- TV8-Kyle Kraska…CBS sports anchor is now listed in critical condition with 10-bullet wounds following ambush shooting outside his home in Scripps Ranch on Tuesday afternoon….Police say Mike Montana-who has history of drug arrests-confrontations-will be charged with lst degree attempted murder on Friday…Kraska had fired Montana from a house painting job-had paid him what he owed-but Montana began leaving threatening notes he wanted more money…Police say Montana was arrested in October-November for DUI-drug incidents, was being sued for back taxes-rent, and had a confrontation with DMV officials.
- Jerry Tarkanian-legendary UNLV basketball coach-passes away (84Y)..Hall of Famer..won 1-NCAA title…to Final 4-4X…warred with NCAA over investigations that led to Probation at Long Beach State-UNLV-Fresno State…Career record (729-201)…Recruited great players Larry Johnson-Armon Gilliam-Reggie Theus-Sidney Green…also recruited problem players Lloyd Daniels-Richie Adams-Richard Box-Moses Scurry…Scandal ridden program over academics-guns-drugs-robberies-beating death-point shaving allegations.
- Greg Anthony…CBS basketball analyst placed on 4-months probation-community service work-after prostitution charges..suspended by network.
- SDSU-W-Wyoming (67-41)..Aztecs hold Cowboys 1-basket 7-minutes..jump 25-7 lead..Wyo without leading scorer Larry Nance..SDSU(19-6) (9-3) MWC)
- USD-Pacific…Toreros (13-12) heading into tonight’s game.
- Lakers..Magic Johnson rips Team President Jim Buss..needs to turn basketball operations over to Mitch Kupchack…team is (27-55)(13-40) in last two years.
- Lakers-L-Portland (102-86)..Wes Matthews (20P)..Lakers lost 11-row on road…(13-40) on season..LA lost 15-of-16
- Clippers-W-Houston..LA (35-19)..Clippers put 6-double figures..put lid on G-James Harden-got him into foul trouble-pulled away 4th quarter….
- Cleveland-W-Miami..Cavs red hot-won (14-of-15).
- Dallas-W-Utah..Mavs (36-19)
- Memphis-L-Oklahoma City..Kevin Durant (26P-10R)…Grizzlies (39-14)
- Golden State-W-Minnesota..Warriors now (42-9)..Twolves (11-41)
- San Antonio-W-Detroit..Spurs now (34-19).
- Toronto-W-Washington..Raptors (36-17) on year
- Chargers..On this day 54-years ago-the AFL-approved the request of owner Barron Hilton to move the LA Chargers to Balboa Stadium-San Diego Chargers.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer..His 9-member task force will meet with the Chargers to go over the blueprints-designs and factors they believe are important at the Qualcomm site vs the Gaslamp-East Village district sight.
- Steelers..RB-LeVeon Bell sentenced to 15-months probation for marijuana charge-could still face NFL discipline.
- Carolina..DE-Greg Hardy’s domestic abuse file turned over to NFL for possible discipline after jury trial was cancelled.
- Arizona..GM-Michael Bidwell opens contract talks with WR-Larry Fitzgerald-must reduce his 16M-salary-$23M-cap figure.
- Jets..WR-Percy Harvin may be released-saving Jets from having to deal 4th pick to Seattle in trade.
- Bills..May franchise tag DE-Jerry Hughes-20 sacks in 2-years..Tag figure is $14M.
- Colts..Release S-LaRon Landry-clearing $3.5M cap space.
- Bucs..Release QB-Josh McCown.
- Saints..Hire Johnny Morton-WR-been in San Francisco…KyleDeVan-offensive consultant-USC…Greg Lewis-WR-Pitt.
- Seahawks..Promote Kris Richard to Def Coor..Rocky Seto-Assistant Head Coach..lost Dan Quinn-Ken Norton in offseason.
- 49ers..ESPN-Steve Young-thinks SF has Super Bowl roster-not sure about new coaching staff.
- Aaron Hernandez…Judge dismisses 2nd juror in case without explanation.
- Browns..GM-Ray Farmer admits he was one texting from owners box to sidelines during games-NFL violation.
- Vikings..Owner Zigi Wulf says team wants Adrian Peterson back next season.
- Padres..Introduce FA-P-James Shields..Royals pitcher said Free Agency was fun but stressful…Said it was strange to workout in the offseason without knowing what team you would be pitching for..Liked Padres ‘win now-mentality’….Impressed with ‘character guys’ team brought in this offseason…GM-AJ Preller said Shields was the ‘finishing piece’ of the offseason puzzle….Liked the fact he had pitched in big games and pennant races in Tampa and Kansas City…Manager Bud Black-liked his competitive nature…Know what it is like to win…Goes to the post every 5th day.
Padres…Contract James Shields (4Y-$75M)…$10M in 2015…21.6M in 16-17-18
Padres..Head to Cactus League with 8-starters-7 relievers fighting for 11-spots on staff.
- Yoan Moncada..Cuban FA about to receive offers…Yankees-Dodgers would have to pay 100% overage tax if they sign him to contract.
- Braves..Sign FA-P-Julio Veras-ex Astros
- Reds..Sign FA-3B-Chris Dominguez-Giants.
- Orioles..Open talks with FA-P-Dustin McGowan.
- Astros..Workout FA-P-Barry Zito contemplating comeback.
- Brewers..C-Johnathan Lucroy will miss 6-weeks with hamstring injury in offseason weight training.
- Angels..Embroiled in ugly union dispute with Stadium workers…550-game day employees threatening to strike..Angels offering just 1-percent pay raise over next 7-years…Dodgers union employees getting 3% raise plus bonus money for postseason games.
- Little League World Series..strips Chicago-Jackie Robinson West team of its US title for recruiting players outside territorial limit.
- KHL..Top 2-goals corers in Russia-Viktor Tikonov-Artemi Panarin to negotiate with Arizona Coyotes…KHL in financial trouble-collapse of Rubel.
Winnipeg-Buffalo…Pull off 8-player trade…F-Evander Kane-D-Zac Bogosian to Sabres for D-Tyler Myers-F-Drew Stafford-lst round pick and 2-minor leaguers.
Minnesota..Lose high scoring F-Jason Zucker for year with broken collarbone.
Toronto..Roster implosion coming..team is (2-15) in last month.
LAKings..Will honor former coach Barry Melrose-tomorrow night at Legends Night.
- Anaheim Ducks-at-Carolina…Tonite.
- PGA Tour…heads to Monterrey Peninsula for Pebble Beach-ATT Tourney.