Monday June 16th, 2014

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Soccer

  • World Cup-USA-Ghana-3pm-horrid heat-humidity Natal-inland in Amazon region…Heat index could be in 90s today…Pressure on Jozy Altidore replace departed Landon Donovan as key goal scorer…Can US very young defense hold up against Black Stars firepower.
  • Germany-Portugal-Monday matchup..Cristiano Ronaldo vs German strong defense-goaltending
  • Switzerland scores (:23) left in added time beat Ecuador.
  • France easy win-Honduras play 10-men-double yellow card penalty
  • Argentina-W-Bosnia-Lionel Messi score lst goal

  Weekend upsets…

  • England wilt terrible heat-lose Italy
  • Spain collapsed in 2nd half-horror show (5-1) loss Netherlands
  • Uruguay-without Luis Suarez-lose-Costa Rica
  • Mexico-highlite win-Cameroon-despite 2-voided goals-refs blowing 2-calls should been penalty shots

Golf

  • US Open-Martin Kaymer-Germany tears up Pinehurst-won by 8-strokes…2nd player in 114-years go wire-to-wire win US Open…coasted win…Ricky Fowler-Eric Compton finished second..Rory McIlroy (213)…Phil Mickelson-bad putter-par (215)-10 strokes back…Jordan Spieth faded final two days.

 Basketball

  • San Antonio Spurs dynasty run continues-win NBA title-5th time…trash Miami Heat..Spurs trailed (22-6) at start-stormed back-shredded Heat defense (37-17) run…Kawahi Leonard (22P-10R)-MVP Series…LeBron James (31P) but go not help….all 4-Spurs win were blowouts..Tim Duncan-Tony Parker-Manu Ginobli won 4-titles together.
  • NY-Reports-Carmelo Anthony will opt out contract Knicks-become Free agent…Chicago-Houston try work sign-trade.
  • Miami-3 players have to take major pay cuts-Melo have to agree to play for less than ‘max’ to join Heat.
  • LA Clippers-Volatile owner Donald Sterling hire 4-law firms-attack NBA decision foreclose-forced sale franchise.
  • Charlotte-Rod Higgins-longtime exec Michael Jordan-quits team.

 Baseball

  • Padres-Mets-Ian Kennedy give up HR-Curtis Granderson-struggle with control…Padres fail rallies against Mets relievers after starter Dice Matsuzaka leaves after lst inning with stomach flu…Mets bullpen 7-shutout innings
  • Padres-Seattle-Interleague play-Safeco Field…Tyson Ross-starts
  • Padres-DL-Nick Vicent-shoulder fatigue-pitched 30Games..7th pitcher on DL this year..Put Troy Patton-P-DL on Saturday
  • Padres ship 1st round pick Treu Turner-SS to Euguene in Northwest League-bypass Arizona Summer League.
  •  Dodgers-L-Arizona (6-3)..Paul Goldschmidt HR
  • Angels-L-Atlanta (7-3)..Angels blew (3-0) lead late in game
  •  Giants-Lose-Colorado-swept by Rockies..San Francisco lost 6-of-7
  • Cubs-Paste-Phillies..Anthony Rizzo hits 14th HR..Cubs won 8-of-12
  • A’s-Bomb-Yankees…Oakland led (10-0) after 3-innings
  • Seattle-Take out-Texas..Kyle Seager 4H…Mariners won 9-of-13
  • Dodgers-Devastating news-Chad Billingsley-coming back-Elbow Ligament surgry-now tears elbow tendon.
  • Dodgers-DL-Chone Figgins-3B-Quad
  • Cinn-DL-Sean Marshall-P-Shoulder
  • Rockies-Exam-Troy Tulowitzki-SS-sprained toe….Biopsy-Carlos Gonzalez-finger tumor-benign-cell growth-no cancer
  • Red Sox-Exam-Steven Drew-SS-Obliquie…signed 10M-contract…hitting (.071)
  • Giants-Lose top AA-pitcher-Derek Law-damaged elbow.

Football

  • Pittsburgh-Mourns-Chuck Noll-Passing-Severe Dimentia (82)…Led Steelers to 4-Super Bowls
  • Marvin Harrison-legendary Colts-WR-escapes injury-shots fired into his truck-aid  robbery victim in Philadelphia
  • Houston-Surgery-Jadeveon Clowney-DE-lst pick in draft-Hernia issues-may not be ready for July camp
  • Giants-Jon Beason-LB-Fractured Foot-may be out till October
  • KCity-Release-Brandon Flowers-CB-10.5M-cap figure-had not come to minicamps
  • Detroit-Release-Chris Houston-CB-injury problems
  • Dallas-Josh Brent-DT-Imprisoned for 3-months-Drunk Driving Manslaughter-asks to be transferred to rehab clinic combat alcohol issues
  • Tennessee-Vince Young-QB-former lst round draft pick-UTexas-retires after failing to land FA contract
  • Rodney Thomas-RB-ex Houston Oiler-dies of heart attack (41Y)
  • Jeremy Jacobs-Owner NHL Boston Bruins-proposes to build football stadium to Buffalo Bills to keep them in NY

 Hockey

  •  LAKings-Stanley Cup-Celebration-2OT win over Rangers-Henrik Lundqvist made 48-saves in loss.
  • Montreal-coach Michel Therrien-4Y contract extension (75-42-13) record-2Y with Habs
  • Calgary-Anaheim-bidding war-try trade for Ottawa Senators-C-Jason Spezza

 General

  •  NASCAR-Michigan 400… Jimmie Johnson continues red-hot run..wins 3rd time in 4-weeks.

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