Rams..Coach Sean McVay praises QB-Matthew Stafford for his leadership in rallying Rams to playoff win over the 49ers…’He is our leader’
Bengals..Coach Zsch Taylor raves about QB-Joe Burrow for role to lead Cincinnati to come-from-behind win over Chiefs…’No stage too big for him now’
Chiefs..Andy Reid on playoff loss…’Plenty of good football left-future is bright for Chiefs…Patrick Mahomes is (50-15) as a starter’
49ers…Coach Kyle Shanahan…’Jim Garoppolo has our support going forward’ amid reports he will be traded in off season…Garoppolo has gone (3-9) vs Rams…and (3-11) passing in Super Bowl in 4th quarter of those blow leads and losses.
Raiders…Hiring Dave Zeigler as GM….Josh McDaniels as coach from New England…McDaniels was (11-17) in Denver..spent 2-terms with Bill Belichick
Raiders..Report Josh McDaniels will call his own plays-leaving in doubt status of Off Coord-Greg Olson…and team will look to hire Jared Mayo-Patriots as Def Coord-leaving in doubt status of Gus Bradley.
Miami..Resorts owner Steven Ross will interview Jim Harbaugh-Michigan
Houston…interviews Brian Flores-ex Miami..2X for head job
Saints..Interview Doug Pederson-ex Eagles for head job
Jaguars..Interview Rich Bisaccia-Raiders for head coach job
Jaguars…2nd interview with Doug Pederson-ex Eagles coach
Jaguars..NFL blocks Kevin O’Connell=Rams interview until after Super Bowl game
Vikings…Will grant 2nd interview to Kevin O’Connell-Rams…Raheem Morris-Rams
Colts..Will interview Gus Bradley-Raiders for Def Coord job
Carolina..Hire James Campen as Off Line Coach-ex Houston
Buffalo..Interview Tee Martin for Off Coord job-was with Houston last year
Buffalo..Interview Edgar Bennett for Off Coord job-ex Packers-Raiders asst
Jets..Fire Matt Cavanaugh as Off Consultant
Patriots..May hire Bill O’Brien as Off Coord-was at Alabama last year
Giants..New coach Brian Daboll wants to retain Def Coord-Patrick Grahame
Washington..Team will announce new nickname on Wednesday..Expected to be called ‘Commanders’
Rams..TE-Tyler Higbee-sprained knee
Bengals..TE-CJ Uzomah-minor sprained knee-no torn ligament
49ers..QB-Jim Garoppolo will have thumb surgery-out 6W
Aztecs..Announce 15-practice spring football drills begin February 28th
Aztecs..Announce 7-seniors will return under NCAA super-senior rules
Alabama..OL-coach Doug Marrone-resigns to return to NFL
Auburn..Newly hired Off Coord-Austin Davis resigns
Boston College..Hire John McNulty-ex Notre Dame as Off Coord
Michigan State..RB-Jarek Broussard transfers-leading rusher Colorado University
Aztecs-New Mexico…SDSU holds Lobos to 32% shooting in first half…Led (36-22) at halftime at PressTime in Monday game…SDSU (11-5)..Lobos (8-13)
AP Poll…1-Auburn (20-1)..2-Gonzaga (17-2)..3-UCLA (16-2)….19-USC
Clippers-L-Indiana (122-116)….Pacers hit 14-3’s….shot 52% from floor in win in Indianapolis in …Monday game
Lakers…off night…G-LeBron James undergoes another exam on injured knee joint…Lakers play Wednesday vs Portland.
Utah..Lose F-Joe Ingalls-torn knee ligament
Blazers..F-Nassir Little-surgery torn labrum
Washington..G-Brad Beal-sprained wrist
MLB…’The Athletic’ reports opening of spring training on February 16th may be dealyed which would impact start of regular season March 31st…Delays because of 13-different issues in CBA that have not been resolved between Union and Owners on new CBA.
Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Aaron Brooks…(2.79-ERA) in Korea…ex-Royals-A’s
Giants..Sign FA-P-Jorge Guzman-ex Marlins
Mets..Interested in signing FA-P-HJusei Kikuchi-ex Mariners
Mets..Confirm passing of longtime relief P-Jeff Innis of cancer (59Y)…spent 7-years with Mets..career ERA (3.90).
Ducks-L-Detroit )2-1) OT….Wings hold Ducks to just 15-shots on goal….Monday game.
Kings…off till Wednesday
Montreal…Put D-Jeff Petry-Ben Cheriot on trade block..Habs (8-29-7)
Toronto..Confirm passing of former Leafs coach Mike Nykoluk (87Y)…had an illustrious career as AHL player.
Soccer-English Premier League…Transfer Day Deadline
..Arsenal..Sell Pierre Aubameyang to FC Barcelona-33M deal..scored 92G
..Arsenal..Purchse D-Auston Trusty from MLS-Colorado Rapids
..Arsenal..Signed G-Matt Austin-New England Revolution..USA-National Team
..Hot Spur..Sign F-Rod Bentrun-F-Dejan Kulusevski-Juventus-33M deal
..Everton..Acquire F-Dele Allie-Hot Spur in 11M deal
..Manchester City..Sign F-Julian Alvarez-River Plate-South America
..Brentford..Sign Danis star Christian Erickson-had Cardiac Arrest incident..was playing at Inter Milan.
Team USA..heads to Minnesota for Wednesday game with Honduras after loss to Canada…USA tid with Mexico for 2nd place in group play with (18) points.
NASCAR…Teams come to Los Angeles for opening race of season-NASCAR Clash at LA Coliseum newly built track
Formula 1…Open negotiations to stage Las Vegas Grand Prix on the Strip…F1-has announced race in Miami to compliment US Grand Prix-Austin, Texas