Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday Memorial Day

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……..(Auto Racing)…….

Indy Car-Indy 500….Will Power-Australia takes lead with 4-laps left after cautions and pit-stops and holds off Ed Carpenter…and Oriol Servia to win his 1st ever 500….wins gives Roger Penske 17th-Indy 500 win as an owner….Race in 93-degree heat-with track temperatures 130-degrees….broke record for hottest race since 1937….Race marred by 7-yellow flags…..Danic Patrick-Tony Kanaan-Helio Castroneves-Ed Jones all hit walls with handling problems…..James Davison-Takati Sato involved in ugly crash…Zach Veach had fire incident in pits while refueling.

NASCAR-Charlotte 600…Kyle Busch pulls away from Martin Truex to win…..Red hot Kevin Harvick had to start back of pack after failing inspection-went from 39th starting spot to 4th, then hit wall and wrecked..

Formula 1-Grand Prix-Monaco..Pole sitter Daniel Ricciardo overcomes power problems..holds off Sebastian Vettle-Lewis Hamilton in surprising win despite struggles on course….Vettle slowed by steering column problem cannot chase down Ricciardo.

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……(Baseball)………

Padres-L-Dodgers (6-1)…Cody Bellinger-Max Muncey hit 2R-HRs in 8th inning to break up pitching duel….Padres used 4-relievers in place of starting pitcher…Matt Strahm 2-shutout innings…Kaz Makita 3-shutout innings…Padres struck out 10-times in loss…San Diego now (22-32)…finished with (5-5) record on 10-game road trip. ..

Padres-Miami…Open long home stand…Eric Lauer (1-2) -vs-Caleb Smith (3-5)

Padres-Twins…Trade-San Diego acquires veteran P-Philip Hughes and 2nd round draft pick…sends C-Janigson Villalobos to Twins…Hughes (6.75-ERA) has (88-79) career record with Twins-Yankees….Villalobos hit (.275) in Arizona Summer League…Hughes (31Y)…Padres get 14M from Twins…Minnesota to pay this year’s salary and portion of Hughes salary next year….Draft pick gives San Diego 4-picks in top 85 in June draft….

Padres…C-Austin Hedges-shutdown by recurring pain in elbow while on rehab.
Padres..P-Luis Perdomo goes on DL-in El Paso-shoulder fatigue.
Padres…DL-OF-Franchy Cordero-forearm injury
Padres..Call up Hunter Renfroe from El Paso…was hitting (.216) on rehab assignment.

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Dodgers-Phillies…Monday matchup-Brock Stewart (0-0)-vs-Vince Velasquez (4-5)

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Angels-L-Yankees (3-1)….NY scores on bases loaded walk and a hit batsmen….Garrett Richards pulled in 3rd inning with 5-walks allowed….

Halos-Tigers…Monday matchup-Angels to name starter in morning-vs-Matt Boyd.

Angels..C-Rene Rivera-surgery-meniscus-out 6W.

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-L-Braves..Ty Flowers 3R-HR for Atlanta…Bosox (36-17)..

Astros-L-Indians..Greg Allen HR in 14th inning..Jose Ramires 2R-HR..Yonder Alonso HR

Arizona-L-A’s…Jon Lucroy HR…Diamondbacks have lost 15-of-17 games.

Milwaukee-W-Mets…Jesus Aguilar 3R-HR..RBI single…Milwaukee (34-20).

Giants-L-Cubs..Javy Baez 3R-HR ..

Texas-L-Royals..Royals hit 2HRs off Cole Hamels…

Phillies-L-Blue Jays..Curtis Grandson HR for Jays. .

Cardinals-W-Pirates…Jed Gyorko 2R-single.

Tigers-W-White Sox..Bruce Hardy (7in-3 hitter).

Washington-W-Miami…Anthony Rendon-Bryce Harper HRs…Nats (29-22)..

Tampa Bay-W-Orioles..Brett Miller HR..2R-double…Orioles (17-36)..

Rockies-W-Reds…Ian Desmond 2R-HR…Nolan Arenado 2R-HR….Reds now (19-35)..

