Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

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World Series…Game 1-Arizona-Texas..Nathan Eovaldi-vs-Zac Gallen
..Rangers have played only 4-home games since 9/24
..Texas won 8-playoff games in a row on the road in postseason
..Arizona won 7-straight road playoff games at Milw-LA-Philadelphia

..Rangers..Nathan Eovaldi (2.42-ERA) in postseason
..Diamondbacks..Zac Gallen (5>29-ERA) in playoffs
..Rangers led by OF-Adolis Garcia (.327-7HR-20RBI) in playoffs
..Corey Seager (.323) in playoffs..Rookie Ev Carter (.308)
..Arizona OF-Corbin Carroll (.295)..Ketel Marte (.358)..Gabe Moreno (.279)
(MLB Notes)

Houston.. Dusty Baker retires as manager at age (74)…Managed for (26Y)…Won (2,234) games in career..Managed Giants-Reds-Washington-Astros

Padres..Source says club might consider longtime front office Exec Mark Loretta for interview for vacant managerial job….Ask permission to talk to Clay McCullough-Dodgers veteran coach

Mets..Interview Craig Counsell-Milwaukee-on Friday
Cleveland..Interview Andy Green-ex Padres manager-Cubs bench coach
Orioles..Remove pitching coaches Chris Holt-Darren Holmes

Mets..Confirm that former P-Rob Gardner passed away (78)..also pitched for Yankees-Indians

Chargers-Bears…Sunday…Bolts (2-4)..Bears (2-5)…QB-Justin Herbert sheds glove on left hand..will play with splint on fractured left finger….Bears start QB-Taylor Baegent for 2nd game in a row-threw for (162Y) in Chicago win last week in first NFL start.

Rams-Dallas..Cowboys come off bye week..Strong defense vs Matthew Stafford
Vikings-Packers…Minnesota going for 4th win a row
Falcons-Titans..Tennessee will start rookie QB-Will Levis
Saints-Colts..Coach Dennis Allen criticizes erratic New Orleans offense
Miami-Patriots..Dolphins WR-Tyree Hill-has ailing hip
Jets-Giants..Tyrod Taylor starts again for Giants
Steelers-Jaguars…Matchup Pittsburgh fierce defense-vs-QB-Trevor Lawrence
Eagles-Washington..Commanders QB-Sam Howell-sacked league high 30X
Houston-Carolina..CJ Stroud-vs-Bryce Young-battle of 1st round picks
Cleveland-Seattle..QB-Deshaun Watson remains out-rotator cuff injury
Chiefs-Broncos..Kansas City goes for 7th win in a row
Ravens-Arizona..Cardinals in (1-6) tailspin
49ers-Bengals..QB-Brock Purdy out-concussion
Raiders-Lions..Monday Night football

Thursday Night Football:
..Buffalo-W-Tampa Bay (24-18)…QB-Josh Allen (324P-2TD)….Baker Mayfield (237P-2TD) in loss…Bills now (5-3)…Tampa Bay falls to (3-4)

(NFL Notes)

Rams..Coach Sean McVay becomes father of a boy..’Jordan’..team put out press release adding him to roster report.

Chargers..WR-Mike Williams has successful ACL surgery-will be ready for camp next July.

Vikings..LB-Jordan Hicks faces fine for ‘helmet hit’ into pile that injured Niners QB-Brock Purdy on Tush-Push sneak

Tennessee…Report Titans are shopping RB-Derek Henry heading into October 3st NFL-Trade Deadline…would be owed (5.8M) on final part of his contract heading into free-agency.
(College Football)

(Pac 12)

USC-Cal..coach Lincoln Riley returns to team after pneumonia
UCLA-Colorado…Bruins face Deion Sander’s Buffs who are (4-3)
Oregon-Utah..Ducks QB-Bo Nix-vs-fiesty Utah defense
Washington-Stanford..Huskies go for 8th win in a row
Washington State-Arizona State..both teams try to snap losing streaks
Oregon State-Alabama..huge challenge for Beavers on road
(Mountain West)

Aztecs…Off weekend
Wyoming-Boise State..Cowboys off to (5-2) start
Air Force-Colorado State..Falcons (7-0) heading into Ft-Collins
New Mexico-Nevada…Lobos go for 4th win of season
UNLV-Fresno..Rebels-Bulldogs both (6-1)
San Jose-Hawaii
(Top 10)

1-Georgia-Florida..Bulldogs (7-0)
2-Michigan..Bye week
3-Ohio State-Wisconsin..Buckeyes (7-0)
4-Florida State-Wake Forest
5-Washington-Stanford..Huskies (7-0)
8-Oregon-Utah..Ducks (8-1)..Utes (6-1)
9-Alabama..Bye week
10-Penn State-Indiana

USD-vs-Morehead State…Toreros (1-6)…Eagles (3-4)
…(College Notes)

Holiday Bowl…announces Direct TV is new title sponsor of bowl game

USD..Former QB-AJ Perez files lawsuit against school over sexual harassment hazing in August incident at school during preseason camp…says veteran players hazed transfers and freshman in sexual ritual ceremoney that iinvolved strip dances..porno films…beer blast and marijuan in empty dorm rooms on campus…Perez says incidents have gone on for years and some coaches knew of them.

