NBA Trade Deadline…..10-Deals made at Deadline
Dwight Howard….Houston talked to 7-teams-deals fell apart because Howard refused request to with-hold opt out clause for 2-seasons.
Al Horford…Atlanta pulls him off trade block-wanted lst round pick and players in return.
Pao Gasol…Chicago wanted lst round pick for teams renting Gasol for 2-months.
Kevin Love…3-way deals did not work because of cap complications and Love opt-out clause
Ricky Rubio…Teams not willing to take on 3-additional years of contract from Minnesota.
Ryan Anderson..Pelicans hold onto young forward star
Clippers-Memphis..LA ships G-Lance Stephenson to Grizzlies for F-Jeff Green…LA signs FA-F-Alex Stephenson-13.8R-in NBAD-League
Denver-Okl City…Nuggets ship G-Randy Foye to Thunder for G-DJ Augustin-C-Steve Novak-#2-#2
Orlando-Cavs-Portland..Magic trade F-Channing Frye to Cavs..Blazers get C-Anderson Varejo-#1..Magic get G-Jared Cunningham-#2
Bulls-Hawks-Jazz..Chicago sends G-Kirk Heinrich to Hawks…Jazz gets G-Justin Holiday..Bulls get #2-
Suns-Wizards..Phoenix moves F-Markieff Morris to Washington for F-Krish Humphries-F-DeJuan Blair-#1
Hawks-Jazz..Utah picks up G-Shelvin Mack for #2
Miami-New Orleans..Heat deal F-Jarnell Stokes to Pelicans for #2
Miami-Portland..Heat trade G-Brian Roberts-#2 to Blazers for future picks.
Detroit-Houston..Pistons send F-Joel Anthony-#1 to Rockets for F-Donatas Matujuans-F-Marcus Thornton
Houston-Sixers..Rockets trade F-Joel Anthony-#2 to Phila for F-Chuk Maduabum.
Lakers..GM-Mitch Kupchack-not willing to address future of Coach Byron Scott-2 years left on deal.
Brooklyn Nets…Hire Sean Marks as GM-was assistant on Spurs staff.
Clippers-W-Spurs.(105-86)..LA jumps to 20P lead in first half….Chris Paul scores 6-baskets late to blunt comeback-runs wild…Paul finished with (28P)…Paul-JJ Redick-Jamal Crawford combine for (64P) in backcourt….San Antonio (45-9)-did not play Kawhi Leonard.
Lakers-San Antonio…LA (11-44) heading into Friday night home game
Golden State-Portland…Warriors (48-4) to start 2nd half of season.
Oklahoma City-Pacers…Thunder (40-14)
USD-L-BYU (69-67)…USD puts up fierce fight-but loses…Kyle Collinsworth (25P-12R-6A)..USD commits 27-fouls-19 tourvers…Lost despite hitting 8-3’s….grabbing 40-rebounds…4-in double figure scoring…Toreros fall to (8-18) after really gritty outing.
Aztecs-at-San Jose State….SDSU takes (19-7) record on road-Sunday 1pm game.
Padres….1st on field workout today…GM-AJ Preller says he cannot figure out what happened to team last year….Said he had Character Guys on roster.
Padres….Wil Myers to take all ground balls at lst base-has never played more than 90-games in a season because of injuries……John Jay likely positioned in CF…Melvin Upton-Jabari Blash will get long look in LF.
Padres…Slugger Matt Kemp says Justin Upton-Craig Kimbrel-Ian Kennedy are ‘irreplacable’….challenge for young players to step up.
Dodgers…Adrian Gonzalez arrives at camp-says LA has special roster despite loss of P-Zack Grienke.
Angels…Bad news-1B-Albert Pujols will not be ready by opening day-coming off Plantar surgery in foot.
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Bobby Parnell-ex-Mets closer-plauged by neck problems two years in a row
Pirates..Sign FA-OF-1B-Matt Joyce-ex Cardinals-Angels
Washington..Sign FA-P-Matt Belisle-ex Rockies
Rays..Sign FA-P-Ryan Webb-ex Orioles-A’s-Indians
Mets..Terry Collins says he is not going ‘sit and look at numbers all day’….’Good players have good bleeping numbers’…don’t need many sabermetrics
Mets…GM Sandy Alderson says he is working day-by-day…no setbacks Cancer treatment.
Royals..Contract extensions to Dayton Moore-GM..Ned Yost-Manager-thru 2018
San Diego State…Opens college baseball season tonite-hosting Oregon at 6pm in 3-game weekend series…Aztecs coming off 40-win season-Must replace front line starting pitcher Bubba Derby and Mark Seyler-both drafted…and power hitters Seby Zavala and Ty France.
Chargers…..Heading to combine to do extensive work on DE-DeForest Buckner-Oregon…DE-Joe Bosa-Ohio State….evident not goin to get shot at OT-Laremly Tunsil-Ole Miss.
Dallas…Police receive medical records of injuries suffered by Johnny Manziel girlfriend….he is facing possible felony assault or aggravated assault.
Carolina…DE-Jared Allen retires…carrer (136-QB-sacks)
Bills…May ask DE-Mario Williams to take pay cut from (13M) salary.
Denver..Asking OT-Ryan Clady to take pay cut from (9.8M)
Jets…Want CB-Antonio Cromartie to re-work his (8M) deal
New Orleans…Judge refuses to accept 9Y-prison sentence plea bargain from Darren Sharper on ‘Date-Rape Case’ involving 8-women in 4-states…Orders him to trial…says multitude of crimes add up to 15-to-20Y in prison.
Baltimore…20-NFL players ban together to buy 100,000-bottled water for Flint, Michigan….Justn Forsett-Torrey Smith-Marshawn Lynch amongst those leading drive.
Aztecs…Promote Bobby Hauck to Associate Head Coach under Rocky Long
Aztecs..Interview Ernie Lawson for DL-coaching job…is head coach at American Canyon High-Vallejo-Solano County…had been Grad Assistant at Michigan…also coached at Santa Fe Christian….was star DL-for SDSU .
University of Tennessee….Expels DT-Alexis Johnson after arrest last night-choking girlfriend….School in middle of ugly lawsuit involving Women’s group on campus suing over 20-years of school inaction to stop violence against coeds by UT athletes.
Kings-L-Blues (2-1) OT..Jared Schwartz scores (1:40) into OT for Blues…Game had 16-minor penalties……LA lost 8-of-12
Ducks-W-Canucks (5-2)..Ryan Getzlaf Goal-Assist…Ducks outshoot Vancouver (36-21) on Canucks ice…Anaheim (11-1-1) last 13-games…..
Gulls-at-Bakersfield…San Diego just 2-points out of final playoff spot…have 11-road games left in final 22-to be played.
LA Open-Rivierea…..Spanish star Camilio Villegas reels off 4-birdies in row-finished with 8-birdies-shot (-8) under 63 to storm to late afternoon finish atop leaderboard…Bubba Watson heads group (66)…Rory McIlroy (67) in a large group…..Ratief Goosen (68) heads pack…..Jordan Spieth finished (141st)…had 8-bogeys and double bogey to finish (79)
Daytona Twin 150s…Dale Earnhardt runs away from pack to win lst qualifying race for Daytona 500….Joey Logano finishes 2nd….Pole sitter Chase Elliott finishes 6th…Kyle Busch muscles way to checkered flag to win 2nd qualifying race…Late crash sends Jimmie Johnson-Martin Truex-Matt Kenseth to care center-no serious injuries..
English Premeir League….Everton says 10Y-veteran goalie Tim Howard will be allowed to exit contract to sign an MLS-deal with Colorado Rapids franchise.