Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

Posted by on September 11th, 2020  •  0 Comments  • 

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(NFL Scoreboard)

Chiefs-W-Houston (34-20)_….Chiefs reel off 31-points in a row and steamroll their way to easy win…..QB-Patrick Mahomes (211P-3TD)….RB-Clyde Edwards-Helaire (138R) in NFL debut….Travis Kelce-Tyreek Hill-Sammy Watkins catch short TD passes….QB-Deshaun Watson (253P) 1TD-1 Int-4 sacks…….NFL opener.

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(Schedule)

Chargers-Cincinnati….Debut of veteran QB-Tyrod Taylor as Bolts starter….C-Mike Pouncey likely out having missed 11-days of practice with hip issues…Bolts without star S-Derwin Williams for the year also….WR-Mike Williams-likely starter…Bengals debut 1st round draft pick QB-Joe Burrow…Cincinnati led by heavy duty RB-Joe Mixon-WR-AJ Green….

Seattle-Atlanta..Russell Wilson and hi powered passing game with DK Metcalf-Ty Lockett-Greg Olson catching passes and 3-deep at RB…Matt Ryan and Falcons rebuilt defense..Debut of RB-Todd Gurley..

Jets-Bills..Debut of QB-Josh Allen with new WR-Stefon Diggs..Jets with QB-Sam Darnold-RB-Le’Veon Bell.

Packers-Vikings..Aaron Rodgers-Kirk Cousins throwing contest.

Bears-Lions..Detroit coach Matt Patricia…Bears QB-Mitch Trubisky under fire.

Miami-New England..Cam Newton debut for Patriots..New England without 8-veterans sitting out during Covid crisis…;Ryan Fitzpatrick starts for Dolphins.

Eagles-Redskins…Dwayne Haskins takes over as Washington QB-vs-Eagles very good defense.

Raiders-Carolina..Ted Bridgewater debut as Panthers starting QB..Derek Carr unveils new ‘speedball’ passing game.

Colts-Jaguars…QB-Philip Rivers makes first start with Colts vs woeful Jaguars.

Bucs-Saints…Tom Brady debuts big play pass attack…Drew Brees begins his NFL farewell tour.

Arizona-SF…Young QB-Kyler Murray with WR-DeAndre Hopkins-Larry Fitzgerald-Christian Kirk…49ers beset by injuries to wide outs.

Browns-Baltimore…Baker Mayfield against Ravens strong defense…Lamar Jackson-vs-Myles Garrett and strong Cleveland defense.

Dallas-Rams…Debut of So Fi Stadium….Dak Prescott and hi powered offense against rebuilt Rams defense…LA begins play without RB-Todd Gurley.

Steelers-Giants…Monday Night Football…Ben Roethlisberger returns from elbow surgery..

Titans-Denver…Monday matchup…RB-Derrick Henry leads Titans..Broncos without LB-Von Miller.

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(NFL)

Dallas…QB-Dak Prescott confirms he has been treated for depression over suicide death of his brother and the isolation during Covid.  TV anlayst Skip Bayless criticizes Prescott saying NFL-QB has to be CEO of team…doesn’t have sympathy for Prescott’s problems…needs to be a leader of the NFL team.

NY Jets…FBI arrests WR-Josh Bellamy…charged with defrauding Government by receiving 17M in loans for bogus small business companies, and going on spending sprees….spent 102,000 in shopping sprees and 60,000 in casinsos…Also got business associates to file for fraudulent loans and got kickbacks from them.

Steelers…LB-Ryan Shazier to move into scouting-retired this week because of spinal cord injury.

Eagles..TE-Zach Ertz says conract talks broke down.
Eagles..Restructure OT-Jason Peters…adding 4M-to contract with move to LT

Lions..RB-Kerryon Johsnon says strange feel watching team sign FA-RB-Adrian Peterson.

Rams…WR-Cooper Kupp yet to reach contract exension…due just (2.4M) this year.

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(Roster Moves)

Denver…Veteran FA-LB-Clay Matthews rejects contract offer
Packers..Sign FA-WR-Robert Foster-ex Bills
Packers..Sign FA-DT-Dayton Mack-ex Ravens
Colts..Sign FA-S-Ibra Campbell-ex Titans
Jaguars..Sign FA-RB-Dare Ogunbowale-ex Tampa Bay
Jets..Sign FA-LB-Alec Ogletree-ex Giants
Titans..Sign FA-LB-Malik Jefferson-ex Browns.

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(Injuries)

Bears..LB-Khalil Mack-missed workout-knee issue
Broncos..WR-Courtland Sutton leaves workout shoulder issue
Broncos..DE-Brad Chubb returns to workouts-coming off knee injury
Lions..WR-Ken Golloday-ongoing hamstring issues
Colts..OG-Quenton Nelson misses workout with back strain
Miami..QB-Tua Tagovailoa put on injury report with hip issue
Steelers..OG-David DeCastro-misses workouts-knee issue
Steelers..WR-Deontae Johnson-sits out workout-foot
49ers..WR-Deebo Samuel-does not practice-coming off foot surgery.

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(College Football)

ACC-opens schedule….Syracuse-North Carolina..Duke-Notre Dame…Clemson-Wake Forest.

NCAA…4-games cancelled because of Covid outbreaks..SMU-TCU….Baylor-Louisiana Tech…East Carolina-Marshall…UCF-Florida International.

Ohio State…Coach Ryan Day wants Big 10-to seriously consider allowing conference schedule to restart in mid-October.

Wisconsin..Confirms 58-Badgers athletes tested positive this week on campus.

