Thursday September 18th, 2014

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Football

NFL..The Domestic Abuse issues grow.
  • Minnesota..Vikings change their mind after meeting till 2am-take Adrian Peterson off the roster indefinitely-though he will receive his 690,000 per week salary….New York Daily News reports Peterson himself was the victim of bad beatings from his drug plagued father as a youth…Mother says Vikings player is trying to do the right thing…Report Peterson has 7-kids from 5-different women.
  • Carolina..Remove DE-Greg Hardy from active roster till his November trial is completed-he will receive his 710,000-per week salary.
  • Baltimore..Union-representing Ray Rice-wants to know why Roger Goodell held a private meeting only with Rice-and-fiancée before suspension hearing was held and how come no notes were taken in that meeting.
  • Arizona..RB-Jon Dwyer arrested on the practice field on felony domestic abuse charges yesterday afternoon…5-counts of breaking girlfriends arm-assault child.
  • New Orleans..QB-Drew Brees says not all NFL players are brutes-these are 5-isolated incidents out of 1800 players in the league.
  • Atlanta..Lawyer Gloria Allred says ex-girlfriend of WR-Brandon Marshall was abused and Roger Goodell did virtually nothing-despite pleas from family.
  • San Francisco..NFL fines QB-Colin Kaepernick-for possible slur-taunting-Bears player.
  • Chargers..CB-Brandon Flowers remains out with groin issues..DE-Dwight Freeney..OL-Johnny Troutmann-Rich Ohrnberger take days off.
  • Arizona..Sign FA-LB-Vic Butler-ex Cowboy-Saint.
  • Browns..Sign FA-LB-Allen Bradford-ex Seahawk.
  • Titans..Sign FA-LB-James Anderson-ex Bear
  • Miami…Works out RB-LaMichael James-ex-49er.
  • Saints..Surgery-RB-Mark Ingram-found 2-fractures of hand.
  • Bengals..LB-Vontaze Burfect-Concussion symptoms reappear a 2nd time
  • Vikings..LB-Chad Greenway-broken hand
  • NFL…Approves new drug testing plans…HGH testing starts October lst…Positive HGH test-6G suspension…Steroid-Supplement positive test-4G suspension…Diuretics-Masking agents-2G suspension…Tampered Urine sample-6G…Off season testing program put in effect….Repeat violators 10G-suspension…3rd time offense-2Y ban on playing.
  • Thursday Nite Football…Atlanta (1-1) faces struggling Tampa Bay (0-2).
  • USC..RB-DJ Morgan gives up college football-chronic knee problems.
  • Texas…Starting QB David Ash retires after 2-concussions in 13-months.

Baseball

  • Padres…Ken Rosenthal-Fox..Peter Gammons-MLB Network-both indicate internal discussion Padres-change managers end of season..CEO-Mike Dee mentioned to GM-candidate about working with Jason Veritek-ex Red Sox star as manager.
  • Padres…May be surprise bidder on 6-4-Cuban OF-Yasmani Tomas-private workout next week….
  • Padres…May have inside track on Cuban pitcher Jorge Despaigne-94mph…cousin of Padres P-Odri Despaigne.
  • Padres-L-Phillies (5-2)..Ben Revere 2R-double..Cole Hamels 9K performance..Eric Stults loses (7-17) starter
  • Dodgers-L-Rockies  (16-2)…Colorado 7-straight hits start game..8R-lst inning..Justin Morneau 6RBIs…Dodgers allowed 26R-last 2-games…given up 35R-last 3-losses.
  • Angels-W-Seattle (5-0)..CJ Wilson 1-hitter..CJ Cron 3RHR..Halos won 12-of-14..(92-57)..Clinch AL West with win.
  • Giants-W-Arizona..Matt Duffy 2R-single in 9th..San Francisco just 2G-behind Dodgers.
  • Atlanta-W-Washington..Braves snap 5-game losing streak.
  • Cardinals-W-Brewers..Adam Wainwright 19th win of year.
  • Cubs-W-Reds..Ryan Kalish RBI-double for Chicago.
  • Miami-W-Mets..Chris Yelich-RBI double for Marlins
  • Pirates-W-Red Sox..Ike Davis 3R-HR..Neil Walker HR.
  • Orioles-W-Blue Jays..Steve Pearce HR-3RHR.
  • Yankees-W-Tampa Bay..Chase Headley RBI-double.
  • Royals-W-White Sox..Lorenzo Cain 3RHR..KC just half game back of Detroit in AL Central..
  • Detroit-L-Minnesota..Tigers lose 2nd night in row to Twins
  • Indians-W-Astros..Carlos Carrasco 12K outing..
  • Rangers-W-Athletics..JR Arencibia 3R-HR in 9th
  • Dodgers…Purchase AAA-Oklahoma City team in PCL..end 44-year working relationship in Albuquerque…Sign AA-deal with Tulsa-leaving Chattanooga..
  • Colorado..Sign working agreement to go into Albuquerque.
  • Giants..Negotiate to move into AAA-Sacramento.
  • MLB..Suspends Umpire Joe West for putting hands on pitcher Jon Papelbon during ejection argument over the weekend.  Ump got 1-game..Pitcher-7 games.
  • Toronto..P-Marcus Strohman hit with 6G-suspension-throwing at Baltimore player head.
  • Giants..3B-Pablo Sandoval turns down contract offer-may be headed to free agency-Red Sox interested.
  • Red Sox..Callup OF-Rusney Castillo-Cuban rookie..hit (.293) in 11-games in minors.
  • Yankees..Chase Headley offended after beaning on chin 98mph fastball..Rays manager Joe Maddon said player had to miss 4-games getting ‘grazed’.
  • Yankees..P-Masahiro Tanaka will start Sunday-avoided elbow surgery thru rehab.
  • A’s..C-John Jaso gone for year-concussion.
  • Texas..OF-Shin Soo Choo-2nd surgery in 3-days-ankle ligament damage.
  • Giants..MRI-OF-Angel Pagan-bulging disc back…Mike Morse-slow to recover oblique
  • Cardinals..P-John Lackey treated for shoulder inflammation…P-Michael Wacha-intense bullpen session-trying get into rotation before playoffs-testing shoulder joint.

Basketball

  • Houston..C-Dwight Howard-27-traffic violations-unpaid tickets..including 10-red lights..4-speed..12-toll booth infractions in Orlando.
  • Lakers..Coach Byron Scott hires Paul Pressey-Mark Madsen to coaching staff.

Hockey

  • NHL camps open
  • LA Kings..G-Jonathan Quick not ready to play-offseason wrist surgery…San Jose..Demotes 2-captains…Montreal-will use 4-alternate captains..Boston opens without injured Marc Savard-Milan Lucic…Calgary debuts veteran goalie Jonas Hiller-Ducks…Minnesota Wild-lost G-Josh Harding-broken foot.

General

NASCAR –
Grand Jury convenes outside Rochester to consider Negligent homicide charges against driver Tony Stewart for sprint car crash killed driver.
Golf –
Lee Westwood..ready for Ryder Cup play..has lost 23lbs in 6-weeks rehab workouts.
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