Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on December 20th, 2019  •  0 Comments  • 

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Chargers-Raiders…Final home game in Carson for Bolts…Chargers (5-9) on season…just (11-10) overall in 3-years in Carson…Raiders (6-8) have lost 4-games in a row…Raiders scored just 4TD in last 4-games.

Chargers..QB-Philip Rivers (21TD-21 Turnovers-30 Sacks)
Chargers..Team has 29-turnovers in all this season
Chargers..Defense giving up (303YPG)..only 13-takeaways-QB 70%
Chargers..WR-Keenan Allen (90R) on season
Chargers..RB-Austin Ekeler-nearly (1400APY) and (78-receptions)
Chargers..WR-Mike Williams (44R-20.7YPC)

Raiders..QB-Derek Carr (3372P-19TD-70% completions)
Raiders..RB-Josh Jacobs (1310APY)-out with shoulder injury
Raiders..TE-Darren Waller (80R-12.5YPC)
Raiders..WR-Tyrell Williams (38R-15TD)
Raiders..Defense (368Y)..allowed 48TDs…only 14-takeaways
Raiders..Taken 113-penalities (984Y)
Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden (10-20) in two years.

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(Schedule)..Saturday

Rams-49ers…LA (8-6)..San Francisco (11-3)…Rams defense 43-sacks-17-takeaways…QB-Jared Goff (3996P-17TD-20-Tovers)…QB-Jimmy Garoppolo (26TD-6Int)….SF-Defense allow (269YPG)…(47-sacks..26-takeways)

Patriots-Bills..New England (11-3)..Buffalo (10-4)…Bills defense allow (291YPG-26TDs)…QB-Tom Brady (86-QB Rating)…Patriots defense (268YPG)

Houston-Tampa Bay…Texans (9-5)….Bucs (7-7)…QB-Deshaun Watson (33TD-3774APY)…QB-Jameis Winston (4573P-30TD-29 Tovers-43-sacks)

(Schedule)…Sunday

Chiefs-Bears…KC (10-3)…Chicago (7-7)…KC is (6-1) on road…QB-Patrick Mahomes (3606P-106 QB rating)…Chiefs offense (384YPG)

Seattle-Arizona…Seahawks (11-3)…Cardinals (4-9-1)…Arizona lost 6-of-7…Allowed 47-sacks…QB-Russell Wilson (28TD-5Int-109 Rating)

Atlanta-Jacksonville…Both teams (5-9)…..Jags lost 5-of-6….QB-Matt Ryan (3769P-24TD)

Ravens-Browns…Baltimore (12-2)..Cleveland (6-8)….Ravens offense (409YPG)…QB-Lamar Jackson (3992APY-40TD)…QB-Baker Mayfield (17TD-17 Int-33 sacks)

Saints-Titans..New Orleans (11-3)…Tennessee (8-6)..Saints just 8-turnovers this year…Drew Brees (21TD-4Int-115QB rating)…Ryan Tannehill (114R)

Carolina-Indianapolis…Panthers (5-9)…Colts (6-8)…Indy lost 4-in row…Will Grier starts at QB for Carolina…Benched Kyle Allen (22-Tovers-45 sacks).

Bengals-Miami…Cincinnati (1-13)….Miami (3-11)…Bengals allowed 43-sacks and 28-turnovers….Miami lost 4-of-5.

Steelers-Jets…Pittsburgh (8-6)..Jets (5-9)…Jeets won 4-of-6…Duck Hodges stays at QB but has (82R)

Redskins-Giants..Washington (3-11)…NY (3-11)…QB-Daniel Jones starts for NY (21-turnovers-33 sacks)…QB-Dwayne Haskins (70QB rating)…Redskins lost 6-of-7 at home.

Denver-Detroit…Lions (3-10-1)..Broncos (5-9)..Drew Lock (2-1) as Broncos starting QB.

Cowboys-Eagles…Both teams (7-7)..winner takes NFC-East…QB-Dak Prescott (4334P-26TD-99QB rating)….Eagles wiped out by injuries offense (23-turnovers)

Green Bay-Minnesota…Monday night game…Packers (11-3)…Vikings (10-4)….QB-Aaron Rodgers (3463P-24TD-2Int-100 QB rating)…QB-Kirk Cousins (3484P-25TD-5Int-111QBR)….Vikings (6-0) at home.

