Chargers…Off weekend…say CB-Asante Samuel-in Covid protocols for 4-weeks could be fully cleared this week to play next weekend vs Houston.
Chargers..TE-Donald Parkham released from UCLA Medical Center after overnight stay for Concussion on Thursday night
Chargers..Fox TV being criticized for using close up shot of of unconscious Donald Parham multiple times during Thursday telecast.
Chargers..Coach Brandon Staley remains defiant over criticism on 4th down calls in Chiefs game…”Real football people know what we did”
Steelers-W-Titans (19-13)…Steelers defense recovers 3-fumbles-pass interception in come from behind win…had 3-takeaways in 10-play sequence..Chris Bowell 4FGs including 48-56Y FGs….Ryan Tannehill (153P)..RB-D’onta Foreman (108R) in loss..
Packers-W-Ravens (31-30)..Green Bay defense stops 2-point conversion (:41) left in game to preserve win…Aaron Rodgers (268P-3TD)..QB-Tyler Huntley (215P-71R),,2TDs passing..2rushing….TE-Mark Andrews (10R-136Y) in loss..
Bucs-L-Saints..(9-0)….Saints defense chokes off Tom Brady….nterception-Fumble Recovery-4 sacks of Tom Brady…Brett Maher 3-field goals in stunning upset….Bucs without 4-key players on his offensive unit..Only 3rd time Brady has been shutout in career…last shutout was 2006
Jaguars-L-Texans..(31-16)..QB-Davis Mills (209P-2TD)..WR-Brandon Cooks (7R-102Y)..Trevor Lawrence (210P-0TD-3QB sacks)..Jaguars (2-12)
Dolphins-W-Jets..(31-24)…Tua Tagovailoa )191P-2TD-2Int)….Duke Johnson (107R) for Dolphins…Ach Wilson (170P-0TD)
Cardinals-l_Lions (30-12)…QB-Jared Goff (21-26)-216Y-3TD in upset win..RB-Chris Reynolds (112R)….Kyler Murray (257P-1TD-1Int) in loss..Cardinals lost 2-in row
Cowboys-W-Giants (21-6)..Dak Prescott (217P-TD)..Cowboys defense 3-Int-1Fum recovery in win..Mike Glennon (99P) in ugly loss
Bills-W-Carolina (31-14)..Josh Allen (210P-3TD)..RB-Drew Singletary (86R)…Zach Wilson (170P-0TD)..
Bengals-W-Broncos (15-10)..Ty Boyd 56TD..Evan McPherson 3FG including 58-yarder…..QB-Joe Burrow (157Y)…Teddy Bridgewater benched (98Y)..Drew Lock TD-Fumble-2 sacks in loss.
49ers-W-Falcons..(31-13)..RB-Jeff Wilson (101R)..QB-Jim Garoppolo (235P-TD)…QB-Matt Ryan (236P-TD-Int-Fum-3 sacks) in loss
Patriots-L-Colts (27-17)..RB-Jon Taylor (67Y-TD) run…(170Y) rushing…Colts block punt for 67Y-TD return…Colts intercept 2-passes…QB=Mac Jones (299P-2TD-2Int)…Carson Wentz (5-12) 57Y passing…snap New England 7-game win streak.
Raiders-Browns…Monday Night Game..Browns racked by Covid..LV lost 5-of-6
Vikings-Bears…Monday Night Game..Minn 4-coaches have Covid issues
Arizona..IR-WR-DeAndre Hopkins-knee surgery..CB-Robert Alford
Giants..WR-Sterling Shepard-torn Achilles
Jets..CB-Elijah Riley-neck injury
Broncos..QB-Ted Bridgewater-back injury-concussion-hospitalized
Bucs..WRs-Mike Evans-Chris Godwin leave Sunday game-Evans hamstring….Godfrey-knee…Leonard Fournette-hamstring
Baltimore..WR-Sammy Watkins-Covid list..CB-Jimmy Smith-Covid list
Bills..OT-Dion Dawkins..OG-Jon Feliciano on Covid list
Carolina..QB-Matt Barkely..DT-Derrick Brown on Covid list
Bears..QB-Andy Dalton..3-assistant coaches on Covid list
Browns..DE-Jadaveon Clownley..LB-Mac Wilson..S-Ron Harrison on Covid
Cowboys..DT-Tristan Hill-Covid list
Houston..OG-Lane Taylor-LB-Chris Kirksey-Covid list
Saints..Coach Sean Payton on Covid list
Rams..LB-Von Miller-LB-Troy Reider-TE-Tyler Higbee-OT-Joe Noteboom-Covid
Rams..Activate CB-Jalen Ramsey from Covid list
Tampa Bay..WR-Breshad Perriman-S-Jamel Dean on Covid list
Washington..QB-Taylor Heinicke on Covid list
Rams…Had 31-players on Covid list into weekend
Washington..Total 24-players on Covid list
Browns..Place 23 on Covid list this past week
Houston..9-on Covid list
Saints..9-placed on Covid list
Washington..Sign FA-QB-Garrett Gilbert-ex Cowboys
Washington..Sign FA-CB-DJ Hayden-ex Raiders
Rams..Sign FA-OC-Austin Reiter-ex Chiefs
Giants..Sign FA-LB-Jaylen Smith-ex Cowboys..FA-CB-Sam Beal
Vikings..Release CB-Bashaud Breeland after incident with coach on field
Browns..Sign FA-QB-Kuyle Lauletta-ex Jaguars
NFL..Changes Covid protocols effecting on Monday…Stop daily testing vaccinated players…Will continue daily testing of Unvaxxed players ..Refuse to mandate booster shots for players.
