Thursday December 4th, 2014

Posted by on December 4th, 2014  •  0 Comments  • 

Football

  • Chargers…Began heavy duty practice in day-long drizzle…OC-Chris Watt-calf…DE-Corey Liuget-knee…OT-Ryan Miller-groin all missed workouts…Watt the one most likely in jeopardy of not playing on Sunday against New England.
  • Patriots…Move their closed workouts to Toreros Stadium-USD campus…Bill Belicheck has team practice in blue jerseys with no numbers nor names on jerseys…Good News-DE-Chandler Jones-strong pass rusher-returns to practice.
  • Bills…Terminate their contract with Rogers Center-Skydome-will not play regular season games in Toronto going forward….Games were financial disaster-drawing 32,000.
  • Minnesota…Day 2-of Adrian Peterson reinstatement hearing continued..Peterson refuses to testify…NFL Exec Troy Vincent will testify today.
  • Giants..Owner Steve Tish donates $1.2M to NY State Athletic Association to fund doctors at all high school practices in the state.
  • Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger denies report he has chip fracture of wrist…NT-Steve McLendon returns to practice after missing 4W..
  • Browns..IR-WR-Miles Austin-Kidney injury
  • Broncos..TE-Julius Thomas…CB-Aqib Talib both return to practice…Thomas-ankle injury…Talib-hamstring.
  • Colts…13-players held out of practice with injuries.
  • Bears..K-Robbie Gould-out with quad injury
  • Jets..K-Nick Folk-misses practice-hip injury.
  • Cardinals..RB-Andre Ellington-ailing severe hip pointer.
  • Bills..RB-AJ Spiller-WR-Sammie Watkins both practice…Spiller out 6W-collarbone surgery..Watkins-hip injury
  • Bears..Sign FA-K-Jay Feely-ex Arizona Cardinal.
  • Bengals..Sign-FA-LB-Chris Carter-ex-Steeler.
  • Browns…Coach Mike Pettine says Brian Hoyer remains starting QB over Johnny Manziel…’best grasp of playbook’.
  • Raiders…Vote confidence QB-Derek Carr…QB Rating (58.8) last seven games…was in the 80’s in September-October.
  • Florida…Meets for 2-days with Colorado State coach Jim McElwain-no deal yet…CSU has 7.5M-buyout clause in contract.
  • Nebraska…Asks for permission interview Brett Bielema-Arkansas head coach-former Wisconsin head coach.
  • Kansas…Interested in talking to fired Cornhusker coach Bo Pelini.
  • Auburn…Offers Defensive Coordinator job to just fired Florida head coach Will Muschamps.
  • CFPlayoff Poll….1-Alabama..2-Oregon..3-TCU…4-Florida State…5-Ohio State..6-Baylor.

Baseball

  • Padres…Sign FA-2B-SS-Clint Barmes-35Y-ex Pirates-Astros-Rockies…can play both spots-good clubhouse leader.
  • Padres…Reject Dodgers overtures for C-Austin Hedges in trade talks.
  • Padres…NY Post does hatchet job on Evreth Cabrera…”All Star game to out of job in 1-year”..”Faded-juice stained pothead-no baseball IQ”.
  • Dodgers…Express interest in SS-Evreth Cabrera-just released by Padres
  • Dodgers-Phillies…Trade talks continue in what would be blockbuster Cole Hamels-Matt Kemp trade.
  • Dodgers..Talk to FA-P-Alexi Ogando-Texas.
  • Mariners-Blue Jays…Trade-Seattle deals OF-Michael Saunders to Jays for P-JA Happ.
  • Braves..Sign FA-OF-Nick Markakis-Orioles (4Y-$48M)
  • Twins..Sign OF-Torri Hunter-Tigers…(1Y-$12.5M) deal.
  • Braves..Sign FA-P-Jim Johnson-ex Orioles-Athletics closer
  • Pirates..Sign FA-P-Clayton Richard-ex Padres.
  • Yankees..Offer P-Andrew Miller-Orioles reliever (3Y-$30M) with 4th year option.
  • Yankees..Reject overtures Chase Headley-agent-wants 5Y contract.
  • Rockies..Open contract talks with C-Nick Hundley-Orioles.
  • Orioles..Open contract talks with OF-Mike Morse-Giants.

Basketball

  • Lakers-L-Washington…Kobe Bryant bad back-to-back shots-lead to 2-Wizard fastbreak baskets in (:10 span)…(14-2) run  break game open…Lakers fall (5-14)
  • Clippers-W-Orlando…LA (13-5)..Blake Griffin hits 7-of-10 shots in first half
  • Memphis-L-Houston..Grizzlies fall  (15-3)…Shorthanded .Rockets built 26P-lead in game-coast to win…Houston (14-4).
  • Spurs-L-Brooklyn…Tim Duncan-Kawhi Leonard shoot combined (9-34)…San Antonio (13-5)..
  • 76ers-W-Timberwolves…Sixers end 17-game losing streak..Michael Carter Williams (20P-9R-9A)…76ers (1-17)…Minnesota (4-13).
  • Tonite…Cavaliers-Knicks…LeBron James-Cleveland off to (9-7) start…Phil Jackson’s Knicks (4-15)
  • Golden State (15-2)-vs-New Orleans.
  • SDSU-USD…City rivalry game…Aztecs-14th in nation (5-1)…Toreros (6-5) led by 4th year starting guards Johnny Dee-Chris Anderson.
  • Duke-W-Wisconsin….Blue Devils go on road-shoot 65% from floor…blowout 2nd ranked Wisconsin…Devils freshmen combine score 44P in win.

Hockey

  • Montreal…NHL to hold Wake-Viewing of Canadiens hockey legend Jean Beliveau-Sunday at Bell Centre-Montreal.
  • Ducks-Flyers..Philadelphia scores 3G in 5-minutes in 2nd period….Ducks match shootout with 3G-in 2nd period too.
  • Montreal-L-Minnesota…Habs playing with heavy hearts lose…Montreal (17-7-2)
  • Edmonton-L-Winnipeg…Oilers 11-losses in row.
  • Tonite…Kings (13-7-5) at Arizona…LA just (2-8) road
  • NYIslanders-league best (18-7) play Ottawa.

General

  • Golf..Tiger Woods-with new swing coach-impressive in Pro Am in Windemere, Florida…Swing off tee looked Smooth-free flowing.
  • Soccer…US World Cup goalie Tim Howard accuses former goalie Brad Friedel of trying to block his entrance into EPL-with Manchester United…Friedel denies attempt to block move but admitted refused to sign a letter of recommendation because it was full of lies about Howard’s abilities-8 years ago.
  • Olympics..Sports Illustrated reporting Russian distance runner paid $4550,000-to rig drug test in doping scandal.
Please follow and like us:

Leave a Comment:

Your email address will not be published.