Best 15 Minutes-Sports–9/16

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College Basketball

  • San Diego State….CBS and NBC both reporting the NCAA is looking into allegations of improper benefits given to basketball recruits by a current Aztecs assistant coach….SDSU says it has not had any contact from NCAA investigators….has not receive a ‘Letter of Inquiry’ to the President’s office…and no NCAA lawyers have been on campus to their knowledge……NBC says the probe involves “Level 1-violations”, the most severe that can be lodged against a school….Steve Fisher-who as rebuilt the Aztecs program, making it an NCAA power, and the dominant school in the Mountain West Conference, has yet to respond to the national stories.
  • Iowa….Roy Marble-former Hawkeye power forward-passes away from cancer (48Y)…played 3Y in NBA.

Baseball

  • Padres-L-Arizona (6-4)…AJ Pollock 3R-HR off Kevin Quackenbush..SD bullpen gives up 5R…SD lost 11-of-15
    San Diego-Diamondbacks….Andrew Cashner (5-15)-vs-Robbie Ray (4-11) tonight…SD (68-78) on year.
    Dodgers-L-Rockies (5-4)..Nolan Arenado HR in 16th off Mat Latos….2-teams had combined to use 23-pitchers in game…56-players
  • LA- Colorado…Wednesday-Alex Wood (10-10) vs Jorge DeLaRosa (9-6).
  • Angels-W-Mariners…David Murphy 3R-HR..Mike Trout solo HR…Halos within 3G-wildcard spot
  • Halos-Seattle…Jared Weaver (7-10)-vs-Hashashi Iwakuma (7-4)

Scoreboard

  • Blue Jays-L-Braves…Andrelton Simmons RBI-single…Braves snap 12-game home losing streak.
  • Yankees-L-Tampa Bay…Nick Franklin 2R-HR…New York lost 6-of 8…still 3GB-Toronto.
  • Astros-L-Texas…Mitch Moreland SFly in 9th..Adrian Beltre 2RBI…Texas in lst place-AL West..Won 13-of-19
  • Mets-L-Miami…Chris Yelich 2RBI for Marlins…Snaps Mets 8G-win streak.
  • Pirates-W-Cubs…Starlin Marte Sac Fly in 8th-Bucs win lst game twinbill.
  • Cubs-W-Pirates…Jon Lester throws 5-hitter-wins 10th gam eof year in nitecap.
  • Cardinals-W-Brewers…Jason Heyward 2R-HR in 10th..Cards 3G-lead over Pittsburgh
  • Giants-L-Reds…Buster Posey 3R-HR-RBI Single..Brandon Phillips 2RBI…Ivan DeJesus 3RBI for Reds…Todd Frazier HR
  • Nationals-W-Phillies…Stephen Strasburg 1-hitter-14 strikeout outing-best of career.
  • Royals-W-Indians…Alex Rios solo HR.
  • A’s-W-White Sox…Athletics explode for 10R-in 4th inning…17-runs on 17-hits in game.
  • Red Sox-L-Orioles..Chris Davis RBI-single in 13th..
  • Twins-L-Tigers…Victor Martinez 3H-Detroit..

Injuries

  • Cardinals..Activate OF-Matt Holliday-DL-Quad-out 3-months.
  • Giants…DL-2B-Joe Panik-gone for year-reinjures back.
  • Red Sox..P-Joe Kelly-shutdown-shoulder issues
  • A’s…P-Jessie Chavez to miss rest of year-fractured rib.
  • Astros…OF-Carlos Gomez-sidelined-rib cage.
  • Twins…Activate P-Phil Hughes from DL-shoulder.

Teams

  • Angels-Owner Arte Moreno-President-John Carpino fly to New York to interview Yankees Exec VP-Billy Eppler for vacant Halos GM job.

Football

  • Chargers…Re-sign FA-OT-Kenny Wiggins-had been in training camp with team…OC-Chris Watt likely moved to RG…Trevor Robinson inserted OC….due to severe ankle sprain OT-DJ Fluker.

