Tuesday November 18th, 2014

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  • Chargers…Coach Mike McCoy denies QB-Philip Rivers has cracked ribs-will practice and play…Rivers would only say ‘all players are banged up at this point of season’….Rivers taken 18QBX-54 hits in 10-games this season…Rivers QB-rating has gone from (126) during 5-game winning streak to (76) during last 5-games…NT-Ryan Carrethers-ailing with hyperextended elbow-expects to play with brace…C-Rich Orhnberger ailing with sprained ankle…Chargers have 1-offensive touchdown in last 8-quarters of play.
  • Raiders..Coach Tony Sporano considering sitting rookie QB-Derek Carr-seems overwhelmed..2-TD last 20-possessions…Matt Schaub-Matt McGloin are backup QBs.
  • Seahawks..RB-Marshawn Lynch facing $100,000-fine for blowing off media this past weekend…Coach Pete Carroll…’we’re working thru some things.”
  • 49ers..LB-Ahmad Brooks pulled himself from game-refused to go back in..refused rotate LBs role in Giants game.
  • Redskins..QB-Robert Griffin III-calls 6-sacks-2 interception game ‘travesty’..critiques teammates ‘takes 11-to win a game’…Jay Gruden-‘worry about yourself.’.
  • Giants…Broadcaster Tiki Barber calls for firing Coach Tom Coughlin after 5-interception game Eli Manning..’players have stopped listening to him.’
  • Jaguars..CB-Dwayne Gratz-arrested at 5:55am at convenience store-drunk-trying to buy beer and pay with packs of chewing gum.
  • Browns…WR-Josh Gordon activated-reports to practice-after 10G-drug-alcohol suspension.
  • Bills..Coach Doug Marrone gives vote of confidence QB-Kyle Orton-team is (5-5)
  • Vikings..Arbitrator Daz Shyam holds 30-minute conference call on Union grievance seeking Adrian Peterson immediate reinstatement…NFL presents letter shows Peterson could be reinstated after ‘legal issues resolved AND meeting-hearing with Commissioner..Shyam decision could come this morning.
  • Ravens..Judge Barbara Jones expected to decide within next 72-hours on Ray Rice grievance-seeking reinstatement and back pay for his multiple suspensions handed down by Commissioner.
  • Steelers-W-Titans..RB-Le’Veon Bell (204R)..Ben Roethlisberger survives 5QBX..(207P-TD)…drives Pittsburgh 2-TDs late in game come from behind win.
  • Indianapolis-Denver…Reports Colts-Broncos may have interest in talking to RB-Ray Rice when he is reinstated by the NFL.
  • Seahawks…C-Max Unger-out 4-W-leg injury…RB-Marshawn Lynch examined hip issues.
  • Redskins..OT-Trent Williams-strained knee.
  • Giants..OT-Justin Pugh-quad injury….Activate OG-Geoff Schwarz-out since August-dislocated toe.
  • Saints..S-Rafael Bush-gone for year fractured leg…WR-Brandon Cooks-4W-fractured thumb.
  • Colts..RB-Ahmad Bradshaw-gone for year-broken ankle…TE-DeWayne Allen-sprained shoulder.
  • Lions..WR-Calvin Johnson-MRI-bruised elbow.
  • Broncos..RB-Montee Ball-3W-reinjured groin…RB-Ronnie Hillman-1W-ankle…WR-Emmanuel Sanders-concussion evaluation.
  • Browns..LB-Karlos Dansby-gone for year-Knee ligament…LB-Jabeel Sheard-sprained foot.
  • Cardinals..WR-Larry Fitzgerald-MRI-bruised knee.
  • Falcons..RB-Antone Smith-gone for year-broken leg..CB-Robert Alford-4W-fractured wrist.
  • 49ers..Activate DT-Glen Dorsey-out 8-weeks with leg injuries.
  • Fox TV..Joe Buck says NFL people have told him Rams owner Stan Kroenke is committed to moving team to Los Angeles.
  • NFL..Confirms DEA officials interviewed team doctors 49ers-Seahawks-Bucs-Lions-Bengals to look at how teams distribute Percodan-Vicodin-Toradol painkillers.
  • UCLA..Mourns passing of longtime Athletic Director Peter Dallis-79-cancer…Ran Bruins during Terry Donahue-Bob Toledo eras…Fired Jim Harrack..helped get Morgan Center Athletic Facility built..oversaw renovation of Rose Bowl-Pasadena.
  • San Diego State..Aztecs lose LB-Jake Fely-again-season ending broken wrist.