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(Teams)

Chargers..RB-Austin Ekeler asks how front office could allow so many players to become free agents at same time..Philip Rivers, Melvin Gordon, Hunter Henry, Adrian Phillips, Derek Watt.

Hall of Fame…Centennial Class list for enshrinment narrowed to 38 in special 2020 vote…Finalists include:
..Coaches-Jimmy Johnson-Bill Cowher-Mike Holmgren-Dick Vermeil-Don Coryell.
..Contributors..Paul Tagliabue-George Young-Art Modell-Art McNally.
..Players..Cliff Branch-Tommy Nobis-Donnie Shell-Howard Carmichael-Roger Craig.

XFL…Says it denied permission to Steelers to sign QB-Landry Jones and Lions to sign QB-Josh Johnson after they had signed with XFL.

XFL..Says no teams interested in Johnny Manziel and his history…Colin Kaeperneck salary demands too high.

Cincinnati..Former CB-Deltha O’Neal arrested felony drunk driving charges-suffered two broken legs and arm in DUI incident that also injured another passenger.

Jacksonville…Tom Coughlin fired by ownership after losing 4-grievances filed by players over excessive fines….Coughlin fined a player (25,000) for missing team breakfast..(10,000) for missing a yoga class…(99,000) for sitting down on the sidelines….(700,000) for rehabbing injury at home in off season-not at facility.

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(Roster Moves)

Arizona..Workout CFL-FA-QB-Chris Streveler-Winnipeg
Jets..Sign FA-RB-Kenneth Dixon-ex Ravens
Raiders..Sign FA-LV-Ukome Elegive-ex Giants
Rams..Workout FA-K-Brett Maher-ex Cowboys

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(Injuries)

Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott misses 3-days workouts-shoulder bruise
Minnesota..RB-Dalvin Cook misses workouts-shoulder sprain
Miami..CB-Xaverian Howard-knee surgery.
Denver..IR-DT-Adam Gotsis-knee scope

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(College Football)

New Mexico Bowl…Aztecs-vs-Central Michigan on Saturday….SDSU (9-3)-vs-Chippewas (8-5)…State defense nationally ranked 9th in country…(281YPG)….28 sacks…22-takeaways…78-tackles for loss…35% on third down….Central Michigan led by Tennessee transfer QB-Quinute Dormandy (2148P-14TD)….RBs Jon Ward (1082-6.2YPC)..Kobe Lewis (977Y-5.5YPC)…CMU scored 35TD rushing this year…but Central turned it over (25X) this season….10th bowl game in a row for Aztecs.

Bahamas Bowl…Buffalo-vs-Charlotte…Friday game
Frisco Bowl..Utah State-vs-Kent State..Friday

Las Vegas Bowl…Boise State-vs-Washington Huskies..Saturday
New Orleans Bowl..Appalachian State-vs-UAB
Camellia Bowl..Florida International-vs-Arkansas State
Boca Raton Bowl..SMU-vs-Florida Atlantic
Cure Bowl..Liberty-vs-Georgia Southern

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(1AA Playoffs) Semi Finals

James Madison-vs-Weber State..Dukes (13-1)..Weber (11-3)
North Dakota State-vs-Montana St..Fighting Hawks (14-0)..Bobcats (11-3)

(Division II) Championship

Minnesota State-vs-West Florida…State (14-0) on season

(Division III) Championship

Wisconsin Whitewater-vs-North Central-Illinois..

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University Houston…NCAA fined school (5,000) placed on probation..Academic fraud in 2018…tutor did 4-papers for 2-players..both players suspended from team.

Pac 12 Conference…confirms it has opened talks with with “Apple” about unique streaming program to air sports in new TV contract.

Herman Boone…Legendary high school coach who was featured in ‘Remember the Titans’ movie with Denzell Washington…passes away (84Y)…Coach high school that was integrated in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971 to state title.

USC…Mounting criticism…Trojans did not sign any of top 25-players ranked in California…Ranked dead last in Pac 12…Ranked 78th nationally.

UCLA…Ranked 28th in nation in recruiting.

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………………(Basketball)…………….

