- ESPN..Reporting that a known Gambler was given access to Phil Mickelson accounts and transferred 3M-cash into bank accounts for a betting ring…..Man identified as George Silveira charged with ‘money laundering’ for running an illegal gambling ring with Mickelson money thru off-shore accounts….Silveira has plead guilty to transferring the money thru 3-different banks, admitting the money transfers came from Mickelson…..Golfer is not being charged….Mickelson-has made 77M in winnings in his career, is an avid sports bettor.
- Padres-Mariners…Open short 2-game series tonite…Ian Kennedy stars (4-5)…Last 5-starts…4-quality starts…(30in-8ER-28K)…
Padres lost 9-of-14 games
- Padres..Release OF-Rico Noel-former high draft pick…hitting (.242) minors.
- Dodgers-L-Arizona (10-6)…Wellington Castillo-Nic Ahmed hit 2R-HRs…Yasmani Tomas RBI-triple..Castillo adds RBI double…..in come from behind win as Dodgers bullpen falters again…Joc Pederson hits 480′-HR..Yasmani Grandal HR-Andre Ethier HR..Blue had (4-0) lead….LA bullpen gives up 10R.
- LA-Diamondbacks….Carlos Frias-vs-Rubby DeLaRosa tonight.
- Angels-W-Yankees (4-1)…..Mike Trout-CJ Cron solo HRs…Kole Calhoun RBI-double
- Halos-New York…Andrew Heaney-vs-Ivan Nova tonight.
- Orioles-L-Rangers…Mitch Moreland 2-HRs for Texas.
- Red Sox-W-Jays…Clay Bucholz 8-innings 1-run ball for Boston…
- Indians-W-Rays..Yan Gomes HR for Tribe
- Royals-L-Astros…Chris Carter-Jose Altuve HRs for Houston
- Rockies-L-A’s..Billy Butler-Ike Davis-Josh Reddick HRs for Athletics
- Reds-W-Twins..Billy Hamilton steals 4-bases score 3R for Cincinnati..
- Brewers-W-Phillies…Jon Lucroy-Ryan Braun combine for 7-hits for Milwaukee.
- Phillies..Hire Andy McPhail as President…ex-GM-Orioles-
Cubs-Twins…Ruben Amaro will remain GM thru end of season.
- Indians..Criticism..Brandon Moss-‘team has no heart’..has lost 13-of-19…Jason Kipnis-‘time to do soul searching’.
- Mariners..Demote Fernando Rodney from closers role.
- Rockies..Demote P-Tyler Matzek for Class A…ERA (35.10) lost ability to throw strikes.
- Angels..Callup DH-CJ Cron-hitting (.323) at Salt Lake City-AAA
- Rangers..Activate Josh Hamilton-DH from DL..hit (333) in AAA-rehab
- Phillies..Activate-P-Chad Billingsley from DL
- Giants..DL-P-Tim Lincecum-bruised elbow from line drive…
- Giants..May Activate Matt Cain-Jake Peavy from DL.
- NFL…VP-Eric Grubman says NFL will not delay voting on putting team in LA till 2016…Vote will take place this year.
- NFL…Asks for Rental proposals from Rose Bowl-LA Coliseum-Dodgers Stadium to host NFL team in 2016.
- NFL..Hiring Director of Investigations to oversee all on-off field probes.
- Oakland..City Council meets tonite to evaluate Floyd Kephart-Coliseum City proposal for financing Raiders-Athletics Stadiums.
- Dallas..Dez Bryant-WR-currently franchise tagged (13M)…Wants deal worth 16M-per year.
- Chiefs…Praise WR-Jeremy Maclin-‘Trust’ receiver for QB-Alex Smith.
- New England..Interest in ex-QB-Terrelle Pryor-interested in being a slash player on roster.
- Edmonton Eskimos…Lose starting QB-Mike Reilly-indefinitely-sprained knee in season opening game
- Saskatchewan…Lose start QB-Darina Durant with sprained foot in opener.
- Oregon State..Names Todd Stansbury-Athletic Director-had been at Central Florida…Bob DeCarolis retires as Beavers AD.
- NBA…Free Agent Window opens Midnite tonite for clubs to make offers to players.
- NBA…Top Free Agents
LeBron James-Kevin Love-Cleveland
Draymond Green-Golden State
Monta Ellis Mavericks
- Dallas…Reportedly will make bid at midnite to Clippers-C-DeAndre Jordan.
- Lakers..To make bid on Portland’s-LeMarcus Aldridge
- NYKnicks..To make bid on F-Greg Monroe-Pistons
- Cavs…Will offer “Max contracts” to LeBron James (4Y-88M)..Kevin Love (5Y-110M).
- Suns..Sign FA-G-Brandon Knight (5Y-70M) extension.
- Wisconsin..Coach Bo Ryan announces he will retire end of 2015-16 season…career record (357-125).
- SDSU…Max Hoetzel-6’8-F-Freshman-
transfers in from Indiana-will have 3Y-eligiblity left.
- NHL…Free Agent window opens Tuesday-12-Midnite.
- NHL…Free Agent list
Mike Reilly-D-Univ Minnesota
Martin St. Louis-C-Rangers
- Dallas..Sign G-Antti Niemi (3Y-13M)
- Buffalo..Buyout contract F-Cody Hodgson-owed 19M
- Montreal..Buyout C-Pierre Parenteau-owed 19M
- Sabres..Fire goalie coach Artys Irbe-longtime NHL goalie.
- Toronto…Wally Stanowski-hero of 1942-Leafs Stanley Cup team-oldest living member of Leafs-passes away (93Y)
- Wimbledon…1st round action…Top seed Novak Djokovic…Serena Williams both with straight set wins….Other opening day winners John Isner..Richard Gasquet…Venus Williams…Ana Ivanovic……Upset-Leyton Hewitt lost wild match to Jarkko Neuminn 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-0, 11-9