Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

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……………..(FOOTBALL)………………

Chargers-Denver….Bolts (4-7)…Broncos (3-8)….Denver may start rookie draft pick Drew Lock at QB on Sunday…Bolts coming off bye week…QB-Philip Rivers (15TD-16Tovers) on season-QB rating at (85.5) on of lowest of career…..Broncos offense ‘anemic’ all year…(302YPG)…allowed 36-QB sacks…12-turnovers…only 27%-3rd down conversionĀ rate…..Denver defense only 10-takeaways this season…
Chargers OTs-Russell Okung-Sam Tevi both limited in practice all week…

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(Scoreboard)-Thanksgiving Day

Dallas-L-Buffalo (26-15)….Bills defense 4-sacks..Interception..Fumble recovery…2-stops on 4th down….Bills reeled off 26-straight points in game…QB-Josh Allen (231P-43R) in win….WR-Cole Beasley (6R-110Y)…Devin Singletary 28Y-TD catch on wide receiver option….Dak Prescott (355-2TD) threw interception-fumbled twice….Bills now (9-3)…Dallas (6-6)-lost 6-of-9 games…Cowboys are now (0-5) against teams with winning records.

Chicago-W-Detroit (24-20)…Mitch Trubisky (338P-3TD)…led team on 90Y-scoring drive at end of game….Lions QB-David Blough (280P-2TD)…threw 75Y-TD pass on his first pass attempt in NFL…..Lions lost 5-in row-now (3-8-1)….Chicago (6-6)

Saints-W-Falcons (28-18)….Saints defense 9-sacks..2 Interceptions…1 Fumble recovery….destroy QB-Matt Ryan…Drew Brees (168P) in win…….New Orleans (10-2)….Falcons (3-9)

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(Schedule)

49ers-Baltimore..Lamar Jackson (3,303APY)-vs-SF defense (248YPG-44QB sacks-23-takeaways…SF (10-1)-Ravens (9-2)
Seattle-Minnesota..Russell Wilson (24TD-3Int-112QBR)-vs-Kirk Cousins..Seahawks (9-2)..Vikings (8-3)

Jets-Bengals…Andy Dalton returns as starting QB-Cincinnati (0-11)
Titans-Colts..Ryan Tannehill (5-1) as starter for Tennessee
Eagles-Miami..Philadelphia (5-6)..Dolphins (2-9)
Packers-Giants..Green Bay (8-3)…Giants lost 7-in row
Browns-Steelers..Cleveland (5-6)..Pittsburgh (6-5).Brawl 2-weeks ago
Carolina-Washington..Panthers (5-6)..Redskins (2-9)
Tampa Bay-Jaguars..Bucs (4-7)..Jaguars (4-7)
Rams-Arizona..Matchup Jared Goff-vs-Kyler Murray..Rams (6-5)
Chiefs-Raiders..KC (7-4)..Raiders (6-5)-bad game last week vs Jets
Patriots-Houston…New England (10-1)..Texans (7-4)

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(NFL)

Dallas..Owner Jerry Jones continues public criticism of Coach Jason Garrett and staff leading into Bills game…Rumors everywhere he will make coaching change end of season.

Steelers..OG-David DeCastro-fined 14,000 for trying to play peacemaker in brawl two weeks ago.

Jacksonville..Former LB-Telvin Smith arrested for running marijuana farm on his property….261-plans…50 pounds of marijuana…200,000 cash seized in his gated community property.

Arena Football League…files Chapter 7-bankruptcy and ceases operation…League was down to 6-teams…started play in 1987.

