Padres…Tony Gwynn family files lawsuit against Altria Group-former manufacturer of Philip Morris brand, for helping Padres icon become addicted to Skoal Dip-Smokeless…says company provided him cannisters of dip from 1977-to-2010 and used him as marketing tool during his career…causing cancer of the mouth…Deposition says Gwynn used 1-to-2 cannisters of dip per day-equal to 4-packs of cigarettes…Gwynn had 3-surgeries for tobacco related issues, cancer of salivary glands…lesion on lip…and benign tumor in neck.
Padres-L-Giants (1-0)..Hunter Pence pinch hit-windblown double in 9th drives home winnng run…San Diego shutout for 10th time on season..Johnny Cueto (7-1)
San Diego-San Francisco..Tuesday Matchup..Andrew Cashner (2-3) 4.93-ERA-vs-Jeff Samardzija (6-2)
Padres..President Mike Dee to meet with San Diego Gay Chorus Group leaders this morning to discuss weekend incident….Group still demanding MLB investigation of incident….Group upset Padres tried to charge them 3,000-for tickets for 100-members who were to perform National Anthem at Saturday night home game.
Padres..Lake Elsinore manager Francisco Morales relieved of job-had been suspended during the spring.
Padres..Option P-Colin Rea to El Paso so club can add fresh arm…callup P-Kevin Hessler from AAA.
Dodgers-W-Reds (1-0)..Clayton Kershaw 2H-shutout-7 strikeouts..Reds (15-30) this year
LA-Cincinnati..Tuesday matchup Reds start Daniel Wright-vs-Dodgers starter not yet chosen
Dodgers..Reliever Chin Tsao-out with arm soreness after just 1-relief outing
Dodgers..P-Hyun Jin-Ryu to make rehab start in Oklahoma City tomorrow
Angels-W-Texas..Albert Pujols 2R-HR..Halos won 8-of-11.
Halos-Rangers..Tuesday matchup Jhoulys Chacin (2-1)-vs-Martin Perez (1-4).
Angels..P-Tim Lincecum throws bullpen session…slated for simulated game Wednesday..might start in Salt Lake City on weekend.
Angels..P-Huston Street-throws simulated game Monday in Texas.
Angels..OF-Mike Trout having treatment sprained ankle.
Pirates-W-Colorado..Bucs score 6R-in-2innings off Rockies starter Jordan Lyles.
White Sox-W-Indians..Todd Frazier hits 14th HR…Brett Lawrie 3R-HR in lst game of twinbill
White Sox-L-Indians…Tribe hits 5HRs in nitecap to earn split.
Mets-W-Washington..David Wright 3R-HR..Yoenis Cespedes-Neil Walker hit HRs also ..
Tigers-W-Phillies..Miguel Cabrera hits 2HRs..Tigers hit 3-homers in 5th inning
Royals-W-Twins….KC catcher Sal Perez 5-hit game..Minnesota now (11-33).
Cubs-L-Cardinals..Randal Grichuk HR in 9th..Matt Adams adds 2R-HR..
Mariners-L-A’s..Stephen Vogt HR..Rich Hill (7-3) record-wins 4th in row.
A’s..DL-P-Sonny Gray-cortisone shot in shoulder blade…(10.56-ERA)
Mets..DL-1B-Luca Duda-stress fracture of back.
Royals..DL-OF-Alex Gordon-broken hand
TBay..DL-OF-Kevin Kiermeir-Surgery-broken hand
Pirates..P-Ryan Voglesong-hospitalized-hit in face-eye with pitch
Rockies..Send P-Jason Motte out on rehab assignment-AAA
Texas..OF-Josh Hamilton-season ending knee surgery-bone spurs
Texas..OF_Shin Soo Choo-rehabbing from calf-injures hamstring.
Yankees..Reinstate DH-Alex Rodriguez from DL-hamstring
Cubs..Release-OF_Shane Victorino-was hitting (.233) at AAA
Orioles-Atlanta…Trade-Baltimore deals P-Brian Matusz to Braves for 2-minor league pitchers
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Brian Duensing-ex Twins
Twins..Sign FA-P-Sean Burnett-ex Pirates-Nats-Dodgers
Texas..Calls up OF-Joey Gallo from AAA
Atlanta..Shopping OF-Nick Markakis in trade…Owed (27M) on contract.
Toronto..P-David Aardsma-opts out of AAA contract.
Chargers…Open full minicamp workout….Entire starting OL-practices for lst time together since opening week last season.
