Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on March 11th, 2021  •  0 Comments  • 

………(Baseball)………..

Padres-L-Rockies (7-5)…San Diego rookie pitchers falter..Friars (4-6)
..Mackenzie Gore (2inn-2R-4H-1W-4K)..Control continues problem
..Mason Thompson (1inn-4R) in relief
..Jake Cronenworth (2-2)
..Pat Kivlehan 2R-HR
..Josh Mears HR
..Tommy Pham now (0-14)
..Brian O’Grady (.000)
..CJ Abrams (.211)
..Ha Kim (.143)
..Austin Gomber-Rockies (3inn-0R) in win

Padres-Cleveland..Thursday game..Joe Musgrove to start

Padres..Shutdown P-Jacob Nix-likely elbow surgery
Padres..Add minor leaguers P-Jordan Guerrero-C-Johnny Homza
Padres..Former pitching coach Norm Sherry-passes (89Y)

Dodgers-W-Arizona (3-2)
..Clayton Kershaw (3inn-1R-3K)
..Kenley Jansen (1inn-0R-2K)…4th game not allowing run
..Corey Seager (2R-HR)

Dodgers-Seattle..Thursday game

Angels-W-Cleveland (4-2)..Halos now (5-4)
..Alex Cobb (3inn-1R)
..Jon Jay HR-Sac Fly
..Cal Quantrill (3inn-3R-4H) in loss for Cleveland

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(MLB)

Texas..Rangers announce they will have full capacity of fans for start of season-Masks required.
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(Injuries)

Reds..DL-OF-Joey Votto-Covid issues
Mets..Shutdown P-Carlos Carrasco-elbow discomfort
Orioles..MRI-1B-Chris Davis-back issues
Milwaukee..MRI-OF-Mark Mazthias-shoulder injury
Houston..P-Forrest Whitley-elbow surgery
Cubs..Activate P-Pedro Strop-from Covid list
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……….(Basketball)………..

Aztecs…12-noon…1st round game in Mountain West Conference tourney in Las Vegas…SDSU (20-4) on season face improving Wyoming Cowboys…..Brian Dutcher (93-30) at SDSU
..SDSU (74PPG) offense
..SDSU (60PPG) defense
..SDSU defense-opponents shooting 38% from floor..15-turnovers
..Matt Mitchell (15PPG)
..Jordan Schakel (14PPG)
..Nathan Mensah (8P-6R)
..Bench adding (34PPG)

UCLA-Oregon State…1st round Pac 12-tourney..Bruins (17-8) lost 3-in a row.

USC-Utah…Trojans opening round game.

Mountain West Conference:
..Wyoming-W-San Jose (111-8)…Cowboys shoot (59%)…Grahame Ike (32P)..4-in double figures
..UNLV-W-Air Force (80-52)..David Jenkins hits 6-3 point baskets for Rebels
..Fresno-W-New Mexico (85-77)..Orlando Robinson (14P-12R) for Bulldogs

Pac 12 Conference:
..Arizona State-W-Washington State (64-59)..Alonzo Verge shoots 10-for-15 from floor for Devils
..Utah-W-Washington (98-95)..Utes jump out 17P lead..Utah hits 14-3’s..shoots 60% from floor
..Stanford-L-Cal (76-58)..Bears use (15-4) spurt in final 4-minutes to pull away
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(NBA)

Clippers-Golden State….LA (24-14) on season heading into Thursday game

San Antonio…Coach Greg Popovich says team will attempt to trade F-LaMarcus Aldridge to place him on a potential playoff team.

Lakers..Sign F-Damian Jones to 2nd-10 day contract

Boston..Activate G-Marcus Smart-out 6W-calf
Miami..C-Meyer Leonard-leaves team after uttering Jewish slur
Toronto..G-Kyle Lowry-30M contract preventing trade
Boston-Sacramento..Discuss deal for Kings F-Harrison Barnes

Cleveland…Cavaliers mourn passing of Hall of Fame broadcaster Joe Tait (83) of cancer…Broadcast Cavs for 39-years…16-years Voice of Indians baseball also.

