Tampa Bay-W-Eagles .(31-15)..Tom Brady (271P-2TD)….Mike Evans (9R-117Y)….Jalen Hurts (258P) in loss…Bucs defense 3-takeaways 2-sacks in win…Tampa (358Y) offense…Bucs led (31-0) into 4th quarter..
49ers-W-Cowboys (23-17)…Cowboys last gasp drive dies at SF 41 as clock runs out…SF defense 5-sacks-1 interception limited Cowboys (251Y)….Dak Prescott (254P-TD) in loss..Jim Garoppolo (172P)…Elijah Mitchell (96R-Deebo Samuels (63R) in upset win..Dallas self destructed with 14-penalties in loss..
Chiefs-W-Steelers…Chiefs led (42-21) in 4th quarter at PressTime…..Kansas City reeled off 35-straight points in 2nd and 3rd quarter to blow open game after being shutout in 1st quarter…Patrick Mahomes threw 5TD passes including tackle eligible play and Travis Kelce TE-option TD pass in the rout…..Mahomes (405P-5TD)…Ben Roethlisberger (145P-2TD) in loss in likely final game.
Bills-W-Patriots (47-17)..Buffalo scores 5TDs on 5-possessions in a row…Most lopsided playoff loss in Bill Belichick career…Josh Allen (21-25-308Y-5TD)..Bills pile up (482Y) offense…Mac Jones (232P-2TD-2Int-Fumble-3 sacks) in loss
Bengals-W-Raiders (26-19)..Bengals win 1st playoff game in 31-years-since 1991…Cincinnati intercepts pass at 3-yard line with (:12) left to preserve win…Joe Burrow (244P-2TD)…JaMarr Chase (9R-116Y)..Evan McPherson 4FGs in win…Derek Carr (313P=TD-Int-Fumble-3 sacks) in loss…Raiders self-destructed..OL took 4-penalties that wiped out big gains in game..Raiders dropped 3-wide open passes…fielded kickoff at 2-yard line-bad field positio.
(Monday Night Football)
Rams-Cardinals…Matthew Stafford-Kyler Murray QB duel…Stafford (4884P-41TD-17 Int)…Rams defense 50-QB sacks led by Aaron Donald.
Chargers…Offensive Coordinator Joe Lombardi interviewed for Houston Texans coaching job on Saturday….Player Personnel Director-Jo Jo Wooden interviews for Chicago Bears GM job.
Chargers..Fire Special Teams coach Darius Swinton..Assistant coach May Chandhari
Chargers..Lose RB-Darius Bradwell-signs with Carolina Panthers.
Chargers…City Attorney Mike Aguirre says he will file legal action to sue Dean Spanos-NFL for Violations of Relocation bylaws in 2017 move to Los Angeles…Aguirre says San Diego deserves damages much like the 790M-payoff St Louis received in out of court settlement on Rams move…Mayor Todd Gloria says the ‘statute of limitations’ on filing a civil suit expired.
NFL…Removes Jerome Boger officiating crew from playoffs after two blown calls in Raiders-Bengals playoff game…one call was the whistle blown on Joe Burrow TD pass…other was blown roughing the passer call on Bengals..
Los Angeles…Legendary RB-Eric Dickerson rips NFL…called it ‘No Good Entity’…’NFL wants you to go somewhere die’…’Don’t want to help former players’.
Colts..Front office not committing to keeping Carson Wentz as starting QB after awful finish to the season..Wents (22TD-7 Int).
Kansas City…Former Chiefs DT-Junior Savaii dies in prison (48)..had been serving time for dealing firearms and drugs…played for Chiefs-Cowboys after star career at Oregon
Washington…Criticism of owner Daniel Snyder remains relentless….Washington played to only 64%-capacity of fans at Fed Ex Field
Minnesota…Report Vikings fired Coach Mike Zimmer-Players critical of lack of communication-relationships with head coach..Fear based work environment..Interference with 6-different Off Coord on job..Zimmer feud with GM-Rick Spielman over free agent signings.
Raiders..QB-Derek Carr says Rich Bisaccia is ‘right man for job’ …Raiders have tough decision to make whether to keep Bisaccia to interview candidates for head coaching job.
Atlanta..Says no decision made on future of WR-Calvin Ridley-missed half the season with mental health issues.
Patriots..Off Coord-Josh McDaniels yet to interview for any of 8-vacant head coaching jobs.
Denver…Club up for sale for 4B price tage…Groups involving Peyton Manning and John Elway expected to make bids.
Steelers…Say Mason Rudolph-Dwayne Haskins will compete for starting QB job next year..Team not expected to try and trade for astar QB in off season to replace Ben Roethlisberger.
