Here is the latest sports news: Goodell going after Jerry Jones. Details on Chiefs-Rams Peters deal coming out. Virginia jumps up to number-one. Spurs could get Leonard back in March. Pelicans’ Davis goes off for 53 points.

>>Report: Jerry Jones Could Be Fined By NFL

(New York, NY) — Jerry Jones could be facing a humongous fine from the NFL. League officials tell “The New York Times” Commissioner Roger Goodell will fine the Cowboys owner millions of dollars over Jones’ failed bid to delay Goodell’s contract extension. Jones is also going to be fined for defending Ezekiel Elliott, saying he didn’t think the running back should have been suspended.

>>Report: Chiefs Get Two Picks From Rams For Peters

(Undated) — The details of the soon to be completed Marcus Peters trade are starting to trickle out. ESPN reports the Chiefs will get a 2018 fourth-round pick and 2019 second-round pick from the Rams for their top cornerback. Kansas City will also ship a 2018 sixth-round pick to Los Angeles. The deal was agreed to last Friday, but can’t be completed officially until the new-league year starts on March 14th.

>>Virginia New #1 In “USA Today” Coaches’ Poll

(Undated) — Virginia is the new number-one team in the nation. The Cavaliers took over the top spot in the “USA Today” Top-25 Coaches’ Poll despite previous number-one Michigan State winning twice last week to extend its winning streak to 12 straight. The Spartans dropped to number-two.

>>Spurs’ Leonard Hoping For March Return

(San Antonio, TX) — Some good news is finally out regarding Spurs star Kawhi Leonard. ESPN reports Leonard hopes to start working out with the team again this week and play in games by late March. Head coach Gregg Popovich voiced concern last week that their best player wouldn’t play again this season. Leonard has only played in nine games this season.

>>Pelicans’ Davis Hot Streak Continues

(New Orleans, LA) — Anthony Davis’ tear continued as the Pelicans won their six straight by downing the Suns 125-116 in New Orleans. Davis dropped a season-high 53 points with 18 rebounds and five blocks. He’s averaging 41.5 points, 15 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game during the winning streak.


Los Angeles Lakers 123, Atlanta Hawks 104
Boston Celtics 109, Memphis Grizzlies 98
Brooklyn Nets 104, Chicago Bulls 87
Golden State Warriors 125, New York Knicks 111
Toronto Raptors 123, Detroit Pistons 94
New Orleans Pelicans 125, Phoenix Suns 116
Oklahoma City Thunder 112, Orlando Magic 105
Dallas Mavericks 109, Indiana Pacers 103
Houston Rockets 96, Utah Jazz 85
Minnesota Timberwolves 118, Sacramento Kings 100

Columbus Blue Jackets 5, Washington Capitals 1
Philadelphia Flyers 1, Montreal Canadiens 0 (SO)
Tampa Bay Lightning 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (SO)
Colorado Avalanche 3, Vancouver Canucks 1
Los Angeles Kings 3, Vegas Golden Knights 2 (OT)

MLB Grapefruit League
Detroit Tigers 8, Baltimore Orioles 6 (at Sarasota, FL)
Minnesota Twins 5, St. Louis Cardinals 4 (at Fort Myers, FL)
Atlanta Braves 2, Washington Nationals 1 (at Orlando, FL)
Houston Astros (ss) 8, New York Mets 7 (at West Palm Beach, FL)
Boston Red Sox 13, Pittsburgh Pirates 2 (at Bradenton, FL)
Miami Marlins 11, Houston Astros (ss) 0 (at Jupiter, FL)
Tampa Bay Rays 7, Toronto Blue Jays 4 (at Port Charlotte, FL)
New York Yankees 4, Philadelphia Phillies 3 (at Tampa, FL)

MLB Cactus League
Chicago White Sox 7, Oakland Athletics 6 (at Glendale, AZ)
Milwaukee Brewers 7, Cleveland Indians 6 (at Maryvale, AZ)
Los Angeles Dodgers 9, Texas Rangers 6 (at Surprise, AZ)
Seattle Mariners 9, Chicago Cubs 9 (at Mesa, AZ)
Arizona Diamondbacks (ss) 5, Cincinnati Reds 2 (at Goodyear, AZ)
Kansas City Royals 10, San Francisco Giants 6 (at Scottsdale, AZ)
San Diego Padres 10, Los Angeles Angels 4 (at Peoria, AZ)
Arizona Diamondbacks (ss) 7, Colorado Rockies 4 (at Scottsdale, AZ)

Top-25 Men’s Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
Virginia Tech Hokies 64, #3 Duke Blue Devils 63
#19 West Virginia Mountaineers 84, #12 Texas Tech Red Raiders 74
#6 Kansas Jayhawks 80, Texas Longhorns 70

>>TUESDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

7:00 p.m. – Chicago Bulls at Charlotte Hornets
7:00 p.m. – Brooklyn Nets at Cleveland Cavaliers
7:30 p.m. – Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat
8:00 p.m. – Washington Wizards at Milwaukee Bucks
10:00 p.m. – Sacramento Kings at Portland Trail Blazers
10:30 p.m. – LA Clippers at Denver Nuggets

7:00 p.m. – Carolina Hurricanes at Boston Bruins
7:00 p.m. – New Jersey Devils at Pittsburgh Penguins
7:00 p.m. – Ottawa Senators at Washington Capitals
7:30 p.m. – Toronto Maple Leafs at Florida Panthers
8:00 p.m. – St. Louis Blues at Minnesota Wild
8:00 p.m. – Nashville Predators at Winnipeg Jets
8:30 p.m. – Calgary Flames at Dallas Stars
10:30 p.m. – Los Angeles Kings at Vegas Golden Knights
10:30 p.m. – Edmonton Oilers at San Jose Sharks

MLB Grapefruit League
1:05 p.m. – St. Louis Cardinals at Boston Red Sox (ss) (at Fort Myers, FL)
1:05 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves (at Orlando, FL)
1:05 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals (at West Palm Beach, FL)
1:05 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies (at Clearwater, FL)
1:05 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays (at Port Charlotte, NC)
1:07 p.m. – New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays (at Dunedin, FL)
1:10 p.m. – Houston Astros at New York Mets (at Port St. Lucie, FL)
7:05 p.m. – Boston Red Sox (ss) at Minnesota Twins (at Fort Myers, FL)

MLB Cactus League
3:05 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at Cleveland Indians (at Goodyear, AZ)
3:05 p.m. – Seattle Mariners (ss) at Kansas City Royals (at Surprise, AZ)
3:05 p.m. – Cincinnati Reds at Milwaukee Brewers (at Maryvale, AZ)
3:05 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs (at Mesa, AZ)
3:05 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Los Angeles Dodgers (at Glendale, AZ)
3:05 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants (at Scottsdale, AZ)
3:10 p.m. – San Diego Padres at Seattle Mariners (ss) (at Peoria, AZ)
3:10 p.m. – Los Angeles Angels at Colorado Rockies (at Scottsdale, AZ)

Top-25 Men’s Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
9:00 p.m. – #9 North Carolina Tar Heels host Miami Hurricanes
9:00 p.m. – #15 Auburn Tigers at Arkansas Razorbacks
7:00 p.m. – #16 Rhode Island Rams host Saint Joseph’s Hawks
7:00 p.m. – #17 Tennessee Volunteers at Mississippi State Bulldogs

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