Tuesday January 20th, 2015

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Baseball

  • Padres….Lead owner Ron Fowler is saluted by incoming Commissioner Rob Manfred…Fowler is named to Head the Owners Labor Committee working with the Players Association…Fowler is moved into prestigious position, as part of a massive reorganization of the Baseball Hierarchy….Fowler has been lead point man of Padres for just two years…Manfred changes 7-of-8 members of the Executive Council also.
  • Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Eric Bedard-Tampa Bay..(71-82)..ex-Orioles- Mariners-Pirates-Astros starter.
  • Washington..Sign-FA-P-Max Scherzer-Tigers (7Y-$210M)..$50M-bonus package…$110M-deferred money for 14Y…gives Nationals power rotation Steven Strasburg-Scherzer-Doug Fister-Gio Gonzalez-Jordan Zimmerman-Tanner Roark…Scherzer (91-50) career.
  • Houston-Cubs..Trade-Astros ship OF-Dexter Fowler to Cubs for P-Dan Straily-2B-Luis Balvuena (16HRs).
  • Milwaukee-Texas..Trade-Brewers to deal P-Yavoni Gallardo to Rangers for 2B-Luis Sardinas..2 minor league pitchers..
  • Cubs..Sign-FA-P-Daniel Bard-Red Sox..OF-Quinton Berry-Tigers..P-Fran Bueno-Royals
  • Reds..Sign-FA-P-Daniel Hand-Brewers.
  • Marlins..Sign-FA-OF-Don Kelly-Tigers.
  • NYM..Deny Union allegation wrong doing..allowed Consultant to charge Mets players $1,000-to use Port St. Luice spring training facility for voluntary workouts.

Football

  • NFL..Investigate report 3-balls used when New England Patriots had possession in AFC-Championship game-were under-inflated and removed from game.
  • CBS..Mike Carey-longtime ref-now TV analyst-‘Pats-Colts game delayed multiple times by ball exchange with sidelines’…as many as 3-balls examined.
  • Fox TV..Reports Colts LB-DaQuell Jackson intercepted pass that was deflated ball..brought it to sidelines..Colts contacted NFL execs in press box
  • ESPN..Reports Packers players were caught celebrating a victory on sidelines with 7-minutes left in game-(19-7) lead..gave up 3TDs in 5-minutes.
  • NFL..TV Ratings for AFC-NFC title games dipped..Packers-Seahawks ($49.8M) viewers..Colts-Pats (42M)..down from (55.9) NFC..(51M) AFC last year.
  • Packers..QB-Aaron Rodgers-disappointed play calling-should have been more aggressive in red-zone.
  • Colts..Owner Jim Irsay-‘we need a tougher team’.
  • Seahawks..MRI-S-Earl Thomas-sprained shoulder..CB-Richard Sherman-hyperextended elbow.
  • Denver..Hire Gary Kubiak-Ravens-head coach..Hire-Rick Dennison-Ravens-Off Coor..Hire-Brian Pariami-Ravens-TE coach.
  • Atlanta..Interview Dan Quinn-Seahawks-for head coaching job.
  • Bears..Interview Adam Gase-Broncos-Off Coor job..Hire-Jeff Rodgers-Denver-Special Teams..Sam Garnes-Denver-DB coach.
  • Ravens..Interview Adam Gase-Broncos for Off Coor job…Baltimore loses 5-assistants off John Harbaugh staff.
  • Arizona..Interview Mike Nolan-Falcons-for Def Coor job…Interview-Kyle Shanahan-Cleveland-Off Coor job.
  • Raiders..Interview Marc Trestman-Bears..Bill Musgrave-Eagles..Eric Magini-49ers..Mike Smith-Falcons for assistants job.
  • Rams..Interview Rob Chudzinski-Colts..Alex Van Pelt-Green Bay for vacant Off Coor job.
  • Redskins..Interview Clancy Pendergast–Def Coor job-ex Vikings-Cardinals-Chiefs assistant.
  • Eagles..Hire-Cory Undlin-Broncos-DB coach.
  • NFL..84-Players file for underclassmen draft..including QBs-Jameis Winston-Marcus Mariota-Brett Hundley…WR-Amari Cooper..RB-Melvin Gordon-TJ Yeldon..DT-Leonard Williams..OT-Erek Flowers.
  • Chargers..QB-Philip Rivers-continuing rehab on bulging disc-will not play in Pro Bowl.

Basketball

  • Lakers-L-Suns (115-100)…Phoenix scores 36-in 3rd quarter..Goran Dragic-Isiah Thomas combine 48P..Suns hit 13-3’s..Shoot 50%..Lakers (12-30)
  • Clippers-W-Denver (102-93)..Blake Griffin (22P) in win
  • Portland-W-Sacramento…Blazers (31-11)…Hi scoring LaMarcus Aldridge leaves with hand injury.
  • Cavaliers-W-Chicago..LeBron James (26P)
  • Memphis-L-Dallas..Grizzlies (29-12)..Mavs (29-13).
  • Golden State-W-Denver..Warriors score (122P)….Steve Kerr club  (33-6)
  • Atlanta-W-Detroit..Hawks won 13-row…(18-of-19)…(34-8) year.
  • Wizards-W-76ers…Washington goes (29-13)
  • NY-W-New Orleans…Knicks snap 16-game losing streak…now (6-36).
  • Lakers..Kobe Bryant admits Achilles on healthy leg bothering him all year-lst time in career-contemplating retirement.
  • Bucks..G-Kendall Marshall-gone for year-torn ACL.
  • Aztecs-Air Force Academy…SDSU (14-4) takes on slumping Falcons team at Clune Arena-Colorado Springs.

Hockey

  • Kings-L-Calgary Flames (2-1)..Sean Monahan scores late in 3rd period..Dennis Wideman scores end of OT..Flames win again at Staples Center…
  • Nashville-at-Montreal..Predators (30-10-4)…Habs (26-13-3).
  • Vancouver-at-Tampa Bay..Canucks (25-15-3)…Lightning (29-14-4)
  • Boston..Mourns passing Bob Wilson-radio voice of Bruins for 29-years.

General

  • Australian Open…Rafael Nadal-lst round win…Defending champ Stan Wawrinka wins..Ana Ivanovic-Sloane Stephens-first round losers.
  • Phil Mickelson..Sells Rancho Santa Fe estate…Asked 12M for it-sold for $5.7M

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