Aztecs-W-Washington (93-78)…Winston Shepard scores (20P) as Aztecs play most complete game of season-torching Huskies…SDSU jumped to 18-point lead then staved off Huskies comeback that cut lead to 5-point-surviving (13-0) UW run…Matt Shrigley hit 4-3’s off the bench..State defense had 6-blocked shots….SDSU hit 26-free throws in win…State drove basket entire first half-got UW into foul trouble…Huskies wound up with 26-foulsin game…Trey Kell added 16P….NIT-2nd round…State hosts Georgia Tech in 3rd round game on Wednesday with winner going to Madison Square Garden for NIT finals.
South Carolina-L-Georgia Tech…Top seed Gamecocks lose at home..Adam Smith hits 5-3’s for Rambling Wreck.
Monmouth-L-George Washington..Ty Cavanaugh (22P-12R) in upset win over 28-win Monmouth.
St. Mary’s (29-7)-vs-Valpariso
(March Madness)..Sweet 16 Pairings..
Top matchups in 3rd round..Oregon-vs-Duke…Indiana-vs-North Carolina…Gonzaga-vs-Syracuse.
LSU…Freshmen Ben Simmons files for NBA draft after signing with agent day after season ended.
TCU..Hires Jamie Dixon-Pitt as Frogs new coach
Oklahoma State..Hires Brad Underwood-Stephen F. Austin…was (83-14) at Texas school
UNLV..Asks for permission to interview Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin.
Golden State-W-Minnesota..Klay Thompson hits 5-3’s in win..Warriors (63-7)..after sluggish outing.
Spurs-L-Charlotte..Jeremy Lin (29P) in Hornets upset win…San Antonio (59-11)
Cavs-W-Denver..LeBron James (33P)…Cleveland (50-20)
Lakers-Memphis…LA (14-55) heading into Tuesday game
Lakers…Investigating video of Jordan Clarkson-Nick Young sexually harrassing women in a car.
New Orleans Pelicans…C-Anthony Davis-shutdown for rest of season-surgery knee-shoulder-rehab 5-months-torn labrum shoulder.
Houston..NBA warns C-Dwight Howard against using sticky substance on game balls…no fine for weekend offense.
TNT-TV…Sideline analyst Craig Sager confirms cancer-lymphoma has returned a 3rd time.
NFL Owners….Spring meetings underway in Boca Raton…Chargers give Stadium update to NFL owners.
NFL Owners…to vote on 19-different rule changes on Wednesday …including permanent move of PAT kick to 33-yards….New Touchback rule of kickoffs-line of scrimmage will come out to 25-yard line….Yellow Card Ejection for 2-Unsportsmanlike conduct penalties…..3-Instant Challenges for each coach in games.
NFL…Memo to referees they have the right to eject players for violent ‘intent to injure hits’ on the field.
NFL…Will not change the “Catch Rule”…but clarify….Catch must be 2-feet on the ground-Plus Time to make a move in a play.
NFL…Negotiating to put regular season game in German in 2017….and in China in 2018….in addition now to Mexico City and London games…..Asking Cowboys-Rams-Steelers to give up home dates to play abroad.
New England..Owner Robert Kraft formally asks NFL to return team’s #1-draft pick in aftermath of Deflategate decision overturning suspension of Tom Brady…no reaction from league.
NY Giants…Owner John Mara says the league has suffered a setback in concussion situation….Concussion totals went from (296-to-271) last year.
Lions..Sign FA-WR-Jeremy Kerley-Jets.
Carolina..Sign FA-CB-Trenton Robinson-Washington.
Patriots..Visit with FA-DT-Nick Fairley-Rams
Raiders..Visit with FA-DE-Aldon Smith-suspended by NFL till November
Tampa Bay..Confirms it will listen to trade offers for QB-Mike Glennon.
Jets…Owner Woody Johnson tells QB-Ryan Fitzpatrick-want him back at fair price…Fitzpatrick wants 15M per year..Jets offered 7M.
Browns…Met for 2-days with FA-QB-Robert Griffin-still contemplating possible contract offer.
Bills…WR-Percy Harvin, coming off injury riddled season-says he wants to play next year in Buffalo.
Jaguars…Hire longtime NFL coach Monte Kiffin as defensive consultant.
Packers..Name Eliot Wolf-Director FB Operations.
Padres-W-Reds (8-5)…Wil Myers explodes out of slump 2R-HR..3R-Double..Padres 8R-4th inning.
Padres..Tyson Ross (5inn-1R)..Brandon Morrow (2inn-2R-5H) in minor league starts.
Padres..Replace Retired Numbers Display in centerfield with Secyuan advertising signin Petco Park.
Padres..Option OF-Alex Dickerson…2B-Nick Noonan to AAA-El Paso
Dodgers-L-Mariners (6-3)…Justin Turner, single-double-HR…Kenta Maeda (5inn-2R)..1.32-ERA.
Dodgers..OF-Andre Ethier-bone scan on injured shin-looking for stress fracture.
Dodgers..P-Brandon Beachy-shutdown-setback-inflamation in shoulder
Dodgers..P-Mike Bolsinger-out with oblique injury
Angels-L-Milwaukee (4-3)..Brewers hit 2HRs in bottom 9th inning.
Angels..P-Jared Weaver-pitching in minor league intrasquad game (4inn-3R-8H)..fastball reaches only 78mph.
Tampa Bay….Plays Cuban National Team in Havana this morning…President Obama on hand…1st US President to visit Cuba since 1928-Calvin Cooledge.
White Sox..Reports multiple players went to management to complain about Adam LaRoche having son in clubhouse everyday home and road last year.
Toronto…Manager John Gibbons given contract extension thru 2017.
Arizona-W-Milwuakee..Patrick Corbin (5inn-7K)
A’s-W-Giants..Jeff Samardzija (6inn-6R)..ERA over 8.00
Rockies-W-Rangers…Nolan Arrenado hit streak at 13G..batting (.619)
White Sox-L-Indians..Marlon Byrd 2-doubles
Red Sox-W-Cardinals..Clay Bucholz (4.2inn-1R)
Phillies-W-Tigers..Anibal Sanchez (4inn-0H) for Detroit.
Pirates-W-Twins..Juan Nicasio (5inn-0R-8K)..15-shutout innings row
Washington-W-Houston..Gio Gonzalez (4inn-1R)
Braves-W-Pirates..Hector Olivera 3RBI..Buccos (6-13)
Miami-W-Mets..Jacob deGrom (4inn-0R)..0.90-ERA now.
Brewers…OF-Rymer Liriano-serious injuries-multiple fractures-hit in face by pitch in exhibition game.
Texas..Option promising rookies Joey Gallo-OF..Jurickson Profar-SS…Nomar Mazara-OF to AAA.
Royals..P-Ross Ohlendorf opts out of contract to become free agent.
Red Sox-Texas..Discuss trade C-Ryan Hannigan.
LA Kings-L-Nashville (5-2)…Mike Fisher scores on rebound in 2nd period leads to Predators onslaught win..Kings (11-3-2) streak.
Kings-at-Minnesota in Tuesday night matchup.
Ducks-at-Montreal..Anaheim (40-22-9)….Canadiens (14-30-3) since (19-4-3) start.
Winnipeg…Lose F-Matthieu Perrault-concussion-fell into boards when skate caught rut in ice.
Vancouver..Sign FA-F-Anton Rodon-MVP-Swedish League….last week Canucks signed D-Nikita Tujamkin (6’7) from KHL-Russia