Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on August 19th, 2016  •  0 Comments  • 

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Ryan Lochte…Rio police say there was not armed robbery of US swimmers….Swimmers broken down door of bathroom at gas station to use restroom..confronted by security guard and owner…paid money for damage and left…concocted story of armed robbery…..Video surfaced of incident at gas station….Video at Olympic Village showed them entering laughing and joking…3-swimmers detained in Brazil confirmed story….Lochte not spoken out Thursday back in US…..USOC-IOC waiting for apology from swimmers….General consensus is they should sanction swimmers after Olympics…..Lochte and Committees yet to apologize to Brazilian Olympic officials nor Rio police…Rio police want to file ‘filing false report charges’ against the swimmers…US Swimming issued a statement “We do not condone the lapse in judgement of these swimmers-a further review and discipline will follow”.

Track..Men 200M-finals..Usain Bolt storms thru a misty rain to win Gold (19.78) not close to record..Andre deGrasse-Canada-second (20.02)..3rd straight Olympics Bolt has won both 100 and 200 meter races..he now has 8-golds with a relay to run.
Track..US Gold Medalist Krist Catlin uses podium speech demanding “US do something about gun violence back home”
Track..US-Kerron Clement wins Gold in 400-meter hurdles.
Track..US goes 1-2 to win Gold-Silver in Shot Put..Ryan Crouson Olympic record toss (73’10”)…Joe Kovacs finishes second.
Track..Ashton Eaton with Gold at Decathalon…3rd in History to win back to back Olympics-Bob Mathias..Daley Thompson did it prior.. .

Basketball..US-vs-Spain…Australia-vs-Serbia in Men’s semifinals..on Friday.
Basketball..US-vs-France..Womens semi finals..US explodes for (25-8) scoring run in 3rd quarter pull away…now (6-0) in Rio..48th win in row.

Marathon…San Diego’s Meb Keflezhigi runs in final Olympics on final day.

Soccer..Megan Rapinoe critical of goalie Hope Solo ‘coward’ comments towards Sweden…”Let’s be inpsiring-fierce-competitive-gracious-humble”…”Not be bad-ass”

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————————————–(Baseball)—————————————–

Padres-W-Diamondbacks (9-8)..Alex Dickerson bases loaded double in 8th…Travis Jankowski (4-5)…Padres rally to beat Arizona-push Diamondbacks back into last place…San Diego (51-70)…Arizona (50-71)
San Diego-Arizona..Friday matchup..Jared Cosart (0-1)-vs-Zack Greinke (11-4).

Arizona..ESPN calls Diamondbacks front office ‘Laughingstock’ for mistakes Tony LaRussa and Dave Stewart have made on roster moves, player rules, Bonus signing pool, trade regulations.

Dodgers-L-Phillies (5-4)..Mikhail Franco 2R-HR..Ryan Howard solo HR..LA wastes Justin Turner 3R-HR..Yasmani Grandal solo HR.
LA-Reds…Open series ..Friday matchup…Bud Norris (6-9)-vs-Tim Alderman (1-1)

Angels-W-Mariners (6-4)..Albert Pujols 2R-double…
Halos-Yankees….Jeered Weaver (8-10)-vs-Masahiro Tanaka (9-4)

(Scoreboard)

Red Sox-L-Tigers..Detroit 3-run 8th inning..snap Bosox 6-game win streak..
Cubs-W-Brewers..Kris Bryant 5-for-5…2-homers..5RBI..Cubs won 18-of-21..now (77-43)..
Orioles-W-Houston..Mark Trumbo 35th HR of year..Chris Davis 2-HRs..Manny Machardo 3R-HR..JJ Hardy 2-HRs..
Indians-W-White Sox..Ty Naquin sacrifice fly in 9th.
Washington-W-Atlanta..Nats score runs on error-hits batsmen-bases loaded walk-sacrifice fly..
Reds-W-Miami..Ramon Cabrera 3R-HR..
Royals-W-Twins..Alex Gordon Grand Slam..
Mets-L-Giants…Madison Bumgarner hits 2R-HR..Buster Posey 2R-Double….Giants get 13H-4 innings off Jacob deGrom

(MLB)

Commissioners Office…Makes presentation to owners about rule changes…Limit pitching changes each game…Install pitch clock between pitches….Limit defensive shifts (28,117) this yer alone….Union against rule changes.

