkins-49ers signing
..CB-Trenton Thompson-signs with Giants
Rams..did not have pick till 3rd round..OG-Logan Bruss-Wisconsin
Rams-Browns..TRADE..LA reaquires CB-Troy Hill from Cleveland for 5th round pick.
NFl Draft Recap
..1st round…9-trades in opening round involving 14-first round picks…16-Defensive players taken…9-Offensive lineman…5-Wide Receivers..1-QB
..2nd round..Top names taken include Jets-RB-Breece Hall..Seattle-RB-Kenneth Walker..Ravens-DE-David Ojabo….Arizona-TE-Trey McBride
..3rd round..Atlanta-QB-Desmond Ridder..Denver-TE-Greg Dulcich…Eagles-LB-Nakobe Dean..Titans..QB-Malik Willis..Carolina-QB-Matt Corral
..4th round..Titans-RB-Hassan Hawkins…Patriots-QB-Bailey Zappe..Raiders-RB-Zamir White
..5th round..Washington-QB-Sam Howell..Titans-WR-Kyle Phillips
..6th round..Rams-S-Quentin Lake..Patriots-RB-Kevin Harris
..7th round..Miami-QB-Skylar Thompson..Raiders-RB-Brittain Brown..49ers-Brock Purdy..
Undrafted Free Agent signings:
..Colts-QB-Jack Coan..RB-CJ Verdell..RB-Max Borgi
..Eagles..QB-Carson Strong..QB-EJ Perry
(NFL Roster Moves)
Steelers..Sign FA-S-Damontae Kazee-ex Falcons-Cowboys
Titans..Release QB-Kevin Hogan
Bears.Release QB-Nick Foles-8M cap savings
Raiders..Express interest in talking to FA-QB-Colin Kaepernick
Raiders..Do not pick up 5th year options on RB-Josh Jacobs-S-Jon Abram-DE-Cle Ferrell
Titans..WR-AJ Brown-demanded trade-called 16M offer-lowball
49ers..Declare impassed with WR-Deebo Samuel..wants pay raise from (4.8M-to-20M)..says disappointed with Samuel demands
NFL Draft…TV ratings falter..wnet from 12.5M-viewership in 2021 to 10M for first round
UCLA..Lands OT-Jaylen Jeffries-transfer from Oregon
Penn State..Hires Patrick Kraft as AD-former Athletic Director Indiana-Boston College.
Padres-W-Pirates (5.2)…Joe Musgrove (7inn-1R)…Trent Grisham 2R-single……Sunday game..Friars (15-8)…..(11-2) vs bad teams in baseball
Padres-L-Pirates (7-6)-Saturday..Bullpen Steve Wilson-Luis Garcia give up 4-runs…Eric Hosmer 3R-HR..Manny Machado 2R HR
Padres..Off day-Monday..head into Cleveland to wrap up road trip
Padres..Cut roster from 28-to-26-option P-Pedro Avila..C-Luis Campusano back to AAA-El Paso…Padres will carry 14-pitchers-only 3-bench players beginning on Tuesday
Padres..Open negotiations with P-Joe Musgrove..(8Y-88M).offer.rejected
Padres..Taking trade offers on P-Dinelson Lamet-struggling in relief role..(4.7M)
Padres..P-Mike Clevinger to be activated from DL-Tuesday-Cleveland
Padres..Sign FA-OF-Shogo Akiyama-ex Reds..(.224) career hitter
Dodgers-W-Tigers (6-2)..Freddie Freeman RBI double..Cody Bellinger RBI double…….LA (14-7)..Sunday game
Dodgers-L-Detroit (5-1)..Saturday game..Javy Baez RBI double-RBI single..LA bullpen gives up 4-runs-wastes Clayton Kershaw strong outing
Dodgers..Off day Monday…open series with Giants-Tuesday
Dodgers..MLB suspends P-Trevor Bauer for 2-years (342-games)..Voids 62M-remaining on his contract for sexual misconduct after 9-month investigation into rough sex incidents with 3-women including strangulation incidents…Most severe penalties ever handed out under new Domestic Abuse sanctions…Had already missed 111-games on administrative leave-but was paid (42M)( in salary…Dodgers will not make a decision on his status until his appeal is resolved.
Angels-W-White Sox (6-5)…Michael Lorenzen 8-shutout innings…Mike Trout HR…Sunday game…Halos (15-8)
Angels-L-White Sox..Luis Robert 3RHR for Chicago-Saturday
Angels-White Sox…Monday game to close out the series
Angels..DL-P-Archie Bradley-rib cage
Angels…DH-Shohei Ohtani leaves game Sunday with hamstring issue
Angels..Texas judge denies new trial in Eric Kay drug trial conviction in death of P-Tyler Skaggs…Kay facing 14Y in prison.
Cardinals-W-Arizona..Nolan Arenado-Harrison Bader HRs for StL.
Astros-L-Blue Jays..Kevin Glausman 10K outing for Toronto.
Giants-L-Nationals.Josiah Gray 5-no hit innings for Washington..
