Hacksaw’s Headlines-Friday

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Padres..make contract offer to FA-P-Yariel Rodriguez-Chunichi Dragons (26Y) (6’1-165)…(6-2) record (1.15-ERA) out of bullpen

Padres..hope to meet with Japanese FA-P-Shota Imanaga (30Y) left handed pitcher-Yokahama Bay Stars..(7-4) 2.80-ERA…(74-55) career

Dodgers…Welcome Yosh Yamamoto..becomes 12th Japanese player to sign with Los Angeles
(Roster Moves)

White Sox..Sign FA-P-Tim Hill-exPadres (1Y1.8M)
Reds..Re-sign FA-P-Brett Kennedy-ex Padres
Reds..Re-sign P-Buck Farmer
Reds..DFA-OF-Bubba Thompson-ex #1 pick

Cubs..SS-Andrellton Simmons retires after 11-year career with Braves-Angels-Twins
(MLB Notes)

Tampa Bay…Police issue warrant for Rays SS-Wander Franco-AWOL-does not report to court for questioning into allegations relationship with 3-under age girls.

Tigers..Hire minor league pitching coach Dylan Axelrod-ex Angels assistant


Chargers-Broncos…Bolts(5-10)…Keenan Allen (heel)..Josh Palmer (concussion)..LB-Kenneth Murray (shoulder)..DE-Joey Bosa (quad) miss workouts on Thursday…Broncos bench QB-Russell Wilson..Journeyman Jared Stedham will start…Chargers currently have 6th pick in first round NFL draft.

Miami-Baltimore..Dolphins won 5-of-6..Ravens won 9-of-10….Miami offense (411YPG)..Tua Tagovailoa (4214P-26TD-105R)..Lamar Jackson (4143APY)..Defense allowed (22TD-15G)..54-sacks..35%-3rd downs..Dolphins (11-4)..Ravens (12-3)

Detroit-Dallas…Lions (11-4)..Cowboys (10-5)..Dallas lost 2-in a row….Lions (394YPG) offense…Dak (30TD-7Int-104QBR)..WR-Cee Dee Lamb (109R-13YPC)

Bills-Patriots..Buffalo (9-6)..Bills won 4-of-5..QB-Josh Allen (4191 APY)..RB-James Cook (1,098Y)..Defense (24-turnovers-50 sacks)..New England (4-11)

Falcons-Bears..Chicago won 3-of-4 with QB-Justin Fields
Raiders-Colts..Interim coach Antonio Pearce (4-3)..Raiders off (279YPG)
Rams-Giants..LA (8-7)…won 5-of-6 in late season surge
Eagles-Arizona..Phila lost 3-of-4..Defense allow (346YPG)..46%-3rd downs
Bucs-Saints..Tampa won 4-in row..Baker Mayfield (26TD-8Int
49ers-Washington..Commanders lost 8-in row..allow 60-sacks..27-turnovers
Carolina-Jaguars..Javille lost 4-in row-Trevor Lawrence injured..Caro (2-13)
Houston-Titans..CJ Stroud returns as QB (20TD-5Int)..Titans (5-10)
Steelers-Seahawks..Mason Rudolph stays as Pitts QB..Sea defense (358YPG)
Chiefs-Bengals..KC offense staggering (34 drops-26-tovers-56 penalites)
Packers-Vikings..Jaren Hall starts QB-Minn..Jordan Love (3587P-27TD) GB
(Scoreboard)..Thursday Night Football

Cleveland-W-Jets (37-20)..Browns (11-5)…Jets (6-10)…Joe Flacco (309P-3TD)…Browns defense Fumble Reovery-Interception on two first down series-turned into touchdowns for lopsided win.
(NFL Notes)

Jets..IR-OT-Duane Brown-2X this year
Lions..Activate LB-James Houston-from IR
Washington..Jacoby Brissett will start at QB..60th different starter in NFL
Vikings..Bench Nick Mullens..Jaren Hall starts as QB
Houston..QB-CJ Stroud cleared concussion will start for Texans
(College Football)

Holiday Bowl…Not sure of future alignments with Pac 12-dissolving…Sun Bowl-Alamo Bowl-Las Vegas Bowl-Independence Bowl all lost Pac 12-links too


Fenway Bowl..Boston College-W-SMU..QB-Thomas Castellanos (156R-102P) BC

Pinstripe Bowl..Rutgers-W-Miami..Scarlet Knights (208R) in win

Orlando Bowl..North Carolina State-L-Kansas State..RB-DJ Gidden (151R)

Alamo Bowl..Arizona-Oklahoma…Wildcats led (38-24) late in 4th quarter…at Press Time..Arizona defense 3-Int…QB-Noah Fafita (354P-2TD_ for UA…Sooners QB-Josh Arnold (339P-2TD)..

