Padres…Tony Gwynn Family says it wants Tobacco companies to be held “accountable” for continued sales of smokeless-dip tobacco….saying the business relationship of US Smokeless Tobacco-owner of Skoal-led to Hall of Famer being addicted to chewing tobacco….Led to 3-surgeries and cancer of salivary gland….Legendary Padres player used ‘dip’ from 1977-at-San Diego State until 2010…Family calls press conference but refuses to take any media questions.
Padres-L-Giants (8-2)..Brandon Crawford hits 3-run triple with bases loaded-triggers 5-run 8th inning…Jeff Samardzija (6inn-1run)…now (7-2) on season…Matt Kemp gets thrown out on bases at 2nd and 3rd base trying for extra base hits…Padres now (0-8) vs San Francisco this season…San Diego now (19-28) on year…1B-Wil Myers more discomfort in forearm-2nd time in a week.
San Diego-San Francisco…Wednesday afternoon matchup James Shields (2-6) 3.06-vs-Jake Peavy (1-5) 8.21-ERA…
Padres..1B-Wil Myers-out of lineup with discomfort in surgically repaired wristl
Padres..Option P-Kevin Quackenbush to AAA-El Paso as roster shuffle to get rested arms for road trip continue…Used 18-pitchers this season.
Padres..Hire Lance Burkhardt-to manage A-Lake Elsinore…was hitting coach at A-Ft Wayne…Francisco Morales quit as manager over weekend.
Padres…San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus asks team to reinstate DJ who played the wrong national anthem on Saturday night.
Dodgers-W-Reds (8-2)..Justin Turner 3RBI..Joc Pederson RBI-double….Reds now (15-31) record
LA-Cincinnati…Wednesday night game…Scott Kazmir (3-3) 5.23ERA-vs-Dan Straily.
Dodgers..P-Hyun Jin-Ryu makes rehab start at Oklahoma City-AAA
Dodgers…DL-P-Chin Tsao-injured bicep after 1-inning of relief work.
Angels-L-Texas (4-1)..Nomar Mazara solo HR for Rangers.
Halos-Rangers..Wednesday game..Hector Santiago (3-2)-vs-Colby Lewis (3-0)
Angels..Want P-Huston Street to throw rehab game-Salt Lake City
Angels..P-Tim Lincecum-could throw rehab game-Saturday-Salt Lake City
Miami-L-Tampa Bay..Hank Conger 2R-single
Cubs-W-Cardinals…Jorge Soler 2R-HR in (12-3) win…Cubs blast Michael Wacha (4inn-8R)….Chicago just (5-12) in last 17-games.
Yankees-W-Blue Jays..Carlos Beltran HR-2RBI…NY won 13-of-18
Mets-L-Washington..Nationals hit 5-HRs….3-homers off Matt Harvey…snap NY 4-game win streak.
Arizona-L-Pirates..Pittsburgh pounds out (12-1) win..Greg Polanco 3R-HR..2R-double
Boston-W-Rockies..Sox won 11-of-15..David Ortiz-single-double-3RBI…Jackie Bradley (28G) hit streak
Tigers-W-Phillies..Justin Verlander 10Ks in 8-innings
Braves-L-Brewers…Ryan Braun HR..
Indians-W-White Sox..Mike Napoli 2R-double..Chicago losing strettch…dropped 9-of-13
Royals-W-Twins..Minnesota now (11-34)..Lorenzo Cain (4-5)..Sal Perez 2R-HR for KC
Orioles-L-Astros..Carlos Correa bases loaded single in 13th..
Seattle-W-A’s..Leonys Martin 2R-HR bottom 9th for Mariners win…Seattle (27-16)…
Texas..Surgery-OF-Josh Hamilton-knee bone chips..3rd operation-9 months
Pirates..P-Ryan Vogelsong-multiple fractures face-hit by pitch
Red Sox..P-Carson Smith-elbow ligament surgery
Royals..P-Chris Young-35-pitch bullpen outing
Milwaukee..P-Matt Garza-60P-bullpen session
Yankees..Send DH-Alex Rodriguez to AA-Trenton on rehab assignment
Mets…Contact FA-1B-James Loney-ex Dodgers-Tampa Bay…hitting (.333) in El Paso-can opt out of minor league contract.
