Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

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Chargers…Lose TE-Hunter Henry for 6W with fractured kneecap tibia…took hit on pass reception in Sunday game with Colts…3rd significant injury in 3-years for Henry….Had lacerated kidney-knee injuries prior.

Chargers..IR-CB-Trevor Williams-knee-will be out minimum 6W
Chargers…WR-Mike Williams misses workout with on going knee bruise…Coach Anthony Lynn concerned.
Chargers..Sign FA-CB-Dontae Johnson-ex 49ers-4th round pick
Chargers..Workout FA-TE-Luke Wilson-ex Raiders-Seahawks

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(Teams)
New England…..Controversial WR-Antonio Brown goes thru 1st full workout with Patriots.

New England…NFL informs Patriots it has begun an investigation into rape lawsuit filed against Antonio Brown by his former trainer….Britney Taylor will meet with NFL investigators next week to detail 3-sexual assault allegations….Brown and agent Drew Rosenhaus say the lawsuit is a ‘money grab’.

New England…NFL informs Patriots it reserves the right to put Brown on the NFL ‘exempt’ list during the probe-but has not made that move yet.

Cleveland…DE-Chris Smith leaves team-girlfriend killed in auto accident on highway outside Cleveland…hit by drunk driver while standing on side of road…Had baby just 6-months ago

Pittsburgh…Longtime OT-Sam Davis passes away (75)…had been in Senior Care facility-had dementia and was blind-Played 14Y-won 4-Super Bowl rings.

Green Bay…Former Packers RB-KR-Al Carmichael passes away (90)…starred in 1950s…held NFL record for 106Y-kickoff return for 40-years…played with Denver Broncos in early years AFL.

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(Schedule)…Thursday Night Football

Tampa Bay-Carolina…..Bucs QB-Jameis Winston continues to have turnover problems…Career stats (57G-89TD-61Int-23Fu-125QB sacks)….Questions continue about Panthers QB-Cam Newton coming off shoulder surgery…Attempted only 1-pass of 38-thrown that went more than 20-yards.

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(Roster Moves)
Bills..Workout QB-Taylor Heinicke-ex CarolinaBills..Workout WR-Tommy Lewis-ex Saints.Lions..Workout CB-Jeff Richard-ex Chargers..Lions..Workout CB-Josh Jones-ex PackersHouston..Sign FA-CB-Phillip Gaines-ex BrownsHouston..Release CB-Aaron ColvinColts..Workout DT-Earl Mitchell-ex SeattleColts..Workout RB-Darrin Hall-ex PackersJets..Sign FA-DE-Jordan Willis-ex BengalsJets..Workout QB-Tyree Jackson-ex BillsEagles..Sign FA-DT-Akeem Spence-ex MiamiSeattle..Release CB-Parry NickersonTitans..Workout OG-Josh Garnett-ex 49ersRedskins..Sign FA-DT-TY McGill-ex ChargersRedskins..Sign FA-CB-Simeion Thomas-ex SattleRedskins..Workout DE-Datone Jonex-ex PackersRedskins..Workout DT-Caraun Reid-ex Lions-Chargers
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(Injuries)
Raiders..Rookie S-Jon Abram-surgery-torn rotator cuffJets..IR-WR-Quincey Enunwa-neck injuryChiefs..WR-Tyreek Hill to miss 6W-shoulder joint injuryBroncos..IR-WR-Tim Patrick-broken handBuffalo..K-Steven Haushka-out of practice-hip injuryBengals..WR-AJ Green-cleared for running drills-injured ankle
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(College Football)
Oklahoma State…Legendary supporter T-Boone Pickens passes away (91Y)…..Donated 165M to Cowboys athletics…Donated over 600M-to University….Graduated from Oklahoma A&M in 1951…founded major gas-oil drilling company.

USC…WR-Devon Williams announces he will transfer…has 3Y-eligbility left.

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…………….(BASEBALL)…………..
Padres-Cubs…San Diego led (4-0) at Press Time in 8th inning…Wil Myers 2R-single…stretches sitting streak to 12-games…Manny Margot solo HR….Chris Paddock 6-shutout innings-7 strikeouts….has gone 18-innings without allowing a run…Friars (68-76)…lost 12-of-21…..Cubs (77-68) ..Cubs drop into tie with Milwaukee for last wildcard spot in NL.
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Padres-Cubs…Thursday afternoon matchup…Dinelson Lamet (2-4)-vs-Yu Darvish (5-6).

