Aztecs…Travel day to NCAA regionals at Wichita State…Brian Dutcher-Team healthiest it has been much of year…Defense turned this team around and triggered 9-game win streak….Great to have tourney experience Malik Pope-Trey Kell-Jeremy Hensley…Houston very physical in backcourt and on baseline….Tremendous defensive team…rebound well…shoot lots of threes.
USD-W-Hartford (88-72)….Torerors hit 12-3’s….shoot 58% for game…finish with 6-players in double figures in winning CIT opening round tourney action.
NCAA-Play-in games-at Dayton…Tuesday games
NIT…9-games on Tuesday night.
..USC-North Carolina Asheville
..St Mary’s-SE Louisiana
..Oklahoma State-Florida Gulf Coast
..Boston College-Western Kentucky
Pepperdine..Hires Lorenzo Roma as coach-had spent 15Y-at U-Washington.
UTEP..Hires Rod Terry-7Y at Fresno State
Cal State Northridge..Hires Mark Gottfried-ex North Carolina State
Lakers-Denver…Renew bitter rivalry-Tuesday
Clippers-Chicago..LA holding onto last playoff spot in Western Conference
Boston..G-Marcus Smart-torn tendon in thumb.
Dallas..G-Wesley Matthews-broken bone in leg
Atlanta..G-Kent Bazemore-torn knee ligament
Boston..G-Kyrie Irving-strained knee
Padres-L-Royals (4-0)..Bryan Mitchell (4inn-4R-4H)….Tyson Ross (4inn-0R-1H) strong outing.
Padres..Roster cuts…P-Brad Wieck-Jose Castillo sent to AAA.
Dodgers-L-Milwaukee (7-6)..Hi Man Choi hits grand slam HR…Christian Bethancourt game winning HR….Clayton Kershaw (3.2inn-0R-7K)
Angels-W-Reds (4-3)…Albert Pujols RBI-double..Ian Kinsler HR…score all 4-runs off starter Homer Bailey.
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Jake Arrieta (3Y-75M)…30M-25M-20M breakdown.
Yankees..Sign FA-2B-Neil Walker-ex Mets
Rockies..Sign FA-OF-Carlos Gonzalez (1Y-8M)
Angels..Sign FA-P-Taylor Cole-ex Blue Jays
Twins..Release P-Anibal Sanchez.
Reds..P-Brandon Finnegan-bicep injury
Brewers..C-Steven Vogt-reinjures shoulder 2nd time
Toronto..OF-Randall Grichuk-rib cage
Texas..move Matt Bush back into closer’s role.
Astros..Visit White House and President Trump…Veteran Carlos Beltran refuses to go after Trump criticism-handling of hurricane issues in his native Puerto Rico.
Chargers..Sign CB-Casey Hayward (3Y-36M) deal…20M-guaranteed.
Chargers…May lose S-Tre Boston-not willing pay 7M per year
Chargers…Will ask TE-Antonio Gates to take payout from 5M.
Chargers..Give 2nd round tender to WR-Tyrell Williams.
Chargers..Expressing interest in FA-S-Eric Reid-49ers…FA-LB-Paul Posluszny-Jaguars….FA-LB-Anthony Hitchens-Cowboys
Buffalo-Bengals…Trade-Bills deal LT-Cordy Glenn and 21st pick to Cincinnati for Bengals 12th pick and a 5th rounder.
Raiders..Sign FA-WR-Griff Whalen-ex Colts
49ers..Sign FA-P-Jeff Locke-ex Lions
Miami..Reports they will release DT-Ndamukong Suh…has 26M-cap figure-will take 7M-cap hit this year…19M-next year..Suh made 60M in 3-years with Dolphins…Clear (19M) cap space
Miami..Release LB-Lawrence Timmons-clear (5.4M) cap space
Chiefs..Release LB-Tamba Hali-12Y veteran
Arizona..Release RB-Adrian Peterson
Ravens..Release CB-Ladarius Webb
Dallas..CB-Orlando Scandrick asks to be released.
Raiders..Release CB-Sean Smith-sentenced to 1Y in prison for violent assault incident last July.
Raiders..Release OT-Marshall Newhouse (2.2M) cap savings
Steelers..Release CB-William Gay.
Vikings..Contact agent for QB-Drew Bree’s
Bills..Contact agent for QB-Sam Bradford-Vikings.
Broncos..Contact agent Tom Condon-reps Drew Brees
Broncos..Contact agents QB-Kirk Cousins-AJ McCarron.
Lions..Visit with FA-RB-Jon Stewart-Carolina..RB-DeMarco Murray-Titans
Packers..Contact agent for TE-Jimmy Grahame
Houston..Contact agents for OT-Nate Solder..CB-Malcom Butler…OG-Zach Fulton.
Jaguars..Contact agent for WR-Sammy Watkins
Giants..Vist Sith FA-RB-Jon Stewart
49ers..Contact agent for OG-Andrew Norville
Seahawks..Contract agent for TE-Austin Serafin-Jenkins
Arizona State..Hirte longtime NFL-OC-Kevin Mawae as offensive consultant.
…Gulls-San Antonio….San Diego opens 3G-homestand-Tueesday…in 3rd place in AHL-Pacific Division.
Ducks-L-Blues (4-2)…Patrik Berglund key goal off wrist shot in 3rd period….Blues held Ducks to 6-shots on goal in 3rd period….Ducks have lost 5-of-8….drop out of 8th and final playoff spot in West…still with 80-points ….Monday night action
Kings-W-Vancouver (3-0)…Anzi Copiar scores 28th goal of season…G-Jonathon Quick huge 3rd period saves against barrage of Canucks shots…..Kings jump into 7th-final playoff spot with 81-points…ahead of both Colorado and Ducks.
Kings-Arizona…Tuesday night matchup
Arizona..Coach Rick Tocchett takes leave of abscense…family illness.
Winnipeg..G-Steve Mason-out 3W-knee scope-3rd different injury this year.
English Premier League
..Manchester City-W-Stoke City (2-0)_…David Silva 2-goals..City now (26-1-3) on year.
Greece…Suspends its pro league schedule after owner of PAOK team-Ivan Savvides-came on the field with a gun to confront a game official during a match.