Chargers-JMI……Financing proposal for 1.8B-Stadium-Convention Center Annex running into opposition….Mayor Kevin Faulconer does not sigh off on the proposal-wants to review it….County Supervisor Ron Roberts not commenting yet….Hoteliers seem opposed to taking Hotel Tax to all time high (16.5%)-eventhough a cut of tax would be given back for marketing purposes…Questions whether Chargers would want to use JMI-Architectual firm
NFL..Changes mind on rule proposals..wind up approving 9-rule changes of 19-proposed.
NFL..Decided to adopt on 1-year trial of Yellow Card rule-ejection 2-major penalties.
NFL..Will have 1-year trial on Kickoff-Touchbacks coming out to 25Y-line.
NFL..Change 8W-IR rule..Team can choose any player on IR for recall to roster.
NFL..Reject adding 3rd replay challenge for each coach.
NFL..Choose Rams to play in 2018-NFL Game in China
NFL..Roger Goodell will hear appeal of Chiefs tampering penalties-loss of #3-6 pick.
NFL..Roger Goodell-turns down Patriots appeal of loss of 1st round pick-Deflategate.
Darren Sharper…Judge orders him 20Y-prison on 8-date rape cases.
Bengals..Sign FA-WR-Brandon LaFell
Eagles..Sign FA-WR-Reuben Randle-Giants
Redskins..Visit with FA-RB-Pierre Thomas-Saints
Colts..Sign FA-CB-Patrick Robinson-Chargers
Rams..Express interest in FA-QB-Robert Griffin III
Washington..Coach Jay Gruden says RGIII must master pocket-passing game-hasn’t.
49ers..Coach Chip Kelly expects QB-Colin Kaeperenck to come to OTA’s-April 4th.
Giants..Coach Ben McAddo-no problem with former coach Tom Coughlin in building
Saints..Coach Sean Payton-5Y-extension.
Aztecs-W-Georgia Tech (72-56)…NIT-tourney….Trey Kell (18P)…Winston Shepard hits 4-baskets early in 2nd half…SDSU big men relentless-score 38-points in the paint…..Aztecs hold Yellow Jackets to 2-baskets in 8-minutes-win quarterfinal game….Head to Madison Square Garden next Tuesday for semi-finals…SDSU plays George Washington….BYU faces Valpariso.
Florida-L-George Washington…..Colonials Ty Cavanaugh scores 23 in win.
(NCAA)-Sweet 16 play starts
Oregon-Duke…Ducks (28-6) record.
Kansas-Maryland…Jayhawks (32-4) on year
Pitt…Interested in talking to Archie Miller-Dayton…Mick Cronis-Cincinnati…Dan Hurley-Rhode Island and Herb Sendeck-former coach at Arizona State-NCarolina State.
Dayton…Archie Miller signs 5Y-extension to stay as Flyers coach.
Lakers-L-Suns..(119-107)…Devan Booker-Brandon Knight combine (53P)…LA (15-56)
Clippers-L-Golden State…LA falters badly in 3rd-4th quarter…JJ Redick-Chris Paul combined only 7-baskets in 3-Qtrs-Warriors (64-7)..(33-0)H.
Spurs-W-Miami.. Kawhi Leonard scores (32P) injures quad however..San Antonio (60-11)…(36-0) home.
Cavs-W-Bucks..LeBron James-Kevin Love combine (50P)..Cleveland (51-20)
Clippers-Portland….Oklahoma City-Utah…Cleveland-Brooklyn-top games tonite
Clippers..Coach Doc Rivers says F-Blake Griffin may not return during regular season with slow healing quad injury…should be ready for post-season.
Padres-L-White Sox (6-1)..Avisail Garcia HR..Jon Danks (6inn-1R)..Drew Pomeranz (4inn-1R)..Casey Janssen (1inn-2R-4H)…Fernando Rodney roughed up (1inn-2RBI)…Padres now (7-13-2) in 22-spring games…
Dodgers-Angels…Both were off on Wednesday.
Dodgers…Time Warner Cable offers disccount to cable carriers Direct TV-Verizon-ATT in hopes they will pick up Dodgers games…70% of LA market without Dodgers baseball on TV the last 2-years.
Royals-L-Indians..Kris Medlen gives up 4HRs to Tribe
Rangers-W–Cubs..Ian Desmond RBI-triple..Matt Bush (2inn-0H-2K) clocked 97mph.
Arizona-W-Giants..Matt Cain allows 2HRs..Jason Bourgeois adds 3R-HR..Ariz (18-4)
Mariners-W-A’s..Jess Hahn-Nate Karns combined give up (16R) in 2-plus innings of slugfest.
Rays-W-Minnesota..Dana Evelund (2inn-0R)…Ricky Nolaso (6inn-0R)-Twins
Pirates-W-Orioles..Starlin Marte 2R-HR..Andew McCutcheon HR
Cardinals-W-Marlins…Carlos Martinez (5inn-0R).
Nationals-W-Yankees..Stephen Strasberg (5in-0R-9K)..Masahiro Tanaka (4inn-7R-9H-2HRs)..
Phillies-L-Astros…Neftali Feliz (4inn-1R-4K) in start for Houston
Blue Jays-W-Mets..Bartolo Colon (6inn-1R)
Rockies..P-Jon Gray-oblique injury
Blue Jays..SS-Troy Tulowitzki-bruised hand
A’s..OF-Sam Fuld-shoulder sprain
Orioles..P-Brian Matusx-cortisone shot-shoulder
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Zack Philips-ex-White Sox
Tampa Bay..Rays had 7-hour delay leaving Havana-plane part had to be sent in from Miami.
Derek Jeter..Expresses interest in baseball ownership-possibly Tampa Bay
Joe Garagliola…Longtime NBC-TV Broadcast-Game of Week-former major league catcher-dies age 90 in Arizona…also appeared on Today and Tonight Shows on network.
San Diego Gulls….Top D-Shea Theodore recalled by Anaheim Ducks-4th time called up this season..
Ducks-Toronto….Anaheim just 4-points back of Kings in fight for top spot in Pacific Division heading into tonites game.
Kings-Winnipeg….LA (11-3-2) in last 16-games.
Big 10-Conference….Notre Dame joins league as 7th member-had been in Hockey East Conference.
Dell World Match Play Golf….1st round
Phil Mickelson won his match 5-and-4.
Jordan Spieth..Jason Day..Adam Scott..Bill Haas all posted opening day wins.
Rory McIlroy was trailing-rallied late ti win by 1-stroke.
Ricky Fowler lost 2-and-1 to Jason Dufner.
Dustin Johnson-8th seed also beaten.