Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Monday
49ers-L-Eagles..(31-7)…Philadelphia punches ticket to Super Bowl…Defense buries 49ers offense…SF lost both quarterbacks on heavy hits in pocket…Eagles scored 4-TDs running football…Defense recovered 3-fumbles…49ers self destrutcted with 11-penalites in loss
..QB-Jalen Hurts (121P)
..Eagles defense 3-fumble recoveries..3-sacks-6-hits…6-QB pressures
..Niners lost QB-Brock Purdy with sprained elbow..QB-Josh Johnson with concussion on hits in pocket
..Niners took 11-penalties-81-yards in loss
..Eagles had 14-15 play drives in win
..Niners took penalties for body slam..punching..roughing punter..facemask in loss
..Niners had (48Y)offense in second half of game
Chiefs-W-Bengals..(23-20)….Harrison Butker kicks 45Y-FG with (:03) left after personal foul penalty on out of bounds hit on Patrick Mahomes, ends wild QB-shootout sending Kansas City to Super Bowl
..QB-Patrick Mahomes, limping on ankle (326P-2TD-0-Int-1 Fumble-1 sack)
..QB-Joe Burrow (270P-1TD-2 Int-5 sacks) in loss
..WR-Marquez Scantling (6R-116Y)
..TE-Travis Kelce (7R-78Y)
..WR-JaMarr Chase-Tee Higgings had combined (12R) but only 2-chunk plays down the field.
..Chiefs lost WRs-Mecole Hardman-Ju Ju Smith-Kadarius Toney all left with injuries-did not return.
Chargers..QB-Justin Herbert undergoes surgery for torn left should labrum..Will need 3-moths rehab-should be ready for OTA in workouts in May…Got hurt in Rams game late in season…Threw (4739Y-25TD)
Miami..Hire Vic Fangio-ex Denver-as Def Coord
Dallas..Fires Off Coord-Kellen Moore in stunning move
Denver..Will interview DeMeco Ryans-SF Def Coord-Monday
Denver..Confirm 2nd conversation this past week-Jim Harbaugh-Michigan
Houston..2nd interview scheduled with DeMeco Ryans-49ers
Carolina..Outrage Panthers bypassed Steve Wilks for head job-was (6-6)
Colts..Bring back LA Rams Def Coord-Raheem Morris for 2nd interview
Rams..Hire Mike LaFleur-Off Coord-ex Jets-Packers
Tampa Bay..Interview Dan Pitcher-Bengals QB coach for Off Coord
Tampa Bay..Interview Shea Tierney-Giants..Todd Monken-Georgia for Off Coor
Carolina..Frank Riech interviews Vic Fangio for Def Coord
Atlanta..Hire Ryan Neilsen-Def Coord-ex Saints
Atlanta..Fire 3-assistants including DB-coach Jon Hoke
Steelers..Will interview Byron Leftwick-ex Tampa Bay for consultant job
Steelers..WR coach Blaine Stewart leaves for job at West Virginia
Hall of Fame…15-finalists name for voting on Super Bowl weekend..Included are 1st timers OT-Joe Thomas-Browns..CB-Darrelle Revis-Jets..DE-Dwight Freeney-Colts…Holdover candidates include DE-Jared Allen-Vikings..CB-Albert Lewis-Chiefs
Miami…Report Dolphins will not pursue QB-Tom Brady in free agency
Miami..QB-Tua Tagovailoa remains in Concussion protocol for 4th week
Tampa Bay..Former star Rob Gronkowski says he believes Brady returns-Bucs
Aztecs…Hire Ron Gould as Running Back coach..ex Cal-Stanford assistant..Been in Pac 12-for 16-years.
Georgia…QB-Stetson Bennett-arrested on Public Intoxification charges in Dallas
Colorado..Buffs coach Deion Sanders hires longtime NFL coach Mike Zimmer as assistant-was head coach Vikings…also hires Willy Taggart-ex Florida State-Oregon as Off Coord
Ohio State..Hires James Laurinitis as LB coach-ex Buckeyes star
Miami..Fires Off Coord Josh Gattis
Padres-Rockies Feud….Colorado owner Dick Monfort criticizes Peter Seidler spending spree…’100%-not agree with it’….’Have to spend even more on Juan Soto’…’They have holes on their roster’….Padres payroll (251M)…Rockies payroll (139M)
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Dylan Covey-ex White Sox
Texas..Sign FA-P-Danny Duffy-ex Dodgers-Royals
Texas..Sign FA-OF-Clint Frazier-ex Yankees
Texas..Sign FA-OF-Travis Jankowski-ex Padres-Reds
Texas..Sign FA-P-Ian Kennedy-ex Phillies
Brewers..Sign FA-P-Colin Rea-ex Padres-Reds-Japan
Royals..Sign FA-SS-Matt Duffy-ex Tampa Bay-Giants
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Jesus Cruz-ex Braves
Phillies..Sign FA-2B-Dustin Peterson-ex Brewers
Brewers..Sign FA-P-Robert Stock-ex Cubs-Padres
Washington..Sign P-Alex Colome-ex Tampa Bay
Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Andrew Suarez-ex Japan
Twins..Open contract talks with FA-P-Michael Wacha
Orioles..Continue talks with FA-OF-Jurickson Profar
Yankees..Make contact with FA-OF-David Peralta
Red Sox..Open talks with FA-P-Matt Moore-ex Tampa-Boston-Detroit
Orioles…Family lawsuit involving Angelos ownership…Lawyers for senior owner Peter Angelos says his wife and son have drained 65M from account-making illegal transfers of money…have left just 400,000 in account.
