Green Bay-Chicago;…..Season Opener on Thursday night…..QBs-Aaron Rodgers-vs-Mitch Trubisky….Bears defense (50-sacks-36-takeaways) last year…QB-Aaron Rodgers (4,442Y-25TD-49 sacks)….(Packers total overhaul of defense….Bears trying to open up their passing attack to compliment RB-Tarik Cohen….Chicago defense led by Khalil Mack against struggling Packers OL…Debut of Green Bay coach Matt LaFleur.
Chargers….Melvin Gordon contract dispute at impasse stage…GM-Tom Teleseco breaks off contract talks after Gordon rejected a (5Y-50M) extension…Says if Gordon reports-he must play under the final year of his old deal (5.6M)…-there will be no contract talks till end of season…..Holdout now in 6th week….Agent given permission to talk to other teams about deal…but Chargers want a #1-and-#5 pick in a trade.
Chargers-Eagles..Trade Talks…Philadelphia proposed swapping RB-Jordan Howard and a draft pick to Bolts for Gordon and draft pick, but wanted Chargers to pick up 2M of Gordon 2019 salary…Chargers rejected proposal.
Chargers-Colts..There have been discussions about Gordon deal…but Colts refused to give up #1-pick in trade…Indianapolis does have league leading 56M- in cap space.
Chargers…Sign OC-Mike Pouncey to (1Y-9M) extension..meaning he is signed thru 2020 know.
Chargers….LT-Russell Okung placed on non-football illness list-aftermath of blood clot issues in OTA workouts.Yet to be cleared to workout with team…Must sit out at least 6-weeks of action before he can reinstated for actually workouts.
Chargers…Final roster cuts…included WR-Artavis Scott…WR-Andre Patton….QB-Cardale Jones….RB-Detrez Newsome….DT-TJ McGill…..CBJeff Richards.
Chargers…Developmental squad signings include bringing bak Scott-Patton as WRs.
Cowboys..Sign RB-Ezekiel Elliott to (6Y-90M extension) with 50M-guaranteed-becomes highest paid RB in NFL.
Rams..Sign QB-Jared Goff to (4Y-134M) extension with 110M-guaranteed..33M-average.
Colts..QB-Andrew Luck retires after 7-major injuries in 4-years…has been in constant pain…lost love for playing the game….Colts will allow him to keep his 24M-siging bonus…Luck 171-TDs…23,671Y…174-QB sacks in 86-games)
Colts..Sign QB-Jacoby Brissett (2Y-30M) extension to replace Andrew Luck
Steelers..Sign CB-Joe Haden (2Y-22M) extension
Raiders…Impose (53,590) fines to WR-Antonio Brown for missing workouts and walkthrus while in midst of helmet dispute with NFL.
Tampa Bay…DT-Ndomkong Sue fined (28,000) for helmet hit in preseason game
Colts…Owner Jim Irsay rejects a record 3.2B-offer to sell his NFL team-will stay in ownership.
Houston-Seattle…Texans deal holdout DE-Jadaveon Clowney to Seahawks for #3 pick and LBs Bark Mingo-Josh Martin.
Houston-Miami…Texans trade #1#1#2 ..OTJustin Davenport..CB-Jon Badenot for WR-Ken Stills..OT-Laremy Tunstil …#4-#6 picks.
Houston-Chiefs…Texans pick up RB-Carlos Hyde from KC for OG-Martin Rankins
Houston-Patriots…Texans acquire CB-Keion Crossen from Pats for pick
Miami-Saints…Marlins deal LB-Kiki Alonso to New Orleans for LB-Vince Biegel
Arizona-New England..Cardinals ship OT-Korey Cunningham to Pats for late pick
Ravens-Patriots..Baltimore send OG-Jeremine Eluemuner to New England.
Bills-Browns…Buffalo deal OG-Wyatt Teller to Cleveland for draft pick.
Bills-Patriots…Buffalo sends C-Russ Bodine to Pats for pick
Patriots-Broncos..New England trades CB-Duke Dawson to Broncos.
Green Bay-Houston..Packers send LB-Reggie Gilbert to Texans.
