Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

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PGA Tour..Refuses to grant waivers to 12-players who asked permission to play in the opening tourney of the season in the Saudi Super League…Denied permission to Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood, Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter and others…Players could still bypass the Canadian Open and play in London, but could face PGA suspension or revocation of their PGA-card.

Byron Nelson Classic…Tour heads to Ft-Worth for first round of tourney on Thursday.

Padres-L-Cubs. (7-5)..Antonio Rivas 2R-single…Paul Schwindel 2R-double..Will Contreras solo HR…Padres wasted 2-Luke Voit HRs..Eric Hosmer 3H….Nick Martinez-Luis Garcia give up 7R-7H in loss….Friars left 11-on base…..Friars (20-12)…Cubs (11-19)

Padres..Travel day..Head to Atlanta…open series 16-of-22 on road.

Padres..Manager Bob Melvin had prostate surgery on Wednesday….Team said full recovery expected and Melvin could return before end of 9-game road trip.

Padres…3rd base coach Matt Williams leaves team-Covid tests

Padres..No decision on status of Dinelson Lamet…(8.1-inn..10R-7W-10H)
Padres..Roster moves likely to activate P-Blake Snell.
Dodgers-L-Pirates (5-3)..Pirates hit 3-HRs…Dodgers bullpen gives up 5R…Ryan Pepiot (3inn-0R-1H) in first start…Dan Voglebach hits towering 2nd deck HR for Pittsburgh…Dodgers (21-8)

Dodgers..Philadelphia on Thursday..Tyler Anderson starts for LA.

Dodgers..DFA-P-Robbie Erlin
Angels-L-Tampa Bay..(4-2)….Rays score 2-runs in 10th…Halos (21-12)

Angels…Surgery SS-David Fletcher-out 3-months…operated on both hips
Angels..C-Max Stassi on Covid list

Marlins-W-Arizona..Jazz Chisholm 3RHR..Joey Wendle 2RHR for Miami

Phillies-W-Mariners..Rhys Haskins Grand Slam HR for Phi

Giants-W-Rockies…SF beat Colo 10th game in a row..Brandon Crawford 2RHR

Reds-W-Brewers..Colin Moran 3RHR..Taylor Stephenson 4RBI..Chris Yelich hits for cycle for Milwaukee in (14-11) Cincinnati win

Yankees-W-Toronto..Gleyber Torres 3RHR..NY (22-8)

Mets-L-Washington..NY (21-11)…Peter Alonso 2RHR….Juan Soto 2RHR..Nats (11-21)

A’s-W-Tigers..Christian Bethancourt 2RBIs for A’s in 9-0 win..

Braves-W-Red Sox..Orlando Arcia 2R HR for Atl..Boston (11-20)

Houston-Twins…Astros led 3-1 in 3rd-suspended by rain..

Orioles-L-Cardinals…Paul Goldschmidt 3RBI for StL..

Royals-W-Rangers..Bobby Witt 3RBI for KC

Cleveland-White Sox…Cancelled by Covid outbreak with Guardians

Cleveland..Manager Terry Francona out with Covid…7-other coaches-staff members test positive.

Giants..Activate 3B-Evan Longoria from DL
Giants..DL-P-Jake McGee-back issue
Pirates..OF-Jake Marisnik-thumb surgery
Cubs..Dl-SS-Nick Madrigal-back issue
Mets..P-Sean Foley-Elbow surgery
Texas..DL-C-Mitch Garver-sprained elbow
(Roster Moves)

Seattle-SF..TRADE..Donovan Walton-2B to M’s for minor league pitcher
Pirates..Option P-Bo Sulser..Callup P-Cam Alldred
Tigers..DFA-P-Drew Hutchinson
Tampa Bay..Option P-Cal Fancher to AAA
Cardinals..Option SS-Paul DeJong to AAA-hitting (.130)
Twins..Callup P-Jharrell Cotton
Washington..Callup P-Carl Edwards

(NBA Playoffs-Scoreboard)

Golden State-L-Memphis (134-95)…Grizzlies team record 39-point win…led by 55-points at one point in game…(42-17) outburst in 3rd quarter…Grizzlies hit 18-3’s…Put 7-in double figures…Memphis scored 77-points in opening half…..Warriors still lead series (3-2)

Boston-L-Milwaukee (110-107)…Celtics lost 13-point lead…Giannis (40P)…Jrue Holiday (23P)…two key steals at end of the game…..Bucks lead (3-2)

Suns-Dallas…Phoenix lead (3-2)
Miami-76ers..Heat lead (3-2)

NBA..Mourns passing of legendary Hall of Fame C-Bob Lanier…(73Y)..Hall of Famer….8X-All Star with Detroit Pistons…Averaged (20P-10R) game in 12Y career with Pistons-Milwaukee.