USC..Coach Lincoln Riley cleared by doctors to coach this weekend-had battled pneumonia last week.

Pac 12…Court hearing on Novembe 14th in lawsuit filed by Oregon State-Washington State…Discovery has shown that documents indicated USC-UCLA-Colorado were removed from Board of Directors when they announced they were leaving conference…OSU-WSU maintain 7-other schools who have since left for other conferences should be stripped of decision making powers…At stake is 55M-in revenue assets in league office coffers

Michigan..an outside party turned over documents to NCAA about illegal scouting-sign stealing campaign by a U-of-M staffer.

SEC…LSU coach Brian Kelly says college football should allow headset communications from coach to QB for play-calls..would stop sign stealing…’We have technology to do it

Michigan State…Hearing officer rules Mel Tucker was guilty of sexual misconduct in harassment of a rape crisis counselor brought in to talk to athletes.

Lakers-W-Phoenix Suns (100-95)….Lakers come from behind win…Trailed (30-18) in lst quarter…rallied from behind in 4th quarter to catch poor shooting Suns…LeBron Jamesscored 8-straight points late in 4th quarter….Anthony Davis (30P-13R)…LeBron (21P)…Both teams shot in the low 40%-range in sloppy game……Thursday


Milwaukee-W-76…Damian Lillard (39P) in Bucks debut..Sixers without James Harden.

San Antonio..C-Victor Wembenyama…15-points-5 rebounds in debut
Oklahoma City..C-Chet Holmgren..11-points-4-rebounds in first game
Indiana..Pacers erupt for (143P) in opening night win
Sacramento…Kings (130P) in first win
Houston..Rockets 30-point blowout loss in opener
Bulls..Hold player meeting after 20-point opening night at home
Lakers..G-Devin Booker-foot issue…G-Brad Beal-remains out back issue

Kings..Coach Mike Brown-tearful press conference despondent over continued shootings  and loss of life…Visibly upset at shootings in Maine.

NBA…changes All Star game format…will have East–West Division rosters rather than have Captains select rosters.

NBA…Mourns passing of former Purdue star and NBA rookie of year-Terry Dischinger (84Y)..Played for Chicago Zephyrs..Baltimore Bullets…Detroit Pistons over decade long career.

Ducks-W-Boston (4-3) OT…..Mason McTavish scored in OT for come-from-behind win……Leo Carlsson-Troy Terry score goals in final (1:40) on 3rd period on road to force game into overtime…Ducks win 3rd game of season.

LA Kings-at-Arizona Coyotes..on Friday
Ducks-at-Flyers on Saturday

San Diego Gulls-vs-Abbotsford Canucks-AHL action-Friday

NHL…Suspends Ottawa Senators goal scoring star Shane Pinto 41-games for gambling violations..NHL says Pinto did not bet on NHL games but placed bets on other sports from arenas-team hotels.

Ducks..F-Zach Kassian announces retirement from NHL

NHL..Votes to change draft….’Decentralize  draft’…will have teams front office staff stay at facilities rather than be on the draft floor

San Jose…Sharks reeling with injuries…Lose F-Alex Barabanov-fractured finger…Already lost RW-Mikael Granlund..Logan Coture

Golf…Report LIV-PGA merger may be in trouble…and that ‘Rogue Tour’ will operate independently in 2024 and may conduct more raids of PGA rosters for next year.

LIV..Report Brandon Gooch has become top money winner on LIV Tour with (45M) in earnings over two years…Dustin Johnson has won (43M)

IOC…Announcing that Tour de France will not end its race on Champs Elyees next summer-because of security issues-that coflict with the opening of Olympics..Tour will stage final rally and finish in Nice, France instead.
Soccer…English Premier League-top games
..Manchester City (7-0-2)-vs-Manchester United (5-0-4) battle unbeatens
..Arsenal (6-0-3)-vs-Sheffield
..Liverpool (6-1-2)-vs-Nottingham Forest
(Auto Racing)

NASCAR…Martinsville 400…final qualifying race before Champioship race
Formula 1…Grand Prix-Mexico City



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