Friday February 13th, 2015

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  • Chargers..NFL announces San Diego will have the 16th easiest schedule this coming season…Combined record of teams they play (132-123) .518 winning percentage….Last year Chargers had the second easiest schedule and did not make the playoffs.
  • Chargers..NFL Salary Cap figures out…Chargers right now $27.2M-cap space to use for 2015-free agents-could gain more if they release players…or if they restructure down the high cap figures contracts of QB-Philip Rivers-S-Eric Weddle-heading into the last year of their deals.
  • Chargers…GM-Tom Telesco-in desperate need of OL help-bypasses FA-Richie Incognito and top two OL-from CFL who signed in NFL.
  • Kyle Kraska..CBS-8-Sports anchor remains in critical condition-10 bullet wounds to leg and stomach area…Police to file 1st Degree murder charges against Mike Montana today.
  • Broncos..GM-John Elway meets with QB-Peyton Manning to discuss 2015-season and his $19M-contract
  • Browns..Owner Jim Haslam criticizes WR-Josh Gordon-facing 1Y-drug suspension-‘failed ot accept responsibility for his actions’…GM-Ray Farmer-‘Gordon’s problems and our offers to help him have not resonated with him’….Haslem says team not giving up on QB-Johnny Manziel.
  • Browns..GM-Ray Farmer facing major fine-admitted he texted from owners box to the sidelines last season-NFL rule violation.
  • Bengals..CB-Pac Man Jones-denies he became unruly and was thrown out of a casino in Indiana.
  • Steelers..NFL considering suspending RB-Le’Veon Bell-2G-marijuana arrest in preseason.
  • Vikings..Promote Kevin Warren to COO-he denies he is of opinion club should release suspended RB-Adrian Peterson.
  • Aaron Hernandez..Trial-Testimony cancelled on Thursday-slated to resume today-but could be cancelled again with 15′ blizzard coming on weekend.
  • Aaron Hernandez..Fiancee granted immunity..Must testify or face contempt of court charges..cannot invoke the 5th Amendment…is already facing a 29-count perjury indictment for lying to grand jury.
  • Falcons..Ask RB-Steven Jackson to take paycut from ($3.7M) cap figure contract.
  • Colts..Release-S-LaRon Landry…made $13.2M in 2-years-played just 18-games.
  • Giants..Release RB-David Wilson-neck injury-saves ($1.3M-cap)..CB-Terrell Thomas retires after 3-knee injuries.
  • Chiefs..Likely to franchise tag LB-Justin Houston-guarantees him 14M.
  • TBay..Releases QB-Josh McCown…($5.2M-cap savings)
  • Rams..Interview Jeff Garcia for vacant QB-coaching job..Longtime CFL-NFL QB.
  • Packers..Edgar Bennett promoted to Off Coor..Tom Clements to play caller..Alex Van Pelt to QB-WR-coach.
  • Gary Glick..1st pick in 1956 -draft Steelers-from Colorado A&M…Only DB drafted lst overall in history draft..passes away.
  • Eastern Washington..bans star QB-Vernon Adams (110TD) from facilities after he announced transfer to Oregon to play next year as a Grad Student.
  • Big Sky Conference..will ask NCAA to evaluate Graduate Transfer rule..1AA schools being stripped of players by Power 5-Conferences.


  • Padres..James Shields contract package…10M salary in 2015…21.2M in ’16-17-18 with 2M-option buyout for 2019.
  • Padres..Donavan Tate-failed lst round pick-cut loose by team-not invited to spring training..drug issues-6 injuries..Made $6.3M-never got to Class AA.
  • Alex Rodriguez..Meets with Barry Bonds to talk about coming back from injuries.
  • Yankees..P-Dellan Betances says ARod does not need to apologize to teammates in Tampa next week.
  • Braves…Lose P-Shae Simmons-needs Tommy John elbow surgery.
  • Mariners..Sign FA-2B-Ricky Weeks-Brewers.
  • Braves..Sign FA-P-Todd Coffey-ex Dodgers-Brewers closer.
  • Astros..Sign FA-P-Roberto Hernandez-pitched for Dodgers-Phillies last year.
  • Mets..Talk to FA-P-Joe Thatcher-ex Padres
  • Dodgers..Talk to FA-2B-Hector Olivera-Cuba


