>>NFL Free Agency Begins
(Undated) — The NFL legal tampering period is in full swing. Teams can officially start signing players tomorrow. ESPN reports the Broncos are going to sign quarterback Case Keenum, who led the Vikings to the NFC Championship Game. The Dolphins are expected to release defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh [[ en-DOM-uh-kon Soo ]].
>>Report: Bears To Sign Allen Robinson
(Chicago, IL) — The Bears are getting some help for second-year quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. According to ESPN, former Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson plans to sign with Chicago when the new league year opens on Wednesday. Robinson suffered a torn ACL in Jacksonville’s first game of this past season. “A-Rob” broke out with 14-hundred yards and 14 touchdowns in 2015, before struggling with 73 catches for 883 yards and six scores in 2016. He’s expected to be ready for training camp.
>>Report: Cardinals Preparing Massive Offer For Cousins
(Phoenix, AZ) — The Arizona Cardinals may be getting ready to show some serious interest in quarterback Kirk Cousins. 98.7 FM, Arizona’s Sports Station, reports the Cardinals are preparing to offer a five-year, 145-million-dollar contract to the 29-year-old. With that deal, his average annual salary of 29-million would surpass 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo and make him the highest-paid player in NFL history.
>>NCAA Tournament Begins Tonight
(Dayton, OH) — The NCAA Tournament begins tonight with the First Four in Dayton. Sixteenth seeds LIU Brooklyn and Radford square off for the right to play top-seeded Villanova. The winner of 11th-seeded UCLA and St. Bonaventure moves on to get a shot at sixth-seeded Florida. The other two First Four games in Dayton are tomorrow.
>>Cardinals Play Marlins Today
(Jupiter, FL) — After an off-day on Monday, the Cardinals resume their Grapefruit League slate today. They take on the Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium, with Miami serving as the home team. Matt Carpenter will make his spring debut at DH after back tightness. The Cards beat the Nationals 4-3 on Sunday to run their spring record to 7-8-and-2.
>>Cactus League Roundup
(Undated) — The Cubs had yesterday off. Chicago has split-squad action with a game against the Padres this afternoon and versus the Giants tonight. The White Sox doubled up the Mariners 4-2 last night. They’re off today and play the Brewers in Maryvale tomorrow.
>>Former Cardinal Lynn Finalizes One-Year Deal With Twins
(Fort Myers, FL) — Lance Lynn is the newest member of the Minnesota Twins. The former Cardinals pitcher finalized a one-year contract with Minnesota on Monday worth 12-million-dollars. He’ll be formally introduced at a news conference today. Lynn started his career with the Cardinals in 2011. He went 11-and-8 with a 3.43 ERA last season.
>>Bulls Host Clippers
(Chicago, IL) — The Bulls welcome the Clippers to the United Center tonight. Chicago is 3-and-3 in its last six after a 129-22 win over the Hawks on Sunday. The Bulls are 23-and-43. LA is 36-and-29.
>>Spurs In Danger Of Missing Playoffs
(Houston, TX) — The Spurs could miss the playoffs for the first time since the 1996-97 season. San Antonio’s 109-93 loss at Houston last night dropped the Spurs out of the top eight in the Western Conference. The Spurs, Nuggets and Jazz are all 37-and-30, but Utah currently holds the tiebreaker. San Antonio is just 3-and-11 in its last 14 games.
>>Blues Double Up Ducks
(Anaheim, CA) — Four different Blues scored to back 20 saves from Jake Allen in a 4-2 win over the Ducks in Anaheim. Robert Bortuzzo, Ivan Barbashev, Vladimir Sobotka and Patrik Berglund had goals as St. Louis won its second straight. The Blues host the Avalanche on Thursday. They are one point out of a wild card spot in the West.
>>Capitals’ Ovechkin Reaches 600 Career Goals
(Washington, DC) — Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is the newest member of the NHL’s 600 goal club. The 32-year-old scored twice in Monday’s 3-2 overtime win against Winnipeg in D.C. to become the 20th player in league history to reach 600 career goals. Ovechkin, Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux [[ leh-MEW ]] and Brett Hull are the only players to score 600 goals in less than one-thousand games.