Tuesday June 17th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Baseball Mourns passing Hall of Famer-Tony Gwynn…Padres icon passed away 1:15am Monday morning-complications with seizures-immune system-4-year battle with Cancer of Mouth….Petco Park became a Memorial as Fans left floral bouquets-pictures-memorabilia at the Tony Gwynn Hall of Fame Statue.
  • Tony Gwynn-8X-Batting Champion…15X-All Star…(.338) career batting average…19-seasons as .300-hitter…Silver Slugger-Gold Glove..got 98% Votes lst time on ballot for Hall of Fame.
  • Bud Selig called him an Ambassador to the game-Source of Universal Goodwill.
  • Tony Gwynn Jr-Tweeted: “Today I lost my dad, my best friend, my mentor…”
  • Huston Street-Padres-Tony will live beyond today in our hearts.
  • Bud Black-we crossed paths with a special man.
  • Tony Clark-head of Union called him a courageous man
  • Joe Torre-Never stopped trying to better his craft.
  • Adrian Gonzalez-Role model as a player and as a man.
  • Padres-L-Seattle..Tyson Ross gives up 3R-HR-Kyle Seager early-never recovers..Chris Young (6-shutout innings)..Padres lost 7-of-8
  • Dodgers-W-Rockies..Dee Gordon 4-hits..Matt Kemp 2RBIs
  • Angels-L-Cleveland..Jared Weaver gives up 2HRs early
  • Phillies-W-Atlanta..Ryan Howard HR..Cole Hamels 7-shutout innings..Phillies won 5-of-7
  • Cubs-W-Miami..Cubs won 9-of-13
  • Cardinals-W-Mets..StLouis won 7-of 8
  • KC-W-Detroit..Justin Verlander bombed again (7.56-ERA) last 7-starts..Tigers lost 11-of-15
  • Orioles-Matt Wieters-C-undergo elbow surgery today-torn ligaments-out 9-months.
  • Arizona-DL-Bronson Arroyo-P-elbow soreness
  • Toronto-Exam-RA Dickey-P..Brett Cecil-P-both have groin issues
  • Marlins-DL-Chris Yelich-OF..Jarrod  Saltalamacchia-injuries
  • Detroit-Tori Hunter-Exam-Hamstring
  • Indians-Michael Brantley-OF-Exam-strained neck
  •  Miami-Signs-1st round pick-Tyler Kolek-P-Texas…6M-Bonus
  • Brian Stow-Lawsuit-vs-Dodgers…Giants fan with brain damage-lawyers ask for 37M-damages from Dodgers-lack of security Stadium.

 World Cup Soccer

  •  USA-shocks-Ghana (2-1)..Clint Dempsey scores on cross-over dribble (:31) into game…John Brooks scores on header (86th minute)…USA survives loss striker Jozy Altidore with hamstring injury early…Survives 40-minute assault 2nd half Ghana controlled play..Tim Howard 4-clutch saves.
  • Germany (4-0) bombing Portugal…Thomas Mueller 3-goals..Portugal plays with 10-men after “red card” ejection for head butt.
  • Today-Brazil-Mexico-both coming off wins

Football

  •  Houston-Andre Johnson-WR-forefeit 1M-workout bonus…facing 70,000-fine-refuse to come to mini-camp..wants to be traded.
  • Baltimore-Workout veteran CBs-Aaron Ross-Giants..Drayton Florence-Detroit…Marquise Cole-Broncos
  • Josh Freeman-former starting QB-Bucs-released by 3-teams-hires Jon Gruden help him refine mechanics-unsigned free agent

 Basketball

  •  LA Clippers-Promote-Doc Rivers-will be head coach and President Basketball Operations.

 Hockey

  •  LAKings-over 220,000 watch Stanley Cup parade outside Staples Center

General

  •  British Open-awards tournament to “Royal Course”-Northern Ireland…lst time tourney ever held outside of England or Scotland
  • Formula 1-Michael Schumacher-legendary driver-comes out of coma after suffering severe head injuries-skiing in December.

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