Tuesday September 9th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers-L-Cardinals (18-17)…Arizona wins ugly game…Carson Palmer engineers 64-91Y TD drives in 4th quarter to rally Big Red to win…WR-John Brown catches 13Y-TD screen pass for GW-TD…Palmer finishes (304P)…Arizona piles up (403-290) advantage in yards…San Diego self destructs…Philip Rivers Fumbled snap-Interception-Delay of Game Penalty…Bolts 4-dropped passes..San Diego defense committed 4-penalties in secondary…Defense ran out of gas in 4th quarter of game…C-Nick Hardwick injures ankle.
  • Chargers-Great game from lst round pick Jason Verrett 4-pass defenses…Dwight Freeney 5-QB pressures…Jerry Attaochu blocked punt-QB sack-forced fumble…poor play in secondary…Defense allowed 16P of Plus 11-yards.
  •  Lions-W–Giants (35-14)..Detroit QB-Matthew Stafford lites up NY secondary (346P-2TD)….Eli Manning struggles in new offense (163P)..2-Int-2QBX.
  • NFL..Suspends Ray Rice-Baltimore RB-indefinitely after new ‘in the elevator’ video surfaces of him knocking out his fiancé at Atlantic City Casino….The Baltimore Ravens released Rice from his 15M-contract hours after TMZ video goes viral…NFL suspended him indefinitely hours later…..Video shows his fiancé arguing with him walking in hallway….Rice 3X-got into her face…she pushed him away……In elevator Rice made threatening moves towards her twice….She slapped him away-he responded with violent left-handed punch to jaw knocking her out…..He opened door of elevator and dragged her out…seen kicking her leg…showing no concern…nor remorse as security officer approached.
  • Baltimore..Coach John Harbaugh-watching the video for lst time on Monday morning changed everything about club feeling about Rice incident…refused to elaborate.
  • NFL…Commissioner Roger Goodell said he re-opened case under new powers in ‘Domestic Abuse’ policy put into place two weeks ago…and handed out additional discipline…Said NFL security never saw (3:34) hotel video in initial probe of incident….Report that Prosecutors had video-refused to release it to NFL.
  • NFL..Player outrage everywhere over video…Denver-Terrance Knighton says Rice should be in jail….Cleveland-Scott Fujita-ashamed NFL handling of probe…Rams-London Fletcher-disappointed in NFL leadership….Redskins-Sage Rosenfels-it if had been Goodell’s daughter-would it have been a 2-game suspension.
  • Baltimore..Ravens take a 9.5M-cap hit next season because of release of player.
  • Houston..DE-Jadeveon Clowney-tore cartilage knee-stepped into hole in grass on new field in Texans Stadium…out 6Weeks
  • Colts..DE-Robert Mathis-will miss rest of season-ruptured Achilles-while training by himself-during 4G-drug suspension.
  • Falcons..LT-Jake Matthews may have foot-ankle injuries…already lost LT-Sam Baker for year.
  • Bears..Lost 2-OL…Robert Garza-Matt Slauson with injuries.
  • Browns..MRI-RB-Ben Tate-knee injury
  • Miami..IR-LB-Dannelle Ellerbe-hip injury
  • Eagles..Lose OG-Evan Mathis-8W-sprained knee.
  • Tampa Bay…Lose OG-Logan Mankins-hyper extended knee…Offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford-heart stent surgery-returns to work after missing 3-weeks.
  • SF..Release-RB-LaMichael James-complained about lack playing time.
  • Miami..Sign-FA-LB-Kelvin Sheppard-former Colts-Bills starter.
  • Pac 12-Conference…Fines USC-AD Pat Haden 25,000-for coming on field to confront refs during Stanford game.
  • NCAA…Restore Bowl Eligibility of Penn State immediately…Restore 30-football scholarships…Praise moves of integrity to clean up program after Jerry Sandusky scandal.

Baseball

  • Padres-L-Dodgers (9-4)..Clayton Kershaw runs record (18-3)…Hanley Ramirez 4H-for LA…Kershaw now has (1.20ERA) in last 18-starts…Dodgers leader over Giants 3-half-games.
  • San Diego-LA…Andrew Cashner-Roberto Hernandez pitching matchup
  • Padres..Considering activating SS-Evreth Cabrera from DL this weekend despite marijuana DUI arrest.
  • MLB..Padres released 2015-schedule…Open at Dodgers Stadium in April….then 7G-home stand starting with Giants…interleague games at Anaheim-Seattle-Oakland-Texas
  • Angels-W-Cleveland (12-3)..Jared Weaver wins 16th game..David Frees-Albert Pujols3RHRs..Howie Kendrick HR..Halos won 11-of-13..20-of-27.
  • Halos-Tribe…Tonite…Hector Santiago starts for Angels.
  • Angels…OF-Josh Hamilton-2 cortisone injections in ailing shoulder
  • Washington-W-Atlanta..Doug Fister throws 2-hitter-wins 13th for Nationals…
  • Pirates-W-Phillies..Starlin Martin 2RHR for Bucs.
  • Cardinals-W-Reds..Matt Adams 3RHR..
  • Rockies-L-Mets..Curtis Granderson RBI-triple.
  • Marlins-W-Brewers…Giancarlo Stanton-Marcel Ozuna-Garrett Jones HRs…Brewers lost 12-of-13
  • Tigers-W-Royals..Tori Hunter 3H….Detroit 1-GB KCity in fight for lst place in division.
  • Cubs-L-Blue Jays..Jose Bautista 3RHR-his 32nd..
  • Orioles-W-Red Sox..Birds go to (84-59)…Sox (63-81)
  • A’s-L-White Sox…Ty Flowers 2HRs for Chicago…A’s now 8GB-Angels
  • Astros-L-Mariners..Seattle gets 3R-8th inning.
  • Arizona Diamondbacks…Begin interviews for vacant GM-job…interested in longtime pitcher-agent-Dave Stewart….Gary LaRocque-Farm Director-Cardinals….DeJon Watson-Dodgers…Tim Purpura-Texas…Allard Baird-‘Red Sox…Hal Morris-Farm Director-Angels.

Basketball

  • NBA…Investigation racial slur incident Atlanta-Owner Barry Levenson…Probe began when GM-Danny Ferry made racial comment about FA-Luel Deng-“he had alot of Africa in him”….Minority owner was offended-asked lawyers for in house probe-that uncovered the Levenson racial Emails-expressing concern over large number of black fans at Hawks home games…”Southern Whites not comfortable coming to Phillips Arena.”
  • Marvin Bad News Barnes-controversial ABA player with St Louis Spirit-passes away 62…Averaged 20P-18R-3Y-Providence College..Jumped to ABA-then-NBA..career marred by discipline issues…left basketball…was homeless living in shelters.

Hockey

  • NYRangers..Sign-FA-D-Ryan Malone-had been arrested end of last season possession of cocaine charges while with Tampa Bay.

General

  • US Open..Men’s Finals…Marin Cilic-Croatia…17-aces to win Men’s title..beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori in straight sets..
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