Sinclair Broadcasting…Diamond Group about to file bankruptcy for its RSN-regional networks..Bally Sports subsidiary has 8B-debts…Owes 2B in rights fees to team for 2023.
Braves..Give Manager Brian Snitker contract extension thru 2025.
White Sox…Longtime P-Gary Peters passes away (85Y)…had (124-103) record in 60-70s.
Aztecs-W-San Jose State (72-51)..SDSU defense chokes off Spartans..holding them to 37%-shooting and forcing 13-turnovers…SDSU now (17-4)…play 5-of next 8-games on road
USD-L-USF (94-81)…Dons shoot 61% from floor…Toreros (10-13)
Billy Packer…Legendary broadcaster-passes away (82Y)…Worked March Madness broadcasts for 34-years
Clippers-L-Cleveland (122-99)…Blowout loss….Cavs jumped to a (64-34) halftime lead…LA played without Kawhi Leonard–Paul George-sat out game…..Sunday game
Clippers-W-Atlanta (120-113)..Saturday…LA hits 19-3’s..Kawhi Leonard (32P)
Lakers-L-Boston (125-121)..Saturday..LeBron James (41P)…Refs missed foul call on James likely game winning shot..Jaylen Brown-Jason Tatum combined (67P)
Lakers…LeBron James (ankle)..Anthony Davis (foot) will sit out Monday game in Brooklyn to rest injuries.
Golden State…G-Steph Curry fined 25,000 for tantrum on court
76ers..C-Joel Embiid fined 25,000-for obscene gesture
Pacers…C-Myles Turner signs (2Y-60M) extension
Dallas..F-Luka Doncic-ankle injury
Toronto..G-AG Anubody-wrsit injury
Ducks-W-Coyotes (2-1) OT…Trevor Zegras scores game winner in OT…G-John Gibson 33-saves…Ducks have won 4-of-5 games
Kings-L-Tampa Bay (5-2)-Saturday..Lightning scored 3-goals in 10-minutes in 1st period
Kings-W-Florida (4-3)-Friday..Adrian Kempe shorthanded goal..G-Phoenix Copley 45-saves
Gulls-L-Ontario (7-2)-Saturday…Blowout home ice loss infront of (12,216) fans
Gulls-L-Bakersfield (4-3)..Friday..Lost 2-0 3-1 leads
Gulls..Buried in last place in AHL with (12-31) record
NY Rangers..Criticized for refusing to wear Pride Night jerseys saluting LBG community after selling tickets and promoting event.
Columbus..Claims FA-F-Lane Pederson off waviers from Vancouver
Ottawa..Callup D-Jacob Larsson from AHL
San Jose-New Jersey..Trade talks involving Sharks F-Timo Meier
Toronto..Lose C-Auston Matthews-3W-knee injury
Toronto..Lose G-Matt Murray-knee injury
Vancouver..Surgery F-Ilya Mikheyev-torn ACL
Las Vegas..Activate F-William Carrier..Shea Theodore from IR
Columbus…F-Gustav Nyquist-shoulder injury
Farmers Open…Journeyman Max Homa comes from 6-strokes back to win on Saturday…Had 7-birdie day
(-11)..Keegan Bradley-lost lead on Saturday
(-9)..Sam Ryder lost lead he had for 3-days with 3-bogeys-double bogey
(-8)..Jon Rahm fell back with 3-bogeys-double bogey either
Australian Open..Novak Djokovic-W-Steph Tsitsipas in straight sets..wins 22nd grand slam event…10th Aussie Open title
Novak Djokovic…His father criticized for taking picture with Serbian fans who were wearing Tee shirts with Russian letter ‘Z’ signifying belief in invasion in Ukraine.
USA-Colombia (0-0) tie…Team USA missed 2-scoring opportunities in first half…Finishes (0-1-1) in friendly matches this week.
Claudio Reyna..Former USA star fired as GM of MLS-Austin team…his family had been involved in public dispute with USA head coach Greg Berhalter over treatment of son Gio Reyna at World Cup.
Everton..English Premier League team hires Sean Dyche as Coach..spent 10Y at Burnley…Everton facing relegation for 1st time since 1931
Leeds..EPL team signs Weston McKennie from Juventus-Italy