Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on July 25th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…………..(FOOTBALL)……………

Chargers…88-Players report to camp….RB-Melvin Gordon does not show after his agent rejected a multi-year contract extension…then informed GM Tom Telesco in early morning hours on Wednesday Gordon was not coming to camp….Gordon rejected a contract upgrade for this season in one proposal…..and a second proposal that would kick in next season whereby he would bypass free agency….Neither proposal got Gordon to a starting salary of 13M that would match Todd Gurley-Le’Veon Bell or David Johnson……NFL sources indicated the offer was 8-10-12M per year over the next 3-years…..Gordon will e fined 40,000-per day for each day missed in camp.

Chargers…Roster Moves….Lose OT-Russell Okung with serious medical disorder-undisclosed illness…according to GM-Tom Tedesco-Will miss all training camp…..Okung will address the media on Thursday….Might be blood disorder , heart issue or staph infection… NFL source says it is not football injury related…Sat out the veterans minicamp with an illness….now on Non-Football Injured List….Okung has taken part in Union meetings last week…..Place LB-Jatavis Brown on PUP-waiting to be medically cleared for full practice after ankle surgery last year……..1st round draft pick DT-Gerry Tillery was not placed on the PUP list…but will be limited in practice following shoulder surgery at Notre Dame.

Chargers….1st workout on field begin on Thursday….3-days of non-contact workouts before team gets into pads on weekend.

Chargers…Sign FA-RB-Derrick Gore-Louisiana-Monroe….had (1,217R) in 2-years at 1AA school.

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(Teams)

NFL….2-first round picks unsigned as camps open….49ers-DE-Nick Bosa #2-pick…..Jets-DT-Quinnen Williams-#3 pick.

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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Sign FA-LB-Matt Longacre-ex Rams
Patriots…Sign FA-TE-Lance Kendricks-ex Rams-Packers
Saints…Sign FA-DE-Ziggy Hood-ex Redskins-Steelers
Seattle…Sign FA-DT-Earl Mitchell-ex Houston
49ers…Sign FA-DE-Demontrae Moore-ex AAF-San Diego Fleet
Carolina..Sign FA-KR-Jaydon Mickens-ex Jaguars
Ravens…Sign FA-RB-Aca Cedric Ware-ex USC

Seattle…Workout FA-DT-Corey Liuget-ex Chargers
Vikings..Workout FA-CB-Orlando Scandrick-ex Cowboys
Miami..Workout FA-CB-Dexter McDonald-ex Raiders
Lions..Workout FA-DT-Ricky Jean-Francois-ex Saints

Dallas..Release WR-Allan Hurns
Baltimore…Release OG-Nico Segura-sat out all last year with knee injury
Packers…Release DT-Mike Daniels…8.3M-cap savings

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(Teams)

Tennessee…NFL suspends OT-Taylor Lewan for 4G-for use of illegal supplement-called it an accident and mistake.

Washington…Resonds to holdout OT-Trent Williams…said he missed multiple doctors appointments last year when tried to help him with brain tumor problem.

Carolina…Signs 1st round draft pick DE-Brian Burns

Vikings..CB-Holton Hill hit with second 4G-suspesion for violation drug program-out 8G

Browns…meet with agent RB-Duke Johnson-requesting trade again

49ers…GM-John Lynch-Coach Kyle Shanahan says team must ‘step forward this year’

Jaguars…DE-Yannic Ngakoue-rejects (2Y-36M) extension

Houston…DE-Jadaveon Clowney begins holdout-refusing to sign Franchise Tag

Dallas…CB-Byron Jones rejects contract extension-due to earn 6M this year.

Bengals..Say they will search market for trade for starting OL help

Patriots…WR-Josh Gordon not reinstated by NFL from last year suspension drug violations

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(Injuries)

Carolina…QB-Cam Newton will be put on ‘pitch count’ following shoulder surgery.
Buffalo…PUP-RB-Frank Gore-hamstring
Colts…PUP-RB-Spencer Ware-core injury
Titans..PUP-K-Ryan Succor-Had setback while rehabbing knee scope.
Tampa Bay…PUP-DE-Jason Pierre Paul-neck injury from auto accident
Miami…PUP-S-TJ McDonald
Houston..Put S-Justin Reid on NFI-list with back injury from auto accident

Browns..RB-Kareem Hunt to miss workouts with groin injury.

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(College Football)

PAC-12 Conference…Announce will continue 9-game conference football schedule…but will schedule league games earlier-announcing that teams can schedule a non-conference game in late season.

PAC-12….Media vote Oregon is picked to win North Division-ahead of Washington…..Utah picked to win Southern Division-with USC picked 2nd-UCLA to finish 3rd.

Stanford…Coach David Shaw thinks college football playoffs will expand to 8-teams in next few years.

Mountain West Conference…announce it will participate in new LA Bowl in 2020 in Rams Stadium against Pac 12-team….LA Bowl will have 1st choice of MWC teams…Conference has 6-bowl tie-ups

Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long says MWC West race wide open-teams have to replace QBs….says Hawaii is the real threat in division….Fresno picked to win…SDSU to finish second.

California…CB-Chance Colbert-JUCO transfer-Sierra College…shot and killed at party on Sunday morning.

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………..(BASEBALL)………..

Padres-W-NY Mets (7-2)…Austin Hedges RBI single..RBI double….Mets LF-Dominic Smith commits 3-errors and misplays flyable in game….Mets made bad throw on sacrifice fly-missed cutoff man….Dinelson Lamet pulled after 4-innings-80-pitches……….Friars lost 8-of-11…..(SD (48-53)…..Mets lost 15-of-24

San Diego-NY….Getaway game (9:10am)….Eric Lauer (5-7)-vs-Jacob deGrom (5-7)….Lauer strong outings-since May 16th….(55inn-55H-20R-3.54-ERA).

