Best 15 Minutes Sports-Radio—Friday

Posted by on February 26th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

—Program Note—

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Hacksaw’s Headlines…1-Man’s Opinion…Hacksaw-on-TV this weekend.






Chargers..NFL Union says team rolled 2.9M unspent cap money from last year into this year’s cap…San Diego has at least 32M to spend on in house free agents and players from other teams.
Chargers…WR-Keenan Allen cleared to take part in OTA workouts in April-May-fully recovered lacerated kidney.
Chargers…1st day of Combine workouts-will take a look at Offensive Lineman they may take in 2nd round if they draft defense in 1st round….OL include:
…Taylor Dicker-LT-Ohio State-3 year starter.
…Jack Conklin-LT-Michigan State-2-year starter
…Shon Coleman-LT-Auburn-fought back from leukemia
…Jason Spriggs-RT-Indiana-4 year starter for Hoosiers
…Germain Ifedi-Texas A&M-starting RT.
Chargers…1st day of Combine workouts also includes RBs though San Diego will likely spend little time with them.


Chargers….Saturday schedule includes QBs-who will throw-Jared Goff-Cal….Colin Wentz-North Dakota State…Paxton Lynch-Memphis State., as well as deep WR-group.




NYG…DE-Jason Pierre Paul files suit against ESPN for illegally obtaining his medical records and publishing them after amputation surgery on his injured hand from fireworks incides…Also sues reporter Adam Schefter.


Washington..Redskins sue LB-HB Blades…was given a 40,000-check because of clerical error-refuses to return in.


Philadelphia…DA denies report Buffalo News that RB-LeSean McCoy will not be charged in fight with police…paper reported other players in McCoy group would be charged with aggravated assault



Cleveland…Dallas police have turned over evidence in Johnny Manziel domestic abuse case to Grand Jury to determine whether to hand down indictment.




49ers..Coach Chip Kelly says he wants Colin Kaeperneck to get healthy and the get back on field to become great quarterback in new Niners system..Agent said Thursday night, the player wants to be traded.


Broncos..GM John Elway meets with Peyton Manning-no decision on future-19M contract for next season…Denver priority is to sign Von Miller, Malik Jackson, Brock Osweiler before decision date on Manning contract.


Browns..Coach Hue Jackson facing loss of free agents-C-Alex Mack..S-Tashaun Gibson-OT-Mitchell Schwartz…”Have to show they want to be here”


Bills..Coach Rex Ryan says QB-Tyrod Taylor is the right guy at the position.


Rams…Coach Jeff Fisher says QB-Case Keenum is starter…Nick Foles must compete.


Carolina….Ron Rivera say team will franchise tag CB-Josh Norman.



Houston…Texans coach Bill O’Brien says team will consider drafting QB…possibly Penn State Christian Hackenberg.



Packers…Reports on in-house feud between Mike McCarthy-Ted Thompson because Green Bay management does not deal with free agent signings.


New England…3-Judge panel appointed to hear Federal Court Appeal of Tom Brady 4G-Deflategate suspension…Trial begins March 9th.


NFL…says Jacksonville Jaguars have carried over (32.7M) from last year’s cap-will give team (71M) to spend on free agents…Houston (20M) carryover…Browns (20M)….Raiders (13.3M)…Niners (12.2M)…Giants (11M)




Chiefs…LB-Justin Houston had knee scope to clean up debris-might miss OTA-workouts…played hurt in postseason.
Jets..Coach Todd Bowles has surgery for benign tumor in throat.




Nebraska…Hires ex-Chargers DT-John Parrella as DL-coach on Mike Riley staff-had been at Northern Michigan…Hired Billy Devaney as Director Player Personnel-former Chargers-Rams-49ers-Falcons exec.






Padres…Name Robbie Erlin-rookie Luis Perdomo to start lst exhibition game next Wednesday against Mariners.
Padres…P-Fernando Rodney-Kevin Quackenbush-held out with hamstring issues-will throw for first time on Friday.


Dodgers…Yasiel Puig out of workouts-pulled wisdom teeth.
Dodgers…Yasiel Puig spending 350,000-to buy helicopter to fly from his Sherman Oaks home to Stadium…
Dodgers…Hire ex-Padres OF-Anthony Gwynne to work on pre-post radio broadcasts



Angels..Offered FA-contract to ex-Tigers-Mariners OF-Austin Jackson-rejected..




