Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on August 2nd, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(FOOTBALL)……………

Chargers-Rams….Joint workout on Thursday morning….RB-Justin Jackson scored on TD run-worked with 1st team offense…Chargers used rookies Forrest Lamp and Dan Feeney as offensive guards….Trey Pipkins lined up at LT

Chargers….Agent for holdout RB-Melvin Gordon formally asks for trade…GM-Tom Telesco refused to give agent permission to talk to other teams and is refusing to upgrade (5Y-41M) contract extension….Gordon rejects 8M a year extension that would not kick in till 2020 season.

Rams…RB-Todd Gurley practiced with first unit…looked explosive in rotating with 3-other backs.

Chargers..Sign FA-DT-Dee Liner-ex Chiefs

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(Teams)

Ravens…Get rookie WRs Miles Boykin-Marquise Brown on field together for first time.

Buffalo…NT-Ed Oliver-1st round pick-ejected from practice for hitting QB-Josh Allen

Carolina…Off Coor-Norv Turner mandates changes in Cam Newton throwing motion to protect his shoulder.

Browns..WR-Antonio Calloway remains benched because of poor conditioning.

Colts..Jacoby Brissett takes all snaps with #1-offense with Andrew Luck out with calf issues again.

Vikings..Install 2-TE offense with Kyle Rudolph-Irv Smith

Jets..Vote confidence K-Chandler Catanzaro despite 5-missed field goals in 2-practices.

Raiders..Praise rookie DE-Cle Ferrell for quickness off the ball.

Seattle…say Res-Chris Carson-Rashard Penny will rotate as starters.

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(Roster Moves)

Jets..Sign FA-C-Ryan Kalil-ex Carolina
Bills..Sign FA-OF-Nico Siragusa-ex Aztecs-Baltimore Ravens
Carolina..Sign FA-S-Tre Boston-ex Cardinals-Chargers
Denver..Sign FA-RB-Theo Riddick-ex Lions
Raiders…Sign FA-WR-Jordan Lasley-ex Ravens-UCLA
Jaguars..Sign FA-RB-Davante Mays-ex Packers
Raiders…Sign FA-DT-Anthony Rush
Jaguars..Sign FA-TE-Don Ernsberger-ex Tampa Bay
Minnesota..Sign FA-OT-Ty Catalina…ex-Redskins
Washington..Sign FA-LB-Barrett Sickels-ex Rams

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(Injuries)

Denver…Coach Vic Fangio treated in Cleveland hospital for kidney stone
Raiders…WR-Antonio Brown misses 2-workouts-blisters on feet
49ers..OG-Josh Garnett-out 3W-finger surgery
Jaguars..LB-Quincey Williams-surgery-meniscus-out 6W
Eagles..RB-Miles Sanders-foot injury
Bills..OG-Spencer Long-knee injury…4th OL to get hurt in camp

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(Hall of Fame)

Denver-Atlanta…Hall of Fame Game

Hall of Fame Ceremonies-Saturday in Canton
..Pat Bowlen-Late Broncos owner-3 Super Bowl wins
..Gil Brandt-28Y with Dallas Cowboys-Player Personnel
..Champ Bailey-CB-15Y-career.52-interceptions Broncos-Redskins
..Ty Law-CB-15 year career-35-interceptions-Patriots
..Ed Reed-Safety-12 year career-64-interceptions-Ravens
..Tony Gonzalez-tight end-1,325 receptions Chiefs-Falcons
..Johnny Robinson-legendary S-Dallas Texans-Kansas City-old AFL

Darrin Sharper…NY judge rejects appeal for new trial from ex Packers star on his conviction of date rape cases in 4-different states…Sharper to serve 18Y in prison.

Chiefs…S-Tyrann Mathieu-Judge drops court case over allegation family member tried to extort 5M-from NFL player in family dispute

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(College Football)

Aztecs…Open preseason camp 3:30 on Friday….
..Ryan Agnew remains starting QB
..Battle between Jordan Brookshire-JUCO transfer-Mark Salazar #2
..9-Running Backs led by Juwan Washington-Chase Jasmin
..Kyle Spalding-Zach Thomas to battle for LT job
..Oregon transfer Jacob Capra to take RT job
..BYU transfer Joe Jimenez could move into RG job
..Arizona transfer Sammy Morrison to vie for starting CB
..Brady Hoke takes over as Def Line coach
..Ron Caragher debuts new spread formation offense

Mission Bay High….UT reports head football coach Dane Roman found deceased in his apartment on Wednesday after failing to report to camp on Monday and Tuesday…..Autopsy report pending.

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……….(BASEBALL)…………..

Padres-L-Dodgers (8-2)…LA led in 8th inning at Press Time….Rookie C-Will Smith hit Grand Slam HR off Trey Wingenter….Cody Bellinger HR-2R-double in LA rally……Padres stranded 7-runners in 6-innings against Clayton Kershaw…..Kershaw now unbeaten in 18-straight starts against Friars…….San Diego (50-58)…Lost 13-of-18….Dodgers (72-39)….won 8-of-12.

Padres-Dodgers…Friday pitchers…Eric Lauer (5-8)-vs-Dustin May-rookie making MLB debut.

Padres..P-Garrett Richards…1st rehab start since Elbow surgery…-Lake Elsinore (2.1inn-3R-5H-2W)…threw 34 strikes-23-balls…labored allowed 7-baserunners in 2-plus innings.

