Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on June 21st, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

……(World Cup Soccer)…….

Portugal-W-Moracco (1-0)…Christiano Ronaldo socorres on header at (4′) mark…his 85th career goal in International Play…all time record for a European player…Ronado has 4-goals in 2-games.

Uruguay-W-Saudi Arabia (1-0)…Luis Suarez converts off corner kick.

Spain-W-Iran (1-0)..Diego Costa scores 3rd goal in a week.

(Schedule)-Thursday

Denmark-Australia
France-Peru
Argentina-Croatia

(World Cup Notes)

Mexico-Germany TV Ratings…Telemundo 7.4M viewers…Fox network 4.2M viewers.

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…….(Basketball)……..

NBA Draft….5pm-Thursday night

Draft Order…Possible Picks
1-Suns..DeAndre Ayton-C-Arizona
2-Sacramento…Marvin Bagley-C-Duke
3-Atlanta..Josh Jackson-C-Michigan State
4-Memphis..Trea Young-G-Oklahoma
5-Dallas..Luka Docic-F-Slovenia

Clippers…have 12th-13th pick
Lakers..have 25th pick

Charlotte-Brooklyn….Hornets trade C-Dwight Howard (16P-12R) to Nets for C-Tim Mozgov….Hornets get rid of 23M contract…take on 16M deal.

Milwaukee…Bucks F-Sterling Brown files lawsuit against 5-police officers for brutality in an arrest that led to him being assaulted.

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……..(Baseball)………..

Padres-L-A’s..(12-4)..Athletics tee off-hitting 5HRs against Padres pitching..Joey Luchessi knocked out after throwing 51-pitches in 1.2-innings…Frank Baretto 3R-HR..Josh Phegley HR..Mark Canha HR..Jed Lowrie 2R-HR…Padres lost 4-in 5 row and 5-of-6-now go back out on road.

Padres-Giants…Open weekend series..Tyson Ross (5-4)-vs-Madison Bumgarner (0-2)

Padres..OF-Franchy Cordero has bone spur in right elbow-likely to need surgery…rehab would take 3-months.

Padres..P-Bryan Mitchell goes on DL-elbow-hip issues.

Padres…Could call up Austin Hedges-Wil Myers this weekend for 7-game road trip to San Francisco-Texas.

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Dodgers-L-Cubs (4-0).. Jon Lester now (9-2)…Javy Baez 2-doublels-triple in win…Kyle Schwarber HR.

Dodgers…Off day Thursday.

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Angels…Off Day on Wednesday

Angels-Toronto..Thursday matchup-Tyler Skaggs (6-4)-vs-Aaron Sanchez (3-5).

Angels..Sign FA-P-Deck McGuire-just released by Texas.

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(Scoreboard)

Giants-W-Miami..Brandon Belt RBI-double

Reds-W-Tigers..Adam Duvall-Scooter Gennett-Eugenio Suarez HRs

Braves-L-Toronto..Kendry Morales 2R-HR for Jays

Phillies-W-Cardinals..Odubel Herrera HR

Indians-W-Chicago..Jose Ramirez-Jason Kipnis 3R-HRs..Sox (24-49)

Yankees-W-Mariners..Giancarlo Stanton 2R-HR….NY won 11-of-15..(50-26)…M’s (46-28)

Washington-L-Baltimore…Mark Trumto 2R-HR…Nats just (4-8)…Orioles (21-51)

Brewers-Pirates…Milwaukee (43-32)…game rained out

Boston-L-Minnesota…Max Keplar 2R-HR..Rob Grossman HR…Bosox (49-25)

Houston-W-Tampa Bay…Jose Altuve 2-HRs…George Springer-Alex Bregman HRs…-Astros won 13-of-14….Houston…now (50-26)

Texas-W-Kansas City…Royals (22-52)-30 games under .500…..Rougned Odor HR for Rangers

Rockies-W-Mets..Ryan McMahon 3R-HR…Nolan Arenado HR….Colorado lost just 4-of-13….

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(Injuries)

Cubs..P-Brandon Morrow-out with back ailment
Cardinals..P-Michael Wacha injures oblique muscle
Mets..P-AJ Ramos-surgery-labrum
Phillies..DL-SS-PJ Crawford-fractured hand-out 6W

Royals..1B-Luca Duda goes out on rehab
Arizona..Rehab outing P-Robbie Ray
Angels..3B-Kaelb Cowart-rehab games
A’s..Rehab outing for 1B-Matt Joyce
Mariners..P-Nick Vicent sent on rehab
Toronto..P-Marcus Stream goes out on rehab

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(Roster)

Miami..Release P-Sean Burnett-Sev Gonzalez
Cubs..Callup P-Justin Hancock

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……(Football)…….

49ers…OG-Josh Garnett-re-examined on-going knee issues-missed rookie season with knee injury last year-was #1 pick.

Vikings..Release DE-Hercules Mata-afa-knee injury off season

Patriots..Internal meeting about signing FA-WR-Eric Decker.

Giants..Promote Kevin Abrams to VP-Football Operations.

Buffalo..Ex-Bills GM-Doug Whaley named NFL Director of Scouting.

Alliance American Football…puts team in San Antonio…hires /daryle Johnston as GM….Mike Riley as coach

CFL-Calgary Stampeders…Release veteran backup QB-Ricky Stanzi

NCAA…Confirms huge increase in football transfers via Grad Transfer rule….(2016) 117 transfers..(2017) 211 transfers…(2018) 390 this year so far.

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…….(Hockey)……..

NHL Awards Ceremony Las Vegas….saluted players who survived Humboldt Broncos bus crash in April

Pekka Rinne-Nashville goalie..Vezina Trophy
Taylor Hall-Devils…MVP-Hart Tropy
Victor Hedman-Tampa Bay…Norris Trophy-top defenseman
Connor McDavid-Oilers..Ted Lindsey-outstaning player
William Karlsson-Las Vegas-Lady Byng trophy for sportsmanship
Gerard Gallant-Las Vegas..Jack Adams-coach of year
George McPhee-Las Vegas..GM of yea

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NHL Draft…Friday in Dallas…reports of possible big trades involving veteran players about to become free agents.

Darryl Sutter….longtime NHL coach-Kings-Flames-Blackhawks-Sharks-announces retirement.
Nashville..F-Austin Watson-arrested domestic abuse case

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……(General)…….

PGA Tour….Heads to Connecticut for the Traveller’s Championships

Phil Mickelson…Aplogizes for breach of etiquette as US Open-losing his emotions by intentional rule violations

Hubie Green…passes away-throat cancer (71)…won US Open and PGA Championship in career.

Peter Thomson….5X-British Open winner passes away (88) in Australia.

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