Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Wednesday

Posted by on August 16th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers…Devastating setback…LB-Denzel Perryman has surgery for torn ankle ligaments…will be sidelined 3-to-4 months…Injured while back pedalling in pass coverage…was not in any type of hit play….cleats caught in turf….team had already lost WR-Mike Williams and OG-Forrest Lamp in camp

Chargers..TV ratings in San Diego for lst preseason game from LA were at 7.2…highest sports rating of the day on TV here…PGA-Championship (3.4)…Padres (3.1)…Red Sox-Yankees (1.1)….NASCAR (1.7)….Lions-Colts preseason game (0.7)

Chargers…Refuse comment on fan turnout of only 21,054 for first preseason game..drew 4,5000 than LA Galaxy-MLS-who played night before.

Chargers..Junk promotion..willing to pay the cost for any fan who wants to have a Chargers logo tatooed.

Chargers..Release LB-Mike Moore…Sign FA-LB-Kyle Coleman-ex Seattle

(Camp Notes)

Denver..QB-Paxton Lynch-criticism-not dealing with adversity during practice
Denver..RB-Jamal Charles will not play this week, but will play in 3rd preseason game.

Raiders..WR-Amari Cooper-LB-Khalil Mack both return to practice.
Raiders..Coaching staff raves about rookies DT-Treyvon Hester-LB-LaTroy Lewis-combined 8-tackles and 2-sacks in lst preseason game…DT-Eddie Vanderdose-wins starting job also.

Rams..QB-Jared Goff continues to be streaky in practice..threw 3-interceptions…2-other potential picks were dropped.
Rams..Film review of Wade Phillips defense impressive..vs Cowboys-held Dallas to (248Y)-9 first downs…3-forced fumbles..8-QB hits.

Bills…Will start season with WR group made up of Anquan Boldin..Jordan Matthews-Andre Holmes
Bills..Elevate rookie QB-Nathan Peterman to 2nd team.

Jaguars..Criticism mounting of wildly erratic QB-Blake Bortels practices.

Steelers..Promote rookie TJ Watt to starting LB-ahead of James Harrison.

Miami..QB-Jay Cutler will play this weekend in preseason game

(Roster Moves)

Eagles..Releasse RB-Ryan Mathews-clear 4M-cap space.
Colts..Sign CFL-FA-Justice Liggins-ex Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Miami..Sign FA-WR-Trey Griffey-ex UArizona
NYGiants..Sign FA-LB-Streven Daniels-ex Eagles
Cowboys..Sign FA-WR-Corey Washington-ex Colts
Seattle….Workout FA-CB-Tremaine Brock-ex Niners
Miami..Workout FA-LB-Rey Maualuga-ex Bengals

(Injuries)

Redskins..S-Sua Cravens-surgery-knee scope-out 4W

Ravens..WR-Breshad Perriman-hamstring

Lions..Put DE-Kerry Hyder-on IR-achilles..RB-Mike Jones on IR-concussion..DE-Brandon Copeland-torn pectoral

Packers..S-Josh Jones-ankle injury

Colts..Surgery-TE-Erik Swoope-knee scope

Miami..CB-Tony Lippett-gone for year-torn achilles

Jets..WR-Lucky Whitehead-broken foot

Miami..RB-Jay Ajayi-cleared to practice from concussion protocol

Giants..Activate RB-Shaun Droughn from PUP..CB-JT Thomas-from PUP
Dallas..Activate LB-Justin Durant from PUP
Titans..Activate RB-DeMarco Murray from PUP

(NFL)

Dallas..Lawyers for RB-Ezekiel Elliott release information that player filed harassment charges against ex-girlfired with Frisco, Texas police-charging she made 50-phone calls to his phones in 7-hour span…and harrassed other women he was seeing.

Dallas..JerryJones-calls Frank Broyles-legendary Arkansas coach most important man in sports history in Arkansas….says Broyles had a life-changing influence on him personally and professionally.

CFL…Montreal Alouettes trade QB-Vernon Adams to Saskatchewan Roughriders for 3rd-4th round draft picks.

(College)

San Diego State…reopens football practice after chicken pox outbreak…5-players ailing…spread to WR-Fred Truvillion and OT-Antonio Rosales…10-others miss practice under observation including K-John Barron…15-total impacted.

USC…DT-Noah Jefferson leaves program…transfers to Arizona Western JC.

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……………(Baseball)…………..

Padres-W-Phillies (8-4)…Torrid hitting Corey Spangenberg HR and 2R-double..Hector Sanchez 2R-HR…Padres now (53-66)…Phillies (43-74) ..

San Diego-Philadelphia…Wednesday matchup..Clayton Richard (5-12)-vs-Nick Pavetta (4-7).

