Hacksaw’s Headlines–Thursday

Posted by on September 10th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers…WR-Mike Williams goes thru first full practice since suffering shoulder sprain two weeks ago…Game-time decision on Sunday whether he plays at Cincinnati.

Chargers…OC-Mike Pouncey does not practice for 10th day in a row…Coach Anthony Lynn says undisclosed injury is not related to offseason neck surgery.

Rams..Sign CB-Jalen Ramsey to (5Y-105M) extension which includes 70M guaranteed.
Rams..LB-Terrell Lewis undergoes knee scope surgery-will be out 6W iminium
Rams..Sign FA-RB-KR-Raymond Calais-ex Tampa Bay.

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(Scoreboard)

Kansas City-Houston….Thursday Night opener….NFL opening game…Matchup QB-Patrick Mahomes-vs-DeShaun Watson…Mahomes has thrown for (9,412Y-76TD) in 2-years….Watson coming off a year in which he accounted for (3,995Y) and 28TDs last year.

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(Injuries)

Denver…LB-Von Miller-gets 2nd opinion on torn tendon in ankle…injured on final snap of Tuesday practice…Needs surgery….Could be out 3-months.

Vikings..IR-DE-Danielle Hunter-neck issues

Tampa Bay…WR-Mike Evans missed practice-hamstring
Patriots..WR-Julian Edelman misses workout ankle

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(Roster Moves)

Bills..Sign FA-WR-Jake Krumeerow-ex Packers
Eagles..Sign FA-DT-TY McGill-ex Chargers
Bears..Sign FA-DE-Mario Edwards-ex Raiders
Giants..Sign FA-RB-Rod Smith-ex Raiders
Tampa ‘Bay..Release rookie QB-Reid Sinnett-ex USD star
Jaguars..Release CB-Tremaine Brock
Jets..Release WR-Josh Bellamy

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(Teams)

Pittsburgh….Steelers LB-Ryan Shazier announces retirement…suffered severe spinal cord injury in playoffs…came back to learn to walk last year and serve as a coach…will scout for Pittsburgh.

Buffalo…Rookie QB-Jake Fromm will be quarantined for private workouts not to expose him to any threat of virus to start the season.

Cowboys…Sign DE-Randy Gregory to 2Y-extension..had been suspended 2-years.

Miami…Veteran CB-Aqib Talib announces retiremet after 13-years.

Redskins..Announce RB-by-committee…JD McKissic will be starter.

49ers…Activate LB-Fred Warner from Covid list

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(College Football)

LSU…Announce will have only 25%-capacity of home games..about 25,000 per game.

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………………..(Baseball)…………………..

Padres-W-Rockies  (5-3)..Mitch Moreland 2R-HR..Wil Myers RBI triple…Padres pitcher 12-strikeouts…Zach Davies now (7-2)… Sweep Colorado……San Diego (28-17)

Padres…Release P-Travis Radke..had (3.24-ERA) in minor league career.

Padres-Giants….Open weekend series…Thursday pitching matchup…Trevor Cahill-vs-Chris Paddack….Paddack (3-4) with 6.84-ERA in last 6-starts.

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Dodgers-Arizona…..LA led (4-3) in 6th at Press Time…Mookie Betts-Keke Hernandez HRs…LA (31-12) heading into the game.

Dodgers-Arizona..Thursday pithers…Dustin May (1-1)-vs-Madison Bumgarner. (0-4)

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Angels-L-Texas….Rangers led (7-2) in 8th…scored on walk-hit batsmen and stdeal of home….Halos (17-27)

Angels-Texas…Final game of series…Dylan Bundy (4-2)-vs-Kyle Gibson (1-4)

Angels…Placed 2B-Franklin Barretta on DL.

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(Scoreboard)

Brewers-W-Tigers..Milwaukee erupts (19-0) win…Hit 5HRs in win…Luis Urias 5RBIs…Orlando Arcia 4-hits.

Indians-L-Royals..KC pitcher Corbin Burnes (7-inn-1 hit allowed).

Yankees-W-Toronto….Gleyber Torres 4RBIs….NY had lost 5-in row

White Sox-W-Pirates…James McCann solo HR..2R-HR..Chicago (27-16)..

Braves-W-Marlins…Atlanta led (29-9) in 7th inning…Braves scored 11-runs in 2nd inning….Adam Duvall 2R-HR..3R-HR…Grand Slam HR…Ron Acuna 3R-HR…Freddie Freeman 6RBIs….Atlanta (25-18)

Orioles-L-Mets..Jeff McNeil-Mike Conforto solo HRs..

