Best 15-Minutes in Sports-Monday

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(NFL Draft)…Record 4-QBs taken in first 10-picks….Record 27-trades involving draft picks in 1st and 2nd rounds alone.

1st Round-Biggest Names
..Browns-QB-Baker Mayfield
..Giants-RB-Saquon Barkley
..Jets-QB-Sam Darnold
..Denver-DE-Brad Chubb
..Buffalo-QB-Josh Allen
..Bears-LB-Roaquan Smith
..Arizona-QB-Josh Rosen
..Raiders-OT-Kolton Miller
..Atlanta-WR-Calvin Ridley
..Seattle-RB-Rashaad Penny
..Patriots-RB-Sonny Michel
..Ravens-QB-Lamar Jackson

2nd Round
..Giants-OG-Will Hernandez-UTEP
..Browns-RB-Nick Chubb-Georiga
..Tampa Bay-RB-Ronnie Jones-USC
..Titans-DE-Harold Landry-Boston College
..Lions-RB-Kerryon Johnson-Auburn
..49ers-WR-Dante Pettis-Washington
..Cowboys-OT-Connor Williams-Texas
..Redskins-RB-Derrius Guice-LSU

3rd Round
..Denver-RB-Royce Freeman-Oregon
..Steelers-QB-Mason Rudolph-Oklahoma State
..Bengals-DE-Sam Hubbard-Ohio State
..Seahawks-DE-Rasheen Green-USC
..Ravens-OT-Orlando Brown-Oklahoma
..Raiders-DE-Arden Kay-LSU
..Bills-DT-Harrison Phillips-Stanford

4th Round
..Browns-WR-Antonio Calloway-Florida
..Giants-QB-Kyie Lauletta-Richmond
..Ravens-LB-Kenny Young-UCLA
..Miami-RB-Kalen Ballage-Arizona State

5th Round
..Raiders-DT-Maurice Hurst-Michigan
..Seahawks-LB-Shaq Griffin-Central Florida
..Cowboys-QB-Mike White-Western Kentucky
..Ravens-WR-Jordan Lasley-UCLA

6th Round
..Titans-QB-Luke Falk-Washington State
..Jaguars-QB-Tanner Lee-Nebraska
..Packers-WR-Equa St. Brown-Notre Dame
..Eagles-OG-Jordan Mailata-Australian rugby player

7th Round
..Patriots-QB-Danny Ettling-LSU
..Cowboys-FB-Bo Scarbrough-Alabama
..Bengals-QB-Logan Woodside-Toledo



Chargers..Draft 4-defensive players in a row..
..S-Derwin James-Florida State-bigger version Eric Weddle
..LB-Uchenna Nwosu-USC-inside run stuffer
..DT-Justin Jones-North Carolina State-fast big man
..S-Kyzir White-West Virginia-can play S-CB
..C-Scott Quessenberry-UCLA-can play C-OG
..Dylan Cantrell-WR-Texas Tech-6’3 possession receiver
..RB-Justin Jackson-Northwestern-4 straight 1,000-yard seasons

Chargers..Sign 21-undrafted free agents
..Zach Crabtree-OT-Oklahoma State..(6’7-318)
..Chris Durant-OG-William & Mary (6’4)
..Zach Golditch-OG-Colorado State..4-year starter
..Det Newsome-RB-Western Carolina (6,969APY)
..Nick Shemonek-QB-Texas Tech (3,963-33TD) last year.

Aztecs…2-drafted-3 free agents signed
..Rashaad Penny-RB-KR-1st round pick-Seahawks
..Nick Bawden-FB-TE-taken in 6th round Lions
..Kam Kelly-S-signed by Cowboys
..David Wells-TE-signed by Cowboys
..Micah Holder-WR-signed by Redskins

USD….TE-Ross Dwelley signed with the San Francisco 49ers.


(Player Trades)

Steelers-Raiders…Pitts deals WR-Martavis Bryant for 5th round pick
Rams-Cowboys…LA deals WR-Tavon Austin for 6th round pick
Cowboys-Raiders..Dallas deals WR-Ryan Switzer for DT-Jihad Ward
49ers-Patriots..SF ships OT-Trent Brown for 3rd round pick
Colts-Jets..Indy DE-Henry Anderson for 7th round picks

Chargers…Will not re-sign TE-Antonio Gates
Seahawks..Sign FA-CB-Byron Maxwell-ex Miami-Philadelphia
Cowboys..TE-Jason Witten contemplating retirement to work at ESPN.
Eagles..Sign RB-Darren Sproles to 1-year extension

Colts..Sign FA-QB-JT Barrett-Ohio State
Carolina..Sign FA-QB-Kyle Allen-Texas AM



Eagles..Deny report RB-Derrius Guice was involved in fight at combine-reason he dropped from 1st round pick to 59th choice.