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……………….(Baseball)………………

Padres-Giants…..Friars led (5-1) at Press Time in 7th….Chris Paddack pulled after 2-innings-shoulde fatigue-velocity dropped in 2nd inning…Mitch Moreland 2R-double….Manny Machado HR….Jorge Ona HR….San Diego (29-17)…Giants (23-22)….Friars won 9-of-11.

Padres-SF…Friday pitchers Garrett Richards-vs-Johnny Cueto

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Dodgers-Arizona….Tied (2-2) in 6th inning…Corey Seager-AJ Pollock HRs….P-Dustin May pulled in 2nd inning-hit on foot by linedrive..LA (32-12)…D-Backs (15-29)

Dodgers…Off day on Friday…face Houston on Saturday

Dodgers..Put P-Walker Beuhler on the DL for 2nd time in a month with blister issues.

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Angels-W-Texas (6-2)..Jared Walsh 3R-HR…Mike Trout HR……Dylan Bundy 11-strikeout game-now (5-2)…..Halos (18-27)…Rangers (15-28)

Angels-Colorado..Friday matchup Griff Canning-vs-German Marquez

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(Scoreboard)

Cardinals-W-Tigers..1st game….Yadier Molina 2R-HR..St L-5 HRs in win
Cardinals-W-Tigers..2nd game…Jeimer Candalario 2-home runs for Detroit

A’s-W-Houston…Matt Olson HR…Sean Manaea 5-no hit innings..As (27-15)

Braves-W-Washington…Freddie Freeman 2-2R-HRs…Atlanta (26-18)

Indians-L-Royals..Brad Singer no hitter into 8th inning…Tribe (26-18)

Phillies-L-Miami..Starling Marte 3R-double..for Marlins.

Tampa Bay-L-Boston…Raf Devers 2R-HR…Rays (28-16)….Bosox (16-29)

Yankees-Orioles….Rained out…NY (22-21)…NY lost 5-of-6…

Cubs-Reds….Cincy led (4-3) at Press Time..Ian Happ 2R-single…Chicago (25-19)

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(Roster Moves)

Giants..Release 3B-Pablo Sandoval…hitting (.208)
Cubs..Release OF-Steven Souza
Arizona..DFA-3B-Jake Lamb-injuries

Cubs..Callup P-Colin Rea….Joe Wieland-ex Padres
Cubs-Tampa Bay…Cubs ship 2B-Pedro Martinez to Rays
Texas..Callup P-Sam Huff

Yankees..Sign FA-P-Ryan Buchter-ex Padres-Angels-Brewers

Miami…Make 6-roster moves after a (29-9) loss to Atlanta on Wednesday

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(Injuries)

Houston..P-Jason Verlander throws bullpen game…likely back in 2-weeks
White Sox..DL-P-Dallas Keuchel-back
Texas..DL-C-Josh Trevino-wrist issue
Miami..DL-C-Francisco Cervelli-concussions
A’s..OF-Steven Piscotty-cortisone shot in wrist
Miami..Activate 2B-Isan Diaz from covid list
Toronto..Activate SS-Bo Bichette from DL..was hitting (.323)
Pirates..P-Mitch Keller-Keone Kela-Jameson Taillon throw sim games..all on DL

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(MLB)

New York Post…reports Steven Cohen has the votes to be approved as new owner of Mets.

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……………..(Basketball)

(Scoreboard)

Lakers-W-Houston (110-100)….Anthony Davis (26P-12R)…LeBron James (16P-15R-9A) in win………LA leads series (3-1)

(Schedule)

Clippers-Denver…Clippers lead series (3-1)

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Indiana…To interview longtime player Chauncey Billups for Pacers head coaching job.

Houston..NBA investigating G-Danuel House for sneaking Covid worker-female into his hotel room…has been removed from Rockets roster.

NBA…Board of Governors says it will move start of next season from December 1st to December 25th.

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…………….(Hockey)…………………

(Scoreboard)

Las Vegas-L-Dallas (3-2) OT…Alexander Radulova scores (:31) into overtime for Dallas…….Stars lead series (2-1)

(Schedule)

Islanders-Tampa Bay….Game 3-Lightning lead series (2-0)

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Edmonton-Pittsburgh….Penguins offer G-Matt Murray to Oilers for #1-pick.
Florida Panthers…Interview Paul Fenton for Assistant GM job-ex MinnesotaWild GM
Nashville..Hire Dan Hinote from Team USA as assistant coach

Edmonton..Sign FA-D-Adam Cracknell…played last year in KHL-Russia-ex Gulls blueliner
Tampa Bay..Sign D-Alex Green-Cornell University
Colorado…lose D-Mark Barbiero-signs in Switzerland

Carolina Hurricane…sign working agreement with Chicago Wolves-AHL
Florida Panthers…Sign AHL deal with Charlotte Checkers
St Louis Blues…Move AHL affiliation to Springfield

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………..(General)……………..

Boxing…Canelo Alvarez files 280M-breach of contract suit against Oscar DeLaHoya, Golden Boys Promotions and DAZN-TV for not getting him title fights for 11-montys.

NASCAR…Driver Bubba Wallace leaving Richard Petty Racing after 3-years.

NASCAR…Kevin Harvick leads field for Richmond 400..2nd race in playoffs.
Indy Car..Scott Dixon heads field for doubleheader race-Mid Ohio track
Formula 1..Runs Grand Prix of Tuscany

Formula 1…Sebastian Vettel leaves Team Ferrari…signs contract with new Aston Martin team…Vettel has won 53-races…and won 4-points championships…

PGA…Safeway Open…Russell Knox 7-birdies-1 eagle in 9-under-63.

US Open…Serene Williams knocked out in semi-finals….Naomi Osaka moved to finals also.

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