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Dodgers-L-Orioles (7-3)…Jon Villar 3R-HR for Birds…..Villar home run sets MLB season mark…(6,106) home runs this season with two weeks left in season……LA (94-53)….Baltimore (47-98)

LA-Baltimore…Thursday pitchers..Rich Hill (4-1)-vs-Dylan Bundy (6-13)

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Angels-L-Indians (4-3)…Francisco Lindor 2R-HR..Carlos Santana HR…..Halos lost 15-of-19….Tribe (86-61)

Angels..Off day on Thursday

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-Tigers….Rained out….NY (95-51)…Detroit (43-100)

Braves-W-Phillies…Ty Flowers 3R-HR…Atlant won 11-of-13….19-of-23…(91-56) for year.

Red Sox-L-Blue Jays…Sox held to 2-hits in blowout loss..Boston lost 8-of-11..Jays (57-89)

Arizona-L-Mets…Jeff McNeil-Todd Frazier combined for 4-home runs…NY won 8-of-12….D-Backs won 11-of-16

Milwaukee-W-Miami…Mike Moustakas 2HRs….Brewers won 9-of-11…Marlins (51-94)

Washington-W-Minnesota..Treu Turner-Ryan Zimmerman HRs…Twins won 12-of-17…Nationals lost 6-of-9

Tampa Bay-L-Texas..Rougned Odor 3R-HR in slugfest…Rays won 11-of-13

Royals-W-White Sox…Jorge Soler hits 2-2R-HRs…KC (54-92)…Chisox (64-81)

Houston-L-A’s…Marcus Semian-John Murphy HRs for Oakland…Astros (95-52)…won 17-of-23….A’s won 11-of-16….(86-60) for season.

Cardinals-L-Rockies…Ian Desmond HR….Cards lose (2-1) second night in row..St Louis won 14-of-20…Rockies (62-84)

Pirates-W-Giants…Elias Diaz 2RBIs…Giants lost 11-of-16…Bucs (64-82)

Reds-Mariners…Seattle led (3-2) at Press Time…Rookie Kyle Lewis 3R-HR…Cincinnati lost 9-of-13….Mariners (59-86)

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(Injuries)
Yankees…OF-Aaron Hicks considering Tommy John elbow surgery
Arizona..P-Taijuan Walker throws first bullpen outing-out all year shoulder problems. 

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(MLB)

Red Sox…Give manager Alex Cora-vote of confidence-will return next year.

Giants…President Farhan Zaidi fires 8-scouts in pro scouting department including 10Y-veterans Brian Johnson-Steve Balboni and Scouting Director Matt Nerland….Zaidi says he will consider hiring a GM this off season.

Cubs..Promote Jason McCleod to Senior VP-Player Personnel…likely blocking the Red Sox from interviewing him.

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………….(BASKETBALL)………..

Aztecs….Announce basketball schedule…..Non conference schedule includes games at BYU…vs-Grand Canyon…..Creighton-Texas Tech…..and home court games with UCSD..USD…Texas Southern…Tenessee State…LIU….Cal Poly.

Washington…Hire Rod Thorn as Consultant…Former GM-Chicago Bulls..Brooklyn Nets…76ers.

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………….(HOCKEY)……………..
LA Kings…Open preseason camp on Friday…60-players to report…included host of young players
..Mikey Anderson-D-Minnesota Duluth
..Arthur Kalieyiev-F-51-goals at Hamilton in OHA 
..Tobias Bjonfot-D-1st round pick Djurgardens-Sweden
..Sam Fagemo-F-Sweden-scored 24G
..Nik Prokorkin-F-St Petersburg-KHL-scored 20 goals
..John Yantseis-F-Kitchener-50-goals
..Rasmus Kupari-F-Last year 1st round pick-scored 12G-Karpat-Finland

Kings….Former 1st round pick Gabe Villardi will not be on ice…continues rehab from back surgeries the last 3-seasons.

Toronto…Mitch Marner rejects 8Y-88M deal from Leafs…Wants just 3Y-contract to test free agency again.

Minnesota..Sign F-Kevin Fiala (2Y-6M)-was restricted free agent

Rangers..Sign FA-D-Joe Morrow-ex Winnipeg 

Vancouver..Fires Goaltending coach Dan Cloudier.

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………….(GENERAL)……………
Soccer-USA Coach Greg Berhalter says his young players making progress despite going winless in last 3-games played.

USA Soccer…former Womens star Carli Lloyd (38Y) will train with NFL legend Morton Anderson…may try to make an XFL-team.

Mexico…Loses to Argentina (4-0) in friendly match…1st loss for new coach Tata Martino after 11-wins.

NASCAR…Wood Brothers hires Matt DiBenedetto to replace retiring Paul Menard next season.
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