Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on February 10th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

……….(Football)………

Aztecs…Sign 2Y-Home-and-Home contract with BYU…will play Cougars here in 2019…play in Provo in 2020….San Diego State had already signed home-and-home deals with Stanford, UCLA, Arizona State, Arizona and Utah in future years schedules.

Penn State..Appeals Judges decision that awarded former coach Mike McQueary (12.6M) in damages for defamation and whistleblower retaliation.

Baylor..Big 12-informs school full conference review of mishandling of probe of Sex Scandal in Bears football program.

UCLA..Hires Jimmy Dougherty-wide receiver coach…had taken job at Oregon just 6-weeks ago.

(NFL)

Direct TV…Announces 9% hike for NFL fans getting “Sunday Ticket” ..will cost viewers ($281) per month…..”Red Zone Channel” will have additional 5% hike also.

Raiders…Team President Mark Baldain says team will come up with financing partner to replace Sheldon Adelson’s 650M in funding for Las Vegas Stadium….Wants to reopen lease talks with Las Vegas Stadium Authority.

49ers..Hire Martin Mayhew-Player Personnel Director-ex GM-Lions…Hire-Jeff Zgonina-DL coach-ex Giants….Hire-Mike LaFleur-WR coach-ex-Atlanta staff

Chargers..Hire John Lott-strength coach..ex-Arizona coach
Chargers…Defensive Coordinator Gus Bradley says team will go to “4-3” defense next year.

Falcons..Hire Bryant Young-Def line coach.

Carolina…Team President Danny Morrison steps down from post.

Houston..Texans announce moving preseason camp to Greenbrier, West Virginia…replacing Saints-who will hold camp in New Orleans.

Dallas..Former Cowboys RB-Joe Randle charged with assaulting another prisoner in jail…Randle been in jail on 5-different charges of assault and DUI incidents.

Pittsburgh..Former Steelers FB-Jon Wittman enters rehab center for addiction to pain killers..after DUI-arrest for abuse of prescribed medication.

San Francisco…Former 49ers QB-Steve Young and Dallas owner Jerry Jones both sound off saying WR-Terrell Owens belongs in Hall of Fame.

Cincinnati…Female nurse says Bengals CB-Pac Man Jones spit on her while she was preparing to take blood test of player following assault arrests.

(Players)

Seahawks…Sign FA-K-Blair Walsh-ex Vikings.

Chiefs..Say RB-Jamaal Charles will return to team next year..due 6M-has played just 8-games in 2-years knee surgeries.

Colts..Release LB-D’Qwell Jackson-injury issues.

Giants..Release LB-Uani Unga-former starter-knee injuries

Saskatchewan…CFL-Roughriders deny reports they held private workout for FA-QB-Johnny Manziel…Hamilton Ti-Cats own his rights.

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…………..(Basketball)………………

NY Knicks…Former F-Charles Oakley apologizes for incident at Garden on Thursday night…led to arrest…3-counts assault for punching security guards trying to remove him after he tried to confront owner James Dolan.

Bucks..F-Jabari Parker-gone for year-torn knee ligaments.
Orlando..G-Aaron Gordon-out with bruised foot

Cavaliers..Sign FA-F-Derrick Williams-former lst round pick.

Lakers-at-Milwaukee..Friday night…LA (18-37).
Clippers-at-Charlotte..Saturday matchup

USD-L-Pacific (60-58)…Toreros let 14-point lead in first half slip away…Tigers go on (18-2) scoring binge to take lead-pull away..UOP fights off late challenge in final 5-minutes…USD falls to (11-14)

Gonzaga-W-Loyola…Bulldogs go to (25-0)..Zags score 50 in first half.

UCLA-W-Oregon (82-79)…Ducks walk into Pauley Pavilion score 48-in opening half-build big lead…Bruins rally in 2nd half-going on a (20-3) run…shooting 50% from floor…Oregon hit 11-3’s…Steve Alford team (22-3)

Aztecs-Utah State…Saturday matchup…SDSU now (5-6).

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………..(Baseball)………………

Miami…Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria negotiating to sell team to New York real estate syndicate…..Charles Kushner-NY part of group…his son is married into Trump family…..Loria bought team for 158M…asking price (1.6B).

Dodgers…Lead owners Guggenheim reportedly interested in selling minority share of team….Mark Walter will continue to run team.

MLB…Will experiment with new ‘extra inning’ rule in rookie league ball next year…Runner will be placed at 2nd base in each extra inning in hopes of speeding the game.

(Roster)

Angels..Veteran pitcher CJ Wilson-retires..had 2-years of elbow surgeries.

Braves..Void contract FA-P-Jared Walden-continuing arm problems.

Indians..Open talks with FA-2B-Chase Utley
Reds..Sign FA-OF-Desmond Jennings-ex Tampa Bay.
Mariners-Tampa Bay…Trade-Seattle deals C-Jesus Sucre to Rays.
Royals-Cubs..Trade-P-Alex Mills to Cubs for minor leaguer

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…………….(Hockey)……………….

Gulls-at-Ontario….San Diego is (13-2-1) in last 15 games heading into Friday night game.

Ducks-Buffalo….
Kings-Florida….

Arizona…Coyotes ownership denies repors they were in Seattle-Portland to look at hockey buildings there with eye towards moving team.

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………….(General)………….

ATT-Pebble Beach….Rain and wind suspend play late in lst round…
(68)..Seung Noh
(69)..Jason Day
(70)..Jim Furyk

Still on course..Jordan Spieth 3-under..Phil Mickelson 1-under

PGA..Incident golf fans harass Jordan Spieth over signing autographs for kids but not collectors…fans used obscenities infront of women and children fans..Spieth upset at autograph seekers-called them “scum”..

Olympics…Bob Costas stepping down as host of NBC-broadcasts. to be replaced by Mike Tirico.

NASCAR…Richard Petty says Dale Earnhardt-Junior making mistake returning to races after having 3-different concussions incidents the last two years.

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