Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Tuesday

Posted by on August 7th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

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Aztecs…Reach agreement on 2-year lease extension that runs thru 2020 season at SDCCU-Stadium……Rent will increase to give the city a revenue stream of 1.7M per year effective 2019 season….SDSU will help market possible additional events to place in the stadium as part of the deal…City Council approves deal in (6-1) vote.

SDSU….Open preseason camp with 14-returning veterans led by QB-Christian Chapman, 4-starting OL and K-John Baron….3-days of padless drills…contact workouts begin on Friday.

North Carolina…Suspend 13-Tar Heel players for NCAA violations for selling shoes to other students…..9-players get 4-game suspensions…others get 2-games.

New Mexico…Lobos coach Bob Davie under fire for comments he has no regrets that school had to cut 4-athletic programs due to money issues, while leaving football untouched.

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(NFL)

Chargers…RB-Justin Jackson-rookie-Northwestern-hamstring injury…1st round draft pick Derwin James moved into starting role as free safety.

(Camp Notes)

Raiders..DE-Arden Key continues to dominate in pass rush drills-3 sacks in workouts….QB-Derek Carr-no interceptions in 11-practices.

Chiefs..RB-Kareem Hunt criticized for poor pass protection technique.

Broncos..QB-Chad Kelly throws 2TDs in first scrimmage….P-Marquette King confronts-threatens talkshow host over criticisms.

Ravens..Open joint workouts with LA Rams in camp.

Buffalo..WR-Kelvin Benjamin criticizes Cam Newton-Carolina for lack of passing accuracy when they played together-never worked at getting better.

Browns…say 1st round pick QB-Baker Mayfield will play 3-quarters in preseason opener against Giants on Thursday.

Lions..Rookie RB-Kerryon Johnson-Auburn-impressive in drills.

Colts..Say QB-Andrew Luck will start first preseason game

Giants..Offer WR-Odell Beckham contract extension of 16M per season

Jets..QB-Sam Darnold (9-11) 89Y passing in first scrimmage.

Steelers..Wide open battle for backup QB-job..Josh Hobbs-Landry Jones-Mason Rudolph.

Rams..Aaron Donald holdout continues…he loses year towards free agency if he does not report tomorrow…would be an unrestricted free agent after 2018 season.

Seahawks…Bench RT-Germain Ifedi-taking penalties in scrimmage…had NFL leading 20-penalties last year.

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(Roster Moves)

Bills-Browns…Buffalo trades 7th round pick for WR-Corey Coleman…had injuries two years in row…(56R-718Y) receptions.

Patriots..Release injury prone WR-Malcom Mitchell.

Miami…Sign FA-RB-Jeremy Langford-ex Bears

Giants..Release CB-Teddy Williams-leaves camp with family problems.

Jets..Sign FA-OG-Alex Balducci-ex Redskins.

Eagles..Sign FA-S-Corey Grahame.

Rams..Sign FA-DT-Marcus Martin-ex Seahawks…56QB-sacks at Slippery Rock-NCAA record.

Raiders…Release CB-Shaq Richardson-played CFL-Calgary last year.

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(Injuries)

Arizona…Lose C-AQ Shipley for year-torn ACL.
Denver..Confirms OG-Ron Leary-scope surgery on knee in May
Chiefs..WR-Sammy Watkins leaves practice-hip injury
Vikings..OT-Mike Remmers-hamstring..OG-Nick Eaton-shoulder
Eagles..QB-Nick Foles-shoulder soreness

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San Diego….Alliance American Football assigned first 9-players….included in group Fresno State-QB-Marcus McDade….SDSU-CB-Niam McGee….USC-OT-Khahil Rogers.

Westwood 1…Names Kurt Warner as color analyst on Monday Night Football broadcasts.

CFL-Saskatchewan Roughriders….confirmed they worked out 44Y-WR-Terrell Owens on Sunday.

Denver..Mourns passing Tom Heckert (51Y)-Player Personnel Chief….had blood disorder.

