Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on June 19th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

…..(World Cup Soccer)…….

England-W-Tunisia (2-1)…Harry Kane scores game winning goal at (90′) mark on header off corner kick…had scored 1st goal of game on rebound shot from corner kick…Tunisia lost its goalie-Mouez Hassen- with shoulder sprain early in 1st half.

Belgium-W-Panama (3-0)…EPL star Rom Lukaku scores twice.

Sweden-W-Korea (1-0)…Video review awards Swedes penalty shot that results in goal…Violent game 38-fouls.

(Schedule)

Egypt-Russia…40G-scorer Mohammad Salah will play coming off shoulder injury on Tuesday..

Poland-vs-Senegal
Colombia-vs-Japan.

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(Soccer Notes)

Saudi Arabia Team….Flight to 2nd game in World Cup has engine fire-bird hit…..got on ground safely.

Walter Bahr…Legendary team USA player passes away (91Y) from broken hip complications…Scored winning goal for US in 1950-World Cup win over England.

Landon Donovan…leaving Club Leon in Mexico-ending comeback…played 8-games-no goals.

FIFA…Possible fines to Mexico for its fans use of racial slurs during game with Germany.

Croatia…Suspends F-Nikola Kalinic-refused to enter game in 85th minute.

Germany…Boycotts media-cancels all press conferences after 7-German papers rip team for opening loss to Mexico….called them ‘cowards-Wimps-Disastrous-Nitemarish”

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……(Baseball)………

Padres….Off day Monday.

Padres-A’s…Tuesday matchup..Eric Lauer (3-4) 6.20-ERA-vs-Paul Blackburn (1-1)….Padres (34-40)…(12-7) in last 19….A’s (36-38)-in last place for third year in row.

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Dodgers-Cubs…..Rained out at Wrigley Field…..LA (20-7) in last month…….Cubs (14-6)

LA-Chicago..Tuesday pitchers..Rich Hill (1-2)-vs-Mike Montgomery (2-2)

Dodgers..P-Hyun Jin Ryu shutdown again-pain in groin area as he rehabs from surgery.

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Angels-L-Arizona…Trailed (6-2) at press time…Paul Goldschmidt 2R-HR..Ketel Marte solo HR……Battered Halos (1-6)….D-Backs won 7-of-10

Halos-Diamondbacks….Angels may use bullpen day starters-vs-Matt Koch (5-3).

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-L-Washington..Juan Soto 2R-HR in Completion of suspended game

Yankees-W-Washington…Aaron Hicks 2R-HR…Yankees now (47-22)…won 9-of-13…Nats lost 7-of-10.

Brewers-Pirates……Jody Mercer RBI double in 1-00 win……Milwaukee (42-30)..

Houston-W-Tampa Bay..Alex Bregman 2R-double in 9th….Astros won 12-in row…now (49-25).

Cardinals-L-Phillies…Odubel Herrera 3R-HR….Aaron Altheer 2R-double

Indians-W-White Sox..Jason Kipnis HR-RBI single

Rangers-W-Royals…Adrian Beltre 3R-HR….Shin Choo HR….KC (22-50)

Rockies-L-Mets…Brandon Nimmo inside park HR-solo HR..Wilmer Flores HR…Devin Mesoraco 2R-HR…Colorado lost 9-of-11…

Giants-W-Marlins…Pablo Sandoval 2R-HR….SF won just 3-of-8…….Marlins (28-45)

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(Injuries)

Arizona..P-Shelby Miller-rehab start…(6inn-0R-10K0
Seattle…Activate P-Juan Nicasio…C-Chris Herrmann from DL

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(Roster Moves)

Royals-Washington…Trade…KC-deals relief ace Kelvin Herrera to Nats for 3-lower minor league prospects.

Yankees-Toronto..discuss trade for P-JA Haap…Blue Jays want 1B-Tyler Austin and P-Luis Cessa.

Yankees..Callup OF-Clint Frazier…option OF-Ron Torreyes.

Indians..Sign FA-P-Mark Rzepczynski-ex Mariners

Astros…Give GM-Jeff Luhnow extension thru 2023.

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……(Basketball)………

San Antonio Express News…reports Spurs will not consider trading F-Kawhi Leonard to team in NBA Western Conference.

Spurs-Boston…Trade rumor-Spurts would offer Leonard but want G-Jaylen Brown..G-Kyrie Irving and #1 pick owned by Sacramento that Boston retains.

Luca Doncic…6’6-F-Slovenia-says he is staying in NBA draft….but not saying if he will opt out of his Real Madrid contract.

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……(Football)……..

Buffalo..Say Nathan Peterman-AJ McCarren will compete for starting QB job.

Browns..Off Door-Todd Haley says QB-Tyrod Taylor has established himself as leader on offense and is starter.

Denver..Broncos players salute Case Keenum-QB-for becoming leader of team

Lions..Coach Matt Patricia puts up signs in lockeroom..’Do Your Job’.

Miami..QB-David Fales moves into #2-slot on depth chart ahead of Brock Osweiler.

Patriots..QB-Tom Brady says he loves playing for Bill Belicheck…Man-Leader-Mentor.

49ers..Wrap up OTA’s with poor outing by QB-Jim Garoppolo throwing (8-20)

Steelers..3-way battle for backup QB job…Landry Jones..Josh Hobbs…rookie Mason Rudolph.

Ravens…Robert Griffin III-Lamar Jackson battling for backup QB job

Packers…Will do RB-by-Committee..with Ty Montgomery..Jamal Williams..Aaron Jones

Titans…going with platoon Res Dion Lewis-DeMarco Murray

Vikings..say late coach Dennis Green will be added to ‘Ring of Honor’ next season.

Rod Woodson…criticizes Terrell Owens for ‘Hall of Fame’ snub…..should go ‘thank all people helped make him great’.

Erik Kramer…Longtime NFL QB arrested Domestic Abuse case in Orange County again….has history of mental health issues…attempted suicide last year….played for Lions-Bears-Chargers

NFL Union….Bans use of ‘Trident Creatine’…has illegal substance in it.

CFL-Hamilton Ti-Cats….sign FA-CB-Delvin Breaux…ex-New Orleans Saints starter…broke leg in 2017..

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……(Hockey)……..

Washington Capitals…Barry Trotz breaks off contract talks and leaves franchise a week after the Stanley Cup celebration….Only NHL head coaching job open-NY Islanders….Trotz asked for (5Y-10M)….Caps offered (2Y-3.6M) extension.

Seattle…NHL Expansion applicant hires Dave Tippett as Hockey consultant….longtime NHL head coach Arizona Coyotes.

Ducks..Sign G-Kevin Boyle to 2Y-contract extension….has (2.52) Goals Against Average with AHL-San Diego Gulls.

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