Cubs-L-Reds…Mike Moustakas 3R-HR…Trevor Baueer 10-strikeout outing…Chicago (25-19)

A’s-Houston…Astros led (2-0) in 5th inning at Press Time…George Springer-Yuli Gurriel slolo HRs..Athletics (25-15)..

Seattle-San Francisco…Giants led (4-0)at Press Time..Mike Yastremzki 3R-HR for SF lead

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(MLB)

LA Times…reports MLB will allow teams to host Best of 3-games first round series in their own stadium in playoffs…then will move playoff series to California and Texas.   Dodgers Stadium and Petco Park will host American League playoffs….Texas Rangers and Houston would host National League playoffs….World Series would be play in Globe Stadium Dome in Texas.

(Roster Moves)

Giants..Sign FA-1B-Justin Smoak-ex Brewers-Toronto-Texas
Miami..DFA-P-Adam Conley
Indians..Option P-Adam Cimber to taxi squad
Atlanta..Option 3B-Jon Cimargo
Tigers..Option 2B-Christian Stewart
Seattle..Callup P-Jimmy Yacabonis-ex Padres

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(Injuries)

Astros..P-Lance McCullers has injection in nerve in neck
Arizona..DL-SS-Ketel Marte-wrist issue
Washington..DL-Howie Kendrick-hamstring
Mets..DL-P-Robert Gsellman-fractured rib
Texas..DL-OF-Shin Soo Choo-sprained hand
Arizona..P-Merrill Kelly-surgery-blood clot-shoulder
Toronto..MRI-OF-Rowdy Tellez-knee sprain
Braves..Activate 2B-Ozzie Albers from DL
Tigers..Activate P-Jordan Zimmerman from DL
Texas..P-Danny Santan-elbow surgery-to miss 8-months

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…………….(Basketball)……………

(Scoreboard)

Clippers-Denver….LA led (71-56)in 4th quarter at press time….Clippers had 14-point lead early…..LA win would give them (3-1) lead in series

Boston-L-Toronto (125-122) in OT…Fred Van Fleet-Kyle Lowrie combined for (54P)….Series tied (3-3) going to game 7…..

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(Schedule)

Lakers-Houston…Thursday matchup….Lakers lead (2-1)

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NBA-Union….announce Draft will be moved to November 18th

Oklahoma City…Fire Coach Billy Donovan despite (44-28) season….was (243-157) in 5-years.

Oklahoma City…will interview Dave Joerger-ex Sacramento Kings head coach…Ime Udoka-76ers assistant…..David Vanterpool-Minnesota Timberwolves assistant…Kenny Atkinson-ex Brooklyn Nets head coach.

Milwaukee-Oklahoma City…Bucks reportedly want to trade for G-Chris Paul-of Thunder.

Milwaukee…F-Marvin Williams announces retirement after 15Y-career.

Houston..F-Robert Covington-examined for possible concussion

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…………………(Hockey)…………….

(Scoreboard)

Tampa Bay-W-Islanders (2-1)….Nikita Kucherev scores late in 3rd period to breakup goaltending dual………Tampa Bay killed off 5-minute plower play…killled off 5-on-3 powerplay….survived loss of Brayden Point with shoulder injury…..Lightning lead (2-0)

(Schedule)

Las Vegas-Dallas…Game 3-series…Tied (1-1)

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NHL-Coach of Year Award….Bruce Cassidy-Boston wins Jack Adams Trophy

St Louis…F-Vlad Tarashenko-to miss 5-months following 3rd major shoulder surgery.

NHL…GM of Year..to be named on Saturday….Islanders Lou Lamiorella lead candidate.

Pittsburgh-Toronto…Put goaltenders on trading block…Matt Murray-Pens…Frederik Anderson-Leafs

Buffalo-Toronto..Discussing trade..Sabres to send gritty LW-Wayne Simmonds to Leafs.

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………..(General)…………..

Indy Car Racing…NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson signs 2Y-contract with Chip Gannassi Racing to run Indy car circuit….7X-NASCAR points champion.

Tennis…US Open…Serena Williams storms from behind to win semi-final match over Tsvetana Pironkova…Serena had 20-aces in win.

PGA….Safeway Open…this week stop on tour.
PGA..Brooks Koepka pulls out of next week US Open-knee-hip injuries

Soccer….Bournemouth Cherries-English Premier League…sign Team USA forward Cameron Carter-Vickers.

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