Aztecs…Coach Rocky Long-stunned at team’s late season collapse, lost 4-of-5, will conduct an in-depth review of his staff…recruiting…and players….”We did not improve as the season went on”…..SDSU (7-5) finish could still get picked to play in a second level bowl game….Aztecs will learn about bids next Sunday.
Aztecs…LT-Ty Roemer (6’7-310) removed from team roster…leaving the program with discipline issues…has 2-years of eligibility left if he transfers….Long refused comment on what triggered disciplinary action against the player.
North Carolina…Opens talks to hire ex-Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown-who was a former Tar Heels head coach
Western Kentucky…Hires Ty Helton-head coach…was Off Coor at University of Tennessee
Colorado State…Vote of confidence Coach Mike Bobo despite Rams (3-9) season.
ACC..Suspend 7-players from North Carolina-North Carolina State after Saturday brawl.
SEC…Investigate incident where LSU assistant Kevin Faulk may have punched Texas AM assistant Steve Kragthorpe after overtime game on weekend.
SEC…Fines Texas AM (50,000) for failing to control crowd that stormed field after 7-overtime win over LSU.
Arizona State..WR-N’Keal Harry-leaving school for NFL draft…had (155R) last two years.
Michigan..DE-Rashan Gray filing for NFL draft.
Chargers…RB-Melvin Gordon-MRI shows 2nd degree sprain of ligament in right knee..could be out 3-weeks.
Chargers..QB-Philip Rivers QB rating rockets to career high (115) after his 28-for-29 passing performance against Cardinals…Rivers (26TD-6 Int) this year.
Houston-W-Tennessee (34-17)….RB-Lamar Miller scores on 97Y-TD run…WR-Demaryius Thomas 10-12Y-TD receptions…QB-Deshaun Watson (210P-2TD)….Watson 15-yard TD run…..Titans QB-Marcus Mariota (302P-2TD)…..Houston defense 6-sacks-fumble recovery…..Texans win 8th game in a row.
Arizona..Coach Steve Walks calls teams play on Sunday an ’embarrassment’.
Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield criticizes fired Coach Hue Jackson….”Always told us play for him..then he goes to work for the enemy-the Bengals”…..Mayfield (58%-completion-8TD-6Int) under Jackson-Todd Haley….since coaching change (73%-9TD-1Int).
Jaguars..Bench QB-Blake Bortels for rest of season…Cody Kessler will start….Bortels has had games of 6-10-12 completions in the last month…64-104-127 passing yards in that span…QB ratings of 46-64-72.
Jaguars..Fire Off Coord-Nathan Hackett…elevate former CFL coach Scott Milanovich to call plays.
Jaguars…NFL fines RB-Leonard Fournette for 1-game for leaving bench area to throw punches in a fight during Buffalo game.
Raiders..CB-Sean Smith suspended for rest of year by NFL…had served prison term for assault case dating back to 2017…can apply for reinstatement in February.
49ers…Say they were not aware of a 3rd domestic violence incident involving LB-Reuben Foster in mid October…was released on Sunday after arrest at team hotel in Tampa Bay.
49ers..May bench QB-Nick Mullens after 2-bad starts in a. row.
Denver..Praise for rookie RB-Philip Lindsey-undrafted…has (780Y-rushing this season)
Arizona..Sign FA-TE-Darren Daniels-ex Seattle
Arizona..Release OT-Andre Smith-former starter
Bengals..Sign FA-QB-Tom Savage-ex 49ers-Houston
Raiders..Sign FA-TE-Darren Waller-ex Ravens
Arizona..IR-K-Phil Dawson-hip….LB-Josh Byrnes-knee
Broncos..IR-TE-Jeff Heuerman-broken ribs
Broncos..LB-Shaq Barrett-hip injury
Packers..OT-David Bakhtiari-injuries both knees
Colts..IR-TE-Jack Doyle-kidney injury
Miami..RB-Kenyan Drake-reinjures shoulder second time
Patriots..Activate RB-Rex Burkhard from IR
Rams….Activate CB-Aqib Talib-from IR
49ers..IR-S-Jimmy Ward-broken forearm
Alliance American Football holds QB-expansion draft on Tuesday night….Among QBs available…Christian Hackenberg..Scott Tolzien…Aaron Murray….Colin Kaeperneck.
San Diego Fleet…already have former USD QB-Josh Johnson under contract.
Padres..Release P-Colin Rea-failed comeback from elbow surgery…had (5.72-ERA) in AAA last year.
