Friday March 27th, 2015

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Football

  • Chargers-Stadium…City-County jointly finance $500,000 Budget hire Consultant-Attorney-Negotiating Team to helped build financing proposal for the Stadium, and to represent them in Contract negotiations with the Chargers…City Attorney Jan Goldsmith will help lead local legal team working with newly hired legal group.
  • Chargers..Coach Mike McCoy says RB-Branden Oliver can be his workhorse this season…Oliver had 2-100Y-games early last season..but of 160-carries for year..had 83-carries of 2Y-or less..and 25-tackle for loss carries..Averaged only 3.2YPC carry the final 10-weeks of the season…Danny Woodhead recovering from broken leg…Donald Brown coming off (223R) season-worst in his career.
  • Bengals..Sign FA-DT-Patrick Sims-starter with Raiders.
  • 49ers..Release-OT-Jonathon Martin-ex Dolphin-who started last year.
  • Steelers..Re-Sign-WR-Darrius Heyward-Bey-ex Raider-Colt.
  • Lions…Evaluate whether they should sign ex-RB-Ray Rice-Ravens-suspended last year.
  • Colts..Coach Chuck Pagano will coach this year without a contract extension.
  • NFL..Informs Browns-Falcons-Severe discipline coming next week for rules violations-text messages-crowd noise..likely $500,000-fine.
  • New England..Murder trial Aaron Hernandez delayed 1-hour-bomb scare at courthouse..His fiancee will testify today under immunity.
  • Nebraska..LB-Randy Gregory-hi lst round pick-fails marijuana test at NFL combine.

Basketball

  • Sweet 16…
  • Kentucky-W-WVirginia..UK jumps out to (16-2) and (30-10) lead-shoot 60%-lst half-destroys Mountaineers..Kentucky (37-0)
  • Wichita State-L-Notre Dame…Irish shoot 75% in 2nd half…
  • Wisconsin-W-North Carolina…Badgers use (19-7) scoring spurt to take lead in 2nd half after trailing most of game..
  • Arizona-W-Xavier..Wildcats need (17-9) spurt in 2nd half for come from behind win..Keith Tarczewski (12P-12R) for Cats in defensive war…
  • Gonzaga (32-3)-vs-UCLA…Dogs led by F-Kyle Wiltjer (17P)..F-Kevin Pangos (11P)..Bruins G-Norm Powell-Steve Alford averaging (32P) between them.
  • North Carolina State-vs-Louisville..Cardinals (26-8) for Rick Pitino.
  • Duke-Utah..Blue Devils (31-4) led by enormous frontline Jahlil Okafor-Winstis Justice.
  • Michigan State-Oklahoma
  • USD..Hires search firm to look for new coach for Toreros…Jim Saia-Cal State-San Marcos mentioned as candidate…Justin Hutson-SDSU on campus-Wednesday.
  • Dayton..Extension-Coach Archie Miller (90-47) with Flyers.
  • North Carolina..Legendary Coach Dean Smith sent letter-$200 check to (186) Tar Heels-who graduated during his 36Y-tenure at school.
  • Cavaliers..Reports of deep rift between LeBron James-Kevin Love over Love aloof attitude on court..Love may leave as Free Agent-Lakers-Knicks interested.
  • Brooklyn Nets…G-Thad Young out with quad injury.
  • Clippers-Philadelphia..LA (47-25) head into tonites game.
  • Lakers-Toronto…LA (19-51)
  • Golden State-Memphis..Warriors (58-13) heading to Grizzlies court.
  • Dallas-San Antonio..Mavs (45-27)..Spurs (45-26).
  • Atlanta-Miami..Hawks go for 55th win.

Baseball

  • Brady Aiken..Cathedral Catholic-P..lst pick in draft by Houston-went unsigned..turned down 5M-last minute offer-undergoes emergency Tommy John surgery..injured elbow just 12 pitches into lst start while training at IMG-Academy in Bradenton..will be out till 2016-may not be redrafted.
  • Padres-Tie-Diamondbacks (3-3)..Odri Despaigne (5inn-1R)…lowers ERA (2.12)..Yonder Alonso (3H)..
  • Padres-Royals..Trade-San Diego acquires young P-Jandel Gustave (9-18) in minor league career.
  • Dodgers-W-White Sox (9-6)..Clayton Kershaw (5inn-8K)..Yasiel Puig-Jimmy Rollins HRs
  • Dodgers-Giants…Tonite-Zach Greinke starts against SF.
  • Dodgers-Mets..New York scouts looking at LA relievers JP Howell-Paco Rodriguez for possible deal.
  • Angels-W-Cubs..Albert Pujols 3RHR…Jared Weaver (8K-5inn)
  • Yankees..Concern P-Masahiro Tanaka-recovering elbow injury..fastball dipped to 88mph.
  • Phillies..Mario Hollands-P-elbow surgery..10th player to go down in 2-weeks.
  • Braves..Retire-C-John Buck-11Y veteran.
  • Astros-Reds..Houston deals 1B-Dan Johnson to Cincinnati.
  • Rangers-Orioles..Texas trades 1B-Mike McDade to Baltimore.
  • Red Sox..Release P-Mitchell Boggs.
  • Arizona;..Release OF-Aaron Cunningham-ex Padres.
  • Yankees..Release P-Jared Burton
  • Indians..Option P-Shaun Marcum..Bruce Chen..Scott Downs to AAA.
  • A’s..Option P-Scott Downs to AAA.
  • MLB..Commissioner Rob Manfred says Alex Rodriguez should be welcomed back to baseball after serving year long suspension.
  • MLB..Announce A-Rod will face 9-unannounced drug tests this year as part of Joint Drug Program.
  • Cubs..Feud with Agent Scott Boras after decision not to promote 3B-Kris Bryant to major league roster for opening day-delay start arbitration clock.
  • Royals..OSHA begins probe of firing of Food Safety Manager Jon Costa-after he turned club in for unsanitary conditions at 20-of-26 stands at Stadium.

Hockey

  • Ducks-W-Boston (3-2) OT..Ryan Getzlaf OT-winners..Ducks get to 101P on season….Anaheim (47-22-7)
  • Kings-W-NY Islanders..Tyler Toffoli shorthanded goal..Anzi Kopitar game winner..both 3rd period..LA (37-23-14)..LA-3rd win in row.
  • Arizona..Suspends broadcaster Nick Boynton after arrest in Buffalo casino-assaulted security guard-bit his hand.

General

  • NASCAR…Kevin Harvick leads field for Martinsville 400…Harvick finished 1st or 2nd in last 8-races.
  • Formula 1…Team Mercedes-Lewis Hamilton-Niko Rosberg-drivers to beat in Malaysian Grand Prix.
  • US Soccer..G-Hope Salo has entered a rehab center..fighting thru alcohol-domestic abuse issues.

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