Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on September 19th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

………(FOOTBALL)………..

Chargers….Holdout RB-Melvin Gordon goes on Instagram and says he ‘expects to play somewhere this season’……His holdout now enters 9th week…Criticized LA fans…’we went (12-4) last year-no one in LA cared’…..Gordon has forfeited 1.98M-in game checks this season.

Chargers…K-Michael Badgley-remains hindered by a groin injury…CB-Michael Davis remains out of workouts with a hamstring injury.

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(Schedule)

Tennessee-Jacksonville…Thursday Night Football..Titans QB-Marcus Mariota battling thru quad injury….Jaguars start rookie Gardner Minshew for 2nd straight game after Nick Foles injury…Unhappy S-Jalen Ramsey-meets with Coach Doug Marrone to discuss last weeks’ blowup on sidelines…will play in Thursday game.

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(NFL)

Pittsburgh…District Attorney says he will not charge Antonio Brown with any crimes…’Statute Limitations’ has passed on any potential rape charges.

NFL..Spent 10-hours interviewing Antonio Brown trainer-who has charged 3-sexual assault incidents in two year span…League to interview an artist who claims she was sexually abused by Brown.

Santa Clara….City breaks off a portion of its lease with 49ers saying team has mismanaged Levi Stadium for non football events.

NFL..Admits officials blew 2-illegal procedure calls against Colts QB-Jacoby Brissett last Sunday-hand claps in shotgun formation are legal.

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(Roster Moves)

Raiders-Jacksonville..Report Jaguars offering to trade S-Jalen Ramsey to Raiders for one of their two first round picks.

Dallas…Release DE-Taco Charlton-former 1st round pick..had just 4-sacks in 2-seasons.

Jets..Sign FA-QB-David Fales-ex Bears-Miami
Miami..Sign FA-S-Doug Middletonw-ex Jets

Saints..Workout WR-Jordan Matthews-ex Eagles

Saints..Workout LB-Malcom Smith-ex 49ers
Dallas..Workout S-Josh Jones-ex Green Bay
Lions..Workout RB-Bennie Cunningham-ex Rams
Packers..Workout RB-Bo Scarbrough-ex Seahawks

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(Teams)

Bengals..RB-Joe Mixon-upset at poor play…has (17C-27Y-1.6YPC)
Jets..QB-Sam Darnold visits team facility-out 4W-mono.

Saints..Yet to name starting QB to replace Drew Brees…either Taysom Hill or Teddy Bridgewater.

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(Injuries)

Redskins..IR-CB-Dominick Rogers-Cromartie-torn ankle ligament
Chiefs..Surgery OT-Eric Fisher-core muscle injury
Chiefs..RBs-LeSean McCoy-Damian Williams miss workouts-injuries
Carolina..QB-Cam Newton misses workouts-sprained foot

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(College Football)

Colorado State..QB-Collin Hill-gone for year..tearns knee ligament 3rd time in career.

Utah State…RB-Keegan Duncan transfers in from Boise State-will have 4-years eligibility left.

Colorado State..WR-Nate Meyers transfers in from Arkansas

New Mexico..Coach Bob Davie will not be on sidelines for game at New Mexico State-recovering from heart procedure 3-weeks ago.

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…………..(BASEBALL)……………..

Padres-W-Milwaukee (2-1)…Seth Bream solo HR….P-Dinelson Lamet 14-stirkeout effort….Relievers Craig Stammen-Kirby Yates pitch out of jams in the 8th-9th innings…. ….San Diego had lost 6-in row…lost 11-of-15….(69-83) on year

San Diego-Brewers..Thursday getaway game…Joey Lucchesi (10-8)-vs-Jordan Lyles (11-8).

Padres…USA Today reports Manager Andy Green is on ‘hot seat’ could be fired for teams second half collapse…Says Cubs manager Joe Maddon in danger and Green is the 2nd manager on hot seat.

Padres..Announce top minor league prospects will play Texas Rangers prospects on Tuesday night-October 1st in ‘Don Welke Classic’ at Petco Park.

Padres..Shut down P-Chris Paddack-finishes season with (9-7) record-3.33-ERA..10-quality starts…(153K-140 inn)

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Dodgers-Tampa Bay…Dodgers led (5-4)in 7th at Press Time…Max Muncy 2R-dhouble…Joc Pederson RBI single….LA (98-54)….Rays (89-63)

Dodgers…Off day Thursday

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Angels-W-Yankees (3-2)…Albert Pujols RBI single……Halos lost 18-of-24….(69-83)…NY (99-54)

Angels-New York..Thursday matchup…Andrew Heaney (4-5)-vs-JA Happ (12-8)

Angels..OF-Luis Rengifo-possible broken hamate bone in hand…becomes 25th player on DL this year.

