- NFL..Probe continues into “Deflate Gate”…Colts confirm they notified NFL league office about concern about under-inflated game balls during their blowout loss to Patriots in November…NFL officials did halftime evaluation of balls…all 12-Colts balls were legal…11-of-12 Patriots balls were below limits…Ravens say they did not notice problems with balls in the Divisional playoff game with Patriots…Hall of Fame coach John Madden said he would believe QB-Tom Brady is the one who insisted on changes in air pressure in balls.
- Tampa Bay QB-Brad Johnson said he paid ball boys $7,500 to scuff up all the balls in the 2002-Super Bowl game against Raiders for better grip for QBs.
- Bears..Hire Adam Gase-Broncos as Off Coor.
- Arizona..Hire Dick LeBeau-Pittsburgh-as linebacker coach.
- Ravens..Hire Marty Mornhinweg-Jets as QB coach.
- Browns..Hire Joe DeFillipo-Raiders as Off Coor.
- Broncos..Hire Joe DiCamillus-Bears-Special teams coach.
- Jaguars..Hire Greg Olson-Raiders as Off Coor.
- Bills..Hire Anthony Lynn-Jets as RB coach
- 49ers..Hire Jason Taver-Raiders..as LB coach.
- Jets..Hire Chan Gailey-ex Bills head coach as Off Coor
- Raiders..Hire Brad Seely-49ers as Special Teams coach.
- Redskins..Fire Brian Baker as DL coach.
- Bears..Fire Mel Tucker-Def Coor and 4-other assistants…Interview Charley Weis-Geep Chryst for coaching jobs.
- Bears..Hire Dave Magazu-Broncos as OL coach..Derius Swinton-Broncos as Special teams coach.
- Montreal..CFL-Alouettes hire former NFL-QB-Turk Schonert to be Off Coor…do not bring back Jeff Garcia.
- Steelers..Owner Art Rooney-Junior says club wants Troy Polamalu to consider retirement because of injuries.
- Chiefs..Backup QB-Tyler Bray will miss 2015 season-suffered major knee injury in offseason workouts.
- Cardinals..QB-Carson Palmer-recovering knee surgery-will be ready for OTA workouts in May.
- SDSU..Athletic Director Jim Sterk says playing in a new stadium near Petco Park would be his third choice..would rather stay at Qualcomm or build on campus stadium..Aztecs still have 5-years lease at Q.
- Padres..Open contract talks with FA-P-James Shields-trying to use payroll space this year..from reduced amount they have to pay Matt Kemp and then next year using the expiring contract Carlos Quentin-to fund Shields deal…
- Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Dana Eveland-Mets
- Brewers..Sign FA-P-Dontrelle Wills
- Marlins..Offer contract FA-OF-Ichuro Suzuki-Yankees
- Braves..Offer contract FA-OF-Jonny Gomes-Red Sox
- Houston-Toronto..Trade-Astros deal C-Carlos Corporan to Jays for minor leaguer.
- Yankees-Texas..Trade-NY deals P-Gonzalez German to Rangers.
- Giants..Release-2B-Marco Scutaro-coming off back surgery.
- Johan Santana…Setback-shutdown-
shoulder soreness after one start in Venezuala.
- Portland..Lose F-LaMarcus Aldridge-MRI-major thumb injury…(23P-10R) a game.
- Lakers…Kobe Bryant injures shoulder in New Orleans game..MRI-today on labrum
- Lakers-L-NOrleans..Pelicans Anthony Davis (29P-4Blocks)…Kobe Bryant scores (14P)…LA lost 6-in row…now (12-31)..LA (10-25) when Kobe plays.
- Atlanta-W-Indiana..Hawks won 14-row….now (35-8)
- Golden State-W-Houston…Warriors score 62P-in first half-build 20P lead… Steve Kerr’s club now (34-6)..(19-1) at home..
- Portland-L-Phoenix…Blazers (31-12)
- Washington-L-Oklahoma City….Kevin Durant scores (34P) for Thunder in win over Wizards (29-14)
- Cleveland-W-Utah…LeBron James (26P)..Cavs won 4-in row.
- Knicks-W-Philadelphia…NY now (7-36)..Carmelo Anthony (27P-11R)
- Dallas-W-Minnesota..Mavs now (30-13)
- Tonite…Clippers-Brooklyn Nets…LA won 8-of-11…now (28-14) for season.
- New Mexico-W-UNLV…Lobos win huge road game..drop Rebels to a shocking (1-5) in the Mountain West Conference.
- Aztecs…Off till Saturday road game at Colorado State (17-2)
- Ray Whitney..Retires after 23Y-in NHL..began career with San Diego Gulls…385-goals-1,064 points..played San Jose-Detroit-Edmonton amongst 8-teams.
- Ducks-W-Flames..(6-3)..Anaheim explodes for 3-goals in 11-minutes in lst period…(31-10-6)…Ducks won 4-straight.
- Kings-L-San Jose (3-1)..Joe Pavelski-Pat Marleau score goals..Kings have won just once in last 8-games..stumbling into All Star break.
- Australian Open..Rafael Nadel comes from behind 5-set win..Roger Federer injures finger but wins..Andy Murray wins.
- Manchester City..Soccer star Frank Lampard may have major knee injury-carted off in pregame warmups.
- NASCAR..Driver Brian Vickers-recovering from heart surgery-will sit out Daytona 500…cleared to race in March.