June 6, 2012 |
More than 2,000 former NFL players and their families will file a “master complaint” in court Thursday, consolidating their nearly 100 concussion-related lawsuits against the NFL. The complaint will be filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, alleging that the NFL “deliberately and fraudulently concealed from its players the link between football-related head impacts and long-term neurological injuries.” ...
August 3, 2013 |
Sophomore Brady Shockey and juniors Ryan Pena and Scott Christopherson from Santa Ana Foothill have transferred to JSerra. Shockey, an outfielder, batted .353 as a freshman. Christopherson is a left-handed pitcher who was 2-3 last season. Pena is an outfielder whose father was a standout at Santa Ana Mater Dei in the 1980s. Foothill's coach, Gary Fishel, has resigned. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
November 16, 2013 |
There was something strange happening Friday night during the Chaminade-Morningside Western Division football playoff opener. Chaminade players were sending out tweets via Twitter in the middle of the game. I'm thinking, how did the players get access to their phones during the game? As it turns out, Coach Ed Croson pulled his starters in the second quarter of the 71-8 victory and allowed them to shower at halftime and return for the second half in street clothes. So that explained all the tweets.
November 21, 2012 |
The NHL Players' Assn. made what it called a move in the NHL's direction by presenting a revised, five-year proposal during collective bargaining talks with the league Wednesday morning in New York. Donald Fehr, the NHLPA's executive director, said the new “comprehensive” proposal narrows the gap between the union and management to $182 million over five years. However, the NHL has disputed the union's calculations in previous proposals, so the offer might not be enough to end the dispute or persuade the NHL to lift the lockout it imposed Sept.
March 11, 2013 |
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Angels reassigned one player to minor league camp and optioned two others to minor league teams Monday, reducing the number of players in big-league camp to 50. Reassigned to minor league camp was right-hander A.J. Schugel, who pitched in two games this spring, throwing five innings, allowing four runs and 10 hits. Schugel, 23, was 6-8 with a 2.89 ERA at double A Arkansas in 2012. Optioned to triple-A Salt Lake was left-hander Brandon Sisk. The former Azusa Pacific University pitcher made two appearances this spring, giving up a run and a hit in two innings.
October 19, 2013 |
Senior infielder Stephen Dubb and senior pitcher Jack Poulsen, both of Los Angeles Loyola, have committed to USC as recruited walk-ons. Previously committed to the Trojans is Loyola shortstop Angelo Armenta. Loyola certainly has enough college-bound players to challenge defending Southern Section Division 1 champion Harvard-Westlake in the Mission League. Already committed are Loyola pitchers Nathan Hadley (UCLA), Quinn Brodey (Stanford) and Kyle Beadles (Arizona). Eric.email@example.com