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(Scoreboard)

Mets-W-Rockies…Pete Alonso hits 49th HR…Jeff McNeil HR…NY won 7-of-10…Rockies (66-87)

Royals-L-A’s…Mark Canha RBI double in 11th….Oakland (92-51)….Royals (56-97)

Arizona-W-Miami…Christian Walker HR…Ab Almonte HR….Marelins (53-99)

Cardinals-W-Nationals..Matt Weiters 2R-HR..Adam Wainwright (7inn-1R)

Mariners-W-Pirates…Rookie Kyle Lewis hits 5th home run in 10-days since callus…Pittsburgh (65-87)

Toronto-W-Baltimore..Jays score 6R in 10th..Randal Grichuk Grand Slam HR…Orioles (49-103)

Indians-W-Tigers…Yasiel Puig (4-5)….Tribe (89-63)…Tigers (45-106)

Boston-L-Giants…SF erupts for 11-rruns…Stephen Vogt 2R-HR-4RBI…Bosox lost 7-of-12

Atlanta-L-Phillies…Bryce Harper 2R-HR….Braves (93-60)….Phillies lost 7-of-13

Twins-L-White Sox…Yoan Moncada RBI double….Minnesota (93-59)

Cubs-Reds..Tied (2-2) in 8th inning at Press Time…Eugenio Suarez HR…Chicago won 5-of-6

Houston-W-Texas…Yuliel Gurriel 2R-HR….Jose Altuva HR…Astros (100-53)..Houston won 12-of-16

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(MLB)

Pittsburgh…Judge refuses bail in the child pornography case with Pirates relief ace Felipe Vasquez…ordered to forfeit passport-visa-remains jailed….Facing 6-felony counts having sex with girl over 3-year period when she was 13…Transporting pornography via Email and cell phone…Sent girl sex video…Additional felony charges could be filed in the case

Pittsburgh…Pirates players shocked at Vasquez arrest…P-Chris Archer says clubhouse is somber…called in a ‘heinous act’…called it a ‘dark day’ for organization.

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(Injuries)

Royals…P-Jacob Junis-shutdown for year..threw (175inn)
Cubs..DL-SS-Addison Russell-concussion
Arizona..MRI-3B-Ketel Marte-back issue
Red Sox..MRI-OF-Mookie Betts-foot injury
Red Sox..Shutdown P-David Price-flareup wrist issue
Yankees..P-Dellan Betances-2nd opinion on possible torn achilles
Yankees..Activate OF-Giancarlo Stanton from DL.

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(Roster Moves)

Pirates..P-Felip Vasquez put on suspenpeded list after arrest.

Toronto..Sign FA-P-Ryan Dull.

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………..(BASKETBALL)………….

Orlando..Pick up option (12.2M) on oft-injured G-Markelle Fultz..has played just 33-games in 2-seasons..Former 1st round pick.

Washington..G-Isaiah Thomas-surgery-torn thumb ligament-will miss 8W..has played just 44-of-160-games last two years with injuries.

Pelicans..G-Lonzo Ball..F-Brandon Ingram cleared full workouts with New Orleans..both coming off surgeries end of Lakers season

Toronto..Sign FA-G-Isaiah Taylor-ex Cavaliers
Boston..Sign FA-F-Yanke Maten-averaged (23P) in G-League

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……………(HOCKEY)……………

LA Kings-Las Vegas…Thursday night preseason game

Kings-W-Arizona (4-1)…Preseason..Rookie D-Mikey Anderson scores goal.
Kings-L-Arizona (5-0)..Split squad game…G-Jon Quick gives up 3-goals early.

Kings..Send F-Arthur Kaliyev back to Hamilton-OHL-scored 51-goals in junior hockey…Send F-Jon Yantis back to Kitchener-OHL-scored 50-goals last season in junior hockey

Ducks….Off till Saturday-face Arizona Coyotes

Kings..Sign FA-D-Ben Hutton-ex Vancouver

Edmonton..Sign FA-F-Anton Burdasov-6’2-F-scored 19G for Yulayev in KHL in Russia.

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……..(GENERAL)………

Formula 1….Legendary driver Sterling Moss in failing health in England with lung-breathing problems…is (90Y)…1960s driving star.

NASCAR…Veteran driver Kyle Busch gets ripped after he criticizes inexperienced drivers and underfunded teams saying they cause too many accidents

NASCAR…Richard Childress Racing…fires driver Denial Hemric-is 25th pinpoint standings.

Horse Racing….Maximum Security, Kentucky Derby disqualified winner, enters cling for treatment of colon disorder.

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