  • Knicks..Longtime F-Anthony Mason near death after massive heart attack-4 surgeries-Age 49..played with Pat Ewing-Charles Oakley for Pat Riley.
  • Knicks..Begin buyout talks with F-Amare Stoudemire-buyout 11M-contract…Clippers-Mavericks interested in signing him.
  • Knicks..Carmelo Anthony-F-chronic knee pain-considering surgery-shutting down right after All Star break.
  • Sacramento..Hires George Karl as head coach..former Denver-Cleveland-Golden State-Seattle head coach (1131W) in career.
  • NBA..Criticized for shutting out everyday NBA fans from buying tickets for All Star game-Slam Dunk contest-Rookies game-tickets to corporate sponsors.
  • Clippers..critical NBA voting snub of C-DeAndre Jordan all star game..(13Reb) (2.3BS) (72%-shooting) this season.
  • Chicago-W-Cleveland..Derrick Rose (30P)..Bulls cool off Cavs who had won 14-of-15
  • NBA..All Star break…Surprise teams Atlanta (43-11)..Golden State (42-9)…Toronto (36-17)…Disappointing teams Miami (22-30) life after LeBron…Indian (21-33) without star Paul George…Oklahoma City (28-25) with 4-major injuries…Cleveland (33-21) with slow start…Disaster franchises..Lakers (13-40)..Knicks (10-43).
  • SDSU-Colorado State…Saturday-Mountain West game..Aztecs (19-6) (9-3) MWC..Rams (21-4) (8-4) conference.
  • Gonzaga-W-St Mary’s…Bulldogs go to (25-1) likely clinch top seed in West Regional for March madness.
  • USD-W-Pacific (68-48)…G-Johnny Dee hits 5-baskets early to continue torrid shooting…Dee-Duda Sanadze combine for (41P)..USD (13-11).


  • Ducks-W-Carolina…G-John Gibson (35Saves) in road win
  • Kings-Calgary…Kings wear Gold Jerseys with Crown crest..honor former coach Barry Melrose in emotional ceremony. Tyler Taffoli 2G-Kings
  • Saturday night…Kings-Washington Caps..led by 33G-Alexander Ovechkin.


  • Daytona 500-Speed Week here…Qualifying for 500-Pole begins with 50-cars in knockout round…3-rounds to determine the pole sitters for the Twin 125-races next Thursday.
  • F1…Testing in Spain…Ferarri-Kimi Raikkonen top speeds in testing….Team Mercedes ran 516-laps in tests…Team McLaren-Jens Button-Fernando Alonso-poor week testing.
  • Tiger Woods..Takes leave of absence-indefinitely-to work on golf mention of back issues…Might be targeting Masters in April..
  • Billy Casper..Funeral services for legendary San Diego native-who passed away last weekend.
  • Hawaii..Police arrest 32Y-man who had stolen credit cards of golfer Robert Allenby-who claims he was assaulted last month in Honolulu.
  • Pebble Beach ATT…JB Holmes-Justin Hicks tied for lead (-8-64)…Holmes-runner-up at Torrey Pines had 5-birdies and an eagle on first 11-holes..(65)John Daly heads group…(66).Pat Perez-amongst others.
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One Response to “Friday February 13th, 2015”

  1. Keith says:

    You keep saying the Chargers had the second easiest schedule. That is not true at all. Where are you getting this info? Their strength of schedule last season was the 4th TOUGHEST (based 0n 2013 records). All season long people talked about how tough their schedule was…

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