Best 15 Minutes in Sports-Friday

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Hacksaw’s Great Sports Weekend PODCAST
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Aztecs-Utah State…Saturday matchup…SDSU (16-5) trying to stop midseason slide-3 blowout road losses in a row…Aggies (19-2) led by 6’8-F-Great Osobor (19P-9R)..G-Ian Martinez (14P)..Aggies averaging (82PPG)

USD-USF….Thursday game..Toreros (12-10)..Late start at Press Time

USD-at-Santa Clara..Saturday game

UCLA-Oregon State…Thursday-Pac 12 game..Bruins (9-11)..later start

USC-Oregon..Thursday..Trojans (8-12)..later start

USC-Oregon State..Saturday
(College Notes)

Northwestern..Coach Chris Collins facing discipline-ripped Big 10-refs after team lost to Purdue..Questioned disparity in FT shooting…Boilermakers shot (46) free throws..Wildcats (8) free throws.
(NBA Notes)

Lakers-W-Boston (114-105)-Thursday game…Lakers stunning road win
..Jumped out to 17-point lead..blistering shooting first half
..Lakers hit 19-3’s
..Austin Reaves (32P)..hit 7-3’s
..D’Angelo Russell (16P-14R-8Asst)
..Jaxson Hayes (18P-12R)
..Lost F-Jared Vanderbilt with foot injury in first half
..LeBron James-Anthony Davis did not play-injuries
..Boston was (22-2) at home-played dreadful game

Lakers-at-NY Knicks..Saturday..Knicks have won 9-games in a row

Clippers-at-Detroit..Friday game..Clippers (31-15) on year


Memphis-Houston..TRADE…Grizzlies deal contract C-Steve Adams to Rockets for contract oft-injured G-Victor Oladipo and #2-2-2 picks.  Adams is rehabbing knee surgery and will play next year.

76ers..All Star C-Joel Embiid has meniscus damage in knee and facing more exams before decision on surgery or rest-rehab is made.  Injured this past week.

NBA..Fines 76ers (75,000)..Pelicans (25,000) for mishandling NBA Injury reports.

Golden State..Shops G-Andrew Wiggins for trade..Warriors (20-24) record
Washington..Shop F-Kyle Kuzma..want #1-#2-#2 in deals


Chargers…Jim Harbaugh-Press Conference-Hour long meeting with Media:
..I wanted another chance to be a World Champion
..Talent plus effort equals winning
..We will be humble-hungry
..We will be tough team-resilient team
..We will strive to earn fans respect
..Be Accountable
..Get in the building-get your work in
..Weight room-all you can eat buffet
..Do it or die trying
..Bring your A-game in every sense of the word
..Who could have it better-us two brothers
..John Harbaugh-Proof in Pudding-how he coaches-treats people

Chargers..Hire Corey Krawiec-ex Ravens-head analytics department
Washington..Hire Dan Quinn-ex Cowboys as head coach
Washington..Did have brief conversation with Bill Belichick-no interview

Rams..Promote Chris Shula to Def Coord..bypass Brandon Staley
Titans..Hire Dennard Wilson-ex Ravens as Def Coord
Ravens..Promote Zach Orr to Def Coord
Dallas..Talk to Ron Rivera-ex Washington about Def Coord
Dallas..Will interview Jim Whitt about Def Coord
Tampa Bay..Interview Liam Cohen-ex Kentucky for Off Coord
Patriots..Hire Alex Van Pelt-ex Browns as Off Coord
Seattle..Ask permission interview Ryan Grubb-Alabama for Off Coord job
New Orleans..Continues talks Jon Gruden-Off Consultant

Jacksonville..Doug Pederson says QB-Trevor Lawrence has become turnover prone..(39-Int..33Fu) in last 3-years.

Dallas..LB-Micah Parsons criticizes changes in game plan in loss to Green Bay..Changed scheme-allowed Packers to pound football..diminished pass rush

Colts..Suspended DB-Isaiah Rodgers, facing 1Y suspension for betting on Colts games and NFL games, says he placed alot of bets for friends and other NFL players thru his account.

