Best 15 Minutes-Sports Radio—Thursday

Posted by on April 21st, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers….Bolts sitting in driver’s seat at NFL draft…San Diego at #3 will get the pick of any of the top 4-players on the board….OT-Laremy Tunsil..S-Jalen Ramsey…DE-Joey Bosa..DE-DeForest Buckner……Could field offers to trade out of 3rd slot and drop a couple of spots…maybe pick up a late 2nd round choice or another third…Would not want to trade further back than 5th or 6th spot….Cowboys at #4…Jaguars at #5-prime candidates to try and deal up.

Eagles-Browns…Pull off 2nd blockbuster Pre-Draft Trade…Eagles acquire Cleveland’s 1st round pick and a 4th round choice…..Browns get Philaelphia’s #1-3-4 this year, plus #1 in (2017) and #2 in (2018)…..Deal gives Cleveland 6-of top 100 picks in draft and 12-choices overall…..Eagles will draft a QB….and will have 3-QBs with big contracts-following the extension they gave Sam Bradford and the signing of FA-Chiefs backup QB-Chase Daniel.

Carolina…Pulls Franchise Tag from Pro Bowl CB-Josh Norman (14.8M) because he refuses to negotiate extension and refused to come to camp…declaring him an NFL Free Agent.
Dallas..DE-DeMarcus Lawrence facing 4G-suspension-Positive test PEDs.

Denver…Visit with FA-QB-Brian Hoyer-ex Browns-Houston Texans

(College)

U-Washington..Confirms that former President Mark Emmett…now Head of NCAA-made a 100,000-pledge to school foundation, but still owes 49,000 and has not paid any money since 2010….Emmett now makes 905,000 as head of NCAA

San Diego State…NCAA-APR Scores…Aztecs-all 19-athletic programs at record high levels…Basketball scores (970)….Football (962)…well above the minium standards.

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Padres-W-Pirates (8-2)…..Buccos fail to field 5-ground balls led to big rallies..Alexi Ramirez RBI-Triple..Matt Kemp HR..Drew Pomeranz 3rd straight strong outing…Jeff Locke allows (8R-11H-3inn) with no defensive support
San Diego-Pittsburgh..James Shields-vs-Gerrit Cole…both aces are (0-2) this season.
Padres…Call up 2B-Jemile Weeks-El Paso…Put 2B-Cory Spangenberg on DL-strained quad-Tuesday game.
Padres..P-Tyson Ross being sent for MRI on ailing shoulder…had begun soft-toss then some long toss-discomfort still.
Padres..P-Brandon Morrow heads to San Antonio for rehab start with AA-Missions in the Texas League

Dodgers-W-Atlanta (5-3)..Adrian Gonzalez 2R-HR..Justin Turner RBI-double..
LA-Braves….Clayton Kershaw-vs-Matt Wisler in Thursday matchup.
Dogders…OF-Carl Crawford goes to PCL-Oklahoma City to begin rehab stint-back issues

Angels-L-White Sox (4-0)..Chris Sale 2-hit shutout…Angels fall to (6-9)..Sox (10-5) …
Halos-Chisox….Jered Weaver-vs-Jon Danks in final game of series.

(Scorebard)

Reds-W-Rockies..Tuck Barnhardt RBI-single in 9th vs 5-man infield wins game..Rockies lost a run-baserunner failed to touch 3rd base.
Cardinals-W-Cubs..Matt Holladay 2R-HR
Indians-L-Mariners…Nori Aoki 2R-triple for Mariners
Royals-L-Tigers…Ian Kinser RBI-double for Detroit
Orioles-W-Blue Jays..Caleb Joseph scores on Blue Jays passed ball in 10th
Yankees-L-A’s…Raji Davis 2R-single..New York now (5-8)
Mets-W-Phillies..Luca Duda-Yoenis Cespedes back-to-back HRs
Red Sox-W-Rays..David Ortiz 3RBI..Mookie Betts 2R-HR
Washington-W-Miami..Bryce Harper RBI-double..Nats now (11-3)
Texas-W-Houston…Rougned Odor HR onto 2nd deck at Ballpark
Twins-L-Brewers..Aaron Hill-Chris Carrter HRs in 10-run outburst
Giants-L-Diamondbacks…Zack Greinke outduels Madison Bumgarner..Wellington Castillo 2RHR for Arizona in (2-1) win..

