Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Thursday. NFL Draft Day

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…..(Football)……NFL Draft Day

Chargers….Draft #13..#47 in opening rounds
Chargers…Expected to take OT in 1st round..CB in 2nd round

Chargers..1st round possible choices…OT-Rashaan Slater-Northwestern..OG-Ali Tucker-USC..CB-JC Horn-South Carolina

Chargers..2nd round CB-S-Iafeto Melifonwu-Syracuse

Chargers…Have 4-picks in top 97-choices
Chargers…Have lost 14-veteran players from last year including Hunter Henry-Melvin Ingram-Mike Pouncey-Casey Hayward-Rayshawn Jenkins-Denzell Perryman-Tyrod Taylor
Chargers…Let go 5-OL..2LB..2DB..QB..TE

Chargers..Have added 6-FA in off season including 4OL-TE-LB-S including OC-Cory Linsley..OT-Matt Fieler..TE-Jared Cook..LB-Ky Fackrell.
1-Jaguars..Will take Clemson QB-Trevor Lawrence
2-Jets..BYU QB-Zach Wilson
3-49ers..Either QB-Mac Jones-Alabama or Justin Fields-Ohio State
4-Falcons..TE-Kyle Pitts-Florida
5-Bengals..WR-JaMarr Chase-LSU
6-Miami..TE-Kyle Pitts-Florida
7-Detroit..OT-Penei Sewell-Oregon or LB-Micah Parsons-Penn St
8-Carolina..CB-Patrick Sertain-Alabama
9-Denver..LB-Micha Parsons-Penn State or Ali Vera-Tucker-USC
10-Dallas..CB-Patrick Sertain-Alabama or CB-JC Horn-SCarolina
(Trade Rumors)
Atlanta…Shopping 4th pick to team that wants a QB-would trade back
Detroit..Would trade out of 7th slot
Carolina..Would move 8th selection
New England..Might trade up from 15th spot
Washington..Might deal up from 19th spot
Bears..Would try to trade up from 20th spot.
(Picks)..Top picks

(NFL Off Season)..11-QBs change teams..14-major trades

Rams-Lions..Jared Goff-for-Matthew Stafford
Jets-Carolina..Sam Darnold
Carolina-Denver..Teddy Bridgewater
Eagles-Colts..Carson Wentz
Bengals-Houston..Ryan Finley

Ryan Fitzpatrick..signs with Washington
Andy Dalton..signs in Chicago
Mitch Trubisky..signs with Buffalo
Tyrod Taylor..signed in Houston
Chase Daniel..signed with Chargers

Ravens..Traded OT-Orlando Brown to Chiefs
Raiders..Dealt OG-Gabe Jackson to Seattle
Raiders..Moved OT-Trent Brown to Patriots
Raiders..Trade OC-Rod Hudson to Arizona
Rams..Dealt DE-Michael Brockers to Lions
Miami..Shipped DE-Shaq Lawson to Houston
Patriots..Traded OT-Marcus Cannon to Houston
(NFL Notes)

NFL..Announces all employees in NY office will return to fulltime work on May 24th

Carolina..Announces replacing grass at Bank of America Stadium with Field Turf.
(College Football)

Southern University..wants to interview Rams-Colts legend Marshall Faulk for head coaching job…Tennessee State has hired Eddie George..Jackson State hired Deion Sanders.

Ole Miss..Fires OL coach Randy Clements despite Rebels leading SEC in rushing (210YPG)

Virginia Tech..CB-Caleb Farley-likely 1st round draft pick-tests positive for Covid-will not attend draft.

NCAA..Gives President Mark Emmert-contract extension thru 2025.

Padres-W-Arizona…San Diego led (12-3) in 9th inning at Press Time……Wednesday night game..San Diego (14-12).

..Padres pull P-Ryan Weathers after 19-pitch first inning-sore shoulder…Velocity was down 5mph right from the start…Club did not address whether he had shoulder fatigue or another issue…Did not say it was elbow related…Trainer came out to talk to him after 2nd pitch..then left dugout after 1st inning
..Manny Machado 3R-triple..blows game open
..Ha Kim 2R-single
..Padres had 7-straight hits-ties club record- in 6 run explosion in 6th
..Jake Cronenworth (5-for-42) slump..pinch hit HR
..Jorge Mateo 2R-HR in win

Padres..P-Dinelson Lamet throws 30P-bullpen session-cleared to start likely on Sunday.
Padres..Activate C-Austin Nola from DL-had been out fractured finger
Padres..Option C-Luis Campusano to AAA..hitting (.088)
Padres..OF-Wil Myers held out at start-covid test issue
Padres..SS-Fernando Tatis 10th throwing error of season

Padres..Off weekend series with Giants at Petco.

Dodgers-W-Reds (8-0)..Justin Turner HR..Chis Taylor RBI-triple..Clayton Kershaw (7inn-0R-4H)……Wednesday game…LA (16-9)..had lost 3-in row

Dodgers-at-Milwaukee..Thursday..Trevor Bauer-vs-Freddy Peralta.

