Thursday May 28th, 2015

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Football

  • Chargers…2nd day OTA’s…LT-King Dunlap did arrive and go thru workouts that were closed to media….OL had Dunlop-Franklin-CWatt-JTroutman-Fluker working together…Jeremiah Searles-Chris Hairston-Joe Barksdale providing depth at OG-OT….Rookie LB-Curtis Grant-Ohio State-getting snaps with 2nd round pick Denzell Perryman-held out with some minor leg injury…Darrelle Stuckey-Jimmy Wilson taking lots of snaps with S-Eric Weddle boycotting workouts…ex-Saint Patrick Robinson did not get many reps at CB-thought he would be competing for more playing time right from start.
  • Chargers-Mayor…Will open negotiations on Tuesday-June 2nd-discuss the CSAG financial proposal to build Stadium…Dean Spanos-Mark Fabiani-Team Lawyers will meet with Mayor Kevin Faulconer-Jan Goldsmith (City Attorney)-Ron Roberts (County)…Lawyers from Peabody-Nixon to discuss format of talks, how to devise committees to work on sub-sections.
  • Cowboys..DE-Greg Hardy will appear-testify at Appeals hearing in Washington, DC before arbitrator Harold Henderson-fighting 10G-suspension.
  • San Francisco…DT-Ray McDonald arrested again-early Wednesday-breaking restraining order-trying to get into ex-fiancee apartment-days after domestic abuse arrest.
  • Vikings..Coach Mike Zimmer says RB-Adrian Peterson will play in Minnesota or won’t play for anyone this year.
  • Denver..Broncos tell DT-Antonio Smith not to report to camp while probe of child abuse-sex case continues.
  • Redskins..Release CB-Tracy Porter..OG-Chris Chester…WR-DeSean Jackson not at OTAs-though he did go see Cavs-Hawks playoff game.
  • Bills..QBs-Matt Cassell-EJ Manuel split reps with lst string offense
  • Jets..Coaches tell QB-Geno Smith (41-Tovers-2Y)..he must compete with Ryan Fitzpatrick for starting job.
  • Browns..Coach Mike Pettine calls QB-play of Josh McCown-Johnny Manziel very sloppy.
  • Titans..QB-Marcus Mariota very impressive moving pocket-making throws out of pocket.
  • Colts..Rookie WR-Philip Dorsett shows blazing speed in early workouts.
  • Miami..WR-DaVante Parker impressive catching passes in OTAs
  • Giants..1st round pick Ereck Flowers installed as starting LT in OTAs.
  • Cowboys..LB-Rolando McClain-knee scope surgery-out of OTAs.
  • Broncos..LBs-Shane Ray-Danny Travathan-Brandon Marshall held out of OTA’s-coming off surgeries.
  • Bills..RB-LeSean McCoy-held out of workout-neck issue.
  • Ravens..WR-Mike Campanaro-quad injury-may need surgery.
  • Toronto Argonauts..Sign FA-QB-Blake Sims-Alabama.
  • BC Lions..Sign FA-QB-Grant Hedrick-Boise State.
  • Saskatchewan…Sign FA-QB-Brett Smith-Wyoming
  • Edmonton..Sign FA-QB-Jordan Lynch-Northern Illinois-former Heisman Trophy finalist.
  • SDSU…Aztecs set record with all 19-varsity athletic teams finishing above APR-level scores…12-including Football-Basketball reach all time high scores.
  • NCAA…Will announce Friday 31-schools (14-FB-17-Basketball)..banned from postseason play-APR violations.