Seattle…Ownership says GM-John Schnieder..Coach Pete Carroll will returns next season to rebuild team
Vikings..Get permission to interview Kellen Moore-Dallas…Kevin O’Connell-Rams…DeMeco Ryans-Titans…Dan Quinn-Cowboys…Todd Bowles-Tampa Bay for Minnesota job
Miam..Interview Brian Daboll-Leslie Frazier-Bills for Dolphins job
Houston..Interview Brian Flores-ex Miami for head coaching job
Bears..Interview Jim Caldwell-ex Colts…Byron Leftwich-Tampa for head job
Giants..Interview Joe Hortez-Ravens-Ravens Exec for GM job
Steelers..Activated WR-JuJu Smith from IR..WR-James Washington-Covid list
Eagles..DE-Josh Sweat-emergency surgery for life threatening illness
Packers..Activate DE-Whitney Mercilus from IR
Ravens..LB-Ty Bowser-surgery Achilles.
Tampa Bay..Do not activate RB-Leoanrd Fournette-from IR
Rams..S-Taylor Rapp remains out with concussion issues
Aztecs…Pick up 2-more transfers…3rd-4th new players transfer in
..OG-Cade Bennett (6’4-310)-Oklahoma State
..DE-Justus Tavai-Hawaii (6’3-295)
NFL…Monday 4pm is final day for players to apply for NFL draft.
UCLA..Chip Kelly takes paycut from (5.6M-to-4.7M)..signs 4Y extension
Hawaii..Coach Todd Graham quits-went (11-11)..criticized for abusive personality and clashes with players…Rainbow Warriors have 17-players in transfer portal.
Ohio State..Hire Tim Walton-DB coach-ex Jacksonville…Perry Eliano-DB- coach-ex U-Cincinnati…The Buckeyes have had 6-coaches leave staff in off season.
Iowa..Extension-Kirk Ferentz thru 2029 season
Oregon..RB-Travis Dye enters transfer portal
Georgia..RB-Zamir White…S-Nakobe Dean..DT-Devonte Wyatt among 8-Bulldogs go into transfer portal.
ACC…Commissioner Jim Phillips says league not in favor of expanding playoffs to 12-teams..Says college football has too many other problems that must be addressed including ‘out of control transfer portal’.
Aztecs…Remain lockdown mode in basketball with as many as 9-players-coaches with positive tests…SDSU has missed 5-games on MWC schedule this season.
USD-W-Loyola (70-65)…Marcellus Earlington-Yav Gutlekin combine for (22P-24R) in win..Toreros now (10-7)
USC-L-Oregon (79-69)..Ducks build 16P lead in opening half..Trojans (14-2)
UCLA-W-Oregon State (81-65)..Johnny Jazeng 19P-second half..Bruins (11-2)
Kentucky…Joe B-Hall passes away (93Y)…Replaced Adolph Rupp-had (297-100) record at UK.
Lakers-Utah..Monday game…Lakers (21-22)
Lakers-L-Denver (133-96)-Saturday..Nuggets hit 22-3’s..7-double figures
Clippers-Indiana…Monday game…LA (21-23)
Clippers-L-Spurs (101-94)..Derrick White (19P) for Spurs
Lakers…Magic Johnson criticizes Lakers players..”Fans deserve more than this lack of effort…lack of sense of urgency…Jeannie Buss deserves better…”…criticism comes after 27-point loss in Denver
Brooklyn…Lose F-Kevin Durant (6W) with sprained knee
Bulls..G-Zach LaVine MRI on knee
Dallas..F-Kristap Porzingas activated from Covid list
Sacramento..F-Damian Jonex off Covid list
Golden State..G-Steph Curry-bruised shooting hand
76ers-Kings-Oklahoma City..discussing 3-way deal that would send G-Ben Simmons to Kings..F-Tobias Harris to Thunder…Sixers would get G-De’Aaron Fox
Toronto-San Antonio..discuss possible trade for Spurs C-Jakob Poelti.
Cavs-Brooklyn..Discuss trade that would send G-Joe Harris to Cavs
Dallas-Atlanta..discuss trade for Hawks F-John Collins
Dallas-Indiana..discuss trade for Pacers C-Myles Turner
Dallas..Release C-Willy Cauley-Stein-been out since November with mental health issues
Boston..Release F-Jabari Parker-ex #1 pick
Cavs..Hire former player Jose Calderon as Assistant to GM..played 9Y in NBA
Padres..Sign 18-International free agents..6-Venezuala..2-Cubs..1-Mexico…9-Dominican Republic
..P-Jarlin Susana (6’6)-Dominican Republic….signs (1.7M) deal
..SS-Yendry Rojas-Cuba..signs (1M) bonus deal
Padres..Re-sign FA-P-Jose Castillo..has had hand-shoulder-forearm issues over last 3-years.
