Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

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Padres-Phillies…Friars open 2nd half of season with 10-game road trip
..San Diego (43-47)..6-games out of final wildcard spot
..Padres open 10-game road trip including games at Toronto-Detroit
..Padres..Play 13-of-19 on road
..Yu Darvish-vs-Chris Sanchez-Friday game
..Padres-2024 schedule released…Open season in Seoul, South Korea 2-game series with Dodgers-March 20-21st
..Padres home opener vs Giants-March 28th
.Padres home games vs AL teams..Yankees-Tigers-Twins-Astros-White Sox-Seattle-A’s-Guardians
..Padres Road games vs AL teams..at Boston-Angels-Texas-Royals-Mariners-Orioles-Tampa Bay.

Dodgers-at-Mets…LA opens 9-game road trip at Citi Field.
..Julio Urias-vs-Justin Verlander-Friday
..Dodgers road trip also to Baltimore-Texas
..Dodgers (51-38) start second half of season
..Dodgers-Sign FA-P-Tyson Miller-ex Brewers (3.86-ERA-AAA)
..Dodgers 2024-schedule released..Open vs Padres-in South Korea

Angels-Houston..Friday matchup
..Shohei Ohtani-vs-JP France
..Halos (45-46)
..Angels open 2nd half-9 game homestand vs Astros-Yankees-Pirates
..Angels-MLB 2024 schedule..open at home vs Orioles-March 28th

Toronto..P-Jordan Romano-back stiffness
White Sox..OF-Luis Robert-calf injuryu
Phillies..IL-2B-Josh Harrison-writs
Braves..P-Max Fried-rehab outing-Friday
Mets..P-Jose Quintana sent out on rehab
Astros..1B-Jordan Alvarez-rehab outing
(Roster Moves)

Texas..Sign FA-P-Matt Bush-ex Brewers
Washington..Sign FA-P-Rico Garcia-ex A’s
Seattle..Sign FA-OF-Adam Oller-ex A’s
Royals-White Sox..TRADE..KC deals P-Mike Mayers to Sox
Seattle-Giants..TRADE..SF acquires P-Jack Larson
Tigers..Release 2B-Jonathon Schoop
Tampa Bay..Release P-Jose Garcia
Reds..Option P-Mike Mariot to AAA
Rockies..Sign FA-P-Chris Flexen-ex Mariners-Mets
(MLB Notes)

MLB..Releases 2024-schedule to begin March 28th-earliest opening ever…will continue to play ‘balanced schedule.
..Padres-Dodgers..2-game series in Seoul, South Korea
..Yankees-Red Sox..2 game series in Londo
..Astros-Rockies..2 game series in Mexico City

Commissioner Rob Manfred…Meets with Mayor Oakland..given 208-pages of documents detailing what City tried to do with A’s on getting new stadium built.
document …Report would consider adding Oakland to ‘expansion list’ if new built stadium was built

MLB..Confirms there will be no pitch clock in playoffs…no Ghost Runner in extra innings in playoff games..not considering Robo Ump use of computers in 2024…Might consider Manager Challenge on balls-strikes

MLB-All Star Game…All time low TV Ratings..drew 7.1M viewers for game-lowest of all time but better than NFL Pro Bowl..NBA or NHL All Star Games..

(College Baseball)

Aztecs…Mark Martinez retires as Aztecs head coach after 9-years…was (257-217) as head coach..won 3-MWC titles …had 53-players drafted…13-got to major leagues..Spent 9-years as assistant to Tony Gwynn.


NFL..ESPN writes 7,000-word report that Jon Gruden is refusing to seek out of court settlement over his firing by Raiders…is suing the NFL for leaking caustic critical-homophobic Emails…Report says Washsington owner Daniel Snudeer may have leaked Gruden Emails to then President Bruce Allen…and correspondence that owners were aware of Snyder threatening Emails to Commissioner Roger Goodell…Sources say Gruden will ‘burn the NFL down’….Raiders owner Mark Davis quoted that Gruden was ‘set up’ in retaliation by NFL leadership by leaking Emails.

