Best 15 Minutes in Sports–Wednesday

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(World Cup Soccer)

Russia-W-Egypt (3-1)…Russia scores 2G in 3-minutes in 2nd half…Dennis Cherysev scores in 2nd half…Russia aided by own goal…Mo Sala scores late for Egypt…Russia now (2-0) in Cup.

Japan-W-Colombia (2-1)….Japan pulls off upset…aided by Red Card-Hand Ball-3 minutes into game…Shinzi Kagawa scores on penalty shot…Colombia played shorthanded for 87-minutes in surprise loss…

Senegal-W-Poland (2-1)…Poland hurt by own goal…Robert Lewandowski shutout by Senegal defense.

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(Schedule)..Wednesday games

Portugal-Morocco..Cristiano Ronaldo has 3-goals in tourney
Uruguay-Saudi Arabia…Luis Suarez leads Uruguay
Spain-Iran…Diego Costa 2-goals already

Brazil…Star striker Neymar limps off practice field with ankle injury…was fouled 10-times in opening game.

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…..(Baseball)……

Padres-L-Athletics..(4-2)..Steve Piscotty HR in 9th ties game off Brad Hand….Jed Lowrie 2R-HR in 10th off Adam Cimber wins it for A’s….Padres drop to (34-41)i.

San Diego-Oakland…Wednesday day game..Tyson Ross (5-4)-vs-Frankie Montas (3-1).

Padres..OF-Franchy Cordero has significant elbow injury…reinjured elbow in at-bat in El Pason on weekend…sent to LA for examination of forearm damage or elbow ligament.

Padres…Major roster shuffle coming…Club to activate C-Austin Hedges..P-Joey Luchessi from DL….Might DFA-P-Bryan Mitchell…DFA-OF-Matt Szczur…or Option OF-Franmill Reyes.

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Dodgers-W-Cubs. (4-3)..Kyle Farmer 2R-double in 9th…Matt Kemp-Yasi Grandal-Dave Roberts ejected for arguing balls-strikes.

Dodgers-L-Cubs..(2-1)..Albert Almore RBI single in 10th. gives Cubs split of twin bill..

LA-Chicago…Wedneday game…Ross Stripling (6-1) 1.76-ERA-vs-Jon Lester (8-2) 2.28-ERA.

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw cleared to throw 4-innings-rehab game this Saturday for Oklahoma City.

Dodgers..P-Walker Buehler-bullpen session to test injured rib.
Dodgers..P-Tony Cingrani-shoulder pain-shuts down throwing session

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Angels–W-Arizona (5-4)..Ian Kinsler-Kole Calhoun HRs…Halos just (2-7) last nine games…

Halos…Off on Wednesday

Angels..Option OF-Jabari Blash back to Salt Lake City.

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Seattle..Ginacarlo Stanton HR…Yanks hit 4-bombs….NY (48-21)…won 10-of-14….Mariners (46-27).

Washington-W-Baltimore..Trea T.urner HR..Anthony Rendon 2R-double….Nats lost 7-of-11…Orioles (20-51).

Cardinals-W-Phillies…Kolten Wong-Tommy Pham HRa

Brewers-W-Pirates..Milwaukee (43-32)…Jesus Aguilar RBI doule-2R-HR

Braves-W-Blue Jays…Ender Inciarte 2-doubles-3RBIs….Atlanta (43-29)

Indians-W-White Sox…Francisco Lindor 2R-single…Chicago (25-47)

Tigers-L-Reds..Joey Votto Grand Slam HR…Billy Hamilton HR…Cincinnati (27-45)

Red Sox-L-Twins…Eduardo Escobar 2R-double..Rob Grossman 2R-double…Boston (49-25)

Houston-L-Tampa Bay…CJ Cron HR…Snap Astros won 12-row…(49-26)

Texas-W-Kansas City…Delino Shields 2R-double…Royals (22-51)

Mets-L-Rockies…Nolan Arenado-Trevor Story-Ian Desmond hit consecutive HRs off Jason Vargas in 3rd inning…Y won 3-row..