Memphis..G-Ja Morant-bone bruise-knee-out rest of playoffs

NBA..Discipline coming for Marqueese Chriss-Bismak Biyombo for near fight in tunnel after both ejected from playoff game

Brooklyn..GM-Sean Marks reacts badly to disappointing season…’Need people be here full time….Need selfless players…Need build chemistry-culture….Kyrie Irving missed 59-games with vaccine controversy…Ben Simmons-must be in gym daily to improve’

NBA..announces 76-US and International Players invited to Chicago Draft Camp.

Utah-Houston…Trade rumor…Jazz would send G-Mike Conley to Rockets for John Wall.

USD…Lands 4th transfer…(6’9-F)..Juden Delaire-Stanford (12P-4R)

Jacksonville…Former K-Josh Lambo files (3.5M) lawsuit against team-Coach Urban Meyer for abusive treatment that led to his release in training camp.

Packers..Hire 12-minority coaches to work with team in Spring-Summer as training ground

Bills..Hire Matt Bazirgan-Scout-ex Houston
Eagles..Hire Matt Russell-Player Personnel…ex Broncos exec

(Roster Moves)

Packers..In contact with unsigned FA-WR-Jarvis Landry..Julio Jones
Raiders..Sign FA-WR-Keenan Cole-ex Jaguars-Jets
Jets..Workout FA-DT-Larry Ogunjobi-ex Bengals
Saints..Release RB-Josh Adams
Chiefs..Sign FA-C-Austin Reiter
Lions..Release QB-Steve Montez-ex Redskins
Bears..Sign FA-QB-Nathan Peterman-ex Raiders
Bears..Workout FA-WR-Kevin Kirkwood-ex Saints

(NHL Playoffs-Scoreboard)

Penguins-L-Rangers (5-3)…Alex Lafreniere G-A for NY….Pittsburgh leads (3-2)

Florida-W-Washington. (5-3)…G-Sergei Bobrovsky 30-saves for Panthers in win…Florida leads (3-2).

Dallas-L-Calgary Markus Backlund goal-assist for Flames…Calgary leads (3-2)…
(NHL Schedule)..Thursday

Kings-Edmonton…LA can win series vs Oilers with victory..Lead (3-2)
Carolina-Boston..Hurricane lead (3-2)
Toronnto-Tampa Bay…Leafs lead (3-2) heading to Suncoast
Blues-Minnesota..St Louis lead (3-2)

Anaheim Ducks…fire San Diego Gulls coaching staff…Head coach Joel Bouchard and 2-assistants…Team collapsed at mid season….lost 12-of final 14-games…Team hit by Covid outbreak in December-impacted season…Bouchard had 3-winning seasons with Montreal AHL franchise in Laval, Quebec and was hired away from Canadiens by former GM-Bob Murrayi-who was fired in midseason with Alcohol issues….Worst Gulls season since they joined AHL…Attendance plunged also in wake of pandemic….GM-Bob Ferguson will remain with team…though Rich DiMaio hired from St Louis Blues as Assistant GM with Ducks and will be GM for Gulls.

Edmonton..NHL suspends D-Darrell Nurse for head butt..Fines D-Zach Kassian (5,000) for cross check..Orders Evander Kane to hearing-elbowing incdient

Las Vegas..Lose C-Sven Baertschi-signs to play in Switzerland

Vancouver..Opens negotiations with FA-F-Andrei Kuzmenko-St Petersburg-KHL-scored 20-goals this season

English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Chelsea-W-Leeds..Christian Pulisic goal for Blues
..Leicester City-W-Norwich…Jamie Vardy 2G for City
..Manchester City-W-Wolverhampton..Kevin DeBruyne scores 4-goals
..Everton-Tie-Watford..(0-0) game
Delaware State…Officials upset that Lacrosse team bus stopped on interstate around Savannah……Highway patrol conducts drug search of all luggage of women’s team…School calls is racial profiling.

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