Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on April 26th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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(NFL Draft)

Browns…own 1st pick and 4th in draft….Cleveland has had just 2-winning seasons in 19-years since returning to the NFL…Composite record of (88-216) in that time…has used 28-different quarterbacks..Browns will choose 1-4-33-35-64..

Browns..Will take QB with top pick-either Sam Darnold-USC or Josh Allen-Wyoming
Giants…2nd pick likely to take RB-Saquon Barkley-Penn State…
Jets…3rd pick likely to be either Darnold or Allen
Browns..4th pick-could take DE-Brad Chubb-North Carolina STate
Denver..5th pick may take QB-Baker Mayfield-Oklahoma..LB-Roaquan Smith-Georgia
Colts..6th pick-looking at Roaquon Smith-LB-Georgia
Tampa Bay..7th pick likes CB-Minkah Fitzpatrick-Alabama..G-Quentin Nelson-Notre Dame.

(Trade Rumors)

Bills-NY Giants..Buffalo trying to trade #12-22-56 to move up to #2 spot to take QB
Arizona-Denver..Cardinals offering #15 this year and next year #1 for #5 pick-take QB-Josh Rosen.
Patriots..Offering #23-31 to try to trade into top 15…to take QB-Lamar Jackson
Packers…Looking to move up from #14 pick into top 10 to draft defense.

(Draft Picks)

Browns..5-of-top 64 picks…1-4-33-35-64
Bills..6-of-top 96…12-22-53-56-65-96
Patriots..5-of-top 95..23-31-43-63-95
Colts..6-of-top-104..6-36-37-49-=67-104
Giants..5-of-top 108…2-34-66-69-108

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Chargers…Draft 17-48-84 in top three rounds….Expected to take DT-Vita Vea-Washington…DT-DaRon Payne-Alabama or S-Darwin James-Florida State in first round…looking strongly as QB-Mason Rudolph-Oklahoma State or RB-Rashard Penny-SDSU in 2nd round.

Rashaad Penny…Aztecs RB confirming he made visits to Giants-Tampa Bay-Eagles-Rams-Bills…projected to go early in 2nd round.

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(NFL)

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden says CB-Daryl Worley deserves 2nd chance…signed a week after Eagles released him after he was tasured in a drunken rage while in parking lot at Eagles facility.

Washington..WR-Paul Richardson says he was stopped on traffic check in Virginia while driving new car-says police questioned him about being a gang member of a drug dealer…says he was offended by tone of officers.

NY Times…obtained secretly taped conversation from owners meetings…
..Robert Kraft-Patriots…’Donald Trump used National Anthem issue to drive his own mission-it was divisive-horrible.
..Eric Reid-49ers..told owners NFL made QB-Colin Kaeperneck-Public Enemy #1.

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…………(Baseball)………….

Padres-L-Rockies (5-2)..Jon Gray (6inn-3H-11K)…David Dahl 2R-triple off Tyson Ross…Padres strike out 16-times after strikeouts of 20-12-11 early in week…Team has major league record (273) strikeouts this year…#1 in baseball…also ranked #27-with (.224) Batting Average…#27 with (.294)on base percentage…..#24 in slugging percentage (.368)…Padres now (9-17).

Padres..Off day on Thursday…open weekend homestand with Mets on Friday.

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Dodgers-L-Miami..(8-6)…Miguel Rojas 3R-HR…JT Realmuto HR….LA now (11-12).

LA…Off day on Thursday

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Angels-L-Houston (5-2)…Justin Verlander wins-now (4-0) 1.36-ERA..Jose Altuve HR..Joe Marisnick HR….Astros (17-9)…Halos (16-9).

Angels..Off day on Thursday.
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(Scoreboard)

Mariners-W-White Sox..Mike Zunino HR..Nelson Cruz 2RBIs…Sox now (5-16)

Washington-W-Giants..Trea Turner (5-6)..Matt Adams 3R-HR-6RBI

Tigers-W-Pirates..Detroit hits 4HRs to win first game tiwnbill..Nick Castellanos 2R-HR
Tigers–L-Pirates…Jose Osuna 3R-HR give Bucs win in nitecap

Yankees-W-Twins…NY (14-9)…Didi Gregarious HR-RBI single

Braves-W-Reds…Jon Camargo 2-doubles-2 RBIs…Cincinnati (5-19)

Cubs-W-Indians….Tribe hit 3HRs..