Padres-Mets…Trade talks stall over Noah Syndegaard…Padres refused to include Chris Paddock-Logan Allen or Michal Diaz in package
Angels..Release P-Alex Meyer…failed comeback labrum surgery.
Angels..Hire Shaw Wooten-assistant hitting coach
Dodgers..Hire Dino Ebel-3rd base coach….spent 13-years with Angels.
Dodgers..P-Kenley Jansen undergoes 2nd heart oblation procedure to solve irregular heartbeat issue-will be cleared for spring training.
Braves…Sign FA-SS-Josh Donaldson (1Y-23M) deal…plagued by injuries last year in Toronto.
Braves..Sign FA-C-Brian McCann-ex Houston Astros
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Parker Bridwell-ex Angels
Yankees..DFA-3B-Ron Torreyes (.281) as utility man
Twins..Sign FA-1B-CJ Cron-ex Tampa Bay (30HRs) last year.
Pirates…Sign FA-OF-Lonnie Chisenhall-ex Indians
Toronto..Sign FA-P-Oliver Drake-ex Twins-Angels
Royals..Sign FA-P-Connor Green-ex Cardinals
Mets..Sign FA-OF-Jordan Patterson-ex Rockies..hit 52HRs in AAA over two years.
Arizona..Open trade talks with Phillies and Cardinals about deal for slugging 1B-Paul Goldschmidt….Diamondbacks want P-Zach Eflin in package from Phillies….P-Michael Wacha in Cardinals deal.
Mariners..Open trade talks with Mets-Yankees about deal for 2B-Robbie Cano (.303) last year…still has (5Y-120M) left on contract.
Washington-Toronto..Open trade talks for Blue Jays P-Marcus Stroman.
Mets..Open contract talks with FA-P-Andrew Miller-ex Indians
World Series Shares…..MLB announces each Red Sox player gets (416,868) share for winning series….Dodgers losers share (262,027) apiece….Astros players (154,600)-Brewers (122,800) for making it to divisional finals.
Arizona..Hire Eric Hinske-assistant hitting coach…had been with Angels-Cubs last three years.
Lakers-at-Denver…LA now (11-8) on season….Tuesday night matchup
Clippers….off till Wednesday-vs-Suns
Spurs…Coach Greg Popovich says Kawhi Leonard was never a ‘leader on team’…..Leonard responds …’won 74% of games while there-won 12-playoff series’
76ers…Ailing G-Markelle Fulda to continue meeting with shoulder specialists-on going scapula ailments impacting his ability to shoot.
NY Knicks…Willie Naulls-great rebounding star in 1950-60s…passes away (84Y)….4-time All Star…played at UCLA….first black captain of an NBA team.
Aztecs-Jackson State…SDSU hosts Tigers (1-5)…Coach Brian Dutcher says he must integrate freshman into games to get them up and running….Bench is averaging just 12-points a game this year…Team also being out rebounded…..Jackson State lost to USD…lost by 17-at Boise…30-at St Bonaventure
Ducks-at-Tampa Bay…Tuesday matchup…Ducks lost 6-in row on road
Kings-at-Vancouver…Tuesday road game….LA lost 6-of-9…Canucks won only 1-of-9.
Gulls-Manitoba Moose…AHL action on Tuesday night at Sports Arena….Gulls have won 4-of-6-trying to climb out of last place.
Ducks..send RW-Maxime Comtois back to Quebec Junior League after rehab stint with Gulls.
Kings..Callup F-Sheldon Rempal-Ontario..had 19P in 14-games
Kings..Benched Ilya Kovalchuk-not scored in last 8-games.
Flyers..Fire-GM-Ron Hextall in wake of (10-11-2) start
Arizona-Blackhawks…Big trade of prospects…Coyotes send #1-pick RW-Dylan Strome and F-Brandon Peelini to Chicago for veteran forward Nick Schmaltz-former 1st round pick.
Kings..IR-F-Carl Hagelin-bruised knee
Boston…D-Kwan Miller-hospitalized with bruised throat-hit by shot in Maple Leafs game.
Montreal..Release D-Mark Alzner…still owed 15M on contract
Montreal..Former C-Thomas Plekanec-released last week-signs to play in Czechoslovakia.
Vancouver..Waive C-Darren Archibald
Arizona..Callup F-Mario Kempe from Tucson AHL
Toronto..Facing Saturday deadline to sign holdout F-William Nylander…close to agreement on (6.9M) contract.
Manchester United….coach Josie Mourinho continues tirades on players….tells them to ‘stay home-not play’ if they feel pressured playing at Old Trafford…Man U has won just 3-of-9 home matches this year.