Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on July 20th, 2023  •  0 Comments  • 


..(British Open)…151st Open at Royal Liverpool-Hoylake..Rain in forecast..Tee Times-PST..(1-03am)..Jordan Spieth
..(1-36)..Brooks Koepka
..(1-47)..Scott Scheffler
..(1-58)..Xander Schaufele-Cam Smith
..(2-08)..Ricky Fowler
..(5-26)..Dustin Johnson
..(6-59)..Rory McIlroy-Jon Rahm
..(7-21)..Phil Mickelson

Golf..PGA star Jon Rahm says he ‘does not believe’ players should get a ‘loyalty bonus’ for turning down offers to sign with LIV….Does say ‘PGA has to penalize players who defected to LIV’.

Tiger Woods..Former girlfriend withdraws 30M-lawsuit over sexual abuse-harassment- and says non disclosure agreement she signed is to be enforced.
(World Cup Soccer)…Women’s World Cup opens on Thursday-1st day games:
..(Midnite)..Norway-vs-New Zealand

Team USA..opens play on Friday vs Vietnam

FIFA…Heavily criticized for prize payouts in World Cup…Women’s tourney will receive 110M in distributions…Men’s soccer received 449M-prize money last year in Qatar.

Chelsea..former Blues player Dele Alli confirmed he was sexually abused as a 6-yer old..forced to sell drugs at age 8..and has been in mental health counseling.

Manchester United..Marcus Rashford signs 5Y-extension..scored (30G) last year.

Manchester City…Lose F-Riyad Mahrez-signs 29M-Saudi Arabia

Padres-W-Blue Jays (2-0)..Manny Machado 2R-broken bat single..Yu Darvish (6inn-0R)…Padres win 2nd in row…Held Jays to 1R in 18-innings..Friars (46-50)

San Diego-Toronto..Thursday game..Blake Snell-vs-Chris Bassett

Padres..Sign FA-OF-Oscar Mercado-ex Pirates-Cardinals
Padres..Sign #1-pick-OF-Dillon Head (2.8M)
Padres..Sign #3-pick-OF-Homer Bush

Padres..P-Robert Suarez struggles at El Paso-rehab (.2-inn-2R-3H)
Dodgers-L-Orioles.(8-5)..Baltimore strafes P-Julio Urias (5inn-8R)..Ramon Urias 2-doubles-3RBIs..Dodgers (55-40)..won 8-of-10 games

Dodgers..IL-OF-Jake Marisnick-hamstring
Dodgers..Off series at Texas on Friday
Angels-W-Yankees (7-3)..Jarrod Ward 2RHR-RBI double..Halos sweep series…..Halos (49-48)

Angels..Off day Pirates on Friday..

Angels..Callup P-Chase Silseth-Salt Lake City-AAA

Cleveland-L-Pirates..Buccos 5R-in 7th.
Texas-W-Tampa Bay..Jon Heim-Leo Taveras HRs..Tex (58-39)..TB (3-11) skid
Cardinals-W-Marlins..Nolan Gorman 4RBIs-StL
Astros-W-Rockies..Chas McCormick 2RHR
Red Sox-L-A’s..A’s hit 3HRs in 4-innings
Phillies-L-Brewers..Will Contreras RBI double in 8th-Mil
Mets-W-White Sox..Justin Verlander 8-strong innings-NY.
Giants-W-Reds..Will Benson 3RHR-Cinn
Braves-L-Arizona..Nick Ahmed 3RBIs-Ariz..Atlanta (61-33)
Cubs-W-Washington..Nico Hoerner Grand Slam HR-Chi
Tigers-W-Royals..Javy Baez HR-RTigers
Twins-W-Mariners..Minnesota hits 3HRs in win
(MLB Notes)

