Posted by on January 18th, 2018  •  0 Comments  • 

……(Football)…….

Washington State…Grief stricken Cougars football program over the suicide death of starting QB-Tyler Hilinski-shot himself in head on Tuesday afternoon…left a suicide note….Teammates said never had idea player had personal problems.

Washington State…Postpones press conference to name new AD-Pat Chun from Florida Atlantic….had been at Ohio State for 15-years.

San Diego State…Promote Zach Arnett from LB-coach to Def Coor…promote Kevin McGarry to recruiting coordinator….Hired Richard Sanchez-St Augustine High as DB coach.

UNLV..Hire Tim Skipper-Def Coor..had been at Florida
Syracuse..Hire Mike Cavanaugh-OL coach…ex-Nebraska
UCLA..Hire Dana Bible-QB coach..had been with 49ers
Mississippi State..Hire Terrell Buckley-DB coach..ex NFL player
Texas..Hire Noel Mazzone-QB coach-ex UCLA Off Coor
Arizona State..QB-Brady White transfers to Memphis State
Pitt-West Virginia…to new rivalry in 2022..began in 1890s.

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(NFL)

(Playoffs)

Patriots..QB-Tom Brady misses Media Day for treatment of hand injury
Vikings..CB-Andrew Sendejo remains in concussion protocol

(Coaching)

Pittsburgh..Fire Todd Haley-Off Coor for 6-years
Pittsburgh..May name Randy Fichtner-QB coach to Off Coord job

Tennessee..Interview Mike Vrable-Houston for head job-Thursday
Tennessee..Intergiew Matt LaFleur-Friday…Rams Off Coord
Tennessee..Dick LeBeau-Def Coord-not sure of status-Age 80

Atlanta..Interview Greg Knapp-QB coach..ex-Denver-Seattle
Atlanta..Steve Sarkisian will return at Off Coor

Bears..Interview Darrell Bevell-ex Off Coor Seattle
Bears..Interview Todd Downing-ex Off Coor Raiders

Browns..Interview Curtis Loper-RB coach TCU

Houston..Hire Brad Seely-Special Teams coach-ex Raiders
Houston..Fire Jason Lowrey-Director FB Operations
Cowboys..Hire Sanjay Lal-WR coach-ex Colts

Miami..Interview Kris Koceruk-Def Line coach-ex Lions
Miami..Hire Eric Studesville-RB coach-ex Broncos
Jets..Fire-Daylon McCutcheon-DB coach

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(NFL)

Thursday night football..NFL confirms all 4-networks..ABC-CBS-NBC-Fox have put in bids for Thursday games.

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………(Baseball)

Padres..Owner Ron Fowler says club will not upgrade (7Y-140M) offer to Royals FA-1B-Eric Hosmer.

Padres..Sources confirm team talked to FA-OF-Ichuro Suzuki about contract…44Y-old…has (3,080) hits….hit (.255) last year in Miami.

Padres..Announce installation of 716-Sullivan Solar Panels on roof of Petco Park….will store power to run inside of Petco Park.

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(Roster Moves)

Angels..Release C-Curt Casali
Braves..Sign FA-P-Shane Carle-ex Pirates-Arizona
Seattle..Sign FA-C-Tuffy Gosewisch-ex Arizona-Cubs
Miami..Sign FA-OF-Rey Navarro-ex Angels
Kansas City..Sign FA-OF-Tyler Collins-ex Tiges

Boston..Final offer to FA-OF-JD Martinez (5Y-100M)..Agents wants (7Y-180M)

Mets…1B-Adrian Gonzalez passes physical-will be starting 1B in camp.
Angels.P-JC Martinez cleared for camp after stem cell treatment-elbow
Giants..Move Hunter Pence to LF…Andrew McCutchen to play RF.
Cardinals..Oen talks with FA-P-Greg Holland-ex Rockies

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(Teams)

Miami…Derek Jeter meets with city officials…wants HR-Sculpture in CF at Marlins Park removed.

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…….(Basketball)……….

(Scoreboard)

Aztecs-L-Fresno State (77-73)…SDSU suffers disappointing home court setback…SDSU loses 10-point lead….has 1-basket in final 12 possession…1-basket in final (5:16)…Bulldogs hit 7-free throws in row….Fresno (18-22) at free throw line….Aztecs miss 10-free throws….SDSU falls to (11-6)…Bulldogs go to (14-6).

Nevada-W-San Jose..Caleb Martin (24P)…Wolfpack (17-3)
Boise State-W-Utah State…Chandler Hutchinson (16P)…Broncos now (16-3)
UNLV-L-New Mexico…Lobos pull off upset on road…Rebels drop to (13-5)
Colorado State-L-Air Force..Jacob Van hit 4-FT row end of game in upset win over Rams.

Gonzaga-St Mary’s….WCC showdown

Lakers-L-Oklahoma City (114-90)…Carmelo Anthony (27P) off bench…hit 10-of-5 shots….Lakers (0-8) when Lonzo Ball does not play….F-Kyle Kouzma sprained finger…Kantavis Pope-strained achilles

Clippers-W-Denver (109-104)…Montrezel Harrell (18P-8R)…Clippers win despite missing 4-free throws in final minute.

(NBA)

NBA..Wraps up investigation-Suspension likely coming to Trevor Ariza for forcing way into LA Clippers trainers room after incidents on floor with Rockets-Clippers players.

Spurs…F-Kawhi Leonard reinsures quad tendon after just 9-games on floor…missed first 35-games after injury last spring.

Kings..Benching Zach Randolph-Vince Carter-George Hill-will play young players…Sacramento (13-30)

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(College)

USC…Lose top recruit Taeshon Cherry-6’9-F will sign at Arizona State..de-comitted after Tony Bland-Adidas slush fund scandal.

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…….(Hockey)……..

Ducks-W-Penguins (5-3)…Ducks score 4-goals in 2nd period….Chris Wagner pots short handed goal in rally.4

Kings-Pittsburgh…Thursday night game…Kings lost 4-in row

Columbus..Blue Jackets sign FA-F-Jussi Jokinen-released by Kings

San Diego Gulls-W-Tucson (5-3)..Gio Fiore scores 3-goals in 7-minutes..Gulls erupt for 5-straight goals wiping out (3-0) deficit

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……(General)……

PGA Tour…Career Builders Championships-Palm Springs…Phil Mickelson-John Rahm-Brandt Snedicker head the field in opening round on Thursday.

Abu Dahbi Classic…Rory McIlroy heads field-coming off season of injuries.

Soccer..Real Madrid may not sign Cristiano Ronaldo to contract extension…5X Player of Year…..Club wants 120M transfer fee-he wants 60M-salary package.

Julian Rocha…passes away (67)…President Nicaragua Federation-was awaiting jail sentence for receiving Millions in FIFA-TV contract kickback scandal.

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