Dallas..NFL fines OT-La’El Collins-RB-Ezekiel Elliott 10,000 for throwing punches in game
Jacksonville…Fired coach Urban Meyer apologizes for not getting job done with Jaguars…Meyer says his ‘use of words’ was done to get greatness out of players…Called players-assistant coaches “fragile”…Says heartbroken…NFL was more difficult transition than he thought..Knew this would be a rebuild with Jaguars…Coaches had to do better
Jacksonville…Jaguars lawyers say they will not pay the guarantees in the final (4Y-40M) owed Urban Meyer…called it a ‘for cause firing’
Houston..Grand Jury investigating sex assault case agaisnt QB-Deshaun Watson reportedly considering dropping cases down to misdemeanors
NYGiants..Legendary LB-Lawrence Taylor facing sanctions for violating sex offender rules for incident years ago..Did not register as sex offender after moving to new home in Florida.
Aztecs..Coach Brady Hoke says 3-players transferring out were barred from making trip and playing in Bowl game..OG-Chris Martinez..OT-Joey Capra..OT-Il Conebrau are in transfer protocol…Martinez was starter all season
Aztecs..Pick up 16th recruit..TE-Mark Redman (6’6).. transfers from University of Washington.
Auburn..Hires Austin Davis-Seattle Seahawks as Off Coor
Colorado..Hires Mike Sanford-Minnesota as Off Coor
Idaho Vandals..Hire Jason Eck-South Dakota State-built Jackrabbits into FCS-1AA power.
Pitt-Michigan State..QB-Ken Pickett..RB-Kenneth Walker pull out of Peach Bowl game to prepare for NFL draft
Iowa State..RB-Breece Hall files for NFL draft
Texas..Starting QB-Casey Thompson enters transfer portal
Oklahoma..QB-Adrian Martinez-4 years starter-transfers to Kansas State
LSU..QB-Max Johnson transfers to Texas AM
Western Kentucky..QB-Bailey Zappe finishes career NCAA record (5,833Y-62TD) in single season.
Boca Raton Bowl..WKentucky-W-Appalachian State (58-38)..QB-Bailey Zappe (422P-6TD)…Teams combined (1,2467Y) offense
New Mexico..Fresno-W-UTEP (31-24)..RB-Jacob Mims (165R-2TD)
LA Bowl..Utah State-W-Oregon State (24-13)..QB-Cooper Legas (171P-2TD) coming off bench in upset win over Beavers.
New Orleans Bowl..Louisiana-W-Marshall (36-21)..QB-Levi Lewis (341APY)
Bahamas Bowl..Middle Tennessee-W-Toledo (31-24)..QB-Nick Vatiatto (270P-2TD)
Orlando Bowl..Coastal Carolina-W-NIllinois (47-41)..QB-Garrett McCall (315P-4TD)
Lending Tree Bowl..Liberty-W-EMichigan (56-20)..QB-Matt Willis (231P)
Independence Bowl..UAB-W-BYU (31-28)..QB-Dylan Humphries (19-23) 189P in upset win
Myrtle Beach Bowl…Tulsa-vs-Old Dominion
Montana State-W-South Dakota State (31-17)…QB-Tom Mellott (233P-155R)..4TDs in Bobcats win
North Dakota State-W-James Madison (20-14)..Dukes QB-Cole Johnson intercepted twice by Fighting Hawks defense
(Division II Playoffs)..Finals
Ferris State-W-Valdosta (57-21)…Ferris (435Y-rushing)..finishes (14-0)
(Division III Playoffs)..Finals
Hardin Baylor-W-North Central (57-21)…QB-Kyle King (436Y-3TD)…leads (596Y) offense
Lakers…Lose F-Anthony Davis for 4-weeks with sprained knee after collision in Friday loss in Minnesota.
Lakers..Coach Frank Vogel placed in isolation along with G-Kent Bazemore-F-Austin Reaves..Kendrick Nunn
Lakers-L-Bulls (115-110)…DeMar DeRozan (38P)…Bulls go (25-31) on free throws..as Covid-ravaged Bulls beat ailing Lakers……Sunday night game….Lakers (16-15)
Clippers-San Antonio…Monday game
Clippers..F-Marcus Morris on Covid list
New Orleans..C-Zion Williamson-criticized for skipping rehab meetings from foot surgery
Brooklyn Nets..2-games this week postponed
Brooklyn..F-Kevin Durant..G-Kyrie Irving placed on Covid list..Nets have 9-in isolation.
