Best 15 Minutes Sports Radio–Monday

Posted by on August 8th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 


Padres-L-Phillies (6-5)..Phillies turn triple play to snuff out rally..Waste Ryan Schimpf 2R-HR..Padres rallied from (5-1) deficit…Bullpen ran out of gas..Phillies get HR from Osdrubel Herrera…Pinch Hit-RBI single from Tommy Joseph….Padres lost (12-of-19)..Now (48-63)
San Diego…Off day today..head out on 9G-road trip..Pitts-Mets-Tampa

Padres..Sign FA-P-Clayton Richard-had been with Cubs-Pirates (50-50) career
Padres..Release P-Matt Thornton (5.18-ERA)

Padres..MLB probe of San Diego-Miami trade-Colin Rea told Marlins he was on meds for elbow soreness-San Diego never informed Marlins of that…Red Sox had questsiones about medical information on P-Drew Pomeranz.

Padres…Owner Ron Fowler continues to fire shots at big money players whom club dealt away after bad seasons…”Got rid of players with bad attitudes-Most are Gone..Thank God”….”Bad experiment-Chemistry wasnt there”….”Be damned pay high priced players to sit on bench-not perform”….Angry response came after Matt Kemp self-critique of his bad attitude in LA-San Diego.

Padres..White Sox P-James Shields responds to Ron Fowler criticism…”Don’t put me in that category (Kemp)…”I worked my butt off every single day”….”Ask anybody around the league”….”There is difference beteween poor effort and poor attitude”…

Padres…Voice of San Diego report…Teams asked Chamber of Commerce not to endorse Chargers Stadium initiative….Neither Chargers nor city have plan in place to replace 1,000-parking spaces that would disappear at Tailgate Park if Stadium built….Padres met with Chargers-only got statement ‘Trust Us” from NFL team about parking issues…also concern about City approving video boards outside NFL Stadium…City banned outside Video Boards for Petco Park.

Dodgers-Red Sox…Adrian Gonzalez single-double-HR

LA-Phillies..Open 3-game series tonite..LA starter up in air-vs-Zach Elfin.
Dodgers..OF-Yasiel Puig reports finally to Oklahoma City-playing at Iowa.
Dodgers..GM-Andrew Friedman…”It’s on him (Puig) if he is to return to LA”
Dodgers..DL-P-Bud Norris-shoulder..26th player on DL this season.

Dodgers..P-Clayton Kershaw throws soft-toss..lst time throwing since July 16th back issue

Dodgers..Put P-Rich Hill back on DL-blister problems reappear.

Angels-L-Mariners (3-1)..Seattle sweeps series..James Paxton throws 4-hitter..Angels (49-62)
Halos…Off today..head to Wrigley Field to face Cubs
Angels..DFA-P-Tim Lincecum-ask him to go to Salt Lake City..7-bad starts in row…ERA (9.16)…
Angels..Remove Scouting Director Rick Wilson-been in job since 2011.
Angels..P-Huston Street goes to Texas-rehab after cortisone shot knee


Cubs-W-A’s..Kris Bryant-Jorge Soler HRs..Cuts (69-41)..
Rays-L-Twins..Miguel Sano 3R-HR.
Indians-L-Yankees..Mark Teixeira RBI double..
Giants-L-Washington..Madison Bumgarner throws 2-hitter-loses..SF lost 15-of-21..
Pirates-L-Reds..Brandon Phillips 2RBI.
Orioles-W-White Sox..Manny Marchardo 3HR-game..Birds hit 4-homers off JShields-2innings.
Tigers-L-Mets..Neil Walker 2R-HR..Tigers (10-2) last 12..
Texas-W-Houston..Jon Lucroy-Jurickson Profar RBI-doubles..Astros lost 10-of-13..
Blue Jays-L-Royals..Kendry Morales Grand Slam HR..
Cardinals-L-Braves..Nick Markakis 2R-single..
Marlins-W-Rockies..Giancarlo Stanton 2R-HR..Chris Yelich 3RBI..Ichuro 3,000th hit..
Arizona-W-Milwaukee..Phil Gosselin-Jake Lamb 2R-HR…DBacks (19-39) at home..


Tigers..P-Jordan Zimmerman-MRI-Neck-clean.

