Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on February 7th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

………….(Basketball)……………

(NBA Trade Deadline)…12-deals made at Deadline

Memphis-Miami..Grizzlies trade F-Andre Iguodala..F-Jae Crowder..F-Solomon Hill to Heat for F-Justise Winslow..G-Dion Waiters..F-James Johnson.

Golden State-Minnesota…Warriors ship G-DeAngelo Russell..F-Omari Spellman..F-Jacob Evans to Timberwolves for G-Andrew Wiggins…#1-#2 picks.

Knicks-Clippers-Washington…NY sends F-Marcus Morris..to Clippers..Clippers also get G-Isaiah Thomas from Wizards….NY gets F-Mo Harkless…F-Issuf Sanon and #1 pick…Washington gets F-Jerome Robinson.

Detroit-Cleveland…Pistons send F-Andre Drummond to Cavaliers for G-Brandon Knight..F-John Henson…#2 pick.

Clippers-Atlanta….LA deals G-Derrick Walton to Hawks for #2 pick.

Houston-Atlanta-Denver-Minnesota….Execute 12-player deal involving 4-teams…C-Clint Cappela winds up in Atlanta..F-Robert Covington goes to Rockets.

76ers-Orlando…Philadelphia deal F-James Ennis to Magic for #2 pick

Atlanta-Sacramento…Hawks ship F-Jabari Parker..C-Alex Lens to Kings for C-Dewayne Dedmon and #2-#2 picks

Golden State-76ers…Wasrriors move G-Alec Burks and F-Glenn Robinson to Philadelphia for #2-#2-#2 picks.

Denver-Washington..Nuggets trade G-Shabazz Napier to Washington for G-Jordan McRae.

Minnesota-Memphis…Grizzlies move F-James Johnson for C-Gorgui Deng.

Portland-Atlanta..Blazers deal F-Skal Labessiere for #2 pick

Lakers-Dallas-Knicks…3-Way deal collapses at deadline because of salary cap complications…Lakers would have picked up F-Marcus Morris…Knicks would have received G-Danny Green….Maverickcs would have acquired F-Kyle Kuzma.

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(NBA)

NY Knicks..Name longtime agent Leon Rose as President Basketball Operations.

Lakers..Announce Public Memorial service for Kobe Bryant will be February 24th at Staples Center.

Philadelphia..Release G-Trey Burke.
Lakers..Workout FA-G-JR Smith-ex Cavs
Lakers..Workout FA-F-Darren Collison-ex Blazers-Clippers.

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(Scoreboard)

Lakers-Houston…..Wild shootout at Staples….Rockets hit 11-3’s in first half to offset James Harden (2-7) shooting….Lakers shot 54% in first half……Game tied (88-88) late in 3rd quarter…at Press Time……Thursday night game…Lakers (38-11)…Rockets (32-18)

Lakers-at-Golden State…Saturday game
Clippers-at Minnesota..Saturday game

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(College Basketball)

Aztecs-at-Air Force…..Saturday game…SDSU tries to go to (24-0) on season.

USD-St Mary’s….USD strong showing against hi powered St Mary’s…trailed only (24-22) at halftime at Press Time…Toreros (8-16)…lost 9-of-10…..Gaels (19-5)
USD-Pacific…Saturday night WCC game.

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……………..(Baseball)…………………

Padres…Former C-Nick Hundley names Senior Director Baseball Operations by Commissioner’s Office….Retires after 14Y-career with Padres-Orioles-Giants-A’s.

Padres…Former P-Chris Young elevated to Senior VP-On Field coordinator by Commissioner’s Office…Will direct game day operations and act as liaison with Umpires Association.

Dodgers…Sign 1B-Max Muncy…3Y-extension-(24.M) total.

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(Roster Moves)

Dodgers-Red Sox-Twins trade…Mookie Betts deal being held up because of concern involving “Medical” on P-Brusdar Graterol-who went to Red Sox…Additional players may have to be sent to Boston from Minnesota….Graterol had shoulder problems end of last year…prior to that had elbow surgery.

Colorado-White Sox….Reports out of Chicago that Chisox made contact with Rockies about trade ideas for 3B-Nolan Arenado…but Rockies star has full ‘no trade’ clause.

Cardinals..Sign FA-P-Ricardo Sanchez-ex Marlins
Phillies..OF-Dom Brown announces retirement.

Tampa Bay…OF-Josh Lowe-shoulder surgery..out 3-months.

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(MLB)

Houston…Fired manager AJ Hinch says ‘it’s fair question that Astros 2017-World Series win is tainted’…but stopped short of condemning club for Sign Stealing Scam….admits ‘Clubhouse pinto position that 2017 season is blemished’…..says he believes players may still apologize once spring training opens.

Red Sox…Commissioner Rob Manfred says he hopes to conclude Boston portion of ‘Sign Stealing’ probe by next week.
Houston…Manfred says ‘not disappointed’ Astros players yet to apologize.

