Best 15-Minutes Sports Radio—Thursday

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Chargers….Unveil 110-Page Financing Proposal for NFL Stadium and Convention Center Annex….proposal does not involve JMI Realty…..Plan calls for Hotel Tax increase to (16.5%)….350M-Funds for Stadium Authority run by City….350M-from Chargers-using PSL-Tax Money and Stadium Naming Rights…300M-from NFL….600M for Convention Center Annex….Team wants to get 100,000-signatures-65,000-needed to put initiative on November ballot….Chargers say plan will add 220-days of convention business to downtown.

Chargers…Invited UT and 1-TV station for private meeting to discuss financing plan…Did not invite 11-other media outlets to take part, including Associated Press, City News Service, 5-TV stations, 3-radio stations and 3-website reporters.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer not ready to decide on whether he backs proposal….County Supervisor Ron Roberts has questions on the financing plan….Coastal Commission wants Bayfront Convention Center extension-not Petco Park sight….Comic-con remains opposed to split Convention Center.

JMI-not part of downtown project-would be free then to concentrate on Qualcomm Development sight for San Diego State satelittle campus…Riverwalk Park project….possible Aztecs-MLS soccer stadium.

(Roster Moves)

Chargers..Sign FA-QB-Bryn Renner-spent time on Ravens-Titans developmental squad.
Bears..Sign FA-C-Manny Ramirez-Broncos-Lions
Bengals..Sign FA-LB-Karlos Dansby-Browns..FA-WR-Brandon LaFell-Patriots
Cowboys..Sign FA-C-Joe Looney-49ers
Lions..Sign FA-OG-Geoff Schwartz-Giants…FA-CB-Darrin Walls-Jets\
Patriots..Sign FA-TE-Clay Harbor-Jaguars…FA-CB-EJ Biggins-Eagles…


Bills..Visit with FA-DE-Kroy Biermann-Falcons.

Patriots..Visit with DT-Terrance Knighton-Redskins
Giants..Visit with CB-Jerraud Powers-Arizona
Jets..Visit with LB-Bruce Carter-Tampa Bay
Chargers..Visit with DE-DeForest Buckner-Oregon
Chargers..Extended visit with S-Jalen Ramsey-after Florida State pro day.


NYTimes..Refuses to retract story about NFL using incomplete data on reports of seriousness of concussions over 13-yer period…NFL had threatened possible defamtion lawsuit.

Houston..Coach Bill O’Brien says NFL must change rules allowing potential free agent players the right to meet with coaches before they are offered contracts…O’Brien confirmed he was not allowed to talk to Broncos QB-Brock Osweiler before Texans owner Bob McNair gave him a 72M-contract.



Padres….President Mike Dee refutes NY Post column that owners are angry at GM-AJ Preller for so many failed deals and were considering firing him….says team is building…not rebuilding..have firm belief in Preller game plan…Deny he is on the hot seat…..Post column said Padres have ‘slinked out of the spotlite’…..’No buzz-no star power’…..’Non descript roster on non contending team’

Padres..GM-AJ Preller says he does not expect any more last minute player deals before opening day….Pulled off Craig Kimbrel-Atlanta trade night before season started last year.

Padres-Mariners…Trade..San Diego deals P-Nick Vincent to Mariners for player named later.

Padres-W-Seattle (7-5)…Matt Kemp single-double…Melvin Upton-triple…Adam Rosales HR…Tyson Ross (3inn-1R)…Brandon Morrow (3inn-1R)….San Diego (10-19-2) in spring.

Dodgers-L-Indians (4-3)…Clayton Kershaw (3inn-0R)…Corey Kluber (4inn-1R)…Dodgers (3-11-1) last 15-games.

Angels…Day off before Freeway series begins.
Angels..Sign FA-P-Kyle Kendrick-Braves
Angels-Orioles..Trade..Halos acquire P-Chris Jones (2.94-ERA-AAA) for 2-minor league infielders..Nate Delgado.Eric Salcido.


