Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on February 28th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(Football)…………….

NFL-Union….Union President DeMaurice Smith implores players to accept the new 10Y-CBA….says financial package means huge jumps in salary cap….Pay raises for all young players…Changes in discipline.

Saints…LB-Devin Kennard-Player Rep…urges players to vote ‘Yes’ on CBA…says each player gets full additional game check…plus at least 7-other perks they don’t currently have in current contract….Says salary cap will jump from 188-to-200M-250M-300M in three years.

Union…May fight NFL on scheduling Jaguars for back-to-back road games in London next year.

Miami…Ex-Dolphins RB-Mark Walton arrested a 4th time violating court order in confrontation with ex girlfriend…Had domestic abuse, assault and marijuana issues last year.

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(Teams)

Tom Brady…Agent Don Yee met at combines with Chargers-Colts-Raiders on Thursday.

Tom Brady…Agent confirms there have been no contract extension talks yet with Bill Belicheck…Patriots take 13.6M-cap hit if Brady leaves.

Dallas..Jerry Jone met with agent for QB-Dak Prescott…have not upgraded (33M) -per year offer made in early fall…Could franchise tag him this weekend at (27M)

Chargers…GM Tom Telesco says team will address contract extension with WR-Mike Williams after it finishes dealing with FA’s-Melvin Gordon-Hunter Henry…Williams (92R-1665-12TD) in career.

Raiders..Coach Jon Gruden says team ‘never recovered’ from losing WR-Antonio Brown-who asked for release.

Minnesota…GM-Rick Spielman confirms team has only 1.3M-in salary cap space…roster changes will occur.

Baltimore..Will let veteran FA-CB-Jimmy Smith go on open market.
Bengals..Release OT-Cordy Glenn..(9.3M) cap space
Chiefs..Will franchise tag DT-Chris Jones (16.3M)
Patriots..Will let FA-OF-Joe Thuney test free agent market
Giants..Will contact FA-DE-Jadaveon Clowney-ex Seattle
49ers..Inform injured RB-Jerick McKinnon must take 4M-paycut
Washington..OT-Trent Williams asks for pay hike from 12M-t0-18M

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(NFL-Combine)

QBs…Jalen Hurts-Oklahoma runs fastest 40 at (4.54)…Justin Herbert-Oregon (4.68)…Cole McDonald-Hawaii (4.58)
WR..Henry Ruggs-Alabama (4.27)…2nd fastest all time…Quez Watkins-Southern Miss (4.35)..Jerry Judy-Alabama (4:45)
TE..Albert Okweugbunam-Missouri..runs fast (4.49)
RB…Scottie Phillips-Ole Miss…leads with 29-bench presses-225
DT…Netane Muta-Fresno State..does 44-reps at 225
P..Mike Turk-Arizona State..sets record Bench press 25-reps.
QB-Joe Burrow meets with Bengals owner Mike Brown and coach Zack Taylor.

TE-LSU-Thaddeus Moss breaks foot-will have surgery
WR-Von Jefferson-Florida-breaks foot

Aztecs..Announce 2020-schedule…open at home vs Sacramento State..do play UCLA..other home games UNLV-San Jose-Colorado State-Hawaii…Tough road schedule..open at Toledo…also play at Nevada-Utah State-Wyoming-BYU-Fresno State

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……………..(Baseball)………………

Padres-W-Angels…(1-0)….Taylor Trammel 2-hits-RBI…P-Adrian Morejon (1.1inn-2K)…P-Emilio Pagan (1inn-0H-2K)…Padres (4-1) in spring

Dodgers-W-Indians (6-5)….Keke Hernandez 3R-HR in 1st inning…P-Tony Gonsolin (2inn-1H-3K) in win

Padres-Cubs…Friday Cactus League
Dodgers-Milwaukee…LA (4-1) in spring
Angels-Texas…Halos (2-3)

Padres…Manager Jayce Tingler comments on team
..Wil Myers-More disciplined at plate..simplify his at-bats
..Josh Naylor..Learned to look for right pitch-hit lefties better
..I want lineup force teams play foul line to foul line defense
..I want hitters to go to all fields
..Juan Lagares-Trent Grisham could rotate in CF
..Reliever 3-batter rule-fine with it-known about it-prepared for it
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(Injuries)

Cubs..P-Brad Wieck-has cardiac ablation heartbeat procedure
Indians..P-Emmanuel Clase-out 3-months-lat shoulder strain
Red Sox..P-Chris Sale-fighting pneumonia-likely headed to DL
Dodgers..P-Dustin May-suffers setback rib cage-doing long toss
Dodgers..P-Jimmie Nelson-shutdown-bullpen-groin-back issues
Angels..P-Griff Canning-MRI-elbow discomfort in 1st start
Phillies..P-Robert Stock-forearm injury

Miami..C-Jorge Alfaro-oblique
Washington..P-Will Harris-ribcage issue

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(MLB)

Astros….Batters have been hit 7X in 4-exhibition games.
Korea…May postpone start of season-March 28th-virus
Japan..May padlock stadiums-no fans-open season March 20th

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…………….(Basketball)………………….

Aztecs-at-Nevada….Final regular season game-Saturday…SDSU (27-1)…Wolfpack (19-10)…(12-2) at home.

USD-L-Gonzaga (94-59)…..Bulldogs shoot (52%)….(51-27) edge rebounds…5-double figures…….Toreros (9-21)….Zags (28-2)…Thursday night action

USD-Pacific…Final home game Saturday night.

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Lakers…LA Sheriff’s Department investigating report that officers shared confidential photos of Kobe Bryant crash scene with people..including photos of  bodies at crash sight….Cardinal sin law enforcement.

Lakers-Golden State……Lakers pulled away 2nd half…led (79-67) 3rd quarter at Press Time…Anthony Davis (21P)….LeBron James sits out with groin issue…Lakers (42-12)

Clippers-Denver…Friday night game….LA (39-19)
Lakers-at-Memphis…Saturday game

Atlanta..C-Dewayne Dedmon-elbow bone spur
76ers..F-Ben Simmons sees specialist about disc problem back
Suns..Fp-Kelly Oubre-torn knee meniscus

Minnesota..Fined 25,000 for sitting G-DeAngelo Russell for game with Denver.

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………………(Hockey)……………..

Ottawa…Bobby Ryan-C..returns to team after 90-days in Alcohol rehab.

Ottawa..Callup F-Josh Norris…(32G-in-50 games) in AHL.
Las Vegas..Give F-William Carrier-4Y extension

Craig MacTavish…hired to coach Lusanne in Swiss League…ex Edmonton Oilers coach…also coached in KHL-Russia.

LA Kings…Lose top young winger Tyler Madden-Northeastern University-broken hand…had (19G-in-27Games) in college.

Gulls-at-Stockton…Friday AHL matchup…2nd game-7-game road trip
Gulls-at-San Jose…Saturday game

Ducks-Pittsburgh…Friday night..Ducks (25-30-8)
Kings-New Jersey..Saturday game…LA (23-35-6)

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…………….(General)……………..

NASCAR….Heads into Fontana for Auto Club 400 race.

Golf..Honda Classic…Round two on Friday
..(66) Harris English-Tom Lewis
..(67)..Zach Johnson
..(68)..Wyndham Clark

English Premier League…Top games
..Leicester City (15-7-5)-vs-Norwich on Friday
..Liverpool (26-0-2)-vs-Watford..Saturday
..Manchester City (18-6-3)-vs-Arsenal
..Manchester United (11-8-8)-vs-Everton
..Hot Spur (11-9-7)-vs-Wolverhampton

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