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Angels…Off day on Thursday.

Angels-Cleveland…Friday matchup…Felix Pena (8-3)-vs-ike Clevenger (5-2)…..Halos lost 5-of-7.

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Twins-L-Marlins…Harold Ramirez RBI triple…solo HR in 12th…..Twins (66-42)….Marlins (42-65)

Giants-L-Phillies…JR Realmuto 3R-HR…Cesar Hernandez HR-2R double….Giants (18-7) hot spell…Phillies won just 7-of-22

Mets-W-White Sox…Robbie Cano HR-RBI double…Mets won 13-of-17…..White Sox fall to (46-60)

Milwaukee-L-A’s…Matt Chapman 2R-HR for A’s…Ryan Braun HR…scored also on wild pitch…..Athletics won 15-of-23…..Brewers (9-6) stretch

Blue Jays-W-Orioles…Vlad Guerrero 2R-HR…RBI double..Randal Grichuk HR..Baltimore won 8-of-14…(36-72)….Jays (44-67)

Astros-W-Indians…Alex Bregman-George Springer solo HRs…Houston won 13-of-18…..Indians on (19-7) spurt

Boston-L-Tampa Bay..Tom Pham 2-doubles..2RBIs…..Red Sox (59-51)….Rays won 6-of-9

Cubs-L-Cardinals…Jack Flaherty throws 1-hitter-9Ks…St Louis won 11-of-15…..Cubs lost 7-of-10

Reds-L-Braves….Fred Freeman 3R-HR….Atlanta (65-45)…Cincinnati won 4-of-6.

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(MLB)

MLB…Hands out 40-games of suspensions…..fines 11-others for bad bench clearing brawl in Reds-Pirates game
..P-Keone Kela-Pirares-hit with 10G-suspension for throwing at head of Reds batter
..P-Amir Garrett-Reds pitcher slapped with 8G-suspension for rushing Pittsburgh dugout to trigger brawl
..SS-Jose Osuna-Pirates- 5-games
..P-Jared Hughes-Reds-3 games beanball
..OF-Yasiel Pug-Reds-3G-start second fight
..Manager David Bell-Reds-Suspended 6G for coming out of clubhouse to join fight.
..Manager Clint Hurdle-3G-for not controlling his team.

Boston..P-Ric Porcello fined for violent outburst-destroyed 2-TVs in clubhouse

Arizona…Las Vegas Review Journal reporting Diamondbacks owners have opened discussions with officials from Henderson, Nevada about land for new stadium…D-Backs can opt out of contract at Chase Field after 2022-by paying 20M-exit fee…..Team been trying for 5-years to get new stadium built

(Roster Moves)

Texas..DFA-2B-Asdrubal Cabrera…C-Tim Fedorowicz
Giants..DFA-P-Dan Winkler
Cubs..Release P-Tim Collins
Indians..Option OF-Jake Bauers..OF-Greg Allen

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(Injuries)

Pirates…Surgery-P-Jameson Taillon-forearm tendon…will be out 9-months
Phillies…Surgery for P-David Roberston-forearm
Giants..DL-OF-Alex Dickerson-oblique

Indians…Manager Terry Franconia-Surgery for eye issue

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……..(BASKETBALL)………..

New Orleans….Pelican new GM-David Griffen said his 3Y as GM of Cavaliers during the LeBron James era was ‘misery’…..Trying to build a winner around LeBron James was stressful-trying to deal with demands and contract issues of players took all the fun out working in NBA……..Said after winning title…LeBron hurt the team with comment ‘nothing left to prove’…..felt LeBron was preoccupied with other priorities in life….Said in LeBron’s galaxy-player got all the credit…none of ht blame.

Lakers…G-Lance Stephenson signs to play-Liaoning team in China.
Clippers..Sign FA-C-Patrick Patterson-former Oklahoma City backup
76ers..F-Nick Stauskas-signs to play in Spain
Knicks..G-Ron Baker signs to play for CSKA-Moscow.

Portland…F-Zach Collins suffers torn ankle ligaments in off season workout.

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……(HOCKEY)……….

Calgary…Buys out veteran D-Mike Stone contract.

Penguins…Hire Matt Cullen-veteran forward just retired after 21-year career…will work in player development.

NHL…1-month from training camps opening…4-top restricted free agents still unsigned….Leafs-Mitch Marner..Jets-Patrick Laine…Flames-Matthew Tkachuk….Tampa-Brayden :Point

NHL…Unsigned veteran free agents include…Pat Marleau…Pat Maroon…Joe Thornton..Justin Williams..Dion Phaneuf….Jake Gardiner…Ben Hutton.

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………..(GENERAL)……….

PGA Golf…Wyndham Championships-Greensboro
..(62)..Byeong Hun-An…4-birdies in 5-holes
..(62)..Sun Im…7-birdies on day
..(63)..Patrick Rogers
..(64)..Jordan Spieth-Webb Simpson-Brandt Snedecker

PGA…Danish golfer Thor Olsen arrested for drunken incident-disorderly conduct-groping stewardess on British Airways flight on Monday conning hone from St Jude Classic in Memphis…Taken off plane by police in London.

NASCAR….Head to upstate NY or road race at “The Glen”

Formula 1…Hungarian Grand Prix….Lewis Hamilton-Val Bottas-Max Verstappen head the field.

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