Friday August 8th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers-Drill-Dallas (27-7)…..Philip Rivers-Kellen Clemens lead big play attack-gash horrible Cowboys defense-allowed (395Y)…..Big story young players getting chance to show…RB-Brandon Oliver running tough with big yardage (64R)….CFL-import WR-Donnie Inman (3-catches-107Y) 70Y-TD-blocking down field..TE-Ladarius Green continued growth…DT-Kwame Gaethers merits longer look-big body clogging up the middle…Clemens-11Y-veteran (134P).
  • Chargers number 1-defense was mugged in lst half-hammered by the Cowboys run game….Secondary played very poorly…CB-Stevie Williams gave up 3-passes and took big penalty…S-Darrell Stuckey got beat by tight end…Manti Te’o made no plays on the field…Bolts backups played very well against Cowboys scrubs.
  • NYJets-W-Colts..QB-Michael Vick engineers game winning drive..K-Andrew Furnery kicks GW-51Y-FG.
  • Washington-W-Patriots..QBs-Kirk Cousins-Colt McCoy combine (205Y-P)…Pats QB-Ryan Mallett-poor night (5-12) passing.
  • Baltimore-W-49ers..Raves new offense under Gary Kubiak (386Y).
  • KCity-W-Cincinnati…Chiefs rookie De’Anthony Thomas 80PR-TD…KC secondary takes interceptions back 36-51Y-TDs.
  • Denver-W-Seattle..Brock Osweiler-QB-34TD in 4th quarter..Seattle-QB-Terrelle Pryor (137P-28R)
  • San Antonio..Red McCombs-former owner Vikings-says he would buy minority control of Raiders to help them move to Alamodome.
  • U Minnesota..School President asks the Vikings not to allow use of nickname “Redskins” in stadium when Washington plays there in November.
  • Dallas..DT-Josh Brent meets with Commissioner Roger Goodell-seeks reinstatement after prison sentence for DUI-manslaughter.
  • Buffalo..Ralph Wilson family to meet with Sabres owner Tom Pegula to evaluate his 1.1B-big to buy team.
  • Houston..Owner Bob McNair admits 10-months of chemo treatment for cancer in skull…he is cancer free now.
  • NCAA-Board Directors…Approves proposal for 5-Super Conferences to establish separate rules for Division 1-football-basketball programs….Including cost of living stipends for scholarship athletes…Full 4-year grants….Ability to deal with agents…Early signing date for football….however APR-academic rules stay in place…as do transfer rules….60-Day comment period will now occur…then a vote of Division 1-schools on the proposal to follow.
  • SDSU…Aztecs QBs struggling in camp…4-interceptions…5 pass deflections in 3rd day workouts.

Baseball

  • Padres…New GM-AJ Preller reportedly wants to talk to Rangers lead International scout Don Welke…and US scout Scott Littlefield about joining him in San Diego.
  • Padres..Weekend series in Pittsburgh…Ian Kennedy to start.
  • Dodgers-W-Angels (7-0)…Hanley Ramirez 2R-single..Hyun Jin-Ryu throws 2H-shutout in 7-innings..Blue takes 3-of-4 from Halos in Freeway series.
  • Dodgers..Open weekend series in Milwaukee.
  • Dodgers-Phillies…Acquire P-Roberto Hernandez, former Fausto Carmona, for two minor leaguers.
  • Angels..Open weekend series at home with Red Sox…Jared Weaver starts.
  • Giants-L-Milwaukee..Jake Peavy goes to (1-12) on year with loss..Willie Perralta 14th-win for Brewers.
  • Cubs-W-Rockies..Rookie Javy Baez RBI-single..HR-2RHR.
  • Cardinals-W-Red Sox..Adam Wainwright gets 14th win.
  • Washington-W-Mets..Bryce Harper 2RHR in 13th inning.
  • KCity-W-Arizona..Alex Gordon HR.
  • Reds-W-Indians..Billy Hamilton RBI-triple
  • Pirates-W-Miami..Edinson Volquez 9th win-gives up 1H-7 innings.
  • Phillies-W-Houston..Ryan Howard Grand Slam HR.
  • Orioles-W-Blue Jays..Caleb Joseph HR-4th game in a row.
  • A’s-W-Minnesota..Jon Lester 3H-shutout
  • Seattle-W-White Sox..Robbie Cano 2R-HR.
  • Yankees-W-Detroit..Shane Greene 5H-shutout for New York.
  • NYDNews..Reports 5-additional names of steroid players have surfaced in case involving Yuri Sucart-trainer-dealing steroids.
  • MLB…ask DEA for complete list of players-who bought drugs-names they have uncovered amongst 10-men arrested in addition to Tony Bosch.
  • Ohio State Senator…writes letter to Cleveland owners asking them to drop Indians nickname and Chief Wahoo logo.
  • Toronto-DL-Brett Lawrie-reinjures oblique.
  • Phillies..Cliff Lee-P-given plasma platelet injection to help healing in elbow-will not throw baseball till November.
  • Miami..Surgery-P-Kevin Gregg-elbow bone chips….Lose P-Jarrod Cosart-Oblique
  • Mets..Exam-P-Hjerry Mejia-calf injury.
  • Blue Jays..Sign FA-C-George Kotteros
  • Dodgers..Release-2B-Chone Figgins.
  • Rockies..Recall P-Juan Nicasio
  • Phillies..Recall P-Sean O’Sullivan
  • Cubs..Release-OF-Nate Schierholtz.

Basketball

  • NBA..Hall of Fame induction ceremonies…Commissioner David Stern….Miami Heat-Georgetown C-Alonzo Mourning….NBA-guard-Mitch Richmond…Coach Nolan Richardson..oldtime star Guy Rogers-old Philadelphia Warrior guard amongst those to be enshrined.
  • Greg Oden..Former lst round pick-arrested in Indianapolis-punching ex girlfriend in face.
  • Dallas..G-Ray Felton slapped with 4G-suspension-NBA for possessing loaded-unlicensed gun.
  • College of Charleston….15 former players and office staff testify against Coach Doug Wojcik-abusive tactics dealing with people.

Hockey

  • Toronto Globe reporting Wayne Gretzky trying to block marriage of daughter Paulina to drug troubled-suspended golf star Dustin Johnson.

General

  • PGA Championships..¬†Traffic jam atop leader board…Lee Westwood leads 3-way tie (66)…Rory McIlroy heads 5-way tie (67)…Phil Mickelson in group (69)…Tiger Woods hits only 8-fairways and 10-greens shooting (74)…Did not have back spasms-but felt rusty…Matt Kuchar pulls out with back issues.
  • NASCAR…runs at Watkins Glen…..Indy Car-Formula 1 have weekend off.
  • National Guard..which spent 42M-on race sponsorships-cancels contracts with Dale Earnhardt and Grahame Rahal for 2015.
  • Oscar Pistorius Trial…Lawyers issue closing comments in trial…Prosecution calls him ‘Appalling Liar’ on the stand…rehearsed his emotional outbursts in court to try influence media coverage…..Judge will make decision shortly…Not jury trial.

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