Thursday August 28th, 2014

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Football

  • Chargers..Close out preseason schedule with Arizona Cardinals-Game blacked out on TV..San Diego must cut 22–players to get to 53-man limit by Saturday…Toughest roster cuts likely WR-injured Vincent Brown trying to hold off Seyi Ajiratutu, CFL import-Donnie Inman…OT-who survives as backup tackle Willie Smith or Mike Harris…TE-does John Phillips survive at 4th tight end..RB-Brandon Oliver-can he produce as KR man…LB-Thomas Keiser-vs-Tourek Williams…CB-Stevie Williams survive after two bad games.
  • NFL..16-preseason games tonite around the league…Top storylines…Raiders-Seahawks-QB-Derek Carr will play with chance to unseat starter Matt Schaub…Steelers-Carolina-Pittsburgh defense very poor this preseason…Browns-Bears-Cleveland QB been poor and so has its defense…Broncos-Cowboys-Dallas defense has been horrid all camp.
  •  Cleveland…NFL suspends Browns WR-Josh Gordon for entire 2014 season for positive marijuana test..5th incident of his career.
  • Pittsburgh..Union says it will file grievance if Steelers try to suspend top two RBs for marijuana arrest.
  • Seattle..NFL says 300,000-fines handed to Seahawks for repeated violations in off season training workouts second year in a row.
  • St Louis..Angry coach Jeff Fisher rips ESPN for doing feature on gay LB-Michael Sam showering habits-unethical-unprofessional.
  • Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones says his franchise faces ‘uphill battle’ to fix its woeful defense.
  • Buffalo..Consultants narrow new stadium sights down to final 4 in and around city.
  • Arizona..Sign-FA-DT-Tommy Kelly-New England….Visit-LB-James Harrison-ex Steelers.
  • Baltimore..Signs-FA-CB-Derek Cox-ex Charger starter.
  • Kansas City..Signs-FA-OG-Mike McGlynn-ex Redskin.
  • Tennessee..Work out FA-K-Jay Feely-Ryan Lindell.
  • NFL..Mounting criticism new rules on defense made mockery of games..In 49-preseason games (313) penalties called for Defensive holding-illegal contact-pass interference…up 45% from last year preseason games.
  • USC..Suspends captain-S-Josh Shaw for lying to school how he badly injured both ankles..
  • College Football…Season starts tonite…Texas AM-vs-South Carolina-what will life after Johnny Manziel be like for Aggies….Boise State-Ole Miss.

Baseball

  • Padres-W-Brewers (3-2)..Rene Rivera crashed game tying HR in 9th inning…won game RBI-single in 10th inning…Take 2-of-3 from lst place Brewers.
  • Padres..Off day today…lst place Dodgers in town on Friday night.
  • Padres..Agitated President Mike Dee responds to heated criticism of naming Palm Court-Bud Selig Hall of Fame..saying Commissioner was responsible for bringing John Moores-Larry Lucchino together to save Padres baseball in the mid-1990s…Deserve accolades.
  • Dodgers-W-Diamondbacks (3-1)..Ace Clayton Kershaw 10-strikeout performance…goes (16-3) on year..Matt Kemp 2R-double…
  • Angels-W-Miami (6-1)..Gord Beckham-Mike Trout HRs for Halos…(79-53) on year…
  • Giants-W-Rockies..Buster Posey walkoff 2R-HR for win…stay 5-games back of LA.
  • Nationals-L-Phillies..Grady Sizemore 2R-Pinch Hit HR for Philadelphia.
  • Reds-W-Cubs..Mat Latos 5th win of year-strikes out 10….Cubs rookie Jorge Soler HR in lst major league at bat.
  • Braves-W-Mets..Jason Heyward leads off game with HR.
  • Pirates-W-Cardinals..Ike Davis 2R-HR for Buccos.
  • Texas-W-Seattle..Rougned Odor hits grand slam homer to lead 12R-outburst for Rangers.
  • Yankees-W-Tigers..New York jumps on David Price for 8R in 3rd inning..Chase Headley on base 3X.
  • Tampa Bay-W-Baltimore..Rays-Evan Longoria 3H.
  • Toronto-W-Boston..Danny Valencia grand slam HR for Jays.
  • White Sox-W-Indians..Cuban rookie Jose Abreau 2-run scoring singles.
  • Royals-W-Twins..KC erupts for 6R-8th inning.
  • A’s-W-Astros..Coco Crisp-Sam Fuld HRs for Athletics
  • Angels-Diamondbacks…Talking trade about P-Trevor Cahill..Halos want Arizona to pay some of 13M-owed next year to Cahill.
  • Toronto..Release-OF-Nolan Reimold.
  • Mets..3B-David Wright-neck spasms..2B-Daniel Murphy-calf both out of lineup.
  • Pirates..1B-Pedro Alvarez-foot…OF-Andrew McCutcheon ribs..both remain out.
  • Cubs..DL-OF-Ryan Sweeney-hamstring..OF-Justin Ruggiano-ankle.
  • Rockies..DL-P-Boone Logan-elbow…C-Will Rosario-wrist
  • Braves..Shutdown P-Johnny Venters-Elbow soreness-3rd time this year-has had 2-elbow surgeries.
  • Brewers..P-Matt Garza gets thru 2nd bullpen outing-no problems with oblique.
  • Kansas City..Manager Ned York ripped for criticizing fans when only 13,000 show up for home game in pennant race.

Basketball

  • Minnesota…Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor rips star forward Kevin Love for demanding trade..says he won’t be happy in Cleveland playing as 3rd wheel in offense.
  • Clippers..Doc Rivers given 5Y-contract extension.

Hockey

  • Vancouver Province says NHL has made deals to put expansion teams into Las Vegas and Quebec City for 2017…Waiting for arena approval for Seattle-Southern Ontario.

General

  • US Open Tennis..Serena Williams needs just 55-minutes to win lst round match…Maria Sharapova rallies to win her match..Sloane Stevenson upset victim first round.
  • PGA Golf…NBC-TV analyst Johnny Miller rips Tiger Woods…”Time quit trying to change swing to find power-injuries robbed you of ability hit it long”
  • FIFA-US Soccer..Hit with Class Action lawsuit demanding rule changes that would ban young players from heading balls in play-causing major concussions in youth soccer.
  • NASCAR…Police in upstate New York head into 4th week of investigation into Tony Stewart racing tragedy-yet to file charges.

One Response to “Thursday August 28th, 2014”

  1. Matthew B says:

    So glad to see you back Hacksaw. You are an absolute legend and I will really enjoy this page. Thanks for all the hard work you do! -Matt from Mission Valley

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