Hacksaw’s Weekly Podcast
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Chargers-at-Green Bay..Bolts (4-5)..Packers (3-6)
..Chargers ranked #31-Defense (393YPG)..#32-Pass Def (291YPG)
..Chargers (0-4) vs Good Teams in NFL
..QB-Justin Herbert (17TD-5Int)
..Game time decision on WR-Keenan Allen-TE-Gerald Everett
..Keenan Allen-limited practice…Gerald Everett not practice this week
..Packers offense (311YPG)
..Green Bay lost 5-of-6 games
..QB-Jordan Love (14TD-10Int-80QBR)
(Thursday Night Football)
Ravens-W-Bengals..Blowout win (34-20) Ravens led (24-13)….Baltimore pulled away on 2-Lamar Jackson-TD passes after Bengals QB-Joe Burrow went out with wrist injury-hitting pass rushers hand…Lamar Jackson (264P-64R)…Ravens ran for ()176Y)…Defense 5-QB sacks against Burrow-Jake Browning…..Baltimore (8-3)…Cincinnati (5-5)
Browns-Steelers..Cleveland without QB-Deshaun Watson
Lions-Bears..Justin Fields returns to starter’s job-thumb injury
Raiders-Miami..Raiders #31-offense..Miami #1-offense (431YPG)
Giants-Washington..NY offense (259YPG)..allowed 54-sacks
Dallas-Carolina..Dak Prescott (105QBR)
Jaguars-Titans..Will Levis remains starting QB-Tenn
Houston-Arizona..QB-CJ Stroud (15TD-2Int)..105-QBR
49ers-Tampa Bay..Brock Purdy(15TD-5Int)
Bills-Jets..Josh Allen (14-turnovers)…Jets scored 8TD-offense-9 games
Rams-Seattle..Matt Stafford returns to starting QB job-thumb injury
Vikings-Broncos..Minnesota won 5-in row..Denver 3-in row
Chiefs-Eagles..KC (367YPG) offense..Phil defense (30-sacks)..#1 run defense
Chargers…Report unhappiness about defense…’Sit in film room-fixing same mistakes each week-nothing changes’
Bills..QB-Josh Allen-‘My fault-Ken Dorsey-fired as Off Coord’..Bills lost 4-of-6
Rams..Backup QB-Carson Wentz confirms he worked for 4-days with Jon Gru8den to do ‘self-analysis’
Steelers..Special teams coach Danny Smith..3-tears in rotator cuff as collission on sidelines last week
CFL-Grey Cup Championship Game-Sunday
..Winnipeg Blue Bombers-vs-Montreal Alouettes…]\
..Winnipeg led by ex U-Cinn QB-Zach Collaros
..Montreal led by ex-Nevada QB-Cody Fajardo
Arizona..Sign FA-RB-Michael Carter-ex Jets
Houston..Release CB-Jason Verrett-ex Chargers-49ers
Miami..Meets with FA-DT-Akeem Hicks-ex Bears-Tampa Bay
Chargers..Activate S-JT Woods-NFI list
Raiders..Activate S-Rod Teamer from IR
Pac 12-Mountain West…Reach scheduling alliance with Washington State-Oregon State for 2024-25…MWC schools will play 7-conference game and each will play either WSU-or-OSU over next two years..Called 7-Plus-1 Plan….2-sides working towards a merger in 2026…PAC 2-would take on entire 12-team MWC and be recognized as a Power 5-Conference with increased TV revenues…Oregon State-Washington State would pay steep tax penalty if they elected not to take entire MWC in merger….Neither OSU-WSU games would count in MWC conference race…they would be non-conference games
San Diego State..Will play both Cougars-Beavers in both 2024-2-25 season
Big 10-Michigan..Lawsuit settled a day before court hearing…Harbaugh accepts 3-game suspension including Ohio State game…Big 10-ends probe of sign stealing issues involving Michigan…Michigan feared opening of ‘discovery’ if lawsuit went forward…Big 10 did not want to risk losing power of discipline …Court hearing was set for Friday as UM sought injunction in suspension of Harbaugh.
Northwestern..Contract extension to David Braun-who replaced Patt Fitzgerald
NCAA-denies appeal of James Madison (9-0) to get Bowl berth because not completed 4-year transition period moving from 1AA.
Ferris State..Suspend coach Tony Annese for allowing players to smoke cigars in locker room after winning Division II-crown in Texas…School had to pay over 17,000-fines and cleaning penalties for damages to locker rooms.
Aztecs-at-San Jose State..SDSU (3-7)…Spartans led by RB-Kairee Robinson and QB-Chev Cordeiro.
