Wednesday January 28th, 2015

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Football

  • NFL Media Day…More than 6,200 media-pour into University of Phoenix Stadium to hear the Coaches and Players.
  • Bill Belicheck..Refused to answer any further questions about Deflate-Gate…Called Marshawn Lynch-the best modern day running back in the league-balance-power-strength-vision-instinct-yards after contact.
  • Pete Carroll…Still has warm feelings for Owner Robert Kraft even after getting fired after (8-8) season in New England…Said trade of WR-Percy Harvin had to happen-but there were aftershocks for 6-weeks after the deal.
  • Marshawn Lynch..Was asked 29-questions-only answered ‘I am here so I won’t get fined’…left after 4:59 of Media Day.
  • Kam Chancellor…Time to play ‘big on big’ against Rob Gronkowski.
  • Richard Sherman…Julian Edelman belongs to me.
  • Tom Brady..Season turned when we decided to throw first-run second after loss to Kansas City.
  • Russell Wilson..Season turned after team meeting following loss to Kansas City.
  • LeGarrett Blount…Seahawks defense not immortal.
  • Rams-Eagles..Open Trade Talks-deal for QB-Nick Foles…Rams want Sam Bradford to take paycut from $13M-contract.
  • Bucs-Eagles..Continue Trade Talks about deal for top pick in the draft..Tampa Bay wants #1-1-2 in deal.
  • 49ers..Continue meetings with Mike Shanahan about Off Coor job…hire Steve Logan-RB coach-former East Carolina coach.
  • Denver..Interviews Wade Phillips for vacant Def Coor job.
  • Washington…Hires Perry Fewell-Giants as DB coach.
  • Colts..Rehire Rob Chudzinski-as Associated Head Coach
  • Jaguars..Fire Terry Richardson-RB coach..Interview-Kelly Skipper-RB-Raiders
  • Jets..Hire Brian Heimerdinger-Player Personnel-Rams..Hire-Marcell Shipp-RB coach-Arizona..Hire-Steve Marshall-DB coach-Packers..Kevin Patullo-QB-Titans..
  • Raiders..Hire Bobby Johnson-TE coach-Lions.
  • Saints..Drew Brees-team lost alot of leadership when it cut so many veterans last offseason.
  • Colts..Suspending RB-Trent Richardson-voids the 3.1M-guarantee in next year’s contract.
  • Alabama..Hires Mel Tucker-Bears Def Coor-as consultant on Nick Saban staff.
  • City Inglewood..Gets 20,000-signatures on petitions in 18-days to ask for Zoning change ordinance to be up on ballot for vote for new NFL Stadium.

Baseball

  • MLB Union..Says it will fight Yankees attempts to void 3-bonus HR Clauses in Alex Rodriguez contract because of steroid use-suspension.
  • NYY…Ownership refuses to meet with A-Rod..Wanted ‘clear the air’ over 2014-suspension.
  • Dodgers..Private workout for Cuban 1B-Yoan Moncada…yet to be cleared by MLB.
  • Texas-Red Sox..Trade-Texas deals P-Robbie Ross (2.82) to Boston for P-Anthony Ranaudo-Minor league pitcher of year-Sox chain.
  • Pirates-Orioles..Trade-Bucs deal OF-Travis Snider (13HR) to Baltimore for minor league pitcher.
  • Astros..Open contract talks with FA-P-Kevin Correia-Twins.
  • Braves..Sign-FA-C-John Buck-Mariners.

Basketball

  • Lakers..Kobe Bryant will undergo 90-minute surgery on torn rotator cuff today.
  • Charlotte..G-Kemba Walker needs surgery badly torn meniscus.
  • Oklahoma City..F-Kevin Durant out with sprained toe.
  • Clippers..F-Matt Barnes fined $25,000 for obscenities directed at Suns owner Robert Sarver during game.
  • Lakers-L-Washington (98-92)..G-John Wall (21P-9R-13A)..LA lost 9-row..Wizards (31-15).
  • Golden State-L-Chicago..Warriors (36-7).
  • Memphis-W-Dallas…Grizzlies (33-12)..Mavs (30-16).
  • Cleveland-W-Detroit..Cavs won 7-row…Kyree Irving (38P) in victory…
  • Clippers-at-Utah..LA (31-14)…Tonight..
  • Atlanta-Brooklyn….Hawks have won 16-row..(37-8)
  • Portland-Cleveland…Blazers (32-13)..Cavs torrid with 7-wins in a row.
  • Aztecs-W-Fresno State (58-47)..State survives 17-turnovers..moves into tie first place in Mountain West..
  • Wyoming-L-Utah State…Cowboys shoot 36% floor in road game at Logan, Utah…fall ¬†(17-4)
  • Colorado State-L-Boise..Derrick Marks scores 26-in second half for Broncos…Rams (18-3)

Hockey

  • LA Kings…F-Mike Richards clears waivers-unclaimed…LA asks him to go to AHL-Manchester…still has 5Y-$29M-left on contract.
  • Blues..G-Martin Brodeur-retires-will move into front office job with club.
  • Ducks-W-Canucks (4-0)…Matt Beleskey scores 18th goal of season in road win…Anaheim¬†(32-10-6)..
  • Kings-Blackhawks…Tonite..LA won just 1-of-7 at home…Chicago (30-15-2).

General

  • Australian Open..Rafael Nadal loses Tomas Berdych-blown out in straight sets 6-0, 6-2, 7-6….Maria Sharapova ousted Eugenie Bouchard.
  • PGA..Tiger Woods says he lost front tooth when hit by cameraman while watching Downhill ski event in Italy…none of other camera crews on mountaintop saw nor reported incident.

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