Charges..RB-Melvin Gordon does all agility drills-not take part in 7-on-7 offense…comeback from microfracture surgery
Chargers..Rookie TE-Hunter Henry-Arkansas-impressive-caught everything
Chargers..Zack Mettenberger-ex Titans QB-shares 2nd string snaps with Kellen Clemens
Chargers..Veteran OC-Matt Slauson impressive in workouts with starting line.
Saints..Sign FA-WR-Vincent Brown-ex Chargers-Colts.
Browns..Release WR-Brian Hartline
Eagles..Release P-Ryan Quigley
CFL…Montreal Alouettes trade 1st round pick to BC Lions for rights to Oregon QB-Vernon Adams-signs 3Y deal-went undrafted.
Broncos..QB-Mark Sanchez to miss all OTA’s-recovering from thumb surgery.
Jaguars..Lose DE-Jon Woodard-torn achilles in minicamp…C-Luke Bowanko-torn hip labrum…already lost S-Jalen Ramsey-1st round pick-torn meniscus
Jaguars…LB-Dante Fowler-last years #1 pick-returns to practice field…suffered knee injury-1st day minicamp last year.
Broncos..Will go to OTA workouts with 2-QBs-Paxton Lynch-lst round pick-Memphis…..QB-Trevor Siemian
Congressional Report….Issues 91-page report charging NFL tried to influence NIH-study on CTE-brain damage….Tried to block hiring of Boston University doctor to lead research team…NFL pulled 16M-funding for research when NIH refused to allow NFL doctors to be part of research team….Congress summary “NFL tried to avoid NIH Peer-Review Process”…..”NFL tried to break Chain of Integrity by interfering with research team”……”Private donor tried to intervene in research project”……”Tried to bully Dr-Robert Stern of Boston University-the man who broke open the science of CTE research”…..The NIH research project begins on Monday with a privately funded 16M-grant.
Los Angeles..Police involve Johnny Manziel in West Hollywood auto accident that destroyed 95,000-Mercedes.
Chicago…Longtime NFL QB-Eric Kramer released from mental hospital after 9-month counselling-attempted suicide last year-family problems-depression
Baltimore..OT-Eugene Monroe spends 50,000-to feed and take 45-homeless people on fishing trip.
New England..QB-Tom Brady’s lawyers write 15-page appeal…want 13-judges to approve a 2nd appeal on 4G-suspension for Deflategate.
Kansas City…Ron Mix-former Chargers player and sports lawyer-pleads guilty for tax fraud…paid 155,000 to man for referral of clients who needed guidance on Workmen Comp claims…then tried to write off 155,000 as Charitable donation….78-year old Mix could face 3-years in prison.
Carolina…LB-Shaq Thompson involved in head on car crash-drove left of center-car hit vehicle driven by former Duke QB-Anthony Boone-serious condition with injuries.
Oakland…Group led by Ronnie Lott and Rodney Peete trying to come up with financing to develop 120-acres Oakland Coliseum land for new Raiders Stadium.
Cleveland-L-Toronto….Raptors G-Kyle Lowry-DeMar DeRozan combine for (67P) in Toronto win…LeBron James (29P)…but Kevin Love just (4-14) shooting….Series now tied (2-2) going back to Cleveland.
Golden State-at-Oklahoma City….Game 4-tonite….Thunder lead (2-1)….Warriors will have F-Draymond Green-not suspended for flagrant foul incident in which he kicked Oklahoma City Steve Adams in groin area with follow thru on a shot….Green fined 25,000 after meeting with NBA officials….Coach Steve Kerr upset with Warriors ‘loss of focus’ in a couple of games they lost in series.
Toronto..Coach Dwayne Casey fined 25,000 for criticism of officials in Cavs-Raptors playoff series
Cleveland..G-Dahntay Jones suspended 1-game and fined for low blow in series with Raptors.
San Diego State…F-Malik Pope withdraws named from NBA Draft after working out for 4-clubs including Lakers-Clippers..Will play junior season.
San Jose-W-San Jose….Joe Pavelski scores 2-goals….Sharks lead series (3-2) going back to San Jose.
Pittsburgh-at-Tampa Bay….Game 6-Lightning can win series on home ice tonite….Tampa leads (3-2)
John Brophy….Legendary minor league defenseman and longtime coach in Eastern Hockey League and East Coast Hockey League-passes away (83) in Nova Scotia…..Spent 23-years in lower minor leagues…then became successful minor league coach….got to coach Toronto Maple Leafs for 2-and-half years.
Manchester United….Buys out final year of contract of Coach Louis vanGaal after he fails to get team into top 4-of English Premir League standings…..Hiring ex-Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho.