Thursday April 30th, 2015

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Football

  • NFL Draft…Tonite-5pm in Chicago…1st round tonite.
  • Chargers…Draft 17-48-83 in opening three rounds….Bolts Draft Priorities RB-DL-OL-LB…Draft is deep in areas of Chargers biggest needs.
  • Chargers….Top players on board at 17th pick…RB-Todd Gurley-Melvin Gordon…OL-Cameron Erving-Ereck Flowers-La’el Collins…DL-Malcom Brown-Arik Armstead-Eddie Goldman
  • Chargers…Hacksaw Pick…If RB on board-take Gordon-Gurley…If RB-gone-take Armstrong DT-Goldman-DT-or-Cam Erving-OC
  • Chargers..Mock Drafts-Who should they take?
  • Melvin Gordon..Hacksaw-Union-Tribune-ESPN-Our Lad’s
  • Todd Gurley…NFL Network..Fox Sports..NFL.com
  • Arik Armstead…CBS-ESPN.com
  • Ereck Flowers..NBC
  • Andrus Peat..Peter King-SI.com
Draft Board:
  • Tampa Bay..Likely take QB-Jameis Winston-Florida State..Interviewed 75-different people background check…5-different off field incident.
  • Tennessee…Need QB-but been burned by mistakes on lst round picks Jake Locker-Vince Young…Likely choice QB-Marcus Mariota-Oregon
  • Jacksonville..Leonard Williams-DT-USC or Dante Fowler-LB-Florida
  • Raiders..Amari Cooper-WR-Alabama or Kevin White-WR-West Virginia
  • Washington..Vic Beasley-LB-Clemson or Shane Ray-DE-Missouri.
Trade Rumors:
  • Eagles-Browns-Titans..Phila trade QB-Sam Bradford for Browns #12 pick-Tennessee asks for Eagles #12-20-next year’s #1-for #2 pick-draft Marcus Mariota.
  • Browns-Titans..Cleveland deal #12-19 to Tennessee for #2-Browns take Mariota.
  • Falcons-Jaguars..Atlanta ships #8 and a 3rd round pick to get #3-take LB-Dante Fowler.
  • Falcons-Seahawks..Atlanta to send 2nd round pick to Seahawks for LB-Bruce Irvin.
  • Dallas-San Francisco..Cowboys trade #27-60 to Niners for #15..Cowboys to take RB-Todd Gurley
  • Washington-Cleveland..Redskins deal #5 to Browns for #12-19..
  • Vikings-Dallas..Minnesota deal RB-Adrian Peterson to Cowboys for 2nd round pick
Draft Board:
  • Browns…Picks 12-19-43-77
  • Saints…..Picks 13-31-44-75-78
  • TBay…….Picks 1-34-65-109
  • Tenn…….Picks 2-33-666-100
  • NEng……Picks 32-64-96-97-101
  • LSU..OT-La’el Collins-leaves draft in Chicago-return Baton Rouge-meet police over death of pregnant girlfriend…not under investigation.
  • Missouri..DE-Shane Ray-apologizes to school and NFL for possession of marijuana arrest last weekend-will enter rehab evaluation program.
  • Nebraska..LB-Randy Gregory-dropping down board-with multiple marijuana positive tests at combine and at Nebraska.
  • Oregon..Marcus Mariota-Agent says Titans scouted QB 6X-had 16-conversations with player-team officials-coaches him over a year and half.

