Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on September 26th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(FOOTBALL)…….

Chargers….Report that RB-Melvin Gordon may report to the team on Thursday…get a 3-game roster exemption…then play out the season before he becomes a free agent..,Gordon has missed all of camp and 3-regular season games and has forfeited (2.3M) in game checks of his 5.6M-salary.

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(Schedule)…Thursday Night Football

Green Bay-at-Philadelphia…Packers (3-0)…Eagles (1-2)…QB-Aaron Rodgers (647P-4TD-0 Int)…QB-Carson Went (803P-6TD-2-Int)

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(Injuries)

Jacksonville..S-Jalen Ramsey reports to camp-back injury..leaves team to go home to Nashville for birth of child
Miami..OT-Laremy Tunstil-toe injury
Eagles..RB-Corey Clement-out of practice-shoulder
Patriots..WR-Julian Edelman-practices with rib injury
Miami..IR-OG-Dan Isadora-needs foot surgery
Houston..IR-OG-Sio Kelemta-shoulder sprain
Broncos..CB-Bryce Callahan-out another 4W-foot issue
Browns..3-CBs out of workout-Denzel Ward..Greedy Williams..Morgan Burnett

Raiders..3-LBs out of workouts..Nick Morrow-Ankle..Vontez Burfect-elbow..Marquel Lee-knee
Raiders..IR-LB-Marquel Lee…LB-Nick Morrow

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(Roster Moves)

Seattle-Pittsburgh…Trade..Seahawks deal TD-Nick Vannett to Steelers for draft pick

Patriots..Sign FA-QB-Cody Kessler-ex Jaguars-Eagles
Saints..Sign FA-LB-Stephone Anthony-ex Miami

Raiders..Release WR-Ryan Grant
Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Dakota Alle-ex Rams
Raiders..Activate LB-Justin Phillips from taxi squad

Arizona..Sign FA-LB-Chris Banjo-ex Saints

Jets..Workout FA-RBs-Fozzy Whittaker-ex Panthers..RB-Zach Zenna-ex Lions
Lions..Workout FA-C-Russ Bodine-ex Bills-Patriots
Jets..Workout LB-Shane Ray-ex Broncos…DE-Nate Orchard-ex-Bills

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(NFL Notes)

Chicago…Former Bears 1st round pick DE-Wally Chambers-passes away (68Y)…played 7-years with Bears-Tampa Bay

Miami…Dolphins TV ratings have plunged to a (9.5) rating..teams lost 60% viewership.

CFL-Montreal…Suspends QB-Vernon Adams for swinging helmet at Winnipeg player starting brawl.

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(College Football)

New Mexico…Coach Bob Davie returns to team after 2-weeks rest following heart issue.

USC..QB-Kedon Slovis-still out of practice-concussion issue
Boise State…LB-Ezekiel Noa-miss rest season-broken wrist-ACL knee
Wyoming..Suspend CB-Allen Smith-pulled unloaded gun on student
East Carolina..QB-Reid Herring leaves team to transfer.

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………….(BASEBALL)……………

Padres-L-Dodgers…(6-4)…Joc Pederson 2-solo HRs…Christian Taylor HR for LA…Edwin Rios hits 473′-HR into second deck in right field in LA win….Francisco Mejia 2R-double…….San Diego (70-89)…lost 11-of-13….(26-43) since All Star Game.

Padres-Dodgers…Thursday matchup…Joey Lucchesi (10-9)-vs-Clayton Kershaw (15-5)

Padres…Open contract talks with reliever Craig Stammen-soon to be free agent…team negotiating also with P-Kirby Yates

Padres…Shutdown P-Cal Quantrill…has logged (138-inn) this year.

Dodgers..Relief P-Joe Kelly-ailing for last week.

