Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on March 22nd, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……..(Basketball)…….-March Madness

Gonzaga-W-Fairleigh Dickinson..Zags jump to (26-8) lead…Shoot 53% from floor..Rui Hachmira (21P)..

Nevada-L-Florida..Wolfpack trailed by 18i-rallite to within 2-then lost…Jordan Caroline held to (7P)

Villanova-W-St Marys..Phil Booth (20P)

Minnesota-W-Louisville..Gophers put 5-in double figures..Gabe Kalascheur hits 5-3’s in upset win over Cardinals.

LSU-W-Yale..Sky Mays (24P) for Tigers…survive Eli’s 45P-barrage in 2nd half.

Auburn-W-New Mexico State..Aggies miss 2-free throws (:01) left in 78-77 setback

Florida State-W-Vermont..Seminoles (31-37) on free throws

Michigan State-W-Bradley..Cassius Winston (26P) for Spartans

Maryland-W-Belmont…Terps force Turnover with (:02) left..Dylan Windler (35P) in loss

Kansas-W-Northeastern…Dedric Lawson (25P) in Jayhawks win

Marquette-L-Murray State..JA Morant (17P-16A-11R) in Racers upset win..Marquette shoots 32% .

Kentucky-W-Abilene Christian…Keldon Johnson (25P)

Michigan-W-Montana..Charles Matthews (22P)..

Seton Hall-L-Wofford..Terriors hit 13-3’s…hit 5-3’s in a row late in game to seal win..Fletcher McGee 7-3’s for Wofford

Purdue-W-Old Dominion…Boilermakers jump to 13P lead early-coast.

Syracuse-L-Baylor…Bears hit 16-3’s…..Orange went 1-for-11 from arc late in game..

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(Friday Games)

Duke-North Dakota State..Blue Devils (29-5)
Virginia-Gardner Webb…UVa (29-3)
North Carolina-Iona..Tar Heels (27-6)
Oregon-Wisconsin
Utah State-Washington
Arizona State-Buffalo…UB (31-3)
Cal Irvine-Kansas State…Irvine (30-5)
Tennessee-Colgate
Iowa-Cincinnati…UC Bearcats (28-6)
Oklahoma-Ole Miss
Texas Tech-Northern Kentucky
Houston-Georgia State..Cougars (31-3)
Mississippi State-Liberty..Flames (28-6)
Virginia Commonwealth-Central Florida
Ohio State-Iowa State
Virginia Tech-St Louis

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(Coaching)

Washington State..Fire Ernie Kent (58-88) with Cougars
Morgan State..Fire Todd Bozeman (195-218)
Appalachian State..Fire Jim Fox
Cal Poly..Fire Joe Callero
Fairfield..Fire Sidney Johnson
George Washington..Fire Maurice Joseph
Kennesaw State..Fire Al Skinner (6-21) season
Montana State..Fire Brian Fish

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Syracuse..Suspend G-Frank Howard-discipline issues
Kentucky..F-PJ Washington-out tourney foot

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(NBA)

Lakers-Brooklyn Nets..Friday night game..LA (31-40)…Lakers lost 9-of-10 and 13-of-17 games.

Clippers-at Cleveland..Friday night….Clippers won 8-of-9…now (42-30) on season.

Knicks..Sign FA-G-Jimmer Fredette-playing for Shanghei Sharks-China averaging (35PPG) including 75P-game in November.

Boston..NBA fines G-Marcus Smart 50,000-3rd flagrant foul of season-shoves Joel Embiid

Minnesota…G-Derrick Rose-elbow..G-Jeff Teague-foot-to sit out rest of season.
Suns..F-Kelly Oubre-thumb injury

Suns..To interview Kevin McHale-vacant GM job

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……..(Baseball)………

Padres-Rockies..Friday-Cactus League game

Padres…off on Thursday

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Dodgers-L-Brewers (8-5)..Huyn Jin-Ryu (5inn-4R)..Justin Turner 3R-HR….Thursday game

Dodgers-Arizona..Friday matchup

Dodgers..Clayton Kershaw throws 22P-batting practice session.

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Angels-W-Arizona (2-1)…Neil Ramirez (3inn-0R)…Thursday game

Angels-Seattle..Split squad game on Friday
Angels-White Sox..Split squad

Angels..DH-Shohei Ohtani 70-long toss throws in outfielder…30-batting practice swings.

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Seattle-W-A’s (5-4) 12 innings in Tokyo Dome…Ryan Healy-Mitch Haniger HRs as Seattle sweeps opening series of season.

(Roster Moves)

Seattle..Ichuro Suzuki announces retirement (45Y)….(.311-BA…3,809 hits….509 stolen bases) in 19-year MLB career.