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……(Baseball)………

Padres-Milwaukee…Open 3-game series on Tuesday night….Clayton Richard (7-10)-vs-Chase Anderson (7-7)

Padres…Callup P-Brett Kennedy-will make major league debut on Wednesday…(10-0) 2.72-ERA at El Paso….(89inn-80K-23W-6HR)….has gone (23-7) last two years in farm system.

Padres..Shutdown P-Adrian Morejon with bicep injury…has had 3-different arm problems in a year in farm system.

Padres…were off on Monday.

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Dodgers-A’s…..Open road trip in Oakland on Tuesday….Rich Hill (4-4)-vs-Sean Manaea (10-7)….Dodgers have cooled off…just (8-8) last two weeks…..(42-29) since June…A’s have won 33-of-43-games.

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Angels-W-Tigers..(6-2)….Andrelton Simmons 3R-HR..Nick Tropeano (5inn-1R)..Halos (2-6) in last 8-games

Halos-Detroit…Tuesday pitchers-Andrew Heaney (6-7)-vs-Jacob Turner (0-0)

Angels..OF-Mike Trout-cortisone shot in jammed wrist-slow healing…has missed 6-games in a row.

Angels send assistant Eric Chavez to manage at Salt Lake City with a month to go in PCL season.

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(Scoreboard)

Indians-W-Twins..Edwin Encarnarcio 3R-HR…Tribe hits 3-HRs in game…Indians won 9-of-12

Mets-W-Reds….Austin Jackson RBI single….Cincinnati (1-6) in free fall…..Mets (46-64)

Cardinals-L-Marlins….Starlin Castro HR for Miami..

Yankees-W-White Sox…Lance Lynn 7-shutout innings in debut…Gleyber Torres-HR..Nick Walker-2R-HR…NY just (19-20) since mid June

Mariners-W-Rangers..Mike Zunino HR….Mariners just (2-5) in last week..

Cubs-W-Royals..Javy Baez HR-RBI double….Chicago (65-47)….Royals fall (34-78)

Pirates-L-Rockies…Kyle Freehand throws 2-hitter in shutout win…Colorado (22-10) streak

Arizona-Phillies…Game tied (2-2) at presstime in extra innings…

Houston-W-Giants…Marwin Gonzalez 3R-HR…..Charley Morton 3-hitter

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(Injuries)

Dodgers..Surgery-SS-Corey Seager on ailing hip….injured while rehabbing elbow surgery.

Astros..DL-OF-George Springer-sprained thumb
Cardinals..DL-OF-Tyler O’Neal-groin
Mets..DL-P-Anthony Swarczak-shoulder
Reds..Exam OF-Scott Schleber-shoulder
Yankees..OF-Aaron Judge shuts down rehab-pain in wrist

Mariners..3B-Robbie Cano sent out on rehab-drug suspension
Twins..Rehab P-Michael Pineda-out 12-months elbow surgery
Red Sox..P-Eduardo Rodriguez-30P-bullpen session
Cubs..Send P-Anthony Bass out on rehab
Phillies…P-Jared Eickhoff sent out on rehab
Giants..P-Hunter Strickland heads out on rehab

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(Roster Moves)

Washington..sign FA-P-Greg Holland despite (7.29-ERA- Cardinals.
Tigers-A’s…Trade…Detroit deals P-Mike Fiers to A’s for players to be named later
Phillies..DFA-3B-Trevor Ploufee
Arizona..Release P-Jorge DeLa Rosa
Pirates-Tampa Bay…Trade…Rays send SS-Adeiny Hecharria to Bucs for player to be named later.

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(MLB)

Mets…give vote confidence to Manager Mickey Callaway during disastrous rookie season (45-64)

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…..(Basketball)……..

Clippers-Cavaliers….LA to deal shooting F-Sam Dekker to Cleveland for mid-level cap exception.

Toronto..sign FA-F-Greg Monroe…(10P-6R) with Suns.

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…..(Hockey)…….

Washington…Hire Scott Ariel as assistant coach-ex NY Rangers assistant.

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(General)

NASCAR….Brian France-President of NASCAR arrested…DUI-possession pain killers…..upstate New York while leaving Watkins Glen Grand Prix….will take leave of absence

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