(Best 15 Minutes in Sports)
Chargers…Hire Kellen Moore as Off Coord….spent past 4-years with Dallas Cowboys…guided Cowboys to #1 in offense in 2019-2021 but had injury problems in 2020 and 2022 seasons.
Eagles-Chiefs…Off week for players to rehab from injuries..QB-Patrick Mahomes will have intense therapy after reaggravating sprained ankle..Chiefs also had 3-WRs hurt and CB hurt in Sunday’s playoff game.
49ers…Doctors say QB-Brock Purdy needs surgery for torn UCL ligament in elbow..Rehab will take 6-months…Purdy wants 2nd opinion.
Miami..Offers Vic Fangio 3Y-deal to become Defensive Coordinator..has not yet accepted offer
Houston..Interviews DeMeco Ryans-49ers Def Coord for head coaching job
Colts..Interview Shane Steichen-Eagles Off Coord for head coaching job
Lions..Hire Steve Heiden=ex Arizona as TE coach
Dallas..Fire QB-coach Doug Nussmeier..8th coach let go in a week
Carolina..Interview Marquand Manuel-Jets for Def Coord
Arizona..Will interview Lou Anarunnu-Bengals for head job
Arizona..Interview Mike Kafka-Giants for head job
Arizona..Will interview Brian Calhoun-Bengals for head job
NFL..Announces Salary Cap for 2023 will jump to (224.8M)….a 16M rise from 2022 season.
Bengals…Coach Zac Taylor defends LB-Joseph Ossai for playing 100% speed but taking costly penalty on out of bounds hit on final play of Chiefs-Bengals game
49ers..Criticized for having journeyman QB-Josh Johnson as backup QB for playoffs..Johnson had been with 14-teams in league and was (1-8) as a starter.
Cal Poly…Lands QB-Sam Huard-transfer U-Washington
Padres…SS-Fernando Tatis says his left shoulder is 100% and that his surgically repaired wrist is 80%….Wishes he had shoulder surgery a year ago…Says 2023 will be a Year of Emotion for him…says he Messed up…He stabbed team with his decisions….He was heartbroken for his suspension.
Dodgers…Team President says team lineup is set
3B..Max Muncy replaces Justin Turner
SS..Gavin Lux will replace Trea Turner
2B..Miguel Vargas will be given first shot at the job
CF..Chris Taylor replaces Cody Bellinger
SS..Miguel Rojas will become top utilityman
Angels..Open talks with FA-P-Zach Britton-former closer Yankees-Orioles-coming off shoulder surgery
Royals..Sign P-Zack Grienke to (1Y-8M) extension..(3.68-ERA)
Giants..Sign FA-P-Joe Ross-ex Padres-Nationals
Phillies..Sign FA-2B-Josh Harrison-ex Pirates-Nationals-Giants
Giants..Sign FA-C-Roberto Perez-ex Indians
Baltimore..Reliever Darren O’Day retires-15Y career (2.59-ERA)
Boston..P-Michael Wacha asks for (2Y-30M extension
White Sox..Sign FA-P-AJ Alexy-ex Twins
Tigers..Sign FA-OF-Jonathan Davis-ex Brewers
Red Sox-Marlins…TRADE..Boston deals P-Matt Barnes for P-Rick Bleier
Twins..P-Kenta Maeda cleared for full spring training workouts-shoulder surgery
Yankees..Hire Brad Wilkerson as assistant hitting coach
Lakers-L-Brooklyn Nets (124-101)……Nets erupt for 16-3’s…Kyrie Irving (26P)…Patty Mills (21P)….Russell Westbrook (17P)….LA shot only 39%….LeBron James-Anthony Davis did not suit up….Monday game…Lakers (23-28)
Lakers-at-Knicks..Tuesday road game at Madison Square Garden
Detroit…Pistons decide to not trade F-Boj Bogdanovic
Utah..Put G-Malik Beasley (13P)..Jared Vanderbilt (8P-7R) on trade block
Suns..Give Milwaukee permission to meet with F-Jae Crowder about trade
Chicago..G-Lonzo Ball says ‘may not play at all this season-ongoing rehab issues after 2-knee surgeries.
Aztecs-at-Nevada…Critical Tuesday MWC game…SDSU (17-4)..Wolfpack (16-6) with 3-players in double figures..led by Gs-Jarod Lucas-Kenan Blackshear-combining to average (31PPG)
NHL…Mourns passing of Bobby Hull ‘Golden Jet’…legendary 1960s-70s goal scorer with the Chicago Blackhawks…Scored (604G) with Blackhawks-teaming with Stan Mikita….Introduced use of curved stick and slapshot…then jumped to World Hockey Association Winnipeg Jets giving the new league instant credibility…Teammed with first great wave of Euro players Anders Hedburg and Ulf Nillson…Hull signing changed the salary structure of NHL star players.
Vancouver-Islanders…TRADE…Vancouver pulls off blockbuster deal, trading 30-goal scorer Bo Horvat for a #1 pick..F-Anthony Beauvillier and F-Artu Raty..Horvat was headed to free agency
Rory McIlroy…Wins Dubai Classic with 15’ putt on 18th hole to beat Patrick Reed..refuses to shake hand with Reed-who jumped to LIV Golf and who is suing the PGA Tour…Reed called McIlroy ‘Immature Child’.
Soccer..Leeds United meets with Team USA forward Weston McKennie about transfer contract from Juventus.
Formula 1…Team Sauder announces Audi is buying into partnership to join Formula 1-in 2026….Deal comes a week after Andretti Auto Sport links with Cadillac in their 2024-entry.