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.