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(Roster Moves)

49ers..Sign FA-DE-Alex Barrett..ex Aztecs-Lions
Patriots..Sign FA-K-Kai Forbath-ex Vikings-Jaguars
Giants..IR-LB-Zach DeOssie-wrist-knee

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(Injuries)

Vikings..RB-Dalvin Cook-chest injury
Browns..WR-Odell Beckham-groin issue
Dallas..OG-Connor Williams-knee
Chiefs..RB-Damian Williams-ribs
Patriots..K-Nick Folk-appendectomy surgery
49ers..WR-Dante Pettis-knee injury in practice
49ers..QB-CJ Beathard-back injury in practice

Steelers..RB-James Conner-cleared play-shoulder injury
Eagles..OG-Lane Johnson-cleared from concussion protocol

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(College Football)

Aztecs-BYU…SDSU (8-3)….Cougars (7-4)…Aztecs will start redshirt freshman QB-Carson Baker in place of injured Ryan Agnew….JUCO transfer Jordan Brookshire may also play in game…..BYU played a rugged schedule as independent-games against Utah-Tennessee-USC-Washington-Boise State…Cougars won 5-games in row…QB-Zach Wilson back after broken hand injury early in season.

USD-Northern Iowa…Toreros (9-2) open play in 1AA playoffs..QB-Reid Sinnett (3,341P-32TD)…WR-Michael Bandy (72R-15YPC)….USD offense averaging (498YPG)-60TD…Northern Iowa ranked 11th in nation in defense in compiling (8-4) record…Game to be played in the UNI-Dome….Panthers have lost to Iowa State-North Dakota State-Weber State-South Dakota State…all top teams in their divisions.

UCLA-Cal….Bruins close out disappointing season…(4-7) on year…QB-Dorian Thompson-Robinson missed practice this week with ankle injuries…Bruins defense ranked 118th in nation.

USC…Season completed (8-4)

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(Mountain West Conference)

Boise State-Colorado State…Broncos (10-1) heading into Ft-Collins
Wyoming-Air Force..Cowboys (7-4)..Falcons (9-2)
Nevada-UNLV..Wolfpack (7-4)…Rebels (3-8)
Utah State-New Mexico..Aggies (6-5)..Lobos (2-9)
Fresno-San Jose State…Bulldogs (4-7)..Spartans (4-7)
Hawaii-Army…Rainbow Warriors (8-4)..Cadets (5-6)

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(Pac 12)

Washington-Washington State…Apple Cup game..Huskies struggling (6-5)-final game for QB-Jacob Eason…Cougars (6-5) led by QB-Anthony Gordon

Oregon-Oregon State..Civil War game..Ducks (9-2)…Beavers (6-5)
Stanford-Notre Dame..Cardinal (4-7)..Irish (9-2)
Colorado-Utah..Utes (10-1)
Arizona-Arizona State..Wildcats (4-7)-Sun Devils (6-5)

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(Top 10)

1-LSU-Texas AM…Tigers (11-0)
2-Ohio State-Michigan..Buckeyes (11-0)..Wolverines (9-2)
3-Clemson-South Carolina…Tigers (11-0)
4-Georgia-Georgia Tech..Bulldogs (10-1)
5-Alabama-Auburn…Tide (10-1)
6-Oregon-Oregon State..Ducks (9-2)
7-Utah-Colorado..Utes (10-1)
8-Penn State-Rutgers..Nittany Lions (8-2)
9-Oklahoma-Oklahoma State..Sooners (10-1)
10-Minnesota-Wisconsin…Gophers (10-1).

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(1AA Playoffs)..Top Games

North Dakota-vs-Nicholls State…Bison (7-4)
Central Connecticut (11-1)-vs-Albany
Austin Peay (9-3)-vs-Furman
Kennesaw State (10-2)-vs-Wofford
Villanova (9-3)-vs-SE Louisiana
Monmouth (10-2)-vs-Holy Cross

Top seeded teams have byes..NDakota State-James Madison-Weber State-Sacramento State.