Gator Bowl-Clemson-Kentucky
Sun Bowl-Notre Dame-Oregon State
Liberty Bowl-Memphis-Iowa State
Cotton Bowl-Ohio State-Missouri

(Saturday Games)

Peach Bowl..Ole Miss-Penn State
Music City Bowl..Auburn Maryland
Orange Bowl-Georgia-Florida State
Arizona Bowl-Toledo-Wyoming
(College Notes)

Michigan..Coach Jim Harbaugh..dodges questions at Rose Bowl about signing extension to stay as Wolverines head coach or consider an NFL job

Oregon State..Hire Keith Heyward-Def Coord..was on Raiders Staff

Aztecs..Land 27th recruit..TE-transfer Jade Wolfe (6’6) USC


Aztecs-at-Gonzaga…Friday matchup…Zags ranked 13th (10-3)..SDSU (9-2)…Brian Dutcher (161-49)…Mark Few (658-129) records….Zags (84PPG)..defense allow (68P)…Outrebound teams (43-35)…Shoot (49%)..hold opponents (38%)…Matchup of Jaedon LeDee-vs-Grahame Ike (6’9-transfer Wyoming)…Zags lost to Purdue-U Conn…had 76-game home win streak snapped in Spokane.

USD-Fresno..Friday game..Toreros off to (8-4) start under Steve Lavin

UCLA-W-Oregon State (69-62)…Adam Bola (13P)…Bruins won despote shooting (41%)…..Thursday Pac 12-opener..Bruins (5-6) lost 4-in a row heading into Corvallis

USC-L-Oregon..(84-76)…Bronny James plays 3rd game for Trojans scores only 8-points limited minutes again..Trojans fall to (6-6) after fast start
Lakers-W-Charlotte…Lakers built 27-point lead against crippled Hornets…LA led (111-84) in 4th quarter at Press time…….Thursday game..LA (17-15)

Clippers-Memphis..Friday game..Grizzlies won 4-in row with return Ja Morant

Lakers-at-New Orleans-Sunday

Detroit Pistons…Set NBA record with 28th loss in a row…Lost 16-point lead in Boston..losing to Celtics.

Chicago..G-Zach LaVine cleared full running practice-has had foot issue
Dallas..F-Luka Doncic-out with quad issue after (50P) game
Houston..F-Dillon Brooks-oblique injury

Dallas..Sign FA-G-Brandon Williams..averaging (23PPG) in G-League

Minnesota..Ownership group of Alex Rodriguez-Mark Lore complete purchase of another (40%) stock..now own (80%) of team


Gulls-W-Ontario Reign (4-3) OT…Gulls rally from (2-0) deficit…Josh Lopina 2-goals-assist..Glen Gawdin game winner in OT…..Thursday night AHL action..Gulls now .(9-15-4)

Kings-Las Vegas…Kings trailed (3-1)  in 3rd period at Press Time….Heading into game…LA (20-7-4)

Ducks-Arizona Coyotes..Friday game
Kings-Oilers..Saturday game
Ducks-Oilers..Sunday game

Washington..Caps sign FA-D-Ethan Bear-ex Vancouver-Edmonton
Montreal..Put G-Jake Allen on trade bloc..Oilers-Devils open trade talks
Nashville..Lose D-Tyson Barrie-shoulder injury


English Premier League-Scoreboard
..Hot Spur-L-Brighton..Jao Pedro scores on 2-penalty shots in upset
..Arsenal-L-West Ham…Gunners record (12-3-4)

English Premier League-Schedule-Top games:
..Manchester City-Sheffield…City (11-3-4)
..Manchester United-Nottingham Forest…Man U (10-8-1)
..Liverpool-Newcastle..Liverpool (12-1-6)

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