Tuesday December 16th, 2014

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Football

  • Minnesota..Suspended RB-Adrian Peterson files 75-page Federal Lawsuit against the NFL-seeking reinstatement..Union says Commissioner Roger Goodell violated his own CBA by trampling on Peterson’s rights with additional 6G-suspension-costing him 4.1M-salaries…asks for immediate Federal injunction.
  • Cleveland..Police demand apology from Browns over tee shirt worn by WR-Andrew Hawkins mocking police..”Call for Justice should not mean I have to apologize”…Hawkins criticizes police for shootings of 12Y-boy who pulled a toy pistol and a 22Y-man who had a air pellet gun in a shopping center when they were shot.
  • Chargers…Lose LB-Donald Butler-dislocated left elbow-getting hit by Peyton Manning block on goal line play-likely gone for the final 2-games of the season…WR-Keenan Allen hobbled with sprained ankle…OT-DJ Fluker ailing….Chargers DE-Corey Liuget says it feels like team played 16-road games this year with faltering fan support at home.
  • Cowboys..RB-DeMarco Murray-surgery-broken hand…OG-Zach Martin-sprained ankle..OT-Doug Free-sprained ankle.
  • Broncos..IR-LB-Danny Travathon-dislocated kneecap-had fractured knee early in season…LB-Brandon Marshall-2W-sprained foot.
  • Browns..CB-Joe Haden-sprained shoulder.
  • Tennessee…IR-QB-Jake Locker-separated shoulder..6th different injury in his career.
  • 49ers..Lose LB-Ahmad Brooks-dislocated thumb…KR-Kasim Osgood-broken hand…had already placed NoVorro Bowman-Glen Dorsey on IR.
  • Tampa Bay..IR-DT-Gerald McCoy-kneecap injury…WR-Louis Murphy-ankle injury.
  • Eagles..DE-Trent Cole-broken hand.
  • Falcons..IR-CB-Robert Alford-broken wrist.
  • Ravens..IR-CB-Asa Jenkins-knee injury…4th DB gone for the season.
  • Lions..IR-OT-LaAdrian Waddle-knee injury.
  • Houston..IR-QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick-fractured leg…QB-Tom Savage sprained knee..already without QB-Ryan Mallett-gone for year.
  • Seahawks..OG-Russell Okung-hospitalized-chest injury.
  • Jaguars..QB-Blake Bortels-strained foot.
  • Browns..Vote confidence QB-Johnny Manziel after ‘humbling’ first start-team had (107Y) total offense…Coach Mike Pettine-‘Team took a step back-did not help QB-Brain Sipe could not have won game for us’…Manziel-‘I failed’.
  • Redskins..Jay Gruden-criticized for throwing in towel with 2:00 left in game-not throwing down field trailing by just 11-points.
  • Redskins..Robert Griffin III to start at QB-Colt McCoy-neck injury
  • Eagles..Coach Chip Kelly stays with QB-Mark Sanchez despite (7Int-5G).
  • Cardinals…Ryan Lindley to start at QB in place of badly injured Drew Stanton.
  • Raiders..Coach Tony Sporano rips OL-allowing QB-Derek Carr 4-sacks-9 hits in loss in Kansas City.
  • Chiefs..Coach Andy Reid-no panic with out offense…have gone 14-games without a WR catching a TD pass.
  • Dolphins..Coach Joe Philbin on hot seat…Owner Steven Ross meets with ex-Jets GM-Mike Tennenbaum to discuss troubled team.
  • Bears..CBS analyst Rich Gannon says ‘QB-Jay Cutler has flat lined as a starter and leader-no longer any upside’
  • Tennessee..Signs FA-QB-Jordan Palmer.
  • Houston..Signs FA-QB-Case Keenum.
  • Monday Night Football…New Orleans-W-Chicago…Saints defense 7-sacks-3 interceptions-Jay Cutler
  • UHouston..Hires Tom Herman as Cougars head coach…was offensive coordinator Ohio State.

Baseball

  • Padres…Slugging ex-Dodgers OF-Matt Kemp takes physical exam today-clearing way for completion of Dodgers trade.
  • Mets-Rockies..Discussions about Trade-SS-Troy Tulowitzki for P-Noah Syndegaard-Rafael Montero-SS-Wilmer Flores…Rockies would have to pay $30M of $107M-deal.
  • Yankees..Re-Sign 3B-Chase Headley (4Y-$52M)…hit (.268) in NY after Padres trade.
  • Dodgers..Sign-FA-P-Brett Anderson-Rockies (1Y-$10M) deal.
  • Royals..Sign-FA-OF-Alex Rios-Texas (1Y-$8M)..has hit 165HRs in career.
  • Rangers..Sign-FA-1B-Kyle Blanks-Athletics-ex Padres…Been on DL-6X in career.
  • Cubs..Sign FA-P-Jason Motte-Cardinals.
  • Astros..Sign FA-SS-Jed Lowrie-Athletics.
  • Arizona..Sign FA-2B-Danny Worth-Tigers.
  • Royals..Sign FA-P-Yohan Pino-Twins.
  • Braves..Surgery-OF-Nick Markakis-fusion surgery-disc-neck…will be ready for spring training.
  • Nationals..Sign OF-Bryce Harper to (2Y-$7.5M) extension ending threat of arbitration case.
  • Yankees..Alex Rodriguez moving to fulltime DH with re-signing of Chase Headley.
  • Tampa Bay..Hires-Arizona top scout Todd Donovan for key front office job.

Basketball

  • Lakers-L-Indiana…LA atrocious start-trailed (60-27) at half…gets blown out by (7-17) Pacers team…Lakers (8-17).
  • Clippers-W-Detroit…Clippers jump to 13P lead in first half
  • Cavaliers-W-Charlotte…Cavs jump to (21-0) in lst quarter
  • Boston-W-76ers..Philadelphia drops (2-22).
  • Toronto-W-Orlando..Raptors now (19-6)
  • Sacramento..Fires Coach Mike Malone (39-67) in year and half…Assistant Ty Corbin takes over…May talk to ex-Nuggets coach George Karl.
  • Miami…Lose F-Josh McRoberts-year-knee injury.
  • Golden State..Warriors 16G-win streak…now (21-2)….Warriors (31-9) on road since last December.
  • Tonite..Golden State (21-2) at Memphis (19-4)….Dallas (17-8)-vs-NY Knicks (5-21)

Hockey

  • NHL..Las Vegas group-bidding for expansion team-talking to Wayne Gretzky about becoming investor in ‘Black Knights’ franchise.
  • Kings..D-Slava Voynov ordered to trial..Police report he choked-punched-stomped on wife-smashed her head into TV in fight.
  • Edmonton..Fires coach Dallas Eakins (36-64-14) in year and half…Oilers have lost 15-of-16.
  • Tonite…Ducks (21-6-5)-vs-Toronto-Leafs (9-1-1)…..Kings-at-St. Louis-Blues (20-8-2).
  • Pittsburgh-W-Tampa Bay..Pens (20-6-4)
  • Islanders-W-New Jersey…New York now (21-10-4)

General

  • NASCAR…Veteran driver Brian Vickers undergoes emergency surgery for hole in heart…had problems in past with blood clots-will miss start of season.
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