  • Braves-Cardinals..Blockbuster trade…OF-Jason Heyward-P-Jordan Walden to Cardinals for P-Shelby Miller-P-Tyrell Jenkins…Heyward (25Y) .265-25HRs..Braves said they decided to deal him when Heyward refused to talk about contract extension…becomes free agent end of 2015 season..Heyward replaces late OF-Oscar Taverez-killed in DUI accident.
  • Braves-Cubs…Trade…2B-Tommy LaStella goes to Cubs for P-Arodys Vizcaino-830,000 International signing slots.
  • Dodgers-Marlins..LA acquires power hitting AAA-1B-Kyle Jensen (27HRs) for player to be named later.
  • Toronto..Signs FA-C-Russell Martin-Pirates (5Y-82M).
  • Reds..Sign FA-P-Carlos Marmol-ex Cubs closer.
  • Red Sox..Met Monday night with FA-Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval.
  • Cubs..Meeting with FA-P-Jon Lester-Oakland A’s.
  • Minnesota..Opens talks with FA-P-Justin Masterson-ex Indian.
  • Toronto..Hires-Brooks Jacoby-hitting coach-Texas.
  • Angels..Hire Dave Anderson-top minor league hitting coach-had been with Orioles.
  • Rays..Interview ex-Reds star Barry Larkin for manager’s job.
  • Cardinals..Hire-Bill Mueller-Assistant hitting coach.
  • Cincinnati..Former Reds bonus baby pitcher Billy McCool-1960s-passes away.
  • Oakland..Former  1B-Kelvin Moore-played for Billy Martin teams in 70s-passes away.


  • San Diego State…Aztecs face Utah-1pm-Viejas Arena…ESPN-Tuesday-Tipoff game…Utes (1-0) led by 7’C-Jakob Poelti (18P-10R) from Vienna…G-Brandon Taylor (19P)..6-6-F-Jordon Loveridge (18P).
  • Clippers-L-Chicago Bulls..(105-89)….Bulls put 6 in double figures-won game without Derrick Rose-Pao Gasol-both out injured
  • Memphis-W-Houston..Grizzlies go to (10-1) with 26-point beating of Rockets.
  • Spurs-W-76ers…Philadelphia drops to (0-10)
  • Cavaliers-L-Denver…Cavs play poorly at home-losing to (2-7) Nuggets team.
  • Lakers….LA (1-9) opens 3G-road trip tonite in Atlanta…then on to Houston-Dallas.
  • Knicks..GM-Phil Jackson holds personal meeting with Carmelo Anthony to discuss how ‘triangle’ offense supposed to work…Knicks (3-8) start to season.
  • 76ers…Feud-Michael Carter-Williams criticizes ESPN’s Steven A-Smith for cheap shots on air…Smith response ‘come at me’.
  • Indiana-Detroit…Tonite 10th Anniversary of ‘Malice in Palace’ brawl-Ron Artest-Pistons bad boys-that spilled into the stands.


  • Ducks-Calgary….Matchup on road tonite..Ducks (11-4-4)…Flames (11-6-2) start under Brian Burke-Bob Hartley.
  • Kings-Florida Panthers…Kings (9-5-4).
  • NHL President…Gary Bettman denies report NHL-Board of Governors will put up a proposal to expand at next month Board of Governors meeting.
  • NHL VP..Bill Daly…League will not give LA Kings salary cap relief for suspended D-Slava Voynov…Missed 12-games while domestic abuse probe continues…is being paid..counts 4.1M against Kings cap….Kings playing with 17-man roster because they have no cap space relief to call up replacement….Union arguing Voynov being treated unfairly-has not been charged in case.
  • NHL..Hall of Fame Induction dinner…Emotional tribute to ex-Montreal-Bruins-Maple Leaf coach Pat Burns-enshrined 4-years after his passing…salute to Kings D-Rob Blake..Quebec star Peter Forsborg…Sabres goalie Dominick Hasek-also enshrined..
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