Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

Posted by on February 24th, 2017  •  0 Comments  • 

………(Basketball)……………

Aztecs-at-Colorado State…Saturday road game…SDSU (16-11)..(8-7) in MWC…Rams (19-9)…(11-4)-tied for lst place with Nevada…..CSU has won 8-of-last 9-gmes…Rams led by GianClavell (18P-6R) and Em Omogo (14P-11R) per game…..SDSU (3-4) on road in conference…(6-7) on road overall…(2-5)-vs- teams with winning records.

USD-vs-UPortland…Toreros final home game of season on Saturday..

USD-L-Gonzaga..(96-38).#1-ranked Bulldogs inflict worst modern day beating on USD program..58-point loss equals loss by similar margin to BYU a year ago…Gonzaga held Toreros to 1-basket in opening 10-minutes of game…USD scored just 6-baskets in first 20-minutes…Zags shot 66% from the floor…outrebounded USD (51-20)…led by 60-points with 2-minutes to go in game…Bulldogs now (29-0) on year.

UCLA-W-Arizona State…(87-75)…TJ Leaf scores (25P)…Bruins now (25-3)
Arizona W-USC (90-77)..Wildcats now (26-3)

Clippers-Golden State…LA built 16 point lead in 2nd quarter only to see it disappear late in 3rd quarter as Steph Curry-Kevin Durant led strong comeback…Warriors erupted for 50 point in the 3rd quarter alone

Lakers-at-Oklahoma City…LA coming out of All Star break…(9-29) since early December.

Clippers-San Antonio…Spurs (43-13) on season…Friday night gameWa

NBA Trading Deadline…11-deals in all made at deadline.

Bulls-Oklahoma City..Chicago deals F-Doug McDermott (10P) and F-Taj Gibson and #2 pick to Thunder for G-KCam Payne-F-Jof Lauvergne-G-Anthony Morrow…Huge point production upgrade for Thunder.

76ers-Dallas..Philadelphia trades C-Nerlens Noel to Mavs for #1-pick..F-Justin Anderson-C-Andrew Bogut…Noel brings big shotblocking defensive ablities to Mavs frontline.

Suns-Raptors..Phoenix moves G-F-PJ Tucker to Raptors for C-Jared Sullinger and #2-#2 picks.

Houston-Lakers..Rockets ship young G-Tyler Ennis to LA.
Houston-Nets..Rockets G-KJ McDaniels goes to Brooklyn.
Hawks-Phoenix….Atlanta send G-Mike Scott to Suns
Milwaukee-Denver..Bucs deal C-Greg Hibbert to Nuggets

Indiana…Turns down 4-offers for high scoring G-Paul George
Knicks..Hold onto F-Carmelo Anthony and G-Derrick Rose
Chicago..Retains G-Jimmy Butler

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………..(Baseball)…………….

Padres….Hire Bob Scanlan to be fulltime reporter for broadcasts Fox Sports-San Diego telecasts…Hire Anthony Gwynn to do some color-studio analyst work on TV also.

Padres..P-Clayton Richard bruises hand when hit by pitch during bunting drills…X-ray negative.

Padres..Rookie mini-camp workouts…feature top P-Adrian Morejon..Cal Quantrill..Anderson Espinoza….Also bring in OF-Michael Gettys..1B-Josh Naylor.

Padres..Open Cactus League play on Saturday-Sunday with Mariners.

Dodgers..Open Cactus League schedule Saturday with White Sox..Clayton Kershaw to throw 1-inning….Rich Hill to start Sunday..Kenta Maeda on Monday

Dodgers…Good news on Adrian Gonzlaez…Exam of elbow comes back clean..could begin hitting early in week…hopes to play in World Baseball Classic for Team Mexico.

Angels..Open Cactus League schedule vs Brewers on Saturday.

Angels..P-Cam Bedroisan to miss weekend workouts-minor groin injury

(Schedule)

Cactus League-Grapefruit Circuit opens today
Mets-Red Sox
Orioles-Tigers
Yankees-Phillies
Reds-Giants
Twins-Tampa Bay

(Injuries)

White Sox..3B-Todd Frazier out of workouts-minor oblique injury
Texas…DH-Josh Hamilton MRI on knee joint-clean-no structural damage..just continue rehab despite soreness.

(Roster)

Mets..Sign FA-P-Wilfredo Boscan-ex Pirates.

Giants..P-Jake Peavy remains unsigned..admits distractions going thru a divorce…Confirms he lost 15M-swindled by former advisor in Ponzi scheme..

Angels..P-Tim Lincecum to hold showcase workout in next two weeks-still unsigned-struggled in comeback with Angels last year.

Aztecs-Tennessee…Opening game in Tony Gwynn Classic…SDSU coming off win over 7th ranked Cal State-Fullerton.

USD hosting Notre Dame in opening game of Classic at Fowler Stadium..

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……………..(College Football)……..

Aztecs…Open spring football workouts…Biggest Challenge-finding starting OL stars Nico Siragusa and Daniel Brunskill…. and replacing starters in Defensive Line….Determing backups to lead RBs Juwann Washington-Rashard Penny….RB-Marcus Stamps giving up football because of injuries

Ole Miss..NCAA hits Rebels program with Allegations Violations letter involving 9-more incidents involving boosters, money, grades….Charges Ole Miss with “Institutional Lack of Control”…and implicates head coach Hugh Freeze with wrongdoing….School will be hit with 7M-in fines…self-imposed Bowl ban…but may lose scholarships too.

(NFL)

San Diego…Hotel developer Doug Manchester proposes 500M-renovation of Qualcomm Stadium rather than tear it down…Proposes new home for NFL team-Aztecs-Bowl Games and MLS expanion team…Also proposes development of Hotels-Office Buildings-Mixed housing of condos and student apartments…No River Park…also wants to undertake study of building NBA-NHL Arena and how to sell Sports Arena Boulevard land.

(Roster)

Broncos..Release OT-Russell Okung-not pick up 11M option in contract.

Jets..Release K-Nick Folk…OG-Breno Giacomini.
Tampa Bay..Release CB-Allterranun Verner

Eagles..Restructure (10.4M) contract LT-Jason Peters

CFL…Canadian League salutes Bernie Custus-lst black QB in pro football-passed away (88)..played at Syraucse…went to CFL-won Grey Cup with Hamilton Ti-Cats

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………….(Hockey)………

LA Kings-Boston…Kings continue to struggle scoring goals…having scored just 14-goals in last 8-games…going (3-5) in that stretch-trying to stay in 8th and final playoff spot

Kings-Vancouver….Report that Kings talking to Vancouver about a trade for Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller.
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San Diego Gulls…Open 3-game road trip starting tonite in Texas vs Stars.

Carolina-Pittsburgh…Hurricane trade D-Ron Hainsey to Penguins for 2nd round pick….Pittsburgh lost 3-defenseman in a week with injuries.

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…………(General)……………

Daytona Twin 150-Races….Chase Elliott goes from pole to finish line in winning first qualifying race with Jamie McMurray 2nd…..Denny Hamlin sling shots past Dale Earnhardt with 2-laps left to win 2nd race in qualifying for Sunday’s Daytona 500.

Honda Classic-PGATour…(64)-Wes Bryan in two way tie for lead..(65)-Martin Kaymer..(66)..Ben Crane-Ricky Fowler in big group.

Manchester United….Wayne Rooney rejects big money contract offer than would have led to transfer to Chinese Super League.

Leicester City…Team fires Coach Claudio Rainieri 9-months after he won the EPL title in a Cindarella season….said Players lost focus.

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