Chargers…Stadium isse remains stalled…County Supervisor Ron Roberts says Chargers ownership remains ‘unresponsive’ to multiple calls from the Mayor to talk face-to-face…..Roberts says too many obstacles exist for downtown sight, tied to Convention Center, to get accomplished…Former Mayor Roger Hedgecock says the Chargers have ‘insulted the hell out of San Diego’ and he does not believe the team would ever get a deal done now.
Chargers….Worked out top FA-WR-Eric Rogers (6’3) from CFL Calgary Stampeders (91R-1,148Y-10TD) in Canada but then fail to sign him…Signs with Chip Kelly-49ers.
NEngland…Bill Belicheck taking heat for ‘Arrogant giveaway’ of home field advantage by resting starters and losing season finale game at Miami….Had they won-would have hosted Denver in AFC-title game in Foxboro.
Denver..Gary Kubiak salutes team for ‘buying in’….’redefining their personality’ by their fierce defense.
Arizona…Bruce Arians continues tirade in defense of Carson Palmer-6 turnover game….saying ‘all big players’ failed to play big in horrible loss in Carolina.
NFL…TV Ratings…AFC title game (31-rating) up 19%…NFC title game (26.8-rating) up 9%
Carolina..LB-Thomas Davis undergoes surgery for fractured arm.
Broncos..S-Darius Stewart-knee…TJ Ward-ankle-believe will be ready play.
Dallas..QB-Tony Romo meets with doctors plan ‘plate surgery’ in broken collarbone area.
Patriots…Fire OL-Coach Dave DiGuglielmo a day after AFC playoff loss.
Falcons…Hire Jerome Henderson-Dallas-DB coach.
Rams..Hire Mike Groh-UVirginia-WR coach.
49ers..Interview Jim O’Neil-Browns-for Def Coor job..Hire-Jeff Hafley-Cleveland-DB coach.
Bucs..Hire Todd Monken-So Mississipi head coach-as Off Coor…Brett Maxie-Vanderbilt-DB Coach
Browns..Hire Roc Cartwright-Quality control coach-former Redskins running back.
Vince Young…ex-Titans lst round draft pick-arrested DUI-Austin, Texas.
Padres…..Fangraphs-using statistical date on off season roster moves, says San Diego will finish (74-88) this year, tied with Colorado for last place in NL West….Projects Dodgers (90-72)…Giants (86-76)…Arizona (79-83) despite deal for Greinke…..Predicts Cubs-(94-68) and Red Sox (91-71) to have best records in baseball.
Dodgers….Invite hot young pitcher Julio Urias and Jose DeLeon to major league camp as non-roster players.
Dodgers…Gabe Kaplar-runs farm system-criticized for using 84-different players at AAA-Oklahoma City last year.
Angels…Put P-CJ Wilson back on trading block-prepared to pay large portion of 20M-salary to acquire an outfielder in return.
MLB….Commissioner Rob Manfred says owners not ready to vote yet on possible DH-to-NL….just floating ideas in conversations right now.
Washington..Open talks FA-P-Bronson Arroyo-ex Reds.
Rockies…Confirm talks with FA-P-Yvoni Gallardo-Rangers.
Angels…Shopping P-CJ Wilson-will to pay large part of 20M-contract.
Brewers..Sign FA-P-Chris Capuano-ex-Yankees-Dodgers.
Aztecs-Nevada…..San Diego State (14-6)…Wolfpack-led by lst year coach Eric Musselman-former NBA coach (12-7)-loaded with transfers.
Golden State-W-San Antonio….Warriors shoot 58% opening half-take 17-point lead….Warriors (41-4)…(21-0) Home….Spurs (38-7)…F-Tim Duncan-Spurs sat out game with knee soreness.
Cleveland-W-Minnesota…Cavs (31-12)…LeBron James (25P-11A-4R) in win.
Lakers-Dallas…LA (9-37) with Mavericks coming to town tonite at Staples Center..
Clippers-Indiana…LA (28-16) without Blake Griffin.
Lakers…Kobe Bryant rips lst round picks Julius Randle-DeAngelo Russell for work ethic and lack of defense…upset players were laughing on bench after trailing by 27-P in game in Portland on Sunday
Bobby Wanzer…great shooting guard with the early days NBA Rochester Royals passes away (94Y)…in Pro Basketball Hall of Fame.
Ducks-Boston….Anaheim (21-18-7)…won 4-of-5 and 9-of-13 heading into Tuesday night game.
Toronto….Maple Leafs GM-Lou Lamoriello puts G-Jon Bernier on NHL trading block….Bernier (6-13-2) record this year.
Australian Open…Serena Williams storms back from losing opening 2-games, to blowout Maria Sharapova to move to semi finals…..Andy Murray-David Ferrer also post victories……Top Tuesday match-Roger Federer-vs-Tomas Berdych.