Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on September 13th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers-Lions…..Bolts-beat up with injuries head to Detroit to play Lions….Chargers without TE-Hunter Henry may not have WR-Mike Williams-out with bruised knee…Bolts thin in secondary with loss of CBs-Mike Davis-Trevor Williams….Lions try to regroup after blowing big lead and winding up in (27-27) tie with Arizona…Lions led by big throwing QB-Matthew Stafford (39,000Y-240TD) in career..

Chargers…Sign FA-WR-Anthony Johnson-ex Bears.
Chargers…Bring FA-TE’s Will Tye-ex Giants..Ben Koyack-ex Jaguars for workouts

Chargers…Lions QB Matthew Stafford says QB-Philip Rivers is most ‘under appreciated QB’ in the NFL.

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(Scoreboard)…Thursday Night Football

Carolina-L-Tampa Bay (20-14)…Bucs make goal line stand on 4th and 1-at 2-yard line to win game…QB-Jameis Winston (208P-TD) 3-sacks….Cam Newton ((25-51) 331–3 sacks in loss….Carolina off to (0-2) start-both losses at home…Game delayed by half hour by lightning…..Game slowed by penalties and long instant replay reviews…..teams were combined (5-25) on 3rd downs in defensive struggle.

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(Schedule)

Saints-Rams..Renewal of last year’s bitter NFC-title game…Drew Brees-vs-Jared Goff throwing battle….Rams must contain RB-Alvin Kamara-WR-Mike Thomas-TE-Jared Cook…Brees has to handle the Rams defense.

Vikings-Green Bay…Packers coming off opening night loss…Vikings improved run game
Seattle-Pittsburgh..Steelers hope opener after (33-3) beating in New England.
Chiefs-Raiders..Patrick Mahomes against depleted Raiders pass defense.
Dallas-Washington..Dak Prescott omina off (407Y) passing day
Denver-Bears..Broncos home opener after beating in Oakland
Eagles-Falcons..Falcons could go (0-2) with loss..Matt Ryan-vs-Carson Wentz
49ers-Bengals..Andy Dalton 400Y-passing game last week-vs-Niners pass rush
Colts-Titans..Battle of RBs-Marlon Mack-Derrick Henry
New England-Miami..WR-Antonio Brown to make debut…Miami gave up 59P-loss
Buffalo-Giants..Bills try to go (2-0) with young QB-Josh Allen
Arizona-Baltimore…Kyler Murray-vs-Ravens tough defense
Houston-Jacksonville..Jaguars without QB-Nick Foles…Deshaun Watson-took 6 sacks
Cleveland-Jets..Baker Mayfield-vs-Gregg Williams aggressive defense..Trevor Semiean starts at QB for Jets.

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(NFL)

Patriots..WR-Antonio Brown goes thru 2nd workout with New England..NFL can order Brown off the team now that investigation into rape lawsuit has begun by the NFL….League not contact Patriots yet.

NFL…Lists 122-candidates up for nomination to Hall of Fame…newcomers on list include Steelers safety Troy Polamalu…Colts WR-Reggie Wayne…Bengals DE-Justin Smith

Browns-Jets…Feud…WR-Odell Beckham says Jets Def Coor-Gregg Williams teaches cheap shots in games.

Ryan Mallett….Former 1st round draft pick QB-arrested DUI-Arkansas…played for Ravens-Texans-Patriots.

Billy Stacy…Longtime NFL receiver-punt returner with St Louis Cardinals in 1960s..passes away (83).

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(Injuries)

Jets..RB-Le’Veon Bell-MRI on ailing shoulder
Jets…QB-Sam Darold-diagnosed with mono-will be out 3W-lost 11-pounds
Redskins..RB-Derrious Grice-surgery-torn meniscus-will miss 8W
Ravens..WR-Maquise Brown-hip…RB-Mark Ingram-shoulder miss workouts
Vikings…IR-WR-Josh Dotson-leg injury
Giants..WR-Cody Latimer-calf injury in practice
49ers..DE-Nick Bosa missed 2-days of work with ankle soreness
Seattle..WR-Tyler Lockett-held out workouts with back stiffness.

Rams..S-Eric Weddle-cleared for practice after concussion last week.

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(Roster Moves)

Bengals..Release QB-Jeff Driskill
Eagles..Release TE-Richard Rodgers from IR

Miami..Sign FA-DE-Tank Carradine

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…………..(College Football)………….

Aztecs-New Mexico State…..SDSU tries to go to (3-0) coming off Ryan Agnew (293P) day at UCLA….Aggies coming off blowout loss to Alabama….New Mexico State just 2-winning seasons in 20-years…Been to 1-bowl game since 1960.