Steelers-Tampa Bay…Pittsburgh sends OT-Jerald Hawkins to Buccaneers.
Detroit-Cleveland…Lions deal QB-David Blough to Browns for pick
Green Bay-Cleveland…Packers move LB)Justin McCray to Browns
Jets-Seattle…NY sends LB-Parry Nickerson to Seahawks for pick.
Minnesota-Miami..Vikings move OG-Dan Isidore to Dolphins for pick
Chiefs-Vikings…KC ships CB-Mark Fields to Minnesota for late pick
Giants-Packers..NY deals LB-BJ Goodson to Packers for late pick
Titans-Browns..Cleveland acquires WR-Taywon Taylor from Titans
Jets-Colts..NY acquires CB-Nate Hairston from Colts for pickL
(NFL Roster Cuts)….Veteran players released as teams go to 53-man roster.
Arizona..WR-Pharoh Cooper..TE-Ricky Seals Jones..OG-Parker Ehringer..WR-Kevin White..DE-Andre Branch.
Atlanta..LB-Bruce Carter..TE-Logan Paulsen..K-Georgio Tovecchio..K-Blair Walsh
Ravens..LB-Shen Ray..RB-Tyler Ervin…CB-Stanley Batiste..RB-Kenneth Dixon..WR-Michael Floyd
Bills..RB-LeSean McCoy…S-Kurt Coleman
Carolina..WR-Torry Smith…QB-Taylor Heinicke
Bengals..OT-John Jerry..OG-Chris Westerman..WR-Aldrivk Robinson..CB-Tony Lovett
Cleveland..P-Britton Colquitt..LB-Ray-Ray Armstrong..TE-Braxton Miller
Dallas..LB-Rolando McClain..LB-Chris Covington..RB-Mike Weber..QB-Mike White
Denver..LB-Sua Cravens..LB-Dakoda Wilson..QB-Kevin Hogan..RB-Khal Mohammad
Detroit..QB-David Fales..LB-Trez Tabor..WR-Jordan Lasley..WR-Tommy Lewis..OT-Ryan Pope..
Green Bay..QB-DeShone Kizer..K-Sam Finchen..QB-Manny Wilkens
Houston..CB-Jeremain Ponder…OT-Matt Kahlil
Colts..RB-Charcandrxick West..DE-Carroll Phillips..DT-Caraun Reid
Jaguars..TE-Terrelle Pryor..DE-Datone Jones..RB-Tom Rawls..OG-Donnell Green
Chiefs..LB-Jerry Attaochu..QB-Chase Luton
Miami..WR-Brice Butler..QB-Jake Rudock..LS-John Denny..TE-Dwayne Allen..S-TJ McDonald
Minnesota..WR-Laquon Trxeadwell..QB-Jake Browning..K-Kaare Vedvek
New England..QB-Brian Hoyer..WR-DeMaryius Thomas..LB-Cal Munson
New Orleans..DT-Sylvester Williams..DE-Ziggy Hood..RB-Quizz Rodgers..OT-Mike Ola
Giants..QB-Kyle Lauretta..P-Johnny Townsend
Jets..QB-Luke Falk..LB-James Burgess..QB-Davis Webb..CBJachi Polite
Raiders..RB-Doug Martin..LB-Brandon Marshall..TE-Luke Wilson..WR-Kellen Doss..OT-Ty Roemer..LB-Josh Mauro..DT-Eddie Vanderdoes…DE-Alex Barrett..
