Friday May 30th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Padres-skidding towards last place-weekend series in Chicago..SD lost 7-of-10…Chisox won 7-of-10…Ian Kennedy-vs-Jon Danks…Carlos Quentin likely DH entire weekend.
  • Dodgers-L-Pirates..Bullpen implodes-blowing game…Yasiel Puig hits-no one else does
  • Angels-W-Seattle..Mike Trout-Eric Aybar combine 6-hits
  • KCity-Cools off-Toronto..Snap Blue Jays 9-game win streak…Jays-Edwin Encarnarcion hits 15th-16th homers in month May-record
  • Houston-W-Baltimore..Rookie George Springer hits 7th HR in 7-games..Astros-rebuilding-won 6-row
  • Giants-W-Cardinals..Mike Morse HR-3RBIs
  • Boston-W-Atlanta..Red Sox sweep Braves 4-straight at Fenway
  • Texas-W-Oakland..Battered Rangers sweep 4-straight vs A’s in Oakland
  • Dodgers-setup reliever Corey Withrow-P-torn elbow ligament-25th player to need surgery
  • Washington-Surgery-Matt Purke-P-top minor league pitcher-elbow injury
  • Miami-shuts down-Henderson Alvarez-P-elbow problems
  • Angels-Surgery-Sean Burnett-P-may have torn elbow ligament-3rd time career
  • KCity-Hires-Dale Sveum as hitting coach-ex Cubs manager.
  • Boston-Manny Ramirez-headed to Cubs as a minor legue coach-apologizes to Red Sox and its fans for all problems he caused as player in Boston
  • Arizona-Implosion coming front office..reports Diamondbacks have approached ex-Marlins GM-Larry Bienfest about job-Arizona-GM Kevin Towers could be fired
  • SDSU-Mississippi State-lst round game in NCAA-South regional..Aztecs (42-19)..have 5-.300 hitters in lineup and a deep pitching staff..Bulldogs finished 2nd last year College World Series.

Basketball

  • San Antonio-Smokes-Oklahoma City-Spurs take (3-2) lead in series..San Antonio scored combined 62P in 2nd-3rd quarter..won (117-89)
  • Indiana-at-Miami-Tonite…Heat lead (3-2) need to close out series or have to go back to Indianapolis for 7th game
  • Clippers-Seattle industrialist Steve Ballmer reaches agreement to buy the LA Clippers for 2M-dollars-all time record sale..
  • Minnesota Timberwolves-Interview-Vinnie Del Negro-ex Clippers-Bulls coach
  • Cleveland Cavaliers-Interview-ex NBA guard Tyronne Lue…ex-Lakers-Suns coach Alvin Gentry.

 Football – NFL Minicamp updates

  • Jets-Coach Rex Ryan-there is no QB competition-Geno Smith is starter-Michael Vick-backup
  • Raiders-QB-Matt Schaub-impresses staff with leadership qualities and throwing ability-first time confidence in Raiders QB situaton in years
  • SF-Unveil new wide receiver corps-Stevie Johnson-Brandon Lloyd-Anquaun Boldin-Vernon Davis-Mike Crabtree-working with QB-Colin Kaepernick.
  • Eagles-QB battle-Mark Sanchez moves to backup job-ex-USC Matt Barkley dropped to 3rd on depth chart
  • Carolina-QB-Cam Newton-coming off ankle surgery-comes up limping again in sideline throwing workouts
  • GBay-Doctors clear TE-Jermichael Finley to begin football workouts-missed all last year neck injury.
  • Saints-Big money S-Jairus Byrd-undergoes back surgery-disc…Saints gave him 53M-contract as free agent
  • Giants-Newly acquired OG-John Jerry goes down with knee issues-coming off surgery…QB-Eli Manning-full workout-coming off ankle surgery
  • Sea-Percy Harvin-WR-healthiest been in 5-years..last year wiped out by injuries
  • Chicago-loses WR-Dom Hixon-torn knee ligament initial OTA workout.
  • Falcons-change to “3-4” defense in first workouts at OTA
  • SDSU-Aztecs pickup another transfer-CB-from Arizona Wildcats…3rd D-1 transfer of offseason

 Hockey

  • NYR-Clinch-Stanley Cup berth-eliminate Montreal (1-0)..Goalie Henrik Lundqvist phenominal saves under pressure.
  • LAKings-can clinch berth in finals with with tonite at Staples against the Blackhawks…Kings lead (3-2)

 General

  • French Open Tennis-Raf Nadal-Andy Murray move on with 3rd round wins.
  • US World Cup Soccer-Travel day-head to New Jersey for tuneup match with Turkey on Sunday.
  • Manchester U-soccer fans relentless in criticism of owner Malcom Glazer-for leaving club with 1.1B-debt load-Glazer died Wednesday.

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