Ravens..Say Lamar Jackson-Louisville comes to camp to be ‘QB-nothing else’

Arizona..QB-Josh Rosen..’will show 9-teams that bypassed me made a mistake’.

Bills..QB-Josh Allen-will come to camp ‘compete for starter’s job’

Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield…’I was over the top things I did in school’

Patriots..RB-Sonny Michel…’I am a home run hitter’

Chargers..S-Derwin James…’I am a downhill player’


Raiders..Fire Director Player Personnel-Joey Clinkscales-may be headed to Cleveland Browns.

Lions..Former GM-Matt Millen-seriously ill-needs heart transplant


Jerry Kill…longtime coach Minnesota…retired because of epilepsy-named AD at Southern Illinois.

Washington State..Confirm Athletic Program has 67M-deficit after building football operations building under former AD-Bill Moos





Padres-L-Mets (14-2)…Adrian Gonzalez 2R-double…3R-HR….Todd Frazier 2R-HR…Asdrubal Cabrera 2R-single…..Padres P-Bryan Mitchell roughed up again….in 5-starts (29-inn-20R-56 Baserunners)….ERA now (6.07)….1st inning ERA (16.50)….San Diego 12-more strikeouts…..(1-11) scoring position….Padres now (10-19)….Mets (17-9). ..

Padres-Giants..Eric Lauer-Jeff Samardzija

Padres..DL-OF-Wil Myers-ailing with oblique injury…already been on DL with elbow…Could be out 2-4 weeks

Padres..OF-Hunter Renfroe not ready come off DL-rehab elbow injury

Padres..Option 3B-Corey Spangenburg to El Paso.
Padres..Callup OF-Travis Jankowski from El Paso

Padres..Lose P-Buddy Baumann-claimed on waivers by Mets

Dodgers-L-Giants (4-2)…Evan Longoria 3R-HR….LA now (12-15)..

Dodgers-Arizona…Monday matchup-Rich Hill-vs-Zack Grienke

Dodgers..OF-Yasiel Puig-bruised hip-hit wall
Dodgers..OF-Matt Kemp-out with quad tightness
Dodgers..Callup OF-Alex Verdugo from AAA
Dodgers..Option P-Scott Alexander to Oklahoma City
Dodgers..P-Tony Cingrani-shutdown shoulder fatigue


Angels-L-Yankees….Gary Sanchez 2R-HR

Angels-off day on Monday

Angels..P-Shohei Ohtani may miss next start-ankle injury
Angels..P-Garrett Richards-no arm problems..gave up 9R-Yankees



Astros-W-A’s..George Spring HR-RBI single..Astros (19-10)..

Red Sox-W-Rays…JD Martinez 2R-single…Sox (18-6).

Arizona-L-Washington..Matt Weiters-Michle Taylor HRs..D-Backs (19-8)..

Orioles-W-Tigers…Pedro Alvarez HR-2R-HR…Baltimore (9-20).

Cardinals-L-Pirates..Rookie P-Nick Kingham (7inn-1H-9K) for Bucs…Pittsburgh (17-11)..

Phillies-L-Braves.,Jon Camargo 3R-HR.

Blue Jays-W-Rangers..Yanger Solarte-Kevin Pillar HRs…Teas now (11-18)..

Indians-L-Mariners..Robbie Cano 2R-HR..Dee Gordon HR..

Rockies-L-Marlins..Miguel Rojas HR..

Twins-L-Reds..Jose Pedraza 3H..Adam Duvall HR.

White Sox-L-Royals..Chester Cuthbert 2HRs-4RBI…Royals (7-20)…Sox (8-18).

Cubs-W-Brewers..P-TylerChatwood (7inn-2 hitter)..Chicago now (15-10)



White Sox..P-Danny Farquahar-moved to rehab center after week in ICU with blood clot on brain…is walking in therapy.

Twins..DL-OF-Byron Buxton-fractured toe
Miami..Activate 3B-Martin Prado from DL
Miami..Activate P-Wei-Yin Chen from DL
Boston..OF-Mookie Betts-out hamstring tweak
Boston..Activate SS-Xander Bogaerts from DL
Boston..DL-3B-Brock Holt-hand
Rockies..P-Tyler Anderson-examined irregular heartbeat
Seattle..P-Hisashi Iwakuma-reinjures shoulder in sim game
Phillies..DL-SS-JP Crawford-forearm
Giants..DL-2B-Joe Panik-torn thumb ligament
Giants..DL-OF Mac Williamson
Pirates..Send P-Joe Musgrove out on rehab
Miami..Send SS-JT Riddle out on rehab
Yankees..Send OF-Clint Frazier out on rehab
Cubs..Activate 2B-Ben Zobrist from DL



