Super Bowl….Carolina coach Ron Rivera says team is not changing any aspect of its offense….’will run what got us here-you have to stop us’……Broncos coordinator Wade Philips says ‘success of this defense rejuvenated my love for the game’….Cam Newton talks in circles at Tuesday press conference about his black-white quarterback statements-seems really confused about what he wants to say….Broncos rookie S-Ryan Murphy sent back to Denver after being detained by police in a ‘sting-raid of prostitution ring’ he was at.
Raiders…Owner Mark Davis says he will negotiate a 1-year lease extension at the Coliseum.
Cowboys…Interview ex-Chargers LB-coach Mike Nolan and ex-Giants DB-coach Tim Lewis.
Saints..Name Dennis Allen as defensive coordinator-ex-Raiders head coach…Hire-Ron Curry-WR-coach-ex 49ers
Browns…Tired of Johnny Manziel off field problems…preparing to release him despite taking 4.5M-cap hit next year.
Cowboys…Say RB-Joe Randle was released because of mental health issues and refused to get help…..Club says it’s not aware of his gambling on sports events.
Lions….Club willing to let WR-Calvin Johnson retire-would get 16M-cap space.
Redskins..Sign FA-DE-Ziggy Hood-ex Steelers.
Aztecs…Expected to sign 21-recruits today-including 6-OL-Top recruits
Don Green-OT-Coffeyville CC-Kansas (6’6-315)
Keith Ismael-OG-KSan Francisco Sacred Heart (6’7)
Ty Roemer-OL-Nevada (6’6)
Trent Fincher-OT-Michigan (6’8)
Chase Jasmin-RB-Westlake Village
Parie Dedeaux-WR-LA Dorsey
Dodgers…Hire Greg Maddux-Raul Ibanez as Special Assistants-minor leagues.
White Sox-Dodgers…Open trade talks about deal for either OF-Andre Ethier or OF-Carl Crawford.
Twins..Sign FA-DH-Carlos Quentin-ex Padres-sat out last year.
Washington..Sign FA-SS-Brendan Ryan-ex Cubs-Yankees.
Mets..Sign FA-C-Ray Gomez-ex Diamondbacks.
Cubs..Sign FA-P-Jon Pettibone-ex Phillies.
Aztecs-W-Colorado State (69-67)….Aztecs hit 3-critical free throws in final minute….State defense holds Rams without basket on final 7-possession-forced 3-turnovers also in that stretch….Survive 10-3Point baskets by CSU…..State came from 10-points back in first half…had (17-3) run to climb back in the game late in first half….SDSU now (10-0) in Conference this season.
SDSU…Considering re-evaluating seating chart for home games…Student body section 200-to-500 unused tickets at home games…State has 750-season ticket requests waiting in line.
UCSD…..Student body will vote on fee increase to fund scholarships to take 23-Triton sports into Division I-status…School talking to Big West about membership.
Lakers-W-Minnesota (119-115)….Kobe Bryant (38P)….hit 7-3’s….also (11-of-12) from free throw line….snaps LA (-10) streak….Lakers just (2-14) in last 16-games….now (10-41) on year.
Clippers-Minnesota…LA (32-16) on year as they play tonite
Golden State-Washington…Warriors (44-4) heading into tonites game.
Spurs-New Orleans…San Antonio (40-8)…(26-0) Home
Suns…Steve Nash tells Phoenix not ready to be a head coach in NBA…wanted him to replace Jeff Hornacek.
Miami…Surgery-G-Tyler Johnson-jout 6W-rotator cuff.
Kings-W-Arizona (6-2)…Slump ridden Dustin Brown 2G…Vinny Lecavalier scores 5th in 2-weeks…LA (31-16-3)
Ducks-W-San Jose (3-2)…Goalie Frederic Andersen 30-saves……Anaheim won 6-of-7..(11-of-14).
Edmonton-W-Columbus…Return of 1st pick in draft Connor McDavid-missed 37G with broken collarbone..scored goal also..
Gulls…C-Harry Zolnierczyk-called up to Anaheim Ducks.
PGA…Jim Furyk-reinjures wrist in rehab-needs surgery-out 3-more months.