USD-at-Stetson…Both Torerors-Hatters are (3-7) heading to final game of Pioneer League schedule.
USC-UCLA…Big matchup QB-Caleb Williams-vs-Bruins defense
Washington-Oregon State..Michael Penix-vs-Beavers RB-Damien Martinez
Arizona-Utah…Utes defense vs QB-Noah Fafita
Oregon-ASU..QB-Bo Nix vs Devils batteered offense
Colorado-Washington State..Buffs-Cougars both in tailspin
Cal-Stanford..The Big Game-final rivalry game as members Pac 12
Air Force-UNLV…Surprise teams both (8-2) on year
Boise State-Utah State
Fresno-New Mexico..Bulldogs (8-2)
4-Florida State-vs-North Alabama
Padres..Name Eric Kutsenda-CEO Seidler Equity as MLB-Point Man to represent team in dealings with MLB-Commissioner’s Office
Padres..P-Blake Snell talks about Free Agency…’Want to go to team that helps me be the best version of myself and can win in future’….Guess he does not think he has that here.
Padres..Sign FA-OF-Cal Mitchell-ex Pirates..hit (.339-.261) in AAA last two years
Dodgers..Sign FA-P-Ricky Vanasco (0.64-AA-AAA)
Angels..GM-Perry Manasian…’We are not rebuilding…we have 61M-budget space to add players in trades-free agency
Tampa Bay..Open trade talks with Yankees-Reds Sox..both interested in OF-Manny Margot.
MLB..Owners vote to allow A’s to move to Las Vegas…’Oakland had 18-years to put together new Stadium deal-did not’….MLB invokes heavy tax penalty if John Fisher tries to sell team after moving to Las Vegas…MLB allowing A’s to move without territorial fee
MLB..says it will look at proposal to have A’s play ‘split schedule’ between Oakland-San Francisco or other markets while new stadium is being built.
AL-MVP..Shohei Ohtani-Angels (.304-44HR-3.14-ERA)..got all 30-votes
NL-MVP..Ron Acuna-Braves (337-41HR)..got all 30-votes..Mookie Betts 2nd
Cubs..Reports Chicago will bid on FA-Shohei Ohtani..Cleared 38M-off payroll by not having Cody Bellinger-Jason Heyward off books
Yankees-Giants..Making FA-bids on Cubs OF-Cody Bellinger
Diamond Sports..Prepared to drop Texas Rangers-Cleveland Guardians TV contracts after team rejected cut in TV rights fees.
Seattle..Hire Brant Brown-was hitting coach Miami Marlins
Aztecs…Play St Mary’s in Las Vegas Continental Tourney-Friday..SDSU (2-1)
Aztecs..would play winner of Washington-Xavier game-Sunday
USD-LeMoyne College-Friday..Toreros (2-1) on season
Lakers-at-Portland..Friday..Lakers (6-6) coming off blowout loss to Kings
Clippers-Houston..Clippers (3-7)..lost 6-in a row
NBA..Golden State-F-Draymond Green will lose (769,000) salary in 6-game suspension as a repeat offender.
NBA..Fines Kay Thompson-Rudy Gobert-Jaden McDaniels (25,000) each for their part in brawl earlier this week.
Clippers..Promote G-Josh Primo to NBA roster
Clippers..coach Tyronne Lue says ‘time for players to sacrifice for each other to make this roster fit together’
NYKnicks..1960’s power forward Johnny Green passes away (90Y)
76ers..Police say they have not uncovered any video that showed F-Kelly Oubre getting hit by a car outfront of his condominium…suffered broken rib-hip-leg injury
LA Kings-Florida Panthers….Kings led (2-0) in 3rd period at Press Time….Anze Kopitar-Kevin Fiala scored for LA…Thursday game
San Diego Gulls-Charlotte Checkers..AHL game..Gulls in midst 10-game winless streak.
Washiington..G-Darcy Kuemper carried off ice after practice injury making save
Winnipeg…Lose F-Rasmus Kupari-6W-shoulder injury
Winnipeg..C-Gabe Villardi goes thru first practice..out 4W-shoulder
NY Rangers..Pull out of bidding on F-Patrick Kane,who is free agent coming off hip surgery.
..Team USA-W-Trinidad (3-0)…Ricardo Pepe-Gia Rena score 2-goals…USA gets 3-goals in final 7-minutes to win….Nations League Tourney
..English Premier League…off weekend
F1-Grand Prix-Las Vegas…Max Verstappen-17 wins this year…criticizes F1 for making the event a ‘circus-tent atmosphere’ with too many events that drivers must take part in.