Buddy Ryan….Legendary Chicago Bears defensive coordiantor…Eagles-Arizona head coach….Passes Away (82)-Alzheimer’s and old age….Designed the poweful “46” defense for the Bears 1985 Super Bowl team…had NFL record 72-quarterback sacks…..Personality was ‘Bravado-Bombast’……Had angry arguments with Coach Mike Ditka despite (15-1) record during Super Bowl season..Punched Offensive Coordinator Kevin Gilbride on sideline while they were assistants on Houston Oilers staff…..Mouthy during his entire career….”You got a winner here” when he took over Arizona Cardinals…..”They don’t count anymore” referencing injured players on his Arizona roster….”You guy are my heroes” in letter written to Bears defense in ’85…..”Get ready for Body Bag Game”-preparing for win over Washington…..”Attack-Attack-Attack”….written on blackboard heading into Super Bowl in over Patriots.
Buddy Ryan….Reaction from others around the NFL
Mike Ditka..We would never have won in ’85-without each other.
Mike Singletary…I would have been just another guy without him.
Wade Phillips…Greatest influence on my career.
Deion Sanders…He was hard work and tenacity.
Steve McMichael..Somebody in heaven just lost thier defensive coordinators job.
Bears ownership..Architect of greatest defense in history NFL
Eagles ownership..Left his mark on NFL
Cardinals ownership…Most colorful person in NFL
Bills ownership…Legend-Innovator-Game Changer
Patriots ownership….Ahead of his time.
Buddy Ryan…Most Famous Quotes
You Got a Winner here.
Machine Gun the lifeboats
I”ll trade you for a 6-Pack of Beer-don’t even care if it’s warm
You look like a backup USFL guard
You’re a fat old washer woman
You’re name General Hospital-always hurt
I’ll trade my team for your team-sight unseen
The owner-the man in France
Our offense couldn’t piss a drop
NFL Doctors…Meet with Researcher University of Pennsylvania on use of Medical Marijuana to help players deal with pain.
NFL..Donates 10M to National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Colts…RB-Zurlon Tipton dies from gun-shot wound to stomach-loaded gun he was carrying in a bag discharged as he was unloading it from his trunk at car dealership.
EA Sports…pays 600,000 to legenbdary Browns RB Jim Brown for illegally using his likenness in John Madden video game.
Las Vegas…Chamber of Commerce sends out 10,000-questionaires to voters-83 questions about their interest in Raiders and fan support.;
Dallas…Sexual assault trial of ex-Cowboys S-CJ Spillman begins tomorrow.
Boston..Irving Fryar released from prison after 8-months of 5-year term for Mortgage Fraud.
Padres-L-Orioles (11-7)..Baltimore hits 3HRs..scores 7R-in 6th inning..rips into San Diego starter Erik Johnson and reliever Carlos Villanueva….Chris Davis-Manny Machado-Jon Schoop combine for 9H-6RBI…Chris Davis-Adam Jones-Hyun Kim hit homers….Melvin Upton-Wil Myers HRs for San Diego…Upton made marvelous catch over the fence to take away a home run and turn it into double play…Johnson has now given up 9-home runs in 19-innings since coming from White Sox in James Shields trade…Johnson has (9.15-ERA)….It’s 9th time this year Padres have given up 10-runs or more in a game…San Diego falls 17-games behind Giants in NL West…Friars are (13-25) teams with winning records.
San Diego-Baltmore…Wednesday 12:40pm matchup…Christian Friederich (4-2)-vs-Yovani Gallardo (2-1)
Padres…OF-John Jay goes on DL-broken forearm…will be out 4-6 weeks..in cast 3-weeks-then second CT scan…no surgery planned yet.
Padres…Call up OF-Alex Dickerson from AAA-El Paso..was hitting (.382) career best season.
Padres…2B-Corey Spangenberg running on inclined treadmill to test quad…still 2-weeks away from baseball activity…
Padres…P-Tyson Ross threw 1-bullpen session in Cincinnati..will throw another up and down sessiocashner-rehab game at Lake Elsinoren this week-possibly as many as.50-pitches…then ..could throw BP on Sunday
Padres…P-Andrew .Cashner throws rehab game at Lake Elsinore..(3-inn-0R-2H)…could be back off DL next week…
Orioles…OF-Adam Jones-San Diego native-said last nite making lst All Star game was a career achievement..”being with Derek Jeter…meeting President Obama-memory of lifetime…Told CW6-sadness of Tony Gwynn death from chewing tobacco…”it is a personal decision…Alcohol is alot worse….tried it twice-threw up twice…Teams sell alot of bad stuff (food) in stadiums….Tobacco is a macho thing-Cancer might not happen to me”…Excited for All Star game to come to San Diego…”Being around people like a Gwynn-Ripken-very special for community”-
Dodgers-W-Milwaukee (6-5)..Julio Urias (6inn-2R-6K) wins lst major league game..Adrian Gonzalez RBI-double..Joc Pederson RBI-single…Pederson injures chest running into fence catching ball….Dodgers have won 10-of-14.
