Chargers-NFL…..LA Stadium talks continue into 2nd week…..Rams presented Chargers with detailed packet of financing costs and expected revenue streams as ‘equity partner’ with Stan Kroenke…..Chargers requested second document about ‘limited partnership’ in which they would not pay construction costs but would get revenues from their gameday and limited revenue from non-NFL events in Stadium…..Decision could come this week….NFL sources say Dean Spanos unwilling to pay 850M construction costs on top of 550M-territorial fee he must pay for move to LA.
Rams…Officials meet with Oxnard leaders to discuss renting facilities to house office and football staff for 2016-season and to use Dallas Cowboys trainging facilities year round……Cowboys owner Jerry Jones apparently ready to sign off on renting River Ridge-Oxnard facilities-60 miles northwest of LA for year round use.by Rams….Cowboys have used Oxnard for 18-days each summer the last 4-years as a portion of preseason camp.
Denver…NFL begins HGH investigation into reports Indianapolis Anti-Aging Clinic shipped HGH drugs to Peyton Manning’s wife-Ashley…..Will interview Manning in February.
NYJets..DE-Sheldon Richards placed on 2Y-probation for speeding arrest last summer (143mph) on Missouri hiway with 12Y old child in car…Still facing NFL suspension.
Seahawks..FB-Derrick Coleman faces felony leave scene accident chargers-after arrest last fall for flipping his truck and running away from scene.
Giants…S-Tyler Sash-who committed suicide last year-had Level 2-CTE of the brain from 6-concussions from high school thru Iowa and the NFL….Doctors stunned at the Tau Protein buildup they found in his brain at age 28-in autopsy after family donated the brain to Boston University fo research.
Atlanta..Hire Ruston Webston-ex Titans GM…Hire-Phil Emery–ex Bears GM-for Player Personnel job.s
Browns..Interview Brian Xanders-ex Broncos GM-for vacant Cleveland GM job
49ers..Hire Jim O’Neil-Def Coor-ex-Browns…Hire-Jeff Nixon-TE coach-ex Dolphins
Titans…Hire Deshea Townsend-Steve Jackson as DB coaches…Hire-Bob Bratkowski-WR-ex Seahawks-Bengals Off Coor
Patriots..Release RB-Montee Ball-ex Broncos
Lions…WR-Calvin Johnson confirms contemplating retirement
Aztecs…Lose top recruit-QB-Lucas Johnson-Mt Carmel-decomitts-will go to Georgia Tech-did not want to sit behind Christian Chapman for possibly 3-seasons.
USC…Hire Kineche Udeze-DE coach..ex-Minnesota Vikings player-career ended by leukemia…coached with Seahawks-Pitt-UWashington
MLB…Commissioner Rob Manfred says Baseball considering changing bottom strike zone-moving up to top of kneecap……Negotiations to stage Yankees-Red Sox weekend series in London Olympic Stadium in 2017……Wants baseball to consider schedule reduction 162-to-154 after meeting with TV networks……Wants to create an International Draft.
Astros…Minor League P-Jose Rosario-killed in motorcycle accident in Dominican Republic.
Giants….Sign FA-P-Alberto Suarez-Angels-had (2.98ER) at AA.
A’s..Sign FA-2B-Danny Worth-Arizona.
Yankees..Sign FA-C-Carlos Corporan-ex Astros
Orioles..Sign FA-OF-Effren Navarro-ex-Angels
Giants..Sign FA-OF-Gorkys Hernandez-ex Royals-Pirates
Clippers…Lose F-Blake Griffin-6W-broke shooting hand-had surgery-punched equipment manager in face during restaurant argument on road trip…Sent home by team.
Pelicans..C-Anthony Davis-under concussion protocol-3rd major injury of season.
Washington..G-Brad Beal-concussion-broken nose.
Lakers-L-Dallas (92-90)..JJ Barea-18P off bench for Mavs…5-Mavs in double figures..Game (45-Fouls)..Lakers lost 7-row and 11-of-12…….LA (9-38)
Clippers-W-Indiana..(91-89)..Chris Paul-JJ Redick combine (45P)…LA (29-16)…(12-3) without Griffin
Clippers-at-Houston…Wednesday night matchup-Clips go for 30th win of season.
Golden State-Dallas…Warriors now (41-4)…(21-0) at home.
San Diego State-W-Nevada-(57-54)…Aztecs wipe out 7-point deficit down stretch….Defense holds Nevada 1-basket in (6:52) span to get tough win on road…Trey Kell hits big 3-pointre…Zy Cheatem 2FT-Def Rebound-Steal all in final (:10)….SDSU survives Winston Shepard (4-15) shooting nite…1-basket from big men Sky Spencer-Angelo Chol…..Aztecs (15-6) on season.
NHL…Suspends Ducks F-Shane Horcuff-20G-for positive PED test-used drug while rehabbing surgery.
Ducks..Call up Simon Despres-D-had been out sincde early season-concussion.
Gulls…RW-Brian McGrattan-not practiced since concussion-getting knocked out in fite 8-days ago.
Ducks-W-Boston (6-2)..Corey Perry-Ryan Kesler score goals…Anaheim (22-18-7)….after (1-7-2) start…have gone (21-11-5)
Kings-Colorado…..Kings (30-15-3)…cooled off hoever..just (5-5) last 10-games entering tonites game.
Torrey Pines….Golf Architect Tom Weiskopf announces plans for 12.8M rneovation of North Course….will have 5-different tee boxes….58-bunkers will be arranged to 1-side of hole-with rough on other side….. Greens will be expanded by 25-percent in size……dips and grooves on greens will be flattened out……Will have 4-pin placements on each hole……..Construction starts February 15th-completion August 15th.
Farmers Open….Tee times for Thursday’s opening day….9-20am-Jason Day-defending champion…….9-30-Ricky Fowler……..10-40-Phil Mickelson-Justin Rose.
Australian Open….Novak Djokovic moves to semi finals-Kei Nishikosi 54-unforced errors in loss…..Roger Federer wins in straight sets over Tomas Berdych-won 24-points at net…..Andy Murray-David Ferrer also play.