Injuries

  • Raiders…S-Charles Woodson-shoulder separation…S-Nate Allken-knee-
  • 49ers..RB-Reggie Bush-MRI-calf injury.
  • Redskins..IR-S-Duke Ihenacho-broken wrist
  • Packers…IR-LB-Sam Barrington-broken ankle.
  • Cowboys…WR-Dez Bryant-surgery-on fractured foot
  • Cowboys…LB-Randy Gregory-6W-high ankle sprain.
  • Giants…DE-Jason Pierre Paul undergoes additional surgery-amputated index finger…Reports also lost tip of thumb and tip of another finger in fireworks accident on July 4th.
  • Browns…Lose LB_Scott Solomon-6W-broken ankle.

Roster

  • Raiders-Cowboys….Trade-Cowboys acquire WR-Bryce Butler from Oakland-conditional pick.
  • Cowboys…Bring in FA-WR-Hakeem Nicks-Colts…Austin Pettis-SD…Nick Toon-Jets-for workouts.
  • Colts…Release RB-Vic Ballard…..Workout DT-Devon Still-ex-Bengals.
  • Patriots…Workout WR-Terrelle Pryor-ex Browns-Bengals
  • Falcons..Sign FA-OT-Jake Long-ex-Dolphins…Release S-Charles Godfrey
  • Redskins…Sign FA-CB-Will Blackmon-ex Seahawks.
  • Raiders…Re-sign FA-S-Taylor Mays-ex Bengals
  • Saints..Sign FA-RB-Tim Hightower-ex-Arizona…..FA-S-Kenny Phillips-ex Giants
  • Browns…Sign FA-QB-Matt Blanchard-ex Bears.
  • Bills…Release RB-Bryce Brown

NFL

  • Steelers….President Art Rooney confirms initial discussions begun with Union about removing Roger Goodell appeals discipline hearings…replacing him with 3-member Arbitration Panel.
  • NFL…Says it will not invite San Diego-St Louis contingents to October meeting to make full Stadium presentation to full board….Committee on LA will hold private meetings with both cities…6-Member committee will ask all the pertinent questions and make information available to full ownership group.
  • Titans..WR-Justin Hunter found innocent of breaking man’s jaw in bar fight.

College Football

  • Texas…Fires AD-Steve Patterson after just 22-months on the job…Owe him 5.6M-in contract buyout.
  • Notre Dame…Loses 3rd starter on offense with season ending injury…TE-Durham Smythe-knee….Already lost RB-KTarean Folson-knee…QB-Malik Zaire-ankle for the year.
  • SDSU…Coach Rocky Long critical of WR’s-not winning individual battles….14-Penalties last week-very undisciplined…..Vote of Confidence QB-Maxwell Smith-will remain the starter.

NBA-Basketball

  • Houston…Doctors say C-Moses Malone died at age 60-heart disease.
  • Golden State…Negotiating to hire ex-Lakers guard Steve Nash as coach.
  • Denver…7′-C-Jan Vesely-failed lst round pick-wants to return to NBA…averaged (16P-9R) in Europe last year.

Hockey

  • San Diego Gulls…Coach Dallas Eakins-back from Rookie camp with Ducks-impressed with young F-Nate Ritchie-OHL and Julius Nattinen-Finland in workouts and scrimmages against San Jose Sharks rookies.
  • Ducks…Open NHL preseason camp tomorrow with 4-new forwards added to team in off season deals to strengthen depth.
  • Philadelphia….Longtime Flyer-Kings-F-Simon Gagne-retires after 13Y-NHL.
  • Colorado…Brings in FA-D-Andrej Meszaros-ex Sabre-for workout.
  • Boston…Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs donates 30M-to University Buffalo-Medical Center.

General

  • CBS…Golf Analyst David Feherety jumps ship…goes to NBC and Gold Channel to do commentary and golf reports.

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