Monday August 25th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers-L-49ers (21-7) in preason…Big story-red hot hand of QB-Philip Rivers (9-10) 85-TD…and the dazzling play DE-Corey Liuget who dominated the lst quarter….In lst quarter in 4-possessions Liuget had 4-tackles..QB-sack..2-QB hits..Forced Fumble..2-tackles for loss….Chargers lst string defense aided by return of health of LBs Jarrett-Johnson-Dwight Freeney who played….another bad day for CB-Stevie Williams who gave up 5-completions….S-Marcus Gilchrist-burned by TE…Solid day by ex-Colts LB-Kavill Connor in place of injured Manti Te’o….Scary injury DT-Kwame Gaethers-knee or quad injury-further exams today…Chargers have had 5-DL get hurt this preseason.
  • St Louis..Devastating.loss QB-Sam Bradford-tore knee ligaments for 2nd year in row-will miss entire season again.
  • Raiders..CFL RB-Korey Sheets-torn Achilles.
  • Carolina..QB-Cam Newton-fracture of rib.
  • Cincinnati..Owner Mike Brown leaves team on road to return home after two health episodes.
  • Denver..Veteran K-Matt Prater suspended 4G by NFL for violation of Alcohol aftercare program.
  • Buffalo..Releases DT-Alan Branch after DUI-arrest (.14) just 22-hours before game.
  • NYJ..CB-Dmitri Patterson goes AWOL from team for 48-hours-does not show up for game with Giants.
  • Washington Post..says it will not use nickname ‘Redskins’ covering the team this year.
  • NFL..Bans advertiser from Saints TV broadcasts (Slap your Mama Hot Sauce) ads.
  • USC..Athletic Director Pat Haden-hospitalized twice in LA over the weekend with illness issues.

Baseball

  • Padres-W-Arizona (7-4)..Yasmani Grandal HR-4RBIs..Will Venable HR..Bud Black wins 600th game of managerial career.
  • Padres-Milwaukee…Open 10-game homestand…Eric Stults-vs-Kyle Lohse…Padres have lost 7-of-10.
  • Dodgers-L-Mets (11-3)..Starter Kevin Correia gives up 3HRs early…Mets turn triple play…Dodgers still have 4-half lead over Giants.
  • Dodgers…off day today.
  • Angels-W-Athletics (9-4)..Josh Hamilton HR-3RBI..Mike Trout HR…Angels re-take lst place AL-West by 1-game..
  • Halos..Miami Marlins tonite in Anaheim..Wade LeBlanc (10-3) in Salt Lake City-just recalled will start in place of injured ace Garrett Richards.
  • Nationals-W-Giants..SF lost (5-0) lead…Ian Desmond-Bryce Harper lead 5-HR outburst…Washington won 11-of-12.
  • Reds-W-Braves..Alfredo Simon wins 13th game of season for Reds-lst since All Star break.
  • Phillies-W-Cardinals…Journeyman P-Jerome Williams allows 1R-8innings.
  • Brewers-W-Phillies…Milwaukee P-Mike Filer (4-1)
  • Cubs-W-Orioles..Anthony Rizzo RBI double.
  • Rockies-W-Miami..Nolan Arenado 2R-HR..Rockies finish (6-3) homestand.
  • Indians-W-Astros..Trevor Bauer throws 5-no hit innings.
  • Yankees-W-White Sox..Brian McCann 3R-Pinch Hit-HR
  • Tampa Bay-W-Toronto..Evan Longoria RBI-single in 10th.
  • Mariners-W-Boston..Dustin Ackley 3H-3R scored..Bosox lost 8-row.
  • Tigers-W-Twins..Victor Martinez HR-4RBIs..Detroit scored 13 R-after giving up 20R on Friday night.
  • Texas-W-Kansas City…Rangers pitcher Scott Baker-coming off surgeries-lst win in 3Years.
  • Baltimore..3B-Manny Machardo gone for year-needs knee surgery.
  • Oakland..DL-P-Sean Doolittle-shoulder…DH-Kyle Blanks-headed for MRI on ailing feet.
  • Colorado..DL-Michael Cuddyer-hamstring..on DL-3rd time this year.
  • Washington..P-Doug Fister confirms he had neck surgery for sun cancer symptoms.
  • Indians..DL-Yan Gomes-Concussion.
  • Red Sox..DH-David Ortiz out of lineup-foot….DL-Xander Boegarts-concussion.
  • Mets..3B-David Wright out of lineup with neck spasms.
  • Red Sox..Win bidding battle for Cuban OF-Rusney Castillo (7Y-75M) deal-outbid Yankees-Phillies.
  • Mets..Negotiate with SS-Roberto Carlos-just defected from Cubs (.329) hitter.
  • Yankees..Joe Torre-near tears as Yankees retire his jersey and put plaque up in Monument Park.

Basketball

  • NBA..Approves 3-way Trade-Cavaliers-Minnesota-Philadelphia…Cavs get All Star F-Kevin Love..Timberwolves get Andrew Wiggins-Anthony Bennett-Thad Young…Sixers get lst round pick-Luc Mbah A-Moute-Alex Shved.
  • Phoenix…Negotiate a Sign and Trade deal to sign-then-deal G-Eric Bledsoe to an unknown team.

Hockey

  • Toronto..Tim Liewicke steps down as CEO of Maple Leafs Sports Entertainment.
  • San Jose..Strips captain patch from Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau.

General

  • NASCAR-Bristol 400..Joey Logano runs away from field to win 3rd race of season.
  • Indy Car..Sonoma Grand Prix…Scott Dixon wins 35th race of career.
  • F1..Belgian Grand Prix..Huge controversy..Team Red Bull-Daniel Ricciardo wins race…Team Mercedes flareup-Nico Rosberg runs into teammate Lewis Hamilton-cutting his tire in controversial-dangerous passing move-knocking Hamilton out of race…3rd incident between teammates this year.
  • PGA..Barclay’s…Hunter Mahan hits 5-birdies on back nine..Wins tourney..ends 48-match drought win victory…Rory McIlroy never recovered from lst day 48 finishes back…Phil Mickelson missed cut-finished 78th out of 79-golfers.

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