Chargers-Tennessee Titans…Bolts (7-6)…Titans lost 3-in a row..,,Matchup QB-Justin Herbert-vs-RB-Derrick Henry.
Chargers…S-Derwin James misses practice again with quad issue
Titans..Had 11-players limited or did not practice with injuries
Chargers..Coach Brandon Staley:
..Titans QB-Ryan Tannehill-great mobility-gets outside pocket well
..Titans good skill at WR-TE
..RB-Derrick Henry-engine of the team
..Difficult to tackle in open space
..Combines power at line of scrimmage-elite speed at 2nd level
..Breaks tackles-huge yards after contact
..Cannot let him get started.
..We need Defensive line penetration
..Need to Knock their OL back
49ers-W-Seattle (21-13)…QB-Brock Purdy throws 21-53TD passes to TE-George Kittle…Purdy (217P-2TD…RB-Christian McCaffrey (108R)…Niners add (170R)…Defense 1-interception-3 QB sacks…Geno Smith (238P) in loss……SF(10-4)..Seahawks (7-7)
Miami-Buffalo…Dolphins to face tough Bills defense plus snow and cold
Baltimore-Cleveland..QB-Ty Huntley cleared to play-gad concussion
Bengals-Tampa Bay…Bucs (6-7)..Cinn won 9-of-11
Patriots-Raiders…Josh.McDaniels-vs Bill Belichick
Giants-Washington..Fighting for NFC wildcard spot
Atlanta-New Orleans..Desmond Ridder debut QB-Falcons
Lions-NYJets..Detroit won 5-of-6
Chiefs-Houston..Kansas City (10-3)
Steelers-Carolina…Mason Rudolph likely start QB
Denver-Arizona..Two teams combined record (7-19)
Rams-Green Bay…LA to play in coldest weather game in history-Lambeau
NFL…Franchise Tag Fee for 2023-Free Agents
..QB (32.4M)…WR (19.7M)..RB(10.1M)..OL (18.3M)…DL (19.1)M)..LB (12.1.M)..CB (18.1M)…S (14.4M)
Arizona..GM-Steve Keim takes leave of absence from team…has past history of alcohol issues.
Dallas…Former NFL player Aqib Talib and brother sued by family of a youth coach who was killed in a sideline argument triggered by a fight with Talib brothers.
Colts..Owner Jim Irsay says he will conduct a full off season search for head coach that will include current interim coach Jeff Saturday.
Raves..QB-Ty Huntley-cleared concussion protocol
Patriots..Activate DT-Christian Barmore from IR
Saints..Activate RB-David Johnson..C-Eric McCoy from IR
Titans..CB-Lonnie Johnson from IR
Arizona..Sign FA-QBDavid Blough-ex Vikings
Dallas..Sign FA-CB-Trayvon Mullen-ex Raiders
Saints..Sign FA-RB-Eno Benjamin-ex Arizona
Mississippi State…Names Zach Arnett as head coach..Spent 10-years at San Diego State as an assistant coch
Syracuse..Will interview Rocky Long-Def Coord-currently at New Mexico
Purdue..Hires Drew Brees as an Off Consultant for spring football
UNLV..Hires Bobby Petrino as Off Coor on new staff of Barry Odom-was head coach at Missouri State-Arkansas-Louisville-Atlanta Falcons.
Cal Board of Regents…Approves UCLA move to Big 10-Conference…UCLA will pay a tax yearly to Cal System to be distributed to Cal Berkley….Big 10 will pay a travel stipend to UCLA….UCLA-USC may share travel flights.
NCAA…Hires Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker as President replacing Mark Emmert
Denver Broncos..Pays 100,000-to charter flight for Colorado Mines to travel to Division II-championship game in Texas.
