Dodgers-L-Cubs (10-2)…Chicago breaks out of batting funk-hammers Dodgers relievers after 20-year old rookie Julio Urias exits game…Anthony Rizzo HR and 2R-single…Addison Miller 2R-HR..Cubs get 4R in 4th…and 5R in 6th inning to take huge lead…Series tied (2-2).
LA-Chicago..Game 5-Tonite..Jon Lester-vs-Kenta Maeda.
Dodgers…89Y-old former Manager-Tom LaSorda-released from hospital after 11-day stay for blood disorder-back and shoulder issues…did attend playoff game at Dodgers Stadium.
Blue Jays-L-Indians (3-0)…Tribe punches ticket to go to World Series for lst time since 1997…Cleveland not won World Series since 1948…Rookie Ryan Merritt throws (4.1-innings) shutout ball…4-Cleveland relievers lockdown Jays bats..Mike Napoli RBI-double…Carlos Santana-Coco Crisp solo homers….
Blue Jays..Disappointing end to banner season…Jose Bautista (3-18)..Edwin Encarnarcio (4-19)…Troy Tulowitzki (2-19) in Cleveland series..Big bats combined to go (9-55) (.163) in series..
Padres…Suspended GM-AJ Preller reports to work after 30-days suspension…will begin off season evaluation meetings with staff…then head to Arizona Fall League to watch prospects..MLB says discipline hearings involving Preller’s controversial trades with 5-clubs now closed…New structure in organization-Preller will report directly to owners Ron Fowler-Peter Seidler…New President to be hired will run business side of baseball only..
Mets….Tim Tebow struggling (1-13) in Arizona Fall League.
Chargers…Full practice for upcoming road game Atlanta Falcons..WR-Travis Benjamin misses workout with knee issue..LB-Jerry Attaochu out with ankle…CB-Brandon Flowers remains out with concussion protocol.
Chargers..CB-Jason Verrett undergoes reconstructive knee surgery today for torn ligament.
NFL Owners…Meetings in Houston…Talk about Raiders possible move to Las Vegas…Owners not ready to vote….Report NFL owners want Mark Davis to pay 550M to move team to Las Vegas…Source-Mark Davis does not have 15-votes-half the league-much less the required 24-to move team..Owners-‘You don’t leave big markets to move to smaller markets”..Roger Goodell says NFL needs alot more information on Las Vegas proposal before considering vote
NFL…Roger Goodell says TV ratings are down 10% across the board for all networks thru first third of season…Will study reasons….. (10-2)nw
NFL…Concussion study details…Preseason concussions down from 83-to-71…Concussions in practice down 42-to-16….Concussions in preseason games down 54-to-45.
Colts..Owner Jim Irsay critical of Colin Kaeperneck “Anthem issue”…”Not right venue to do that protest”…”A bad look” for the league.
Houston…Owner Bob McNair…”Protests have ticked people off”
Cincinnati…Fines LB-Vontaze Burfict (75,000) for blow to knee and stomping incident vs the Patriots.
Patriots..WR-Julian Edelman-fined (9,100) for facemask hit
Jets..Bench QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick (3TD-11 Int)..will start Geno Smith-Sunday.
Falcons..Release S-Dashon Goldson.
Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger says he will be out 4-to-6 weeks after meniscus knee surgery.
Browns..WR-Terrelle Pryor misses practice-hamstring.
Chiefs..LB-Justin Houston goes thru lst full practice-coming off knee surgery.
Seahawks..TE-Luke Wilsson-knee scope surgery.
Raiders..RB-Latavious Murray returns to practice-had been out turf toe
Bills..RB-LeSean McCoy leaves practice with hamstring tightness.
Tampa Bay..RB-Doug Martin-out with lingering hamstring issues
Green Bay-Chicago…Thursday Night Football
Lakers-L-Golden State (123-112)…Warriors built 18-point lead early-coasted..Steph Curry (32P)..Kevin Durant (27P)…Brandon Ingram (21P)..DeAngelo Russell (16P) ..Preseason game at Sports Arena
Derrick Rose…Jury deliberations end….Rose found not liable for sexual assault…Ex-Girlfriend loses 21M-sex assault case against NY Knicks guard and 2-friends for having sex with Rose former girlfriend…Lawyers use terms like “Gold Digger”….”Lottery Hit”…”Slut Slammer” in steamy closing testimoney.
Houston….G-Pat Beverley-knee scope surgery.
San Antonio..Deny report they are trying to trade F-Lamarcus Aldridge.
Spurs..F-Kawhi Leonard elects not to show up for San Diego State induction into Hall of Fame on Friday
Miami-Sacramento..Discussing possible trade..G-Goran Dragic-F-Darren Collison to Kings…Heat would gtet G-Rudy Gay.
Ducks-at-Flyers….Anaheim (0-3-1) heading into game in Philadelphia tonight.
Kings-at-Dallas..LA (0-3) plays the Stars on the road.
Kings-Winnipeg…Trade rumor…LA interested in Jets goalie Ondrez Pavelec because of serious injury to Jon Quick.
Arizona..Coyotes lose G-Mike Smith with leg injury.