Wednesday September 3rd, 2014

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Day of Discipline around the NFL
  • San Diego..Family Junior Seau rejected settlement of the Concussion lawsusit..Will Opt out and will proceed with wrongful death suit vs NFL-conspiring hide damages from concussions…Reject 4M-CTE settlement..Lawyers say not 1-document-not 1-deposition has been taken in the case-NFL trying fast forward settled…Seau’s urge other NFL players-families reject settlement.
  • Indianapolis…NFL suspends Colts owner Jim Irsay for 6G-500,000 fine-ordered into counseling and drug testing following guilty plea to DUI with illegal painkillers.
  • Dallas..NFL suspends Cowboys NT-Josh Brent-10G-following conviction of DUI manslaughter in death of teammate Jerry Brown two years ago…Brent faces expulsion from league for any future arrest or alcohol incident.
  • San Francisco..49ers let DT-Ray McDonald practice despite domestic abuse arrest of pregnant girlfriend over the weekend…Coach Jim Harbaugh says there will a ‘zero tolerance’ policy of any player convicted of domestic abuse… girlfriend is 3-months pregnant and had bruises on neck and arms.
  • Denver…NFL suspends WR-Wes Welker-4G for positive test of amphetamines in his system…violation of Adderall program..loses 822,000-in salaries.
  • Seattle…FB-Spencer Ware-DUI arrest 3am..2nd arrest since January.
  • Arizona..Max Hall-former Cardinals QB-arrested shoplifting electronics from Target-Best Buy stores..found $286 in goods, plus cocaine and needles in his carry bag.
  • Cincinnati..Sign FA-DT-Kevin Vickerson-Broncos.
  • Seattle..Sign FA-KR-Bryan Walters.
  • Carolina..Sign-FA-WR-Stephen Hill-ex Jets lst round pick..
  • Dallas..Brings in DE-Michael Sam-Rams..may sign him to practice squad.
  • Kansas City..Sign FA-S-Kurt Coleman-Vikings.
  • Chargers..Name DE-Leslie O’Neal to Hall of Fame..Had 132-career sacks with San Diego-Kansas City. 
  • USC..QB-Cody Kessler has surgical procedure on injured toe.
  • AP Poll..1-Florida State..2-Alabama..4-Oregon..4-Oklahoma..5-Auburn….Texas AM takes big jump from 21st to 9th…UCLA tumbles from 7th to 11th.


  • Padres-W-Arizona (2-1)..Rookie Corey Spangenberg pinch hit HR on lst pitch in 9th inning..Odri Despaigne 4-hitter-retired 11-row…Friars (66-71)-were 14-under .500 in June. 
  • San Diego-Diamondbacks..Andrew Cashner-vs-Josh Collmenter-tonite.
  • Padres..Roster moves…Release P-Troy Patton…Release-3B-Chris Nelson…Callup P-RJ Alvarez..P-Matt Wisler…C-Adam Moore…Padres had 36 players in clubhouse.
  • Dodgers-W-Washington..Clayton Kershaw 3-hitter-goes (17-3)..Juan Uribe 2R-HR..LA 2G-lead over Giants.
  • Dodgers-Nationals..Rookie Carlos Frias starts tonite-vs-Jordan Zimmerman.
  • Dodgers..Bench Yasiel Puig after he shows up late for BP..was supposed to be on the field at 2:30…arrived in clubhouse at 3:58….hitting just (.210) since August.
  • Dodgers..Callup 2B-Alex Guerrero-hit ;(329-15HR) at Albuquerque-missed 2-months after being bitten on ear by teammate in dugout fight.
  • Angels-L-Astros..Jose Altuve 4H-for Astros…Angels still hold 4G-lead over A’s in AL-West.
  • Giants-W-Rockies…Colorado blows 7-1 lead-loses 12-7….Buster Posey 2R-double, HR at Coors Field…
  • Pirates-L-Cardinals..Adam Wainwright 16th win for Rebirds..Cards take 2G-lead in NL-Central…
  • Cubs-W-Brewers..Milwaukee has lost 7-row.
  • Mets-W-Marlins..David Wright 3H-3Runs scored for New York..
  • Phillies-W-Braves..Atlanta shutout 3X-last-4G.
  • Red Sox-W-Yankees..Xander Boegaerts 4H-HR..Yoenis Cespedes single-double-triple for Boston. 
  • Mariners-W-A’s..Athletics have lost 15-of-21.
  • White Sox-W-Twins…Ty Flowers hits 2-2R-HRs for Chicago.
  • Rangers-L-Royals..Sal Perez RBI-single for KC.
  • Blue Jays-W-Rays..Jose Reyes 3R-HR for Toronto.
  • Tigers-W-Indians..JD Martinez 3R-HR for Detroit..
  • Orioles-W-Reds..Bud Norris throws 4-hit shutout for 6-innings.
  • Houston..Reports Astros will interview Craig Biggio-Tim Bogar-AJ Hinch for vacant managerial job.
  • Cardinals..demote P-Justin Masterson from rotation (7.94ERA).
  • Cubs..MRI-Anthony Rizzo-1B-major back strain-has 30HRs this season.
  • Reds..Surgery-P-Homer Bailey-elbow..would be 39th pitcher to have surgery this year.
  • Rockies..DL-P-Jon Gray-shoulder fatigue.
  • Mets..MRI-P-Josh Edgin-bone spurs elbow.


  • US Open Tennis..Roger Federer storms into semi-finals with a win…French star Gael Monfils pulls off upset win for right to meet Federer.
  • Indy Car…2015 schedule..dropping Houston Grand Prix…may add Toronto Grand Prix at Mosport.

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