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Mountain West Conference Tourney:

Aztecs-W-UNLV (74-71) OT..SDSU goes to (23-9) in a physical struggle
..Jaedon LeDee (34P-16R)
..DeDan Thomas (29P) in loss for Rebels
..SDSU had (49-30)rebound edge
..Aztecs won despite going (15-25) from free throw line
..SDSU lost 10-point lead in 2nd half
..SDSU had (12-0) run in first half to wipe out early Rebels lead
..UNLV had (12-1) run in 2nd half to wipe out deficit
..State survived 25%-shooting in first half..and (1-9) shooting on 3’s
..Aztecs will play hi powered Utah State in 3rd round game-


Utah State-W-Fresno State (87-75) OT..Aggies C-Greg Osodor (29P-17R)…Aggies outscored Bulldogs (17-5) in overtime…Fresno rallied in game hitting 10-3s.

Colorado State-W-Nevada (85-78)..Jalan Lake-Isaiha Stevens combined (31P)..Rams now (24-9)

New Mexico-Boise State..Lobos led (15-13) early in first half at Press Time
Pac 12 Conference Tourney:

USC-L-Arizona (70-49)..Wildcats C-Oumar Bello (10P-13R)

UCLA-L-Oregon (68-66)…Faly Dante hook shot (:37) left in game gives Ducks win…Dante (22P)..Dylan Andrews (24P) for Bruins in loss..UCLA finishes (16-17)

Washington State-W-Stanford (79-62)..Issac Jones (16P)..Cougars (24-8)

Utah-Colorado..Buffs led Utes (29-26) in first half at Press Time
(College Notes)

Oklahoma State..Fires Coach Mike Boynton (12-20)
St Louis..Fires Travis Ford..Billikens (13-20) season
Vanderbilt..Fires Jerry Stackhouse (9-23)..Owed 8M buyout

Clippers-W-Chicago Bulls (126-111)..Thursday game..Paul George (27P)..Clippers now (42-23)

Clippers-at-New Orleans..Friday game
Lakers-vs-Golden State..Saturday game
Clippers-vs-Atlanta..Sunday game

Nets..G-Ben Simmons undergoes 2nd back surgery for nerve damage
Dallas..Hi scoring F-Luka Doncic-hamstring issue


…(Football)….Day 4-NFL Free Agency

Chargers..Restructure contract DE-Joey Bosa..Due 7M-Roster Bonus next week…WR-Keenan Allen due 5M-Roster Bonus…Bosa had (32.9M) Cap Figure..Allen cap figure (34.7M).

Chargers..Sign FA-TE-Hayden Hurst-ex Ravens-Bengals-Carolina..(195R-15TD)..Career marred by Concussions and Amnesia incident

(Roster Moves)

Jaguars..Sign FA-DT-Arik Armstead-ex 49ers
Lions..Sign FA-DT-DJ Reader-ex Bengals
Miami..Signs FA-CB-Kendall Fuller-ex-Washington
Miami..Sign FA-S-Siran Neal-ex Bills
Bills..Sign FA-WR-Curtis Samuel-ex Washington
Vikings..Sign FA-DT-Jerry Tillery-ex Raiders
Vikings..Sign FA-K-John Romo-ex Bengals
Vikings..Sign FA-WR-Trent Shefield-ex Bills
Saints..Sign FA-QB-Nathan Peterman-ex Bears
Bears..Sign FA-C-Coleman Shelton-ex Rams
Bears..Sign FA-LB-Amen Ogbongbemiga-ex Chargers
Browns..Sign FA-DT-Quentin Jefferson-ex Jets
Bengals..Sign FA-S-Von Bell-ex Carolina
Dallas..Sign FA-LB-Erik Kendricks-ex Chargers
Patriots..Sign FA-DT-Armon Watts-ex Steelers
Patriots..Sign FA-OG-Nick Leverret-ex Tampa Bay
Carolins..Sign FA-OG-DJ Wonnum-ex Vikings
Washington..Sign FA-OG-Nick Allegretti-exChiefs
Houston..Sign FA-DB-Del Shawn Phillips-ex Ravens
Houston..Sign FA-DT-Tim Settle-ex Bills

Packers..Re-sign RB-AJ Dillon

Steelers..Visit with FA-WR-Tyler Boyd-ex Bengals
Dallas..Visit with FA-RB-AJ Dillon-ex Packers
Bengals..Visit with FA-OT-Mekhi Becton-ex Jets

Washington-Seattle..TRADE..Commanders deal QB-Sam Howell and #4-6 to Seahawks for #3-5.