Tampa Bay-W-Orioles..CJ Cron 2R-double….Baltimore (6-18)

Arizona-L-Phillies..Aaron Altheer 3R-HR…D-Backs (16-7)

Red Sox-W-Blue Jays..Mookie Betts hits 2-solor HRs…Boston (18-5)…Jays (14-9)

A’s-L-Texas…Ron Guzman RBI-triple.

Mets-L-Cardinals..Jedd Gyorko 2R-HR…NY (15-7)

Brewers-W-Royals..Taylor Shaw RBI double….KC (5-17)

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(Injuries)

Texas…3B-Adrian Beltre-hamstring.
A’s..P-Liam Hendricks-hip surgery

(Roster)

Atlanta..callup OF-Ron Acuna..was hitting just (.215) at AAA
Atlanta..DFA-OF-Peter Bourjos

Dodgers..Option P-Walker Beuhler to AAA.

Padres..DFA-P-Buddy Baumann to get him off 40-man roster-sent back to El Paso.

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…..(Basketball)…………….

(Playoff Scoreboard)

Cavs-W-ndiana….LeBron James goes off for (44P)…Cavs (26–of-27) free throws…Cavs lead (3-2)

Toronto-W-Washington…DeMar DeRozan (32P)…Raptors head (3-2)

Houston-W-Minnesota…Rockets hit 18-3’s…clinch series..

Utah-L-Oklahoma City…Russell Westbrook (45P)…Paul George (34P)….Utah still leads (3-2)

(Schedule)

Boston-Milwaukee…Game 6-on Bucks floor…Celtics lead (3-2).

(College)

NCAA…Condollezza Rice-heading up Commission study on college basketball-recommends players get access to talk to player agents…Eliminate 1-and-done rule….Change operation of Summer Camps with NCAA taking them over…Allow undrafted players to return and play college basketball…..Increase sanctions against schools to 5-years…..Lifetime bans on coaches caught cheating….Says players deserve split of revenue schools are getting….Calls schools ‘profiteers’.

USD….Sign F-Finn Sullivan…(6’4-G)-Torrey Pines (18P-8R-5A)
USD…F-Juwan Gray (6’8-F) announces he will transfer from school.

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……….(Hockey)…………..

(Scoreboard)

Toronto-L-Boston…Bruins erupt for 4-goals in 3rd period…Jake DeBrusk-Torrey Krug score on 4-on-4 goals to trigger win…..Bruins move onto the 2nd round. Game 7.

(Schedule)

Peguins-Washington…Game 1-of Eastern Conference semi finals on Thursday night.Firepower matchup Sidney Crosby-Phil Kessell-vs-Alexander Ovechkin-Niklas Backstrom…..both teams struggling goaltending issues.

San Jose-Las Vegas…Golden Knights led by red-hot goalie Marc Andre Fleury…Sharks packed by Logan Coture and heavy forcechecking game.

(AHL)

Texas-W-Ontario…G-Mike McKenna 47-save shutout-Stars win series..move on to Pacific Division finals to face winner of San Jose-Tucson Series.

Tucson-San Jose….Series tied (1-1)

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……………(General)………….

US Soccer…Christian Pulisic-19Y old American star-returns home to rejoin US Men’s National Team…has been playing at Dortmund in Germany…has 9-goals for US in international games.

Michigan State…Report that Michigan State officials were aware a Chicago coach-who handled high school volleyball players-was involved in sexual assault cases involving teenage recruits, and yet continued to utilize his services.

NASCSR…Rousch-Fenway Racing hires Matt Kenneth as a part-time driver for rest of season.

Formula 1…Negotiating to put 2019 race into Vietnam.

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