Giants-W-Miami….Buster Posey HR…Gorkys Hernandez 2R-HR-RBI double…

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(Injuries)

Giants…P-Hunter Strickland-out 8W-fractured hand
Mes..DL-OF-Jay Bruce-hip
Indians..DL-P-Evan Marshall-stgring elbow
Cardinals..DL-P-Matt Bowman-blister issues
Washington..DL-1B-Matt Adams-fractured finger
Cubs..P-Yu Darvish to throw simulated game.

(Roster Moves)

Mets…New York Post reports club will look at trade offers for P-Noah Syndegaard.

Orioles..DFA-DH-Pedro Alvarez-hitting (.178)
Brewers..DFA-P-Boone Logan.
Texas..DFA-P-Dec McGuire
Tampa Bay…DFA-2B-Rob Refsnyder
Giants..Release P-Jordan Schaeffer
Washington..Release P-Matt Harper
Tigers..C-Brayan Pena-retires-to take minor league managers job
Indians..Call up P-GeorgeKontos

(MLB)

Dutch Rennart-longtime NL umpire passes away (88Y)…was ump 1074-1992.

Pittsburgh…P-Joe Musgrove fined 1,000-throwing at Arizona hitters.

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….(Basketball)…….

NBA Draft-Thursday…..Phoenix-Sacramento to draft 1-2
NBA Draft.
..Philadlephia has most picks 10-26-38-39-56-60
..Phoenix drafts 1-16-31
..Atlanta selects 3-19-30-34
..Chicago chooses 7-22
..Clippers draft 12-13

San Antonio….Cavaliers contact Spurs about Kawhi Leonard trade…may offer 8th pick in first round plus F-Kevin Love.

San Antonio..F-Rudy Gay opts out of (8.8M) contract
Minnesota..G-Jamal Crawford opts out of (4.5M) deal

Cleveland..Fires assistant coaches Jin Boyland-Phil Handy…lose assistant coach Vitali Potapenko-leaves for job with Memphis Grizzlies.

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…..(Football)…….

Browns…Sign FA-OT-Greg Robinson-former Rams #1 pick.

Carolina..Fire Don Gregory-senioir scout
Lions..Hire Jimmy Raye-ex Chargers-Colts-in Player Personnel
Steelers…Confirm they will operate without QB-coach this year

Seahawks…Impressed with RB-Rashaad Penny pass blocking-become 3-down back.

Giants..critical of TE-Evan Engram-11-drops last year.

Chargers-Saints..hold joint practices August 23rd-24th.

CFL-Edmonton Eskimos…Lose starting LT-Tommie Draheim-6W-knee injury-ex Aztecs.
CFL-Edmonton…put 44Y-old FA-WR-Terrell Owens on their negotiation list.

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(College)

Virginia Tech…QB-Josh Jackson clears up academic issues-will play
New Mexico..Suspends LB-Rayshaw Boyce-arrested on domestic abuse-assault-gun incident.
Notre Dame..Dismisses radio broadcasters Don Criqui-Alan Pinkett.

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……(Hockey)………

Ottawa-San Jose-Florida…Pull of 10-player-draft pick trade leading into Friday NHL draft…..Florida acquires C-Mike Hoffman….Ottawa picks up F-Michael Boedker-D-Julilus Bergman…San Jose acquires 2-4-5-5 round picks and 5.5M cap space.

Ottawa-Las Vegas…Involved in trade talks…deal that would send D-Erik Karlsson-C-Bobby Ryan to Golden Knights for D-Shea Theodore-C-Cody Glass and draft picks.

San Jose…reportedly clearing salary cap space to make a run at NY Islanders free agent star John Tavares.

NHL…Awards Banquet in Las Vegas on Wednesday night….NHL will also host survivors of Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus crash in ceremony.

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