Chargers….Owner Dean Spanos drawing enormous fire storm reaction from City-County-CSAG officials over his statement politicians turned down 9-Stadium proposals in 14-year period…..Ron Roberts-County Commissioner-“Spanos intention was to move to LA all along”….Adam Day-CSAG-“never 1-minute of cooperation”….Union Tribune blows Spanos out of the water detailing each offer-that came without any financing plan…..Spanos meets with Committee on LA today in New York to upgrade them on Carson project.
Giants…Outgoing Coach Tom Coughlin gives cold shoulder to owner John Mara upon leaving podium after farewell speech-refused to stop and shake hands…walked right by owner he worked for over 12-seasons….Coughlin said he respected organization because they never panicked when ‘you went (6-10) or missed on a 3rd down play.
Giants…Interview Off Coor-Ben McAdoo for vacant job
Giants…Ask for permission interview Adam Gase-Off Coor-Bears…Say willing to give up high draft pick as compensation for Sean Payton-Saints.
49ers…Interview ex-Broncos coach Mike Shanahan today….get permission interview Bengals Off Coor-Hue Jackson…Anthony Lynn-Bills RB coach.
49ers..Will pay Jim Tomsula 14M-fired after just 1-year on the job.
49ers..Owner Jed York says team is not for sale.
Browns…Hire NYMets exec Paul DiPodesto as Vice President Operations…Worked in analytics in NY-Oak-San Diego.
Browns…Get permission to interview Sean McDermid-Def Coor-Carolina..Hue Jackson-Off Coor-Paul Guenther-Def Coor-Bengals..Matt Patricia-Def Coor-NEng.
Colts..Give coach Chuck Pagano-4Y-extension to stay…give extension to GM-Ryan Grigson.
Colts..Fire Greg Manusky-Def Coor
Jaguars..Fire Def Coor-Bob Babich-team gave up (448P) this year.
Miami…Ask for permission interview Hue Jackson-Bengals
Rams…Ask for permission to interview John DeFillipis-fired Off Coor-Cleveland.
Tennessee…Ask for permission to interview Eric DeCosta-for vacant GM-job-currently Asst GM-Baltimore.
Bengals..QB-Andy Dalton has cast removed from broken thumb.
Vikings..TE-Rhett Ellison-gone for year with torn knee patella tendon
Steelers…RB-DeAngelo Williams out with ankle sprain..already without RB-LeVeon Bell-missed much of season-knee injury.
USC…Deposed Coach Steve Sarkisian seeks NFL-QB coaching job.
Texas-San Antonio…Fires Coach Larry Coker (22-26) in startup program.
Arizona..Fires Def Coor-Jeff Castille.
Oregon..Demotes Def Coor-Don Pellum after team finished 117th in nation in defense.
Texas AM..QB-Kyle Murray transfer to UHouston.
Purdue..QB-Austin Appleby transfers to Florida
Oklahoma..QB-Trevor Knight transfers to Texas AM
Pitt..QB-Chad Voytik will transfer-possibly Mid American Conference school.
Texas AM…Athletic Director Eric Hyman steps down after 3Y on job-guided Aggies into transfer to SEC.
Hall of Fame…Names 2016-Enshrines today…Mariners-Ken Griffey likely to enter lst time nominee…..Padres relief ace Trevor Hoffman also expected to get large vote….Veterans expected to get elected…Mets-C-Mike Piazza….Astros-Jeff Bagwell…..also on ballot-Barry Bonds-Roger Clemens.
NY Mets…Exec VP-Paul DiPodesto leaves baseball to join Cleveland Browns-NFL organization.
Arizona..GM-Dave Stewart-team will not give up another lst round pick to sign a free agent…Forefeited another 1st to sign Zack Greinke-Dodgers.
Ryan Zimmerman-Ryan Howard…File defamation lawsuit against Al Jazeera TV for HGH story involving illegal drug purchases from Indianapolis Clinic.
Giants…Open talks with FA-OF-Dexter Fowler-Cubs
Nationals..Open contract talks with OF-Gerrardo Parra-Orioles.
Mets…Contact FA- P-Antonio Bastardo-ex Phillies.
Indians…Talk to FA-SS-Juan Uribe-ex Giants-Dodgers.
Rangers..Sign FA-P-Cesar Ramos-P-Angels
Angels..Sign FA-OF-Gregario Petit-ex Yankees
A’s-Toronto..Oakland deals P-Arnold Leon to Toronto for minor leaguer.
San Diego State….NCAA informs Aztecs no wrongdoing found in basketball program after story leaked in September about academic fraud.
Aztecs-San Jose State….SDSU hosts Spartans…Stare (9-6)
Lakers-L-Golden State….Warriors hit 13-3’s…Klay Thompson-Steph Curry combine (53P)…Lakers trailed by 33..Warriors (32-3)…Lakers (8-38)
Lakers..Coach Byron Scott rips 1st round pick Julius Randle-‘grow up’-complaining about not starting.
Clippers-Portland…LA (21-13) heading into play tonite
Spurs-Utah….San Antonio (30-6)
Cleveland-Washington…Cavs won 12-in row
76ers..Sign FA-F-Elton Brand as player coach to work with young forwards.
Bucks…F-OJ Mayo fined (25,000) for abuse of officials.
Pistons..F-Marcus Morris-fined (15,000) for flagrant elbow.
Ducks-Toronto….Anaheim (16-15-7)….Leafs (15-15-7) under first year coach Mike Babcock.
NY Islander…Lose D-Johnny Boychuck-6W-shoulder injury.
Vancouver…C-Daniel Sedin severe mouth injury-hit with deflected puck.
FIFA….Hands down 9Y-suspension and 99,000-fine to VP-Jeremo Velcke-Scalping 2M-World Cup sky box tickets—Engineering 2M-kickback in TV rights fees.
Brad Friedel…former US World Cup goalie-hired as coach of US-Under-19-soccer team.