Thursday November 6th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers…Head out on 4-day weekend rest during bye…16-players held out of Wednesday workout…RB-Ryan Mathews did go thru full workout….Back in building on Monday to begin preparing for final 7-games of season…Chargers LB-Donald Butler breaks media boycott-says he has to play better-no excuses for poor play-missed tackles-blown coverages….Former Chargers fullback Le’Ron McCLain..arrest warrants issued in Alabama for dealing a quarter pound of synthetic marijuana.
  • NFL…Opening day of hearings in New York on Ray Rice-arbitration case…Commissioner Roger Goodell testified for 2-hours about multiple meetings he had with Rice and his fiancée about the domestic abuse incident….what was said in 3-person private meeting…what was said in the actual hearing that led to the 2-game suspension…Goodell’s interpretation of the CBA and whether he could upgrade the suspension after second video surfaced….remained adamant he never knew nor saw the second video…..Thursday, Rice and his wife will testify separately, as well as Ravens President Dick Cass, GM-Ozzie Newsome and Union officials.
  • Rams..Governor Jay Nixon appoints a task force-gives them a 60-day window to come up with financing plan for new stadium to keep Rams in St. Louis.
  • 49ers..Hall of Famer Jerry Rice believes Coach Jim Harbaugh has lost the lockeroom-expects him to leave team end of season.
  • 49ers..Suspended DE-Aldon Smith will rejoin team after lengthy suspension is lifted on Monday for off field incidents.
  • Giants..CB-Antrelle Rolle says team has lost its passion with all the losing.
  • Texans..Bench QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick…ex-Patriot Ryan Mallett will start for (4-4) team.
  • Bucs..Bench QB-Mike Glennon..go back to journeyman Josh McCown as starter of (1-7) team.
  • Eagles..Report front office upset with QB-Nick Foles regression…team has 21-turnovers this season.
  • Jaguars..Vote confidence QB-Blake Bortels (3G-7 Turnovers-QBRating 8.4).
  • Chiefs..Unrest in WR group…WRs caught no TDs this season…Alex Smith 11TDs to TEs-RBs.
  • Ravens..Release CBs Dom Franks-Chykie Brown…Sign FA-CB-Dan Gorrer-Lions.
  • Giants..Sign FA-CB-Chykie Brown-Baltimore
  • Seahawks..Sign FA-TE-Tony Moeaki-Chiefs…Re-sign WR-Bryan Walters.
  • Bears..Workout RB-Mikel Leshoure-ex Lion.
  • Jets..WR-Percy Harvin misses practice with heel injury…Caught 11-passes last weekend.
  • Bills..WR-Sammy Watkins-injures groin in practice.
  • Carolina..LT-Byron Bell..LG-Amini Silatolu return to practice from injuries.
  • Dallas..RB-DeMarco Murray-breaks pinkie in practice…QB-Tony Romo missed another workout in London with fractures in back.
  • Denver..RB-Montee Ball-returns to practice.
  • Eagles…IR-OG-Todd Herremans for year with torn bicep.
  • Seahawks..Do not activate S-Eric Pinkens-remains out with Lis Franc sprain-foot
  • 49ers…RB-Marcus Lattimore-Retires..spent 2Y rehabbing from 3-torn knee ligaments suffered at South Carolina.
  • Thursday Night Football…Battle of Ohio…Browns-Bengals.

Baseball

  • Angels…Trade-Houston..Halos ship lst round pick C-Hank Conger (.229) to Astros for P-Nick Tropeano (9-5)AAA-C-Carlos Perez.
  • Angels…Trade-Tampa Bay..Halos acquire P-Cesar Ramos (2.92) for minor league P-Mark Sappington.
  • Dodgers..Grooming Corey Seager to be starting SS-next spring (.349) A-AA…Hanley Ramirez is free-agent.
  • Padres…Former reliever Troy Patton-suspended 80G-for 2nd positive Amphetamine Test…struggled with ADD medications in Baltimore.
  • Yankees..Alf Soriano-retires-longtime power hitting OF with Cubs-Ranges-New York.
  • Mets-Atlanta..Trade Talks-Dillon Gee-Jenrry Mejia for OF-Justin Upton.
  • Marlins..Open contract extension talks with slugger Giancarlo Stanton-current contract runs thru 2016.
  • Korea..Top pitcher Jyeon-Yang posts for free agency-26Y-(16-8) last year for Kia Tigers.
  • Yankees..Brad Halsey-relief pitcher-passes away-age 33-injuries in rock climbing accident in Texas.
  • Yankees..OF-Brett Gardner-undergoes surgery for oblique problems.
  • Rangers..Hire-Michael Young as Assistant GM.
  • Miami Herald…DEA  reports says Alex Rodriguez admitted he paid Tony Bosch-Biogenesis-for HGH injections, testosterone cream and pills over 3Y period.

Basketball

  • Clippers-L-Golden State…Warriors hit 12-3’s in first half…shot an amazing 67%…jumped out to 25P-lead.
  • Cleveland-L-Utah…Cavs (1-3) in slow start with LeBron James.
  • Tonite..top game-San Antonio-at-Houston..Spurs (1-1)..Rockets (5-0).
  • NBA..Suspends NYKnicks G-JR Smith 1G-without pay-for flagrant foul elbow to groin of player..6th time disciplined by league in 3Y.

Hockey

  • Ducks-NY Islanders..Jason LaBarbera starts in goal with injuries to netminders Fredric Andersson-John Gibson.
  • Tonite…Kings (7-4-1) host Islanders….Vancouver (9-4)-vs-San Jose (7-4-2).

General

  • NASCAR..Massive fines Jeff Gordon team for brawl with Brad Keselowski after Texas 500…Crew Chiefs of Gordon and Kasey Kahne hit with $50,000-fines for triggering brawls..3-Gordon crew members suspended for 6-races and fined 25,000-each also.
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