Chargers…Concerned about CB-Asante Samuel…suffers 2nd concussion issue in 4-week span.
Chargers..Confirm that DT-Linval Joseph has now tested positive for covid-was out with shoulder issue
Chargers..QB-Justin Herbert (472APY) passing-rushing in win over Steelers.
Chargers…Coach Brandon Staley-Press Conference comments:
..Justin Herbert-Cam Heyward clash-heat of the moment thing
..Cam Heyward is made up of the right stuff
..Justin’s calmness under fire is a contagious thing for our team
..Herbert’s (472APY) night…a complete performance
..Linval Joseph-NT has now test positive for Covid
..Kenneth Murray has tweaked ankle again-not serious
..Concerned about Asante Samuel-has had no history of concussions in college
..Michael Davis had an up and down outing
..Trevaugh Campbell needs to have consistent football no up and down
..Steelers game was fierce fight-team showed its toughness
..Brieden Fehoko-Joe Gaziano played hard-tough-well
Ravens..QB-Lamar Jackson-being treated for lung infection for 3rd week in row
Bears..QB-Justin Fields-MRI-rib injury
Cowboys..WR-Cee Dee Lamb in concussion protocol
Packers..OT-Elgton Jenkins-torn knee ligament
Houston..LB-Jordan Jenkins-torn PCL-knee
Jaguars…RB-KR-Jamal Agnew-placed on IR-hip damage
Seattle..CB-Tre Brown-knee surgery
Jaguars..Report Urban Meyer considering firing offensive coaching staff including QB=coach Brian Schottenheimer..WR-coach Sanjai Lei..RB-coach Bernie Parmalee
Seattle..Upset coach Pete Carroll-walked out of Sunday press conference…’What is our offensive identity’
Raiders..Judge does not revoke bail of WR-Henry Rugg for missing alcohol test…Will remain in house arrest…can be tested for alcohol 4-times a day…has passed 77-alcohol tests since being charged with DUI felonies…Must continue to wear GPS-tracker
Pittsburgh..Mounting criticism of Off Coord-Matt Canada play calling in red zone in Sunday loss to Chargers.
Tampa Bay..NFL continues probe of allegations WR-Antonio Brown used forged Phizer Covid cards
NFL..Looking at videos of Steelers DE-Cam Heyward-throwing two punches after making tackle on QB-Justin Herbert in Sunday loss to Steelers
Saints..Sign QB-Taysom Hill to (4Y-40M) extension
Colts..Sign FA-CB-Brian Poole-ex Jets
NFL..PAT kicks now at 92% conversion rate-lowest since 1979
Tampa Bay-W-NY Giants….Bucs led (30-10) in 4th quarter at Press Time….Tom Brady (307P-2TD)…..Giants QB-Daniel Jones (162P-TD-2Int)……Monday Night Football
Aztecs..Coach Brady Hoke press conference comments:
..Name surfaces at Washington State..I am happy to be here
..Trust me-Not going anywhere
..Not a candidate for head coaching job anywhere else…We like it here.
..Learned alot from other coaching decisions…tried other things
..(10-1)..pretty decisive what is infront of us
..QB-Lucas Johnson-improved so much..confident..decisive when to run-throw
..You can tell he has become so confident as a QB..he is a spark to our team
..Not worried about playing 9am game against Boise on Friday
..I think it’s great-we’ll play any time
..We lift waits at 5:30am…our winter-off season workouts are at 6am
..We have an older team..we have 3-players who are 6th year players in program
..Mountain West realign-drop divisions-I am in favor of that
..Opposing coaches not figure us out despite big passing yards by Haener-Strong-Rogers
..Such respect for our players-played 2-years on road without home fans
..Respect our players-manufactured their own energy-enthusiasm..
