Padres-L-Brewers (10-7)…P-Matt Strahm (5inn-0R)….P-Sammy Solis (0.1-inn-4R)…Manny Machado-Wil Myers 2R-HRs in loss…
Padres…Off day on Thursday
Padres…P-Jacob Nix ruled out 8-12-weeks with strained elbow ligament…will get a 2nd medical opinion on possible surgery.
Dodgers-W-Indians… (4-2)…Kyle Seager-AJ Pollock solo HRs…
Dodgers..P-Walker Beuhler-clocked 97mph-first start…)2.2inn-1R) allowed
Angels-L-Rockies (4-2)…P-Tyler Skaggs (5inn-3R-5H) in loss…
Angels..Name Trevor Cahill-opening day starter despite (8.25-ERA) in spring.
Brewers….Open contract talks with FA-P-Craig Kimbrel-ex Red Sox on 1-year deal.
Giants..Sign FA-1B-OF-Matt Joyce-ex Indians
Orioles..Release SS-Alcides Escobar
Twins..Release 1B-Luca Duda
Milwaukee..Release P-Josh Tomlin
Houston..3B-Alex Bregman signs (5Y-100M) extension.
Red Sox..OF-Mookie Betts rejects (8Y-200M) extension-bought out arbitration years.
Mariners-A’s…Thursday game in Tokyo..Yusei Kikuch-vs-Marco Estrada …Kikuchi makes his debut in MLB after signing free agent contract in off season.
Mariners-W-A’s…(9-7)….Domingo Santana Grand Slam HR for Seattle in winning AL Opener at Tokyo Dome….Matt Chapman 3R-HR…Khris Davis 2R-HR for A’s.
Royals..Demote starter Ian Kennedy to bullpen…had (5.08-ERA) last year
Cincinnati..Chuck Harmon-OF-passes away (94)..broke Reds color barrier in 1954.
Toronto..P-John Axford-elbow issues
(NCAA Tourney) – Opening Day March Madness
Gonzaga (30-3)-vs-Farleigh Dickinson
Marquette-Murray State (27-4)
Purdue-Old Dominion (26-8)
Auburn-New Mexico State (30-4)
Seton Hall-Wofford (29-4)
Kentucky -Abilene Christain
(NCAA) Play In Games
Arizona State-W-St Johns (74-65)….Zy Cheatum (14P) for Devils..Luguenty Dort (21P) in win
North Carolina Central-L-North Dakota State (78-74)…..Bison hit 19-free throws in win
Georgetown-L-Harvard…Crimson rally for 2nd half win over Patrick Ewing
Wichita State-W-Furman..Markis McDuffie (21P) for Wheatshockers
Alabama-L-Norfolk State..Derrick Jameson (25P) in stunning win over Tide
Toledo-L-Xavier..Muskies explode for 51P in 2nd half
TCU-W-Sam Houston..JD Miler (15P) for Frogs in win
Butler-L-Nebraska…Isaiah Robey (28P) in Huskers win
USD….University officials confirm that Academic Entrance Scandal involved former basketball coach Lamont Smith…accused of taking as much as 100,000 from family in LA area to admit 2-of their children to USD…..Smith was fired last spring for a domestic abuse incident with a woman (not his wife) on a road trip with team….Smith was assistant coach at UTEP-quit on Thursday after USD allegations arose.
Lakers-Clippers…Both off Wednesday-Thursday
Brooklyn Nets…Rally from 25-point deficit to beat Sacramento…G-DeAngelo Russell scores 27P in 4th quarter and finishes with (44P) in wild win.
Milwaukee..F-Nikola Mitotic-out 4W-fractured thumb.
New England…Patriots owner Robert Kraft rejects plea bargain deal in ‘soliciting prostitution case’…..refuses to agree to ‘admission of guilt’ portion of plea bargain….DA wanted 10,000-fine….100-hours community service work and taking part in participation in class on laws….Kraft lawyers file brief to suppress video of Kraft in health spa if case goes to trial….Negotiations will continue.
Denver…Ex Broncos QB-Chad Kelly pleads guilty to criminal trespassing for incident last October.
Steelers..RB-Le’Veon Bell says Steelers try to control players 24/7…allow them no private life….’Do not treat you as a human’.
Oakland..NFL reinstates CB-Sean Smith after 1-year suspense for jail time from a July 4th assault two years ago.
Dallas..DE-Tyrone Crawford under investigation for bar fight in Miami
Seattle..WR-Doug Baldwin confirms he needs 3rd off season surgery-core muscle…has already had shoulder-knee surgeries this off season.
Raiders…Sign FA-LB-Vontaze Burfect-ex Bengals
Raides..Visit with FA-S-George Iloka-ex Bengals..CB-Ty Patmon-ex Jaguars..S-Curt Riley-ex Giants.
Rams..Sign FA-LB-Clay Matthews-ex Packers
Saints..Sign FA-TE-Jared Cook-ex Raiders
Vikings..Sign FA-OG-Josh Kline-ex Titans
Houston..Sign FA-QB-AJ McCarron-exRaiders
Jets..Sign FA-QB-Trevor Simian-ex Vikings
Colts..Visit with FA-LB-Aaron Lynch-ex Bears
Lions..Visit with FA-LB-Mantei Te’o-ex Seattle.
Bills..Visit with FA-S-Maurice Alexander-ex Seattle
Vikings..Visit with FA-QB-Sean Mannion-ex Rams
Washington..Visit with FA-OT-Jake Fisher-ex Bengals
Giants..Visit with FA-OG-Steph Wisniewski-ex Eagles
Raiders..Visit with FA-DE-Cassius Marsh-ex 49ers
49ers..Visit with DE-Nick Bosa-Ohio State
Giants..Visit with QB-Dwayne Haskins-Ohio State
Bears..Re-sign QB-Tyler Bray
Colts..Re-sign S-Clinton Gathers
Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long says quarterbacking in spring ball has been very inconsistent as team puts new spread formation in ….Spring scrimmage is Saturday at 1pm.
Alabama…Give Steve Sarkisian (3Y-8M) contract extension as Off Coord
Miami…NCAA gives waiver claim to transfer QB-Tate Martell-can play in 2019.
Ducks-Winnipeg….Jets led (3-0) in 3rd period at Press Time….Anaheim won 6-of-9
Kings-San Jose…Thursday matchup….Kings lost 16-of-18
NY Islanders…Lose F-Val Filppula-shoulde injury-could be out 4W
NY Islanders..Lose F-Jordan Eberle-1W-knee
Tampa Bay..Lose D-Dan Girardi-4W-knee
Red Wings..Sign G-Jimmy Howard to 1-year extension.
PGA….Valspar Championships-Florida…Dustin Johnson-Jon Rahm lead the field in Thursday opening round.
NBC…Hires Danica Patrick as studio analyst for Indy 500.