Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

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Padres-L-Marlins (7-0)…Marlins strafe starter Ryan Weathers…(4.2inn-6R-7H-3W-3HR) in blowout loss..Les Brinson HR-2RHR……..San Diego (66-50)….Padres have now lost 31-games to teams that are (.500) or with losing records.

Padres-at-Arizona…Friars open 7-game road trip…4-in Arizona..3-in Colorado…Yu Darvish starts for San Diego

Padres…Weathers last 3-starts (11.2-innings…20R-22H-7W-6HRs)
Padres…Weathers last 6-starts (23inn..24R..33H..11W…8HRs)

Padres..DL-P-Drew Pomeranz for 3rd time with forearm tightness
Padres..Activate P-Daniel Hudson from Covid list

Dodgers-Phillies…Cody Bellinger 2RHR…Dodgers led (6-2) in 8th at Press Time…LA (69-45)…won 7-of-9

Dodgers-Phillies-Thursday game…Julio Urias-vs-Ranger Suarez

Dodgers..OF-Mookie Betts-hip discomfort..could get Cortisone shot in hip-placed back on DL.

Angels-Blue Jays….George Springer-Yuli Gurriel HRs…Toronto led (7-2)..8th inning at Press Time…Halos (57-58)

Angels-Toronto..Thursday..Shohei Ohtani-vs-Jose Berrios


White Sox-L-Twins…Jorge Polanco solo HR in win
Rockies-L-Astros..Aledmys Diaz 3H-3RBI
Yankees-W-Royals..Luke Voit 2R-single..Yankees beat KC 12th game in row.
Tigers-Orioles..Miguel Cabrerea HR..Detroit led (5-2) at Press Time
Cardinals-W-Pirates..Paul DeJong 2R-double
A’s-Indians..Jed Lowrie 3RHR..A’s led (6-3) at Press Time
Rays-L-Red Sox..Hunter Renfroe 2RHR-2R double..Sox jumped (10-0) lead..won (20-8)
Mets-W-Nationals-1st game..Brandon Drury RBI single caps furious rally
Mets-Nationals-2nd game..Rained out
Reds-L-Braves..Austin Riley 2-doubles-2RBIs
Brewers-W-Cubs..Milwaukes 7-R in lst inning off Jake Arrieta
Giants-Arizona…Buster Posey HR..SF led (3-2) at Press Time.
Texas-Seattle..Rangers led (1-0) at Press Time
(MLB Notes)

Yankees-White Sox…Field of Dreams Game-played in Iowa
Miami..Manager Don Mattingly-cleared return-out 3W-Covid

Braves..Activate C-Travis D’Arnaud from DL
Mets..P-Noah Syndegaard-rehab-work out of bullpen-elbow issue
Miami..2B-Jose Devers-shoulder surgery
White Sox..DL-P-Carlos Rodon-shoulder
Tigers..DL-OF-Akil Baddoo-concussion
(Roster Moves)

Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Alex Claudio-ex Angels-Brewers
Giants..Sign FA-OF-Luis Gonzalez-ex White Sox
Washington..Sign FA-P-Sean Nolin
Arizona..Sign FA-P-JB Wendelken-ex A’s

(NFL Preseason Games) Thursday:
Patriots-Washington…Cam Newton-Mac Jones to play QB-for-NEng
Steelers-Eagles..Jalen Hurts to start QB for Phila

(NFL Notes)

Seattle..Seahawks reach impasse on contract talks with S-Jamal Adams..OT-Duane Brown.

Colts..Contract extensions for GM-Chris Ballard-Coach Frank Reich thru 2026.

