Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

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…………(Football)……………

NFL-CTE…Boston University releases detailed study of autopsies on deceased players at research into CTE continues…(110 of 111) NFL players examined had CTE……(7-of-8) CFL players had CTE…..(48-of-53) college football players had elements of CTE…..177-brains studied in all…including 18-players who committed suicide.

(Camps)

Chargers…Tuesday workout with FA-QB-Robert Griffin III….2012-Brilliant Rookie of Year season with Redskins (3200Y-passing)…(815Y-rushing)…total 27TD-5 interceptions…suffered knee injury in playoffs….Last 4-years…(22TD-21Int-27-Games)….suffered 2-knee injuries and fractured shoulder…….Chargers showing no interest in Colin Kaeperneck.

Jets..Workout OG-Orlando Franklin-ex Chagers.
Patriots..WR-Andrew Hawkins retires rather than report to camp.
Miami..Workout CB-Tony Carter-ex Broncos..Alteraun Verner-S-ex Titans.
Jaguars..Sign FA-CB-Stanley Jean Baptiste-ex Saints
Carolina..Sign FA-WR-TJ Graham-ex Eagle
Ravens..Sign FA-RB-Bobby Rainey-ex Bucs
Miami..Sign FA-S-Alteraunn Verner-ex Titans
Carolina..Release WR-Charles Johnson

(Injuries)

Atlanta..WR-Julio Jones cleared to practice-coming off foot surgery
Ravens..TE-Maxx Williams-cleared practice-coming off knee surgery
Ravens..RB-Kenneth Dixon-surgery-torn meniscus-will miss season
Cowboys..LB-Jaylon Smith-passes physical-nerve damage-knee
Titans..QB-Marcus Mariota-cleared practice-coming off broken leg

Browns..S-Howard Wilson on PUP.
Lions..P-Sam Martin..OT Cyrus Kouandijo put on Non Football Injured List
Colts..S-Malik Hooker-#1 pick put on PUP-coming off hip surgeries
Raiders..LB-Ben Heaney put on Non Football Injured List

Miami..LB-Koa Misi not cleared by doctors to practice-neck surgery-placed on IR for year
Saints..LB-Dannell Ellerbee on IR-gone for year

(NFL)

Virginia Police..rescind arrest warrant against Dallas WR-Lucky Whitehead…says man arreeted used Whitehead identity.
Dallas…DE-Willie Towns passes away (74)…heart issues…played in Super Bowls

(College)

USD..Toreros picked to win Pioneer League race in preseason poll….7-USD players chosen to preseason all league team..including QB-Anthony Lawrence…TE-Ross Dwelling…DE-Jon Peterson.

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………….(Baseball)………….

Padres-Royals….Aftermath 6-Player Trade that sent Brandon Mauer-Trevor Cahill-Ryan Bucther to Kansas City

Brandon Mauer
..Excited-Surprised-Shocked.
..Learned alot about being a closer inSan Diego
..Darren Balsley taught me how to get comfortable on mound..Look at Scouting Reports..Learn Hitters.

Trevor Cahill
..Surprised to be traded away
..Great time pitching at home infront of friends-family
..Will be weird to go back to American League
..Don’t take trade personally
..Liked being on young team that learning how to win
..Tried to make young guys comfortable

Ryan Buchter
..Owe alot to Brad Hand teaching me the slider
..Great opportunity with Padres after being in minors for so long
..Forever grateful AJ Preller-Andy Green

Brad Hand
..Hate to see these pitchers go.
..It’s part of the business
..Not worried about my status
..Rumors are just rumors
..Not many players have luxury of no trade contracts
..Anybody could be dealt-it’s baseball
..This is what we signed up for…play-win-maybe move.

Padres-L-Mets…(6-5)..Yoenis Cespedes HR..RBI-double..RBI-triple…Wil Myers wild throwing error allows final run to score…Hunter Renfroe HR..Allen Cordoba 2R-HR…Padres now (43-57)….Mets won 6-of-7

San Diego-New York..Wednesday matchup..Padres undecided-vs-Steven Matz (2-3).

