Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday
Chargers…DE-1st round pick-Joey Bosa does not get on the practice field for another full pad workout with the hamstring issue. Has practiced just 1-time in 10-days since ending his 31-day contract holdout.
Chargers..Bring in FA-WR-Aaron Dobson-ex Patriot-for workout….Team has looked at 3-free agents this week, but not ready to replace WR-Keenan Allen’s spot on roster.
Buffalo Bills-New York Jets….Thursday nite football….Ryan Fitzpatrick-vs-Rex Ryan’s defense…..Tyrod Taylor-vs-Jets very good defensive front.
Miami..RB-Arian Foster-misses workout with hamstring issue.
Denver..WR-Demaryius Thomas-limited workout with hip issue.
Vikings..OT-Matt Kalil-misses workout with hip.
Arizona..Sign FA-CB-Tharrold Simon-ex-Seahawks.
Miami..Sign FA-DT-Chris Jones
49ers..Visit with WR-Aaron Dobson-ex Patriots
Tampa Bay..Workout FA-DE-Kroy Biermann
Chiefs..Release CB-Kei Russell-former 3rd round pick
Packers..Release RB-Jhurrel Pressley
Denver…NFL fines LB-Brandon Marshall with 24,300-fine for head hit of Cam Newton…Fine S-Darian Stewart 18,230-for roughing QB hit on Newton.
NFL..Says it will hire “Independent Concussion Board” to lead research effort to further study concussions-rules-protocol.
Forbes Magazine…Issues “Value Report” on franchises…Dallas Cowboys (4.2B) is ranked first…New England (3.4B) is second….followed by New York Giants (3B)….49ers (3B)…..Washington (2.9B)….LA Rams (2.9B)…..Chargers are rated 21st at (2.08B)..
Hall of Fame…94-names on list of potential enshrinees….Newcomers include RB-LaDainian Tomlinson-Chargers star…Hines Ward-Steelers-WR….Holdover names incude QB-Kurt Warner…Colts RB-Edgerrin James…49ers-WR-Terrell Owens…..Packers TE-Sterling Sharpe…Coaches Jimmy Johnson-Bill Cowher-Mike Holmgren amongst other big names.
Washington State…Coach Mike Leach accuses Pullman police of targeting Cougars players for arrests….last 3-incidents involving WSU players led to arrests…but people who attacked them no charged….Washington State President and AD will meet with Chief of Police.
Padres-W-Giants (3-1)…Luis Sardinas 3-hits..RBI…Run scored…Padres sweep Giants for lst time in San Francisco since 2007….San Diego has won 6-row vs Giants after starting season (0-9) against them….Padres have won 4-of-5.
Padres…Travel Day-Off Day today…open series Friday night in Colorado.
Dodgers-W-Yankees (2-0)….Clayton Kershaw throws 5-shutout innings…Justin Turner RBI-double…LA now has 5-game lead over Giants.
LA-Arizona…Thursday nite matchup…Rich Hill (3-0) 0.00-ERA with Dodgers-vs-Archie Bradley (6-9).
Angels–Mariners..Nelson Cruz-Kyle Seager HRs for Seattle..
Halos-Blue Jays….Daniel Wright makes start for Angels-vs-JA Happ (18-4) with Toronto.
Toronto-L-Tampa Bay..Corey Dickerson-Kevin Kiermaier each hit 2R-HRs…Jays lost 10-of-14
Cubs-W-Cardinals..Anthony Rizzo solo HR-2R-HR…Cubs now (93-53).
Washington-W-Mets..Tanner Roark 7-shutout innings in 1-0-Nats win.
Orioles-W-Red Sox..Mark Trumbo solo HR in 1-0 win..Baltimore now 1-game back of Bosox…Toronto 2-games behind.
Phillies-W-Pirates..Freddy Galvis 2R-HR..Bucs lost 13-of-15
Tigers-W-Twins..Ian Kinsler 3H-3RBI
Indians-W-White Sox..Co Co Crisp 3R-HR
Miami-W-Atlanta..Marcel Ozuna RBI single..3R-HR
Milwaukee-W-Reds..Dom Santana 3R-HR
A’s-W-Royals..Yonder Alonso 2R-double
Houston-W-Texas..George Springer HR…Yulieski Gurriel RBI-single-average up to (.338)
Arizona-W-Colorado…Jean Segura hits 2-more home runs-gives him 4-in two nights
Blue Jays..MRI-SS-Josh Donaldson-hip
Cardinals..Activate P-Michael Wacha
Angels..MRI-P-Tyler Skaggs-strained flexor tendon-no tear
Orioles..OF-Steve Pearce-2nd opinion-ailing forearm.
Mets..3B-David Wright-medical exam-surgically repaired neck-improving-no baseball activity till January
Yankees..Sign FA-DH-Billy Butler-ex A’s.
Orioles..Callup SS-Paul Janish
Atlanta..Sign FA-P-Josh Collmenter
Seattle-Atlanta…Trade…Mariners deal P-Joe Wieland to Braves for minor leaguer.
Vin Scully…Dodgers icon says he will not broadcast any playoff games despite network TV-invitation…and will not work Dodgers radio.
Blue Jays..Hire Ben Cherrington-VP-Operations..former Red Sox GM
A’s..GM-David Forst turns down Twins request to interview for President of Baseball Ops job.
Sacramento…Sign FA-G-Jordan Farmar-journeyman veteran.
New Orleans..Sign FA-G-Lance Stephenson-ex Charlotte.
Vancouver..Sign FA-F-Tuomo Ruutu-ex-New Jersey Devils
Calgary…Sign FA-D-Nicklas Grosman-ex Arizona Coyotes-Flyers-Dallas.