Hacksaw’s Headlines–Friday

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…(Football)…Wildcard Weekend

..Browns (8-0) in home games
..Joe Flacco (13TD-8Int)
..Cleveland defense (266YPG-46 sacks-27-turnovers)
..David Njoku-Amari Cooper (153R) combined
..Browns DBs-3 injured players
..Texans QB-CJ Stroud (21TD-5Int)…Texans (384YPG) offense

..Bitter cold weather..7-degrees kickoff..10-16mph wind chill (-8)
..Chiefs offense (356YPG-27-turnovers)
..KC defense (285YPG-54 sacks)
..Dolphins (1-5) vs playoff teams
..Miami (409YPG) offense
..Dolphins banged up QB-WR-DBs
..Miami lost 2-in a row

..Pittsburgh won 3-in row with Mason Rudolph-QB
..Pittsburgh defense (43-sacks-25-takeaways)
..LB-TJ Watt out with sprained knee..Pitts (1-10) Watt not play
..Bills (7-2) home…won 5-games in a row
..Bills defense 53-sacks-28 turnovers
..QB-Josh Allen (4100APY)
..Bills (49%-3rd down conversion rate)

..Matchup Mike McCarthy-vs-Matt LaFleur head coaches
..Battle red hot QBs-Dak Prescott-Jordan Love
..Prescott (104QBR)..(32TD-8Int)
..CD Lamb-Branden Cooks become 1-2 go-to guys
..Cowboys defense 42-sacks
..Jordan Love (30TD-11Int)
..Packers defense leaky (344YPG)

..Matchup Matthew Stafford-vs-Jared Goff
..Rams won 7-of-8 games
..WR-Puka Nacua (106R)..DeMarcus Robinson-Cooper Kupp-Ty Higbee
..Lions (391YPG) offense
..WR-Amir St Brown (109R)
..TE-Sam LaPorta questionable with knee issue

Eagles-Tampa Bay
..Philadelphia on (1-5) skid
..Jalen Hurts-finger..AJ Brown-knee
..Eagles defense allow (352YPG)..defense has 42QB sacks
..Bucs won 5-of-6..Baker Mayfield (28TD-18Int) hot streak
..WR-Mike Evans-Chris Godwin (153R) combined
(NFL Notes)

Patriots..Coach Bill Belichick steps aside-will leave team after (24Y) career
..Patriots will not ask for compensation for Belichick
..Belichick gives up (25M) final year of contract
..Belichick says he will coach next year
..Belichick (333-wins)…(31-playoff wins)
..6-Super Bowl rings…9X-in Super Bowl..17-AFC East titles

Tom Brady..Texts …’Incredibly greatful…Never been player I was without you…We reached ultimate goal in ultimate team sport because of you…Our greatest moments came from most challenged adversity’

Patriots..Expected to interview Jared Mayo..Brian Flores..Mike Vrabel for head job

Seattle..Deposed coach Pete Carroll..ready for next challenge-may coach again
Sealle..allow all assistant coaches to interview with other teams

Tennessee..Fired coach Mike Vrabel told ownership GM-Ron Carthon not qualified for the job-Vrabel fired

Titans..Ask permission to interview Ben Johnson-Detroit..Bob Slowik-Houston
Atlanta..Will interview Aaron Glenn-Detroit..Anthony Weaver-Ravens

Washington…2-finalists for Pres FB Ops job..Adam Peters-49ers..Ian Cunninham-Chicago

Atlanta..Block assistant coaches from interviewing with other teams

Raiders..Interview Kleine VanCallighan-ex Denver-Vikings exec for GM job
Chargers..Deny Giants permission to interview Bolts assistant coaches
Chicago..Interview Klint Kubiak-QB coach-49ers for Off Coord job
Giants..Hire Carmen Bricllion-ex Raiders for OL coach job
(College Football)

Aztecs…Land 3-more via transfer portal..bringing to 19-transfers joining SDSU
..WR-Louis Brown-transfer from Colorado State (47R)
..LB–Owen Chambliss-transfer from Utah (6’3)
..OT-Brandon McElroy-transfer from Marshall (6’5-300)

Michigan..LB-Junior Colson..C-Zac Zinter file for NFL Draft
Ohio State..WR-Marvin Harssion files for NFL draft (144R-28TD)
Texas..QB-Quinn Ewers announces will return next year

Oregon..Coach Dan Lanning-will not interview for Alabama job

Alabama..Outgoing coach Nick Saban said at age (72)..he could not handle 14-16 hour work days