Padres…Rookie P-Miguel Diaz-first rehab game in Arizona Summer League..(2inn-0H-2K)…been out 6-weeks with strained forearm.

Padres…1st round pick P-Mackenzie Gore (4-innin-0R-1H-6K)…Gore in 5-starts in Arizona Summer League (16-inn-1R-8H-24K).

Padres..P-Christian Friedrich shutdown again in bullpen session..will undergo elbow scope surgery…has missed entire season

Padres..Release P-Zach Lee..was (2-7) El Paso..former lst round pick of Dodgers..failed to get back to majors

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Dodgers-W-White Sox (6-1)…Alex Wood now (15-1)..Corey Seager 2R-single triggers win

LA-Chicago..Wednesday matchup…Yu Darvish (2-0) 1.50-vs-Carlos Rodon (1-4).

Dodgers..Adrian Gonzalez-Andre Ethier report to Rancho Cucamonga for rehab stints…Gonzalez goes (1-3) in first game…Ethier yet to play

Dodgers-A’s…Trade..LA ships P-Chris Hatcher to A’s for cash

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Angels-L-Nationals..(3-1)..Howie Kendrick 2-solo HRs for Nats

Halos-Washington…Tyler Skaggs (1-1)-vs-Tanner Roark (9-7)

Angels..P-Andrew Heaney to be activated from DL following elbow surgery-likely to start by end of the week.
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(Scoreboard)

Houston-W-Arizona..Astros with 8-extra base hits in game

Yankees-W-Mets..Jacoby Ellsbury 2R-HR

Blue Jays-L-Rays..Luca Duda 2R-HR

Red Sox-W-Cardinals..Boston pounds out 15-hits..won 11-of-13

Giants-W-Miami..Denard Span 2R-HR..SF won 7-of-11

Pirates-L-Brewers..Keon Broxton solo HR

Texas-W-Tigers..Joey Gallo 2R-HR..Rangers hit 3-bombs .

Cubs-L-Reds..P-Luis Castillo throws 2-hitter for Cincy

Indians-W-Twins..Jason Kipnis HR..Edwin Encarnarcio HR

Rockies-L-Braves..Nick Markakis HR

Orioles-L-Mariners..Nelson Cruz RBI-single..M’s snap 5-game lose streak

Royals-W-A’s..Eric Hosmer 2R-HR..2R-double

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(Injuries)

Astros..DL-C-Evan Gattes-shoulder
Reds..DL-C-Devin Mesoraco-fractured foot
Mets..P-Jeurys Familia-begins rehab assignment-blood clot
Astros..SS-Carlos Correa to take BP-broken thumb
Arizona..Activate OF-David Peralta from DL

(Roster Moves)

Miami…Slugger Giancarlo Stanton (43HRs)..clears waivers..could now be dealt to another club…Stanton still has (10Y-295M) on contract.

Houston-Detroit..Reopen trade talks for P-Justin Verlander-is owed (56M) over final 2-years of contract-would have to waive no trade clause.

Mets-Texas..Trade-NY acquires OF-Travis Snider.
Mets..Sign FA-P-Neil Wagner

Yankees..Callup P-Luis Cessa

Reds..Option OF-Scott Van Slyke
Tigers..Option P-Edwin Mujica

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…………..(Basketball)……………..

NBA…Releases schedule…season will open a week earlier on October 17th…will allow teams to have fewer back to back games..and does away with need for 4-games in 5-nights.

Charlotte Hornets..Sign FA-G-Julyan Stone..played in Italy last year..ex-Raptors-Nuggets

Duke..Lands to rercuit..6’11-C-Marvin Bagley-will likely be lst pick in draft next year.

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……….(Hockey)…………..

NHL….College free agent window opens for unsigned draft picks…Top players
..Will Butcher-D-Denver University-ex Avalanche pick-Hobey Baker Winner
..Sam Kurker-RW-Northeastern-ex Blues pick
..Alex Kerfoot-C-Harvard-ex Devils pick
..Dom Toninato-C-Minnesota Duluth-ex Maple Leaf pick

NHL…VP Bill Daly confirms there has been dialogue with groups interested in an expansion franchise for Kansas City.

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…….(General)…………

Tiger Woods…Toxicology report released from DUI arrest this spring..had 5-different drugs in system when he was arrested-passed out in his Mercedes with car running-in gear on a road….System contained marijuana…Vicodin…Painkillers…Xanax…Ambien…Woods spent 30-days in rehab center ‘learning to control’ his medication amounts.

Delmar…8-horses to run in 1M-Pacific Classic this weekend…Arrogate will start in far outside 8th position…Bob Baffert horse finished a shocking 15-lengths back to open the season in the San Diego Handicap.

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