Bahamas Bowl..Miami of Ohio-vs-UAB
Orlando Bowl..UTSA-vs-Troy State
Frisco Bowl..Boise State-North Texas State
Mobile Bowl..Rice-Southern Mississippi
Las Vegas Bowl…Oregon State–Florida
LA Bowl..Fresno State-Washington State
Incarnate Word (12-1)-vs-North Dakota State (11-2)
Montana State (12-1)-vs-South Dakota State (11-1)
Colorado Mines (12-2)-vs Ferris State(12-1)-championship game
Mt Union (13-0)-vs-North Central Illinois (13-0)-championship game
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Noah Syndegaard to (1Y-13M) deal..is (54-41) with Mets-Angels-Phillies
Dodgers-A’s..TRADE…LA acquires 3B-Yonny Hernandez for a player to be named later.
Cleveland-Milwaukee..TRADE..Guardians deal SS-Orlando Miller to Brewers
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Carlos Rodon (6Y-162M)-ex-Giants..(2.88-ERA)
Orioles..Sign FA-OF-IF-Adam Frazier..ex Mariners-Padres-Pirates
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Brad Boxberger-ex Brewers-Reds-Padres
Arizona..Sign FA-P-Sam Clay-ex Twins
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Michael Lorenzen-ex Angels
Red Sox..DFA-2B-Jeter Downs-once top prospect
Giants..Open talks with FA-C-Curt Casali-ex A’s-Marlins
Reds-Blue Jays..Open talks with FA-P-Johnny Cueto
Orioles..Open talks with FA-P-Michael Wacha-ex Braves-Cardinals
USA Today…Reports that super agent Scott Boras has negotiated 5-free agent contracts totalling (854M) including deals Carlos Correa-Xander Bogaerts-Brandon Nimmo.
St Louis…Fire broadcaster Dan McLaughlin after 3rd DUI arrest
Aztecs…Off weekend..play UCSD on Tuesday night..(8-3)
USD-Arizona State…Sunday game (6-5)
UCLA (9-2) coming home after blowout win at Maryland-led by 38-points
Clippers-Phoenix Suns..Clippers rested Kawhi Leonard-Paul George…Suns had .Suns had 46-21-lead in 2nd quarter of likely blowout game…Thursday game
Golden State..MRI-Steph Curry-strained shoulder-out 2-to-4 weeks
Dallas..C-Maxi Kleber-torn hamstring
Suns..C-DeAndre Ayton-ankle..G-Devin Booker-hamstring=remain out
Chicago..G-Lonzo Bsll another scar tissue setback despite 2-knee scopes
Golden State..Report team taking offers for F-Jon Kuminga
Brooklyn…NBA fines Nets (25,000) for resting 3-top players in game.
Gulls-Coachella Valley Firebirds…Friday home game
Gulls-Tucson Roadrunners..Saturday home game
Gulls…Lost record 9-games in a row and 13-of-14
Kings-W-Boston (3-2)..OT-shootout…Adrian Kempe 2-goals for LA…Thursday game
Ducks-W-Montreal (5-2)..John Klingberg 2-goals…Ducks score 2-empty net goals in surprise win….Thursday game
Ducks..IR-G-Anthony Stolarz…G-John Gibson also injured
Ducks..Lukas Dostal starting in goal-recalled from San Diego Gulls
Red Wings..D-Dylan Larkin–hand injury
Flyers..D-Tony DeAngelo-leave of abscence from team
Toronto..Release D-Alex Rindell
Washington..Alex Ovechkin scores goals on back to back shots-finished with hat trick…to reach 800-career goals-moves to 3rd on all time goals list…Gordie Howe is 2nd (801)..Wayne Gretzky-leader (894).
World Cup Soccer-Championship Game
..France-Argentina…Sunday-7am…France tries to win back to back cups….France led by Ky Mbappe…Argentina goes for 5th Cup title-Lionel Messi has never won a World Cup.
World Cup-3rd place game
..Croatia-Mexico…Saturday in Qatar
World Cup….Bonus prize…Winning team gets (42M)….Runne rup gets (30M)
Formula 1…Team Mercedes signs Mick Schumacher as test driver…Ran last two years for US based Haas-1 team.
NCAA Volleyball-Final 4
..USD-Texas….Lady Torerors (31-2)…season comes to end in Semi-finals….Lost (3-1) to Texas (27-1)