Wednesday June 10th, 2014

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Basketball

  • San Antonio-Steamrolls-Miami Heat-impressive road win (111-92) retake homecourt advantage.  Spurs scored 71P in lst half..had (12-2) scoring spurt in lst quarter…reeled off a (14-2) run in 2nd quarter, then withstood 2-second half surges by Heat….Spurs lead series (2-1)…Kawhi Leonard 18-first half trigger onslaught-finished 29P.
  •  NYKnicks-hire-longtime Lakers assistant Kurt Rambis-lead assistant new head coach Derek Fisher
  • Lakers-Interview-Byron Scott-2nd time..former head coach NJersey Nets-Cleveland Cavaliers-ex Lakers star
  • Tribal Nations California buy TV network spot in last nite Playoff telecast-rip NFL-Washington owner Daniel Snyder use of nickname “Redskins”…Ad said-“Native Americans call themselves many things-Redskins is not one of them.”

Hockey

  • LAKings-Go for Sweep-NY Rangers-Game 4-Stanley Cup finals at Madison Square Garden..Kings lead series  (3-0).
  • Florida Panthers-Interview-Dan Bylsma-Coaching vacancy…Just fired in Pittsburgh.

 Baseball

  • Padres-Lose-Phillies-Marlon Byrd 3R-HR-Sacrifice fly…Phillies score 4R-in-4th vs Ian Kennedy.  Padres held just 5Hits..Lost 13-of-20…Tonite-Tyson Ross tries stop bleeding
  • Philadelphia Inquirer-Insult Padres-taken losing to inept level…Headed 3rd lowest all time batting average baseball history-Padres headed on road trip (.218-average)…record is..Washington Senators (.207) in 1889…White Sox (.210) in 1910
  • Dodgers-W-Reds..Adrian Gonzalez 2-Doubles..Hanley Ramirez 2R-Single
  • Angels-Athletics..Josh Hamilton RBI-Single-(.397BA)..Pujols slump continues (.242)..DFreese (.221)
  • Giants-Lose-Washington..Doug Fister 7-shutout innings…Nats won 7-of-8..Giants lose 2nd row-Scored 2R-18inn
  • Arizona-Wins-Atlanta..Paul Goldschmidt HR-Diamondbacks won 6-of-8.
  • Cubs-Win-Pirates..Anthony Rizzo HR-2 Doubles..Cubs won 6-of-8
  • Atlanta-Slugfest win-Colorado..Braves score 7R-1st inning…Rockies lost 11-of-12..(13-10) slugfest setback
  • Mets-Beat-Milwaukee..Snap 6G-losing streak
  • StL-Takes Out-Tampa Bay…Rays have lost 14-of-15-games-Shutout 3rd game row…Not scored run 28-innings
  • Yankees-W-Seattle..Jacoby Ellsbury RBI-single late
  • Bob Welch-Dodgers-A’s-Passed away (57)..Instructor Athletics farm system..(27-6) 1990..(211-146) Beat Alcoholism career-
  • MLB-Suspend-Manny Machado-3B-5G-Bat throwing incident-shoving incident 2-games over weekend-A’s
  • Colorado-DL-Michael Cuddyer-Fractured Shoulder Joint…Surgery-Carlos Gonzalez-finger tendon..DL-Ed Butler-P-lst start-shoulder
  • Arizona-DL-Eric Chavez-3B-Possible torn cartilage..Activate-JJ Putz
  • Pitts-DL-Neil Walker-2B-Emergency appendectomy
  • Balt-Exam-Matt Weiters-C-Setback throwing program-Elbow..Visit Dr. James Andrews
  • Cubs-Exam-Dan Winkler-P-Tulsa-Elbow (1.41ERA)
  • Boston-Exam-Grady Sizemore-OF-Knee (.218)
  • Dodgers-Carl Crawford-asks go Rehab assignment-Ankle-not ready play-What’s my situation..
  • Dodgers-Chad Billingsley-Rehab-Rancho (30P-2in-1R)
  • TBay-Demote-Grant Balfour-Closer (6.46)-12M contract
  • Arizona-DFA-Trevor Cahill-P (5.66)..Owed 7M-this year..(12.2M) next year
  • Minn-DFA-Jason Kubel-OF (.143)

Football

  • Chargers-Mike McCoy-Tirade-OTA’s on field-reads team riot act-poor practice habits-insinuated reason why Chargers lost playoff game to Denver last year…Chargers upset reported nationally.
  • Indianapolis-Jim Irsay-facing NFL suspension-says addiction to painkillers is sickness…Genetic inheritance from Father-Grandfather-Still need Painkillers Hip-Back condition-Doctors monitor him daily.
  • Washington-Jury-find ringleader of Gang-killed Redskins safety Sean Taylor-Guilty-faces 50-years in prison.
  • KCity-Arrest-Sean Smith-S-DUI
  • Houston-Dave Quessenberry-OG-Hospitalized Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma-Miss Year.
  • NOrelans-Surgery-John Jenkins-DT-Torn Pectoral in minicamp
  • Tampa Bay-Vincent Jackson-Mike Evans-WRs-out workouts-hamstrings
  • Atlanta-Injury-Sean Witherspoon-LB-Torn Achilles tendon-gone for year
  • 49ers-Hire-QB-Guru-George Whitfield-work with QBs in minicamps into August.
  • Minnesota-Governor-Mark Dayton-Furious-Super Bowl Committee caved in on demands for “Free” Hotel Rooms-Parking Spaces-Billboards-part of bid for future Super Bowl at new Metrodome…”Way Overboard”-NFL Demands.

 General

  • Olympic Swimmer-Amy VanDyken-has severed spine-badly hurt in ATV accident in Arizona desert.
  • Team USA-Soccer-practices in 104-heat index in Sao Paulo…lst game vs Ghana next Monday
  • BBC-reporting-Chicago-Lake Michigan has put in bid to host 2017-Americas Cup yacht race..San Diego-Bermuda other bidders.
  • NASCAR-Junie Dunleavy-legendary owner-90-passes…owned cars driven by stars Joe Weatherly-Tiny        Lund in 60s-70s
  • US Open-Final practice round-Rory McIlroy-Phil Mickelson-Jordan Speith heading into Thursday lst round-Pinehurst.
  • Orange County Register to layoff 100-staffers including longtime columnist TJ Simers-massive newspaper cutback

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