Chargers…NFL-VP-Eric Grubman denies he was ‘agent for Inglewood project’…….did stand up at owners meetings and interrupt Rams presentation to owners……left the room when Bob Iger-made the Chargers-Carson presentation…..Grubman not explaining to St Louis Post-Dispatcfh why he made a secret bid on the Hollywood Park land before Stan Kroenke won the blind bid…..Refuse to say whom he was bidding for….Raises issue of “conflict of interest”…..if Grubman was working all for cities-why was he involved in bid or taking sides in NFL presentations.
NFL..Reports say Salary cap will take big jump from (143M) to record (155M) for the 2016-season.
TMZ…Reportedly paid 100,000 to secure 2-Ray Rice videos-showing him knocking out fiancee in elevator and then dragging her out of elevator…..Report Hotel secrurity officer discovered video on in-house camera…taped it on cell phone and offered to sell it to TMZ.
NY Daily News…Reporer Shaun King ripped by media for writing a story about Fraternity Prank with Peyton Manning 20Y ago-using only one side of story…..Reporter Jason Whitlock rips King calling him a “Race Hustler on Twitter”-who stirs racial controversy to elevate himself……Whitlock says King presented himself black when he is actually white….said he was attacked as teen because he was black….Manning incident was part of a class action suit against University of Tennessee charging UT has done little over 20-years to stop the culture of protecting athletes involved in sexual incidents against coeds.
Bears…Hire Curtis Johnson-WR coach-was head coach at Tulane…former assistant with Aztecs.
Lions..Hire Brian Callahan-QB coach…was with Broncos this past year.
Chiefs..Discuss franchise tagging S-Eric Berry-who is free agent.
Bills…Will franchise tag OT-Cordy Glenn if they don’t sign him.
Carolina…Discussing franchise tag for CB-Josh Norman
Jerts..Will franchise tag NT-Mo Wilkerson.
Padres…Baltimore Sun reports San Diego is talking about trades with the Orioles for either P-James Shields or OF-Matt Kemp…..Padres would get young players in return but would have to pick up half the salaries owed to either Kemp or Shields.
Orioles…Make contact with FA-1B-Pedro Alvarez-ex Pirates.
Pirates…Make contact with FA-3B-David Freese-ex Angels
Rockies..Sign FA-2B-Chis Nelson.
Giants…Say they will bypass re-signing P-Tim Lincecum.
Union….Tony Clark-Union Chief wants MLB to consider a draft ‘lottery’ of bad teams to prevent teams from tanking and dealing away all their players.
NBA…Trade Deadline is Thursday with rumors rampant of major deals.
Houston….Talking to Miami about Dwight Howard-for-Hassan Whiteside deal.
Minnesota..Shopping G-Ricky Rubio to Knicks.
Cleveland..Talking to Boston about Kevin Love deal for F-Jae Crowder-Kelly Olynyk
Denver…Confirms talks with Clippers for Blake Griffin…would have to deal Ken Faried-Danillo Gallinari in deal.
Minnesota…Club interested in talking to Tom Thibodeau about head coaching job….team faltered under interim coach Sam Mitchell after Flip Saunders death.
Ducks-W-Calgary (6-4)…Mike Santorelli scores 2-goals….Ducks get 3-Goals in 10-minutes in second period in win at Saddledome….Ducks won (9-of-11)…..
Kings-Washington……..LA continues 7-gamke road trip
Ducks-Edmonton….Anaheim continues trip across Western provinces.
Tampa Bay….GM-Steve Yzerman says club is pulling high scoring Steven Stamkos off trade block.
Ducks….Shopping G-Frederik Andersen for more goal scoring help.
Vancouver…Gives vote of confidence to GM-Trevor Linden despite team falling out of playoff race.
Sabres…suspend F-Evander Kane for missing practice after sleeping in
Winnipeg….Lose D-Mrk Stuart-6W-broken hand.