Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday

Posted by on October 11th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 


Chargers….OTs Joe Barksdale-Russell Okung-limited in 1st practice for Cleveland game….K-Caleb Sturgis limited with a quad issue….LB-Jatavious Brown missed practice-groin.

Chargers..NFL sources say the 36% stock ownership, owned the Alex and Faye Spanos had been placed in a family trust and will be passed on to the heirs…Family will not have to pay an estate tax on its value….Chargers team value now at 2.2B.



Steelers….Coach Mike Tomlin fined 25,000 for criticism of officials last weekend.

Broncos..Fine CB-Bradley Robey for going AWOL from Monday team meetings..fined 10,000…Robey gave up 2-big TD passes to Jets Robby Anderson in Sunday loss.

Washington…Cloud over franchise-player critical of teammates lack of focus and Jay Gruden play calling.

Jacksonville…Former employee of Fulham team in English Premier Soccer League says Jaguars owner Shad Khan-owns Fulham-is making plans to move Jaguars to Wembley Stadium once he completes purchase of historic soccer stadium.

Steelers..WR-Antonio Brown hit with 2nd lawsuit for trashing a 10M-condo he had rented in off season….Brown tore apart condo after discovering it was robbed of 80,000-cash he had stored…Hit with suit yesterday by a family after Brown threw furniture off 14th floor balcony


Eagles-Giants…Thursday night football…Philadelphia badly banged up at RB-DT-S….Giants having OL problems protecting QB-Eli Manning….



Seattle..DE-Frank Clarke hospitalized twice for food poisoning.
Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger admits elbow pain has returned.
Atlanta..RB-Devonta Freeman out with bone bruise foot
Lions..CB-Jamal Agnew could miss 4W-knee
Colts…IR-OG-Matt Slauson-cracked 2-vertebrae in neck Sunday.
Eagles..Down to 3-healthy safeties-3 DTs for next game.

Cowboys..DE-David Irving leaves team again with personal problems-had just returned from 4G-drug suspension.


(Roster Moves)

Jacksonville..Visit with OT-Erek Flowers-released by Giants
Chiefs..Sign FA-DE-Nate Orchard-ex Bills
Lions..Workout DE-Tank Carradine-ex Raiders
Bengals..Sign FA-TE-Matt Lengel-ex Titans
Tampa Bay..Release DE-Will Clark



Georgia…80-year old booster suffers broken hip and 2-broken legs-hit by 2-players on sidelines while watching practice.





Padres…Send P-Jose Torres-outright to AAA-El Paso-cleared waivers after being suspended for 100-games for domestic abuse incident.



Dodgers-Milwaukee…Travel day for LA heading to Miller Park for Friday opener….Clayton Kershaw will start for LA…Milwaukee not yet choose starter.

Red Sox-Astros…Open series on Saturday….Chris Sale will face Justin Verlander in game 1-at-Fenway Park.



Mets..Interview Chain Bloom-Tampa Bay for vacant GM job.
Twins..Interview David Ross for vacant manager’s job.
Reds..Interview Tom Prince-Pirates minor league manager for job.

Phillies..ex-OF-Lenny Dykstra indicted by grand jury for possession cocaine-meth and assualt of Uber Driver in New Jersey.

New York…P-CC Sabathia rips umpire Angel Hernandez saying ‘he should not be near the playoffs’ for continued poor calls.

Yankees..Criticism of Manager Aaron Boone over mishandling of pitching staff in post season…and GM-Brian Cashman for building a roster too reliant on home run ball…NY hit (267HRs)


(Roster Moves)

Marlins-Washington…Trade-Miami deals relief P-Kyle Barraclaugh to Nats for international signing bonus.

Arizona..Veteran reliever Brad Ziegler retires

Reds..Sign FA-C-Juan Graterol-ex Twins.

Arizona..DFA-OF-Pat Kivehan.





Lakers-W-Golden State (102-89)….LeBron James plays 18-minutes…(15P-10R-5A)….Lonzo Ball played first game..18-minutes (8P-2R-2 Steals-3-turnvoers)…..Steph Curry-Klay Thompson combined for 43-points….(Preseason game in Las Vegas.

Clippers…off to a surprising (4-0) start in NBA preseason.

Minnesota..Angry F-Jimmy Butler ends holdout-reports to training camp and then yells at teammates and coaches about wanting to be traded.

Boston..F-Gordon Hayward confirms struggling with back soreness.

Houston..Rockets hit 28-3 point shots in (121-86) win over Shanghai Sharks in exhibition game in China….G-James Hardin had 37-points in 30-minutes.

Suns…NBA player agents charge that owner Robert Sarver called them privately to talk about their clients circumventing GM-Ryan McDonogh-who was fired on Monday.





Ducks-L-Arizona (3-2) in shootout-overtime…Ducks stunned by winless Coyotes….Yotes outshoot Ducks 39-24 on Honda Center ice…Coyotes G-Anti Raanta made 3-straight saves in shootout to get the win….Yotes 1st win of season…Ducks were (3-0) before losing. …Wednesday night NHL action..

LAKings-Montreal….LA continues Canadian road trip at Bell Center. on Thursday night..

Las Vegas-L-Washington…Knights-last year’s spurring team-off to (1-3) start.

NY Rangers…Veteran FA-F-Rick Nash confirms he is still having concussion symptoms from last year-that’s why not signed a contract with any team.

Ducks…Injured Ryan Kesler-Patrick Eaves take part in morning skate…been rehabbing injuries.

RCMP…Charges Saskatchewan trucking firm with 8-counts of federal-provincial violations in truck-bus crash that killed 16-players and staff in Humboldt last April.

Gulls…Sign FA-F-Logan Shaw to AHL contract-played with Montreal and Anaheim last year…Veteran LW-Pontus Aberg reports to team-played last year with Nashville-Edmonton.





Soccer…Manchester United coach Josie Mourinho ordered to meet with Board of Directors to discuss his struggles with relationships with media and players.

Soccer…Team USA-vs-Colombia in International friendly.




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