Wednesday October 22nd, 2014

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Baseball

  • 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.

Football

  • 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.

College Football

  • 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.

Basketball

  • Indiana Pacers..G-David West-sprained ankle
  • Wizards..Sign-FA-G-John Lucas III with 2-guards out with major injuries.

Hockey

  • 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.

General

  •  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.

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