Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on June 8th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


PGA…Criticism over the merger with LIV continued unabated…Details of Jay Monahan’s meeting with Players at Canadian Open have leaked out:
..Monahan spent 75 minutes with 100 plus players
..Intense-contentious-heated exchanges
..Players say lost trust in Monahan leadership
..90% Comments were negative in tone
..Some players say he should resign
..Players upset ‘Power Brokers’ made the deal
..Players Advisory Council input was ignored
..Refused to detail amount of money Saudis investing
..Want Monahan to apologize to 9-11 families
..Asked that PGA players who stayed-be rewarded
..Ask that LIV players pay a fine for defecting

PGA…Rory McIlroy says he is ‘at peace’ with the outcome..
..Good for global golf
..Saudis have deep pockets to fund what we want
..Trust PGA to run the business correctly
..This should unify us

PGA…Matt Kuchar called the merger positive
..We’ve wanted a World Tour-it will be run by PGA

USGA…’Good to resolve a global conflict’
Royal & Ancient…’ Good to move forward in peace’
LPGA..’Fractured system not good’
Augusta..’Rich history-bring golf together’
PGA-America..’Pleased this is over’..
Canadian Open..1st round on Thursday..Rory McIlroy heads the field

Padres-W-Mariners (10-3)..Gary Sanchez 3RHR..Juan Soto 3RBIs..Michael Wacha (6inn-0R-2H)..Padres (29-33).

Padres..Off day-Thursday-open weekend series in Colorado
Padres..P-Luis Garcia throws bullpen session-could rejoin team on weekend
Padres..P-Robert Suarez slated to throw off mound for 1st time
Padres..P-Nebil Crismatt meets with doctors-hip issue-rehab stint is over
Dodgers-L-Reds.(8-6)…Will Benson 2RHR in 9th-Cinn…Dodgers bullpen blows (6-2) lead….Noah Syndegaard (3inn-6R-7H) in loss-..LA (35-27)…LA lost 5-of-6 and 8-of-12

Dodgers-Cincinnati..Thursday game..Clayton Kershaw starts
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Mike Montgomery-ex Cubs
Dodges..Sign FA-OF-Kole Calhoun-ex Angels-Arizona-Texas-Yankees
Angels-Cubs….Tied (2-2) at Press Time..Mike Trout HR-HalosHalos (32-30)

Halos-Chicago..Thursday game-Reid Detmers starts

Angels..Callup OF-Jo Adell from Salt Lake City

A’s-W-Pirates..Brent Rooker RBI single-RBI double..A’s win 2nd in row
Phillies-Tigers..Postponed by Air Quality problems from fires in Canada
Yankees-White Sox..Postponed by Air pollution in Canada
Marlins-W-Royals..Luis Arraez 2hits…(.403BA)-Miami
Tampa Bay-W-Twins..Randy Arozarena HR-9th…Rays (45-19(
Arizona-W-Washington..Corbin Carroll HR-DBacks
Astros-L-Blue Jays..Brandon Belt HR-Bo Bichette HR-Toronto
Red Sox-L-Cleveland..Josh Naylor 3H-Cleve
Mets-L-Braves..Michael Harris 2RHR-Atl
Orioles-L-Brewers..Corbin Byrnes (8inn-0R)..
Cardinals-W-Rangers..Alec Burleson HR 8th inning-StL..
Rockies-Giants..SF leads (5-4) at PressTime
(MLB Notes)

Nevada..Governor calls for State Legislature hearing on proposal for (380M) in funding for A’s new Stadium in Las Vegas.

Texas..P-Jacob DeGrom meets with doctors to discuss ‘brace surgery’ on elbow rather than full Tommy John surgery.

Yankees..Put OF-Aaron Judge on IL with sprained toe ligament-ran into fence at Dodgers Stadium

Tigers..P-Freddy Pachecho-elbow surgery
Washington..P-Victor Arano-shoulder surgery
(Roster Moves)

Washington..DFA-P-Erasmo Ramirez
Texas..Release OF-Rafael Ortega
(NBA Playoffs)

Miami-L-Denver (109-94)…Nuggets retake home court advantage with dominant 2nd half performance..Built 20-point lead in 3rd quarter…Nikola Jokic (32P-20R-10A)….Jamal Murray (34P)…Denver shot 57% from floor..Heat shot 37% in loss….Game 3-series…Denver leads (2-1) in series

Toronto..Report Fred Van Vleet-Gary Trent will opt out of contracts for free agency

Portland..G-Damian Lillard..’want to win’…wants Blazers to shop 3rd pick in draft to get veteran player help.

49ers..Coach Kyle Shananhan ejects NFLPA observer who was concerned about contact drills in SF OTA-workouts

Union..Will not interview Kellen Winslow-Eric Winston-Matt Schaub in 2nd round of interview for Union President job

Giants..Jury finds WR-Travis Rudolph not guilty of attempted murder in killing of gunman who assaulted him

‘Inside the NFL’…Syndicated TV show moving to CW-Network this fall on Tuesdays…had been on HBO and Showtime
(Roster Moves)

Titans..Visit with FA-WR-DeAndre Hopkins-ex Arizona
Bills..Sign FA-CB-Cam Dantzler-ex Vikings
Atlanta..IR-KR-Avery Williams-torn ACL in OTA workouts
Cowboys..Sign FA-OG-Ben Banugo-ex Colts
Atlanta..Sign FA-DT-Carlton Davis-ex Steelers
(NHL Playoffs)

Las Vegas-at-Florida..Golden Knights lead series (2-0)

Kings..Open contract talks with G-Joonas Korpisalo on extension
Kings..Sign D-Vlad Gavrikov to (2Y-11.6M)
Islanders..Sign F-Estu Liukus-scored 14G in Finland

Soccer…Lionel Messi-stuns soccer world by signing with MLS-Inter Miami-team owned by David Beckham…Deal includes Marketing payments with with Apple Streaming contracts and Adidas…Turned down (386M) offer to go Saudi Arabia

Tata Martino…former coach at FC-Barcelona and Team Mexico-meets with Inter Miami about vacant coaching job.
Indy Car…Ed Carpenter Racing fires driver Connor Daly.
Formula 1…Fines Team Mercedes for 10,000 for post race violations-Monaco
Tennis..French Open…Iga Swiatek roars to straight set wins over Coco Grauff

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