Arizona-W-A’s..Phil Gosselin (3-4) 5RBI…Shelby Miller (4inn-7R)
Texas-W-Kansas City..Justin Ruggiano HR
Reds-W-White Sox..Joey Votto (4-4)..Brandon Philips 3H-HR.
Cubs-W-Rockies..Jon Lester (6inn-1H-10K) hit HR..Dave Ross 4RBI.
Brewers-W-Rockies..Scooter Gennett (2H-2RBI)..Jorge DelaRosa (3inn-4R-8BR)
Washington-W-Metes..Matt Harvey (2inn-3R)..Nats hit 3HRs-score 12-runs.
Red Sox-Tie-Pirates..David Price (4inn-1R)..Andrew McCutchen 2R-HR
Tampa Bay-W-Red Sox..Drew Smyly (4inn-0H-7K)
Phillies-W-Astros..Andrew Blanco 4RBI..Phillies 8R-in-8th..Dallas Keuchel (7inn-0R-2H)
Yankees-W-Atlanta…Ivan Nova (6inn-0R-2H)..Julio Teheran (5inn-0R)
Cardinals-W-Miami..Michael Wacha (5inn-0R-2H)..Matt Holliday 2RBI
Twins-W-Toronto..Danny Santana single-double-triple
Detroit-W-Baltimore..Shane Greene 6-shutout innings


Tampa Bay..Release C-Rene Rivera..P-David Carpenter.
Tampa Bay..Informs 1B-James Loney he will be DFA or Trades.
Atlanta..Release P-Alex Torres.
Orioles..Release P-Miguel Gonzalez

Tigers-Rangers..Trade..Detroit deals C-Bryan Holaday to Rangers for C-Bobby Wilson-P-Myles Jack.

Tigers..Re-sign FA-P-Bobby Parnell.,,3B-Casey McGehee to minor league deals
Washington..Re-sign FA-P-Bronson Arroyo…:P-Burke Badenhop.


Mariners..P-Charlie Furbush-cortison injection-shoulder.
A’s..Surgery P-RJ Alvarez-bone chip elbow
Yankees..CT-exam-P-Andrew Miller-chip fracture wrist-hit by linedrive
Cardinals..exam P-Jordan Alden-shoulder issues
Rockies..exam P-Jason Motte-strained shoulder.


Rockies…Domestic Abuse charges against SS-Jose Reyes dropped-trial cancelled-wife refused to cooperate….MLB can still discipline Reyes much like they did with Aroldis Chapman-30G suspension for being involved in domestic abuse and gun incident-though never arrested.



Lakers…Reports G-DeAngelo Russell secretly videotaped teammate Nick Young talking about having affairs with women and then put it on social media…..Players ‘isolated’ Russell….Russell apologized for what he did…Young said he and teammate would have to work this out-outside of the media…Lakers fans aggressive booing of Russell during the game.

Kings…Sacramento ownership giving GM-Vlade Divac contract extension.


Lakers-W-Miami (102-100)..Julius Randle OT basket (:01)..Jordan Clarkson (26)..Dwayne Wade (26)…Kobe (2P)…LA (16-59)
Golden State-W-Utah..Steph Curry scored 6-straight points in OT…Warriors (68-7)
Spurs-W-New Orleans..Manu Ginobli (20P) off bench..San Antonio (63-12)…(38-0) home
Clippers-W-Minnesota..Chris Paul (20P)…LA (47-27)

Clippers-at-Oklahoma City…Thursday nite game..Thunder (57-23)
Cleveland-Brooklyn…Cavaliers (52-22)


George Washington-vs-Valpariso…NIT title game.

St Louis University..Hires Tavis Ford-Oklahoma State…was (155-111) with Cowboys.l
Notre Dame…G-Demetrious Jackson filing for NBA Draft.



Ducks-W-Flames…Ducks erupt for 7G in first 2-periods….Calgary lost 25-row in Anaheim…Ducks (96P) climb into lst place.
Kings-Calgary…Thursday night matchup….Kings (95P)

Gulls-W-Stockton (4-2)…Goalie-Anton Khudobin (38-saves)…Matt Bailey-shorthanded goal..Stefan Noesen power play goal in 3rd period.

San Diego Gulls…Sign FA-D-Bryan Cooper-just completed career Nebraksa-Omaha.
Ducks..Sign C-Kalle Kosilla-C-St Cloud State-scored 48-goals in careeer.
Ducks..Sign G-Kevin Boyle-UMass-Lowell..Goalie of Year Hockey East (1.88GAA)

Florida young goal scorer Vince Trocheck-broken foot-miss rest of year (25G).

NCAA-Frozen Four-Championship weekend in Tampa….Denver U-vs-North Dakota…Quinnipiac-vs-Boston College



PGA-Shell Houston Open….Tees off today…Field includes Jordan Speith…Ricky Fowler…Phil Mickelson…not include Rory McIlroy….lead in tourney to the Masters.

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