Wednesday January 14th, 2015

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Football

  • San Diego..Mayor Kevin Faulconer gives his State of City Address tonite 6pm…Expected to discuss his ideas for Convention Center-Annex and Chargers Stadium at Wonder Bread Factory sight…JMI has proposed a financing plan but would not be the developer for the project…The Hotel Industry is dead set against a Joint project saying Tourism would not use NFL Stadium-all funding should go towards Convention Center growth.
  • Denver..John Elway-GM-Broncos tells media he wants Peyton Manning to return in 2015…”Plan A-is to get to Super Bowl with Manning-there is no Plan B”…says he and Coach John Fox disagreed on how to mold Broncos into Super Bowl team-Reports Elway wanted more wide open attack-Fox wanted more ground control offensive package…Broncos to pursue Gary Kubiak-Baltimore…Dan Quinn-Seattle for head coaching job…Will interview Adam Gase the Broncos offensive coordinator.
  • Broncos..RB-CJ Anderson criticizes coaching staff…”Offensive became too buttoned down-Defense was wild bunch-Need that type of chemistry.”
  • Jets..Hire Todd Bowles-Arizona Def Coor-during 2nd interview on Tuesday…Jets also hire Mike Maccagnan-GM-from Houston Texans.
  • Cowboys..Sign Coach Jason Garrett (5Y-$30M) extension-Garrett (41-31) as head coach…Rod Marinelli-3Y extension-stay Def Coor
  • Chicago..Interviews John Fox-Denver
  • Raiders..Interview Jack Del Rio-Denver-2nd time-John Madden takes part in interview process.
  • 49ers..Interview Adam Gase-Denver-2nd time.
  • Giants..Interview Dennis Allen-Raiders for vacant Def Coor job…Will interview Steve Spagnuolo-tomorrow.
  • Browns..Interview Al Saunders-Raiders…Marc Trestman-Bears..for vacant Off Coor job.
  • Bills..Hire Dennis Thurman-Jets as Def Coor….Release Jim Schwartz from contract…Interview Mike Solari-OL coach-49ers
  • Dallas..Blocks Rod Marinelli-interviewing for Tampa Bay job…Bill Callahan-Atlanta job.
  • Rams..Officials clarify “Fine Print” financing for new LA Stadium…Hollywood Park asked City of Inglewood for $100M in rebates over 10Y span-but would only receive them after Inglewood received $25M-per year in new Stadium revenues.
  • Darren Sharper…New Orleans Police extradite ex-Packer-NFL Network host from Los Angeles..facing 3-date rape charges in Louisiana-life imprisonment..Indicted on 2-charges in Arizona…3-in LA…still under probe in Las Vegas.
  • NFL…TV Ratings for weekend games..Dallas-Green Bay ($44M)…Broncos-Colts ($41M)..Ravens-Patriots ($34M)..Carolina-Seattle ($31M).
  • Oregon-Ohio State..TV Ratings…18.5-Rating nationwide-largest in ESPN history….21% higher than last year BCS title game.
  • Ohio State..Coach Urban Meyer says QB-Cardale Jones ‘shook demons’ as player-no longer lazy-selfish…Jones says will not file for NFL draft-not ready yet.

 

 Baseball

  • Padres-Mets..Trade talks continue-deal for P-Dillon Gee…Mets may have asked OF-Will Venable.
  • Padres…7-Padres file for arbitrtion-Tuesday-including Tyson Ross-Ian Kenendy-Andrew Cashner..trio could cost Padres ($20.5M)..Kennedy will go over 10M-mark.
  • Dodgers-Giants..Reports San Francisco interested in OF-Andre Ethier-Dodgers don’t want to pay $25M-of remaining $53M on contract.
  • Dodgers..Scout workout Alexi Ogando-P-Texas-coming off surgery.
  • Diamondbacks..Open contract talks with FA-P-James Shields-seeking (5Y-110M)..Arizona wants front of rotation starter.
  • Diamondbacks..Sign FA-P-Yoan Lopez-Cuba-$8.2M contract…Had already signed Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas.
  • Mets..Reject trade offer Washington SS-Ian Desmond for P-Noah Syndegaard.
  • Braves..Sign FA-P-Wandy Rodriguez-failed Phillies physical.
  • Washington..Sign-FA-1B-Mike Carp-ex-Red Sox-Mariners.
  • Yankees..Sign-FA-P-Chris Martin-Colorado (14K-15Inn) with Rockies.
  • Twins..Scout P-Johan Santana in private workout..coming off 2-shoulder surgeries-then Achilles tear.
  • Orioles..Workout P-Mark Hendrickson-former NBA player.Mike

Basketball

  • SDSU..Decide redshirt Zyland Cheatem (6’7-F) recovering from broken foot during summer..will still have 4-years eligibility remaining.
  • SDSU..Dwayne Polee seeks 3rd medical opinion for cardiac issues..slated to do stress test-no timetable return to action.
  • SDSU-Wyoming…MWC showdown game in Laramie..Aztecs (12-4) (2-1)…Cowboys (15-2) (4-0)…Wyoming led by 6’9-Larry Nance (15P-7R) and 3-guard offense…huge challenge for SDSU big men Angelo Chol-Sky Spencer-JJ O’Brien to defend him.
  • Cavs-L-Phoenix..Cleveland (1-9) since knee injury-LeBron James.
  • Washington-W-San Antonio..Wizards (26-12)…Spurs (28-15)
  • Golden State-W-Utah…Steph Curry (27P)..Warriors (30-5)
  • Lakers-L-Miami…Lakers score 34P-in lst half..Shoot 25% floor..(1-16) on 3’s…Kobe (1-9) first half..LA now (12-27).
  • Clippers-at-Portland….ToniteClippers (25-13)..Blazers (30-8).
  • Boston-Denver..Trade-Celtics ship G-Jameer Nelson to Nuggets for G-Nate Robinson…3rd Boston trade in a week.
  • Knicks..Carmelo Anthony admits he is considering knee surgery for acute tendinitis.
  • Brooklyn…NBA-Suspends F-Kevin Garnett for head butt in fight…
  • Houston…NBA-Fines-C-Dwight Howard for throwing punch in Nets-Rockets game.
  • Brooklyn..Russian owner Mikhail Prokhorov puts NBA team up for sale..has lost 144M-last 5-years.

Hockey

  • Tonite..Ducks-Toronto…Anaheim (27-10-6)
  • Kings-NJ Devils…LA (20-13-10)
  • Nashville-W-Vancouver..Predators (29-9-4)…Canucks (23-15-3).
  • NY Islanders-W-NY Rangers…Isles (29-13-1)…Blueshirts (24-12-3).

General

  • NASCAR…Charlotte City Council votes to help payoff $22M-debt NASCAR Hall of Fame has incurred in 5Y…Expected to draw 400,000-fans a year-drawing only 170,000…has lost money every year.

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