Ravens..TE-Mark Andrews helped saved a woman onboard a Southwest Airlines flight who had a diabetic attack…Andrews is a diabetic and gave his testing kit to people rescuing the woman who was in shock.
(College Football)

Auburn…Mourns passing of legendary Hall of Famer Terry Beasley…found dead from ‘suicide’…has mental health issues from concussion…starred with QB-Pat Sullivan in 1970-71-72


Padres-Toronto…Trade talks end for Blue Jays starting P-Alek Manoah…Jays take him off the trade block.

Dodgers..Restructure contract FA-P-James Paxton..reduced guarantee from (12M-to-7M) but added 6M-incentives…has history arm problems.

LA Times…In depth article about Congressional Candidate Steve Garvey, with family members confronting him about his personal life, fathering 7-children from 3-different women, refusing to have any relationships with any of the children from women he impregnated, his money problems, multiple lawsuits…unpaid bills…Garvey’s only response is he learned alot and changed as a person 35-years ago and have lived a responsible life since the late 1980s…Former family members saying he is trying to run on his ‘baseball popularity’ and wants people ‘not to remember’ what he did to family members…Says he has cut in half child support to the wedlock children…Sells $149-welcome videos..has treated past family members, his children and grand children ‘coldly’…

Angels..Sign FA-C-Caleb Hamilton-ex Red Sox
(Roster Moves)

Mets..sign FA-P-Jake Diekman-ex Blue Jays-Astros
Mets..sign FA-SS-Jose Rondon-ex Cardinals
Washington..sign FA-P-Robert Gsellman-ex Mets-Yokahama Bay Stars
Washington..sign FA-P-Richard Blier-ex Miami-Pirates
Arizona..sign FA-P-Brandon Hopkins-ex Cubs
Cleveland..sign FA-P-Ty Zuber-ex-Royals
…(MLB Notes)

MLB..Raises (140,000) funds to replace Jackie Robinson Statue that was destroyed in vandalism outside Wichita Baseball Stadium.

Toronto..1B-Vlad Guerrero goes to arbitration…Asks (19.9M)-Offered (18.5M)
Marlins..CF-Jazz Chisolm loses arbitration case..Will play for (2.6M) not (2.9M)

Diamond-Bally Sports..Reaches 1Y-TV extension with Texas-Minnesota-Cleveland to broadcast games at reduced rights fee for 2024…will give up rights to MLB in 2025.

Calgary-Vancouver…TRADE…Flames deal former 40-goal scorer Elias Lindholm to Canucks for F-Andrei Kuzmenko (39-goal scorer)…Flames also get #1-#4 picks and 2-minor league players.

Pittsburgh..Put F-Jake Guentzel on trade block-slated to be free-agent…has (219) career goals.

Ducks..Send D-Olen Zellweger back to AHL-San Diego Gulls

Gulls-Tucson Roadrunners..Friday game…Gulls (15-17-7)

NHL…All Star Weekend in Toronto


(Soccer)…Team USA Women’s star Lindsay Horan says “USA fans-not very smart-for criticism of USA play in World Cup.

English Premier League scores: Mid Week games:
..Manchester City-W-Burnley..Julian Alvarez 2G..City (14-3-4)
..Hot Spur-W-Brentford..Spur scores in 48′-49′
..Liverpool-W-Chelsea..Diego Jota key goal..Liverpool (15-1-6)
..West Ham-Ties-Bournemouth….West Ham ties game on penalty shot
..Manchester United-W-Wolverhampton..Marcus Rashford G-win in 97’

(Formula 1)…Legendary driver Lewis Hamilton will leave Mercedes at end of 2024-season to sign with Ferrari…has not won a race since 2021 season…Won 6-points championships at Mercedes and has 99-career wins..But Mercedes have lost dominance to TeamRed Bull-Max Verstappen.


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