(Teams)

Royals-Rockies…KC trades OF-1B-Cody Decker to Rockies for minor leaguer.
Dodgers..Send OF-Carl Crawford to Oklahoma City on rehab assignment.
Padres..DL-2B-Corey Spangenberg-ailing with quad injury
Angels..P-Andrew Heaney-concern-tightness in forearm has moved up near left elbow
Royals..Activate OF-Jarrod Dyson from DL
Giants..Option P-Chris Heston to AAA-Sacramento.
Phillies..DFA-P-James Russell..call up P-Andrew Bailey from AAA
Red Sox..DFA-Edwin Escobar-P
Reds..DFA-P-Keyvius Sampson

(MLB)

Rafael Palmeiro…Fox-TV interviews says ex Rangers-Orioles slugger battling depression over exile from baseball for steroid use.

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————————–(Basketball)—————————

(Scoreboard)

Clippers-W–Portland…Chris Paul scores (25P)..LA wins by 21P…LA leads (2-0)
Cavs-W-Pistons..LeBron James (28P)..Cleveland leads (2-0)
Miami-W-Charlotte..Dwayne Wade erupts for (28P)..Heat leads (2-0)

(Schedule)

Golden State-Hosuton..Warriors now (75-9) on season..Lead (2-0)…Steph Curry doubtful with ankle.
Toronto-at-Indiana…Series tied (1-1) heading to Indianapolis.
Oklahoma City-Dallas…Series tied (1-1) heading onto Mavs floor.

Minnesota Timberwolves..Negotiating with ex-Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau.
Houston…Expressing interest in Jeff Van Gundy who wants to return to NBA coaching from TV network work.
Suns…Retain Earl Watson..went (9-24) as interim coach.

Syracuse..Mourning passing of Pearl Washington-legendary guard who helped make program success in early days with Jim Boeheim-Carrier Dome.

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————————–(Hockey)———————————

(Scoreboard)

Kings-L-San Jose (3-2)…Joe Pavelski scores again…San Jose jumps out to (3-0) lead..LA Rallies late-but now on edge of elimination..Sharks lead series (3-1)
Dallas-W-Minnesota…Jason Spezza keys 3-goal-2nd period for Dallas win…Stars lead (3-1)
NY Islanders-L-Florida…Alex Petrov game winning goal for Panthers…Iles lead (3-2)
Washington-L-Flyers..Michal Neuvirth 31-saves for Flyer…Caps lead (3-1)
Flyers…F-Scott Laughton suffers back injury-slid into boards-back side first-taken to hospial.

(Schedule)

Penguins-Rangers..Pittsburgh is up (3-1) in series.
Tampa Bay-Red Wings..Lightning can close out series tonite with win
Ducks-Nashville..Predators lead (2-1) back on home ice.
Blues-Chicago..St Louis can close out series with win tonite.

Ducks…Sign college D-Keaton Thompson-starred at NCAA champion North Dakota.

Gulls-at-Texas…Game 1-of playoff series…Gulls (39-23-6) in Pacific Division…Stars went (40-25-11) playing 78G-schedule….Gulls one of best defenses in AHL-allowing just 200-goals…Texas led AHL with (277G) …but also one of leakiest defenses-allowing 3rd most (246-goals)…Gulls veteran defenseman Brandon Montour-Joe Piskula-Shane O’Brien will be tested by Texas snipers Randon Radford (19G)..Curt McKenzie (24G)..Jay Dickinson (22G)…..Goalie matchup Anton Khudobin (2.46GAA) .914-save percentage-vs-Maxime Legace (2.90GAA).

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