Eagles..RB-Josh Adams..RB-DJ Humphrey..CB-Orlando Scandrick..QB-Cody Kessler
Rams..QB-Brandon Allen..DT-John Meyers..RB-Justin Davis..RB-John Kelly
49ers..WR-Jordan Matthews..OG-Josh Garnett..QB-Will Speight..DE-Demontae Moore…OG-Josh Garnett..LB-Malcom Smith
Seattle..QB-Paxton Lynch..DT-Earl Mitchell…WR-Jaron Brown..WR-JT Barrett..RB-JDMcKissick
Tampa Bay…LB-Corey Nelson..QB-Nick Fitzgerald
Titans..RB-Jeremy McNichols..RB-Akeem Hunt…C-Hronnis Grasu
Washington..RB-Sam Perine…WR-Josh Dotson..OT-Corey Robinson
(NFL Fee Agent Signings_
Chiefs…Sign RB-LeSean McCoy-ex-Bills
Colts..Sign QB-Brian Hoyer-ex Patriots
Raiders..Sign QB-Deshone Kizer-ex Packers
Atlanta..Sign veteran K-Matt Bryant
Vikings..Sign WR-Josh Doctson-ex Redskins
Vikings..Sign P-Brandon Colquitt-ex Browns
Broncos..Sign QB-Brandon Allen-ex Rams..LB-Corey Nelson-ex Bucs
Titans..Sign K-Cairo Santos-ex Chiefs
Arizona..Sign DE-Cassius Marsh-ex Seahawks..QB-Kyle Sloter-ex Vikings
Patriots..Sign LB-Calvin Munson-ex Giants
Atlanta..Sign FB-Keith Smith-ex Raiders
Browns..Sign TE-Ricky Seal-Jones-ex Arizona..LT-Malik Jefferson-ex Seattle
Lions..Sign RB-JD McKissick-ex Seahawks..TE-Logan Thomas-ex Bills
Eagles..Sign QB-Kyle Lauletta-ex Giants
Jaguars..Sign RB-Tyler Ervin-ex Ravens..RB-Devine Ozigbo-ex Saints..WR-Keelan Doss-ex Raiders
49ers..Sign CB-Antone Exum-ex Ravens
Seahawks..Sign CB-Jachai Polite-ex Jets
Redskins..Sign RB-Wendell Smallwood-ex Eagles
Miami..Sign DT-John Jenkins-ex Giants
Giants..Sign TE-Eric Tomlinson-ex Jets
Jets..Sign QB-Luke Falk-ex Titans..K-Kaare Vedvek-ex Vikings..RB-Josh Adams-ex Phi
Houston..Sign CB-Cornell Armstrong-ex Miami
Bucs..Sign RB-TJ Logan-ex Arizona
Jaguars..Sign QB-Chase Lutton-ex Chiefs
Rams..Sign C-Coleman Shelton-ex Packers
Bills..WR-Laquon Treadwell-ex Vikings..QB-Davis Webb-ex Jets..CB-Josh Jones-ex GB
Houston..CB-Orlando Scandrick-ex Eagles.
Colts..QB-Brock Osweiler-ex Houston..Brandon Weeded-ex Houston..Matt Cassell-ex Chiefs..David Fales-ex Bears
Miami..WR-Eli Rogers-ex Steelers
Seattle..OG-Josh Garnett-ex 49ers
Patriots..LB-Su’a Cravens-ex Broncos-Redskins
Houston..LB-Brandon Marshall-ex Broncos
Miami…OT-J’Marcus Webb-ex Bears
Bills..RB-Justin Davis-ex Rams
Lions..QB-Tyree Jackson-ex Bills
49ers…OT-Marshall Newhouse-ex Saints
Saints..TE-Luke Wilson-ex Raiders..FB-Zach Zenner-ex Lions
Eagles..LB-Chris Banjo-ex Saints
49ers..OT-Jordan Mills-ex Miami-Bills
Arizona..RB-Justin Davis-ex Rams
Carolina..OT-Willie Beavers-ex Chicago
Houston..IR-RB-Lamar Miller-torn ACL
Chiefs..IR-CB-Breeland Speak-knee surgery-meniscus
Raiders…IR-CB-Ishmael Johnson-fractured jaw-concussion
Raiders..IR-QB-Nathan Peterman-labrum shoulder injury
Tampa Bay…IR-QB-Blaine Gabbert-shoulder dislocation
Patriots..IR-C-David Andrews-blood clot lungs
Bills..KR-Andre Roberts injured quad in workout
Jaguars..QB-Nick Foles-misses practice-minor oblique injury
Titans..IR-K-Ryan Succop-knee inflammation
Broncos..IR-QB-Drew Lock-thumb..RB-Theo Reddick-collarbone..TE-Jake Butt-knee
Seahawks..IR-TE-Ed Dickson-knee scope
Bengals..IR-RB-Rodney Anderson-tore ACL-2nd year in row
Houston..IR-QB-Joe Webb-sprained foot
49ers..IR-RB-Jerrick McKinnon-3rd setback coming off knee surgery
49ers..IR-DT-Kentavius Street-knee surgery
Chiefs..IR-QB-Chad Henne-broken ankle
Seattle..IR-DT-Kalen Reed-neck injury…DT-Nazir Jones-knee
Jets…WR-Robby Anderson-calf injury
Browns..RB-Kareem Hunt undergoes groin surgery
Redskins..TE-Jordan Reed-remains in concussion protocol-4th head injury career
Aztecs..Coach Rocky Long gives vote of confidence to Off Coor-Jeff Horton after ‘ugly’ opening night performance (238Y) total offense vs Weber State.
