Wednesday June 18th, 2014

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World Cup

  •  Mexico (0-0) Tie-Brazil…pick up critical point in group play-now in lst place…Guillermo Ochoa-Goalkeeper-makes 6-critical saves in face of Brazilian bombardment…Point Blank save (89th minute)…Diving Save vs-Neymar on a header shot…Game was violent-physical-hard fouls-yellow cards…Coach Miguel Herrera-phenominal job El Tri-preparing tourney.
  • Today-Spain-Chile…Spaniards desperate for victory after terrible loss to Netherlands…Dutch-vs-Australia.
  • Team USA-Jozy Altidore-Striker-MRI_clean-no tear of hamstring-not sure practice before 2nd round game Portugal.

Baseball

  • Padres-L-Seattle (6-1)…Freefall towards last place continues..Jesus Montero-Robby Cano hit 2R-HRs..Eric Stults (2-9)-allowed 14th-15th homers….Padres lost 8-of-9.
  • Padres-Host-Mariners-Petco-Great pitching matchup aces Andrew Cashner…Felix Hernandez (8-2)
  • Padres-Front Office remains silent-losing streak-refuse media requests interviews
  • NYDaily News-Baseball GMs saying Padres ownership very upset-prepared start selling off players
  • Padres-Jed Gyorko-virtually little improvement 2W-Plantar Fasciitis-could be weeks away
  • Padres-Promote-lst round pick Hunter Renfroe-OF from Lake Elsinore to AA-Ft Wayne a long with Trevor Gott-P
  • Dodgers-W-Rockies..Blue starting heat up..Matt Kemp HR..Hanley Ramirez 2RHR
  • Angels-W-Indians (9-3)..Mike Trout 3RHR-HR
  • Yankees-W-Toronto…Masahiro Tanaka (10-1) with 10-strikeout performance
  • Giants-L-White Sox..Dayan Viciedo-Gord Beckham 2R-HRs..Giants lost 7-of-8
  • Milwuakee-W-Arizona..Jonathon Lucroy HR-Grand Slam HR..DBacks fall (12-26) at home
  • Baltimore-W-Tampa Bay..Chris Davis given Grand Slam HR-after instant replay shows hit foul pole
  • KCity-W-Detroit…Royals surge into lst place in AL-Central
  • Cardinals-W-Mets…Terry Collins team lost 11-of-14..Redbrids won 8-of-9
  • Phillies-W-Atlanta…Ryan Howard 2R-HR
  • Orioles-Surgery-Matt Wieters-C-successful-elbow..9-months rehab
  • Dodgers-Surgery planned-Chad Billingsley-P-torn tendon elbow-out 9-month
  • Washington-Workout-Bryce Harper-fielding drills-lst test of broken thumb
  • Phillies-Cliff Lee-P-lst throwing session 5-weeks-elbow problems
  • Giants-Activate-Sergio Casilla-on DL-Hamstring
  • Texas-FA-Carlos Pena-1B-replace injured Prince Fielder-Mitch Moreland
  • Boston-R-Grady Sizemore-OF..hitting (.218)
  • Giants-Sign-Cuban FA-outfielder Daniel Carbonnal-hit (.287) international play
  • Arizona-Addison Miller-P-says he is giving up chewing tobacco after Tony Gwynn death
  • Phillies-Owner Dave Montgomery gives Vote of Confidence-GM-Ruben Amaro
  • Dodgers-Lawsuit-Lawyers Brian Stow-brain damaged Giants fans-beaten badly-demand 37M-damages…Security witness-testifying for defense-says there was alot of security presence at season opener-95 fans were ejected or arrested.

Football

  • Chicago-Jim McMahon seeks psychiatric help-contemplated suicide because of migraines-pain-NFL concussions
  • Chargers-Full team Mini-camp workout-Nick Hardwick-limps off with ankle-foot issue…Antonio Gates-TE-excused from workouts-family issues-Michigan..Ryan Mathews-coming off banner season-shows up at hefty (222lbs).
  • Eagles-LeSean McCoy-RB-says WR-DeSean Jackson no longer with team-he refused buy in Chip Kelly packages
  • Seahawks-Marshawn Lynch-RB-reclusive star shows up at minicamp-holdout had been expected
  • Houston-Andre Johnson-WR-forfeits 1M-workout bonus..fined 70,000-no show at Texans full minicamp.
  • Raiders-Derek Carr-QB-on fast track-learning curve-to get equal lst team snaps with veteran Matt Schaub
  • KCity-Justin Houston-LB-holding out all minicamp-wants last year of undervalued contract upgraded
  • SF-Eric Wright-veteran CB-announces retirement-age 28.
  • Baltimore-Visit-Brandon Flowers-ex Chiefs CB
  • Dallas-Tony Romo-not taking part in Cowboys full minicamp-eventhough says recovered back surgery
  • Vikings-say QB Derby is wide open between Matt Cassel-Teddy Bridgewater

Basketball

  • Miami-LeBron James-has exit meeting with Pat Riley-says not sure whether he will opt out of contract to created salary cap space to help Heat sign Carmelo Anthony-Knicks-when he becomes a free agent
  • Houston-interview-Lionel Hollins-assistant coach job
  • Cleveland-Interview-Dave Blatt-famous international coach-Tel Aviv for vacant Cavs head job

General

  • Tiger Woods-taking full practice swings and putting at Jupiter, Florida-may be ready to try play British Open.
  • Rory McIlroy arrives Irish Open-his clubs disappear on United Airlines overnite flight

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