A’s-L-Cleveland..Franmil Reyes 2RBIs for Guardians
Tampa Bay-L-Twins..Jorge Polanco 2-2R doubles for Minnesota
Mariners-W-Marlins..Julio Rodriguez 3RHR-3 hit day for Seattle.
Braves-L-Rangers..Texas scores 7-runs early
Red Sox-L-Orioles.Jordan Lyles (6inn-1R).
Cubs-W-Brewers..Marcus Stroman (7inn-0R)
Yankees-W-Royals..Aaron Judge 2-HRs in game.
Mets-W-Phillies..Starling Marte-Dom Smith combine 6-RBIs for NY
Reds-L-Rockies..Rockies 6R-first inning..CJ Crom 2RHR..Reds (3-`9)..
Cardinals..3B-Nolan Arenado-2 game suspension for triggering bean ball bench clearing brawl vs Mets
Arizona..P-Mark Melancon-placed on Covid list
Rays..DL-1B-Ji Man Choi-elbow
Mariners..DL-1B-Mitch Haniger-sprained ankle
Giants..Activate P-Alex Cobb
Mets..Activate P-Taijuan Walker
Tampa Bay..Sign FA-P-Ben Bowden-ex Rockies
Giants..Sign FA-2B-Isan Diaz-ex Miami
Giants..Sign FA-1B-Mike Ford-ex Mariners
Boston..Release P-Derek Holland
Braves..Send OF-Alex Dickerson-to AAA
Cubs..Option P-Mark Leiter to AAA
Reds..DFA-OF-Aristedis Aquino-hitting just (.049)
Boston..Callup OF-Franchy Cordero
Arizona..Callup P-Kenan Middleton from AAA
Pat Kivlihan-signs with Yakult Swallows-Japan
Bucks-W-Memhis (101-89)..Giannis Antetokounmpo (24P-13R-12A)..Held Jalen Brown (13P)..Milwaukee leads (1-0)
Golden State-W-Memphis..(117-116)..Ja Morant misses layup final shot of game…Jordan Poole (31P)..Steph Curry (23P)..Grizzlies got (67P) from Jarren Jackson-Ja Morant…Warriors lead (1-0) in series.
76ers-Miami..Game 1..Sixers without C-Joel Embiid-fracture orbital bone
Suns..NBA fines team (25,000) for witholding injury information on Devin Booker
Miami..NBA fines F-Markieff Morris (25,000) abuse of refs-sideline incident
Memphis..C-Steve Adams on Covid list
Sacramento..Report 3-finalists for Kings job..Mike Brown-Steve Clifford-Mark Jackson
Lakers..Ask for permission to interview Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham
Aztecs..Visit with transfer G-Rudi Williams-Coastal Carolina
UCLA..G-David Singleton-bypasses NBA draft-will return
UCLA..C-Myles Johnson-retires from basketball
Rutgers..Legendary coach Vivian Stringer retires after 50-years..built programs at Cheyney State-Iowa State
LA Kings-at Edmonton..Game 1-of series..Kings went (44-27-11)..Oilers led by Connor McDavid (123P)-Loren Draisaitl (110P)
Ducks..Finished season (31-37-14)…lost 20-of-24 games at end of season.
Gulls..Open AHL playoffs-Wednesday at Ontario…Gulls went (1-7-2) at end of season
Gulls..Anaheim Ducks send down D-Simon Benoit-Trevor Carrick to San Diego for AHL playoffs
NHL Union..Begin search for new Union President-Donald Fehr will retire at age (73)
Red Wings..Fire coach Jeff Blashill after (32-40-10) season
Blackhawks..Fire assistant coach Mark Crawford-Rob Cookson
PGA-Mexican Open….Jon Rahm led from start to finish to win tourney. at (-17)..Tony Finau in group (-16)
British Open..Announces it has sold 290,000 tickets for this years tourney at St Andrew’s Scotland
Indy Car..Grand Prix-Alabama..Pato O’Ward jumps to lead holds off repeated challenges from Alex Palou for win
NASCAR..Delaware 400…Rain hits race at Dover just 78-laps into race-will be completed on Monday
Formula 1…Off weekend.
English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Liverpool-W-Newcastle..Keita scores game winning goal 68′
..Aston Villa-W-Norwich..Dom Ings scores for Villa
..Crystal Palace-W-Southampton..Will Zaha scores game winner
..Burnley-W-Watford..game winner 86′
..Manchester City-W-Leeds..Gabe Jesus goal for City
..Chelsea-W-Everton..Richarlison scores game winner
..Hot Spur-W-Leicester..Son Min 2-goals for Tottenham
..Arsenal-W-West Ham..Gabriel scores goal winner
Chelsea…Report that Todd Boehly-part owner of Lakers-Dodgers has offered 3.3B-to purchase EPL team……Bid of over 5B-by Sir Marti Broughton-rejected by negotiators.
Boris Becker..former tennis star sentenced to 2-and-half years in prison for hiding millions of dollars in accounts while filing for bankruptcy in Germany.