Baseball

  • Padres-L-Houston (7-2)..Colby Rasmus 2R-HR..Dallas Keuchel 3-hitter…Outscored (30-9) in 3-game series..Padres have lost 7-of-8
  • Padres…Slumps-Matt Kemp (3-15)..Justin Upton (1-15)..Yonder Alonso (1-18)…Jedd Gyorko (.135)…Team 27HRs..but 174-strikeouts-22 games.
  • Padres…Andrew Cashner-Tyson Ross-Ian Kennedy combined (2-7)..10HRs allowed…(4.03ERA)..98-base runners in 65-innings.
  • Padres…Pitching..Starters ERA (3.99)…Relievers (5.50)..Team allowed 23Hrs..Bullpen allowed 11HR-22-games.
  • Padres…Off today…Colorado Rockies open 3G-series on Friday.
  • Dodgers-W-Giants (7-3)..Joc Pederson-Adrian Gonzalez-Andre Ethier-Jimmy Rollins HRs early..Zack Greinke (4-0) on year.
  • Dodgers..P-Brandon McCarthy-elbow ligament surgery today.
  • Angels-Athletics…Mike Trout solo HR-2R-double
  • Halos-A’s..Final game of series..Garrett Richards-Jess Chavez
  • Yankees-L-Rays..James Loney RBI-single in 13th..A Rod (0-6)..hitting (.139) since April 17th..
  • Red Sox-W-Toronto..Rick Porcello (7inn-2R)..
  • Indians-W-Royals..Jason Kipnis HR-4RBI
  • Tigers-W-Twins..Miguel Cabrera 2R-HR..Tigers hit 4HRs..Twins P-Phil Hughes-hip injury.
  • Orioles-W-Sox..Chris Davis 3R-HR..Baltimore scores 6-in lst inning in game played at empty Camden Yards.
  • Seattle-W-Texas ..Logan Morrison 2R-double
  • Brewers-W-Reds..Ryan Braun-Grand Slam-Solo HR.
  • Nationals-W-Braves..Denard Span 3R-HR..Jordan Zimmerman 3R-single
  • Mets-W-Marlins..Ichuro Suzuki 3R-HR
  • Phillies-L-Cardinals..St. Louis 4R-5th inning
  • Pirates-W-Cubs..Andrew McCutcheon 2R-triple..
  • Rockies-L-Diamondbacks….Yasmani Tomas 3RBI…Jordan Pacheco 3R-HR for Arizona.
  • Washington..Sign FA-P-Jose Valverde..had been in Padres camp..ex-Tiger-Astros closer.

Basketball

  • Atlanta-W-Brooklyn….Hawks jump out to 17 point lead lst quarter…Atlanta leads (3-2)
  • Memphis-W-Portland…Marc Gasol (26P-14R)…Grizzlies win series (4-1)..Trailblazers ran out of gas end of season.
  • Clippers-at-San Antonio..Spurs lead series (3-2)…heading into tonite’s ‘must-win’ game for Clippers.
  • Chicago-hosts-Milwaukee..Bulls lead series (3-2)
  • Cleveland..Doctors say F-Kevin Love will miss 6-months with 2-part major shoulder surgery-hurt in playoffs.
  • Doc Rivers-socked with $25,000-fine for criticism of refs..”Clippers given tough-brutal calls’.
  • Rajon Rondo..walked out on Mavericks after 2nd playoff game-dispute over playing time-team refuses to give him playoff share of money.
  • Oklahoma City..Negotiates 2nd day in row with Florida Gators coach Billy Donovan.
  • Lakers..Former lst round pick G-Javaris Crittenton-sentenced 24Y in prison-murdered mother of 4-in drive by shooting-admitted he was gang member in NBA.

Hockey

  • Anaheim-Calgary..2nd round playoffs begin tonite..Ducks 21-come from behind wins..Flames 11-this year…Flames (1-22) in Anaheim since 2004…ex-Ducks goalie Jonas Hiller..former GM-Brian Burke return to Anaheim with Flames team.
  • NYRangers-Washington…Game 1-their playoff series tonite.
  • Tampa Bay-W-Detroit….G-Ben Bishop (31 saves) Shutout win…Lightning eliminate Red Wings.

General

  • Calvin Peete…PGA star 1980s-90s-passes away (71Y)..Won 12X on tour..Bridge from Charley Sifford to Tiger Woods on tour as black star.
  • Danica Patrick..Loses Go Daddy sponsorship on NASCAR team..final year of contract with Stewart-Haas..16th in standings..never won a race..Indy or NASCAR.

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