Best 15 Minutes Sports-Radio–Friday

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——————————(Baseball)——————————

Padres-L-Arizona (9-8)….Spring training losses piling up..Colin Rea (3inn-5R-6H)…Reliever Matt Thornton (.1inn-4R)…Wil Myers HR..Melvin Upton 2R-double….Padres give up big hits…Yasmani Tomas rBI-double..Phil Gosselin 2R-triple…Chad Owings RBI-double…Jason Bourgeois 2R-triple….Padres now (7-14-2)….Diamondbacks (19-4).
Padres…Split squad weekend…Head to Mexico City for night games Saturday-Sunday….Other squad to play Angels on Saturday-Sunday.
Padres..Release-P-Casey Janssen from minor league contract.
Padres..OF-Travis Jankowski still out with ankle…Brett Wallace-out with foot.

Dodgers-Tie-Indians (5-5)..Clayton Kershaw (5inn-3R-7K)…Trevor Bauer (4inn-1R)…Tribe 6-extra basehits…LA hits 5-doubles
Angels-W-White Sox (6-5)…Mike Trout 3R-HR…CJ Cron solo HR.

Giants-L-Cubs..San Francisco scores 5R-1st off Jake Arrieta…Cubs get 8R-in 5th in wild (18-16) win
Rangers-W-A’s..Rangers score 8-runs in 2-innings mid-game
Mariners-W-Rockies..Nelson Cruz single-double
Texas-W-Reds..Ranger hit 4HRs off Cincinnati starter Anthony Desclafani
Brewers-W-Royals..Chris Carter 3R-HR..Martin Maldonado 3R-HR
Orioles-W-Pirates..JJ Hardy 2R-HR..Jon Schoop HR..Mark Trumbo HR
Red Sox-W-Mets..Joe Kelly (7inn-1R)
Washington-W-Cardinals..Max Scherzer (5inn-9K-3R)
Twins-W-Marlins..Oswaldo Arcia hits 2HRs.
Blue Jays-W-Tigers…Justin Smoak HR…RA Dickey (5inn-4R)
Astros-W-Mets..Dallas Keuchel (5inn-0R).
Yankees-L-Rays..CC Sabathia (5inn-2R)..best outing of spring

(Injuries)

Red Sox..3B-Pablo Sandoval leaves game with back strain.
Royals..P-Tim Collins to have 2nd Tommy John surgery

(Roster Moves)

Red Sox..Option P-Henry Owens to AAA
Washington..Option P-LucasGialito to AAA
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Chris Volstad-ex Marlins
Orioles-Cubs..Trade..Baltimore acquires P-Edgar Olmos.
Reds..Release P-Jonathon Sanchez-ex Giants.
Justin Masterson…Free Agent-told pitching workout on Monday
Tim Lincecum..Free Agent-remains in seclusion rehabbing-no public workout.

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———————————-(Football)———————————–

Chargers-JMI…..Financing document for new stadium under close scrutiny….Questions about 350M-Spanos contribution…..Club wants fans to commit to 200M in PSLs as part of their payment-meaning Spanos family would put only 100M of their own money into deal……NFL contribution is 300M.

New York Times-NFL Feud…..NFL released in-depth study on Concussions without having full information from all teams….Times says 10-NFL clubs never turned in concussion reports over a 6-year exam period…Means concussion numbers handed out by the NFL were much lower than actual number of players injured…..League said there were only 887-concussions during 6-year period….Hundreds of other concussions paperwork from 10-clubs never turned in and added to the total……No documents from Cowboyhs for 6-years-including Troy Aikman injuries….No documents from 49ers-who lost Steve Young to career ending concussions….NFL issued 14-papers over six years discrediting concussions as a crisis issue….Doctors now say reports were ‘lies’…..Times reports NFL mete with Lobbyists from the Tobacco industry….also hired a lawyer who worked on defense in Tobacco lawsuits…Indications then Commissioner Paul Tagliabue met with Lawyers from Tobacco industry…..Doctors say ‘not impeccable data’ in the NFL reports…Said NFL reports ‘deeply flawed’….NFL charged with using flawed data from 2001 to 2013 to present a picture NFL concussions were not a problem.

Philadelphia….Former Eagles-Patriots FB-Kevin Turner-latest victim of concussions…dies from ALS-at age 45.

St Louis..Rams coach Jeff Fisher denies reports NFL asked him to draft Missouri DE-Michael Sam as show of support for gay players….Fisher says he took Sam because he was best player on board in 7th round two years ago.