Twins-L-Seattle…Ryon Healy 2R-double

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(Roster Moves)

Red Sox..DFA-1B-DH-Hanley Ramirez…hitting (.254) but just (.163) in May…owed 16M this year..but had 22M-option for next year.

Tampa Bay-Seattle…Trade-Rays deal relief ace Alex Coloma-Of-Denard Span to Mariners for young P-Andrew Moore-Tom Romero….Colome (95-Saves) last years…Span hitting (.238)….Mopore (17-12) in minors.

Yankees-Texas…Report NY may have interest in talking to Rangers about deal for P-Cole Hamels-who has been asked to waive no trade clause in contract.

Yankees..Release 1B-Adam Lind.
Pirates..DFA-P-George Kontos
Milwaukee..Claim C-Eric Kratz from Yankees
Milwaukee..DFA-C-Jeff Bandy
Twins..Release 1B-Brock Stassi
Cubs-Blue Jays..Trade-Chicago deals P-Michael Roth to Jays
Oakland-Tampa Bay..Trade..A’s deal P-Wilmer Font to Rays
Cubs..Callup C-Chris Giminez
Cubs..DFA-2B-Efren Navarro

(Injuries)

Miami..DL-3B-Martin Prado-hamstring
A’s..DL-P-Santiago Casilla-shoulder strain
Orioles..DL-1B-Mrk Trumbo-knee strain
Indians..DL-P-Andrew Miller-knee strain-2nd time this year
Cardinals..DL-P-Greg Holland-kip
Cubs..DL-P-Yu Darvish-tricep
Pirates..DL-P-Ivan Nova-ligament injury-finger

Yankees..Activate 1B-Greg Bird from DL…P-Tommy Kahnle
Cardinals..Activate P-Alex Reyes-rehab (23inn-0R-44K)
Giants..P-Madison Bumargarner 45P-rehab game Sacramento
Washington..Activate 2B-Daniel Murphy..OF-Brian Goodwin
Tampa Bay..Activate P-Nathan Eovaldi…OF-Carlos Gomez
Pirates..Activate OF-Starling Marte
Cardinals..Activate P-Tyler Lyons-P-Carson Kelly
Arizona..Rehab-P-Shelby Milleer….Sim game-P-Robbie Ray

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(College)

San Diego State…Aztecs win Mountain West Conference tourney….Headed to NCAA regionals….selection show will be Monday morning.

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…….(Basketball)……

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Cavaliers-W-Boston…Cavs get to NBA finals…LeBron James (35P)……Jeff Green 19-ponts in place of injured Kevin Love….Celtics missed final 7-shots of game as lead slipped away and could not comeback…..Cavs snapped Boston 10-game homecourt playoff win streak.

Cats..C-Kevin Love missed game 7-with concussion.

Golden State-Houston….Game 7-Monday Night….Rockets guard Chris Paul battling hamstring problem….Warriors F-Andre Iguodala has bruised knee.

Rockets-Warriors…Houston lost 17-point lead on road…Klay Thompson-Steph Curry combine (64P)…Golden State hits 16-3’s in wild comeback win to force 7th game.

(NBA)

San Antonio…Sources say Kawhi Leonard has told Spurs he does not want to be traded in off season.

Milwaukee…Police suspend 3-policeman for taser incident with Bucks player Sterling Brown.

Toronto..Interview Ettore Messina-Spurs assistant.

Lakers…Will workout G-LiAngelo Ball on Tuesday…averaged 12P-in Lithuanian League after leaving UCLA following suspension for incident in China in preseason.

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…..(Hockey)………

NHL-Stanley Cup Finals….Open Monday night…Las Vegas-vs-Washington….Golden Knights goalie Marc Andre Fleury (1.68-GAA)….(.947) save percentage…..Caps led by Alexander Ovechkin…scored 49-goals in season and 12-more goals in playoffs.

Memorial Cup….championship game…..Bathhurst Titan (Quebec) beat .Regina Pats (WHL) (3-0) in final game…..Titan outshot Pats (43-28) scoring 2-goals in 6-minutes in 3rd period to get the win.

Humboldt Broncos…Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock goes to Saskatchewan community to run 80-player free agent camp after league allows special camp to restock team following terrible bus crash-killed 16-in April during playoffs.