Baseball

  • Padres-W-Angels (5-4)..Matt Kemp-Justin Upton RBI singles late in game..Will Middlebrooks RBI-double-2R-HR early in game…..Kemp threw out potential tying run at 2nd base in bottom of 9th…Padres have won 3-of-4.
  • Padres..1B-Yonder Alonso begins rehab assignment-Lake Elsinore…likely headed to El Paso this weekend.
  • Padres-Pirates..Open 4G-weekend series tonite…AJ Burnett (4-1) 1.37-vs-Ian Kennedy (2-4) 6.11..Bucs won 6-in row.
  • Dodgers-L-Braves (3-2)..Nick Markakis Ground Rule RBI-double for Braves….Rookie Alex Guerrero HR for LA.
  • LA-Atlanta..Trade-6 player deal..Dodgers deal 3B-Juan Uribe..P-Chris Withrow to Atlanta for P-Eric Stults..P-Ian Thomas..3B-Alberto Callaspo..P-Juan Jaime..Dodgers DFA-Stults-ask him to go to Oklahoma City.
  • Dodgers…Off day Thursday…
  • Angels-Tigers…Tonight…CJ Wilson-vs-Buck Farmer…Miguel Cabrera (.341-11HR) leads-Tigers..Detroit (.276) Team BAverage.
  • Giants-W-Milwaukee..Joe Panik 2R-HR..SF won 11-of-13.
  • Cardinals-W-Diamondbacks..Kolten Wong-Jason Heyward HRs
  • Nationals-Cubs..Bryce Harper 18th HR season..Max Scherzer 13-strikeout pitching outing.
  • Astros-L-Orioles..Chris Davis solo HR-2R-HR for Baltimore
  • Rockies-W-Reds..Nolan Arenado 3R-HR…Rockies won 4-of-5..Reds lost 10-of-11.
  • Pirates-W-Miami..Jung Kang 2R-single..Buccos won 6-row.
  • Mets-W-Phillies..Noah Syndegaard (7inn-0R)..Luca Duda 2-solo HRs..Michael Cuddyer 2R-HR.
  • Yankees-W-Royals..NY sweeps series in KC..Brian McCann HR..A-Rod 3R-HR
  • Twins-W-Boston..Minnesota 2HRs off Rick Porcello..Twins won 5-row and (10-of-13).
  • Mariners-W-Tampa Bay..Felix Hernandez (8-1)..Nelson Cruz 18th HR season.
  • Tigers-W-Athletics..Yoennis Cespedes 3R-HR.
  • White Sox-W-Toronto..Jose Abreau 2R-double..Gord Beckham RBI-game winning double.
  • Indians-W-Texas..Tribe 8R-in-3rd inning..Josh Hamilton (1-11) since recall.
  • Red Sox-Rangers..Trade..Boston acquires OF-Carlos Peguero for cash.
  • White Sox..OF-Avisail Garcia-strained knee.
  • Cardinals..DL-Matt Adams-quad-may need surgery.
  • A’s..P-Scott Kazmir-pulled from start shoulder tightness.
  • Dodgers..OF-Scott Van Slyke-out lineup back issue.
  • Yankees..P-Masahiro Tanaka 62-P rehab game at AAA.
  • Indians..Players shave their heads as show of support teammate Mike Aviles daughter-diagnosed with leukemia.

Basketball

  • Golden State-W-Houston..Warriors win Western Conference finals..Harrison Barnes scores 9-straight points in 4th quarter blow open close game…Barnes finishes with (20P)..Steph Curry (26P)…Rockets James Harden (2-11) shooting..2-baskets…13-turnovers in loss…Warriors going to NBA Finals for lst time since 1975…
  • Lakers..Workout 6-college draft prospects..Important picks coming up at #2..but also #27-34.

Hockey

  • Ducks-L-Chicago (5-2)…Blackhawks score 3-goals in (3:45) in 2nd period..Andrew Shaw scores 2-goals in final minutes for Chicago win..forcing Game 7-Anaheim-Saturday night….
  • TBay-NY Rangers..Game 7-tomorrow nite at Madison Square Garden.
  • Buffalo..Interviews ex-Penguins coach Dan Bylsma.
  • San Jose..Hires Peter DeBoer-former coach NJ Devils-Florida Panthers.

General

  • FIFA…6-members Executive Committee-arrested Zurich, Switzerland-mastermind $115M-money laundering-skimming scheme-profits from soccer TV contracts, marketing deals…Justice Department-FBI say 8-more to be arrested…
  • US Representative Chuck Blazer-pleads guilty in Federal Court-facing 20Y-in prison….Officials from Trinidad had hidden $151M-in off shore accounts…FIFA President Sepp Blatter may be ousted on Friday when elction for new President is to take place…Switzerland-neutral country-agrees to extradite all indicted to US.
  • French Open..’Roger Federer struggle with consistency-but won 2nd round match…Stan Warwinka grinded thru 4-sets to post win in his 2nd round..

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