Monday February 23rd, 2015

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Football

  • Chargers..Mayor Kevin Faulconer meets for 45-minutes-Sunday morning with Dean Spanos-reiterating the city will fast forward its attempt to put together a financial package to build a new Stadium…Faulconer says he hopes to make a presentation by the end of May…He implored Spanos to work with the city to find a mutually beneficial deal…In essence asking for a ‘Cease Fire’ in all the critical comments.
  • Chargers..Stadium Task Force will meet on Tuesday with Ron Roberts-County of Board of Supervisors to discuss how the County might be able to join the city in a Hotel Tax funding program.
  • Oakland..Reports are that negotiations with the Raiders-City-County on the brink of collapse…Two sides feuding over who should pay the remaining $25M-owed from the 1995-renovation of Oakland Coliseum…Talks could end in the next 30-days.
  • St. Louis..Reports circulating that if the Raiders talks collapse-Rams owner Stan Kroenke may try to lure Raiders to become his co-tenant at Hollywood Park.
  • Cowboys..LB-Rolando McClain-facing $4K-salary fine-for 3rd violation drug test.
  • Cardinals..CB-Patrick Peterson being treated for medication for blood surgar-diabeteic condition
  • NFL Combine…Wraps up today with final workouts DBs.. and meetings.
  • QBs..Marcus Mariota-Oregon ran a fast (4.5-40) and was very acuarate throwing deep…Jameis Winston-Florida State-weighed (231lb)-ran (4.97) but threw well in workouts-though he did throw 18-picks last year.
  • RB..Melvin Gordon-Wisconsin dazzled (4.52-40)…Jeremy Langford-Michigan State ran (4.43-40).
  • WR..Amari Cooper-Alabama ran (4.42-40) but caught everything thrown at him..Phil Dorsett-Miami (4.38).
  • OL..Ereck Flowers-OT-Miami bench pressed (225-37X)…La’el Collins-LSU-ran fastest (5.0-40).
  • LBs..Vic Beasely-Clemson (4.58)..Randy Gregory-Nebaska (4.57)
  • Georgia..Dr-James Andrews says RB-Todd Gurley is 6-weeks ahead of schedule in rehab from knee surgery-was not examined by Combine doctors.

Baseball

  • Padres..Good News-Bad News camp..P-Josh Johnson throwing 180′-3X week..recovering from forearm surgery…P-Corey Leubke-shutdown in January-elbow tighthness-throwing only off flat ground..P-Casey Kelly throwing without pain after setback mid-season last year while on rehab.
  • Dodgers..P-Zach Grienke is given lubricant injection in right elbow in camp-will not throw early in week.
  • Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Brandon Beachy-Altanta…FA-P-Dustin McGowan-Toronto.
  • Royals..Sign FA-P-Franklin Morales-Rockies.
  • Mariners..Sign FA-P-Joe Saunders-Orioles.
  • Reds..Sign FA-P-Daniel Cabrera-pitched in Japan.
  • Brewers..Sign FA-2B-Donnie Murphy-Texas.
  • Blue Jays..Sign FA-OF-Chris Dickerson-Reds.
  • A’s..Sign FA-P-Pat Vinditte-Yankees ambidextrous pitcher
  • Mets..P-Matt Harvey will have ‘pitch limit’ in early season starts-but not innings limit during the season.
  • Cardinals..C-Yadier Molina reports to camp 12lbs lighter.
  • Yankees..P-CC Sabathia reports to camp (305lbs) coming off knee surgery.
  • Red Sox..3B-Pablo Sandoval reports to camp (248lbs)
  • Giants..Manager Bruce Bochy reports back to camp after emergency double stent heart surgery-Friday.

Basketball

  • Lakers-W-Celtics-(118-111)..OT..LA loses 4th quarter lead..Jeremy Lin-Wesley Johnson combine (19-26) 47P shooting rally team OT…Lakers (14-41)
  • Atlanta-W-Milwaukee..Hawks go to (4412).
  • Memphis-W-Portland..Grizzlies (40-14)
  • Golden State-L-Pacers..Warriors lose on road (40-14)
  • Miami..Heat shocked-F-Chris Bosh-hospitalized-blood clot leg-lung.-out for year..Blood thinners 6-months.
  • Celtics..C-Jared Sullinger-stress fracture foot.
  • Pelicans..F-Anthony Davis-Reinjured shoulder.
  • Timberwolves..F-Shabazz Muhammad-surgery-fractured hand.
  • Oklahoma City..Kevin Durant-2nd surgery-foot-minor problem with screw touching bone-inflammation.
  • SDSU..F-Dwayne Polee plays 18-minutes in lst game back after 61-days of exams-rest-treatment for irregular heartbeat.

 

Hockey

  • SD Gulls…AHL Team draws 8,500 to fan fest at Sports Arena… Over 1,500-file for season ticket purchases in lst two days.
  • LAKings..Name Rob Blake-legendary former defenseman as GM-AHL-Ontario Reign.
  • Boston..Kevan Miller-D-season ending shoulder surgery.

General

  • Daytona 500..Joey Logano holds off challengers on 2-restarts final lap-win race..outruns Kevin Harvick…Pole sitter Jeff Gordon led 87-laps got caught up in traffic-then wrecked on final lap-finished 33rd…Jimmie Johnson nailed with pit box violation..Tony Stewart-crashed.
  • LA Open-Riviera…Jim Hahn wins 3-hold-3-way playoffs…Ratief Goosen-who led FridaySaturday-shot 75-on Sunday-fell off top leaderboard.

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