Giants…Bruce Bochy taking job as Advisor to ownership

Pete Rose…appeals to Commissioner’s office for reinstatement review after Houston Astros players-who took part in Sign Stealing Scandal-were not disciplined.

MLB…Joe Torre elevated as Assistant to Commissioner-had been Senior VP of Baseball Operations.

Tampa Bay…Commissioner Rob Manfred says he is willing to talk to both Montreal-Tampa Bay about possible split season schedule.

Mets…Sale of team from the Wilson family to investor Mike Cohen comes to halt over differences about value of franchise, and request that the Wilpon family be allowed to run the team the next five years…..Commissioner Rob Manfred says the deal will not go forward…but defended Wilpon Family requests as part of deal.

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…………….(Football)……………..

NFL Union….11-member Executive Committee and 32-Player Reps reportedly pushback against idea of 17-game regular season….Spent 8-hours on Thursday reviewing Owners proposal for new CBA….Owners also proposed 2-bye weeks and adding 2-wildcard teams to playoffs to increase revenue pie and offered bigger split of revenues to players….Union said not ready to vote on proposal.

Jacksonville…Owner Shad Khan says Jaguars are not moving to London even though team has 2-home games scheduled in England next year…Khan  going forward with stadium expansion plans and buildout on land around stadium in Jacksonville.

Pittsburgh….Troubled WR-Antonio Brown apologizes to Steelers and fans for how he handled his exit from team in controversy filled 2018-season.

XFL…Spring season starts this weekend with 8-teams
..LA Wildcats-at-Houston Roughnecks on Saturday
..Seattle Dragons-at-DC Defenders on Saturday
..Tampa Bay Vipers-at-NY Gladiators on Sunday
..St Louis Battlehawks-at-Dallas Renegades on Sunday

XFL….Interesting names on opening day rosters
..LA..QB-Josh Johnson..K-Nick Novak..OT-Ty Roemer..OG-Nico Siragusa
..Dallas..QB-Eric Dungey..QB-Landry Jones..QB-Phil Nelson
..DC..RB-DJ Pumphrey..QB-Cardale Jones..S-Mike Elam
..Houston..QB-Connor Cook..OT-Terry Poole.
..NY..QB-Luis Perez..QB-Matt McGloin
..St Louis..QB-Taylor Heinicke..QB-Nick Fitzgerald..LB-Dex McCoil
..Seattle..QB-BJ Daniels..WR-Keenan Reynolds..RB-Ken Farrow
..Tampa Bay..WR-Antonio Calloway..QB-Aaron Murray

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(Teams)

Washington..Ron Rivera meets with OT-Trent Williams-discussing return to team after ugly holdout-suspension last year.

Titans..Hire Jim Haslett-LB coach..Ex-Rams-Bills coach
Eagles..Hire Aaron Moorehead-WR coach-ex Vanderbilt
Colts..Hire Brian Baker-DL coach-ex Alabama-Mississippi State

CFL-Toronto Argonauts…Hire Glenn Young as Def Coord…former LB for Chargers.

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(Roster Moves)

Rams..S-Eric Weddle retires after 13Y-career with Chargers-Ravens-
Raiders..Sign FA-LB-Quentin Poling-ex Miami
Ravens..Sign FA-OT-Andre Smith-ex Bengals

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(College Football)

Central Michigan..School refuses to admit transfer QB-Jett Duffey-Texas Tech because of sexual assault investigation.

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………………..(Hockey)………………

Ducks-L-Montreal (3-2)…D-Jeff Petry scores (:25) Into Overtime for Habs win….Ducks outshot Habs (37-5) but lost-Carey Price 35-saves……..Anaheim had won 5-of-7
Kings-L-NY Islanders (5-3)….Isles score 3-goals in 3rd period against Jon Quick…Kings had (3-1) lead own road…LA lost 10-of-12

Ducks-at-Toronto….Friday night game at Air Canada Center.

Kings..Callup G-Cal Peterson from Ontario Reign-AHL.
Kings-Toronto..LA deals G-Jack Campbell..F-Kyle Clifford to Leafs for #2-#3 draft picks.

Las Vegas..Buys San Antonio Rampage-AHL..will move team to Henderson, Nevada next year.
St Louis Blues…Looking for new working agreement after losing affiliation in San Antonio.

Chicago..D-Brent Seabrook..out 5-months with 3rd hip operation.

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………………(General)……………..

NASCAR….Speed Week begins with the Daytona Clash this weekend…24-car field headed by Denny Hamlin….Jimmie Johnson

PGA…ATT-Pebble Beach
..(63)..Nick Taylor eagles first hole…birdies 17-18 to go 8-under for lead
..(66)..Patrick Cantalay shoots 6-under
..(67)..Harold Varner
..(68)..Phil Mickelson

English Premier League…Winter weekend break-limited games
..Manchester City-vs-West Ham…top game

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