- AFC-NFC Championship Week ahead of us.
- Denver-L-Indianapolis (24-13)..Colts defense chokes off Broncos passing game-Press coverage..Andrew Luck (265P2TD)…Indy defense holds Broncos (8YPC)..(4-16) on 3rd downs..Peyton Manning (211Y) passing..Denver only 2-good drives-12 possessions…Denver WRs 6-drop passes..Manning misfired 8-long throws…Was (6-18) in one stretch throwing ballManning has lost 9-playoff games in his teams opening round of action.
- Dallas-L-Green Bay (26-21)..Aaron Rodgers (316P-3TD)..Eddie Lacy (101R) outduel Tony Romo (191P)..DeMarco Murray (123R)..Replay wipes out Dez Bryant 4th down catch late in 4thQ at 1-yard line.
- NEngland-W-Baltimore (35-31)..Tom Brady throws (367P-3TD)-outguns Joe Flacco (292P-4TD)..Julian Edelman Flanker-Option TD pass..Patriots defense held Baltimore (1-9) 3rd downs-2 interceptions.
- Seattle-W-Carolina (31-17)..S-Kam Chancellor 90-TD-Interception..Seahawks defense 3-Takeaways-2QBX..Russell Wilson (267P-3TD)…Cam Newton 2-Int-2 Fumbles
- Boston..Opening statements today in Aaron Hernandez-murder trial following jury selection.
- Buffalo..Hires-Rex Ryan-Jets-had 2nd interview over weekend..Interview Greg Roman-49ers for Off Coor job..may bring 4-Jets assistants with him.
- Atlanta..Interviews Rex Ryan-2nd time-failed to make an offer at end of week..
- Atlanta..5-hour interview-Todd Bowles-Arizona for head coaching job
- Chicago..Gary Kubiak-Baltimore-cancels out on interview…did interview Doug Marrone-ex Bills coach..worked with new GM-Ryan Pace with Saints…
- Steelers..Legendary Defensive Coordinator Dick LeBeau quits-11Y in Pittsburgh..56Y-in NFL.
- Jets..2nd interview with Mike Maccagnan-Houston for vacant GM job….Waiting for 2nd interview Dan Quinn-Seattle for coaching job.
- Redskins..Interview Eric Mangini-49ers for Def Coor job..already talked to Wade Philips-Ed Donatell.
- Rams..Interview Greg Roman-49ers..to replace Kyle Shanahan-Off Coor.
- Houston..Fires OL-coach Paul Dunn…Hires-Mike Devlin-Jets OL coach.
- Giants..Interview Pepper Johnson-Bills..Steve Spagnuolo-Saints..for vacant Def Coor job.
- Browns..NFL investigating illegal use of Text Messages from owners box to sidelines during games this year.
- Cincinnati..Appeals court orders Pac Man Jones to pay $12M-damages to men injured in strip bar shooting years ago.
- Jets..RB-Chris Johnson-arrested Florida-possession of loaded-unlicensed gun.
- St Louis..Proposes building 64,000-seat open air stadium for Rams..City-State pay $450M of $860M-cost-want Stan Kroenke-NFL to pay $410M of cost.
- Oregon-Ohio State…Championship game-Dallas…Ducks QB-Marcus Mariota-without suspended WR-Darren Carrington (failed drug test)-WR-Devon Allen-knee. ..Mariota (4121Y-40TD) passing (731Y-15TD) rushing…Mariota (4852APY)…Royce Freeman (1343R) on ground…Buckeyes 3rd string QB-Cardale Jones (618P-6TD)…RB-Ezekiel Elliott (1632R-14TD) on ground.
- SDSU..Aztecs landed another transfer QB-Maxwell Smith-Kentucky (21TD)-transfers in as grad student-can play next year along with Jake Rodrigues-Oregon.
- Texas AM..Aggies release QB-Kenny Hill from scholarship to transfer-starter last year-threw (511Y) in first game-benched midseason-suspended end of year.
- USC…RB-Buck Allen files for NFL-draft-1600Y-rushing season…joining WR-Nelson Agholor..DT-Leonard Williams on draft list.
- Padres..Sign FA-P-Jose Valverde-Mets..Scott Elbert-P-Dodgers..Marcus Mateo-P-Cubs to AAA-contracts.
- Padres..P-Keyvius Sampson-claimed by Cincinnati Reds after being DFA by San Diego..ex-GM Kevin Towers-now with Reds recommended deal.
- Angels-Braves..Trade-Halos acquire 3B-Kyle Kubitza (.295-AA) for P-Ricardo Sanchez (43K-38In-A)
- Angels..Sign FA-P-Steve Hensley-Orioles…(2.08ERA-AA)
- Dodgers..Sign FA-P-David Huff (Yankees)…Ryan Butcher-P-Braves
- TBay-A’s..Trade-Rays deal 2B-Ben Zobrist-SS-Yuniel Escobar for A’s-C-John Jaso..SS-Daniel Robertson-1B-Boog Powell-Class A prospects.
- Orioles..Offer contract FA-OF-Colby Rasmus-Blue Jays.
- Pirates..Offer SS-Jung Kang-Korea-4Y deal..Hit (.356) last year.
- Washington..OF-Jordan Werth-shoulder surgery-will be sidelined 3-months.
- Yankees..P-CC Sabathia-says rehab knee surgery “World Series fine”..will be ready opening day.
- Lakers..Kobe Bryant sits out 6th game in last 11-with leg soreness..Coach Byron Scott-‘no plans to shut him down for season.’
- Lakers-L-Trailblazers (106-94)…Damian Lillard (34P)..Blazers break game open-hit 4-3 point baskets in 5-minutes in 4th quarter….LA (12-26)..Blazers (30-8)
- Clippers-L-Miami…Chris Bosh scored 34P-for Heat…LA (25-13)
- Sacarmento-W-Cleveland..Cavs without LeBron James have lost 7-of-8…fall (19-19) on season.
- Boston-Suns…Trade-Celtics ship C-Brandon Wright to Suns for lst round pick.
- Boston-Memphis-NOrleans..Trade..Grizzlies get F-Jeff Green..Pelicans get G-Quincy Poindexter..Boston gets G-Austin Rivers..#1 pick…7.7M Trade Exception.
- 76s..Suspend F-Andrei Kirilenko..Refused to report from Brooklyn Nets after trade.
- Robert Swift..former lst round NBA draft pick..arrested home robbery-Washington State..past was involved drugs-ended NBA career.
- Dallas..Former lst round draft pick F-Roy Tarpley-dead of heart attack (50Y)..career short-circuited by drug issues.
- Ducks-W-Jets (5-4) ..Winnipeg scores 3G-in-7 Minutes in lst period..Ducks roar back in 3rd period..win in OT on shootout…Ducks 43-shots on goal.
- Ducks…Retire Uniform #8-Teemu Selanne-emotional ceremony-scored 846-career goals-part of Ducks-2007-Stanley Cup team.
- Kings-Toronto Maple Leafs..Tonite.
- Kings..Injuries..Tyler Taffoli-out mono…Tanner Pearson-out broken leg.
- Ottawa..Signs C-Todd Bertuzzi-Free Agent contract-ex Red Wings-Canucks star.
- Tiger Woods to begin 2015-comeback season by playing back to back..Phoenix Open-Torrey Pines.