USC….Lose QB-JT Daniels-year-2 torn knee ligaments…Freshman Kedon Slovis will start vs Stanford.
USC…Backup QB-Jack Sears leaves program…will transfer with 2-years eligibility left as graduate student.
Stanford..Cardinal QB-KJ Costello-questionable-possible concussion…OT-Walker Little-gone for year-dislocated kneecap
New Mexico…Coach Bob Davie yet to detail serious health issue that hospitalized him during Lobos opening game of season…..Nearly fainted on sidelines….hospitalized after game…possible heart issues.
Fresno State..QB-Jake Heaner transfers in from U-Washington
Boise State…Backup QB-Kaiden Bennett..RB-Keegan Duncan announce transferring out of program.
Alabama…Loses star LB-Dylan Moses-torn knee ligament
South Carolina…Lose QB-Jake Bentley-sprained foot
Padres-L-Arizona…D-Backs led (4-1) at Press Time in 9th….Ketel Marte Grand Slam HR off Louis Perdomo in 7th inning broke up scoreless pitching duel….Padres were no hit til the 8th innings…San Diego (64-76) on season…lost 10-of-15….just (19-29) since All Star break.
Padres…Off day Thursday…host Rockies on Friday
Padres..Say SS-Luis Urias will finish up season at that position…Ty France will play 2B rest of season.
Padres..Callup 2B-Seth Mejia-Bream…hit (.313) at El Paso
Padres..DL-C-Francisco Mejia-oblique injury
Padres..P-Garrett Richards makes final rehab start in playoff game for Lake Elsinore
Padres..Sign OF-Nick Martini of A’s…was hitting (.328) at AAA
Dodgers-Rockies….LA led (7-3) at Press Time….Joc Pederson HR..2R-HR for LA….LA (92-50) on season….Colorado (59-82)
Dodgers..Callup IF-Gavin Lux (.392) at Oklahoma City
Dodgers..OF-Joc Peterson bruised arm after hitting ball making catch
Dodgers..OF-Max Muncy on DL with bruised wrist
Dodgers..P-Scott Alexander-ruled ou too playoffs-shoulder
Dodgers..P-Ross Stripling throw 35-pitch bullpen session
Dodgers..Setback OF-Alex Verdugo back injury flareup onrehab assignment-shoulder
Dodgers..P-Dustin May examined for strained neck-hit by comebacker over weekend-threw bullpen on Wednesday to test neck
Angels-A’s….Athletics led (4-0) early in game at Press Time…A’s hit 3-HRs…Halos have lost 10-of-12
Angels…Family of deceased P-Tyler Skaggs hires attorney Rusty Hardin to investigate report Angels employee may have made Oxycontone-Fentanyl available to Skaggs-who overdosed on painkiller drugs on June 1st in Texas hotel.