USD…Torerors (0-2)…Bye weekend…play Harvard next weekend.

UCLA…Bruins (0-2) face Oklahoma Sooners at big play QB-Jalen Hurts.

USC–BYU….Trojans go for 3rd win in a row against Cougars-coming off win at Tennessee.

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(Mountain West)

Air Force-Colorado…in-state rivalry game.
New Mexico-Notre Dame..Coach Bob Davie not with team-heart issues.
UNLV-Northwestern…QB-Armain Rogers coming off (8-26) passing day for Rebs
Colorado State-Arkansas..Rams head into Fayetteville
Wyoming-Idaho..Cowboys-QB-Sean Chambers go for (3-0) start
Nevada-Weber State…Wolfpack try recover from (77-6) beating in Oregon
Hawaii-Washington…Warriors won back to back games against Arizona-Oregon State
Boise State-Portland..Broncos won 2-in a row.
Fresno State…bye week

(Pac 12)

Washington State-Houston….Friday night football
Stanford-UCF..QB-KJ Costello returns from concussion
Arizona State-Michigan State..Devils-vs-Spartans strong defense
Utah-Idaho State…Utes ranked 11th in nation
Cal-North Texas State…Bears coming off big win vs Washington
Oregon State-Cal Poly….Beavers off to (0-2) start
Arizona-Texas Tech..QB-Khail Tate returns to Wildcats lineup
Oregon-Montana…Ducks coming off win against Nevada-face 1AA team.

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(College Notes)

Florida State…Hire Jim Leavett as consultant-former head coach South Florida and assistant at Oregon-Colorado.

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………….(Baseball)………

Padres-L-Cubs (4-1)….Yu Darvish (6inn-0R-2H-14Ks) in dominant outing…Ian Happ 2R-single…….Friars struck out 19-times in game…Padres now (68-77) on season.

Padres-Rockies….Open weekend series in Denver..Rockies (62-85)…Joey Lucchesi (10-7)-vs-Jeff Hoffman (1-6)

Padres..P-Garrett Richards to throw weekend bullpen…likely to start game next week in Milwaukee.

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Dodgers-W-Orioles…..Dodgers score 2R on passed ball in win….LA loses P-Rich Hill in 1st inning with sprained knee ligament in lst start since coming off the DL…same knee he injured early in season……LA (93-53)…..Baltimore (47-99)

Dodgers-NY Mets…Weekend series at Citi Field…Clayton Kershaw (13-5)-vs-Noah Syndegaard (9-7)…Dodgers face Rookie of Year candidate Pete Alonso (48HRs) this season.

Dodgers..Await MRI result on 3B-Justin Turner minor ankle sprain.
Dodges…P-Scott Alexander-surgery-nerve-pitching hand..

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Angels….Off day on Thursday

Angels-Tampa Bay…Friday matchup..Andrew Heaney (4-4)-vs-Charley Morton (14-6)

Angels..OF-Justin Upton-MRI-knee…hitting (.177)
Angels..OF-Shohei Ohtani to have surgery Friday for torn knee patella tendon…Recovery 3-months.
Angels..Shutdown P-Cam Bedrosian-forearm problems

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(Scoreboard)

Yankees-W-Tigers…Luke Voit 2R-HR…Edwin Encarnarcio 2R-HR….NY (96-51)..Tigers (43-101)..1st game twin bill.

Yankees-W-Tigers….Edwin Encarnarcion HR…..NYSweep doubleheader…NY (97-51)…Tigers fall (43-102)

Royals-W-White Sox…Hunter Dozier 3R-HR…Jorge Soler HR

Cardinals-W-Rockies…Dexter Fowler HR…St Louis hits 6-home runs

Pirates-W-San Francisco…Joe Musgrave (5inn-0R)Giants lost 11-of-16

Mets-W-Arizona…Juan Lagares Grand Slam HR..2R-HR..Mets hit 6-homers…Mets won 8-of-12….DBacks (11-6)

Red Sox-W-Toronto…Brad Holt 2RBI…Boston (4-8) skid

Atlanta-L-Phillies…Jean Segura 2R-HR…JT Realmuto 2R-HR…Braves won 11-of-14…19-of-24…..(91-57)on season.

Washington-W-Minnesota….Juan Soto 2R-HR…Adam Eaton HR..Anthony Rendon HR…Twins (12-6) stretch.

Tampa Bay-L-Texas…Nick Selak 2R-HR…Rays won 11-of-14

Houston-A’s…Athletics lead (3-2) at Press Time…Matt Olson 2R-HR….Houston won 17-of-23…(96-51)…..Athletics won 11-of-16…(86-60) on year

Cincinnati Seattle…Mariners led (5-2) at Press Time…Omar Narvaez 2R-HR….Reds lost 10-of-14…..Mariners (60-86)

Milwaukee-W-Miami…Ryan Braun 2R-HR…Brewers won 10-of-12…Marlins (51-95)

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(Roster Moves)

Blue Jays…Release P-Clayton Richard-spent most of year on DL.