NFL..Suspends Jaguars OT-Will Richardson-3G-PED violation
Hall of Fame..Legedary Coaches Tom Coughlin-Mike Shanahan named as finalists for Coach-Contributor Category on 2024-ballot.

NFL…Report that NFL set cord in 2022 with 12B-in total revenues.

Tennessee…Meets 2nd time with FA-WR-DeAndre Hopkins

Giants..Holdout RB-Saquot Barkley faces Monday deadline to work out multi year contract or have to play season on 10M-franchise tag deal for 2023.

Arizona…QB-Kyler Murray confirms he will not be ready to play onopening day after December knee surgery

Jets..Extend DT-Quinnen Williams to (4Y-96M) deal

Eagles..#1 draft pick Jalen Carter sued by staff member badly injured in drag racing accident that killed two people last January.

Clippers…Face June 30th deadline on decision whether to grant ‘Max’ contract offers to F-Kawhi Leonard and G-Paul George…Players could get (4Y-220M) extensions….Injury history ..Over the past 4-years-Leonard-George have missed a combined (308G)  with injuries.

Lakers..Impressed with G-Max Christie-scores (24P) in Las Vegas Summer League game
(NBA Notes)

Legendary broadcaster Dick Vitale facing 3rd surgery for cancer on vocal chords

Portland..Report ownership says ‘it may take months’ to do Damian Lillard trade
76ers..Ownership reportedly asking absurd package for James Harden trade
Sacramento..Young C-Neemius Queta-stress fracture foot-summer leage
Pistons..C-James Wiseman-averaging (16P) in summer league
Lakers..C-Colin Castleton (21P-14R) in summer league game
Indiana-Suns..Trade talks-Pacers shopping G-TJ McConnell for G-Cam Payne
NYKnicks..shopping G-Evan Fournier
New Orleans..F-Willy Hernangomez signs to play in Barcelona
(College Basketball)

NCAA..Tables motion to expand March Madness from 68 teams to possibly 96…says logistics would be big issue…also says CBS-Warneer Brothers TV contract runs thru 2032 and there would be no window to open negotiations for more money.

Patrick Kane..Legendary Blackhawks F-not ready to sign contract-hip surgery
Jonathon Toews..ex-Chicago star still without a contract offer-immune disorder
Florida..G-Spencer Knight returns to workouts-had mental health issue in 2023
Ottawa..Meets with agent for FA-RW-Vlad Tarasenko-ex Blues-Rangers
Arizona..sign FA-D-Travis Dermott-ex Vancouver
Blues..sign FA-D-Oskar Sundqvist-ex Dallas
Blues..veteran G-Thomas Geiss-retires after 14Y career
Washington..FA-RW-Dennis Gurianov signs-ex Montreal
Arizona..buyout-release F-Alex Galchenyuk

..Carlos Alcaraz-vs-Danill Medvedev-Men’s semi finals-Friday
..Novak Djokovic-vs-Jarrnick Sinner in other sem final-Friday
..Ons Jabeur-vs-Marketa Vondrusova in Women’s finals-Saturday
Golf..Rory McIlroy..says he would retire rather than play in an LIV sponsored event

LIV..Moves its 50M-Championship event to Trump owned Miami Doral course.

Soccer…Christian Pulisic agrees to 4Y-contract with AC Milan…leaving Chelsea of English Premier League…Chelsea let Pulisic go after he scored just (26-goals in 4-year run in EPL..was plagued by nagging injuries and then coaching changes…Joins Milan team that has won Champions League title 7-times.
Auto Racing
NASCAR….New Hampshire 250-scheduled despite heavy rains-New England
Indy Car…Grand Prix-Toronto
Formula 1…Off weekend



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