Lakers-L-Milwaukee (111-104)….Bucks explode 42P in 2nd quarter-build big lead-hold off Lakers comeback….Giannis Antetokoumpo (34P)…George Hill (21P) off bent…Bucks hit 16-3″s….Anthony Davis-LeBron James combine (57P-22R)……..NBA showdown on Thursday….Lakers (24-5)…Bucks (25-4)

Clippers-Houston…Clippers jumped to (69-54) lead at halftime at Press Time…Kawhi Leonard-Paul George combined for 37P in first half….Clippers held James Harden (1-5) shooting in opiening half….LA (21-8)

Aztecs-Utah…Play at Staples Center on Saturday…SDSU (11-0) ranked 20th in nation…faces Utes (9-2)…Utah coming off a stunning win over Kentucky in the Coaches-for-Cancer tourney…Utes led by 6’6-F-Tim Allen (21PPG)…and Guards Both Gach-Ryan Jones-combined for 38-3s this year…SDSU averaging (75PPG)…defense holding other teams to (37%) shooting….Game at 3:30pm

USD-Stanford…Toreros (6-7) on season.

Memphis…7’1 C-James Wiseman drops out of school in midst of 12-game suspension for receiving illegal benefits while in high school…Was giving moving expenses for family by former NBA coach Penny Hardaway-who became Memphis’ coach a year later.

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……………(Baseball)…………….

Padres-Indians…Report from Cleveland-Padres trying to put trade package together for P-Mike Clevinger (29Y)….has (41-21) record with 3.20-ERA in career…Indians asking 4-for-1 in deal.

Angels..Sign FA-P-Julio Teheran-ex Atlanta…(77-73) record…signed 1Y-9M deal.

Dodgers-Indians…Continue trade talks for All Star SS-Francisco Lindor…but LA balking at putting SS-Gavin Lux in the deal.

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(Roster Moves)

Red Sox..Sign FA-P-Martin Perez-ex Texas-Minnesota
White Sox..Sign FA-P-Gio Gonzalez-ex Milwaukee
Royals..Sign FA-3B-Maikel Franco-ex Phillies
Milwaukee..Sign FA-1B-Justin Smoak-ex Blue Jays
Miami..Sign FA-P-Aaron Norrhcraft-ex Seattle
Miami..Sign FA-2B-Chris Lopez-ex Texas

Mets..OF-Yoenis Cespedes asks team to trade him…had taken payout from 20M-to-9M after having injury issues 3-years in a row.

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(MLB)

Union…Files grievance for OF-Jacoby Ellsbury…Yankees refuse to pay final (26M) of contract claiming Ellsbury sought medical treatment for injuries from non-baseball physicians-resulting in more. injuries.

MLB…Hands out luxury tax bills for 2019….Red Sox will pay (13.4M) tax….Cubs (7.6M)…Yankees (6.7M).

MLB…Payroll totals…Boston had highest payroll (228M)…Yankees (226M)…Cubs (220M)…Dodgers (205M)….Washington (205M)..

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………………(Hockey)………………

Kings-L-Columbus (3-2) IT,,,Pierre Dubois scores (:61) into overtime for Blue Jackets win……Thursday night action…LA (15-19-3) on season.

Kings-at-Buffalo…Saturday game
Ducks-at-NY Islanders…Saturday game…Anaheim (14-17-4)

Gulls-vs-San Jose…Friday night home game…Gulls (10-11-2)
Gulls-vs-Stockton…Saturday night home game.

Tampa Bay…Hi scoring F-Nikita Kucherov benched for poor defensive play

Winnipeg…Pick up G-Eric Comrie on waivers from Detroit

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…………….(General)…………………

(Soccer)

English Premier League…top games this weekend
..Liverpool (16-0-2)-vs-West Ham
..Manchester City (11-4-2)-vs-Leicester (12-2-3)
..Manchester United (6-4-7)-vs-Watford
..Chelsea (9-6-2)-vs-Hot Spur (7-5-5)

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Peter Snell….legendary New Zealand distance runner passes away )(80)…Set 5-world records in middle distance running….Ran (3:54.1) mile….won Gold Medals in 800-1500 over 3-Olympiads….Moved to US and received Doctorate degree in Athletic Medical Injury Research.

Santa Anita…California Horse Racing Board…issues 17-page report…says there was no ‘wrongdoing’ on track’s part in 37 horse racing fatalities at track in 2019….Says inherent risk of injuries in racing…”No illegal conduct..conditions…cruelty’.

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