LA-Brewers…Wednesday matchup…Rookie P-Brock Stewart-vs-Junior Guerra
Dodgers…P-Clayton Kershaw sent home from road trip to have ailing back re-examined.
Angels-L-Houston (7-1)..Carlos Correa 3R-HR…Tim Lincecum (4inn-5R-11-BR)..ERA now (6.75)..Halos lost 8-of-9..Astros won (11-of-13).
Halos-Astros…Wednesday…Jered Weaver (6-6)-vs-Dallas Keuchhel (4-9).
Angels..Ultrasound on P-Garrett Richards-elbow ligament slowly healing after Stem Cell injection….Andrew Heaney-no healing in elbow despite Stem Cell-will get 2nd opinion…P-CJ Wilson severe tendenitis not resolving itself-may seek 3rd opinion
Texas-W-Yankees..Adrian Beltre HR-3RBI..Cole Hamels wins 9th straight road start..Texas won (12-of-14)..(20-of-25)
Washington-W-Mets..Bryce Harper 2R-HR and double..Lucas Giolito 4-shutout innings in debut..Mets lost (10-of-16)
Tigers-W-Miami..Detroit hits 3HRs in 5th inning..scores 7-runs.
Indians-W-Braves..Cleveland won 11-in row..Corey Kluber 3-hitter
Cubs-W-Reds..Javy Baez hits grand slam HR in 15th off Cincinnati relievers..Reds now (29-49)
Boston-W-Tampa Bay..Tyler Shaw HR-2R-single-2R-double..Rays lost (12-of-13)
Twins-W-White Sox..Brian Dozier solo HR-3R-HR
Cardinals-W-Royals..Matt Carpenter solo HR-RBI double
Blue Jays-W-Rockies..Troy Tulowitzki HR..Game held up nearly 3-hours-heavy rains flooded Coors Field.
Phillies-W-Arizona..Ryan Howard bases loaded walk..D-Backs now (13-27) at home.
Mariners-W-Pirates..Nelson Cruz 2R-HR..Buccos lost (15-of-20)
Giants-L-A’s..Brandon Crawford 2R-double..3R-triple…Khris Davis-Jeff Smolinski HRs for A’s in slugfest..Oakland 5R-in-8th
Washington…Release P-Taylor Jordan-former 1st round pick-arm problems.
Twins..P-Phil Hughes-surgery-out for year-rib issue..was recovering from fracture kneecap.
TBay…DL-P-Alex Colome-bicep injury
Blue Jays..P-Gavin Floyd..gone year-bicep injury
Rangers..P-Yu Darvish-cleared for sim game-recovering from neck issue.
Kevin Durant…Becomes NBA free agent-Midnite Thursday….has meetings set up on Friday-Saturday-Sunday with LA Clippers-Golden State-Boston-San Antonio…..Miami-Knicks-Lakers request meetings next week.
Clippers-Oklahoma City….Rumors resurface Warriors would consider a “Sign and Trade” deal…Blake Griffen for Kevin Durant if Durant would agree to 4Y-max contract with Clippers.
Cavaliers..Offer contract extension to F-Richard Jefferson who was considering retirement.
Olympics…Team USA-roster includes Kevin Durant..Draymond Green…Klay Thompson…Jimmy Butler…Carmelo Anthony…..Steph Curry-LeBron James bypassing Rio Olympics.
Tennessee…Mourns passing of Lady Vols icon coach Pat Summitt…Coaches at UT from (1974-2011)…had (1,098-Wins)
San Diego State…Signs home-and-home basketball contract with Gonzaga.
USD…lands 2-transfer players…Isiaha Wright-6’2-G-transfers from Utah…..Ike Peniero-6’6-F-transfers from Portland State (12P-5R) a game last year..each has 2-years lefs.
Vancouver…NHL fines Canucks GM-Jim Benning for ‘tampering’ for comments about wanting to trade for Tampa Bay Steven Stamkos and Montreal D-PK Subban just before draft.
England-L-Iceland……2nd worst soccer defeat in history of England…losing (2-1) in semifinals to the smallest nation (330,000-residents) playing in Euro Cup….Worst English defeat since 1950-to the US.
Wimbledon…lst round action continues…Serena Williams-Andy Murray-Stan Warwinka all won matches.