- Super Bowl Week…Marches on with Coaches Press Conferences.
- Pete Carroll…Wednesday practice was 1-vs-1…full speed…someone wins-someone loses..Wanted team to go hard at practice..Defended Marshawn Lynch’s defiance towards media and NFL rules on interviews-‘called him a valued-respected teammate’.
- Bill Belicheck…Put Patriots thru full speed practice-to get timing down…No update on status of OC-Brian Stork-been out with knee injury.
- Josh McDaniels..Says Patriots 4-OL formation was legal-team huddled up-reported to refs ineligible players on OL vs Ravens-Colts.
- Darrelle Revis..Called Tom Brady the best QB in the NFL ever-playing against him and now being a teammate.
- John Schnieder..Seahawks GM says signing QB-Russell Wilson will be a challenge next year..salary to go from $662,000 to $16M-likely.
- NFL… Likely to fine RB-Marshawn Lynch for wearing his personal hat to Media Day-violation of dress code..Fined Brian Urlacher $100,000 for wearing a sponsor hat..Fined Jon Kitna $10,000 for wearing a hat with Fellowship Christian Athletes logo on it.
- Indianapolis Colts..Sign FA-WR-Duron Carter-Montreal Alouettes-CFL-Caught (75P-1090Y)-top receiver in league..Son of Chris Carter.
- New Orleans..Sign FA-CB-Delvin Breaux-Hamilton TiCats..top DB in CFL.
- LaDainian Tomlinson..Says Adrian Peterson will be released-thinks the Chargers should make a deal for him-says Bolts should sign Ryan Mathews at affordable price.
- Baltimore..S-Will Hill-Arrest warrant issued-Owes $16,600 in back child support payments.
- Broncos..Hire Wade Phillips-Def Coor after 2-days of meetings..Joe Woods-DB-Vikings
- Redskins..Hire Matt Cavanaugh-Bears-QB coach.
- Browns..Hire Joker Phillips-Florida-WR coach…Interview Kevin O’Connell-ex Aztecs-for QB-coach job.
- Jaguars..Hire Nate Hackett-Bills-QB coach…Hire Kelly Skipper-Raiders-RB coach
- Raiders..Todd Grahame-U Louisville-rejects offer Def Coor.
- 49ers..Bob Bicknell-Eagles-rejects offer Off Coor…Hire Abrayou Franklin-DL coach-former SF-Chargers-Colts NT…will name Geep Chryst-Off Coor
- Padres…MLB has told them Cuban 2B-Hector Olivera will likely be cleared to sign as FA-within next two weeks.
- Angels..Open contract extension talks P-Huston Street-owed $7M this year…80-saves last 2-half years…Sign-3B-David Freese ($6.4M)
- Angels..Sign FA-P-Zach Stewart-Blue Jays…Sign FA-P-Frank Herrman-Indians.
- Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Jeremy Horst-Phillies reliever.
- Washington..Sign FA-P-Casey Jannsen-Blue Jays
- White Sox..Sign FA-2B-Gord Beckham-Angels…DFA-OF-Dayan Viciedo-opening door for trade to another club.
- Mariners..Sign FA-C-John Baker-ex Cubs-Padres.
- Braves..Sign FA-OF-Dion Toscano-Cuban star (.356) at Villa Clara.
- Arizona..Hires Joe Carter-legendary slugger-to be Assistant GM to Dave Stewart.
- Johan Santana..Leaves Venezualan Winter League with shoulder problems after just 1-outing-2 innings of work.
- George Zuverink..Former Orioles-Giants relief pitcher 1950s-60s passes at age 90.
- Bill Renna..Former power hitting OF-Yankees-Red Sox-Athletics-1950’s passes.
- Frank Sims..worked Padres radio broadcasts in early years-passes age 90…a day after Jerry Gross passed away.
- Lakers..Kobe Bryant undergoes surgery for major rotator cuff tear-will be out 9-months.
- Clippers-W-Utah…LA (32-14)..Clippers beat Jazz for 13th time in row.
- Atlanta-W-Brooklyn…Paul Millsap (28P-15R)…Hawks won 17-row..(38-8).
- Dallas-L-Houston..Rockets (32-14)..Mavs (30-17)
- Cleveland-W-Portland..Kyree Irving scores 55P…Hits 11-3’s..Cavs won 8-row.
- San Antonio-W-Charlotte…Spurs (30-17).
- Lakers-Chicago Bulls…Tonite…LA has lost 9-in row…(12-34) on season…Pao Gasol returns to LA with Bulls.
- USD-Santa Clara….Toreros (10-11) on season tonight.
- Kings-W-Blackhawks (4-3)…Jeff Carter 2G-1A-just takes over the game…Kings score 2-goals late in third period rally to finally win at home..
- Ducks-at-San Jose…Tonight..Anaheim (32-10-6) top record in NHL with 70-points.
- American Hockey League..Press conference in San Jose today-to announce shift of 5-teams to Pacific Division.
- Australian Open…Venus Williams upset by Madison Keys-19Y….Keys-with thigh injury-still broke Venus serve 7X…Keys loses to Serena Williams in stragith sets semis….Maria Sharapova faces Ek Makarova in other semi….Novak Djokovic faces Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray meets Tomas Berdych in other semi.
- Phoenix Open…Tiger Woods makes 2015 debut teeing off today…Field includes Phil Mickelson-Bubba Watson-Jordan Speith.
- Dubai Open…Rory McIlroy-Sergio Garcia-Marty Kaymer head that field.
- Christiano Ronaldo..Suspended 2-games-Real Madrid for kick opponent….Diego Costa-Chelsea-faces suspension for stomping on players leg twice.