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(Injuries)

Yankees…1B-Edwin Encarnarcion strains oblique while hitting
Yankees..P-JA Happ leaves start with bicep issue
Yankees..C-Gary Sanchez-pulled from game with groin issue
Giants..P-Reyes Moronta faces 11-months rehab-labrum surgery
Milwaukee..OF-Christian Yelich faces 10W-rehab for minor fracture kneecap
Indians..MRI-P-Brad Hand-shoulder fatigue
Cubs..P-Craig Timbrel-Elbow setback
Seattle..OF-Jake Fraley-sprained thumb

Milwaukee..P-Brandon Woodruff-simlulated game for oblique injury=could pitch next week.
Yankees..Will likely activate OF-Giancarlo Staton-P-Luis Severino from DL this weekend.

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(MLB)

Mets…Hire Terry Collins as Senior VP-Player Personnel…former Mets manager.

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……….(Basketball))…………

Pistons..Sign FA-G-Joe Johnson-ex Atlanta-Suns star…17Y in NBA.
Portland..Sign FA-G-Troy Caupain-averaged (16P) in NBA-G League
Brooklyn…Talk to FA-F-Carmelo Anthony about contract

Charlotte..Want 2nd round pick Jalen McDaniels-ex Aztecs to sign G-League contract.

Lakers..Coach Frank Vogel wants Anthony Davis to play PF-not play Center.

Golden State..Coach Steve Kerr-says he expects the Warriors to be a different team after losses of Kevin Durant..Andre Iguodala..Shaun Livingston.

Team USA…Jerry Colangelo-head of program…upset at how many NBA players rejected offers to play for US in the FIBA World Tourney…29-of-34 players invited declined…US finishes 7th in world tourney.

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……………(Hockey)…………

Ducks…Open preseason camp with record 70-players on ice…Among new player”
..RW-Nic Deslauries-ex Montreal
..C-Benoit Groulx-scored 31-goals-Halifax-Quebec League
..LW-Andrias Martinsson-ex Blackhawks
..RW-Johno May-scored 20-goals-Greenville-ECHL
..RW-Andrew Poturalksi-scored 23-goalss-Charlottetown-Quebec League
..RW-Brayden Tracey-scored 26-goals-Moose Jaw-WHL
..D-Hunter Drew-Charlottetown-Quebec League
..D-Jani Hakanpaa-6’6-star-Karpat-Finnish League champion
..D-Conor Riley-scored 21-goals-Adirondack-ECHL
..D-Chris Wideman-veteran Florida-Ottawa-Edmonton
..G-Anthony Stelar-ex Flyers-Oilers backup goalie
..G-Dostal Lukas-played in Finland-Czech Republic
..G-Ollie Ek-played in Sweden

Gulls…Lose D-Keaton Thompson…signs with NHL-Minnesota Wild.

Las Vegas…D-Shea Theodore confirms he underwent surgery for testicular cancer…will be ready for start of the season.

Ottawa…Lose D-Christian Solanin-4 months-torn labrum

Calgary….Sign FA-D-Michael Stone-whom they bought out in early summer.

Winnipeg..Sign F-Josh Morrisey (8Y-48M) contract

Vancouver…Remove Pat Conascher as Director Hockey Operations of AHL-Utica Comets.

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…………..(General)…………..

NASCAR….Las Vegas 400….Opens Playoff Chase…Kyle Busch-Denny Hamlin-Martin Truex enter as top points leaders.

Indy Car…Bye weekend…run at Laguna Seca next weekend.

Formula 1..Off weekend before Singapore Grand Prix

Formula 1….Huge turnout for funeral of F-3 driver Antoine Hulbert-killed in Spain two weeks ago….Charles Leclerc-Alain Prost among those attending.

Formula 1…Haas Racing…terminates sponsorship contract with Rich Energy Drinks.

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Soccer-English Premeir League-top games
..Liverpool-Newcastle United
..Manchester United-Leicester
..Hot Spur-Crystal Palace
..Manchester City-Norwich City
..Arsenal-Watford

Arsene Wenger…former Arsenal Manager-hired by FIFA to be Technical Director of Global soccer.

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California Horse Racing Board…..Confirms that 2018-KentukyDerby Winner Justify had positive drug test just before Derby…but CHRB did not have time to launch an investigation into the case before the Derby…CHRB eventually dropped probe believing the horse ingested gained jimcan weed…not ingesting drugs.

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