Division II-
Notre Dame-Ohio (11-1)-vs-Kutztown State
Slippery Rock (11-0)-vs-Shepard-West Virginia
Colorado State Pueblo (11-1)-vs-Minnesota State (11-0)

Division III
Union-NY (11-0)-vs-Salisbury State-Maryland (10-0)
Mt Union-Ohio (11-0)-vs-North Central
Hardin Baylor-Texas (11-0)-vs-Huntingdon-Indiana
Chapman-California (10-0)-vs-St John Minnesota (10-1)

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(College Notes)

Florida State…Wants permission to talk to Penn State head coach James Franklin about Seminoles job.

Rutgers..Reopens talks with former head coach Greg Schiano.

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…………….(BASEBALL)……….

Padres…Continue trade talks…shopping C-Austin Hedges and OF-Hunter Renfroe in possible deals leading into Winter Baseball Meetings….Padres looking for 2B and starting pitching.

Dodgers..Sign FA-C-Rocky Gale-ex Padres-LA minor leaguer.

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(Roster Moves)

Washington..Re-sign C-Yan Gomes

Twins..Meet with FA-P-Zach Wheeler-Mets..discussing (5Y-100M) deal.

Brewers..Say they will move newly acquired Luis Urias to SS in spring.

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(MLB)

A’s…Ramon Laureano…says MLB needs to come down hard on Houston Astros for sign stealing…Make them an example with harsh discipline…’scare everyone else away from doing it’…’people should lose their jobs’….’we knew they were cheating-have to find ways to beat it’…..

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………….(BASKETBALL)………….

Aztecs-W-Creighton (83-52)….Matt Michell hits 3-3’s early…Aztecs score 40P in opening half….Malachi Flynn breaks out of shooting slump going (7-11)….SDSU hits 11-3s in blowout win….State defense held Blue Jays 38% shooting…..forced 15-turnvoers…Statement win that pushes SDSU into consideration for NCAA tourney berth……….Opening game Continental Tire Classic-Las Vegas…SDSU (7-0)

Aztecs….2nd round matchup against Iowa on Friday…..Hawkeyes bombed Texas Tech in other Thursday game.

USD-St Bonaventure…..Toreros take (3-5) record to Clean, NY to meet Bonnies in Sunday matchup.

Virginia…Loses high scoring G-Braxton Key-wrist surgery

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Lakers-Washington…..LA (16-2)…Friday night action..Wizards (6-10)

Clippers-San Antonio…..LA (14-5)…Friday game…Spurs (6-13)

Warriors….coach Steve Kerr injured and cut his hand in temper tantrum during Golden State game on Wednesday

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…………(HOCKEY)…………….

Gulls-at-Ontario…..AHL action….San Diego (7-8) coming off awful loss at home to San Jose on Wednesday….outshot (41-16).

Ducks-Winnipeg…Friday afternoon action…Ducks (11-11-3)
Kings-at-San Jose..Friday night
Kings-Winnipeg…Saturday game

Calgary….Coach Bill Peters issued written apology for racial slur incident against black player that occurred in 2009-in American Hockey League…NHL investigation report Peters physically abused players while head coach Carolina Hurricane….Rod Brind’Amour-confirmed incidents…but said Carolina handled discipline internally and there was never another incident…

Carolina…Former owner Peter Karmonas upset that he was not informed of Peters-incidents with players…covered up by GM-Ron Francis.

Edmonton..F-Ryan Hopkins-Nugent-minor hand surgery…D-Alex Chiasson-out with concussion
Blues..D-Oskar Sundqvist-bruised foot-out of lineup for MRI.

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………..(GENERAL)…………….

Formula 1….Abu Dhabi-Grand Prix…final race of season…Lewis Hamilton goes for 11th in of year…has already won 7th points title.

Soccer…English Premier League top games
..Liverpool (12-0-1)-vs-Brighton
..Manchester City (9-3-1)-vs-Newcastle
..Chelsea (8-3-2)-vs-West Ham
..Leicester City (9-2-2)-vs-Everton
..Manchester United (4-4-5)-vs-Aston Villa

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