Padres..Re-sign FA-C-Webster Rivas
Dodgers…Sign 15-International free agents
..OF-Sam Munoz-Dominican Republic
Angels..Sign 16-International free agents
Yankees..Sign top ranked SS-Rod Arias-Dominican Republic (3.3M) deal
Washington..Sign OF-Christian Vaquero-Cuba (4.9M) deal
Reds..Sign SS-Ricardo Cabrera-Venezuala (2.1M) deal
White Sox..Sign OF-Oskar Colas-Cuba (2.7M) contract
Twins..Sign OF-Curtis Terry-ex Texas
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Ryan Weber-ex Red Sox..Manny Banulos-ex-Angels
Giants..Sign FA-P-Corey Oswalt-ex-Mets..Joe Palumbo-ex Texas
Giants..Sign FA-OF-Luis Gonzalez-ex White Sox
Marlins..Sign FA-2B-Erik Gonzalez-ex Pirates
Mets..Sign FA-P-Alex Claudio-ex Milwaukee-Angels-Red Sox-Texas
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Kyle Crick-ex Pirates
A’s..Sign FA-C-Christian Bethancourt-ex Padres..OF-Drew Jackson-ex Reds
Braves..Sign FA-2B-Ryan Goins-ex Orioles-Mariners-A’s
Tampa Bay..autopsy shows bullpen coach Jean Ramirez-died of suicide (28Y)
Mets..Hire Glen Sherlock-Bench Coach-ex Pirates
Milwaukee..Bullpen coach Steve Karsay retires
Ducks-L-Minnesota (7-3)..Wild score 4-goals in 3rd period-Friday..
Ducks-L-Blackhawks (3-0)..Mark Andre Fleury 37-saves..Ducks lost 8-of-10
Ducks..F-Troy Terry..G-Anthony Stolarz..D-Cam Fowler on Covid list
Ducks..LW-Sonny Milano-facial injury
Ducks..Callup G-Lukas Dostal…Olle Ericksson-Ek from AHL-Gulls
Kings-W-Seattle (3-1)..Saturday..Philippe Danault 2-goals in LA win
Montreal..interview longtime agent Keith Hughes for GM job
Montreal..2nd interviews with Daniel Briere-Matthieu Darche for GM job
Montreal..Lose G-Jake Allen-LBI injury
Ottawa..F-Connor Brown-broken jaw-hit by shot
Florida..Sign FA-G-Evan Fitzpatrick-ex Blues
Blackhawks-Arizona..F-Stephen Harper traded to Coyotes
Vancouver..G-Jaroslav Halak on Covid list
Vancouver..G-Spencer Martin on Covid list
Nashville..F-Mattias Eckhold on Covid list
Sabres..C-Cole Sillinger on Covid list
Chicago..F-Brett Connally on Covid list
Chicago..F-Kirby Darch..Ryan Strome on Covid list
Rangers..F-Alex Lafreniere on Covid list
Toronto..LW-Nick Ritchie..Ondrej Kase on Covid list
Gulls-W-Abbotsford (4-3)…San Diego 2PPG-1 ShG in win..(11-13-2) on season
Australian Open…Novak Djokovic expelled from the country…3-Judge panel ruled Sunday morning against his last appeal on ban because of Covid violations…Escorted to Melbourne Airport at 11pm by armed guards and boarded plane to Dubai…Djokovic is unvaxxed…had broken Protocols 3-times…Lied on Visa….Serbian officials said final hearing full of lies and political agendas…Rafael Nadal-critical…’Everyone knows the rules-these rules for everyone-could have avoided this by getting vaccination
Australian Open…1st round play on Monday without Djokovic-Roger Federer-Serena Williams because of injuries-illness issues
Chris Evert…Confirms she is being treated for ovarian cancer
Golf..Farmers Open…Bryson DeChambeau-US Open winner-signs to play
Sony Open-Hawaii…Russ Henley built 5-stroke over Hidecki Matsyama in final round….then lost it…Henley had 4-birdies and an eagle to get a big lead…Matsuyama reeled off 7-birdies including an 18th hole birdie for the tie…..Matsuyama won after Henley took a ‘6’ on playoff hole.
Arsenal..Veteran star Pierre Aubameyang-has heart lesion issue-aftermath of Covid
MLS-Real Salt Lake-signs 14Y old phenom Axel Kie to contract-youngest player in history of MLS-native Ivory Coast-was playing in USL developmental league
English Premier League-Scoreboard
Hot Spur-Arsenal..Postponed Covid
Manchester City-W-Chelsea..Kevin DeBruyne scored 70′ in 1-0 game
Liverpool-W-Brentford..Liverpool score 2-goals in 8-minutes
West Ham-L-Leeds..Jack Harrison score all 3-goals in upset win
Manchester United-Tie-Aston Villa…Aston scores in 77-81′ to tie
Norwich-W-Everton..City scores in 16-18′ in upset win
Wolverhampton-W-Southampton..Wolves score in 91′
Indy 500….Veteran driver Connor Daly signs 1-race deal for Indy 500 with Ed Carpenter racing.