Nationals..1B-Ryan Zimmerman on DL-wrist
Tampa Bay..2B-Lucious Fox-foot injury while with Giants
Washington..Shutdown P-Joe Ross-more shoulder soreness rehab.
A’s..DL-P-Jessie Hahn-elbow..Ss-Jed Lowrie
A’s..P-Sonny Gray-examined shoulder issue-on DL

Arizona..OF-David Peralta back on DL-writs

Houston..DL-OF-Colby Rasmus-cyst on ear

White Sox..Surgery-P-Zach Putnam-bone spur elbow
Red Sox..DL-C-Ryan Hannigan-ankle
Tigers..3B-Nick Castellanos-fractured hand


Yankees..Mark Teixeira-1B-to retire..(404-career homers)
Yankees..Alex Rodriguez to retire next Friday..(696HR)..will serve as consultant..owed 27M-contract…GM-Brian Cashman..”Had to make move-based on performance”

Cubs..DFA-P-Joe Nathan

Pirates-Mariners..Trade-Bucs deal P-Arq Caminero to Mariners

Toronto-Seattle..Jays trade P-Pat Vendetti to Mariners.
Braves..Sign FA-P-Roberto Hernandez

Phillies..DFA-P-Brett Oberholtzer..Release P-Andrew Bailey

Reds..Option P-JJ Hoover to AAA
Indians..Sign FA-P-Colt Hynes


MLB..Suspend Nate Schierholz 80G-HGH use-ex Giants-Cubs-Tigers
Mets..GM-Sandy Alderson criticizes OF-Yoenis Cespedes-golfing with quad injury
Blue Jays…Go to 6-man rotation-Francisco Liriano-Aaron Sanchez stay in rotation.


Chargers….Joey Bosa holdout heads into 2nd full week…Has now missed 19-on field workouts and walk thrus and 20-meetings.
Chargers..LB-Danzel Perryman remains out of workouts for 5th day in row-undisclosed injury
Chargers…Surprise-experimenting with RB-Melvin Gordon returning kickoffs.

Hall of Fame…Emotional enshrinement of 8-into Hall in Canton.

Brett Favre..”I promised myself I would get here for my father”.
Kevin Green..”God surrounded me with great poeple:

Tony Dungy..”This is for all the African American coaches in NFL” ..
Eddie DeBartolo..”:Let’s never forget players in uniform and those who take off uniform”

Ken Stabler…”A winner in every way”..
Marvin Harrison…”I caught hundreds of passes from a great QB”

Hall of Fame Game..Packers-Colts cancelled at Fawcett Stadium after paint used to mark the field solidified like cement-making it impossible for players to run and cut…Colts owner Jim Irsay called it ‘incompetence”


Lions..Lose TE-Eric Ebron-possible torn Achilles.
Bills..Lose 2nd round pick-LB-Reggie Raglund-knee ligament tear..
Bills…1st round pick Shaq Lawson-recovering shoulder surgery.

Bears..Lose C-Hroniss Grasu for year-torn ACL

Browns..WR-Corey Coleman-hamstring injury

Seahawks..IR-RB-Tre Madden

Dallas..LB-Andrew Gachkar-surgery thuymb injury
Miami..RB-Kenyan Drake..hamstring
New England..C-Bryan Stork-concussion
Eagles..TE-Zach Ertz-concussion..RB-Wendall Smallwood-quad…
Eagles..DE-Marcus Smith-concussion.
49ers…CFL-WR-Eric Rodgers-season ending knee surgery.
Seahawks..TE-Ron Shields-Achilles..FB-Brandon Cottom-Achilles
Tampa Bay..DE-George Johnson-fractured hip.

Patriots..WR-Julian Edelman goes thru lst practice since foot surgery.

(Training Camp)

Arizona…1Y-contract extensions thru 2017-Larry Fitzgerald-Carson Palmer.
Falcons..Sign FA-WR-Lance Moore-ex Lions
Chiefs..Sign FA-S-Jeron Johnson-ex Redskins
Saints..Sign FA-FB-John Kuhn-ex Packers

Eagles..Visit with FA-LB-Steven Tulloch-ex Lions

Seattle..Sign FA-OT-Jabari Evans-ex-Saints

Bills..Sign FA-LB-Brandon Spikes..FA-LB-David Hawthorne-Saints

Raiders..Release DE-Dontrae Moore-ex Giants
Rams..Case Keenum to start at QB in first preseason game.
Broncos..QB-Mark Sanchez throws 4-interceptions in week
Rams..QB-Jared Goff-throws 2 interceptions in scrimmage
Patriots..Experiment moving DE-Chris Long inside to DT.
Steelers..RB-Le’Veon Bell goes thru heavy-duty workout coming off knee surgery.
Giants..DE-Jason Pierre Paul-despite deformed hand-making plays.