(Injuries)

Cubs..DL-OF-Chris Coghlan-ribs
Phillies..P-Aaron Nola-still on DL..further diagnosis-strained ULC and elbow flexor tendon problem.
Cubs..DL-P-Joe Smith-hamstring
Texas..DL-P-Lucas Harrell-Groin
Washington..Deny P-Stephen Strasburg having health issues..last 3G…(11inn-19R-24Hits)

(Roster)

Tigers..DFA-P-Bobby Parnel-trying to comeback at AAA.
Tigers..Sign FA-OF-Pedro Ciricaco.

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——————————(Football)——————————–

Chargers-Arizona…Game 2-Preseason…QB-Philip Rivers-and lst team offense expected to play into 2nd quarter.
Chargers..Former Player Agent recommends Joey Bosa ask for same signing bonus payout as QB-Philip Rivers..75% immediately-rest at end of season.

(Schedule)-Friday

Jets-vs-Washington…Geno Smith gets a chance to play entire half at QB for New York.
Miami-Dallas…RB-Arian Foster to start for Dolphins coming off Achilles surgery.

(Scoreboard)

Steelers-L-Eagles (17-0)..Pittsburgh QB-Landry Jones throws 4-picks in lst half..
Bengals-W-Lions (30-14)..AJ McCarron (95P)..Andy Dalton (78P)..Derron Smith 60TD-Interception..
Patriots-W-Bears (23-22)..Jimmy Garoppolo (181P)..LeGarret Blount (89R)
Falcons-W-Browns (24-13)..Robert Griffin throws TDs 29-50 Yards in loss..Falcons RBs-(228R).
Packers-W-Raiders (20-12)..Eddie Lacy (45R)..Packers Defense 2Int..Raiders held (187) offense..
Seahawks-L-Vikings (18-11)…Minnesota defense 4-sacks Russell Wilson..6-sacks on nite…Marcus Sherels 53Int-TD for Vikings….QB-Shaun Hill (129P)..

(NFL)

NFL…LB-Clay Matthews-LB-James Harrison-DE-Julius Peppers will meet with NFL lawyers to discuss HGH allegations from Al Jazeera TV-report.
Hall of Fame..Confirms it will pay ticket prices and hotel cost for 1-nite for 42,000 fans who could not see cancelled game in Canton..not refuding cost of airline tickets.
Darin Sharper..sentenced to 18-years in prison for rape date assaults of 16-women in 4-states..Angry female judge told Sharper “you gave the entire judicial system the finger”…”you are not an NFL star-you are a convicted rapist”…” I will not ignore the damage to these women”.

Denver…2nd year QB-Trevor Semian will start vs 49ers..
Patriots..QB-Tom Brady to play against Bears..
49ers..Move OT-Anthony Davis from RT-to-RG
Titans..Working on ball security with QB-Marcus Mariota
Bills..Confirm NFL looking into domestic abuse case with LB-Manny Lawsone from 2014

(Roster)

Carolina..Sign FA-OT-Willie Smith-ex Raiders-Chargers-Ravens
Chiefs..Sign S-Brock Vereen-ex Patriots-Eagles

(Injuries)

Bears..Send CB-Kyle Fuller to specialist-on going knee issues
Bucs..DT-Gerald McCoy leaves workout-more ankle problems.

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————————(Basketball)————————-

Lakers..Hire Koby Karl-son of longtime NBA coach George Karl…to coach LA-NBA-D League team.

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—————————-(Hockey)——————————

Jack Veysey..Harvard Hockey star…NHL free agent…has 7-contract offers…may make decision today.
Rangers..Sign FA-F-John Gilmour-Providence College

Calgary..Hire Don Maloney as Pro Scout..ex-GM-Arizona Coyotes.
Las Vegas…Hire Murray Craven as Senior Vice President Hockey Operations.

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————————————(General)————————————-

NASCAR…Bristol 500-this weekend….
Indy Car…Runs Pocono 500
Formula 1….Weekend off before Belgium Grand Prix next week.

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