Padres…Sign FA-P-Cole Hamels..ex Phillies-Texas-Braves…(163-122) career record…coming off surgeries on shoulder-knee-foot..has pitched only once in the last 2-years…Could earn 2M-if he make Padres opening day roster.
Padres…Signed FA-P-Michael Wacha-ex Red Sox-Tampa Bay-St Louis starter..deal is (4Y-24M)…1-year guaranteed worth 7.4M with options for 2nd-3rd-4th years.
Padres payroll is now at 243M and for luxury tax purposes 271M-still below the 3rd threshold of luxury tax.
Padres…Could be facing loss of 50M-TV revenue if Balley Sports fails to make TV rights fee payments…MLB is taking control of 16-regional sports network telecasts as Sinclair Diamond Group prepares to file for bankruptcy.
Dodgers…Put P-Walker Beuhler..Blake Treinen..Jay Feyereisen on 60-day DL as they continue to rehab from elbow-shoulder surgeries.
Dodgers…Install (:15) pitch clocks as pitchers go thru bullpen sessions in spring training.
Angels..Sign FA-P-Matt Moore-ex Tampa-Tigers-Texas…had (1.85-ERA) last year
Angels..Facing loss of 125M-in TV revenue with Bally Sports missing payment on TV contracts.
Tim McCarver…legendary catcher, broadcaster, Hall of Famer, passes away (81) at his home..Spent 4-decades as a player in 21-year career with Cardinals-Phillies…Did Mets-Yankees games-then worked on Fox TV-Game of Week for 18-years…Caught Hall of Famers Bob Gibson-Steve Carlton
Milwaukee..P-Corbin Burnes-relationship with team in arbitration hearing…said team insisted Brewers did not make playoffs because Burnes did not have dominant season…Burnes-Brandon Woodruff were combined (40-20) in starts…rest of starters were (40-56).
Mariners…Lose OF-Taylor Trammell-7 weeks-broken hand
Washington..P-Stephen Strasburg will see specialists-nerve-neck issues
Atlanta..P-Joe Jiminez-cleared to pitch-coming off spine surgery
Orioles..P-Dillon Tate-not cleared to pitch-coming off spine surgery
Pirates..Sign FA-P-Kurt Emanuel-ex Houston
Phillies..Sign FA-C-Aramis Garcia-ex Reds
Milwaukee..1B-Eric Thames retires after 14Y-career.
Aztecs-at-Arizona State…San Diego State opens 3-game series-Friday-Saturday-Sunday vs Sun Devils…Aztecs had disastrous (18-38) season last year.
NFL Competition Committee…Will look at possible rule change banning players pushing ballcarriers into the end zone on goal line plays.
Saints..RB-Alvin Kamara indicted for his part in fight outside a bar in which a man was stomped.
Arizona..WR-DeAndre Hopkinslost his no-trade clause when he was suspended for PED use this past season.
Washington..interview Eric Bienemey-Chiefs-for Off Coord job
49ers..Hire Klint Kubiak-ex Broncos as Offensive specialist
Tampa Bay..Hire David Canales-ex Seattle as Off Coord
Rams..Hire Jimmy Lakes as DB coach-ex UWashington head coach
Raiders..Hire Matt Lombardi as Off Assistant-ex Carolina
Colts..Will interview Jim Bob Cooter-Jaguars for Off Coord
Denver..Interview Kris Richard -ex Saints for Def Coord job
Denver..Interview Vance Joseph-ex Cardinals for Def Coord job
Carolina..Hire Bert Watts-ex Denver as safety coach
Bills..Hire Adam Henry-WR coach-ex LSU
West Virginia..State Legislature adopts a “We Are Marshall” holiday to remember the 1970-Marshall plane crash that killed 75-including players and coaches.
Alabama..Hires Ken Whisenhunt as Offensive Assistant on Nick Saban staff
NBA All Star Weekend
Clippers-Phoenix Suns…LA led (107-100) late in 4th quarter at Press Time…Terrance Mann-Paul George combined for 48P….Kawhi Leonard just (3-15) shooting in game…Thursday game
Clippers…Meet with FA-G-Russell Westbrook-ex Lakers-released by Utah Jazz
Bulls..Meet with FA-G-John Wall-ex Clippers-Houston
Cleveland..Buyout F-Kevin Love (17P-10R)..could sign with Miami Heat
Boston..Celtics lift ‘interim tag’ on coach Joe Mazzulla-Boston (41-17)
Suns..Outgoing owner Robert Sarver awards 20,000-bonus to each of 300-Suns employees and donated 5M-to Suns Charity Foundation after being forced out and selling club for Toxic Workplace Culture.
San Antonio…gets to All Star break with 14-game losing streak
Aztecs…(21-5)…off weekend..play Colorado State on Tuesday
USD-L-St Mary’s (62-59)….Gaels built 19P lead the held off furious comeback for win….Mitch Sexon 6-for-7 shooting for St Mary’s…Gales went 7-minutes without basket but still won….USD’s Jase Townsend only (2-15) shooting…..Toreros (11-16)…Gaels (23-5)
Kings-at-Anaheim…Friday night game
Gulls-vs-Ontario Reign-Saturday AHL game
Blues..IR-F-Brandon Saad-shoulder injury
Colorado..Activate D-Josh Manson-from IR-been out 2-months
Chicago..IR-F-Jonathon Toews-viral infection
Vancouver..Lose D-Oliver Ekkman-Larsson-leg injury
Montreal..F-Kirby Darche-out of lineup-Covid
Washington..F-Carl Hagelinb-hip surgery
Golf…Genesis Open-LA Riviera
..(-7)..Max Homa-Kieth Mitchell shoot 64s
..(-6)..Jon Rahm continues strong start to season
..(-4)..Collin Morikawa..Rory McIlroy
..(-2)..Xander Schauffele-Tiger Woods..Tiger birdied 16-17-18
Daytona 500…Sunday afternoon…Alec Bowman-Kyle Larson will start on the front row …Jimmie Johnson-running with new Legacy Motor Club team-also qualified in his first race back in 3-years.
Soccer…English Premier League-Top games:
..Manchester City (16-4-3)-vs-Nottingham Forest
..Arsenal (16-3-3)-vs-Aston Villa
..Manchester United-vs-Leicester City
..Hot Spurs-vs-West Ham