Wednesday August 27th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers…Big setback to defensive front…Put NT-Kwame Gaethers on IR list after further consultation on hyperextended knee and sprained knee ligament…Initially said might be back in 2-weeks-now gone for year…Chargers woefully short on size-experience at NT with just Sean Lissimore-rookie Ryan Carruthers at position…Amongst FA available…longtime Rams-Packers DT-Ryan Pickett…just released DT-Tommy Kelly-Patriots…ex-Bills-Alan Branch…Chargers could wait till Sunday when 53-man rosters are set to see if another NT becomes available…San Diego also releases CB-Brandon Ghee-signed from Bengals.
  • USC-LA Police…Open investigation into injuries suffered by Trojans S-Josh Shaw-team captain…injured both ankles jumping off balcony at hotel into a pool…he said to save his nephew…no credible evidence that ever happened…Shaw’s name surface in police report about an incident with his girlfriend at the hotel…reports he may have tried to climb onto balcony of a hotel room…USC coach Steve Sarkisian praised Shaw upon first hearing account…now withholding judgement till probe is done.
  • Buffalo Bills…may try to recoup 3.1M-signing bonus given to NT Alan Branch-who was released after a (.14) drunk driving arrest over weekend.
  • Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones awaiting Roger Goodell decision on reinstatement of NT-Josh Brent after DUI-manslaughter jail term.
  • Denver..NFL says suspended K-Matt Prater had DUI arrests in 2008-2011 and broke agreement not to drink when he violated it this summer-4G-suspension.
  • Houston..CB-DJ Swearinger faces fine..Video surfaces showing him throwing a forearm shiver into head of Broncos WR-Wes Welker-suffered concussion.
  • New England..Surprise trade OG-Logan Mankins to Tampa Bay for starting TE-Tim Wright.
  • Colts-Giants-Bucs..Still expressing interest in signing suspended Miami OG-Rich Incognito.
  • Miami..Release QB-Brady Quinn-threw 6-interceptions in 5-practices.
  • Seattle..NFL fines coach Pete Carroll 100,000…Team 200,000 for illegal contact workouts in minicamps.
  • Tampa Bay..Offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford hospitalized-medical emergency..possible heart blockage.
  • New England..Boston judge throws out 2-cell phones-2 I pads as evidence illegally taken without proper search warrant in Aaron Hernandez murder case.
  • San Diego State..Tough day for ex-Aztecs…OT-Bryce Quigley released by Lions…S-Eric Pinkins goes on Seahawks injury list for 9-weeks with lisfranc sprain.
  • Aztecs..Will open season with Northern Arizona without 3-LBs in starting lineup..Jake Fely out till week 7-with neck surgery..Derek Largent-not 100% back from injuries
  • USC..Opens with Fresno State..Trojans DT-Leonard Williams drawing praise as best DL in country.
  • UCLA..Opens at Virginia..QB-Brett Hundley being mentioned with Jameis Winston-Florida State as top two Heisman candidates.

Baseball

  • Padres..Salute outgoing Commissioner Bud Selig-name Palm Court the Selig Hall of Fame area at Petco Park…Outrage in San Diego because Selig’s decisions led to shortening of 94-season-robbing Tony Gwynn of .400 year…Decision to let Jeff Moorad buy club on layaway plan…Allowed fire sales to take place.
  • Padres-W-Milwaukee (4-1)..Abraham Amonte HR-RBI single early..Tyson Ross gets 12th win of season
  • Padres-Brewers tonite..Odri Despaigne-vs-Yvonni Gallardo
  • Padres..Yonder Alonso to undergo forearm surgery on Friday.
  • Padres..Hottest young minor leaguers headed to Arizona Fall League including OF-Hunter Renfroe..SS-Trea Turner..OF-Mallex Smith-87 stolen bases..P-Taylor Guerrero (1.29-ERA) in minors.
  • Dodgers-W-Arizona..(9-5)..Matt Kemp 2R-HR..Dodgers erupt 6R-in 6th inning…Dodgers rap out 14H.
  • Angels-W-Miami..(8-2)..Halos 5R-5th inning..Mike Trout RBI-double..Albert Pujols RBI-single.
  • Giants-W-Rockies…SF ace Madison Bumgarner retires 21-row..throws 1-hit victory.
  • Phillies-W-Washington..Fred Galvis-Darin Ruff HRs for Philadelphia.
  • Pirates-W-Cardinals..Ike Davis hits 3R-HR..
  • Mets-W-Atlanta..Juan Lagares 2R-HR.
  • Cubs-W-Reds..Anthony Rizzo 30th HR year.
  • Baltimore-W-Tampa Bay..Orioles got 5-shutout innings from bullpen.
  • Boston-W-Toronto..Bosox explode for 7R in 11th inning..Mike Napoli 3R-HR..Alan Craig HR
  • Tigers-W-Yankees..New York loses despite 2HRs-Jacoby Ellsubury.
  • Indians-W-White Sox..Zach Walters hits 2R-HR in 10th for Tribe victory
  • Minnesota-L-Kansas City..Alex Gordon 2R-walk off HR in bottom of 9th for Royals.
  • Houston-W-A’s..Chris Carter 3RHR..Dexter Fowler HR.
  • Seattle-W-Texas…P-James Paxton throws 4-hit shutout.
  • Tigers..Setback-P-Anubal Sanchez-reinjures pectoral muscle in rehab start.
  • Pirates..Andrew McCutcheon-OF-reinjures cracked rib running into wall.
  • Cardinals..DL-OF-Shane Robinson-dislocated shoulder.
  • Cubs..Callup Jorge Soler-hitting (.338) in AAA.
  • Angels..Release-P-Wade LeBlanc
  • Angels-Mets..Discuss possible trade P-Bartolo Colon..Mets would have to pay some of 11M owed next year to Colon.
  • Seattle..Contract extension to GM-Jack Zdurencik

Basketball

  • Clippers-Bucks-Trade..LA ships G-Jared Dudley and lst round pick to Milwaukee for G-Carlos Delfino..C-Miro Raduljica-and 2nd round pick.
  • Oklahoma City-76ers-Trade..Thunder deal C-Hasheem Thareet-C for trade exception.
  • New Orleans..Signs FA-F-Jon Salmons.
  • San Diego State..Aztecs head coach Steve Fisher joins Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for ALS-Thursday 12-30pm at Viejas Arena with team..his son-assistant coach Mark Fisher suffering from ALS at age 37.

General

  • English soccer…Uproar..Manchester United loses to a 3rd Division team in a friendly match..Man U is (0-2-1) under new World Cup coach Louis Van Gaal.
  • Manchester United..completes 99M-purchase of Angel DiMaria-from Real Madrid.
  • NASCAR..announces 2015 schedule…moves Labor Day weekend race back to Darlington Speedway for Southern 500.
  • US Open-Tennis..Roger Federer post straight sets opening match win…John Isner also wins in lst round match.

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