Chargers..K-Tristan Vizcaino (5-5) FGs…Michael Badgley (3-5) FG
Chargers..WR-Mike Williams held out of Wednesday 11-on-11
Chargers..QB-Justin Herbert throws another interception in 2-Min dri

Rams..QB-John Wolford will be out 4W-Appendectomy surgery

Colts..QB-Carson Wentz..OG-Quentin Nelson-cleared workouts after foot surgeries
Colts..Lose DE-Kwity Paye-#1 pick-ankle injury
Arizona..WR-Andy Isobella placed back on Covid list
Chicago..DT-Teven Jenkins-#2 pick-back injury
Browns..S-Grant Delpit-hamstring injury
Lions..DT-Levi Onwuzurike-#2 pick-back issue
Raiders..RB-Jalen Richard-could be out 3-months-foot injury
(Roster Moves)

Seattle..Release DE-Aldon Smith-ex Cowboys-conditioning issues
Patriots..Release RB-Ty Gaffney-attempting NFL comeback
Lions..Release RB-Michael Warren
Arizona..Release OT-Ryan Pope
49ers..Sign FA-S-Ha Ha Dix-ex Packers-Washington
49ers..Release WR-Kevin White-former #1 pick-Bears

Bengals..QB-Joe Burrow-uncomfortable in pocket coming off knee surgery..not had good camp.
(College Football)

Aztecs…1st full pad workout in camp with heat index 101.

Aztecs…Longtime NFL-OG-Mike Goff takes over as Off Line Coach-comments:
..I want to bring a different flare and angle to coaching kids
..Coming home to rejoin coach Hoke-all about the legacy at SDSU
..Blessed to be coached by NFL coaches Hal Hunter-Hudson Houck-Paul Alexander
..I have learned to be efficient as a critical but be a fan
..Not every lineman is quick learner..some need video..others need walkthrus
..Biggest job-Fundamentals-Techniques..get them to buy in-build on that
..Physicality is not something born with-you learn it
..Players win games..coaches put them in spot to win games
..Brady Hoke gave me a chance in 2010 to learn the job-the hours-the relationships
..He taught me the fever of being a head coach
..Wants Aztecs play fast-without fear-have fun
..Philosphy-win-get better…lose-we fix it
..We have everyday drill…repeat…know everything to do on every play called

Baylor..NCAA hits Bears with 4Y-probation for extra benefits violations..but does not sanction school for gross mishandling of sexual assault incidents in the Art Briles coaching era.

Valparaiso…Changes nickname of team from Crusaders to Beacons.


Lakers..G-Russell Westbrook says 3-superstars-1 basketball won’t be a problem..he will get everyone involved in offense…Averaged (22P-11R-11A) last year with Washington.

Knicks..Sign G-Kemba Walker (2Y-18M) deal-ex Celtics
Orlando..Sign FA-F-Ignas Brazkeikis-ex 76ers
Denver..Former Nuggets G-Ty Lawson-signs to play in Greece.
Lakers..Open talks with FA-G-Isaiah Thomas-ex Celtics-Cavs-Pacers-Denver
Knicks..Release G-Frank Ntilikina

Brooklyn..Hire Steve Clifford-former Orlando=Atlanta coach as consultant

NBA-Summer League..Detroit-vs-Houston…#1 pick-Cade Cunningham (20P)…#2 pick Jalen Green (25P) in matchup.


Carolina..sign C-Andrew Poturalski-ex San Diego Gulls..had (43P) in 44-games for Gulls last year….4th Gulls veteran to sign with another team in off season.

Vancouver..LW-Elias Pettersson-says he will sign contract extension but says Canucks have to become a playoff team soon.

San Jose…’The Athletic’ reports agents representing 6-Sharks players went to management during the season to discuss how F-Evander Kane ‘poisoned locker room’ and how coaching staff did not hold him accountable….Kane under NHL investigation for gambling addiction and alleagation he bet on games.


PGA Golf…Wyndham Championship…1st round in Charlotte
PGA..Bryson DeChambeau..’not worried about becoming Public Enemy #1 on Pro Tour’….increased incidents with fans on course.

Soccer..Paris St-Germain
signs Lionel Messi (2Y-105M) contract after long career at FC-Barcelona.

English Premier League..Opens season with 1-game Friday..full schedule Saturday-Sunday

Chelsea..Signs F-Rom Lukaku to return to English Premier League.

U-Houston..Mourns passing of 2-time NCAA sprint star Cam Burrell..Passed away (26Y)…son of Olympic star Leroy Burrell.


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