Denver..ex-Broncos RB-Montee Ball enters rehab alcohol clinic..sentenced 60-days jail-2 domestic abuse cases.
Cowboys..QB-coach Wade Wilson leaves camp-family issue.
Jets..Fite on field-WR-Brandon Marshall..S-Darrelle Revis.
Eagles..TE-Zach Ertz critical of rookies-low hits to receivers knees

Browns..WR-Terrelle Pryor-catches 25-75TD passes

Broncos..QB-Trev Siemiam outplaying QB-Mark Sanchez

Saints..QB-Drew Brees throws 4-picks in scrimmage

Rams..QB-Jared Goff (4-5) TD..and scramble run in 2-minute drills

Rams..Draw 31,000 to lst workout at LA Coliseum

(College Football)

Aztecs..Open camp with 105 players…15-walkons will join team in September..Coach Rocky Long says team must find starting NT…Depth at LB…Move starting TE-Daniel Brunskill into starting LT job…LT-Ryan Pope still recovering from lung issue in spring.

UCLA…QB-Josh Rosen begins work with new Offensive Coordinator Kennedy Polamalu…Ishmael Adams-moved from CB-to-WR..

USC….Max Browne-Sam Darnold compete for staring QB-job…DT-Stevie Tu’ikolovatu-Utah transfer-gets starting job…Kahliel Rodgers moves from OC-to-DE….DE-Noah Jefferson still plagued by back injuries.

Big 12-Conference…Will announce in 60-days..Final 6-schools they will consider for expansion…Sources say Aztecs AD-Jim Sterk has been in contact with Commissioner Bob Bowlsby about SDSU interest.



NBA…Commissioner Adam Silver says Union wants draft age pushed back to 18…League wants it at 20-years of age…no progress in talks.

Ray Allen…41Y old veteran guard talking about comeback with Clippers-Spurs-Boston

Dennis Rodman..Orange County officials to file ‘hit and run’ charges-leaving scene of accident in Santa Ana in July.



Ducks…Sign F-Deven Aiswehodd to 3-year contract…2015-draft pick…had 59P-in-63 games last year in Western Canadian Hockey League.

NHL…Tells expansion Las Vegas team it cannot use “Knights” as is trademarked by London Knights on Ontario Hockey League.



NASCAR….Driver Dale Earnhardt enters University Pittsburgh Medical Center-evaluation of on-going concussion issues.

NASCAR…Watkins Glen Grand Prix..Denny Hamlin survives 8-caution flags and 2-red flags in wreck marred road race…Jimmie Johnson in 4-car wreck-finishes last.

PGA…Travelers Championships-Hartford….Jim Furyk sets PGA record shooting (58)…had 10-birdies and eagle on day…ripped off 7-birdies in row…PGA tour began in 1929…6-golfers have shot (59) in history….Russell Knox shoots out of sand on 18th hole to save par for 1-stroke win.

Oscar Pistorius…Family denies he attempted suicide in Pretoria prison…was hospitalized with wrist injuries…Serving 6-years for shooting deth of girlfriend..



US-W-China…..Basketball..(119-62)…Kevin Durant (25P)
US…TMZ TV has video of basketball players visiting a Rio brothel.
US-W-France…Women’s soccer (1-0) win..Carli Floyd goal..Team USA (2-0)

Tennis…Venus Williams upset in lst round by Belgium player in singles

Tennis…Venus-Serena knocked out in lst round doubles match

Swimming..US Womens 400-freestyle..Katie Ledecky sets Olympic record-win Gold

Swimming..Michael Phelps swims in Mens 4X100-Relay..Get Gold with 1-second win

Cycling..Dutch star Ann VanVleuten suffers fractured spine in bad crash.

Cylcling..5-riders hurt in crashes in Men’s Race on Saturday.

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