Dodgers..Concern over P-Kenley Jansen (10inn-4R-8W012BR)
Dodgers..OF-Cody Bellinger reports to Arizona for rehab workouts
Dodgers..P-Joe Kelly-will throw 5th outing in Arizona-then activated
Dodgers..Callup C-Kei Ruiz from alternate sight.

Angels-W-Texas (4-3)…Anthony Rendon 2R-single..Ss-Jose Iglesias 2R-single in win….Halos (12-11)

Angels..Activate C-Max Stassi from DL

Angels..Off day on series Friday in Seattle.

Twins-W-Indians..Mitch Garver HR-2RHR..Twins hit 6-homers

Miami-W-Milwaukee..Jesus Aguilar 3R-HR

Royals-W-Pirates..Hunter Dozier 2R-triple..Jorge Soler 2R-single

Red Sox-W-Mets..Christian Vasquez HR for Boston

Yankees-W-Orioles..Gio Urshela 3R-HR

Washington-W-Toronto..Josh Harrison 3R-HR

A’s-L-Tampa Bay..Mike Zunino HR for Rays

Cubs-L-Braves..Atlanta runs up (10-0) win..Marcel Ozuna-Austin Riley hit 2R-HRs..Freddie Freeman-Ozzie Albies solo HRs


Phillies-W-Cardinals..Brad Miller 2R-HR..Bryce Harper hit in face with fastball…does not suffer broken cheekbone

Tigers-White Sox..Rained out

Mariners-L-Astros..Houston scores 3R in 8th

Rockies-Giants..SF led (4-2) at Press Time..Brad Belt 2R-single

Cardinals..C-Yadier Molina-Placed on DL-strained foot
Blue Jays..DL-P-Hyun Jin-Ryu-glute injury
Blue Jays..Activate OF-George Springer from DL-had quad issue
Houston..DL-1B-Yordan Alvarez-covid issue
Arizona..DL-OF-Kole Calhoun-hamstring
Arizona..DL-P-Taylor Widener-groin
Milwaukee..DL-P-Zach Godley-shoulder
(Roster Moves)

Brewers..Callup P-Zach Godley
Brewers..DFA-P-Phil Bickford
Indians..DFA-P-Oliver Perez
Giants..Outright P-Trevor Gott to AAA
Mariners..Sign FA-2B-Jack Mayfield
Royals..Sign FA-P-Mike Shawaryn-ex Red Sox
Tampa Bay..Callup P-Shane McClanahan
Miami..Callup 2B-Isan Diaz
(MLB Notes)

MLB..announces that 70% of Staff and players have received Vaccinations.

Lakers-L-Washington (116-107)…Brad Beal (27P)..Wizards shoot (55%) from floor…LA (36-26)…Lakers lost 13-of-21..Anthony Davis (28P)

Clippers-L-Suns (109-102)…Devin Booker-Chris Paul combined (49P)…….LA (43-21)…Phoenix (44-18)…Kawhi Leonard remains out with foot issue

Cavaliers..F-Kevin Love apologizes for on court tantrum in which he threw ball to Toronto player who hit 3-point shot on inbounds pass.

Dallas..Mavericks scored 28-points in a row in blowout win over Golden State.

Sacramento..Sign C-Damian Jones to 2Y-extension
Sacramento..Sign F-Chemezie Metu to contract extension

Josh Giddey..6’8-G-top player in Australia files for draft (17P-11R)

Kings-L-Ducks (3-2)…Cam Fowler scores with (:61) left…Kings had (2-0) lead……Wednesday game….Anaheim had lost 5-in row….lost (17-of-24)….(15-28-7) on season….Kings (18-28-6).

Ducks..Callup D-Trevor Carrick from San Diego Gulls
Ducks..Send down D-Kodie Curran to Gulls

Kings..#1 pick-C-Quentin Byfield made debut Wednesday-age 18.

Columbus..Feud with RW-Patrick Laine…has just 8-goals on season..making (6.7M) a year.


Montreal..F-Jon Druoin leaves team-personal problems
Ducks..C-Adam Henrique-Covid positive test
Ottawa..G-Matt Murray-ankle injury-could be out rest of year
Minnesota..#1 pick Marco Rossie confirms heart inflammation-covid
Sabres..Lose Gs-Linus Ullmark-Carter Hutton rest of year-injuries

NHL..Commissioner Gary Bettman says Canadian Border issues ‘wildly unpredictable’..not sure what Playoff format for Canadian teams will be.

Bob Hartley…Longtime NHL coach Quebec-Colorado…wins KHL-championship in Russia with Avangard-Omsk.

Soccer-Champions League..Semi final game
..Manchester City-W-Paris St Germain (2-1)..Kevin DeBruyne-Raul Mahrez score in 64′-71′ for City win in first game of two game series.

PGA..Valspar Championships-Palm Bay, Florida..tees off on Thursday…Dustin Johnson leads the field.

Kentucky Derby…20-horse field at Churchill Downs on Saturday…Heavy favorite Essential Quality will start far outside in post position #14.

Formula 1…Cancels Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal because of Covid…Schedules Grand Prix of Turkey for June 11th to replace it on roster.




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