Cardinals..Sign 1B-Paul Goldschmidt (5Y-130M) extension
Tampa Bay..Sign P-Blake Snell (5Y-50M) after winning Cy Young Award

Phillies..Release 3B-Trevor Ploufee…OF-Gregorio Petit
Phillies..Release OF-Andrew Romine..C-Drew Butera

Atlanta..Sign FA-P-Josh Tomlin-ex Indians
Texas..Option OF-Willie Calhoun to AAA
Indians..P-Alex Wilson opts out of contract

Red Sox..Put C-Sandy Leon on trading block

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(Injuries)

A’s..3B-Matt Chapman injures hamate bone during at bat
A’s..P-Jesus Lozardo-shutdown-shoulder issue
Milwaukee..P-Corey Knebel-examined-elbow injury.
Atlanta..OF-Adam Duvall meets with diabetes doctors..hit (.132) end of last year…(.142) this spring

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………(Football)……….

Colts..Sign FA-LB-Justin Houston-ex Chiefs
Eagles..Sign FA-DE-Vin Curry-ex Tampa Bay
Arizona..Sign FA-DT-Darius Philion-ex Chargers
Lions..Sign FA-TE-Logan Thomas-ex Bills
Saints..Sign FA-CB-Marcus Sherels-ex Vikings
Raiders..Sign FA-CB-Nevin Lawson-es Lions
Raiders..Sign FA-OG-Jordan Devey-ex Chiefs

Bills..Visit with FA-OT-Jake Fisher-ex Bengals
Bengals..Visit with FA-DE-Kerry Wynn-ex Giants
Dallas..Visit with FA-S-George Iloha-Bengals
Lions..Visit with FA-DT-Al Webb-ex Colts
Seattle..Talk to FA-WR-Jevon Kearse-ex Jets

Denver..Re-sign QB-Kevin Hogan
Bengals..Re-sign CB-Darqueze Dennard
Ravens..Re-sign QB-Robert Griffin III to 2-year deal.

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(NFL)

Competition Committee….Makes 2-proposals for changes to Instant Replay
..Make Pass Interference flags-reviewable only if flag thrown
..Make QB Hits and Hits on Defensless players reviewable

NY Times..reports NFL not in favor of hiring a “Sky Judge” as 8th member of officiating crews.

Chiefs..Propose…Allow challenges on all personal foul hits…called or uncalled
Chiefs..Allow each team 1-opportunity to try a 4th and 15th player rather than an onside kick.\.
Eagles..Propose..Challenges on helmet hits…called or uncalled

Colin Kaeperneck…Wall Street Journal reports ex 49ers QB received less than 10M in NFL settlement to drop his collusion grievance against the NFL….League reportedly paid legal fees also.

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(AAF)

San Diego Fleet-at-Arizona….Sunday night matchup….Fleet (3-3) play next 3-games on road…Hotshots (3-3)…winner takes over sole possession of 2nd place in Western Division with 3-weeks left in season.

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Hold spring game on Saturday-1pm….SDSU struggling with new spread formation offense…with injuries along Off Line.

Louisville…Football program confirms ex coach Bobby Petrino overspent his recruiting budget by 1.1M the last two years before he was fired.

California….Sports Medical student files sexual harassment charge against a Golden Bears assistant coach and multiple players for confrontations last year during football season.

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……..(Hockey)………

LA Kings-San Jose….Kings trailed (2-1) in 3rd period at Press-Time…Thursday night game….LA lost 15-of-17

Ducks-San Jose…Friday night….Ducks won 6-of-9 games

Gulls-Ontario….AHL home game on Saturday night.

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Canadian Hockey League-Playoffs begin in Junior Hockey-leading to Memorial Cup

..Quebec League..Rouyan Noranda Knights top team in league (59-8-1)…10-players in Quebec league scored 40-or more goals this season….Sam Asselin-Halifax (49G)…Peter Abbandonato-Drummondville had (102-points)

..Ontario Hockey Legue..Ottawa 67s best team (50-12-6)….Justin Brazean-North Bay Trappers led lead with (66G)….Jason Roberston-Niagra Falls had (117-points)

..Western Hockey League…Prince Albert Raiders top team (54-10-4)…..Joachim Blichfield-Portland Winterhawks-Tristan Langam-Moose Jaw Warriors tied league high with (53-goals)….also (114-points).

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Edmonton…Oilers to interview 12-candidates for vacant GM job

NHL..Announce Buffalo-Tampa Bay will open next NHL season with 2-games in Stockholm, Sweden.

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…..(General)………

PGA…Valspar Open
..(66) Joel Damen..Sepp Straka
..(67) Luke Donald
..(68) Keegan Bradley
..(69) Charley Hoffman

NASCAR….Martinsville 500-Virginia…Kevin Harvick reds the field

Indy Car…Grand Prix Texas-at Austin…Scott Dixon-Josef Newgarden lead the pack

Formula 1…Off weekend-run Bahrain Grand Prix next weekend.

Soccer…USA-W-Ecuador (1-0)….Gy Zardes scores on deflection……Greg Berhalter now (3-0) in friendlies…….Friendly match-Thursday nite

English Premier League-Top games

..Liverpool (23-1-7)-vs-Hot Spur (20-9-1)
..Manchester City (24-4-2)-vs-Fulham
..Manchester United (17-6-7)-vs-Watford
..Chelsea (17-7-6)-vs-Cardiff
..Arsenal (18-6-6)-vs-Newcastle

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