Atlanta-Arizona..TRADE..Falcons send QB-Desmond Ridder to Cardinals for WR-Rondale MooreDiscussing trade QB-Desmond Ridder for draft picks
(NFL Notes)

NFL investigating allegations that Falcons tampered with QB-Kirk Cousins before the free agent window opened…Cousins agent talked to Falcons at the combine-before free agency bega…Cousins talked to Falcons people before Monday window opened.

Aaron Rodgers denies he made political comment that the ‘Sandy Hook massacre was a Government Insiders job”
(College Notes)

UCLA..New Coach DeSean Foster hires full staff:
..Juan Castillo-OL coach-spent 30Y in NFL-ex Eagles
..Eric Frazier-WR coach-ex Tennessee
..Ted White-QB coach-ex Houston
..Marcus Thomas-RB-coach-Navy
..Ike Malloe-will return as Def Coord


Padres…Arrived Seoul, South Korea about 3:30am after 14-hour flight from Arizona.

Padres..P-Dylan Cease-ex White Sox-flying separately will arrive on Saturday in South Korea.

Padres..GM-AJ Preller on Dylan Cease trade:
..Have had running dialogue with Sox since November
..In prime of career
..Targeted him all off season
..Scouted him Tuesday vs Reds
..Right pitcher-right time
..Hard to give up names we gave up
..Has power-durability-misses bats
Dodgers..Will hold Press Conferences for Shohei Ohtani-Yosh Yamamoto on weekend for Pacific Rim media.

Dodgers..Struggling Gavin Lux says he needs reps in infield…Has made 3-errors and 4-bad throws in games in being pulled from SS-to-2B…Says this is not a confident

Dodgers..P-Blake Trienin-has bruised lung but no rib fractures..hit by linedrive early in week.

Angels-L-White Sox (5-1)..Tyler Anderson  (3.2inn-3R)…Sox P-Mike Soroka (4inn-0R)
(Roster Moves)

Braves..Sign FA-OF-Adam Duvall (1Y-3m) deal
Yankees..Open talks with FA-P-Michael Lorenzen-ex Tigers

Yankees..P-Garrett Cole gets 4th medical opinion on ailing elbow
Brewers..P-Devin Williams-out 8W-2 fractured ribs
Mets..2B-Brettt Baty-back issue
Cleveland..P-Trevor Stephan-elbow surgery
Cleveland..P-Daniel Espino-elbow surgery



Ducks-L-Minnesota Wild (2-0)…Kaprill Kaprizov scored 34th goal of season….Thursday game…Anaheim (23-40-3)…Gulls lost 4-in a row-scoring just 5-goals…Ducks lose 8-of-11 games._

Gulls-vs-Milwaukee Admirals..Friday game

Ducks-at-Winnipeg..Anaheim -Friday game
Kings-at-Blackhawks..LA (33-21-11)..Friday
Ducks-at-St Louis…Sunday


(Golf)..TPC Championship-Florida..1st round
..(-15)..Xander Schauffele-Rory McIlroy..McIlroy birdied 6-of-8 holes at start
..(-14)..Nick Taylor
..(-13)..Jason Day
(Auto Racing)

..NASCAR…Bristol 400-Sunday
..Indy Car-Formula 1…off weekend

Team Red Bull…Legendary driver Max Verstappen refuses to answer questions  that he is considering changing teams and moving a year from now to Team Mercedes-would replace Lewis Hamilton.

English Premier League-Top games:
..Manchester City-vs-Brighton
..Hot Spur-vs-Fulham

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