Angels..P-Cam Bedrosian-out shoulder strain
Angels..Sign FA-P-Luis Gohera-ex Braves..had (4.91-ERA) in minors
Angels..Release P-Adam McCreery
Mets-W-Washington….Peter Alonso HR..Robbie Cano 2R-HR…Juan Lagares HR
Yankees-W-Texas…Aaron Judge-Gleyber Torres HRs…NY (92-49)
Phillies-L-Reds…Mike Lorenzen 2R-HR…Reds hit 3-HRs win win…Philadelphia (73-63)
Miami-L-Pittsburgh….Adam Frazier RBI double…Marlins (49-89)….Pirates (61-78)
Indians-White Sox….Cleveland led (8-6) in 8th at Press Tie…Franmil Reyes HR.. Tribe (80-59)
Twins-Red Sox…Boston led (6-2) at Press time…Mookie Betts HR-2R-HR…Minnesota (86-52)….Boston won 6-of-9
Giants-Cardinals..St Louis led (8-7) at Press Time…Paul Goldschmidt 2R-double..2-Run triple…St Louis won 13-of-16…..Giants lost 7-of-8
Detroit-Kansas City…KC led (5-4) at Press Time…Jorge Soler HR for KC….Tigers (40-96)…..Royals (50-89)
Astros..OF-George Springer examined for possible concussion-ran into wall
Mets..P-Edwin Diaz-examine for trapezius shoulder injury
Red Sox..OF-Andrew Benetendi-oblique injury
Rockies..P-German Marquez-DL-shoulder strain
Rockies..P-Scott Oberg to miss season-2nd blood clot found in arm
Rockies..P-Chad Bettis-hip surgery
Rockies..P-Jon Gray-surgery-fractured toe
A’s..DL-OF-Stephen Piscotty-hi ankle sprain
Indians..OF-Tyler Naquin-torn ACL
Indians..OF-Jose Ramirez-surgery-fractured hamate bone-gone 7W
Yankees..DL-P-CC Sabathia-knee…3rd flareup of season
Cubs..P-Yu Darvish-examined forearm tightness
Cubs..DL-P-Derek Holland-wrist injury
Twins..DL-P-Kyle Gibson-colitis issue
Giants..DL-P_Ryes Maronta-acute strain of labrum
Giants..P-Trevor Gott-shutdown-forearm injury
Giants..3B-Pablo Sandoval-surgery for bone chips in elbow
Arizona..OF-David Peralta-shoulder surgery
Texas..DL-OF-Hunter Pence-back strain
Royals..DL-P-Brad Keller-shoulder fatigue
Astros..DL-P-Brad Peacock-strains shoulder for 3rd time
Astros..DL-P-Collin McHugh-shoulder impingement-3rd time this year
Cubs..SS-Javy Baez-examined-thumb injury
Pirates…Shutdown P-Tom Koehler-3rd time this year-shoulder issues
Rays..DL-P-Brandon McKay-shoulder fatigue
White Sox..Move OF-Jon Jay to 60-day DL
Nationals..OF-Adam Eaton-hamstring injury
Seattle…Lose SS-PJ Crawford-hamstring injury
Royals..Owner David Glass closing in on deal to sell troubled KC team to Cleveland minority owner John Sherman…Glass bought the Royals for (96M)…will sell it for 1B.
Boston…Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hires retired Police Commissioner Ed Davis to investigate the shooting this summer in Dominican Republic.
Tampa Bay…Vince Naimoli-founder of team-passes away (81Y)
Baltimore..GM-Mike Elias fires 11-scouts and front office execs in housecleaning.
MLB…Bans any major or minor league player under contract from playing in Venezuelan Winter League because of political unrest and safety issues in country.
Tigers..Minor league infielder Chace Neurnata dies of head injuries sufferened in skate boarding accident in Erie, Penna-playing for AA-team.
Mets…Ex manager Wally Backman arrested on domestic abuse charges in Riverhead, Long Island where he manages independent league team
Tigers..Open contract extension talks with Manager Ron Gardenhire about returning despite another 100-loss season.
Mets..Fire Jim D’Aloia-Director of Pro Scouting along with 3-other scouts
Angels..Ex-major league Huston Street hired as pitching coach University of Texas…he is enrolled as Grad Student also.
