Wednesday June 25th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers-Sign-FA-CB-Brandon Flowers-Kansas City veteran defensive back-(1Y-2M)…visited Atlanta-Baltimore…5’9 mighty mite…strong shadow coverage-coming off struggling year-didn’t fit new Bob Sutton press coverage scheme..better in true man..17-career interceptions…becomes starter while Jason Verrett-recovers shoulder surgery-learns about NFL…allows Richard Marshall play inside slot receivers…Solid insurance policy pickup…Chiefs released him because of poor play and 10.5M-cap figure contract…Ranked as only 87th best CB-last year because of change in defense….Can run-should fit SDiego coverage system…Nice 1Y-rental.
  • Bears-Sign-FA-Adrian Wilson-S-Pro Bowl-Arizona Cardinals-injury problems last two years.
  • Miami-Surgery-Mike Pouncey-C-Hip-out till October…Knowshon Moreno-RB-Scar tissue-Knee
  • USC-Announces all football-basketball scholarships will be 4-years in length-not renewable after each year.

Baseball

  •  Padres-W-Giants-Alexi Amirista 3H-3RBI..Cam Maybin 2H..Tom Medica HR..Jesse Hahn struggles (6inn-95P-2R)…Friars jump on Tim Hudson (6R-9H)..San Diego won 5-of-7…Giants falling apart-lost 11-of-14
  • Padres-Giants-this afternoon-Ian Kennedy-Tim Lincecum
  • Dodgers-W-Royals (2-0)..Clayton Kershaw 8K-6-hitter…Dodgers won 11-of-16
  • Angels-Slugfest-Twins..Halos score 5-1st inning..Mike Trout 2R-HR..Josh Hamilton 2H-raise average (.324)
  • Mets-Maul-Oakland (10-1)..New York hits 4HRs
  • Cubs-Cool Off-Cinn..Jake Arietta retire 18-row-9K
  • Rockies-Slug-St Louis..Colorado breaks 7-game losing streak
  • Seattle-Bombs-Boston..Kyle Seager 5-RBIs…Jake Peavy drops (1-6)
  • Detroit-Trashes-Texas..Rangers lost 7-of-8
  • Blue Jays-Beat-Yanikees-score winning run in 9th on NY throwing error
  • Phillies-Beat-Miami..Philles won 10-of-15
  • Padres-Ask Permission-begin interviews GM-candidates..Michael Girsch-Cardinals-Assistant GM-responsible drafting young pitching and 5-outfielders….Bill Eppler-Yankees..Thad Levin-Texas..Jason McLeod-Cubs…Mike Hazen-Red Sox….Will interview ex-Marlins GM-Larry Beinfest.
  • Yankees-R-Heath Bell-P..Former Padres closer (7.50-ERA) Scranton-Wilkes Barre.
  • Philles-Sign-FA-Grady Sizemore-OF-just released by Boston
  • Pirates-Detroit-TR-Daniel Schlereth-P goes to Detroit
  • Pirates-Option-Jose Tabata-OF to AAA…was hitting  (.289)
  •  TBay-Refuse-Trade David Price-AL East-Take Yankees-Red Sox-Blue Jays out of bidding….Talk-StLouis…Demand Shelby Miller-Allan Craig-Randall Grichuck….Seattle-Michael Saunders-Taijuan Walker-Nic Franklin…Atlanta-young pitching
  • Cubs-Talk-Jason Hammel…Red Sox-Yankees deal…Want Jackie Bradley-OF….Gary Sanchez-#P
  • Cubs-Toronto-Talk-Jeff Samardzija….Daniel Norris-P-Dalton Pompey-OF
  •  Red Sox-Talk-Dodgers-Matt Kemp…Henry Owens-Jackie Bradley
  • Red Sox-StL-Matt Holliday…Jake Peavy
  • Red Sox-Texas-Alex Rios…Felix Doubrant
  • Mets-Giants-Talk-Dillon Gee-P…..Mets-Angels-Talk-Jon Neise-OF
  •  Yankees-CC Sabathia-Simulated Game-2inn-34P-Test Knee
  • Phillies-Cliff Lee-Extended bullpen session-no setback…Think 4-weeks away from active roster
  • Wash-Bryce Harper-Rehab-Potomac-A
  • Mets-Noah Syndegaard-P-Shoulder Fatigue (4.98ERA)-Las Vegas
  •  Houston Astros-sign 1st round pick-Brady Aiken-P-Cathedral Catholic-will pitch just 25-innings rest of summer.
  • Seattle-Alex Jackson-OF-Rancho Bernardo-1st round pick-signs-headed to Arizona Summer League in Peoria.

 World Cup

  •  FIFA-demands take disciplinary action Uruguay star-Luis Suarez-bit Italian player shoulder-bodied off ball near penalty area…3rd incident.
  • Uruguay-W-Italy (1-0)..Italy forced play 10-men on side-Red Card ejection.
  • England-Costa Rica (0-0)..Benched Wayne Rooney…Daniel Sturridge miss 3-shots with nets open
  • Greece-shock-Ivory Coast…Greece converts penalty shot with 1-minute left in added time.
  • Today…France-Ecuador….Honduras-Switzerland
  • Team USA-Germany-Thursday-morning…Jozy Altidore will not play-hamstring strain.
  • ESPN-TV Ratings-US Portugal…18.7Million viewers-all time record

Basketball

  •  LeBron James-headed to free agency-insulted by Pat Riley-GM-Public Challenge…”Have the Guts to stay together as a team”…”Don’t run out lst door you find”…Heat 2-NBA titles in 4-years….Still to be determined status of Dwayne Wade-Chris Bosh
  • Lakers-reportedly open negotiations with Byron Scott-ex head coach Cavaliers-NJ Nets.

Hockey

  •  NHL-Approve name change-Phoenix Coyotes-to become Arizona Coyotes.

General

  •  Wimbledon-Rafael Nadal survive 4-set battle-win lst round match..Roger Federer 9-aces-broke opponents serve 6X
  • Tiger Woods-Pain free practice round-ready to play tomorrow at Congressional-Washington, DC.
  • Delmar-wins bidding-host Breeders Cup-November 2017..Tremendous feather in cap of Delmar Thorobred Club.

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