Padres..Sources say Padres ownership will continue negotiations thru spring training till opening day….Sources say Padres will consider a possible (5Y-200M) extension-40M average beginning next year, but will not consider a 10Y-guarantee deal.
Padres…First full team workout in Peoria on Tuesday
White Sox…P-Mike Clevenger threatened defamation suit against sports talk station The Score 670-for interviewing his former fiancee about domestic abuse case being investigated by MLB.
MLB..Forms Economic Reform Committee to study Revenue Disparity among major league teams…Will likely lead to a proposal for a Hard Salary Cap.
NY Mets…Owner Steve Cohen confirms team has 354M-payroll and 374M-Luxu Tax Figure that he will pay on this coming season.
Orioles…Lead owner John Angelos under fire for confirming team intends to operate with 63M payroll and build thru farm system-not free agency.
Yankees…2B-DJ LeMaheiu-cleared full workouts coming off foot injury
Cleveland..Lose P-Daniel Espino with torn labrum
Cleveland..OF-Chase DeLauter-fractures foot
Pirates..P-Rob Stephenson-shutdown shoulder issue
Chargers…Release Def Coord-Renaldo Hill from his contract to take job with Miami Dolphins staff under Vic Fangio…Spent 2Y-with Bolts on Brandon Staley staff.
Chargers .Promote Derrick Ansley from CB-coach to Def Coord
Colts..Hire Jim Bob Cooter-Off Coord-ex Jaguars
Colts..Hire Tom Manning-TE coach-ex UCincinnati
Carolina..Hire Sean Jefferson-WR coach-ex Arizona
Seattle..Hire Greg Olson-QB coach-ex Rams
Steelers..Hire Aaron Curry-LB coach-ex Seattle
Dallas..Hire Darian Thompson as Asst LB coach
Eagles..interview Jim Leonhard for Def Coord-currently at Wisconsin
Raiders…Fire Frank Okam-Def Line coach
Vikings..Fire Greg Manusky-LB coach
Matt Araiza…Report ex-Aztecs punter signed to kick with Tijuana Greyhounds in Mexican Football League…No rationale why he did not sign to kick in XFL or USFL spring leagues
Minnesota…Red McCombs passes away (95Y)…owned NFL Vikings during Dennis Green era…former owner of NBA Denver Nuggets and San Antonio Spurts and Clear Channel Radio
NFL…Wednesday is first day teams can apply the Franchies Tag to free agents.
San Diego State…Hires Bob Mussbrugger as Director of Development in Athletics…Spent the last 5-years as AD-at Bowling Green-Mid American Conference-excelled at Fundraising….Expected to take on challenge of much needed fundraising on behalf of SDSU-Athletics.
Aztecs-Colorado State…SDSU (22-5) host Rams on Tuesday
Aztecs…ranked #22 in this week’s AP poll
Richmond..Spiders coach Chris Mooney will have open heart surgery for blood clot near Aorta.
Clippers…Sign FA-G-Russell Westbrook after buyout from Utah..Westbrook (15P-6R-7A) while with the Lakers..was dealt to Jazz at trade deadline
Chicago Bulls..Sign FA-G-Patrick Beverly-ex Lakers.
Miami…Sign FA-C-Meyers Leonard-ex Minnesota Timberwolves…has been suspended for year for Anti-Semetic comment
Bucks..Bone scan on wrist of F-Giannis Antetokounmpo..shows sprained ligament in wrist
Ducks-L-Florida Panthers..(4-3) OT…Anaheim had 2-0 lead on the road-let Panthers tie game twice then win (1:42) into overtiume…Ducks now (17-33-7) on season.
Ducks-at-Tampa Bay..Tuesday game
NY Islanders..Lose F-Matt Barzal-knee injury-out indefinitely
Blackhawks..F-Jon Toews out with Long Form Covid symptoms
Blues..F-Jake Neighbors-major shoulder injury
Avalanche..D-Cale Makar..in concussion protocol
Avalanche..F-Gabe Landeskog-cleared to begin practice Tuesday-knee rehab
Ottawa-Rangers..TRADE..Senators send F-Tyler Motte for F-Julian Gauthier
Soccer…Neyman-Paris Ste Germaine star-suffers major ankle injury
Golf..Jon Rahm on tear on PGA tour…has won 3-tourneys in 5-weeks this year…and 5-wins-in 9-tourneys dating to end of last season