Padres…P-Bryan Mitchell continues to struggle at El Paso…pulled from start (3.2inn-8R-11H)….Mitchell has (15.00-ERA) at El Paso….last 3-starts (8.2-inn-20R-24H-10W)

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Dodgers-Angels……..Halos led (2-1) at Press Time….Justin Turner HR…Kole Calhoun HR-RBI double for Halos….Dodgers (40-13) at home this yer….(67-36) on season….Halos now (53-49).

Dodgers…DFA-C-Rocky Gale from 40-man roster

Dodgers…idle on Thursday….open road trip at Washington on Friday

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Angels-vs-Orioles….Thursday pitchers…Griff Canning (3-5)-vs-Tom Eschelman (0-2)

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(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-L-Tampa Bay….Charley Morton 11-stirkout outing…Tommy Pham HR…..Boston won 11-of-17….Ray lost 7-of-9

Rockies-L-Washington….1st game..Anthony Rendon-Adam Eaton HR…
Rockies-Washington…2nd game……Washington won 12-of-17….Colorado lost 14-of-17

Phillies-W-Tigers….Vince Velasquez 6-shutout innings…Philadelphia (9-8)….Detroit (29-67)

Brewers-W-Reds…Ryan Braun HR…Yasmany Grandal RBI single…Milwuakee (8-11) skid….Cincinnati (5-10) skid

Houston-W-A’s….Jose Altuve.George Springer 2R-HRs…Astros won 9-of-12…(66-38)….A’s won 17-of-24

Arizona-W-Baltimore…Cason Kelley 3Rp-HR…..D-Backs (52-51)…..Orioles (32-69)

Seattle-W-Texas…Dave Vogleback 3R-HR….Rangers (1-9) skid….Mariners (42-63)

Cubs-W-Giants…..Chicago hits 3-home runs….Cubs won 11-of-15….Giants won 16-of-21

Cardinals-W-Pirates…Paul Goldschmidt 2R-HR..Paul DeJong 2-two run HRs…St Louis won 10-of-12….Buccos lost 12-of-16

Indians-W-Toronto….Shane Bieber throws 1-hitter…Tribe won 15-of-19…..Jays (39-65)

Braves-L-Royals…Brad Keller throws 4-hitter…has RBI single…KC (39-64)….Braves won 10-of-17…..(60-43) on year

Yankees-Twins….Gleyber Torres-Aaron Hicks solo HRs…Didi Gregarious 2R-triple…NY led (10-7) at Press Time….NY won 8-of-12….(65-35)…….Minnesota (64-39)

Miami-W-White Sox….Cesar Puello 2R-HR…..Marlins (38-62)…..White Sox (45-54)

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(Injuries)

Yankees…DL-C-Gary Sanchez-groin
Seattle..MRI-OF-Domingo Santana-elbow
Texas…MRI-OF-Joey Gallo-wrist-goes on DL
Phillies…DL-SS-Brad Miller-hip
Phillies..Activate SS-Sean Rodriguez from DL

Reds..P-Alex Wood-strong rehab outing (6inn-1R) in AA

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(Roster Moves)

Pirates..Suspended P-Keone Kela for fight with performance coach

Cubs..Callup P-Tim Collins…Option 2B-Addison Reed to AAA
Seattle..Release OF-Eeric Young

Braves..Callup P-Jeremy Walker (2.84-ERA) AAA

Miami…Shopping P-Serge Romo in trade talks (3.68-ERA)
White Sox..Shopping P-Alex Colome-P-alex Bummer

Tampa Bay…Open trade talks-interested in OF-Hunter Pence-Texas…Jesus Aguilar-Milwaukee….OF-Nick Castellans-Detroit

Cardinals-Giants…Open trade talks about P-Tony Watson

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………..(BASKETBALL)…………..

NBA…Report out of Toronto that Raptors turned information about contract demands made by Kawhi Leonard uncle-Dennis Robertson….demands that would have violated NBA salary cap…..Rapotrs report said Robertson wanted ‘guaranteed’ marketing sponsorship money….access to Jets-houses-vacations…in addition to the 32M-a year salary.

Golden State….Coach Steve Kerr says NBA needs to install rules that prevent players from demanding trades during course of contracts….or tampering with players on other teams while they are under contract to teams.

Minnesota-Oklahoma City….Trade talks G-Andrew Wiggins for G-Chris Paul and #1 pick.

Portland..Sign FA-F-Pao Gasol-split last year between Spurs-Bucks
New Orleans..Sign FA-F-Zylan Cheatem-ex Arizona State-SDSU starter
Detroit…Former Pistons F-Greg Malone leaves NBA-to sign in Bayern, Germany.

Charlotte…G-Shelvin Mark leaving NBA to sign in Italy.

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………….(HOCKEY)…………………..

Toronto Maple Leafs….Sign 6-FA
..C-Kalle Kossila-San Diego Gulls…scored 51-goals in 3-years in AHL
..RW-Pontus Aberg-ex Minnesota-Nashville-Anaheim
..LW-Ken Agostino-ex NJ Devils
..D-Ken Gravel-ex Edmonton

Washington…Sign FA-LW-Matt Moulson-ex LA Kings-Buffalo

Blues..Hire Marc Savard as assistant coach on Craig Berube staff.

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…………..(GENERAL)……………

PGA…World Golf Championships….Tees off St Jude Classic-Memphis

Indy Car….Alexander Rossi-signing contract extension with Andretti Autosport
Indy Car…Rookie driver Colton Herta-may leave Steinbrenner-Harding Racing-lack funds

Soccer..Crystal Palace-asking 100M transfer fee for F-Will Zaha…Arsenal drops out on bidding…Everton may make offer.

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