(Roster Moves)

Browns..Sign FA-QB-Robert Griffin III-Redskins…(2Y-15M)-6.5M-guaranteed…Griffin (48TD-23Int-32Fumbles-101QBX) in 3-years in Washington…(14-25) won-loss record.
Colts..Sign FA-CB-Patrick Robinson-ex Chargers..3Y-deal
Patriots..Sign FA-WR-Nate Washington-Tennessee-Houston
Saints..Sign FA-LB-Craig Robertson-Browns.

Rams-Browns..Open trade talks QB-Josh McCown
Denver-Houston..Discuss possible trade for QB-Brian Hoyer.

Falcons..Vist with FA-DE-Courtney Upshaw-Ravens..C-Ted Lawson-Arizona…Re-sign LB-Phil Wheeler
Bears..Visit with S-Omar Bolden-Denver
Bengals..Visit with LB-Karlos Dansby-Browns.
Steelers..Visit with OF-Geoff Schwartz-Chiefs
Broncos…Re-sign KR-Jordan Norwood.

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——————————–(Basketball)——————————-

(NCAA)-Sweet 16

Oregon-W-Duke…Dellin Brooks (22P)…Ducks-picked 4th in conference-now in Elite 8 aftre (82-68) win..Ducks 29th win season.
Kansas-W-Maryland..Wayne Selden-Perry Ellis take over 2nd half-pull away from Terps..combine (46P) in (79-63) win.
Oklahoma-W-Texas AM..Jordan Woodard (22P) in Sooners (77-63) win.
Villanova-W-Miami…Cats shoot 63% from floor..G-Kris Jenkins (21P) in blowout win.

(Schedule)-Friday

Virginia-Iowa State…Cavaliers (26-7)
North Carolina-Indiana…..Tar Heels (28-6)…..Hoosiers (25-7)
Syracuse-Gonzaga….Bulldogs (26-7)
Wisconsin-Notre Dame …Badgers struggle to score….Irish best season in years.

(NIT)

San Diego State…Hottest team in NIT-heads for New York this weekend…plays next Tuesday

(NBA)

Clippers-W-Portland…JJ Redick hits 21’ jumper at buzzer…LA (44-27)
Oklahoma City-W-Utah….Thunder build 30-point lead-coast to win
Cleveland-L-Brooklyn…Brook Lopez (22P) in surprise win

Lakers-Denver…LA (15-56) heading into Friday game
Golden State-Dallas…Warriors (64-7)…now (33-0) home
Spurs-Memphis….SanAntonio (60-11)…now (36-0) home

Spurs…F-Kawahi Leonard-ailing with thigh-quad injury.
Clippers..Judge throws out anti-trust lawsuit filed by Donald Sterling..says he was never ‘damaged’…got 2B to sell NBA team.
NBA-D League..ex-Louisville G-Russ Smith scores league record (65P) for Delaware.

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————————–(Hockey)—————————–

Kings-L-Winnipeg (4-1)…Jets score 3-goals in 3rd period-survive Kings shooting gallery 3rd period..LA lost 3-in row on road..
Ducks-L-Maple Leafs (6-5) OT…Nazim Kadri 2G-2A in Leafs OT win….Ducks still clinch playoff spot……Ducks 3-points out of lst…San Jose just 2-back of Anaheim

Montreal…Canadiens icon Guy LaFleur rips team…says it has 4-4th lines on the roster..no stars.
Devils..F-Mike Cammalleri-miss rest of year with Hand-Wrist injuries.

San Diego Gulls….open 3G-road trip Saturday-beginning at San Jose.

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——————————(General)——————————–

Dell Match Play Golf….Jason Day wins for 2nd day in a row despite bad back issues….Jordan Spieth wins…Rory McIlro victories…Phal Mickelson and Bubba Watson also post 2nd day victories….Sergio Garcia-Martin Kaymer lose.

Johan Cruyff…Legendary Dutch soccer star with Ajax and Barcelona-dies of lung cancer (69Y)…modernized soccer offenses…won 3-world championships in Holland and Spain….played also for Washington Diplomats-LA Aztecs in NASL in the 1970s.

NASCAR…Bye Week…run next week Martinsville 500.
Indy Car…Bye week…run next weekend Phoenix
Formula 1..Bye week..head to Bahrain Grand Prix next weekend..

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