Yankees..GM-Brian Cashman under fire…Yankees lost (4-of-5)..Ripped by injuries..since Aaron Judge injury-team is (15-26)-Team BA (.215)…Top 4-veterans, anthony Rizzo-Giancarlo Stanton-DJ LeMahieu-Josh Donaldson combined (.220-BA)
(Injuries) Jody Reed-broken leg-hit by ground ball
Phillies..Top prospect P-Andrew Painter-elbow surgery
A’s..P-Drew Rucinski-elbow surgery
Arizona..P-Zach Davies-back sprain
Giants..SS-Brandon Crawford-knee joint issue
Giants..60D-IL-P-Cole Waits-sprained elbow
Orioles..IL-OF-Ced Mullens-groin
Braves..IL-Of-Sam Hilliard-hamstring
Washington..P-Pablo Espino-IL-hip
Royals..P-Dennis Lynch-IL-shoulder sprain
Rockies..Activate P-Ryan Suter.
(Roster Moves)

Braves..C-Travis D’Arnaud (1Y-8M) extension
A’s..Sign FA-P-Zach Godley-ex Arizona
Tampa Bay..DFA-P-Javy Guerra
Cubs..Release P-Rowan Wick
Pirates..DFA-P-Wil Crowe
Toronto..Callup OF-Jordan Luplow

Lotte Giants..Release P-Dan Straily.

Chargers..Open talks with FA-S-Johnny Johnson-ex Rams-Browns
Patriots..Workout FA-RB-Leonard Fournette-ex Tampa Bay
Patriots..Workout FA-RB-Darrelle Henderson-ex Rams
Titans..Workout FA-OT-George Fant-ex Jets-Seattle
Packers..Sign FA-QB-Alex McGough-ex 49ers
Ravens..Workout FA-DT-Dauvian Smoot-ex Jaguars
Browns..Release DT-Perrion Winfrey after arrest for robbery incident

Cowboys..OG-Zach Martin no-show at camp..wants contract upgrade from 14M deal

Rams..CEO-denies team put QB-Matthew Stafford on trading block before draft.
Bills..Team President Ron Raccuia steps down
(College Football)

Mountain West Conference..Commissioner Gloria Neuvrez announces settlement with SDSU…
..Will remain conference for 2-years
..SDSU will pay 150,000 legal fees
..SDSU will receive 6.6M-NCAA shares
..SDSU is ‘positive’ to this conference
..SDSU-‘I feel great about this year and next
..’Yes things can change a year or two from now’

Pac 12..Reportedly closing in on 3-way partnership for new Media TV deal..Conference may remain at 10-teams rather than expand to 12.

Mountain West…Preseason football rankings…1-Boise State..2-Air Force..3-Fresno state..4-Aztecs

Colorado..Coach Deion Sanders undergoes two more surgical procedures due to blood clots in both legs.

Lakers…Internal meetings on signing FA-C-Christian Wood (7′)…ex Dallas (18P-8R)..Debate on how poor his defense is..Lakers have only (2.4M) exception contract to give him.

Clippers..Report F-Kawhi Leonard may play this year, then opt out of his (48M) contract in 2025 and go to free agency.

Utah..signs former UCLA-G-Johnny Juzang..averaged (20P) in NBA-G League last year

Memphis…G-Ja Morant’s closest friend David Pack-arrested for assault for fight in pickup basketball game.

Northwestern University..Begins 2-investigations amid allegation hazing allegations were common place in as many as 5-Wildcat sports programs.

Maple Leafs..Report Toronto will put 40-goal scorer William Nylander on trade block…has out performed his contract..makes only 4MN a year..wants 10M per season..Leafs have major cap issues.

Seattle..contract extension for coach Dave Hakstol-thru 2027 season

Arizona..sign FA-RW-Hunter Drew-ex Gulls-Ducks
Devils..sign FA-Tomas Nosek-ex Bruins
Ducks..sign 2nd round draft pick Noah Warren (6’5)-Quebec League
Winnipeg..sign C-Gabe Villardi to 2Y-extension-ex LA Kings

San Jose…Trade offers from both Carolina-Pittsburgh for D-Erik Karlsson.

Horse Racing…Kentucky Derby winner Mage will run this weekend in 1M-Haskell Invitational in New Jersey.

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