Padres..Sign 5th free agent of off season…DH-Nelson Cruz..(41Y)-Washington Nationals (.234-14HR) last year…Career (.274-459-HRs)
Angels…P-Griff Canning…Chris Rodriguez begin throwing programs….should be ready for spring training camp…Coming off back-shoulder surgeries.
Dodgers-Miami…TRADE…Major deal…LA deals for SS-Miguel Rojas for prospects….Marlins land SS-Jacob Armya-hit 17HRs in minors last year….Rojas (34Y) is career (.260) hitter with Gold Glove honors…..Trade puts Dodgers payroll at 237M-above luxury tax threshold…….Report Dodgers also talked about possible deal for P-Pablo Lopez…Uncertain if Trevor Bauer is part of package.
Dodgers..Face 5pm-Thursday deadline on either releasing P-Trevor Bauer or trading him after he was DFA-last week.
Twins…SS-Carlos Correa signs (6Y-200M) contract with 4-option years…says “Doctors had differing opinions on health of his ankle-most doctors said he was healthy”….after Mets-Giants backed out of deals.
Mets..Open talks with FA-P-Zach Britton-ex Yankees
Giants..Open talks with FA-C-Gary Sanchez-ex Twins-Yankees
Giants..Open talks with FA-P-Evan Marshall-ex White Sox
White Sox…Sign FA-SS-Hanser Alberto-ex Dodgers
A’s..Sign FA-P-Shin Fujinamu-Hanshin Tigers-Japan
Tigers..Sign FA-P-Edwin Uceta-ex Marlins
Orioles..Sign FA-P-Darwin Hernandez-ex Red Sox
Phillies..Release P-Vin Nittoli
Red Sox..Say SS-Trevor Story could be out 6-months-elbow surgery.
Tigers..Change dimensions Comerica Park..Move fences in 10′ to 412’….Lower walls from 13′ to 7′.
Chargers…DE-Joey Bosa goes thru fll practice….WR-Mike Williams…LB-Kenneth Murray do not practice…OT-Rashawn Slater does stretching but does not workout on field
Rams..QB-Matthew Stafford says he will play next year-regardless of what happens with Coach Sean McVay
Sean Payton…Wants to bring Players Personnel men with him if he is hired.
Jim Harbaugh..Wants to bring in Tom Gamble as Player Personnel Director
Arizona…will interview Sean Payton for Head Coach-VP Player Personnel
Denver..asks for permission to interview Kellen Moore-Dallas Off Coord
Denver..interviews Jim Caldwell-ex Colts-Lions coach
Denver interviews ex Stanford head coach David Shaw-16Y in Pac 12
Houston..will interview former NFL-QB-Josh McCown for head coaching job
Houston..gets permission to interview Sean Payton
Jets…Fire Off Coord-Mike LaFleur after season of struggles at QB
Buffalo…S-Damar Hamlin released from Buffalo Medical Center to return hom to begin intensive rehab program.
Ravens…Without QBs-Lamar Jackson-Tyler Huntley-injuries..Anthony Brown takes all snaps at QB
Bengals..WR-Tee Higgins misses workout-hip injury
Miami…6-OL miss Wednesday workouts
Bills..Activate S-Micah Hyde..WR-Jamison Crowder from IR
College Football TV Ratings:
..Georgia-TCU-lowest rated Championship Playoff or BCS game ever
..TV rating of 17.2M-lowest of all time
..Semi final games outdrew championship game
..Georgia-Ohio State…22.4M viewers
USC….Confirms passing of legendary RB-Charles White-Hall of Famer…1978 star…Career (6,245Y) rushing…Heisman winner…Played for Rams in NFL…came back as assistant coach…had substance issues-left university…Was (64Y) old…died from Cancer
Aztecs…Looking for non conference opponent for August 26th to replace New Mexico State-which backed out of game at Snapdragon Stadium.
Air Force…OT-Hunter Brown passes away from possible blood clot while walking out of dormitory on Colorado Springs campus
South Carolina…QB-Spence Rattler will return to play next season.
Clippers…off till Friday game with Denver
Portland…G-Ricky Rubio returns to lineup-been out torn ACL
Suns..C-Deandre Ayton-sprains ankle again
Pistons..F-Baj Bagdonvoiccalf issue
Suns..Sign FA-G-Sabean Lee-ex Oklahoma City
Atlanta..Sign FA-C-Derrick Favors-ex Houston
Miami..C-Dewayn Dedmon faces suspension for tantrum on floor with coaching staff then throwing equipment on floor
Clippers..F-Marcus Morris-Fined 15,000-abuse of refs
Miami…Club record (40-40) Free throws vs Oklahoma City
Aztecs..Off Night…host New Mexico on Saturday night..SDSU (13-3)
USD-vs-Pepperdine…Thursday game…Toreros (8-10)
Ducks-L-Edmonton…Oilers led (6-2) in 3rd period…Scored 4-goals in first period against G-John Gibson..Connor McDavid 35th goal of season….
Kings-San Jose…Kings led (2-1) in 3rd period at Press Time…Quintin Byfield scored 1st goal of season for LA
Gulls-San Jose Barracudas…AHL action-Wednesday…Gulls (10-23)
Montreal…Lose RW-Brendan Gallagher-6W-knee injury
Chelsea….F-Christian Pulisic to miss 2-months-sprained knee
Golf..Xander Schauffele-MRI-back injury
PGA..1st round Sony Open-Hawaii-144 man field tees off
Auto Racing..Jimmie Johnson announces his Richard Petty team will be known as ‘Legacy Racing’ and he will drive #84 car
Tennis..Naomi Osaka leaves WTA tour..is expecting baby-will return in 2024
Ash Barty-former #1 World ranking..confirms she is pregnant-retired last year