Padres..P-Jouhlys Chacin scratched from start-back issue
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Dodgers-W-Twins (6-2)..Chris Taylor 2R-double..RBI-double..LA (70-31)..won 15-of-17….34-of-40

LA-Minnesota…Wednesday game-Alex Wood (11-1)-vs-Ervin Santana (11-7).

Dodgers…Internal meetings to determine how much a price they’d be willing to pay to ‘rent’ Yu Darvish for rest of season…Texas pitcher becomes free agent at end of year.

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Angels-L-Indians (11-7)..Brad Zimmer grand slam HR early…Edwin Encarnarcio grand slam HR in 11th to win it

Halos-Cleveland..Wednesday matchup…Ricky Nolasco (4-11)-vs-Carlos Carrasco (10-4)

Angels..P-Alex Meyer on DL with shoulder irritation.

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(Scoreboard)

Cubs-W-White Sox..Will Contreras 3R-HR…Cubs won 9-of-11

Yankees-W-Reds..Didi Gregarious HR..NY won 5-of-7

Washington-L-Milwaukee..Logan Shaw 3R-HR..Eric Thames HR

Houston-W-Phillies..Charley Morton 7-shutout innings-9Ks..Astros now (67-33)

Blue Jays-W-A’s..Jose Bautista RBI-double

Royals-W-Tigers..Whit Merrifeld RBI-double

Orioles-L-Rays..Tim Beckham 3R-HR

Miami-L-Texas..Joey Gallo 2-solo HRs..Rangers hit 4-homers

Rockies-L-Cardinals..Jed Gyorko sacrifice fly in 9th

Arizona-L-Atlanta..Matt Kemp HR..Kurt Suzuki HR-2R-HR

Red Sox-Mariners..Extra innings..Guillame Heredia 3R-HR for M’s

Pirates-L-Giants..Joe Panik 3R-triple..Eduardo Nunez 2R-double

(Roster Moves)

Yankees-A’s…Trade talks continue for 1B-Yonder Alonso..P-Sonny Gray…A’s scours been following Yankees farmclubs at Charleston-Trenton.

Yankees-Tigers..Trade talks..OF-Jacoby Ellsbury-for-P-Justin Verlander.

Giants-Red Sox….SF deals 3B-Eduardo Nunez to Red Sox for prospects.

Yankees-Giants..Trade..NY sends P-Dillon McNamara to Giants

White Sox-Rockies..Trade..Colorado acquires P-Will Lamb for cash.

White Sox..Sign FA-P-Danny Fahquar-ex Tampa Bay.

Giants..Release OF-Justin Ruggiano

White Sox-Brewers..discuss trade Chicago P-Anthony Swarzak

(Injuries)

Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg has nerve impingement in forearm.

Texas..DL-P-Tyson Ross (7.52-ERA)..blister injury

Cardinals..DL-OF-Dexter Fowler-wrist

Rockies..Send P-Chad Bettis on rehab assignment-Albuquerque-comeback from cancer.

Washington..C-Wilson Ramos-hit in head by follow thru on batter swing

Miami..1B-Justin Bour-oblique injury …SS-JT Riddle-bicep

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……………(Basketball)………..

Indiana Pacers…Offered F-Paul George to Cavs in straight up swap for G-Kyrie Irving before the draft..Cleveland rejected deal.

Portland-Brooklyn..NBA trade..Blazers send F-Andrew Crabbe to Nets for F-Andrew Nicholson.

Orlando..Sign FA-G-Aaron Afflalo-ex Sacramento Kings

Phoenix Suns…G-Brandon Knight tears ACL in off season workout-could be gone entire year

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…………….(Hockey)…………….

Nashville..Meets with C-Mike Fisher to decide on returning or retiring.

Montreal..Sign FA-D-Mark Streit-ex Penguins-Flyers

KHL…Suspensions for former NHL-D-Derek Smith (1Y)…D-Danis Zaripova (2Y) for PED and stimulant usage.

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…………(General)…………..

Soccer…Gold Cup-Championship Game in Santa Clara…Team USA-vs-Jamaica Reggae Boyz…US is now (8-0-5) unbeatnen under Coach Bruce Arena.

Manchester City-Real Madrid….International Friendly expected to draw 75,000 at LA Coliseum

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