Cavs..C-Evan Mobley on Covid list…6-Cavs out
76ers..C-Andre Drummond-G-Shake Milton among 8 on Covid list
Atlanta..G-Trae Young on Covid list
Sacramento..G-De’Aaron Fox..C-Alex Lins on Covid list
Boston..C-Al Horford becomes 7th player on Covid list
Toronto..F-Moritz Wagner-Terrance Ross amont 4 on Covid list
Minnesota..G-Anthony Edwards-Taurean Prince on Covid list
NBA invokes upgraded testing protocolss on Monday..Tests on game days..facemask rules on bench in all facilities..team flights.
Aztecs-W-St Mary’s (63-53)…Upset win in Colangelo Classic…SDSU hits 7-of-10 three point shots in win…SDSU (7-4)
USD-W-Northern Arizona (69-59)…F-Marcus Ellington (22P-11R)..Toreros blow game open in 2nd half…USD (7-5)
UCLA..Covid issues continue..Cancel games with Alabama State-Cal Poly…Coach
USC…Trojans (11-0)…Gives coach Andy Enfield 3-year extension.
Padres…Hire David Macius-1st base coach…was coaching at East Carolina University…Hire Jared Sandberg to manage AAA-El Paso-was in Seattle organization
Padres..Craig Hughner PR Director leaves team to take Director Media Relations job with LA Lakers
Mets..Hire Buck Showalter as manager..Former manager Yankees-Texas-Arizona-Baltimore
A’s..Negotiating to hire Mark Kotsay as manager…Spent 17-years as a players…served as Asst GM and a coach.
Indians..Confirm minor league C-Andres Melendez passed away at (20Y) in Dominican Republic-no cause of death given
A’s…City of Oakland completes 350,000-page Environmental Report for construction of new Waterfront Stadium for Athletics..Now must negotiate financing and terms of deal in Oakland.
Yankees..P-Jameson Tallion confirms ankle surgery in fall
Rockies..sign FA-P-Ty Blach-ex Giants
Yankees..sign FA-P-Jim Cordero-ex White Sox
Orioles..Sign FA-C-Anthony Bemboom-ex Angels
Rockies..Sign FA-3B-Tim Lopes-ex Mariners
Jose Parela..Signs with Samsung Lions-Korea..ex Reds-Yankees
Tyron Guerrero..ex Miami pitcher signs with Lotte Marines-Japan
Dixon Machardo..2B-signs with Lotte Giants -Korea
Wilmer Font..P-signs with Landers in Korea-ex Mets-Pirates
Jesse Biddle..ex Reds pitcher signs with Orix Buffaloes in Japan
Matt Andriese..ex Tampa Bay-Seattle pitcher signs with Yomiuri Giants-Japan
NHL…Cancels cross border games between Canada-USA teams..Canada teams cannot travel to US…US teams not allowed in Canada..
NHL..Facing January 10th Deadline date on pulling NHL players out of Olympics
Gulls-L-San Jose (4-1)..Barracudas score 4-goals in 3rd period…Gulls have lost 3-games in a row..outscored (13-2)
Kings-W-Washington (3-2)..Adrain Kempe 3rd period goal…Caps lost (2-0) lead at home…Sunday game..
Ducks-Edmonton…Monday game still on schedule even with outbreak in Oilers ranks.
LA Kings..G-Cal Peterson placed on Covid list
Ducks..LW-Maxime Comtois activated from injured list
Oilers..D-Duncan Keith-RW-Jesse Puljujarvi on Covid list
Vancouver..D-Ty Motte-JT Myers-Tuck Poolman-Brad Hunt on Covid list
Bruins..C-Taylor Hall on Covid list
Red Wings..Coach Jeff Blashill-8 players on Covid list
Toronto..G-Jack Campbell..Coach Sheldon Keefe..Jason Spezza..Wayne Simmonds among 9-on Leafs Covid list
Montreal..C-Arturi Lehkonnen on Covid list
Ottawa..D-Nikita Zaitsev-out 6W with knee injury
Winnipeg…Coach Paul Maurice quits..team underperformed-needs new voice…was (315-223-62) in 8-years with Jets.
Blackhawks..F-Brett Connolly suspended 4-games-…fined 70,000-salary in game checks for dangerous hit that injured a Dallas Stars player
English Premier League-Scoreboard…5-games canceled-Covid
..Liverpool-Hot Spur..(2-2) tie..Harry Kane scores for Liverpool..Diego Joto score goals
..Chelsea-Tie-Wolverhampton..Chelsea wanted game postponed-without 7-players
..Manchester City-W-Newcastle..4-0 beating..Raheem Sterling goal
..Arsenal-W-Leeds..Gabe Martinelli 2-goals
San Diego Sockers-W-Chicago..(4-1)…home opener in MASL soccer…Sockers now (2-0)…First home game in 2-years.