Wednesday August 6th, 2014

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Baseball

  • Drug Scandal grows…DEA arrests 10-people-charged dealing Steroids to Athletes in Florida-Dominican Republic-5 year span…Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch-indicted-pleads guilty-facing 3Y-in prison…Yuri Sucart-trainer-cousin Alex Rodriguez also arrested…Juan Nunez-runner for player agent Sam Levinson…pitching coach Miami Hurricanes program.
  • NYTimes reporting a second wave of indictments may becoming for 14-players-Alex Rodriguez included-for buying steroids…seek their cooperation blow case open name other dealers other parts of country.
  • MLB-Owners will vote next week on Commissioner to replace Bud Selig-who is retiring.  Finalists are Rob Manfred-Assistant to Selig….Tim Brosnan-VP marketing MLB…Tom Werner owner of Red Sox….White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf..Angels owner Arte Moreno reportedly leading group to have Werner installed.
  • Padres-L-Twins (3-1)…Kennys Vargas crashes 3R-HR off Jess Hahn break up pitching duel…Philip Hughes-Twins-struck out 9.
  • Padres-Twins this morning…Odi Despaigne-2 bad starts in a row…Kevin Correia (5-13) starts for Minnesota.
  • Padres..Offer GM job AJ Preller-Assistant GM-Texas Rangers..strong international scouting background.
  • Padres Assistant GM-AJ Hinch-allowed to trade away Chase Headley-Huston Street-Chris Denorfia…resigns effective immediately.
  • Dodgers-W-See-saw-Angels (5-4)..Andre Eithier 9th inning ground out drives home winning run….Albert Pujols RBI-Double-HR..Juan Uribe 3RHR-Dodgers..Brian Wilson blows save-cost Clayton Kershaw win…Halos Kevin Jepsen blows up in 9th lose it.
  • Blue-Halos-Game 3 of series tonite..Dan Haren-vs-Matt Shoemaker in Anaheim.
  • Tigers-W-Yankees..David Price strikes out 10 in lst Detroit start
  • Mets-W-Washington..Daniel Murphy 2R-single for New York.
  • Miami-W-Pirates..Marlins 5R-in 8th inning
  • Astros-L-Phillies..Ryan Howard RBI-single-15th inning
  • Giants-L-Brewers…Gerrardo Parra HR..Carlos Gomez 2R-HR
  • Cardinals-W-Red Sox..John Jay game winning RBI-single
  • Cubs-Rockies..Wilkin Castillo HR-2RBIs..Cubs rookie Javy Baez HR.
  • Royals-W-Diamondbacks..KC 8-runs in 5th..Sal Perez-Billy Butler-Nori Aoki all hit 3R-HRs
  • Reds-W-Indians..Johnny Cueto 13th win of season.
  • Orioles-W-Blue Jays..Birds hit 3-home runs
  • Texas-W-White Sox..Rangers hit 4-homers off Sox starter Jon Danks in blowout..Rangers won 16-0 at US Celluar Field.
  • Rays-L-A’s..Coco Crisp RBI-single-
  • Braves-L-Mariners…M’s score 2R-throwing error.
  • Pirates..In trouble-OF-Andrew McCutcheon-2nd opinion-broken rib from beaning.
  • Red Sox..Surgery-Shane Victorino-back-gone for year…DL-Allan Craig-OF-ankle.
  • Brewers..DL-Matt Garza-P-oblique
  • Washington-DL-P-Taylor Jordan-elbow.
  • Detroit..Exam-OF-Tori Hunter-hit on hand with pitch.
  • Yankees..DL-P-David Phelps-elbow.
  • Texas..Setback-P-Derek Holland pulled after 42P-inning in rehab assignment.
  • Rays..Setback-C-Ryan Hannigan-reinjures oblique.
  • Giants..Dan Uggla-2B-leaves team as free agent rather than return to Fresno.
  • Indians..R-OF-Nyger Morgan.
  • Tigers..Sign-FA-P-Jim Johnson-ex Athletic-Orioles.
  • Yankees..Call up-P-Rich Hill.
  • Washington..Claims-P-Matt Thornton off waivers from Yankees.

Football

  • Chargers-Final walkthru practice today-before tomorrow exhibition game with Cowboys…CB-Brandon Flowers misses 5th workout in row with knee injury-similar to one in Kansas City last year….OG-Chris Watt goes out of workouts-neck stinger…DE-Corey Liuget leaves practice again ailing foot
  • SFrancisco…Niners have only 69-players on field for practice with injuries hitting camp.
  • Tampa Bay..Buys out contract of OG-Carl Nicks (3.3M)..never recovered staph infection.
  • NOrleans..Owner Tom Benson taken to hospital during practice-breathing problems..3rd time ill since May.
  • Dallas..DT-Josh Brent to appear before NFL on Thursday-ask for reinstatement after DUI manslaughter prison sentence.
  • Bears..Suspend TE-Martellus Bennett for fight with teammate-body slammed him into turf.
  • Baltimore..Police arrest 67Y old Browns fan-urinating on grave of late owner Art Modell..facing 60-days in jail.
  • San Diego State..Move recruit Dante Davis from LB-to-S to help depleted secondary.

Basketball

  • TMZ reporting Viv Stiviano-girlfriend of Clippers owner Donald Sterling-dropping hints he is father of 4Y-old baby girl..wants child support.
  • Phoenix Suns..G-PJ Tucker given only 3-day jail sentence for extreme DUI…had blood alcohol count (.222)
  • San Antonio Spurs..Hire WNBA-star Becky Hammon as assistant coach..lst female assistant in NBA history.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers..Meet with Dallas Mavs free agent F-Shawn Marion.
  • College of Charleston..Fires-Doug Wojcik as head coach…abusive tactics towards players.

Hockey

  • Flyers..Kimmo Timonen-D-hospitalized Finland severe blood clots..career in jeopardy.

General

  • PGA-cancels Press conferences at PGA Championships involving Tiger Woods-still being examined back injury.
  • US Open Tennis…Serena Williams storms out of press conference about questions her personal life and collapse at Wimbledon.
  • Bernie Ecclestone…Owner Formula 1 racing..pays 100M-fine to end bribery trial in Germany.

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