Cubs…FA-OF-Dexter Fowler renegs on deal with Orioles, signs 1Y-15M with option contract to return to Cubs…Fowler asked Baltimore for opt-out clause after verbally agreeing to deal….Agent Casey Close denounces Baltimore front office for leaking details of package that had not been agreed upon…..Orioles OF-Adam Jones said Fowler told him he was coming to Baltimore-then backed out.


Orioles..Sign FA-P-Yovani Gallardo to (2Y-20M) restructured deal after concerns about shoulder arose in physical.


Cubs-A’s..Trade..Cubs send 2B-Chris Coughlan to Oakland for P-Aaron Brooks.


Blue Jays..Sign FA-OF-Domonic Brown-ex Phillies.




Yankees..Chase Headley confirms played 156G-last year with herniated disc back.


Giants..P-Matt Cain undergoes surgical procedure-remove cyst from forearm.


Tigers..P-Anibal Sanchez-out of workouts with tricep issue.


Cuba….Lazarito-16Y-star-has signed to be represented by Octagon Agency.




MLB announces rule changes…”Double Play Rule”….Runner must slide towards the bag-cannot leave baspath to take out fielder…cannot rollblock-nor kick at fielder turning a double play….If violation-runner out and batter could be called out too…..”30 second rule”….Mangers will be on the clock-given just (:30) to visit with pitchers on mound.


Boston..Owner John Henry says team is moving away from ‘Moneyball’ philosphy on player acquisitions…changing use of sabermetrics.


Washington…Manager Dusty Baker critiquie for forgetting name of slugger…keeps calling him “Royce” Harper.


Chicago..Longtime White Sox Exec-former TV-exec-Eddie Einhorn passes at (80Y)…worked for team for 35-years






Tony Gwynn Classic..1st round action today and tonite….USD faces Nebraska-coached by ex-Angels star Darin Erstad in 6pm game at Fowler Stadium….Arizona meets Tulane in the 1pm game earlier…..Aztecs host Bryant University in 6pm game at SDSU…..Kentucky plays Cal Santa Barbara in the 1pm game.





USD-L-Gonzaga (82-60)….Bulldogs shoot 50% from floor…6-in double figures…Toreros (8-20) on season playing very young roster..


Aztecs-Boise State…Saturday shootout…SDSU (21-7)…Boise (18-10)…Broncos have hit 240-3-point shots this year…Average 26-treys a game.


Golden State-W-Orlando…(130-114)..Steph Curry scores (51P)…went (20-27) shooting..Warriors (52-5)

Spurs-W-Utah…San Antonio (49-9)

Oklahoma City-L-New Orleans (123-119)..Thunder lost despite (72P) combined from Kevin Durant-Russell Westbrook…OKC (41-17)


Lakers-Memphis…Friday night matchup…LA (11-48)
Clippeers-at-Sacramento…LA (37-20) heading into game..Chris Paul ailing with calf-forearm injuries


NBA Union…Announces Agents will no longer be allowed to represent both coaches and players in negotiations with clubs.


Houston..CBS reports G-James Harden went to ownership to get Coach Kevin McHal fired….tried to get team to deal away Dwight Howard also.


Brooklyn…Nets buy out contract G-Joe Johnson (7.1M)


Miami..Doctors meet with Chris Bosh over blood-clot issue-want him to sit out rest of season.






Gulls-San Antonio…AHL action tonite at Sports Arena.
Gulls…Acquire veteran C-Chris Wagner from Colorado Avalanche


Ducks-Edmonton….at Honda Center tonite…Anaheim (14-1-1).


Kings-Edmonton…goaltenders duel last night…Jon Quick 3-big saves on Connor McDavid during game…


Winnipeg-Chicago…Trade…Jets deal F-Andrew Ladd and 2-minor leaguers to Blackhawks for Mark Dano-F and 1st and 3rd round picks…Ladd was a walk-free agent…Dano top prospect in Hawks system.


Montreal…Lose D-Jeff Petry for year-knee surgery…lost F-Tom Gilbert with knee surgery on Thursday
Toronto..F-James Van Riemsdyck-reinjured broken foot-gone for year.
Winnipeg..C-Bryan Little-out for year-fractured vertebrae in back.






NASCAR….Atlanta 500-this weekend..Denny Hamlin goes for 2nd win in row.
NASCAR…20-nominees for Hall of Fame..newcomers on list include Mark Martin (96-wins)..Ron Hornaday (4X-truck champion)…Owner Jack Rousch.


PGA-Tour-Honda Classic…..Sergio Garcia-Michael Thompson (-5..65) tie for lead…Ricky Fowler in group (-4)..Phil Mickelson (-1..69)…Ricky Fowler (+2..72)





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