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………..(Football)……..

NFL…Announces major reduction in salary cap….Drops from (198M-to-182.7M) this year…8% drop…Drop of (15.7M) is only 2nd time cap has gone down after league lost 4B-in revenue because of Pandemic.

NFL..Awards 17-Compensation draft picks to teams for free agent losses.
..Chargers pick up #3rd round pick for losing QB-Philip Rivers.
..Rams receive #3-3-4 round picks
..Patriots-Ravens  receive #3-4 round picks
..49ers-Saints receive #3-3 picks

Washington…Coach Ron Rivera admits he had doubts about Alex Smith comeback:
..Scared of this
..What happens if I put him on field and he hurts leg again

Seattle..TE-Greg Olson sounds off on Russell Wilson feud with team
..Russell Wilson-Most intelligent-high level guy ever met
..Pete Carroll-Most impressive football man I have ever met

Seattle..Sends letter to season ticket holders-makes no mention of QB-Russell Wilson

Carolina..Coach Matt Rhule says Ted Bridgewater is his starting QB

Cowboys..Restructured contracts of Zach Martin-LaEl Collins-Tyron Smith to create cap room to re-sign QB-Dak Prescott

Saints..Reworked contracts of Andrus Peat-Malcom Jenkins  to clear (9.4M) cap space

Bengals..RB-Joe Mixon-cleared full workouts after missing season foot injury

Washington..Hires Brian Porter-ex Carolina..Director FB Ops
Denver..DUI case against RB-Melvin Gordon is dropped

CFL-XFL…Discussing possible joint season starting in 2022..Would play spring into summer.

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(Roster Moves)

Packers..RB-Aaron Jones rejected 9M-year contract..wants 15M

Bills..Release WR-John Brown..DT-Quinton Jefferson
Saints..Release WR-Emmanuel Sanders-Clears 10M cap space
Saints..Release TE-Jared Cook-Clears 3M cap space
Saints..Release LB-Kwon Alexander-Clears 13M cap space
Titans..Release S-Kenny Vaccaro…CB-Malcom Butler
Vikings..Release OT-Riley Reiff-opens up 10M cap space
Giants..Release OT-Kevin Zeitler-creates 12M cap space

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(College Football)

Kansas..Fires Athletic Director Jeff Long hours after he terminated football coach Les Miles…Jayhawks football is (20-99) in last decade.

Stanford..Hires Terry Heffernan-Off Line Coach-ex Bills

Ohio State..Pauses off season conditioning drills..Covid outbreak in Buckeyes program.

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……………….(Hockey)………………..

Gulls-L-Bakersfield (3-1)…Ryan McLeod scores on penalty shot for Condors….Thursday AHL matchup….Gulls (9-6)…Kevin Dineen’s club lost 6-of-9

Ducks-L-Kings (5-1)…Red hot Adrian Kempe scores 2-goals…has 6-goals in last 3-games….3rd string goalie Troy Grosenick (33-saves)…due to injury to Jon Quick…Cal Peterson on Covid list…Wednesday game….Anaheim (8-13-6)….LA (11-9-5)

Ducks..Reports NHL teams are calling about trade for RW-Rickard Rakell…has (25P-in-25Games) this year.

Kings..Place G-Cal Peterson on Covid list
Ducks..Lose RW-Troy Terry-shoulder injury…Josh Manson-leg issue

Rangers..F-Artemi Panarin rejoins team after dealing personal issues

Las Vegas…Sends G-Robin Lehner to AHL-Henderson Silver Knights for conditioning work..has been out 3W with injuries

Nashville..D-Dante Fabbro suspended 2-games elbow penalty

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…………..(General)………………

PGA…Players Championship opens at Sawgrass…Dustin Johnson-Rory McIlroy lead field.

English Premier League-Scoreboard:
..Manchester City-W–Southampton..Kevin deBruyne 2-goals

MLS..Announces 2021 schedule
..LAFC opens vs Austin on March 17th
..LA Galaxy opens vs Inter Miami on March 18th

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