Thursday June 26th, 2014

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Soccer

  • World Cup-Showdown Day…US-Germany-Both need 1-point from tie or 3-points victory move on to knockout round…Germany (2-0) vs-US in World Cup history play…Bad Blood between Coaches-Jurgen Klinsmann-Joachim Low over recruiting of 2-German players-Jermaine Jones- to join US squad….Klinsmann-1 of great German players-fired though as coach of German World Cup team after loss 2006…Fired Coach-Bayern Munich….German side led by goal scorers Thomas Mueller-Miroslav Klose…Defender Jerome Boateng..G-Manuel Neurer….US without Jozy Altidore.
  • Portugal-Ghana-other top game.
  • Yesterday-Argentina-W-Nigeria..Lionel Messi scores goal
  • FIFA-Charged-Luis Suarez-Uruguay-gross misconduct-biting Italian player..faces 2-match World Cup suspension..has already had 10-17 game suspensions for past biting incidents.
  • US World Cup officials-want meeting with Goalie-Hope Solo-arrested domestic abuse family members in drunken fight in Washington State.

Baseball

  • Padres-No Hit Again-Giants-Tim Lincecum-113 pitch-no hitters (4-0) victory…2nd time The Freak no-hit Padres in 12-months…Giants jump on Ian Kennedy-bullpen to build early lead.
  • Padres-Memorial Tribute-Tony Gwynn-Petco Park-7-15pm.
  • Sports Illustrated-Rip-Padres ownership-Fire-Josh Byrnes..Misplaced expectations..Misplaced Blame.
  • Padres-GM Search-new name surfaces-Andy McPhail-led Minnesota Twins-2 World Series seasons..Cubs-Orioles
  • Dodgers-W-KCity..Matt Kemp HR..AJEllis hit by pitch-bases loaded…Dodgers won (12-of-17)..just 3-games behind Giants.
  • Angels-W-Twins..Kole Calhoun 2R-Double..Halos won (6-of-7)
  • Milwaukee-Mashes-Washington-(9-2)..Steven Strasberg gives up Grand Slam HR.
  • StLouis-Crushes-Colorado..Matt Holliday (3-hits)..Redbirds won 12-of-16..Rockies lost 8-of-9
  • Cinn-Club-Cubs..Jay Bruce 2-run scoring doubles…Mat Latos-lst win of year…Reds won 10-of-13
  • A’s-Nail-NYMets..Yoeniss Cespedes 3R-Double…A’s won 11-of-14
  • TBay-Paste-Pirates..David Price 11-strikeouts-possibly last start before trade
  • Yankees-Win-Toronto…Mark Teixeira 2R-HR…Snap 4-game losing streak
  • Detroit-Drills-Texas…Victor Martinez-JD Martinez HRs…Rangers lost 8-of-9
  • Cleveland-bomb-Arizona..Diamondbacks (15-30) at home
  • Houston-Surgery-Carlos Correa-rookie sensation-fractured leg-torn ankle ligaments-gone for year
  • Cardinals-Kolten Wong-2B-Bruised Rotator Cuff…Shelby Miller-P-Back injury
  • SF-DL-Angel Pagan-OF-Back
  • Rockies-DL-Christian Bergman-P-Fractured Wrist…Eddie Butler-P-reinjure shoulder
  • Cubs-Kris Bryant-3B-USD…Hit 22HRs-AA ball…Hits 5HR-in-6-games with AAA-Iowa.

Basketball

  •  NYK-Dallas-Blockbuster trade hours before NBA-Draft…Knicks ship Tyson Chandler-C-Ray Felton-G to Mavs for Sam Delembert-C-Jose Calderone-G-Shane Larkin-G-Wayne Ellington-G and two #2 picks…Clears 20M-cap space for Knicks.
  • Golden State-Minnesota-Meet into last nite discuss Kevin Love-Kevin Martin-lst round pick trade to Golden State…Warriors would give up Klay Thompson-G-David Lee-C-Harrison Barnes-in deal.
  • Houston Rockets-meet with agent Carmelo Anthony-Knicks to explore possible sign and trade with Knicks.
  • Miami-LeBron James-Chris Bosh-Dwayne Wade met over lunch to discuss game plan all opt-out contracts-give Miami space to pursue Carmelo Anthony.
  • Houston-NOrleans-Rockets trade Omer Asik-C to NOrleans for 1st round pick in 2015..Rockets clear 15M-cap space for run at Carmelo Anthony.
  • NBA Draft-Trade rumors this morning-Cleveland trade 1st pick to Philadelphia for picks 3-10..Sixers would take Andrew Wiggins.
  • Cleveland talking to Utah about trading 1st pick for Utah’s 5th pick and C-Derrick Favors.
  • Draft Board-1st pick-Cleveland…2nd-Milwaukee..3rd-Philadelphia..4-Orlando…5th-Utah….Lakers draft 7th.
  • Lakers projected take PF-Julius Randle of Duke.

Football

  • The NFL agrees to remove the Payment Cap on 765M-Concussion Lawsuit…agrees to Annual contribution each year for next 65Years for modern day players who may have health issues in the future.
  • Jim Lambright-ex-Washington Huskies coach-Arrested-Domestic abuse of granddaughter..Lambright suffering acute Dementia-age 73.

Hockey

  • LAKings-Sign-Marian Gaborik-(7Y-35M) contract-taking him off free agent market…Sign D-Matt Greene to 4Y-extension
  • Anaheim Ducks-talking trade-Vancouver for C-Ryan Kesler…and Ottawa- for C-Jason Spezza.
  • NHL-Draft on Friday..Florida Panthers have lst pick.

General

  • Tiger Woods tees off today at Congressional-PGA-Tournament in Washington, DC..Shot hot-cold practice round yesterday-coming off back surgery.

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