White Sox..Release 1B-Travis Ishakawa
Orioles..Release 2B-Steve Tolleson.
Rockies..Release 1B-Cody Decker
Detroit..Release C-Humberto Quintero.
Golden State-L-Oklahoma City (118-94)….Thunder score 72P in first half again at home…Warriors cut 21P lead back to six-then fall apart…Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook combine (62P)…Thunder defense roughs up Steph Curry (6-20) shooting…(1-10) on 3Pt-shots…Warriors committ 21-turnovers…26-fouls…OKC hits 31-free throws in game…Coach Steve Kerr criticizes team again for unintelligent basketball…careless playdGame 4
Toronto-at-Cleveland…Game 5-of series tonight….Raptors-Cavs tied (2-2)….Cleveland offense faltering-too many 3-point shots….Cavs just (17-82) in last two playoff games from the arc (20%)….Cavs hit (41%) on 3’s in Detroit series…(50%) from arc in Atlanta series.
UCSD…Student body votes to raise Activity fees from 388-to-480 dollars a year to help fund Division 1-Athletics….It will raise 10M for athletics so school can apply to Big West Conference for its 23-sports…..Only 35% of student body voted……(70%-Yes) (29%-No) .
NFL…Owners vote to award Super Bowl (2019) to Atlanta…(2020) to Miami…(2021) to new Rams-Hollywood Park Stadium
NFL…Owners table Instant Replay Rule Proposal-would have given coaches 3-challenges per game…..Reject proposal about roster cuts…will have 2-cutdown dates…90-to-75….75-to-53…..Proposal had been to make 1-cut from 90-to-53 after final preseason game.
NFL..Commissioner Roger Goodell says league must do better PR job to fans to explain what NFL is doing in continued concussion research….Denies league tried to influence CTE study at NIH-Bethesda by pulling funding for project.
Mark Davis….Says it is time to “Unite Raiders Nation”…believes Las Vegas NFL-Stadium plan has a chance to work.
Cleveland…Johnny Manziel life spiral down continues…Sources telling TMZ that Manziel is ‘reckless’ using drugs…is on constant binges….Reports he was removed from Las Vegas Night Club “Jewel” for ugly weekend fight…..Has put his 453,000-Mansion up for sale in Cleveland.
Denver..LB-Von Miller no show OTA workouts..has not signed Franchise Tag contract (14M) yet.
Buffalo..Contact FA-WR-Anquan Boldin..FA-DE-Dwight Freeney
Cincinnati…Workout FA-DE-Dwight Freeney-ex Colt-Charger-Cardinal.
Dallas..OG-Ron Leary asks team to trade him.
Chargers..Sign FA-LB_James Ross-Michigan….IR-S-Matt Daniels-torn hamstring.
Titants..OT-Byron Bell-dislocates ankle in OTA’s-could be out 3-months.
Eagles..WR-Reuben Randle-emergency surgery-gall bladder
Jaguars…lst round pick S-Jalen Ramsey-minor surgery-meniiscus-knee
Bengals..TE-Tyler Eifert-ankle surgery-will be out 3-months.
UCLA..Signs record 280M-Shoe-Jersey contract with ‘Under Armor’….Ohio State (252M)…Texas (250M) had highest uniform deals.
Tampa Bay-L-Penguins…Lightning fail to clinch series on home ice-lose Game-6…Sidney Crosby-Phil Kessel score goals..Penguins force game #7-in Pittsburgh on Thursday.
St Louis-at-San Jose…Sharks can clinch trip to Stanley Cup finals tonite with win….San Jose leads (3-2) heading to Game 6-at Shark Tank.
Minnesota Wild..Fire Assistant coaches Darryl Sidor-Ric Wilson…New coach Bruce Boudreau to bring in new staff.
Ottawa…Signs FA-F-Tom Pyatt-played in Switzerland last two years.
Nyquist…..Kentucky Derby winner is scratched from Belmont Stakes…..Horse develops infection…White Blood Cell Count climbs….Temperature goes up….Horse will be put on anti-biotics and rested for a month…..May not race till Delmar or Saratoga in August.
French Open..Top seed Novak Djokovic…Rafael Nadal.. Andy Murray..Stan Warinka..John Isner all score lst round victories..Serena Williams roars to 6-2, 6-0 straight set win on women’s side.