..Veteran players have invested alot of time in leading our team-not an easy job
..Boise State has lots of good players
..QB-Hank Bachemeir has a differnt skill set…Loves to throw but he can run
..No reason for San Diego fans not to love this team…see it…see new stadium
Washington..interested in talking to Kalen Deboer-Fresno State..Bryan Harsin-Auburn
Washington State..interested in Nevada coach-Jay Norville
Florida..Hot candidates for Gators job include Lane Kiffin-Ole Miss..Mark Stoops-Kentucky
U Mass..Hire Don Brown-Defensive Coord-U Arizona
Nebraska..Loses QB-Adrian Martinez-shoulder issue…Huskers are (3-8) season..Martinez a 4th year starter
Dodgers…will open negotiations with Japanese FA-OF-Seiuya Suzuki-Hiroshima Carp…(27Y) corner outfielder…(.309) career hitter…185-home runs
Dodgers…Make contract offer to Blue Jays FA-P-Steven Matz-ex Mets-Blue Jays
Angels..Sign FA-P-Aaron Loup (2Y-17M) contract-ex Mets..had (6-0) record with (0.95)ERA..ex Blue Jays-Yankees-Padres setup reliever.
Angels-Yankees..TRADE…Halos acquire 2B-OF-Tyler Wade for player to be named later…Hit (.268) last year
Hall of Fame Ballot distributed to BWAA members…13 new names on ballot including Alex Rodrgiuez….Last year for Barry Bonds-Roger Clemens-Sammy Sosa on the ballot-all involved in Baseball Steroid Scandal.
A’s..Negotiating to purchase track of land to build new baseball stadium in Las Vegas.
Red Sox..Pick up options thru 2023 on Alex Cora contract.
Boston..Hire Mike Groopunan-Asst GM..was head of International scouting-Brewers.
Doug Jones…Longtime Indians-Astros closer passes away (64Y)…had 303-career saves in 14-year career
Arizona..Sign FA-3B-Matt Davidson-ex White Sox-A’s
Brewers..Sign FA-C-Pedro Severino-ex Orioles
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Jose Quintana-ex White Sox-Cubs-Giants-Angels
Indians-Brewers..TRADE-Cleveland deals P-JC Mejia to Milwaukee
Indians..Sign FA-C-Sandy Leon-ex Red Sox-Cubs
Indians-Cubs..TRADE..Cleveland deals OF-Harold Ramirez to Chicago
Giants-Braves..TRADE..SF deals P-Jay Jackson to Braves in cash deal
Giants..offer contract to Angels FA-P-Alex Cobb
Tampa Bay..Sells P-Dietrich Enns to Seibu Lions
Giants..Re-sign P-Anthony DeSclafani signs (3Y-36M) extension
Giants..Offer P-Alex Wood (2Y-10M) extension
Tampa Bay..Put OF-Kevin Kiemaier on trade block
Lakers…NBA issues 1-game suspension LeBron James for flagrant elbow that injured Pistons player Isaiah Stewart on Sunday setting up a gighht on court that led to ejections….Stewart hit with 2-game suspension for tring to continue confrontation
Clippers..F-Nick Batum-put into Covid protocols
Lakers-at-Knicks…Tuesday game…LA (9-8) on season
Suns..F-Frank Kaminsky-out fractured kneecap
Denver..F-Michael Porter may have nerve damage in back-could be season ending injury
Boston..C-Enes Kanter criticizes LeBron James for comments about China situation…’Putting money over morals’…..’Your shoes are made by slave labor in China-and that’s okay?’
Canada Health…Informs NBA that country will invoke travel ban on any players without vaccines-will not be allowed to enter country to play games against Toronto Raptors
Aztecs…Coach Brian Dutcher on games at Wooden Legacy Tourney in Anaheim:
..Playing Georgetown on Thursday at 9pm will be a long day
..Think of Hoyas-it will 12 midnight body clock time for them
..Patrick Ewing has alot of new pieces on his team..good guard play..press alot
..Ewing brings the John Thompson legacy back to program..rebuild the brand
..Big East Conference with Villanova-Marquett-Seton Hall..tough place to rebuild a team
..2-games in 2days…like being in a conference tourney again
..Our 11-man depth will help us with fresh legs
..We struggled to beat Texas-Arlington..have alot to cleanup..rebounds..getting to loose balls
Ducks-L-Nashville (3-2)…Yakov Trenin scores 3rd period goal for Predators……Monday game…Ducks lost 2nd in row after 8-game win streak.
Tampa Bay…Lose F-Brayden Point-shoulder injury
Montreal…Confirm G-Carey Price has practiced just once in a week since coming back from rehab program
Minnesota..NHL fines D-Ryan Hartman (4,250) for slew foot hit in game.