Mets..Sign FA-P-Buddy Baummann-ex Padres.
Twins..Sign FA-P-Luke Bard-ex Angels
Braves..DFA-C-Carlos Perez
Pirates..DFA-P-Enny Romero
Pirates..Callup P-Nick Kingham
A’s..Option P-Kendall Graveman (28inn-28R-52 baserunners)
Pirates-White Sox..Trade.Bucs deal OF-Todd Cunningham to Sox
Brewers..Callup P-Wade Miley
Blue Jays..Option 2B-Davon Thomas to AAA
Orioles..Callup OF-Joey Rickard
White Sox..Callup P-Dylan Covey
Twins..Callup P-Matt Magill.





(Playoff Scoreboard)

Houston-W-Utah…James Harden (41P)….Rockets hit 17-3’s…score 64P in opening half…lead (1-0)..

Cleveland-W-Indiana..LeBron James (45P) as Cavs win 7th game….


76ers-at-Boston…Game 1 in 2nd round.


NY Knicks..Interview longtime player Juwan Howard-assistant with Miami Heat…Also interviewed ex-Cavs head coach Dave Blatt…will interview Spurs assistant James Barrego.

Oklahoma City…Want to talk contract extension with Paul George-despite getting blown out in playoff series by Utah.

Spurs..Report F-Kawhi Leonard at odds with Coach Greg Popovich over enormous ‘practice load’ he puts on players.

Washington..G-Otto Porter-gone for year-blood clot.

Utah..G-Ricky Rubio-ailing with hamstring.

LaVar Ball…Lithuanian team Bytautas releases LiAngelo & LaMelo Ball in dispute over playing time.





(Playoff Scoreboard)

Winnipeg-L-Nashville (5-4)….Kevin Fiala scores on 2-on-1 break in 2nd overtime for Predators…G-Pekka Rinne 46-saves…Jets pounded 50-shots on goal…….Jets come from behind 3-times to force game into overtime in Nashville…Ryan Johansen scores 2X for Predators

Pittsburgh-L-Washington…Alexander Ovechkin scores goal…Brandon Holtby 32-saves…


Las Vegas-at-San Jose…Monday night-Sharks have home ice advantage

Boston-at-Tampa Bay…Bruins try for 2nd straight road win.



NHL-Lottery…Buffalo-Carolina-Montreal will draft 1-2-3 in Entry Draft

Calgary…President of Hockey Operations-Brian Burke retires this week…will work in TV in Toronto.

Carolina..Interview John Ferguson-Junior for vacant GM job…ex-Montreal Canadiens GM-working now for Boston.

Edmonton..Will retain coach Todd McLellan-fire 3-assistant coaches
Edmonton..Name Jay Woodcraft head coach AHL-Bakersfield replacing Gary Fleming.

Montreal..Fire assistant coaches JJ Daigneault-Dan Lacroix…keep head coach Claude Julien.

Kings..sign G-Matt Villata-Sault Ste Marie..had (40-5-4) record…2.58-GAA and (.905) save percentage.

Kings..F-Dustin Brown-shoulder surgery….Trevor Lewis-hand injury

Maple Leafs..Deny rift between coach Mike Babcock-Auston Matthews…young forward had 1-goal in 7-playoff games..put just 3% of shots on goal in playoff series with Boston.





NASCAR-Talladega 500…Jimmie Johnson triggers 13-car wreck with 4-laps to go….Joey Logano takes lead on restart-blocks-holds off Kurt Busch for win.

Formula 1-Grand Prix Azerbaijan…Lewis Hamilton chases down Sebastian Vettle with 4-laps left-when Vettle breaks wide into a corner…..Val Bottas loses chance to win-hitting debris in pits….Max Verstappen-Daniel Ricciardi-Red Bull teammates knocked each other out of race-fighting for 4th spot on the track.

Indy Car..Weekend off

NASCAR…Former driver James Hylton (83) and son-killed in truck accident in Georgia…Hylton was former Rookie of Year in 1966.


English Premier League
..Manchester United-W-Arsenal..Mar Fillaini goal in 91st minute
..Manchester City-W-West Ham..City scores 2-goals in 4-minutes
..Liverpool-Stoke to 0-0 tie
..West 4th in a row
..Southhampton-W-Bournemouth..Dusan Tadic 2-goals
..Crystal Palace-W-Leicester City..Palace explodes 5-goals
..Everton-W-Huddersfield…Toffies (4-1-2) in last 7-games
..Chelsea-W-Swansea..Cesc Fabregas scores 50th career goal 0-0 tie.




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