- World Series…Giants-W-Royals (7-1)..San Francisco jumps out to (3-0)…P-Madison Bumgarner dominates with 7-strong innings-1run allowed-3 hitter..Hunter Pence hammers 2RHR early..Pablo Sandoval 2H-2RBIs…Joe Panik RBI-triple…Bumgarner now (4- 1) postseason games (1.29ERA)…Snaps Royals 8-game postseason win streak.
- Game 2…Jake Peavy-won 8-games down the stretch-saved Giants season-vs-Yordano ‘Ace’ Ventura-Kansas City bright rookie right-hander.
- Miami..DEA arrests Black Market-PED Dealer-Paulo Berejuk…Man drug supplier of PEDs-Testosterone to Biogenesis owner Tony Bosch-who supplied drugs to players…Viewed as bulk supplier…facing 10Y- in prison.
- Twins..Meet 3rd time-Paul Molitor-and-GM Terry Ryan to discuss Minnesota managerial job.
- Rangers..Tim Bogar-bypassed for Texas manager’s job despite (14-6) record as interim manager-turns down coaching staff offer-will leave team.
- Red Sox….Hire-Chili Davis-A’s-Hitting coach.
- Reds..Fire-Steve Smith-3rd base coach..Reds led MLB-28 runners thrown out at plate.
- Yankees…Dave Magadan withdraws as candidate for hitting coach job.
- Angels..Mike Scoscia-Named AL Manager of Year by Sporting News.
- Palm Beach…City reaches agreement to fund $135M- Spring Training facilities for Astros-Nationals.
- Cubs…Wrecking crews demolish leftfield and rightfield bleachers at Wrigley…Walls with Ivy remain standing…as part of $757M-renovation project.
- Chargers…Walk thru practice today-leave tonite for Denver…Play Broncos in Thursday night football..CB-Jason Verrett-limited practice-shoulder…LB-Jerry Attaochu-limited practice hamstring…CB-Brandon Flowers not practicing again with hamstring.
- Titans-Patriots-Trade…Tennessee deals LB-Akeem Ayers-7th round pick for 6th round pick..Patriots have just 3-healthy LBs.
- Cowboys..Release-LB-Michael Sam..spent 6W on developmental squad.
- Carolina..Release-CB-Charles Godrey-former starter-never came back from knee injuries.
- Chiefs..Release-DT-Jerel Worthy
- Tampa Bay..Signs-FA-KR-Trendon Holliday-ex Giants.
- Buffalo..Sign-FA-RB-Philip Tanner-Cowboys
- Colts..Sign-FA-RB-Jeff Demps-ex Tampa Bay
- Washington..Signs FA-DE-Everette Brown
- NOrelans..Signs FA-OG-Eric Olson
- Giants..Workout QB-Terrelle Pryor..RB-Felix Jones..TE-Tony Moeaki
- Broncos..Elevate RB-Kapri Bibbs from developmental squad-blocking Buffalo from trying to sign him.
- Patriots..DE-Chandler Jones-4W-hip injury.
- Steelers..OT-Marcus Gilbert out with concussion.
- Saints..RB-Pierre Thomas-out 3W-shoulder injury.
- Giants..LB-Jon Beason-ligament damage in toe…DT-Cullen Jenkins-calf injury
- Lions..RB-Reggie Bush returns to practice after ankle problems.
- Cleveland..NT-Ahtyba Rubin facing ankle surgery
- Miami..Activate-LB-Dion Jordan from Drug suspension list.
- Eagles..RB-Darren Sproles returns to practice-knee sprain.
- GM-Phil Emery gives vote of confidence to QB-Jay Cutler-calling him a ‘winner’…Bears just (8-10) last year-and-half.
- Browns..Coach Mike Pettine gives vote of confidence to QB-Brian Hoyer after (16-41) passing day vs Jacksonville.
- Browns..Demoted RB-Terrance West-blown running-blocking assignments.
- Houston..Coach Bill O’Brien says error prone Ryan Fitzpatrick remains his starting QB
- Houston..Heated media exchange with O’Brien-angry at tone of questions..”Did not lose by 50″…no but gave up 24P-in-3 minutes”
- Carolina..NFL says it will not fine LB-Luke Kuechly for hitting official by accident..said penalty flag should not have been thrown.
- Florida..Athletic Director Jeremy Foley says he will evaluate coach Will Muschamps at end of season….ex-Gator Tim Tebow says there is no leadership in program.
- George..Probe shows RB-Todd Gurley accepted 400-cash for autographs.
- Indiana Pacers..G-David West-sprained ankle
- Wizards..Sign-FA-G-John Lucas III with 2-guards out with major injuries.
- Wednesday Nite Hockey…Buffalo Sabres (1-5) meets Anaheim Ducks (5-1).
- Columbus…C-Nathan Horton may be facing retirement with spine injury…signed 37M-contract just a year ago.
- Blackhawks..G-Corey Crawford out with chest injury.
- Columbus…G-Curtis McIllhenney-put on IR with shoulder
- Last nite..Montreal goes to (6-1) with win over Red Wings…Nashville remained unbeaten (4-0-2) with win over Arizona Coyotes.
- Oscar Pistorious…Lawyers say Pistorius will serve 5Y-prison sentence, but has the right to appeal down the sentence after 10-months…will ask he serve remainder under house arrest.