Friday June 6th, 2015

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Football

  • Chargers-City…Controversy spills out into public….City-NFL team will meet on Monday afternoon…but Email leaks indicated serious divisive clashes have already developed…City Attorney Jan Goldsmith tried to undermine entire CSAG-Task Force-urging Mayor to scrap proposal before ever handed over to NFL-team-wanted negotiations to open 3-weeks before cost plan was finished…..Goldsmith also tried to muzzle CSAG officials from discussing plan and freeeze out media from access to plan….Mayor Kevin Faulconer refused to buckle saying voters needed to have City transparency…..Emails also show Chargers stone-walled multiple attempts by Mayor to set up meetings-upset that CSAG officials were so vocal in what their game plan was to finance stadium…Reports Chargers kept dragging responses to the city-while negotiation to line up financing and put Carson plan into effect…Sources say Mark Fabiani was dismissive of entire CSAG project…leaked E-mail information that alledged the city was trying to circle around Environmental impact laws….also indicated City cannot sell 75-acres of land without rezoning project…Email indicated there was 1-private meeting Dean Spanos-Fabiani-Mayor-Ron Roberts to set a timeline how to negotiate-that meeting was 11-days before CSAG released its proposal.
  • Chargers…Carmen Policy named Director of Carson Holdings LLC-firm that will control the Stadium land in Carson they are trying to develop.

 

Baseball

  • Padres-Reds..San Diego opens 7G-road trip…Tyson Ross (2-5)-vs-Raisil Iglesias…Padres won 7-of-11…Reds lost 12-of-17…Padres play 25-of-35 on road…Only 10-home games till July 17th….Matt Kemp hitting (.186-1HR) since May lst…Yonder Alonso (4-7) since coming off DL.
  • Padres…1B-Wil Myers-expected to take more batting practice-100% force swings on road trip-test ailing wrist.
  • Padres…P-Brandon Morrow makes 2nd rehab start-Sunday in San Antonio-expected to be recalled next week if no setbacks.
  • Dodgers-L-Cardinals.Jason Heyward 2R-single…Michael Wacha (8-1) with win.
  • LA-St.Louis…Brett Anderson-vs-Carlos Martinez…Redbirds (35-18) without Adam Wainwright-Jaime Garcia in rotation.
  • Dodgers..P-Kenley Jansen-concern over health issues…Pitched to just 16-batters in 1-week-not available…had history heart arrythmia issues.
  • Dodgers..Send 2B-Hector Olivera-AA-Tulsa to begin career..Cuban defector been in extended spring training 3-weeks
  • Dodgers..OF-Yasiel Puig begins another rehab stint-trying recover hamstring injuries.
  • Angels-at-Yankees..Jared Weaver (4-4)-vs-Nathan Eovoldi (4-4)..Halos won 4-of-6…Albert Pujols 6HR-6Games (.393-BA) this week.
  • Astros-L-Orioles..Adam Jones solo HR-Baltimore…Astros (34-21)..best record franchise history-start season..
  • Tigers-L-A’s…Tigers lose 7th in row-worst skid since 2005..Jesse Hahn (7inn-1R) for Oakland…
  • Red Sox-L-Twins..Joe Mauer surprise bunt leads to 4R rally in 9th for Twins.
  • Rangers-W-White Sox…Shin Soo Choo RBI-single in 11th for Rangers win…Carlos Rodon-Sox-(10K-6inn)
  • Royals-L-Indians..Brandon Moss 2R-HR.
  • Mariners-L-Rays…Steve Souza RBI single for Tampa Bay
  • Mets-W-Arizona..Kevin Plawecki 2R-double for New York…JSaltalamacchia-PGoldschmidt solo HRs-Dbacks..
  • Phillies-L-Reds..Brandon Phillips 3H-2RBI in Cincinnati win…
  • Cubs-W-Nationals..Junior Lake bases loaded RBI-walk..
  • Yankees..Yuri Sucart-A Rod’s cousin-sentenced to 7-months prison for his part in Biogenesis scandal.
  • Yankees..Longtime pitching coach Mel Stottlemyr-fighting blood cancer issues again.
  • Washington..Ex-Nationals closer Raf Sorian fires agent Scott Boras-still unsigned free agent.
  • Astros..Annouce will rip out Tal Smith Hill-incline in OF..will bring in CF fence 25′ next year.
  • Dodgers..Charter TV purchase of Time Warner Cable..will lput Sports-Net-LA on cable channels next week
  • A’s..C-Steven Vogt-leg injury.
  • Diamondbacks..DL-P-Archie Bradley-shoulder
  • Yankees..MRI-C-Brian McCann-foot injury
  • Twins..DL-P-Ricky Nolasco-ankle.
  • Rangers..DL-OF-Josh Hamilton-hamstring-could be out 4W
  • Washington..Activate 3B-Anthony Rendon from DL-knee-oblique injuries
  • Orioles..Activate C-Matt Wieters-recovering from elbow surgery and setback in spring.