Vancouver..Signs F-Elis Petterson….former #1 pick…scorxed 24G for Vaxjo in Sweden.

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…….(Football)………

NFL Union….says League is ‘bullying’ players in National Anthem issues…..says NFL wants to control player rather than support their rights.

NFL…Competition committee evaluating proposal that if kickoff team boots ball thru the upright it would get 1-point.

NFL…State of New Jersey legislature calls NFL attempts to get 1% integrity fee-‘extortion’.

Browns..Fire Director of Player Personnel and Director College scouting in front office changes.

Stanley Wilson..former Detroit DB-arrested again-tried to steal 2-cars from a dealership…had dealt with mental health issues.

Adrian Peterson..send impressive workout video…hoping for FA-contract offer.

Cliff Avrill..ex-Seahawk says coach Pete Carroll lost his team after 2014-Super Bowl mistakes on play calls.

Reuben Foster…reports to 49er cam after judges drops marijuana charge and domestic abuse charge…and gun charge reduced

Toronto-CFL…Sign FA-RB-Khiry Robinson-ex-Saints-Jets.
Montreal-CFL…Ex-NFL QB-Josh Freeman leaves camp-retiring

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(Injuries)

Chargers..CB-Jason Merrett-Not cleared for OTA workouts…still rehab knee surgery….has played in just 25-games….missed 39-games with injuries.

Rams..DE-Morgan Fox tears knee ligament in OTA

Saints..Special teams coach Mike Weshtoff to miss 4-months-hip surgery.

(OTA)

Ravens..QB-Robert Griffin-rookie Lamar Jackson compete for backup job
Cowboys…WR-Tavon Austin will also return kicks
Broncos..Move RB-Philip Lindsey-rookie from Colorado to KR-PR duties
Packers..DeShone Kizer-Brett Hundley battle for backup QB job.
Chiefs..QB-Patt Mahomes 2-interceptions…46%-completion in OTA drills
Saints..QB-Taysom Hill-ex BYU-impressive in workouts..battling Tom Savage backup
Raiders..QB-Christian Hackenberg..EJ Manuel..Connor Cooks compete backup job
Giants..RB-Saquon Barkley-8 receptions in 2-drills coming out of backfield.

(Roster Moves)

Packers..Sign FA-TE-Marcedes Lewis-ex Jaguars (375Rec-33TD) in career..joins Jimmy Grahame on roster.

Miami..Sign FA-C-Mike Matthews-ex Browns-Steelers.

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(College)

Bill Mallory….Ex-head coach Colorado-Indiana-Miami of Ohio-Northern Illinois…passes away …suffered head injury in fall at home…was (83).

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……….(General)………….

English Premeir League….Announce Fulham-Wolverhampton-Cardiff City will be elevate to EPL next year….replacing Stoke City-Swansea-West Brom who wee relegated.

UEFA Champions League….Real Madrid wins (3-1)…Garth Bale scores 2-goals…including amazing bicycle career…Liverpool lost 44-goal scorer Mo Salah with shoulder injury in first half…

Championship League…Fulham-W-Aston Villa…won with just 10-on field….Fulham lost just 1-of-final 25-games to earn promotion into English Premeir League.

European Soccer….Team values released…Manchester United valued at (3.3B)….Real Madrid (3B)…FC Barcelona (2.8B)….Bayern Munich (2.6B)…Manchester City (2.2B)…Arsenal (2B).

Team USA…Report that Mexican World Cup coach Juan Carlos Osario has turned down contract offer and might consider open US job.

Chelsea….Coch Antonio Conte may be removed…Reports ownership wants to talk to Maurijio Sarri-current coach at Napoli.

Frank Lampard…former Chelsea star hired to coach Darby County in Championship League.

PGA Golf-Colonial Invitational….Justin Rose rips off 8-birdies enroute to (64) on final day…Rose finished 20-under par..edging Books Koepka.

French Open….Venus Williams knocked out in 1st round of tourney…Defending champion Jelena Ostapenko also upset….had 13-double faults and had 48-unforced errors in loss.

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