Tuesday February 10th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres…Win bidding war for FA-P-James Shields-Royals…(4Y-$72M) deal with 5th year option worth another $16M…Padres give up next year’s lst round draft pick to the Royals as compensation…San Diego goes to Cactus League with 8-experienced starting pitchers and 7-established relief pitchers-Total 15 for 11-spots on staff….Shields signing gives them depth in case Ian Kennedy leaves as a free agent….would allow them to move Andrew Cashner to a closer’s role to protect his arm.
  • Padres..Hold private workout for Cuban 2B-3B-Yoan Moncada-19Y-free agent…At least 6-teams expected to bid on him.
  • Miami..Opens talks with FA-P-Frankie Rodriguez-Brewers closer.
  • Giants..Open talks with FA-OF-Dayan Viciedo-cut by White Sox.
  • Mets..Not interested in signing FA-SS-Evreth Cabrera-Padres yet.
  • Detroit-Toronto..Talk about deal..Tigers interested in veteran C-Dionner Navarro due to knee surgery Victor Martinez.
  • Braves..Hire Fred McGriff-Greg Walker as Assistants to GM-John Hart.

Football

  • NFL..Issues Memo to owners of 32-teams reminding them the NFL will decide which franchise moves to Los Angeles…and that any application has to go thru the Committee on Los Angeles-headed by Chiefs owner Clark Hunt…Memo is issued a day after dirt moving equipment moved into Hollywood Park sight..Rams owner Stan Kroenke seems certain to test NFL in court over ability to move from St. Louis to Los Angeles.
  • Carolina..DE-Greg Hardy domestic abuse trial ends when fiancee refuses to cooperate with investigators..Report Hardy settled a financial claim with her out of court…Hardy is on NFL Exempt List after being paid $13M to sit out Panthers season while court case was being developed..NFL maintains he still has to face a Roger Goodell disciplinary hearing.
  • Colts..RB-Trent Richardson was removed from playoff roster after numerous issues with weight problems-missing meeting with Colts..Indy may void the $3.1M-guarantee in his contract for next season.
  • Bears..Legendary DT-Steve McMichael rips QB-Jay Cutler-‘like bad family member-you can’t get rid of him’.
  • Rams..Ask QB-Sam Bradford to take a paycut from $12.9M-deal for 2015 after missing last two years with knee injuries.
  • Ravens..Ex-RB-Jamal Lewis-in bankruptcy-sells Super Bowl ring for $51,000
  • Chargers..Hire Chris Shula-grandson of Don Shula-to work on quality control on defense.
  • Packers..Hire Mike Solari-OL-49ers.
  • Green Bay..Shakeup on Mike McCarthy staff..RB-coach Edgar Bennett-named Off Coor..QB-coach-Tom Clements may call plays.
  • 49ers..Hire Adam Henry-WR-LSU
  • Dallas..Legendary RB-Tony Dorsett-says his CTE problems are growing-age 60.
  • NY..Dave Goldberg-longtime NFL writer for Associated Press dies at (73Y)..worked for AP from 1968-2009.
  • Philadelphia..Ed Sabol-Senior..Founder of NFL Films in 1964-passes away (93Y).

Basketball

  • Clippers-W-Dallas..(115-98)…DeAndre Jordan (25P-27R) monster game…LA (34-19)..Mavs (35-9).
  • Atlanta-W-Minnesota..Hawks (43-10).
  • Golden State-W-76ers..Warriors (41-9).
  • San Antonio-W-Indiana…Greg Popovich gets 1,000th career win.
  • Lakers-Denver…Tonight…LA (13-38)
  • Clippers..F-Blake Griffin-out (3-6W)…undergoes emergency surgery-staph infection on right elbow.
  • Houston..C-Dwight Howard-told he will sit out 8W-rehab knee with plasma platelet stem cell injection.
  • Oklahoma City..C-Steve Adams-out with fractured hand.
  • NBA..Will not discipline Knicks owner James Dolan who wrote nasty letter to critical fan telling him to go root for Brooklyn Nets.
  • Sacramento..C-DeMarcus Cousins goes on rant about “God’s Plan’ over poor season Kings having and coaching changes.
  • Cleveland..LeBron James tweets ‘Fit in-not-Fit out’ in response to Kevin Love wanting to be his own man on Cavaliers.
  • Mountain West Conference…Colorado State (7-4) MWC-hosts-New Mexico (6-5) in Fort Collins-both trying get back into race.
  • San Diego State..off till Wednesday night-hosts Wyoming.

Hockey

  • LAKings-W-Columbus…Jeff Carter goal-assist….LA won just 3-of-11 games.
  • Ducks-at-Florida…Anaheim (34-13-7) heading into tonight’s game in Miami.
  • Montreal..Claude Ruel-legendary Scout who replaced Toe Blake as coach and won Stanley Cup passes away (79Y)
  • Tampa Bay-San Jose…Trade-Lightning deal veteran G-Evgeni Nabokov back to Sharks..he will retire at age 39.

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