Wednesday June 3, 2015

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Football

  • Chargers-City….1st meeting Mayor Kevin Faulconer-Owner Dean Spanos-Attorneys…Compared calendar dates of when negotiating teams will sit down and discuss specific sections of Stadium Financing Proposal…Likely next meeting end of week-ThursdayFriday.
  • Chargers-Carson…City of Carson confirms Spanos-Mark Davis committ $22M to purchase 11-acres of land adjacent to Football Stadium construction sight…for Team Corporate office sight…Training facilities…Additional Parking….right on Del Amo Blvd.
  • Chargers-Carson..City hit with $56M-lawsuit by Rand Corporation-business developer-who had contract for the land to bring NFL team to sight…presented documents Chargers began talking to Carson about sight while his contract was still in effect.
  • Chargers..Coach Mike McCoy-told players to “move on” from Eric Weddle…violating code that coaches never get involved in player-contract dispute by taking sides…
  • NFL…Roger Goodell sends Letter to Union…he will hear Tom Brady appeal…says he never violated Article 46-CBA….He decided on discipline…then had NFL-VP-Troy Vincent write the letter….said he recused himself from other cases-Ray Rice case-because he had information about cases that made him a witness during appeal-he had no information on Brady case.
  • USA-Today..Chilling story on Lawrence Phillips-writing letters to former coaches about life in prison…Telling them of gang rivalries inside..black-white issues..drugs…violence…Phillips now facing life imprisonment-choking to death cellmate in argument..Was serving 31Y-prison term in Kern Valley State Prison-Bakersfield.
  • Carolina…Panthers give QB-Cam Newton-(5Y-$103M) extension.
  • Minnesota..Adrian Peterson-RB-caves in-ends boycott of workouts-Coach Mike Zimmer gave him ultimatum-‘Play for Vikings or play for no-one’
  • Eagles..QB-Sam Bradford begins taking snaps with 1st string offensive unit.
  • Broncos..RBs-CJ Anderson-Montee Ball say Denver will be ‘run first’ team under Gary Kubiak
  • Jaguars..Sign FA-QB-Jeff Tuel-Bills.
  • Bills..Sign FA-LB-Mike Buchanan-New England
  • Texans..Sign FA-DE-Brandon Deaderick-Saints
  • Titans..Workout C-Scott Wells-Rams
  • Washington..Sign FA-DT-Jerrell Powe-Chiefs

Baseball

  • Padres-W-Mets..Will Venable 2R-Triple..Derek Norris 2R-HR..Alexi Amirista 2R-Single..Ian Kennedy 6-dominant innings-8K…Yonder Alonso 3-singles in lst game back off DL….Mets P-Noah Syndegaard 10K-4inning outing but roughed up early.
  • San Diego-NY…Close out homestand..James Shields (6-0)-vs-Dillon Gee.
  • Padres…Callup 1B-Yonder Alonso from rehab assignment-El Paso…Option P-Cory Mazzoni back to AAA.
  • Padres..P-Brandon Morrow (4inn-0R-2H) in rehab start at San Antonio.
  • Dodgers-L-Rockies..Rookie P-Ian Thomas (4R-5H-3inn) out of bullpen-LA loses opening game twinbill.
  • Dodgers-W-Rockies..Alex Guerrero Grand Slam HR in 9th..Adrian Gonzalez 2R-HR..Joc Pederson HR-RBI-Triple-gain split doubleheader…
  • LA-Colorado…Mike Bolsinger-vs-Chad Bettis in final game of series tonite
  • Angels-L-Tampa Bay..Logan Forsythe 2R-HR for Rays
  • Halos-Rays..Hector Santiago-vs-Nick Karns today.
  • Giants-L-Pirates..Pedro Alvarez 2R-Double…Andrew McCutchen single-double-triple for Buccos
  • Arizona-W–Atlanta..AJ Pollock 2R-HR for Dbacks late…
  • Reds-L-Phillies..Darin Ruf walkoff RBI-single in 9th for Phillies
  • Cubs-L-Miami..Giancarlo Stanton 16th HR season for Miami…
  • Nationals-W-Blue Jays..Bryce Harper RBI-single-win opening game doubleheader.
  • Blue Jays-W-Nationals..Kevin Pillar solo HR-3R-HR…Jays earn split
  • Cardinals-W-Brewers..Mark Reynolds RBI-single for St. Louis…
  • Orioles-L-Astros..Evan Gattis 3R-HR..Houston (33-20) for year…
  • Royals-L-Indians..Carlos Carrasco 7th win of year..Brandon Moss-solo HR
  • Texas-W-White Sox..Rookie Joey Gallo single-double-HR in Rangers debut..
  • Red Sox-W-Twins..Clay Bucholz throws 3-hit shutout for Sox
  • Tigers-L-A’s..Ben Zobrist Grand Slam HR-for Oakland win..
  • Yankees-L-Mariners…Nelson Cruz RBI-single..
  • Rob Manfred…Commissioner says he will negotiate exhibition games in Cuba for next spring.
  • Twins..P-Kevin Slowey-retires-to work for Union.
  • Miami..Option P-Steve Cishek-to AAA.
  • Rays..Release P-Ernesto Frieri.
  • Mets..3B-David Wright-epidural injection-spinal stenosis…played 3W with fractured vertebrae.
  • Reds..Send P-Mat Latos to minors-rehab assignment.
  • Milwaukee..Activate C-Jonathon Lucroy from DL-toe injury
  • Nationals..OF-Denard Span-ailing bruised knee.
  • Dodgers..DL-Scott Van Slyke-OF-back…joins Carl Crawford-Yasiel Puig on list.
  • Washington..DL-P-Stephen Strasburg-left shoulder bad strain.
  • Arizona..DL-C-Tuffy Gosewisch-torn knee ligament-gone for year.

Basketball

  • Golden State…Doctors clear G-Klay Thompson-play on Thursday..concussion symptoms gone.
  • Warriors-Cavaliers…Open playoffs on Thursday.
  • Miami…Dwayne Wade to opt out of $16M-contract..Heat refuse to discuss extension-want to preserve cap space for run at Kevin Durant in 2016.
  • Bulls..Hire-Fred Hoiberg-Iowa State as head coach

Hockey

  • NHL Stanley Cup finals..Tampa Bay Lightning-Chicago Blackhawks…TBay led by Tyler Johnson-Steve Stamkos…Hawks with experience in Jonathon Toews-Patrick Kane-Marian Hossa-Pat Sharpe…superstar defenseman Duncan Keith.

General

  • FIFA…President Sepp Blatter retires 4-days re-election…..Massive reforms coming to soccer federations….Blatter steps down amidst Corporate Sponsor revolt….Friday meeting called by England-France-US-Canada-European-South American Federations to discuss boycott of 2018-World Cup….His top aid fingered for transferring 10M-bribe into FIFA accounts to sell World Cup games to Africa as host..
  • Horse Racing….American Pharoh-Derby-Preakness winner transported into New York for this weekends running of Belmont Stakes…

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