Chargers….Mayor Kevin Faulconer meets with 17-NFL Owners in New York-detailing the Stadium project-EIR report update-financing and talks with NFL office about lease….6-Member group made presentation-brought along Architect…EIR-lawyer…Investment Banker along with Faulconer-Ron Roberts…Presentation was for 55-minutes…Answered questions about a June vote…about the EIR issues…about cost over-runs….NY Times reported 1-owner impressed with San Diego presentation….Carolina owner Jerry Richardson, a Spanos ally, went public backing Carson…NBC says some owners want Roger Goodell to broker a deal that would have Rams-Chargers play in Inglewood.
Chargers…Dean Spanos announces agreement with Disney CEO-Bob Iger to become CEO of Carson LLC-Stadium project if NFL approves Carson as a sight….Iger gets option to purchase minority control of the team as part of the transaction….Iger would sign a 5Y-deal to become the CEO of the Stadium construction….Spanos had attempted to lure Disney-Michael Eisner with same offer-but Eisner demanded “say” in operation of franchise-Spanos gives Iger that “say” with decision making power over stadium package…Spanos also attempted to lure Philip Anschutz of AEG-Farmers Field-but Anschutz wanted an option to buy the entire club and decision making input…Spanos refused.
Tennessee Titans…Release veteran backup QB-Charley Whitehurst.
Colts…Looking for backup QB-talk to ex-Bengal-Raider-Redskin Jason Campbell…will also talk to Whitehurst.
Saints..Sign FA-QB-Matt Flynn to serve as backup-3rd QB on roster.
Ravens…IR-TE-Dennis Pitta for year-doctors say injured hip not healed.
Browns..QB-Josh McCown returns to practice
Cowboys..WR-Dez Bryant-bruised kneecap
Giants..OT-Justin Pugh put into concussion protocol
Jets..IR-OT-Willie Colon-knee…Activate CB-Dee Milliner from PUP list.
Chargers…WR-Malcom Floyd-minor tear in labrum-may rehab first to see if it responds.
Vikings..Activate CB-Josh Robinson from PUP list.
Buffalo Bills-NY Jets-Thursday Nite Football
Lawrence Phillips…ex-Rams RB facing death sentence for in-prison murder of cellmate.
NY Movie Reviewers….say new movie “Concussion” is factual and NFL takes a bullett right between the eyes with content.
Minnesota…Names Tracy Claeyes-head coach-3Y extension-had replaced Jerry Kill a couple of weeks ago.
Padres-Yankees….Trade..San Diego acquires 2B-Jose Pirela (.320-BA-AAA) from New York for :P-Ron Herrera.
Padres….Discussing posting free agent bid for Japanese SS-Nobu Matsuda-Softback Hawks-hit 35HRs last season.
Padres…Release-OF-Donavan Tate (.211) Lake Elsinore…failed lst round pick-given 6.5M signing bonus…7-injuries-2 drug issues…Will not offer contract to career minor league slugger Cody Decker.
Dodgers..3B-Justin Turner undergoes microfracture surgery-knee-might not be ready for spring training.
Dodgers….Negotiating with Orioles setup reliever Darren O’Day (1.97ERA)…Contact Mets 2B-FA-Daniel Murphy.
Dodgers..Hire Joe Davis-Fox TV Broadcaster-to do Dodgers TV road games Vince Scully does not broadcast.
Angels-Twins…Discuss trade 3B-Trevor Plouffe-for-P-Cam Bedrosian and minor leaguers
Angels…Police investigating death of P-Tommy Hunter-say 911-call indicated he had taken drug overdose on weekend-died
Yankees-Twins…Trade-NY deals C-John David Murphy to Twins for OF-Aaron Hunter.
Yankees-Mariners..Discuss Trade-OF-Brett Gardner to Seattle for P-James Paxton.
Seattle..Talk FA-C-Chris Ianetta-Angels.
Reds-Arizona…Discuss Trade 2B-Brandon Phillips for 2B-Aaron Hill.
Miami-Pirates…Trade-Marlins ship P-Rich Mitchell to Pittsburgh-compensation hiring 2-front office execs.
Lou Brock…Legendary OF-has left left amputated for diabetic issues…Stole 938-bases.
Cardinals..P-Lance Lynn-elbow surgery-miss 2016-season.
Orioles..P-Dylan Bundy-reinjures forearm in Arizona Fall League.
Miami…MLB suspends P-Chad James-1st round pick-100 games for 3rd drug violation.
Arizona..Hitting coach Turner Ward leaves organization after 3-years.
Lakers-L-Orlando (101-99)…Nikola Vucevic hit turnaround jumper with 2/10th second left give Magic win..Lakers missed 2-FT…then had :24-shot clock violation on last possession of game….D’Angelo Russell (14P)..Julius Randall (13P) in loss…Kobe Bryuant sits out again….Lakers fall to (1-7)
Clippers-L-Dallas.(118-108)….Dirk Nowitzki hits 30′-3 point bank shot blow game open..Wes Matthews (25P) for Mavs…Clippers trailed by 14-rallied back-then ran out of gas…Chris Paul (1-11) shooting…..Clippers lost 3-of-last 4…
Golden State-W-Memphis…Steph Curry (28P)…Warriors now (9-0).
Clippers-Phoenix….LA road trip continues into Valley of Sun tonight
Sacramento…C-DeMarcos Cousins curses out Coach George Karl in team meeting….GM-Vlade Divac refuses to discipline player.
Toronto…G-Terrence Ross…Torn thumb ligaments.
Golden State..F-Klay Thompson-being treated back issues.
New Orleans..C-Anthony Davis-sidelined hip injury.
Michael Wright…F-University of Arizona-NYKnicks draft pick…found dead in his SUV-possible suicide in Brooklyn.
San Diego State…Signs 6’9 PF-Jalen McDaniels-Federal Way, Washington…4-star recruit
San Diego Gulls-W-Bakersfield….Gulls explode 4-straight goals against NHL goalie Ben Scrivens….Gulls now (9-2) on season.
LAKings…host New York Islanders tonite….Kings (9-6)…Jeff Carter 15P-in-15 Games for LA.