Mets…Workout P-Jeremy Jeffress-ex Brewers
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Aaron Altheer-ex Phillies
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Cory Gearrin-ex Mariners
Yankees..Release P-David Hernandez
Braves..Sign FA-C-Francisco Cervelli-ex Pirates
Braves..Sign FA-P-Tyler Matzek-ex Rockies
Nationals..Sign FA-P-Josh Lucas-ex Orioles
Nationals..Sign FA-P-Jake Buchanan-ex A’s-Reds
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Wie Wang-ex Rays
Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Jhoulys Chacin-ex Brewers
Brewers..Release P-Jhoulys Chacin
Brewers..Release P-Shelby Miller
Braves..Release 1B-Luca Duda
Reds..Release P-Brad Boxberger
Reds..Release 2B-Rob Refsnyder
Arizona..Release P-Marc Rzepzinski
Washington..Release P-George Kontos
Giants..Release 2B-Scotter Gennett
Giants..Release P-Carlos Torres
Toronto..DFA-P-Neil Ramirez…P-Zach Godley
Twins..Release SS-Ivan deJesus
Cubs..Activate 2B-Ben Zobrist-had left club to deal with family divorce crisis in May.
Lakers..Sign FA-C-Dwight Howard to (1Y-2.6M) deal….Howard admits his career has hit rock bottom and that he had become a distraction on teams he was with
Lakers..NBA opens investigation of domestic abuse threats made by ex-Lakers DeMarco Cousins towards ex-girlfirend.
Sacramento…NBA clears Kings coach Luke Walton of any sexual assault charges filed by former TV sports anchor.
Utah…Tom Nissalke-former Jazz-Rockets coach-passes away (87Y)
Golden State.Hire Mike Dunleavy-Junior at front office Assistant GM
New Orleans…F-Darius Miller out with ruptured Achilles in workouts.
Brooklyn..G-Rod Kurucs-arrested-choking his girlfriend in domestic abuse incident.
Brooklyn…G-Wilson Chander hit with 25-game suspension-drug violation
Clippers…Workout FA-G-Joe Johnson-ex Atlanta-Toronto shooter
Golden State..Discuss full season contract with backup C-Andrew Bogut
Atlanta..Sign FA-F-Marcus Derrickson-ex Warriors
Houston..Sign FA-C-Nene to be backup this year
Jeremy Lin…ex Knicks-Portland G-signs contract with Beijing Sharks-China
LaMelo Ball…signs to play in Australia this year…will enter NBA draft next year
Boston…Legendary G-Bob Cousy given Presidential Medal of Freedom
Kings..Sign F-Adrain Kempe (2Y-6M) extension
Kings..Signs FA-F-Lance Bouma.ex-Flames-Blackhawks
Oilers..F-Jesse Puljujarvi signs with Karpat in Finland..ex-#1-pick
Oilers..Open talks with FA-F-Patrick Marleau-ex Leafs-Sharks
Tampa Bay…Sign FA-LW-Pat Maroon-ex Blues
Dallas..Sign FA-LW-Stefan Noesen-ex Devils-Ottawa-Ducks
Dallas..Sign FA-RW-Scottie Upshall…Blues
Winnipeg..Sign FA-D-Gabe Bourque-ex Colorado
Florida..Sign FA-F-Troy Brouwere-ex Flames
Calgary…Sign FA-D-Andrew McDonald-ex Flyers..F-Davante Pelly-ex Washington…F-Tobias Reider-Oilers
Seattle…NHL expansion team hires Ricky Olczyk-as Assistant GM..Longtime Caroline Hurricane scout.
Delmar…Closing up its summer meet….0-horses fatalities during races this summer….after 30-horses dies during Winter meet at Santa Anita.
Tiger Woods..confirms he had scope surgery on ailing left knee…his 5th surgery on that leg in his career.
Formula 2…Memorilal service for driver Antoine Hulbert-whose car got airborne-hit catch fence then flipped onto the track and was hit by another car in F-2 race at the Spa in Spain.
US Open…Novak Djokovic booed by fans after pulling out of quarterfinal match with shoulder issues…..Roger Federer knocked out by 78th ranked player in men’s quarterfinal match…Serena Williams faces Elina Svitolina in women’s semi finals on Thursday.
US Open…Fines doubles star Mike Bryan 10,000 for mimicking using his tennis racquet as gun and aiming it at umpire in dispute over blown sideline call.
Soccer…LA Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would like to meet with Manchester United management and its coach Ole about possible return to EPL…..Zlatan has scored 46-goals in 49-games in MLS with LA Galaxy.