Best 15 Minutes
- Baseball Mourns passing Hall of Famer-Tony Gwynn…Padres icon passed away 1:15am Monday morning-complications with seizures-immune system-4-year battle with Cancer of Mouth….Petco Park became a Memorial as Fans left floral bouquets-pictures-memorabilia at the Tony Gwynn Hall of Fame Statue.
- Tony Gwynn-8X-Batting Champion…15X-All Star…(.338) career batting average…19-seasons as .300-hitter…Silver Slugger-Gold Glove..got 98% Votes lst time on ballot for Hall of Fame.
- Bud Selig called him an Ambassador to the game-Source of Universal Goodwill.
- Tony Gwynn Jr-Tweeted: “Today I lost my dad, my best friend, my mentor…”
- Huston Street-Padres-Tony will live beyond today in our hearts.
- Bud Black-we crossed paths with a special man.
- Tony Clark-head of Union called him a courageous man
- Joe Torre-Never stopped trying to better his craft.
- Adrian Gonzalez-Role model as a player and as a man.
- Padres-L-Seattle..Tyson Ross gives up 3R-HR-Kyle Seager early-never recovers..Chris Young (6-shutout innings)..Padres lost 7-of-8
- Dodgers-W-Rockies..Dee Gordon 4-hits..Matt Kemp 2RBIs
- Angels-L-Cleveland..Jared Weaver gives up 2HRs early
- Phillies-W-Atlanta..Ryan Howard HR..Cole Hamels 7-shutout innings..Phillies won 5-of-7
- Cubs-W-Miami..Cubs won 9-of-13
- Cardinals-W-Mets..StLouis won 7-of 8
- KC-W-Detroit..Justin Verlander bombed again (7.56-ERA) last 7-starts..Tigers lost 11-of-15
- Orioles-Matt Wieters-C-undergo elbow surgery today-torn ligaments-out 9-months.
- Arizona-DL-Bronson Arroyo-P-elbow soreness
- Toronto-Exam-RA Dickey-P..Brett Cecil-P-both have groin issues
- Marlins-DL-Chris Yelich-OF..Jarrod Saltalamacchia-injuries
- Detroit-Tori Hunter-Exam-Hamstring
- Indians-Michael Brantley-OF-Exam-strained neck
- Miami-Signs-1st round pick-Tyler Kolek-P-Texas…6M-Bonus
- Brian Stow-Lawsuit-vs-Dodgers…Giants fan with brain damage-lawyers ask for 37M-damages from Dodgers-lack of security Stadium.
World Cup Soccer
- USA-shocks-Ghana (2-1)..Clint Dempsey scores on cross-over dribble (:31) into game…John Brooks scores on header (86th minute)…USA survives loss striker Jozy Altidore with hamstring injury early…Survives 40-minute assault 2nd half Ghana controlled play..Tim Howard 4-clutch saves.
- Germany (4-0) bombing Portugal…Thomas Mueller 3-goals..Portugal plays with 10-men after “red card” ejection for head butt.
- Today-Brazil-Mexico-both coming off wins
- Houston-Andre Johnson-WR-forefeit 1M-workout bonus…facing 70,000-fine-refuse to come to mini-camp..wants to be traded.
- Baltimore-Workout veteran CBs-Aaron Ross-Giants..Drayton Florence-Detroit…Marquise Cole-Broncos
- Josh Freeman-former starting QB-Bucs-released by 3-teams-hires Jon Gruden help him refine mechanics-unsigned free agent
- LA Clippers-Promote-Doc Rivers-will be head coach and President Basketball Operations.
- LAKings-over 220,000 watch Stanley Cup parade outside Staples Center
- British Open-awards tournament to “Royal Course”-Northern Ireland…lst time tourney ever held outside of England or Scotland
- Formula 1-Michael Schumacher-legendary driver-comes out of coma after suffering severe head injuries-skiing in December.