Wednesday November 12th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers..NFL Stats released last night show terrible decline in Bolts defense…Ranked in mid-teens in yardage allowed…More important stats show terrible drop-off in productivity….Allowing (342YPG) on defense…3rd down defense-allowing 48% conversation rate-3rd worst in league…QBs completing 63% of passes….Bolts have just 9-takeaways in 9-games-3rd worst in NFL….Allowing (4.4YPC) in rushing defense….Red Zone defense ranked 29th…allowed 18TDs-in-26 trips inside the 20.
  • Chargers..Lose QB-Ryan Lindley off practice squad…Arizona Cardinals sign him to active roster….Chargers-Sign-FA-OT-Ryan Miller-ex-Cleveland Browns…Chargers Activate LB-Melvin Ingram from 8W-IR-have 3-weeks to get him on active roster…
  • NFL..Adrian Peterson-Grievance Hearing on Reinstatement-scheduled for¬†November 17th….seeking immediate activation to Vikings roster.
  • NFL..ESPN reports since 2000…46-players convicted Domestic Abuse…only 15-were given 1-game suspension…27-players were never disciplined.
  • Steelers..Coach Mike Tomlin-calls S-Mike Mitchell ‘unprofessional’ for diving over line of scrimmage to hit Jets QB-on kneel down play in victory formation.
  • Eagles..Coach Chip Kelly says his offense still does not have any rhythm with Mark Sanchez-despite 45P-outburst against Carolina.
  • Panthers..Coach Ron Rivera said he left QB-Cam Newton in blowout loss-‘need to push thru adversity’…sacked 9X.
  • Bears..Coach Marc Trestman says Jay Cutler remains starting QB-but must play better (15-turnovers-9-games.)
  • Browns..RB-Ben Tate upset at lack of use and changing depth chart each week-Browns (6-3)
  • Tennessee..QB-Zac Mettenberger-criticized by Coach Ken Whisenhunt-too slow on reads on defense.
  • Rams..Coach Jeff Fisher says QB-Austin Davis remains starter despite 6-turnovers taken back for TDs.
  • Denver..Works out OG-Richie Incognito-ex Miami Dolphin-yet to sign him.
  • Indianapolis..Works out WR-Josh Cribbs-ex Browns.
  • Miami..Activate former 49ers RB-LaMichael James.
  • Cowboys..Activate DT-Josh Brent to roster after prison term for DUI-manslaughter.
  • Saints..Sign FA-Jamarca Sanford-CB-Vikings…Workouts RBs-Tim Hightower..Andre Brown…Brian Leonard.
  • Bears..Release WR-Santonio Holmes..CB-Teddy Williams.
  • Chiefs..Sign FA-TE-Phil Supernaw-Baltimore
  • Seahawks..IR-DT-Brandon Mebane-gone for year-torn hamstring.
  • Panthers..QB-Cam Newton-2 ailing ankles..DT-Star Lotulelei-bruised ankle.
  • Browns..CB-Tashaun Gibson-6 interceptions..examined post concussion syndrome.
  • Jaguars..WR-Allan Robinson-fractured foot-gone for year.
  • Chiefs..IR-TE-Demetrious Harris-broken foot.
  • 49ers..LB-Patrick Willis-surgery-ligament damage toe…LB-NoVorro Bowman-pain returns to injured knee-shutdown workouts.

Baseball

  • Padres…Post highest bid (2M) for top pitcher Korea-Kwong Hyun-Kim (83-49) career…Team SKWyverns yet to accept bid..Padres will have 7-days to sign him.
  • Padres…Report that San Diego might offer Yasmany Tomas-Cuba-OF…(3Y-51M)…allowing him to become a free agent again at age 27.
  • Dodgers..Talk White Sox-Trade-Andre Eitihier-OF…for P-Jon Danks…Dodgers would pay portion of 56M-owed Eithier..Danks owed (28M) by Chisox.
  • Dodgers..Hire-Scott Bream-Director Pro Scouting.
  • Angels..Make contact with veteran FA-P-AJ Burnett-Phillies for mid-rotation starter.
  • Tampa…City of Tampa reportedly will sign deal giving Rays an 18-month window to get stadium plans to move to St-Petersburg, then Rays will pay a fixed amount as escape payment to leave Tropicana Field…Rays worst attendance in baseball 3Y in a row..averaged just 17,857 last year.
  • Cubs..President Theo Epstein says team has ‘currency’ to fix club immediately….budget space and young players to trade.
  • Yankees..Joe Girardi confirms he has spoken to Alex Rodriguez-wants him to DH-play lst mostly..wants Chase Headley re-signed.
  • Twins..dropping pinstripe uniforms…going with home whites…add gold to red-blue numbers and logos.
  • AL-Manager of Year..Orioles-Buck Showalter-96W…Mike Scoscia-2nd..Ned Yost-3rd.
  • NL-Manager of Year..Matt Williams-Washington…Clint Hurdle-2nd..Bruce Bochy-3rd.
  • Wednesday….Clayton Kershaw-Max Scherzer expected to win Cy Young Awards.
  • Toronto-Seattle..both open contracts talks with FA-DH-Victor Martinez-Detroit…wants 4Y deal.
  • Red Sox..make contact with Dodgers FA-3B-Hanley Ramirez.
  • Rangers…Sell P-Miles Mikolas..P-Aaron Poredo to teams in Japan.
  • Mets..Sign FA-SS-Alex Castellanos-ex Padres

Basketball

  • Lakers-L-Memphis (107-102)..Lakers wipe out 17P-lead..run out of gas..late in 4th Q..LA (1-6)..Grizzlies (7-1)…Mike Conley (23P) for Memphis.
  • Golden State-L-Spurs..San Antonio cools off Warriors (113-100). behind hot shooting Manu Ginobli-Tony Parker-combine 45…
  • Lakers..G-Wayne Ellington leaves club…Father found shot to death in car in Philadelphia.
  • Knicks..GM-Phil Jackson upset NBA Commissioner Adam Silver made comment-“Knicks have to learn triangle”…Jackson retort-“NBA needs fix officiating.”

Hockey

  • Dallas-Montreal-Trade…Stars ship D-Sergei Gonchar to Habs for F-Travis Moen.
  • NHL..VP-Bill Daly-meets with Las Vegas group…says when NHL expands-it will start in West to balance out the conferences.
  • ¬†Vancouver-W-Ottawa…Canucks (12-5)
  • Islanders-W-Colorado…NY surprising (10-5)…Patrick Roi-Avs (4-8-3)
  • Montreal-W-Winnipeg..Canadiens (11-4-1)
  • NYRangers-W-Pittsburgh…Snap Penguins 7-game win streak with shutout.
  • Tonite…Kings (8-4-3)-vs-Ducks (10-3-3).

General

  • Oscar Pistorius…Prosecutors ask Judge how Blade Runner prison sentence could be dropped to ‘house arrest’ when as double amputee-he cannot wear ankle bracelet electronics.
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