Denver….Tuesday interview with Sean Payton is postponed…Sources say Broncos not willing to give up #1-draft picks, pay 20M a year salary, and give Payton Total control of football operations…Washington Post says Payton may return to Fox TV for another year and wait to see if the Chargers or Dallas Cowboys job opens up in 2024.
Chargers..Get permission to interview Rams running back coach Thomas Brown for Off Coord job
Rams..Interview Austin King-Bears for OL coaching job
Patriots..Hire Bill O’Brien-Alabama as Off Coord..former head coach Houston Texans..replaces Matt Patricia as Off Coord with New Engalnd
Patriots..2nd interview Adrian Klemm-Oregon for OL coaching job
Arizona..2nd interview with Dan Quinn-Dallas for head coach job
Washington..Interview Eric Studesville-Miami for Off Coord job
Houston..2nd interview with Ejiro Everto-Denver for head coaching job
Denver..Interview Dan Quinn-Dallas for head job
Denver..Interview Darrell Bevell-ex Green Bay for Off Coord job
Carolina..Will interview Kellen Moore-Dallas for Panthers job
Tampa Bay..Will interview Keenan McCardell-Minnesota for Off Coord job
Tampa Bay..Gets permission to interview Klint Kubiak-ex Denver
Tampa Bay..Interviews Jim Bob Cooter-ex Lions
Buffalo..GM-Brandon Beane-‘Must upgrade OL in offseason..Disappointed in DL-play in playoff loss.
49ers..DE-Charles Omenihu arrested on Domestic violence incident at home on weekend.
NFL…TV ratings rocket in Divisional play
..4-games averaged (37.1M) viewers last weekend
..Cowboys-49ers…averaged (45.7M) viewers
..Bengals-Bills..averaged (39.3M) viewers
Texas..Hires Chris Jackson-WR coach-ex Jaguars assistant
Tennessee..Give Coach Josh Huepel contract upgrade (9M) per year.
Mike Clevinger…Ex-Padres pitcher under investigation charges he ‘choked’ assaulted his girlfriend last summer in hotel in Los Angeles and abused 10-month old daughter….Source says Padres-White Sox unaware of incident…Chisox gave him a (1Y-12M) free agent deal in November.
Angels..Owner Arte Moreno cited ‘unfinished business’ as reason to retain ownership of team…Sources indicated 5-groups were interested in buying the team with a sales price a record (2.5B) but Moreno decided last week to keep the franchise…He has committed a record (122M) payroll…Franchise has yet to solve its Stadium renovation issue…Have not been in the playoffs since 2014…have not won a playoff game since 2009…Has to sign pending FA-OF-Shohei Ohtani-likely to earn 40M a year when he becomes a free agent.
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Jordan Yamamoto-ex Marlins
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Wander Suero-ex Washington
Hall of Fame…2023-Vote announced
..Scott Rolen-3B-Phillies-Cardinals-Reds only entrant voted into Hall..received 76% vote..Career BA (.281-316HR)
..Todd Helton-1B–Rockies just missed 72%-vote
..Billy Wagner-P-legendary reliever 68%
..Andru Jones=OF-slugger 58%
..Gary Sheffield-SS-slugger 55%
..Jeff Kent-Giants-Dodgers star dropped to 46%
..Alex Rodriguez-suspended for PED violations drew only 35%
Astros..Interview Bobby Evans-ex Giants..James Harris-Cleveland as finalists for vacant GM job…Ex-Marlins GM-Mike Hill withdraws.
A’s..Sign FA-1B-Jesus Aguilar-ex Marlins-Tampa Bay-Orioles
Red Sox-Royals..TRADE..Boston acquires SS-Adberto Mondesi from KC
Cubs..Signs FA-P-Jordan Holloway-ex Marlins
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Jeremy Walker-ex Braves-Giants
Phillies..Sign FA-P-Ben Bowden-ex Tampa Bay
Marlins..Sign FA-P-Devin Smetzler-ex Twins
..Clippers explode for (77P) in opening half.
..Clippers hit 7-3’s in opening quarter.
..Kawhi Leonard-Paul George combine (52P)
..LeBron James (46P) in loss
..Russell Westbrook-Pat Beverly-Dennis Schroeder (8-30) shooting
..Tuesday game..Lakers (22-26)….Clippers (26-24)
Lakers-San Antonio….Wednesday game
Suns…NBA negotiating sale of franchise at 4B-asking price
Clippers-Utah..Open trade talks for G-Mike Conley
Clippers-Toronto..Discussing deal for Raptors G-Fred Van Vleet
Clippers-Miami..Trade talks for Heat G-Dwight Lowry
Aztecs-Utah State…Wednesday showdown in Mountain West Conference..Aztecs (15-4)…Aggies (16-4)
Wisconsin-Green Bay..Fires Coach Ken Ryan in wake of 11-game losing streak and a (15-61) career record.
Sacramento Kings…Contract extension for GM-Monte McNair who has built Kings into a 1st place team under new coach Mike Brown.
Gulls-Bakersfield Condors…Wednesday AHL game…Gulls AHL worst (11-28) record
Kings-W-Flyers (4-3) OT..Rookie Quinten Byfield makes dazzling pass set up Anzi Kopitar with game winning goal in overtime…Tuesday game
Ducks-W-Arizona Coyotes (5-2)..Troy Terry breaks 16-game scoreless drought with key goal..Cam Fowler 2-goals….Ducks jumped to (3-0) lead early in game…Tuesday game
Ottawa…Assistant coach Bob Jones-diagnosed with ALS
Blues..Activate F-Vlad Tarasenko..D-Torrey Krug from IR liast
AC Milan-Chelsea…Opens talks about transfer of Christian Pulisic from EPL team to Italian Serie A League.
Golf…Farmers Insurance Open tees off Thursday at Torrey Pines
Skiing…Mikila Sheffrin breaks world record with 83rd Alpine Ski win-with victory in Italy…breaks record of Lindsey Vonn….Ingemar Stenmark holds world record (86) ski wins
TV…Longtime LA-sports anchor Fred Roggin retires from KNBC-effective on Thursday at age (65Y)