Basketball

  • Golden State-W-Cleveland (108-100)…Warriors wipe out 15P-deficit in 2nd quarter..overwhelm Cavs in overtime…Steph Curry-Klay Thompson combine (47P)..Warriors bench scores (33P)…LeBron James (44P)-Kyree Irving (23P)…Cavlaliers 1-basket 13-possesions in overtime…Golden State had (10-0) scoring spurt in OT….Warriors shot (4-17) in opening quarter….but Wasrriors had (31-11) scoring burst in 2nd quarter to climb back into game….Cavs had (10-0) spurt to start game…but then went (3-15) shooting in 2nd quarter…Game 2-Saturday nite.
  • Philadelphia…New book details Alan Iverson’s press conference rant 2002-It’s only practice…he was drunk at time of interview.

Football

  • Raiders..NFL says Oakland has failed to present financing for stadium…Developer says he will unveil plans June 21st.
  • NFL..August 11th-Owners Special Meeting in Chicago-Get updates on Committee in LA…and Stadium drives in SD-St.L-Oakland.
  • Denver..John Bolen-son of owner Pat Bolen-leaves team after arrest on 2-counts Domestic Abuse…was in Mrketing department..assaulted girlfriend while she was making 911-calls…freed on 1,000-bond
  • NFL Union…Spent 6M defending appeals of Adrian Peterson-Ray Rice-Greg Hardy.
  • Aaron Hernandez…Judge will hold hearing next Thursday to determine Trial date for Dorchester Murder case.
  • Bears..Move DE-Jared Allen to OLB in Vic Fangio new defense.
  • Browns..WR-Dwayne Bowe strains knee in workouts.
  • Cowboys..Move La’El Collins inside to LG-impressive..DE-Greg Hardy-explosive.
  • Chiefs..Re-open contract talks LB-Justin Houston-was franchise tagged $13M
  • Saints..Visit with TE-Jermaine Gresham-ex Bengals.
  • Raiders..Sign FA-KR-Trindon Holliday-ex Bronocs…kFA-Kris Durham-WR-Lions.
  • Steelers..Move FA-Devin Gardner-Michigan back to QB for Wildcat-goal line plays.
  • Bucs..Demote Jameis Winston to take snaps with #2-offense…Mike Glennon runs all plays #1-unit
  • Jets..TE-Jace Amaro injures back in workouts.
  • Titans..CB-Brandon Harris-torn ACL
  • North Carolina…NCAA has charged 5-major Level 1-Violations..illegal benefits-academic fraud over 11-year period..Lack of Institutional Control…59-pages of violations..UNC says it has put into effect 70-different reform measures and removed 11-people involved in fraud cases..NCAA calls it severe breach of conduct…UNC has 90-days to respond to charges…3100-students on campus involved in fraud-may involve as many as 1100 student athletes in multiple sports.

 

Hockey

  • TBay-Chicago…Game 2-Stanley Cup Finals-Saturday.
    NHL Hall of Fame..Salutes Kings broadcaster Nick Nickson…Bob McKenzie-hockey journalist for work cover sport.

General

  • Belmont Stakes…American Pharoah will start 5th in 8-horse field-going for Triple Crown…not had Triple Crown winner since Affirmed-1978.
  • FIFA…David Beckham-soccer icon-says France’s Michel Platini should become new President of scandal-marred organization.
    Womens World Cup…Opens play in Canada…Saturday-Canada-Holland play…Sunday-defending champ Germany plays..Monday-US-vs-Australia.
  • French Open..Serena Williams-battling weeklong flu-enormous come from behind win…trailed 4-6, 2-3 to rally beating Timea Bacsinszky.
    French Open..Men’s Semifinals..Novak Djokovic-Andy Murray…Stan Warwinka-Jo Wilfried Tsonga
  • NASCAR…Run Pocono 400-Sunday..Jimmie Johnson-4 wins-points leader now.
  • NASCAR…Invoke new fire gear clothing including gloves-body suits..for all over the wall pit crews..concerns about dehydration-loss of side to side vision..3-fires-3 weeks in pits
  • Indy Car..Firestone 600-Texas Motor Speedway
    Formula 1..Grand Prix of Canada
  • Memorial Golf Tourney…Bo Van Pelt-Hidecksi Mastsuyama (64)…Justin Rose (66).. Jordan Spieth in group (68)…Phil MIckelson (72)…Tiger Woods struggles (73)…

One Response to “Friday June 6th, 2015”

  1. Omar says:

    Love reading the headlines! Quick correction for Women’s World Cup the defending champs are Japan. Germany was the winner for men’s .

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