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Angels-L-Athletics….(3-2)….Matt Chapman 2R-HR in 9th for A’s….Halos just (7-21) last 3-weeks…A’s (95-63)

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(Scoreboard)

Cardinals-L-Arizona…Wilmer Flores 2R-HR-2R-double for D-backs..beat Cards 2nd day in row..St Louis won 7-of-10

Twins-W-Tigers…Eddie Rosario 2R-HR…Minnesota (98-60)…Tigers (46-111)

Brewers-W-Reds…Ryan Braun Grand Slam HR..Keston Hiura 2R-HR…Milwaukee won 16-of-19…(88-70) …Brewers clinch wildcard playoff berth…

Yankees-L-Tampa Bay…Avisail Garcia-Joey Wendle HRs for Rays…..NY (102-57)…Rays (95-64)

Washington-W-Phillies..Howie Kendrick-Brian Dozier solo HRs for Nats…Nationals (89-69)

Cubs-L-Pirates..Erik Gonzalez (3-3)..RBI double…Cuts lost 8th in row-out of playoffs…

Orioles-L-Blues Jays…Rowdy Telliez 2-solo HRs..Billie McKinney HR…Baltimore (52-107)…Jays (65-94)

Mets-W-Miami..Peter Alonso 3R-HR….NY won 11-of-16…Marlins (55-103)

Red Sox-W-Texas…Christian Vasquez 2R-HR..Mitch Moreland 2R-HR..Raf Devers HR…Boston lost 5-of-9

Indians-L-White Sox…Wellington Castillo 3R-HR for Chisox…Tribe won 11-of-15…(93-65)

Braves-W-Royals…Josh Donaldson RBI double..3R-triple….Atlanta (97-62)…Royals (58-101)

Rockies-Giants…Tied (1-1) atPress Time…SF lost 10-of-15….Rockies (68-890)

Houston-W-Seattle….Zach Grienke throws 8-and-one third no hit innings…Alex Bregman RBI double…Astros won 9-of-10….(104-54)…Mariners (66-92)

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(Injuries)

Mets..OF-Jeff McNeil-fractured wrist-hit by pitch

Reds..P-Sonny Gray-scope surgery on elbow-will be ready for spring
Twins..P-Sam Dyson-surgery-torn labrum-will miss most of 2020 season.
Phillies..C-JT Realmuto surgery for torn meniscus…hit (.275-25HR)

Rockies..P-Jeff Hoffman-bruised knee
A’s..P-Lou Trivino-miss rest of season-rib injury
Atlanta..OF-Ron Acuna-hip tightness
Angels..C-Max Stassi-needs hip surgery

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(MLB)

Yankees…MLB says P-Domingo German administrative league (suspension) will stretch thru the playoffs and World Series….Was (18-4) this year.

Rockies-Giants…Set MLB record…used 25-pitchers in 16-inning game

Pirates…Inform Manager Clint Hurdle he will return next season despite this year’s last place season.
Cubs..Begin meetings with Manager Joe Maddon discuss future
Phillies..Internal meetings with Manager Gabs Kapler on his future.

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…………..(BASKETBALL)………..

Brooklyn Nets…GM-Sean Marks says F-Kevin Durant will not play this season-will rehab Achilles injury.
Brooklyn….G-Kyrie Irving taken to hospital with facial fractures after getting hit in practice
Orlando Magic…Doctors clear G-Markelle Fultz for full workouts in camp..has had yearlong problems with scapula-collarbone injury

Houston..Sign FA-Ryan Anderson-spent last year with Suns-ex Miami Heat 3-point shooter

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………….(HOCKEY)………..

American Hockey League….Board of Governors meeting in Chicago….likely to announce expansion into Palm Springs for 2020-2021 season…will be top farm club for the new Seattle expansion team…will play in the AHL-Pacific Division.

Ducks-W-Kings (2-0)….Ryan Miller 34-saves for Anaheim….Gulls-Sam Carrick scores 3rd period goal in win…….NHL preseason

Ducks…Reportedly trying to make a trade for right-handed shooting defenseman…offering either Nick Ritchie or Andrej Kase in possible deal.

Calgary..Sign C-Matt Tkachuck to (3Y-21M) deal ending holdout
Edmonton…Send #1-Draft Pick-D-Evan Bouchard to Bakersfield-AHL
Florida..Release F-Troy Brouwer

Toronto…C-Auston Matthews-confirms he was arrested on drunken-disorderly conduct in spring in Scottsdale, Arizona for confrontation with female security guard.

Seattle..NHL expansion team hires 5-scouts including former Female Olympic star Cammie Granato…and veteran scout Ulf Sammuelson.

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…….(GENERAL)………..

London Guardian…Report that Tottenham Hot Spur might consider coaching change and would be interested in talking to Jurgen Klinsmann-former German and Team USA head coach.

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