Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Thursday

Posted by on September 28th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Dodgers (10-0)..Yasiel Puig-Corey Seager-Curtis Grandson Hrs..Austin Barnes 2R-double….Doddgers now (102-57)…Padres fall to (70-89)…29th time pitching staff given up 9-runs or more this year.

Padres…off day today…head to San Francisco for final series of season.


Dodgers…Off day today….head to Colorado to open final series of regular season on Friday

Dodgers..1B-Adrian Gonzalez herniated disc problems flare up again after HR on Tuesday night…likely done for rest of season and postseason.


Angels-L-White Sox (6-4)..Nicky Delmonico 2R-HR in 10th…Kole Calhoun 3R-HR for Halos..

Halos-White Sox..Thursday matchup..Bud Norris (3-6)-vs-Dylan Corey (0-7).

Angels…Agents upset Mike Scoscia bypassed Jesse Chavez-Bud Norris for starts in rotation to save team 750,000 in performance bonuses.



Yankees-W-Rays..Starlin Castro-Greg Bird-Aaron Hicks HRs..NY won 11-of-14).

Red Sox-W-Blue Jays..Boston hits 4HRs..Sox won 15-of-20..keep 3-game lead over NY.

Indians-W-Twins..Yan Gomes HR..Tribe won 28-of-31..snap Minnesota 5-game win streak

Cubs-W-Cardinals..Addison Russell 3R-HR..Cubs won 12-of-15

Astros-W-Texas..George Springer Grand Slam HR..Carlos Correa HR-2R-HR..Houston won 10-of-12…(98-60)

Rockies-W-Marlins..Trevor Story 2R-single..2R-double..Ian Desmond 3R-HR..Carlos Gonzalez 2R-double.

Giants-L-Arizona..David Peralta bases loaded walk in 9th..Pablo Sandoval 2-run scoring doubles for SF

Milwaukee-L-Reds..Joey Votto HR-RBI single..Brewers lost 5-of-y

Washington-L-Phillies..Aaron Altheer 2R-triple

Orioles-L-Pirates..Josh Bell 2R-HR.

Mets-W-Atlanta..Travis D’Arnaud 3R-HR.

Tigers-L-Royals..Paulo Orlando 2R-HR

A’s-W-Mariners..Mark Canha walkoff HR in 9th



MLB approves sale of Miami Marlins to 16-man syndicate headed by ex-Yankees star Derek Jeter.

Mets..Firing pitching coach Dan Warthen

Braves..Moving 2B-Jace Peterson to OF in off season.


Giants..Matt Cain retiring end of season…13Y career…won 3-World Series rings…had (2.10-ERA) in postseason…plagued by arm problems last 3-years.

Texas..3B-Adrian Beltre to sit out rest of games on schedule this week..calf-hamstring problems.





Louisville..Fires Coach Rick Pitino and Athletic Director Tom Jurich after latest basketball scandal erupts…Reports Adidas used 100,000 slush fund payment to get top recruit Brian Bowen to sign at Louisville…Schools has refused to allow him to play while probe underway…Pitino’s program involved in 4-scandals during his stay….Career coaching record (416-141) and won 1-NCAA title with Cardinals….Jurich removed after he refused to fire Pitino.

Sacramento Kings..Give contract extensions to GM-Vlade Divac and coach Dave Joeger.





Chargers..RB-Melvin Gordon does not practice with knee issues..OT-Joe Barksdale-limited again in Wednesday practice with knee-foot issues.


Dallas..LB-Sean Lee-out with hamstring injury
Atlanta..WR-Julio Jones misses practice-back issues
Ravens..IR-DE-Brent Urban-foot
Browns..DE-Myles Garrett misses 4th week practice-ankle issues
Colts..Cancel plans for QB-Andrew Luck to begin throw regimen
Miami..RB-Jay Ajayi misses practice-knee bruise
Vikings..OT-Mike Harris to have brain surgery-blood vessel damage
Saints..OT-Terron Armstead returns to practice-pectoral injury
Giants..DT-Olivier Vernon-out of practice-ankle
Jets..RB-Matt Forte-out with toe injury
Seahawks..CB-Richard Sherman-out with achilles…S-Earl Thomas-miss workouts-knee..RB-CJ Prosise-ankle
Arizona..WR-John Brown-practice-been out with quad

(Roster Moves)

Jets..Sign FA-RB-Travaris Cadet-ex Saints
Ravens..Sign FA-LB-Jon Frenzy


Denver..ex-Broncos head coach Red Miller passes (89Y)..led Denver to Super Bowl-introduced Orange Crush defense.

Houston..QB-Deshaun Watson gives entire lit game check to workers in stadium whose homes were damaged by Houston floods

Johnny Manziel…CFL says it will lift embargo on signing of Manziel on November 30th-will make him a free agent if Hamilton Ti-Cats do not sign him then.

Colin Kaeperneck…CFL-Montreal Alouettes confirm contact with ex-49ers quarterback about futures contract for 2018.

Chicago-Green Bay…Thursday night football

Donald Trump…President rips into NFL again…says “NFL will go to hell” with all its problems….says NFL in a bad box”….cites poor TV ratings…Concussion lawsuit…disrespect for flag.

49ers..Coach Kyle Shanahan..”Is he the best leader possible”
Dallas..Cowboys QB-Dak Prescott-..”ignore Trump”
Giants..QB-Eli Manny says “time to focus on football”
Chargers..Coach Anthony Lynn..”time play football”
Denver..GM-John Elway..”take politics out of NFL”
Miami..WR-Michael Thomas..”We must fight for social injustice”
Carolina..Owner Jerry Richardson meets with team captains-express unhappiness with “unrest on roster over unity display”


…..(College Football)…..

Nevada…Starting QB-David Cornwell…transfer from Alabama..quits team after 3-interception game in first start.

Maryland..Lose QG-Kasim Hill…torn knee ligaments.





LA Kings…Deal RW-Jordan Nolan to Buffalo Sabres for cash deal.

Kings..Send 16 players to AHL-Ontario Reign….
..Stepan Falkovsky-6’7-D from Belarus
..Bo Imamma-F-40 goal scorer in junior hockey
..Cal Peterson-G-Notre Dame
..Jeff Zatkoff-G-with NHL experience
..Mike Amadio-F-with Ontario last yar.

NHL…Veteran players put on waivers
..Ducks-G-Dustin Tokarski
..Kings..F-Matt Mersch
..Coyotes..F-Emerson Etem.
..Las Vegas..F-Stephan Matteau
..Minnesota..F-Landon Ferraro
..Blues..F-Beau Bennett





President’s Cup….1st round of foursome play today…USA-vs-Internationals…Phkil Mickelson team faves Jason Day’s team in top first round match…Jordan Spieth team also in action.

Tiger Woods…says he has begun hitting golf balls but does not know if he will play on the PGA tour again..been 6-montsh since last back surgery…says he was ripped…not stand..sit..sleep prior to last fusion surgery.



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