Padres..MLB says opening series vs Dodgers-South Korea in March will begin at 3am-Pacific Time…March 20-21

Dodgers-Cubs..TRADE…LA ships 1B-Michael Busch..P-Yencey Almonte to Cubs for P-Jackson Ferris and OF Zyri Hope…..Busch hit (.283) at AAA…Almonte (5.06-ERA)…Ferris (3.38) in Class A-AA ball

Dodgers..Sign P-Walker Beuhler (8M)…P-Ryan Yarbrough (4M)..SS-Gavin Lux (2.2M)…P-Evan Philips (4M) to 1-year deals to avoid arbitration.
(Roster Moves)

Cubs..Sign FA-P-Shota Imanaga (4Y-53M) plus 9M-posting fee
Pirates..Sign FA-2B-Sergio Alcantara-ex Arizona-Padres
Mets..Sign FA-P-Yaksel Rios-ex A’s
Yankees..Sign FA-P-Luke Weaver-ex Cardinals-Arizona
Reds..Sign FA-P-Brent Suter-ex Rockies-Milwaukee
Seattle..Sign FA-1B-Michael Chavis-ex Red Sox-Pirates
(MLB Notes)
Yankees…Sign Juan Soto to record (1Y-31M) extension
Mets..Sign DH-Peter Alonso (1Y-20M)
Brewers..Sign P-Corbin Burnes (1Y-15.6M)
Arizona..Sign P-Zac Gallen (1Y-10M)
Yankees..Sign 2B-Gleyber Torres (1Y-14M)
Houston..Sign FA-P-Framber Valdez (1Y_12M)
Houston..Sign OF-Kyle Tucker (1Y-12M)

Braves..Sign P-Max Fried (1Y-15M)
Cleveland..Sign P-Shane Bieber (12M)
Milwaukee..Sign SS-Willy Adames (12M)
Tampa Bay..Sign OF-Randy Arozarena (8M)
White Sox..Sign P-Dylan Cease (8M)
Orioles..Sign OF-Anthony Santander (11.7M)

Mets..Legendary SS-Bud Harrelson…Gold Glove star..former Manager..passes away (79Y)..Alzheimer’s.

Aztecs-at-New Mexico…Saturday-11am game…SDSU (14-2)..ranked 19th in nation.

USD-San Francisco…Toreros trailed (47–31 early in second half at Press Time…Thursday WCC game

USD-Pepperdine..Saturday game

Lakers-Suns….LA trailed (66-52) at halftime at Press Time…Devin Booker went for (23P) in opening half….Anthony Davis-LeBron James combined (5-17) shooting in first half

Clippers-at-Memphis…Friday game
Lakers-at-Utah..Saturday game

Memphis..G-Marcus Smart-fractured finger…gone for 8W

NBA-Union..Negotiate to make NBA draft a 2-day TV event next June

Clippers…F-Kawhi Leonard said he took ‘less than the max salary’ so the team could afford to re-sign Paul George-James Harden…Leonard took (50M) per year..wants teammates agree to the same amount to ‘keep team together’


Gulls-Iowa Wild…Open weekend series Friday-Saturday at Sports Arena…Leading scorer Pavol Regenda returns to lineup from high ankle injury

Ducks-L-Carolina (6-3)…Seth Jarvis G-2 Asst in Canes win…Ducks (14-26-1)…Thursday game

Kings-L-Florida (3-2) OT…Sam Reinhart Goal-2Assts…Panthers score game winner with 7/10th of second left in overtime in devastating setback….Thursday game

Ducks…Devastating injuries…Lose C-Trevor Ziegras -out 8W-fractured leg surgery…D-Pavel Mintyukov-sprained shoulder-out 6W.

Kings-at-Detroit..Saturday game
Ducks-at-Tampa Bay..Saturday game

Ducks..Newly acquired C-Cutter Gauthier says he will sign contract with Ducks as soon as Boston College hockey season is over

Buffalo..F-Jeff Skinner (17G)-out with shoulder issue

Corey Perry…NHL veteran F-finishes 6W-Alcohol Rehab-meets with NHL President Gary Bettman


Golf…Sony Open-Hawaii…1st round
(-7) Cam Davis surges to front on back nine
(-6) Taylor Montgomery leads group 1-stroke back

Soccer..Top games-English Premier League:
..Manchester City (12-3-4)-vs-Newcastle
..Manchester United-vs-Tottenham Hot Spur
..Aston Villa (13-4-3)-vs-Everton


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