Tuesday November 4th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers…Coach Mike McCoy defiant his team is failing…Says coaching staff will evaluate itself and then players…Said it was a team failure-awful loss in Miami….No question about effort thought there were ‘loaf plays’ during the game…Season not lost by any stretch….Says team will address LB-Donald Butler substandard play after getting 11M-guaranteed money…TuesdayWednesday practice-see if Ryan Mathews joins number 1-unit….Update on Jason Verrett possible torn labrum shoulder surgery..Sean Lissimore injury.
  • Chargers…Sign FA-DE-Damian Square-been with Eagles-Chiefs (6’2-293)
  • Monday Night Football…Colts-W-Giants..(40-24)…QB-Andrew Luck torches NY secondary-3TD passes-7-half minute span 3rd Qtr..Giants spent whole night blitzing-got burned…Luck (354Y-4TD) in lopsided win at the Meadowlands.
  • Eagles..QB-Nick Foles has minor crack in collarbone-no surgery-not season ending…LB-DeMeco Ryans-torn Achilles..
  • Broncos..LB-Nate Irving-MRI-knee ligament damage…already lost LB-Danny Travathan.
  • Redskins..CB-D’Angelo Hall-tears Achilles-2nd time-reaching for pizza at home.
  • Texans..MRI-RB-Arian Foster-=groiin reinjury.
  • Cowboys..LB-Rolando McClain-knee…DE-Tyrone Crawford-knee
  • 49ers..RB-Marcus Lattimore contemplating retirement…2Y-rehab knee injury-South Carolina…flared up again after 2-workouts last week.
  • Jaguars..IR-CB-Will Blackmon-broken finger.
  • Dolphins..IR-S-Michael Thomas-chest injury
  • Raiders..MRI-CB-Carlos Rogers-knee strain.
  • Bengals..OT-Andre Smith-ankle…CB-Leon Hall-concussion.
  • Texans..CB-Jonathan Joseph-ankle…CB-Kareem Jackson-concussion
  • Lions..NFL likely to discipline DT-CJ Moseley-found with marijuana smoke in hotel room on London trip.
  • Pittsburgh…Steelers demand NFL discipline Ravens Terelle Suggs-Courtney Upshaw for cheapshot hits-Sunday nite-calling them ‘dirty players’.
  • Raiders..Criticism of CB-DJ Hayden-last years lst round pick..Poor play-2 pass interference penalties..beaten on 2-passes…dropped 2-picks.
  • Dallas..WR-Dez Bryant hires JZ-Roc Nation to represent him contract talks.
  • Patriots…Praise Rob Gronkowski-TE-50TDs in 59Games-breaking Antonio Gates record.
  • Steelers..Ben Roethlisberger sets NFL record 12TDs-in 2-games.
  • Green Bay..Former Packers punter-Don Bracken passes away (52)-staph infection.

College Football

  • Washington State..QB-Connor Halladay season is over…Emergerncy surgery-broken ankle in USC games..(3873Y-32TD) for Cougars this season.
  • AP Poll…1-Mississippi State..2-Florida State..3-Auburn…4-Alabama…5-Oregon..6-TCU….Ole Miss plunges to 12th after back-to-back losses.

Baseball

  • Padres…Roster shakeup…DFA-P-Eric Stults..P-Donnie Roach..C-Adam Moore to open spots on 40-man roster for Corey Leubke
  • Casey Kelly-Carlos Quentin-Yonder Alonso coming off the 60-Day-DL…Lose 2B-Ryan Jackson-claimed on waivers by Dodgers.
  • Dodgers…P-Brian Wilson exercises his 10M-option and remains on roster….Dodgers have only 36 on 40-man roster right now.
  • Angels..Move P-Garrett Richards-Tyler Skaggs off DL to 40-man roster.
  • Baseball Free Agency…Window opened at 12:01am this morning….131-players hit open market….Key names-Max Scherzer-Jon Lester-James Shields…Nelson Cruz-Hanley Ramirez-Pablo Sandoval-Melky Cabrera.
  • MLB-Monday was day teams offered (15.3M) max offer to in-house free agents to guarantee lst round pick compensation if they sign elsewhere.
  • Detroit..Offers P-Max Scherzer..DH-Victor Martinez.
  • Giants..Offer 3B-Pablo Sandoval.
  • Dodgers..Offer SS-Hanley Ramirez.
  • Orioles..Offer DH-Nelson Cruz.
  • Pirates..Offers P-Francisco Liriano…C-Russell Martin.
  • Rockies..Offer 1B-Michael Cuddyer.
  • Yankees..Offer P-Dave Robertson.
  • Braves..Offer P-Erwin Santana
  • Cubs..Hire-Joe Maddon (5Y-25M) contract…team continues to take heavy criticism for treatment of fired manager Rick Renteria.
  • Twins..Hire-Paul Molitor as manager (3Y) deal.
  • Tigers..Hire Alan Trammell-as assistant GM..spent last 4-years as bench coach Arizona.
  • Athletics..Talk to Kirk Gibson-ex Arizona manager about front office job…promote minor league coaches Marcus Jensen-Scott Emerson to major league staff.
  • Washington..Hires-Bob Miller-Reds-assistant General Manager.
  • Texas..Re-signs Mike Maddux-pitching coach.

Basketball

  • Lakers-at-Phoenix…LA (0-4)-worst start since 1947…Suns (2-1)
  • Clippers-W-Utah…LA jumps all over Jazz with 13P-lead early…Blake Griffin (31P).

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