Friday June 13, 2014

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Golf

  • US Open-Pinehurst-Grahame McDowell-used eagle-steady play shoot (-2-68) tie Kevin Na-also had eagle for lead..Early tee times-cloud cover helped golfers…Jordan Spieth-hot young 20Y star-in group at (69)…Phil Mickelson-strong iron play-but more putting problems (70)…Rory McIlroy (71)…Justin Rose-defending champ (72).
  • SEC-confirms Phil Mickelson has been cleared of any ‘insider trading’ allegations in purchase-sale of Chlorox stock in 2011.

 Soccer

  • Brazil survives bad start-hurt by “own goal” takes over at 30-minute mark-beat Croatia (3-1) in opening game World Cup..Neyman blast from top of penalty box keys comeback in lst half.
  • Friday-Mexico opens with Cameroon after benching star Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez….Spain-with ailing superstar Diego Costa fighting hamstring issues-opens with Netherlands
  • World Cup-Vatican-Pope Francis-native Argentinian-avid soccer fan-implores FIFA-end greed-racism in sport..”Overcome your history”.
  • World Cup Riots in streets Sao Paulo-3-CNN-AP reporters injured by tear gas-rock throwing protesters..upset Brazil-country with enormous poverty-would spend so much to build 11-soccer stadiums.

 Basketball

  • NBA-Spurs-Blowout-Miami-Game 4..(107-86)..Kawhi Leonard (20P-14R)-may be MVP-series…Spurs shot 57%…Held Dwayne Wade (3-13)..Bashed them on boards (40-27)…Spurs lead (3-1) going back San Antonio-Sunday-clinching game.
  • NYPost-reporting-Carmelo Anthony will opt out of contract-become free agent-look at joining Miami Heat
  • Cleveland-Coaching Search-interested in ex-Golden State coach Mark Jackson

 Hockey

  • LAKings-relentless skating-goal scoring-try to finish off NY Rangers tonite in LA… Kings lead (3-1) in Stanley Cup finals.
  • Anaheim Ducks-Trade Talks-Ottawa Senators-Jason Spezza-Captain..Sens want 1st round pick-young prospect in deal.

 Baseball

  • Padres-Freefall continues-L-Phillies…Bullpen fails 3X-1-week…John Mayberry 3RHR..Reed Brignac 2R-Double..Padres (28-38)-Lost 15-of-22.
  • Padres-Rumors Swirl-Change in General Managers….Kevin Towers might be lured back from Arizona.
  • Padres-NY Mets (29-36)..Andrew Cashner (2-5) on 70P-limit..Bartolo Colon (5-5)
  • Padres-Roster Move-Promote Donnie Roach-from El Paso-send out 1-player
  • Dodgers-L-Reds..Todd Frazier 2RHR off Zack Grienke
  • Dodgers-Diamondbacks-Chavez Ravine..Clayton Kershaw-vs-Chase Anderson (5-0)
  • Angels-Atlanta-Interleague weekend..CJ Wilson-vs-Aaron Harang
  • Giants-W-Washington..Mike Morse 3H
  • Colorado-W-Atlanta…2-Beanballs-4 Ejections
  • Chisox-L-Detroit..Max Scherzer outduels Chris Sale
  • Yankees-W-Seattle..Yankees won 5-of-7
  • Cubs-Refuse-Promote-Kris Bryant-ex-USD star…AA-ball (.357-22HR)
  • Cinn-Manager Brian Price-make or break weekend-next week..Reports blowup roster-start trading hi priced players
  • Dodgers-Hanley Ramirez-SS-Cortisone shot-shoulder-out week
  • Cinn-Brandon Phillips-2B-Sprained index finger
  • Cardinals-Adam Wainwright-P-Cortisone shot elbow
  • Pitts-Josh Harrison-2B-Sprained Ankle
  • Colorado-Carlos Gonzalez-OF-5W-Surgery-Tumor on finger
  • Detroit-Justin Verlander-P-Ace of Staff-Deny shoulder problems-bad starts (35R-37inn-67-baserunners)
  • Pitts-Collapse-3 of top 5-pitchers out of rotation injuries..Francisco Liriano-Garrit Cole-Wandy Rodriguez-released
  • College World Series-Omaha..Cal Irvine..Texas..Texas Tech..Vanderbilt..TCU..Ole Miss..Louisville..Virginia-surprise field

Football

  • Seattle-Signs-FA-DT-Kevin Williams-Vikings 6X-Pro Bowler
  • Steelers-Sign-Maurkice Pouncey-C (6Y-48M) extension
  • Giants-Jon Beason-LB-injures arch-heel in OTA workout-serious injury
  • Vikings-Matt Kalil-OT-setback knee recovery in OTA workout
  • Chargers-end OTAs without getting top 2-draft picks on field-surgeries-behind learning curve camp opens July.
  •  Jacksonville Jaguars-meet-Daytona Speedway officials-discuss playing preseason game infield Speedway.

General

  • NASCAR-Michigan 400-Sunday..Dale Earnhardt-Jr lead Jimmie Johnson by 1-point in Sprint Cup series standings
  • Indy Car-Formula 1-have weekend off

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