Your Five Things For July 23rd: Tigers Can’t Top Diamondbacks
1. Detroit Losses It Late; Lose To Diamondbacks 5-4
Detroit Tigers lost to Arizona late last night, falling 5-4. The Tigers fell behind in the 6th inning after Aaron Hill grounded into a fielders choice to the shortstop. The Tigers took the lead in the 8th after Torii Hunter hit a ground ball into center field. But, Arizona came right back getting two runs of their own in the bottom of the 8th. The Tigers will close out the series today at 3:40 pm before going to California to play the Angels starting on Thursday.
2. Bulls Pushing For Love
The Bulls have reentered the discussion for Kevin Love. With Cleveland looking to be forced to give up two former number one overall picks and a future first round pick, Cleveland is being a little hesitant to give all of that up. Now, Chicago, who has some older players that could give the Timberwolves some current success which could be more appealing. The Kevin Love trade talk started up when Golden State was interested in getting Kevin Love. Since those talks have fizzed out, the Cavs and Bulls stepped up and became interested in the star forward.
3. Jay Paterno Sues Penn State
Jay Paterno sues Penn State University for the improper firing during the Jerry Sandusky scandal. They are looking for $1 Million and a statement from the University. Paterno and Bill Kenney, another former assistant, are the names on the lawsuit. Jay Paterno was on staff for 17 seasons before being replaced by Bill O'Brien's coaching staff. Read more on the story here.
4. Clippers Interim CEO Says Doc Rivers Wont Coach Under Sterling
In court yesterday, Clippers Interim CEO says Doc River will leave if Donald Sterling is still the owner of the team. According to Dick Parsons, he talked to Rivers, key players and key sponsors. They are all troubled with Sterling still owning the team. Read more on the story here.
5. Sterling Sues NBA, Silver and Others
In a new case filed by Donald Sterling, he is interested in collecting damages. He is looking for damages from the NBA, NBA commissioner Adam Silver and Shelly Sterling citing they defrauded him and violated corporate law in attempting to force sell to Steve Ballmer. With this, Donald asked for an injunction for a freeze on the $2 Billion sale, just delaying the process. Read more on the case here.