Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Tuesday
Saudi Super League…Announces Phil Mickelson will play in its first event this Thursday-Friday-Saturday at the Centurion Course in London….Mickelson becomes the 13th PGA player to defy PGA directives to signup and play in the new League….The PGA has yet to announce discipline for players who have defected….Mickelson has not played in a PGA event since the January-Farmers Insurance Open…Mickelson says he wants to play in the Grand Slam events that are run outside of PGA rules….Called it a ‘fresh start’…”progressive format’…’limited schedule allow me to concentrate on a healthier life’. Greg Norman, heading up Super League, called PGA Tour ‘illegal monopoly’…Mickelson claimed PGA was run by ‘obnoxious greed’.
Saudi Super League…Name players are Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Grahame McDowell, Kevin Na, Sergio Garcia, Martin Kaymer..
Padres-NY Mets….New York led (5-1) at Press Time in 5th inning…Mets rough up Blake Snell (4-inn-5R-11-baserunners)….Monday game…Padres (33-21)…Mets (37-19) coming into game
San Diego-New York..Tuesday matchups..Yu Darvish-vs-Taijuan Walker
Padres..OF-Wil Myers gets 2nd opinion on damage to cartilage flap-surgery likely-out 5W
Padres..SS-Fernando Tatis..to have 3rd CT exam on surgically repaired list later this week.
Dodgers…Off day on Monday
Dodgers-at-White Sox..Tuesday matchups..Mitch White-vs-Michael Kopech
Dodgers..Clayton Kershaw to throw bullpen this week-to be activated by weekend
Angels-Red Sox….Bosox led 1-0 at Press Time…Halos lost 11-row…(27-28)
Angels-Boston..Tuesday pitchers..Reid Detmers.
Reds-W-Arizona..Hunter Greene throws 1-hitter for Cinn..Kyle Farmer 2RBI
Astros-Mariners..Seattle led 7-4 at Press Time..Cal Raleigh 3RHR for Seattle
Blue Jays-Royals…Jays led 3-0 at Press Time..Bo Bichette 2RHR for Toronto.
Mets..P-Max Scherzer-bitten on left hand by his dog…wound will not impact rehab
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Dallas Keuchel-just released by WhiteSox
Twins..Sign FA-P-Aaron Sanchez-ex Blue Jays
Twins..Sign FA-P-Tyler Thornberg-ex Red Sox
Yankees..3B-Miguel Andujar asks team to trade him
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Mike Wright-ex Red Sox-Mariners-Orioles
Cubs..Option P-Robert Gsellman to AAA
Seattle..Release P-Alex Wojchichowski
Tampa Bay…coach Kevin Cash says players decisions not to wear Rainbow patch on uniforms will not fracture clubhouse…5-Tampa players removed patches to honor Lesbian-Gay community
NBA Finals…Golden State-Boston tied (1-1)…off till Wednesday game.
Lakers…Introduce Coach Darvin Ham as head coach..
..There will be a new culture
..Russell Westbrook has a lot left in the tank
Lakers-NY Knicks…Rumor floated in New York…Knicks interested in a Russell Westbrook-Talen Horton Tucker trade…NY would give up F-Julius Randle. Evan Fournier and Kemba Walker to make contracts match.
Utah..Quinn Snyder quits as coach of Utah Jazz after 8Y-run….was (372-264)…had third best winning percentage in NBA over last 6-years (.623)
Charlotte…Owner Michael Jordan meets 3rd time with Coach Mike D’Antoni.
Arizona…Gives Coach Tommy Lloyd 5-year extension
Houston…Deshaun Watson…24th woman files Sexual Misconduct lawsuit against NFL-quarterback…says Watson paid a Massage Owner (5,000) even though she had knowledged he was asking sex from massage therapists…Woman also charged Watson used social media to track down over 100-massage therapists.
Denver…Report that Walmart owner Rob Walton is prepared to make a second offer (4.5B) to buy the Broncos. 3-other groups are still in the bidding.
Rams…Give DT-Aaron Donald a 3-year extension worth 95M, making him the highest paid non-QB in NFL.
49ers…QB-Jimmy Garoppolo will not be at team’s mandatory workouts-will continue rehab shoulder surgery..not cleared to throw till July.
Packers..QB-Aaron Rodgers arrives for manadatory veteran workouts
Odell Beckham…Report Rams-Browns-Saints all vying to sign veteran WR
Raiders..Workout FA-K-Tristain Vizcaino
Jaguars..Backup QB-CJ Beathard suffers bad knee injury in OTA workouts
Patriots..Move WR-N’Keal Harry to TE-former #1 pick has struggled
Browns..Refuse answer questions whether QB-Baker Mayfield come camp
Romeo Crennel….Longtime NFL coach retires after 50-years in game…Longtime assistant for Bill Parcells-Bill Belichick-Giants-Jets-Giants..former head coach Browns
Houston…Legendary OG-Bob Talamini passes away (83Y)…starred for AFL-Houston Oilers\
Green Bay..Ex Packers RB-Veryl Switzer passes away (89Y)..Gave up NFL career to fight in Korea..becamse Air Force colonel.
Edmonton-L-Colorado (6-5)…Arturro Lehkonen scores game winner in OT…deflected slapshot infront of net then rammed home rebound for game winner…Oilers blew (3-1) and (4-2) leads in game..Avs scored 3-goals on 5 shots in 5-minute span in 2nd period to climb backing game….Avalanche had 41-shots on goal against Mike Smith…Colorado D-Cale Makar (1G-4A) in game…Leon Draisaitl 4-assists for Oilers…Zach Hyman 2-goals in loss…Avs sweep series 4-straight…..Move to Stanley Cup finals
NY Rangers-at-Tampa Bay…Game 4-series…Rangers lead (2-1)
Boston Bruins…Surprise firing of Coach Bruce Cassidy after 5-years on job..(245-108-46) in Boston…knocked out in first round playoffs after run of injuries to starters…Made playoffs six years in a row but ousted
Colorado…F-Nazim Kadri undergoes surgery fractured thumb on cheap shot hit by Oilers Evan Kane in playoff game
NYRangers..F-Vitali Kravtsov-returning to NHL from KHL-played for Traktor-Russia.